“Whistleblowing” or reporting an employer’s violations of internal revenue laws is a method of uncovering tax fraud. Often, employees closest to a company are the first to notice an employer’s non-compliance with tax laws. The Taxpayer First Act (“TFA”) provides protection for a tax whistleblower who uncovers an employee’s non-compliance with internal revenue laws, including… Read More
What would you do if Harvey Weinstein was sexually harassing you?
Recent news headlines about Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul accused of sexual harassment and sexual abuse by multiple actresses, is a reminder of the use of power to discriminate and harass in the workplace. It has taken years for Mr. Weinstein’s behavior to come to light due to his powerful position in the industry and… Read More
Retaliation for Reporting Discrimination
Retaliation is the number one type of claim that is filed with the EEOC every year. According to the EEOC, retaliation claims make up 45% of all filings across the nation. Under the Federal discrimination laws, retaliation cases typically arise when an employee reports discrimination to his or her employer and then suffers an adverse… Read More