In employee's retaliation case, everyone got it wrong

In this retaliation case, an employee informed her employer that it was failing to pay taxes it owed. Both parties proceeded under the assumption that the employee had to show that her report was actually true, so they engaged in a lengthy battle over whether she was entitled to obtain a copy of the company's tax returns. When an appellate court ruled that the tax returns were privileged information, the employer asked the court to dismiss her case. The trial court agreed that the employee couldn't prove her case without the tax returns. The appellate court showed why everyone was wrong. Read More...