Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Ares Management
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol ARES)
Headquartered in: 
California
Major Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Penalty total since 2000: 
$21,388,562
Number of records: 
38
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$20,484,45715
environmental violation$409,4901
workplace safety or health violation$384,60519
labor relations violation$60,0102
product safety violation$50,0001
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: 

99 CENT ONLY STORES; 99 CENTS ONLY; 99 CENTS ONLY STORES; 99 CENTS ONLY STORES STORE 119; GUITAR CENTER; INSIGHT GLOBAL; NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP; SMG

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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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99 Cents Only wage and hour violation 2004 private lawsuit-state $4,900,000
Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. wage and hour violation 2019 private lawsuit-federal $4,400,000
99 Cents Only wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-state $3,200,000
99 Cents Only wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-state $3,200,000
Guitar Center wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-state $2,900,000
99 Cents Only wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-state $700,000
99 Cents Only Stores environmental violation 2010 EPA $409,490
Insight Global LLC wage and hour violation 2018 WHD $354,978
99 Cents Only Stores LLC wage and hour violation 2018 WHD $273,255
99 Cents Only Stores LLC wage and hour violation 2018 WHD $273,254
99 Cents Only wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-state $175,000
THE NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $86,500
SMG wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $63,860
99 CENTS ONLY STORES TEXAS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $61,200
SMG labor relations violation 2015 NLRB $54,155
Neiman Marcus Group Inc product safety violation 2008 CPSC $50,000
SMG workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $33,600
99 CENTS ONLY STORES, STORE #119 workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $31,115
SMG workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $24,000
Insight Global, LLC wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $23,503
99 CENTS ONLY STORE workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $20,195
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $18,675
INSIGHT GLOBAL, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $16,875
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $16,810
99 CENTS ONLY STORES TEXAS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $11,400
GUITAR CENTER STORES INC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $11,315
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $10,120
SMG Corporation wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $10,098
SMG workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $8,625
GUITAR CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $6,150
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,000
99 Cent Only Stores labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $5,855
SMG wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $5,280
Insight Global, Inc. wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $5,229
99 CENTS ONLY STORES workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,025
SMG workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,000
99 CENTS ONLY STORES LLC workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,000
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