Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer punishes an employee for reporting an incident, harassment, or discrimination. The employee may be reporting an incident or string of events related to his or her own experience or the experience of a co-worker. In either scenario, employers make take adverse action against such employees to suppress such reporting. For instance, after an employer learns that you reported lewd remarks he made, he may significantly decrease your hours or even outright terminate you. Such behavior is patently illegal and you should call Forouzan Law immediately.
According to Forbes Magazine, the following are the top 12 most common workplace retaliatory tactics: