Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
New Jersey Transit
Penalty: 
$575,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
April 7, 2010
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

A whistleblower investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that New Jersey Transit violated the Federal Railroad Safety Act when it retaliated against an employee for reporting a work-related illness.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New Jersey
Source Notes: 
If an online information source is not working, check the Violation Tracker Data Sources page for an updated link.
Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.