Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
International Truck And Engine Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Volkswagen
Penalty: 
$1,784,122
Year: 
2017
Date: 
June 14, 2017
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

This suit began as part of a racial harassment class action that was resolved in 2007 with a $9 million settlement (listed separately) but ended up being handled as a separate individual matter focusing on allegations that the company failed to hire Whitfield because of his race. The settlement included $934,122 for the plaintiff plus $850,000 in legal fees.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Indiana
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:02-cv-0902
Case Name: 
Whitfield v. International Truck And Engine Corporation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Link to Archived Court Document: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.