OFCCP News Releases

November 15, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Enters Into Consent Decree With Meat Processing Company to Resolve Hiring Discrimination Cases

GREELEY, CO - The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and JBS USA have entered into a consent decree resolving allegations of hiring discrimination at the company's beef processing facilities in Hyrum, Utah, and Cactus, Texas.

November 13, 2018

Federal Contractor Agrees to Pay $72,000 in Back Wages to Settle Alleged Hiring Discrimination Found in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

ROME, GA – Crothall Laundry Services Inc. has agreed to pay $72,000 in back wages after a routine compliance evaluation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) found alleged systematic hiring discrimination violations at its Rome, Georgia, worksite.

October 26, 2018

Federal Contractor Agrees to Pay $409,947 in Back Wages To Settle Hiring Discrimination Allegations

PHILADELPHIA, PAThe U.S. Department of Labor has reached an agreement with federal contractor Coastal International Security Inc. – a security services company based in Stafford, Virginia – that requires the company to pay $409,947 in back wages and interest to settle allegations of systemic hiring discrimination.

October 24, 2018

Minnesota Food Service Contractor to Pay $399,000 to Resolve Gender Pay Discrimination Found by U.S. Department of Labor

ROSEVILLE, MN - The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with A'viands Food & Service Management requiring the federal contractor to pay $399,000 in back pay and interest to 98 female employees to resolve pay discrimination violations found at its Roseville, Minnesota, facility.

October 11, 2018

U.S. Department Of Labor Recovers $300,000 for Pharmacy Technicians As Part of a Settlement Involving Pay Discrimination

DES PLAINES, ILThe U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Omnicare of Northern Illinois that requires the company to pay $300,000 in back pay and interest to 132 pharmacy technicians of Asian heritage to remedy pay discrimination violations identified at its Des Plaines, Illinois, facility.

September 28, 2018

Federal Contractor Agrees to Pay $599,989 in Back Wages to Settle Alleged Hiring Discrimination Found in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

ATLANTA, GA – Performance Food Group Company – a federal contractor based in Richmond, Virginia – has agreed to pay $599,989 in back wages after compliance evaluations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) found alleged systematic hiring discrimination violations at four facilities in Florence, South Carolina; Hickory, North Carolina; Batesville, Mississippi; and Lebanon, Tennessee.

September 27, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Recovers $161,126 to Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination at Kentucky Meggitt (Erlanger) Facility

ERLANGER, KY – The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Meggitt (Erlanger) LLC – a federal contractor that produces highly engineered aerospace components for jet engines and airframe applications – in which the company will pay $161,126 to remedy alleged pay discrimination violations identified at its Erlanger, Kentucky, facility.

September 21, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Contractor Engagement, Compliance Assistance, and Proactive Compliance

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) to support contractor education and training; enable proactive compliance with OFCCP's regulations; and minimize, to the extent feasible, the cost of compliance by contractors.  

September 20, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Announces New Policies to Increase Transparency

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced two directives focused on providing more transparency in OFCCP activities as an essential tool for promoting compliance. These directives, which continue the goals of the Department's recently announced Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI), encourage and facilitate fair and transparent OFCCP compliance evaluations, and OFCCP efficiency and consistency:

August 24, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Announces New Policies

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced three directives, including new procedures for reviewing contractor compensation practices, a program to verify that contractors are in compliance with federal affirmative action program (AAP) requirements, and an initiative establishing a recognition program for contractors with high-quality and high-performing compliance programs and initiatives.

August 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policies to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced two new policy directives focused on ensuring equal employment opportunity and protecting Americans’ religious freedom.

August 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $222,000 to Resolve Pay Discrimination Investigation at San Diego Parker Hannifin Facility

SAN DIEGO, CA – The U.S. Department of Labor reached a settlement with Parker Hannifin Corp. that requires the company to pay $222,000 to remedy pay discrimination violations identified at its San Diego Composite Sealing Solutions facility.

May 18, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Extends 2014 TRICARE Enforcement Moratorium

WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today issued a two-year extension of its enforcement moratorium relating to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers. This moratorium has been in effect for four years, and will now expire on May 7, 2021; it will also now apply to Veterans Affairs Health Benefits Program providers.

May 14, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers More Than $2.9 Million To Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination Violations at Dell EMC

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Dell EMC that requires the company to pay more than $2.9 million in back wages to remedy alleged pay discrimination violations at four Dell EMC locations in California and North Carolina. Headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Dell EMC is a federal contractor providing computing, networking, and data storage solutions.  

March 19, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Evaluation Results in Agreement With Humana to Pay $2.5 Million in Back Wages and Interest To 753 Women to Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC – After a routine compliance evaluation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Humana Inc. has agreed to pay $2.5 million in back wages and interest as part of a conciliation agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to resolve allegations of pay discrimination against 753 women at the health insurance company’s headquarters in Louisville.

August 14, 2017

B&H Foto Resolves Allegations of Discrimination, Bias, and Harassment

NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a consent decree with B&H Foto & Electronics Corp. to resolve allegations of systemic hiring, compensation, and promotion discrimination, as well as harassment, at the company’s Brooklyn Navy Yard warehouse.

June 8, 2017

US Labor Department, KPMG enter agreement to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at New Jersey office

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and KPMG, one of the world’s largest auditing firms, have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination.

April 25, 2017

US Department of Labor settles charges of hiring discrimination with Silicon Valley company

PALO ALTO, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a consent decree with Palantir Technologies Inc. to resolve charges of systemic hiring discrimination at the company’s Palo Alto facility.

April 18, 2017

US Labor Department, Texas Workforce Solutions to host symposium, job fair

Who: U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Texas Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend

What: Falfurrias Border Patrol Station Symposium and Job Fair

When: April 20, 2017
Symposium: 9-11a.m. CDT
Job Fair: 1-3p.m. CDT

April 17, 2017

Settlement resolves 24-year-old hiring discrimination case

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has settled a case that arose from a 1993 compliance review of NationsBank, N.A., that found systematic hiring violations involving African-American applicants for entry-level jobs and led to more than two decades of litigation. NationsBank merged with the Bank of America, N.A. in 1998.