Asphalt contractor’s tab for firing hours of service-wise staff nears $1M
- Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014 09:05
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff
Finding Asphalt Specialists Inc. violated the Surface Transportation Assistance Act by terminating a foreman and two truck drivers who had expressed hours of service compliance concerns, OSHA has ordered the Pontiac, Mich., paving contractor to pay $954,000 in back wages plus compensatory and punitive damages.