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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Best Buy
Current Parent CompanyBest Buy
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Penalty: $10,199,999
Year: 2011
Date: November 9, 2011
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: racial discrimination
Violation Description: Racial and gender discrimination. Most of the provisions of the settlement and consent decree involve changes in the company's hiring and promotion practices. The named plaintiffs were awarded $200,000 while the company agreed to pay $9,999,999 in legal fees and costs.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4:05-cv-5056
Case Name: Holloway et al v. Best Buy Co., Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-consumer electronics
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