The Law at Work: Anatomy of a whistleblower claim
In its recent ruling in Killgore v. SpecPro Professional Services LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit addressed disclosures protected by California’s whistleblower law.
Aaron Killgore was a program manager for SpecPro. SpecPro assists government agencies in preparing reports required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Killgore worked on SpecPro’s contract with the U.S. Army Reserve Command to prepare an environmental assessment of a proposed modification of helicopter landing sites near Conroe, Texas. William Emerson was Killgore’s supervisor. The Army Reserve’s project chief was Laura Caballero.
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