If you've reported illegal conduct in the workplace and have been retaliated against by your employer for doing so, you could be a good candidate for filing a whistleblower complaint in the state of California. Just as there are state and federal workplace retaliation laws in place to protect you from your employer illegally retaliating against you for other reasons, what you might not know is that special whistleblower retaliation laws can also protect you from specific negative employment actions unfairly enforced in the workplace.
If you are working in the state of California, you likely know that there are laws to protect you from workplace discrimination and harassment. But what you may not know is that these same laws are also in place to protect you from workplace retaliation and negative employment actions that could be unfairly enforced by your employer. But how do you know if you have been subjected to retaliation at work?