Jury awards $1 million in damages in whistleblower retaliation case. Exposing Misconduct.

Jury awards $1 million in damages in whistleblower retaliation case

January 19, 2018

A federal jury this week awarded $ 1 million to a fired technology manager of a now-defunct telemarketing company, finding he was unlawfully retaliated against by a former boss who published nearly 100,000 words in derogatory articles about him on a website and public blog.

Max Zweizig worked from his New Jersey home for West Linn-based Northwest Direct Teleservices Inc. from 2001 to 2003 as information technology director.

In 2004, Zweizig filed a lawsuit against Timothy C. Rote, the company owner and president, alleging he was fired after he made whistleblower reports to law enforcement about the company overbilling some clients.

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