Palm Coast, FL asked in Employment Discrimination for Florida

Q: Employment Law: I am an adjunct university professor who filed a grievance against the department chair in January 2019

I am still employed at the University but not being given any courses to teach since filing the grievance while new hires are given courses to teach. I would like to file a law suit but do not have money for an attorney. I know I am being discriminated against by the Chair. Do I have any recourse?

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you feel you have been discriminated against by actions of your supervisors or co-workers at your workplace because of your race, age, gender (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation or national origin, religion or marital status or because you have a disability, or feel you have been retaliated against for speaking out or asserting your legal rights in the workplace, you should contact the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) here in Tallahassee. The FCHR's toll free telephone number is (800) 342 8170; or you can call them at (850) 488 7082. If you do call, ask to speak with an Intake Counselor. You do not need a lawyer; but retaining one before you file a charge of discrimination will help get through the bureaucracy.

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