Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Southern Air Inc.
Penalty: 
$7,933,789
Year: 
2009
Date: 
April 7, 2009
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Southern Air Inc., a Norwalk, Conn.-based air cargo carrier, to withdraw a defamation lawsuit it filed against nine former employees who had raised safety concerns and pay them more than $7.9 million in wages, damages and legal fees.

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