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July 9, 2018

Supreme Court Year in Review: Union Agency Fees, Travel Restrictions and the Retirement of Justice Kennedy

The U.S. Supreme Court closed out its most recent term, which began in October 2017, with a number of high-profile and ground-breaking decisions.

Littler Report
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May 14, 2018

"Purloined Letters": Management Options When a Departing Employee Puts a Business Entity at Risk by Collecting Confidential Business or Personnel Information for Use in the Employee's Personal Litigation

The purpose of this paper is to describe an employer’s legal rights and options when an employee has removed confidential information without permission.

ASAP
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April 3, 2018

"Actual Damages" Interpreted to Include Non-Economic Damages Under Pennsylvania's Whistleblower Law

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision has upheld that successful plaintiffs are entitled to non-economic damages under Pennsylvania’s Whistleblower Law.

ASAP
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February 23, 2018

Supreme Court Limits Dodd-Frank Retaliation Protections to Employees who Blow the Whistle to the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on whether the Dodd-Frank Act requires employees to report externally to the SEC in order to be protected by the Act’s anti-retaliation provision.

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September 15, 2017

DOL Flip-Flop: SOX's Anti-Retaliation Provisions Apply to Overseas Conduct After All

In a recent decision with potentially far-reaching implications for foreign and multinational employers, the DOL's Administrative Review Board held that SOX's whistleblower provisions have extraterritorial application.

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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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.

Insight
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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.

Insight
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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.

ASAP
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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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