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IMPLICATIONS OF VETERAN PREFERENCE IN HIRING

June 18, 2013

In an effort to strengthen regulatory requirements related to veteran affirmative action and nondiscrimination, the OFCCP released in April 2011 a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of...

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WHAT IS THE STATUS OF PROPOSED VETERAN (4212) AND DISABILITY (503) REGULATIONS?

May 07, 2013

Based upon the FY 2013 Budget Request to Congress, OFCCP planned to release in final form the Veterans and Disabilities regulations sometime in April of 2013. However, those regulations are still at OFCCP going through “revisions” and have not been...

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Outreach to Veterans: Are You Meeting Your Obligations?

April 09, 2013

Federal contractors and subcontractors that are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) are required to take affirmative action in employing and advancing covered veterans. In practice, this means that contractors...

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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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CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE RELEASES REPORT ON EMPLOYMENT TRENDS & PROGRAMS FOR VETERANS

November 20, 2012

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe report documents employment trends for the 4th quarter 2008 through the 3rd quarter 2012. The report compares employment trends for Gulf War II Veterans (GWII) and other veterans to...

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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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SENATE CONDUCTS HEARING ON CONTRACTORS' HIRING OF VETERANS

June 11, 2012

McCaskill Condemns DOL Statistics

By Joanna Colosimo and Kayo Sady, Consultants at DCI Consulting Group
 
On Tuesday June 5, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), chaired a hearing for the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs...
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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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Recommended Actions and Resources for the Recruitment And Retention Of Qualified Veterans

November 30, 2011

The government is responding to the return of our military service members with various initiatives to increase veterans’ employment opportunities in the civilian workforce. One initiative that will directly affect the federal contractor community...

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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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VETERANS EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION ACT INTRODUCED IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 02, 2011

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of TechnologyThe Bill (H.R. 2243) passed the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs July 28 and was introduced by Representative Jerry McNerney (Dem,...

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CCE SUBMITS COMMENTS ON VETERANS NPRM AND PROPOSED SCHEDULING LETTER CHANGES

July 12, 2011

July 11, 2011 - CCE submitted the following comments on OFCCP’s NPRM for the Veterans AAP regulations and proposed changes to the scheduling letter’s itemized listing. These comments were submitted through www.regulations.gov.CCE Comments on...

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