Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary
Current Parent Company Name: News Corp.
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol NWSA)
Headquartered in: New York
Major Industry: media
Specific Industry: media
Penalty total since 2000: $266,560,482
Number of records: 9
|Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|Top 5 Primary Offense Types||Penalty Total||Number of Records
|price-fixing or anti-competitive practices||$266,471,666||2|
|labor relations violation||$41,640||2|
|workplace safety or health violation||$37,175||4|
|benefit plan administrator violation||$10,001||1|
: 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.
: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here
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Individual Penalty Records:
Click on the company or penalty amount for more information on each case.
|Company||Primary Offense Type||Year||Agency||Penalty Amount .
|News Corp.||price-fixing or anti-competitive practices||2016||private lawsuit-federal||$244,000,000
|HarperCollins Publishers LLC||price-fixing or anti-competitive practices||2013||MULTI-AG||$22,471,666
|Dow Jones & Company, Inc.||labor relations violation||2003||NLRB||$25,000
|Dow Jones & Company, Inc.||labor relations violation||2000||NLRB||$16,640
|NEW YORK POST||workplace safety or health violation||2000||OSHA||$11,025
|NYP HOLDINGS, INC.||workplace safety or health violation||2003||OSHA||$10,850
|INTERMIX MEDIA, INC.||benefit plan administrator violation||2007||EBSA||$10,001
|HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS LLC||workplace safety or health violation||2019||OSHA||$9,000
|DOW JONES & COMPANY INC.||workplace safety or health violation||2012||OSHA||$6,300