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As shared in an earlier blog, the OFCCP released an updated Federal Contractor Compliance Manual (FCCM) in August 2013. The FCCM does not create new law, but is the operating manual that compliance officers will use throughout the compliance

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The US Department of Labor makes enforcement data collected by the OFCCP searchable to the public. Although the recent government shutdown has prevented the agency from updating the database to include settlements through the end of the federal

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We are back! After a brief hiatus, we continue our UGESP Series by exploring the UGESP concept of suitable alternative selection procedures addressed by the UGESP. This piece explores the difficulty in determining (a) whether two selection

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Oral arguments were held on October 17, 2013 and may be viewed at http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/12-682_l537.pdf. In a nutshell, the case is about a Michigan law (Proposal 2) than bans preferential treatment based on

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The case is EEOC v. Peoplemark, an appeals ruling decided on 10/7/13 [2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20408]. We previously reported the district court ruling in this case in a Client Alert on 11/15/11. The facts of the case are that the EEOC claimed that

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Now that federal employees are back to work after the government shutdown, what is the status of the EEO-1 and VETS-100A annual required filings? The standard EEO-1 reporting deadline (September 30th) passed prior to the shutdown. For

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At the time this blog was written, the federal government has been closed for close to two weeks. In an earlier blog DCI staff suggested that federal contractors take a “business as usual” motto when it comes to OFCCP compliance. As many of

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In a news release dated 9/23/13, the OFCCP announced a $290,000 settlement with Medtronic Interventional Vascular Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic (see http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ofccp/OFCCP20131811.htm). The OFCCP alleged that

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The case is Love v. Wal-Mart, decided on 9/4/13 by District Court Judge Robert N. Scolar, Jr. of the Southern District of Florida. The class is yet another subclass of plaintiffs from the original Dukes v. Wal-Mart class. This is fifth rejected
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The case is EEOC v. Boh Brothers, decided by a 10-6 vote by an en banc panel of the 5th Circuit on 9/27/13 [2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 19867]. The facts in this case are clearly reprehensible. A male supervisor (Wolfe) of an all-male construction site

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