Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
e-Smart Technologies Inc.
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 3, 2010
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered e-Smart Technologies Inc. to pay back wages with interest and approximately $600,000 in compensatory damages to a California worker who was discharged after raising concerns about misinformation contained in a draft public filing. OSHA also ordered the company to reinstate the whistleblower to his former position.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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