Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Peet's Coffee
Current Parent Company: 
JAB Holding Co.
Penalty: 
$2,700,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
February 18, 2004
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Violation Description: 

misclassification

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Superior Court of State of California, County of Orange
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
03CC03743
Case Name: 
Brian Taraz, et al vs. Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Luxembourg
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
consumer products
Notes: 

The settlement also covered another case in the same court: Tracy Coffee, et al. vs. Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc.

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Parent company note: 
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