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OSHA Finds for Railway Worker Whistleblower, Awards Punitive Damages

June 9th, 2010 · No Comments

On May 20, 2010, OSHA ordered CSX Transportation, Inc. to rescind disciplinary actions and pay a whistleblower $5,000 in punitive damages.  According to OSHA, CSX violated the Federal Rail Safety Act when it disciplined the employee for repeatedly reporting safety concerns to management.

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Tags: Federal Rail Safety Act · OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program