Yesenia Avila, M.P.S.

Yesenia Avila, M.P.S.

Consultant
Yesenia Avila joined DCI Consulting Group as a graduate intern in April 2012. She has since remained with DCI and is now a Consultant. Since joining DCI, Yesenia has utilized job analysis data to develop new job descriptions and has supported Equal Employment Opportunity research projects related to employee selection, pay equity and EEO enforcement. Her primary focus is to provide support for clients on affirmative action planning, compensation equity analyses, audits and employment discrimination. Additionally, Yesenia has worked with Senior and Principal Consultants on various projects focused on developing new selection systems, conducting job analyses, and performing test validation and validity generalization research. Yesenia earned a Master’s of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Yesenia Avila, M.P.S. ’s Recent Posts

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What the Revised Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision Means for You
As outlined in the Pay Transparency rule, federal contractors who enter into a new or modified contract of $10,000 or more on or after January 11, 2016 must not discharge or
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GAO OFCCP Recommendations: Have We Met Before?
In light of Pat Shiu’s recent departure from OFCCP (as of 11/6/16) and the continuous buzz around the OFCCP-focused GAO report, we wonder… what’s next? As a follow-up to
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Can OFCCP release a company’s “notice of violation” to the public?
Like other major tech companies, Microsoft’s employment practices are under scrutiny following a class action lawsuit. The case, Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation Case No. 15
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Can OFCCP release a company’s “notice of violation” to the public?
Like other major tech companies, Microsoft’s employment practices are under scrutiny following a class action lawsuit. The case, Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation Case No. 15
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Huge Win for Federal Contractors: Statistical significance alone is not enough to prove a claim of discrimination
In an earlier blog  in this alert, Art Gutman summarized the April 21, 2016  Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruling related to a long-standing set of OFCCP
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Understanding the attorney-client relationship: Know your rights
Federal contractors doing business with the federal government must comply with the regulations enforced by OFCCP and during a compliance evaluation, they must submit all items on
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What Does a Statistically Significant Standard Deviation Mean?
In this multi-part blog series, we will cover various topics relevant to the Federal Contractor community as it relates to statistical analyses. We begin our series with a topic
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