November 25, 2015

BNSF fined by labor department

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has been ordered to pay a Kansas City, Kan.-based employee $95,096 following a whistleblower investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The fine represents back wages, compensatory damages, attorney’s fees,  and punitive damages. The investigation revealed that BNSF issued an employee a 30-day suspension Continue Reading