Federal law protects employees who have reported illegal activity from being fired or otherwise disciplined. At Mazaheri Law Firm, PLLC, our attorneys represent the interests of whistleblowers and other individuals who have been terminated or disciplined for protected activities, such as reporting unethical or illegal activity, acting as a witness against their company, or filing claims of discrimination or harassment.
Our employment law attorneys are prepared to take a proactive and aggressive approach to investigating the matter and preparing a case against your employer. These are often intimidating and overwhelming circumstances for employees caught in the middle of these disputes, and many individuals fear that they will be blacklisted in the future. We are committed to protecting your interests and your future employment.
A whistleblower is anyone who has reported illegal activity on the part of his or her employer. It could also include reporting requests by the employer for him or her to engage in illegal activity. These are often highly egregious practices within the company or unethical decisions made by management. It could also include smaller infractions, such as requiring a driver to continue driving even though a tail light is out.
Retaliation occurs when the employer proceeds to take adverse action against the employee for reporting concerns of discrimination, harassment or other illegal activity. Retaliation claims can extend to include relationships between spouses or partners. For instance, if a wife brings a sexual harassment claim and the husband is fired in retaliation, a claim could be filed against the company.
Our attorneys will take a close look at your situation, evaluating all circumstances involved, and provide you with a clear understanding of your legal rights and options. We will carefully and thoroughly investigate the retaliation, preparing a solid case against your employer.
To learn more about how we can protect your interests in whistleblower and retaliation cases, please contact our law firm today at (405) 414-2222
Oklahoma is an At-will employment state, which means that employers can fire workers for any reason, or no reason, with a few exceptions. Employers are not allowed to terminate an employee for reporting an employer's unlawful conduct, such as incidents of discrimination in the workplace. A whistleblower is anyone who has reported illegal activity on the part of his or her employer. It could also include reporting requests by the employer for him or her to engage in illegal activity. These are often highly egregious practices within the company or unethical decisions made by management. It could also include smaller infractions, such as requiring a driver to continue driving even though a tail light is out.
If an employer has taken an adverse action against you for these activities, the first thing you should do is report it to your company's HR. If no action is being taken to correct the situation, talk to an employment retaliation lawyer about your legal remedies.
We have represented employees who have been harassed, demoted, fired, disciplined, and received pay reductions as a result of employer retaliation. When an employer has treated you unfairly, we can help you hold them responsible legally and financially. Retaliation occurs when the employer proceeds to take adverse action against the employee for reporting concerns of discrimination, harassment or other illegal activity. Retaliation claims can extend to include relationships between spouses or partners. For instance, if a wife brings a sexual harassment claim and the husband is fired in retaliation, a claim could be filed against the company.
Our attorneys can investigate the claim to obtain solid evidence against your employer. We can seek an appropriate solution to compensate you for the loss in wages, benefits, emotional distress, and other relevant damages. To find out more about filing a complaint through the appropriate agencies, contact our attorneys.
Mazaheri Law Firm can also represent employers who are facing retaliation claims from workers. We can provide guidance on how to effectively resolve such claims as well as counsel businesses on how to protect themselves from future lawsuits. Our attorneys offer proactive and aggressive legal strategies to preserve your business interests.
Retaliation cases can be complex and difficult to navigate, especially for workers who are concerned about their career and professional interests. Our Oklahoma City employment lawyers at Mazaheri Law Firm can represent you in front of the various employment agencies and steer you through the proceedings. Contact us for a confidential consultation and discuss your specific concerns.
Call Mazaheri Law Firm at (405) 414-2222.
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