These days there are a lot of problems that arise between an employer and the employees and in most situations as an employee you don’t know the next step to take, most of the time employees are the victims because employers take advantage of their opportunity and treat employees the way they want. If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated you have to take the necessary steps in order to make the right claims.
Understand The Law First
If you don’t know what the employment law is all about and you can’t interpret such laws, it’s going to be harder to prove wrongful termination. Sometimes these laws can be confusing and there is the need to talk to a professional lawyer that’s well experienced in such matters. But even as an employee you should understand the basic laws, know your rights and employers right towards you. If you believe you’re maltreated you should talk to your employer first before hiring an attorney, if there is mutual agreement there is no need to hire an attorney.
When you’re wrongfully terminated you need evidences that can strongly support your claim, you should document everything including witnesses if they’re available. If you don’t know how to go through this you should seek professional help from an attorney, he’ll help you get all the possible evinces that are needed in order to win your case.
Report To EEOC
Next step is to file a case with EEOC for breach of contract. You can all save yourself time by letting a good attorney do all the due process, because this process can be tedious and complex process, but with the right attorney he can take care of that.
When you take the right steps especially if an attorney is involved, your employer will now start taking things seriously. With the right attorney you have better chance of winning all your claims, in or out of the court. That’s why it’s a good idea to go with an attorney when your employer refuses to comply with you.
Florida Employment Laws – What Are The Employee Basic Right?
As a Florida resident you have basic rights which employers must comply with, as an employee you’re protected against any discrimination or wrongful termination in the workplace. There are some traits which every employee shouldn’t be discriminated because of them, this include, gender, age, religion, disability and many more traits that are related to this.
If any employers tries to discriminate you because of such traits there is the need to take the proper action against such employers. As a rule of thumb you should always seek for advice before taking any step when dealing with employers because of wrongful deeds. If an employer provides any employment benefits because of such traits he has violated state and federal laws and an employee can take legal action against such employers.
There are a lot of people that are victims of sexual harassment and they don’t know exactly what to do, they don’t even understand whether they’ve been sexually harassed or not. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and it involves any unwelcomed sexual behaviors such as touching or unwelcomed sexual advancement, the harasser can be of the same gender or of different gender.
As a Florida resident you’re protected from any form of sexual harassment and if you notice that you should take the necessary steps in order to prevent yourself from been a victim. As an employee you shouldn’t neglect sexual harassment behaviors because you believe you might lose your job or certain job benefits like promotions, you’re protected and the employer doesn’t have the right to terminate your job because you reported his actions to the proper authority.
Most companies and employers already have their own professional team of lawyers, when you have been discriminated in the workplace the first thing you want to do is to talk to a professional attorney that can help you with any problem you might have, only a good attorney knows how to deal with such problems, it’s not easy to win your case alone because you don’t know the right steps.
If you believe your rights have been violated at the workplace, don’t wait any more for things to get worse, contact us at Massey & Duffy for a free consultation, we are available to answer any question you might have.