Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Whirlpool Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Whirlpool
Penalty: 
$850,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
August 10, 2005
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

After OFCCP determined that a hiring process used to screen job applicants at the factory from March 1997 to February 1998 created an adverse impact on certain applicants Whirlpool agreed to an $850,000 settlement.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Oklahoma
Facility City: 
Tulsa
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
housewares and home furnishings
Specific Industry of Parent: 
appliances
Notes: 

Source document was unavailable from OFCCP so a Whirlpool press release is listed as the information source.

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.