Whole Foods Sued Over Cheese Dept. Sewage Leak Whistle Blower
A somewhat snarky report on this story from Paula Forbes about Whole Foods firing an employee for blowing the whistle on some sewage leaking into the cheese dept.:
OSHA is suing Whole Foods for firing a whistleblower at their Miami Beach location. And what did the employee blow the proverbial whistle on? Oh, you know, management ignoring sewage leaking out of a bathroom and into the cheese department. But hey, guys, they covered the smell up with air freshener, so no worries.
Anyway, OSHA is suing for the employee to be reinstated at her job in addition to receiving back wages and benefits; they also want a permanent injunction against Whole Foods to prevent these types of shenanigans from happening again. Also, the sewage backup happened in 2009, so cheese sold during the sewage backup has long since been sold and consumed. Mmm, poop cheese. Here's a press release from OSHA: