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Whistleblower Protection Attorney in California

Whistleblower Protection in California

The whistleblower law is designed to protect employees who warn the public or the pertinent law enforcement officials about illegal corporate activity.

When a company engages in illegal activities, employees have the right so speak up and “blow” the “whistle” without fear of retaliation.

If you are facing retaliation for raising awareness regarding an illegal activity within the company, contact a whistleblower protection attorney now! Our legal team at Soho Law can help. Call us now at 310-803-9560 for a FREE CONSULTATION

Protection Against Whistleblower Retaliation

California’s Whistleblower Protection Act offers strong assurances for employees.

Whistleblower laws protect employees in a number of ways:

  • They safeguard employees against any retaliatory act following the report of a violation of state or federal law.
  • They protect any reports made internally (e.g., to a workplace supervisor) or externally (e.g., a public hearing).
  • Some laws extend this liability even beyond the employer to include anyone acting on the employer’s behalf (e.g., a third-party management contractor).
  • They protect employees who disclose violations, even if they do so beyond their regular or official role.
  • Anyone who is eligible for protection under these laws may file damage claims for any retaliation (e.g., repayment for lost wages or for damaged reputation).

Protection Against Whistleblower Retaliation in California

The California Labor Code provides protection from retaliation. Additionally, you are allowed to pursue a claim against the employer who retaliated against you. While retaliation can have many forms or variations, it’s important to act immediately.

Contact a Retaliation Attorney in California Now!

Facing retaliation simply because you “blew” the “whistle” on illegal activities is unfair and unlawful. If your employer has taken action against you after filing a complaint or claim against them, speak to a California retaliation attorney as soon as possible!

With offices in California and New York, we work tirelessly and fight for your rights as an employee. Call us now at 310-803-9560 or click here to fill our contact form for a FREE CONSULTATION.