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Affirmative Action in District Court: SFAA v. Harvard

October 16, 2018

Affirmative Action in the educational admissions process is in the spotlight again. On October 15th, arguments began in the case of Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, in the U.S. District Court for the District...

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GAO Recommendations for OFCCP: FAAPs

December 22, 2017

The DCI team has released several communications on the recent Diversity in the Technology Sector report. The final recommendation made by the GAO is that “the Director of OFCCP should evaluate the Functional Affirmative Action Program to assess its...

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DCI STAFF ATTEND SIOP’S 32nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

May 22, 2017

The 32nd Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 26-29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to discuss...

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Pilgrim’s Pride: Three Administrative Complaints Dismissed

April 25, 2017

 

Between the periods of 2005-2007, OFCCP had several open compliance reviews with Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. establishments. In just the last month, three DOL administrative complaints for audits from this period were dismissed. Dismissals resulted from...

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EEO-1 Deadline is Fast Approaching: Employers Get in Check

September 27, 2016

The deadline for filing your 2016 EEO-1 reports is right around the corner on September 30. At this time, federal contractors and subcontractors with 50 or more employees and a contract amounting to $50,000 or more need to ensure that reports are...

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Reminder: Adjusted thresholds for VEVRAA compliance

May 13, 2016

A recently updated OFCCP infographic illustrates the jurisdictional thresholds triggering the requirement for contractors to comply with nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements. Every five years, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory...

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Revised Functional AAP Directive

May 11, 2016

The OFCCP announced a new Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) directive this week, which is effective as of April 28, 2016 through April 30, 2019. Although largely unchanged, there are some important updates for federal contractors to note...

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Statistical Analysis: Capitalizing on Chance

March 14, 2016

Most scientific studies include people talking about “statistically significant” results that support whatever effect they are examining, typically mentioning p-values less than .05 as sufficient evidence. This is true in adverse impact analyses as...

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Monthly Extension of the FAAP Agreement Directive

March 11, 2016

The application and approval process for entering into a Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) agreement with the OFCCP is outlined in Directive 305 (renumbered to 2013-01), which became effective on December 17, 2012.

The OFCCP is currently...

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Resurvey: How do your Disability Self-ID rates measure up?

March 01, 2016

Last spring, DCI surveyed Federal contractors to assess participation rates regarding the revised Section 503 regulations (2015 results). The majority of contractors have likely reached a year of full compliance and implementation under the revised...

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HIRING BENCHMARK: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

May 14, 2015

There appears to still be confusion around what contractors are required to do with the VEVRAA annual hiring benchmark. Specifically, what should a contractor compare to the hiring benchmark?

    1. The contractor’s employment of protected veterans
    2. The...
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LAST CALL: REGISTER FOR WEBINAR WEDNESDAY

July 08, 2014

Beginning tomorrow, July 9th, DCI will host a series of complimentary webinars to provide the federal contractor community with the most up-to-date guidance and tips for ensuring EEO compliance. Register for our Webinar Wednesdays and allow us to...

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