Florida Questions and Answers about Retaliation
Can RMO be shielded by subordinate supervisor saying he made decision?
I work for the Postal Service. I filed an eeo retaliation complaint against the Plant Mgr for a letter of warning I received. At the pre-hearing the EEOC judge strongly suggested that mgt remove the l...
1 answer | asked Mar 22, 2012 03:05 AM [EST] | applies to Florida
How to know if your a victim of retaliation.
A few months ago, my manager hired his friend to work for the company. As an Assistant, I asked how hiring this person was beneficial to the corporation because he had no qualifications. Since then, h...
1 answer | asked Feb 19, 2012 7:19 PM [EST] | applies to Florida
Can you get fired becouse you were threatend by another employee?
I worked at a medical office and was threatend by another employee. I made my emplyer aware and they told me she was not capable of hurting me. A few months later she threatend me again and told me sh...
1 answer | asked Jun 11, 2010 7:30 PM [EST] | applies to Florida
What happens after I filed my charge with the U.S. District Court?
I have just filed my charge. The clerk gave me 2 forms; Process of receipt and return and summons in civil action. The clerk explained what I should do but I had a hard time understanding the procedur...
1 answer | asked Apr 30, 2010 01:12 AM [EST] | applies to Florida
Can I be terminated for taking legal action to collect on bounced checks?
I work in Jacksonville, for an Orlando based security company. For three weeks I was issued paychecks, one cashed at a grocery store which was later returned NSF that I had to pay back to avoid prosec...
1 answer | asked Feb 17, 2009 4:48 PM [EST] | applies to Florida
Retaliation for report to Internal Audit
I have recently been fired for very trivial reasons, after a period of two months of hostility from my boss, which started very shortly after I reported an issue relating to his management of a projec...
1 answer | asked Sep 26, 2007 11:16 AM [EST] | applies to Florida
Harrasment and Retaliation for whistle blowing
About 6 weeks ago I reported a manager for a theft I witnessed. I have since had my hours cut, been demoted, and blackballed for transfers. I even contacted the corporation itself, but the issues were...
1 answer | asked Sep 1, 2007 6:17 PM [EST] | applies to Florida
I have filed an EEOC/FCHR retaliation complaint against my former employer in 2006 and been told that I did not engage in a protected activity although I was a witness in a lawsuit concerning the same...
1 answer | asked Jul 30, 2006 9:56 PM [EST] | applies to Florida
Punitive damages for retaliation in Florida
In a Florida whistleblower retaliation lawsuit, does Florida law provide for punitive damages to the prevailing party or is it specific to compensatory damages only?
1 answer | asked Jul 14, 2006 10:35 AM [EST] | applies to Florida