Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tyson Refrigerated Processed Meats Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Penalty: 
$560,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 21, 2010
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment discrimination
Violation Description: 

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced that Tyson Refrigerated Processed Meats Inc. agreed to settle findings of hiring discrimination against 157 African-American and 375 Caucasian applicants for laborer positions at the company's bacon processing plant in Vernon., Texas.

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