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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Last week I attended the American Bar Association’s National Conference on Equal Employment Law, which is a highly popular annual meeting of lawyers representing management, plaintiffs,

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

A recent DCI client alert on “Diversity Efforts at Law Firms Come Under Fire” drew an immediate response from the office of Veta T. Richardson, who is the executive director of the

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate on March 6, 2007 designed to eliminate wage discrimination and pay disparities in the workplace.

The proposed “Paycheck Fairness

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The EEOC has announced the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against GLC Restaurants (GLC) for $550,000 and remedial relief on behalf of a class of teenage workers who were sexually harassed by a middle-aged male supervisor, including

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On March 13, 2007 OFCCP mailed Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters to CEOs along with its second FY 2007 scheduling list identifying approximately 4,500 facilities. OFCCP’s initial scheduling list was released in November 2006.

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By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Law professor Jeffrey Lax has written a thought provoking article in the New York Law Journal and published on law.com that poses an interesting question for employers. If minority and

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The EEOC has announced a $1.1 million final judgment against Custom Companies, an Illinois trucking company, in a sexual harassment case the agency brought against it. The EEOC’s lawsuit was filed May 28, 2002, in the U.S. District Court for the

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The EEOC has announced the filing of a class action discrimination lawsuit against Walgreen Company alleging the Illinois-based national drugstore chain engaged in widespread racial bias against thousands of African-American employees.

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By Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Law firms have implemented diversity programs in the past few years to hire more minorities and women. These programs are coming under increasing attack by those who fear these initiatives

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

New research offers insights into why some people oppose affirmative action, as well as perspectives into how such policies may be more effectively framed.

A recent article on the Stanford

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