In a news release issued February 3, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a $1.65 million settlement with Green Bay Dressed Beef LLC to resolve allegations of gender discrimination in its hiring practices and selection procedures. The news release can be found at: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ofccp/OFCCP20110146.htm.
Green Bay Dressed Beef agreed to pay $1.65 million in back wages, interest, and benefits to 970 female applicants who were rejected for general laborer positions in 2006 and 2007. The beef supplier will also offer jobs to 248 of the affected women as openings become available, 60 women from the original class have already been hired. In addition, the company agreed to undertake extensive self-monitoring and corrective measures to ensure that all employment practices fully comply with the law and will immediately correct any discriminatory practices.
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