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Blowing the Whistle on Tax Fraud

Blowing the Whistle on Tax Fraud

As the end of the year approaches, many companies proactively work to minimize their tax obligations. However, some companies take tax avoidance too far and move into tax fraud. In 2019, Congress passed a law protecting employees who blow the whistle on tax fraud. In...

Change The Law

Change The Law

If you do not like the law, change the law. Sometimes, badly drafted laws lead to an unjust outcome. When that happens, we need to change the law. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the revered United States Supreme Court justice, died on September 18, 2020. When she died, I...

Top Tips For Employee Complaints

Top Tips For Employee Complaints

There is an art to making a persuasive complaint.  As an employee, if you need to file a complaint with your employer, keep in mind the things you should and should not do. Focus on the goal of your complaint. Your goal should be to make sure your employer can quickly...

30 Years of the ADA

30 Years of the ADA

Thirty years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law.  This law was designed to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities in the workplace as well as in communities.  The ADA has been critical to the...

LBGTQ Rights in the Workplace

LBGTQ Rights in the Workplace

Are LBGTQ employees protected from discrimination at work? Finally, after years of litigation, we know that the answer to this question is “yes.” On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. In this case, the Supreme...

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