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Washington, DC – Paul Wells, Compensation Consultant at The Boeing Company, was recently elected and named Chair of the Board of The Center for Corporate Equality, according to Patricia Schaeffer, Executive Director for the national nonprofit

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by Sul-Kee Kim, Consultant, DCI Consulting Group, Inc.

On January 8, 2009, OFCCP held a webinar to discuss its online application system directive and to provide additional tools and resources to assist Federal contractors in complying with the

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by Keli P. Wilson, Consultant, DCI Consulting Group, Inc.

The final E-Verify rule was to become effective on January 15, 2009; however, due to recent events, the effective date was extended to February 20, 2009. This means the E-Verify clause will be

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On December 19, 2008, President-Elect Barack Obama named Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor. Speaking at a press conference that named her and others to open cabinet positions, Solis vowed to strengthen unions and enforce existing laws and

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On December 2, 2008, the EEOC announced that it had resolved its pattern or practice sex discrimination lawsuit against LA Weight Loss Centers, Inc. (renamed Pure Weight Loss, Inc. in early 2007) for $20 million and other relief. EEOC alleged the

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On December 11, 2008, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that Portland-based Fred Meyer Stores will pay $485,000 to three female victims of sexual harassment and retaliation to settle a lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The EEOC

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On December 18, 2008, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the signing of a Universal Agreement to Mediate (UAM) with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. to informally resolve workplace disputes through Alternative Dispute

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On November 20, 2008, the EEOC held a meeting regarding views on employment discrimination faced by individuals with arrest and conviction records and how applicants’ criminal records are used in making employment decisions. Four panels discussed

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On November 19, 2008, a bill entitled “Stop the Greed on Wall Street Act” (S. 3693) was introduced in the Senate. The bill would cap executive compensation for employees of companies receiving funds from the $700 billion Troubled Assets Relief

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On December 19, 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule in the Federal Register that the agency said is intended to increase awareness of and compliance with federal “conscience” laws prohibiting employment

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