The only bullying that is illegal is if you’re being treated differently because of who you are as a woman, a person of color, because of your religion, your age, your disability, your pregnancy, or because you decline unwelcome sexual advances at work – then you are being discriminated against, retaliated against, or just treated badly – that’s all illegal.
Being fired for stealing whether you are guilty or not, doesn’t matter because your employer can fire you for any reason. Your employer can fire you for crazy reasons, just not illegal ones.
If you receive a disciplinary warning, a criticism, a write-up at work, should you sign it? Yes, sign it.
As reported in The Ring, former Executive Director of the New York State Athletic Commission David Berlin has retained our firm in connection with his termination from the New York Department of State (DOS). The termination arose subsequent to Mr. Berlin reporting to the Inspector General of alleged questionable behavior and improper governmental actions. We […]