RetaliationState and federal employment laws have been enacted to protect employees from unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment and other unjust employment practices. Because such laws would provide no protection to workers if employers could simply retaliate against employees who assert their rights, employment laws also prohibit employers from unlawful forms of retaliation.
At Barrera & Associates, we fight tirelessly to protect the rights of employees. If you have suffered retaliation from your employer for asserting your rights, contact an experienced employment law attorney at our firm.
Examples Of Unlawful Retaliation
Employers may not terminate, harass, demote or otherwise retaliate against employees for making protected complaints about prohibited employment practices.
- Were you fired, demoted, disciplined or harassed because you made a complaint of sexual harassment?
- Do you have a mental or physical disability? Has your employer retaliated against you because you made a complaint of disability discrimination? Has your employer retaliated against you because you requested a reasonable accommodation?
- Did your employer retaliate against you for making a complaint of age discrimination?
- Did your employer retaliate against you for making a complaint of race discrimination, gender discrimination or religious discrimination?
- Did your employer retaliate against you for taking medical leave or pregnancy leave?
- Have you been terminated, suspended, demoted or harassed for making a lawful disclosure about corporate misconduct (retaliation for being a whistleblower)?
If you have suffered retaliation for asserting these or other rights that are granted to you by federal or state employment laws, you may have a basis to pursue a claim against your employer for unlawful retaliation.
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing provides further information on employee rights under FEHA. The EEOC also provides information about employment discrimination laws.
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Our founding attorney, Pat Barrera, has been recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers each year for the past decade and speaks regularly on employment law topics.
We know the law, and we know how to build strong cases for our clients. We have a proven record of results in employment law claims. You will have a strong advocate on your side at Barrera & Associates.
Contact A Torrance Retaliation And Whistleblower Attorney
From our office in El Segundo, we represent clients throughout Southern California. To schedule a free consultation with an El Segundo unlawful retaliation attorney at our firm, call 424-352-0716 or contact us by email.
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