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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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