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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Labor Discrimination at Los Alamos Lab (1998)

“The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)… announced it… reached a $625,000 settlement with the [University of California-operated] Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) resulting from an investigation of discrimination against Hispanic workers in a 1995 layoff at the Los Alamos, New Mexico facility…OFCCP made an initial finding that Los Alamos failed to follow its own layoff criteria, which resulted in Hispanic employees being terminated at a statistically significant higher rate.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Labor
Contracting Party
Energy
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
5/13/1998
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
University of California $625,000
Further Information Released
DOL Press Release 6/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database