Retaliation Cases

Washington, D.C. Retaliation and Employment Lawyer

Retaliation covers a broad range of actions taken by employers against employees who report wrongdoing, including sexual harassment, illegal activity, improper safety procedures or equipment, discrimination, or a hostile work environment. At Alan Lescht and Associates, P.C., we have over 20 years of experience asserting the rights of employees who have suffered retaliation in the workplace.

Retaliation may take the for of harassment at work or wrongful termination. If you believe that you are a victim of retaliation for reporting wrongdoing, please contact us for a consultation.

Retaliation can be as subtle as the way you are treated by your employer, or lead to full-blown employee harassment or wrongful termination. If you believe that you have suffered retaliation for action you have taken against your employer, our attorneys will begin an immediate investigation to protect your rights.

Before you decide to leave your job, talk to our attorneys. We may be able to resolve your retaliation or employment contract dispute.

If you are currently employed and seeking to end your employment because of retaliation, our attorneys can counsel you about how to successfully preserve evidence for your claim and other future legal action. It is imperative that you take proper legal steps to preserve your rights and claims. Whether you are seeking to breach an employment contract or protect your job status, we can help you obtain the recourse you need.

All retaliatory action is prohibited. We can assist you if you have suffered any of the following adverse actions:

  • Wrongful termination
  • Demotion
  • Refusal to hire
  • Employee harassment / hostile work environment
  • Breach of employment contract

Wrongful termination and retaliation

If you are a victim of retaliatory discharge, our attorneys will aggressively assert your rights against an employer. The law prohibits employers from taking retaliatory action against employees.

Whistleblower retaliation

Legal prohibitions of retaliation protect employees and encourage victims and witnesses to come forward with information related to discriminatory practices or illegal activity. If you were fired for reporting illegal conduct or refusing to violate the law, you are protected and can take legal action against your employer.

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