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OSHA Orders Real Estate Company to Reinstate Asbestos Whistleblower

November 29th, 2010 · No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ordered CMM Realty, Inc., a real estate management company located in Columbia, South Carolina, to reinstate an employee and award him backpay with interest.  The company had fired the employee following his complaints about the asbestos at the condominium where he worked – a violation of the whistleblower provisions of the Clean Air Act.  The Clean Air Act was enacted in the 1970’s to protect and improve our nation’s air quality.  For more information about The Employment Law Group® and the whistleblower provisions of the Clean Air Act, click here.

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