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Amanda Bowman, M.S.

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EEO-1 Component 2 Updates: What You Need to Know about Current and Future Data Collections

September 13, 2019

What a week! For those that have been along for the EEO-1 Component 2 ride since the March 4th decision to reinstate EEOC’s pay data collection, and especially for those reading the tea leaves to predict what comes next, last week was quite the...

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The Summer of FAAPS: OFCCP Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Plans

August 28, 2019

The Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) program has received renewed focus under the current administration. A revised Directive was released in July and just this week OFCCP sent a notification to their subscription list aimed at “busting...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Update – Limitations with Viewing Final Reports

August 23, 2019

DCI Consulting representatives recently contacted the NORC helpdesk for guidance after being unable to view or download draft or final EEO-1 Component 2 reports in the NORC system. The helpdesk responded timely, but conveyed that the download of...

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EEO-1 Component 2 File Upload Specifications Update

August 15, 2019
On August 15, 2019, the EEO-1 Component 2 NORC website was updated to add the batch upload function for 2017 and 2018 filings. Before filing, be sure to consult the upload file specifications available on the "More Info" page, as specifications were...
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Construction Contractors: OFCCP Proposes New Compliance Check Letters

April 11, 2019

OFCCP has developed a compliance check letter specifically for construction contractors, with a request for comment posted to the Federal Register earlier this week. The proposed information collection request (ICR) includes two compliance check...

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EEOC Holds Public Meeting to Discuss Harassment Prevention

November 05, 2018

On October 31st, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public meeting at agency headquarters on the topic of harassment. Titled "Revamping Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment," this meeting brought together several...

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Affirmative Action in District Court: SFAA v. Harvard

October 16, 2018

Affirmative Action in the educational admissions process is in the spotlight again. On October 15th, arguments began in the case of Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, in the U.S. District Court for the District...

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Memorandum of Understanding between OFCCP & NILG

October 08, 2018

OFCCP has a released a “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU) detailing the respective commitments that OFCCP and the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) will make in furthering compliance assistance. The tone of this memo is in keeping with the...

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The Secret Sauce: OFCCP Releases Methodology for Scheduling List

April 25, 2018

As previously reported, Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) were released in February, with a wave of scheduling letters from certain offices following in March. The methodology used to develop this scheduling list of establishments...

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New Year, Same EEO-1 Report

January 22, 2018

Now that the new year is in full swing, we hope that your company is planning for, or already working on, your 2017 EEO-1 report filing. As previously reported, EEO-1 reports will now be filed in quarter 1 of each year, but the reports are based on...

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DCI Staff Attend 43rd Annual AAAED National Conference

July 21, 2017

The 43rd annual national conference for the American Association for Access, Equity, and Diversity (AAAED) was held June 7-9, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This conference brings together diversity professionals from across the country, including EO...

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DCI STAFF ATTEND SIOP’S 32nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

May 22, 2017

The 32nd Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 26-29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to discuss...

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