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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: University of Phoenix
Current Parent CompanyApollo Education Group
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Penalty: $3,500,000
Year: 2004
Date: July 23, 2004
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 filed a settlement agreement in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, Arizona, resolving a complaint against the University of Phoenix. The suit, the second involving the University of Phoenix to be settled in a month, was expected to award up to $3.5 million in overtime back wages to 1700 employees who worked as admissions counselors at 90 of the university's campuses and learning centers across the country.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arizona
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: educational services
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