NIPSCO to pay $1M as part of discrimination settlement

Nick Meyer

MERRILLVILLE – NIPSCO will pay a $1 million settlement and give priority hiring status to a group of women and black applicants under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to settle a lawsuit over hiring discrimination claims.

A statement from the U.S. Department of Labor said the settlement will "resolve allegations of hiring discrimination at Northern Indiana Public Service Company's Gary and Merrillville facilities.

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