6 Legit Reasons Employees Can Sue Their Employers And Win

Broke the Law

Being an employee brings both rights and duties. While the responsibilities and penalties are often crystal clear, many remain unaware of their legal rights.

Knowledge is power, so here are twelve reasons you may sue your employer for violating your rights.

Contracts expire, work relationships end, and separations happen. However, amid this frequent occurrence, one may be fired unfairly.

Troublesome Termination

We live in times where employment laws frequently review what constitutes discrimination. Subtle discrimination is difficult to recognize; knowing your legal rights is a start.

Discrimination Dimensions

Harassment Horror

Unfortunately, workplaces are not immune from cases of harassment that may include everything from constant inappropriate comments to downright abuse. Forms of harassment and abuse recognized under the law allow you to file an employee lawsuit if HR fails to resolve the issue.

No, asking confusing questions doesn’t count. However, suppose you’re asked questions about protected attributes such as ethnicity, disability, or gender.

Illegal Interviewing

A standardized discipline policy ensures that all employees are treated and disciplined equally. Any unfair treatment that is out of the laid out procedure can account for a lawsuit.

Discipline Disasters

When duty calls, you may have to work overtime. However, it’s time to rethink if you find yourself putting in the extra hours for no compensation.

Unpaid Overtime Ordeal

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