Same Tiger – Different Tail: Strategies for the New Affirmative Action Regulations

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn about the impact of the changes effective in 2014 regarding Affirmative Action Plan rules and regulations and learn how to successful defend an AAP under these new conditions.

The OFCCP has implemented significant changes in their regulations for veterans, persons with disabilities and many, many more. These are sweeping and historic changes that require you to change how you prepare your AAP. This session allows you to prepare proactively for the “pounce” of the OFFCP. You’ll leave this session aware of the new enforcement initiatives and broadened scrutiny that will occur during an audit. This session focuses on recent developments, tips and audit trends that allow you to create an action plan to defend your organization from the OFCCP tiger.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Tim Orellano


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 client’s 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 finalist for the SHRM National Award for Professional Excellence and the Jim Wilkins Life Time Achievement Award in Human Resources and the Russell Gunter Legislative Advocacy Award.

He is the Chair for the Arkansas Industry Liaison Group.

He has served the ARSHRM State Council as Professional Development Director and is currently the Government Legislative Affairs Director.

As a cancer survivor he serves as a coach for esophageal cancer patients with MD Anderson Medical Cancer Center.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
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