Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tyson Foods Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
September 27, 2006
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that Tyson Foods Inc. entered into six consent decrees to settle findings of hiring discrimination by giving more than 2500 women and minorities a total of $1.5 million in back pay.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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