Jana Garman, M.A.

Jana Garman, M.A.

EEO Compliance Manager
Senior Consultant
Jana Garman is a Senior Consultant, who joined DCI Consulting Group in the summer of 2010 as a graduate student intern. Jana provides consultation to federal contractor clients on AAP reporting and EEO regulatory compliance, audit strategy and risk assessment, and pay equity analysis. She has conducted a variety of adverse impact and compensation analyses, including selection-based step analyses, reduction in force analyses, and base pay analyses for litigation preparation. She has presented research at professional conferences on topics related to LGBT in the workplace, psychometrics, and academic opportunities in the human resources field.

Jana has provided consultation to federal and state government agencies on organization processes, such as job analysis questionnaire writing. She assists in conducting job analyses for such purposes as selection and performance appraisal and management, provides affirmative action and statistics training, and contributes to blogs and other written guidance provided by DCI for the contractor community. Additionally, Jana has been involved with a nationally-scaled job analysis for a selection system redesign.

Jana earned her Master of Arts degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. During her graduate studies, Jana contributed to client projects surrounding job analysis, employee satisfaction, training and development, test validation and selection, and performance appraisal. Jana has also participated in projects for the local community involving salary surveys and structured interview creation and implementation. Jana is a current member of several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Washington Metro Industry Liaison Group (WMILG), the Personnel Testing Council Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Jana Garman, M.A.’s Recent Posts

In addition to the federal government’s national focus on the gender pay gap, individual states have recently been furthering their own agendas for addressing sex…  Read more
Prior to the recently enacted California Fair Pay Act (CFPA), federal and state laws and regulations allowed employers to justify sex differences in salaries by…  Read more
We have written several blogs (e.g., regarding the recent Apsley v. Boeing case) discussing the influence of sample size on the likelihood of observing statistically…  Read more
The 33rd Annual Conference for the National Industry Liaison Group was held July 28-31, 2015 in New York City and brought together members of the federal contractor…  Read more
After release of the new VETS-4212 report requirements, federal contractors were instructed through OFCCP FAQs that they were not required to request individual protected veteran…  Read more
On April 8, 2015, updates to Executive Order (EO) 11246 per EO 13672 took effect, prohibiting discrimination by all covered federal contractors and subcontractors on…  Read more
Proposed section 60-20.4 “Discriminatory Compensation” in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Sex Discrimination Guidelines addresses the OFCCP’s enforcement of the prohibition of…  Read more
DCI has noted a recent trend among some compliance officers that are alleging that a 1:1 applicant to hire ratio is a “per se” violation…  Read more
DCI predicts that the OFCCP will continue to stay busy in 2015.  Here are the top stories and trends we expect to see this year…  Read more
We have spent a lot of time in earlier blogs discussing the potential problem with voluntary self-identification rates for disability and how that would impact…  Read more
OFCCP has posted a new FAQ detailing the acceptable options for a contractor in documenting the voluntary invitation to self-identify as an individual with a…  Read more
Following the President’s Executive Order 13672 signed on July 21, 2014, there has been anticipation of how the Department of Labor will address the President’s…  Read more
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