Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Trader Joe's
Current Parent Company: 
Aldi
Penalty: 
$825,813
Year: 
2019
Date: 
November 5, 2019
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Violation Description: 

The California Labor Commissioner's Office cited Anaheim-based Inventory Professionals Inc. $1,651,627 for wage theft violations affecting 64 workers. The citations also hold Trader Joe's and Grocery Outlet each liable for $825,813 as client employers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Labor Commissioner's Office
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-supermarkets
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.