Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Coca-Cola
Penalty: 
$475,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 4, 2014
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Following an investigation by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co. agreed to pay $475,000 in back wages and interest to settle allegations of sex discrimination affecting 1,293 female job seekers. OFCCP investigators determined that Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling unfairly rejected these qualified women for merchandiser, driver, driver trainee, production and warehouse positions at the company's bottling and distribution facility in Oklahoma City.

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