Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
General Cable
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BGC)
Headquartered in: 
Kentucky
Major Industry: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry: 
electronic equipment
Penalty total since 2000: 
$75,443,212
Number of records: 
13
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$75,000,0002
labor relations violation$298,4582
environmental violation$71,0001
workplace safety or health violation$61,5597
wage and hour violation$12,1951
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: 

DIVERSIFIED CONTRACTORS; GENERAL CABLE; PRESTOLITE WIRE

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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
General Cable Corporation Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 SEC $55,000,000
General Cable Corporation Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2016 DOJ_CRIMINAL $20,000,000
General Cable Industries labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $278,458
Prestolite Wire Corp environmental violation 2011 EPA $71,000
General Cable Company labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $20,000
GENERAL CABLE workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $15,200
Diversified Contractors Inc. wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $12,195
GENERAL CABLE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $10,350
GENERAL CABLE workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $10,000
GENERAL CABLE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $7,275
GENERAL CABLE INDUSTRIES workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
GENERAL CABLE INDUSTRIES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $6,237
GENERAL CABLE CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $5,497
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