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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Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corp. Deutsche Bank banking & securities 2019 private lawsuit-federal $21,900,000
Nortel Networks Nortel Networks telecommunications 2012 private lawsuit-federal $21,500,000
Western Asset Management Company Legg Mason asset management 2014 EBSA $21,000,000
Bank of America Corp Bank of America banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $21,000,000
Washington Group International Inc. AECOM construction & engineering 2004 private lawsuit-federal $21,000,000
Union Labor Life Insurance Co.   2007 EBSA $20,000,000
Washington Mutual Pension Plan JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2010 private lawsuit-federal $20,000,000
McKesson HBOC, Inc. McKesson wholesalers-medical supplies 2006 private lawsuit-federal $19,000,000
Bechtel Corporation Bechtel construction & engineering 2011 private lawsuit-federal $18,500,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology university 2020 private lawsuit-federal $18,100,000
Hercules Inc. Ashland Inc. chemicals 2007 private lawsuit-federal $18,037,500
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy power systems 2008 private lawsuit-federal $17,900,000
Wells Fargo & Company Wells Fargo banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $17,500,000
Philips North America LLC Royal Philips diversified 2018 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. UnitedHealth Group insurance; managed care 2009 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
EL Paso Corporation Kinder Morgan pipelines 2009 private lawsuit-federal $17,000,000
Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman aerospace & military contracting 2017 private lawsuit-federal $16,750,000
Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar construction equipment 2010 private lawsuit-federal $16,500,000
SBC Pension Benefit Plan-Nonbargained Program AT&T telecommunications 2008 private lawsuit-federal $16,000,000
Delta Airlines, Inc. Delta Air Lines airlines 2005 private lawsuit-federal $16,000,000
United States Sugar Corporation U.S. Sugar sugar 2010 private lawsuit-federal $15,900,000
Koch Industries Koch Industries diversified 2007 private lawsuit-federal $15,900,000
AK Steel Corporation Cleveland-Cliffs mining 2012 private lawsuit-federal $15,800,000
First Bankers Trust Services Inc.   2017 EBSA $15,750,000
Jeld-Wen, Inc. JELD-WEN Holding windows 2015 private lawsuit-federal $15,500,000
California Field Ironworkers Pension Trust   2018 private lawsuit-federal $15,400,000
General Dynamics Corporation General Dynamics aerospace & military contracting 2010 private lawsuit-federal $15,150,000
Southern Company Southern Company utilities 2007 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Polaroid   2007 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
K-M Industries Holding Co.   2010 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
ING Life Insurance & Annuity Co. Voya Financial financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $14,950,000
Sears Roebuck & Co Sears retail-department stores 2007 private lawsuit-federal $14,500,000
New York Life Insurance New York Life Insurance insurance 2008 private lawsuit-federal $14,000,000
Honeywell International Honeywell International diversified 2005 private lawsuit-federal $14,000,000
Fujitsu Technology and Business of America, Inc. Fujitsu information technology 2018 private lawsuit-federal $14,000,000
Hartford Life Insurance Company Hartford Financial Services insurance 2010 private lawsuit-federal $13,775,000
LaSalle Bank Bank of America banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $13,500,000
Fedex Ground Package System Inc. FedEx package delivery 2019 private lawsuit-federal $13,325,000
Edison International Edison International utilities 2018 private lawsuit-federal $13,161,491
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom L.L.P. Skadden, Arps law firm 2009 private lawsuit-federal $12,400,000
Wachovia Corporation Wells Fargo banking 2011 private lawsuit-federal $12,350,000
Schering-Plough Corporation Merck pharmaceuticals 2012 private lawsuit-federal $12,250,000
Allianz Asset Management of America, L.P. Allianz insurance 2018 private lawsuit-federal $12,000,000
Federal-Mogul Corporation Tenneco automotive parts 2007 private lawsuit-federal $12,000,000
FMR LLC Fidelity Investments financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $12,000,000
Broadwing, Inc. Cincinnati Bell telecommunications 2006 private lawsuit-federal $11,000,000
Comerica Incorporated Comerica banking 2013 private lawsuit-federal $11,000,000
Duke University Duke University university 2019 private lawsuit-federal $10,650,000
Aquila, Inc. Evergy Inc. utilities 2007 private lawsuit-federal $10,500,000
