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Worker Alleges Wrongful Termination after Warning Superiors Over COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Katrina Bryant, a former worker at a construction site for a new Amazon warehouse in Boardman, Oregon, alleges she was the victim of wrongful termination after she raised concerns to Read More

SEC Issues $3.8 Million Whistleblower Award in Fraud Case

In July, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a $3.8 million award to a whistleblower who assisted the commission by providing crucial information during an ongoing investigation into Read More

Server Claims to Have Been Wrongfully Fired After Getting Tested for COVID-19

A former server from a Charleston, South Carolina restaurant filed a lawsuit against the business, claiming he was fired after leaving work to get tested for COVID-19. According to Justin Mackie, Read More

Steps Businesses Should Take to Reduce Whistleblower Risk in the Era of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a wide range of potential risks to employers beyond just exposure to the virus. There has been a significant increase in whistleblowing activity surrounding Read More

San Diego Woman Alleges Wrongful Termination over Childcare Issues During Pandemic

A San Diego woman, Drisana Rios, claims she was fired from global insurance firm HUB International due to the difficulties she was having with managing childcare for her two young Read More

Pair of Vegas Service Unions Reach Agreements with Resort Companies on New COVID-19 Protections After Legal Fight

After months of negotiations, members of the Bartenders Union Local 165 and Culinary Workers Union Local 226 have new agreements in place with a pair of the Las Vegas Strip’s Read More

Home Healthcare Provider Agrees to $12.5 Settlement in FLSA Case

An in-home healthcare provider based in New York City recently agreed to pay out $12.5 million to settle allegations it systematically denied workers their overtime pay, a violation of the Read More

VNSNY Reaches $57 Million Settlement in Whistleblower Case

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) announced over the summer it would agree to pay $57 million to settle a whistleblower claim filed by a former executive in Read More

Vereit Settles SEC Fraud Case to Tune of $8 Million

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged Vereit, Inc. (previously known as American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.) with intentionally overstating important performance metrics, a form of fraud. Read More

Department of Labor Ceases Automatically Seeking Double Damages in Settlements for FLSA Cases

As of July 1, the United States Department of Labor is no longer automatically seeking double damages in settlements with employers believed to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act Read More

A Candid Discussion on the Effects of COVID-19 on Employment Law

In an interview on Law.com, Whistleblower As a result of being on the other side of many disputes with Littler, I was aware of their multi-functional knowledge base, for both Read More

Former CFO of Tenet Healthcare Subsidiary Files Lawsuit Alleging Whistleblower Retaliation

Jason Cagle, the former CFO of United Surgical Partners International (a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare in Dallas), filed a lawsuit against his former employer alleging whistleblower retaliation. Cagle had worked for Read More

SEC Issues $125,000 Award to Whistleblower

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced an award of $125,000 in June to a whistleblower who went through the SEC’s whistleblower program to report wrongdoing. According to SEC Read More

Whistleblower Claims TSA Worsened the COVID-19 Pandemic

A whistleblower who works for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) alleged the TSA failed to implement appropriate early safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite repeated pleas from employees. As Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Department of Education Purposefully Shut Down Loan Forgiveness Process

An official from the United States Department of Education filed a whistleblower complaint earlier this year, stating the Trump Administration and the department under Secretary Betsy DeVos purposefully made it Read More

Aveta Settles Suit Alleging it Defrauded Medicare of $1 Billion

Josh Valdez, a former executive for a subsidiary of Aveta Inc., sued the company, claiming it had spent years engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicare of hundreds of millions Read More

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