CDIA Provides Testimony to Congress

CDIA filed supplemental testimony with the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the House Education and the Workforce Committee in connection with its March 24, 2015 hearing on a package of bills intended to reform EEOC practices.  Our testimony clears up a number of misstatements made at the hearing.  The testimony offered now builds on the written… Continue reading CDIA Provides Testimony to Congress

House Holds Another EEOC Hearing

On March 24, 2015, there was a hearing on a package of EEOC reform bills before the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the House Education and the Workforce Committee.  The committee took testimony on four bills: H.R. 548, the Certainty in Enforcement Act of 2015; H.R. 549, the Litigation Oversight Act of 2015; H.R. 550,… Continue reading House Holds Another EEOC Hearing

GAO Report: Private Companies Face Challenges from Government Records

In March 2015, the GAO issued a report, Criminal History Records: Additional Actions Could Enhance the Completeness of Records Used for Employment-Related Background Checks, GAO 15-162.  The report looked at, among other things, the FCRA protections for consumers and regulations of employers and background check companies.  The report concluded that The use of private companies… Continue reading GAO Report: Private Companies Face Challenges from Government Records

New EEOC Oversight and Accountability Legislation Introduced

In January, U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) introduced three bills aimed at reforming the EEOC and providing greater certainty for employers and employees.  The package of bills are the Certainty in Enforcement Act of 2015, H.R. 548; the Litigation Oversight Act of 2015, H.R. 549; and the EEOC Transparency and Accountability Act, H.R. 550.  .  Rep. Walberg chairs the… Continue reading New EEOC Oversight and Accountability Legislation Introduced