What is Retaliation?

Employees that contact our law firm often ask, what is the definition of retaliation? How is retaliation defined? What does it mean to retaliate? What does retaliation mean?

Grant practices in Missouri which defines retaliation as causing harm in any manner because someone reported, opposed or participated in an investigation involving possible discrimination or harassment.

Possible discrimination or harassment occurs when there is any unfair treatment or a hostile or offensive workplace because of someone’s race, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or disability.

Retaliation can take many forms. Retaliation can be firing an employee who expresses a concern about possible discrimination or harassment. Retaliation can be demoting or cutting the pay against an employee who expresses a concern about possible discrimination or harassment. Retaliation can be firing, demoting, or cutting the pay to an employee who participates in a discrimination or harassment investigation. Again, retaliation can take many forms.

Because each case is unique and each client deserves personal attention to determine his or her rights under the law, Grant welcomes you to contact his law firm at 816-286-2860. There is no charge for calling, and your phone call will be kept private and confidential.

You do not need to guess at the definition of retaliation, you can give us a call and we can see if we can help.

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