Violation Tracker Summary for Primary Offense Type

Offense Type: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$8,784,482,715
Number of Penalty Records: 
3,101
Note: 
The totals here are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries 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. They 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 individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Daimler$480,030,0034
Bank of New York Mellon$421,200,0003
Providence St. Joseph Health$354,151,0002
IBM Corp.$314,293,0012
Xerox$290,000,0002
Foot Locker$290,000,0001
Bank of America$283,071,8548
Trinity Health$266,485,4243
AT&T$257,075,0007
Cleveland-Cliffs$256,231,1026


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Parent Major Industry Year Agencysort icon Penalty Amount
AK Steel Retirement Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2006 private lawsuit-federal $52,834,204
AK Steel Corporation Retirement Accumulation Pension Plan Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2013 private lawsuit-federal $5,751,898
FleetBoston Financial Corp Bank of America banking 2008 private lawsuit-federal $83,401,000
J.P. Morgan Chase Retirement Plan JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2010 private lawsuit-federal $604,957
Duke Energy Retirement Cash Balance Plan Duke Energy utilities 2011 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Electronic Data Systems DXC Technology information technology 2008 private lawsuit-federal $31,500,000
Bechtel Corporation Bechtel construction & engineering 2011 private lawsuit-federal $18,500,000
McKesson HBOC, Inc. McKesson wholesalers-medical supplies 2006 private lawsuit-federal $19,000,000
General Motors Corporation General Motors motor vehicles 2008 private lawsuit-federal $37,500,000
Royal Dutch Petroleum Company Royal Dutch Shell oil & gas 2005 private lawsuit-federal $90,000,000
Textron, Inc. Textron aerospace & military contracting 2014 private lawsuit-federal $4,375,000
Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman aerospace & military contracting 2017 private lawsuit-federal $16,750,000
General Dynamics Corporation General Dynamics aerospace & military contracting 2010 private lawsuit-federal $15,150,000
Health Net, Inc. Centene managed care 2015 private lawsuit-federal $215,000,000
Medco Health Solutions Inc. Cigna insurance; managed care 2004 private lawsuit-federal $42,500,000
SunTrust Banks, Inc. Truist Financial banking 2018 private lawsuit-federal $4,750,000
American Airlines Inc American Airlines airlines 2018 private lawsuit-federal $22,000,000
IBM Personal Pension Plan IBM Corp. information technology 2005 private lawsuit-federal $314,283,000
AK Steel Corporation Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2011 private lawsuit-federal $178,600,000
Washington Mutual Inc. JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2010 private lawsuit-federal $49,000,000
Washington Mutual Pension Plan JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2010 private lawsuit-federal $20,000,000
Lucent Technologies, Inc. Nokia telecommunications 2010 private lawsuit-federal $36,000,000
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Marsh & McLennan insurance 2010 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
Avnet, Inc. Avnet wholesalers-electronic equipment 2010 private lawsuit-federal $34,000,000
Bank of America Corp Bank of America banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $21,000,000
Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar construction equipment 2010 private lawsuit-federal $16,500,000
United States Sugar Corporation U.S. Sugar sugar 2010 private lawsuit-federal $15,900,000
Honeywell Retirement Earnings Plan Honeywell International diversified 2012 private lawsuit-federal $23,800,000
Continental Automotive Systems US Continental AG automotive parts-tires 2012 private lawsuit-federal $23,846,342
AK Steel Corporation Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2012 private lawsuit-federal $15,800,000
Schering-Plough Corporation Merck pharmaceuticals 2012 private lawsuit-federal $12,250,000
Merck & Co., Inc. Merck pharmaceuticals 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,400,000
U.S. Bank Pension Plan U.S. Bancorp banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $9,600,000
First Horizon National Corporation First Horizon National banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $6,000,000
Colgate-Palmolive Co. Colgate-Palmolive personal care products 2014 private lawsuit-federal $45,900,000
CIGNA Corporation Cigna insurance; managed care 2013 private lawsuit-federal $35,000,000
International Paper Company International Paper paper & packaging 2014 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Regions Financial Corp. Regions Financial banking & securities 2014 private lawsuit-federal $22,500,000
Advanta Corp.   2014 private lawsuit-federal $4,500,000
Coventry Health Care Inc. CVS Health retail-pharmacies 2014 private lawsuit-federal $3,600,000
United Community Banks, Inc. United Community Banks Inc. banking 2013 private lawsuit-federal $3,500,000
Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. Flagstar Bancorp banking 2013 private lawsuit-federal $3,000,000
AK Steel Corporation Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2013 private lawsuit-federal $2,500,000
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC Daimler motor vehicles 2014 private lawsuit-federal $480,000,000
ING Life Insurance & Annuity Co. Voya Financial financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $14,950,000
Nationwide Life Insurance Nationwide insurance 2015 private lawsuit-federal $140,000,000
Meriter Health Services UnityPoint Health hospitals 2015 private lawsuit-federal $82,000,000
State Street Corporation State Street Corp. financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
