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Employee fired for reporting workplace violence – committed by company owner

February 12, 2013

The owner of a marine construction company allegedly created hostile working conditions by making physically threatening gestures, making inappropriate sexual comments and advances, yelling, screaming – and withholding the paycheck of an employee who objected  to that behavior.


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MSHA’s Main: Miners need to learn rights

September 21, 2012

Fears of discrimination and retaliation sometimes prevent miners from objecting to health and safety violations, according to Mine Safety and Health Administration chief Joseph Main.


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Lead exposure concerns at bronze foundry gets whistleblower fired

OSHA orders reinstatement
July 20, 2012

An employee who was terminated two days after filing a health complaint with OSHA is the subject of a lawsuit that seeks to have him reinstated and paid back wages.


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TN company ordered to reinstate whistleblowing trucker

Employer told OSHA he quit
May 6, 2012

OSHA has ordered Brush Creek-based Mark Alvis Inc., owner Mark Alvis and company dispatcher Jack Taylor to reinstate a former employee and pay him more than $180,000 in back pay, interest, and compensatory and punitive damages.


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Doctor who fired whistleblower fights employee reinstatement

November 22, 2011

OSHA has filed a lawsuit to force the owner of a Colorado medical clinic to rehire the employee who was fired after complaining about hazards at the facility.


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