Chad Ian Peddie, Jon Geier, and Keli Wilson published in Law360 for their article, 4 Key ESG Principles for Independent Board Members
"Although there is currently a lack of a one-size-fits-all approach for disclosing workforce diversity demographics and objectives, there is evolving rulemaking to remedy it."
DCI Consulting Completes Acquisition of Glenn Barlett Consulting Services
"Our clients are our top priority at DCI. This acquisition will help us grow as a firm while continuing to offer the highest level of service," said DCI President David Cohen. "Glenn Barlett Consulting brings decades of experience in OFCCP compliance. We are excited to welcome them to our team and look forward to providing their clients with additional resources and top-tier service."
DCI Consulting Group Releases Pay Equity Dashboard Application
"In response to an increasing demand for dynamic analyses of compensation data, DCI Consulting Group is pleased to announce the launch of the DCI Dashboard for Pay Equity. This Dashboard will allow employers to use the results of their organization's compensation analyses to create interactive visuals and reports that are backed by DCI's expert consultants and software development team. The release of DCI's Dashboard for Pay Equity follows the release of the company's Dashboard for AAP Data in 2021 and its subsequent success."
Evan Szarenski published in Law360 for his analysis on a recent DOL Ruling that impacts Contractor Audits
"While the practical effect may be limited — very few contractors challenge their selection on Fourth Amendment grounds — this ruling, in conjunction with prior OFCCP Fourth Amendment cases, removes the possibility of a contractor challenging the OFCCP's selection process for almost all compliance evaluations."
Joanna Colosimo Featured in SHRM's recent article on OFCCP Clarification of the Compensation Directive
"With the newly revised directive, the OFCCP clarified "a poorly worded and implemented directive," said Joanna Colosimo, SHRM-SCP, vice president of workforce equity and compliance strategy as well as principal consultant with DCI Consulting Group in Washington, D.C. "OFCCP hopefully learned to engage stakeholders before issuing guidelines and directives to ensure future clarity of communication."
Dave Schmidt, Don Lustenberger, and Barbara Nett published in Law360 for their article on the New York City Automated Employment Decisions Tools
"Employers have less than five months to prepare for the Jan. 1, 2023, enactment of New York City's Local Law 144 of 2021, which will regulate the use of automated employment decision tools, or AEDTs, in employee selection."
Joanna Colosimo Featured in SHRM's recent article on OFCCP Providing Additional Guidance
"Federal contractors had until June 30 to register and certify compliance on the OFCCP Contractor Portal. Organizations should have identified their main point of contact for the portal, noted Joanna Colosimo, SHRM-SCP, Vice President of Workforce Equity and Compliance Strategy and Principal Consultant for DCI Consulting in Washington, D.C. In addition, organizations should determine who is certifying for each establishment."
Macy Cheeks honored by The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce on the 2022 40 Under 40 Honoree List
"The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present its sixth class of 40 Under 40 Honorees. This event is a celebration of incredible individuals, their successes in various industries, and their impact on the thriving Alexandria community."
DCI Consulting Expands Audit Strategy and Regulatory Affairs Division with Evan Szarenski
David Cohen, President of DCI, stated that "Evan Szarenski brings incredible insight to DCI with his experience at OFCCP ensuring contractor compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures. Our clients will benefit from his breadth of knowledge."
DCI Consulting Expands Labor Economics Division with Andrew J. Cook, Ph.D.
David Cohen, President of DCI, stated that “Dr. Cook brings extensive experience assisting Fortune 500 companies across a variety of workforce analytics and employment analyses. His hire enhances DCI’s ability to provide the highest level of consulting and expertise to our clients”.
DCI Consulting's Pay Equity services referenced in Chapter 11: Attract & Retain a Diverse Workforce of Inclusalytics
"We mentioned pay equity analysis in Chapter 5. This can be as simple as comparing the average pay of individuals from different groups or as complex as conducting a regression analysis, which would allow you to control for additional variables such as experience or job level, Beware, however, that even simple pay equity analyses come with a number of factor to consider, including legal requirements. Fortunately, there are a number of tools and vendors, such as DCI Consulting, available to assist you with this huge Inclusalytics undertaking."
Macy Cheeks' research was published in APA’s journal, Psychology of Leaders and Leadership
Macy's research explores the relationship between an organization’s diversity climate and employee perceptions of the work environment in relation to their intersecting identities. "To explore these relationships, 344 employees from various organizations were surveyed. Significant correlations were found between diversity climate and job satisfaction, satisfaction toward coworkers, affective organizational commitment, and perceived organizational support."
