OFCCP and Comcast Settle for $190,000
Charges of Sex and Race Bias in Hiring, Pay

May 5, 2015, 4:00 AM

Comcast Corp. and the Labor Department have settled for $190,000 charges that as a federal contractor, Comcast discriminated based on sex and race by steering female employees into lower-paying jobs and by hiring few black, Asian or Hispanic applicants for call center positions, the DOL announced April 30.

Under an April 30 conciliation agreement, Comcast will pay $53,633 in back pay and interest to 96 female current and former employees at its Everett, Wash., facility who were assigned lower-paying cable services support positions rather than higher-paying jobs assisting customers with Internet service, the department said. Comcast assigned male employees to ...

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