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Whistleblower

Is your employer trying to punish you for reporting their bad behavior? Whistleblower attorney George G. Romain can help protect you.

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Whistleblowing can be broadly defined as reporting or refusing to participate in any illegal activity that your employer may be engaged in. This could include activities like corporate fraud, workplace safety violations, misuse of government funds, discrimination, constructive discharge, Family Medical Leave Act violations, and wrongful termination. Often, employers attempt to punish whistleblowers in order to discourage this activity, but employees who are protected by an expert southern California whistleblower attorney like George G. Romain will be able to stand up for their rights.

How Employers Punish Whistleblowers

Employers can punish whistleblowers using a variety of tactics that are collectively known as retaliation. For example, an employer might subject the whistleblower to unfair:

  • Demotion
  • Discipline
  • Termination
  • Salary reduction
  • Reassignment
  • Failure to promote
  • Harassment

Seeking Compensation in Whistleblower Cases

When the actions listed above are taken against a whistleblower, it constitutes illegal retaliation. With the help of a whistleblower attorney in southern California, you can secure compensation for the bad behavior of your employer. For example, if you were fired because you reported a safety violation, you can recover damages for lost income and wrongful termination. The key of course is to establish that the employer’s action was directly related to your whistleblowing activity and had a clear adverse effect on your employment.

Why Choose George G. Romain as your Southern California Whistleblower Attorney

George G. Romain is a seasoned southern California whistleblower attorney with over 20 years of experience in employment law. He is a strong believer in the important of honesty, integrity, and ethics in any professional setting and he will work tirelessly to defend whistleblowers who make good faith reports of illegal activity. Because he knows that whistleblowing can sometimes land employees in tight financial circumstances, he offers free initial phone consultations and expert representation on a contingency fee basis. Call the Law Office of George G. Romain today to find out more about how he can help protect you from employer retaliation.

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