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Entries from June 2011

U.S. DOL ALJ Reinstates Truck Driver who Refused to Violate DOT Regulations, Awards $46k in Damages

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetOn May 24, 2010, Mr. Joe Oglesby, a former United States Marine, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), alleging that his former employer, Foresight Transportation Group (Foresight), pressured truck drivers to work more hours than safely allowed and then to falsify their log books to avoid suspicion.  Overturning the findings of […]

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Tags: Retaliation · Surface Transportation Assistance Act

TELG Principal Quoted in Law360 on Landmark ARB Decision for SOX Whistleblowers

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetLaw360 quoted The Employment Law Group® Principal Jason Zuckerman in an article regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board’s en banc decision in Sylvester v. Parexel International on May 25, which clarified the broad scope of protected conduct for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) whistleblowers.  Jason Zuckerman, a principal at The Employment Law Group, which […]

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Tags: Federal Whistleblower Legislation · Sarbanes-Oxley · The Employment Law Group, P.C. · Whistleblower Protection Act

District Court Judge Rules Three Year Statute of Limitations for False Claims Act Against D.C.

June 7th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetIn Saunders v. District of Columbia [link to opinion], Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia held that the Federal False Claims Act has a three year statute of limitations when bringing a lawsuit against the District of Columbia.  Congress recently passed the Dodd-Frank Act, which included a […]

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