Posts Tagged ‘whistleblower’

Sonoma State to pay $2.3 million for health and safety violations

4 Oct 2017 by under News

Sonoma State University Seal 100x100 Sonoma State to pay $2.3 million for health and safety violations’s Sonoma State University will pay employees potentially exposed to asbestos and other toxins due to occupational health and safety violations, a judge ordered at the end of last month. (more…)


Jury finds in favor of Sonoma State whistleblower

17 Mar 2017 by under News

Sonoma State University Seal 100x100 Jury finds in favor of Sonoma State whistleblowerAfter four days of deliberation, Sonoma County, , jurors found in favor of a Sonoma State University employee who maintained he was fired from his position after raising concerns about the school’s handling of environmental hazards like lead and asbestos, according to The Press Democrat. (more…)


Jury deliberates Sonoma State whistleblower retaliation case

9 Mar 2017 by under News

SSU Schultz Library 4630COPY 100x100 Jury deliberates Sonoma State whistleblower retaliation caseJurors began weeding through more than two months’ worth of evidence and testimony today in an effort to determine the outcome of a contentious whistleblower trial over environmental issues on Sonoma State University’s campus.

Former employee Thomas R. Sargent, 48, claims he lost his position at the university after raising concerns about how the college handled environmental hazards, including lead and asbestos. He filed a whistleblower claim seeking $15 million in damages alleging retaliation ended his 24-year career at the school, MyMeso previously reported. (more…)


Sonoma State environmental whistleblower seeks $50 million in damages

19 Jan 2017 by under News

SSU Schultz Library 4630COPY 100x100 Sonoma State environmental whistleblower seeks $50 million in damagesA former employee claims he lost his position at ’s Sonoma State University after raising concerns about how the college handled environmental hazards, including lead and asbestos.

Thomas R. Sargent, 48, filed a whistleblower claim seeking $15 million in damages “alleging that retaliation from top-ranking officials ended his 24-year career at the Rohnert Park institution,” according to the Argus Courier. (more…)


Australian Whistleblower Abused, Harassed After Exposing Asbestos Danger

25 Aug 2015 by under Legal, News, People

whistleblower 100x100 Australian Whistleblower Abused, Harassed After Exposing Asbestos DangerFrom Australia comes a story of the extreme harassment, abuse, and other malicious treatment that whistleblowers who try to expose wrongdoing often must face. (more…)