This week, we’re detailing how self-remediation can help health care employers avoid whistleblower retaliation lawsuits following company downsizing. We’re also bringing you a breaking news story on the $35 million settlement Activision Blizzard agreed to pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Whistleblower Risks in an Economic Downturn
Many employers are forced to downsize, often through layoffs, during an economic downturn. This opens up health care employers and others to whistleblower retaliation lawsuits. What can employers do? Epstein Becker Green attorneys Gregory (Greg) Keating and Melissa L. Jampol tell us more.
SEC Settles with Activision for $35 Million
Activision Blizzard has agreed to pay the SEC $35 million to settle charges of improper disclosure of misconduct complaints and violation of the whistleblower protection rule. Greg Keating tells us more.
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