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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.

Insight
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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.

WPI Report
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April 5, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — April 2016

This month's edition of WPI's Insider Report includes articles on the Administration's push to finalize rules before the November elections, legislative and litigation steps to thwart those efforts, and state bills and ordinances that have advanced.

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April 4, 2016

OSHA Continues to Turn Up the Volume on Whistleblowing

OSHA recently issued two rules implementing the whistleblower protections under the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 and the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.

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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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January 22, 2016

Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Six-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to Reporting Claims under the Minnesota Whistleblower Act

The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed an appellate court decision that extended the state's two year statute of limitations for certain whistleblowing claims to six years.

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