Pa. Jury Awards Whistleblower $1.7M In Exec Drug-Use Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (March 25, 2013, 7:44 PM ET) -- A Pennsylvania state jury on Friday awarded nearly $1.7 million to a New Jersey woman who claimed her former employer, a nonprofit human resources firm for ex-convicts, violated whistleblower protection laws when she was fired for reporting a manager’s suspected drug activity and violations of company policy.

A jury in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas awarded $1.678 million to Marla Pietrowski, a former senior case manager with the Kintock Group, after a five-day trial over whether the company violated the New Jersey Conscientious Employee...
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