Bloomberg Law
Sept. 22, 2020, 12:32 PMUpdated: Sept. 22, 2020, 7:57 PM

Federal Agency Asks DOL to Halt Transfer of Oracle Litigator (1)

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

An independent federal agency has asked the Labor Department to temporarily halt reassignment of its chief West Coast litigator, who alleged in a whistleblower complaint that Secretary Eugene Scalia retaliated against her for opposing what she described as his attempt to intervene in a high-profile pay-bias case against Oracle Corp., according to a top House appropriator.

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel requested a 90-day stay of Janet Herold’s involuntary transfer to allow it to complete its investigation of her accusations against the labor secretary, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), who chairs a House appropriations subcommittee with jurisdiction over DOL, ...

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