AA Insights: The Blog

21 Jul

New DOL Pay Equity Initiatives

As part of the White House Middle Class Task Force forum, the Secretary of Labor Hilda J. Solis announced new initiatives intended to focus on wage discrimination and pay equity. The OFCCP’s role in these new initiatives will be to publish an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking early next year requesting input on how to

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29 Jun

AA Training & Education

Its summer and I know the first thing on everyone’s mind is how I can make time for affirmative action training & education.  I know it is a hard choice between taking a few days by the pool or a few days in a room talking about the latest trends of the OFCCP.  In the

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19 Jun

OFCCP Settles Hiring discrimination case with Wackenhut Corp.

OFCCP News Release: [06/09/2010] Contact Name: Rich Kulczewski Phone Number: (303) 844-1302 Release Number: 10-0736-DEN US Department of Labor settles hiring discrimination case with The Wackenhut Corp. in Aurora, Colo. Company agrees to pay $290,000 to 446 African-American job applicants DENVER — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced

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19 Jun

New posting requirement for federal contractors under EO 13496

DOL published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13496 effective June 21, 2010 requiring federal contractors to post notices informing employees about their rights under Federal labor law and include provisions in their contracts that requires their subcontractors to post the same employee notice. OFCCP’s website has a page dedicated to this new rule.  It

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19 Jun

Welcome to AA Insights, The Blog

A place to find affirmative action news, links and commentary.  You will get quick bites of the latest news, links to great information and sometimes my personal opinion on it all.  If you are interested in more detailed information on both hot topics and continuing AA/EEO education support sign up to receive my quarterly Insights

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