Sitting on Your Rights

Your father founded a company in 1958 called Old Painters, Inc. From 1965 to 1976, Old Painters, Inc. disposed of hazardous waste from its paint plant in a lagoon located on the company property in Anytown, New York. In 1986, your father retired, and you took over the...

Whistle Blower Statutes

Employers have been known to ask employees to violate environmental laws. Sometimes, the request occurs because of an honest misunderstanding of the law and should be considered an innocent mistake. Less scrupulous employers have been known to ask employees to perform...

Between A Rock And A Hard Place

You are the Plant Manager for Coaters, Inc., an Ohio Corporation. Founded in 1963, your company prepares and coats a variety industrial equipment for its customers. Your operation uses different preparation techniques before coating depending on the particular coating...