UP ordered to reinstate whistleblower

March 18, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific has been ordered to pay $350,000 and reinstate a worker who federal regulators say was fired after reporting an injury to the railroad.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday that the payment the railroad owes would compensate the employee for back pay and damages. 

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