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Corporate Whistleblower Center Encourages Physicians, Health Care Professionals to Come Forward

The Corporate Whistleblower Center, an advocacy group that aims to protect whistleblowers against retaliation, is encouraging more professionals within the health care industry to come forward when they discover wrongdoing Read More

SEC Hands Out 36th Whistleblower Award, Worth $3.5 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has handed out one of its largest awards under its whistleblower program, worth $3.5 million. The recipient was the 36th whistleblower to receive Read More

Federal Judge Says No to Preliminary Injunction on OSHA Anti-Retaliation Regulations

On November 28, a federal judge in Texas ruled against an injunction that would have prevented a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) anti-retaliation regulation from going into effect. This Read More

Latest SEC Whistleblower Award Worth $3.5 Million

On Monday, December 5, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provided a whistleblower with an award worth approximately $3.5 million for providing unique, specific information that led to a Read More

New Whistleblower Protection Bill Heads to Oval Office

Back in June 2016, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would provide greater protections to whistleblowers across the country. The bill is now on its way to desk of Read More

What You Should Know About the SEC’s Whistleblower Program

For the past five years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has run a program that offers monetary awards to any individuals who can provide useful information regarding a Read More

Whistleblower Earns $1.9 Million Award in Claim Against CHS

A former executive at a Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS)-owned multispecialty clinic based in Washington state recently won a $1.9 million award after filing a whistleblower lawsuit against CHS and Read More

Important Takeaways from the Most Recent SEC Whistleblower Award

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued an award resolving the claims of a pair of whistleblowers based on the same action filed against the same entities. However, Read More

OSHA Pilot Program to Allow for Expedited Case Processing

The Western Region of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched its Expedited Case Processing Pilot, which allows whistleblowers to request OSHA to expedite its findings during an Read More

Former Ontario Hospital Executive Accused of Ethics Violations

A hospital executive in charge of a large redevelopment project in Ontario, Canada, is accused of several ethics violations, according to a report in The Globe and Mail. Suman Bahl, a Read More

Atlanta Company Pays $265,000 in Sanctions to SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has levied a $265,000 sanction against the Atlanta-based BlueLinx Holdings. According to reports, the company settled with the SEC for the amount in Read More

SEC Awards $4 Million to Whistleblower Who Alerted Agency to Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has provided an award of $4 million to a whistleblower who provided the federal agency with information related to a major instance of Read More

FRSA Whistleblower Receives $1.6 Million in Jury Verdict

A Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) whistleblower has received $1.6 million in a jury verdict after he was fired by BNSF for performing a safety check on an air brake Read More

Whistleblowers Could Play an Important Role as Major Banks Work to Combat Cyber Threats

The Wall Street Journal reports that eight of the country’s largest banks are joining forces to combat the ever-present threat of cyber crime — and whistleblowers are playing important roles Read More

Federal Agency Officials Recognize Importance of Whistleblowers

Four U.S. federal agencies recently celebrated National Whistleblower Day, marking the first time that any had officially recognized the event — even though Congress has passed resolutions proclaiming it in Read More

Court Rules that Whistleblowers Should Get More for Exposing Tax Evasion

A judge on the country’s highest tax court has ruled that whistleblowers who expose tax cheats to the U.S. government are entitled to receive more of the money recovered in Read More

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