California amends labor codes in favor of whistleblowers

Whistleblower protections allow employees the freedom of action to report on unfair or illegal happenings in their company since doing so may jeopardize their employment under a spurned employer. From sexual harassment in the workplace to environment-threatening waste practices, it is vital to give these people a voice to expose wrongdoing. But if they do […]

What you should know before filing a whistleblower complaint

Perhaps you have witnessed wrongdoing by your employer in your workplace, such as sexual harassment of a co-worker or misuse of public funds. You know that the right thing to do is to report your concerns, but you may not know how to go about it. You may also fear punishment from your employer, such […]

California’s whistleblower protections

From individuals within the federal government on down to employees of local businesses, there seems to be an unending arena in which a person may want or need to come forward with information that exposes wrongdoing on the part of a company, government agency or other public office. While it is good that there are […]

How do I file a whistleblower complaint with OSHA?

If you believe that your employer is doing something illegal or something that could cause serious harm to you and other employees, then you have every right to report it to the proper authorities. If your employer is violating OSHA laws, you will file your complaint with OSHA. The agency makes it fairly easy for […]

Why employees should not fear whistleblowing

With the number of people who are fired or denied workplace privileges for being whistleblowers rising, many people watch unlawful acts without doing a thing about them. The law is very complicated in matters regarding whistleblowing, but there is a way it also protects such persons. Not all whistleblowers know that they enjoy protection from […]

Don’t be afraid to be a whistleblower

While the vast majority of businesses in California operate above board, there are a few where employees may notice questionable, possibly illegal things taking place. Those who are witness to such things have every right to speak up. A whistleblower should feel free to express concerns without fear of retaliation. There are both state and […]