I was laid off, my hours were reduced, or I was fired because I complained about my wages.

You have the right to be treated equally.

You have the right to be treated equally regardless of your race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. You have the right to complain about discrimination, file a charge of discrimination, and participate in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit without being retaliated against. You have a right to religious accommodations, or reasonable accommodations for your disability, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business.


File a charge or petition to protect yourself.

You have a right to be treated equally, start by filing a charge or petition with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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