Most of us have heard the term whistleblower. Many know what this term means. Many also are scared to be labeled as a whistleblower for fear of losing a job, promotion or other benefit at work. Whistleblowers are employees who report violations of laws committed by their employers. The violation can be general in context or have been committed against the reporting employee. Today, we will discuss the state and federal protections for whistleblowers.
When an employer fails to pay you on time, it can throw your entire financial world into disarray. Most of us depend on our employer's timeliness to keep our financial lives running smoothly. When we do not receive our paychecks on time, our budgets may not have the wiggle room to handle it. If you believe that your employer owes you money, you have a number of options available to you.
Many companies have policies in place that explain workplace retaliation and how it is to be handled. Some companies have a zero-tolerance stance on such an issue. Others tend to look the other way. Even with a policy in place, an employee can still find him or herself being retaliated against for one reason or another. So, how is workplace retaliation prevented?
Just because you work in a federal office doesn't mean you will be free from workplace discrimination. There are still discrimination issues that arise in federal places of employment. You need to know how to spot these issues so you can take proper legal action against those causing the discrimination in Silver Spring.