I quite my job on the same day i reported on going sexual orientation discrimination, do I have a case?

Asked over 1 year ago - Las Vegas, NV

This was a new job had only been employed 6 weeks, I was the only female in a warehouse environment. Co-work/Trainer from the beginning was noticeably disturbedwith my employment in his deportment. I attempted to ignore it try to learn, fit in and become apart of this team. Before too long this man began making comments in regards to my strength , judging my performance abilities with name calling and intimidation. I finally asked him to stop and reported the situtation and then all on the same day I quit.

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  1. Howard Robert Roitman


    Contributor Level 16

    Answered . Under federal law, companies with 15 or more employees are covered by Title VII, the primary law prohibiting employment discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, which prohibits discrimination based on genetic information. Companies with 20 or more employees are subject to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the federal law that prohibits discrimination against employees 40 years or older. Companies with four or more employees must comply with the employment discrimination provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of citizenship status. And all companies of any size must pay men and women equally for doing equal work, by virtue of the Equal Pay Act.
    In Nevada, companies with 15 or more employees are subject to the state's antidiscrimination law.
    What government agency regulates workplace discrimination in Nevada?
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency that regulates workplace discrimination. You can contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by calling 800-669-4000 or check out its website at www.eeoc.gov. The website will help you locate an EEOC field office in Nevada.
    The Equal Rights Commission enforces state antidiscrimination law in Nevada. You can contact the Equal Rights Commission at 775-823-6690 or go to its website.

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