Worker defied supervisor in relentless search for fraud

Worker sent company on a wild goose chase, refused to stop investigating what she thought was fraudulent behaviour
|Canadian Employment Law Today

You’re only a ‘whistle blower’ if there’s a solid basis for your claims of wrongdoing.

Snezana Mitrovic joined Pella Windows and Doors in February 2002 as an assistant in the finance department headed by Brenda Smith.

Less than three months later she was dismissed. She filed an action seeking $400,000 in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages. She claimed she told her superiors of extensive fraud in the company and was fired as a result.