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Q: “What is a Whistleblower?”
Whistleblower is a term used for an employee who reports an employer’s illegal actions or unethical practices to the authorities. California whistleblower protection laws prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who report the violation. In certain situations, retaliation can look as extreme as a wrongful termination or as subtle as a demotion.
At Fauver, Large, Archbald & Spray, we serve as counsel in all aspects of employment litigation, including:
- Wage and hour disputes
- Wrongful discharge and employment tort claims
- Whistleblower charges
As a business owner, it is always a good idea to have a proactive approach and take preventative measures to minimize the risk of litigation. Reach out to our experienced employment attorneys to learn more about this topic.