Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wells Fargo
Current Parent Company: 
Wells Fargo
Penalty: 
$577,500
Year: 
2017
Date: 
July 21, 2017
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor ordered Wells Fargo to reinstate and pay $577,500 in back wages, damages and other fees to a former branch manager in Pomona who was terminated after she reported conduct by at least three private bankers working under her that she reasonably believed to be bank, wire and mail fraud.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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