Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gold'n Plump Poultry, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
JBS
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
March 31, 2009
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

The settlement, resolving allegations of discrimination against workers of Somali origin, included a $215,000 monetary award and $985,000 in legal fees. An employment agency called The Work Connection Inc. was also a defendant in the case and paid $150,000 to settle.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of Minnesota
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
0:06-cv-04013
Case Name: 
Daud et al v. Gold'n Plump Poultry, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Brazil
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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