Q: Is it possible that im being discriminated against based on pay?
Okay so I work for a company who constantly hires new people at 9.25 to 10.00 an hour. I've been with the company for 2 years and make 8.33 an hour. Each time i bring it up with management they give me vague excuses like not enough experience when they're are hiring highschool graduates fresh out of highschool. I have a ged some college education and two years of working with this company and a proven preformer. It especially sucks when im talked down to like an idiot because i have autism on top that ive been blacklisted from every other project because of my disability and they comp my over time out when im an hourly employee not a salaried one. I'm not sure what i can do but would appreciate some advice.
A: It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of that employee's disability. File a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). If they accept your claim, they will investigate your employer's actions. Good luck.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.