Lisa Lee is probably never going to be a household name. Like many whistleblowers, she did nothing more than trust herself when deciding to go against her employer’s wishes. In her case, the employer was a big one—the Fort Collins Veteran’s Administration clinic. Ms. Lee was a scheduler at the VA. Like many organizations, the ….
“People are dying.” This simple statement sums up the motivation of Detective Thomas Fiore, a Miami police investigator who risked his job to expose misbehavior in a VA hospital in South Florida. Shocked by the frequency of drug dealing on hospital grounds, the detective attempted to stop the risky behavior by patients and others. Though ….
No one should have to suffer in silence. If you are in a situation where your pregnancy is being bullied – yes, bullied – by others in the workplace, you need to know that you have rights. This type of discrimination has been around since the 1960s, becoming so problematic that it led to the ….
Last year, something amazing happened in New York. The New York Council decided to stand up for the rights of pregnant women in New York by passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. A law that represents pregnant women as part of the two-thirds workforce in the state who are also mostly the primary breadwinners. And ….
You are a victim of sexual harassment. After months of abuse, you decide it is time to sue your employer. You plan to get an attorney, quit your job, and sue. While you are right to stand up against harassment, you may not be ready to file a lawsuit. Before you can sue your employer, ….