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Developments in Whistleblowing

OnDemand Webinar (58 minutes)

Learn practical considerations for how to reduce risks of whistleblower retaliation lawsuits.Legal protections for employees who report illegal misconduct by their employers have increased dramatically over the past 30 years. Employees are taking advantage of these protections and retaliation lawsuits are on the rise. Employers should be aware of what protections exist for whistleblowers and who and what conduct is protected, as well as recent developments in whistleblowing law.

Authors

Terran C. Chambers, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Sara L. Lewenstein, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Agenda

Introduction

Whistleblower Basics

• Sources of Whistleblower Protections

- Federal Law

- State Law

- Common Law

• Defining Whistleblowing and Protected Conduct

• Who Is Protected?

Developments in Whistleblowing Law

• New and Proposed Legislation/Reforms

- Federal Law

- State Law

• Recent and Notable Court Decisions

Questions and Answers