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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: American Airlines Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAmerican Airlines
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Penalty: $560,772
Year: 2008
Date: April 17, 2008
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Violation Description: The Department of Justice reached an agreement with American Airlines to resolve a class action lawsuit alleging that the company violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 . The Department's complaint, filed in 2006, alleged that American did not allow three named plaintiff pilots, and a class of similarly situated pilots, to accrue vacation and sick leave benefits while on military leave to the same extent as pilots on comparable forms of non-military leave.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: airlines
Specific Industry of Current Parent: airlines
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