Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chartwells Dining
Current Parent Company: 
Compass Group
Penalty: 
$559,253
Year: 
2005
Date: 
February 4, 2005
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
sexual harassment
Violation Description: 

The total, which included $107,029 in legal and expert witness fees, reflected a reduction by the trial judge of the jury's $15 million punitive damages award to $300,000.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Northern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:02-cv-1115
Case Name: 
Nestler v. Chartwells Dining, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
restaurants and foodservice
Specific Industry of Parent: 
foodservice
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.