Tag: SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower

SEC Whistleblower Office charges that prospective waiver of whistleblower award in severance agreements violated securities laws

by Cydney Posner In a new whistleblower protection case, the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower settled charges against BlueLinx Holdings, Inc. that the company’s severance agreements violated the securities laws. The agreements included confidentiality restrictions without exclusions for whistleblower reporting and required terminating employees to waive possible whistleblower awards or […]