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Entries from November 2008

CBO Concludes that Increased Enforcement of the False Claims Act Would Generate Substantial Revenue for the Government

November 25th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetAt a time when the government needs to close an unprecedented deficit, the Congressional Budget Office has concluded in a report released on November 21, 2008 that an increase in enforcement of the False Claims Act will result in a substantial increase in revenue for the government.  For more information about the ability of private […]

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Tags: False Claims Act

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Will Speak At Seminar About New Whistleblower Protections

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetJason Zuckerman, a Principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm will speak at a National Whistleblowers Center Seminar titled, “Whistleblower Protections in the Consumer Product Safety Improvements Act of 2008″ in Washington, DC.  The seminar will provide an overview of the Consumer Product Safety Improvements Act and offer tips for successfully litigating whistleblower cases […]

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Tags: The Employment Law Group, P.C.

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Speaks at Montgomery County Bar on Representing Maryland Whistleblowers in Wrongful Discharge Actions

November 14th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetPrincipal Scott Oswald of The Employment Law Group® law firm spoke at a Montgomery County Bar CLE event titled, “Representing the Maryland Whistleblower under Adler.”  Mr. Oswald’s presentation offered practical tips for successfully litigating wrongful discharge cases.  The Employment Law Group® law firm has successfully represented whistleblowers nationwide that have been wrongfully terminated in violation of […]

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OSHA Orders Amtrak to Pay Damages to Railroad Whistleblower

November 10th, 2008 · No Comments

TweetThe U.S. Department of Labor awarded back pay, interest and punitive damages to a former Amtrak employee who alleged that she was suspended for reporting a work-related injury to Amtrak.  In her complaint, she also alleged that Amtrak terminated her employment because she filed a complaint with OSHA about Amtrak’s retaliatory suspension of her employment.  […]

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Tags: Federal Rail Safety Act