Discrimination on the Job

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Question: What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

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Question: If I think that you have a "disability," what "reasonable accommodation" does your company have to make?

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Question: When I apply for a job, should I tell them about my disability?

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Question: How old do you have to be to get a job in Peoria, Arizona and/or Phoenix, Arizona

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Question: How old do you have to be to get a job

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Question: My finance is being threatened with termination of her job, harrassed ever since she had obtained a FMLA for her daughter's condition. There are things that have been said to to her in meetings with her boss and she needs to know if she can legally record those conversations without her boss knowing as proof of harrassment?

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Question: My daughter works in a fast food place in Mesa, AZ. She does not get lunch or other breaks, during her 8 hour shifts. What can be done about this?

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Question: MANY TIMES AT WORK EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY CANNOT SPEAK IN THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE, MOSTLY ARE SPANISH SPEAKING PEOPLE, IS THERE A LAW THAT APPLIES TO THIS WHERE THE EMPLOYER CAN ORDER HIS EMPLOYEES NOT TO SPEAK IN SPANISH OR ANY OTHER LANGUAGE THAT THEY SPEAK??....

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Question: I went to the EEOC to discuss my seperation with my employers. They agreed it was unfair but could not help me because we didn't have over 16 employees in the office.(only 9) They suggested I contact an attorney, however when contacting those on the list I was given they all wanted a consultation fee of 300. or more. Is there an attorney I would talk to just to see what my rights are at no charge. I am still un-employed after 6 months!

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Question: Is it legal for my employer to offer health benefits to same-sex commited partners but not to opposite-sex commited partners?

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Question: Can an organazation prefer one religion over another and request that employees sign a "statment of faith"?

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Question: CAN A COWORKER MAKE DESCRININATING REMARKS,ABOUT RACES

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Question: I work at an Insurance company, one of the account executive offended me and made me feel incompetent of my job just because Im an Asian. I feel that they are being prejudice. Is this ground for lawsuit of discrimination act?

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Question: my fiance had to quit her job due to harrasment that has now caused long term effects and has caused her depression to progress. She was not only sexually harrassed by her coworker but also talked down to made fun of and harrassed by her boss. who should we contact in order to bring a law suit against them? and its been a month or so since she quit , so do we still have a shot?

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Question: I AM NATIVE AMERICAN WITH LONG HAIR THAT IS PART MY BELIEFS AND SPIRITUAL CULTURE, I APPLIED FOR EMPLOYMENT AT THE STAE FAIR GROUNDS .I WAS TOLD THAT I COULD NHOT BE HIRED UNLESS I CUT MY HAIR,POLICY I WAS TOLD . I HAVE EMAILED FOR A COPY OF THIS POLICY WHICH I HAVENT RECIEVED. TO CUT MY IS A DISCRIMNATION ISSUE .

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Question: I have submitted to my employer documentation from my physician stating that I have a medical condition (sleep apnea) . I am constantly being written up for falling asleep at work, although this had not affected the quality if mt work. Does my employer have grounds to discharge me if it is a documented condition?

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Question: At my current job I began outside, when my asthma began effecting me we moved inside to another position in a building where it did not make my asthma any better. Finally they moved me to a position where my health wasnt compromised, a month ago they gave me the option to go back to the two previous position that effected my health when I explained that my health was in jeopardy they kept insisting the same two positions stating they needed people their. Can I file a lawsuit for them forcing me into a threatening position?

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Question: I was targeted by other staff who did not do their jobs according to policeys, I was responcible for menu/budget also medical appointments and to communicate care plans. other staff who did not want to follow Dr. driven diet plans or portion control complained I was bossie. Now my former employer is using these without merit complaints against me to block my eligibility for UC. Also the day of discharge i was in such shock that I signed the termination paper and it was not explained to me to also write in my side of said incident. Now that also is being used against me as evidence. any hope 4m

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Question: I was given a prescription by my doctor for pain from an automobile accident. I took my meds at work and was fired on the spot, even though I have a prescription,. and was told I was fired because I was taking medicine. Do I have grounds for legal action?

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Question: Do I have a case if I have been discrinated against and denied a job due to a disability?

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Question: I have gone to multiple interviews with a company and was given date and times for training during last interview . I called to find out if I was hired and I was told the position was filled. The position is still open, I feel that I have been discriminated against becasue of a disability. Do I have a case?

