Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group et al
Current Parent Company: 
JAB Holding Co.
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 23, 2012
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
age discrimination
Violation Description: 

The verdict amount, which includes $1,045,125 in legal fees, was originally $2.4 million higher but one of the plaintiffs delayed accepting payment and later settled out of court.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Central District of California
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2:09-cv-3279
Case Name: 
Robert Ward et al v. Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
consumer products
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.