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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On January 15, 2008, the EEOC announced that a federal court had granted final approval for a $6.2 million partial settlement for black and Hispanic sheet metal workers who suffered

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On January 7, 2008, the EEOC announced that Supreme Corporation and Supreme Northwest LLC had agreed to settle a national origin lawsuit for $427,000. (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On January 15, 2008, the EEOC issued a new report addressing strategies to reverse the declining participation rate of federal employees with targeted disabilities. The percentage of federal

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by Patricia A. Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

The EEOC Inspector General recently issued a new report (“Semiannual Report to Congress”) that raises some questions about the ability of the EEOC to fulfill its mission. Among the

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On January 13, 2008, the EEOC announced it was launching two 30-second anti-discrimination public service announcements (PSAs) featuring jazz great Wynton Marsalis. The PSAs feature Marsalis

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 28, 2007, OFCCP clarified its enforcement of the self-identification requirements of its regulation implementing the Jobs for Veterans’ Act (JVA) amendments to the affirmative

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 20, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Ford Motor Co., along with two related companies and a national union, will pay $1.6 million and provide

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 28, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that in FY 2007 it had obtained $51,680,950 in back pay and annualized

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 28, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the Employment Standards Administration’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recovered more than $220 million in back wages for over

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by Patricia Schaeffer, Vice President-Regulatory Affairs

On December 26, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published its long-awaited final rule that permits employers to create, adopt, and maintain a wide range of retiree

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