$16M Award for Pharmacist’s Safety Complaints Resulting in Sex Discrimination/Retaliation/Discharge

Oct 4, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

McPadden v. Wal-Mart Stores East L.P. (D.N.H.) $16M Award for Pharmacist’s Safety Complaints Resulting in Sex Discrimination/Retaliation/Discharge

$22 million whistleblower award 2nd largest in SEC history

Sep 7, 2016 By: Cory Hester

The Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded $22 million to a person who reported a company’s misconduct, the second-highest amount in the history of the agency’s whistleblower program.

Legal Adviser to ‘Hot Yoga’ Guru Receives $7.39M for Sexual Harassment & Conduct/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination

Mar 8, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Jafa-Bodden V. Choudhury; Bikram’s Yoga College of India L.P.; Bikram Inc.; Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc. (Cal.Super.) Legal Adviser to ‘Hot Yoga’ Guru Receives $7.39M for Sexual Harassment & Conduct/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination

Today in 1989: The Whistleblower Protection Act is signed into law

Apr 10, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On April 10, 1989, the Whistleblower Protection Act was signed into law, marking the beginning of the modern era of whistleblower defense laws.

Jury Awards $700K for Whistleblower Retaliation and Constructive Discharge Claims Concerning Campaign Financial Irregularities

Jun 17, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Jury Awards $700K  for Whistleblower Retaliation and Constructive Discharge Claims Concerning Campaign Financial Irregularities Kalberman V. Georgia Government Transparency And Campaign Finance Commission

New Jersey Jury Determines IMPAC Discriminated Against Employee by Firing Him for Perceived Alcoholism, Awards $126K

Aug 28, 2012 By: Jury Verdicts

 Velcko v. Independent Mgmt. of Props. & Cmtys. (U.S.D.C., D. N.J.) Jury Awards $126K for Employee Fired for Perceived Alcoholism  2011 WL 7563812

Today in 1912: The Lloyd-La Follette Act was enacted

Aug 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On August 24, 1912, the Lloyd-La Follette Act, the first federal whistleblower statute, was enacted to allow federal employees to speak to Congress about their respective agencies.

For-profit schools sued for fudging employment data, lying to students

May 2, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

For-profit education consortium Minnesota School of Business is being sued by two former employees who claim that they were terminated for voicing concerns over the school’s questionable practices.

The Impact of Dodd-Frank: Cash bounties for whistleblowers

Oct 12, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower provisions are a new track in the field: they offer those with useful tips a 10%-30% cut of multimillion dollar fine.