Below is a detailed summary of recent OFCCP case settlements resolved through a Conciliation Agreement with the contractor. Please review the Class Member Locator page to check the deadline to submit information if you believe you are a class member for one of the cases.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon)

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) is an investment company that provides investment management, investment services and wealth management services to institution and individuals. The contractor will pay $1,862,559.67 in back pay and $62,440.33 interest to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its Jersey City, NJ Technology division facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 120 females, 47 Blacks, and 26 Hispanics employed in Investment Services Technology jobs and Technology Services Group jobs in the Professionals EEO-1 Category by paying them less than similarly situated male and Asian employees. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, BNY Mellon will make salary adjustments.

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Becton, Dickinson and Company, which is a medical technology manufacturer of hypodermic needles and medical procedural solutions, agrees to pay $499,349.12 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at three facilities in Columbus and Holdrege, Nebraska. Compliance reviews by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 125 female employees who had applied for setup operator positions. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Becton, Dickinson and Company will extend 10 job opportunities, maintain all records associated with its hiring process and monitor the process at least annually.

Bimbo Bakeries

Bimbo Bakeries, the largest baking company in the United States, agrees to pay $131,216.02 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Bellevue, Nebraska facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 134 qualified female applicants who applied for Jobber positions and were not hired. Bimbo Bakeries has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Pursuant to the agreement, Bimbo Bakeries will: (a) make effort to place 7 Eligible Class Members; (b) maintain procedures to ensure that documents are retained (c) monitor on a regular basis, at least annually, the selection process for ensuring nondiscrimination.

Central Research Inc.

Central Research Inc., a privately held federal contractor, will pay $309,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Lowell, Arkansas, facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 695 qualified male, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, Native American, and White applicants who applied for an Account Representative position and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, Central Research will also extend 47 job opportunities with employee benefits.

Cerner Corporation

Cerner Corporation, which is a medical technology company, agrees to pay $1,860,000 to 1,870 applicants to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at five facilities in the Kansas City area. Compliance reviews by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against Black applicants and Asian applicants who sought employment as, medical billing /patient account specialists, system engineers, software interns and technical solution analysts. Cerner Corporation has agreed to resolve the issues through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, Cerner will provide back pay and interest and provide job opportunities to the Eligible Class Members.

Cooper Health System

Cooper Health System, a teaching hospital and biomedical research facility, will pay $101,387.44 in back pay and $19,104.52 interest for the hiring portion and $413,076.18 in back pay and $91,431.86 interest for the compensation portion to resolve allegations of hiring and compensation discrimination at its Camden, NJ facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 64 qualified females, Blacks, and Hispanics who applied for the Nurse Associate PRN position and against 56 females in the Supervisors Job Group, 72 females in the Registered Nurses Job Group, and 209 females in the Clerical Job Group by paying them less than similarly situated male employees.

Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute)

Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute), a geographic information system (GIS) and geo-data management applications company, will pay $2,300,000 in back wages and interest to resolve allegations of gender-based compensation discrimination at its Redlands, California headquarters facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that Esri, a federal contractor, discriminated against 176 female employees (33 female Software Development Engineers SW; 143 female Software Quality Assurance Engineers SW) by compensating them at a statistically significant lower pay rate than their similarly situated male counterparts.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environment Testing, LLC

Eurofins, a worldwide provider of environmental, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food testing services, will pay $77,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Lancaster Laboratories Environment Testing facility in Lancaster, PA. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 22 Asian job seekers who applied for Associate Scientist positions with the company. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Eurofins will extend 5 job opportunities and maintain all records associated with its hiring process.

IQVIA Inc.

IQVIA Inc., a multinational company serving the combined industries of health information technology and clinical research, will pay $443,479.24 in back pay and $106,520.76 in interest to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Parsippany, NJ facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 782 qualified female applicants, 126 African American males and 76 qualified African American females who applied for Associate Sales Consultant positions and were not hired.

