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OFCCP Publishes New Proposed Rule for Religious Exemptions

August 16, 2019

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a new rule “clarifying” religious exemptions a contractor can be granted under the Executive Order 11246 contractual obligations. OFCCP cites the need for a proposed rule for...

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Exciting EEO-1 Component 2 Updates: Batch Upload Filing Function + Non-Binary FAQ

August 16, 2019

Join Amanda Bowman, Associate Principal Consultant and Lily Kerr, HR Analyst, as they sit down to discuss important updates on EEO-1 Component 2, including:

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EEO-1 Component 2 File Upload Specifications Update

August 15, 2019
On August 15, 2019, the EEO-1 Component 2 NORC website was updated to add the batch upload function for 2017 and 2018 filings. Before filing, be sure to consult the upload file specifications available on the "More Info" page, as specifications were...
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Introducing OFCCP’s New Ombudsman, Marcus Stergio

August 09, 2019

OFCCP has recently revived its ombudsman program, which was last active during the George W. Bush administration.  The revitalization of the ombuds service was first announced by OFCCP on September 19, 2018.  It is designed to provide an impartial...

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DCI Video Blog: EEO-1 Component 2 Countdown: OFCCP Updates & Important FAQs

August 09, 2019

 

The September 30, 2019 deadline for submitting EEO-1 Component 2 data is right around the corner, and DCI has been keeping up with important news and updates concerning Component 2 filing. As of July 15, 2019, the Component 2 EEO-1 survey for ...

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OFCCP VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall Recap

August 08, 2019

On August 7, 2019, OFCCP held a VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall at the Department of Labor in Washington, DC. The Town Hall sessions are intended to provide a forum where the contractor community can pose questions toOFCCP officials, as well as interact...

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Important Updates from OFCCP Director Craig Leen & EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic at the 2019 NILG Conference

August 01, 2019

 

Many on the DCI team are attending the 2019 NILG Conference in Milwaukee, WI this week, and have provided updates from sessions they have attended. OFCCP Director Craig Leen delivered the opening speech at the conference, where he shared...

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OFCCP Releases FAQ Guidance on Practical Significance and Validation of Selection Procedures

July 30, 2019

In keeping with their focus on transparency, last week OFCCP released two FAQ documents that should be reviewed by all federal contractors. The first focuses on practical significance in the context of adverse impact measurement, which is one...

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EEOC Seeks Assurance of Protections in Intersectional Sex–Age Discrimination Claim

July 25, 2019

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed an amicus curiae brief in Frappied et al. v. Affinity Gaming Black Hawk, LLC (No. 19-1063; 10th Cir.)—a case involving older casino workers who allege they were...

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DCI Video Blog: New EEO-1 Component 2 FAQs: Mergers & Acquisitions, and more

July 24, 2019

On July 23, 2019, EEOC released three new FAQ sections on the NORC website: Mergers & Acquisitions, Spinoffs, and Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs). Join Amanda Bowman, Associate Principal Consultant, as she sits down to discuss...

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OFCCP Releases Opinion Letter on Pay Analysis Groups

July 22, 2019

On July 22, 2019, OFCCP released an opinion letter in response to a request to address whether contractors can work with OFCCP to develop a Pay Analysis Group (PAG) structure that OFCCP would accept as valid for use in future OFCCP audits. 

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ordered to Pay $6.6M in OFCCP Race Discrimination in Hiring Case

July 21, 2019

On July 19, 2019, federal contractor Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, was ordered by an administrative law judge to remunerate $6.6M in back pay and to extend job offers to 182 class members after being found in violation of Executive Order 11246 for...

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