Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Utah Transit Authority
Penalty: 
$130,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
August 26, 2010
Primary Offense: 
workplace whistleblower retaliation
Violation Description: 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered the Utah Transit Authority, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, to immediately reinstate a wrongfully discharged employee to his former position and pay more than $130,000 in back wages with interest, compensatory damages and attorney's fees. OSHA's recently completed investigation had determined that the Utah Transit Authority discharged the worker in violation of the whistleblower provision of the Federal Railroad Safety Act.

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