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With OFCCP regularly requesting multiple forms of compensation during compliance audits, we revisit the difference between EEO compliance evaluations of base pay versus other compensation metrics. An individual’s base pay is a function of many

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The OFCCP recently posted two new FAQs confirming that the interpretation, not definition, of “protected veteran” has been broadened to be consistent with the definition used by the Department of Veterans Affairs. As presented in a previous

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The case is Smith et. al. v. City of Boston, decided on November 16, 2015 by Judge William G. Young of the District of Massachusetts [2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 154468].  The challenge was to a multiple-choice test for promotion from police sergeant to

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Nearly two full years have passed since the release of the revised Section 503 and VEVRAA which introduced a number of new requirements for federal contractors involving affirmative action for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

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In light of some recent buzz centered on OFCCP’s infographic for determining protected veteran status, we wanted to clarify our last post and confirm that OFCCP did not change the definition of any veteran categories. As OFCCP and the

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In the summer of 2014, OFCCP released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for collecting compensation data through an Equal Pay Report (EPR) as part of their initiative to combat pay discrimination. The EPR was slated to be final in November of

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The OFCCP Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing – used to initiate OFCCP supply and service compliance evaluations – is set to expire March 31, 2016. In anticipation of this coming date, OFCCP must obtain approval through Office of Management and

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OFCCP has released a new voluntary poster: Opening Doors of Opportunity for ALL Workers. The poster emphasizes the agency’s goals of diversity and equal opportunity, as well as expectations that federal contractors “must treat workers fairly and

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The case is EEOC v. Darden, decided on November 9, 2015 by Judge Joan A. Lenard of the Southern District of Florida [2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1498970].  The defense issued a motion to dismiss, which Judge Lenard denied.  Judge Lenard also ordered

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On October 22, 2015, Senior Senator Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska) introduced S.2200, the Workplace Advancement Act, in the United States Senate. The stated purpose of the bill is to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen equal pay

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