Viewing 513 - 528 out of 1116 posts

Camden Parking Authority Subject of High-Profile Whistleblower Lawsuit

An employee of the Camden Parking Authority in New Jersey recently filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the agency and her boss, alleging ongoing payroll fraud, public corruption and rigged bidding Read More

Florida Prison Whistleblower Claims to be Victim of Retaliation

A whistleblower who reported abuse and poor conditions at prisons across the state of Florida now claims to have been a victim of retaliation as he fights against his termination. Correctional Read More

Organized Walkouts at Google Protest Company’s Retaliation Against Sexual Harassment Whistleblowers

Google has been the subject of national criticism recently in the wake of allegations of retaliation against employees who protested the way it handles sexual harassment claims. On May 1, Read More

House Committee Passes Whistleblower Retaliation Protections

The House Financial Services Committee recently passed new legislation that would add protections to whistleblowers from employer retaliation, along with legislation that also creates a clear definition of what is Read More

Study from Whistleblower Organization Claims Facebook Inadvertently Creates Terror Content

A study released recently by the National Whistleblowers Center offers detail into the activity of terrorist groups on Facebook. It finds that the social network could be accidentally assisting in Read More

Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Against Community College District over Construction Bonds

Several years ago, voters approved a $3.3 billion construction bond for the Los Angeles Community College District, the largest two-year college system in the United States. Now, the bond is Read More

Whistleblowers Claim Pharma Company Bribed Doctors to Improve Sales Figures

Mallinckrodt, a pharmaceutical company previously known as Questcor Pharmaceuticals, has the dubious distinction of prompting one of the largest drug price increases in U.S. history. The company raised the price Read More

Tips for Whistleblowers Working in Tech

If you have any reason to believe your company is engaged in wrongdoing, such as misusing user data or various types of fraud, you can become a whistleblower by reporting Read More

FAA Receives at Least 4 Whistleblower Calls Regarding Boeing 737 Max

A recent report from CBS News revealed that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has received at least four calls from whistleblowers who work for aviation company Boeing about various issues Read More

Report Highlights Steps Congress Could Take to Better Protect Whistleblowers

A Government Accountability Office report issued May 7 contains some recommendations on the steps Congress could take to better protect American whistleblowers from retaliation. According to the document, federal whistleblowers frequently Read More

Supreme Court Decision Gives Whistleblowers More Time to File False Claims Act Lawsuits

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court means whistleblowers will have an additional four years to file False Claims Act lawsuits in the healthcare and various other industries. The ruling, Read More

North Carolina State Senate Unanimously Approves Additional Whistleblower Protections

The North Carolina Senate unanimously passed a bill that would protect whistleblowers in the state from retaliation. That bill, Senate Bill 127, now goes to the state House of Representatives Read More

Novartis Whistleblower Awarded $1.5 Million in Retaliation Lawsuit

Four years ago, Min Amy Guo, a former executive with drug company Novartis, filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging wrongful termination after she raised concerns that a drug study Read More

University of Michigan Pays $300,000 to Settle Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

The University of Michigan recently agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former employer who alleged wrongful termination on the part of the school. The former employee Read More

Police Dispatch Whistleblower Claims to Be Victim of Wrongful Termination

Bridget Bryden, a former dispatcher for the Santa Barbara Police Department, recently filed a lawsuit against the department, claiming she was fired in 2016 as retaliation for alerting higher-ups in Read More

Whistleblower Alleges Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Mishandled

In a recently filed a lawsuit in California, Jeff Werner, a former change control claims manager with the engineering company Stantec, alleges he was wrongfully terminated after discovering and reporting Read More

Viewing 513 - 528 out of 1116 posts