Waycross, GA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia

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.

1 Lawyer Answer
Samantha A Holloway
Samantha A Holloway
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

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.

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