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I am a 27 year employee with the state of Il. I feel that I

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I am a 27 year employee with the state of Il. I feel that I have been discriminated based on race, religion and age. I received a promotion on 04.01.16 and was harassed by my previous Bureau Chief. I never received any objective in my previous job, never had any evaluations or training. The state of IL owes me over $500 in travel expenses I was required to pay upfront and then to reimbursed. My travel vouchers have been denied. I was discriminated against because I had to take a medical leave when my daughter passed.
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Illinois
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: communications with my previous employer.
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: I would like to schedule a consultation with an attorney, and I have a Right to Sue letter from the EEOC.
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