Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Allstate Company, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Allstate
Penalty: 
$125,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
October 2, 2007
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Violation Description: 

Allstate Company and its owner pleaded guilty to charges of failing to pay proper wages by unlawfully classifying employees as independent contractors and underrstating the company's payroll. They were together sentenced to pay $10,000 in fines, $15,000 in unpaid wages, and $100,000 to Travelers Insurance for underpayment of workers' compensation premiums.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
Facility City: 
Norwood
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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