AA Insights: The Blog

27 Oct

Home Depot Agrees To Pay $83K To Women In Gender Discrimination Case

News Release The Home Depot agrees to pay $83K to women subjected to gender discrimination at Southern California store LOS ANGELES — For years, women at The Home Depot in Southern California store found themselves funneled into cashier jobs while their male coworkers landed higher-paying sales jobs. As a federal contractor, however, the company is

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19 Aug

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions To Pay Nearly $235K To 72 Employees In Wage Discrimination Settlement With OFCCP

News Release Savannah River Nuclear Solutions to pay nearly $235K to 72 employees in wage discrimination settlement with US Labor Department Investigators find federal contractor underpaid some female and African American workers AIKEN, S.C. — Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will pay $234,895 and review its personnel policies to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination at

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03 Aug

OFCCP Director Shiu Closing Remarks at NILG Conference

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) NATIONAL INDUSTRY LIAISON GROUP (NILG) 32nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION CLOSING REMARKS BY PATRICIA A. SHIU, DIRECTOR Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs – U.S. Department Of LaborMarriott Wardman Park Hotel • Washington, DC Friday, August 8, 2014 • 10:00 AM (EDT)  Good morning, NILG! Thank you for

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17 Jun

OFCCP Suit Alleging Discrimination Against Hispanic Employees

News Release Baltimore staffing agency allegedly harassed, discriminated against and allowed assault and abuse of Hispanic employees Suit also alleges discrimination against non-Hispanics, intentional underpayment of women BALTIMORE — A Baltimore staffing agency for federal contractors allegedly hired Hispanic construction laborers, and then harassed and discriminated against them. It also allowed supervisors of other federal

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03 Jun

OFCCP Posts New Web Page Providing Visa Denial Information

email from OFCCP:   OFCCP Posts New Web Page Providing Visa Denial Information In response to contractor inquiries, OFCCP has posted a new Web page that provides information related to entry visa denials by foreign governments, on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, for contractors’ employees or potential employees.  The page explains how

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01 Jun

DOL Proposed Guidance to Implement Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces Executive Order

OASP News Release Department of Labor and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Propose Guidance, Rule to Implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Sixty-day public comment period will follow publication WASHINGTON — While the vast majority of federal contractors play by the rules, every year tens of thousands of American workers are denied overtime wages,

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01 Jun

Oral Arts Laboratory Inc. Settles Hiring Discrimination Case With OFCCP

OFCCP News Release Oral Arts Laboratory Inc. settles hiring discrimination case with US Department of Labor Huntsville, Alabama, manufacturer will pay $115K in back wages, interest to 159 applicants HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Oral Arts Laboratory Inc., a dental lab and manufacturer, will pay $115,000 to resolve allegations of systemic hiring discrimination at its Huntsville corporate

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28 May

OFCCP Posts New Sample AAP Web Page

Email from Department of Labor/OFCCP:   OFCCP Posts New Sample AAP Web Page OFCCP has posted a new Sample Affirmative Action Programs Web page that contractors subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) may find useful.  The new page contains sample transition year

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