Whistleblower Claims: Are You Covered?

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Press reports and court and agency decisions relating to whistleblowing activity, eligibility for substantial monetary awards from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and claims of retribution and retaliation against employees for whistleblowing activity continue to attract attention. Several federal statutes provide for whistleblower benefits and/or protections, including in the health care, food and nuclear power industries and with respect to government contracts. Pursuant to these statutes, multimillion-dollar penalties have been imposed on companies for improper conduct brought to light by whistleblowers.

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