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FRSA Complaints Can Be Filed Online With OSHA

Last month, the Department of Labor announced that retaliation complaints, including those brought pursuant to the Federal Rail Safety Act (FRSA), can be filed online at the DOL website. This seemingly minor announcement is actually very important… Read More
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OSHA awards $800,000 in damages against NS for FRSA violation

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced yesterday that it has ordered Norfolk Southern Railway Co. to pay over $800,000 in damages on the claims of three employees who were retaliated against after reporting injuries at work.  … Read More
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Union Pacific hit with FRSA award

An employee of Union Pacific railroad was reinstated with backpay, compensatory damages, attorneys’ fees and punitive damages of over $200,000 after he was terminated for reporting an injury on duty.  UP is appealing the decision, denying that it… Read More
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