Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Kroger
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol KR)
Headquartered in: 
Ohio
Major Industry: 
retailing
Specific Industry: 
retail-supermarkets
Penalty total since 2000: 
$100,405,911
Number of records: 
134
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
fraud$70,000,0001
employment discrimination$24,129,3088
wage and hour violation$3,285,86812
labor relations violation$1,426,49718
workplace safety or health violation$1,091,05478
environmental violation$355,18413
aviation safety violation$118,0004
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: 

DILLON COMPANIES; DILLON COS D / B / A CITY MARKET / KING SOOP; DILLON COS DBA CITY MARKET; DILLON COS DBA CITY MARKET 431; FOOD 4 LESS; FRED MEYER; FRED MEYER D / B / A SOUTHWEST DISTRIBUTION CENTER; King Soopers; KING SOOPERS # 27; KING SOOPERS BAKERY PLANT; KING SOOPERS WESTWOODS DEVELOPMENT; KPS; KROGER; KROGER 223; KROGER ANDERSON BAKERY; KROGER BAKERY; KROGER COLUMBUS BAKERY; KROGER DBA SPRINGDALE ICE CREAM AND BEVERAGE; KROGER DISTRIBUTION CENTER; KROGER INDIANAPOLIS BAKERY; KROGER LIMITE [...]

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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
Ralphs Grocery Company fraud 2006 USAO $70,000,000
Kroger Company employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-federal $16,000,000
Ralphs Grocery employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-state $6,550,000
Ralph's wage and hour violation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $3,049,000
Fred Meyer Stores, Inc. employment discrimination 2014 EEOC $487,500
Fred Meyer Stores, Inc. employment discrimination 2008 EEOC $485,000
Kroger Texas employment discrimination 2013 private lawsuit-federal $451,308
The Kroger Company labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $444,000
King Soopers, Inc. labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $411,002
Fred Meyer, Inc. d/b/a Southwest Distribution Center labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $116,480
Ralph's Market #743 labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $100,000
Ralphs Grocery Company labor relations violation 2015 NLRB $91,774
The Kroger Co. (Cincinnati) environmental violation 2011 EPA $87,000
Food 4 Less wage and hour violation 2003 CA-LCO $85,000
SMITH'S FOOD & DRUG CENTER #388 workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $80,200
Dillon Companies, Inc. employment discrimination 2011 EEOC $80,000
KROGER COMPANY aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $60,000
COUNTRY OVEN BAKERY environmental violation 2016 EPA $57,400
Fred Meyer, Inc. labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $57,000
Roundy's Supermarkets labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $52,000
Food 4 Less wage and hour violation 2004 CA-LCO $51,000
Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $45,268
ROUNDY'S SUPERMARKETS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $45,268
Kroger Limited Partnership I, Delta Division employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $42,500
Kroger labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $40,000
THE KROGER CO #443 workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $38,500
THE KROGER COMPANY BAKERY environmental violation 2004 EPA $37,985
KROGER CO. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $35,000
Pace Dairy Foods environmental violation 2003 EPA $35,000
THE KROGER CO. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $34,506
RALPH'S GROCERY CO. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $34,275
Kroger Company employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $33,000
SMITH'S FOOD AND DRUG #424 workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $32,500
Fred Meyer Stores Inc environmental violation 2007 EPA $32,500
King Soopers, Inc, labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $31,620
THE KROGER CO. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $30,489
VITACOST.COM, INC. aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $30,000
KROGER workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $30,000
KING SOOPERS WESTWOODS DEVELOPMENT environmental violation 2004 EPA $29,500
COUNTRY OVEN BAKERY environmental violation 2016 EPA $29,205
SMITH'S FOOD & DRUG #396 workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $28,220
The Kroger Company, Inc wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $26,648
SMITH'S FOOD & DRUG #371 workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $26,400
RALPHS GROCERY - STORE 178 workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $26,250
KPS, Inc wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $23,140
SMITH'S FOOD AND DRUG CENTER #392 workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $22,220
RALPH'S GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $21,935
KROGER labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $20,000
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $19,450
RALPHS GROCERY CO/FOOD 4 LESS workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $18,720
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $18,000
KROGER workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $16,250
KROGER workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $15,002
FRED MEYER STORES, INC aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $15,000
ROUNDY'S ILLINOIS, LLC DBA MARIANO'S FRESH MARKET workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $15,000
KROGER workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $14,300
The Kroger Company wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $14,120
KING SOOPERS # 27 workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $14,000
THE KROGER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $14,000
King Soopers labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $13,500
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $13,500
DILLON COMPANIES, INC. DBA CITY MARKET #431 workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $13,500
THE KROGER COMPANY aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $13,000
ROUNDY'S SUPERMARKETS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $12,000
SMITHS FOOD & DRUG CENTERS INC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $11,820
Dillon Companies, Inc. labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $11,640
KROGER #223 workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $10,800
KROGER CO STORE #684 workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $10,600
KROGER CO workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $10,500
FOOD 4 LESS workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $10,465
THE KROGER COMPANY - INDIANAPOLIS BAKERY environmental violation 2017 EPA $10,250
Fred Meyer, Inc. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $10,000
FRED MEYER INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $10,000
DILLON COMPANIES, INC. DBA CITY MARKET workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $10,000
KROGER N-511 environmental violation 2009 EPA $10,000
KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP L workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $9,995
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,640
Kroger Texas, LP. environmental violation 2003 EPA $9,450
RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $9,225
KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $9,000
RALPHS GROCERY STORE #35 workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $8,895
KING SOOPERS BAKERY PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $8,400
KROGER workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $8,085
KROGER COMPANY D/B/A KROGER #J956 workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $8,000
ROUNDY'S SUPERMARKET , INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $8,000
THE KROGER COMPANY #651 workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $8,000
Kroger Company wage and hour violation 2009 WHD $7,920
The Kroger Co. wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $7,920
DILLON COMPANIES workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,875
KING SOOPERS workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,853
DILLON COMPANIES, INC. D/B/A CITY MARKET/KING SOOP workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,480
FOOD 4 LESS workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $7,250
RALPH'S GROCERY CO. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,185
THE KROGER COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,031
KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,013
KROGER ANDERSON BAKERY workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,000
KROGER CO. DBA SPRINGDALE ICE CREAM & BEVERAGE workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,000
KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP DBA KROGER STORE 366 workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $7,000
KROGER DISTRIBUTION CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $7,000
KING SOOPERS workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
KROGER DISTRIBUTION CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $7,000
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