Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Gaines Motor Lines Inc.
Penalty: 
$262,500
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 19, 2014
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Labor entered into a settlement agreement with Gaines Motor Lines Inc. to resolve findings made by OSHA alleging that four former truck drivers were terminated for participating in an inspection audit, in violation of the whistleblower protection provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.

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