There are various reasons that a workplace can become hostile to those in California or throughout the United States. This can include discrimination, harassment, unfair wage practices, and more. A hostile work environment can also occur when workers are retaliated against by their supervisor or employer. At The Rager Law Firm, we are ready to help when you need a Long Beach retaliation attorney. We will investigate your claims and work to secure any compensation you are entitled to.
Both federal and state laws protect workers from any hostile work environment actions by their employers and fellow coworkers. This includes protection against discrimination and harassment as well as protections against unfair wage practices and unsafe working conditions. However, many people may not realize that the same laws that afford these protections also protect them from retaliation and negative employment actions for reporting violations.
Supervisors and employers do not like being called out for engaging in activities that are protected under federal and state laws. Retaliation by an employer can include many negative actions, such as the following:
When an employer In California retaliates against an employee for the following, they are breaking the law:
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides strong protections for employees in the US, and they handle complaints and make charges against employers on a regular basis. An employer cannot lawfully punish a worker for cooperating with EEOC investigations or for becoming a witness against the employer.
Determining whether or not an employee has been retaliated against unlawfully often requires extensive investigation by a trained retaliation attorney. At The Rager Law Firm, our team has the resources and legal experience necessary to:
If you or somebody you love has faced retaliation in the workplace for any reason, seek legal assistance as soon as possible. The team at The Rager Law Firm will investigate your case and work to determine whether or not you are entitled to any compensation, including the following:
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