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SDNY Refuses to Dismiss Executive’s Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

On August 24, 2016, the Southern District of New York denied Defendants’ motion to dismiss a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim brought by


E.D. Wisconsin: SOX Does Not Protect Whistleblower Complaints Based On Immaterial, Routine Events
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted the Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on its former CEO’s SOX whistleblower claim


Split D.C. Circuit Panel Upholds NLRB: DirecTV Violated NLRA By Terminating Technicians For Statements Made During A News Interview
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

In a 2-1 ruling in DirecTV Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed the NLRB’s ruling that


Rule Governing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors Completes OMB Review Process
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

As reported today in Politico, the rule effectuating Executive Order 13706 (the “Order”), which requires certain federal contractors and


Maryland Employers: Are You Ready? The Maryland Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Goes Into Effect October 1, 2016
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (the “Act”) is scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2016. The Act amends Maryland’s existing Equal Pay law


SEC Issues Another Multi-Million Dollar Whistleblower Award
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • September 22 2016

Less than one month after issuing a $22 million award, the SEC issued another multi-million dollar whistleblower award on September 20, 2016. The


Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Increase Announced - Changes Effective January 1, 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

Yesterday, the Department of Labor announced an increase in the minimum wage that certain federal contractors must pay to employees. This comes as


OSHA Issues New Guidance Regarding Whistleblower Settlements
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

OSHA has issued new guidance on approving settlement agreements in whistleblower cases, revising portions of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual


New York Publishes Final Rules on Wage Payment Methods
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

On September 7, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor published final regulations on the methods by which employees must be paid, including


Department of Labor Announces “Preassessment” Program For Government Contractors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Loyal readers of this blog are well aware of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order and corresponding regulations which go into effect next