Anniversary of the Imperial Foods Fire

Posted by Sean P. CecilSep 03, 20150 Comments

Today marks the 24th anniversary of the notorious Imperial Food Products fire in Hamlet, North Carolina. In the fire, 25 workers dies and 49 were injured because of unsafe conditions, including a locked exit door; according to the NC Dept. of Labor, the investigation found "numerous violations of...

North Carolina Whistleblower Protection

Posted by Sean P. CecilMay 05, 20152 Comments

The North Carolina Whistleblower Act protects state employees from retaliation on the basis of reporting law violations, fraud, misappropriation of State resources, certain health and safety issues, or gross mismanagement, waste, or abuse of authority.