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Garey v. Best Buy

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In Brief

An administrative judge decision expanded the interpretation of the statute of limitations on SOX claims in a way favorable to whistleblowers.

Summary of Filed Complaint

After Garey disclosed a number of financial concerns in the company, she was denied medical leave and told she would be terminated if she did not find a new position within the company.

What Happened in Court

An administrative judge held that the statute of limitations period on a SOX complaint did not start when the employee was told she would be terminated if she did not find an alternative position by a certain date, but rather when her indefinite extension of “a few days” to review and consider available positions within Best Buy was revoked.

Attorneys In This Case

David L. ScherDavid L. Scher

R. Scott OswaldR. Scott Oswald

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