Category Archives for Whistleblower Protection

Whistleblowers Do Have Protections Under Federal and State Laws

Whistleblowers Do Have Protections Under Federal and State Laws You knew that there were unusual things going on at your business, and you thought that your employer might be defrauding the government. You didn’t want to say anything for fear of losing your job, but you know that there is something wrong with this situation. […]

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Whistleblower Reports on Injury Practices at Public Works

Whistleblower Reports on Injury Practices at Public Works Iowa workers who see wrongdoing or danger at their job might be afraid to speak up for fear of retaliation or mistreatment for doing so. They might even be concerned about losing their jobs. However, it is a person’s right to report any violations, whether it is […]

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A Whistleblower Should Have Legal Assistance from an Attorney

A Whistleblower Should Have Legal Assistance from an Attorney Iowa workers who become aware of illegal behavior at their place of work might be intimidated or outright afraid to speak out against it. This can be in any kind of job in the public or private sector. While it could be a difficult decision to […]

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Lawsuit Filed Alleging Retaliation and Whistleblower Violations

Lawsuit Filed Alleging Retaliation and Whistleblower Violations When an Iowa employee exposes wrongdoing in the workplace, there is an expectation that there will be protection under whistleblower laws. Unfortunately, some workplaces will violate this law and simultaneously commit other workplace violations. Those who are attempting to report when there is gross mismanagement, financial improprieties and […]

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Conditions Worsened for VA Whistleblowers

Conditions worsened for VA whistleblowers If we see something going on that is not right or is possibly illegal, we have the urge to speak out or report it. While it is in our nature to do what we believe is right, taking these steps in the workplace could unfortunately lead to difficult situations. If […]

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Stiffer Penalties for Those with Whistleblower Complaints

Stiffer Penalties for Those with Whistleblower Complaints As a previous post discussed, blowing the whistle on an employer is not an easy situation for employees in Iowa and elsewhere to be in. However, whistleblowers should note that they serve a vital role in society. Without them, there would be waste, fraud and abuse by private and government […]

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Understanding Whistleblower Protections

Understanding Whistleblower Protections Employees in Iowa and elsewhere do not expect to observe or experience uncomfortable or illegal situations. Unfortunately, some employees are asked to carry out activities that are in violation of rules, regulations and laws, and in other situations, employees observe or uncover these illegal acts. This can be the cause of an […]

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Answers to questions SEC whistleblowers may have

Answers to questions SEC whistleblowers may have In our experience in representing whistleblowers in securities cases, we have found that our clients have a number of important questions they need answers to prior to becoming clients. We understand that we must be counselors at law just as much as we are advocates. As such, Because […]

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