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U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whistleblower Retaliation Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC. This case revolves around whether a whistleblower bears the burden of proving an employer's retaliatory intent, or Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Critical Whistleblower Protection Case

On May 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities LLC, a case that could have far-reaching implications for federal whistleblower protections. The court's decision will Read More

Firefighter Succeeds in Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against U.S. Forest Service

A judge awarded a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter $115,000 in back pay, siding with the firefighter in his whistleblower retaliation claim against the Forest Service. The firefighter, Pedro Rios, claimed Read More

TSA Whistleblower Alleges Sexual Harassment, Retaliation in Lawsuit Against Federal Government

Mark Livingston, a 21-year Marine Corps veteran and former senior intelligence worker for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), recently filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security. In it, Read More

Former Elementary School Administrator Earns $230,000 Settlement in Whistleblower Retaliation Suit

Manny Verdi, a former administrator at an elementary school in the Bronx, earned $230,000 in a settlement from the city after alleging he experienced retaliation for acting as a whistleblower. Verdi Read More

Ex-Albuquerque Animal Welfare Worker Sues City for Wrongful Termination After Blowing the Whistle

Victoria Murphy, a former employee of Albuquerque Animal Welfare, filed a lawsuit against the city after she was fired for what she says was blowing the whistle to protect public Read More

New Special Counsel Will Increase Efficiency of Whistleblower Retaliation Cases

Under federal law, it is illegal for agencies or offices to take any sort of action against an employee who reports wrongdoing or safety concerns. Of course, retaliation still unfortunately Read More

Whistleblower’s Retaliation Claim in Minnesota Reinstated by Federal Appeals Court

The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled a whistleblower retaliation claim filed by a lab quality technician at a Springfield, Minnesota, facility run by MAT Holdings, Inc. would Read More

JP Morgan Fined for Whistleblower Retaliation

Per a recent decision from the U.S. Department of Labor, JPMorgan Chase wrongfully retaliated against a former employee who had raised questions about the sales tactics and investment products offered Read More

SEC Charges 2 Companies with Whistleblower Retaliation

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged two different companies with whistleblower retaliation, leading to a pair of high-price settlements within a day of each other. The first of Read More

Whistleblower in Arkansas Settles Lawsuit for $87,500

The city of Hot Springs, Arkansas recently paid out $87,500 to settle a lawsuit filed in 2015 stemming from a case of whistleblower retaliation. The settlement terms were publicized after Read More

Whistleblower Retaliation a Big Problem at Hanford Cleanup Site

In eastern Washington state, crews have been working on one of the most intensive and costly environmental cleanups in the U.S. history, addressing the site of a former nuclear production Read More

IG Confirms Sexual Assault Whistleblower Suffered Retaliation

A new report from the Inspector General of the United States Department of Defense confirms allegations of retaliation against an officer in the West Virginia National Guard after her sexual Read More

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

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