Both U.S. federal law and California state statutes prevent employers from retaliating against employees who exercise their legal rights. When an employee engages in an activity allowed under employment laws, employers cannot then take adverse employment action in return. Retaliation can take many forms, and if someone believes that they experienced such retaliation, they should discuss the matter with an experienced San Jose retaliation attorney at the law office of Minnis & Smallets, LLP.
There are many reasons why an employee might suffer unlawful employment retaliation. Some examples include the following:
Some acts of retaliation, such as wrongful termination, are obvious while others are less clear. Retaliation can take the form of any type of adverse employment action in response to an employee exercising a legal right. Some common forms of retaliation include:
Many people believe they may have experienced retaliation, though they are not completely sure. Employees in this position should always schedule a case evaluation with an experienced retaliation lawyer in San Jose. An experienced lawyer can help you understand your rights under the law, determine whether your employer engaged in unlawful retaliation, and help you take the necessary steps to protect your rights and seek legal relief.
At Minnis & Smallets, LLP, we know how to identify when an employer has violated an employee’s rights under federal or California employment laws. We are committed to standing up for employees who have experienced unlawful retaliation and helping them hold their employers fully accountable. If you have concerns about treatment by your employer, please contact us to discuss your options with a San Jose retaliation attorney as soon as possible.
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