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Can I file a workers’ compensation claim after being terminated?

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Under North Carolina’s Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA), workers who file a workers’ compensation claim are protected from retaliation by their employers [§ 95-241(a)(1)(a)]. This means that your employer cannot fire, demote, or change your employment situation for the worse because you file a workers’ compensation claim. However, North Carolina employers do not have to…

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Protections Available for a Whistleblower


In 2013, Edward Snowden leaked confidential information about the illegal surveillance of NSA. In 1996, Erin Brockovich earned notoriety through her efforts to spotlight the corporate corruption of an energy company. Watergate, the scandal that crippled the Nixon administration, was led by Mark Felt. Whistleblower cases often have large impacts but start with a single…

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Understanding Wrongful Termination in North Carolina

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This post was updated on June 12, 2019. If you’re like most people who lose their jobs, you probably feel that your termination was wrongful and unfair. Employment laws in North Carolina, though, allow employers to fire employees for a variety of reasons, and in some cases for no reason at all. To be able…

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Can I be terminated for filing a workers’ compensation claim?

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You’ve been hurt on the job and now you can’t work. You know that workers’ compensation will cover your medical benefits and lost wages while you recover. You want to file a claim, but you’re worried about wrongful termination claim. Can they fire you for filing a workers’ compensation claim? What is workers’ compensation? First,…

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