What to do if I was terminated for taking a picture of a workplace hazard for the express purpose of notifying a supervisor?

This issue has been brought verbally to the attention of supervisors on numerous occasions without corrective action.

Asked on June 27, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Wisconsin


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you were terminated from work for taking a photograph of a hazard at your former place of employment then potentially termination may be wrongful.

I suggest that you consult with an attorney that practices in the area of employment law over what transpired and/or consult with representative at your local department of labor.

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