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EEOC ANNOUNCES $20 MILLION PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF SYSTEMIC RACE BIAS

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe EEOC has announced a $20 million proposed consent decree resolving a systemic race discrimination lawsuit against Walgreens, an Illinois-based national drug store chain (EEOC v. Walgreen...

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OFCCP TO TARGET APPROXIMATELY 125 FAAPS FOR REVIEW

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

A senior OFCCP official has confirmed the agency has begun scheduling a new round of functional affirmative action program (FAAP) compliance evaluations. OFCCP will use a random method to...

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DOL Announces Construction Company to Pay $1.2 Million in Back Wages

July 18, 2007

DOL Secretary Elaine L Chao has announced that Desert Plastering, a Las Vegas plastering and masonry company, will pay nearly $1.2 million in back wages to 1,060 current and former employees following an investigation by the Department’s Wage and...

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DOL RELEASES FACT SHEET ON CAREER-FOCUSED MENTORING FOR YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has developed a fact sheet on career-focused mentoring for older youth and young adults with disabilities. The...

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NEW STUDY REPORTS GENDER STEREOTYPING LEAVES WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP IN A “DOUBLE-BIND DILEMMA”

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA new study announced by Catalyst reports that gender stereotyping, one of the key barriers to women’s advancement in corporate leadership, leaves women with limited, conflicting, and often...

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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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