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Retaliation Against Federal Employees

After Reporting Harassment And Discrimination, Federal Employees Often Experience Retaliation

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Honest employees should be rewarded, not reprimanded, in the workplace.

Speaking out against illegal or discriminatory actions in the workplace takes courage. But many employees experience retaliation by their employers after reporting harassment or discrimination.

Instead of receiving support, their employer took action against them. Some of these retaliatory actions may include:

  • Demotion
  • Reassignment
  • Loss of benefits
  • Denial of promotion
  • Job loss

What can employees do when they receive unfair treatment from their employers?

Employees who "blow the whistle" on their employers are protected by the federal Whistleblower Protection Act.

These victims should be aware of their legal rights and options. Employees should consider working with a federal employment law attorney who can guide them through the legal process, protect their employment rights, and seek compensation.

Sexual harassment at the U.S. State Department

Harassment, discrimination - and subsequent retaliation for speaking out - can happen in any government agency.

In 2017 the State Department received 483 reports of harassment - and 225 of those were sexual harassment or gender-based harassment.

No matter what federal agency you work in, help is available. If you have been retaliated against after reporting harassment, discrimination or other illegal conduct in your workplace, learn about your legal options from an experienced federal employment law attorney.

Free consultation: Call 888-351-0424 to schedule a consultation.

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