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Ill. Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment On Whistleblower Retaliation Claims
On September 27, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted a defendant-employer summary judgment on a whistleblower retaliation claim under the Illinois
United States
15 Oct 2019
Substantial Changes Ahead For Illinois Employers In 2020 Relating To Sexual Harassment Training, Mandatory Arbitration Agreements, And More
On August 9, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed into law Public Act 101-0221 (the "Act"), which enhances protections against workplace sexual harassment and discrimination.
United States
26 Aug 2019
4th Circuit Vacates ARB SOX Whistleblower Decision For Lack Of Protected Activity
On June 13, 2019, the Fourth Circuit overturned the ARB's decision in favor of a complainant, ruling that the plaintiff had not engaged in protected activity under the SOX whistleblower
United States
29 Jul 2019
Seventh Circuit Reaffirms Test For Employee Status
On May 8, 2019, the Seventh Circuit reaffirmed its test for determining employee status under federal anti-discrimination laws ...
United States
29 May 2019
Alabama Federal Court Denies Motion For Summary Judgement On SOX Whistleblower Claim
On April 2, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama denied a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim
United States
16 May 2019
Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment On SOX Whistleblower Claim
On February 15, 2019, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Andeavor Corporation f/k/a Tesoro Corporation on a SOX whistleblower claim ...
United States
13 Mar 2019
First Cir. Sets Pleading Standard For FCA Whistleblower Retaliation Claims
Thereafter, Shields alleged that Guilfoile threatened to sue him for defamation and tortious interference.
United States
21 Feb 2019
Ill. Supreme Court: BIPA Plaintiffs Are Not Required To Show Actual Harm To Have Standing
On January 25, 2019, in a closely watched case, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff need not allege or demonstrate actual harm to have standing to pursue a claim under the Illinois
United States
4 Feb 2019
Seventh Circuit Limits ADEA Protections For Job Applicants
On January 23, 2019, the Seventh Circuit held that the ADEA's prohibition of disparate impact discrimination do not extend to job applicants. Kleber v. CareFusion Corp., No. 17-cv-1206.
United States
4 Feb 2019
California Federal Court Stays SOX Claim Pending Arbitration Of Related Claims
On December 21, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California stayed a plaintiff's whistleblower retaliation claim under SOX
United States
14 Jan 2019
N.D. Illinois Refuses To Expand Reach Of Commodity Exchange Act Whistleblower Provisions
On October 22, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a first-impression whistleblower retaliation claim...
United States
14 Nov 2018
Federal Court Allows SOX Whistleblower Claim To Proceed But Dismisses Dodd-Frank Claim
On October 2, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania federal court denied a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim
United States
15 Oct 2018
Proskauer Delivers #MeToo Webinar With EEOC Commissioner Feldblum
On September 5th, Proskauer partner Steve Pearlman had the honor of delivering a webinar with EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum, which Proskauer senior associate Danielle Moss moderated.
United States
1 Oct 2018
Mississippi Federal Court Denies Summary Judgment On SOX Whistleblower Claim
On February 12, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi recently denied a motion for summary judgment in a SOX whistleblower claim where the defendant company ...
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1 Mar 2018
District Court Dismisses Putative FCRA Class Action For Lack Of Standing
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the FCRA, finding that the named plaintiff lacked standing to pursue her claims.
United States
30 Oct 2017
S.D.N.Y. Dismisses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim Because Retaliation Claims Were Already Arbitrated
They proceeded to arbitration, filing a claim of retaliation under the New York Labor Law.
United States
11 Aug 2017
Seventh Circuit Limits Ability To Moot Claims Of Class Representative In The Wake Of Campbell-Ewald
On June 20, 2017, the Seventh Circuit ruled that a defendant cannot moot the individual claims of a putative class representative by depositing an unaccepted settlement offer with the court covering...
United States
28 Jun 2017
Eighth Circuit Deals Significant Blow To SOX And Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers
After his employment was terminated, Plaintiff filed SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims in the District of Minnesota.
United States
15 Jun 2016
Fourth Circuit Upholds Four-Year Front-Pay Award To Whistleblower
On May 20, 2016, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of the ARB, finding that a former employee of Deltek, Inc. was retaliated against in violation of Section 806 of SOX and entitled to four years' worth of front pay.
United States
25 May 2016
SOX Whistleblower Receives $250,000 Award Related To State Wage Act Complaints
The ARB recently concluded that a former program manager was entitled to recover more than $250,000 in back pay and benefits under Section 806 of SOX based on his discipline and constructive discharge.
United States
15 Apr 2016
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