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NELA Amicus Brief: Palmer v. Canadian National Railway & Illinois Central Railroad Company (ARB)

On August 3, 2016, NELA, joined by the Truckers Justice Center, Teamsters for a Democratic Union, and General Drivers, Warehousemen & Helpers Local No. 89, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB) in support of whistleblower...

Palmer_ARB_NELA Amicus Brief_080316.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Abernathy v. Dept. of the Army (MSPB)

On February 8, 2016, NELA filed an amicus brief in Abernathy v. Department of the Army, MSPB Docket No. DC-1221-14-0364-W-1, pending before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). NELA’s amicus brief was filed in response to the MSPB’s invitation for public amicus ...

Abernathy v. Dept. of the Army_NELA Amicus_Filed.pdf


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Whistleblower Victorious Before Department Of Labor Administrative Review Board

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB), sitting en banc, issued a 3-2 decision in favor of Complainant Robert Powers on March 20, 2015 in the case of Powers v. Union Pacific Railroad Company, ARB Case No. 13-034, ALJ Case No. 2010-FRS-030, holding that a lower...


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NELA Amicus Brief: Lawson v. FMR LLC (U.S. Supreme Court)

NELA and the Government Accountability Project argue in this amicus brief that the remedial nature of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) calls for broad and inclusive application, which is necessary to prevent a crisis in the mutual fund industry, such as the one that occurred in the banking sector...

NELAAmicus_Lawson_final_08 07 2013.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Lockheed Martin v. Department of Labor & Andrea Brown (10th Circuit)

Before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Lockheed Martin, Corp. v. Department of Labor & Andrea Brown (Case No. 11-9542), NELA filed an amicus brief on September 7, 2011, focused on two issues of law: 1) whether mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, or...

NELAAmicus_Lockheed v DOL & Brown_09 07 11.pdf


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NELA Files Amicus Brief To Support Federal Whistleblower Rights

On February 28, 2013, NELA filed an amicus brief urging the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) to give retroactive effect to provisions of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) in Day v. Dept. of Homeland Security, MSPB Docket No. DC-1221-12-0528-W-1. Mr. Day, a Coast...


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NELA Amicus Brief: Day v. Department of Homeland Security (MSPB)

On February 28, 2013, NELA filed an amicus brief urging the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) to give retroactive effect to provisions of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) in Day v. Dept. of Homeland Security , MSPB Docket No. DC-1221-12-0528-W-1. At issue in this case...

NELA Amicus_Day v. DHS_022813.pdf


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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, June 2012

NELA's Monthly Legislative Report: In This Issue: Paycheck Fairness Act Dies A Partisan Death In The Senate, Advocates Look For Alternatives NELA Redoubles Lobbying Efforts On Garnering Republican Support For...

OTH_06_2012.pdf


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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, January, 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: New Year, Same Old Politics Franken Amendment Extended For 2012 Richard Renner, Former NELA Board Member, Submits Comments To DOL On Proposed Rules Under Dodd-Frank Act President Obama Makes Recess Appointments To Key...

OTH_01_2012.pdf