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Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation After Reporting Issues with Flint Water Last Year

Miguel Del Toral works as a regulations manager for the Environmental Protection Agency and was assigned to investigate the water issues in Flint, Michigan in early 2015. According to Del Read More

Common Steps Whistleblowers Take When Filing Claims Against Employers

When an employee alleges that he or she faced retaliation after attempting to report misconduct within your organization, there are a number of protections afforded to that person. There are Read More

District Court Decides to Reject SOX Claim on Several Grounds

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a ruling in Hill v. Komatsu America Corp. that involved the dismissal of a Sarbanes-Oxley Act retaliation claim on Read More

Will the Supreme Court Finally Settle Arguments over Whistleblower Protections?

There’s a chance that the scope of the whistleblower protections outlined in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 could be analyzed and determined by the Read More

Whistleblower Fights for $1.4 Billion FCA Claim Against AT&T to Continue

In the face of a bid for a dismissal, a government contractor for the city of Los Angeles is fighting to have his False Claims Act suit worth $1.4 billion Read More

Walmart Must Pay $31 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

A New Hampshire federal jury recently hit Walmart with penalties upwards of $31 million for incidents of gender bias and illegal retaliation against a former pharmacist for the company who Read More

OSHA Sides with Truck Driver in Whistleblower Case in New York

A truck driver has received a $45,000 award after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) determined the company that employed him violated a variety of Read More

CFTC Awards Whistleblower with Record $10 Million

On April 4, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) awarded a whistleblower with more than $10 million. This is just the third whistleblower award the CFTC has approved since its Read More

Origin Energy Employees Volunteer as Witnesses in Whistleblower Case

A former employee of Origin Energy has filed a whistleblower claim against the Australian company, alleging it organized a cover-up of some extremely serious compliance failures at many of its Read More

CFTC Launches New Website for Whistleblower Program

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently launched a brand-new website for the agency’s whistleblower program at The new website offers a better interface for informing the general public Read More

MetroHealth Whistleblower Claims to Have Been Victim of Retaliation

The director of an internal audit at MetroHealth in Ohio recently claimed two of the organization’s vice presidents and one employee’s relative had received free Botox injections and various other Read More

SEC Hands Out $700,000 Award to Whistleblower

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded a whistleblower with more than $700,000 after the whistleblower’s reports to the agency resulted in a successful enforcement action. Three other whistleblowers Read More

SEC Aims to Ensure Whistleblowers are Uninhibited

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has done a lot to increase the protections afforded to whistleblowers in the last several years. In 2015, the agency took several steps to Read More

How Businesses Can Strengthen Compliance, Support Whistleblowers

It’s natural for employers to feel as if they are in a tough spot when it comes to protecting confidentiality related to whistleblower claims, as these actions inherently come from Read More

Bank of America Subsidiary Pays $36 Million Settlement in Overtime Lawsuit

Lansafe Appraisal Services Inc., an appraisal subsidiary of Bank of America, recently agreed to pay a $36 million settlement in a class action lawsuit in which the company was accused Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Proceeds Against Pennsylvania Turnpike

A former Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission manager filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the agency, alleging he was wrongfully terminated in 2008 after he reported various wasteful practices, politically motivated contracts and Read More

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