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Q: Can gossiping be considered working in hostile enviroment. If it both me to the point go seek medical help to cope
Michael Hales
Michael Hales answered on Aug 20, 2018

If it's sufficiently severe, then yes, it would be actionable. The question is whether the gossiping would be objectively hostile. You'll want to review the facts with an attorney.

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Q: I've done a job for 7 years and now they are saying they require a bachelors degree. It is a contract position. Help

The position is a contract position with the National Guard. I have been employed here doing the same job for 7 years in May. There is no grandfather clause, no allowance for years of experience. Is this legal?

Jeffrey Hepworth
Jeffrey Hepworth answered on Mar 19, 2018

The answer to your question requires more information about your particular job and the nature of your employment, such as when your contract expires. As a general matter, it is not necessarily illegal to change the job requirements/description of a position if done in good faith. However, it would... Read more »

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Q: What should I be aware of and documenting if I feel I'm being discriminated against because of my age?
Jeffrey Hepworth
Jeffrey Hepworth answered on Mar 19, 2018

The short answer to your question is that you should be documenting EVERYTHING. If litigation becomes necessary, it is helpful to show the totality of instances where you believe you are being discriminated against. Important evidence can include comments where your managers/supervisors/co-workers... Read more »

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