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No Requirement to Resurvey But EEOC Strongly Encourages

April 18, 2007

Some employers have expressed some confusion about whether the EEOC requires employers to resurvey their workforces for EEO-1 reporting purposes, particularly after the 2007 EEO-1 filing. DCI has confirmed directly with the EEOC that there is no...

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EEOC SETTLES SEX DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT FOR $2.3 MILLION

April 18, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe EEOC announced that it had settled a lawsuit against Jeff Wyler Eastgate, Inc. and 10 additional Jeff Wyler-owned auto dealerships alleging they discriminated against a class of...

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EMPLOYER WALKS AWAY FROM MAJOR SUPREME COURT EMPLOYMENT CASE

April 18, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn April 12, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a high profile employment discrimination case (BCI Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Los Angeles v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) on...

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SURVEY INDICATES EMPLOYERS RECEPTIVE TO VIDEO RESUMES

April 18, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA recent 2007 Video Resume Survey released by career publisher Vault Inc. found that 89 percent of the employers surveyed said they would watch a video resume if it were submitted to them....

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DCI Tracks Latest Developments in America’s Job Bank Phase-Out

April 10, 2007

Many federal contractors are concerned about how they will meet their compliance requirements once America’s Job Bank phases-out at the end of June. We have been closely monitoring the latest developments on this phase-out in the following report.

 

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BILL WOULD BAR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS FOR HIRING ILLEGAL ALIENS

April 10, 2007

The Acquisition Reform Working Group, which represents various industry groups, has expressed opposition to Section 569 of the Senate-passed Emergency Supplemental (H.R. 1591). Under this provision, employers that violate immigration laws would be...

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DOL EXTENDS TIME TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR NEW FREEDOM INITIATIVE AWARD

April 10, 2007

The DOL’s Office of Disability Employment Policy published an announcement in the Federal Register on April 9 that extends the period for submission of nominations for the Secretary of Labor’s New Freedom Initiative Award.The notice states that...

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GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS SAY SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION AND TESTING ARE KEY PRIORITIES

April 03, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsSystemic discrimination and testing are key priorities for federal agencies enforcing federal EEO law, according to government attorneys speaking at the American Bar Association’s National...

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EEOC ANNOUNCES $800,000 SETTLEMENT OF AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

April 03, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a settlement of an age discrimination lawsuit against BNSF Railway Company brought on behalf of 137 present and former employees who were allegedly denied benefits under exit incentive...

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RECENT SURVEY REPORTS WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION STARTS AT THE TOP

April 03, 2007

Workplace discrimination still exists, especially at the executive level, according to a recent survey by TheLadders.com, a New York-based executive job website.Eighty-one percent of the executives surveyed by TheLadders.com said they have witnessed...

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Poll Indicates Abusive Behavior Fairly Common in American Workplaces

April 03, 2007

A new poll released by the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) indicates that abusive bosses are more than just a workplace annoyance, but a very real problem.

 

Stephen J. Hirschfeld, ELA’s CEO, noted in the press release announcing the results that the...

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REVISITING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

March 27, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLast week I attended the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Equal Employment Law, which is a highly popular annual meeting of lawyers representing management, plaintiffs,...

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