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WHISTLEBLOWER RETALIATION

Our Chicago employment law firm blows the whistle on whistleblower retaliation cases

Chicago whistleblower attorney says nice guys do not have to finish last


Whistleblower retaliation occurs where an employee reports company misconduct and is then punished by the company for his or her actions. Whether the misconduct actually occurred or was merely perceived with a reasonable certainty is irrelevant. At The Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline, nice guys do not have to finish last. If you are a victim of whistleblower retaliation, it is time to fight back and get rewarded, not punished, for doing the right thing. Call our Chicago whistleblower attorney today for a free consultation.

Employer misconduct in Chicago


Any misconduct by an employer in Chicago should be reported to the appropriate authorities. Workplaces should be clean, safe and ethical. If they are not, the employer should be punished, not the employee who was the whistleblower. Remember that even if your employer did not actually engage in the illegal activity, you are still protected against retaliation for whistleblowing if you believed with reasonable certainty that your employer was breaking the law. Our Chicago whistleblower lawyer recognizes employer misconduct in many forms. Some of the most common types of employer misconduct in Chicago are:

  • Evading taxes or fees
  • Discriminating in the workplace
  • Violating industry regulations
  • Failing to provide meal and rest breaks
  • Hiring illegal aliens
  • Violating health and safety laws
  • Failing to pay overtime wages

If you see your boss doing something wrong in Chicago


The first thing to do, if you see your boss or another superior doing something wrong at work, is to write down all the details. This way, when the person denies any wrongdoing, you have a clear record of the incident or incidents. Next, you should report the behavior to the appropriate authorities. If you are then punished, meet with a seasoned whistleblower attorney in Chicago to help you set the record straight. The Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline has been helping the people of Chicago keep workplaces clean, safe and ethical for more than 30 years. Call our employment lawyer in Chicago today for your free initial consultation.

Call our whistleblower attorney in Chicago today


If you may be the victim of whistleblower retaliation, contact The Law Office of Mitchell A. Kline today for your free initial consultation with a quality Chicago whistleblower lawyer.