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Entries from July 2008

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Establishes Precedent in Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Retaliation Dispute

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetThe Employment Law Group® law firm client Mary Garey prevailed in a dispute with her former employer Best Buy in a dispute over whether Ms. Garey is entitled to pursue her claim in federal court.   Ms. Garey, former senior vice president for Best Buy, filed an OSHA complaint alleging that Best Buy retaliated against her […]

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Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley · The Employment Law Group, P.C.

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Prevails in Non-Compete Preliminary Injunction Hearing

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetOn July 30, 2008, Judge J. Frederick Motz denied a motion for preliminary injunction brought against Dennis Glynn, a client of The Employment Law Group® law firm, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.  Glynn prevailed at a three-day hearing concerning alleged violation of a non-compete agreement, alleged violation of a non-solicitation […]

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Tags: False Claims Act · The Employment Law Group, P.C.

Federal Circuit Reverses MSPB Dismissal under the Whistleblower Protection Act

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

TweetIn Kahn v. Dept. of Justice, the Federal Circuit held that the Merit Systems Protection Board (“MSPB”) erred in dismissing Kahn’s individual right of action (“IRA”) appeal under the Whistleblower Protection Act (“WPA”).  In his IRA appeal, Kahn, a special agent for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), alleged that he was retaliated against after he […]

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Tags: Whistleblower Protection Act

Podcast of Whistleblower Conference Available Online

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

TweetA podcast of a recent conference on the rights of whistleblowers is available at http://www.wcl.american.edu/podcast/podcast.cfm.  The panel on The Emerging Era in Whistleblower Rights and the Public’s Right to Know – Panel 1 – Restoring Openness and Accountability to Government and Corporations is posted at Download – Stream – Email.

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Tags: The Employment Law Group, P.C.