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DOL Contracts with Firm to Assess Existing Affirmative Action Policies for People with Disabilities and Disabled Veterans

August 10, 2010

The US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has made available two reports on affirmative action, applicable to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans, in the federal contractor sector.

 

The agency states...

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FRITO-LAY DEFEATS THE OFCCP

July 30, 2010

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyOn July 23, 2010, Administrative Law Judge Larry W. Price supported Frito-Lay on an issue that is critical to all DCI clients. The facts in this case are as follows. The OFCCP selected...

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OFCCP Issues ANPRM Soliciting Comments on Updating AAP Requirements for People With Disabilities

July 22, 2010

OFCCP has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) inviting the public to provide input on how the agency can strengthen the affirmative action requirements of the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of...

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OFCCP SETTLEMENT REVIEW IN INDUSTRIAL-ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY JOURNAL

July 21, 2010

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyArt Gutman reviewed the administrative law judge ruling in favor of OFCCP/against Bank of America here in February 2010. Gutman and Dunleavy have written a more detailed review of the...

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OFCCP SETTLES HIRING CASE WITH THE WACKENHUT CORP. FOR $290,000

June 10, 2010

OFCCP News Release: [06/09/2010]Contact Name: Rich KulczewskiPhone Number: (303) 844-1302Release Number: 10-0736-DENUS Department of Labor settles hiring discrimination case with The Wackenhut Corp. in Aurora, Colo.Company agrees to pay $290,000 to...

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DOL's E.O. 13496 Final Rule Published

May 19, 2010

On May 20, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will publish its final rule implementing Executive Order 13496 and prescribing the size, form, and content of the notice to be posted by a contractor describing the rights of employees under Federal...

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OFCCP THREATENS SANCTIONS AGAINST ASTRAZENECA ON SEX-BASED WAGE DIFFERENCES

May 17, 2010

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyLorraine McCarthy, staff writer for BNA, reported on May 17, 2010 that the OFCCP has charged AstraZeneca PLC with violating Executive Order 11246 in an administrative complaint filed on...

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OMB COMPLETES REVIEW OF E.O. 13496 FINAL RULE

May 06, 2010

by Fred Satterwhite, Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting Group

(UPDATE: Final rule published on May 20, 2010)

On May 4, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review of the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule prescribing the...

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UPDATE ON FUNCTIONAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN (FAAP) PROCESS

May 03, 2010

by Keli Parody Wilson, Consultant, DCI Consulting GroupOn February 22, 2010, DCI Consulting posted a blog highlighting the agency's Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) process trends. In summary, the blog focused on the prolonged approval...

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SUMMARY OF DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS MADE TO OFCCP IN FISCAL YEARS 2004-2010

April 20, 2010

by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting GroupAs described in an earlier DCI client update, the Department of Labor released a database summarizing recent OFCCP enforcement activity. One interesting section of that database lists individual...

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OFCCP Compliance Review Details Now Available on New DOL Enforcement Data Web Site

April 09, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), living up to a promise of more transparency and open government under Secretary Hilda L. Solis, has launched an enforcement data web site to make data collected by DOL agencies accessible and searchable by the...

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CONTRACTORS RECEIVE SPRING 2010 CSAL FROM OFCCP

April 08, 2010

by Fred Satterwhite, Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting GroupFederal contractors are currently receiving the Spring 2010 edition of OFCCP's Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letter (CSAL), which was sent to contractors' chief executive officers at...

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