Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
IBM
Current Parent Company: 
IBM Corp.
Penalty: 
$3,718,019
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 23, 2014
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
age discrimination
Violation Description: 

An IBM who alleged age discrimination when he was let go after 40 years with the company was awarded $2.5 million in damages by a jury and later awarded $996,000 in legal fees plus more than $200,000 in other payments.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
District of Connecticut
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:09-cv-1145
Case Name: 
Castelluccio v. International Bus Machines Corp
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
information technology
Specific Industry of Parent: 
information technology
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Parent company note: 
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