Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Consolidated Edison
Current Parent Company: 
Consolidated Edison
Penalty: 
$13,838,137
Year: 
2002
Date: 
August 1, 2002
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
racial discrimination
Violation Description: 

The settlement included $6.745 million for the class, $1.8 million in legal fees, and $295,637 in legal costs. The company also agreed to make changes in its employment practices that it estimated would cost $5 million.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:94-cv-0403
Case Name: 
Sheppard, et al v. Consolidated Edison
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.