Demoted Army Corps Whistleblower Wins $1M Payout

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee has reached a $970,000 settlement in her Washington suit accusing the agency of demoting her after she objected to the award of a no-compete $7 billion contract to a Halliburton Co. unit, a whistleblower group said Tuesday.

Bunnatine “Bunny” Greenhouse will receive full restitution for lost wages, compensatory damages and attorneys' fees under the deal, which is the full amount she can receive under the law, the National Whistleblowers Center said in a statement regarding the settlement in...
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