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NEW EEOC Q &A ON EMPLOYMENT OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES

February 27, 2007

The EEOC has announced a new question-and-answer fact sheet on the application of the Americans With Disabilities Act to job applicants and employees in the health care industry.The new Q&A fact sheet provides practical information about applying...

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FEDERAL JUDGE APPROVES $5 MILLION DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT AGAINST WOODWARD GOVERNOR

February 27, 2007

The EEOC has announced that a federal judge has given final approval to a $5 million settlement resolving two consolidated class action employment discrimination lawsuits against Colorado-based Woodward Governor.The first class action lawsuit (Bell,...

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EEOC TO LAUNCH NATIONAL INITIATIVE ON RACISM AND COLORISM IN EMPLOYMENT

February 27, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that it will unveil a national initiative called “E-RACE, Eradicating Racism and Colorism from Employment” at a meeting on February 28 at agency headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meeting...

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DCI CONSULTING ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF ‘THE CENTER FOR CORPORATE EQUALITY INC.’

February 20, 2007

David Cohen, President of DCI Consulting Group, Inc., has announced the formation of a new national nonprofit employer association dedicated to promoting proactive affirmative action and equal employment regulatory compliance to create diverse...

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COURT APPROVES GENDER BIAS CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST WAL-MART

February 07, 2007

A federal appeals court in San Francisco upheld the certification of a class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart, which alleged that as many as 1.5 million current and former female employees were discriminated against in pay and promotions (Dukes v....

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EEOC ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENTS OF RACIAL HARASSMENT LAWSUITS

February 06, 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced two new settlements involving racial harassment.AK Steel Corporation - $600,000 Settlement: AK Steel Corporation will pay $600,000 to settle a racial harassment lawsuit that charged...

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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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