Howley Law News

SEC Whistleblower Receives $4 Million Reward

A whistleblower who provided non-public information to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been awarded a $4 million reward. The SEC’s order granting the whistleblower reward can be found by clicking here. Consistent with its confidentiality obligations under the Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions, the SEC did not disclose the whistleblower’s name...
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Pregnancy Discrimination Cases on the Rise

The federal government receives about 6,000 complaints of pregnancy discrimination every year.  In addition, a large number of pregnancy discrimination cases are settled by private lawyers before any formal complaints are filed. Some obvious examples of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace are:  A woman is fired shortly after her boss...
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