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Whistleblower NYS Labor Law Section 740 and Section 741

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Whistleblower NYS Labor Law Section 740 and Section 741

New York State Labor Law Section 740 and Section 741

Our workplace rights lawyers represent employees who have been retaliated against for reporting a violation of a law, rule or regulation which creates a danger to public health or safety by their employer in violation of the New York State Labor Law. Employees who disclose, threaten to disclose, testify in a hearing or refuse to participate in the illegal activity may not be retaliated against. Retaliation includes discharge, suspension, demotion or other adverse employment actions that are taken against an employee. In addition, Section 741 of the New York State Labor Law also prohibits employers from retaliating against health care employees who report improper patient care.

Illustrative examples of violations of the New York State Labor Law Section 740 and Section 741 are retaliatory actions taken by employers against employees who have:

  • Reported improper patient care in hospitals and nursing homes
  • Reported employer activities which have been a danger to public health and safety
  • Refused to participate in improper patient care or activities that cause danger to public health and safety
  • Provided information or testified before a public body who is investigating an employers violation of a law or regulation
  • Reported safety violations that affect the public health safety

Call our whistleblower lawyers now at 800-893-9645 and schedule your consultation.