Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Yum Brands
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol YUM)
Headquartered in: 
Kentucky
Major Industry: 
restaurants and foodservice
Specific Industry: 
restaurants
Penalty total since 2000: 
$54,098,432
Number of records: 
32
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$53,275,59518
employment discrimination$710,0002
workplace safety or health violation$99,14210
labor relations violation$7,3211
environmental violation$6,3741
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: 

KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN; KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN CARIBBEAN HOLDING; KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN ROCC; KFC 55; KFC OF COEUR DALENE; KFC US PROPERTIES; PIZZA HUT; PIZZA HUT DBA PACPIZZA; PIZZA HUT OF AMERICA; TACO BELL; Taco Bell #4946; YUM BRANDS

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

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
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2001 private lawsuit-state $13,000,000
Pizza Hut wage and hour violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $12,500,000
Pizza Hut wage and hour violation 2001 private lawsuit-state $10,000,000
Pizza Hut wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-state $6,000,000
KFC wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $3,550,000
Pizza Hut wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $3,100,000
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $2,490,000
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2003 private lawsuit-state $1,500,000
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $787,900
Pizza Hut of America employment discrimination 2003 EEOC $360,000
Taco Bell Corporation employment discrimination 2009 EEOC $350,000
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $110,000
Yum Brands, Inc. wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $87,700
Taco Bell wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $43,404
Yum! Brands Inc. wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $28,934
KFC U.S. Properties wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $27,313
KFC wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $21,708
PIZZA HUT workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $18,935
KFC #55 workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $18,000
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN ROCC workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $14,750
Pizza Hut of America, Inc. wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $13,710
KFC CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $9,560
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,700
Taco Bell #4946 wage and hour violation 2017 WA-DLI $7,600
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,497
KFC of Coeur d'Alene, Inc. wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $7,326
Kentucky Fried Chicken, Caribbean Holdings, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $7,321
TACO BELL environmental violation 2011 EPA $6,374
TACO BELL workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $6,300
KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $6,000
PIZZA HUT INC DBA PACPIZZA workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,400
PIZZA HUT workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $5,000
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