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Entries from February 2010

Eleventh Circuit Partially Reverses Dismissal of FCA Case

February 25th, 2010 · No Comments

TweetOn February 18, 2010, the Eleventh Circuit partially overruled a district court’s dismissal of a False Claims Act case.  In US ex rel. Sanchez v. Lymphatx, Inc., an employee brought a False Claims Act action against her former employer for fraudulent Medicare billing practices and retaliation.  She also alleges that she was fired after complaining […]

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Tags: False Claims Act · Retaliation

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm is Quoted in an Article on the New ARB Members

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

TweetJason Zuckerman, a Principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm, is quoted in a Law360 article titled “Solis’ Whistleblower-Friendly Board May Reshape SOX.”  The article discusses the recent appointment of Paul Igasaki as ARB chair and Cooper Brown as vice chair and predicts that the ARB’s interpretation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act will become more […]

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

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Principal Jason Zuckerman Quoted in Article about Impact of Obama’s 2011 Budget on Employment Law

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

TweetIn an article titled, “Labor Issues Loom Large,” Human Resource Executive Online reports on the potential impact of President Obama’s 2011 budget on the enforcement of employment laws.  The article discusses the potential impact of Congress providing OSHA with additional funding for investigations and enforcement. While employment practitioners speculate that increased OSHA enforcement will have […]

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Tags: OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program · Public Employee Whistleblower Protection · The Employment Law Group, P.C.

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm is a Contributing Author of ABA Update on Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Retaliation Claims

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments

TweetThe Employment Law Group® law firm is a contributing author of the 2010 annual update on the whistleblower retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a copy of which is available here.  This annual update is a project of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Committee on Federal Labor Standards Legislation Subcommittee on the […]

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