Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Blue Bird Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
American Securities
Penalty: 
$176,425
Year: 
2011
Date: 
July 11, 2011
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor reached an agreement with Georgia-based school bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. resolving a lawsuit filed by the department alleging that the company illegally terminated a maintenance employee because the employee raised safety concerns regarding the proper use of a bucket lift.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Georgia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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