OSHA News Releases - Whistleblower
January 11, 2010 to April 24, 2014

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January 2011
  • January 05 [Region 1 News Release] -2011 - 01/05/2011 - Investigation finds Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. retaliated against Connecticut employee who reported injury, filed whistleblower complaint
December 2010
  • December 15 [Region 7 News Release] -2010 - 12/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway to compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
November 2010
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Release] -2010 - 11/23/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Columbia, SC, real estate company to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $50,000 in back wages
October 2010
  • October 20 [Region 2 News Release] -2010 - 10/20/2010 - US Labor Department files suit against New York City social service agency on behalf of employee terminated for exercising workplace safety rights
  • October 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/14/2010 - John Galt Corp. ordered to compensate worker fired after raising health and safety issue at former Deutsche Bank Building in New York City
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 10/05/2010 - US Labor Department orders Fort Myers, Fla., trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, plus punitive damages of $125,000
September 2010
  • September 16 [OSHA Statement] -2010 - 09/16/2010 - Statement by US Department of Labor's OSHA Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels on GAO whistleblower protection program report
  • September 01 [Region 10 News Release] - 2010 - 09/01/2010 - Union Pacific Railroad Co. in Eugene, Ore., ordered to pay back wages and damages to foreman terminated in violation of whistleblower law
  • September 01 [National News Release] - 2010 - 09/01/2010 - US Labor Department announces interim final rules and invites public comment on whistleblower procedures
August 2010
  • August 31 [Trade News Release] -2010 - 08/31/2010 - OSHA announces interim final rules and invites public comment on whistleblower procedures
  • August 26 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 08/26/2010 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Utah Transit Authority to pay more than $130,000 to former worker in whistleblower case
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against retail gas and convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
July 2010
  • July 07 [Trade News Release] -2010 - 07/07/2010 - Whistleblowers.gov offers quick worker access to whistleblower protection information
June 2010
  • June 15 [Region 7 News Release] -2010 - 06/15/2010 - Iowa-based railroad ordered by US Department of Labor to make amends to employee censured for reporting work-related injury
  • June 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/03/2010 - US Labor Department files suit against First Student Inc. on behalf of Syracuse, NY, school bus driver allegedly fired for raising safety issues
  • June 01 [Region 10 News Release] - 2010 - 06/01/2010 - US Bank in Seattle ordered to pay back wages, reinstate former manager terminated in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower provisions
May 2010
  • May 26 [Region 7 News Release] -2010 - 05/26/2010 - US Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to compensate driver terminated for refusing to drive due to safety concerns
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against veteran New York dispatcher who reported safety concerns
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated whistleblower law
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey air carrier to reinstate pilot and pay more than $45,000 in damages and fees
April 2010
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 04/27/2010 - US deputy assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify on whistleblower protections for America's workers
  • April 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey Transit to pay more than $500,000 to worker for violation of railroad whistleblower law
March 2010
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] -2010 - 03/18/2010 - US Labor Department orders Tennessee Commerce Bank to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $1 million in back wages and other relief
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated federal whistleblower law
  • March 03 [Region 9 News Release] - 2010 - 03/03/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders e-Smart Technologies Inc. to pay whistleblower back wages and $600,000 in compensatory damages
February 2010
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] -2010 - 02/11/2010 - Illinois-based railroads ordered by US Department of Labor to compensate employee fired for reporting work-related injury
January 2010
  • January 11 [Region 6 News Release] -2010 - 01/11/2010 - US Department of Labor secures back wages for fired whistleblower in Corpus Christi, Texas

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