Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
S.E.M. Villa II Inc.
Penalty: 
$20,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 24, 2013
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

A federal court ordered S.E.M. Villa II Inc., a nonprofit corporation operating the S.E.M. Terrace retirement facility, to pay a former resident manager $20,000 in back wages pursuant to a consent judgment and order in a case involving violations of the whistleblower provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. The complaint alleged that the employer terminated the resident manager for filing a complaint with the Clermont County General Health District stating that S.E.M. Villa II had been ineffective in handling a bedbug infestation at the retirement home.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Ohio
Facility City: 
Milford
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