Q: Employees at work received a raise for a certification. ialso received this but did not get te raise. is this a case.
A: On its face, the conduct of the employer appears to treat you and your co-employee differently; however, in order for that conduct to be discriminatory and actionable (i.e. for you to have a case), there must be evidence of an improper discriminatory motive. In particular, if you are a member of a protected class - by virtue of your age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin - then that could be some evidence of a discriminatory motive.
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