State Deputy Attorney General Thomas Kimmett has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett and other state officials, claiming he was denied a promotion because he reported what he considered an illegal practice by the AG office and the state Department of Revenue.
Kimmett objected to the state’s plan to collect delinquent taxes through private agencies, which charge commissions of up to 40% of the taxes due.
“The private collection agency, chosen without any bidding process by the attorney general’s office, would then collect a fat commission after having done little or nothing to earn it,” Kimmett charged.
While some collection agencies might quibble with Kimmett’s characterization of their work, the issue of retaliation is a separate matter. Kimmett seeks more than $1 million in damages.
Corbett spokesman Kevin Harley dismissed the filing as “a frivolous lawsuit by a disgruntled employee.”
Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!
Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...
We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.
The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.
" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/5933/prosecutor-sues-over-lost-promotion "
- OSHA: Employers must provide safety training in 'language and vocabulary' that worker understands
- What's enough 'consideration' in a noncompete?
- When union tensions boil, make sure managers keep cool when tempted to make accusations
- NYC lawyer sues former firm for sexual stereotyping
- Don't let trumped-Up excuses prevent sacking bad worker