How Does USERRA Protect Veterans?

Military service brings a sense of honor, integrity and commitment to being an American citizen. Joining the military can be a big sacrifice, leaving family and friends behind. Deployments, for most service members, usually means giving up their civilian job for an extended period of time. Veterans should not have to tolerate employment discrimination when

Can Sexual Harassment be Verbal?

You may be surprised to now that sexual harassment is extremely common in the workplace. The majority of harassment claims that are brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) are sex-based. Sexual harassment is most commonly associated with some sort of physical advance that is sexual in nature, but it is important to know

Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Incentives and Protections

Historically, whistleblowers and the government have relied on the False claims Act as a tool to combat fraud against the government. However, there are limitations to this law, including the fact that the False Claims Act only applies to situations in which the federal government has been defrauded. Fraud that is committed against others such

How to Become a Whistleblower

How to Become a Whistleblower

If you have inside information that fraud is occurring at your workplace against the government or securities investors, you might want to learn about the whistleblower process. Many people who decide to come forward are regular workers who are simply doing their jobs. According to the National Business Ethics Survey of 2007, 56% of workers