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FEDERAL JUDGE ISSUES TRO TEMPORARILY BLOCKING IMPLEMENTATION OF NO-MATCH RULE

September 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA federal district court judge in San Francisco issued an order on August 31 temporarily blocking the government from implementing a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) “no-match”...

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SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE REMEMBERS THE FORGOTTEN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957

September 07, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsOn September 5, 2007, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) chaired a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and its Continuing Importance.” This...

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White House Proclaims National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week 2007

September 07, 2007

President Bush has proclaimed the week of September 9 through September 15, 2007 as Nationally Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week. He calls for the week to be observed with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities in respect...

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SILVER ANNIVERSARY 2007 ILG NATIONAL CONFERENCE WRAPS UP IN THE BIG APPLE

August 31, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA highly successful 25th Annual Industry Liaison Group Conference was held in New York on August 21-24, 2007 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in mid-town Manhattan. The conference was...

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EEOC SEEKS COMMENTS ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO FREEDOM TO COMPETE AWARD PROCESS

August 31, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsIn 2005 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began issuing “Freedom to Compete Awards” as part of its Freedom to Compete (FTC) initiative. The FTC initiative is a national...

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What’s New at DOL’s Bureau of Labor Statistics

August 31, 2007

The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes interesting research that often provides useful data to employers. If you haven’t already caught these recent reports, here are a few that you might find interesting.

 

1. Wages...

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EEOC VOTES TO REPLACE OUTSOURCED NATIONAL CALL CENTER WITH FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

August 17, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe EEOC voted August 10, 2007 to replace its National Contact Center (NCC) pilot with an in-house phone system using federal employees.The NCC contract expires September 20, and...

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BILLS INTRODUCED TO BAN MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLegislation has been introduced in the House and Senate that would eliminate mandatory arbitration of employment claims unless pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.The Arbitration...

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EEOC AND CENTERPOINT ENERGY SIGN NATIONAL MEDIATION AGREEMENT

July 26, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and CenterPoint Energy have announced the signing of a National Universal Agreement to Mediate (NUAM) to informally resolve workplace...

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DOL RELEASES FACT SHEET ON CAREER-FOCUSED MENTORING FOR YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has developed a fact sheet on career-focused mentoring for older youth and young adults with disabilities. The...

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NEW STUDY REPORTS GENDER STEREOTYPING LEAVES WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP IN A “DOUBLE-BIND DILEMMA”

July 18, 2007

By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA new study announced by Catalyst reports that gender stereotyping, one of the key barriers to women’s advancement in corporate leadership, leaves women with limited, conflicting, and often...

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DCI Consulting Group Names Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D. As Senior Human Resources Consultant

July 09, 2007

David Cohen, President of DCI Consulting Group Inc., has announced that Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., has joined the firm as Senior Human Resources Consultant in its Washington, D.C. office. In this capacity, Dr. Dunleavy will work closely with DCI’s...

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