Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Home Depot
Current Parent Company: 
Home Depot
Penalty: 
$25,500,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
August 26, 2009
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
meal/rest break violation
Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Superior Court of State of California, County of Los Angeles
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4383
Case Name: 
Artiaga v.?Home Depot?U.S.A. Inc. and other consolidated cases
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-home improvement
Source of Data: 

Rachel Tobin Ramos, "Home Depot will pay $25.5 million; Company settles suit, denies wrongdoing; Calif. workers had said they weren't allowed to take required breaks," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 17, 2010, p.10A (via Nexis). See also: 6-2 Mealey's Litig. Rep. Employ. L. 6 (2009).

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Parent company note: 
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