It is against the law for an employer to take advantage of their employees by acting unethically or by pursuing, encouraging, or enforcing their employees into performing illegal activities. These egregious acts should be reported and not taken lightly by the proper authorities. As an employee, you should feel safe to report malicious, illegal, and/or violations committed by an employer. Any reporting employee should be able to rely on governing bodies and legal authorities to protect her rights as a worker and enforce workplace safety and employment laws without fear of retaliation or condemnation. If you feel your employer has broken or is committing violations against employment safety laws, workers’ rights, or enforcing others to do so, report these acts to the appropriate authorities and consult with expert legal counsel. Contact JML Law at 818-610-8800 in San Francisco to speak with an attorney who specializes in whistleblowing laws and the legalities of reporting these illegal activities and protecting your rights.
If an employee exposes or reports illegal, corrupt, unethical, and/or fraud committed by their employer or co-workers, then they are Whistleblower. The Division of Labor and Standards Enforcement in The State of California, applicable in San Francisco, requires the placement of a posting at employment facilities that informs employees of their right to report the following (and more).
According to OSHA, employers are forbidden to exact retaliation upon any employee exercising their rights. Examples of employer retaliation could include:
Regardless of the severity of the violation, do not hesitate to do the just and legal task by coming forward and reporting unlawful misconduct by your employer. Any employer guilty of illegal violations face serious legal ramifications. Employers are legally not allowed to retaliate against an employee for reporting misconduct Under California Labor Code Section 1102.5.
Do not hesitate to seek diligent, confidential, and vastly experienced legal counsel by contacting JML Law today in San Francisco at 818-610-8800 or by clicking here. Let our firm protect your rights and the future of your career.
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