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How long is my job protected?
How long is my employer required by law to "protect" my job? I was out on FMLA for 12 weeks (due to cancer) and have been on short term disability for apx 6 months. Is my employer required to give me ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

FMLA, HOW LONG TELL HR HAS TO RESPOND
FMLA,MY WORK HAS RECIEVED MY FMLA CERT PAPERS AND HAVE NOT RESPONDED TO ME ABOUT APPROVAL FOR 2 WEEKS. HOW LONG DO THEY HAVE TO RESPOND,I'VE MADE CALLS TO THE HR PEOPLE WHO HANDLE FMLA, AND NO ONE HAS... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Am I being treated fairly on FMLA
I use FMLA for fibromyalgia. My limitations are such that sometimes I cannot work at all, other times I can work a few hours, etc. Three weeks ago, I went on FMLA leave to have breast reduction surger... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

FMLA Entitlement Denied by Manager
I've worked 9 years for a company that's aware of my family health conditions. My wife and I have used FMLA. In an unforeseeable situation in which my health was aggrivated (I have a bladder contition... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My employer is denying me FMLA for my baby
I took FMLA for the birth of my son. In May 2007 (5 months pregnant) I was put on bedrest due to having preterm labor. I was off on FMLA from May 14 until October 8th 2007. Around August 1st I recieve... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Isn't my job protected when on disability?
I live in northeast Ohio. I used up my FMLA time during the summer, some of that time was approved short term disability. I returned to work for a month and my doctor has put me back on disability whi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

What if an employee is retaliated against regarding a reported issue outside of protected classes?
An employee reports a director for doing something wrong. The director then gets angry and starts nit-picking the employee for minor things that are not necessary. Are they still covered under some ty... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Retaliation
I have filed an EEOC/FCHR retaliation complaint against my former employer in 2006 and been told that I did not engage in a protected activity although I was a witness in a lawsuit concerning the same... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Disparate Impact // Request for Counsel or referalls
My question is about disparate impact. Regarding my circumstances, I was an employee of very large corporation. As a protected employee engaging in a protected activity, namely intermittent FMLA, I pr... applies to California  ·  0 answers

FMLA time
I am currently on intermittent FMLA leave in order to care for my disabled son. My boss is extremely against FMLA to the point of putting a letter in my file for excessive absenteeism. Since I also ha... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can the FMLA protect maternity leave for up to a year?
I just gave birth to a new baby girl in November 2000. I have taken my normal 6 weeks maternity leave and have taken an additional 8 weeks to care for my newborn. My question to you is can I take up t... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

What is protected activity?
In dicrimination cases, what is the meaning of the term protected activity? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Returing to work long enough to not have to reimburse benefits paid by employer after FMLA leave.
If I decided I don't want to return to work after FMLA maternity leave, I understand that I would have to reimburse my employer for my benefits they paid while I was off. How long would I have to work... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

who do we contact are we protected
Employees of a 501c corporation are being harassed in the work place by incompetent and perhaps dishonest management. The organization has at least one contract with the city of Miami and does busines... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can an employee have more than one active FMLA at one time?
Years ago at a company I worked for our corporate labor law attorney said that an employee can have only ONE active FMLA at a time. For example: if she had one for herself, then that one had to be exh... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

FMLA Issue regarding Attendence.
I requested Intermittent FMLA for a life long medical issue I have back in September, 6 2009. I found out just 3 days ago, July 22, 2010 that my original request for FMLA was denied. The reason giving... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

AM I PROTECTED?
I told the manager that in addition to my internal complaint (previous question) that I would be filing a formal complaint with the state. I filed a complaint with the AG's office alledging sex gender... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Family Medical
On return from FMLA, what time frame can an employer lay-off an employee? Does FMLA protect the employee from lay-off upon return from leave, and if so for how long after date of reinstatement to the ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

How long do I get off work when my child is born?
I am currently 37 weeks pregnant. I have a c-section scheduled in 2 weeks and have had the fmla paperwork completed, turned in and approved since july. I have since only used one day of fmla where my ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

FAILURE TO INFORM EMPLOYEE INJURED EMPLOYEE OF BENEFITS, AND WRONGFUL TERMINATION
ON 9/11/00 MY DOCTOR DIAGNOSED ME WITH BI-LATERAL CARPAL TUNNEL, AND WAS TOLD TO APPLY FOR WORKER’S COMPENSATION. WHEN I INFORMED MY EMPLOYER, THAT I WOULD NEED TO FILE A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM, ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can you have more than one FMLA if one is for a family member an then one is for self or combined?
I would like to find out if you can advise if you work for a company and you was taking FMLA for a sick parent and has used that time (35 days so far) and now myself have been put out because I have c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

