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France Releases Decree on Annual Pay Gap Reporting

February 09, 2019

In September, 2018, France enacted a law to address the gender pay gap. The law introduced new obligations for companies to report any pay gaps and all the steps taken to mitigate those gaps. Recently, the French government issued Decree 2019-15...

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Preview of the Section 503 Focused Review Scheduling Letter

February 08, 2019

In August of 2018, Director Craig E. Leen released DIRECTIVE (DIR) 2018–04, in which he announced that OFCCP would start conducting focused reviews. A focused review differs from an audit in that it focuses on one of the three regulations under...

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OFCCP Announces Two Tech Industry Town Halls

February 07, 2019

On February 6, 2019, OFCCP announced that it will be holding two town hall meetings focused on the technology sector, both of which will be open to the public. The first town hall will be hosted in San Jose, California on February 26, 2019, and the...

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Seventh Circuit Ruling Regarding Who is Covered by the ADEA

February 04, 2019

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently ruled that the protections against disparate impact age discrimination afforded by the ADEA apply only to employees, not outside job applicants, in the plain language reading of the...

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EEO-1 Filing Deadline Changed to May 31, 2019

February 01, 2019

DCI has learned that EEOC has changed the EEO-1 filing deadline this year to May 31, 2019 due to the partial government shut-down. Additionally, the opening of the EEO-1 survey for companies to login will be now be early March 2019.  EEOC is still...

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DCI Consulting Group Acquires EEO Litigation Firm Savina Consulting

January 23, 2019

DCI Consulting Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Savina Consulting, an employment litigation support and HR consulting firm.  This strategic acquisition will allow DCI Consulting Group to provide enhanced EEO litigation support and...

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Gender Pay Equity Lawsuit filed under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

January 14, 2019

Elizabeth Rowe, the principal flutist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is suing the organization for $200,000 in back pay.  The lawsuit, filed under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) in July, alleges that she should be given equal pay for equal...

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More Audits, Less Time: A Review of Conciliation Agreements

January 03, 2019

As OFCCP moves away from the Active Case Enforcement (ACE) approach to audits, the number of audits will increase and the timeframes for these compliance reviews will decrease (see this previous blog post for more context ...

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Former OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen Formally Announced as Director

December 27, 2018

On December 26, 2018, the Department of Labor formally announced that Craig Leen, formerly Acting Director of OFCCP, was named the Director of OFCCP. Leen took over for former Director Ondray T. Harris after he stepped down from the position in July...

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DCI Among 2018 Human Resources Today MVP Winners

December 13, 2018

On December 5, 2018, DCI won second place in the 2018 Human Resources MVP Awards for Employment Law. The MVP Winning Post, The New Compensation Directive: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, was written by DCI President David Cohen and Director of EEO...

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Directive 2019-03: Opinion Letters and Help Desk

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-03 aims to enhance the established, and well utilized, OFCCP Help Desk. Last year, Help Desk received over 2,600 inquiries and OFCCP aims to increase its efficiency. Help Desk is a compliance assistance tool designed for providing...

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Directive 2019-02: Easy Resolution Procedures

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-02 establishes OFCCP’s Early Resolution Procedures (ERP) and outlines general guidelines for implementation. The ERP is intended to aid contractors with multiple establishments in developing corporate-wide corrective actions to meet...

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