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District court holds that qui tam relator is entitled to ‘self-help’ discovery: relator can retain company documents even after termination
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2015

Last week, a federal district court addressed a question that often arises in False Claims Act litigation: Can a qui tam relator who files suit


OFCCP files suit against federal subcontractor staffing agency for alleged discrimination and harassment
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

In a complaint filed on June 17, 2015, OFCCP alleges that a staffing agency that supplies laborers to work for federal prime construction contractors


Whistleblower’s receipt of report of government’s investigation of his claims ruled a public disclosure
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A decision earlier this month by the Central District of California that the public disclosure bar had been triggered marked an unusual ruling in


District court holds False Claims Act applies to employee allegedly terminated for engaging in protected activity against unrelated former employer
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

In a matter of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in Cestra v. Mylan Inc. No. 15-0873 (E.D. Pa., May


Employers can be liable for retaliating against an employee who filed an FCA claim against a former employer
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

In a case raising an issue of first impression, a court recently held that an employer can be held liable under the FCA's retaliation provisions for


Nevada establishes conclusive presumption for independent contractor status
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

In Terry v. Sapphire Gentlemen's Club, 336 P.3d 951 (Nev. Oct. 30, 2014), the Nevada Supreme Court adopted the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)'s


Second-lowest bidder for public contracts may sue lowest bidder who paid less than prevailing wages
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Public agencies have little, if any, discretion when awarding public contracts because they are required to award the contract to the lowest bidder


Federal court upholds federal contractor union notice requirement
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

On May 20, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final Regulation implementing Executive Order (EO) 13496. The Order requires


Enforceability of employee releases on qui tam actions
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

Employee severance packages and settlement agreements often include a broad waiver of any claims, known or an unknown, which an employee may have


Sponsored claim for subcontractor severance pay granted under fixed-price service contract
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) recently granted a claim sponsored by the prime contractor for its subcontractor's employee