Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Interline Logistics Group LLC
Penalty: 
$190,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 29, 2012
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Interline Logistics Group LLC to immediately reinstate a truck driver who was terminated after reporting safety concerns about the brakes on his truck and refusing to violate U.S. Department of Transportation regulations for allowable driving and rest hours. OSHA also ordered the company to pay the driver more than $190,000 in back wages, compensatory damages, attorney's fees and punitive damages, and to refrain from retaliating against the employee for exercising rights guaranteed under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act's whistleblower provision.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Sauk Village
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Parent company note: 
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