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DCI Consulting Group Hires Jone Papinchock and Dave Schmidt

September 10, 2019

PR Newswire: DCI Consulting Group, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce that Joanne (Jone) Papinchock, Ph.D. and David (Dave) Schmidt, Ph.D. have joined our team as Principal Consultants in the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Division.

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The Summer of FAAPS: OFCCP Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Plans

August 28, 2019

The Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) program has received renewed focus under the current administration. A revised Directive was released in July and just this week OFCCP sent a notification to their subscription list aimed at “busting...

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DCI Consultants Lisa Harpe and Sarah Layman Published in Law360

August 20, 2019
On August 20, 2019, DCI consultants Lisa Harpe and Sarah Layman were published in Law360 for their article "Anti-Discrimination Essentials From New OFCCP Guidance". Read the article on the Law360 website.
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OFCCP Publishes New Proposed Rule for Religious Exemptions

August 16, 2019

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a new rule “clarifying” religious exemptions a contractor can be granted under the Executive Order 11246 contractual obligations. OFCCP cites the need for a proposed rule for...

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Introducing OFCCP’s New Ombudsman, Marcus Stergio

August 09, 2019

OFCCP has recently revived its ombudsman program, which was last active during the George W. Bush administration.  The revitalization of the ombuds service was first announced by OFCCP on September 19, 2018.  It is designed to provide an impartial...

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OFCCP VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall Recap

August 08, 2019

On August 7, 2019, OFCCP held a VEVRAA/USERRA Town Hall at the Department of Labor in Washington, DC. The Town Hall sessions are intended to provide a forum where the contractor community can pose questions toOFCCP officials, as well as interact...

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Important Updates from OFCCP Director Craig Leen & EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic at the 2019 NILG Conference

August 01, 2019

 

Many on the DCI team are attending the 2019 NILG Conference in Milwaukee, WI this week, and have provided updates from sessions they have attended. OFCCP Director Craig Leen delivered the opening speech at the conference, where he shared...

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OFCCP Releases FAQ Guidance on Practical Significance and Validation of Selection Procedures

July 30, 2019

In keeping with their focus on transparency, last week OFCCP released two FAQ documents that should be reviewed by all federal contractors. The first focuses on practical significance in the context of adverse impact measurement, which is one...

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EEOC Seeks Assurance of Protections in Intersectional Sex–Age Discrimination Claim

July 25, 2019

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed an amicus curiae brief in Frappied et al. v. Affinity Gaming Black Hawk, LLC (No. 19-1063; 10th Cir.)—a case involving older casino workers who allege they were...

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OFCCP Releases Opinion Letter on Pay Analysis Groups

July 22, 2019

On July 22, 2019, OFCCP released an opinion letter in response to a request to address whether contractors can work with OFCCP to develop a Pay Analysis Group (PAG) structure that OFCCP would accept as valid for use in future OFCCP audits. 

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ordered to Pay $6.6M in OFCCP Race Discrimination in Hiring Case

July 21, 2019

On July 19, 2019, federal contractor Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, was ordered by an administrative law judge to remunerate $6.6M in back pay and to extend job offers to 182 class members after being found in violation of Executive Order 11246 for...

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ODEP & OFCCP Launch Inclusion Award

July 09, 2019

Federal contractors can now apply for the Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) award. The EDI award is a joint initiative between the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to...

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