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Daily Harvest Whistleblower Speaks Out

Being a whistleblower can be an overwhelming process, according to Daily Harvest whistleblower Abby Silverman. Silverman received a tainted package of “French lentil and leek crumbles,” which sent her to Read More

Class Action Against Tesla Alleges Thousands Laid Off Without Notice

A putative class action suit against automaker Tesla alleges they laid off thousands of workers without issuing federally-required notice. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires employers to provide Read More

Uber and Lyft Drivers Propose Class Action to Block Price Fixing

Uber and Lyft drivers have alleged the two companies are embroiled in a price-fixing scheme, causing drivers to earn less money for their work than they might have otherwise. Three Read More

Multimillion Dollar Bounty Offered for Crypto Liquidation Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers with evidence of a crypto liquidation conspiracy could receive a $20 million dollar bounty for speaking up. Sources allege that there’s a scheme to liquidate cryptocurrency as an attack Read More

Rehabilitative Therapy Business Must Pay $9.6 Million in Damages

A rehabilitative therapy business in Georgia, along with its founder, has been ordered to pay $9.6 million in damages for submitting nearly 800 false health care claims. Case background Middle Georgia Family Read More

Big Tech Whistleblowers May Be More Likely to Be Women

Technology was a historically male-dominated industry—but over the past decade, high profile, big tech whistleblowers have been disproportionately female. When compared to the percentage of women in the tech workforce, Read More

Muslim Man’s Workplace Abuse Suit Against New Jersey Atlantic Health System Moves Forward

Atlantic Health Systems Inc. can’t avoid a workplace abuse suit filed by an Indian Muslim man, a New Jersey federal judge determined. Maqsood Thange alleged that Atlantic and one of Read More

North Carolina Bob Evans Manager Files Age Discrimination Suit

Tip Williams, a 57-year old Bob Evans general manager with 30 years of service, has filed an age discrimination suit against the company. Williams alleges that Bob Evans Restaurants LLC Read More

Whistleblowers File Federal Lawsuit Against Tennessee Valley Authority

Three former members of the Tennessee Valley Authority were removed from their positions after they alerted federal officials about safety concerns and violations. Now, they are suing the utility company Read More

Construction Company Settles Whistleblower Case for $2.8 Million After Alleged Incidents of Fraud

Hensel Phelps, a general contractor and construction company, recently settled allegations of subcontracting fraud for $2.8 million The misconduct was revealed by Fox Unlimited Enterprises, which acted as a whistleblower in Read More

SEC Considering Return to 30 Percent Awards for Corporate Whistleblowers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed some changes to its whistleblower program that could potentially affect compensation received by whistleblowers through the program. Under the current rules, whistleblowers Read More

Former Boston Public Schools Administrator Claims She Was Pushed Out of Her Position After Reporting ESL Concerns

The former administrator of Boston Public Schools who was in charge of English learning claims she was pushed to resign from her position because she was threatened by the district Read More

Firefighter Succeeds in Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against U.S. Forest Service

A judge awarded a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter $115,000 in back pay, siding with the firefighter in his whistleblower retaliation claim against the Forest Service. The firefighter, Pedro Rios, claimed Read More

Former Sacramento Fire Chief Sues CIty for Wrongful Termination

The former chief of the Sacramento Fire Department, Gary Loesch, recently filed a $10 million wrongful termination suit against the city, claiming he was deliberately exposed to COVID-19 as a Read More

Former VP of State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers Claims to Have Been Forced Out for Whistleblowing

Sg. David “Kawika” Hallums of the Honolulu Police Department said he was removed almost immediately after being sworn in as the vice president of the State of Hawaii Organization of Read More

Department of Justice Announces Pair of False Claims Act Settlements

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced two settlements of qui tam lawsuits under the False Claims Act, which allows private individuals to file lawsuits on behalf of the government Read More

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