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The 30th Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 22-25, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. This conference brings together members of the I/O community, both practitioners and academics, to discuss

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After release of the new VETS-4212 report requirements, federal contractors were instructed through OFCCP FAQs that they were not required to request individual protected veteran categories in their post-offer self-ID invitations. The OFCCP

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On a news release dated April 30, 2015, OFCCP announced that Comcast Corporation’s Everett, WA location entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of sex and race discrimination.  OFCCP’s review determined that Comcast steered

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There appears to still be confusion around what contractors are required to do with the VEVRAA annual hiring benchmark. Specifically, what should a contractor compare to the hiring benchmark?

    1. The contractor’s employment of protected veterans
    2. The
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The ruling was handed down on 4/29/15 [2015 U.S. Lexis 2984].  I previously reported on the oral arguments in this case in an Alert dated 1/19/15.  As reported in that Alert, a woman, Brooke Petkas, and a class of female applicants for non-office

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Ordinarily, a subordinate would be nuts to harass a supervisor, particularly if the supervisor has the authority to affect the subordinate’s terms and conditions of employment.  There are several such cases.  For example, in the most recent of

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According to a recent BNA report, the New York City Council, controlled by the Democratic Party, voted 47 to 3 to make credit history checks illegal under the city’s Human Rights Law.  Council leaders noted that consumer credit information is

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This issue is beginning to give me some heartburn.  I’ve had dozens of inquiries this past year about the new “OFCCP’s New Regulation to Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities (see

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