Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pan Am Railways Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Pan Am Railways
Penalty: 
$50,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 3, 2013
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor ordered Pan Am Railways Inc. to pay $50,000 in compensatory and punitive damages, as well as take corrective action, on behalf of an injured worker who was accused of lying when he filed a Federal Railroad Safety Act complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Maine
Facility City: 
Waterville
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Massachusetts
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
railroads
Specific Industry of Parent: 
railroads
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Parent company note: 
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