Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Sears
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol SHLD)
Headquartered in: 
Illinois
Major Industry: 
retailing
Specific Industry: 
retail-department stores
Penalty total since 2000: 
$165,343,746
Number of records: 
150
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
fraud$62,600,0001
wage and hour violation$57,007,48417
False Claims Act$34,225,0003
employment discrimination$6,784,5488
environmental violation$1,274,03410
aviation safety violation$1,039,0006
workplace safety or health violation$823,03582
product safety violation$550,0002
consumer protection violation$475,0001
labor relations violation$435,30715
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: 

K MART 4240; K MART 4332; K MART DISTRIBUTION CENTER; K MART STORE 3438; K MART STORE 9704; K MART WARREN DISTRIBUTION CENTER NO 8305; K MART WAYNESBORO; KMART; KMART DISTRIBUTION CENTER; KMART HOLDING; KMART LP OF PA MORRISVILLE DISTRIBUTION CENTER; KMART RDC 8290; KMART STORE 7413; KMART STORE 7625; KMART STORE 9373; KMART STORE 9692; KMART STORES DISTRIBUTION CENTER 8272; KMART WARREN DISTRIBUTION CENTER; SEARS; SEARS APPLIANCE OUTLET; SEARS AUTO CENTERS; SEARS HARDWARE STORE 5083; SEARS HOLD [...]

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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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Sears Roebuck fraud 2001 USAO $62,600,000
Kmart Corporation False Claims Act 2017 DOJ_CIVIL $32,300,000
Sears wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $17,500,000
Sears Roebuck wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Sears Roebuck wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-state $7,500,000
Sears Roebuck & Co. employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $6,200,000
Sears, Roebuck and Co. employment discrimination 2009 EEOC (*) $6,200,000
Sears Holdings wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $5,000,000
Kmart wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $3,814,000
Sears Holdings wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $3,200,000
Kmart wage and hour violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $2,845,224
Sears Roebuck wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $1,600,000
KMART Corp. False Claims Act 2015 DOJ_CIVIL $1,400,000
KMART aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $620,000
Kmart Corporation False Claims Act 2018 USAO $525,000
Sears, Roebuck and Co. product safety violation 2004 CPSC $500,000
Sears, Roebuck & Co. and Kmart consumer protection violation 2013 FTC $475,000
Kmart wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $475,000
Sears Home Improvement Products Inc. environmental violation 2016 EPA $400,000
Sears Home Improvement Products, Inc. (Expedited R environmental violation 2016 EPA $277,000
Sears Roebuck and Co. and Stepan Company (CAFO) environmental violation 2010 EPA $272,800
SEARS HOLDINGS MANAGEMENT C aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $266,000
Sears, Roebuck and Company labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $164,785
Sears, Roebuck and Co. employment discrimination 2003 EEOC $125,000
Sears Home Improvement Products, Inc. environmental violation 2016 EPA $123,000
Kmart Corporation employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $120,000
Sears, Roebuck and Co. employment discrimination 2016 OFCCP $107,500
Kmart environmental violation 2007 EPA $102,422
KMart environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $102,422
Kmart Corporation employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $102,048
Sears, Roebuck & Co. employment discrimination 2011 EEOC $100,000
SEARS ROEBUCK & CO #2166 workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $73,000
KMart Corporation environmental violation 2005 EPA $55,000
Sears Holdings Management Corp. product safety violation 2008 CPSC $50,000
K-Mart Corporation, Warren Distribution Center No. 8305 labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $50,000
KMART CORPORATION aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $50,000
K MART CORPORATION motor vehicle safety violation 2009 FMCSA $41,300
K MART CORPORATION motor vehicle safety violation 2009 FMCSA $38,220
KMART aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $38,000
Sears Roebuck & Co. energy conservation violation 2012 DOEOGC $37,040
Sears, Roebuck and Co. labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $36,245
K-MART CORPORATION aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $35,000
K Mart Corporation labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $33,000
Sears, Roebuck & Co. employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $30,000
SEARS ROEBUCK & COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $30,000
K-MART CORP. STORE #3438 workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $30,000
SEARS aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $30,000
Kmart environmental violation 2010 EPA $28,812
K-Mart Corp. labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $26,195
Kmart Corporation labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $25,000
Sears Holdings Corporation wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $23,760
SEARS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $23,620
SEARS workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $19,500
K MART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $19,000
SEARS LOGISTICS SERVICES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $18,750
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $18,000
K MART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $17,550
Kmart Corporation labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $17,500
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $17,500
SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $17,463
Sears Roebuck and Co. labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $17,000
KMART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $15,850
SEARS HOLDING COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $15,000
SEARS AUTO CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $15,000
KMART CORPORATION, WARREN DISTRIBUTION CENTER labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $14,832
Sears, Roebuck & Co. labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $14,000
K MART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $13,750
SEARS HOLDING CORPORATION DBA SEARS AUTOMOTIVE workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $13,600
KMART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $13,500
KMART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,471
KMART CORPORATION STORE #9373 workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $11,000
Sears Holdings Corporation. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $10,560
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $10,420
Kmart Corporation labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $10,000
Kmart Distribution Center labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $10,000
SEARS AUTO CENTERS workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $10,000
KMART STORES DISTRIBUTION CENTER 8272 workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $10,000
KMART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $10,000
Sears Roebuck & Co. environmental violation 2006 EPA $10,000
Sears Holding Company wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $9,900
K-MART workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $9,585
K-MART workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,500
K MART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,450
SEARS AUTO CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $9,350
KMART HOLDINGS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $9,000
SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $8,663
SEARS HOLD. CORP/DBA K-MART STORE #3438 workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $8,500
SEARS ROEBUCK AND COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $8,000
SEARS HOLDING COMPANY #3546 workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $8,000
Sears Holdings Corporation wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $7,920
SEARS workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $7,550
SEARS ROEBUCK & CO., INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $7,500
K-MART workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $7,470
SEARS HOLDINGS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,225
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $7,201
KMART LP OF PA MORRISVILLE DISTRIBUTION CENTER workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $7,200
SEARS HOLDINGS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $7,200
SEARS WAREHOUSE workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $7,120
SEARS LOGISTIC SERVICE workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,030
Sears Holding Corporation Family and Medical Leave Act 2011 WHD $7,000
K MART CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,000
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