ORDER OF REMAND
PER CURIAM. Karlene Petitt (Complainant) filed a complaint under the
Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century1 (AIR
21), and its implementing regulations,2 alleging that her employer, Delta Airlines
(Respondent), had unlawfully discriminated against her under the AIR 21’s
whistleblower protection provisions. After a formal hearing, an Administrative Law
Judge (ALJ) granted the claim and awarded damages against Respondent.
Respondent appealed the ALJ’s decision to the Administrative Review Board (ARB
or Board). For the reasons discussed below, we affirm the ALJ’s decision in part and
remand to the ALJ for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.