Whistleblowers

Wrongful Termination Checklist

December 18, 2019
Wrongful Termination Checklist - Were You Fired Illegally?  Have you been fired recently? Did you know some terminations are considered unlawful? Do you suspect that you may have been fired illegally? Please read the FGBO Law’s wrongful termination checklist below. Discrimination Do you have evidence that you were fired based on discrimination? For example, a wri...

Forced to Quit: Do You Qualify for a Constructive Discharge?

November 25, 2019
Forced to Quit: Do you qualify for a Constructive Discharge? Do you feel that you were forced to quit your job due to intolerable work conditions or treatment? Did you know that in some circumstances, a resignation could be treated the same as a termination? Your resignation under these types of situations is known as constructive discharge or constructive termination. Th...

Hostile Work Environment Claim: What Steps to Take

October 31, 2019
Before you make a  hostile work environment claim, specific legal criteria must be met for a workplace to be considered hostile. To make a successful hostile work environment claim, you must show that you constantly felt uncomfortable at your place of work. A lousy boss, a rude co-worker, or an unpleasant workplace does not constitute a hostile work environment, nor do...

Florida Whistleblower Protection Act: What You Should Know

October 23, 2019
If an employer does something illegal or unsafe, including discrimination or neglecting to follow safety guidelines, an employee should report it. However, sometimes, employers retaliate against employees who make these types of claims. They may even fire the employee who filed the complaint. The Florida Whistleblower Act protects employees. If you think you may be a vict...

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