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I live in Atlanta, ga. I work for a company where I work Monday thru Friday 6am to 930pm. I was told tonight on Monday I will train the new guy. after he is trained he will then be my boss. My hours will be cut back and I will continue to perform his duties when he is off. he is coming in making more money than me and I will continue to make my same pay. I think its because I am African American. Is there anything I can do legally?
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If you believe this is happening because of your race, you can file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC will investigate and attempt to mediate a resolution with your employer. That not forthcoming, they will either file a lawsuit on your behalf or issue you a "right to sue" letter, which will enable you to sue in civil court for discrimination with the assistance of an attorney.

See here to initiate the EEOC process.

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