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Whistleblower Laws and Sarbanes Oxley Act

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There are many federal and state whistleblower laws. Most, effectively, make it illegal for an employer

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Wrongful Termination

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What is a Wrongful Termination? Well, basically, wrongful terminations are instances in which an employee is fired for a discriminatory

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Final Paycheck

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What I can tell you straight away is that, if you do leave your job or are fired, you are

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Illegal Terminations

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You cannot legally be fired for any discriminatory reasons – including race, religion, sex, or national origin discrimination. Neither can

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Severance Pay

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Unless your company policies specifically set out the terms of severance pay, no federal laws require your company to provide

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What is At Will Employment?

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If an employee is not under contract, he or she is an at-will employee. An employer can

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Employment Contracts

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If you have an employment contract, you are not an at-will employee. The employment contract will generally define the reasons

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COBRA Health Benefits

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If you leave your job, or are fired from your position, you are entitled, under federal law, to continue

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Constructive Discharge

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An employee has been constructively discharged when she is subjected to treatment so hostile or degrading that no reasonable employee

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Employer Retaliation

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Employer Retaliation is a form of revenge against an employee who took steps seeking to enforce his or her legal

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