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EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez Announces Her Departure On August 31, 2006

August 11, 2006

Cari M. Dominguez, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, announced this week that she will step down on August 31, 2006 at the end of her five-year term. Speaking at the National Industry Liaison Group annual meeting the day after...

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SUPREME COURT TO CONSIDER IMPORTANT PAY BIAS CASE

July 27, 2006

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear an important case involving how far back in time may be considered in an employee’s lawsuit alleging discrimination in pay under Title VII (Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., U.S. No. 05-1074,...

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Eighth Circuit Criticizes “Half Person” Rule in Determining Underutilization

July 24, 2006

On May 1, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reinstated the claims of two white firefighters who were passed over for promotion under the City of Omaha, Nebraska’s 2002 Affirmative Action Plan (Kohlbek v. City of Omaha, No....

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OFCCP Taps Pierce to Lead FAAP Unit

July 12, 2006

James C. Pierce, Acting Director of the Division of Policy, Planning & Program Development at OFCCP, was named on July 10 to head the agency’s Functional Affirmative Action Plan Unit. The FAAP Unit is based at OFCCP’s national office in the Division...

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Implementing OFCCP's Systemic Compensation Discrimination Standards and Voluntary Self-Evaluation Guidelines

July 11, 2006

David Cohen, President of DCI Consulting Group, Inc., will make a presentation on the OFCCP’s new systemic compensation discrimination standards and voluntary self-evaluation guidelines at the 24th Annual Industry Liaison Group National Conference...

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Race-Based Enrollment

July 06, 2006

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will hear appeals in two cases that involve the constitutionality of using the race of students to decide public school placements. The cases involve two cities, Seattle and Louisville, Kentucky, that...

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EEOC Presents 2006 “Freedom to Compete” Awards

July 05, 2006

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission presented the agency’s second annual “Freedom to Compete Award” to seven private and public sector employers for practices that promote access and inclusion.

 

The awards are part of Chair Cari M....

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UNIVERSITY ORDERED TO PAY $1.4M TO WHITE MALE PROFESSORS DENIED RAISES

June 29, 2006

A federal judge in Phoenix recently ruled that Northern Arizona University (NAU) violated the civil rights of 40 white male faculty members by giving salary raises to female and minority professors, but not to them. The white male professors alleged...

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DCI ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR OFCCP COMPENSATION GUIDELINES SEMINAR

June 26, 2006

DCI, in conjunction with FortneyScott and ORC Worldwide, will be presenting a comprehensive seminar for contractors on incorporating the final OFCCP standards and guidelines when evaluating their compensation practices for systemic discrimination....

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DCI Featured in HR News Article on Final OFCCP Standards And Guidelines

June 26, 2006

Shortly after the final interpretive standards and voluntary guidelines for compliance with Executive Order 11246 with respect to systemic compensation discrimination were released on June 16, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)...

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Additional DCI Teleconferences on Final OFCCP Compensation Guidance

June 19, 2006

As most of you are now aware, OFCCP released its long-awaited final interpretive standards for evaluating systemic compensation discrimination, along with voluntary guidelines for federal contractors to self-evaluate their compensation systems last...

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Register for DCI Teleconference On Final OFCCP Compensation Guidance

June 16, 2006

OFCCP released its long-awaited final guidance on evaluating systemic compensation discrimination, along with voluntary guidelines for federal contractors to self-evaluate their compensation systems.

 

DCI Teleconference Scheduled Today: DCI has...

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