Strategic Considerations to Consider in Employee Rights Claims

We discuss many employment issues in our Youtube videos. A video which discusses the topics in this blog can be found – here. Other defendants – for settlement or litigation Supervisors and managers may breach rules in addition to the company. A possible advantage of filing a claim against an individual i...

What is Involved in a Financial Whistleblower Claim

As we discuss in our video, we first work to determine what type of fraud does the whistleblower wish to reveal. In Fortune 500 companies, fraud often involves financial irregularities. David Connlly of Freeman and Mills discussed fraud in more detail. David is a forensic accountant – a lawyer and a CPA. Some of ...

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Wins $458,000 Age Discrimination Case

The EEOC reported on September 26, 2019 that a jury composed of nine members, In Brooklyn, entered a verdict for the EEOC against AZ Metro Distributors, LLC, on behalf of two of its employees. The defendant beverage distributor had fired two employees, on the same day, back in 2014 due to the ages. The jury determin...

Employers Shouldn’t Be Able to Use Severance Agreements to Bypass Employee Rights to Whistleblower Awards

Employers Shouldn’t Be Able to Use Severance Agreements to Bypass Employee Rights to Whistleblower Awards and the Right to File Whistleblower Retaliation Claims Employees who file whistleblower claims need to be extra-careful about signing a severance agreement with their employer. As a general rule, employees who d...