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Amanda Bowman, M.S.

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VEVRAA Self-ID: There are Options

June 11, 2015

For many contractors, the self-identification requirements for protected veterans have been confusing since the revision of VEVRAA in September 2013, and especially since the VETS reporting requirements changed in September 2014. Let’s recap what...

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ANOTHER PAY DATA COLLECTION? THE EEOC CONDUCTS PILOT STUDY

January 30, 2015

The EEOC is moving towards the collection of employee compensation data – albeit very quietly. Although no public announcements have been made, the EEOC is conducting a pilot study to investigate issues related to the collection and analysis of this...

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PROPOSED RULEMAKING FOR COMPENSATION DATA COLLECTION RELEASED

August 06, 2014

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the “Requirement to Report Summary Data on Employee Compensation (Compensation Data Collection)” from OFCCP is now available (RIN: 1250-AA03). The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information...

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REMINDER: NOTIFICATIONS TO THE STATES MUST BE SUBMITTED SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH JOB LISTING

April 15, 2014

As previously discussed in this blog post, the revised VEVRAA regulations became effective for Federal contractors on March 24, 2014. Although some contractors may have additional time for Subpart C, the rest of the requirements went live on the...

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VETS ISSUES NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING

March 17, 2014

The Veteran’s Employment and Training Service (VETS) recently published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the reporting requirements under VEVRAA, currently known as the VETS-100 and VETS-100A reports.

 

The most significant change is the...

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WILL YOUR METHOD OF IDENTIFYING UNDERUTILIZATION BE ACCEPTED BY THE OFCCP?

October 29, 2013

As shared in an earlier blog, the OFCCP released an updated Federal Contractor Compliance Manual (FCCM) in August 2013. The FCCM does not create new law, but is the operating manual that compliance officers will use throughout the compliance...

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SUBGROUP ANALYSES UNDER DIRECTIVE 307: AWAITING AN UPDATE FROM OFCCP

July 23, 2013

Since its release in February 2013, Directive 307 has certainly been on the mind of federal contractors. This blog has covered a number of issues related to Directive 307 that may make proactive analyses of pay equity complicated. One such issue...

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OFCCP Announces Date for Required Use of 2006-2010 Census Data

May 16, 2013

OFCCP announced May 15, 2013 that federal contractors will be required to use data from the 2006-2010 special EEO file starting January 1, 2014. Meaning, federal contractors with an affirmative action plan date of January 1, 2014 or later will need...

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DISTRICT COURT AFFIRMS UPMC HOSPITALS ARE FEDERAL SUBCONTRACTORS

April 23, 2013

Three hospitals affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) were considered subcontractors by District Court Judge Friedman on March 30, 2013. The case is UPMC Braddock v. Harris and includes UPMC Braddock, UPMC McKeesport and...

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DCI STAFF ATTEND SIOP’S 27th ANNUAL CONFERENCE HELD IN SAN DIEGO

June 04, 2012
by Amanda Shapiro, Kayo Sady, Ph.D, & Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., DCI Consulting Group

The 27th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 26-28, 2012 in San Diego, CA. Attendees and...

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