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New OSHA Rule Requires Employers To Reevaluate Certain Workplace Policies

USA - July 11 2016 On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule regarding reporting injuries and illnesses in the…

Amy Blackwood

S.D.N.Y Dismisses Former Employee’s SOX and Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims

USA - January 13 2016 The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing a plaintiff's SOX and…

Emilie Adams

Second Circuit expands the scope of FLSA protected activity to include oral complaints to employer

USA - April 23 2015 In a 2-1 decision issued on April 20, 2015, the Second Circuit expanded the scope of protected activity under the Fair Labor Standard Act's (FLSA)…

Divided Sixth Circuit dismisses compliance officer’s FCA whistleblower retaliation claim

USA - November 9 2015 Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected a former compliance officer's whistleblower retaliation claim because she did not…

Emilie Adams, Connie N. Bertram

OFCCP issues final rules on affirmative action obligations for veterans and individuals with disabilities

USA - August 27 2013 The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") today released its final rules implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment…