YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Wednesday evening, April 5th, 2017
Federal Whistleblower Laws for Employee Protections
Please tune in to the National Board of Trial Advocacy sponsored broadcast of Your Legal Rights on Wednesday evening, April 5th @ 5:00 pm Hawaii ST/6:00 pm Alaska ST/7:00 pm Pacific ST/8:00 pm Mountain ST/9:00 pm Central ST/10:00 Eastern ST. This week’s show theme will be focused on Federal Whistleblower Laws for Employee Protections.
The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (WPA) is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from retaliatory action for voluntarily disclosing information about dishonest or illegal activities occurring at a government organization
Joining host/producer Chuck Finney will be guest William Jungbauer, a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, with a law office in St Paul, Minnesota. Mr. Jungbauer was instrumental in advising Congress of the problems of harassment and intimidation of injured RR workers by Rail Carriers.
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