Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Swift & Company
Current Parent Company: 
JBS
Penalty: 
$187,500
Year: 
2002
Date: 
November 4, 2002
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Meatpacker Swift & Company agreed to pay $174,088 in civil penalties and $13,412 in back wages to settle allegations that it engaged in citizenship status discrimination.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Brazil
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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