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Halting internal probe pending EEOC action isn’t retaliation

Employees who simultaneously file an EEOC charge and an internal complaint usually can’t win a retaliation claim just because their internal complaint was put on hold pending the outcome of the EEOC claim.

Beware rewarding employees who testify on your behalf

Rewarding employee who testified on your behalf can lead to retaliation suit

Short-circuit desperate employee’s lawsuit by tracking every step of disciplinary process

Tracking an employee’s discipline process from beginning to end can can head of retaliation claim

OSHA sues demolition firm for whistleblower retaliation

Regional Environmental Demolition in Niagara Falls faces a federal lawsuit alleging retaliation against a worker who reported a workplace hazard.

Little slights, actions add up to retaliation

When an employee complains that a supervisor is behaving in a discriminatory way, employers must ensure there is no retaliation. Even small things can lead to a big problem.

DOL sues firm, 3 bosses for harassing whistleblowers

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against a Georgia foam manufacturer and three of its managers for suspending and terminating employees who reported workplace hazards in violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Warn bosses: No retaliation against whistleblowers who report wrongdoing

Remind supervisors that retaliating against workers who report alleged criminal or other illegal activity may violate the California Labor Code.

Whistleblower? Not without whistleblowing

Energy workers are protected from retaliation for reporting safety problems if their workplace is covered by the federal Energy Reorganization Act.

Sometimes, employee gets 2 shots at lawsuit

An employee who had a state interference-with-contract claim dismissed—the court said he had been legitimately fired for insubordination—can still file a federal whistleblower retaliation lawsuit based on the same facts.

EEOC issues fresh guidance on anti-retaliation compliance

The EEOC has updated its enforcement guidance on retaliation for the first time since 1998.