Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Parcel Service Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
United Parcel Service
Penalty: 
$254,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
March 19, 2008
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

As the result of an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United Parcel Service Inc. paid $254,000 to a mechanic who was terminated by the delivery carrier after complaining about unsafe conditions in trucks at the company's Watertown, N.Y., garage.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
Facility City: 
Watertown
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
package delivery
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Parent company note: 
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