I filed an unequal pay complaint in July against my employer on the basis of race and gender. Two weeks after being served the complaint, my employer retaliated by changing my schedule to days and hours he knew I could not commit to. They forced me to quit and tried to write me up after I resigned. I am at the point of settlement with the Commission. What is a reasonable offer? One year pay? Two years?
For what you describe, there is no strict formula for determining what is a fair settlement offer. Otherwise, all settlement negotiations would be relatively easy once liability is established.
You should consult with your attorney as to what would be reasonable under the circumstances. One informal question you should ask yourself is what would it take to make you feel "whole" again.
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