Merck & Co., Inc. Merck pharmaceuticals 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,400,000
Invesco Trust Company Invesco investment management 2016 EBSA $10,270,000
JohnsonDiversey Inc. Bain Capital private equity (including portfolio companies) 2015 private lawsuit-federal $10,250,000
People Care Holdings Inc.   2014 EBSA $10,000,000
State Street Corporation State Street Corp. financial services 2014 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Merrill Lynch Bank of America banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
SBC Communications AT&T telecommunications 2002 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2012 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
W.R. Grace W.R. Grace chemicals 2009 private lawsuit-federal $10,000,000
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy power systems 2007 private lawsuit-federal $9,975,000
Eastman Kodak Eastman Kodak imaging products 2016 private lawsuit-federal $9,700,000
Mirant Corp. NRG Energy energy generation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,700,000
U.S. Bank Pension Plan U.S. Bancorp banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $9,600,000
Kraft Foods Global, Inc. Kraft Heinz food products 2012 private lawsuit-federal $9,500,000
Owens-Illinois, Inc. Owens-Illinois packaging 2014 private lawsuit-federal $9,500,000
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance insurance 2015 private lawsuit-federal $9,475,000
HSBC Bank USA HSBC banking 2005 private lawsuit-federal $9,350,000
Westar Energy Evergy Inc. utilities 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,250,000
Holy Cross Hospital (Sinai Health System) Sinai Health System (IL) healthcare services 2017 private lawsuit-federal $9,100,000
Prudential Insurance Company Of America Prudential Financial insurance 2019 private lawsuit-federal $9,000,000
Alliant Energy Alliant Energy utilities 2014 private lawsuit-federal $8,936,437
Providian Financial Corp. JPMorgan Chase banking & securities 2003 private lawsuit-federal $8,600,000
Citigroup Inc. Citigroup banking & securities 2014 private lawsuit-federal $8,500,000
Macy's, Inc. Macy's retail-department stores 2013 private lawsuit-federal $8,500,000
Schering-Plough Corporation Merck pharmaceuticals 2010 private lawsuit-federal $8,500,000
Boston Scientific Corporation Boston Scientific medical devices 2010 private lawsuit-federal $8,200,000
Popular, Inc. Popular Inc. banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $8,200,000
Connecticut General Life Insurance Cigna insurance; managed care 2013 private lawsuit-federal $8,134,207
Ascension Health Ascension Health healthcare services 2015 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
Xcel Energy, Inc. Xcel Energy power generation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock packaging 2011 private lawsuit-federal $7,750,000
Piggly Wiggly Carolina Company C&S Wholesale Grocers wholesalers-food products 2018 private lawsuit-federal $7,675,000
Honeywell International Honeywell International diversified 2015 private lawsuit-federal $7,625,000
Visteon Corporation Visteon automotive parts 2007 private lawsuit-federal $7,600,000
C&K Market Inc.   2010 EBSA $7,500,000
Old Second Bancorp, Inc. Old Second Bancorp banking 2013 private lawsuit-federal $7,500,000
Wells Fargo & Company Wells Fargo banking 2015 private lawsuit-federal $7,420,000
Fannie Mae Fannie Mae secondary mortgage market 2010 private lawsuit-federal $7,250,000
TXU Corp. Vistra Energy power systems 2008 private lawsuit-federal $7,250,000
Guidant Corporation Boston Scientific medical devices 2010 private lawsuit-federal $7,000,000
IndyMac Bank   2011 private lawsuit-federal $7,000,000
Citigroup, Inc. Citigroup banking & securities 2019 private lawsuit-federal $6,900,000
Farmers Group, Inc. Zurich Insurance insurance 2012 private lawsuit-federal $6,850,000
Evolve Bank and Trust et al.   2019 EBSA $6,502,500
YRC Worldwide, Inc. YRC Worldwide freight services 2012 private lawsuit-federal $6,500,000
University of Chicago University of Chicago university 2018 private lawsuit-federal $6,500,000
Avon Products, Inc. LG diversified 2017 private lawsuit-federal $6,250,000
Loral Space & Communications Ltd.   2009 private lawsuit-federal $6,250,000
Beverly Enterprises Inc. Fillmore Capital Partners private equity (including portfolio companies) 2010 private lawsuit-federal $6,250,000
First Horizon National Corporation First Horizon National banking 2012 private lawsuit-federal $6,000,000
Fifth Third Bancorp Fifth Third Bancorp banking 2016 private lawsuit-federal $6,000,000
Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. Paychex business services 2018 private lawsuit-federal $5,999,000
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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.