Facing retaliation by your employer is not easy. This can make it very difficult for you to get up and go to work each day. You likely don’t want to face your supervisor and might start burning through your sick and personal days, putting you behind on your work. Let’s explore how you can prove employer retaliation.
The signs you should be on the lookout for regarding retaliation include the following:
In order to prove employer retaliation, you will need to show the following:
The most important thing you need to understand when trying to prove employer retaliation is that there was a consequence present and not a coincidence. For example, if the entire department or team on which you were working was terminated, it will be very difficult for you to prove retaliation even if you claimed you were being discriminated or retaliated against.
Employer retaliation is a serious problem that many employees face every year in California despite the laws in place offering employee protection. Be sure you document every action taken against you that could be viewed as retaliation, so you can prove your claim with human resources or if you decide to take legal action.