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November 12, 2020 | What Does ‘Retaliation’ Mean in a Workplace Setting?

Workplace retaliation occurs when a manager or supervisor punishes, mistreats, or fires an employee specifically because the person engaged in what is called a “protected activity”. Federal and state laws define what “protected activity” is.  Some examples include, but are not limited to: Reporting discrimination, harassment, or retaliation; Cooperating with an investigation into a report

September 27, 2019 | What Does the Ohio Whistleblower Protection Act Cover?

The Ohio Whistleblower Protection Act makes it illegal for employers in the private and public sectors to punish or harass workers who report wrongdoing by their employer, boss or colleagues. An employee who does suffer retaliation for blowing the whistle on criminal or dangerous activities has rights under the whistleblower act to sue to get

January 3, 2018 | How Do You Prove Retaliation in the Workplace?

How to Prove Retaliation in The Workplace? U.S. and Ohio state laws prohibit employers from punishing or mistreating workers and job applicants for reporting or otherwise calling attention to problems ranging from discrimination and wage theft to fraud. Retaliation for filing a complaint can take many forms, but courts make it an employee’s responsibility to

December 14, 2016 | What is Employment Retaliation?

First and foremost, employment retaliation is illegal under federal and Ohio laws. It happens when an employer penalizes an employee for engaging in “protected activity” such as: reporting unlawful conduct, opposing unlawful conduct, or participating in an investigation into reports of unlawful mistreatment. The law also prohibits retaliation against whistle blowers who go to the