3rd Circuit Adopts New Broader Standard for Defining Protected Activity for Whistle-Blowers

Westlaw Journal – Employment

In this article, Littler’s Edward Ellis discusses the decision by the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Wiest v. Lynch and its implications for employers. He notes that the decision is best understood as the most significant success to date in the Department of Labor’s efforts to reinterpret and expand the whistleblower protection provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 through the administrative adjudication process. 

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