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Blog Author Angelique Sanders

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Monday, December 01, 2014

Employer Arrested for Failure to Abate Hazards, Pay Penalties

Sure, you knew that unpaid parking tickets could land you in jail, but were you aware that unpaid OSHA fines could too?
An Illinois construction contractor was arrested after refusing to abate years of alleged health and safety violations and to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties. The case demonstrates how business owners can be held personally and criminally responsible for ignoring OSHA citations.

Mike Neri, owner of Mike Neri Sewer & Water Contractor, was taken into custody after years of escalating OSHA enforcement measures went unanswered.  >> Find out full story


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