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Amanda Bowman, M.S.

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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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Pilgrim’s Pride: Three Administrative Complaints Dismissed

April 25, 2017

 

Between the periods of 2005-2007, OFCCP had several open compliance reviews with Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. establishments. In just the last month, three DOL administrative complaints for audits from this period were dismissed. Dismissals resulted from...

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Recent Trend for 2017 OFCCP CSALs

March 13, 2017

As noted in a recent blog, 800 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL or courtesy letter) were sent to contractor establishments on February 17, 2017. CSALs serve to give contractors advanced notice that one (or more) of their...

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Department of Labor Files Complaint Against Oracle for Alleged Discrimination in Compensation and Hiring

January 19, 2017

It seems that OFCCP and the Department of Labor (DOL) has been active in early 2017. So far in January we have seen a number of press release worthy settlements and lawsuits. This week, in addition to the lawsuit with JPMorgan Chase, DOL released...

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Bank of America Ruling: Win Against Data Aggregation

June 07, 2016

In OFCCP v. Bank of America (BOA), the Administrative Review Board (ARB) overturned OFCCP’s allegation that BOA discriminated against Blacks in 2002-2005. As described in another blog in this series, the basis for the ARB reversal of the 2002-2005...

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