HR Management & Compliance

News Flash: Federal Contractors Pay Out Record Discrimination Penalties

According to a new U.S. Department of Labor report, thegovernment collected a record $41 million from federal contractors last year for victims of discrimination. This was up from just over $35 million in 1998. The report also discloses the DOL’s plans to increase the number of government contractors in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws over the next year. This will be done by using the Equal Employment Opportunity survey to target contractors who appear to be noncompliant and enhancing the agency’s training of compliance officers.

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