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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Baldor Electric Co.
Current Parent CompanyABB Ltd.
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2012
Date: June 25, 2012
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: gender discrimination
Violation Description: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that Baldor Electric Co. agreed to settle allegations of systemic discrimination stemming from the company's applicant screening process at its facility in Fort Smith, Ark. OFCCP investigators determined that the process violated Executive Order 11246 by creating a disparate impact on women and minorities.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Arkansas
Facility City: Fort Smith
HQ Country of Current Parent: Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: power systems
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