What Recent STAA Whistleblower Cases Can Teach Us

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT) -- Imagine that you have been assigned to handle a whistleblower retaliation case involving the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (STAA), one of the alphabet soup of roughly 30-plus statutes — SOX, AIR21, INA, SWDA, etc. — for which the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has the responsibility of investigating such claims.

You are well-versed in the anti-retaliation provisions of the “major” employment laws, such as Title VII, but have never dealt with the STAA. Once you get the case, it is already slated to...
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