Posts Tagged ‘Bloomberg Law’

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues. Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Current plaintiffs and former employees Nilab Rahyar Tolton and Andrea Mazingo, in addition to…

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Recent Decision May Require Greater Transparency from OFFCP

Recent Decision May Require Greater Transparency from OFFCP

A recent administration ruling involving an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) investigation into Oracle may result in greater transparency around the agency’s actions when investigating discrimination claims. The OFCCP filed a complaint against Oracle in January claiming that it had a systemic practice of paying Caucasian male workers more than their counterparts in…

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The First OFCCP Complaint of 2017 Provides Little Insight

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Businesses continue to watch for signs of changes in how regulators under the Trump administration will enforce compliance. According to testimony before Congress in October by Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross, as reported by The Washington Times, the administration had removed 860 rules and regulations since taking office. More changes are expected. It was recently revealed…

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How Aggressive Will OFFCP be in 2018?

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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) received a record $23 million in the past fiscal year to settle workplace discrimination charges, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis of publicly available government data. How aggressive the OFFCP will be in 2018 remains to be seen. The OFCCP in October filed its first complaint against…

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