McDonald’s Paves the Way With DEI Data Transparency

DEI Data Transparency

McDonald’s is laying the groundwork for universal pay equity measures nationwide with new commitments to disclose diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) data. This move is a breakthrough for pay equity advocacy and signifies a significant cultural leap toward workforce transparency. Below we’ve outlined McDonald’s commitments, how the company could further advance its DEI efforts, and…

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OFCCP Releases 2021 CSAL Schedule

CSAL

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for the 2021 fiscal year. Included in the list are 750 federal contractor and subcontractor establishments that will be audited by the OFCCP. Of the 750 total audits, there will be 668 establishment reviews, 19…

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Conduct a Pay Equity Analysis This Equal Pay Day

Today, March 24, 2021, is Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day is not a holiday but rather a time for somber reflection and strategic planning. According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, “This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.” It began…

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Dell Continues to Face Challenges with Pay Equity

Dell Continues to Face Challenges with Pay Equity

3 minute read  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to be steadfast in its efforts to enforce pay equity, as a recent case with Dell demonstrates. The case involves the computer tech giant and two IT analysts who were hired at the same time. Kea Golden and a male colleague who carried out the…

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Lessons Learned from Oracle’s Equal Pay Saga

Oracle’s equal pay saga illustrates how a proactive pay equity strategy is better than adopting a reactive approach—to the tune of millions of dollars, as well as bad publicity. Earlier this year, we discussed how Oracle was in the crosshairs of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”), the federal agency housed within the…

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Pay Equity is Still a Top Concern for OFCCP Despite Pandemic

While U.S. companies continue to grapple with issues posed by the Covid-19 pandemic,pay equity issues should not be put on the backburner. On March 16, 2020, the United States Department of Labor announced the resolution of a pay equity claim brought by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) against Cisco Systems, Inc. The…

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OFCCP Reinforces Commitment to Transparency

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released revisions to its Federal Contract Compliance Manual. The manual provides guidance for OFCCP’s compliance officers in conducting compliance evaluations, complaint investigations and providing federal contractors with compliance assistance, according to the update alert. The updates made to the manual include: ● Revisions…

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OFCCP Seeks Comments on Proposed Compliance Evaluation Procedure Rule

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is seeking feedback on a proposed rule that will make clear the agency’s procedures during compliance evaluations. The rule will provide federal contractors and subcontractors with greater certainty about the procedures that OFCCP follows during compliance evaluations to resolve employment discrimination and other material violations. The rule…

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OFCCP Issues Steps for Applying for FAAP

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has outlined steps for applying for Functional Affirmative Action Programs (FAAPs). FAAPs are an alternative to Affirmative Action Programs (AAPs), which are required under the OFCCP’s enforcement authority, namely, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment…

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