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OSHA Orders Employer to Reinstate Whistleblower and Pay over $600,000 for SOX Violations

On March 3, 210, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that it ordered e-Smart Technologies, Inc. to reinstate a whistleblower and awarded the plaintiff over $600,000 in back pay and compensatory damages.  The whistleblower was discharged after raising concerns about misinformation in a draft public filing.  Both the employee and e-Smart have 30 days to file an objection to the order and request a hearing before the Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges.

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