2012 Opens The Door For More Whistleblower Participation
January 3, 2013, 1:12 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 1:12 PM EST) -- This year was marked by a number of favorable developments in employment law for whistleblowers. Those remarkable developments may further open the door to greater whistleblower revelations in the future, resulting in fewer laws being broken, savings for taxpayers, safer working conditions, increased awards to relators, other benefits and even lives being saved.
The U.S. Department of Justice had a record year in False Claims Act collections, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Offices issued significant and record awards, greater protections...