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Employer Retaliation

In addition to prohibiting any kind of discrimination, the law prohibits employers from retaliating against employees for filing a discrimination claim, helping someone else with a discrimination claim, asking to be paid for overtime, or taking leave protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Examples of Employer Retaliation

You could have a claim for retaliation if:
  • You are disciplined or terminated after speaking up for a co-worker who has been the target of discrimination;
  • You are disciplined or terminated after you complain about not being paid overtime;
  • You are terminated, disciplined, or given less favorable work assignments after you complain about discrimination in the workplace either against you or against someone else;
  • You are disciplined or given less favorable work assignments after you file an EEO or MCHR charge against your employer;
  • You are more closely scrutinized than your co-workers after you make a claim of illegal treatment

Kansas City Discrimination Attorney

Our office has handled dozens of retaliation cases at the EEOC and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights through court proceedings. Sometimes we can resolve retaliation cases with a simple letter, but we are always prepared to represent our clients through every stage of litigation to and including trial. If you think your employer has retaliated against you for doing something you have a legal right to do, contact us for a free consultation. Call our offices in Kansas City and Overland Park by calling 913-322-3528.

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Dugan Schlozman LLC
8826 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 307
Overland Park, KS 66212

6320 Brookside Plaza, #243
Kansas City, MO 64113

Phone: 913.322.3528
Fax: 913.904.0213

Mark Dugan: mark@duganschlozman.com
Heather Schlozman: heather@duganschlozman.com