Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Nucor
Current Parent Company: 
Nucor
Penalty: 
$1,200,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
November 4, 2009
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
racial harassment
Violation Description: 

Nucor unsuccessfully appealed the verdict, which concerned racial harassment claims by six workers, to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of Arkansas
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:04-cv-0291
Case Name: 
Bennett, et al v. Nucor Corporation, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
verdict
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
metals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
steel
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Parent company note: 
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