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Julie Su Nominated for Deputy Secretary of Labor

February 17, 2021
President Biden nominated Julie Su, secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, to serve as the deputy secretary of labor, the second-highest-ranking position in the Department of Labor.

If confirmed, Su will work directly...

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California DFEH Releases FAQ on Deadline Extension Option for Pay Report

February 08, 2021
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released an FAQ last week notifying employers of a deadline extension available upon request.

Currently, the deadline for the California Pay Reports is March 31, 2021. Under this new...

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California DFEH Releases User Guide and Template Examples

February 01, 2021
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released the user guide, excel file template, and CSV file template for the SB-973 pay data collection.
 
The CA Pay Data Reporting User Guide provides an overview of all data...
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Pay Data Panel Announced

January 26, 2021

Yesterday, January 25, 2021, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) announced committee member assignments for an ad hoc panel assembled to review the compensation data collected by EEOC. As a reminder, on July 16, 2020, EEOC announced the funding...

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EEOC Chair and Vice Chair Appointments

January 21, 2021
Charlotte A. Burrows has been named the Chair of the EEOC by President Biden, and Jocelyn Samuels has been named Vice Chair.

Burrows has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2015, and her prior experience includes serving as Associate Deputy...

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Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

January 21, 2021
Among the slate of new Executive Orders signed by President Biden is one providing comprehensive protections for individuals who have historically been subjected to discrimination based on their gender identity and/or sexual orientation.
 
The first...
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OFCCP Issues Section 503 Focused Reviews Annual Report and “Certificates of Merit” for Contractors

January 21, 2021
Recently ,  OFCCP issued the first  Annual Report  on Section 503 Focused Reviews , following efforts to  actively  narrow - in on  their  commitment to disability inclusion

The report covers the number of Section 503 focused reviews scheduled and completed 

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Executive Order 13950 Overturned

January 21, 2021
President Joe Biden has overturned the controversial Executive Order 13950: Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, effective immediately. Biden signed an Executive Order on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the...
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New OFCCP Director: Jenny Yang, Former EEOC Chair

January 20, 2021
DCI has learned that former EEOC Chair, Jenny Yang, is the new Director of OFCCP , a political appointee under the new Biden administration.

Directly following President Biden’s Inauguration swearing-in today, the Department of Labor’s Leadership...

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EEOC Delays EEO-1 Opening until April 2021

January 12, 2021

EEOC announced today that the data collection for the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 filings will be delayed until April 2021. The EEO-1 website also reflects this update.

As a reminder, EEOC previously announced a delay for both the 2019 and 2020 filings due...

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California DFEH Releases New FAQs: Surprising requirements for W-2 Earnings & Hours Worked

January 08, 2021

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) updated the FAQs for the new pay data collection as of January 7, 2021 and a few items are a bit unexpected.

Although DFEH has worked to model their pay data collection after the EEOC’s

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Breaking News: Biden Picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to Head the Department of Labor

January 07, 2021

Following Congress’ confirmation of the Electoral College vote yesterday, Biden announced his pick for Secretary of Labor earlier this afternoon. If confirmed, Boston mayor Marty Walsh would take the helm at the agency in the new administration.

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