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2nd Cir. revives JPMorgan whistleblower suit

2nd Cir. revives JPMorgan whistleblower suit

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently revived a whistleblower suit against JPMorgan Chase filed by former wealth management pro Jennifer Sharkey.  Sharkey has alleged JPMorgan fired her after she warned that an Israeli client was committing fraud.  The…
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OSHA, Sarbanes-Oxley, U.S. Department of Labor, workplace retaliation

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OSHA pilots expedited whistleblower program

OSHA Pilots Expedited Whistleblower Program

In an effort to speed up the claims process under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) Whistleblower Protection Program, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has launched a new pilot program, called the “Expedited Case Processing Pilot,” in its…
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OSHA, Retaliation, U.S. Department of Labor, Whistleblower, workplace retaliation

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Retaliation against whistleblower who reported “soft spots” leads DOL to sue

U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has sued a Niagara Falls contractor, alleging retaliation against a demolition worker that reported health and safety concerns to the company about a Buffalo, New York, demolition site.  The suit, filed in the Western…
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OSHA, Retaliation, U.S. Department of Labor

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Revised OSHA Whistleblower Investigations Manual adopts “reasonable cause” standard

OSHA Whistleblower Investigations Manual

In late January 2016, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”) issued its revised Whistleblower Investigations Manual, which outlines the procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the various whistleblower statutes that OSHA is charged with overseeing.  OSHA’s revised manual follows…
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OSHA, Whistleblower

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