November 19, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Reaches Agreement with DXC Technology Company to Resolve Alleged Compensation Discrimination

PLANO, TXThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and DXC Technology Co. (DXC) – formerly known as Hewlett-Packard Co. – have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination against female employees.

November 16, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Enter Agreement to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

PRINCE GEORGE, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Inc. have entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination.

November 12, 2020

JP Morgan Chase Agrees to Pay $9.8 Million To Resolve Gender Discrimination Allegations

NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement with JP Morgan Chase & Co., resolving allegations that the financial institution engaged in systemic compensation discrimination against female employees in certain professional positions, and establishes enhanced future compliance commitments.

November 5, 2020

CORRECTED: U.S. Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Codifying Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today published a Final Rule titled “Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination.”

November 5, 2020

Deloitte Services LP Agrees to Pay $275,000 to Resolve Alleged Wage Discrimination Found in Federal Contractor Compliance Review

HERMITAGE, TN After a routine compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), Deloitte Services LP will pay $275,000 in back pay and interest to 34 female employees to resolve allegations of wage discrimination at its worksite in Tennessee.

November 5, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Codifying Procedures To Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today published in the Federal Register a Final Rule titled “Nondiscrimination Obligations of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors: Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination.”

November 2, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Revises Memorandum of Understanding On Coordination of Civil Rights Enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) revised the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) it has with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on the coordination functions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Executive Order 11246.

October 30, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Becton, Dickinson and Company Enter Agreement to Resolve Alleged Compensation Discrimination

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with Becton, Dickinson and Co. – a federal contractor – to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at the medical technology company’s facilities in Sparks and Hunt Valley, Maryland. While the employer denies OFCCP’s allegations, Becton, Dickinson and Company has agreed to pay $100,000 in back pay and interest to 104 African American female employees.

October 26, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Hewlett Packard Reach Agreement To Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination Affecting Female Employees

SAN FRANCISCO, CAThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into conciliation agreements with Hewlett Packard Inc. (HPI) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination against 391 female employees in several states. While not admitting liability, the California-based federal technology contractors agreed to pay $1,450,000 in back pay and interest to settle the allegations.

October 23, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and B. Braun Medical Inc. Enter Into Agreement to Resolve Charges of Gender Discrimination

PHILADELPHIA, PAThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with B. Braun Medical Inc. – a federal contractor based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – to resolve allegations of discrimination against female employees.

October 22, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Newport News Shipbuilding Enter Agreement to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement with Newport News Shipbuilding – a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries – to resolve allegations of systematic hiring discrimination and to enhance future compliance proactively.

October 21, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Request for Information To Combat Race and Sex Stereotyping

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced it will publish a Request for Information (RFI), as required by Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” on Sept. 22, 2020.

October 19, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Best Year for Compliance Assistance By Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) had the best year for compliance assistance and the second highest year for monetary settlements for fiscal year (FY) 2020.

October 19, 2020

CORRECTED: U.S. Department of Labor and Federal Beverage Contractor Reach Settlement To Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination at Houston, Texas, Facility

HOUSTON, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with The American Bottling Company to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at the Houston, Texas, facility.

October 19, 2020

University of Connecticut to Pay $249,539 to Female Employees to Settle Pay Discrimination Allegations in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

HARTFORD, CT The University of Connecticut will pay $249,539 to resolve alleged pay discrimination at its Storrs, Connecticut, campus following a routine compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

October 14, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Comcast Corp. Reach Agreement To Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination

PHILADELPHIA, PAThe U.S. Department of Labor and Comcast Corp. – headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of pay discrimination against African American and Hispanic employees identified by the Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

October 7, 2020

Federal Contractor to Pay $503,000, Make Other Remedies to Resolve Discrimination Allegations in Federal Compliance Review

WASHINGTON, DC - Federal subcontractor Potomac Abatement Inc. – a construction company based in Jessup, Maryland – has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to pay $503,000 in back wages and interest, and extend job offers to 16 class members to remedy allegations of racial bias against 179 employees. 

October 7, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and the University of Delaware Enter Agreement to Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination

NEWARK, DE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement with the University of Delaware in Newark, to resolve allegations of systemic hiring discrimination. The university has agreed to pay $100,000 in back pay, interest and benefits to the affected male class members who applied and were not hired for custodial technician positions.

October 7, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Alsco Inc. Enter Agreement To Resolve Alleged Hiring Discrimination in Lanham, Maryland

LANHAM, MDThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Alsco Inc. have entered into an Early Resolution Conciliation Agreement to resolve allegations of systematic hiring discrimination at its Lanham, Maryland, facility. Alsco Inc.

October 5, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor and Princeton University Reach Agreement To Resolve Pay Disparities in Professors’ Positions

NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Princeton University entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination. Princeton University has agreed to pay $925,000 in back pay and at least $250,000 in future salary adjustments to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination by OFCCP.