DOL To Implement New Tool To Uncover Pay Bias

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 6:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday it is planning to implement a new data collection tool to look for signs of pay discrimination among federal contractors.

The DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs wants to create a tool that would fill the gap left by its Equal Opportunity surveys, which were canceled in 2006 after an internally commissioned report found the EO surveys had “little predictive value” as a tool for indicating discrimination or noncompliance.

The collected data could give the OFCCP insight into...
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