Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company Pay Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) reached a conciliation deal with Jacobs Engineering Group subsidiary CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company resolving allegations that CH2M engaged in systemic compensation discrimination against female employees in Richland, Washington in 2017. An OFCCP compliance review found that CH2M paid female employees less than comparable males employed in several administrative and technical positions. To resolve these allegations, the company agreed to pay over $450,000 in back pay and interest to 214 female employees.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Conciliation Agreement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. $450,125
Further Information Released
OFCCP Press Release 12/22/2020
Conciliation Agreement 12/14/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database