Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
True North Hotel Group Inc.
Penalty: 
$22,225
Year: 
2013
Date: 
June 6, 2013
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

As part of an enterprisewide settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor, True North Hotel Group Inc., a hotel management company based in Overland Park, Kan., agreed to pay $22,225 in back wages and compensatory damages to a former employee who was terminated from a Massachusetts location after raising workplace safety concerns. The company also agreed to educate all its managers and notify its employees nationwide about whistle-blower rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act as administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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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