Over the past year there has been an increase in lawsuits brought by plaintiffs firms and advocacy groups, as well as an increase in filing mills that are issuing thousands of demand letters to businesses with a web presence.The Economist recently published an article discussing these filing mills: “Peter Strojnik, a lawyer in Phoenix, has [...]
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 With 2016 coming to a close the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announces a flurry of settlements, with Hormel Foods Corporation being the latest casualty. During a scheduled compliance evaluation between February 2008 – February 2009, Hormel Foods Corporation was found to have discriminatory hiring practices against 403 qualified women for entry-level job openings. […]

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Career Resources, Inc. (CRI) announced the expansion of its offices to the East Coast. CRI is experiencing exceptional growth and wishes to provide more highly personalized affirmative action services and audit support in the region to existing and new clients. The office is located at 333 S.E. 2nd Avenue in Miami, Florida.CRI’s President, James Gutierrez […]

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We are seeing requests by the OFCCP during audits that are not typical in terms of what we’ve seen in past audits.  The Southeast Region of the OFCCP has been requesting, in addition to the compensation data provided in item 19 of the scheduling letter, detailed compensation data going two years back from the date […]

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