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OFCCP'S 2013 REGULATORY AGENDA: SECTION 503 AND 4212 TO BE RELEASED THIS SPRING

January 08, 2013

Most federal contractors have been eagerly awaiting news on the Section 503 and 4212 regulations that have been in the works for several years now. The future of the regulations relied upon the outcome of the 2012 presidential election. There was a...

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SOME FOLLOW UP THOUGHTS ON RECENT EEO POSTS

October 31, 2012

by Eric M. Dunleavy Ph.D., Principal Consultant, DCI ConsultingIf you follow this blog regularly, you know that we have been staying busy over the last few months keeping the EEO community updated on various court rulings, settlements, regulatory...

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OFCCP EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD ON NPRM FOR SECTION 503

February 07, 2012

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe OFCCP has posted the following supplementary information related to its December 9, 2011 related to comments on its NPRM on Section 503.On December 9, 2011, OFCCP published a...

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OFCCP REJECTION FOR EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 503 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT DRAWS CONGRESSIONAL RESPONSE

January 31, 2012

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyOn Wednesday, January 25th all of the employer associations and other organizations that requested an extension to the February 7th public comment deadline in response to proposed...

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DCI Releases 2012 Training Schedule

January 19, 2012

DCI Consulting is excited to release its 2012 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) Training program. This program is catered toward HR practitioners, compliance analysts, and lawyers in both internal and external counsel...

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MORE ON OFCCP'S PROPOSAL TO REVISE REGULATIONS ON SEC 503 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973

December 08, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe revision is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on 12/9/11. At issue are regulations relating to affirmative action provisions, and specifies actions contractors and...

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OFCCP ISSUES NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING ON DISABILITY REGULATIONS

December 08, 2011

OFCCP Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals with DisabilitiesBy David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting Group On December 8th, 2011 OFCCP...

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EEOC MEETING FOCUSES ON AGE DISCRIMINATION RULES AND REMOVING EEO BARRIERS FOR DISABLED VETERANS

November 18, 2011

by Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., DCI Consulting GroupOn November 16th the EEOC held their last public meeting of calendar year 2011. I was able to attend the meeting, which focused on (1) ADEA regulations and (2) disabled veteran equal employment...

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ALJ RULES THAT PARENT COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARY ARE A SINGLE ENTITY FOR PURPOSES OF OFCCP JURISDICTION

June 21, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyIn the case of OFCCP v. Manheim Auctions Inc. [DOL OALJ, No. 2011-OFC-00005, 6/14/11], ALJ Alan L. Bergstrom addressed the issue of whether Manheim Auctions Government Services LLC...

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UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE CHALLENGES FINAL DOL ORDER IN FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT

April 26, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyIn a lawsuit filed on April 19, 2011, United Space Alliance (USA) sued the DOL and OFCCP challenging a Final DOL Order for USA to produce documents or face suspension of current and...

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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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PATRICIA SHIU AND DAVID COHEN ON FEDERAL NEWS RADIO

August 27, 2010

Patricia Shiu, Director of OFCCP, went on Federal News Radio to discuss the agency's initiatives on pay discrimination. Some of the issues discussed include:

  • Rescinding the compensation standards and guidelines
  • A new data collection survey...
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