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Cargill will pay back wages and interest to nearly 3,000 applicants rejected for jobs

Cargill agrees to pay more than $2.2M to settle charges of
hiring discrimination brought by US Labor Department

WASHINGTON — Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to settle charges of hiring discrimination based on race and sex with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Under the agreement, Cargill will pay $2,236,218 in back wages and interest to 2,959 applicants who were rejected for production jobs at facilities in Springdale, Ark.; Fort Morgan, Colo.; and Beardstown, Ill., between 2005 and 2009.


Over 600 (Ph.D) Economists Sign Letter In Support of $10.10 Minimum Wage

Economist Statement on the Federal Minimum Wage
Dear Mr. President, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid, Congressman Cantor, Senator McConnell, and Congresswoman Pelosi:


July will mark five years since the federal minimum wage was last raised.


The OMB has finally approves the OFCCP Voluntary Self-Identification Form

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the OFCCP's disability status form, that all federal contractors, including healthcare providers  will be required to use.  These  Revised regulations will require all Federal Contractors to solicit information from both  applicants and employees through allowing themselve to voluntarily identify  as being disabled by using the form in it's full entirity.


EEOC : requesting Family History is Not Legal

Founders Pavilion Will Pay $370,000 to Settle EEOC Genetic Information Discrimination Lawsuit

Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Asked for Genetic Information from Employees, Federal Agency Charged

NEW YORK - Founders Pavilion, Inc., a former Corning, N.Y. nursing and rehabilitation center, will pay $370,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.


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HCX Facts

Healthcare Costs grew a cumulative 138% between 1999 and 2010 and outpacing cumulative wage growth of 42% over the same period. Average employer costs for health insurance per employee hour rose from $1.60 to $3.35 during the 1999 to 2010 period. This almost 110% increase in average costs per hour was  much larger than the 39% increase in average employer payroll costs per hour for these workers  KFF


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