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How is interest on back pay calculated?

In whistleblower cases brought before the DOL, interest is computed pursuant to 26 U.S.C.A § 6621(a)(2), which is compounded quarterly.  In FRSA whistleblower cases brought in federal court, interest is determined in accordance with 29 U.S.C.A. § 1961, which provides that interest be compounded annually.

 

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Jason Zuckerman, Principal of Zuckerman Law, litigates whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related claims. He is rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, was recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a “Top Whistleblower Lawyer” in 2015 and selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America® and in SuperLawyers.