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OFCCP’s LGBT Executive Order and its impact

Executive Order 13672 Highlights: LGBT non discrimination E.O. 13672 went into the Federal Register Dec. 9, 2014 and will be effective April 8, 2015 Any place your organization displays the entire list of protected classes, gender identity and sexual orientation must be added EO Clause for contracts and sub contracts should be amended, along with Ad […]


Top Three Employee Errors in the workplace

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Sure, our employers make plenty of mistakes.  Our bosses can be demanding, insensitive, and provide plenty of happy hour ranting material.  But individual employees also can add fuel to the workplace fire.  Here’s our top picks of situations that make work life crazier than it needs to be and some suggested guidance. 1. “If I […]


6 Internal Investigation Mistakes

As a former EEOC investigator, gone corporate then gone consultant…I’ve reviewed my share of internal discrimination investigations. Some are impressive, some are epic and well, others shouldn’t have bothered. Here’s our dirty half- dozen mistakes: 1. No report written to memorialize what happened – your notes scribbled on legal pads are often difficult for you […]


I took a Louisville Slugger to both headlights….

Retaliation. It’s funny in a country song, but in the workplace…it can mean serious trouble. The EEOC reports that in 2010, that for the first time in its history, Retaliation Charges were the most filed EEOC charge – representing 36.3% of all charges filed – that’s greater than 1 in 3!!! As a former investigator […]


Words of Wisdom

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If you received our Words of Wisdom in the mail, please note that it sits on your desk and displays a quote that you can change around. If you didn’t receive our words of wisdom and want to, please send an email to with your contact information!