Violation Tracker Summary for Primary Offense Type

Offense Type: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$8,766,382,715
Number of Penalty Records: 
3,100
Note: 
The totals here are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. They are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Daimler$480,030,0034
Bank of New York Mellon$421,200,0003
Providence St. Joseph Health$354,151,0002
IBM Corp.$314,293,0012
Xerox$290,000,0002
Foot Locker$290,000,0001
Bank of America$283,071,8548
Trinity Health$266,485,4243
AT&T$257,075,0007
Cleveland-Cliffs$256,231,1026


Individual Penalty Records:

Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case. Click on the parent name to reach the summary page for that parent company.
Download results as CSV or XML
Company Parent Parent Major Industry Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC Daimler motor vehicles 2014 private lawsuit-federal $480,000,000
Providence Health & Services Providence St. Joseph Health healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $351,901,000
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation Bank of New York Mellon financial services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $335,000,000
IBM Personal Pension Plan IBM Corp. information technology 2005 private lawsuit-federal $314,283,000
Foot Locker, Inc. Foot Locker retailing 2018 private lawsuit-federal $290,000,000
Xerox Corporation Xerox miscellaneous services 2004 private lawsuit-federal $239,000,000
Health Net, Inc. Centene healthcare services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $215,000,000
AK Steel Corporation Cleveland-Cliffs mining and minerals 2011 private lawsuit-federal $178,600,000
Singing River Health Services Foundation Singing River Health System healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $156,400,000
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. JPMorgan Chase financial services 2012 private lawsuit-federal $150,000,000
Nationwide Life Insurance Nationwide financial services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $140,000,000
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $125,000,000
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Trinity Health healthcare services 2016 private lawsuit-federal $107,000,000
AOL Time Warner AT&T telecommunications 2006 private lawsuit-federal $100,000,000
Bon Secours Health System, Inc. Bon Secours Mercy Health healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $98,300,000
Bellsouth Corporation AT&T telecommunications 2006 private lawsuit-federal $93,675,000
Royal Dutch Petroleum Company Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas 2005 private lawsuit-federal $90,000,000
Boeing Company Boeing aerospace and military contracting 2015 private lawsuit-federal $90,000,000
State Street Bank And Trust Co. State Street Corp. financial services 2010 private lawsuit-federal $89,750,000
Wilmington Trust, N.A. M&T Bank financial services 2020 EBSA $88,000,000
Trinity Health Corporation Trinity Health healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $84,485,424
Bank of New York Mellon Bank of New York Mellon financial services 2015 EBSA $84,000,000
FleetBoston Financial Corp Bank of America financial services 2008 private lawsuit-federal $83,401,000
Meriter Health Services UnityPoint Health healthcare services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $82,000,000
Sherwin-Williams Co. Sherwin-Williams paints and coatings 2013 EBSA $80,000,000
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Bank of America financial services 2009 private lawsuit-federal $75,000,000
Trinity Health Corporation Trinity Health healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $75,000,000
Tyco International Johnson Controls automotive parts 2009 private lawsuit-federal $70,200,000
Lucent Technologies Nokia telecommunications 2004 private lawsuit-federal $69,000,000
Rite Aid Corporation Rite Aid retailing 2003 private lawsuit-federal $67,760,000
Georgia-Pacific Co. Koch Industries diversified 2004 private lawsuit-federal $67,000,000
Mercy Health Bon Secours Mercy Health healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $63,000,000
Hospital Sisters Health System Hospital Sisters Health System healthcare services 2019 private lawsuit-federal $62,500,000
Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Wells Fargo financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $62,500,000
Lockheed Martin Corporation Lockheed Martin aerospace and military contracting 2015 private lawsuit-federal $62,000,000
State Street Corporation State Street Corp. financial services 2016 private lawsuit-federal $60,000,000
Boeing Company Boeing aerospace and military contracting 2016 private lawsuit-federal $57,000,000
Countrywide Financial Corporation Bank of America financial services 2009 private lawsuit-federal $55,000,000
Williams Co Inc. Williams Companies oil and gas 2005 private lawsuit-federal $55,000,000
ABB Inc. ABB Ltd. utilities and power generation 2019 private lawsuit-federal $55,000,000
AK Steel Retirement Cleveland-Cliffs mining and minerals 2006 private lawsuit-federal $52,834,204
Xerox Corp. Xerox miscellaneous services 2009 private lawsuit-federal $51,000,000
Merck & Co., Inc. Merck pharmaceuticals 2011 private lawsuit-federal $49,500,000
Washington Mutual Inc. JPMorgan Chase financial services 2010 private lawsuit-federal $49,000,000
TRW Inc. Northrop Grumman aerospace and military contracting 2001 private lawsuit-federal $48,500,000
Worldcom, Inc. Verizon Communications telecommunications 2005 private lawsuit-federal $47,150,000
Delphi Corporation Delphi Automotive automotive parts 2009 private lawsuit-federal $47,000,000
Household International HSBC financial services 2004 private lawsuit-federal $46,500,000
Colgate-Palmolive Co. Colgate-Palmolive household and personal care products 2014 private lawsuit-federal $45,900,000
