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Whistleblower Former Employee Gets Six-Figure Settlement from Maker of Auto Accessories

A former employee who alleged in a lawsuit that Yakima Products Inc. was violating the law when exporting materials from China will receive a substantial payment following the manufacturer’s settlement Read More

Fifth Circuit Questions Dismissal of FMLA Claimant

Employers that quickly terminate a worker who is scheduled to come off a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) absence must be careful that their decision cannot be construed as Read More

Chili's Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit After Allegations at Texas Restaurant

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against a Chili's Grill & Bar in Prosper, Texas. The lawsuit stemmed from allegations that Read More

Exact Sciences Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit with EEOC, Pays $90,000 in Damages to Rejected Applicant

Exact Sciences Corporation, a Wisconsin-based molecular diagnostics company, has agreed to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement involves Exact Sciences Read More

Nurse Who Reported Safety Concerns Awarded $41.49 Million in Case Against Kaiser

A former nurse, Maria Gatchalian, was awarded $41.49 million by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury for her claims against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. Gatchalian Read More

How Do Job Duties Impact Eligibility For Whistleblower Awards?

Assessing a whistleblower's job duties is critical for determining eligibility for rewards. By checking early on how a whistleblower's job might affect their chances of getting a reward and protection, Read More

CFTC Shatters Records: Unearthing 1,530 Tips in Fiscal Year 2023

The recently released 2023 Annual Report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) shows that the CFTC's Whistleblower Office recorded an unprecedented 1,530 tips during this period. The received tips highlighted Read More

The Power of Whistleblowers in Exposing Fraud

Whistleblowers play a critical role in exposing corruption and illegal activities. Despite the risks to their personal and professional lives, individuals with information about corporate wrongdoing regularly step forward to Read More

EEOC Sues Tesla for Discrimination at Fremont Plant, Seeks Back Pay and Policy Changes

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, accusing the company of tolerating racial harassment and retaliating against workers who complained. The Read More

Genomic Health Agrees to $32.5 Million Settlement Over Alleged Medicare Billing Scheme

Genomic Health, Inc. (GHI) has agreed to a $32.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by engaging in a nationwide scheme to improperly bill Read More

Ex-Raymond James Exec Sues for Sex Bias, Claims Promotion Denied for Being "Too Aggressive”

A former executive at Raymond James and Associates has filed a sex bias lawsuit against the financial services company in Florida federal court. Joena Bartolini Mitchell alleges that she was terminated Read More

SEC Files Complaint Against SolarWinds: Alleged Fraud and Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has lodged a formal complaint against SolarWinds Corporation, as well as its Chief Information Security Officer, citing allegations of fraud and internal control lapses Read More

Home Health Care Service Faces Allegations of Misclassifying Aides, Denying Overtime Wages

In a recent development, a home health care service, FinePoints Private Duty Healthcare LLC, and its owner, Cynthia Keller-Bee, are facing allegations of misclassifying their aides as independent contractors to Read More

Securities Sales Executive Alleges Wrongful Termination in Favor of Younger Staff

61-year-old securities sales executive Kevin Campbell has taken a stand against alleged age discrimination, filing a lawsuit against Massachusetts-based Easterly Capital LLC in a Colorado federal court. Campbell's lawsuit asserts that Read More

Whistleblowers Crucial in Exposing and Combating Pump and Dump Schemes

The internet has facilitated the proliferation of pump and dump schemes, with social media platforms like Telegram and Discord becoming conduits for hype. While discussing a stock positively on social Read More

Former CEO Raises Concerns Against Rothman Orthopaedics

In recent legal developments, Christopher T. Olivia, the former CEO of Rothman Orthopaedics, has initiated a lawsuit against the medical group, claiming his termination was a result of whistleblowing about Read More

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