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What is Adverse Impact and is it Illegal?

Posted by  Bryan Warren

The concept of adverse impact in hiring is rooted in language of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, has been clarified by important U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and is specifically addressed in the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures. Three different agencies get involved in enforcing these employment laws:

  • The Department of Justice (DOJ)

  • The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)


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Confessions from an Attorney: Pre-Employment Assessments

Posted by  Bryan Warren


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Do You Need To Worry About OFCCP Audits and Fines?

Posted by  Bryan Warren

For the last few years, we've been talking about hospitals and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP). The core issue is whether hospitals are subject to OFCCP equal employment opportunity requirements. Hospitals, of course, are subject to EEOC requirements, but should they also face OFCCP audits and possible penalties?



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Do Hospitals Have to Comply with OFCCP Requirements? An update.

Posted by  Bryan Warren

 

A quiet battle has been going on between the Office of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and hospitals. Under the United States Department of Labor, the OFCCP enforces equal employment opportunity requirements for those doing business with the Federal Government. Hospitals, of course, are subject to EEOC requirements, but should they also face OFCCP audits and possible penalties? This issue has been unsuccessfully litigated by hospitals in Pennsylvania and in Florida without relief for hospitals. See, UPMC Braddock v. Solis and OFCCP v. Florida Hospital of Orlando.


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