(this is the handout that Cal/OSHA should be providing to workers when they inspect worksites)
DLSE Retaliation Complaint Form and Instructions
Workers can also dual file their health and safety complaints with Federal OSHA and their retaliation complaints with the Whistleblower Protection Program.
Options to Address Retaliation
The DLSE and Federal 11(c) processes are only two remedies for addressing retaliation. There are multiple other avenues available to workers including collective action and concerted activity, worker organizing, and utilizing media pressure.
|Implement Fairfax Memo
|Union Grievance (if unionized)
|Engage in Collective Action
|Labor Code 6310 & 6311
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
PWWER Fact Sheet
NLRB Complaint Form
Processing an Unfair Labor Practice Complaint
Private Right of Action
Legal Aid At Work Resource Library
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