December 8, 2022

US Department of Labor reaches agreement with environmental cleanup provider to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at Richland’s Hanford Site

RICHLAND, WA – The U.S. Department of Labor has reached an early resolution conciliation agreement with an environmental cleanup provider alleged to have discriminated against 151 Hispanic applicants for contract employment at the Department of Energy’s Hanford Site near Richland.

November 21, 2022

US Department of Labor, Cooper Health System enter agreement to resolve allegations of hiring, compensation discrimination

CAMDEN, NJ – The U.S. Department of Labor and Cooper Health System have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve alleged hiring and compensation discrimination at the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility in Camden.

November 21, 2022

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. will pay $1.9M in back wages, interest to resolve compensation discrimination allegations at Jersey City location

JERSEY CITY, NJ The U.S. Department of Labor and the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. have entered into an agreement to resolve alleged systematic discrimination by the federal contractor against female, Black and Hispanic employees at its Jersey City location.

October 13, 2022

US Department of Labor, Sysco North Texas agree to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at Lewisville distribution facility

LEWISVILLE, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement with Sysco North Texas Inc. to resolve alleged hiring discrimination against 798 female and Black job applicants at the federal contractor’s Lewisville warehouse distribution center.

October 13, 2022

US Department of Labor, Sysco Central Texas agree to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at New Braunfels distribution facility

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement with Sysco Central Texas Inc. to resolve alleged hiring discrimination against 370 female and Black job applicants at the federal contractor’s New Braunfels warehouse distribution center.

October 5, 2022

US Department of Labor sues Alexandria federal contractor for allegedly firing disabled worker seeking reasonable accommodation

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against a cybersecurity provider and federal contractor in Alexandria after an investigation found the employer allegedly fired an employee with a disability for having a disability and requesting a reasonable accommodation.

October 5, 2022

US Department of Labor, UniFirst reach agreement to resolve alleged gender-based pay discrimination at New Kensington facility

NEW KENSINGTON, PA – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into an early resolution conciliation agreement with one of the nation’s largest uniform providers to pay $104,568, in back pay and interest to 37 former and current female employees in the company’s New Kensington production facility to resolve alleged pay discrimination identified in a routine audit.

October 4, 2022

US Department of Labor, Loomis Armored US enter agreement resolving alleged race- and gender-based hiring discrimination at Houston facility

HOUSTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with a leading armored security provider to the financial industry to resolve alleged systemic race- and gender-based hiring discrimination at its Houston facility.

September 27, 2022

Gaylord Opryland will pay $630K in back wages, interest to 250 applicants to resolve race, gender hiring discrimination allegations

NASHVILLE, TN – A Nashville resort and conference center has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor in which the employer will pay $630,722, in back wages and interest to resolve allegations that they discriminated against 250 Black, Asian and female applicants for housekeeping positions during a two-year period.

September 21, 2022

US Department of Labor, Chicago manufacturer enter agreement to resolve alleged hiring discrimination by federal contractor at Illinois facility

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a conciliation agreement with Midwest Canvas Corp. to resolve preliminary findings of a compliance evaluation that alleged the Chicago manufacturer discriminated in hiring applicants for its laborer positions between 2018 and 2019. The company was a federal contractor that provided plastic sheeting to the U.S.

September 9, 2022

US Department of Labor asks federal judge to compel contractor to provide employment data to complete required federal compliance review

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Labor has asked the Office of Administrative Law Judges to compel federal contractor Rosemount Inc.

September 1, 2022

US Department of Labor agreement requires Eurofins to pay $77K to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

LANCASTER, PA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a conciliation agreement with Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environment LLC to resolve alleged hiring discrimination against Asian job applicants at the federal contractor’s Lancaster facility.

August 9, 2022

Kansas City medical information technology company agrees to pay $1.8M to resolve racial discrimination alleged by US Department of Labor

KANSAS CITY, MO – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a multi-establishment conciliation agreement with Cerner Corp. – a healthcare and information technology company – to resolve preliminary findings of a federal compliance evaluation that alleged the company discriminated in hiring Black and Asian applicants between 2015 to 2019.

June 29, 2022

Readout: US Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission host HIRE Roundtable on making workplaces more inclusive

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hosted an online discussion on June 28, 2022, on skills-based hiring to promote equal employment opportunity in the workplace.

June 23, 2022

Becton, Dickinson and Company agrees to pay $499K to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at Nebraska subsidiaries in Columbus, Holdrege

COLUMBUS, NE The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a conciliation agreement with Becton, Dickinson and Company to resolve alleged hiring discrimination at the medical technology manufacturer’s three subsidiaries in Columbus and Holdrege.

June 10, 2022

Federal court sentences former Wisconsin union president who embezzled $219K from employee benefit plan, union funds to 8 months home confinement

MILWAUKEE – A federal judge has sentenced the former president of the International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1295 – a dockworkers’ union known as the Milwaukee Grain Trimmers – to home confinement of 240 consecutive days, 2 years of probation, ordered to pay a $200 special assessment and $219,000 in restitution to the union and its employee benefit plan.

May 3, 2022

US Department of Labor, LinkedIn Corp. enter agreement to resolve alleged pay discrimination on behalf of 686 female workers in California

SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Department of Labor and LinkedIn Corp. have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of systemic, gender-based pay discrimination by the operator of employment-oriented websites and mobile apps at its San Francisco and Sunnyvale, California, facilities.