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Starkey President Ruzicka Files Wrongful Termination LawsuitThe ousted president at Starkey Laboratories has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the company, alleging he was fired in retaliation for whistleblower actions. Jerry Ruzicka also alleges his character was defamed.
Lawsuit Alleges MN Agency Data Breach Revealed Fraud Tipster's IdentityA tipster who alerted a Minnesota government agency to potential fraud involving unemployment benefits sued Thursday after her identity was mistakenly revealed to the man she turned in, leaving her fearful for her safety. Michele Meier's lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development alleges a data breach put her and her child at risk of retaliation.
Whistleblower Says Archbishop Nienstedt Must Step DownIn her first in-depth television interview, the whistleblower in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis abuse scandal said Archbishop John Nienstedt must step down. Jennifer Haselberger, the Nienstedt's former top legal adviser, said Monday's announcement of new policies to protect children is a significant victory, but believes new leadership is needed to implement them.
Truman Schools Settle Whistleblower LawsuitThe Truman School District in southern Minnesota will settle a lawsuit filed by a paraprofessional who said she was fired for being a whistleblower.
Gov't: CVS To Pay $17.5M Over Inflated Rx ClaimsThe Justice Department says CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged Medicaid programs in 10 states.
Coleen Rowley To Join Protesters At FBI HQFormer FBI agent Coleen Rowley is expected to join a protest at FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. -- to speak out against government investigative tactics.
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