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EEOC and Quietflex Announce Approval of $2.8 Million Settlement

February 06, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the final approval of a settlement of discrimination claims against Quietflex Manufacturing Company, L.P., which produces flexible air conditioning ducts and component products. U.S....

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EEOC Charges Up in 2006, First Increase Since 2002

February 02, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced new statistics indicating discrimination charges against private sector employers increased for the first time since 2002. The EEOC reports a total of 75,768 discrimination charges...

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OFCCP ANNOUNCES GOODYEAR WILL PAY $925,000 TO SETTLE HIRING BIAS LAWSUIT

January 24, 2007

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that an administrative law judge approved a consent decree with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. that will resolve a lawsuit alleging the company discriminated against some 800 female job applicants at the...

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EEOC’S SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION INITIATIVE KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR IN 2007

January 16, 2007

One of EEOC Chair Naomi Earp’s top priorities this year will be launching the agency’s systemic litigation program. The comprehensive program was endorsed by the agency in April 2006.Speaking before various groups since becoming EEOC chair, Earp has...

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OFCCP INTERNET APPLICANT RULE WEBINAR RESOURCE MATERIALS

January 10, 2007

Last December, DCI’s David Cohen participated in a webinar sponsored by Monster.com where he discussed how the new Internet applicant rule applies in the context of an OFCCP audit. His presentation, “Are You Ready for Your OFCCP Audit?”, and an...

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SUPREME COURT’S PENDING PAY DISCRIMINATION CASE PACKED WITH DRAMA

January 10, 2007

David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting Group, Inc., offers another unique “inside the Beltway” perspective on important EEO developments:A “must-watch” case for employers now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court asks how long an employee who is the...

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EEOC RELEASES SEMIANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

January 05, 2007

The EEOC published its semiannual regulatory agenda in the Federal Register on December 11 (71 Fed. Reg. 73984). The following regulatory items are of interest to corporate affirmative action and EEO practitioners:Proposed Rule Stage

  • Disparate...
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OFCCP RELEASES SEMIANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

January 04, 2007

The Department of Labor published its semiannual regulatory agenda in the Federal Register (71 Fed. Reg. 73540) on December 11, 2006. OFCCP released the following regulatory items of interest to corporate affirmative action and EEO practitioners....

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OFCCP RECOVERS $51.5 MILLION FOR 15,273 VICTIMS IN FY 2006

January 02, 2007

OFCCP announced that it recovered a record $51,525,235 for 15,273 American workers who had been subjected to unlawful employment discrimination. Eighty-eight percent was collected in cases of systemic discrimination. The $51.5 million reflects a 14...

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NEW WEBSITE TRACKS FEDERAL CONTRACTING DATA

November 28, 2006

OMB Watch, a nonprofit government watchdog organization located in Washington, DC, recently announced its creation of a new website that permits users to search a database of federal government spending. Itemized information on the more than $12...

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DCI President Featured In HR News Article On New OFCCP Internet Applicant Faqs

November 21, 2006

As reviewed in detail here last week, OFCCP recently published new FAQs to provide additional guidance regarding the Internet Applicant final rule that became effective earlier this year. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) interviewed...

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DCI Decodes OFCCP’s New Internet Applicant FAQs

November 16, 2006

Hopefully by now everyone has had a chance to read through OFCCP’s 12 recently released FAQs on the Internet Applicant rule.

 

While most of these FAQs are fairly straightforward, a few may require some additional “decoding.” Following my...

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