Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
FirstGroup
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Scotland
Major Industry: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry: 
transit services
Penalty total since 2000: 
$28,944,023
Number of records: 
111
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
labor relations violation$22,117,92262
wage and hour violation$5,453,77519
environmental violation$485,0002
workplace safety or health violation$341,65019
Americans with Disabilities Act$300,0001
employment discrimination$150,0001
motor vehicle safety violation$77,5605
benefit plan administrator violation$10,0011
Family and Medical Leave Act$8,1151
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: 

AMERICANOS USA; CAROLINA COACH; FIRST GROUP AMERICA D / B / A FIRST STUDENT; FIRST STUDENT; FIRST STUDENT AND; FIRST STUDENT CHARTER BUS RENTAL; FIRST TRANSIT; FIRSTGROUP; GREYHOUND; GREYHOUND LINES DEBTOR IN POSSESSION; Laidlaw Corporation; LAIDLAW EDUCATION SVC; LAIDLAW EDUCATIONAL SVC; LAIDLAW TRANSIT; LAIDLAW TRANSIT SVC; LAIDLAW TRANSIT SVC DBABOISE URBAN STAGES; LAIDLAW TRANSIT TERM 527; Laidlaw Transit, Inc. dba First Student

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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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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Greyhound Lines, Inc., Debtor-in-Possession labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $20,984,061
First Student wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $1,600,000
First Student wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $1,550,000
First Transit wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $1,118,351
FIRST STUDENT environmental violation 2009 EPA $477,000
FirstGroup, Inc. wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $420,429
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $314,531
Greyhound Lines Inc. Americans with Disabilities Act 2016 DOJ_RIGHTS $300,000
Laidlaw Education Services, Inc. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $206,984
First Student Inc. employment discrimination 2011 EEOC $150,000
FIRST STUDENT, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $76,500
Laidlaw Education Services, Inc. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $63,571
First Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $60,000
First Transit labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $58,000
FIRST STUDENT, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $57,501
First Transit Inc. labor relations violation 2013 NLRB $56,921
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $56,800
Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $52,944
First Transit labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $50,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2016 NLRB $48,841
First Student Bus Company labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $43,500
First Transit Inc. wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $43,185
First Student labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $37,666
FIRST STUDENT, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $36,000
FIRST STUDENT labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $33,293
CAROLINA COACH COMPANY motor vehicle safety violation 2008 FMCSA $32,770
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $31,580
First Student labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $31,250
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $31,089
FirstGroup America Company wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $27,928
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $25,024
First Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $25,000
FIRST STUDENT, INC. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $24,822
First Student labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $24,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2013 NLRB $21,828
First Student, Inc. motor vehicle safety violation 2010 FMCSA $21,200
LAIDLAW TRANSIT SERVICES,INC.DBABOISE URBAN STAGES workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $20,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $19,823
FIRST TRANSIT INC. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $19,170
FIRST STUDENT, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $18,478
LAIDLAW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $18,002
First Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $18,000
Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $18,000
First Student labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $17,644
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $17,000
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $16,550
First Student labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $16,000
Laidlaw Corporation labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $16,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $16,000
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $15,807
FIRST GROUP AMERICA D/B/A FIRST STUDENT labor relations violation 2012 NLRB $15,250
FIRST STUDENT, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $15,200
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2012 NLRB $15,000
Americanos U.S.A., LLC. labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $15,000
GREYHOUND LINES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $14,782
Greyhound Lines, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $12,044
Laidlaw Education Services labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $12,000
FIRST STUDENT, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $11,901
First Student Inc. motor vehicle safety violation 2015 FMCSA $11,690
Laidlaw Education Services labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $11,500
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $11,448
First Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $11,000
First Student Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $10,500
LAIDLAW TRANSIT SERVICES, INC. benefit plan administrator violation 2009 EBSA $10,001
First Student labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $10,000
First Student Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $10,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $10,000
Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $10,000
FIRST TRANSIT workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,850
FIRST STUDENT, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $9,200
FIRST STUDENT, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,000
FIRST STUDENT INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $9,000
First Transit Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $8,746
Laidlaw Educational Services labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $8,300
Greyhound Lines, Inc. Family and Medical Leave Act 2012 WHD $8,115
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $8,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $8,000
First Student & Co. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $8,000
LAIDLAW TRANSIT INC TERM 527 environmental violation 2010 EPA $8,000
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $7,945
First Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $7,794
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $7,725
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $7,666
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $7,507
FIRST STUDENT INC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,500
First Student labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $7,000
Americanos, USA LLC labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $7,000
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $6,800
FirstGroup America, Inc. wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $6,524
First Student, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $6,197
FIRST STUDENT INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,100
First Student Inc motor vehicle safety violation 2014 FMCSA $6,050
First Student labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $6,000
First Transit labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $6,000
Greyhound Lines, Inc. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $6,000
First Transit Inc motor vehicle safety violation 2014 FMCSA $5,850
First Student, Inc. wage and hour violation 2011 WHD $5,664
FIRST TRANSIT INC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $5,535
Laidlaw Transit, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $5,500
LAIDLAW TRANSIT SERVICES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $5,500
FIRST STUDENT CHARTER BUS RENTAL workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,433
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