Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
SEC Whistleblower Program: What Employers Need to Know
On February 12, 2014, the Fifth Circuit in Villanueva v. U.S. Department of Labor held that an employee did not engage in protected activity under SOX when he reported alleged violations of Columbian tax laws to U.S....more
In recently released decisions, the DOL Administrative Review Board took further action in two whistleblower actions of interest to employers.
No Answer on Whether Stealing Confidential Data Is Protected – But a Silver...more
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Pilgrim Pride Corp. reached a $50,000 settlement in a 2012 whistleblower case. The case began when a manager for water reclamation at...more
The stakes increase and the landscape changes tremendously in a whistleblower case when the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) issues a preliminary reinstatement order....more
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