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Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Monday, December 19, 2011
Judge Says Injured Whistle-Blower Got Railroaded
A short article in today's Business Management Daily reports on a court ruling against Norfolk Southern Railway that awarded $122,199 to a worker who had been told not to report an injury, and then was fired when he eventually reported the injury. The article reports that:
"OSHA speculated on the reason: Norfolk Southern won the E.H. Harriman Gold Medal Safety Award for 22 consecutive years and was concerned reporting the injuries would imperil winning the award again."
Read the complete article here.
Labels: whistleblower, workplace injuries
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