Who Is Covered?
Under the FRSA, the following are protected from retaliation for reporting certain safety and security violations
an employee of a rail carrier
A CONTRACTOR, AND
The railroad may be found in violation of FRSA if you are engaging in a protected activity was a contributing factor in its decision to take adverse action against you including:
The railroad may not retaliate against you in any manner because you provided information regarding an unsafe condition or reported your own or another worker’s injuries.
Upon a finding that the railroad has violated the FRSA, the employee may be entitled to any or all of the following: