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Management Alert: DOJ Files Motion To Dismiss Eleven False Claims Act Suits
Seyfarth Synopsis: The United States Department of Justice recently filed a seismic motion to dismiss in a series of healthcare fraud-related cases.
United States
3 Jan 2019
Federal Whistleblower Laws Collide With The Attorney-Client Privilege: The Bio-Rad Case Study
Federal whistleblower laws collide with the in-house attorney-client privilege.
United States
27 Feb 2017
OSHA Procedures For Retaliation Complaints Under The Affordable Care Act Await New Administration
The Affordable Care Act faces an uncertain future under the Trump administration, which will affect whistleblower provisions enforced by OSHA.
United States
23 Jan 2017
OSHA Publishes Recommended Practices For Anti-Retaliation Programs
Employers that are regulated under any of the 22 federal whistleblower protection laws are encouraged to review company policies...
United States
20 Jan 2017
OSHA Pilots New Expedited Whistleblower Process – Will Allow Complainants To Request Judicial Review
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is launching a new "Expedited Case Processing Pilot" process in its Region 9.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Tenth Circuit Orders Truck Driver Who Abandoned Trailer On Interstate Highway To Be Reinstated With Backpay
The Tenth Circuit held that a trucking company unlawfully retaliated against a truck driver after he abandoned a trailer on a public highway, finding that his actions constituted a protected refusal...
United States
19 Aug 2016
OSHA And FAA Sign Agreement On Protecting Airline Workers From Retaliation
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed a Memorandum of Understanding (December 1, 2015)...
United States
27 Jan 2016
SEC Whistleblower Report Shows Increase In "Tips"
The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower (Office) recently released its 2015 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program (Report) (November 16, 2015).
United States
11 Jan 2016
OSHA Recommended Practices For Employers For Preventing And Addressing Retaliation
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a draft document intended to "help employers" to develop a program to protect employees from retaliation...
United States
23 Nov 2015
Employer Ordered To Pay Whistleblower $100,000 In Punitive Damages
In a recent Federal District Court OSHA 11(c) retaliation case, Perez v. Sandpoint Gas N Go, 14-cv-357 (9-29-2015)...
United States
27 Oct 2015
Employer Ordered To Pay Whistleblower $100,000 Punitive Damages
In this case, the whistleblower had contacted OSHA in 2012 to complain about workplace safety issues.
United States
20 Oct 2015
SEC Announces Third-Largest Dodd-Frank Bounty Award
Whistleblowers continue to reap extraordinary awards under Dodd-Frank's "bounty" program in exchange for bringing the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
United States
27 Jul 2015
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