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Category: Retaliation

How To Prove Workplace Retaliation
Posted in Employment Litigation,Retaliation on April 17, 2024

Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee for engaging in protected activities, such as reporting illegal conduct, filing a complaint, or asserting their legal rights. Proving retaliation can be challenging, but with careful documentation and strategic action, employees can effectively demonstrate that they have been subjected to unlawful retaliation. Keep…

What Is Workplace Retaliation in California?
Posted in Harassment,Retaliation on March 27, 2024

Workplace retaliation is a serious issue that can have detrimental effects on employees’ well-being and organizational culture. Understanding what constitutes retaliation and how to address it is crucial. What Is Workplace Retaliation? Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee in response to the employee engaging in protected activities. Protected activities…

Retaliation for Taking a Leave of Absence
Posted in Discrimination,Retaliation on February 14, 2024

Taking a leave of absence is a protected right for employees in California. Workers are allowed time off for various reasons, such as medical issues, family responsibilities, or military service. However, concerns about potential retaliation for taking a leave can deter employees from exercising this right. Leave of Absence Protections in California California recognizes various…

How Can I Prove Sexual Harassment If There Were No Witnesses?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on April 5, 2023

Proving sexual harassment can be challenging, especially if there were no witnesses present. However, it is still possible to gather evidence and take steps to support your claim.  Document Incidents Meticulously document each instance of sexual harassment, including dates, times, locations, descriptions of what occurred, and any relevant conversations. Be as specific as possible and…

Can My Employer Fire Me Because I Reported Illegal Activity to a Government Entity or to My Employer?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on July 30, 2021

“Can my employer fire me because I reported illegal activity?” The quick answer to this question is no. Learn more.

What to Know About California Section 1102.5 of the Labor Code
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on December 30, 2020

Section 1102.5 of the California Labor Code is one of California’s whistleblower laws. There are many parts to it, but essentially, it protects employees who report violations of local, state and federal laws by their employers to certain parties. Below, our Los Angeles workplace retaliation lawyers explain Labor Code Section 1102.5 and how it protects California employees….

Does the Law Protect Me From Employee Survey Retaliation?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on April 30, 2020

It is common for employers to ask their employees to fill out engagement surveys. In general, these surveys may shed light on the workplace or a service related to the business. Employees are given the opportunity to weigh in on these topics, giving valuable insight to the employer. Often, employers will bill an employee engagement…

The Most Common Violations of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993
Posted in Employment Litigation,Firm News,Retaliation on March 30, 2020

The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) aims to help employees balance their work and family lives. To do this, the act grants certain kinds of workers unpaid leave for family or medical reasons. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks of this job-protected leave per year. During this time, an employee retains any…

What Are the Six Most Common Retaliation Tactics?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on December 21, 2018

Have you ever had to file a complaint against a fellow employee or your supervisor? The law says that when you do this, you cannot be persecuted for revealing that wrongdoing. However, some workers and employers may attempt to skirt the law and retaliate against whistleblowers. Here are the six most common methods of workplace…

Am I Protected From Retaliation After Filing A Complaint?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on November 17, 2018

Our Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Discuss Protecting Employees From Employer Retaliation No employee deserves to be sexually harassed at work. However, it is natural for an employee to worry about employer retaliation after filing a harassment complaint. California law prevents an employer from terminating, demoting or docking your pay due to a discrimination or harassment…