- What is a confidentiality agreement?
A: A contract restricting an employee from disclosing confidential or proprietary information.
- What does condition of employment mean?
A: An organization’s policies and work rules that employees are expected to abide by in order to remain continuously employed.
- What does concurrent validity mean?
A: The means of determining a test’s or other assessment tool’s validity by comparing test scores against actual job performance.
- What is a Conciliation agreement?
A: A binding written agreement between a contractor and OFCCP that details specific contractor commitments to resolve major or substantive violations of Executive Order 11246, the Rehabilitation Act or the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act.
- What is compressed workweek?
A: An alternative scheduling method that allows employees to work a standard workweek over less than a five-day period in one week or a 10-day period in two weeks.
- What is a compliance officer?
A: An employee of the OFCCP engaged in the investigation of employment discrimination charges and conducting compliance reviews. The former name for this position was Equal Opportunity Specialist (EOS).
- What is compliance?
A: Meeting the requirements and obligations of affirmative action imposed by Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act and their implementing regulations.
- What is competencies?
A: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform a specific task or function.
- What is comparative rating?
A: A rating method that determines ratings by making comparisons between the individuals being rated.
- What is compa ratio?
A: The ratio of an actual pay rate to the midpoint for the respective pay grade used for comparing actual rates of pay with the midpoint for a particular pay grade within the salary structure.
- What is a Common law employment test?
A: Refers to the IRS’s 20-question common law test which examines the level of control exercised over a worker by an employer in order to determine whether the individual is an employee or an independent contractor.
- What is the Department of Labor (DOL)?
A: The federal agency responsible for administering and enforcing a large quantity of federal labor laws, including, but not limited to, overtime pay, child labor, wages and hours, workplace health and safety, FMLA, and various other employee rights.
- What is communicable disease?
A: Any condition that is transmitted directly or indirectly to a person from an infected person or animal through the agency of an intermediate animal, host or vector or through the inanimate environment. Communicable diseases include, but is not limited to, influenza; tuberculosis; conjunctivit ...
- What is collective action?
A: A federal agency procedure that permits the aggregation of hundreds or thousands of claims requiring only that the employees be “similarly situated.” The collective action may be maintained in either state or federal court, although as a practical matter, defendants will remove ...
- What is cognitive ability testing?
A: A testing instrument used during the selection process in order to measure the candidate’s learning and reasoning abilities.
- What is Color discrimination?
A: color discrimination occurs when a person is discriminated against based on the lightness, darkness, or other color characteristic of the person. Even though race and color clearly overlap, they are not synonymous.
- What is co-employment?
A: The relationship between a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or employee leasing firm and an employer, based on a contractual sharing of liability and responsibility for employees.
- What is coaching?
A: A training method in which a more experienced or skilled individual provides an employee with advice and guidance intended to help him or her develop skills, improve performance and enhance the quality of his or her career.
- What is a climate survey?
A: A tool used to solicit and asses employee opinions, feelings, perceptions and expectations regarding a variety of factors pertinent to maintaining the organizations climate, such as opportunities for growth, management, working relationships and environment, etc..
- What is a Job title?
A: A specific name given to a particular job which is used to distinguish that job from other jobs within the organization.