Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Volkswagen AG
Current Parent Company: 
Volkswagen
Penalty: 
$995,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
May 12, 2020
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Volkswagen agreed to pay $995,000 for plaintiffs's legal fees as part of the settlement of an age discrimination case that also required the company to change its practices in areas such as hiring and complaint-handling.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Eastern District of Tennessee
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:18-cv-0145
Case Name: 
Manlove v. Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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