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.

AECOM Management Services, Inc.

AECOM Management Services, Inc. (AECOM), a supplier of labor services to the Red River Army Depot in Texas, will pay $350,000 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 582 Black and/or female applicants for Motor Vehicle Mechanic and the Motor Equipment Metal Mechanic positions and were not hired. AECOM denies these claims; however, it has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement.

Alsco, Inc.

Alsco, Inc. (Alsco), a linen and uniform-rental business service provider to restaurants, health care organizations, the automotive industry and industrial facilities, will pay $75,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Lanham, MD 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 Black applicants who applied for Entry Level and Mid-Level Operatives positions and were not hired. Alsco denies these claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, Alsco will also extend 13 job opportunities and review its selection process at 9 other establishments located in 6 states.

BioFire Diagnostics LLC

BioFire Diagnostics LLC (BioFire), a manufacturer and supplier of diagnostic instruments of reagents and infectious diseases, will pay $300,000.00 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its facility in Salt Lake City, UT. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 193 qualified Black, Asian, and white applicants for Manufacturing Technician I and Manufacturing Trainee positions and were not hired. BioFire denies those claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, BioFire will also provide Manufacturing Technician job opportunities to 31 of the affected applicants as positions become available at its Salt Lake City facility. In addition, BioFire will take steps to ensure its personnel practices, including recordkeeping and internal auditing procedures, meet legal requirements.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. (Boehringer), an international pharmaceutical company, will pay $379,089 to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its St. Joseph, Missouri 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 75 female employees in the scientist, technician, and technical administrator positions in the production subarea at the facility that manufactures biological animal vaccines. Boehringer does not admit liability and denies those allegations but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the Agreement, Boehringer will ensure that its compensation policies and pay procedures are free from discrimination and will provide training to all managers, supervisors, and other company officials who oversee pay decisions.

Conduent, Inc.

Conduent, Inc. (Conduent), a business process services company, will pay $275,000 to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its facility in Cherry Hill, NJ. 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 the Client Service Senior Analyst position. Conduent denies those claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, Conduent will also eliminate all discriminatory compensation practices, conduct a study evaluating all job titles mapped to the Client Service Senior Analyst position, conduct self-audits and monitoring of its compensation system, implement improved polices, and provide training to all individuals involved in determining compensation for job titles mapped to the Client Service Senior Analyst position.

GC Services Limited Partnership

GC Services Limited Partnership (GC Services), a provider of customer care and account receivables management services, will pay $245,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its facility in El Paso, Texas. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 1,638 qualified male applicants for Customer Service Representative positions and were not hired. GC Services denies these claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, GC Services will also extend job opportunities to 60 male applicants at its El Paso, Texas facility.

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation, a multinational technology company, will pay $3,000,000 in back pay and interest to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Las Colinas, TX; Redmond, WA; New York City, NY; and Cambridge, MA locations. The back pay will be allocated as follows: Las Colinas, TX $750,000; Redmond, WA $2,000,000; New York City, NY $50,000; and Cambridge, MA $200,000. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 1299 qualified Asian, African American, and Hispanic applicants who applied for the positions Software Engineer, Solution Specialist, Developer II (Job Croup 234), and Premier Field Engineer (Job Group 228), but were not hired. Microsoft denies these claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement.

PCC Airfoils, LLC

PCC Airfoils, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp., will pay $67,858.86 in back pay and interest to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Douglas, GA facility. PCC Airfoils, LLC denies the claim but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 784 female applicants for positions in the Operatives job group based on gender. Under the Agreement, PCC Airfoils, LLC will review and revise its selection procedures, and train company personnel who recruit, select and track applicants to eliminate the practices related to the alleged discrimination violations.

Shamrock Foods Company

Shamrock Foods Company, a foods manufacturing and distribution facility, will pay $858,492.93 in back pay, interest, and benefits, to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at multiple facilities in Phoenix, AZ and Eastvale, CA. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs identified that the federal contractor failed to hire 1,454 black, white, and female qualified applicants for the General Plant, Cold Room Order Selector, General Warehouse Nights, and Delivery Driver positions, and were not hired. Shamrock Foods Company agreed to resolve the issue through an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement.

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), a leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and governmental fields, will pay $1,000,000 in back pay to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its Charlotte, North Carolina 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 63 female employees in the Project Management Office (Exempt) job function and 202 female employees in the Recordkeeping Service job function. TIAA will also pay $500,000 in adjustments to pay. TIAA denies the allegations and has agreed to resolve the issue through a Consent Decree. Under the Consent Decree, TIAA also agreed to evaluate its starting salaries, salary increases, promotion decisions, performance evaluation ratings, and any other factor related to the alleged discrimination violations.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the fourth largest bank in the country, will pay $7,700,00 in back pay to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination and $100,000 to resolve allegations of discrimination in promotions. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 34,501 qualified Black and female applicants for several positions, but were not hired. Wells Fargo denies these claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the Agreement, Wells Fargo will also extend 580 job opportunities and maintain all records associated with its hiring process.