All Questions and Answers about Discrimination: Other

Rehire and smoking policy enforcement
I started working at a large corporation beginning in 2008. I was laid off in June 2013 due to department downsizing. They have asked me to come back as an on calll position, I have met with my manage...
2 answers  |  asked Aug 24, 2013 11:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Discrimination gender and race
I was terminated "for cause" and the reason suggested was relationship with clients. I am female and asian. My company was recently bought out and the new management have replaced 3 out of 5 "legacy" ...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 23, 2012 3:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Do I have ANY recourse against the owner of the company for forcing me to give his grandson my job?
The grandson is 21 and has already been fired once by our production manager for attitude, tardiness and absenteeism,last August. The owner brought him back just a couple months ago, WITH a pay increa...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 19, 2012 3:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I was asked about my son and the person I currently live with if he was the father?
My interview started out very well with the owner. I then had a second interview with his wife and she asked questions like... Question: So I see there is a gap in your resume from2003 – 2005? Why i...
1 answer  |  asked May 4, 2012 5:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

is there a law about sexuality discrimination at the workplace pertaining to GLTB?
Working on revised policies - is there a law in Ohio that can be sited in our policy about sexuality preference discrimination or harrassment in the workplace? Any information would be appreciated as ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 5, 2012 12:15 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can bullying an employee be considered as discrimination?
I feel like my previous manager bullied me out of my job because I stood up for myself and didnt allow him to disrepect me. The manager had displayed disrespect and sarcaism in a meeting in front of o...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 14, 2012 03:03 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can an employer cut my hours if i go on an interview?
Recently i came into work dressed up after meeting with a recruiter and since this incident my hours have been cut sometimes a low as 8 hours a week from a normal 40 hours. I was told by my shift lead...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 6, 2012 7:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Is it discrimination for an employer to hire a union position after elimination of nonunion jobs?
The City I worked for eliminated my position as well as another non-union position due to "financial circumstances" of the City. The Mayor & Council have publically stated that the City is going to ha...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 11, 2011 10:28 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can my employer fire me from parking on a public street
Worked for the company for 8 years. I was singled out.. The only one told to park down the public street from the store. Every other employee was fine to park where ever they please except me. So they...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 3, 2011 11:22 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Laid off while others in same position were not
56 year old male, 20 year employee in mgmnt position. Have had melanoma (surgery 3 years ago) and have to be monitored every 3 months. Plus just had kidney stone "blasted". Example is recent hire (one...
3 answers  |  asked Mar 16, 2011 9:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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