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October 12, 2006

Dramatic findings of a new study published in the American Sociological Review go against the popular claim that anti-discrimination regulation is no longer needed because diversity programs have gained a life of their own. The study provides hard...

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September 14, 2006

DCI is pleased to announce that it is expanding its EEO and Affirmative Action practice area to include comprehensive self-audit services. Harold Busch, DCI Vice President of Government Relations, will lead this important initiative. He will work...

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OMB Completes Review of EO Survey; Release Believed Imminent

September 05, 2006

(UPDATE: The EO Survey will be eliminated effective September 8, 2006- click here for details.)


Federal contractors will soon learn the official fate of OFCCP’s controversial Equal Opportunity (EO) Survey.


DCI has learned that the Office of...

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Eighth Circuit Criticizes “Half Person” Rule in Determining Underutilization

July 24, 2006

On May 1, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reinstated the claims of two white firefighters who were passed over for promotion under the City of Omaha, Nebraska’s 2002 Affirmative Action Plan (Kohlbek v. City of Omaha, No....

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EEOC Releases Important Guidance on Race and Color Discrimination

June 06, 2006

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued expanded policy guidance on race and color discrimination at a public meeting on April 19 in Washington, DC. The guidance was unanimously approved by the five-member Commission.


What does the...

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OFCCP Considers Regulatory Changes to Implement New EEO-1 Revisions

April 27, 2006

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced it is conducting an internal review to identify necessary changes to the regulations implementing Executive Order 11246 as a result of revisions to the EEO-1 form. These changes will...

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Ask Harold: Internet Applicants and Search Firms

April 26, 2006

Dear Harold,


What guidance could you offer regarding a contractor's responsibilities for record keeping under the new Internet Applicant regulations when using third-party contractors, such as search firms?


Harold: The question raised is a...

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Contractors Implement New Internet Applicant Requirements

April 20, 2006

OFCCP's new recordkeeping requirements for "Internet Applicants" went into effect on February 6, 2006. To assist contractors in their compliance efforts, OFCCP stated that a contractor would not be cited for a "purely technical recordkeeping...

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DOL Proposes New Veterans Regulations - America's Job Bank No Longer Satisfies Posting Requirements

April 17, 2006

The public comment period for OFCCP’s proposed rule to implement amendments to the affirmative action provisions of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) closed on March 28, 2006. OFCCP proposed this rule to implement...

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