Affirmative Action Program (AAP): The On-Site Review
March 15, 2018 - 7:51 am

Last month, I outlined the 3-stage process (desk audit, on-site review, and off-site analysis) the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) goes through to perform a review of your AAP. I included the itemized list of documents you are required to send them, so that they can perform their desk audit. This month, I

February 1, 2018 - 2:51 pm

Has major healthcare insurance disruption just been launched? Only the future will answer that question, yet the recent announcement by Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway creates a financial juggernaut with a proven ability to execute. Disruption in business is defined by Webster’s as “to break apart” or “radically change an industry or business strategy.” What

September 13, 2017 - 11:51 am

Employers are once again being challenged with workforce staffing and readiness due to improving economic trends and an aging workforce.  Said another way, employees are increasingly mobile – to other employers or into retirement! The first paragraph in my Risk Management college text said, “Employee benefits are designed to help attract and retain employees as

Human Resources News
March 17, 2017 - 7:03 am

In This Issue: Legal Updates & Reminders The EEOC has reported that for FY2016, there were 91,503 charges of discrimination filed. The top 3 types didn’t change from FY2015: Retaliation (45.9% of all charges); Race (35.3%); Disability (30.7%). For the first time, the EEOC also included detailed information about LGBT charges, resolving 1,650 cases and

National Association of Health Underwriters, (NAHU), 2017 Capitol Conference
February 28, 2017 - 8:50 am

Carey Brown, Founder and Principal of The Benefit Company, traveled from Atlanta to Washington D.C. to participate in the National Association of Health Underwriters, (NAHU), 2017 Capitol Conference. Below is a brief update and review of his visit with legislators and National Employee Benefit leaders. On February the 11th thru the 15th, I attended the