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August 9, 2017

Does Making Any Complaint About Work Now Turn An Employee Into A Possible Whistleblower Under Minnesota Law?

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently held that the 2013 amendments to the Minnesota Whistleblower Act (“MWA”) abrogated the requirement that a report be made for the purpose of exposing an illegality in order to be protected under the statute.

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July 6, 2017

Big Changes in Missouri: A New and Improved Missouri Human Rights Act Becomes Law

On June 30, 2017, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed into law Senate Bill 43, which corrects the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) by bringing it into closer alignment with federal and other states' anti-discrimination statutes.

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May 24, 2017

Decrypting the New Whistleblower Law in France

On December 9, 2016, France enacted a statute broadly granting whistleblower protections to employees. This new law represents the next step in the evolution of such protections in France.

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October 13, 2016

Restoring Decades-Old Precedent, the DOL Blows the Whistle on Fordham's "Fundamental Error"

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board recently issued its highly anticipated decision in Palmer v. Illinois Central Railroad Company, correcting its much-criticized decision in Fordham v. Fannie Mae.

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September 19, 2016

OSHA Joins the SEC in Attacking Confidentiality and Other Provisions in Private Settlement Agreements

On September 15, 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new policy guidelines for its review of private settlement agreements presented to the agency for approval in whistleblowing actions.

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August 12, 2016

SEC Issues Cease-and-Desist Order Against Severance Agreement Clause Limiting Whistleblowers' Rights to Recover Bounty Awards

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist Order and imposed remedial sanctions against a company for severance agreement language requiring outgoing employees to agree to waive recovery of any monetary award from the SEC after filing a whistleblower complaint

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August 9, 2016

Ninth Circuit Holds Section 1983 First Amendment Retaliation Claim Not Necessarily Precluded By Age Discrimination in Employment Act

On August 5, 2016, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not preclude a First Amendment retaliation claim under section 1983 of the federal Civil Rights Act.

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June 22, 2016

Supreme Court Endorses FCA Implied False Certification Theory of Liability with Limitations

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that the “implied false certification theory” is a viable theory of liability under the False Claims Act.

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May 12, 2016

OSHA's Final Rule on Electronic Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

In keeping with Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels’ promise to “shame” employers into compliance, on May 12, 2016, OSHA published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses.

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April 12, 2016

Labor & Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry

As the healthcare landscape shifts, so do the risks and challenges healthcare industry employers face.

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