Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Zurla Trucking
Penalty: 
$125,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 5, 2010
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

Zurla Trucking of Fort Myers was ordered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to reinstate a truck driver discharged for calling attention to safety issues. The company was also required to pay back wages plus interest and compensatory damages, and delete any adverse references related to the discharge from the employee's personnel file. Additionally, the company was ordered to pay $125,000 in punitive damages.

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