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California Pay Equity Report Vetoed

October 16, 2017

On October 15th, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a pay equity report that would require employers with 500 or more employees to file a statement with the Secretary of State with information on gender wage differentials.

 

The AB-1209 bill...

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Takeaways from Texas: 2017 NILG Recap

August 21, 2017

The Industry Liaison Group’s National Conference was held August 1-4th in San Antonio, Texas. This conference brings together federal contractors, Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and...

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DCI STAFF ATTEND SIOP’S 32nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

May 22, 2017

The 32nd Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 26-29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to discuss...

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Governor of New York signs Two Executive Orders Designed to Close the Wage Gap

January 10, 2017

On January 9, 2017, Governor Cuomo of New York proposed a progressive agenda for the state which included signing two state Executive Orders designed to eliminate the wage gap.

New York Executive Order 161 prohibits asking applicants about their...

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We Might be Paid Differently, But Are Our Jobs Really the Same?

September 05, 2016

Based on feedback at NILG, we thought our clients may have interest in some background research that we shared in our NILG session: We Might be Paid Differently, But Are Our Jobs Really the Same? A significant portion of the presentation focused on...

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Understanding the attorney-client relationship: Know your rights

March 29, 2016

Federal contractors doing business with the federal government must comply with the regulations enforced by OFCCP and during a compliance evaluation, they must submit all items on the scheduling letter. However, some of the proactive analyses that...

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New Year’s Resolutions: What to Expect in 2016 with the OFCCP?

January 18, 2016

As contractors prepare for 2016, we want to share some reminders on what to be prepared for in the New Year with the OFCCP and EEO compliance. 

1.)    First full year of 503/VEVRAA analytics under Subpart C

Contractors were required to come into...

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SEX DISCRIMINATION NPRM - A FOCUS ON COMPENSATION ENFORCEMENT

February 06, 2015

Proposed section 60-20.4 “Discriminatory Compensation” in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Sex Discrimination Guidelines addresses the OFCCP’s enforcement of the prohibition of compensation discrimination as dictated by E.O. 11246....

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ANOTHER PAY DATA COLLECTION? THE EEOC CONDUCTS PILOT STUDY

January 30, 2015

The EEOC is moving towards the collection of employee compensation data – albeit very quietly. Although no public announcements have been made, the EEOC is conducting a pilot study to investigate issues related to the collection and analysis of this...

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ANALYTIC ERROR IN THE EVALUATION OF "OTHER" FORMS OF COMPENSATION

January 29, 2015

Last year’s revisions to OFCCP’s scheduling letter included an addition of detailed compensation data (e.g., bonuses, incentive pay, commissions, merit increases, etc.) to be submitted as part of the itemized listing requirements.  Predictably, we...

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DCI ANNOUNCES "WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS" TO BEGIN JULY 9

June 23, 2014

DCI is gearing up to host a series of complimentary webinars to provide the federal contractor community with the most up-to-date guidance and tips for ensuring EEO compliance. Beginning July 9 through November, register for our Webinar Wednesdays...

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BUCKLE UP: OFCCP CONTINUES TO PRESS THE GAS ON STEERING

June 19, 2014

As previously discussed in this blog, a recent trend in OFCCP audits is the focus on job assignment and/or steering. What is steering?  Steering refers to a company practice where members of a protected class are disproportionately “steered” into a...

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