Yearly Archives: 2017

17 Jan

Hormel Foods to pay $550K in back wages to 403 female applicants at Nebraska facility after OFCCP finds hiring discrimination

News Release Hormel Foods to pay $550K in back wages to 403 female applicants at Nebraska facility after US Labor Department finds hiring discrimination _______________________________________________________________________________________ Federal contractor resolves issues raised in compliance review   FREMONT, Neb. – Hormel Foods Corp. has agreed to hire 37 women with retroactive seniority and pay $550,000 in back wages

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17 Jan

OFCCP’s lawsuit alleges hiring discrimination at federal contractor’s beef-processing plant in Cactus, Texas

News Brief US Labor Department’s lawsuit alleges hiring discrimination at federal contractor’s beef-processing plant in Cactus, Texas _______________________________________________________________________________________ Complaint seeks back wages, jobs for applicants from JBS USA   Date of Action: Dec. 9, 2016 Type of Action: Lawsuit filed with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges Defendant(s): JBS USA Lux

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17 Jan

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. to settle OFCCP discrimination charges, pay $128K in back pay, interest to 20 black employees

News Release Ameriprise Financial, Inc. to settle discrimination charges, pay $128K in back pay, interest to 20 black employees ________________________________________________________________________________________ Investigation found federal contractor paid white workers more than black counterparts   MINNEAPOLIS – One of the nation’s leading financial planning companies discriminated in pay against black employees, an investigation by the U.S. Department of

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