All of DCI’s consultants have advanced degrees in Industrial/ Organizational (I/O) Psychology. I/O psychologists are uniquely qualified to understand the intersection of work and human behavior because they are trained to evaluate employment decision-making, work performance, and organizational behavior. In addition, each consultant has a firm understanding of statistics, psychometrics, affirmative action plan regulations, and compensation analysis.
DCI was commissioned by the City of Seattle to provide a Workforce Pay Equity and Utilization study. On May 11, 2015, DCI’s President, David Cohen, presented the findings of the study at a City of Seattle Council Briefing.
OFCCP recently revealed a new lawsuit in this press release. It is important to note that this case has not been decided, but a complaint has been filed with the Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJ). The allegations set forth are serious, if founded, and include allegations of harassment, assault, and abuse of Hispanic employees. OFCCP also alleges disparity in pay and hours against other protected groups. However, some of the allegations in the press release are troubling from a regulatory enforcement perspective.
First, the press release states that the contractor discriminated against “non-Hispanic” applicants. This is an interesting point given the next logical question of whether or not “non-Hispanic” can be considered a protected groupRead More