Pa. Turnpike Commission ordered to pay former employee $1.6 million in whistleblower case. Exposing Misconduct.

Pa. Turnpike Commission ordered to pay former employee $1.6 million in whistleblower case

August 25, 2017

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s 2016 finding that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission wrongfully fired former employee Ralph Bailets after he challenged the work of a preferred IT contractor.

The court’s order, according to Bailets’ attorneys, requires the commission to pay $2.48 million, including $1.6 million for lost wages, all attorney fees stemming from his lengthy whistleblower action, and interest earned during the appeal.

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