LAZ Parking

LAZ Parking California LLC is a parking management and services company that operates parking garages and offers other parking services. The company agrees to pay $320,000 in backpay and interest to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its facilities in Orange County, San Diego County, and parts of southern Los Angeles County and Riverside County. A Compliance Review by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found preliminary disparities in hiring against 353 Black and/or Female Valet/Shuttle Driver applicants and 325 female Customer Service Representative applicants. As part of an early resolution settlement without finding, LAZ commits to extend opportunities to 35 Valet/Shuttle Drivers and 14 Customer Service Representative positions, as well as conduct hiring analyses to ensure that its processes do not cause adverse impact.

LinkedIn Corporation

LinkedIn Corporation, an American technology company, will pay $1.8 million in lost wages and interest to affected employees in Sunnyvale, CA and San Francisco, CA, to resolve allegations of gender-based compensation discrimination. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against female employees in Engineering, Product and Marketing roles in its San Francisco and Sunnyvale locations.

Loomis Armored US, LLC

Loomis Armored US, LLC, an armored car services company, will pay $375,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Houston, Texas facility located at 9225 Park View South, Houston, Texas 77002. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 355 black male and female; and 181 other (race/ethnicity non-black) female CMS Teller applicants. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Loomis Armored US, LLC will also extend 24 job opportunities (16 black and 8 female).

Marriott Hotel Services, Inc. Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Marriott Hotel Services, Inc. Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, a full-service spa, golf course, and event venue, will pay $630,722 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Nashville, Tennessee facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 250 Black, Asian and female applicants who applied for housekeeping positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Marriott Hotel Services, Inc. Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center will extend 49 job opportunities to the Black, Asian and female applicants who applied and will maintain all records associated with its hiring process.

Midwest Canvas

Midwest Canvas, located in Chicago, Illinois agrees to pay $230,204.80 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against qualified Black, Asian and White applicants who applied for laborer positions. Midwest Canvas has agreed to resolve the issues through a Conciliation Agreement. Pursuant to the agreement, Midwest Canvas will provide back pay and interest and provide job opportunities to the Eligible Class Members.

Rockland Bakery Inc.

Rockland Bakery, Inc., a small, local, bread and bagel bakery, will pay $850,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Nanuet, NY, facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 151 Asian, Black, and female individuals in the Company’s reasonable recruitment area. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Rockland Bakery, Inc. will also extend 52 job opportunities, eliminate discriminatory recruitment and selection procedures, improve its applicant tracking system, retain a workplace consultant, and report on its continuing compliance for three years.

Sabre Corporation

Sabre Corporation, a privately held federal contractor, will pay $ 300,000 to resolve allegations of pay discrimination at its Southlake, TX facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 18 Hispanic employees in positions within the IT Analysis job family and 67 female employees in positions within the Project Management job family. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, along with paying back pay to the affected employees, the company will conduct self-analysis of its pay practices and policies.

Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its Farmers Branch, TX facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) found that the federal contractor discriminated against 53 female employees in Job Group 7 by failing to provide equal compensation in comparison to similarly situated male employees.

Sysco Central Texas Inc.

Sysco Central Texas Inc. (Sysco Central Texas), a warehouse distribution center, will pay $154,000.00 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its New Braunfels, Texas facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 180 female and 190 Black applicants who applied for Outbound Selector positions and were not hired. Under the agreement, Sysco Central Texas will also extend job opportunities to eight female and seven Black class members.

Sysco North Texas Inc

Sysco North Texas Inc. (Sysco North Texas), a warehouse distribution center, will pay $121,000.00 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Lewisville, Texas facility. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 135 female and 663 Black applicants who applied for Outbound Selector positions and were not hired. Under the Conciliation Agreement, Sysco North Texas will also extend job opportunities to six female and five Black class members.

UniFirst Corporation

UniFirst Corporation, a uniform, workwear facility service company agrees to pay $104,568.18 to settle violations found during the compliance review. A compliance review was initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) preliminary findings found that the federal contractor paid some female employees less than their male counterparts.