The Scope of Protected Activity Under SOX

August 10, 2007

This Guest Column by John Fullerton for Employment Law360, a popular on-line newswire for employment and labor law professionals, discusses whether protected activity under the whistleblower provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act should include conduct that is already within the scope of an employee's normal job duties, or whether instead an employee must take action that risks their personal job security for the advancement of the public good in order to be considered a whistleblower.