Month: May 2016

SEC Rewards Ex-Employees More Than $8 Million for Reporting Employer Misconduct

Last week the Securities and Exchange Commission said it will pay a former company employee who reported potential securities law violations between $5 million and $6 million — the third-largest award to date under the SEC’s whistleblower program. The tipster at the unnamed company had alerted the SEC to violations of securities law that the SEC had no way of detecting, according…

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Nice Nails, Awful Jobs: Part 2

Nail salons may offer a dose of beauty, glamor, and pampering to their customers. However, by and large, nail salons take on a much uglier look once you scrape away the polished facade and examine the experiences of the largely female, immigrant workforce that toils away there. Last year, the New York Times ran a two–part investigative series that cast a spotlight…

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Q&A with Anna Rappaport

I was happy to meet and talk with Anna Rappaport at a happy hour in the fall about her work as a career coach.  I had not worked with a coach before and was curious, as a few of my friends had great things to say about their experiences.  I also thought I could improve my efforts to generate business, so I…

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Court Allows Addition of Five Named Plaintiffs to KPMG Nationwide Gender Discrimination Litigation

Posted May 13th, 2016. Amendment serves as further proof that discrimination is widespread. For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, , [email protected] (May 13, 2016, New York, NY) – Today, Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint that adds five additional women as Named Plaintiffs to the $350 million class action gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG in the U.S. District Court for the Southern…

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