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· Sysco Corporation reaches settlement following gender discrimination complaint
· Sysco will pay $180,000-plus to settle discrimination allegations of 238 women
Sysco Corporation reaches settlement following gender discrimination complaint
Sarah Ash, WMDT (MD)
via delmarva Now - November 1, 2019
POCOMOKE, Md. – Sysco Corporation has agreed to pay a total of $182,354.26 as part of an agreement to settle a gender discrimination complaint.
We’re told the U.S. Department of Labor found that Sysco discriminated against 238 female applicants who applied for Outbound Sector jobs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Investigators say they found that four Sysco facilities discriminated against women between November of 2013 and December of 2014, including the Pocomoke location.
Sysco will have to pay back wages, interest, and benefits to the women, as well as make 60 job offers to the original applicants...
Sysco will pay $180,000-plus to settle discrimination allegations of 238 women
Kelly Powers, Salisbury Daily Times (MD)
Oct. 31, 2019
Sysco Corporations entered into conciliation agreements with the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, following a federal investigation into calls of alleged gender discrimination at multiple locations including Pocomoke City.
The Texas-based corporation will now pay $182,354.26 in back wages, interest and benefits to the affected applicants.
The investigation found from Nov. 1, 2013, through Dec. 31, 2014, four Sysco facilities discriminated against 238 female applicants for "outbound selector positions" in Jessup and Pocomoke City, Maryland; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Harrisonburg, Virginia, according to a press release.
In addition to the back wages, Sysco will also make 60 job offers to original applicants as positions become available at these locations, according to the release.
And the company will reportedly review and revise its selection procedures, training company personnel who recruit, select and track applicants for outbound selector positions "to eliminate practices that resulted in these violations," according to the release...