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Physician faces retaliation for reporting staffing issues

No person should face negative repercussions for stepping up and doing the right thing. Unfortunately, this is a scenario that is far too common in workplaces across in the country. Workers in California are protected by law and should not fear retaliation for reporting inappropriate or illegal conduct. However, retaliation is often the very reaction of those who are called out for wrong-doing.

Women subjected to retaliation for blowing the whistle on doctor

These days, businesses will do whatever it takes to gain a competitive edge. In order to save a few dollars, some employers will push the limits and may even violate established laws and regulations. Workers in California have a right to speak out against any immoral or illegal acts. Employees who report violations or illegal activities are protected by the Whistleblower Protection Act. Unfortunately, retaliation against those who blow the whistle is common.

Man faces retaliation for not attending bible study at work

In today's tough economic climate, businesses are always looking for a competitive edge. In order to save money, some employers in California may choose to break laws or participate in unlawful practices. Unfortunately, workers who blow the whistle and report illegal activities often are forced to endure acts of revenge and retaliation. Workers who face retaliation have legal options at their disposal.

Victims of retaliation in the workplace can take action

Losing a job is not a fun thing to experience. Most people know that loss of employment can quickly lead to financial hardships and can also cause much emotional and psychological distress. When a person is fired as an act of retaliation, the experience can be especially traumatic. Fortunately, employment laws exist in California and across the country to protect employees from retaliation in the workplace. When these laws are broken, legal action can be taken.

Whistleblower laws protect all employees from retaliation

No employee should have to fear corrective action for shedding light on illegal conduct. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for managers and superiors to retaliate when the unlawful activity in which they are engaging is exposed. In California and across the United States, whistleblower laws protect workers from retaliation when they blow the whistle and report illegal conduct in the workplace. When an employer violates these laws, legal action can be pursued.

Woman allegedly faced retaliation for reporting abusive texts

Employees today in California and across the United States have laws to protect them from illegal acts in the workplace such as discrimination and harassment. However, workers are also protected by law from retaliation. Sometimes, disagreements may become hostile and superiors may choose to retaliate. Retaliation can come in many forms, such as a salary reduction, demotion and even termination. A woman in another state claims that she experienced retaliation in the form of termination and she has filed a lawsuit.

Retaliation: Chipotle ordered to pay ex-manager almost $8 million

When employees are injured at work, extended time off may be required in order to recover. Fortunately, laws exist in California that grant injured workers this much-needed time off without losing employment or benefits. However, workers taking an extended time away from work can result in lost revenues for employers, and they may choose to take their frustrations out on innocent employees, resulting in retaliation.

Woman wins $6 million in suit after losing her job to retaliation

No one should have to face harassment, especially in the workplace. When harassment comes directly from a manager or supervisor, the impacts can be psychologically and emotionally devastating. Employees in California that face harassment can and should report it. However, this can often bring about retaliation. A woman in another state recently won $6 million from a lawsuit she filed after she lost her job due to retaliation.

Former Walmart executive alleges his firing was retaliation

Every person knows that losing a job can have significant financial ramifications, especially in California where the cost of living continues to increase. However, the loss of employment can also have profound emotional and psychological effects. This can be a downright traumatic experience, especially when loss of employment comes at the hands of retaliation. When employers are caught in the act of illegal business practices, they will often retaliate against employees that speak up.

Del Mar city employee suffers retaliation for whistleblowing

In California, employees have the right to speak up when they witness inappropriate actions or activities in the workplace. Whistleblower laws were put in place to protect employees from retaliation. Recently, a lawsuit was filed by a former employee of the city of Del Mar in California after administrators allegedly terminated her for reporting inappropriate activity.

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