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April 2012
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] -2012 - 04/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against New Orleans-based riverboat company
  • April 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/17/2012 - US Department of Labor sues Aquatech Technologies to reinstate whistleblower fired for complaining about rodents at Stuart, Fla., plant
  • April 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro-North Commuter Railroad retaliated against employee who reported workplace injury
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Jersey Window Factory and Building Supply in Newark, NJ, to reinstate whistleblower following investigation
March 2012
  • March 15 [Region 10 News Release] -2012 - 03/15/2012 - US Department of Labor finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblower in Idaho
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda a Escuela de Artes de Manatí por violación de las disposiciones del Programa de la OSHA de Protección para Denunciantes
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • March 01 [National News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program moved to Office of the Assistant Secretary
February 2012
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] -2012 - 02/29/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Georgia-based Interline Logistics Group to reinstate, pay more than $190,000 to terminated whistleblower in Illinois
  • February 27 [Region 10 News Release] - 2012 - 02/27/2012 - US Department of Labor sues US Postal Service for violating whistleblower protections
  • February 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Department of Labor orders North Carolina printing company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $83,000 in back wages
January 2012
  • January 17 [Region 4 News Release] -2012 - 01/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders AirTran Airways to reinstate pilot, pay more than $1 million in back wages and damages
December 2011
  • December 20 [Region 10 News Release] -2011 - 12/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate, pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower employee in Idaho
  • December 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Whole Foods Market for violating OSH Act's whistleblower protection provisions
November 2011
  • November 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2011 - 11/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues RockTenn Corp. for violating whistleblower protection provisions of the OSH Act in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
  • November 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 11/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Lakewood, Colo., animal shelter for improperly firing employee
  • November 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Tennessee trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, damages
September 2011
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] -2011 - 09/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Houston air-conditioning company
  • September 21 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 09/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues updated Whistleblower Investigations Manual
  • September 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 09/21/2011 - US Labor Department sues Beverly, Mass., dentist for allegedly firing employee who raised concerns about contaminated needle disposal
  • September 15 [Region 9 News Release] - 2011 - 09/15/2011 - US Department of Labor finds nutritional beverage company, former CEO in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • September 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2011 - 09/14/2011 - US Department of Labor finds Bank of America in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
August 2011
  • August 25 [Region 7 News Release] -2011 - 08/25/2011 - US Labor Department finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of FRSA for retaliating against Kansas City, Mo., and Tucson, Ariz., employees
  • August 18 [Region 10 News Release] - 2011 - 08/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in Seattle to pay more than $300,000 to suspended whistleblower employee
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/09/2011 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to pay more than $122,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • August 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/03/2011 - Philadelphia electric company agrees to pay $150,000 to 3 employees to resolve US Labor Department's whistleblower investigation
  • August 01 [National News Release] - 2011 - 08/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces measures to improve Whistleblower Protection Program
July 2011
  • July 11 [Region 4 News Release] -2011 - 07/11/2011 - Georgia school bus manufacturer agrees to pay employee more than $176,000 to settle whistleblower case brought by US Department of Labor
  • July 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Department of Labor files complaint against Niles Family Dentistry, owner in Niles, Ohio, for violating whistleblower provision of the OSH Act
June 2011
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] -2011 - 06/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues South Carolina real estate management company to obtain reinstatement and compensation for whistleblower
April 2011
  • April 08 [Region 7 News Release] -2011 - 04/08/2011 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad to reinstate and compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
March 2011
  • March 28 [Region 6 News Release] -2011 - 03/28/2011 - US Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
  • March 10 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 03/10/2011 - OSHA publishes final rule establishing procedures for handling nuclear and environmental retaliation complaints
February 2011
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] -2011 - 02/24/2011 - US Labor Department orders Memphis, Tenn., company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $111,000 in back wages, interest and damages
  • February 01 [Region 9 News Release] - 2011 - 02/01/2011 - US Labor Department settles whistleblower suit against US Navy contractor
January 2011
  • January 27 [Region 6 News Release] -2011 - 01/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Baton Rouge, La.- and Greenville, S.C.-based construction contractors
  • 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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