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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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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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OFCCP TO RELEASE FINAL SYSTEMIC COMPENSATION GUIDELINES TOMORROW

June 15, 2006

Tomorrow, Friday, June 16th, The Department of Labor's OFCCP will release its new final standards for evaluating systemic compensation discrimination, along with guidelines for federal contractors to self-evaluate their compensation systems. The...

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Advocacy Group Targets Pay Practices in Fortune 100 Companies

June 14, 2006

Women’s Prerogative, an online community for women, recently launched a new equal pay campaign aimed at FORTUNE 100 CEOs.

 

The group is seeking signatures to a petition that urges employers to make sure their pay practices are fair. The petition,...

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