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4th Circuit Holds Law Firm Partner Is Not an Employee Protected Under Title VII

USA - January 28 2021 On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a noteworthy decision in Lemon v. Myers Bigel, P.A., No. 19-1380, 2021…

Evandro C Gigante, Scott Tan

DOL Allows SOX Claim Where Foreign Whistleblower Alleged Violation of US Law

USA - September 14 2017 The Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB) recently held that a former employee of Exelis Systems Corporation who was employed in…

Lloyd B. Chinn, Harris M Mufson

CFTC issues second whistleblower award to the tune of $290,000

USA - October 8 2015 On September 29, 2015, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it will make its second award as part of its whistleblower…

Steven J. Pearlman

Addressing and preventing workplace violence

USA - September 2 2015 The subject of workplace violence has unfortunately made headlines once again after a news anchor and cameraman were killed by a former co-worker in…

Katharine H Parker

Fifth Circuit revives SOX whistleblower claim but rejects allegations not exhausted before OSHA

USA - August 12 2015 In Wallace v. Tesoro Corp., the Fifth Circuit revived a SOX whistleblower complaint that was dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Western…

Steven J. Pearlman