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DOL Announces Meeting To Solicit Public Input On Aviation Act Whistleblower Protection Provision – AIR21
On August 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") announced it will hold a meeting on October 8, 2019 in Washington, D.C., for the purpose of soliciting public comments...
United States
23 Aug 2019
California Governor Signs Wave Of New Gender/Sex Related Bills Into Law In The Wake Of #Metoo
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Edmund J. Brown, Jr. signed into law eight new bills involving gender and sexual harassment training and related issues.
United States
8 Oct 2018
Leaks And Whistleblowers And Liability, Oh My!
Leaks are everywhere. They happen in politics, in sports, in the entertainment industry, in people's everyday lives, and (unfortunately for many of us, myself included) in the roofs and pipes in our homes.
United States
16 Aug 2017
White House Gone Wild!
These days, just about anyone with an Internet connection and some time on their hands enjoys a wonder of the modern age: binge-watching.
United States
16 Jun 2017
California Supreme Court Limits Right to Jury Trial on Health Care Whistleblower Claims
While claims brought directly under Section 1278.5(g) do not entitle the parties to a jury trial on that claim, this does not foreclose a jury trial on a related claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy.
United States
26 Apr 2017
Does New Jersey's Conscientious "Everyone" Protection Act Trump The NLRB's Exclusive Jurisdiction? State Supreme Court Says "Yes"
Just when employers thought New Jersey's Supreme Court could not expand the state's whistleblower law further, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act once again has been broadened.
United States
22 Aug 2016
American Horror Story: Hotel—Gaga For This Deliciously Terrifying Workplace
The latest installment of American Horror Story was off to a screaming start with the premiere of Hotel.
United States
13 Oct 2015
Fifth Circuit Rejects SOX Whistleblower Claims Not Raised In Administrative Complaint; Adopts Liberal "Reasonable Belief" Pleading Standard With Respect To Protected Conduct
On July 31, 2015, the Fifth Circuit issued a decision that may have both a positive and negative impact on employers defending whistleblower retaliation claims under the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).
United States
14 Aug 2015
New Jersey's Conscientious "Everyone" Protection Act? State Supreme Court Says "Yes"
In rejecting the appellate court's enhanced standard, the Supreme Court found that "watchdogs" (like Lippman) engage in protected whistleblowing activity even when merely performing their normal job duties.
United States
20 Jul 2015
March Madness: Could Friendly Wagers Among Employees Put Your Organization At Risk?
The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans will wager $9 billion on the NCAA tournament, more than double the estimated $3.9 billion bet on the Super Bowl, bringing March Madness to a whole new level.
United States
30 Mar 2015
Heads Up – The ACA Employer Mandate Is Now In Effect: Beware Of Actions That Could Result In ACA Whistleblower Liability
Effective January 1, 2015, certain employers became subject to the employer mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and thus subject to liability under the ACA Employer Shared Responsibility provisions.
United States
21 Jan 2015
New Tennessee Law Limits Scope Of Employment Discrimination
Tennessee has drastically changed the legal landscape of employment discrimination litigation under state law.
United States
2 Jun 2014
Whistleblowing Made Easy: OSHA's New On-Line Complaint Procedure Has Gone Live
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") recently made it easier for disgruntled employees to file whistleblower complaints against their current or former employers.
United States
19 Dec 2013
Proposed Law Would Amend New Jersey Employment Discrimination And Whistleblower Laws To Protect Interns
Legislation proposed by a member of the New Jersey Senate would amend the Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and Worker Freedom from Employer Intimidation Act to extend legal protections and remedies to unpaid interns.
United States
6 Dec 2013
Second Circuit Weighs In On AIR21 Burden-Shifting Framework
Retaliation and whistle-blower claims are on the rise, including those based on the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century.
United States
10 Apr 2013
Congress Approves Legislation Expanding Federal Whistleblower Protection Act
On November 14, 2012, the Senate passed the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) of 2012.
United States
27 Nov 2012
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