If my company agrees to a LOA, but does not ask for certification, is it FMLA leave?
I had a medical condition which required my hospitalization. My employer is large enough to be covered by the FMLA. My employer agreed to let me take about one or two months off, but nothing was in wr... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

can an employer charge your fmla time if you are out on a workmen comp claim?
I was hurt on the job, (My back and Knee) and the were charging my fmla hours, i went back to work and was not ready yet and went back on Wc and they denied my disability and said i'm out of FMLA, now... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can my employer advertise my position at work while I am on Disability Leave?
Hello, I was out on a month long disabiltiy leave due to a biopsy that has proven a diagnosed disease. During the time I was home, I noticed on my work blackberry that my position was being advertised... applies to California  ·  2 answers

What documentation, if any, is HR required to share with supervisors about employee's on LOA?
I am the Payroll Supervisor/Human Resource individual for two convalescent hospitals in California and my Supervisor, the Administrator of the corporate office facility, would like me to cc supervisor... applies to California  ·  2 answers

FMLA and overtime
I have a chronic medical condition and have been approved for intermittent FMLA. Last I utilized three days of FMLA; my employer was shorthanded for the weekend and I agree to work two shifts. There w... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Would making inquiries into possible illegal activities be a "protected activity"
This involves a franchised commercial cleaning company to which I was employed, (2 yrs-one raise - no disipline actions) I began to check on some of the activities of the Master Owner. I can prove on ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Employer used FMLA for other than described
I was granted FMLA by my employer for my back problem. My DR. filled out my paper work stating that my back problems could be possible lifetime. I never used any of the FMLA. February 2010 a month or ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA
Can an employer charge your time off to FMLA after you informed them you chose to use PTO? Is FMLA employee initiated? Thanks applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

FMLA discrimination?
After 3 years of being on intermittant FMLA, my employer says that I must get a separate certification for each doctor I see. I have a permanent condition that requires that I see a few doctors. This ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA eligibility
RE: FMLA Our headquarters in Cleveland, OH has over 50 employees which makes us eligible for FMLA. However, our satellites throughout the country only have 3-4 employees at each site. Would they be co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discipline for FMLA related absences (later certified)
I work for the Postal Service. I've received my certifications for FMLA issues, (4 in all), only AFTER receiving discipline for unscheduled absences. (Postmaster never informed me of need to use FMLA ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I take FMLA to take care of my newborn child?
I asked my employer for the FMLA forms to take to my doctor to fill out because I plan to take 6 weeks maternity leave and 6 weeks FMLA for a total of 12 weeks. My employer stated that FMLA is only el... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Does my employer have to notify me when requesting new FMLA paperwork?
My employer notified me yesterday that my FMLA had expired for intermittent leave, therefore the current 2 days I was taking off for doctor's appointment for my FMLA condition would not be covered. Wh... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can you switch back & forth between FMLA & EST time during a sick leave?
I have recently been diagnosed with Lupus & the Rheumatology Doctor has started me on what he states is a very strong medication that will possibly make me ill for a length of time. He states he wants... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Harrassment for having an FMLA
I have an approved FMLA and have been having issues such as being reassigned to another shift and recently found a derogatory statement on a dry erase board in an office I share with other Supervisors... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

how can my job (chapel hill transit tell us that we have to give 24 hour notice if we need use FMLA
i have FMLA for myself, yesterday we were called in the office (everyone with FMLA) AND THEY ASKED US TO SIGN A PAPER TELL THEM THAT WE WOULD GIVE A NOTICE IF WE HAVE TO USE FMLA, WE THATS NOT ALWAYS ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

FMLA and STD
i have been on short term disability since july 15th 2011 and i am supposed to return to my job by october 5th. If i do not return i will be terminated. But on september 26th i have to go in for surge... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

How long after I return to work from maternity leave does my employer need to guarantee my job?
I am returning to work after maternity leave under FMLA however, I belive that my employer will RIF me within the first day or two. Is this legal? applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

