Enforcing Preliminary Reinstatement of Whistleblowers

Exxon Mobil fired whistleblowers and refused to reinstate them defying court orders.
Exxon Whistleblower Case to Determine Ability of Corporate Whistleblowers to be Preliminarily Reinstated The Third Circuit Court of Appeals is currently deciding whether a court can enforce orders that call for the return of whistleblowers to their jobs while their cases move forward. This case is critical because it will determine whether whistleblowers have a way to protect themselves from retaliation. The case involves two scientists who worked at Exxon Mobil. The scientists raised conc...

$818,500 Owed to Inspector Fired for Reporting Sewage in Drinking Water

Reclaimed water containing sewage sicken people and animals in Delray Beach Florida.
Instead of promoting the experienced inspector who detected why the city’s drinking water was sickening people and pets, the city of Delray Beach harassed her and fired her, an OSHA investigation found. Last week, 15 months after marching Christine Ferrigan out of her office in front of co-workers, Delray Beach ratified a settlement to a whistleblower lawsuit that will pay Ferrigan $818,500. That’s on top of the $1 million in civil money penalties Delray paid the Florida Department of Health-P...