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OFCCP Releases CSAL for Construction Contractors and Subcontractors

June 05, 2023

By: Mitchell Chamberlin and Amanda Bowman

On Monday, June 5, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a new Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL). According to OFCCP’s announcement, this CSAL includes 250...

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Preparing for the Harvard and UNC Decision [What Employers Need to Know]

May 24, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo

The Supreme Court is expected to provide a final decision in the cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina (UNC) by the Students for Fair Admissions in the next monthThe casescenter around a long-held practice...

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EEOC Issues Guidance on Software, Algorithms, and AI in Employee Selection

May 19, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

On May 18, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a press release in which they link to new guidance they have provided on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in selection procedures....

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A Guide to OFCCP's Proposed Revisions to the Scheduling Letter

May 11, 2023

By: Cassie Alfheim, Amanda Bowman and Evan Szarenski

On April 18, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a revised version of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP’s) proposed scheduling letter and itemized l...

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Mitigating Risk of Social Responsibility Initiatives 

May 09, 2023

By: Keli Wilson and Jon Geier

This is the final part of our blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

Throughout this series, DCI has shared many benefits to workplace equity gained by sustaining or improving a candidate’s or...

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Current Trends in Human Capital Disclosures in ESG Reporting

May 09, 2023

By: Bobbie Burton and Marcelle Clavette 

Recently published research suggests that transparency in information disclosures from organizations influence efficiency, effectiveness, and trust.¹ Given this knowledge, the increasing trend of public human...

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Racial Equity Audits: Now is the Time to Learn More

May 02, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo

This article was originally published in WorldatWork's #evolve Magazine and has been modified for the DCI blog. 

A growing number of organizations have experienced pressure (often from corporate and activist shareholders) to...

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Impacts of EEO-1 FOIA Disclosures on Objectors and Non-Objectors

May 01, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo and Zach Olsen

On April 17, 2023, aggregated company race/ethnicity and sex counts by EEO-1 category as a part of the EEO-1 consolidated reports from 2016-2020 were released for federal contractors and subcontractors that did not...

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Federal Agencies Make Statement on Discrimination & Bias in Automated Systems

May 01, 2023

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt

Federal leaders, including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair Burrows, U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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New Voluntary Self-Identification Form for Disability Released

April 27, 2023

By: Jair Portillo

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published an updated Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC- 305) on April 26, 2023. Federal contractors and subcontractors must begin using the new form by...

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Maintaining Psychological Safety in the Event of a Reduction in Force

April 25, 2023

By: Chad Peddie and Jon Geier

This is part 7 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

This blog series has focused on how an employer can create psychological safety for its workforce. In recent blogs, we...

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California Employers Can Request Deferral for Labor Contractor Report

April 18, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening

On April 14, 2023, California’s Civil Rights Department (CRD) updated itsFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with additional information on upcoming pay reporting requirements. According to CRD, employers can now request an ...

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