Whistleblower Attorney Interviewed by National Law Journal About Labor Secretary Nominee

A National Law Journal article titled What Should the Senate #AskPuzder? Labor Lawyers Have Questions summarizes interviews with employment lawyers across the country about what senators should ask Labor Secretary nominee Puzder at his confirmation hearing.  The NLJ interviewed whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman, Principal of Washington DC whistleblower law firm Zuckerman Law, and he proposed asking the following question at the confirmation hearing:

Jason Zuckerman, Zuckerman Law, Washington, D.C.:

The recent congressional hearings about fraudulent sales practices at Wells Fargo revealed that several whistleblowers at Wells Fargo suffered retaliation when they refused to open unauthorized accounts. What will you do strengthen OSHA’s whistleblower protection program, which lacks adequate resources to enforce whistleblower protection laws? Do you agree that strong whistleblower protection is essential to avoid the next financial crisis?

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.