The following are conciliation agreements (CAs) communicated on the OFCCP Class Member Locator and the FOIA Reading Room.
CB&I, formerly Shaw Maintenance Inc., signed a CA in October 2017 to resolve four separate allegations of hiring discrimination at four of its facilities from 2011 to 2013.
Occidental Chemical Plant in Deer Park, TX – CB& I will pay $1.2 million and extend 140 job opportunities to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 965 qualified white applicants, 302 qualified black applicants, 40 qualified Asian applicants, 35 qualified Native American applicants; 31 applicants who identified as two or more races and 118 qualified female applicants who applied for maintenance “Craft Worker” positions.
Delcambre, LA plant - CB&I will pay $136k to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 270 qualified white applicants, 56 qualified Hispanic applicants, and 45 qualified black applicants for Carpenter, Pipefitter, and Welder positions.
Lake Charles, LA – CB&I will pay $300k and extend 11 job offers to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 196 black applicants for Administrative Assistant I and 44 qualified black applicants for Shop Painter positions.
- Walker, LA – CB&I will pay $314k and extend 32 job offers to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 377 qualified black and female applicants for Industrial Laborer positions and 72 qualified black applicants for Shop Welder positions.
Sodexo, Inc. entered into a Conciliation Agreement in October 2017 and agreed to pay $105k to settle allegations that it discriminated against 138 black and 51 male applicants who applied for “09E Service Worker” positions at its Lufkin, TX location. Sodexo also agreed to pay $55k to resolve charges that it discriminated against 77 females hired into the lower paying Housekeeping Attendant position as compared to similarly situated male hires that were placed into the higher paying Floor Technician position at the same facility. The period of alleged discrimination occurred between January 28, 2009 and January 27, 2011. In addition, Sodexo agreed to pay $40k to resolve discrimination charges against 37 females hired in Housekeeping Attendant position as compared to male hires into Floor Technician positions at the Galveston TX location between January 14, 2012 and January 14, 2013.
Intertek U.S.A. Inc. signed a Conciliation Agreement in October 2017 and agreed to pay $465k and extend 15 job opportunities to settle allegations that from August 29, 2012 to August 28, 2014, the company discriminated against 318 qualified black and female applicants who applied for Inspector positions at its oil testing facility in St. Rose, LA.
International Paper Inc. entered into a Conciliation Agreement in September 2017 and agreed to pay $3.47 million, extend 58 job offers and 30 promotional opportunities to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 82 qualified female employees who were placed into lower paying machine operating positions,226 female applicants who were denied machine operating employment opportunities, and 448 male applicants who were denied packer positions at its Shelbyville, IL facility between December 27, 2010 and March 15, 2015.
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc. entered into a Conciliation Agreement in September 2017 and agreed to pay $195k and extend 13 job opportunities to settle charges that it discriminated against 85 male applicants for Assembler I positions from January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012 at its Leonia, NJ facility.
CoreCivic, Inc., a corrections and detention services company, signed a Conciliation Agreement in September 2017 and agreed to pay $313,346.74 and extend 25 job opportunities to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination against 22 black applicants and 141 female applicants for Correctional Officer positions from May 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014.
Laboratory Corporation of America signed a Conciliation Agreement in August 2017 and agreed to pay $51,015.51 and extend two job opportunities to resolve allegations that it discriminated against 42 qualified women who applied for Lab Assistant positions between January 1 and December 31, 2012 at its Raritan, NJ facility.
Derst Baking Company, entered into a Conciliation Agreement in August 2017 and agreed to pay $133,282.93 and extend five job offers to settle allegations that it discriminated against 505 black applicants who were not hired into Production Helper or Checker Loader positions from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014 at its Savannah, GA facility.
Leidos, Inc. entered into a Conciliation Agreement in June 2017 and agreed to pay $131,612.16, make salary adjustments and evaluate its pay practices to resolve allegations that it underpaid 25 women in the CA Designer/Drafter job classification, on average, $1792.13 less per year than 70 men in similar positions.
Capco, LLC entered into a Conciliation Agreement in January 2017 and agreed to pay $55k to settle allegations of pay disparities. OFCCP alleged that from February 19, 2011 through October 31, 2013, Capco disproportionately placed female hires into lower paying “Production Tech” and “Production Worker” position, compared to males, who were placed into higher-paying “CNC Operator” and “Machine Operator” positions. OFCCP also found that due to this steering, female hires were not provided with promotional opportunities available in the CNC Operator and Machine Operator positions. Capco will consider 34 eligible class members for promotion/transfer into CNC Operator or Machine Operator positions as they become available. The same CA also settles OFCCP claims that Capco discriminated against 772 male applicants for “Craft, Operative and Laborer positions” during the same period. To resolve these allegations, Capco agreed to pay $120,000 and hire 16 eligible class members.
CareFusion Corporation entered into a Conciliation Agreement on December 2016 and agreed to pay $15,908.76 to a female employee in the Specialist, Quality Document Systems Management position. OFCCP asserted that the company compensated the female at a lower annual salary than a similarly situated male employee with comparable qualifications, skills, experience and seniority.