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Walking the Tight Rope of Compensation: "What is Your Safety Net"


Compensation is a top priority and focal point of the Dept. of Labor including EEOC, OFCCP, plaintiff’s attorneys and numerous states who are initiating their own compensation related laws. The pay gap and identified compensation disparities is a major focus of EEOC and OFCCP investigators along with a host of new regulations, political pressure, laws, and audits. “Steering” is their new investigative compensation strategy.  The interest in the pay gap has permeated society, company branding and yes Hollywood. This presentation will set the stage for the workplace environment, trends, and strategies you should implement now so you don’t fall off the tight rope.

Workplace Application

Participants will learn about EEOC, OFCCP, various state trends, enforcement initiatives in compensation and the pay gap; how to successfully examine and be ready to defend disparities in pay and “Total Comp”.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn about the latest EEOC and OFCCP compensation initiatives and trends.  
  2. Learn how to identify pay inequities, causes and how to resolve them.
  3. Learn practical proactive strategies

Tim Orellano, PHR, SHRM-CP

President at The Human Resources Team

Tim is the President of The Human Resources Team, a Little Rock-based human resources management consulting company. His consulting firm provides assistance and resources in preparation, training, support, and implementation of Affirmative Action Plans with Positive Solutions. He works with a wide and diverse range of industries including banks and financial institutions, utilities, health care, technology, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, nonprofit, construction, and service organizations. He has over 30 years of experience in all areas of functional areas of HR as a Director of Human Resources in manufacturing, service and financial industries and in his consulting firm with clients coast to coast. He is a top-rated speaker on the topic of Affirmative Action compliance for SHRM and other conferences many other professional associations and conferences across the country. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Member Award from the local SHRM chapter and the Arkansas Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. He received the Arkansas Human Resources Professional of the Year Award and was a finalist for the SHRM National Award for Professional Excellence and the Jim Wilkins Life Time Achievement Award in Human Resources.

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Date: Thu, April 04, 2019 | 2:30-3:45 pm

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Location: Room 203-204