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September 1, 2016

Taking a Closer Look at the New Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Obligations

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published its highly anticipated Final Rule regarding the so-called "blacklisting" procedures for federal contractors. What does this mean for employers?

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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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April 4, 2016

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance

In March 2016, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark published its “Pilot Methodology,” revealing plans for a publicly available, comparative, year-on-year “snapshot” of the human rights performance of the largest 500 companies.

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February 11, 2016

EEOC’s Proposed (Anti) Retaliation Guidance: Is Your Whistleblower Response System Ready?

The EEOC’s January 21, 2016 “Draft Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues” continues the pattern of governmental agencies probing deeply into whistleblower programs.

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February 8, 2016

Certain Illinois Employers Now Required to Post Human Trafficking Helpline

A new Illinois state law requires certain employers to post notices informing employees and other members of the public of a helpline to assist any person who is subject to human trafficking.

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February 1, 2016

Gambling in the Workplace is Anything But a Safe Bet

With the Super Bowl and March Madness approaching, what are the workplace implications of sports betting and office pools?

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November 18, 2015

SEC Report Indicates Whistleblower Program Going Strong

The SEC’s whistleblower program is steadily growing in scope and impact, and the agency is taking more aggressive positions to obtain information from whistleblowers and protect informants from retaliation.

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October 14, 2015

California Laws Are Being Used to Advance Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities

Recent class actions have claimed that companies have violated California consumer fraud and unfair competition laws resulting from alleged forced labor in their global supply chains.

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September 16, 2015

In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas

Non-Canadian workers are increasingly suing their employers in Canadian courts for human rights violations allegedly committed outside Canada by the companies themselves or by other entities in their supply chains.

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September 10, 2015

Second Circuit Rules Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected Under Dodd-Frank

The Second Circuit created a federal appellate split when it revived a Dodd-Frank Act retaliation claim by an ex-employee who only reported his claims of accounting fraud internally before he was terminated.

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