Q: What do I do when I work at a store that has highly unethical and borderline illegal practices
I work for an adult novelty store and recently learned of a large number of highly unethical and borderline illegal practices by both the owner and several employees. I've learned from both current and past employees that I'm being strong armed into quitting because these "practices" are bringing in money which mostly goes to the owner. I'm being strong armed via cut hours, increased hours, over working, cut in pay without notice and other backhanded tactics. I'm currently in search of other work but I don't know what to do now
A: If the unethical conduct violates the law, then you can report such conduct to the appropriate authorities. It depends greatly on the exact facts of your case as to whether you would be protected from retaliation if you report the misconduct. You should seek counsel with an experienced employment lawyer to review your situation and determine what options you might have.
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