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Is your Company a new contractor for the federal government? Did you receive a certified letter from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) stating that your organization is under audit? Are you prepared to submit all 11 items as requested within the 30 day time frame? Is your organization prepared for an onsite compliance review?

If you had any hesitation in answering yes, do not panic! A compliant and audit-ready affirmative action plan is easy to prepare by maintaining accurate employment records, keeping affirmative action plans current, and by completing some other related compliance obligations. Chances are good that you are already doing most of what's required – but documentation is lacking.

Enroll today to learn the basics of Affirmative Action Planning and save your company thousands of dollars in lost business and penalties if debarred by the OFCCP!

What You'll Learn:

  • What laws mandate affirmative action?
  • Who must comply?
  • What are the penalties for non-compliance?
  • What's included in an Affirmative Action Program?
  • How to use E-verify
  • How can I prepare for an audit?
  • How are contractors selected for audit?
  • What new enforcement efforts can we expect?
  • What are the steps in responding to a charge?

About Your Speaker

The founder and President of Human Resources Management Associates, Inc., John Kerlish has more than 28 years of professional experience in human resource and general management.

Among his professional credits are the implementation of integrated HR and payroll information systems; planning of Affirmative Action programs, development of employment policies, manuals, and handbooks. John also has achieved international recognition for the design and implementation of technical and management training.

In addition, John has successfully planned and executed human resource management strategies in mergers, acquisitions, and other organizational restructuring. As a recognized HR authority, he has appeared on MSNBC and regional TV.

PHR / SPHR Credits!

This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCIs criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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