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EEOC PRESENTS FREEDOM TO COMPETE AWARDS

September 27, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn September 26, 2007, Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), presented the agency’s Freedom to Compete Award to four employers and one non-profit...

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OFCCP Announces Release of First FY 2008 Scheduling List of 2,500 Contractors

September 25, 2007

The OFCCP has just announced that beginning October 1, 2007, regional offices may schedule compliance evaluations of non-construction Federal contractors from the first FY 2008 scheduling list.

 

The new scheduling list includes about 2,500...

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California State Senate Passes Pay Equity Bill

September 24, 2007

On September 11, 2007, the California State Senate passed AB 437, which clarifies that the time period for alleging pay discrimination claims runs from the date of each payment there is a discriminatory wage. The bill, which passed with a vote of 22...

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House Committee Holds Hearing on ENDA; Floor Vote Expected Soon

September 24, 2007

The House Committee on Education and Labor’s subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions held a hearing on September 5 on “The Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007” (H.R. 2015). ENDA would address discrimination in the workplace by...

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EEOC CLASS LAWSUIT CHARGES WEIGHT LOSS COMPANY WITH DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MEN

September 24, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe EEOC has announced that a judge with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland has ruled the EEOC may proceed to trial with its class sex discrimination lawsuit against L.A....

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EEOC’S ‘FREEDOM TO COMPETE’ AWARD CEREMONY SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 26, 2007

September 24, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that it will present the third annual “Freedom to Compete” Award recognizing five employers and organizations for initiatives...

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President Bush Proclaims National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 24, 2007

President Bush has proclaimed September 15 through October 15, 2007 as National Hispanic Heritage Month in recognition of the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the “spirit of America” and the many ways they have enriched the nation.

 

The...

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OFCCP ANNOUNCES WEBINAR ON NEW VETERANS REGULATIONS

September 10, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOFCCP has just posted a notice on their website announcing a new webinar that it will hold on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT on an “Overview of Part 60-300 Veterans...

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“INSIDE LOOK” AT THE 2007 ILG CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS ON EMPLOYMENT TESTING

September 07, 2007

by Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., Sr. Consultant, DCI Consulting Group, Inc.I attended a number of presentations at the recent 25th Annual Industry Liaison Group (ILG) Conference focused on employment testing. These sessions were targeted toward federal...

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FEDERAL JUDGE ISSUES TRO TEMPORARILY BLOCKING IMPLEMENTATION OF NO-MATCH RULE

September 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA federal district court judge in San Francisco issued an order on August 31 temporarily blocking the government from implementing a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) “no-match”...

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U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS DIVIDED ON WHETHER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION MIGHT HARM MINORITY LAW STUDENTS

September 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn August 28, 2007, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a briefing report entitled “Affirmative Action in American Law Schools.” Commenting on the report, Commission Chair Gerald A....

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SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE REMEMBERS THE FORGOTTEN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957

September 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn September 5, 2007, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) chaired a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and its Continuing Importance.” This...

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