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.

Allied Universal

Allied Universal, a security services company, will pay $411,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Houston, 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 1,459 Black applicants who applied for the upscale security officer positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, Allied Universal will extend job opportunities to 28 Black applicants.

Boeing Distribution Services, Inc. (successor to KLX, Inc.)

Boeing Distribution Services, Inc. (BDSI), a global distributor of inventory solutions for aerospace original equipment manufacturers and the successor to KLX, Inc., will pay $402,500 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at KLX, Inc.’s Doral, FL 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 113 Black and white applicants who applied for Material Handler I positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, Boeing Distribution Services, Inc. will also extend job opportunities to 11 eligible class members as vacancies occur.

G.E. Aerospace

G.E. Aerospace, a provider of jet engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft, will pay $443,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Rutland, VT 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 qualified female applicants who applied to the Manufacturing Operations Associate position and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, G.E. Aerospace will also extend 14 job opportunities.

LabCorp Central Laboratory Services, LP

LabCorp Central Laboratory Services, LP (LabCorp), a life sciences and healthcare company, will pay $525,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Indianapolis, IN 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 148 qualified Black applicants to Kit Production Assistant I positions, 57 qualified Black applicants to Sample Handling Assistant I positions, and 13 qualified Asian applicants to Medical Technician I positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, LabCorp will also extend job opportunities to 34 Black and 3 Asian class members and ensure that its hiring policies and procedures are free from discrimination. Additionally, LabCorp will provide training to all managers, supervisors and other company officials who oversee hiring decisions.

National Opinion Research Center

The National Opinion Research Center (Center), an independent research center affiliated with the University of Chicago, will pay $95,000 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 107 Asian applicants who applied for coronavirus contact tracer positions, primarily in Maryland and Delaware, and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, the Center will also review its hiring policies and procedures to ensure they are free from discrimination and train all managers, supervisors, and other company officials who oversee hiring decisions.

The Nielsen Company (US)

The Nielsen Company (US) (Nielsen), a global marketing research, data analytics and opinion-research company, will pay $570,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Dallas and San Antonio, TX facilities. Compliance reviews conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 528 Black, 52 White, and 11 Asian applicants and 28 applicants who identified as multi-racial at its Dallas, TX facility and against 221 Black and 154 White applicants at its San Antonio, TX facility, who applied for Research Interviewer and Bilingual Research Interviewer positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, Nielsen will extend job opportunities to 6 Asian and 21 White class members at its Dallas, TX facility and 10 Black and 19 White class members at its San Antonio, TX facility. Additionally, Nielsen will maintain all records associated with its hiring process.

Pitney Bowes Presort Services, LLC

Pitney Bowes Presort Services, LLC (“Pitney Bowes”), a mail processing and automation provider, will pay $1,590,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at the following five facilities: Brown Deer, WI; Urbandale, IA; Levittown, PA; Reading, PA; and Grand Prairie, TX. Compliance reviews by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 468 qualified class members in various race groups and did not hire them. Pursuant to the agreement, Pitney Bowes will extend 106 job opportunities to the various class members in five locations.

UniFirst Corporation

UniFirst Corporation (UniFirst), a workwear and textile service company, providing uniforms, protective clothing, and custom corporate image apparel programs to businesses, will pay $226,341 to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its Whippany, 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 48 female employees in the production non-supervisory position by paying them less than similarly qualified male employees. Pursuant to the agreement, UniFirst will also review their policies and practices and review base salaries of production department employees for compensation disparities.

US Foods Inc.

US Foods, Inc., a food service distributor, will pay at least a total of $360.64 in back pay and interest per affected class member to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its facilities in Zebulon, NC; Port Orange and Tampa, FL; Fort Mill and Lexington, SC; and Manassas, VA. During the progress reporting monitoring period conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the agency continued to observe statistically significant disparities between male and female hiring rates for Selector positions at each of the six establishments. Pursuant to the addendum to the agreement, US Foods, Inc. will also extend 195 job opportunities to eligible class members and retain an outside consultant to review and hiring policies and procedures for Selector positions.