Retaliation / Harassment
Working in a hostile environment can put a strain on anyone's life, especially when the hostility directed toward you, in retaliation for reporting of a breach in company policy or a safety violation. If you are the victim of harassment in retaliation for reporting an employer, manager or fellow employee for breaking company guidelines, you may be able to recover money damages for your lost wages and emotional stresses.
Don't permit an officer, manager, supervisor or fellow employee to harass you. We will advise you on how to escape the hostility. We will deal with the employer so that it may not retaliate against you. Or, we will bring legal action to halt it. In the process, you may collect money damages from the employer.
At the Watts Law Firm, P.C., our attorney leverages more than 25 years of employment law experience to offer support to clients throughout Vermont who have become the victim of retaliation or harassment in the workplace. Our staff works diligently to help you put an end to your workplace mistreatment, or help you get the compensation you deserve if you have been terminated unfairly.
To schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your specific retaliation or harassment concerns, contact us online or call (802) 457-1020.Experienced Guidance Throughout the EEOC Complaints Process
Most companies have a written policy against discrimination or harassment. Unfortunately, these guidelines are not always followed. Often, an employee who choose to follow these guidelines to report another employee who is not following the them, encounters retaliatory treatment, ranging from harassment to termination. When such mistreatment occurs, our staff can assist you in filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where appropriate, in an effort to halt the harassment and retaliation.
Whether you have been the victim of sexual harassment or harassment out of spite, our staff can offer the guidance you need to end the mistreatment without fear of retaliation. You may be able to return to work, if you desire. If not, we will bring legal action on your behalf to gain you money damages for your lost wages , benefits and emotional stress.
Everyone deserves good legal advice and strong legal representation. That's what we do. Please contact us to discuss your specific concerns today.