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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.

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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.

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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 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.

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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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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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June 12, 2015

Sixth Circuit Changes Course on Proof Required to Show Protected Whistleblower Activity Under SOX

The Sixth Circuit has adopted a more lenient standard governing protected whistleblower activity under SOX.

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June 11, 2015

District Court Holds False Claims Act Applies to Employee Allegedly Terminated for Engaging in Protected Activity Against Unrelated Former Employer

Court held that the antiretaliation provision of the False Claims Act applies to an employer who terminates an employee for engaging in protected conduct against an unrelated entity.

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June 9, 2015

West Virginia Employment Update: The Mountain State is Becoming Much More Attractive to Employers

West Virginia's Legislature and Governor have taken dramatic steps this legislative session to improve the business climate for employers.

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