S&B has recently taken a case involving a local YWCA organization's termination of its Executive Director. The filed complaint alleges that the Executive Director was fired because she alerted the YWCA’s Board of Directors that the organization had been misusing federal grant monies. Handling attorney, William Buus, said, "California has a public policy protecting employees who engage in certain protected activities such as alerting others about an employer's illegal activities. If the Executive Director in this case proves she was fired because she raised concerns about the YWCA’s misuse of federal grant monies, then YWCA should pay for that violation of a very important public policy." The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, and asserts claims of wrongful termination in violation of public policy, unfair competition, and negligence.