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Construction Exec Fired Asst After FMLA Request

A Virginia executive assistant has been awarded $50,555 after being unfairly retaliated against by her supervisor. The woman was fired soon after requesting time off under the Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. She says her supervisor placed an advertisement to find her replacement the day after requesting two weeks off for multiple sclerosis treatment. […] May 10, 2018 READ MORE

Whistleblowers Awarded Millions by Justice Dept.

The Justice Department has recovered over $3.7 billion in settlements and judgments from fraud cases for the 2017 fiscal year. The figure contributes to the overall $56 billion recovered since 1986, when Congress strengthened the civil False Claims Act. The healthcare industry was responsible for more than $2.4 billion of that figure last year, with […] January 24, 2018 READ MORE