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All MicroPact Blog Posts from 2011

If an investigation is not completed in the allotted time, can a Complainant still request a hearing?

Ask the EEOC - December 2011

December 1, 2011 | Ask the EEOC

If an investigation is not completed in the allotted time, can a Complainant still request a hearing before the investigation is complete?

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Obstacles that may compromise EEO complaint deadlines – Part III

December 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

In the last Fair Practice post, we discussed how inadequate preparation of a witness can slow down the complaint process. This month, we review how to set expectations for an investigator in order to keep the complaint on track for a timely Investigation Report. Read More

USAID Food for Peace Program Picks MicroPact’s entellitrak® to Help Monitor and Assess Effectiveness of U.S. Food Aid Programs Worldwide

MicroPact’s entellitrak used by more federal agencies than any other BPM product.

November 7, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s office of Food for Peace (FFP) program has chosen MicroPact’s entellitrak business process management platform to help the agency monitor and assess the effectiveness of food aid programs provided worldwide by the United States. entellitrak is used by more federal agencies than any other BPM product. Read More

Obstacles that may compromise EEO complaint deadlines- Part II

November 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

How inadequate expectation setting with investigators can slow down the process and compromise critical deadlines. Read More

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Selects Iron Data to Implement its Automated Licensure System

October 27, 2011 | Company News

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has awarded a contract to Iron Data to implement an Automated Licensure System which leverages Iron Data’s full suite of integrated licensing and regulatory solutions. This new system will simplify the licensure process for prospective educators and reduce the amount of time Department staff spends responding to license inquiries. Read More

MicroPact Announces Mobile Version of its Widely Used entellitrak Product

MicroPact announces mobile version of entellitrak this week at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, FL

October 17, 2011 | Company NewsMobile

MicroPact announced today that it will make available a mobile version of its popular entellitrak product. entellitrak is used by more federal agencies than any other BPM product. Read More

MicroPact entellitrak To Help U.S. Department Of Education Track And Convey Surplus Federal Real Estate For Educational Purposes Nationwide

MicroPact to exhibit and make product announcement next week at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, FL

October 12, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has chosen MicroPact’s acclaimed data and business process management system entellitrak to help the agency track, manage and report on more than 250 surplus properties nationwide that are available to be conveyed to states and localities for educational purposes at fair market value. Read More

What is the difference between a Final Agency Order and a Final Agency Decision?

Ask the EEOC - October 2011

October 1, 2011 | Ask the EEOC

Can you explain the differences between a Final Agency Order and a Final Agency Decision?

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Obstacles that may compromise EEO complaint deadlines – Part I

October 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

In this installment of Fair Practice we are going to examine how an EEO staffer can help familiarize an employee with the EEO program processes, and build their confidence that a positive outcome can be achieved. Read More

EPA selects MicroPact’s icomplaints to Manage EEO Complaint Processes

Web-based EEO case management solution helps agency meet Federal mandate

September 28, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

MicroPact is implementing an enterprise system for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to electronically manage their EEO complaint tracking and Federally mandated 462 reporting process. Read More

MicroPact Named to Inc. 500/5000 for Seventh Time

August 24, 2011 | Company News

Adoption of entellitrak Business Process and Case Management Software Drives Continued Growth Read More

Is the Notice of Final Interview optional?

Ask the EEOC - August 2011

August 1, 2011 | Ask the EEOC

One of my colleagues is under the impression that the Notice of Final Interview is "optional." Would you please speak to that notion?

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Retaliation Part V: Another secret to being heard by a disgruntled employee.

July 31, 2011 | Fair Practice

In the previous post, we suggested how the supervisor could use the power of praise to get the employee to listen to her/him in order to avoid a retaliation complaint. The following steps describe an additional approach to overcoming a communication breakdown and getting an employee to listen and respond positively. Read More

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Retaliation Part IV: The secret to being heard by a disgruntled employee.

July 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

Retaliation complaints can be a difficult situation for supervisors to confront. However, by being proactive and by using praise, supervisors can avoid this type of grievance. Read More

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When should an informal case become formal?

Ask the EEOC - July 2011

July 1, 2011 | Ask the EEOC

I have a question regarding Informal and Formal ADR. I have an informal case that is in ADR and based on the information I am getting from the Mediator it is likely this thing will settle. However, tomorrow is the 90th day, and our agency really wants us to put in a Notice of Right to File on or before the 90th day to meet the timeline.

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Retaliation Part III: Avoiding a retaliation claim by not avoiding the employee.

June 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

Oftentimes supervisors inadvertently lead themselves into a retaliation claim by avoiding the employee completely. Read More

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entellitrak a Veteran at the VA

Agency expands entellitrak usage with another instance in the same Cloud

May 26, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

MicroPact announced an award from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Labor Management Relations (LMR) office for the purchase of its data tracking and management platform entellitrak. Read More

Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance Goes Live with Iron Data’s Licensing and Enforcement System

May 25, 2011 | Company News

The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance selected Iron Data to implement its integrated CAVU product suite. This selection by the Department extends Iron Data’s position as the leading provider of regulatory solutions for financial regulators. Read More

USPTO Selects entellitrak BI for Personnel Background Investigations

Agency will take direct control of their background investigation process

May 24, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Office of Security and Safety has purchased entellitrak Background Investigation (BI) Edition as their personnel security management system. The system will be utilized to track Federal employees and USPTO contractors as they go through the background investigation process. Read More

MicroPact Named Top Five Growth Company by Entrex PCI

Company revenue climbs 41 percent despite tough economy

May 4, 2011 | Company News

MicroPact, a company that serves the needs of the Federal community through advanced data tracking and management software, has been named a Top Five Growth Company by the Entrex Private Company Index (PCI). Despite the weak economy, MicroPact experienced a 41 percent increase in revenue over the course of 2010. Read More

Retaliation Part II: How can I defend myself against a retaliation claim?

May 2, 2011 | Fair Practice

Criticizing a real error in the employee’s performance or conduct may not be a defense against a retaliation claim. Read More

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Retaliation: The #1 form of discrimination in the Federal Government

April 1, 2011 | Fair Practice

Employers tend to lose far more retaliation cases than any other form of discrimination. The reason? Supervisors generally react to accusations of discrimination negatively, which can in-turn set the stage for a retaliation case. Read More

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VA chooses entellitrak® to track HR processes

New Automated Workload Tracking System Will Maximize Productivity

March 21, 2011 | Company NewsFederal Solutions

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has chosen MicroPact’s COTS product entellitrak to be its automated workload tracking system for the management of key business processes within the Central Office Human Resources Services (COHRS). Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Selects Iron Data’s Versa Solution to Manage its Licensing and Enforcement System

February 11, 2011 | Company News

The Tennessee Department of Health has selected Iron Data to implement Iron Data's commercial off-the-shelf regulatory solutions for the Department’s Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation. This application is mission critical to the Bureau and also to the citizens that rely on the services of excellent healthcare professionals. Read More