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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

The case is Zamora v. Houston [2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 9827], decided on May 12, 2011. The facts are that a Houston Police Department (HPD) lieutenant (Manuel Zamora) filed original race

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

The case is EEOC v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), decided on May 24, 2011 [2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55311]. The facts of the case are as follows. The EEOC sued UPMC on

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

On May 3, 2011 Judge Arthur J. Schwab of the District Court of Western Pennsylvania ordered the EEOC and Kronos Inc. to split the costs (estimated at $75,000) of complying with a

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

As reported in a May 2010 alert, the Supreme Court unanimously opined that the plaintiffs in Lewis v. Chicago may proceed to trial with their adverse impact challenge to written exams

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I believe that the 2nd Circuit ruling in this case as relates to affirmative action is both confusing and, based on prior Supreme Court precedents, incorrect. Bare with me as I explain. Let’s begin by comparing the rulings in United Steelworkers

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

I guess that’s appropriate since the 2nd Circuit was the “victim” of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Ricci v. Destefano (2009). Recall that in Ricci, the 2nd Circuit endorsed the

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

On April 26, 2011, the OFCCP proposed a rule requiring federal contractors to establish annual benchmarks for hiring veterans under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

Under a proposed rule by the OFCCP on April 26, 2011 federal contractors would be required for the first time to establish annual benchmarks for hiring veterans. In an interview on

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by David Cohen, President, DCI Consulting

The OFCCP is requesting OMB approval to make changes to its current scheduling letter and itemized listing. As most of you are aware, the scheduling letter lists the 11 items needed to submit to OFCCP within

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