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Supreme Court unites to side with corporations over whistleblowers

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), 12 U.S.C. §§ 5301, et seq., prohibits an employer from retaliating against a person who provides information to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“… Read More

Accountability for corporate gamesmanship

One of the most recognized corporate actors nationally and internationally, McDonald’s, Inc., has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a class action wage case concerning the conduct of a McDonald’s, Inc. franchisee. This result is groundbre… Read More

Walmart feeling the heat as winter approaches

This is typically the season to be merry for big box retailers like Walmart, which reap enormous profits at the end of each year. The world’s largest retailer, however, now faces a number of problems related to how it treats its employees. Only day… Read More

Closing the courthouse doors?

In another example of legal maneuvering, lawyers representing employers and other defendants in civil matters are seeking to change the rules of the game so that it is more difficult to have one’s day in court. These corporate agents want to change… Read More