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Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary

Current Parent Company Name: First Solar
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol FSLR)
Headquartered in: Arizona
Major Industry: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry: solar energy materials
Penalty total since 2000$9,713,889
Number of records: 6
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
employment-related offenses$9,647,0082
safety-related offenses$66,8814
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$9,631,0781
workplace safety or health violation$66,8814
labor relations violation$15,9301
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 totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals 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 list below.

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

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CompanyPrimary Offense TypeYearAgencyPenalty Amount sort icon
First Solar Inc.wage and hour violation2020private lawsuit-federal$9,631,078
FIRST SOLAR, INC.workplace safety or health violation2008OSHA$33,185
FIRST SOLAR, INC.workplace safety or health violation2018OSHA$20,250
First Solar Inc.labor relations violation2015NLRB$15,930
FIRST SOLAR, INCworkplace safety or health violation2019OSHA$6,750
FIRST SOLAR, INC.workplace safety or health violation2023OSHA$6,696
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.