How do I go about filing for discrimination? I have been discriminated against for race, age and disability on separate occasions within a year. Should I choose the most recent of the discriminations? My problem is, I am 48 and looking to advance in employment. The people they are promoting are kids, going to school and not looking at this as a career. This is my career, I am long term. I also have more experience and knowledge than the ones being promoted. I also have knowledge that these employees have come to work drunk and high. It's just so frustrating to be told you can't handle a job, when they don't even know what I am capable of doing. I can run circles around these kids. A few months ago, I worked 21 days straight, without a day off. I'd work 4 or 5 days at the restaurant and then work construction on my days off.
Does it matter what agency I file with? Is one better than the other?
I went to file my complaint with the DFEH and it gives me two options, which do I choose? 1. For the DFEH to investigate or 2. For them not to investigate and give me the right to sue.
I'm confused as to what I should do.
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