2016 was filled with the Obama Administration ending the year with an aggressive regulatory environment. These new regulations are a major concern for CEOs across the country, as new regulations are expensive to implement in terms of compliance, making the net cost to implement some to these regulations prohibitive for some companies.  Add to this, […]
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 With 2016 coming to a close the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announces a flurry of settlements, with Hormel Foods Corporation being the latest casualty. During a scheduled compliance evaluation between February 2008 – February 2009, Hormel Foods Corporation was found to have discriminatory hiring practices against 403 qualified women for entry-level job openings. […]
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Career Resources, Inc. (CRI) announced the expansion of its offices to the East Coast. CRI is experiencing exceptional growth and wishes to provide more highly personalized affirmative action services and audit support in the region to existing and new clients. The office is located at 333 S.E. 2nd Avenue in Miami, Florida.CRI’s President, James Gutierrez […]
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We are seeing requests by the OFCCP during audits that are not typical in terms of what we’ve seen in past audits.  The Southeast Region of the OFCCP has been requesting, in addition to the compensation data provided in item 19 of the scheduling letter, detailed compensation data going two years back from the date […]
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Chemonics International, a worldwide development company, will pay $482K to settle charges of race-based hiring discrimination with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP). A routine compliance investigation, conducted by the OFCCP, uncovered allegations that Chemonics used hiring practices that systemically denied employment to African American applicants, who were qualified for entry-level professional programs […]
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Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) in Conway, Arkansas, has agreed to pay $750K to settle discrimination charges. The popular computer company allegedly denied over 500 applicants based on race and ethnicity for well-paid professional positions. The allegations came after an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) investigation, which included applicant and employee interviews, statistical analysis and […]
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