Violation Tracker Individual Record
: M3 Transport LLC/SLT Expressway Inc.
: August 28, 2012
: employment-related offenses
: workplace whistleblower retaliation
: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered M3 Transport LLC/SLT Expressway Inc. and its successors-in-interest, Lyons Capital LLC and the Roadmaster Group in Glendale, to reinstate a former employee and pay $280,000 in back wages and interest, $15,000 in compensatory damages and $20,000 in punitive damages. The order follows OSHA's determination that the company violated the whistleblower provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act when it terminated the truck driver in February 2010 in retaliation for complaining to management about safety issues and refusing to drive a truck containing explosives with a co-driver who smoked in the vehicle ? a violation of U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case
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