Category: Whistleblowing

I Am Being Investigated at Work. What Are My Rights?

Introduction No one enjoys having accusations leveled against them. However, if you’re being accused of something at work, the situation becomes even more complex.

Protection for Arizona Employees that Report Unethical Business Practices

Employees who report misconduct are protected by a number of federal acts called “whistleblower protections.” These acts protect those who report environmental, health, or

How to Report Illegal Activity and Discrimination in the Workplace

Introduction Arizona is an “at will” employment state, meaning employers can let their workers go at any time, unless it’s for an illegal reason.

How to Prove a Hostile Work Environment

Introduction Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits harassment in the workplace on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, and sex.

What Protects Whistleblowers From Retaliation?

Every employee has the right to file a complaint against their employer, whether that involves submitting an internal complaint within the company or filing

What Is The False Claims act?

The False Claims Act (FCA)—sometimes referred to as the Lincoln Law, Qui Tam Statute, or Whistleblower Act—is a federal law that grants a whistleblower

Rewards For Whistleblowers

When an employee chooses to report evidence of an employer’s illegal activity, the individual is referred to as a whistleblower. Whether the activity in

What is a Qui tam Lawsuit?

Introduction “Qui tam” is short for the Latin phrase, “qui tam pro domino rege quam pro se ipso in hac parte sequitur.” For those

How To Become a Whistleblower

Introduction Federal, state, and local government agencies work hard to ensure that employers in the United States conduct business fairly, ethically, and lawfully, but

Can a Whistleblower Remain Anonymous in Arizona?

Introduction Whistleblowers perform a critical service for the public and applicable authorities when they report evidence of wrongdoing. However, confidentiality for whistleblowers is a

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