Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
National Grid
Current Parent Company: 
National Grid
Penalty: 
$2,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 26, 2013
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Violation Description: 

National Grid agreed to pay approximately $2 million in settlement of allegations it violated wage an hour laws when its payroll problems during Hurricane Sandy resulted in failure to pay staff on time.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
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