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A Tale of “Malicious Compliance”

Posted in Federal Rail Safety Act
How bad is it on New Jersey Transit Rail? So bad, the NJT Chief Compliance Officer (my client Todd Barretta) had to file a Federal Rail Safety Act whistleblower retaliation complaint after he was terminated for insisting the Railroad comply with FRA safety regulations. Here is the Bloomberg article. So bad, NJT Rail employees who… Continue Reading

ARB Clarifies FRSA Burdens of Proof

Posted in Federal Rail Safety Act
In a major en banc decision, the Administrative Review Board clarifies the burdens of proof applicable to ALJ whistleblower trials and explains how to apply that standard. Palmer v. Canadian National Railway. This is a must read decision for anyone interested in Federal Rail Safety Act whistleblower matters, but here are some of the highlights: Proof… Continue Reading