Ford Beats Ex-Worker's Whistleblower Suit In 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 8:26 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit found Wednesday that Ford Motor Co. did not violate whistleblower protection laws when it fired a credit department employee, who claimed he was let go after disagreeing with higher-ups during a fraud investigation.

A three-judge panel sided against plaintiff Robert Reamer, a former employee in Ford's Dealer Field Credit Department from 1994 to 2008, who alleged that Ford harassed and terminated him after he aided the FBI's fraud probes at two dealerships.

Reamer argued that the move constituted a breach of the Sarbanes-Oxley...
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