Every employee is entitled to certain rights in the workplace. The employee rights are designed to protect them in the workplace from discrimination, dangerous surroundings, harassment, invasion of privacy and unfair treatment. If you feel your rights are being violated it is important to contact an attorney immediately to discuss your options.
Employee rights include different things. All employees are entitled to equal treatment, a safe environment, equal payment standards, freedom to make complaints against employer, discrimination, privacy, as well as other protections. A violation of any of these may lead to a lawsuit. These rights are meant to protect employees much the same as civil rights outside of the workplace. It is important to document possible violations and speak to an attorney immediately to determine if your employee rights have been violated and what your next steps should be.