Discrimination is the key to a wrongful termination or harassment case.
So, what is discrimination under the law?
It is illegal to treat an employee differently when it comes to any aspect of employment, such as:
Many cases start with the "EEOC Process," Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions.
The law protects employees from certain types of discrimination:
Sometimes the discrimination is not so obvious, such as a policy that applies to all employees but has the effect of punishing a certain group of employees, such as employees over the age of 40, or employees of a certain race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, disability, etc.
The law also protects against wrongful terminations due to:
If you having problems at work, it is best to speak to an attorney before speaking with the company or attempting to correct the issue alone.
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The law is always changing and each case is different.