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Jason M. Zuckerman

Jason Zuckerman’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • False Claims Act

    The False Claims Act (FCA) is a federal law that allows private individuals with first-hand, previously undisclosed knowledge of fraud committed against the federal government to sue on behalf of the

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  • Protections for Whistleblowing about Consumer Product Safety

    Does federal law protect employees who blow the whistle about unsafe consumer products? On August 14, 2008, Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act (CPSC Reform Act), which includes a retaliation provisionprohibiting manufacturers, private labelers, dis...

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  • Protections for Whistleblowers in the Public Transportation Industry

    What federal law protects whistleblowers in the public transportation industry? In August 2007, President Bush signed The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 ("9/11 Act"). The 9/11 Act includes The National Transit Systems Security Act of 2007 (NTSSA...

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  • Whistleblower Protection in the Nuclear Industry

    Are whistleblowers in nuclear industry protected from retaliation? Section 211 of the Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) protects employees who raise concerns about nuclear safety. What activities are protected? Employees are protected when they provide specific information to the ...

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  • Whistleblower Protection in the Airline Industry

    Are whistleblowers in the airline industry protected from retaliation?The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21) is a federal law that protects employees who expose air carrier safety violations. What activities are protected? An employe...

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