In a news release issued September 4, 2012, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a settlement with Lund Boat Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Brunswick Corp. for $295,000. The release can be found here: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ofccp/OFCCP20121709.htm#.ULeGuoaBxiu.
Lund Boat Co. agreed to pay $295,000 in back wages and interest to a class of 185 female applicants who were rejected for entry-level positions. Along with the monetary settlement, the company agreed to extend at least 27 job offers as positions become available to members of the original class. Seven of the class members have already been hired. As part of the consent judgment, Lund Boat Co. also agreed to retain employment records as required by the law and implement self-monitoring measures to ensure compliance. Under the terms, they are required to submit progress reports for the next two years.
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