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Michigan Legislature Considers Package Of Bills Addressing Wage Theft, Independent Contractors, And Noncompetes
On August 29, 2019, legislators from the Michigan House of Representatives announced an ambitious package of 12 bills aimed at creating new criminal
United States
10 Sep 2019
OSHA Whistleblower Claims Are Up: Are Employers Prepared?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the government agency responsible for enforcing the whistleblower retaliation provisions of numerous laws ...
United States
12 Mar 2019
New Whistleblowing Legislation
Approximately two years after it was enacted to protect public and private sector employees who report wrongdoing, the Whistleblower Protection Law, 2015 went into effect on February 1, 2018.
Cayman Islands
22 Mar 2018
Fifth Circuit Emphasizes Narrowed Liability For Employee Transfer Under The Louisiana Whistleblower Statute
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana's grant of summary judgment under the Louisiana whistleblower law, Louisiana Revised Statutes...
United States
15 Mar 2018
"It Says What It Says": Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Requires SEC Reporting, SCOTUS Rules
On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the anti-retaliation provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act does not extend to an individual who has not reported a violation of the securities laws to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
United States
22 Feb 2018
Missouri Governor Greitens Signs Bill Amending MHRA, Bringing State Law More Into Line With Federal Law
On June 30, 2017, Governor Greitens signed a bill which makes sweeping reforms to the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA).
United States
2 Aug 2017
Louisiana Court Rejects Landman's Whistleblower Claim Based on Finding That He Was an Independent Contractor
A recent Louisiana Court of Appeal decision held that an oil and gas landman did not have a claim under the Louisiana environmental whistleblower statute, which protects employees from retaliation...
United States
9 Jun 2017
The Missouri Human Rights Act—The Playing Field Has Been Leveled
The Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) is the state of Missouri's primary anti-discrimination statute.
United States
10 May 2017
New Hampshire Supreme Court Quickly Disposes Of Whistleblower Claims
According to the employee's complaint, she was a pre-kindergarten and visual arts teacher at a Roman Catholic school from 2008 through 2012.
United States
5 Apr 2017
Whistleblower Protection For Reports Of Child Sexual Abuse
In reaction to the Jerry Sandusky revelations in Pennsylvania, the Louisiana Legislature enacted a new whistleblower statute intended to protect employees from reprisal for reporting any fellow employee’s sexual abuse of a minor.
United States
20 Dec 2012
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