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Is an employer prohibited from retaliating against an employee because the employee reported harassment?

Reporting Sexual Harassment is Protected Conduct Under Title VII

Yes, opposing or reporting unlawful employment actions, including sexual harassment, is protected under Title VII.  Indeed, employees are protected for reporting employment actions that are not unlawful but that an employee reasonably believes to be unlawful. And employees are protected against retaliation for reporting discrimination during an internal investigation.

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Eric Bachman litigates employment discrimination and whistleblower retaliation cases. He can be reached at (202) 769-1681 and ebachman@zuckermanlaw.com. Bachman is Chair of the discrimination and retaliation Practices at Zuckerman Law. Previously, Bachman served as Special Litigation Counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and a Deputy Special Counsel with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

Jason Zuckerman, Principal of Zuckerman Law, litigates whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related claims. He is rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, was recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a “Top Whistleblower Lawyer” in 2015 and selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America® and in SuperLawyers.