Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Ford Motor Company
Current Parent Company: 
Ford Motor
Penalty: 
$1,475,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
February 15, 2011
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Secondary Offense: 
pension ERISA violation
Violation Description: 

In the settlement, Ford Motor agreed to make changes in a savings and stock investment plan for salaried employed and pay $1.475 million to the plaintiffs' lawyers but there was no cash payment to the plaintiffs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of Michigan
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
2:06-cv-11718
Case Name: 
In re Ford Motor Company Erisa Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Michigan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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