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Key Factors in Building, Managing Successful Whistleblower Programs

Are you interested in developing a strong whistleblower program for your business? If so, there are some key elements you’ll want to include to make sure it is both effective Read More

Watch Out for Drastically Increased Overtime Expenses

A recent proposal from the U.S. Department of Labor would double the minimum salary for the overtime exemption for white collar workers, but would still keep the same complicated duties Read More

About the New Overtime Rules for White Collar Hospitality Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor recently proposed some revisions to the overtime exemptions in the Fair Labor Standards Act. These revisions could have a significant impact on employees in all Read More

How Can You Investigate Employee Misconduct While Someone is on FMLA Leave?

Employers can have a hard time knowing how to handle an internal investigation or disciplining an employee while that employee is taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Read More

SEC Hands Down $3 Million Award to Whistleblower in Fraud Case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it paid a whistleblower an award of more than $3 million for providing information that enabled the agency to crack Read More

Santa Cruz County Says No to TBTF Banks

The story of how the biggest banks on Wall Street, like JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and others, pled guilty to a number of international financial crimes is well known. What Read More

Whistleblower Aims to Uncover Bank Fraud

Whistleblower Nicholas Wilson has alleged that HSBC, Great Britain’s largest bank, has committed fraud totaling in £1 billion throughout the last three decades. He also claims that despite his allegations Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Rests on Allegedly Withheld Documents

On June 19, the whistleblower in a False Claims Act suit argued that the court should take action to secure documents that demonstrate Abbott Laboratories encouraged off-label marketing and doctor Read More

Congress Considers More Whistleblower Protections for Oil Industry

Several lawmakers in Congress are proposing a bill to expand whistleblower protections for those in the oil industry working on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). These workers are playing key Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Trinity Results in $663 Million Verdict

A Texas federal judge issued a $663 million verdict against Trinity Industries Inc. following a jury’s decision that the company was guilty of committing fraud against the U.S. government by Read More

Whistleblower Sues NJ Firm for Alleged Unethical Billing Practices

A lawsuit was filed June 12 against Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost PC for allegedly firing a former legal secretary for issuing a complaint about misconduct she believed was Read More

$7.5 Million Settlement Reached in Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleging False Medical Records

Orbit Medical Inc. and Rehab Medical Inc. have agreed to pay a $7.5 million settlement at the close of a five-year whistleblower lawsuit. Two former employees of the companies filed Read More

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Major Food Vendor Settles for $19 Million

The largest food vendor in Washington, D.C. will pay $19 million as a result of a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company poorly managed and overcharged for public school meals. The lawsuit Read More

SEC Calls Itself Advocate of the Whistleblower

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has continued to prove that it will support the whistleblower bounty program. Since the program’s creation in 2011, the agency’s Office of the Whistleblower Read More

Whistleblower Football Coach Files Suit Against High School

High school football coach Matt Strout has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his former employer, Broward County Public Schools in south Florida. Strout alleges that following a complaint he issued Read More

Whistleblower Alleges Discrimination, Claims Morbid Obesity is Legal Disability

The Eighth Circuit may reopen the 2013 case of a Kansas man who alleges the BNSF Railway Co. revoked his job offer because he was obese. The man, Melvin A. Read More

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