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OFCCP SETTLES GENDER HIRING CASE WITH GREEN BAY DRESSED BEEF FOR $1.65 MILLION

February 04, 2011

OFCCP announced on February 3 that the agency had reached a settlement agreement with Green Bay Dressed Beef LLC that will pay $1.65 million in back wages, interest, and benefits to 970 women who were rejected for general laborer positions at the...

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CCE SYSTEMIC COMPENSATION DISCRIMINATION SURVEY

January 24, 2011

As you probably are aware, OFCCP has released a notice to rescind its Interpretive Standards for Systemic Compensation Discrimination and Voluntary Guidelines. In support of this notice, OFCCP has stated that most contractors are not using the...

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TOM DOWD joins OFCCP as Director of the Division of Program Operations

January 20, 2011

Thomas M. Dowd joins OFCCP as Director of the Division of Program Operations where he will oversee the Functional Affirmative Action Program Unit and DPO’s three branches: Enforcement and Appeals, Field Liaison Operations and Technical Assistance,...

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Class Certification Denied Despite Prior OFCCP Audit

January 18, 2011

The case is Randall v. Rolls Royce, decided on March 12, 2010. The facts of this case are hardly extraordinary. Two named plaintiffs at Rolls Royce sued for systemic sex discrimination under Title VII and unequal pay for equal work under the Equal...

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OFCCP PUBLISHES NOTICE PROPOSING TO RESCIND COMPENSATION STANDARDS AND VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES

January 03, 2011

by Fred Satterwhite, Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting GroupToday's Federal Register includes OFCCP's notice proposing to rescind two guidance documents originally published in 2006 that addressed compensation discrimination, commonly referred to as...

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OMB CONCLUDES REVIEW OF OFCCP'S NOTICE TO RESCIND COMPENSATION STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

December 22, 2010

On December 21, 2010, the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) concluded its review of OFCCP's "Notice of Proposed Rescission, Interpreting Nondiscrimination Requirements of Executive Order...

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OFCCP Releases Fall 2010 Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

December 22, 2010

OFCCP and other U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) agencies published their Fall 2010 regulatory agendas on December 20, 2010. The agenda is published twice a year and includes planned rulemaking actions for the agency for the next 6-12 months.

 

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OFCCP RESCINDS ACTIVE CASE MANAGEMENT DIRECTIVE

December 13, 2010

OFCCP Director Patricia Shiu officially discontinued the agency's Active Case Management (ACM) process on December 2, 2010 by rescinding Directive Number 285 as recommended by the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force in July, 2010. The Task...

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OFCCP Sues Meyer Tool, Inc. For Systemic Discrimination Against African Americans

December 13, 2010

In a release dated November 23, 2010, the OFCCP filed an administrative complaint against Meyer Tool. Meyer Tool is a federal contractor that manufactures engine parts for the aerospace industry and has a 176.1 million prime contract with the...

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OFCCP SENDS FALL CSAL NOTICES TO FEDERAL CONTRACTORS THIS WEEK

December 09, 2010

DCI has learned that this week, federal contractors are beginning to receive Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) addressed to the chief executive officers at their corporate headquarters locations, including lists of their...

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OFCCP SETTLES SEX DISCRIMINATION CASE WITH GRUMA CORP

November 22, 2010

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe OFCCP announced a $167,000 settlement agreement in a sex discrimination claim with Gruma Corp, a corn flour and tortilla manufacturer (OFCCP v. Gruma Corp., DOL OALJ, No....

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OFCCP TO DISCONTINUE I-9 INSPECTIONS

November 10, 2010

DCI Consulting Group has learned that OFCCP will no longer conduct I-9 inspections during the course of an on-site investigation. OFCCP has reviewed I-9 compliance under a long-standing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the DOL and...

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