Joanna Colosimo Featured in SHRM's recent article on OFCCP's Contractor Portal
"It is significant that OFCCP is giving contractors time to get their plans and affirmative action programs in place," said Joanna Colosimo, SHRM-SCP, Vice President of Workforce Equity & Compliance Strategy, Principal Consultant with DCI Consulting in Washington, D.C. "It also appears to be a measured plan. There is time for organizations to register in the system, and there is a three-month period in which they can certify."
Joanna Colosimo Featured in Alison Conigliaro-Hubbard's recently published book
"1. Stay curious and ask questions!
2. Do no be afraid to make a decision that is unpopular but is in fact the right thing to do. Was the decision-making process equitable, fair, and driven by relevant metrics?
3. You are in your position for a reason, If you suffer from imposter syndrome, you certainly are not alone, Find a group of colleagues or peers you feel safe discussing your leadership vulnerabilities with and in turn, empower them."
Eric Dunleavy Recognized with the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington DC (PTCMW) Service Award
"The PTCMW Service Award is a unique award which recognizes individuals for their service to PTCMW and support in achieving the goals and mission of PTCMW. Established in 1977, PTCMW and its members seek to advance the science and practice of I-O psychology and related fields through high-value professional growth and networking opportunities."
Diversity at a Glance: Labor Force Benchmark Series Announced
This article is the first in a new series, "Diversity at a Glance," from DCI Consulting (DCI) that will explore labor force benchmarks within and across sectors. With the increased awareness around social justice movements, more employers are examining the diversity profile of their workforces.
Joanna Colosimo Featured in SHRM's recent article on Pay Equity
"The pandemic is not an excuse to not invest the time, money, resources and effort into a robust pay equity review," said Joanna Colosimo, SHRM-SCP, Director of Compliance and Workforce Analytics and Principal Consultant with DCI Consulting in Washington, D.C. She recommended evaluating sex differences as well as race and ethnicity disparities in pay annually.
David Garber joins DCI Consulting Group
"Dr. Garber brings DCI additional expertise in pay equity audits and proactive analyses. His hire is in line with DCI's goal to provide the highest level of consulting and expertise to our clients," said David Cohen, president of DCI.
David Cohen Featured in SHRM's recent article on the future of Pay Equity for OFCCP
"Employers should be conducting pay equity studies that analyze similarly situated employee groupings and statistical tests that control for the major factors that influence compensation, Cohen said. If statistical differences can't be explained, employers need to remediate and make salary adjustments, he noted."
Eric Dunleavy Featured in SHRM's recent article on the use of AI in the Workplace
"This is not a future-forward issue," Dunleavy said. "AI tools which learn how to perform tasks usually performed by humans are being used today in human resources."
DCI Consulting Completes Acquisition of HR Analytical Services
DCI Consulting Group (DCI), a Washington, D.C.-based human resources data analytics firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based HR Analytical Services (HR Analytical).
Circa Announces Partnership with AAP Provider DCI Consulting Group
Circa announced a formal partnership with Washington DC-based DCI Consulting Group, a human resources risk management consulting firm specializing in OFCCP compliance, pay equity, and other workforce analytics. Circa is partnering with DCI to provide its customers and prospects access to high-quality affirmative action planning and other workforce analytic solutions from an industry leading organization.
Six Ways OFCCP Can Reboot After Pay Discrimination Losses
The Labor Department’s recent loss in the Oracle pay discrimination case, while disappointing for the agency, provides the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs an opportunity to take stock of the current state of its pay equity enforcement program.
DCI Consulting Launches Online AAP Software and OFCCP Compliance Resource
In response to increasing audits from the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and their announced plan to initiate a contractor verification program, DCI has launched two new tools for federal contractors: ProntoAAP and OFCCPCertification.com.
DCI Consulting Group Hires Jone Papinchock and Dave Schmidt
DCI Consulting Group, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce that Joanne (Jone) Papinchock, Ph.D. and David (Dave) Schmidt, Ph.D. have joined our team as Principal Consultants in the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Division.
DCI Consulting Group Hires Jon Geier as a Principal Consultant
DCI Consulting Completes Acquisition of Savina Consulting
DCI Consulting Group (DCI), a Washington, D.C.-based human resources risk management firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Denver, Colorado-based employment litigation and HR boutique consultancy Savina Consulting.