If you come across any type of wrongdoing at your place of employment, you may wish to speak up in an attempt to remedy the situation as soon as possible.
Many of our Florida readers are familiar with the many whistleblower news stories out of the state that have made their way public over the past year. What they are not familiar with are the finer details of whistleblower laws and rights.
The collapse of the company Enron in 2001 prompted serious legislative change that was aimed at helping protect investors from fraudulent accounting activities. We are talking about the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This piece of legislation was not only directed at investors, but it also provided protection for employees who reported an employer's illegal activity -- more commonly referred to as whistleblowers.