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EEOC’S SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION INITIATIVE KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR IN 2007

January 16, 2007

One of EEOC Chair Naomi Earp’s top priorities this year will be launching the agency’s systemic litigation program. The comprehensive program was endorsed by the agency in April 2006.Speaking before various groups since becoming EEOC chair, Earp has...

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NEW WEBSITE TRACKS FEDERAL CONTRACTING DATA

November 28, 2006

OMB Watch, a nonprofit government watchdog organization located in Washington, DC, recently announced its creation of a new website that permits users to search a database of federal government spending. Itemized information on the more than $12...

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Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act

October 03, 2006

On September 26, President Bush signed “The Federal Funding Accountability And Transparency Act of 2006” (S. 2590) into law. The law creates a searchable database that will enable the public with easy access to information on federal spending. The...

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EEOC PROPOSES AMENDMENTS TO AGE DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS

September 19, 2006

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on August 11 (71 FR 46177-46180) to amend its regulations on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) to reflect an earlier Supreme Court decision...

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President Bush to Nominate David Palmer to Fill EEOC Vacancy

September 15, 2006

President Bush announced on September 14 that he intends to nominate David Palmer, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for the remainder of a five-year term expiring July 1, 2011. Palmer would fill the...

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Summary of Recent EEOC News

September 15, 2006

EEOC Meeting Scheduled for September 21 The EEOC has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing their next commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern). The agenda will include announcement of notation...

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President Bush Announces Intention to Designate Naomi Earp as EEOC Chair

August 30, 2006

President Bush announced on August 29 that he intends to designate Naomi Churchill Earp to be Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Earp was sworn in on April 28, 2003 as Vice-Chair of the EEOC, and she was reconfirmed for a...

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DCI Presents Highlights From the 24th Annual NILG Conference

August 15, 2006

The 24th Annual Industry Liaison Group National Conference was held on August 5-9, 2006 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The event featured several informative presentations by OFCCP staff, contractors, and...

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EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez Announces Her Departure On August 31, 2006

August 11, 2006

Cari M. Dominguez, Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, announced this week that she will step down on August 31, 2006 at the end of her five-year term. Speaking at the National Industry Liaison Group annual meeting the day after...

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OFCCP Taps Pierce to Lead FAAP Unit

July 12, 2006

James C. Pierce, Acting Director of the Division of Policy, Planning & Program Development at OFCCP, was named on July 10 to head the agency’s Functional Affirmative Action Plan Unit. The FAAP Unit is based at OFCCP’s national office in the Division...

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EEOC Presents 2006 “Freedom to Compete” Awards

July 05, 2006

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission presented the agency’s second annual “Freedom to Compete Award” to seven private and public sector employers for practices that promote access and inclusion.

 

The awards are part of Chair Cari M....

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DCI Featured in HR News Article on Final OFCCP Standards And Guidelines

June 26, 2006

Shortly after the final interpretive standards and voluntary guidelines for compliance with Executive Order 11246 with respect to systemic compensation discrimination were released on June 16, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)...

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