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Insight
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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.

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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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.

Insight
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December 8, 2015

Agencies Issue Final Rules Governing Contractor Minimum Wage, Whistleblower Protections

On December 4, 2015, three federal agencies published final rules implementing the Executive Order establishing a minimum wage for contractors, and finalizing a statutory pilot program to enhance whistleblower protections for contractor employees.

ASAP
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November 20, 2015

Fifth Circuit Holds Refusal to Accept Employee's Rescission of Resignation Can Be Considered Retaliation

On November 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held an employer’s rejection of an employee’s rescission of resignation can “sometimes constitute an adverse employment action” and may be considered retaliation under Title VII.

ASAP
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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.

Insight
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October 6, 2015

California Passes Law Aimed to Bridge the Gender Wage Inequality Gap

On October 6, 2015, California's Governor signed into law Senate Bill 358, legislation intended to increase wage transparency and which will make it more difficult for an employer to defend against an equal pay claim.

ASAP
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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.

Insight
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August 14, 2015

SEC Continues its Efforts to Make Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Easier

New SEC guidance says whistleblowers are entitled to Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protections after making an internal complaint about possible securities law violations, even if they do not report directly to the SEC.

Littler Report
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July 14, 2015

2015 Executive Employer Survey Report

The fourth annual report highlights the insight from more than 500 respondents on a variety of…

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