Category Archives: Retaliation

What Is Retaliation in the Workplace?

Important Reasons for Employers to Avoid Retaliation Retaliation in the workplace is unlawful. Therefore, as a business owner it is important to understand what it is and to avoid it. Employers violate the law if they retaliate against an employee … Continue reading

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How Broad Sweeping Can Retaliation Claims Be?

Retaliation, according to the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) must consist of three elements: An employee’s participation in protected activity, which typically would be filing a discrimination or harassment complaint An adverse action that the employer or manager takes against … Continue reading

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What is a retaliation claim and why are they so popular?

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2012, 38 percent of all EEOC claims were for retaliation. The reason retaliation claims have become so popular in recent years is because case law and legislative developments have: Broadened … Continue reading

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