Retaliation Attorney serving Jacksonville, Florida and surrounding communities

Retaliation is unfair and hurtful.
If you are the victim of retaliation, call now to speak with an experienced attorney.

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Retaliation effects employee morale. When an employee is retaliated against by an employer, it sends a message to all the employees in a company. When recently polled potential employees were asked whether they believed that their employers might retaliated against them, many responded with a "yes." Employers have the upper hand in most cases. However, most employers are prohibited by law from retaliating against an employee when that employee engages in protected conduct.
    To learn more about workers'compensation retaliation, click here. because you took                   leave under the FMLA, or because you opposed discrimination, contact me today.

The following types of conduct are considered protected from retaliation by employers:

  • (1) Reporting a workplace injury;
  • (2) Filing workers' compensation claims;
  • (3) Opposing discrimination in the workplace;
  • (4) Opposing or refusing to participate in the violation of a law, rule or regulation (a whistleblowing claim);
  • (5) Taking family medical leave; or
  • (6) Participating in investigations conducted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

If you believe you were wrongfully terminated, harassed, or retaliated against because you recently filed a workers' compensation claim, opposed discrimination, refused to participate in the violation of a law, because you took family medical leave, or participated in an EEOC investigation it is important for you to seek legal advice. Retaliation hurts all employees,and retaliation affects employee morale. Retaliation is legitimate claim if you can prove certain facts. Often, retaliation is the easier claim to prove. You want the right attorney for the job; an agressive, attorney experienced in litigation involving retaliation, who will fight for all your legal rights. To schedule a consultation, contact my office today.