Leaks to Media are Not Protected Whistle-blowing under Sarbanes-Oxley

This week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the whistleblower protection of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) does not protect leaks to the media. In Tides & Neumann v. The Boeing Company, employees Nicholas Tides and Mathew Neumann served as internal auditors… Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit FMLA Ruling: Oregon Worker May Win Lawsuit Without Proving Employer’s Bad Motive.

Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals resolved an important question in an Oregon case under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In Diane Sanders v. City of Newport, the city refused to reinstate Ms. Sanders after her doctors said she was fit… Continue Reading