TITLE

Employers Beware: Sarbanes-Oxley Requires Reinstatement for Real

AUTHOR(S)
Westman, Daniel P.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2005 Q3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 whistleblower provisions and its unique features unusual to other types of employment litigation. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act considers the fraud against shareholders as a public concern issue and justifies the civil and criminal protections for private sector employees raising concerns about financial fraud. The unique features include the light preponderance of evidence standard of plaintiffs and reinstatement of employment as a remedy.
ACCESSION #
23566611

 

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