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How Are Whistleblowers Protected Against Retaliation?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Will Ensure Your Rights Are Protected if You Are a Whistleblower.

Behaving ethically is the responsibility of everyone in a company, from the C-suite to the lowest-ranking employee. Whether companies have five employees or hundreds, there is always a risk that someone is a toxic employee. Whistleblowers often face retaliation at the hands of their employers after alerting supervisors about fraud and corruption. Whistleblowers are a […]

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Does New Jersey Have Protections for Whistleblowers?

Cherry Hill Employment Lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. Represent Whistleblowers Who Have Faced Retaliation.

Laws that protect employees are in place to make sure all employees are treated fairly and respectfully in an environment that is free from harassment and unfair employment practices. Employees across the United States have the right to work in an equitable environment that provides them certain rights afforded by the law. Under Title VII […]

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Homophobic Discrimination Alleged by NJ State Troopers

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Two veteran New Jersey State Troopers allege, in a lawsuit against the agency, that they have experienced discrimination for their sexual orientation for their more than 20 year careers there. The two troopers, both lieutenants who joined the agency in 2001, now work in a new unit with the mission of making the state police inclusive. […]

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What are the Rights of Whistleblowers in New Jersey?

New Jersey has some of the strongest statutes in the nation to protect whistleblowers. A whistleblower is someone who reports a person or organization that they believe is engaged in wrongdoing, illegal activities, or corruption. Quite often, the whistleblower is an employee, but they can also be someone who does business with or hears something […]

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Preventing Whistleblower Retaliation

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created with a mission to achieve safe and healthful work conditions for this country’s workforce. It does this through regulations, training, education, and assistance, and covers private and public sector workers and employers. Many people may be surprised to discover that whistleblower protection also falls under the scope […]

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Airline Contract Dispute Raises Concerns for Workers

 

Safety concerns are at the heart of a major ongoing dispute between American Airlines’ mechanics and the company. During a bitter contract renegotiation, one worker union issued the stark warning to its 3,500 members to not fly American if they cared about their families’ safety. The issue arose as American Airlines and their mechanics worked […]

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Whistleblower Complaints are Rising

 

The number of whistleblower complaints reported by employees to federal agencies has spiked in the past five years, yet, the number of investigators on staff has declined. Whistleblower complaints have risen 29 percent since 2014, but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the agency is currently operating with 24 percent fewer staff […]

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Understanding the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

 

Work can be challenging enough without the added difficulty of discrimination. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) is a statute that protects employees from discrimination in the workplace based on their race, religion, disability, sex, gender, age, ancestry, nationality, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, military service, or genetic information. It is considered one […]

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Companies Incorporate Active Whistleblowing Systems

 

Whistleblowing often brings fear of retaliation upon those who are seeking to expose the wrongdoings at their workplace. While this happens, whistleblowing does not have to be associated with negativity. Companies that have a whistleblowing system in place and embrace it as part of their company culture can experience beneficial results. According to a lead […]

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Whistleblower Warned Company Before Getting Fired

 

Millions of people trust Vanguard to manage their money. The Pennsylvania-based firm touts its low fees and variety of mutual funds in every conceivable category. The company does not want its investors to know that it may have underpaid the IRS by more than $1 billion. The method by which Vanguard may have evaded its […]

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