Whistleblower Complaint

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Whistleblower – It can be difficult for an employee to come forward and report wrongdoing on the part of an employer for fear that their employers will retaliate, or even fire, employees for “blowing the whistle.” Fortunately, under New Hampshire law, employees who expose such wrongdoing are protected from retaliation. Our NH Whistleblower lawyers want to successfully resolve your claim.

An employer is prohibited from discharging, threatening, or otherwise discriminating against any employee regarding the employee’s compensation, terms, conditions, location or privileges of employment because the employee engaged in protected activity.  For many reasons it can be difficult for victims to decide to make a report and pursue their legal claims but time is of the essence because Whistleblower claim cases have strict time limits in order to pursue such claims.

NH Whistleblower Lawyers

Our NH Whistleblower lawyers handle many areas of whistleblower complaints because an employee’s protected activity includes:

  • The employee reports what the employee believes is a violation of any law or rule or
  • Participates in an investigation or hearing conducted by any governmental entity or court concerning allegations that the employer violated any law or rule or
  • The employee refuses a directive by an employer which violates any law or rule.

Insurance companies and employers know our reputation for  successful results for our clients.  This gives us leverage to get you the compensation you deserve for your whistleblower claim.  If you have been victimized for reporting violations on the job, our NH whistleblower lawyers have years of experience in successfully handling whistleblower claims.  Contact our New Hampshire whistleblower attorneys at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey.  Our experienced NH employment law lawyers will represent you against your employer and the insurance company at the NH Department of Labor or in court.  If you have a NH whistleblower claim, contact our NH whistleblower lawyers at 1-800-240-1988 for a free evaluation or fill out our online form.

Additional Resources for New Hampshire Whistleblowers

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
NH Commission for Human Rights
NH Department of Employment Security
NH Department of Labor
National Employment Lawyers Association
NH Supreme Court Decision Wrongful Discharge by Justice Charles Douglas

Whistleblower Complaints

What Is A Whistleblower Claim?

In New Hampshire, there are generally considered two types of Whistleblower claims. The first type is a Whistleblower complaint filed under New Hampshire’s Whistleblower Protection Act. This process provides for the filing of a Complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Labor for what an employee believes to be a violation.

The second type of Whistleblower’s Complaint is sometimes referred to as a wrongful termination or wrongful discharge claim. The facts under certain wrongful termination claims relate to an employee’s refusal to participate in certain illegal conduct or an employee reporting certain wrongful conduct which results in that employee’s termination.

Please go to Wrongful Termination for more information

 

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What are the Requirements to File a Whistleblower’s Complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Labor?

There are strict requirements that need to be complied with such as whether or not you reported the violation to the employer, is there a grievance procedure, how long was the employer given to correct the alleged violation, did you participate in any investigation, hearing or inquiry or court action or what was the alleged illegal order that you were asked to carry out. These are just some of the facts related to filing a complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Labor.

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Why Should I Hire Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. as My Employment Lawyers

Many lawyers claim to have employment law experience. Also, many lawyers try to have it both ways and represent employers and employees. Our focus is on the employees.

Our employment lawyers regularly represent clients at the Department of Labor, EEOC and New Hampshire Human Rights Commission as well as try cases to juries in Superior Court. Please contact us for an immediate, free consultation at 1-800-240-1988 or complete our contact form online.

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