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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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DCI UPDATE ON NEW OFCCP COMPENSATION DEVELOPMENTS

November 15, 2006

David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting Group, Inc., offers another unique “inside the Beltway” perspective on important OFCCP developments:National Office to Vet Systemic Compensation Investigations Post Desk AuditMany DCI clients are wondering what...

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OFCCP Announces Possible 2,000 Sites To Be Audited

November 14, 2006

OFCCP has announced that beginning November 27, 2006, regional offices may schedule compliance evaluations of non-construction Federal contractors from a new scheduling list comprised of approximately 2,000 facilities. The agency generated this list...

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MICHIGAN VOTERS APPROVE BAN ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

November 09, 2006

Michigan voters have approved by a wide margin a controversial ballot initiative to outlaw racial, gender and ethnicity preferences in public college admissions, government hiring and government contracting. With 99 percent of the precincts...

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SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT EEOC LITIGATION ACTIVITY

November 06, 2006

Age Discrimination

  • Allstate Insurance Company: Judge E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis ruled October 19 that Allstate Insurance Company’s one-year moratorium on rehiring its former sales...
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ILLINOIS COMPANY TO PAY $5 MILLION TO SETTLE CLASS ACTION DISCRIMINATION LAWSUITS

October 30, 2006

On October 5, an Illinois federal judge approved a $5 million preliminary consent decree to resolve two consolidated class action employment discrimination lawsuits against the Woodward Governor Co., a global provider of engine systems and parts (...

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SUMMARY OF RECENT EEOC LITIGATION ACTIVITY

October 19, 2006

Disability Discrimination

  • United Airlines: The EEOC filed a lawsuit in Seattle on September 28 against United Airlines alleging the carrier violated the Americans With Disabilities Act when it fired three employees who were physically unable to...
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