More companies than ever are studying their employment practices in response to a rapidly changing business, social, and regulatory environment. Eric Christopher Vento, an economist with over a decade of experience in Labor and Employment (L&E) matters, recently joined Infotech Consulting, complementing and enhancing the L&E services available to our clients.
Mr. Vento’s professional experience includes extensive work analyzing employment data to identify disparate impacts of employer decisions such as hires, pay, pay-at-hire, pay increases, promotions, reductions-in-force, and terminations. He has conducted equity studies to help employers set and meet pay equity and diversity and inclusion objectives, as well as EEOC audits, OFCCP audits, and affirmative action plans. Mr. Vento has experience in wage & hour matters such as meal/rest violations, rounding rules, employee misclassification, and overtime claims. He is often called upon to estimate exposure related to these issues under federal and state jurisdictions. Mr. Vento has worked with myriad formats of electronically stored HRIS, payroll, timekeeping, performance, and applicant flow data, as well as publicly available data from sources such as the American Community Survey, the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Federal Reserve Bank.
Infotech Consulting offers data-driven insights into L&E matters such as pay equity and representation at all levels of an organization’s workforce. For matters that reach litigation or arbitration, Infotech Consulting offers decades of expertise in rigorous courtroom-tested statistical, econometric, and economic methodologies.
Infotech Consulting also offers broad expertise in antitrust and other policy areas as they relate to labor markets. This includes extensive experience analyzing “No Poach” provisions in franchise agreements, which were the focus of the Eleventh Circuit’s opinion in Arrington v. Burger King Worldwide. Infotech Consulting professionals have published research on labor markets, practiced labor and employment law, and accumulated decades of experience in statistical and econometric modeling, including extensive work on labor and employment issues.