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Whistleblower’s claims not covered by Sarbanes-Oxley (access required)

Northrop Grumman successfully argued that an employee’s complaint was not within the scope of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX, and she therefore could not claim whistleblower protection under the Act. An ALJ’s order in favor of the employee was vacated. Background A SOX whistleblower protection provision prohibits employers in public companies from firing an employee for providing ...