Attorney Susan Coler offers insights in SHRM article on employment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court

October 10th, 2023

Halunen Law attorney Susan Coler shared her expertise with SHRM reporter Leah Shepard on cases to be heard in the current U.S. Supreme Court session that impact employment law. These cases involve whether an involuntary transfer with no wage change can be retaliatory and whether a whistleblower must prove intent to retaliate in a case under SOX. guardian of authorityColer emphasized the importance of evaluating all decisions affecting an employee’s terms and conditions of employment to be sure the reasons are not discriminatory, as well as the importance of appreciating whistleblowers, who protect honest companies and deter unlawful competitors.

Read the full article: “Supreme Court Cases Will Address Employment Discrimination and Whistleblower Protections.”

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A Partner at Halunen Law, Susan Coler is a member of the Halunen Law False Claims Act (FCA)/Whistleblower Practice Group. She represents whistleblowers who challenge illegal corporate conduct, particularly fraud against the government. As an MSBA Labor and Employment Law Specialist, Susan has also brought successful retaliation claims in connection with FCA/qui tam cases and as stand-alone actions.

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