Q: Selective Enforcement of policy's. Over 40 in Florida
Is selective enforcement of policys an issue. My employer is holding me accountable for things that they are not consistently holding others accountable too. I am over the age of 40 in Florida.
A: If you feel you have been discriminated against because of your race, gender national origin or because 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. IMPORTANT: You do not need a lawyer to file an FCHR case; but retaining one to advise you BEFORE you file a Charge of Discrimination at FCHR will help get through the bureaucracy much easier and faster. (Note: Advisory legal fees are usually much lower than representation fees; and many are on a flat fee basis. So be sure to ask the lawyers you call how much they will charge just to advise you as you go through the FCHR process.)
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