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Suit: Fired Staffer Doubted 9/11 Memorial Safety

A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, he said in a lawsuit Friday. Thomas Cancelliere maintained he was fired from his …

Government Joins False Claims Suit Against Gallup

The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has joined a lawsuit against The Gallup Organization alleging the polling company filed false claims on contracts with the U.S. Mint, the State Department and other government agencies. A fired Gallup employee who …

Moody’s Must Face Whistleblower Analyst’s Claim

Moody’s Investors Service was ordered to defend against a lawsuit by a whistleblowing former analyst who claimed it illegally retaliated against him for questioning its ratings practices for risky mortgage debt. A federal judge said Ilya Eric Kolchinsky may pursue …

Employment Didn’t Muzzle Fired Scientist in Hurricane Katrina Case

A federal judge rules that a scientist who said shoddy levee work caused Hurricane Katrina’s devastating floods wasn’t muzzled by his work for Louisiana State University because he wasn’t speaking as a school employee. Ivor van Heerden filed a whistleblower …