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OFCCP Releases Final PDN Rule

August 03, 2023

By: Evan Szarenski

On Thursday, August 3, 2023,OFCCP releasedthe long-expected Pre-enforcement Notice and Conciliation Procedures Final Rule(commonly referred to as the “PDN Rule”).The document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register
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Four-Step Approach to EEOC MD-715 EEO Programs

August 03, 2023

By: Keli Wilson

Government agencies annually prepare for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive 715 (MD-715) filing and undergo periodic self-assessments to identify barriers to equal employment opportunity. In...
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New York City Local Law 144 Roundtables and FAQ: 10 Take-Aways

July 26, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

In late May, the New York City (NYC or the City) Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) held multiple roundtables about Local Law 144 for which began being enforced on July 5, 2023. On June 30th, the DCWP...
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OFCCP Announces Spring 2023 Regulatory Agenda

July 19, 2023

By: Haley Fisk and Evan Szarenski

TheBiden administration’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has released the Spring 2023 regulatory agenda. The agenda lists regulatory actions that the administration intends to undertake in the...
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Kotagal Confirmed as EEOC Commissioner by Senate

July 18, 2023

By: Emily Kimble

On Thursday, July 13 th , 2023, the Senate confirmed KalpanaKotagal as a commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), with a 49-47 vote.Kotagal is an accredited employment and civil rights plaintiff’s...
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Harvard and UNC [6 Things You Need to Consider for Your DEIA Program]

July 13, 2023

By Workforce Equity, DCI Consulting Group

DCI Consulting Group (DCI) is monitoring reactions, answering questions, and releasing content related to the June 2023 Supreme Court ruling on with affirmative action in higher education1. The Court's...

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Understanding and Mitigating Pay Compression

July 13, 2023

By: Don Lustenberger

At DCI, we’ve been tracking increased attention on the topic of pay compression. So, let’s talk about what it is, how it comes about, how it might pose a risk for your organization, and how to potentially remedy it. 

What is...

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OFCCP Continues to Focus on Construction Companies

June 15, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) continues to focus on the affirmative action initiatives of construction companies. The agency’s latest action in this regard was the release ...

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Illinois Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Pay Scale Disclosures

June 06, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

On May 17, 2023, the Illinois legislature passed a bill requiring various pay scale disclosures in job postings. This bill, House Bill (HB) 3129, amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act. If HB 3129 is signed into law by Illinois...

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OFCCP Releases CSAL for Construction Contractors and Subcontractors

June 05, 2023

By: Mitchell Chamberlin and Amanda Bowman

On Monday, June 5, 2023, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a new Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL). According to OFCCP’s announcement, this CSAL includes 250...

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Preparing for the Harvard and UNC Decision [What Employers Need to Know]

May 24, 2023

By: Joanna Colosimo

The Supreme Court is expected to provide a final decision in the cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina (UNC) by the Students for Fair Admissions in the next monthThe casescenter around a long-held practice...

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EEOC Issues Guidance on Software, Algorithms, and AI in Employee Selection

May 19, 2023

By: Dave Schmidt and Bre Timko

On May 18, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a press release in which they link to new guidance they have provided on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in selection procedures....

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