RALEIGH WORKPLACE RETALIATION ATTORNEY
Raleigh Retaliatory Termination Lawyer
While employees are not guaranteed continued employment, they cannot be retaliated against or fired because they have complained about illegal employer conduct. If you have been fired, disciplined, demoted or harassed by your employer in retaliation for asserting your employment rights, you should immediately contact a Raleigh workplace retaliation attorney.
Federal and North Carolina employment retaliation laws provide employees with strong legal protection in the workplace. Don't let a retaliatory discharge happen to you. If you believe you were the victim of retaliation in the workplace The Lollar Law Firm is here to protect your rights each step of the way.
Federal and State Laws Prohibit Retaliation in the Workplace
There are two types workplace retaliation claims covered under federal law: opposition claims and participation claims. Opposition claims are claims by employees who are retaliated against after they complain to their employer or oppose unlawful discrimination or harassment in the workplace. Participation claims are claims by employees who are retaliated against after filing a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (www.eeoc.gov) or testifying, assisting or participating in any employment discrimination investigation or proceedings.
The Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) is North Carolina's super anti-discrimination law combining elements of several federal laws. The Employment Discrimination Bureau (EDB) of the North Carolina Department of Labor (www.nclabor.com/edb/edb.htm) enforces REDA. REDA prohibits discrimination against people who have exercised, or threatened to exercise, their rights under the state's Workers' Compensation Act, the Wage and Hour Act, OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Act.
Contact a Raleigh Workplace Retaliation Attorney Today
If you believe you have been the victim of retaliation in the workplace, or are currently expericening worklplace retaliation, call us today at 919-924-0628 for a consultation or contact us online.