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Expert vs. Robot, Part I: Different Approaches to Pay Equity

July 23, 2024

By: Don Lustenberger and Lisa Harpe

Series Introduction 

Earlier this year DCI experts and co-authors of this post, Lisa Harpe and Don Lustenberger, hosted a pay-equity webinar on the topic of “expert vs. robot.” They contrasted the more...

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Biden Administration Releases Spring 2024 Regulatory Agenda

July 11, 2024

By: Fred Satterwhite

While much of the country was busy enjoying an extended Independence Day weekend, the Biden administration released its Spring 2024 Regulatory Agenda on Friday, July 5th.The semi-annual agenda includes regulatory actions the...

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OMB Seeking Public Comment on Standard Occupational Classification Revisions

July 11, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski

On June 12, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing its review of the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) and asking for public comment.

All federal statistical...

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OFCCP FAQs Released for Scheduling Letter, Including Item 21

July 09, 2024

By: Benjamin Kerner and Haley Fisk

On June 3rd, 2024, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)released newFAQs for Supply and Service Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing,providing guidanceto assistcontractors that are...

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OFCCP Proposes Revised Construction Scheduling Letter

June 27, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski

As previously reported on the DCI Blog, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is in the process of updating its scheduling letter for construction reviews. On June 17, 2024, OFCCP...

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Alternative Sources to Analyze Workforce Availability

June 26, 2024

By: Marcelle Clavette and Tyler Wurtz

Understanding the availability of different demographic groups within the workforce and how that representation compares to a labor force benchmark is essential for organizations aiming to foster diversity and...

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Qdoba Settlement Shows Significance of Pay Transparency Laws

June 25, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

A recent settlement between Qdoba Restaurant Corporation and multiple applicants for employment shows the significance of pay transparency laws that have been instituted throughout the United States. The Qdoba settlement occurred...

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5 Steps For Government Contractor Affirmative Action Verification

June 20, 2024

By: Christopher Wilkinson, Joanna Colosimo

This article was originally published in Law 360 on June 7, 2024.

In 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or OFCCP, kicked off its contractor verification...

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NYC Local Law 144: Choose Your Auditor Wisely

June 18, 2024

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt

OverviewReaders of DCI blogs know all about New York City’s (NYC’s) Local Law 144 (LL-144). Briefly, this law applies when an Automated Employment Decision Tool (AEDT) is used to hire or promote individuals for a job...

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Census Bureau to Test New Questions on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

June 10, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

The U.S. Census Bureau intends to test new questions that will be used for survey respondents to provide information on their sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). A formal request to test these questions was published...

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New Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)

June 07, 2024

By: Amanda Bowman

Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its latest Corporate Scheduling Announcement List(CSAL)for Supply and Service compliance reviews. The list includes 462 unique companies and is comprised...

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Department of Labor: Principles for AI and Worker Well-Being

June 07, 2024

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

In response to direction from Executive Order 14110, titled Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence, the Department of Labor (DOL) created Principles for Developers and Employers...
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