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Monthly Archives: September 2008

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Big Push for Whistleblower Rights

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers, Government Whistleblowers, Legislation, News
In an unprecedented show of solidarity and hunger for reform, public interest groups from across the political spectrum are urging Congress to pass whistleblower reforms this term. With the Congressional session winding down, and Congress readying a bill to provide massive corporations with hundreds of billions of dollars in taxpayer money, getting the whistleblower legislation passed has never been more urgent. The … Continue Reading

Administration’s Narrow SOX Interpretation Kills Many Whistleblower Suits

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers, Department of Labor, News
In 2002, Congress passed a sweeping corporate reform bill known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). This legislation was a direct result of the crimes committed by publicly traded companies such as Enron and Worldcom. In drafting the bill, lawmakers wisely recognized that SOX would be meaningless without the "teeth" of a strong whistleblower protection provision. And when President Bush signed the bill, it … Continue Reading