Would making inquiries into possible illegal activities be a "protected activity"

This involves a franchised commercial cleaning company to which I was employed, (2 yrs-one raise - no disipline actions) I began to check on some of the activities of the Master Owner. I can prove on no less than four occasions he willfully violated the contract. I began making inquiries, actually told him I was doing so, and was terminated. I now receive Unemployment. I feel this is grounds for a wrongful termination suit using the public policy exception to the at-will employment laws.

Am I correct ?? -- making inquiries into possible legal activity is a protected activity.

1 answer  |  asked Feb 9, 2010 2:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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Alejandro Caffarelli
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posted by Alejandro Caffarelli  |  Feb 9, 2010 3:22 PM [EST]

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