DOL Judge Nixes Ex-Boeing Auditor's SOX Claims

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Labor administrative law judge has tossed a former Boeing Co. auditor's claims that the company violated the whisteblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by creating a severe and pervasive hostile work environment.

Judge Gerald M. Etchingham on Friday dismissed James Karl Reid II's complaint under the employee protection provisions of the corporate and criminal fraud accountability act of Sarbanes-Oxley on the grounds that Reid was “unable to demonstrate the applicability of the doctrine of equitable tolling, the existence of adverse action in...
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