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The case is Stockwell v. City & County of San Francisco decided on April 24, 2014 [749 F.3d 1107].  First the facts.  In the early 1980s, the City of San Francisco settled a Title VII adverse impact case in a consent decree that was terminated in

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On June 18, OFCCP updated the FAQs for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 503). One notable addition pertains to preferential hiring of individuals with disabilities:

Under the new regulations, must a contractor hire an individual with a

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The Department of Labor’s OFCCP released six new FAQs covering portions of the VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations.  This blog addresses the new guidance for determining the number of “jobs filled” for an affirmative action plan. As a reminder,

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DCI is gearing up to host a series of complimentary webinars to provide the federal contractor community with the most up-to-date guidance and tips for ensuring EEO compliance. Beginning July 9 through November, register for our Webinar Wednesdays

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The criticisms were leveled during an oversight meeting on June 10, 2014 of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections chaired by Time Walberg (R-Mich.).  The entire hearing may be viewed at here. Among various witnesses, Lucia Bone, founder of Sue

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On May 28, 2014, Google disclosed its diversity numbers and acknowledged they are not where they want them to be. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President, People Operations, explained that Google has always been reluctant to publish diversity numbers but

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As previously discussed in this blog, a recent trend in OFCCP audits is the focus on job assignment and/or steering. What is steering?  Steering refers to a company practice where members of a protected class are disproportionately “steered”

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On June 17, 2014, the Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding the enforcement of Executive Order 13658 that proposes to raise the minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $10.10 per hour.  Interested

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The case is Young v. Builder’s Steel decided on 6/9/14 [2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 10643] and may be viewed here. The facts of the case are that Michael Young was the only black employee in a 23-person shop in Kansas City in which he worked for 26 years

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The case is Barella v. Village of Freeport, the facts of which are described in district court rulings on November 8, 2013 [2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160268] and April 26, 2014 [2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58827].  The judgment was based on a jury trial and

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