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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Triples Award in Wrongful Termination Claim

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled a worker deserved more than $1 million in compensation—more than three times what a jury awarded her—after she was terminated for complaining about Read More

Dallas Independent School District Once Again Becomes Focus of a Whistleblower Claim

The Dallas Independent School District has had several issues in recent years that have made it the target of whistleblower lawsuits. In the most recent case, the district’s chief auditor Read More

Tenet Healthcare Corp. Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $1.4 Million

Tenet Healthcare Corp. and one of the California hospitals under its umbrella agreed to pay $1.4 million to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit. The suit alleged the company implanted pacemakers Read More

Transit Organization Fires its CEO After Whistleblower Investigation

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) authority in Tampa recently terminated its Chief Executive Officer Ben Limmer after a whistleblower complaint and investigation into his improper conduct. The transit authority board Read More

Secondhand Whistleblower Reports Can Be Extremely Valuable

There is a tendency in organizations to dismiss secondhand whistleblower reports as little more than hearsay. However, experts say secondary whistleblower reports can actually be extremely valuable for uncovering information Read More

Nurse Staffing Agency Must Pay $3.2 Million Settlement in Wage and Hour Lawsuit

Advantage RN, LLC, a nurse staffing firm, agreed to pay $3.2 million to settle a class action wage and hour lawsuit. Nurses working with the company alleged the firm routinely failed Read More

AT&T Under Fire for Age Discrimination in 2019 Layoffs

A class action lawsuit filed in January alleges layoffs at AT&T in 2019 were designed to get rid of older employees, and that the company attempted to get those employees Read More

School District Must Pay More Than $100,000 to Settle Asbestos Whistleblower Claim

Dearborn Heights School District No. 7 (D7) was ordered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay more than $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a whistleblower Read More

Whistleblower Claims City of San Diego Ignored Asbestos and Fire Safety Warnings at Downtown High Rise Building

An engineer who works for the City of San Diego recently claimed in a letter to the San Diego City Attorney’s Office that supervisors ignored his numerous warnings about fire Read More

Former CEO of Interface Inc. Files $100 Million Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

In mid-January, Jay Gould was fired from his position as CEO of Interface Inc., a global manufacturer of flooring materials. Now he has filed a lawsuit against the company for Read More

Covid-19 Articles

A Six-Month Recap of Current and Prospective Covid-19 Litigation Employment law may be the practice area most affected by COVID-19. In this fourth part of a multi-part series, Corporate Counsel is Read More

SEC Issues First Whistleblower Awards of 2020

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently awarded a whistleblower more than $277,000 for their assistance in providing the agency with significant information that alerted it to an ongoing Read More

Frisco Firm Fires Employee After She Shelters in Place in Dallas County, Suit Says

In her article published April 23, 2020, on nbcdfw.com, Diana Zoga discusses a lawsuit filed in Dallas County in mid-April. The suit was filed by Amy Reggio, a woman who says Read More

Whistleblower Files Retaliation Lawsuit After Reporting Wrongdoing in Alabama School District

Samuel Mark Isley serves as the human resources director for Limestone County Schools in Alabama, but was recently played on administrative leave with pay. Isley has now filed a lawsuit Read More

Jackson National Life Insurance Company Settles Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Case for $20 Million

Jackson National Life Insurance Company recently reached a $20.5 million settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after claims the company harassed, discriminated against and retaliated against female and Read More

Whistleblowing Complaints from Nurses See Significant Surge

A recent report published by the National Guardian’s Office in England indicates a signficiant increase in whistleblower reports filed by nurses. According to the report, in 2018-2019, nurses submitted 3,728 complaints Read More

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