Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thursday, May 2, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The government’s new race and ethnicity reporting standards have generated numerous questions from CWC members on how they will be expected to comply. Our new FAQs are designed to address many of your questions.

Monday, April 8, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The Federal Communications Commission, in a partisan 3-2 vote, has moved forward with reinstating and making public an annual demographic report similar to the EEO-1 that covered broadcasters must file with the agency. The

Thursday, April 4, 2024

CWC WEB WORKSHOP ON THURSDAY, APRIL 11. The White House Office of Management and Budget has revised the standards that federal agencies use to collect race/ethnicity data, and it will take some time before the changes are incorporated into collection

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

In another recent example of how diversity-related initiatives are under increasing legal challenge, a federal district court in Texas has ruled that the MBDA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, discriminates on the basis of race, and

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

A recent ruling by a federal appeals court underscores the importance of operating DEI programs within the law.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

The appeals court has upheld an injunction issued by a lower court prohibiting enforcement of a 2022 Florida law that prohibits employers from requiring employees to attend mandatory DEI training, strongly suggesting that the law is both unconstituti

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

To assist our members in their efforts to develop or refine their college and university recruitment strategy, CWC is pleased to provide you with updated tables that contain the most recently available demographic data by award level for each of the

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

This ruling by a federal appeals court serves as a useful reminder that it may be wise to withhold information about job applicants’ race and gender from recruiters and hiring officials in the early stages of the talent acquisition process.

Monday, December 11, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. The U.S. Department of Commerce wants to hear from companies about their diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility efforts. Our memo explains why.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

As we anticipated, opponents of affirmative action are following up their successful Supreme Court challenge of the admissions policies of Harvard and UNC by beginning to sue private sector entities, alleging unlawful race-based discriminatory employ

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC’s new Talking Points guide on the Supreme Court’s landmark college admissions ruling is designed to assist you in educating internal stakeholders on what the Court said (and didn’t say), and what the ruling may mean for

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

A group of 21 Democratic State Attorneys General have sent a letter to Fortune 100 companies countering the letter sent to the same group recently by 13 Republican AGs warning the companies that their DEI practices must not discriminate on the basis

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Seizing upon the Supreme Court’s recent ruling barring the consideration of race in college admissions, the Republican Attorneys General of 13 states have signed a letter sent to Fortune 100 companies putting them on notice that their DEI practices a

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

A conservative public interest group has been filing complaints with the EEOC alleging that public statements made by a number of large employers about their diversity, equity, and inclusion policies violate Title VII. The complaints contend that the

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

President Biden has issued a new Executive Order calling on Executive Branch agencies to make an even greater effort in overcoming barriers that stand in the way of assisting underserved communities.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Our new guidance memo is in response to requests from our members asking how they can leverage their AAPs to enhance organizational objectives while ensuring ongoing compliance.

Monday, October 31, 2022

CWC’s eighth annual “TACS” featured more than 10 hours of substantive presentations, facilitated discussions, and small-group sessions covering the latest legal, regulatory, and policy developments affecting recruitment and selection.

Monday, October 10, 2022

The fourth virtual roundtable held in conjunction with the joint “HIRE” initiative launched by the EEOC and OFCCP earlier this year featured presentations by a panel of witnesses pointing out potential discriminatory barriers created by employers’ us

Monday, September 26, 2022

CWC is pleased to present the latest demographic data by degree award level conferred by U.S. colleges and universities during the 2020-2021 academic year, which we’ve refined to assist our members in developing their college and university recruitme

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC is pleased to announce the launch of our new Integrating Compliance and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion memo series, leading with this introductory primer on the proper use of OFCCP-required “placement goals” for women an

Monday, July 18, 2022

Our memo provides the latest information regarding the “HIRE” initiative, a joint effort between the EEOC and OFCCP launched last January that is designed to “identify strategies to remove unnecessary barriers to hiring and to promote effective, job-

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

We are pleased to present highlights from CWC’s recently completed and highly successful virtual 2022 Compliance, Diversity, and Inclusion Summit.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Under a new Executive Order signed by President Biden, federal agencies have been tasked with developing Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity “Action Plans” in a step that could ultimately require employers to collect and report such data to the federa

Monday, May 2, 2022

On his first day in office, President Biden instructed all federal agencies to come up with a plan for overcoming barriers that underserved communities face in accessing the benefits and opportunities that might be available through that agency. Some

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

CWC recently held a virtual member roundtable on best practices for soliciting race, ethnicity, sex, and other demographic categories from applicants and employees compliant with government reporting requirements. Our memo summarizes the highlights.

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