Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Cintas Fire Protection Services
Current Parent Company: 
Cintas
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
January 18, 2017
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: 

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found that Cintas Fire Protection Services violated the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act when it failed to pay fire sprinkler installers and testers for some hours they worked that were not billable to clients. These hours included time spent sending email, completing reports and submitting timesheets.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
Facility City: 
San Jose
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
business services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
business services
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Parent company note: 
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