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Common examples of workplace retaliation

On Behalf of | Apr 8, 2021 | Workplace Retaliation

There are many times workplace retaliation can occur when employers or supervisors find ways to retaliate against employees in Florida. Retaliation can result in demotions, termination, a reduction in an employee’s salary, a change in job duties or schedule, or a denial of a promotion or raise for the employee.

Some employees may be excluded or left out of group projects or work parties or are reassigned to a different department. You may encounter harassment or bullying, and some people may make jokes at your expense. All of these examples can make it difficult for the individual to fulfill job responsibilities and to feel comfortable in the workplace.

How to avoid workplace retaliation

If you want to avoid workplace retaliation, it’s important to avoid taking your frustrations out on other employees. Establish the rules and expectations for your employees and hold your team accountable for their actions and avoid retaliation. All employees should be treated consistently and with a high level of respect, despite their varying roles or responsibilities. Allowing there to be an open-door policy will also allow your employees to have the freedom to voice their opinions or concerns in a safe place without the risk of losing their jobs.

Who can you contact for legal assistance?

If you’ve experienced workplace retaliation, it’s important to reach out to an attorney who has knowledge of workplace law and who can inform you of your rights. The legal professional will answer your questions to ensure that you can navigate the legal process as you seek compensation. The attorney will review the evidence to strengthen your case and to help you determine how much you want to seek. They can also work hard to settle outside of court to make it a smoother, quicker process. Attorneys can even assist with cases related to wrongful termination.