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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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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Genlyte Thomas Group, LLC, an indoor and outdoor lighting company, has entered a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to resolve allegations of sex-based wage discrimination. The allegations surfaced after a routine audit conducted by the OFCCP where the agency found Genlyte had discriminated against professional female employees.Conciliation Findings and Agreement The […]
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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 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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Colonial Parking, Inc., the largest parking company in Washington, D.C., has entered a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) for charges of discrimination toward African-American employees and applicants. During an OFCCP compliance evaluation, the agency allegedly found Colonial Parking had a practice of discrimination in payment and hiring of African […]
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In Roanoke, Virginia, Maintenance of Way #34, a business unit in the engineering department of Norfolk Southern Corporation, has entered into a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) for alleged racial hiring discrimination. Maintenance of Way #34 is responsible for maintenance of the Virginia state’s rail tracks including roads, highways, […]
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