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.

Allan Baker, Inc., f/k/a Korrect Optical

Allan Baker, Inc., f/k/a Korrect Optical, a manufacturer, seller and distributor of eyeglasses, will pay $227,636 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Louisville, Kentucky 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 401 Black applicants and 253 White applicants who applied for production positions in the Operatives job group and were not hired. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Allan Baker, Inc., f/k/a Korrect Optical will extend 31 job opportunities and will also revise the practices, policies and procedures it uses to select applicants for positions in the Operatives job group.

AlliedBarton

AlliedBarton Security Services LLC, a provider of security systems and services, will pay one million one hundred seventy-five thousand dollars ($1,175,000) to resolve allegations of pay discrimination at its New York, 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 2,263 female, Black, and American Indian unarmed Security Officers by paying them less than comparable employees. Pursuant to the agreement, AlliedBarton Security Services LLC will also eliminate discriminatory compensation and job-site placement policies, conduct training, and monitor compensation and job-site placements for unarmed Security Officers.

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.

Fastenal Company

Fastenal Company, a leading distributor of industrial and construction supplies, will pay $168,000.00 in back pay and interest to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Highpoint, 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 483 qualified female applicants who applied for laborer and helper positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the agreement, Fastenal Company will also extend 24 job opportunities to the female applicants not hired, and train all individuals involved in recruiting, selecting, or tracking applicants for laborer and helper positions on its revised hiring process related to the alleged discrimination violation.

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.

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.

Regus Management Group LLC

Regus Management Group LLC, (Regus), a leading global workspace provider with headquarters in Addison, Texas, will pay $900,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its facilities nationwide. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that Regus discriminated against 3,190 Blacks that applied for Community Manager and Community Associate positions and were not hired and against 1,095 male applicants that applied for Community Associate positions and were not hired. Pursuant to the Conciliation Agreement, Regus will extend job opportunities to 102 Black applicants and 22 male applicants at its facilities nationwide.

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.

TekMasters LLC

TekMasters LLC, is a technology company agrees to pay $17,500 to settle violations found during the complaint investigation. A complainant investigation was initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor was in compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of the equal opportunity clause when it used inappropriate language in an electronic mail referencing applicants/employee’s ethnicity. TekMasters agreed to pay $17,500 to settle the violation.