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7th Circuit Affirms Denial of Equitable Tolling of Statute of Limitations Under SOX

USA - April 5 2021 On March 22, 2021, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a decision by the ARB dismissing a whistleblower retaliation complaint under SOX for failure to file…

Emilie Adams, Vanessa P. Avello, Noa M Baddish, John P Barry, Dana N. Berber

Sanctions Award Strengthens Fight to Protect Confidential Company Records

USA - October 25 2017 On October 18, 2017, a federal district judge in Alaska ordered a former employee to pay nearly $170,000 of his ex-employer’s legal fees as sanction…

Connie N. Bertram

Oregon Expands Pay Equity Protections

USA - July 21 2017 Oregon recently enacted the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (H.B. 2005) (the “Act”). The Act broadly expands Oregon’s existing equal pay protections and…

Guy Brenner

Labor Secretary Defends OFCCP-EEOC Merger

USA - June 8 2017 As previously reported, the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 includes a plan to merge the Office of Federal Contract…

Connie N. Bertram, Guy Brenner

N.D. Indiana: Employer Bears Burden of Proving Whistleblower Exhausted Administrative Remedies

USA - March 28 2017 On February 1, 2016, the Northern District of Indiana ruled in a case brought under the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) that whether a…

Steven J. Pearlman