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President Bush Renominates Commissioner Stuart Ishimaru For Second Term With EEOC

July 09, 2007

On July 5, President Bush announced that he intends to nominate Stuart Ishimaru as a Commissioner with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a five-year term expiring July 1, 2012. Mr. Ishimaru currently serves as a Commissioner having...

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Senate Committee Passes Budget Amendment Barring EEOC From Litigating Against English-Only Rules

July 09, 2007

On June 28, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies announced that it had approved Fiscal Year 2008 legislation that will provide $378 million to the EEOC, which is $49 million above FY 2007 and...

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“Best Place to Work” Ratings Rank Federal Agencies

April 25, 2007

Private employers make significant investments to be employers of choice. Their accomplishments are featured in a variety of business and trade publications on various “best” lists.

 

If you’d like to find out how the federal government fares as an...

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THE CENTER FOR CORPORATE EQUALITY TO RELEASE RESULTS OF WORKFORCE EEO-1 RE-SURVEY BENCHMARKING

April 25, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Executive Director, The Center for Corporate EqualityThe Center for Corporate Equality has announced it will release the results of its EEO-1 Resurvey benchmarking mini-survey within the next few weeks. Survey participants...

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EEOC CHAIR SPEAKS OUT ON THE DON IMUS CONTROVERSY

April 18, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President, Regulatory AffairsEEOC Chair Naomi Earp wrote an open letter to Don Imus, Bernard McGuirk, MSNBC and CBS in which she publicly called on the media and entertainment industry to make greater efforts to combat...

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No Requirement to Resurvey But EEOC Strongly Encourages

April 18, 2007

Some employers have expressed some confusion about whether the EEOC requires employers to resurvey their workforces for EEO-1 reporting purposes, particularly after the 2007 EEO-1 filing. DCI has confirmed directly with the EEOC that there is no...

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SURVEY INDICATES EMPLOYERS RECEPTIVE TO VIDEO RESUMES

April 18, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsA recent 2007 Video Resume Survey released by career publisher Vault Inc. found that 89 percent of the employers surveyed said they would watch a video resume if it were submitted to them....

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DCI Tracks Latest Developments in America’s Job Bank Phase-Out

April 10, 2007

Many federal contractors are concerned about how they will meet their compliance requirements once America’s Job Bank phases-out at the end of June. We have been closely monitoring the latest developments on this phase-out in the following report.

 

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DOL EXTENDS TIME TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR NEW FREEDOM INITIATIVE AWARD

April 10, 2007

The DOL’s Office of Disability Employment Policy published an announcement in the Federal Register on April 9 that extends the period for submission of nominations for the Secretary of Labor’s New Freedom Initiative Award.The notice states that...

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RECENT SURVEY REPORTS WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION STARTS AT THE TOP

April 03, 2007

Workplace discrimination still exists, especially at the executive level, according to a recent survey by TheLadders.com, a New York-based executive job website.Eighty-one percent of the executives surveyed by TheLadders.com said they have witnessed...

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Poll Indicates Abusive Behavior Fairly Common in American Workplaces

April 03, 2007

A new poll released by the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) indicates that abusive bosses are more than just a workplace annoyance, but a very real problem.

 

Stephen J. Hirschfeld, ELA’s CEO, noted in the press release announcing the results that the...

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REVISITING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

March 27, 2007

by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory AffairsLast week I attended the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Equal Employment Law, which is a highly popular annual meeting of lawyers representing management, plaintiffs,...

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