Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Union Pacific
Penalty: 
$38,561
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 25, 2012
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Union Pacific Railroad Co. to pay an employee $38,561.92 in damages, which included $25,000 in punitive damages, after retaliating against the employee for reporting a work-related injury.

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