Category: Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing is protected under some circumstances. Employers cannot retaliate against employees reporting illegal activities.

What is the Whistleblower Protection Act?

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In 2014, three new laws were enacted and added to the California Whistleblower Protection Act. The act already prevented employers from retaliating against employees that reported violations of state and federal laws to government officials or the police. Here is a look at the three laws that strengthened whistleblower protections in California. The act was … Continue reading

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Local Employment Law Cases: Local Drug Rehab Hit with Retaliation Claim

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A former human resources director at Passages Malibu, a Malibu-based addiction treatment center, has been awarded more than $1.8 million by a jury. The former employee filed a retaliation claim against the luxury treatment center after being fired for whistleblowing. She also claims she faced disability discrimination. The former employee claims to have told supervisors … Continue reading

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