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Fred Melkey

Corporate Director of EEO & Affirmative Action - Emerson Electric Co.

Fred Melkey has over 18 years of experience related to Affirmative Action compliance. In his current role as the Corporate Director of EEO and Affirmative Action for Emerson Electric Co., he has responsibility for over 100 AAPs. Fred began his career as an Engineer. and moved into campus recruiting as his fist foray into HR. For his “midlife crisis” he attended law school in the evenings. He has held EEO/AA related roles in a wide variety of industries including working for Intel, The Hartford Insurance, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Emerson. Fred earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, an MBA from the University of New Mexico, and a JD with Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Workshop 6

All Grown Up: Internet Applicant Rule Turns 18
Fred Melkey, Emerson; Judy Julius, EEO Consulting, LLC

Hiring cases continue to dominate OFCCP financial settlements. As the Internet Applicant rule enters adulthood, this session will review the history, current state, and future of wrangling applicant data into meaningful analyses.  Objectives for participants include:
• Gaining a practical understanding of the OFCCP regulations related to hiring process recordkeeping and monitoring
• Discovering techniques for collecting, sanitizing, and analyzing applicant data
• Learning approaches for compliance with the ever-changing recruiting and selection technologies and practices