Whistleblower Law http://wfae.org en For This Whistleblower, It Feels Like Deja Vu http://wfae.org/post/whistleblower-it-feels-deja-vu <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">North Carolina employees in the private-sector have greater whistleblower protection thanks in large part to man named Joe </span>Vincoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Two years ago, his story spurred lawmakers to expand protections beyond state employees.&nbsp;</p><p>But Vincoli, who has helped save tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, was recently fired – without cause.&nbsp; This time by the state.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>All documents referred to in this piece can be found <a href="http://www.scribd.com/collections/4448864/Emails-and-Documents-about-Joe-Vincoli" target="_blank">here</a>.</strong></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:20:30 +0000 Tom Bullock 45433 at http://wfae.org For This Whistleblower, It Feels Like Deja Vu NC Chamber Pushes Whistleblower Bill http://wfae.org/post/nc-chamber-pushes-whistleblower-bill <p>A bill in the North Carolina Senate would make it illegal for anyone to lie on a job application for the purpose of getting inside a business just to uncover any possible abuses.&nbsp; &nbsp;Undercover investigations are often associated with the agriculture industry in North Carolina.&nbsp; But Gary Salamido of the state Chamber of Commerce says the agriculture industry is not the driving force behind this bill.&nbsp; He says many industries in the state have complained about people lying on job applications.&nbsp; Salamido is the Chamber’s chief lobbyist on the bill. We asked him why he thinks it’s necessary.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:04:20 +0000 Marshall Terry 29143 at http://wfae.org