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Cyn J
3 months ago

My sister is currently looking for a second job. She applied for a order puller position and had the interview yesterday. She arrived early and one of the supervisors told her that’s a good look. My sister said the hiring manager who is female, came out and stared at her then told her she may not be a good fit for the position. My sister is the kind of person to keep herself up. Hair done, comfortable outfit, etc., this lady told her that the job requires heavy lifting, 70+ lbs. Mind you, my sister has been working for the post office as a mail handler for 6 years. Heavy lifting is what she does 12 hours a day for 6 days. The HR manager said she doesn’t believe my sister can take constant heavy lifting for 4 hours. Is this not discrimination? She either doesn’t want to hire her because of her race or because she’s a female who they feel wouldn’t want to get her hands dirty. #discrimination

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Nikita Teasley
4 months ago

I (used to) work for an apartment complex. One of the benefits offered was "rent free" living (it was automatically taken from my salary) I was recently terminated after letting a friend stay with me for 1 night because she was accompanied by her service animals. Adding insult to injury, I'm facing losing my apartment because of said termination and the property manager is refusing to let me sign a lease due to my "violation" .... is this even legal?! #termination #advice #discrimination

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Adriana Sanchez
over 6 months ago

So I'm currently using a cane to walk because of some weakness I have in the left side of my body and I've been on a bunch of job interviews, that seem to go really well according to what I think, but then I don't get the job. Could it be because of the cane? Are employers discriminating me? Also, they don't ask anything about the cane-which I know they're not allowed to do but maybe if they did ask I could explain the reason and they'd give me a chance. Its so frustrating. Also, should I inform people that I use a cane before the interview, while on the phone? That way when I med them they're not surprised?

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Sheree Elmore
about 1 month ago

Yeah I've been there I'm an older woman and because I get disability for me it's a mental thing for my disability and I've had a lot of people turn me away for jobs as well because I've been trying to go back to work part time and it hasn't been working out so people do stuff to intimidate me and irritate me so I won't continue the job but I know how she feels and it's also have been a thing dealing with the color of my skin because I'm black I've had some issues with that as well so I know how she feel that's why we have to keep it in God's hands got to fix it and he will put her in the position that she's supposed to be in don't let nobody stop you from trying to do what you trying to do for yourself or your family my children are grown so I'm trying to do for myself I'm trying to take care of me now and it's been very hard and very difficult especially I don't have a car and I have to ride the bus or do a uber and that's hard as well but I just want you to keep your head up #discrimination

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Candace Boyd
over 6 months ago

A friend of mine has been on her job for quite some time. Lately her new managers have been criticizing her work, speak negatively towards her, and even placed her on a PIP. She called me this weekend frantic because she's never been treated this way by any other managers before and suddenly she's a poor performer. She shared how other teammates are talking amongst themselves about finding a new job, posting out or taking an LOA. She's afraid HR will only make the situation worse and it's considering legal advice at this point. I really hate to hear this because she goes to work everyday and this just started happening. She's experiencing stress, anxiety, weight gain, and just an emotional roller coaster. Should she seek legal advice or contact the EEOC?

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Karen Jenkins
over 6 months ago

I interviewed with the same company four times. On the third interview I was told they need to create a job description and an offer letter for me. Went to the fourth interview and met the whole team. Hadn’t heard anything so naturally I followed up. Was told yesterday they hired someone else after one interview. Needless to say I was shocked since until last Friday, I was the only one who applied for the job. What’s wrong with companies these days? Could it be that I’m 59?

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Brandy Hunter
3 months ago

My employer has always cut corners and has done things off the books. We are always expected to use our own vehicles to transport our drivers. We've never once been asked to provide proof of a Valid ID or proof of insurance. We have also spent the past two years paying for the gas to transport them out of pocket. A year ago while transporting two drivers I was rear ended and my car was totalled. That moment my job changed. They didn't even ask if I was okay physically or financially. When I asked for just an advance to be able to put money down for a new vehicle since I was carless and in the hole with a lease (our drivers get advances daily), my boss claimed the company said no...and then offered me a cash loan out of his own pocket. After that came my first raise. They told me policy had changed and I would see it at 15 months rather than 12. A year later it is time for my second raise and I am told the same, 15 months. A fellow employee in my same position, there one year less than myself, let it slip she received hers at one year. When I confronted my boss with this and my opinion that it wasn't fair he said, "I am sorry you feel that way, it will be 15 months." That has came and went...it has now been 17 months. A promotion intended for myself due to seniority finally came available. With no write ups, or any formal talks, I was told I was not even allowed to apply. That I had recently been banned from promotion within the company because he had noticed I had been a few minutes late a few times. (Less than 10 minutes). Again no write ups, talks, marks on my record. Within the past six months, they have stripped away my holiday pay. They claim I no longer qualify since I am 7 days off, 7 days on, but for 2 years they allowed me to accrue holiday pay. Every day is a walk on eggshells. The entire office has noticed and I come to work in shame knowing I am in the hole $22,000 for a new vehicle, and despite my begging I've received one 50 cent raise within 2 1/2 years. I work for a national transportation company. Is this treatment okay? Acceptable? Normal? #maltreatment #propertyloss #lossofwages #legalhelp #discrimination

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Andrew Spidle
over 6 months ago

Can job fire your for been gay

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marte thompson
4 months ago

I am no longer accepted in the industry that I worked in all my life. #advice #ageism #discrimination #jobsearch

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Angela Jewson
over 6 months ago

Is being told the reason for certain outcomes is because your pretty. Isn't that discrimination?

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