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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Sears, Roebuck
Current Parent CompanySears
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Penalty: $1,559,717
Year: 2001
Date: August 17, 2001
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Violation Description: Racial discrimination. The plaintiffs were awarded $1,142,000 plus $417,717 in legal fees.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Arkansas
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4:98-cv-0739
Case Name: Robinson, et al v. Sears Roebuck & Co
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Illinois
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-department stores
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