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Last updated on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 10:44 am

J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt to Study Anti-Discrimination Policy

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell will appoint a task force to determine the impact of changing its equal employment opportunity policy after shareholders voted to amend the policy, according to a company report. The Lowell-based transportation company included the decision to appoint a task force in an 8-K report filed April 25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. On April 21, shareholders voted to amend company policy to “explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression and take substantial action to implement the policy,” according to the report. As a result of the vote, “the company will immediately appoint a task force to study, compile and identify the practical effects of amending its equal employment... [ MORE ]

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