Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GE Lighting LLC
Current Parent Company: 
General Electric
Penalty: 
$537,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 11, 2014
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

GE Lighting LLC agreed to settle allegations of hiring discrimination following an investigation by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Under the terms of the agreement, the federal contractor was required to pay $537,000 in back wages and interest to 102 women who were rejected for entry-level attendant positions at the company's Bucyrus facility.

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: 
Bucyrus
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
diversified
Specific Industry of Parent: 
diversified
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Parent company note: 
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