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Company: Verizon Communications, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyVerizon Communications
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Penalty: $48,900,000
Year: 2006
Date: June 5, 2006
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: gender discrimination
Violation Description: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that, pursuant to a court-filed consent decree, telecommunications giant Verizon Communications, Inc. would pay approximately $48.9 million to 12,326 current and former female employees in 13 states and the District of Columbia as part of a 2002 settlement of a landmark class action lawsuit alleging pregnancy discrimination against Verizon predecessor telephone companies NYNEX and Bell Atlantic.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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