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  • This guest blog is written by NELA member Jason M. Zuckerman and his associate Matt Stock. Zuckerman and Stock represent whistleblowers in  whistleblower rewards  and  whistleblower retaliation  claims.  Matthew Stock, CPA, CFE, is the Director of the Whistleblower Rewards Practice at Zuckerman Law and is an attorney, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and former KPMG external auditor. Prior to this year, there was a split of authority as to whether the anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Act, 5 U. S. C. §78u– 6(h), protects internal whistleblowing.  In February 2018, the Supreme Court resolved the split when it held in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers , 138 S. Ct. 767 (2018) that the definition of ...

About NELA

The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) advances employee rights and serves lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace.

Our Vision

Workers will be paid at least a living wage in an environment free of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and capricious employment decisions; employers will fulfill their promises to provide retirement, health, and other benefits; workers' safety and livelihood will not be compromised for the sake of corporate profit and interests; and individuals will have effective legal representation to enforce their rights to a fair and just workplace, adequate remedies, and a right to trial by jury.

NELA is the country's largest professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination and other employment-related matters.

NELA and its 69 state and local affiliates have more than 4,000 members.

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