In the workplace, employees can be rather hesitant to filing a complaint if their employer is doing something wrong. In most cases, employees are generally fearful of retaliation by their employer. This can happen in many instances, whether it be discrimination, failure to pay overtime, or many other employment law violations, employes are concerned with employer retaliation.
Although many employees are hesitant when filing a complaint to management or several different agencies for an employment misconduct, it may secure the person in the job since the employer may be more sensitive to the possibility of sanctions.
What to look for:
Retaliation against you from your employer can be executed in many different ways, we here at Maduff & Maduff have dealt with retaliation from an employers in our 20 years of employment law. If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you may be subject to employer retaliation.
– After you filed your complaint against your employer, were you terminated from your employment?
– Were your wages reduced after you filed your complaint?
– Did your working conditions worsen after you filed your complaint?
– Were your opportunities for overtime work eliminated?
– Does your workplace have a negative environment after you filed your complaint?
– Was your employment suspended after you filed your complaint?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is crucial for you to contact your attorney because it may be considered retaliation. Retaliation is the prevention of an employee exercising his or her legal rights in the workplace.
If you feel you are a victim of employment misconduct or for more information on employer retaliation, contact us at Maduff & Maduff today.