Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
G&K Services Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Cintas
Penalty: 
$265,983
Year: 
2013
Date: 
November 4, 2013
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

G&K Services Co. agreed to settle allegations that it discriminated against female laundry workers by steering them into lower-paying positions regardless of their qualifications. The conciliation agreement between the federal contractor's facility located in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs resolved this pay discrimination violation, as well as the related finding that the company discriminated against male applicants in hiring.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
Santa Fe Springs
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
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Parent company note: 
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