At first blush, implementing an employee hotline and
following-up on complaints might seem a simple endeavor. The recent $3.5
million federal jury award to an employee terminated after he reported illegal
conduct by a supervisor demonstrates that employers must not only have a
President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal
2014 includes good news for whistleblowers: Under his plan, the law finally
would protect people who report tax cheats to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Although the IRS Whistleblower Program has existed since
2006 - encouraging and rewarding...
One of the more intriguing aspects of the Rutgers'
termination of basketball coach Mike Rice are reports , like
the New York Times story, that the FBI is investigating the former assistant
who released the video of the conduct that led to Rice's firing. The
inquiry centers around a letter...
Bruce Whitman was the police chief for the city of Burton. His odyssey began in 2007 when he was not reappointed as the police chief in November of 2007. He filed suit under Michigan's Whistleblowers Protection Act alleging that he engaged in protected conduct in 2004 for opposing an ordinance where...