California Employment Law
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If you are the only woman at this type of job, and the men doing the same job are not held to the same standards, then you have a pretty clear case of discrimination based on gender under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Additionally, depending on your salary, even though they are trying to classify you as an exempt employee, you may not be one
Accordingly, you may be entitled to overtime, as well as compensation for missed rest and lunch breaks, as well as other compensation under California Labor Law
If any adverse employment action is taken against you, you should consider filing a claim with the EEOC or talking to an employment attorney in your area.
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The 30 day development plan is meant to fire me if I do not meet goals which are unachieveable based on guest surveys for the areas I manage.
An attorney in a case like this would take your case on contingency which means that you would owe nothing out of pocket
Does is matter that my company is on an Indian Reservation?
Unfortunately, this makes a huge difference
The Supreme Court has determined that states have no authority to regulate conduct by the tribes unless specifically authorized by Congress.
The Supreme Court considered the tribes to be distinct nations occupying distinct territory over which the laws of the states have no force.
Then there is no point of seeking out an attorney?
While Congress has specifically exempted tribes from several familiar employment laws such as Title VII, the tribe may have waived its immunity by entering into commercial transaction with the public.
But if I work for Harrah's which is a large corportion it does not fall under any state laws?
It is definitely worth the 10 minute conversation in a free consultation with an attorney
Once a waiver of sovereign immunity has been established, jurisdiction may be determined as long as you have exhausted all of your administrative remedies. Because of Harrah's corporate status, it is likely that they have waived this immunity
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