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Emilee Tison, Ph.D.

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Target Settles Law Suit Regarding Criminal History Screening

April 06, 2018

Target Corp. entered into a preliminary settlement on April 5th to resolve charges of discrimination in using criminal history records in making hiring determinations for hourly and entry-level non-exempt positions. This settlement comes the same...

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Audit Poker: When Federal Contractors Call, OFCCP Must Show Cards

November 16, 2017

Two recent OFCCP rulings in the Pacific region have clarified information exchange obligations between contractors and OFCCP in audit matters. Although we have summarized the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) rulings in both the Google (OFCCP v....

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Testing Settlements are Alive and Well: Investigate and Validate

June 30, 2016

Two recent OFCCP settlements emphasize the importance of monitoring adverse impact throughout all steps of the hiring process: Gordon Food Service (GFS) and The Aqualon Company.

GFS, a food distribution company, implemented a hiring process that...

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DCI Staff Attend SIOP's 31st Annual Conference in Anaheim, California

May 17, 2016

The 31st Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 14-16, 2016 in Anaheim, California. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to...

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OFCCP Alleges Discrimination and Harassment in New ALJ Complaint

June 24, 2015

OFCCP recently revealed a new lawsuit in this press release. It is important to note that this case has not been decided, but a complaint has been filed with the Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJ). The allegations set forth are serious, if...

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Are You Conducting EEO Analyses Of Your Performance Ratings? You Should Be.

February 17, 2015

As other blogs have noted, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the long-awaited revisions to the Sex Discrimination Guidelines (RIN 1250-AA05) included some very interesting ideas. Some of those relate to the role of performance measurement...

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April 15, 2014

In a recent post, we highlighted some of the problems that may be encountered with collecting and analyzing the disability status of employees.  In particular, there are data collection problems with relying upon a voluntary self-identification...

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