Whistleblowers

Whistleblower Retaliation: Survival and Next Steps

July 30, 2020
Whistleblower retaliation occurs when an employer penalizes a worker for engaging in protected activity.  Protected activity is when an employee objects to or refuses to participate in, an activity, policy, or practice of their employer that is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation. What are Common Examples of Whistleblower Retaliation? In whistleblower retaliation...

Wrongful Termination Checklist

December 18, 2019
Wrongful Termination Checklist - Were You Fired Illegally?  Have you been fired recently? Did you know some terminations are considered unlawful? Do you suspect that you may have been fired illegally? Please read the FGBO Law’s wrongful termination checklist below. Discrimination Do you have evidence that you were fired based on discrimination? For example, a wri...

Forced to Quit: Do You Qualify for a Constructive Discharge?

November 25, 2019
Forced to Quit: Do you qualify for a Constructive Discharge? Do you feel that you were forced to quit your job due to intolerable work conditions or treatment? Did you know that in some circumstances, a resignation could be treated the same as a termination? Your resignation under these types of situations is known as constructive discharge or constructive termination. Th...

Hostile Work Environment Claim: What Steps to Take

October 31, 2019
Before you make a  hostile work environment claim, specific legal criteria must be met for a workplace to be considered hostile. To make a successful hostile work environment claim, you must show that you constantly felt uncomfortable at your place of work. A lousy boss, a rude co-worker, or an unpleasant workplace does not constitute a hostile work environment, nor do...

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