Inside OSHA

June 17, 2021

DOL Touts COVID Whistleblower Suit, Escalating Pandemic Enforcement

June 7, 2021 at 5:50 PM
The Department of Labor (DOL) is suing a New York healthcare center over allegations that it fired a whistleblower who raised alarms over potential COVID-19 exposures at the business -- the first time it has announced opening a lawsuit over whistleblower claims related to the pandemic. The agency’s June 1 complaint in Walsh v. Community Health Center of Richmond (CHCR), et al. , filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, seeks back pay, monetary...

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