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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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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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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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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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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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