Berkshire’s President, Beth Ronnenburg to Present on OFCCP Audits at Arkansas ILG Summer Meeting

Posted by Danielle Entrot on May 20, 2019 3:49:42 PM

RSVP today and attend the Arkansas ILG 2019 Summer Program and Meeting where speaker, Beth Ronnenburg, President of Berkshire will present two topics: “Current State of OFCCP Audits: Tips and Strategies,” and  “Individuals with Disabilities Compliance and Focused Reviews: The Game Changer” on Wednesday, June 12. In the first presentation she will discuss the OFCCP directives and how they impact compliance reviews. Beth will also provide practical tips on how contractors can prepare for and manage a successful outcome of their audit.

Register for a Free Webinar on Auditing Your Reasonable Accommodation Process & Providing Information to OFCCP

Posted by January Mallory on Mar 11, 2019 10:28:06 AM

Plan to attend the next webinars in the Section 503 compliance webinar series. This week's highlighted webinar is Auditing Your Reasonable Accommodation Process & Providing Information to OFCCP. On March 20 from 1-1:30 p.m. EST, Cheryl Boyer, Vice President for Client Services at Berkshire will discuss the reasonable accommodations required for an otherwise qualified Individual with a Disability. With a deep background in managing human resources departments, Cheryl will discuss practical procedures for responding to requests for reasonable accommodations and the concept of “undue hardships.” The webinar also will explain how contractors can respond to OFCCP’s request for a log of reasonable accommodation requests during a compliance review.

Join Us for a Free Webinar on Creating Required Auditing & Reporting Process

Posted by January Mallory on Feb 28, 2019 2:32:06 PM

If you were not able to tune in for the first three webinars in the Section 503 compliance webinar series, you definitely do not want to miss this next one titled Creating Required Auditing & Reporting Process. On March 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. EST, Sonia Chapin, Managing Consultant and Audit Advisor at Berkshire Associates, will discuss the requirement contractors have to monitor and report on their Affirmative Action efforts for Individuals with a Disability, and the responsibility to correct for deficiencies in their program should they exist. Contractors will learn steps they can take to satisfy the requirement, including best practices for documenting the actions taken to comply. Sonia will also discuss how to respond to OFCCP’s request for records during a compliance review.

Register for a Free Webinar on Conducting a Mental & Physical Job Qualifications Review

Posted by January Mallory on Feb 28, 2019 1:35:27 PM

Join us on March 6 from 1-1:30 p.m. EST when Rachel Rubino, Senior Consultant and Audit Advisor at Berkshire Associates, will discuss contractors’ requirement to review physical and mental job qualification standards to ensure that they do not screen out qualified Individuals with Disabilities. Contractors will learn steps they can take to show that the qualifications are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Rachel will also review best practices for documentation and responding to OFCCP questions related to this requirement.

FREE Webinar: Learn Best Approach for Collecting Self-ID Info From your Employees

Posted by January Mallory on Feb 20, 2019 11:16:59 AM

If you’re ready to learn the best approach to collecting self-ID information from your employees, you do not want to miss this webinar. In this 30-minute webinar on February 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., Berkshire’s President, Beth Ronnenburg will discuss how to encourage employees to identify as a person with a disability.

Lynn Clements Analyzes Affirmative Action Dilemmas at Southern California Pacific Region ILGs Compliance Summit

Posted by Coriana Spencer, HR Industry Writer and Blogger on Aug 30, 2016 11:54:20 AM

On September 29, Lynn Clements, Berkshire's Director of Regulatory Affairs, will present "What Would You Do? Play Along as We Address Real World Affirmative Action Dilemmas" in Orange County, California at the Southern California Pacific Region ILGs Compliance Summit.

Berkshire Presents Three Times at 2016 ILG National Conference

Posted by Coriana Spencer, HR Industry Writer and Blogger on Jul 21, 2016 4:44:10 PM

Beth Ronnenburg, President of Berkshire Associates, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and Lynn Clements Esq., Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates, will collaborate together, as well as with Jackson Lewis and CVS Health, for three separate presentation sessions during the 2016 ILG National Conference in Charlotte, NC. These sessions will examine the latest compliance and recruitment strategies impacting federal contractors and subcontractors.

Beth Ronnenburg Discusses OFCCP Updates and Compliance at North Texas ILG Event

Posted by Coriana Spencer, HR Industry Writer and Blogger on Jul 8, 2016 4:27:45 PM

Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President of Berkshire Associates, presents on managing compliance obligations regarding new regulations and Section 503 and VEVRAA requirements during two presentations at North Texas Industry Liaison Group(NTILG) event on July 21, 2016.

Berkshire's Lynn Clements Presents Two Compelling Sessions at SHRM 2016 Annual Conference

Posted by Carla Pittman, Senior Manager, Berkshire Associates on Jun 14, 2016 3:29:26 PM

Lynn Clements, Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates, gives attendees the necessary information to survive an Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) audit and review best practices employers should take for effective leave and disability management, in her two SHRM 2016 Annual Conference sessions on June 20 and 21.

Affirmative Action Consultant, Katie Johnson,  Presents on Section 503 and VEVRAA at New Jersey ILG Event on June 10

Posted by Coriana Spencer, HR Industry Writer and Blogger on Jun 1, 2016 10:39:49 AM

On June 10, 2016, Katie Johnson, PHR, SHRM-CP, of Berkshire Associates presents “Under the Microscope: How the Government Will Examine Your Section 503 and VEVRAA Compliance" at the New Jersey Industry Liaison Group. Katie discusses how Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) is enforcing its most recent Individuals with Disabilities (IWD) and Protected Veterans (PV) regulations.