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Supreme Court Rules Dead Judge’s Opinion Doesn’t Count in Fresno Equal Pay Case

March 05, 2019

On February 25, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and remanded the case for further proceedings because Judge Reinhardt, who authored the 6-5 decision, died before it was handed down.  With...

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Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC's Pay Data Collection

March 04, 2019

On March 4th, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the U.S. District Court ordered the EEOC's pay data collection back into effect during the case Nat'l Women's Law Center v. OMB. Most private employers with 100 or more employees will be required to submit...

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The Gift of Time: CSAL

February 11, 2019

OFCCP gives contractors the gift of time by issuing Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL), typically twice a year, in advance of sending out scheduling letters. A CSAL is a “courtesy” notice to an establishment that it has been selected...

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Preview of the Section 503 Focused Review Scheduling Letter

February 08, 2019

In August of 2018, Director Craig E. Leen released DIRECTIVE (DIR) 2018–04, in which he announced that OFCCP would start conducting focused reviews. A focused review differs from an audit in that it focuses on one of the three regulations under...

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EEO-1 Filing Deadline Changed to May 31, 2019

February 01, 2019

DCI has learned that EEOC has changed the EEO-1 filing deadline this year to May 31, 2019 due to the partial government shut-down. Additionally, the opening of the EEO-1 survey for companies to login will be now be early March 2019.  EEOC is still...

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DCI Consulting Group Acquires EEO Litigation Firm Savina Consulting

January 23, 2019

DCI Consulting Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Savina Consulting, an employment litigation support and HR consulting firm.  This strategic acquisition will allow DCI Consulting Group to provide enhanced EEO litigation support and...

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Former OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen Formally Announced as Director

December 27, 2018

On December 26, 2018, the Department of Labor formally announced that Craig Leen, formerly Acting Director of OFCCP, was named the Director of OFCCP. Leen took over for former Director Ondray T. Harris after he stepped down from the position in July...

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DCI Among 2018 Human Resources Today MVP Winners

December 13, 2018

On December 5, 2018, DCI won second place in the 2018 Human Resources MVP Awards for Employment Law. The MVP Winning Post, The New Compensation Directive: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, was written by DCI President David Cohen and Director of EEO...

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Directive 2019-03: Opinion Letters and Help Desk

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-03 aims to enhance the established, and well utilized, OFCCP Help Desk. Last year, Help Desk received over 2,600 inquiries and OFCCP aims to increase its efficiency. Help Desk is a compliance assistance tool designed for providing...

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Directive 2019-02: Easy Resolution Procedures

November 30, 2018

Directive 2019-02 establishes OFCCP’s Early Resolution Procedures (ERP) and outlines general guidelines for implementation. The ERP is intended to aid contractors with multiple establishments in developing corporate-wide corrective actions to meet...

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Directive 2019-01: Evaluation Procedures

November 30, 2018

With the release of Directive 2019-01, OFCCP rescinded the previously used Active Case Enforcement directive (DIR 2011-01) or ACE. The directive directs both staff and the contractor community to utilize the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual...

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Directive Friday: Clarifying OFCCP’s Compliance Procedures

November 30, 2018

OFCCP issued 3 new policy directives today, November 30, 2018. All directives were announced under the purview of ‘advancing clear and efficient compliance’ and providing federal contractors with greater certainty on how OFCCP conducts compliance...

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