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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Conway, AR Hiring Discrimination

Hewlett-Packard agreed to pay $750,000 in back wages and interest to settle allegations of hiring discrimination. The settlement affected 504 qualified applicants –349 African Americans, one American Indian/Alaskan Native, 109 Asians, 44 Hispanics and one Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander – who Hewlett-Packard rejected for sales rep positions at its Conway, Arkansas, location between December 2008 and August 2010, according to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Labor
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
9/21/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Hewlett-Packard Company $750,000
Further Information Released
DOL Press Release 9/21/2016

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