Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Heartland Transportation Inc.
Penalty: 
$31,200
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 2, 2012
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor entered into a settlement agreement with Tennessee-based Heartland Transportation Inc., a contract mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, to resolve findings by the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration alleging that an employee was terminated for complaining about defective vehicles, in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.

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