Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
First Transit, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
FirstGroup
Penalty: 
$5,900,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 9, 2011
Primary Offense: 
employment screening violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation
Violation Description: 

The settlement also covered another case -- 10-cv-7002 -- filed in the same court.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:09-cv-06178
Case Name: 
Hunter et al v. First Transit, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Scotland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
transit services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.