Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
General Electric
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GE)
Headquartered in: 
Massachusetts
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Penalty total since 2000: 
$325,162,756
Number of records: 
134
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$77,900,0004
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices$70,000,0001
False Claims Act$53,330,1805
accounting fraud or deficiencies$50,000,0001
consumer protection violation$34,100,0001
environmental violation$30,978,50823
product safety violation$3,500,0001
export control violation$2,331,25013
workplace safety or health violation$892,94552
employment discrimination$672,3003
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: 

ABB VETCO GRAY AND ABB VETCO GRAY UK; ALSTOM POWER; ALSTOM POWER INTEGRATED CE SVC; BAKER HUGHES; BAKER HUGHES OIL; BAKER HUGHES OIL FIELD OPERATIONS; BAKER HUGHES SVC INTL; BAKER PETROLITE; BENTLY NEVADA; BJ SVC USA; BJ SVC USA LP; DATEX OHMEDA; DI CANADA; DI UK; DRESSER GE; ECOLOCHEM; GE AVIATION; GE BETZ; GE CAPITAL RETAIL BANK AND CARECREDIT; GE ENGINE SVC CORPORATE AVIATION; GE FUNDING CAPITAL MARKET SVC; GE HEALTHCARE; GE HEALTHCARE BIOSCIENCE BIOPROCESS; GE HEALTHCARE HEALTHCARE IMAGING D [...]

Links: 

