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I am eight months pregnant and was fired yesterday. I just

I am eight months pregnant and was fired yesterday. I just began the job this year in March. They said we were not a good fit. I did not know there was a problem. Two weeks ago they had me sign a paper saying I needed to improve on some areas. If didn't say if I didn't they would fire me. They have given me my pay until the end of September and insurance until the end of October. I believe they fired me because I was pregnant. What can I do? This is an Oregon case.

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Loren

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I believe I was treated and paid unfairly compared to my

I believe I was treated and paid unfairly compared to my male peer for more than 6 years. I left the organization in Sept. after finally reaching my limit - is it too late to do anything about it?

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Ely

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Juris Doctor

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I work in sales my boss around 2 weeks ago hired a new person

I work in sales my boss around 2 weeks ago hired a new person by the time the new person started we had the same amount of stores both yesterday he changed our schedules giving me 10 less stores than me without any notice obviously now I am selling less than the new person I tried to contact my boss about it but he is ignoring me I feel discriminated what can I do?

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John

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Friday a man elbowed me repeatedly in the stomach and breast

Friday a man elbowed me repeatedly in the stomach and breast at work every chance he got it seemed like counted Oder 22 different spots on me very bruised Monday I went to the supervisor so she told me that she would look into it without even taking a report written from me and whenever I told her that I just want to make sure didn't happen to someone else that I could be a liability she proceeded to tell me that it wasn't their problem with mine and send me back to work as the morning went on The The person who did this to me return back to our area anxiety became very bad when they send me to break I was puking so I clocked out and told him I was going homesick I have not returned but before I left I tried to talk to you if you girls that I thought had been very nice to me it was quite obvious no one wanted to talk to me and they were worried about their job it seemed I have never felt more isolated and scared and alone in my life is there anything I can do about the situation

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Juris Doctor

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I am a 57 year old single woman who has worked at the same

I am a 57 year old single woman who has worked at the same company, full time (30 hours), for 10 years. The company has recently hired a new manager (from inside the company). the company is a small business with under 10 employees. Over the past ten years I have negotiated a salary and compensation package including heath care. The past two years I have forgone a raise in my hourly pay rate to compensate for increasing heath insurance costs. Currently the company pays $1200 a month for my health insurance ($14,400 annually). The new manager has presented me with a new health insurance package that would cost me anywhere from over $4000.00 per year to around $3300 per year and have the company pay $6000 to $4000. The Company's net result is an $8,000-$10,000 cut in my compensation package while my job description will stay the same. No other person in the company is being asked to take a cut in compensation. I have an excellent work record with a spotless personnel file. My questions are related to age discrimination, sex discrimination or anything else that may save me from this situation. It is my belief that our new manager is using this to push me out the door and use the cost savings for increased compensation for herself and another younger employee (quite possibly in the form of heath insurance for the both of them). What are some options that I may have?

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Allen M., Esq.

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If I was fired because of Tardy Policy but do not recall

If I was fired because of Tardy Policy but do not recall having seen OR signed said Policy for 2015 (fired on 12/8/15). I worked for company for 9 years with exemplary evaluations and NO other matters pertaining to my work performance EVER!! What are my options?

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Samuel II

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Doctoral Degree

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My daughters boss seems to have a 'thing' and refused her a

my daughters boss seems to have a 'thing for her' and refused her a promotion due to his dislike of who she is dating --another manager in the company? He is refusing her promotion which he and two top managers approved; and is threatening to demote her again unless she agrees to not date the guy and remain his personal assistant??She basically is being forced to stop dating the guy or lose her job.........is this legal.

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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Another female at work made comments of my divorce caused

Another female at work made comments of my divorce caused from me being a "dike". In passing she will call me a dike, lesbo, fag & bitch. Informed lead, supervisor and HR numerous times & no action was taken. Finally ha meeting with supervisor and HR they informed me that I would be moved, that I was the cause of the issue and if I spoke one word of incidences in or out of work I'd be terminated. Anything I can do in ND?

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Marsha411JD

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Is this harassment? Text I sent to a friend I have known

Is this sexual harassment? Text I sent to a friend I have known for a year: "I love you. I am rejected by you. Makes me feel like shit. I hate you. That's the simplest answer I can give. I hope you understand." The person I sent it to told me "I love you" the day before I sent the text. She never told me to stop texting her or talking to her. She just reported me. "Harassment is only illegal if it is so Frequent or severe that it creates a hostile work environment." But after she reported me she still talked to me like it was nothing.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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