Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Willis Group
Current Parent Company: 
Willis Towers Watson
Penalty: 
$11,595,038
Year: 
2011
Date: 
December 19, 2011
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: 
gender discrimination
Violation Description: 

The settlement amount includes $3,200,896 in legal fees and costs. This case, which covers women working at the company beginning in 1998, is similar to the separately listed Hnot case, which covered the earlier period.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:06-cv-15295
Case Name: 
Cronas v. Willis Group Holdings, Ltd. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
Link to PACER Case Docket (must be logged in): 
Link to Archived Court Document: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.