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Update: 462 Submittal and Data Entry Items for the EEOC 462 Excel Tool Part III and Part VIII

Important Information for icomplaints Users Submitting the 462 Report

November 19, 2013

EEOC has recently noted two items that require your attention when submitting 462 data in the EEOC 462 Excel tool. Please note that agencies that have fully completed the submission process with EEOC certifying your numbers DO NOT need to respond to this notification. Agencies that have not finished submitting the 462 report through the FedSEP portal, please email your team account at MicroPact and let us know. Read More

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Kris Finnigan

Another Successful 462 Symposium

Tips on Submitting Your 462 Reports via icomplaints Quality Report Management Module

September 9, 2013

Thank you to everyone who made the 462 Symposium a success. This year's submission of the EEOC Form 462 is different than in years past. I'll explain the two ways to submit the form. Read More

Social Media and Hiring: It's Complicated

Searching for candidates online can bring certain legal risks

September 9, 2013

Have you ever Googled someone? Chances are that you've been curious about a friend or a business acquaintance and you’ve searched for them online. When you did, what did you learn? Read More

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Emily Zasada

Reasonable Accommodation Panel at MicroPact’s 462 Symposium was Great!

What I Learned Hosting the Panel

September 9, 2013 | Fair Practice

In this month's Fair Practice, Carl Moore discusses what he learned while hosting the Reasonable Accommodation Panel at the 462 Symposium. Read More

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Carl Moore

462 Symposium Delivers Vision of EEOC Future

MicroPact, Industry Experts Discuss Best Practices at Annual Event

September 8, 2013

Hundreds of dedicated professionals who live and breathe federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) gathered in D.C. Thursday to discuss the latest developments and issues facing their agencies. Read More

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Roger Hughlett

What Reasonable Accommodation Means to You

Panel of Experts Bring Real World Advice to Federal Workplace

August 1, 2013 | Fair Practice

Rather than cover an important case development or emerging issue this month, we wanted to devote this space to telling you about a panel I’ll be moderating at the 462 Symposium on Sept. 5 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Read More

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Carl Moore

The Supreme Court Rules on Retaliation

July Fair Practice

July 8, 2013 | Fair Practice

In this month's Fair Practice, Carl Moore examines the Supreme Courts recent ruling on retaliation. The ruling changes how EEO claims are handled and is a must know for any EEO professional. Read More

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Carl Moore

Knowledgeable and Confident Supervisors Can Tackle Even the Toughest Situations

Fair Practice: Turning Training into Results

May 28, 2013 | Fair Practice

In his final installment of a three-part series, Carl Moore examines how training can impact supervisors’ confidence when dealing with even the toughest conduct issues. Read More

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Carl Moore

Building Highly Effective Teams in Times of Shrinking Resources

Effectively Managing Conduct Issues Can Lift Your Entire Team

April 25, 2013 | Fair Practice

In his second article of a three-part series, Carl Moore examines the steps that front-line managers should take to mitigate and solve an employee's negative conduct or performance. Read More

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Carl Moore

Learn About Submitting Your 462 Report Electronically This Fall

April 3, 2013

Mandana Huang discusses the change to all electronic submission of the 462 Report and the tools you can use to make that a reality.  Read More

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Mandana Huang

The Toughest Parts of Being a Supervisor

Fair Practice: Even a Well Trained Supervisor Can Need Guidance

March 31, 2013 | Fair Practice

Carl Moore explores what federal supervisors find most challenging about managing employees on the front line. Read More

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Carl Moore

Join MicroPact at the Upcoming Federal Workplace Conference

Swing by Booth 101 to Visit Us

March 26, 2013 | EventsFederal Solutions

On April 2-4, the MicroPact team will be attending the Federal Workplace Conference and Expo in National Harbor, Maryland. The conference will cover a range of human resources disciplines, including EEO, employee relations, and labor relations. Read More

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Mike Wyatt

Follow the Data and Not The Path

MicroPact CEO Kris Collo Authors a Guest Column for WashingtonExec

March 24, 2013 | Company NewsCase Management/BPM

MicroPact’s CEO Kris Collo wrote a guest column for WashingtonExec exploring the difference between designing a business process management (BPM) based system and a case management system. Read More

Workplace Harassment isn’t Always an Abuse of Supervisory Power

Fair Practice: What if a Subordinate Harasses a Supervisor?

February 28, 2013 | Fair Practice

Carl Moore discusses how diversification in management positions has led to a paradigm shift in workplace harassment in this month's Fair Practice. Read More

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Carl Moore

EEOC Director Shares Agency Plans

Dexter Brooks Discusses the EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan

February 1, 2013

On a recent Federal News Radio “Federal Drive” program, Dexter Brooks, Director, EEOC, discussed his agency’s Strategic Enforcement Plan. Read More

What Does Zero Tolerance Actually Mean?

Fair Practice: Know How "Zero Tolerance" is Understood in Your Agency

January 29, 2013 | Fair Practice

Often agency policy for harassment prevention is "zero tolerance," but do you know what that means? Read More

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Carl Moore

Agencies Collaborate on Mobile Computing

CIO's discuss the future at Federal Mobile Computing Summit

January 24, 2013 | Mobile

At the Federal Mobile Computing Summit a panel of agency CIO's discuss the future of mobile computing and how collaboration has played a key role. Read More

Supervising “Reasonable Accommodation”

Supervisors must understand their “role” in the “reasonable accommodation” process.

January 7, 2013 | Fair Practice

Agencies have defined very different roles for supervisors when it comes to “reasonable accommodation” requests, do you understand your role? Read More

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Carl Moore