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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...

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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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Obama to Announce Proposed Pay Equity Reporting Requirement

January 29, 2016

Today, on the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, President Obama will announce that the EEOC is proposing a pay equity report that will be added to the existing EEO-1 report. This proposed revision would require all employers with 100...

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OFCCP Releases Final “Discrimination on the Basis of Sex” Regulations to OMB for Review and Approval

October 30, 2015

On October 29th, 2015 OFCCP sent its final Discrimination on the Basis of Sex regulations to OMB’s Office Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for review and approval.  (Note:  This does not mean that they are final.  All this means is that...

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OFCCP Expands Definition of “Protected Veteran”

October 19, 2015

In 2013, when the VEVRAA implementing regulations were revised, many contractors were confused by the “active duty wartime or campaign badge” category. The regulations define an “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” as a veteran who served...

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