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DCI Consulting Group Names Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D. As Senior Human Resources Consultant

July 09, 2007

David Cohen, President of DCI Consulting Group Inc., has announced that Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., has joined the firm as Senior Human Resources Consultant in its Washington, D.C. office. In this capacity, Dr. Dunleavy will work closely with DCI’s...

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President Bush Renominates Commissioner Stuart Ishimaru For Second Term With EEOC

July 09, 2007

On July 5, President Bush announced that he intends to nominate Stuart Ishimaru as a Commissioner with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a five-year term expiring July 1, 2012. Mr. Ishimaru currently serves as a Commissioner having...

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EEOC RELEASES FINAL ADEA REGULATION

July 09, 2007

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn July 6, the EEOC published a revised rule in the Federal Register on age discrimination in the workplace to conform with the Supreme Court’s 2004 ruling in General Dynamics Land Systems,...

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Senate Committee Passes Budget Amendment Barring EEOC From Litigating Against English-Only Rules

July 09, 2007

On June 28, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies announced that it had approved Fiscal Year 2008 legislation that will provide $378 million to the EEOC, which is $49 million above FY 2007 and...

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HOUSE COMMITTEE SCHEDULES HEARING ON PAYCHECK FAIRNESS ACT

July 09, 2007

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The House Workforce Protections Subcommittee has scheduled a hearing Wednesday, July 11, 2007 on “The Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338).” Scheduled to testify at the hearing are:

  • Dr. Evelyn...
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OFCCP Announces Interim Enforcement Position On Mandatory Job Listing Requirement

June 26, 2007

OFCCP has been working with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the past several weeks to finalize regulatory changes to the mandatory job listing requirement that is required by the Jobs for Veterans Act. OFCCP had previously indicated it...

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“Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007” Introduced

June 26, 2007

UPDATE: The House bill passed on July 31, 2007.

 

A bill to reverse the impact of the Supreme Court’s controversial pay discrimination ruling (Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.) has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by...

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EEOC ANNOUNCES $500,000 SETTLEMENT OF RACE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

June 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsMichigan Seamless, a steel tubing company in South Lyon, Michigan, has agreed to pay $500,000 and implement injunctive relief to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC. The...

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Legislation Expected to Overturn Ledbetter Ruling

June 06, 2007

UPDATE: The House bill passed on July 31, 2007.

 

Democrats are expected to introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate this week to overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling in a highly controversial pay discrimination lawsuit (Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire &...

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EEOC SETTLES RACE BIAS LAWSUITS AGAINST ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI EMPLOYERS

June 06, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe EEOC reached settlements with three employers in Alabama and Mississippi for a total of nearly half a million dollars and injunctive relief.The settlements involved lawsuits with:Pemco...

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$287,640 JURY AWARD TO FIRED MUSLIM WOMAN FOR RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

June 06, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA Phoenix jury awarded more than $287,000 to a Muslim woman who claimed that Alamo Car Rental fired her in December 2001 for refusing to remove her head scarf during the Muslim holy month of...

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SUPREME COURT RULES FOR EMPLOYERS IN PAY DISCRIMINATION CASE

May 30, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Supreme Court has issued a long-awaited decision that will make it harder for workers to sue their employers for pay discrimination (Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company).The...

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