Senate Passes Antitrust Whistleblower Protection Bill

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 3:23 PM EST) -- The Senate voted unanimously Monday to pass a bill that would extend whistleblower protections to employees who give federal prosecutors information in criminal antitrust probes, sending the measure over to the House.

Just days after the bill passed out of committee, the full Senate signed off on the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act, which would allow an employee to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor about suspected retaliation for cooperating with the U.S. Department of Justice in an antitrust investigation.

It would amend the...
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