Employee Loses Unlawful Retaliation Case Against Sacramento County

California’s whistleblower laws prohibit employers from retaliating against workers who contact the authorities, cooperate with investigators, or otherwise disclose information when said workers have reason to believe their employers have violated the law. This doesn’t mean retaliation against whistleblowers never occurs in California. When it does, it will often take the form of termination. An… Continue reading Employee Loses Unlawful Retaliation Case Against Sacramento County

Retaliation Is A Sign Of Wrongful Termination

When we get the job of our dreams we think this it! We do everything we can to ensure that we keep that job. But what if our employers are asking us to start practices that aren’t lawful? What if you are working for someone who doesn’t appreciate coworkers feedback or threatens others who are… Continue reading Retaliation Is A Sign Of Wrongful Termination

Employee Pay Deductions: Is It Illegal For Your Employer To Deduct From Your Salary In California?

Our Los Angeles retaliation attorney at JML Law receives this question way too often: “My California employer deducted a certain amount from my pay, can I sue him/her?” Long story short, employers can lawfully deduct from their employees’ salaries, but such deductions must be in accordance with federal and state requirements. In order to deduct… Continue reading Employee Pay Deductions: Is It Illegal For Your Employer To Deduct From Your Salary In California?

Retaliation For Requesting A Reasonable Accommodation In California: What Can You Do?

Generally, employees in California have a right to receive a reasonable accommodation from their employer if they qualify for an adjustment to the work environment or job duties due to disability, religion, pregnancy, or other reason. Under California law, several types of employees can request a reasonable accommodation from their employer to adjust their work… Continue reading Retaliation For Requesting A Reasonable Accommodation In California: What Can You Do?

How To Determine That An Email You Received From Your Employer Constitutes Workplace Retaliation?

Recognizing signs of workplace retaliation can be quite tricky, even impossible at times. Defining what retaliation is, in itself, is a daunting task even for the most experienced Los Angeles retaliation attorney. But do not worry. If you suspect that your employer has sent you a retaliatory email – intentionally or not – our lawyers… Continue reading How To Determine That An Email You Received From Your Employer Constitutes Workplace Retaliation?

Retaliation in the Workplace

Retaliation occurs when an employer intentionally harms an employee’s employment because the employee participated in an activity that is protected by federal or state employment law. For example, if an employer fires an employee for taking legally afforded maternity leave or because the employee reported an employer’s illegal activities, that employee is a victim of… Continue reading Retaliation in the Workplace

Retaliation For Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim In California (Signs That Your Employer Is Retaliating Against You)

Although you have every right to pursue a workers’ compensation claim for your work-related injuries, employers in California are not exactly thrilled when they see such a claim on their table or when their workers are actually awarded workers’ comp benefits. Under California law, employees with job-related injuries and illnesses are entitled to workers’ compensation… Continue reading Retaliation For Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim In California (Signs That Your Employer Is Retaliating Against You)

4 Not-So-Subtle Signs Of Workplace Retaliation (When Things Get Hostile And Illegal)

Toxicity and disagreements are rampant in many workplaces across California. But when these conflicts, disagreements, and toxicity cross the line, they become hostile and therefore unlawful. But when do your employer’s and coworkers’ actions and behavior constitute retaliation? This the question that perplexes many people and even lawyers in California. Some employers retaliate against their… Continue reading 4 Not-So-Subtle Signs Of Workplace Retaliation (When Things Get Hostile And Illegal)