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OFCCP Launches Mega Construction Project Program

March 21, 2023

By: Terri Cordia and Bill Osterndorf 

On March 14, 2023, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) launched its Mega Construction Project (Megaproject) Program. The Megaproject Program is another step towards OFCCP’s efforts to...

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OFCCP Contractor Portal Certification Begins March 31, 2023

March 20, 2023

By: Cassie Alfheim 

As predicted in DCI’s earlier blog post, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced today that the agency will open its Contractor Portal on March 31, 2023. This is the second year of OFCCP’s requirement...

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OFCCP Contractor Portal 2023 Certification – Coming Soon?

March 14, 2023

By: Cassie Alfheim 

Update as of March 20, 2023:

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced the deadline for federal contractors and subcontractors to certify compliance with affirmative action regulations is June 29, 2023. This...

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Making the Case for Organizational Justice

March 14, 2023

By: Keli Wilson and Jasmine Beecham  

This is part 4 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

Key takeaways associated with establishing psychological safety, as learned in the previous installment of this...

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Establishing Inclusive Environments for Stigmatized Groups to Self-ID

February 28, 2023

By: Chad Peddie and Tyler Wurtz 

This is part 3 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

In the previous installment in this series, we discussed how employees, in general, evaluate the risks and potential...

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EEOC Hearing on Employment Discrimination in AI

February 27, 2023

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt 

On January 31, 2023, theEqual Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had a hearing, entitled “Navigating Employment Discrimination in AI and Automated Systems: A New Civil Rights Frontier. This hearing, which...

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A Risk-Benefit Analysis for Workplace Self-Identification

February 14, 2023

By: Marcelle Clavette and Jasmine Beecham 

This is part 2 of our 8-part blog series, Psychological Safety and Advancing Workforce Equity.

An employee’s perspective on workplace culture plays a particularly important role in self-identification...

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OMB Requests Comments on Proposal for Revising Race and Ethnicity Standards

February 10, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening

On January 26, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)announcedits proposal for updating the standardsused for collecting race and ethnicity data.OMBmost recently updated these standards in 1997 through Standard ...

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Proposed SEC Ruling on ESG Disclosure for Investment Firms

February 07, 2023

By: Tyler Wurtz 

In June 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) announced a proposalto enhance Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) reporting for investment companies and advisors. The proposed rule would amend rules under the...

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OFCCP Provides Last Chance to Object to Release of EEO-1 Data

February 06, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening 

Update as of February 14, 2023:

On February 14, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) extended the deadline to confirm objections to the release of EEO-1 reports to March 3, 2023, from February 17,...

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California Publishes Updated FAQs on Pay Data Reporting

February 01, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf 

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the State of California published updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the pay data reporting that employers must do. These FAQs were meant to respond to questions surrounding changes...

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Certified Contractors on CSAL Eligible for Administrative Closures

February 01, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo, Cassie Alfheim, and Leilani Seged 

DCI has confirmed with the National Office of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) that,in accordance with the published Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)...

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