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Category: Whistleblower

What To Expect During A Whistleblower Investigation
Posted in Employment Litigation,Whistleblower on October 27, 2023

Whistleblowing is a courageous act that involves reporting wrongdoing within an organization. As a result, it is crucial for whistleblowers to understand what to expect during the investigative process. Confidentiality and Anonymity Your identity as a whistleblower will be kept confidential, which is a critical measure to shield you from potential retaliation from your employer….

What Is the California Whistleblower Protection Act?
Posted in Whistleblower on August 18, 2023

One crucial safeguard for employees in California is the Whistleblower Protection Act. This legislation aims to shield employees from retaliation if they expose certain types of wrongdoing within their organizations. Overview of the California Whistleblower Protection Act The California Whistleblower Protection Act is a state-level law that offers legal protection to employees who report unlawful…

Can Whistleblowers Break NDA
Posted in Whistleblower on July 7, 2023

While Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are crucial for protecting sensitive information, the interests of the public and the need to expose unlawful practices should not be overshadowed. As a result, California law generally favors whistleblower protection over the enforceability of NDAs in cases involving the reporting of illegal activities. Whistleblowing and NDAs The intersection of whistleblowing…

Amendments to California’s Whistleblower Statute Create New Protections for Whistleblowing Employees
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation,Whistleblower on June 10, 2014

California Labor Code Section 1102.5 was enacted in 1984 to protect employees who report violations of state and federal laws by their employers. Under this law, employers are prevented from enforcing policies which prohibit employees from reporting the illegal activities of employers to governmental agency, essentially “blowing the whistle” on the employer’s violations of the…