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Exxon Whistleblower Case Has Far-Reaching Implications

A case before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals is poised to shape the fate of corporate whistleblowers. Lindsey Gulden and Damian Burch v. Exxon Mobil Corporation considers whether a Read More

Dollar Tree Settles for $1.35M Due to Store Safety Violations

Dollar Tree has reached a settlement agreement with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) concerning safety violations observed in its stores. The settlement requires Dollar Tree to pay $1.35 Read More

Eli Lilly Settles Second Age Discrimination Suit

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is in the spotlight once again as it settles another age-discrimination class-action lawsuit. This development comes mere months after Eli Lilly paid $2.4 million to resolve Read More

EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hooters for Alleged Racial Bias in Rehiring

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken legal action against a Hooters restaurant located in Greensboro, North Carolina, alleging racial discrimination and bias in the rehiring process that Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whistleblower Retaliation Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC. This case revolves around whether a whistleblower bears the burden of proving an employer's retaliatory intent, or Read More

Southwest Faces $180,000 Fee Bid in Religious Bias Case

A former flight attendant fired by Southwest Airlines is seeking approximately $180,000 in legal costs in connection with contempt proceedings that followed her victory in a religious bias lawsuit against Read More

Spirit Airlines Faces FMLA Lawsuit for Incorrectly Denying Leave

In a proposed class action lawsuit filed in Nevada federal court, a former Spirit Airlines flight attendant has alleged that the airline wrongfully denies unpaid Family and Medical Leave Act Read More

Oregon Grocer Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Case

JC Market Thriftway, an Oregon-based grocer, has agreed to pay $50,000 in compensatory damages, backpay and other injunctive relief to resolve a disability discrimination case. The lawsuit was brought by Read More

EEOC Sues Houston Crane Company for Workplace Harassment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against Houston-based TNT Crane & Rigging, one of the country's largest crane service providers. The lawsuit alleges race discrimination, harassment Read More

SEC Fines Nebraska Company for Violating Whistleblower Safeguards

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently imposed a $225,000 fine on Monolith Resources, a privately held energy and technology company based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company allegedly required departing Read More

EEOC Files Claim Against Verizon Maryland for Failing to Accommodate Worker’s Disability

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken legal action against Verizon Maryland for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against employees with disabilities. In Read More

Whistleblower Receives $950K After Reporting False Medi-Cal Claims

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a $5 million settlement with Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC), a California healthcare provider, for alleged violations of the False Claims Act Read More

CFTC Invites Qualified Goldman Sachs Whistleblowers to File Claims

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Whistleblower Office recently announced a Notice of Covered Action (NCA) related to a recent enforcement case involving Goldman Sachs. They are now accepting whistleblower Read More

Revealing Statistics from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative

Whistleblowers are key in uncovering fraud, waste and abuse at companies and organizations. Recently, the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) conducted its annual global survey. The results offer an overview Read More

New Pregnancy and Nursing Laws Provide More Protection for New Parents

In December 2022, President Biden signed into law two important pieces of legislation: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Read More

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Employee Claims He Was Fired for Taking FMLA Leave

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. employee James Catterall has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that he was denied the opportunity to interview for a higher-paying position and subsequently fired Read More

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