Bronx, NY asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New York

Q: I was wrongfully terminated with retaliation. Can i file a charge against the ex employer and Union?

1 Lawyer Answer
James Francis Barna
James Francis Barna
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Cazenovia, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: It depends on the reason for the retaliation. If you are retaliated against because you complained of illegal discrimination, harassment, or because of workplace safety violations, you may have a retaliation cause of action. If you are retaliated against for other reasons such as refusal to engage in unethical or illegal conduct, personal animosity, or other reasons not protected by law, there is no retaliation cause of action. If your union participated in the retaliation, it may be sued for retaliation.

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