By James L. Curtis, Benjamin D. Briggs, and Craig B. Simonsen

shutterstock_150166427Seyfarth Synopsis: The DOL announced this week its new Whistleblower expedited Case review pilot process, to be conducted in its Region 9. Employers in this region may now anticipate even more cases going to the ALJ’s, and should watch these cases closely.

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In a One Minute Memo James L. Curtis and Matthew Gagnon review the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new interim final rule, 78 FR 13222 (February 27, 2013), to regulate whistleblower complaints filed under the Affordable Care Act.

The interim final rule, which is explained in detail in the One Minute Memo, is effective on the publication date

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