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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Consumers Energy
Current Parent CompanyCMS Energy
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Penalty: $1,023,385
Year: 2011
Date: September 30, 2011
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: sexual harassment
Violation Description: Hostile work environment. A jury award of $7.9 million was reduced to $300,000 and supplemented by $723,385 in legal fees and costs. The revised verdict was upheld by the 6th Circuit in ruling 12-1518.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Western District of Michigan
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:06-cv-0768
Case Name: Waldo v. Consumers Energy
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: verdict
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Michigan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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