Have California Employment Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer.
The owner has always looked down on women and anyone that tries to tell him any opinion at all. It's a very "this is how it's done if you don't like it you don't have to be here" he will cut you off mid sentence to make sure you know he doesn't give a crap about your thoughts or you as a person. We have two other females there but right now I'm the only one on a staff of 8 that is being punished and having my hours cut weekly. I haven't botherd trying to ask the owner why he keeps doing it because i know its purely a grudge that he will lie about. Coworkers get write ups and constantly in trouble for things but are always above me in hours. I've never had any form of write up. He is mad I threatened him with the board. The second the managers told him what I had told them about no way in hell is he taking money from me for what i didnt do. I got told that he immediately told them to cut my hours to 10 a week but one of my managers fought for me saying she needed me more. so I've been at 19-21 a week for 9 weeks, lowest on every schedule.
So pretty much he wins. Demands money under the table from me for something i didn't do. Tell him no and get my hours cut and punished for 9 weeks straight, then I get told there wont be an end. there is no way to force him to watch the cameras and prove he is unjustly punishing me. I spent my last 33 dollars on this and honestly I'm sitting here crying because I thought just maybe just maybe I could get some sort of relief.instead I went against my better judgement and blew money I don't have.To get told instead it's keep letting them kick you or quit like he wants and maybe after a couple months of fighting my ends will meet when it's already piled up from the past 2 months of abuse. Then MAYBE I'll get unemployment which will be what I'm making now or less which has proven wont pay my bills. Now I'm more in debt and even more hopeless.