Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Illinois Central Railroad
Current Parent Company: 
Canadian National Railway
Penalty: 
$424,401
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 19, 2012
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor ordered two railroad companies to pay three workers a total of $650,729.14 in back wages and damages for retaliating against them for reporting workplace injuries and safety concerns.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Markham
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Specific Industry of Parent: 
railroads
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.