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Company: True North Hotel Group Inc.
Penalty: $22,225
Year: 2013
Date: June 6, 2013
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
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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