Whistleblower Law Blog
New Food Safety Law Protects Whistleblowers
The Huffington Post reported on the “little-noticed” whistleblower provision of the Food Safety Modernization Act, which prohibits employers from retaliating against food industry workers who report food safety violations. The Department of Labor or federal courts may reinstate fired employees, award back pay with interest, and award attorneys’ fees and other litigation costs. Click here to read our recent post discussing these new whistleblower protections.