If you feel that you have been violated of anything in the workplace that you believe is illegal, the first thing you should do is contact an employment law attorney to verify the situation. There have been some cases were an employee has wrongfully accused of their employer of a wrongdoing that was actually legal. General, employees are too scared to file a complaint against their boss due to the fact they feel they will be terminated from their job. However, an employer has no right in retaliating against the employee for filing a complaint, it is illegal. We here at Maduff & Maduff are here to inform you of certain situations where you may file a complaint against the employer for doing any of the following:
Discrimination: If you feel that you are being discriminated against your gender, age, religion, race, or sexual orientation, you have every right to file a complaint against your employer because of this. All employees of the United States are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. If you have been discriminated against in any stage of your employment, take the proper precautions and file the complaint to a higher level of power if management does not acknowledge your issue.
Wage Or Overtime Theft: If you feel that you are not being paid correctly or are missing wages, it is time to file a complaint. It is important to always to ensure you are receiving the correct amount of wages whether you are an exempt salary waged worker or a non-exempt employee.
Retaliation: If you feel that you are being retaliated against due to filing a complaint against your employer, it is time to contact your employment law attorney. Generally, ‘ is wrongful termination in the event of an employee trying to receive better treatment or filing a complaint against the employer.
To learn more about how we can support you through your employment issues, contact our highly professional attorneys at Maduff & Maduff today.