WHY ARE SUPERVISOR/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIPS A BAD IDEA?

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, November 27, 2015. Dating in the workplace isn't sexual harassment on its own, and many people who are on the same level enjoy healthy relationship status while working [...]

UNIONIZING ACTIVITY IS OFTEN MET WITH EMPLOYER RETALIATION

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, March 10, 2017. Employees have a legal right, granted under the National Labor Relations Act, to join together to try to improve their wages or working conditions. Frequently, [...]

SCORCHED EARTH TACTICS AND RETALIATION LAWSUITS

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. How badly can an employer want to retaliate against a whistleblower? Apparently, pretty badly, if the $10 million spent defending the wrongful termination claim of [...]

YOUR PROTECTION AGAINST RETALIATION GOES ON AFTER THE JOB ENDS

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. For a lot of people, filing a formal discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or suing an employer for discrimination is often a [...]

CAN I LOSE MY JOB FOR TAKING CARE OF MY LOVED ONE?

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Monday, November 7, 2016. If you are caring for a loved one who is seriously ill or disabled, you know that it requires many hours and tireless dedication. This [...]

YOUR EMPLOYER CAN’T RETALIATE AGAINST YOU FOR . . .

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, November 4, 2016. In many cases, if you fail to show up for work or simply don't do your job to agreed upon parameters, your employer can fire [...]

WHAT CAN YOU NOT BE FIRED FOR?

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, September 16, 2016. Federal laws protect most employees from being fired as an act of retaliation on the part of the employer. This protection only comes into play [...]

RETALIATION CAN HAPPEN REGARDLESS OF CLAIM DISPOSITION

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, August 26, 2016. If you report to your supervisor or employer that you have been discriminated against or sexually harassed, then the employer is not allowed to retaliate [...]

WHAT ARE ADVERSE ACTIONS?

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, July 15, 2016. In the context of employment law, adverse actions are a type of retaliation against workers. The law prevents employers from taking retaliatory action against workers [...]

LAWS PROHIBIT YOUR EMPLOYER FROM RETALIATION IN CERTAIN CASES

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins Asbill, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, April 29, 2016. Your employer has a right to discipline you for poor work performance or attendance, up to and including termination. Usually, this type of action requires [...]