WEC Energy Group WEC Energy Group utilities and power generation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $45,000,000
National City Corp. PNC Financial Services financial services 2010 private lawsuit-federal $43,000,000
Medco Health Solutions Inc. Cigna healthcare services 2004 private lawsuit-federal $42,500,000
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center St. Joseph's Health (NJ) healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $42,500,000
Briston-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb pharmaceuticals 2005 private lawsuit-federal $41,220,000
General Electric Company General Electric diversified 2009 private lawsuit-federal $40,150,000
American International Group, Inc. American International Group financial services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Cardinal Health, Inc. Cardinal Health wholesalers 2007 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Prudential Insurance Prudential Financial financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $39,100,000
General Motors Corporation General Motors motor vehicles 2008 private lawsuit-federal $37,500,000
Northern Trust Northern Trust financial services 2006 private lawsuit-federal $37,500,000
Lucent Technologies, Inc. Nokia telecommunications 2010 private lawsuit-federal $36,000,000
Northern Trust Investments, N.A. Northern Trust financial services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $36,000,000
McDonnell Douglas Boeing aerospace and military contracting 2004 private lawsuit-federal $36,000,000
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Marsh & McLennan financial services 2010 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
CIGNA Corporation Cigna healthcare services 2013 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
Dillard's Department Stores Dillard's retailing 2007 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
SC Johnson & Sons Inc. S.C. Johnson & Son household and personal care products 2015 private lawsuit-federal $34,150,000
Avnet, Inc. Avnet wholesalers 2010 private lawsuit-federal $34,000,000
Qwest Communications CenturyLink telecommunications 2007 private lawsuit-federal $33,000,000
Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.   2016 private lawsuit-federal $33,000,000
Freightcar America, Inc. FreightCar America Inc. heavy equipment 2016 private lawsuit-federal $32,750,000
Novant Health, Inc. Novant Health healthcare services 2016 private lawsuit-federal $32,000,000
Electronic Data Systems DXC Technology information technology 2008 private lawsuit-federal $31,500,000
Tribune Company Tribune Media media 2012 private lawsuit-federal $31,000,000
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance financial services 2016 private lawsuit-federal $30,900,000
Wachovia National Bank, N.A. Wells Fargo financial services 2000 EBSA $30,000,000
Duke Energy Retirement Cash Balance Plan Duke Energy utilities and power generation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
International Paper Company International Paper paper and packaging 2014 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Liberty Mutual Retirement Benefit Plan Liberty Mutual Insurance financial services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Wilmington Trust N.A. M&T Bank financial services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $29,773,250
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Ascension Health healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $29,500,000
AT&T Corporation AT&T telecommunications 2005 private lawsuit-federal $29,000,000
HealthSouth Encompass Health healthcare services 2006 private lawsuit-federal $28,850,000
WH Administrators   2020 EBSA $28,650,604
Sears Group Life Insurance Sears retailing 2002 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
CMS Energy Corp. CMS Energy utilities and power generation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Ameriprise Financial financial services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $27,500,000
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association   2012 EBSA $27,272,727
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated Bank of America financial services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Wawa, Inc. Wawa retailing 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Continental Casualty Company Loews diversified 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Sprint Corporation Deutsche Telekom telecommunications 2006 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
American International Group, Inc. American International Group financial services 2008 private lawsuit-federal $24,200,000
BB&T Corporation Truist Financial financial services 2019 private lawsuit-federal $24,000,000
Continental Automotive Systems US Continental AG automotive parts 2012 private lawsuit-federal $23,846,342
Honeywell Retirement Earnings Plan Honeywell International diversified 2012 private lawsuit-federal $23,800,000
Century Aluminum Company Century Aluminum metals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $23,000,000
TIAA-CREF TIAA financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $22,800,000
Regions Financial Corp. Regions Financial financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $22,500,000
American Airlines Inc American Airlines airlines 2018 private lawsuit-federal $22,000,000
Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corp. Deutsche Bank financial services 2019 private lawsuit-federal $21,900,000
Download results as CSV or XML
(*): Some penalties are partial or complete duplicates of other penalty records, either because a DOJ settlement duplicates an agency record or because EPA listed the full penalty for a company for each of the company's relevant facilities. Penalty amounts marked with an asterisk have been identified by Good Jobs First as duplicating other penalty amounts.