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

For more on the links between this company's federal political spending and its positions on proposed legislation, see its Maplight page.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
GE Funding Capital Market Services Inc. price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2011 DOJ_ANTITRUST $70,000,000
General Electric Company accounting fraud or deficiencies 2009 SEC $50,000,000
GE Capital Retail Bank and CareCredit consumer protection violation 2013 CFPB $34,100,000
Baker Hughes Incorporated Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2007 SEC $33,000,000
GE Healthcare Inc False Claims Act 2011 DOJ_CIVIL $30,000,000
General Electric environmental violation 2014 EPA $24,000,000
General Electric Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 SEC $23,400,000
General Electric False Claims Act 2006 DOJ_CIVIL $11,500,000
Baker Hughes Services International Inc. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2007 DOJ_CRIMINAL $11,000,000
ABB Vetco Gray Inc. and ABB Vetco Gray UK Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2004 DOJ_CRIMINAL $10,500,000
General Electric Aviation Systems False Claims Act 2013 DOJ_CIVIL $6,580,000
General Electric Co. product safety violation 2015 CPSC $3,500,000
General Electric Company et al. environmental violation 2017 EPA $3,500,000
General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC False Claims Act 2014 DOJ_CIVIL $2,700,000
General Electric False Claims Act 2016 USAO $2,550,180
General Electric environmental violation 2015 EPA $2,250,000
Dresser Italia S.r.l. export control violation 2006 BIS $820,000
BJ Services Co. export control violation 2009 BIS $800,000
GE Lighting LLC employment discrimination 2014 OFCCP $537,000
GE SILICONES WATERFORD FAC (Permit NY0008605)CO52002030229 Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2006 EPA $269,000
GE SILICONES WATERFORD FAC (Permit NY0008605) Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2001 EPA $250,000
General Electric Rail Transportation labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $230,000
Ecolochem, Inc wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $191,412
Alstom Power Inc. Air Preheater Company environmental violation 2012 EPA $157,472
The General Electric Company wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $148,864
BJ Services Company USA, LP export control violation 2005 BIS $142,450
SMITHS AEROSPACE COMPONENTS workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $134,000
Alstom Power wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $133,071
MRA Systems, Inc. employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $130,000
GE Healthcare Bioscience Bioprocess Corp. export control violation 2010 BIS $126,000
DI U.K. Ltd. export control violation 2006 BIS $122,100
LM WIND POWER BLADES workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $115,000
Dresser Inc. export control violation 2006 BIS $110,000
GENERAL ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT ENGINES aviation safety violation 2004 FAA $105,000
GENERAL ELECTRIC environmental violation 2003 EPA $94,380
General Electric labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $90,000
Dresser, Inc. export control violation 2012 BIS $88,000
LM GLASFIBER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $87,000
General Electric Railcar Services Corp. railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $84,500
BAKER PETROLITE CORP. environmental violation 2001 EPA $77,263
Datex-Ohmeda, Inc. economic sanction violation 2007 OFAC $66,547
BAKER PETROLITE CORPORATION environmental violation 2014 EPA $65,492
GE Transportation Remanufacturing Services, an affiliate of GE Engine Services LLC labor relations violation 2012 NLRB $60,000
Dresser Valve Plant labor relations violation 2002 NLRB $60,000
GE Nuclear Energy export control violation 2006 BIS $56,000
General Electric Company environmental violation 2014 EPA $52,495
DATEX-OHMEDA, INC. benefit plan administrator violation 2007 EBSA $50,001
DATEX-OHMEDA, INC. benefit plan administrator violation 2007 EBSA $50,001
GE (HYDRIL Manufacturing USA LLC) environmental violation 2012 EPA $49,950
General Electric Company environmental violation 2005 EPA $47,685
GE LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $40,500
Dresser, Inc. environmental violation 2003 EPA $34,832
GE Ultrasound and Primary Care Diagnostics LLC export control violation 2004 BIS $32,500
GE HEALTHCARE INC - HEALTHCARE IMAGING DIVISION workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $31,500
GE Jenbacher GmbH & Co OHG environmental violation 2008 EPA $30,000
GENERAL ELECTRIC RAILCAR SERVICES CORPORATION railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $26,000
BJ SERVICES COMPANY, USA workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $21,000
ALSTOM POWER INC workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $21,000
GE OSMONICS, INC environmental violation 2007 EPA $20,800
BAKER PETROLITE CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $18,750
GE LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $18,570
BAKER HUGHES OIL COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $18,450
SMITHS AEROSPACE workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $18,370
GE AVIATION SYSTEMS workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $18,000
LM GLASFIBER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $17,400
GENERAL ELECTRIC - CIRCLEVILLE LAMP PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $17,225
Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $16,867
BAKER PETROLITE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $16,000
BAKER PETROLITE, LLC environmental violation 2017 EPA $16,000
Baker Hughes - Oil Field Operations, Inc. environmental violation 2017 EPA $15,450
General Electric Railcar Services Corp. railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $15,000
SMITHS AEROSPACE LLC aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $14,300
B J SERVICES workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $14,000
GENERAL ELECTRIC ENGINE SERVICES INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $13,500
GENERAL ELECTRIC ENGINE SERVICES INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $13,500
GENERAL ELECTRIC IVANHOE ROAD PLANT environmental violation 2001 EPA $13,200
General Electric Railcar Services Corp. railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $12,900
GE OIL AND GAS ESP INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,675
Smiths Aerospace labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $12,000
Dresser Instruments S.A. de C.V. export control violation 2006 BIS $12,000
GENERAL ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $11,900
GENERAL ELECTRIC - CIRCLEVILLE LAMP PLANT workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $11,550
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $11,475
BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $10,500
Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $10,437
GE ENGINE SERVICES-CORPORATE AVIATION INC aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $10,000
General Electric Railcar Services Corp. railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $10,000
BJ SERVICES COMPANY, U.S.A. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $10,000
GE TRANSPORTAION (SB) environmental violation 2013 EPA $10,000
GE Polymerland, Inc. wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $9,796
DRESSER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,675
BAKER HUGHES INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $9,370
BAKER PETROLITE workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,075
GENERAL ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $9,000
Dresser, Incorporated export control violation 2007 BIS $9,000
BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $8,415
GE LIGHTING DOVER PRODUCTS workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $8,400
GE LIGHTING workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $8,325
Bently Nevada Corporation economic sanction violation 2003 OFAC $8,250
Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,209
Baker Petrolite Corporation environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,000
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