Middletown, NJ asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for New Jersey

Q: My employer just fired 3 employees and wants to cut my pay by 33%.

This comes one week after I informed them that I am pregnant and one week after they issued themselves $75000-$84000 bonuses. They claim my pay reduction from $60000 to $40000 (now only female and least paid employee) is due to a slow in business. They offered me 10000 shares if and when the company makes money. What are my legal options in this situation?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Reach out to an employment attorney in your state for a consultation. It sounds like this pay cut came right after you announced your pregnancy, and discrimination based on pregnancy is unlawful.

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