Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
ABB Ltd.
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol ABB)
Headquartered in: 
Switzerland
Major Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: 
power systems
Penalty total since 2000: 
$120,610,408
Number of records: 
42
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$64,200,0003
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices$53,000,0001
employment discrimination$2,698,6102
wage and hour violation$234,1653
workplace safety or health violation$194,99720
environmental violation$175,1507
labor relations violation$43,7663
energy conservation violation$37,0401
aviation safety violation$20,0001
motor vehicle safety violation$6,6801
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below 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. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ABB; ABB MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA PARTICIPATIONS AG; ABB PAINT AUTOMATION GROUP; BALDOR ELECTRIC; GE POWER ELECTRONICS; HOMAC MFG; KUHLMAN ELECTRIC; RELIANCE ELECTRIC; THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION 050310027500025; THOMAS AND BETTS; THOMAS AND BETTS CARIBE

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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ABB Middle East & Africa Participations AG price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2001 DOJ_ANTITRUST $53,000,000
ABB Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 SEC $39,300,000
ABB Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 DOJ_CRIMINAL $19,000,000
ABB Ltd Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2004 SEC $5,900,000
Baldor Electric Co. employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $2,000,000
Thomas & Betts employment discrimination 2003 private lawsuit-federal $698,610
Reliance Electric, Inc. wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $209,007
ABB, INC environmental violation 2011 EPA $74,140
ABB, Inc. energy conservation violation 2017 DOEOGC $37,040
ABB POWER T & D COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $25,000
HOMAC MANUFACTURING COMPANY environmental violation 2010 EPA $21,800
ABB Inc. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $20,000
GE POWER ELECTRONICS aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $20,000
THOMAS & BETTS environmental violation 2004 EPA $18,900
THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION 050310027500025 environmental violation 2010 EPA $18,000
Thomas & Betts Caribe, Inc. environmental violation 2008 EPA $17,710
ABB environmental violation 2003 EPA $17,600
Thomas & Betts Corporation labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $17,140
KUHLMAN ELECTRIC CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $17,075
ABB INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $15,000
Baldor Electric Company, Inc. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $14,809
THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $13,000
THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $12,780
ABB INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,472
ABB, Inc. wage and hour violation 2016 WHD $10,349
ABB KUHLMAN ELECTRIC CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $10,000
ABB INC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $9,000
ABB POWER T & D COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,000
ABB PAINT AUTOMATION GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $8,375
ABB, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,800
THOMAS & BETTS CORP. DBA JENNINGS TECHNOLOGY INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,730
THOMAS & BETTS INC workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,650
ABB INC. environmental violation 2002 EPA $7,000
THOMAS & BETTS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $6,750
ABB INC motor vehicle safety violation 2005 FMCSA $6,680
ABB, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $6,626
KUHLMAN ELECTRIC CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $6,375
THOMAS & BETTS workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $6,000
ABB INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,600
ABB, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,390
KUHLMAN ELECTRIC CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $5,000
ABB INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,000
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