Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
JBS
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
October 3, 2007
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. entered into two consent decrees to settle allegations that the company engaged in hiring discrimination based on gender and ethnicity over a two-year period against some 5,300 applicants.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
Brazil
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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