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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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced an expansion of the agencies Mega Construction Project (MCP) Program. The program was built to ensure federal construction subcontractors and contractors receiving government funding to construct highways, buildings, and other government funded projects, provide equal employment opportunities in the construction industry to potential workers regardless […]
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Tyson Foods, one of the largest global food processing companies in the world, has settled with the Department of Labor (DOL) for $1.6 million for charges of systemic hiring discrimination. The discrimination allegations were brought on by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) following a routine compliance review, where it was determined Tyson […]
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has filed a lawsuit against Analogic Corporation, a Massachusetts technology manufacturer, alleging the company engaged in wage discrimination against female employees in assembly positions at the company’s headquarters. A compliance evaluation conducted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) found the technology company’s compensation practices were discriminatory towards […]
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a lawsuit against Palantir Technologies for systemic discrimination toward Asian applicants. The Palo Alto-based technology company used discriminatory hiring process that routinely eliminated Asian applicants in the resume and telephone interview process, providing preferential treatment towards white applicants.Palantir faces a lawsuit following a routine compliance audit by the […]
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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is suing Potomac Abatement, a demolition contractor in Jessup, Maryland, for alleged discrimination against African-American and Hispanic employees. During an audit conducted by the OFCCP, the agency found Potomac discriminated in their hiring process and towards current employees. The discrimination included but was not limited to, allegations […]
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