Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Deutsche Telekom
Penalty: 
$4,779,985
Year: 
2003
Date: 
November 26, 2003
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor reached an agreement with T-Mobile USA, Inc. to pay 20,546 workers at 13 call centers around the country $4,779,985 in back wages as a result of alleged violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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