Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Metro North Commuter Railroad Co.
: January 5, 2011
: employment-related offenses
: workplace whistleblower retaliation
: A whistleblower investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that the Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. brought disciplinary charges against an employee in the railroad's New Haven, Conn., rail yard who filed a whistleblower complaint with OSHA. OSHA has ordered the railroad to take corrective action and pay the worker $80,500 in punitive damages and attorney's fees.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case
: New Haven
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