When you work for a large corporation, it is easy to feel like a number. Unfortunately, this same feeling can spill over into employee-employer matters. Whether the company is at fault for discrimination, a wrongful termination, or another discriminatory practice, you need to get the word across that your grievances are serious and that you should be respected. Hiring an attorney to represent you in this matter can help with this goal.
A Serious Accusation
Unfortunately, just because an individual takes their grievance to their employer, it does not mean that they will get the response they expected. Sometimes, an employer will attempt to minimize the complaint of an employee by outright ignoring the employee.
An employer may also take a dominant denial stance or work to persuade the employee to end their claim by minimizing it. Having an attorney on your side sends a symbol that you have a serious accusation and that you are not backing down until the matter is tried based on the full extent of the law.
One thing is for certain — your employer has full legal representation. As a result, the employer is fully aware of their rights and your rights and will use this information to hold an advantage over you. Once a large company realizes that the employee has their own legal representation, it sends an immediate message that the employee will also be well informed on the full extent of their rights as well as the rights and responsibilities of the employee.
From ensuring that the employer takes your claim seriously to ensure that the employer provides a response to your full request or demand, an attorney leads to accountability.
Having an attorney represent you during the process will also show your employer that you will demand a thorough follow-up for your claim.
Whether it is a request for records to help support the accusations you have made in your claim or a demand that the employer provides a response based on the time frame assessed by the local laws, your employer will understand that if you have an attorney, they will perform a thorough follow-up to ensure you are protected to the full extent of the law.
It does not matter what the problem is, if you suspect unlawful behavior on the part of your employer, you should speak with an attorney to learn more.
Reach out to a local employment lawyer today for more information.