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Question: At work i am being verbally harassed via email and in person is there any way that i have a case against someone with this it is not racial or sexual it is explicit and rude!I will be quitting and need to know what to do this company is known to sue people when they leave for nothing. i want to see if he comes after me if i have a leg to stand on in court with the emails saved and recordings of his abuse verbally>

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Question: My father has cancer and I had submited an FMLA with my employer. They had approved the FMLA. I was required to submit my hours of FMLA used to HR. I have no problem submitting the hours of FMLA used but my problem is when other employees who are on FMLA is not submitting the hours weekly and was not being tracked like I am, shouldnt that fall under Discrimination under FMLA? I think that most of the HR personnel are only there to help the employer but not the employees.Dept labor should enforce that the HR employees should come from a 3rd party that will ensure everyone is treated fairly.

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Question: Can a employer ask for my age and social security number on an online application before I have been offered job and hired?

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Question: I was working as a health care worker and a patient didn't trust me because i was a new employee. So he made a big deal of everything making the environment difficult. I dont know whati did but he complained. My boss could have switched us out but he sent me back. He then says he could fire me and get my license took. I later find out that I resigned. I was an on call employee and he just stopped calling me in. No write ups, nothing. So i get a letter in the mail saying I quit. Do i have a case?

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Question: My boss several time has used " f'king hispanish guy "expression in front of me even though he i am one of them and once used referring to me to a friend on the phone, he did not know i was around at the time but i do not have anything on tape. What do i do ?

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Question: I was charged with a crime in 2007 and the district attorney never decided to file charges in time but this charge is on my record is preventing me from job oppourtunities what can I do

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Question: How do I know if my complaint as merit

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Question: I know blacklisting is illegal but is very difficult to prove unless there is a written paper trail. I believe in my case there is no paper trail it is all word of mouth. Is there anything I can do?

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Question: My boss has laid me off because I will need to go on maternity leave in February. I have him recorded saying so. It's a small office with only 4 employees. He waited until I came back from vacation to tell me I can't come back because he hired someone else since I'll need to take off once the baby is here. Is there anything that can be done?

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Question: I was hired by Norton Lilly Inc. in June of 2015.I was let go in Aug of 2015.the company refused unemployment and after I present information to the unemployment office only then I was told by the unemployment office that "my employer could not substantiate my discharge" and that is when I began collecting. I was in this international trade for over 40 years and when they let me go I was not given a concrete explanation for my discharge only after two months. At time of discharge I was 65 and believe that my discharge was due to age discrimination. Not until my friend advised that i may ctc

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Question: I have a right to sue letter from the EEOC I wanted more information and calrification on this letter and had a few other questions. I have a discrimination case with the EEOC and retaliation one as well

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QUESTIONS

  • At work i am being verbally harassed via email and in person is there any way that i have a case against someone with this it is not racial or sexual it is explicit and rude!I will be quitting and need to know what to do this company is known to sue people when they leave for nothing. i want to see if he comes after me if i have a leg to stand on in court with the emails saved and recordings of his abuse verbally>
  • Can a employer ask for my age and social security number on an online application before I have been offered job and hired?
  • My boss has laid me off because I will need to go on maternity leave in February. I have him recorded saying so. It's a small office with only 4 employees. He waited until I came back from vacation to tell me I can't come back because he hired someone else since I'll need to take off once the baby is here. Is there anything that can be done?
  • My boss several time has used " f'king hispanish guy "expression in front of me even though he i am one of them and once used referring to me to a friend on the phone, he did not know i was around at the time but i do not have anything on tape. What do i do ?
  • How do I know if my complaint as merit
  • Is it legal for my employer to offer health benefits to same-sex commited partners but not to opposite-sex commited partners?
  • If I think that you have a "disability," what "reasonable accommodation" does your company have to make?
  • MANY TIMES AT WORK EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY CANNOT SPEAK IN THEIR PRIMARY LANGUAGE, MOSTLY ARE SPANISH SPEAKING PEOPLE, IS THERE A LAW THAT APPLIES TO THIS WHERE THE EMPLOYER CAN ORDER HIS EMPLOYEES NOT TO SPEAK IN SPANISH OR ANY OTHER LANGUAGE THAT THEY SPEAK??....
  • my fiance had to quit her job due to harrasment that has now caused long term effects and has caused her depression to progress. She was not only sexually harrassed by her coworker but also talked down to made fun of and harrassed by her boss. who should we contact in order to bring a law suit against them? and its been a month or so since she quit , so do we still have a shot?
  • I was given a prescription by my doctor for pain from an automobile accident. I took my meds at work and was fired on the spot, even though I have a prescription,. and was told I was fired because I was taking medicine. Do I have grounds for legal action?

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