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McDonald’s Franchisee in Texas Settles Discrimination Claim

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a settlement with R.E.E. Inc., the owner and operator of several McDonald’s franchises in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. The settlement arose Read More

Philly-Area Addiction Treatment Facility to Pay $2.85 Million to Settle False Claims Allegations

This summer, Eagleville Hospital, a provider of various substance abuse treatments to Medicare and Medicaid patients, agreed to a $2.85 million settlement with the government in the face of allegations Read More

National Holdings Subject of Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit

A former chief compliance officer at National Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming she was terminated after 16 years with the brokerage firm because she began Read More

Whistleblowers Claim Retaliation Continues to Run Rampant at VA, Despite New Accountability Office

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has made it known that it is working on new policies, training and guidelines to create a better culture for whistleblowers within the organization. Read More

Government Provides Whistleblowers New Tools for National Whistleblower Day

July 30 was National Whistleblower Day in the United States. It’s a day to celebrate the brave employees who provide information on waste, fraud and wrongdoing in their agencies and Read More

Whistleblower Tips Off Authorities on Alleged Kickback Scheme Involving Kidney Dialysis

Aa whistleblower recently submitted a complaint alleging Fresenius and DaVita Kidney Care, along with a charitable organization (American Kidney Fund), conspired in a kickback scheme in which patients were offered Read More

Knoxville Police Whistleblower Claims Retaliation Lead to Resignation

A former law enforcement officer with the Knoxville Police Department in Tennessee claims his department retaliated against him after he filed a complaint about vulgar roll call videos and various Read More

First FCA Payout Over Cybersecurity Goes to Cisco Whistleblower

Cisco Systems Inc. recently agreed to a significant settlement after a whistleblower filed a lawsuit claiming the company improperly sold video surveillance software that had known weaknesses to federal and Read More

Secret Siri Recordings Revealed by Whistleblower

Owners of iPhones are suddenly reconsidering the way they use the Siri feature thanks to a recent whistleblower report published in the Guardian. According to the report, contractors who were Read More

$35 Million Settlement Reached in Wells Fargo Overtime Case

A potential $35 million settlement between Wells Fargo & Co. and a number of current and former employees received preliminary approval by a federal judge. The settlement stems from a case Read More

Former CCO Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit Against National Holdings Corp

A former Chief Compliance Officer for National Holdings Corp. claims she was fired after 16 years of working for the brokerage firm after she began investigating allegations of insider trading Read More

CFTC Whistleblower Awards Continue at Brisk Pace

The whistleblower program of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has recently handed out several awards, continuing a recent trend of awards coming from the commission at a fast pace. The Read More

Former Goldman Sachs Executive Alleges Homophobia Reason for His Termination

A former executive for Goldman Sachs alleges he was subjected to homophobic harassment and that anti-gay views from his superiors were the primary reason for his termination. The claimant is William Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Pharmacy Technician Was Fired After Reporting Boss’s Fraud

Maxim Healthcare Service, a federal contractor for healthcare services, is the subject of a whistleblower lawsuit alleging it retaliated against an employee who reported fraud at an immigrant detention facility. According Read More

SEC Issues $3 Million Joint Award to Pair of Whistleblowers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced an award of $3 million to be split between a pair of whistleblowers who provided the federal agency with information that Read More

Federal Judge Rules Alabama Burger King Franchisee Illegally Blocked Worker from Taking FMLA Leave

A federal judge ruled a Burger King franchisee in Alabama illegally prevented a former employee from taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The employee in question, LaShondra Read More

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