Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Knight-Swift Transportation
Penalty: 
$5,053,500
Year: 
2014
Date: 
October 7, 2014
Primary Offense: 
employment screening violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation
Violation Description: 

The settlement, initially set at $4.4 million, increased to just over $5 million when the class size turned out to be larger than expected.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of Virginia
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
3:13-cv-0473
Case Name: 
Ellis v. Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
trucking
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Parent company note: 
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