Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hospira Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Pfizer
Penalty: 
$400,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 13, 2015
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Hospira Inc., a government contractor, discriminated against women in violation of Executive Order 11246 when it denied jobs to 145 female applicants for pharmacy attendant positions at its McPherson, Kansas, facility, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kansas
Facility City: 
McPherson
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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