Workplace retaliation is a common concern. Retaliation often occurs after an employee complains about something that is protected by law. Not all complaints made by an employee are protected. However, many state and federal laws offer an employee protection from retaliation if the employee complains of the activity prohibited by the particular law. When an employee complains and then suffers an adverse employment action, a retaliation claim might exist.
It is not always easy to determine if there is a good retaliation claim. First, you must determine whether the particular complaint was made with some type of legal protection. Then, you must determine whether an adverse employment action occurred. And, finally, you must determine if the two events are connected.
For employees, we help you review your situation and determine whether you might have a retaliation claim.
For employers, we help you navigate through a situation where an employee has complained and the company fears that a retaliation claim is next.
If you have questions about retaliation in employment, Johnston Tobey Baruch is ready to give you answers. Contact us with the details of your employment retaliation case.
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