In this article detailing reactions to the SOX whistleblower provision, Littler's Garry Mathiason notes that the provision has not riled companies the way others have, and praises the DOL for ferreting out bogus claims. "The system is very good. The administrative law judges are so good that [even the lower standard of proof under SOX] hasn't made the kind of dent you might expect," he says. "The whistleblower system in Sarbanes-Oxley is probably the best there is for differentiating valid cases and [meritless] ones."
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