Judge Axes Boeing Worker Suit, Weighing In On DOL Ruling

Law360, Los Angeles (September 23, 2011, 9:24 PM EDT) -- In dismissing a former Boeing Co. analyst's wrongful termination lawsuit, a Washington federal judge on Friday noted that the Department of Labor's landmark decision earlier this year didn't do away with the “definitely and specifically” test for assessing what constitutes protected whistleblower activity. 

District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez granted Boeing's motion for summary judgment, delivering a blow to former accountant Michael K. Kim's suit accusing the aerospace giant of retaliating against him after he voiced concerns about financial irregularities and possible Sarbanes-Oxley Act violations to the...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Kim v. Boeing Company

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Ricardo S Martinez

Date Filed

November 11, 2010

Law Firms


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.