AA Insights: The Blog

19 Jul

OFCCP Settles Charges of Hiring Discrimination with Leprino Foods

News Release OFCCP News Release: [07/19/2012] Contact Name: Michael Trupo or Josh Lamont Phone Number: (202) 693-6588 or x4661 Release Number: 12-1443-SAN US Labor Department settles charges of hiring discrimination with federal contractor Leprino Foods Agreement includes $550,000 in compensation for more than 250 job applicants who are African-American, of Asian or Hispanic descent LEMOORE,

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25 Jun

Baldor Electric to pay $2 million to settle hiring discrimination case with OFCCP

News Release OFCCP News Release: [06/25/2012] Contact Name: Mike Trupo or Josh Lamont Phone Number: (202) 693-6588 or x4661 Release Number: 12-0576-DAL Baldor Electric to pay $2 million to settle hiring discrimination case with US Labor Department Agreement includes back wages and interest, some job offers, for 795 female and minority applicants denied positions at

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03 May

US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy signs alliance agreement with National Industry Liaison Group

News Release ODEP News Release: [04/26/2012] Contact Name: Gloria Della or Bennett Gamble Phone Number: (202) 693-4679 or x4661 Release Number: 12-0811-NAT US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy signs alliance agreement with National Industry Liaison Group WASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathleen Martinez and National Industry Liaison

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20 Apr

DOL Commemorates Equal Pay Day with New Tools and Resources

Equal Pay Day When the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President Kennedy in 1963, women were earning an average of 59 cents on the dollar compared to men. While women hold nearly half of today’s jobs, and their earnings account for a significant portion of the household income that sustains the financial

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15 Mar

OFCCP Settles Charges of Racial Discrimination with Iowa City, Iowa-Based Federal Contractor NCS Pearson

News Release OFCCP News Release: [03/15/2012] Contact Name: Scott Allen or Rhonda Burke Phone Number: (312) 353-6976 Release Number: 12-0403-KAN US Labor Department settles charges of racial discrimination with Iowa City, Iowa-based federal contractor NCS Pearson Agreement includes $100,000 in back wages and interest for 67 Asian applicants WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor’s

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05 Mar

EEOC Issues Revised Publications on Employment of Veterans with Disabilities

PRESS RELEASE 2-28-12 EEOC Issues Revised Publications on Employment of Veterans with Disabilities User-Friendly Documents Clarify Impact of ADAAA; Commission Will Participate in Employment Conference Sponsored by U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued two revised publications addressing veterans with disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities

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13 Jan

OFCCP Settles Charges of Racial Discrimination with Houston-Based Defense Contractor JacintoPort

News Release OFCCP News Release: [01/12/2012] Contact Name: Elizabeth Todd or Juan Rodriguez Phone Number: (972) 850-4710 or x4709 Release Number: 12-15-DAL US Labor Department settles charges of racial discrimination with Houston-based defense contractor JacintoPort Agreement includes $219,000 in back wages and interest for 69 African-American and Caucasian applicants plus job offers for some HOUSTON

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08 Dec

OFCCP Proposed Rule for Americans with Disabilities

News Release OFCCP News Release: [12/08/2011] Contact Name: Laura McGinnis or Mike Trupo Phone Number: (202) 693-4653 or x6588 Release Number: 11-1614-NAT US Labor Department seeks to improve job opportunities for Americans with disabilities by setting historic hiring goal for federal contractors and subcontractors WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a new

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01 Dec

OFCCP Files Complaint Against Brunswick Corp. and Lund Boat Co. for Sex Discrimination

News Release OFCCP News Release: [12/01/2011] Contact Name: Scott Allen or Rhonda Burke Phone Number: (312) 353-6976 or x4807 Release Number: 11-1625-CHI US Labor Department files complaint against Brunswick Corp. and Lund Boat Co. for sex discrimination at Minnesota manufacturing plant More than 200 women applicants affected; complaint seeks back wages, job opportunities WASHINGTON —

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