Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
JHOS Logistics and Transportation Inc.
Penalty: 
$220,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 15, 2020
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

OSHA ordered JHOS Logistics and Transportation Inc. to reinstate an employee terminated for refusing to drive what the employee reasonably believed to be an overweight vehicle at the company's Wilmington, California facility. OSHA also ordered the company to pay more than $190,000 in back wages, $25,000 in punitive damages, $5,000 in compensatory damages and attorney's fees.

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