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OSHA Orders Driver Rehired, Reimbursed

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered NFI Interactive Logistics to reinstate a truck driver who was fired for refusing to violate his hours of service, and the Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based company also was ordered to pay the driver $276,000 in back wages and damages.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
June 20, 2016
Government, Business, Logistics

OSHA Orders NFI to Reinstate Fired Driver Who Wouldn't Violate HOS

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered NFI Interactive Logistics to reinstate a truck driver who was fired for refusing to violate his hours of service. The New Jersey company also was ordered to pay the driver $276,000 in back wages and damages.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
June 9, 2016
Government

FMCSA, OSHA to Work Together on Coercion Claims

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening coordination between the agencies in investigating truck driver safety, coercion and retaliation complaints against motor carriers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 24, 2014
Government

OSHA Orders Fleets to Pay Fired Drivers After Whistleblower-Protection Violations

Two trucking fleets received orders from the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to compensate workers who were fired after they said they were unable to drive because of illness.

January 13, 2014
Government

Ohio Carrier to Pay $302,000 in OSHA Case

The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration and an Ohio trucking company settled a civil lawsuit after two drivers claimed they were fired for being whistleblowers, OSHA said.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
November 20, 2013

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