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Whistleblower-law Passage Stalls in Some States

For many states, a law intended to root out corruption also has been good for the bottom line. Over the last decade, more than 20 states have passed a version of the federal anti-corruption law known as the False Claims …

Survey: Company Execs Anticipate Rise in Whistleblower Claims

Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), a nationwide employment and labor law firm representing management, has released results of its National Whistleblower Survey. The firm surveyed a cross-section of senior executives, most of whom represent S&P 500 organizations, to determine how the …

Japanese Whistleblower Wins Damages in High Court

The still fledgling protection for whistle-blowers in Japan received a boost by a high court that reversed an earlier decision and rewarded damages to a worker who suffered retaliation through a transfer. The Tokyo High Court ordered Japanese camera and …

Feds Intervene in Louisiana Lawsuit over FEMA Contract

The Justice Department has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit that accuses a New Orleans construction company of submitting forged records so it could cash in on a $28 million federal contract for work on government-issued trailers after Hurricane Katrina. A …