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On November 17, 2008, the EEOC released its 2008 Performance and Accountability Report with preliminary enforcement statistics for FY 2008. The commission reported a record-high 95,420 private-sector discrimination charges were filed in FY 2008, up

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On October 23, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it had released a supplemental final “no-match” rule. The DHS regulation, which was originally proposed in June 2006 and issued in August 2007 as a Final Rule, clarifies

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On November 5, 2008, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service published a final rule in the Federal Register revising the regulations requiring federal contractors to report annually on the number of their employees who

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On October 31, 2008, the EEOC announced that New Mexico is the first state government to sign an agreement with the EEOC to formally resolve disputes through alternative dispute resolution. On November 19, 2008, Delaware became the second state

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On October 23, 2008, the EEOC announced that Nassau County on Long Island will pay $450,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of several police officers in the Marine Bureau. The EEOC alleged in its lawsuit that Nassau County

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On October 23, 2008, the EEOC announced that WorldMark by Wyndham will pay $370,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the EEOC that alleged the company failed to stop the manager of one of its hotels from sexually harassing five young

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On October 30, 2008, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced that GlobalCynex, Inc., an information technology company headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, will pay $1.68 million in back wages to 343 foreign workers with H-1B

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On November 3, 2008, the EEOC announced that First Wireless Group, a New York-based company that refurbishes cell phones, will pay $435,000 to settle a wage discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The commission alleged that

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On November 6, 2008, the EEOC announced its headquarters and Washington DC field office will relocate to a new address in Northeast Washington effective November 19. The offices will be located at 131 M Street, NE, Fourth Floor, Suite 4NWO2F,

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

OFCCP reports the first list of contractor establishments was available to OFCCP regional offices beginning the week of October 6, 2008 for scheduling of compliance evaluations during this

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