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Wrongful Termination Claims: Myths and Misconceptions

It can be frustrating to know that you are being fired when you think the employer had no valid reason to do so. Sometimes, factors in job performance lead the employer to make a decision to lay you off, while other times, it can be the difference in opinion or personal grudge that becomes the underlying reason for firing you.

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Whistleblowing and Retaliation – What Employees Should Know

Illinois, being an at-will employment state, gives power to an employer to lay off a worker for any reason whatsoever. However, there are several laws that prohibit them from firing an employee for reporting their illegal activities and misconducts, such as whistleblowing.

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A Look at the Provisions of the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

The bipartisan VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act was passed by the Senate on June 6, 2017, which was signed into law in by President Donald Trump, with the aim to bring a significant reform to civil service. The bill comprises of statutes that will ease restrictions pertaining to termination and discipline of employees that is directed from the veteran affairs dependent.

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