While the public debate over the rising costs of health care continues to make headlines, the Justice Department believes that health care fraud is a costly problem. Fraud in the health care industry is hard to detect for the federal government without the help of employees who notice unlawful billing practices.
Eric Holder is the former Attorney General of the United States, but he has taken on a new job these days. Holder was recently hired by Uber to head an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination made by a woman who used to work as an engineer for the company.
Regular readers of our Milwaukee employment law blog know that our most recent post was about a new study of workplace injury and disability conducted by researchers at the University of California and Boston University.
Milwaukee residents are understandably proud of the cultural diversity that is one of the strengths of our city. But we also understand that much work remains to ensure that everyone has the same rights and opportunities to succeed in America.
It was originally a pot in which different types of metals were melted and combined. Today, we refer to America as a melting pot where different cultures, ethnicities, races, religions and more are blended.
It is unlikely that you baked a cake or threw a birthday party for one of America's most treasured worker protections. Though the Family and Medical Leave Act turned 24 a few days ago to little fanfare, the event did not pass by unnoticed.
There's an old saying that actions speak louder than words. That saying appears to have been one of the crucial factors in a recent racial discrimination court case decided far from us in Milwaukee.