Jason Zuckerman spoke on a NELA webinar titled “Using New Developments In Whistleblower Laws To Your Client’s Advantage.” Zuckerman discussed several recently enacted federal whistleblower protection laws, including the Dodd-Frank Act and amendments to the whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act andSarbanes-Oxley Act. Summary Congress recently enacted several new robust whistleblower reward and protection … Continued
In a post on Today’s Workplace blog, whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman discusses the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act: Recognizing that robust whistleblower protection is critical to preventing another financial crisis, Congress included in the Dodd-Frank financial services reform bill (H.R. 4173) numerous provisions designed to encourage whistleblowing and to provide robust protection from retaliation. These … Continued
Food Safety Whistleblower Protection Law The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which imposes stricter food safety standards and grants the Food and Drug Administration greater authority to regulate tainted food, includes a whistleblower protection provision. The FMSA was prompted in part by numerous instances of fatal food contamination that revealed insufficient regulation and oversight … Continued
FCW published an interview with whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman discussing the important role whistleblowers play in disclosing wasteful spending, gross mismanagement, and dangers to public health or safety. Zuckerman called on federal managers to foster an ethical culture, which includes offering ongoing training, rewarding ethical conduct and holding employees at every level accountable for unethical … Continued
Jason Zuckerman co-authored a paper titled The U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s Role in Protecting Whistleblowers and Serving as a Safe Channel for Government Employees to Disclose Wrongdoing.The paper discusses whistleblower protections for federal employees and OSC’s role in enforcing those protections.
Jason Zuckerman published an article on the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act in the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Flash. The article discusses the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 (WPEA), which will substantially strengthen whistleblower protections for federal whistleblowers. The legislation recognizes that whistleblowers are crucial in helping to expose waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement and … Continued
In an article in The Wall Street Journal and in a Wall Street Journal blog post, Jason Zuckerman, a whistleblower advocate, was quoted regarding regulations proposed by the SEC for its Whistleblower Reward Program: “Whistleblowers should not be required to go to their companies first,” said Jason Zuckerman…. [He] didn’t like that the SEC is … Continued
In article titled Whistle-Blower Protections Tucked into Health Reform Law,whistleblower attorney Jason Zuckerman is quoted about the whistleblower protections provisions in the health care reform law. The articles states: The whistle-blower protections in the reform law are “more robust” than protections offered in laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, according to Jason Zuckerman . . … Continued