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EEOC Announces Proposed Rule to Collect Pay Data from Employers

On Friday, January 29, 2016 the EEOC made an announcement proposing a revision to the EEO-1 Report that would require employers to report to the federal government the number of hours worked and summary pay (that will be grouped in “pay bands” established by the EEOC) broken down by gender, ethnicity and race. The additional [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:56+00:00 February 10th, 2016|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on EEOC Announces Proposed Rule to Collect Pay Data from Employers

Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Better Data Equals Greater Pay EqualityBy Secretary Tom Perez, Jenny R. Yang and Valerie Jarrett on January 29, 2016 Credit: Ben Bloom via Getty ImagesFederal law has banned pay discrimination since 1963. But more than 50 years later, many in the American workplace − because of their sex, race or ethnicity − don’t get equal pay [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:56+00:00 January 29th, 2016|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on Better Data Equals Greater Pay Equality

Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ActWASHINGTON – The workforce development system is the backbone of job training in the U.S. It provides millions of jobseekers and workers the opportunity to learn new skills and obtain new and better jobs. The system also serves a critical role in [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:57+00:00 January 26th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Proposed rulemaking updates nondiscrimination and equal opportunity regulations of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy

Presented By: Erica Worthington, Patent Counsel at Qualcomm, Inc.“I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy”Recorded November 18, 2015Click Here for Slides (Same Password Required)Sign-Up to Receive the Password!Get PasswordCareer Resources, Inc. is pleased to host this eye opening and diverse webinar on transgender inclusion in the workplace. We honored to have Erica Worthington, Patent [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:57+00:00 January 20th, 2016|News, Shared Network Resources|Comments Off on I Transitioned at Qualcomm: A Lesson in Transgender Self-Advocacy

Removing Language Barriers for Working Americans

Let’s face it − navigating government services and benefits can be tough. And for those individuals whose primary language isn’t English, the process can be even more daunting. At the Department of Labor, one of our responsibilities is to ensure that the rights of all workers are protected, including those considered limited English proficient (known [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:57+00:00 January 19th, 2016|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on Removing Language Barriers for Working Americans

$1.75M owed in back wages by Pensylvania marketing company

Pennsylvania marketing company owes at least $1.75M in back wages and damages for docking employee pay for compensable break timeMALVERN, Pa. — For telemarketing workers of a Malvern publishing company, deciding when to take water, bathroom and rest breaks was a matter of dollars and cents. The workers had their pay docked for virtually all [...]

2016-01-04T18:30:48+00:00 January 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on $1.75M owed in back wages by Pensylvania marketing company

DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with nine facilities of G and K Services, Inc., to remedy systemic hiring and pay discrimination violations identified in compliance evaluations initiated between 2011 and 2015. G and K Services has several federal contracts, which requires the company to adhere to nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions [...]

2015-11-19T17:44:21+00:00 November 19th, 2015|News, OFCCP News|Comments Off on DOL recovers more than $1.8 million for employees and job applicants at G and K Services

“Ban the Box”: Good for People with Disabilities

Over the past few years, a growing list of city, state and local governments; organizations; and private companies have come forward to support “Ban the Box.” It’s an initiative to persuade employers to remove the question “Have you been convicted?” from job applications and delay that inquiry until the final stages of the hiring process. [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:57+00:00 November 10th, 2015|EEOC News, News|Comments Off on “Ban the Box”: Good for People with Disabilities

My Job Search: A Story of Solidarity in the Disability Community

Editor’s note: This was originally published on the Disability.gov blog. If you asked me about my future career plans when I was younger, I would have told you I wanted to be a sociology professor. This was my goal because as a person with a disability, albeit a disability that may be hard to detect, I often [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:57+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Misc News, News|Comments Off on My Job Search: A Story of Solidarity in the Disability Community

Disability Inclusion Starts With You

This year’s theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month, “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am,” fits right in with what we at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs are working toward as we implement two key provisions of the revised Section 503 regulations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.We know that [...]

2017-01-12T09:37:58+00:00 October 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Disability Inclusion Starts With You