4514 Cole Ave, #600, Dallas, Texas 75205
Call Steve 214-306-8045 Call Steve 214-306-8045

Tag Archives: whistleblower law

Customs Fraud a Growing Area of Whistleblower Law

Whistleblower lawsuits are on the rise across the board as would-be whistleblowers have been emboldened by more federal protections and increasingly valuable awards. A new field has suddenly jumped to the forefront in the world of whistleblower law: customs fraud. A 2016 decision by a federal appeals court in the case of United States ex. […]

New York’s Whistleblower Law Encourages Reports of Possible Tax Fraud

The Corporate Whistleblower Center, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, reports that New York remains the only state in the country that provides meaningful awards to whistleblowers who offer proof of sales tax or income tax fraud to regulatory officials. This gives employees a great incentive to come forward with information if they become aware of […]

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 test in place. As a result, liability for any incidents of misclassification could become significantly more expensive. At this time, salaried employees must make a […]

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 fields, but particularly for people working white collar positions in the hospitality industry (such as hotels and restaurants). Under current laws, employees who earn at […]

Debate Rages On About Edward Snowden: Whistleblower or Traitor?

The case of Edward Snowden has been highly debated for much of the past year. To give an idea of just how complicated the situation is, there are 21 different federal laws in existence that protect workers that act as whistleblowers. However, a large number of employers and employees do not have a full understanding […]

X

Contact Form

We will respond to your inquiry in a timely fashion. Thank you.

Quick Contact Form