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Recently Asked Questions

Can I be denied severance pay if I accept a position that is not comparable with my current package?
2 answers  |  asked Jul 8, 2014 10:47 AM [EST] in Severance pay  |  applies to Florida

Promoted to a permanent position from contractor, but no emplyment contract yet.
1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2014 1:54 PM [EST] in Contracts  |  applies to Florida

can my employer require me to pay for my benefits while off on fmla due to surgery?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 22, 2014 6:39 PM [EST] in Other  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can I sue over breach of agreement on status of rehire when my job was eliminated?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 16, 2014 10:10 AM [EST] in Other  |  applies to California

release of non compete
2 answers  |  asked Jul 11, 2014 10:51 AM [EST] in Non-competition  |  applies to Florida

Questions Needing Answers

when offered position company did not disclose that I would lose vacation time can they now take it?
asked Jun 26, 2014 7:57 PM [EST] in Benefits  |  applies to Illinois

Demotion and then months later might get pay reduction
asked Jun 21, 2014 10:04 AM [EST] in Constructive discharge  |  applies to North Dakota

Am I protected from a former employee who knows where I live knowing that I was apart of having fire
asked Jul 28, 2014 2:35 PM [EST] in Harassment  |  applies to Louisiana

I was up for full time. They have cut my hours and hired 2 new full time employees...
asked May 22, 2014 1:15 PM [EST] in Other  |  applies to Illinois

Would it be discrimination due to disability?
asked Jun 26, 2014 9:25 PM [EST] in Disability  |  applies to Maryland