In several prior posts, we have highlighted the growth of retaliation actions, including retaliation under Title VII and the FMLA.  We have also provided suggestions for minimizing the likelihood of your company being found liable for retaliation.

There are many other statutes that also provide employees with protection from retaliation for bringing a claim.  In particular, the trend in recent years has been for statutes containing whistleblower provisions to couple those whistleblower provisions with retaliation provisions.  This provides employees with further confidence and assurance that it will be “worth it” for them to come forward—either to their employer or to the government—with information concerning a violation of the statute.
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