Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Perry Ridge Landfill Inc. and Panther City Hauling
Penalty: 
$33,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 19, 2015
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

A truck driver who was fired the morning after he filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration alleging unsafe working conditions was awarded $33,000 under the terms of a settlement resolving a lawsuit brought against employers Perry Ridge Landfill Inc. and Panther City Hauling for violating the whistleblower provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

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