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Setting the Record Straight on Directive 2022-01

March 28, 2022

Written By: DCI President David Cohen

On March 15, 2022, OFCCP released its first directive under the Biden administration. Directive 2022-01 reinforces OFCCP’s commitment to pay equity. One of the main goals of the directive is to remind federal...

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OFCCP Creates Web Page for AAP Verification Interface

March 11, 2021
OFCCP’s website now has the addition of a landing page for “AAVI” or the Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface. 

The page says,Coming Soon” with the details “Affirmative Action Plan Verification Interface (AAVI) is a secure web-based...

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A message from our CEO

June 02, 2020

A message from our CEO, David Cohen:

I want to take a moment to reflect upon the recent events and how painful it is to watch. There is no question that we have a lot of work to do in this country to break down barriers and heal our racial divide. 


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OFCCP Releases Its FY 2019 Budget Justification – What can we Learn?

February 14, 2018

On Monday February 11th, the Trump Administration released its proposed FY 2019 budget. In addition, OFCCP released its FY 2019 Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) document. It is important to note that the proposed budget for OFCCP at $91...

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U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Issues Report on Diversity in the Technology Sector

December 01, 2017

On November 30, 2017 the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on Diversity in the Technology Sector and how federal agencies such as EEOC and OFCCP could improve oversight.  

Recommendations from the report include the...

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Dr. Murray Simpson and Dr. Lisa Harpe Join DCI

September 06, 2017

DCI Consulting Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent hire of Dr. Murray Simpson and Dr. Lisa Harpe. Both Dr. Simpson and Dr. Harpe have joined DCI as Principal Consultants. They bring valuable experience to DCI’s Personnel Selection and...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Decision

August 29, 2017

The OMB’s Office of Information Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) decided that the new EEO-1 component 2 report will stay indefinitely. EEOC will be publishing additional guidance in the Federal Register. DCI is closely monitoring and will report out once...

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DCI Video Chat: Google Wins Denial of Access Matter with OFCCP

July 21, 2017
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Google Wins Denial of Access Matter With OFCCP

July 21, 2017

In a long-awaited ruling, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Steven Berlin issued his recommended ruling in the Google matter. It is important to note that this case was not a trial about pay discrimination but simply whether OFCCP had the right to a...

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President Trump Selects Janet Dhillon to Lead EEOC

July 21, 2017

President Trump has selected Janet Dhillon to serve as the next EEOC Chair and Commissioner. Dhillon was the general counsel of Burlington Stores and spent 13 years at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP. If confirmed, Dhillon would replace...

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OFCCP and EEOC Merger: Not too likely

July 21, 2017

As noted by DCI, the Department of Labor’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal outlined initiatives and recommendations for merging the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by the end...

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Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces: How Fair Is It?

September 26, 2016

As most of our blog readers are aware, the final FAR rule and DOL guidance was published in the Federal Register on August 25, 2016 implementing President Obama’s issued Executive Order 13673: Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (FPSW). Although the goal...

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