Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Transocean Sedco Forex
Current Parent Company: 
Transocean
Penalty: 
$131,614
Year: 
2002
Date: 
May 1, 2002
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: 

Transocean Sedco Forex, which merged with R&B Falcon Drilling USA, Inc. in Houma, La., agreed to pay $131,614 in back overtime wages to 216 galleyhands and stewards on the firm's inland rigs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland (reincorp. for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services
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Parent company note: 
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