Whistle Blower Claims in South Florida
Miami Employment Lawyers Protect Employees
While the definition varies somewhat by statute, the term whistleblower
generally refers to an employee who opposes, refuses to participate in,
reports, or threatens to report an activity by the employer that violates
a law, rule or regulation. An objection to work practices that do not
violate any specific law, rule or regulation, generally does not trigger
- The law protects whistleblowers from retaliation in the form of adverse
employment actions such as:
- Cut in hours
Are There any Other Forms of Retaliation that Are Prohibited?
Retaliation for filing (or attempts to claim) workers’ compensation
(injury on the job) is prohibited.
Florida law protects employees from retaliation for filing or attempting
to claim a right, such as lost wages for days unable to work due to injury
or the right to see a doctor, are protected under Florida workers’
compensation laws. If you have been injured on the job and your employee
has retaliated against you, call us immediately.
If you have any questions about retaliation, call Remer & Georges-Pierre
PLLC for a
free consultation at 305.416.5000. You can also
contact our Miami employment law attorneys online.