Whistleblower Proponents Call for Top January 6 Panel Member to Be Removed

According to media reports, there are requests that the panel investigating the January 6 Capital riots remove the top staff official David B. Buckley. Two separate entities, Project on Government Oversight and Whistleblower Aid, have called for Mr. Buckley’s removal based on allegations that Mr. Buckley retaliated against a whistleblower in the C.I.A. There are…

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Henrichsen Law Group Featured In National Whistleblower Day 2021

Henrichsen Law Group is proud to be participating in National Whistleblower Day to celebrate the contribution of whistleblowers across the nation. Hosted annually by the National Whistleblower Center, this year’s celebration will be a free all-day virtual event on July 30th featuring a wide range of speeches from whistleblowers, policymakers, and advocates as well as…

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Federal Employee Wins at U.S. Supreme Court on Age Discrimination Claims

  April 6, 2020—The U.S. Supreme Court today found that federal employers have broader anti-discrimination requirements under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) than private sector employers.  Therefore, federal workers are entitled to broader protections in employment decisions as they must be “made free from any discrimination based on age.” Under the ADEA,…

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Whistleblowers and Employee Rights Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Related Safety Measures

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act went into effect as of April 1, 2020. A company’s obligations to employees generally requires expanded Family Medical Leave for company’s employing fewer than 500. Employers may not discharge, discipline, or otherwise discriminate against any employee who takes expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Act.…

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Equal Pay Day and the Legacy of Lily Ledbetter

April 10, 2018 is the 22nd Annual Equal Pay Day, which was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996. Equal Pay Day was determined to fall on a Tuesday, to illustrate how far into the next work week a woman has to work to make the same amount as her male counterparts.…

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Equal Pay Day and the Legacy of Lily Ledbetter

April 10, 2018 is the 22nd Annual Equal Pay Day, which was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996. Equal Pay Day was determined to fall on a Tuesday, to illustrate how far into the next work week a woman has to work to make the same amount as her male counterparts.…

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The Mask of Corporate Procedures for Sex Discrimination

Many employees call company hotlines to report problems anonymously.  Many companies have hotlines that work well and guarantee anonymity.  They can be a useful tool for Human Resources but a question arises of what is done with the information once it’s provided to the people inside.  The attorney who represented Gretchen Carlson in her sex harassment…

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FAQs about Sexual Harassment and How to Protect Yourself

What is sexual harassment? Employees are protected from unwanted sexual attention in the workplace under federal law, Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964, and many state and local laws. Employees protected under the federal law must work at a facility that employs 15 or more employees, and covered employers include private and…

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Non-compete Agreements Have Potential to Hurt and Trap Employees

Non-compete agreements have become more common to lock in employees from working with competitors.  Traditionally non-compete agreements were used for senior executives, inventors and highly paid employees, but recently non-compete agreements have become more widespread among American workers. Enforcement of these agreements has led to legal battles that substantially impact employees, depleting savings and forcing…

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