Tag Archives: Whistleblower Protection

LITIGATION UPDATES – JANUARY 2015

Expanding Whistleblower Protection Under The Sarbanes-Oxley Act With the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Congress sought to protect employee whistleblowers.  The scope of this protection, however, was unclear.  Did it apply only to employees of publicly-traded companies, or also to employees of the contractors and subcontractors with whom those companies work?  The Supreme Court resolved this… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – APRIL 2014

Deprivation of Salary or Other Economic Benefits Under the California Labor Code Can Support Constructive Discharge ClaimIn Vasquez v. Franklin Management Real Estate Fund, Inc., the California Court of Appeal reversed a trial court’s ruling which dismissed an employee’s claim that his employer had constructively discharged him by failing to reimburse him for automobile expenses. … Read More »