ThyssenKrupp Unit Settles With DOL In Sex Bias Row

Law360, New York (June 16, 2011, 9:25 PM EDT) -- A ThyssenKrupp AG unit agreed on Thursday to pay $288,000 to 248 female applicants who were rejected for positions at its Tennessee elevator manufacturing facility, after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing Inc. agreed to pay back wages and interest to the female job applicants, who were systematically rejected for assembler, packer and utility positions at the company's Middleton, Tenn. facility, the DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs said.

TKE has a $15.1 million contract with the U.S. General Services...
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