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New Technical Assistant Guide Provides Best Practices for the Construction Industry

In 2016, the United States Department of Labor sued a Maryland-based construction contractor for alleged employment discrimination against 150 employees. The suit was one of several against federal construction contractors in recent years, some of which have resulted in costly…
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OFCCP Director Craig Leen to Exit Agency for New Federal Appointment

On February 3, President Donald Trump announced plans to nominate Craig Edward Leen to the position of Inspector General at the Office of Personnel Management. Leen currently serves as the director of the United States Department of Labor’s Office of…
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2019 Marked Record Setting Year for OFCCP

Last year, the United States Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance underwent a lot of changes. The OFCCP announced it would no longer use EEO-1 Component 2 pay data. The agency launched a number of new resources including…
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How EEOC Reached $20.5 Million Settlement, its Highest in the Last Decade

On January 9, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced it had reached a settlement with Jackson National Life Insurance to resolve discrimination claims at offices in Denver and Nashville. The $20.5 million settlement marks the largest EEOC settlement in…
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Learning from Oracle vs. OFCCP: The Complexity of Compensation

At the end of last year, the United States Department of Labor and software developer Oracle America find themselves locked in a battle over allegations of discrimination and claims of government overreach.  Back in January 2017, the DOL sued technology…
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