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HR, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION, EEOC AND
OFCCP COMPLIANCE

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

NETWORKING WITH PEERS

Member Benefits

Promote the exchange of best practices, experiences, and ideas as they relate to compliance with affirmative action guidelines.

Establish and maintain relationships with representatives of the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, EEOC, and other regulatory agencies of the government.

Provide a voice for industry by addressing issues of concern pertaining to affirmative action and compliance requirements.

Provide a networking opportunity for human resource and legal professionals.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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NTILG Meeting – Thursday, July 18

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special Guest Speaker Adam Saenz.
This is our annual bring a friend for free meeting.
Learn more about Adam Saenz at http://adamsaenz.com/.

Workshop 1: Stress Management 101: What I Learned from That Time I Totally Burned Out

Most of us are aware of the potential negative effects of stress, including physical and mental illness and eventual burnout. In worst-case scenarios, stress erodes not only our individual wellbeing, but also our ability to create healthy, effective relationships with our colleagues and customers. The good news is that stress doesn’t have to be the enemy. In fact, if our goal is to live a stress-free life, we are cheating ourselves out of a potentially valuable fuel source. Stress, when understood and managed effectively, can result not only in increased personal wellbeing, but also in authentic community among our colleagues and relational connection with our customers. I learned the hard way, but you can learn from my mistakes. We’ll discuss the source of stress in your vocation and explore various coping strategies based on the fight, flight, or freeze response. Leave with practical strategies to increase your adaptive coping and tools for building community with your colleagues and customers. You’ll also be equipped with a template to create a high-capacity culture in your organization.

Workshop 2: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader: How To Win at Business Without Losing Your Soul

Most of us already know that a key factor in establishing long-lasting connections within an organization and with customers is relationships. “Soft skills” is the phrase we often use to describe the skills set necessary for effective interpersonal connection. The question is: how? How do I build productive relationships with my colleagues and my customers? There is a framework—the practice of four essential skills that will posture and position any professional to a place of relational readiness. 1) Reflecting (on why I am here); 2) Directing (the fuel of my emotion); 3) Connecting (building relational bridges across differences) and 4) Protecting (my mind, my heart, and my body from toxic, hurtful people). The application of these skills will increase your emotional intelligence, making you more interpersonally effective and professionally sustainable.

Brief Biography – Dr. Adam Saenz

Dr. Adam Saenz earned his Ph.D. in psychology from Texas A&M, completing his clinical training at Harvard Medical School. As a licensed psychologist, he specializes in the field of emotional intelligence, working globally with businesses, non-profits, and educational organizations to increase productivity and sustainability through the application of emotional intelligence. Dr. Saenz is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership at Texas A&M University, and he maintains a clinical practice in College Station, Texas.

RSVP to Christine Avila at northtxilg@gmail.com.
Member Cost: Free with Paid Membership
Non-Member Cost: $25 per attendee
Additional Details: Parking details will be sent to RSVPs prior to the meeting.

NTILG Meeting – Thursday, September 19

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RSVP to Christine Avila at northtxilg@gmail.com.

Member Cost: Free with Paid Membership
Non-Member Cost: $25 per attendee
Additional Details: Parking details will be sent to RSVPs prior to the meeting.

NTILG Meeting – Thursday, November 21

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RSVP to Christine Avila at northtxilg@gmail.com.

Member Cost: Free with Paid Membership
Non-Member Cost: $25 per attendee
Additional Details: Parking details will be sent to RSVPs prior to the meeting.

NEWS AND INFORMATION

OFCCP, EEOC, ODEP and VETS NEWS

Veteran and Disability Unemployment Rates – December 2018

January 7th, 2019|

Veteran and disability unemployment have decreased from December 2017 to December 2018. Veteran unemployment is down 0.6% from 3.8% in 2017 to 3.2% in 2018. Disability unemployment is down 0.5% from 8.4% in 2017 to 7.9% in 2018. You can view more detailed information about other employment statistics at the Bureau of Labor and Statistic's Economic News Release website page. [...]

OFCCP

November 13th, 2018|

The OFCCP has been very busy in 2018. In case you missed them, here’s a list of the Directives issued this year. Opinion Letters and Help Desk https://lnkd.in/e-YR75H Early Resolution Procedures https://lnkd.in/em2947x Compliance Review Procedures (rescinds DIR 2011-01) https://lnkd.in/ekGH9Zy OFCCP Ombud Service https://lnkd.in/eUhYyQj Transparency in OFCCP Compliance Activities https://lnkd.in/ecPMPHr Affirmative Action Program Verification Initiative https://lnkd.in/e_6ag53 Contractor Recogn [...]

Veteran’s Day

November 11th, 2018|

This Veterans Day we honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Our way of life could not exist without the scars you bear - the price you've paid for our freedom. Image Source: OFCCP [...]

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