According to Findlaw, “A ‘whistleblower’ is an employee who reports a violation of the law by his or her employer. The violation may be against the reporting employee, as with sexual harassment claims, or may be a general violation such as unlawful pollution practices against environmental law.
Whistleblower protections come from several different significant sources. The federal government and many states have laws protecting whistleblowers from retaliation for filing a claim or reporting a violation. In addition, most states recognize a common-law claim against an employer who takes action against an employee after he or she has reported a violation of law.”
Speaking about against your employer takes a lot of courage–we understand that. Which is why we can assure you that, should you make the decision to reach out to us for a free consultation, we will treat you with dignity and respect, no matter what you tell us during our initial time together.
If you have found yourself in one of these delicate situations and are looking for professional, private, and personable representation please reach out to us now!