Whistleblower claims fall under the area of employment law for the obvious reason that they involve an employee's allegations of fraud or misconduct within the company. If you have filed a whistleblower claim or are considering doing so, it is advisable to retain the services of a Salt Lake City employment attorney to represent you as the case progresses. Whistleblowing is an important legal right, allowing the average employee to hold the employer and fellow employees accountable for wrongful actions such as creating a hostile work environment, discrimination and sexual harassment. Come to Haymore Law for dedicated support and advocacy throughout the process of pursuing your claim.
When you learn of wrongful or illegal conduct at your place of business, you have the right to expose the situation under state and federal whistleblower laws. Reporting on such activity is a major decision and though it would be illegal to fire or lay off a person for being a whistleblower, you should not take action without careful deliberation. An attorney from our firm will consult with you to determine what legal action is best for you, your family, co-workers and the company. Possible strategies include reporting the situation internally for resolution, bringing the matter to local or state law enforcement or seeking recourse at the federal level.
Whistleblower claims require careful preparation and skilled legal counsel. Whether your employer has retaliated against you for speaking up by demoting you, reducing your pay or hours, or terminating your employment, we will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you. Possible damages in a whistleblower lawsuit include restitution of back pay, reinstatement in the same position and restoration of benefits.
Contact a Salt Lake City employment attorney if you have received employer retaliation and want to file a whistleblower lawsuit to recover damages.