Under California law, employers are not allowed to retaliate against employees and job applicants. But how do you know if something your employer did qualifies as retaliation? If an employer punishes you for engaging in activities that are protected under the law, then your employer has engaged in workplace retaliation. An example: one of your … Continue reading
Federal laws protect whistleblowers and punish employers for retaliation.
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), workplace retaliation is one of the most common charges filed with the agency. In 2016, of the nearly 100,000 claims the EEOC received, over 45 percent were related to workplace retaliation. California took a spot among the top three states with the highest number of claims related … Continue reading