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Austin Campbell

Dallas Employment Trial Lawyer Austin Campbell

Summary: This article explores some of the nuances of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act’s anti-retaliation provisions, and how they can help you as a transportation employee. 

The federal Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act provides protections for employees who blow the whistle on safety problems on the job.  However, those protections do not cover every safety concern or industry, and employees have an extremely short, 30-day window in which to file a retaliation claim with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).    

Haylie Davis

Dallas Employment Trial Lawyer Haylie Davis

Given the numerous instances of train derailments involving toxic chemicals in 2023, it is imperative to reexamine the safety protocols at workplaces and ensure that employees understand they have the right to work in a secure environment. 

As a worker in the United States, you are entitled to a safe and healthy work environment, and federal law safeguards your right to be employed in a workplace that is free from recognized health and safety dangers. Your employer bears the responsibility of ensuring that your workplace is secure and devoid of hazards that could pose a threat to your well-being.

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