Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Halliburton
Current Parent Company: 
Halliburton
Penalty: 
$18,293,557
Year: 
2015
Date: 
September 22, 2015
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: 

Oil and gas service provider Halliburton agreed to pay $18,293,557 to 1,016 employees nationwide after Wage and Hour Division Investigators found that the company incorrectly categorized employees in 28 job positions as exempt from overtime.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services
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Parent company note: 
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