What Is Unlawful Employer Retaliation?

Employers retaliate against their employees for all kinds of reasons and in all kinds of ways. Some of those reasons, while often unfair and contemptible, are perfectly legal. While others constitute violations of the law. It can be difficult to tell the difference between the two. To constitute unlawful retaliation, an employer’s negative employment action […]

The Rights Of The At Will Employee

Most states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts, follow the so-called “employment at will” doctrine. This means that in the absence of a contract (either through a union or otherwise), an employee may be fired for any reason or no reason at all. Employment at will essentially means that employees are afforded very few protections against […]