S.3462 - Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 07/31/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.3462 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/31/2012)
Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act - Prohibits discharging or in any other manner discriminating against a whistleblower in terms and conditions of employment because: (1) the whistleblower provided information to the employer or the federal government concerning a violation of antitrust law or another criminal law committed in conjunction with a potential violation of antitrust law; or (2) the whistleblower participated in, or otherwise assisted, an investigation relating to such a violation.
Allows a whistleblower who alleges discharge or other discrimination to seek relief: (1) by filing a complaint with the Secretary of Labor; or (2) if the Secretary has not issued a final decision within 180 days of filing such complaint, to bring an action at law or equity.
Entitles a whistleblower who prevails in any such action to all relief necessary to make such whistleblower whole.