Office of Fed.Contract Compliance (DOL) & S. FL Industry Liaison Group Compliance Workshop 10/18

GMSHRM proudly welcomes well-respected employment law attorney, Susan J. Toepfer, Esq., GMSHRM past president and president, SFILG who will lead the Dept. of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance & S.FL Industry Liaison Group compliance workshop.

Susan J. Toepfer, Esq. is the current President of the South Florida Industry Liaison Group.   The SFILG was established in the 1980s as an organization dedicated to creating and fostering cooperation and the exchange of information between federal contractors in the Southeastern Region of Florida and the OFCCP, the EEOC and other federal and state agencies focused on affirmative action and equal employment opportunities.  

Register here to attend her compliance workshop, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, 3 - 4:30 PM at InterContinental Hotel, West.  

The SFILG is a local affiliate of the National Industry Liaison Group (“NILG”), the mission of which is to promote Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity by working closely with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, related administrative agencies, and local and regional ILGs to:  

  • Advocate the positions and viewpoints of our constituents,

  • Help Influence regulatory and legislative outcomes, and

  • Educate our constituents on developments regarding equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and related regulatory changes. 


In 2009, the SFILG formalized itself as a Florida not-for-profit corporation and adopted formal By laws defining purpose and the leadership structure for the organization.  The purpose of the SFILG, as reflected in its Bylaws, is:  

  • to encourage and promote the voluntary exchange of information within the federal contractor community of South Florida relating to equal opportunity and affirmative action compliance; 

  • to educate members on current issues and requirements relating to equal opportunity and affirmative action through information sharing and guest speaker presentations; 

  • to maintain ongoing contact and a positive relationship between the South Florida contractor community and representatives of the OFCCP and other governmental compliance agencies; and 

  • to provide a voice for industry to inform and address issues of concern about affirmative action compliance.

Ms. Toepfer was the 2008 President of the Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management (GMSHRM).

Susan Toepfer is a Shareholder in the Labor and Employment Law Department of  

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.  

She represents employers in all legal issues relating to the employer-employee relationship.  Ms. Toepfer’s practice is focused on litigation of employment disputes in federal and state court, and before administrative agencies.  Her litigation experience includes representing employers in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage-hour violation, whistleblower violation, FMLA violations, tortious conduct, denial of ERISA benefits, breach of contract or non-compete agreements, and theft of trade secrets.