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EEOC Recovers $56.6 Million in Settlements for Victims of Sexual Harassment in FY 2018

EEOC Releases FY 2018 Statistics

On April 10, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported the statistical litigation and enforcement breakdown for FY 2018.

Sexual harassment charges increased by 13.6% over the previous year to 7,609. The EEOC recovered $56.6 million in financial settlements for victims of sexual harassment.

Related Article: Black & Decker Settles […]

By |2020-03-03T15:40:06-08:00April 15th, 2019|Affirmative Action, EEOC, News|

California Employers Sexual Harassment Training Requirements May be Modified by Senate Bill 778

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (CFEHA) makes specified employment practices unlawful, including the sexual harassment of employees. Under the current law, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) oversees these regulations. The current law requires, that by January 1, 2020, an employer with five or more employees to provide at least two […]

By |2020-03-03T15:56:36-08:00April 3rd, 2019|Affirmative Action, News|

OFCCP Releases March 2019 Audit List

Today, OFCCP released its next Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in the OFCCP FOIA Library.  This is the first time OFCCP has posted the CSAL only in the FOIA Library without mailing advanced contractor notifications to individual establishments.

OFCCP also posted its updated scheduling methodology and Frequently Asked Questions on CSAL and Corporate Management Compliance Evaluations.  […]

By |2020-03-03T16:20:33-08:00March 25th, 2019|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

DC Court Reinstates EEO-1 Report Pay Data Requirement

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion on March 4, 2019, that reinstated component 2 of the EEOC’s collection of employees W-2 pay data, as part of the annual EEO-1 Report filing. The EEOC initially announced the proposed revisions to the EEO-1 Report on January 29, 2016.

Background

On September 29, 2016, […]

By |2019-03-27T16:27:15-07:00March 5th, 2019|EEOC, News|

EEO-1 Survey 2018

2018 EEO-1 Survey

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that they will open the EEO-1 Report filing portal on March 18, 2019, the deadline to file your EEO-1 Report is May 31, 2019.

The EEO-1 Report is a survey conducted annually that provides employment data on gender, race and job categories. The survey is mandatory, […]

By |2019-03-04T21:25:01-08:00March 4th, 2019|EEOC, News, OFCCP News|

OFCCP to Post Next Round of Contractor Audits

OFCCP is on schedule to post its next Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in OFCCP’s FOIA Library in mid-to-late March 2019. In addition to compliance reviews, the new list will include Section 503 Focused Reviews as outlined in our Focused Review Directive (DIR 2018-04) and compliance checks as outlined in their Affirmative Action Program Verification […]

By |2019-02-22T21:38:27-08:00February 22nd, 2019|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Pays $395,000 for Discriminating

During a routine compliance evaluation, OFCCP determined that Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Inc, discriminated against female, white and black applicants that applied for their Loader and Uploader positions while favoring Hispanic male applicants. The discriminatory hiring practices violated Executive Order (EO 11246) that prohibits federal contractors and sub-contractors from discriminating based on race, national origin, or gender.

To […]

By |2019-02-22T22:02:43-08:00November 20th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News, OFCCP Settlements, timeline|

JBS USA Settles $4 Million Discrimination Case

JBS USA and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will enter into a consent decree to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at JBS USA’s processing facilities in Cactus, Texas and Hyrum, Utah.

The decent decree settles allegations of discrimination against JBS USA’s Cactus, Texas, and Hyrum, Utah beef processing facility’s […]

By |2019-02-21T23:46:40-08:00November 15th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News, OFCCP Settlements, timeline|

OFCCP Mails 750 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters

OFCCP placed 750 Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) in the mail on September 7, 2018. These are in addition to those sent in March. In the past, the OFCCP targeted specific industries. The new contractor selection process has changed, pulling more unexpected and ill-prepared contractors into the OFCCPs sights.
The full announcement can be found at […]

By |2019-04-04T06:48:29-07:00September 7th, 2018|Affirmative Action, OFCCP News|