Whistleblower Law

Employees have the right under state and federal law to report wrongdoing in the workplace. You may choose to report any inappropriate employer behavior, from violations of employment contracts to illegal trade practices. If you are fired after reporting your employer’s misconduct, you most likely have a cause of action for wrongful termination. Learn how our firm upholds your rights under whistleblower law.

Attorneys in Mobile and Baldwin County who protect you from retaliation

When you bring your employer’s inappropriate or illegal actions to public attention, you are known as a whistleblower. Your colleagues and your community will admire your bravery, but your employer might attempt to retaliate. You may be subject to harassment and intimidation in the workplace, or you could be fired under false pretenses. As a whistleblower, you have the protection of numerous federal laws that address employer harassment or wrongful termination. Jackson & Foster, LLC knows how to bring your case to federal court and help you win damages under whistleblower law.

What actions are covered by whistleblower law?

You can be considered a whistleblower if you report behavior on the part of your employer including:

  • Criminal activity
    • Fraud
    • Theft
    • Insider trading
    • Environmental violation
  • Infringement of rights
    • Employment status
    • Job security
    • Occupational health
    • Social Security benefits

You may reveal your employer’s wrongdoing to the relevant regulatory organization, your union, the press or the police. No matter how you chose to expose the inappropriate actions, our Mobile and Baldwin County lawyers help you receive the full protection of federal whistleblower law.

What laws protect me against retaliation?

Most states have whistleblower laws, but the U.S. government provides strong protection for people who have the courage to speak out. The federal whistleblower statutes include:

You need the support of experienced lawyers to take advantage of the protections offered by these and many other whistleblower laws. We can help you win the battle.

Let our lawyers work with you to achieve justice

Jackson& Foster, LLC protects people who have had the strength to stand up against injustice. You are not alone, and you do not have to fear retaliation. Our lawyers fight for your rights and help you win damages if you have been wronged. Contact us online or call 251-433-6699 to schedule a free consultation.