Legal Question in Employment Law in Illinois

I work for a delivery company. Without getting into a long-winded explanation of the entire incident, I hit a RR crossing gate as it was coming down while I had a green light. The cop said, due to the setup of the intersection, that it was "completely understandable" and did not issue me a ticket for any wrong-doing. Can my company decide to see it differently and still put a "preventable accident" on my record?

Asked on 5/18/13, 7:30 pm

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They can do anything they want but it really has to do with your workplace rules, any union contract and grievance rights you may have, to counter such a notation in your HR records and/or any discipline that might be imposed on you. It may also have to do with their insurance requirements......

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5/20/13, 10:27 am

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