Vedder Thinking | News Heather Sager Sounds Off on Expansion of California Whistleblower Protections
Vedder Price Shareholder Heather Sager was recently quoted in the Compliance Week article, “New California Laws Expand Whistleblower Protections.”
In the article, Ms. Sager discusses the impact of the expanded whistleblower and anti-retaliation protections extended by the passage of several new laws in California on both employees working in the state of California and companies employing workers in the state of California. “The protections apply to any employee who lives, earn wages, or performs job duties in the state,” she notes. “The passage of the new laws is part of a wider national effort aimed at expanding whistleblower protections. You're now seeing categories of employees who are being afforded traditional workplace protections that weren't previously available to them.”
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