ExxonMobil Ordered to Reinstate Employees Suspected of Being Whistleblowers
In 2020, the Wall Street Journal published a story alleging that energy company ExxonMobil inflated its production estimates and the value of some of its Texas oil and gas wells in Read More
What Steps Should Employers Take to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?
- posted: Apr. 24, 2020
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As COVID-19 has plagued the United States, business leaders in every industry have gotten a crash course in virus prevention measures. Unfortunately, for many, the information regarding best practices has Read More
What Are the Retaliation Laws in Texas?
A retaliation claim is similar to, but different from, a discrimination claim. The discrimination statutes protect various employees with various characteristics, from race to sex to disability status to immigration status. Read More
Senator Grassley Criticizes Proposed New IRS Whistleblower Regulations
The Internal Revenue Code has contained a limited qui tam whistleblower provision for many years. The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 greatly expanded these provisions. The new Read More
Texas Supreme Court: Reporting Illegal Activity to a Supervisor Does Not Satisfy the Whistleblower Statute
The Texas Supreme Court decided two cases today that address whistleblower rights under the Texas Whistleblower Act. The Act provides protections for whistleblowers who work for the state government. Normally, a suit against a Read More