Whistleblower Law Blog

OSHA Orders Worldwide Jet Charter to Reinstate Pilot Fired for Whistleblowing

On May 5, 2010, OSHA ordered Worldwide Jet Charter LLC to reinstate a pilot discharged for reporting alleged violations of FAA regulations. The order requires the employer reimburse the pilot for lost wages and pay compensatory damages of more than $21,000 and attorney’s fees of $24,610.  Under the Wendell H. Ford aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21), an employer is prohibited from retaliating against an employee who reports suspected violations of FAA regulations. 

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