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Airline Must Reinstate Whistleblower Flight Attendant
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
JetBlue Corporation has been ordered to reinstate and compensate a flight attendant who was fired for raising safety concerns about a flight. The termination came after a passenger aboard a flight scheduled to leave from
Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers are Only Protected if They Make Reports to the SEC
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
To be protected from retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whistleblowers must make reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a recent Supreme Court decision.
Hawaii Sales Agent Fails to Close the Deal on a Whistleblower Retaliation Claim
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A Hilton Grand Vacations sales agent cannot proceed on a claim that he was terminated in retaliation for complaining of discrimination in violation of the Hawaii Whistleblower Protection Act (HWPA).

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Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

Laws regarding medical marijuana and the workplace have been under constant development over the past few years, with recent developments occurring in just the past few weeks. Now more than ever, Hawaii employers may be confused about how to apply their drug-free workplace policies to applicants or employees who fail a drug test due to medical marijuana usage.

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