Senate OKs Antitrust Whistleblower Bill, Sends It To House
Law360, Washington (November 16, 2017, 7:41 PM EST) -- The full U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a renewed bill, bound for a House of Representatives that's failed to take up past versions, that would heighten protections for whistleblowers who report antitrust violations, allowing them to sue in court if they are fired, demoted or otherwise retaliated against.
The bill, S.807 or the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2017, cleared the Senate by unanimous consent and without amendment, and if signed into law would make it illegal for an employer to retaliate against an employee who reports a violation of antitrust laws or a crime connected to antitrust laws.
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