Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fifth Third Bank
Current Parent Company: 
Fifth Third Bancorp
Penalty: 
$440,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
March 8, 2000
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Fifth Third Bank agreed to pay $440,000 to resolve allegations of race and gender discrimination at its Cincinnati headquarters as part of an agreement with the U.S. Labor Department. The agreement, with the department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, provided back pay for 75 minority applicants for entry-level clerical and teller positions and 26 women professionals and managers who were paid less than their male counterparts.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Ohio
Facility City: 
Cincinnati
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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