Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Griffon
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GFF)
Headquartered in: 
New York
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Penalty total since 2000: 
$6,925,464
Number of records: 
21
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
False Claims Act$5,050,0002
employment screening violation$1,585,0001
workplace safety or health violation$204,47913
labor relations violation$50,0001
environmental violation$22,7503
wage and hour violation$13,2351
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: 

AMES TRUE TEMPER; AMES TRUE TEMPER / WEST SHORE; AMES TRUE TEMPER PLANT 1; CLOPAY; CLOPAY BUILDING PRODUCTS; CLOSETMAID; TELEPHONICS

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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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Telephonics Corporation False Claims Act 2017 USAO $4,250,000
Closetmaid Corporation employment screening violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $1,585,000
Telephonics Corporation False Claims Act 2000 DOJ_CIVIL $800,000
Ames True Temper labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $50,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER, INC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $37,950
AMES TRUE TEMPER workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $35,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $34,320
AMES TRUE TEMPER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $14,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $13,500
Clopay Corporation wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $13,235
CLOPAY BUILDING PRODUCTS workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,934
AMES TRUE TEMPER - PLANT 1 workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $11,000
CLOSETMAID environmental violation 2002 EPA $10,250
AMES TRUE TEMPER PLANT 1 workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $10,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER, INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $9,225
AMES TRUE TEMPER INC/WEST SHORE environmental violation 2016 EPA $7,500
CLOPAY BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
AMES TRUE TEMPER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $6,300
AMES TRUE TEMPER INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $6,250
CLOSETMAID environmental violation 2005 EPA $5,000
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