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  • July 22
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Developments in Whistleblowing

July 22

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.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe practical considerations for how to reduce risks of whistleblower retaliation lawsuits.
  • You will be able to identify state and federal whistleblower protections for employees.
  • You will be able to recognize who and what conduct whistleblower laws protect.
  • You will be able to discuss recent developments in whistleblowing law, including new legislation and notable court decisions.

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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
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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, personnel managers, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, business owners and managers, managers, and supervisors.

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Faculty

Terran C. Chambers

Terran C. Chambers

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

  • Associate at the Minneapolis office of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
  • Defends employers of all sizes in all stages of employment-related litigation, including against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under various state and federal laws including but not limited to Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Minnesota Human Rights Act, and Minnesota Whistleblower Act; also represents employers in trade secret and noncompetition matters, wage and hour matters, and claims arising under Title IX in the higher education space
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School; B.A. degree in political science, summa cum laude, University of North Dakota
  • Can be contacted at 612-766-7281 or [email protected]
Sara L. Lewenstein

Sara L. Lewenstein

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

  • Associate at the Minneapolis office of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Navigates clients’ labor and employment challenges, with a focus on employment litigation cases
  • Defends clients against claims arising under Title IX; federal and state claims of discrimination on the basis of disability, age, race, gender, religion, and national origin; claims of retaliation under state and federal anti-discrimination and whistleblower statutes; class and collective actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and claims regarding trade secret and noncompetition violations
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School; B.A. degree in political science and Jewish studies, magna cum laude, Wellesley College
  • Can be contacted at 612-766-7709 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 408875
Published 2021
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