Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nestle Food Company
Current Parent Company: 
Nestle
Penalty: 
$6,951,759
Year: 
2000
Date: 
May 23, 2000
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
age discrimination
Violation Description: 

The jury award of $5,136,600 and $1,788,159 in legal fees were upheld by a state appeals court in ruling B143831.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Superior Court of State of California, County of Los Angeles
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
BC165528
Case Name: 
Richard Herr vs. Nestle Food Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
food products
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.