Supreme Court Decision Strengthens Federal Whistleblower Protections

Today the Supreme Court held in DHS v. MacLean that the a federal agency’s secrecy regulations do not override the protections of the Whistleblower Protection Act. In particular, the Court held that TSA Air Marshall Robert…

OSHA Orders Pilot Reinstated in Airline Whistleblower Case

Today OSHA ordered Air Methods Corp., the largest U.S. provider of air medical transportation services, to reinstate a pilot that Air Methods terminated in retaliation for his refusal to fly a helicopter with a faulty…

Whistleblowing Fraud Investigator Defeats Motion to Dismiss Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Case

    Whistleblowing Fraud Investigator Defeats Motion to Dismiss Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Case A recent Michigan district court decision denying summary judgment in Wood v. Dow Chemical Company highlights the broad scope of Sarbanes Oxley whistleblower protection….

Whistleblower Protection Law Firm Submits Amici Curiae Brief About Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Causation Standard

Whistleblower Protection Law Firm Submits Amici Curiae Brief About Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Causation Standard Today the Zuckerman Law whistleblower protection law firm submitted an amici curiae brief to the Department of Labor Administrative Review Board urging the…

Whistleblower Protection Law Firm Publishes Article About Breakout Year for Whistleblower Rewards and Protections

Whistleblower Protection Law Firm Publishes Article About Breakout Year for Whistleblower Rewards and Protections Today Law360 published an article by whistleblower lawyers Jason Zuckerman and Dallas Hammer titled “A Year For Whistleblower Rewards And Protections.”…

OSHA Awards $250,000 in Punitive Damages in FRSA Whistleblower Retaliation Case

OSHA Awards $250,000 in Punitive Damages in FRSA Whistleblower Retaliation Case Today OSHA ordered Metro-North to pay $250,000 in punitive damages to a former coach cleaner for the commuter rail carrier who suffered retaliation for…

Congress Enacts Anti-Gag Provision in Cromnibus Spending Bill

Congress Enacts Anti-Gag Provision in Cromnibus Spending Bill The “cromnibus” spending bill that Congress enacted to fund most federal agencies through September 2015 includes an important anti-gag provision prohibiting government contractors from using confidentiality agreements…

Third Circuit Decision Highlights Key Procedural Distinctions Between Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Provisions

Third Circuit Decision Highlights Key Procedural Distinctions Between Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Provisions  Section 922 Claims Not Exempt from Mandatory Arbitration On December 8th, the Third Circuit held in Khazin v. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp…

Whistleblower Lawyer Jason Zuckerman Speaks at ABA Program About Litigating Whistleblower Claims at the U.S. Department of Labor

Earlier this week, whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman spoke at an ABA program titled SOX, OSHA and Beyond: Litigating Whistleblower Claims at the U.S. Department of Labor. Zuckerman joined a distinguished panel, including Megan Guenther, Counsel…