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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1991
Two former investigators with the Southern California Rapid Transit District who were fired last summer filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday, charging that they were dismissed because they were seen as "whistle-blowers." Allen Laster and Richard Yeats are seeking more than $1 million in damages in the suit, which charges that they were fired July 18 because of the diligence of their investigation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1991
Two former investigators with the Southern California Rapid Transit District who were fired last summer filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday, charging that they were dismissed because they were seen as "whistle-blowers." Allen Laster and Richard Yeats are seeking more than $1 million in damages in the suit, which charges that they were fired July 18 because of the diligence of their investigation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1990 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has confirmed it is investigating the award of minority business contracts to a Metro Rail subcontractor amid allegations that an eligibility certificate was forged to steer business to the company.
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May 5, 1995 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two government whistle-blowers who claimed they were fired five years ago for exposing fraud in a Los Angeles transit contract have been paid a total of more than $1.2 million under a confidential settlement with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, officials disclosed Thursday.
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December 26, 1990 | JOHN HURST and RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
It all began with Alvin Rivera's memos. The documents appear innocuous enough--routine queries within the Southern California Rapid Transit District regarding a company seeking minority contracts. But Rivera's questions last year about Communications International Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1994 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An appellate court has found that two Los Angeles transit investigators appear to have been fired in 1990 for raising allegations of an agency cover-up and confronting their boss about it. The state 2nd District Court of Appeal, in a ruling issued last week, refused to throw out several key claims made by the investigators.
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