Currently, authority is split concerning whether the Dodd-Frank Act protects whistleblowers when making internal disclosures of potential securities law violations. Last year, a case out of the Fifth Circuit, Asadi v. G.E. Energy, held that Dodd-Frank’s protections have limited whistleblowers from disclosing information to the SEC. In contrast, several other courts have held otherwise, i.e. ….
Whistleblower Protection: New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act We often hear about whistleblowers in the news, but what exactly is a whistleblower? A whistleblower is an employee who raises his or her hand, and speaks up, when the company, or government agency, he or she works for breaks the law or engages in other unscrupulous ….
Physical Contact: Where is the Line? It is not uncommon for people in the workplace to have physical contact with each other. It happens all the time in completely acceptable ways. For example, if someone does a great job on a project, he or she may receive a handshake, high five, or pat on the ….