Workers who complain about illegal workplace practices may face retaliation for their actions, even though they may be protected under the law. In fact, there are a number of employment laws that prohibit retaliation.
Retaliation can take many forms, such as wrongful termination or demotion. Or, an employee may be passed up for a promotion because of retaliation, or subjected to unwarranted criticism in work reviews or more direct punishments. Illegal retaliation may occur where an employee:
Retaliation may occur even outside the workplace, if it affects employee status or performance. And retaliation against one employee may affect others, by making them afraid to speak up if they are also victims.
Gardner Law Firm has represented numerous clients throughout Georgia who have faced retaliation from employers, seeking compensation, reinstatement, or protection. Our skilled team can work with you to determine if you are a victim of illegal retaliation and represent you to help you protect your livelihood or reputation.
If you believe you may be a victim of retaliation from an employer,
We’ll discuss your situation and advise you of laws that may impact you. We’ll also explain your options and what you can do to protect yourself.