Whistleblowers help ensure that East Palo Alto employers provide safe, honest and legally compliant workplaces. They are integral to exposing violations and righting wrongs. In many cases, unfortunately, whistleblowers face significant antagonism from management, employers and coworkers. The law prohibits retaliatory actions against public and private employees who blew the whistle on certain wrongful conduct.
If you have been negatively impacted in the workplace as a result of reporting corruption or other misconduct, you may be entitled to compensation. At The Cartwright Law Firm, Inc. in East Palo Alto, CA, we protect the rights of whistleblowers across the state. We have provided aggressive representation to help right injustices for more than 60 years.
Whistleblower claims often have short deadlines and require swift action. Speak with an attorney as soon as possible if you have been fired or suffered adverse employment action for reporting misconduct in the workplace, including violations of the following:
Many other state and federal provisions also offer whistleblower protection. Speak with our experienced employment lawyer to learn whether you can take advantage of whistleblower protections.
Many different forms of legal recourse may be available to you under various types of corporate whistleblower protection laws. For example, you may be entitled to recover damages for:
In severe cases involving malicious employer misconduct, you may also be able to recover substantial punitive damages.