For additional info see SCHNEIDER practices link below; http://www.truckerscomplaint.com/ http://www.truckerscomplaint.com/id8.html http://www.truckerscomplaint.com/id16.html
OSHA Whistleblower Protection for Trucking Employees
When reporting DOT violations and other safety conditions, many drivers are not aware of the protection provided for drivers under the "whistleblower policy."
See links below for more info and how to file a complaint: www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA-factsheet-whistleblower-trucking.pdf (gives information)
www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/dlseDiscrimination.html (there are different reasons for the complaint that can be clicked on and includes "retaliation")
Walter Ellis, firstname.lastname@example.org
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To: Walter Ellis firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Mon, Nov 2, 2009 8:54 am
Subject: $87.4 Million OSHA Fine Against BP
Nov. 2, 2009
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined BP $87.4 million for failing to correct safety problems identified after a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers at its Texas City, Texas, refinery—proving again that elections have consequences.
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