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OFCCP’s FY2021 Congressional Budget Justifies Increase in Requested Funds with Promise of More Audits

February 12, 2020

OFCCP’s FY2021 Congressional Budget Justification, just released Monday, February 10, shows an increase in requested funds as compared to FY2020 (103.6M) in anticipation of conducting more compliance evaluations (i.e., full compliance reviews,...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Data Collection to Officially Close Friday

February 11, 2020

EEOC is officially able to close their collection of employer pay data for 2017 and 2018 filing years. Judge Chutkan granted EEOC’s motion requesting completion of the data collection. As previously discussed in this blog, EEOC has repeatedly...

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Craig Leen Nominated for Inspector General at the Office of Personnel Management

February 03, 2020

On February 3, 2020, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Craig Leen for the Inspector General at the Office of Personnel Management. Currently, Leen serves as the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance...

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California District Court Rules in Favor of Center for Investigative Reporting in Ongoing DOL Case

January 08, 2020

In December 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California made a decisive ruling in the ongoing case of The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), et al. vs. U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Specifically, the court denied...

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DCI Experts David Cohen, Joanna Colosimo & Jon Geier Published in Law360 Article

January 08, 2020

On January 8, 2020, David Cohen, DCI President, Joanna Colosimo, Director of EEO Compliance, and Jon Geier, Principal Consultant, were published in Law360. Their expert analysis "Pay Equity Shortcuts Create Risks For Employers" can be read here:  ...

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OFCCP Announces Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Standardizing Procedures for Evaluating Employment Discrimination Claims

January 06, 2020

OFCCP ended 2019 by releasing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) attempting to codify procedures the agency uses to resolve alleged violations of affirmative action laws under the agency’s jurisdiction. The regulation would establish differing...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Data Collection Continues

January 03, 2020

EEOC submitted an update to the court on the 2017 & 2018 EEO-1 Component 2 data collection, as required to do every 21 days. As of January 3, 2020, 86% of eligible filers have completed submission of Component 2 data, with 85.3% submitting for 2017...

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OFCCP Revises the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual

January 02, 2020

OFCCP was active over the holiday season releasing an updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM). The full manual, as well as revision highlights by chapter, can be viewed on the OFCCP website. Compliance officers use the FCCM as a guide to...

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EEO-1 Component 2: EEOC Seeks Closure or Clarification

December 20, 2019

EEOC continues to collect 2017 and 2018 Component 2 filings, as well provide support and outreach to employers, after previously being denied a motion to close the portal in November. This week, EEOC submitted a motion to again request closure of...

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EEOC Considers Implementing a Proposed Employer Pay Survey with Public Comment in Fall 2020

December 19, 2019

In line with its continued focus on identifying pay disparities in the workplace, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made notice they are considering an amendment to their current regulations1 that would include an...

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OFCCP posts Section 503 Focused Review On-Site Guide and Playbook

December 17, 2019

OFCCP has posted two new resources on their Section 503 Focused Reviews web page to assist contractors with what to expect during the course of a compliance evaluation.  The Sample On-site Guide and Sample Section 503 SCER (Standard Compliance...

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OFCCP Will Not Request, Accept, or Use Component 2 Pay Data

November 22, 2019

OFCCP has filed a notice to the Federal Register this morning in an effort to formalize their position surrounding the recent collection of EEOC Component 2 pay data, as well as expectations surrounding compliance evaluations for federal...

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