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Whistleblowers Get Positive Results


2/11/19:  Two employees of Eastern Awning Systems Inc. were awarded back pay, interest, emotional and exemplary damages in a successful lawsuit alleging their illegal firing. The two employees had filed safety and health complaints with the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

A release from OSHA explains that in addition to the monetary judgment of $160,000, the employer is required to “… provide neutral letters of reference for the two discharged employees and to post the judgment and notice of employees’ rights prominently at the workplace.” The news release notes that OSHA enforces whistleblower provisions of 22 statutes.

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Whistleblowers Get Positive Results

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