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Birds Eye

Birds Eye, a Wisconsin frozen vegetable production facility, will pay $1,008,878 to resolve allegations of hiring, placement and housing discrimination at its Darien, WI 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 423 qualified female applicants who were denied full–time and Seasonal Laborer positions, 603 qualified Hispanic seasonal employees who applied for full–time Laborer positions and 9 qualified migrant female employees who were denied housing subsidies. Birds Eye denies those claims, but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, Birds Eye will also extend 7 full–time and 16 seasonal job opportunities for females, 38 full–time job opportunities for Hispanic employees and reimburse housing subsidies for 9 migrant female employees.

CoreCivic, Inc.

CoreCivic, Inc. – formerly the Corrections Corp. of America – (CoreCivic), a corrections and detention services company, will pay a total of $313,346.74 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Nicholls, Georgia 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 22 qualified Black applicants and 141 qualified Female applicants who were not hired into Correctional Officer positions. CoreCivic denies those claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, CoreCivic will also extend 25 job opportunities with retroactive seniority and benefits.

Fastenal Company

Fastenal Company resells industrial, safety, and construction supplies and offers services including inventory management, manufacturing, and tool repair. The Denton, TX facility specifically handles inventory and product distribution in a warehouse setting. The company will pay $250,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at the Denton location. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 291 qualified female applicants, 258 qualified black applicants and 170 qualified Hispanic applicants for PT Laborer positions and were not hired. Fastenal Company denies these claims; however, it has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the Conciliation Agreement, Fastenal will extend 55 job opportunities and maintain all records associated with its hiring process.

GGNSC

GGNSC Omaha Hallmark LLC offers healthcare services including short term care, rehabilitation, occupational therapy, and nursing care, will pay $125,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Omaha, 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 149 White and 21 Hispanic qualified applicants who applied for Certified Nurse Assistant positions and were not hired. GGNSC Omaha Hallmark LLC and Omaha Metro Care and Rehabilitation Center LLC deny those claims but have agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, the Omaha Metro Care and Rehabilitation will extend 15 job opportunities and monitor its selection and placement procedures to ensure that this violation does not recur.

Humana Inc.

Humana Inc. (Humana), a health insurance company, will pay a total of $2,500,000 to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination at its corporate headquarters location. A compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that the federal contractor discriminated against 753 Females employed in Applications Consultant, Consultant, Manager, and Project Manager base roles by paying them less than similarly situated Males. Humana denies those claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, Humana will also revise its compensation policies and procedures, provide training to compensation decision makers, conduct regular self–analysis of its compensation policies, and ensure that all records pertaining to compensation are properly maintained.

Marriott St. Louis West (TPG Hotels)

Marriott St. Louis West (hereafter as TPG Hotels), Hotel and Resorts industry, will pay $100,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its St. Louis, Missouri 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 168 Black qualified applicants who applied for Housekeeping and Banquet Server positions and were not hired. TPG Hotels denies those claims but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement.

The Hillshire Brands Company

The Hillshire Brands Company, a packaged meat manufacturer, will pay $275,000 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at its Storm Lake, Iowa 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 159 White and 80 Black qualified applicants who were denied Production positions employment opportunities. The Hillshire Brands Company denies those claims, but has agreed to resolve the issue through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, the Hillshire Brands Company will extend 29 job opportunities and revise its selection and placement procedures to ensure that this violation does not recur.

US Foods

US Foods, a manufacturing industry, will pay $164,253.69 to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination against female applicants at its Wixom, MI 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 60 qualified female applicants who were denied Night Order Selector position employment opportunities. US Foods denies those claims but has agreed to resolve these issues through a Conciliation Agreement. Under the agreement, US Foods will extend 7 job opportunities and revise its selection and placement procedures to ensure that this violation does not recur.