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Can My Employer Fire Me Because I Reported Illegal Activity to a Government Entity or to My Employer?

Posted on July 30, 2021
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Our Los Angeles employment lawyers get this question a lot – “Can my employer fire me because I reported illegal activity?” Whether you report illegal activity to a government entity or to your employer, the quick answer to this question is no. Reporting illegal activity is also known as “whistleblowing,” which is protected under California law. Termination resulting from it is a form of workplace retaliation and wrongful termination. Our Los Angeles … Read More

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What to Know About California Section 1102.5 of the Labor Code

Posted on December 30, 2020
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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. How Does CA Labor Code Section 1102.5 Protect California Employees? Labor Code 1102.5 is a … Read More

Does the Law Protect Me From Employee Survey Retaliation?

Posted on April 30, 2020
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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 survey as anonymous or confidential. However, some employees report getting fired for an anonymous survey in which … Read More

The Most Common Violations of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993

Posted on March 30, 2020
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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 group health benefits they are currently enrolled in. Unfortunately, violations of this act are common and … Read More

What Are the Six Most Common Retaliation Tactics?

Posted 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 retaliation found by the National Business Ethics Survey (NBES): Left Behind – Were you excluded from a … Read More