Written by attorney John P Leader

What is a "Whistleblower"? Know Your Rights!

Sometimes, people working in big business learn of unfair or deceptive things the company is doing. Examples of deceptive practices include “cooking the books”, shareholder fraud, lying on tax returns or the production of potentially dangerous or mislabeled products.

“Whistleblowing” refers to when an employee exposes illegal or unethical activity at their workplace, either private or public. A whistleblower can bring forth accusations internally within their company or externally by contacting a third party, outside of their place of work. A whistleblower can reach out to law enforcement, the media or the government regarding the allegations. “Whistleblowers” are employees who have the courage to report these abuses.

If you work for a large company and know of such practices or if your employer terminated you for refusing to participate in what you know is illegal activity, you can confidentially contact the Leader Law Firm to discuss your options.

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