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OFCCP AND THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (ARRA)

September 18, 2009

By David Morgan, DCI Consulting Group

OFCCP began its first of three webinars on Wednesday, September 16, geared toward presenting information on the equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action (AA) provisions of Federal contracts...

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Revision to OFCCP’s Interim Guidance on the Use Of Race and Ethnic Categories in Affirmative Action Programs

August 14, 2008

On August 1, 2008 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated their interim guidance document on federal contractors’ use of the newly revised race/ethnic categories in the new EEO-1 report. The revised document further...

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DCI NOTES SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN HOW OFCCP CONDUCTS ADVERSE IMPACT ANALYSES

April 07, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsDCI Consulting Group Inc. has noticed a surprising new trend in how OFCCP conducts its adverse impact analyses.David Cohen, President of DCI, says that in working with his clients recently,...

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OFCCP HOLDS SECOND NATIONAL WEBINAR

April 02, 2008

by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn March 6, 2008, OFCCP held its second in a series of free national webinars to discuss its 2008 policy priorities and answer questions. OFCCP Deputy Director David Frank and the Policy...

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OFCCP Issues Interim Guidance on Use of Race and Ethnic Categories

August 17, 2007

The OFCCP has posted interim guidance on its website regarding the use of race and ethnic categories in affirmative action programs.

 

As stated in part in this interim guidance, in light of the changes made to the EEO-1 Report, OFCCP is drafting...

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WILL EMPLOYERS RESURVEY THEIR WORKFORCES UNDER EEOC’S NEW EEO-1 CATEGORIES?

May 23, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA recent survey conducted by The Center for Corporate Equality reports that 29 percent of the companies polled said they will “never” resurvey their workforces under the Equal Employment...

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EEOC AND DOL RELEASE SEMI-ANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

May 02, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThis is the time of year when federal agencies release their semi-annual regulatory agendas, as required by Executive Order 11286 and the Regulatory Flexibility Act. The agenda lists all...

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THE CENTER FOR CORPORATE EQUALITY TO RELEASE RESULTS OF WORKFORCE EEO-1 RE-SURVEY BENCHMARKING

April 25, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Executive Director, The Center for Corporate EqualityThe Center for Corporate Equality has announced it will release the results of its EEO-1 Resurvey benchmarking mini-survey within the next few weeks. Survey participants...

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No Requirement to Resurvey But EEOC Strongly Encourages

April 18, 2007

Some employers have expressed some confusion about whether the EEOC requires employers to resurvey their workforces for EEO-1 reporting purposes, particularly after the 2007 EEO-1 filing. DCI has confirmed directly with the EEOC that there is no...

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OFCCP RELEASES SEMIANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

January 04, 2007

The Department of Labor published its semiannual regulatory agenda in the Federal Register (71 Fed. Reg. 73540) on December 11, 2006. OFCCP released the following regulatory items of interest to corporate affirmative action and EEO practitioners....

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SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT EEOC LITIGATION ACTIVITY

November 06, 2006

Age Discrimination

  • Allstate Insurance Company: Judge E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri in St. Louis ruled October 19 that Allstate Insurance Company’s one-year moratorium on rehiring its former sales...
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ILLINOIS COMPANY TO PAY $5 MILLION TO SETTLE CLASS ACTION DISCRIMINATION LAWSUITS

October 30, 2006

On October 5, an Illinois federal judge approved a $5 million preliminary consent decree to resolve two consolidated class action employment discrimination lawsuits against the Woodward Governor Co., a global provider of engine systems and parts (...

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