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Category: Retaliation

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…

Are Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Increasing in California?
Posted in Discrimination,Firm News,Retaliation on November 14, 2018

Los Angeles is one of California’s largest economic hubs. Not only is it the capital of the entertainment industry, but many tech firms and startups call our city home. However, this economic prosperity doesn’t come without its fair share of problems in the workplace. And these problems are increasing not only in L.A. but across…

Amendments to California’s Whistleblower Statute Create New Protections for Whistleblowing Employees
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation,Whistleblower on June 10, 2014

California Labor Code Section 1102.5 was enacted in 1984 to protect employees who report violations of state and federal laws by their employers. Under this law, employers are prevented from enforcing policies which prohibit employees from reporting the illegal activities of employers to governmental agency, essentially “blowing the whistle” on the employer’s violations of the…