The company was just the one located here in my citiy, and the employees were around 30 people give or take and that is including kitchen staff and busboys.
Kate,Thank you for your follow-up. That is more than plenty enough. The reason I asked is because under state and federal laws, if you legitimately believe that you were discriminated due to sexual harassment or due to gender, you have recourse via the EEOC, or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Employers must have at least 15 employees who work at least 20 hours a week to qualify under coverage of the law. You can contact the EEOC directly, file a grievance, and then if they grant you a 'right to sue' letter, retain counsel to file against the employer for wrongful termination on basis of discrimination.Good luck.
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