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Is it right that I am being forced from my job so that A less qualified pregnant woman can have it easy?

I work at a coal mine in Illinois, and though I have been doing a steady rate of work for the past 3 years, I am being pushed out of my job as a warehouse associate so that a former underground worker can have my job. The problem I have is that she knows nothing of how to do my job. I am being moved to an outdoor processing plant position that I have no knowledge of, or training in. Isnt it illegal to push someone out of one position and then immediately give that position to someone else for no reason? Oh another thing (this may be the reason for my forceful move) she is currently 8 months pregnant, and (from what I have been told) very good friends with my immediate boss.

Asked By: bolt_13_2000 - 9/21/2007
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Nope, in most jobs, you are not hired to do a specific job... More
Answered By: jeeper_peeper321 - 9/21/2007
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union is th answer
Answered By: real Vickey Butters - 9/21/2007
 
no, it is not illegal.
Answered By: hexeliebe - 9/21/2007
 
It is unfair in your part. It is not the right process but being a worker, you have to obey. Your guess may be right. But if the salary was the same, it will be a challenge for you. Prove to them that you are a versatile worker. You can learn as you go along. You have proven your worth for three years already, don'... More
Answered By: Vher - 9/21/2007
 
Do you have some dirt on them, like safety violations or illegal conduct of any sort? If so, use it as a bargaining chip.
Answered By: LongTermCapitalManagement - 9/21/2007
 
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