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Delta Air Settles with Pilot who Raised Safety Concerns

Delta Air Lines has settled allegations by a pilot who said the airline ordered her to undergo a psychiatric examination and barred her from flying in retaliation for raising safety concerns to company executives. The settlement approved Friday ends a …

Spain’s Abengoa Wins Dismissal of US Shareholder Lawsuit Alleging Fraud

NEW YORK —A US judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Abengoa SA shareholders accusing the Spanish engineering and energy company of conducting a massive accounting fraud between 2013 and 2015 that masked a liquidity crisis and culminated in bankruptcy. …

J&J Kept Quiet on Popular Diabetes Drug as Red Flags Multiplied

RARITAN, New Jersey–Gathered for an emergency meeting, the Johnson & Johnson drug safety team painted an alarming scene: People taking the company’s new blockbuster diabetes drug were falling gravely ill. The drug, Invokana, had been on the market less than …

Auto Safety Regulator Awards Over $24M to Hyundai Motor Whistleblower

SEOUL/WASHINGTON — The U.S. auto safety regulator announced on Tuesday its first-ever reward to a whistleblower, handing out more than $24 million to a former Hyundai Motor Co employee who provided key information about safety lapses at the South Korean …

Viewpoint: COVID-19 OSHA Whistleblower Claims on the Rise as Virus Rages on

A recent report from the federal government revealing that workplace safety whistleblower claims have exponentially increased during the pandemic should give all employers pause – and should motivate you to take immediate steps to ensure you don’t find yourself on …

Expat Pilot Turns Self-Styled Whistle-Blower After 737 Max Crash

When he heard about the crash, Ethiopian Airlines captain Bernd Kai von Hoesslin said he felt a wave of anger, then nausea. It was March 10 when the Ethiopian 737 Max 8 went down and von Hoesslin was in a …

Deutsche Bank Whistle-Blower Raised Flags About Another Bank

Tammy McFadden spent most of her career far from Wall Street, in banks and back offices in Jacksonville, Florida. She was let go three times, including last year by Deutsche Bank AG. Now she’s poised to become a bank-compliance celebrity. …

FAA Chief Defends 737 MAX Safety Inspectors from Whistleblower

The acting top U.S. aviation regulator defended the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday from charges by an unnamed agency employee who told congressional investigators that aviation safety inspectors that worked on the certification of now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX may have …

Boeing Sued by Family of American in Ethiopian Air 737 Crash

Boeing Co., Ethiopian Airlines and aircraft-sensor maker Rosemount Aerospace Inc. were sued in the U.S. for alleged negligence in connection with a plane crash last month that killed 157 people and intensified concern about the safety of 737 Max passenger …

Lloyd’s of London Will Name and Shame Sexual Harassment Culprits

Lloyd’s of London will publicly name and shame anyone it bans from its insurance market for sexual harassment, according to Chief Executive Officer John Neal. “When we do see instances of bad behavior, and let’s hope they are infrequent, we …