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Former manager of $3.3B school construction bond in California files whistleblower complaint

Whistleblower complaints are one way that corruption or other malfeasance can be rooted out of public agencies, but they can also be used to make the government aware of private industry misdeeds as well. And whistleblowers in both the public and private sectors are entitled to protection against retaliation from their employers after making a complaint, as Boston-based contractor Tara Construction learned in March.

The U.S. Department of Labor filed suit against Tara in March claiming that the contractor, in an act of retaliation, facilitated the arrest of one of its employees after he reported a workplace injury.

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