Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$135,540
Year: 
2005
Date: 
February 11, 2005
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
child labor or youth employment violation
Violation Description: 

Wal-Mart Stores agreed to pay $135,540 to settle allegations that it violated child labor laws in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Arkansas. According to the New York Times, DOL had initially not announced the settlement but disclosed it in response to a question from a reporter.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
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: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
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