Whistleblower & Retaliation Claims

Federal whistleblower laws prohibit adverse actions against employees who make formal complaints alleging unlawful actions in the workplace. Employers are strictly prohibited from punishing or penalizing any employee after they make a claim or complaint.

Retaliation claims are commonly associated with whistleblowing claims, but can also be results from workers compensation claims, taking a pregnancy leave, or reporting company violations. Retaliation may occur when employers do the following in response to employee complaints and claims:
• Creating a hostile work environment
• Demotion
• Refusal to promote
• Reducing hours or wage
• Negative work evaluations
• Termination

At the Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow, we’ve litigated numerous whistleblower and retaliation claims for our clients. We understand the legal intricacies involved in each case, we and it is our mission to keep you focused on your business goals. To speak to our legal team, please contact our Rochester law firm at 585-730-4773.

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