Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tennessee Commerce Bank
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 18, 2010
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Tennessee Commerce Bank in Nashville to reinstate a former corporate officer and pay more than $1 million in back wages, interest, attorney's fees, compensatory damages and other relief. The department found the bank had fired the individual in violation of the whistleblower protection provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

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