What is Unlawful Retaliation?
Understanding Retaliation and Protected Activities in Employment Law
One reason a termination might be considered unlawful is if it was done in retaliation for an employee engaging in a "protected activity." Protected activities include:
If a termination happens shortly after any of the above activities, it is a good idea to consult an employment lawyer to assess whether there is a factual basis for a retaliation claim.
Learn more here about retaliation under Massachusetts law.
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