I reported my teaching assistant for child abuse toward a student in the class. If I am fired, who can I report this to if I feel that it is retaliation for reporting abuse?
Your union is the first place to go on any termination issue. And you don't mention who you reported this to. The parent? A state or local agency? Your superiors?
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If you are a teacher in the NYC public schools, certainly reach out to your Union. But you'll also want to call an Employment lawyer who can discuss your case with you.
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