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Unformatted text preview: engineers chose to resign and were all let go. The engineers tried to sue BART but were forced to settle outside of court. The IEEE intervened on behalf of the engineers by asserting that each of the engineers had a professional duty to keep the safety of the public paramount and that their actions were therefore justified. They were required to notify the proper authority of any observed conditions which endanger public safety and health which in this case was the public itself. So the IEEE brought light to the fact that the three engineers were only fulfilling their duties according to a professional code of ethics....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BUSINESS 101 taught by Professor Wase during the Spring '11 term at Grantham.
- Spring '11