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The Center for Corporate Equality Releases TAC Report on Adverse Impact Analysis

September 16, 2010

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Center for Corporate Equality (CCE) has released its expert Technical Advisory Report on Adverse Impact Analysis.

Overview

Although determining whether selection, promotion, and termination decisions result in adverse impact...

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PATRICIA SHIU AND DAVID COHEN ON FEDERAL NEWS RADIO

August 27, 2010

Patricia Shiu, Director of OFCCP, went on Federal News Radio to discuss the agency's initiatives on pay discrimination. Some of the issues discussed include:

  • Rescinding the compensation standards and guidelines
  • A new data collection survey...
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OFCCP PLANS TO RESCIND COMPENSATION STANDARDS

August 18, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupDuring the recent National ILG Conference in Las Vegas, OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu announced that the administration would be rescinding the compensation standards and guidelines. The compensation...

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EO SURVEY 2.0 – IS IT COMING BACK?

July 21, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupOn July 10, 2010 Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced that the OFCCP will publish an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPM) early next year that will seek input from stakeholders on how to...

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DCI Releases White Paper series on Adverse Impact Analysis

July 20, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupThe landscape of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity has changed in recent years due to updated EEO laws and innovative new enforcement agency strategies.One recent change that has had...

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OFCCP SETTLES HIRING CASE WITH THE WACKENHUT CORP. FOR $290,000

June 10, 2010

OFCCP News Release: [06/09/2010]Contact Name: Rich KulczewskiPhone Number: (303) 844-1302Release Number: 10-0736-DENUS Department of Labor settles hiring discrimination case with The Wackenhut Corp. in Aurora, Colo.Company agrees to pay $290,000 to...

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DCI PRESIDENT DELIVERS FIRST KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT RADFORD UNIVERSITY'S GRAD SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT

May 17, 2010

DCI President David Cohen delivered the first-ever keynote address at Radford University's Graduate College Commencement and Hooding Ceremony on May 7, 2010. Cohen was chosen as the inaugural speaker based on his success in the short period of time...

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SUMMARY OF DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS MADE TO OFCCP IN FISCAL YEARS 2004-2010

April 20, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupAs described in an earlier DCI client update, the Department of Labor released a database summarizing recent OFCCP enforcement activity. One interesting section of that database lists individual...

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DOL Releases OFCCP Enforcement Budget and Initiatives for 2011

February 16, 2010

The full report is available at http://www.dol.gov/dol/budget/2011/PDF/CBJ-2011-V2-04.pdf. Major features include:· OFCCP will randomly select establishments 2 industries in FY 2010 for baseline measures. Establishments will be re-evaluated in FY...

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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE (ALJ) RULES AGAINST BANK OF AMERICA

February 16, 2010

On January 21, 2010, Linda S. Chapman, a Labor Department ALJ ruled that Bank of America (BOA) discriminated against black applicants for four entry-level jobs in 1993 and from 2002 to 2005. BOA was given14 days to appeal the ruling to the Secretary...

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CCE RELEASES ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON OFCCP TRANSPARENCY

February 16, 2010

The full report is available at http://www.cceq.org/. The major findings in the reports are:

  • Number of settlements increased from 61 in FY 2007 to 73 in FY 2008
  • As in FY 2007, over 95% of the settlements involved allegations of systemic...
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OFCCP Addresses FAQS on Ricci V. Destefano

February 16, 2010

The first of five FAQs summarizes the Ricci ruling and the remaining four address whether Ricci affects how the OFCCP will conduct compliance evaluations; whether Ricci alters contractor obligations relating to affirmative action and test...

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