Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kroger Texas
Current Parent Company: 
Kroger
Penalty: 
$451,308
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 26, 2013
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
disability discrimination
Violation Description: 

A court verdict awarded Tipple a total of $451,308. Kroger challenged some portions of the award but expressed no objection to $300,000 in compensatory and punitive damages. The case was later settled for an undisclosed amount, but we assume here that the $300,000 was part of it.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
4:12-cv-0573
Case Name: 
Tipple v. Kroger Texas, LP
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-supermarkets
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Parent company note: 
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