October 7, 2021

US Department of Labor, Serco Inc. agree to resolve alleged compensation discrimination identified against female IT workers

HERNDON, VA – A federal contractor in Herndon that provides professional, technology and management services has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to resolve allegations that the company paid female information technology professionals less than the company paid their male counterparts.

October 6, 2021

US Department of Labor, Thomson Reuters Corp. agree to resolve alleged gender, race-based pay discrimination at New York headquarters

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Thomson Reuters Corp. to resolve alleged pay discrimination in the company’s U.S. headquarters office in New York.

October 6, 2021

US Department of Labor, Aecom reach Conciliation Agreement to resolve alleged hiring discrimination by federal contractor in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Aecom Management Services have entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Virginia Beach location. 

October 4, 2021

US Labor Department, IBM enter agreement to resolve alleged gender-based pay discrimination at Washington location

WASHINGTONThe U.S. Department of Labor and IBM US Public Service GBS have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of gender-based pay discrimination within the federal contractor’s Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) unit.

October 4, 2021

US Department of Labor, Regus Management Group reach agreement to resolve alleged race- and gender-based hiring discrimination nationwide

DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Regus Management Group LLC, a leading global workspace provider, to resolve allegations of systemic race- and gender-based hiring discrimination at its facilities nationwide.

October 4, 2021

AstraZeneca agrees to pay $560K to resolve alleged race, gender-based pay discrimination at Wilmington, Delaware facility

AstraZeneca agrees to pay $560K to resolve alleged race, gender-based pay discrimination at Wilmington, Delaware facility

September 29, 2021

Highmark Health subsidiary agrees to pay $410K to resolve alleged compensation discrimination found in federal compliance evaluation

PITTSBURGH A Pittsburgh-based company that provides IT support to health plan providers has agreed to pay $410,000 in back pay and interest after a federal compliance evaluation alleged the federal contractor’s pay practices discriminated against 67 employees in the Associate Consultant and Consultant positions.  

September 17, 2021

US Department of Labor files complaint against ABM Janitorial Services alleging systemic racial discrimination at Maryland, Virginia offices

BALTIMORE – The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an administrative complaint against ABM Janitorial Services after a compliance evaluation by the department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs alleged systematic racial discrimination against Black and a smaller number of white applicants for janitorial positions at its Baltimore and Alexandria, Virginia, locations.

August 23, 2021

US Department of Labor enters agreement with disposable medical device manufacturer to resolve alleged hiring discrimination in Utah

SOUTH JORDAN, UT – The U.S. Department of Labor and Merit Services Inc., a manufacturer of disposable medical devices, have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination.

July 30, 2021

US Department of Labor, Fastenal Co. enter agreement to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at High Point, North Carolina facility

HIGH POINT, NC – The U.S. Department of Labor and Fastenal Co. have agreed to resolve alleged systemic gender-based hiring discrimination that affected 483 female job applicants at its High Point facility from Dec. 7, 2016 through July 31, 2018.

July 21, 2021

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina enters agreement with US Department of Labor to resolve alleged hiring discrimination

COLUMBIA, SC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations that the company systemically discriminated against 117 Black, Hispanic, Asian and multi-racial applicants for a student entry-level training program at its Columbia headquarters.

June 29, 2021

US Department of Labor, Worley Group reach agreement to resolve alleged gender-based pay discrimination in Houston

HOUSTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Worley Group, to resolve alleged pay discrimination affecting 42 female, Black and Hispanic employees at its Houston location, formerly operated by Jacobs Engineering. The company’s parent, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is a federal defense contractor. In April 2019, Worley Group assumed control of Jacobs Engineering’s Houston operations.

June 28, 2021

US Foods will pay nearly $160K to resolve alleged hiring discrimination identified in US Department of Labor audit of Illinois distribution center

ROSEMONT, IL – US Foods will pay $159,550 in back pay and interest to 114 female and Black job applicants as part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs to resolve alleged hiring discrimination found at its Bensenville distribution facility. The company will also offer jobs to 16 applicants.

June 25, 2021

CORRECTED: US Department of Labor, Bechtel subsidiary reach agreement to resolve alleged gender-based pay discrimination in Houston

HOUSTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals Inc., to resolve alleged pay discrimination affecting 22 female employees at its Houston location.

June 22, 2021

US Department of Labor announces dialogue to promote employment equity for women workers

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor announced today’s launch of a national online dialogue to gather ideas to improve labor outcomes for women, especially economically disadvantaged women. The dialogue will be open until July 9.

June 11, 2021

US Department of Labor outlines upcoming worker-centered protections in Biden-Harris administration Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC – A mother of two struggles to budget for child care expenses on an hourly income of $11.50 as a call center worker with a federal contractor. A construction company owner learns they’ve lost another federal contract because a competitor was able to underbid the job by not paying livable wages. Socially conscious investors want to maximize their savings and do the planet some good, but are frustrated by the investment options available to do that.

May 14, 2021

US Department of Labor reaches agreement with Conduent Inc. to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at Oklahoma facility

YUKON, OK – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Conduent Inc. to resolve alleged systemic hiring discrimination against Black, Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander applicants for customer care assistant positions at its Yukon facility.

April 20, 2021

US Department of Labor opens national dialogue to improve outreach to teens on workplace issues of safety, wages, job training, discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor is extending an invitation to teens, parents, educators, employers and other interested stakeholders to join a national online dialogue through April 30 to gather ideas on how the department can connect with teens better.

February 1, 2021

Google LLC, US Department of Labor settlement resolves alleged pay, hiring discrimination at California, Washington State locations

SAN FRANCISCOThe U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Google LLC to resolve allegations of systemic compensation and hiring discrimination at the company’s California and Washington State facilities and will pay over $3.8 million to more than 5,500 current employees and job applicants.

January 11, 2021

Lockheed Martin Corp. Agrees to Pay $700,000 to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

BETHESDA, MDThe U.S. Department of Labor and Lockheed Martin Corp.’s RMS Engineering & Technology Unit have entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination found by the Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). While not admitting liability in the investigation, Lockheed Martin Corp.