Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bond Laboratories Inc.
Penalty: 
$500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 15, 2011
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found Bond Laboratories Inc. in violation of the whistleblower protection provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for improperly firing an employee. The company was ordered to re-hire the employee and pay approximately $500,000 in back wages, interest and compensatory damages. The findings followed an investigation by OSHA's San Francisco Regional Office, which was initiated after receiving a complaint from the employee.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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