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Can OFCCP release a company’s “notice of violation” to the public?

September 01, 2016

Like other major tech companies, Microsoft’s employment practices are under scrutiny following a class action lawsuit. The case, Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation Case No. 15 cv 1483 was originally filed by attorneys in 2015 and alleges the...

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Huge Win for Federal Contractors: Statistical significance alone is not enough to prove a claim of discrimination

June 06, 2016

In an earlier blog  in this alert, Art Gutman summarized the April 21, 2016  Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruling related to a long-standing set of OFCCP allegations against Bank of America (BOA). This ruling serves as a...

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Understanding the attorney-client relationship: Know your rights

March 29, 2016

Federal contractors doing business with the federal government must comply with the regulations enforced by OFCCP and during a compliance evaluation, they must submit all items on the scheduling letter. However, some of the proactive analyses that...

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Regulatory Summary Affecting Federal Contractors

September 17, 2014

OFCCP had an extremely busy year in 2013 with the release of Directive 307 in February and the updated Federal Contract Compliance Manual (FCCM) in August. The agency also published the revised Section 503 and VEVRAA  regulations on September 24,...

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EEO-1 And VETS-100/100A Filing Deadline

August 12, 2014

This is a reminder that the EEO-1 and VETS-100/100A filing deadline is September 30, 2014.

 

What is the EEO-1 report?

The Employer Information Report (EEO-1) is an annual report mandated by the government which asks private employers and Federal...

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NEW VEVRAA AND SECTION 503 FAQS: JOBS FILLED

June 25, 2014

The Department of Labor’s OFCCP released six new FAQs covering portions of the VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations.  This blog addresses the new guidance for determining the number of "jobs filled" for an affirmative action plan. As a reminder, jobs...

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WORKFORCE TRANSPARENCY: CONSIDERATIONS WHEN MEASURING DIVERSITY WITHIN YOUR ORGANIZATION

June 20, 2014

On May 28, 2014, Google disclosed its diversity numbers and acknowledged they are not where they want them to be. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President, People Operations, explained that Google has always been reluctant to publish diversity numbers but...

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DCI STAFF ATTEND SIOP'S 29TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE HELD IN HONOLULU

June 12, 2014

The 29th Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held May 15-17, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to discuss areas...

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NEW OFCCP FAQS ON SECTION 503 AND VEVRAA RULES ANSWER—AND RAISE—IMPLEMENTATION QUESTIONS

December 05, 2013

OFCCP recently posted (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/faqs/503_faq.htm and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/faqs/VEVRAA_faq.htm) additional guidance for contractors regarding the implementation of new final rules describing...

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WHAT’S NOT IN THE FINAL RULES OF 503 AND VEVRAA?

September 24, 2013

On August 27, 2013 Vice President Biden and The U.S. Department of Labor announced two final rules which aim to improve hiring and employment of individuals with disabilities and veterans. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, prohibits...

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COULD YOU SEND US JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR ALL 1,000 OF YOUR JOBS BY NEXT WEEK?

June 18, 2013

Because DCI has noticed an increase in the number of OFCCP requests for copies of job descriptions, we thought this might be a good time to discuss the importance of job descriptions. From an audit perspective, job descriptions can be a double-edged...

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