PHILADELPHIA – A former AMTRAK employee claim she was wrongfully terminated.
Millsip filed a complaint on Feb. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania against National Railroad Passenger
Corp., doing business as AMTRAK, citing the Federal Rail Safety Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered a back injury
while working on Nov. 10, 2013, and was taken to the hospital by a
co-worker without filling out an accident report. She alleges she was
harassed by supervisors and the defendant's representatives to complete a
report. The plaintiff holds National Railroad Passenger Corp.
responsible because the defendant allegedly terminated the plaintiff in
retaliation on March 26, 2016.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury
and seeks removal of all files relating to the plaintiff's termination
and investigation, back pay and lost overtime wages plus interest,
reinstatement, benefits, court costs and punitive damages of $250,000.
She is represented by Michael P. Rausch of Deasey, Mahoney &
Valentini LTD in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-00589-LDD