SC Johnson & Sons Inc. S.C. Johnson & Son household products 2015 private lawsuit-federal $34,150,000
JohnsonDiversey Inc. Bain Capital private equity (including portfolio companies) 2015 private lawsuit-federal $10,250,000
Prudential Insurance Prudential Financial insurance 2014 private lawsuit-federal $39,100,000
TIAA-CREF TIAA financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $22,800,000
Boeing Company Boeing aerospace & military contracting 2015 private lawsuit-federal $90,000,000
Lockheed Martin Corporation Lockheed Martin aerospace & military contracting 2015 private lawsuit-federal $62,000,000
Boeing Company Boeing aerospace & military contracting 2016 private lawsuit-federal $57,000,000
American International Group, Inc. American International Group insurance 2015 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Northern Trust Investments, N.A. Northern Trust banking 2015 private lawsuit-federal $36,000,000
Freightcar America, Inc. FreightCar America Inc. railcars 2016 private lawsuit-federal $32,750,000
Novant Health, Inc. Novant Health hospitals 2016 private lawsuit-federal $32,000,000
Trinity Health Corporation Trinity Health hospitals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $84,485,424
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Trinity Health hospitals 2016 private lawsuit-federal $107,000,000
Singing River Health Services Foundation Singing River Health System healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $156,400,000
Providence Health & Services Providence St. Joseph Health hospitals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $351,901,000
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $125,000,000
Bon Secours Health System, Inc. Bon Secours Mercy Health hospitals 2017 private lawsuit-federal $98,300,000
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center St. Joseph's Health (NJ) healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $42,500,000
Holy Cross Hospital (Sinai Health System) Sinai Health System (IL) healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $9,100,000
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Ascension Health healthcare services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $29,500,000
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated Bank of America banking 2017 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Mercy Health Bon Secours Mercy Health hospitals 2018 private lawsuit-federal $63,000,000
Hospital Sisters Health System Hospital Sisters Health System healthcare services 2019 private lawsuit-federal $62,500,000
Liberty Mutual Retirement Benefit Plan Liberty Mutual Insurance insurance 2018 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Wawa, Inc. Wawa retail-convenience stores 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Continental Casualty Company Loews diversified 2018 private lawsuit-federal $25,000,000
Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corp. Deutsche Bank banking & securities 2019 private lawsuit-federal $21,900,000
Philips North America LLC Royal Philips diversified 2018 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
California Field Ironworkers Pension Trust   2018 private lawsuit-federal $15,400,000
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc Conduent outsourced services 2008 private lawsuit-federal $1,500,000
YRC Worldwide, Inc. YRC Worldwide freight services 2012 private lawsuit-federal $6,500,000
Aquila, Inc. Evergy Inc. utilities 2007 private lawsuit-federal $10,500,000
Ascension Health Ascension Health healthcare services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Walmart retail-discount stores 2012 private lawsuit-federal $3,500,000
Merrill Lynch Bank of America banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
CVS Corporation CVS Health retail-pharmacies 2005 private lawsuit-federal $3,000,000
SBC Communications AT&T telecommunications 2002 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
AT&T Corporation AT&T telecommunications 2005 private lawsuit-federal $29,000,000
SBC Pension Benefit Plan-Nonbargained Program AT&T telecommunications 2008 private lawsuit-federal $16,000,000
Bellsouth Corporation AT&T telecommunications 2006 private lawsuit-federal $93,675,000
Ford Motor Company Ford Motor motor vehicles 2011 private lawsuit-federal $1,475,000
Cardinal Health, Inc. Cardinal Health wholesalers-medical supplies 2007 private lawsuit-federal $40,000,000
Cardinal Health Inc Cardinal Health wholesalers-medical supplies 2008 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
General Electric Company General Electric diversified 2009 private lawsuit-federal $40,150,000
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2012 private lawsuit-federal $150,000,000
Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Fannie Mae Fannie Mae secondary mortgage market 2010 private lawsuit-federal $7,250,000
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Bank of America banking 2009 private lawsuit-federal $75,000,000
Countrywide Financial Corporation Bank of America banking 2009 private lawsuit-federal $55,000,000
Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Wells Fargo banking 2014 private lawsuit-federal $62,500,000
Wells Fargo & Company Wells Fargo banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $17,500,000
Wells Fargo & Company Wells Fargo banking 2015 private lawsuit-federal $7,420,000
Wachovia Corporation Wells Fargo banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $12,350,000
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(*): Some penalties are partial or complete duplicates of other penalty records, either because a DOJ settlement duplicates an agency record or because EPA listed the full penalty for a company for each of the company's relevant facilities. Penalty amounts marked with an asterisk have been identified by Good Jobs First as duplicating other penalty amounts.