Retaliation meaning corresponds to a situation in which an employee of a particular organization reports illegal or harmful practices and is provided with disciplinary consequences from the manager or the employer. The disciplinary consequences may consist of:
According to The Civil Rights Act, if an employee claims retaliation, he or she does not get immune to dismissal by law. In order to prevent retaliation-related damages, the employer, at first, is required to prove that their course of action is not retaliation but in response to lawful causes.
As per the laws of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the employees cannot be disciplined in the given circumstances by the employers:
In case an employer is found guilty, restitution is demanded from the employee, which includes back pay as compensation missed by the defendant, compensation for emotional distress, and front pay during the time of deciding retaliation.