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  • Supreme Court Limits Protections for Corporate Whistleblowers

    February 23, 2018

    The Supreme Court has ruled that an employee must provide information about securities law violations to the SEC in order to qualify for whistleblower protections under Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation provision.

  • 11th Circuit Upholds Pregnancy Discrimination Award for Breastfeeding Police Officer

    September 15, 2017

    The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $161,000 jury award to an Alabama narcotics officer whose employer refused to accommodate her need to pump breast milk following her maternity leave. The jury had found the employer illegally retaliated against the officer under both the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).

  • Supreme Court to Hear Internal Whistleblowing Case

    July 7, 2017

    The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, a case that should resolve a circuit split as to whether the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) applies to internal whistleblowers.

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