Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Fairmount Foundry Inc.
Penalty: 
$40,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
April 17, 2019
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

After an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania awarded $40,000 for lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages to a former employee of Fairmount Foundry Inc. The employee had claimed that the Hamburg, Pennsylvania, iron-casting company terminated him for reporting alleged safety and health hazards to OSHA.

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