Woman Fired After Reporting Harassment

Woman Fired After Reporting Harassment

A Sentara Healthcare worker says she was fired after reporting a colleague’s inappropriate behavior. The woman says she was the subject of repeated sexual harassment from a coworker. When behavior escalated and she reported him to their supervi...

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SEC Whistleblower Tips Up 50 Percent Since 2012

SEC Whistleblower Tips Up 50 Percent Since 2012

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission say they have received 50 percent more tips this year when compare to fiscal year 2012. That’s more than 4,400 tips from concerned whistleblowers hoping to gain protection and award money from the SEC...

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Roanoke Restaurant Ordered to Pay $3 Million to Workers

Roanoke Restaurant Ordered to Pay $3 Million to Workers

Restaurant owners in Roanoke have been ordered to pay $3 million to workers they allegedly cheated out of overtime pay and tips. The three owners oversaw six Mexican restaurants and 149 past and present employees. Workers say during the period betwee...

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Detective Sues City of Chesapeake for Discrimination

The city of Chesapeake is facing allegations of discrimination from an African-American detective employed with the police department there. The detective has filed a lawsuit against the city of Chesapeake, the chief of police and three other officer...

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Pollution whistleblowers eligible for rewards

Pollution whistleblowers eligible for rewards

For years, we’ve heard about the pollution of our planet’s oceans, but rarely have the people responsible for such pollution been held responsible for their negligence. That’s changing, thanks to the Act to Prevent Pollution from Sh...

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Teens Taking Summer Jobs: Beware of Wage Theft

Summer jobs are an important part of adolescence, an opportunity not only to earn spending money, but a chance to learn and grow as a person. Many times, though, teens taking their first jobs are ripe for manipulating. While we’d love to believ...

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