FedEx Reaches $3 Million Settlement with OFCCP Over Hiring Discrimination Claims

OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) has alleged that, over a seven year period, FedEx rejected 21, 000 applicants for entry-level package handler and parcel assistant positions at 23 facilities in 15 states on the basis of sex, race and/or national origin. DOL states that “The 21,635 rejected job seekers represent one of the […]

Optimal Knowledge: The Harmony Issue

In a perfect world, there should be a harmony between what business goals dictate and what compliance requirements impose. This idealistic harmony rarely exists for several reasons. Some companies believe that they cannot afford to make changes in their way of doing business and adjust to a variety of compliance requirements regarding affirmative action, safety […]