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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

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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01 Sep 2016
Hyowook Chiang to speak to Beverly Hills Bar Association

Hyowook Chiang, Ph.D. will speak to the Beverly Hills Bar Association on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

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Welch Employment Index

Welch Consulting Employment Index Bounces Back in June

After hitting a two-month slow patch, the Welch Consulting Employment Index is recovering, though still below its recent high hit in March. The index is at 99.3, just shy of the 99.5 seen in March and above the 99.1 seen in May.  

Welch Consulting Employment Index Falls in May

The Welch Consulting Employment Index is continuing its retreat from the level it hit in March. While the index has fallen to 99.1 in May from the recent peak of 99.5 in March, it currently remains above the 2015 year-end value of 99.0.    

Welch Consulting Employment Index Slips in April

The Welch Consulting Employment Index has given back some of the gains made in each of the first three months of the year. While the index has fallen to 99.2 in April from 99.5 in March, this remains above the 2015 year-end value of 99.0.  

Continuing Strength in the Welch Consulting Employment for March

The Welch Consulting Employment Index once again showed continued strength in March, rising to 99.5 from 99.3 in January and 98.4 in March 2015.  

Welch Consulting Employment Index Reports continuing Growth in Jobs for February

The Welch Consulting Employment Index showed continued strength in February, rising to 99.3 from 99.2 in January and 98.4 in February 2015.