Thyssen-Krupp to Pay $288,000 to Middleton Job Applicants
Elevator manufacturer Thyssen-Krupp has been ordered by the federal government to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars to female job applicants at its Middleton plant. According to the Department of Labor, the 248 women were systematically rejected for assembler, packer and utility positions at the Middleton facility in 2005. In addition to the $288,333 payout, Thyssen-Krupp will extend job offers to affected women as new positions become available. The German-based company currently holds more than $15 million in government contracts.