Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Boeing Satellite Systems
Current Parent Company: 
Boeing
Penalty: 
$1,450,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
August 2, 2004
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
racial discrimination
Violation Description: 

A jury awarded the plaintiff $600,000 in economic damages and $103,000 in punitive damages. A state appeals court upheld the economic damages but overturned the punitives. The plaintiff was also awarded $850,000 in attorney's fees.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Superior Court of State of California, County of Los Angeles
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
BC277075
Case Name: 
Gibbs v. Boeing Satellite Sys. Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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