Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Big Lots
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BIG)
Headquartered in: 
Ohio
Major Industry: 
retailing
Specific Industry: 
retail-closeout
Penalty total since 2000: 
$20,516,875
Number of records: 
33
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$18,314,6905
employment screening violation$1,100,0001
employment discrimination$555,0002
workplace safety or health violation$462,67723
environmental violation$75,7201
Family and Medical Leave Act$8,7881
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: 

BIG LOTS; BIG LOTS DISTRIBUTION CENTER; BIG LOTS STORES STORE 5171; CSC DISTRIBUTION

Links: 

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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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Big Lots Stores wage and hour violation 2004 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Big Lots Stores wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
Big Lots Stores wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $3,200,000
Big Lots Stores wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $1,100,000
Big Lots Stores, Inc. employment screening violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $1,100,000
Big Lots Inc. employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $400,000
Big Lots Stores, Inc. employment discrimination 2012 EEOC $155,000
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $110,000
Big Lots Stores, Inc. environmental violation 2005 EPA $75,720
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $36,850
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $34,146
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $30,000
BIG LOTS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $27,720
BIG LOTS DISTRIBUTION CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $20,060
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $19,555
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $18,550
BIG LOTS DISTRIBUTION CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $18,270
BIG LOTS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $17,999
CSC DISTRIBUTION, INC DBA BIG LOTS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $17,000
BIG LOTS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $15,000
Big Lots Stores, INC. wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $14,690
BIG LOTS STORES INC workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $14,500
BIG LOTS STORES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $13,400
BIG LOTS STORES INC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $9,557
BIG LOTS workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,000
Big Lots Stores, Inc. - Store #5171 Family and Medical Leave Act 2013 WHD $8,788
BIG LOTS STORES INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $8,690
BIG LOTS #4038 workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,605
BIG LOTS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,500
CSC DISTRIBUTION, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $7,250
BIG LOTS STORE #1290 workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $6,825
BIG LOTS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $6,600
BIG LOTS workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,600
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