Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Deere & Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Deere
Penalty: 
$275,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 22, 2016
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

Deere & Co. agreed to resolve a lawsuit brought under under the anti-retaliation provision of the Occupational Safety and Health Act alleging that a pipefitter employee was terminated from the Moline facility in June 2012 after reporting unsafe working conditions and filing a complaint with OSHA after the company failed to correct one of the unsafe conditions.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Moline
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
agribusiness
Specific Industry of Parent: 
agricultural equipment
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Parent company note: 
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