Cathleen Marie Bolek’s Answers

Cathleen Marie Bolek

Cleveland Discrimination Lawyer.

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  1. I was demoted and my salary cut by 40% after making a charge of age discrimination with my employer. Any recourse?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Kristen E. Prinz
    2. Alan James Brinkmeier
    3. Cathleen Marie Bolek
    3 lawyer answers

    Federal law, and many state laws, prohibit an employer from retaliating against an employee who makes a good faith complaint that he or she was a victim of age discrimination. There are strict, and often short, time limits for making a charge or filing a lawsuit, and so anyone who believes that he or she was a victim of discrimination or retaliation should consult an attorney licensed in that state as soon as possible. A demotion and cut in pay may be a retaliatory act. Generally, to...

  2. Can your supervisor open interoffice mail addressed to you and marked confidential?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Pamela Koslyn
    2. Robert N Grossbart
    3. Cathleen Marie Bolek
    3 lawyer answers

    Employees' workplace rights vary from state to state. Anyone with a specific legal question should contact an employment attorney licensed in their state. Many will provide a free telephone consultation. Generally, to ensure personal privacy, employees should have personal mail delivered to their home address, and should not use workplace computers to access personal email. An employee concerned that a supervisor or coworker is engaging in misconduct should immediately seek advice...

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