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David Cohen, M.S.

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CCE SUBMITS COMMENTS ON PROPOSED RESCISSION OF OFCCP COMPENSATION STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

March 08, 2011

VIA: http://www.regulations.gov/ &U.S. Mail, First ClassMs. Debra A. CarrDirectorDivision of Policy, Planning, and Program DevelopmentOffice of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsU.S. Department of LaborRoom N3422200 Constitution Ave., NW...

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CCE RELEASES SURVEY RESULTS FROM LEADING EXPERTS AND CONTRACTORS REGARDING RESCISSION OF THE COMPENSATION STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

March 08, 2011

Shortly after the publication of OFCCP’s Notice of Proposed Rescission, the Center for Corporate Equality (CCE) conducted two surveys to determine the reactions of the contractor community to OFCCP’s proposal. The first survey was sent to...

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ALJ RULES ON OFCCP'S DESK AUDIT SCREEN OF ITEM 11

March 04, 2011

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupA recent ruling by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) regarding Item 11 requests has some important implications for both contractors and the OFCCP. The case, OFCCP v. United Space Alliance LLC, DOL,...

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OFCCP SETTLES GENDER HIRING CASE WITH GREEN BAY DRESSED BEEF FOR $1.65 MILLION

February 04, 2011

OFCCP announced on February 3 that the agency had reached a settlement agreement with Green Bay Dressed Beef LLC that will pay $1.65 million in back wages, interest, and benefits to 970 women who were rejected for general laborer positions at the...

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CCE Systemic Compensation Discrimination Survey

January 24, 2011

As you probably are aware, OFCCP has released a notice to rescind its Interpretive Standards for Systemic Compensation Discrimination and Voluntary Guidelines. In support of this notice, OFCCP has stated that most contractors are not using the...

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TOM DOWD joins OFCCP as Director of the Division of Program Operations

January 20, 2011

Thomas M. Dowd joins OFCCP as Director of the Division of Program Operations where he will oversee the Functional Affirmative Action Program Unit and DPO’s three branches: Enforcement and Appeals, Field Liaison Operations and Technical Assistance,...

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OMB CONCLUDES REVIEW OF OFCCP'S NOTICE TO RESCIND COMPENSATION STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

December 22, 2010

On December 21, 2010, the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) concluded its review of OFCCP's "Notice of Proposed Rescission, Interpreting Nondiscrimination Requirements of Executive Order...

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OFCCP RESCINDS ACTIVE CASE MANAGEMENT DIRECTIVE

December 13, 2010

OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu officially discontinued the agency's Active Case Management (ACM) process on December 2, 2010 by rescinding Directive Number 285 as recommended by the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force in July, 2010. The Task...

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OFCCP SENDS FALL CSAL NOTICES TO FEDERAL CONTRACTORS THIS WEEK

December 09, 2010

DCI has learned that this week, federal contractors are beginning to receive Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) addressed to the chief executive officers at their corporate headquarters locations, including lists of their...

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OFCCP to Discontinue I-9 Inspections

November 10, 2010

DCI Consulting Group has learned that OFCCP will no longer conduct I-9 inspections during the course of an on-site investigation. OFCCP has reviewed I-9 compliance under a long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the DOL and...

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DCI Principal Consultant DR. Michael Aamodt Testifies on Job-Relatedness of credit checks at EEOC meeting

October 26, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupAs described in a previous post, on October 20th EEOC held its first commissioner’s meeting of the year. The topic of interest was the use of credit checks to make employment decisions. The meeting was...

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DCI CONTRACTOR SURVEY

October 04, 2010

Applicant Tracking Systems have become a great tool for recruiting, they are used widely throughout the federal contractor community and have revolutionized the hiring practice. While assisting our clients, DCI has encountered numerous ATS vendors...

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