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NYC Local Law 144: Choose Your Auditor Wisely

June 18, 2024

By: Bre Timko and Dave Schmidt

OverviewReaders of DCI blogs know all about New York City’s (NYC’s) Local Law 144 (LL-144). Briefly, this law applies when an Automated Employment Decision Tool (AEDT) is used to hire or promote individuals for a job...

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Census Bureau to Test New Questions on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

June 10, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

The U.S. Census Bureau intends to test new questions that will be used for survey respondents to provide information on their sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). A formal request to test these questions was published...

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New Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL)

June 07, 2024

By: Amanda Bowman

Today, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its latest Corporate Scheduling Announcement List(CSAL)for Supply and Service compliance reviews. The list includes 462 unique companies and is comprised...

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Department of Labor: Principles for AI and Worker Well-Being

June 07, 2024

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

In response to direction from Executive Order 14110, titled Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence, the Department of Labor (DOL) created Principles for Developers and Employers...
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Colorado Passes First Statewide AI Bias Audit Law

June 03, 2024

By: Barbara Nett

On May 17, 2024, Colorado became the first US state to enact comprehensive legislation governing the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) systems. Senate Bill 24-205, which takes effect on February 1, 2026,covers...
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EEOC Sues 15 Employers for Failing to File EEO-1 Reports

May 29, 2024

By: Mitchell Chamberlin

On May 29, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed suits against 15 employers for repeatedly failing to submit EEO-1 reports. According to the press release, these employers failed to...
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Minnesota Joins States with Pay Transparency Laws

May 28, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf

The State of Minnesota has become the latest in a group of states to require pay transparency for job applicants. On May 17, 2024, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed the Omnibus Labor and Industry policy bill. The bill includes...
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OFCCP Announces 16 Additional Megaprojects

May 09, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski and Bill Osterndorf

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) hasbeen heavily focused on construction projects since 2020. On Thursday, April 25th, OFCCP designated 16 federally funded...
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AI in Employment: A Deep Dive Into OFCCP's Newly Released Resources

May 08, 2024

By: Sarah Layman and Dave Schmidt

Last week, DCI shared that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) had published new guidance for federal contractors on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in employment decision making. In...
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OFCCP Releases Guidance on the Use of AI in Employment

April 30, 2024

By: Haley Fisk

On April 30th, 2024, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that it has published a new landing page focused on the use of artificial intelligence by federal contractors. This landing page contains the...
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OMB Issues New Guidance on Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data

April 18, 2024

By: Bill Osterndorf and Joanna Colosimo

On March 28, 2024, the White HouseOffice of Management and Budget issued new guidance on the collection of race and ethnicity data by federal agencies. OMB revised Statistical Policy Directive (SPD) 15, which...
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Federal Agencies: AI in Employment Subject to EEO Regulations

April 15, 2024

By: Kristen Pryor and Dave Schmidt

On April 4, 2024, multiple federal agencies charged with enforcing various laws signed a joint statement asserting that:

  1. Their existing enforcement authority encompasses and applies to the use of automated...
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