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Entries from April 2009

ARB Rules that Whistleblower’s Motive is Irrelevant

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

TweetThe Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (“ARB”) has affirmed an Administrative Law Judge’s (“ALJ”) decision to award back pay and compensatory damages to a whistleblower for violations of the retaliation provision of the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA”).  In Collins v. Village of Lynchburg, Ohio, Michael Collins alleged that his former employer, the Village […]

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Tags: Safe Drinking Water Act

Center for Public Integrity Reveals Lack of Oversight in Defense Department

April 6th, 2009 · No Comments

TweetA new report released by the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) reveals that the number of DoD referrals to the Justice Department for contracting fraud and corruption cases have decreased drastically since 1993.  According to the report, the Justice Department has received 76% fewer cases in fiscal year 2008 compared to fiscal year 1993, despite […]

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Tags: Contractor Fraud · Department of Defense