ERIE – A Carlisle man alleges that he was suspended from his job after voicing concerns regarding a software program.
Jeremy Carr filed a complaint on July 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Norfolk Southern Railway Co. alleging Norfolk Southern Railway Co. citing the Federal Rail Safety Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed as a dispatcher by the defendant out of Harrisburg. He alleges that he was damaged from being suspended from work for 20 days in December 2015 for voicing his concerns regarding the problem of a software program used to automate dispatching functions.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant, compensatory damages, punitive damages, special damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by Deborah K. Marcuse of Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec LLC in Pittsburgh.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-00950-RCM