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Case Study: Audits of Employment Practices

Welch was hired by a telecommunications company to perform a preliminary pay analysis in anticipation of an impending OFCCP desk audit.  The client provided the (12-factor) data often requested by the OFCCP at this stage of their investigation.  

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Case Study: Employment Discrimination

An opposing expert estimated a pay regression for hourly employees working at a service providing company and identified an aggregate pay differential to the detriment of women. 

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Case Study: Misclassification

A food service company was charged with misclassifying its managers as exempt employees. Plaintiffs claimed that their job function was similar to non-exempt employees. 

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News & Events

09 Feb 2017
Amy Aukstikalnis to speak to Orange County Bar Association February 14

Welch Consulting Senior Economist, Amy Aukstikalnis, Ph.D. to speak to Orange County Bar Association on Tuesday, February 14th.

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02 Dec 2016
Welch Consulting Sponsors OCBA Labor & Employment Law Section Holiday Party 2016

Please join Amy Aukstikalnis, Ph.D. as she represents Welch Consulting as a sponsor of the OCBA Holiday Social on Wednesday, December 7th.

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01 Oct 2016
Valentin Estevez to speak to Dade County Bar Association

 Valentín Estévez, Ph.D. will speak to the Dade County Bar Association on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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18 Sep 2016
Amy Aukstikalnis to speak on panel at ACI Wage & Hour Conference

Amy Aukstikalnis, Ph.D. will be speaking at the ACI Wage and Hour Conference in San Francisco on Monday, September 26th, 2016

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Welch Employment Index

Welch Consulting Employment Index Climbs in January

The Welch Consulting Employment Index hit 100.0 in January, up from 99.6 in December. This is the highest value for the Index since October 2008.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Moderates in December

The Welch Consulting Employment Index returned to 99.6 in December, down from 99.7 in November. Other than in November the Index has been holding steady at 99.6 since August 2016.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Holds Steady in November

For the fourth month in a row The Welch Consulting Employment Index held steady at 99.6, which it reached in August, up from 99.4 in July.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Holds Steady in September

In September The Welch Consulting Employment Index held steady at 99.6, which it reached in August, up from 99.4 in July. 

Welch Consulting Employment Index Continues Advance in August

In August The Welch Consulting Employment Index continued its upward trend, reaching its highest level in over four years as it hit 99.6 in August, up from 99.4 in July.