Siemens Hit With Retaliation Suit By Former Tax Counsel

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT) -- A former Siemens Corp. employee has launched a whistleblower suit in New Jersey state court alleging Siemens unjustly fired him for urging the company to pay taxes it owed on foreign nationals it had working domestically and its passive investment entities.

In a complaint filed April 15, Mitchell Menachem Novitsky says the electronics giant violated New Jersey's Conscientious Employee Protection Act for terminating him after he raised concerns about the company failing to file nonresident taxes for employees of German parent company Siemens AG who came...
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