Firing an employee for asking to take off a religious holiday. Refusing to promote an employee who, a year ago, stood up for a coworker who was being sexually harassed in the office. Giving poor performance reviews to an employee who participated in an investigation into employer wrongdoing. Employer retaliation takes many forms. Retaliation is illegal, however. The Oakland retaliation attorneys of Minnis & Smallets LLP can help you recover lost wages and sue for additional compensation.
Federal and state law prohibits employers from terminating, demoting, harassing, or otherwise harming the careers of employees for:
Any type of harmful or damaging employment decision may be considered retaliation. This includes the following:
If you were wrongly fired, demoted, harassed, scrutinized, or threatened by your employer, the only way to be compensated is to file a retaliation claim. The Oakland retaliation lawyers at the Minnis & Smallets law firm can help you make this happen. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
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