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OFCCP vs. Sub-Contractor: Administrative Law Judge Rules on Key EO 11246 Issues

August 10, 2020

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Larry Merck issued an order in May 2020 ruling against WMS Solutions, LLC (WMS) on a majority of violations filed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in June 2015. WMS, based out of Baltimore,...

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Insights on Analyzing Small Groups from the OFCCP Branch of Expert Services (BES)

August 04, 2020

The NILG virtual conference is underway and well-represented by OFCCP, law firms, industrial and organizational psychologists, labor economists, and federal contractor professionals. There was one session in which the OFCCP established a panel of...

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DCI Principal Consultant Michael Aamodt Wins IPAC's Stephen E. Bemis Award

August 03, 2020

Congratulations to Michael Aamodt, DCI Principal Consultant and 2020 Winner of the Stephen E. Bemis Memorial Award!

This award, presented by IPAC, is intended to honor individuals (like the award’s namesake) who have made tangible contributions to...

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OFCCP Sends Reminder to Update Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form by August 4

July 28, 2020
OFCCP has recently sent out a reminder to federal contractors and subcontractors to update the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) into their applicant and HR systems and processes by August 4, 2020.
 
The Office of Management...
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EEOC Announces Study of Component 2 Data

July 17, 2020

EEOC announced Thursday, July 16, 2020, that they will fund a statistical study of the collected EEO-1 Component 2 data. The Commission voted unanimously that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on National...

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The Business Need for Diversity Metrics

July 14, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are organizational goals focused on an inclusive work culture where all employees are valued, able to perform at their optimal level, and treated fairly. Companies use a multimodal approach to D&I by...

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EEO-1 Notification: Updated Contact Information

July 10, 2020

EEOC sent email notifications to employers the week of July 6th, advising that changes have been made to the mailing address, telephone and fax numbers for EEOC. The notification also instructed employers to send all EEO-1 data collection inquiries,...

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Supporting HR Pandemic Response: Part 3

July 09, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altered the current (and future) state of organizations. In some instances, organizations need to drastically slow down or pause operations.

Businesses in this “pause” mode may be faced with downsizing or...

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Regulatory Agencies Announce Spring 2020 Agendas

July 08, 2020

Last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released their respective regulatory agendas for Spring 2020. The items on the agendas include rules in various stages of enactment, i.e. pre-rules,...

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VEVRAA Focused Reviews to Begin Soon

July 07, 2020

Many of you may remember that the OFCCP released a second, VEVRRA supplemental, CSAL list “in honor of Veteran’s Day” back on November 8, 2019.  Until now, the list has remained dormant as the compliance officers continued to work on the original...

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Clarity for TRICARE Providers

July 06, 2020

OFCCP recently published a final rule and confirmed the agency does not have jurisdiction over TRICARE  providers. TRICARE is a federal health care program for active and retired military personnel, their families, survivors and certain former...

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DCI Experts Joanna Colosimo and Jon Geier Published in Law360 Article

June 22, 2020

On June 22, 2020, Joanna Colosimo, Director of Compliance & Workforce Analytics, and Jon Geier, Principal Consultant, were published in Law360. Their expert analysis "Employer Considerations for a Workforce Reduction Analysis" can be read here: ...

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