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I work in Alachua County, FL that includes Trans in a

I am Transgender and I work in Alachua County, FL that includes Trans in a protected class as far as discrimination is concerned. I am the VP of Engineering and recently complained that my boss, the CEO, was discriminating against me. His management of me has caused stress, anxiety and depression. The company, 50 employees has a lawyer coming in on Friday to act as an independent assessor of the situation. Here is my evidence. Please tell me what you think about its strength and which elements are the most important for making my case.1) Continual mis-gendering2) Expecting me to do menial tasks.3) Second guessing & micro-managing things that I do.4) being picky and not consistent with others regarding timekeeping5) Different rules of conduct for him and for me.6) Squashing financial consideration awarded me by CFO/HR7) Isolating me from others in the company.8) Not considering my 34 years of technical expertise9) Supporting Trans but picking me up on the slightest slip up. E.g. dress code and bathroom policy10) Expecting me to do the jobs of three people. manager, engineer and technician. Staff left/moved not replaced)11) Insisting I meet with him alone to discuss difficult work topics rather than be there with two of my peers and then complaining that he didn't want a meeting with 18 people. (Silly I know but that is a real situation)Is the above sufficient or am I trying to ride a dead horse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11)

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Its about dress codes of Illinois resturants workers. I

its about dress codes of Illinois resturants workers. I don't even know where to startJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: its part time, in a convenience store,JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: they just started this new dress code about wearing a hat. I wear a hair net which is state law. Do I have to wear a hat?

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My employer is implementing a new dress code. The employer

My employer is implementing a new dress code. The employer will provide 2 shirts, the employee can choose between long sleeve and short sleeve shirts however employees cannot wear a long sleeve t-shirt under the short sleeve work shirt nor can the employee wear a sweater over either. If we do we will be have a write up. So if I am cold and wear put on a sweater I am out of compliance with company policy and can expect to be written up. Is this right?

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I work at a local Publix supermarket. I am informed that it

I work at a local Publix supermarket. I am informed that it is policy for men to keep their hair short. And women can keep it long, as long as it is put up and under a hair net. I am a male and I am wondering if it is legal or considered sexist to keep me from growing my hair back out. I believe it would be reasonable as long as I kept it pulled back and worn under a hair net as well.

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I was red at Goldkey, as a server, approximately a year ago.

Good afternoon. I was hired at Goldkey, as a server, approximately a year ago. At the time I had dreadlocks. I had been through two interviews, and been introduced to all the management and no one said anything. I quit my other job as it was apparent I would not be able to juggle two jobs. During my first day of training on the front of house I was approached by my general manager and told that the director of food and beverage said that I needed to cut my hair, or I could no longer work there. They were goinf for a more professional look. Dismayed, I asked why wasn't I informed this in the interviews. They did not have an answer. But now all of a sudden it was a problem. They said I had to have it cut by the next shift, the day after, or I could not work there. Had I known that from the beginning I would have stayed at my other place of employment. I told them this wasn't just my hair, but a large part of my identity. It did not matter. Seeing as this was now my only job, I did not have the option to keep my dreads. Sadly, I obliged. A couple of months later, the company hired a food runner who had dreads. I approached my managers, and voiced my concern. I was told that because I handle food more often and was in front of guests most of the time, that was why I had to cut my hair and he did not. He is a food runner. They handle food a lot more than I do as a server. He is also on the front of house, dropping off plates to customers. I felt slighted to say the least. I lodged a complaint with my manager. I told her that there needs to be a consistency in the dress code policy and this issue with hiring people with dreadlocks needs to addressed. I was told that not only did my complaint reach HR, but an email was sent out to all the managers concerning our dress policy. It still did nothing for me, who has spent there entire 20's growing my hair out. A couple of months later, they hire another dreadhead for foodrunner. 3 weeks ago, they hired another server with dreads. I ask her "Did anyone talk to you about your hair?". She said no. I asked the two food runners. They both said the same. I was the ONLY who was fed that bullshit line to cut my hair. No one else. So I approached management to get the number of the HR director. She doesn't get in until today. Am I over-reacting?Is this subtle discrimaination? Should I talk to HR? Thank you for your time

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I'm a genderfluid 22 year old who was born female.

Hi. I'm a genderfluid 22 year old who was born female. I'm Jewish (religious) and work at a store mainly owned and operated by frum (religious) Jews and in the heart of a Jewish community. The only dress code I was told was that I have to dress tzniusly (modestly). As I was born female, the expectation is long-sleeved shirts and knee-length skirts. I have no problem with the shirts, but I would like to be able to wear pants on my 'boy' days. However, I don't want to get fired.So my question is this - would my employers have legal right in firing me if I were to wear pants to my job one day? Or am I protected under gender identity/sexual orientation laws? Any information would be helpful.Sincerely,Mx Chani Elkin

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I was denied unemployment due to conduct not in the best

I was denied unemployment due to conduct not in the best interest of my employer. They had hired another girl for the same position a month and a half before they fired me by saying I was not following dress code, and my managers best friend who also worked there signed a statement that was a lie about by shoes, when they were asked to send in pictures from the hospital video feed that day they said they couldn't because they were deleted.JA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: no, I don't have the moneyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know?Customer: lots, you want the letter I was going to send unemployment on the appeal until I was told it was not a good idea and that they don't even read themJA: Our top Employment Lawyer is ready to take your case. Just pay the $5 fully refundable deposit and I'll fill the Employment Lawyer in on everything we've discussed. You can go back and forth with the Employment Lawyer until you're 100% satisfied. We guarantee it.

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I work cleaning company called QBs they are demanding that

I work for a cleaning company called QBs they are demanding that we have all Nails manicured at all time we are offices cleaner we pick up garbage mop sweep and vacuum most of us work after 5 actually from 5 to 12:30. The company do not provide money for us to have manicured nails they also want to pick and choose the colors that we can wear on our nails I would like to know if this i is this legal

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As a independent contractor large bread company, I service

As a independent contractor for a large bread company, I service several grocery stores that have a tendency to make unreasonable demands. I have no contract with the stores. The parent bread expects me to comply with all store requirements. Currently one store is trying to re-implement a dress code it hasn't enforced in at least 7 years. Do I have any rights?

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