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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President – Regulatory Affairs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that Reed L. Russell has been sworn in as Legal Counsel. In this position, Russell will be responsible for overseeing

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 10, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that a federal judge had signed a consent decree ending a lawsuit by the EEOC against Target Corporation.

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 13, 2007, President Bush signed legislation raising the mandatory retirement age for commercial airline pilots from age 60 to 65. The Senate approved the bill, entitled, “Fair

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a New York highway construction firm have settled a lawsuit alleging the company failed to hire an African American operating

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

SunWest Federal Credit Union will pay $250,000 to two female employees, who were allegedly subjected to sexual and gender harassment by a former manager, to settle a lawsuit filed by the

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice-President Regulatory Affairs

The OFCCP will hold an operational update webinar on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST. OFCCP’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Charles E. James, Sr., and Director of

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 3, 2007, the EEOC issued an extensive fact sheet on the application of federal anti-discrimination laws to employer tests and other selection procedures to screen applicants for

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The EEOC has announced that a federal court in Rockford, Illinois, has issued an order largely denying an employer’s motion to compel discovery regarding medical and psychological

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

Since October 1, 2007, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has been reviewing OFCCP’s proposed rule entitled “Government Contractors, Affirmative Action Requirements, Maintaining

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On October 25, 2007, the EEOC announced the settlement of a discrimination lawsuit filed against Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co. on behalf of African American workers who were

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