I was forced to resign or get fired...
I was faced with signing resignation paper or getting fired..I am a single parent of a 20 month old. Due to daycare hours (6am-6pm)I was hired to work 9-5.. When my son is ill he is not allowed to go ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA when paid leave is exhausted
My wife has been approved for intermittent FMLA to care for her mother who suffers from dementia and is recovering from a broken hip. The employers policy is to require paid leave to be used first for... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

getting fired while on FMLA
My husband is on FMLA and we recently found out that his employer is reviewing his record and considering firing him because of abcenses. Can he legally be fired for taking days off when he is sick wh... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is applying for a new job protected conduct?
I currently work for a vendor service company where work is assigned on a daily basis. Work has been drying up lately and as such I have started to look for other employment. When I asked my manager f... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

fmla question
can i take 12 weeks of fmla for complications of pregnancy and then an additional 12 weeks of fmla for the care of my child? Since these are two seperate conditions? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Requested FMLA-am I on it?
I requested FMLA verbally upon emergency hospitalization. I assume it was granted. However i did not receive any paperwork from employer indicating I was granted FMLA or what my rights and responsibil... applies to California  ·  1 answer

can you be wrote up for call offs if they fall under the fmla
i called off with stomach pains went to the hospital was admitted for four days. then i had surgery and was off for 4 weeks came back got the flu and ended up off again all under fmla i had to call of... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do you have to disclose your diagnosis for FMLA?
Since the question is not outrightly asked on the Pa FMLA form,is your employer permitted to ask why you are filing for FMLA, and do you have to answer? Additionally, is your FMLA diagnosis covered un... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Can an employer adjust your date of employment after taking FMLA?
I requested 4 weeks FMLA from my employer and they approved it after I completed the Federal Medical Certification form but they also required me to spend 4 weeks accrued vacation time. So I was force... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Physician Charges $15 to Complete FMLA Papers
One of our employees recently had an experience at a local surgeons office. The employee is in need of surgery and would need to be off work for 3-5 days. We provided FMLA paperwork for the employee t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

fired due to violation of FMLA
I was fired from my job of 14 years. They said I violated my FMLA leave. I have it for headaches. I called into work one morning and 7 hours later I felt better. I went to the bank and store. They had... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to demote employee without notice when FMLA has expired?
I was in an auto accident and was put on leave by my doctor because I could not perform my regular duties. As FMLA came close to expiring I was not informed at all, but received a letter from HR three... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA-Discrimination/HArassment
I work for the largest bank in the world. I am currently on FMLA with my newborn daughter. My employer is calling me on leave wanting to conuct formal performance evaluation stating that if I wish to ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Fired for FMLA time related to a settled Work comp case
I worked for a local utility company as a repair technician. I was involved in a work injury in 1993. That work comp case settled in my favor awarding me lifetime medical coverage. In 1998 I had shoul... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Valid claim?
To shorten a very long story, I had filed FMLA paperwork with my employer. The condition I have sometimes makes it not possible for me to call in by a certain time EVERY day to report my absence for t... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is sick leave the same as FMLA?
I was out sick for 5 days with Flu and Strep Throat. My employee benefits include short term disablity benefits with full pay. My employer sent FMLA forms home for me to fill out. They indicated I has... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can a Plaintiff show the basic nexus required in a member of protected, National Origin discrimi
applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

After FMLA
I was out on FMLA for 5 weeks. The second day I was back my manager with HR person told me that while I was out my work was gone (there were 3 people working on the project each doing specific part). ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

disciplinary actions on FMLA covered days
I have been covered under FMLA since June of 2003. I submitted my paperwork for the next year today. My supervisor has written me up once with a notice of necessity to improve my attendance. Even afte... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Intermittant FMLA
Is my employer supposed to give me FMLA paperwork if I inform them that I have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? They are also aware of my son's ADHD and are reprimanding me for my a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

12 month period for FMLA
Regarding FMLA, how is the 12 month period determined? Is it from the date that you first began FMLA, or might it be on a calendar year basis? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

FMLA deducted hours for 40 hour disabled employees
My employer recently announced that if any employee who is diabled, and can only work a 40 hour work week, will now have their FMLA hours deducted when OVERTIME is a mandatory requirement. Basically i... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Forced to use FMLA?
I suffered an injury outside of work requiring surgery. The Dr. cleared me to return a week later with restrictions. Work would not allow me to return with my restrictions, so I filled out the form fo... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

How long is "temporary lay off" ?
Eight months ago the company I worked for 22 years put me in "temporary layoff". How long can "temporary layoff" last? By not laying me off permanently they avoided paying me severence pay as well as ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I have a doctor's prescription since 7/2/10 to be off of work due to Pneumonia
I have been under my doctor's care since then and have gotten continued prescriptions to stay out of work due to continued pneumonia. I am a full time nurse, now going into third week out of work, my ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My Employer in Violation of FMLA Laws?
I have a chronic condition in which I was approved for intermittent FMLA leave for time off for doctor appointments, physical therapy and time off in the condition is exasperated. My physician wrote t... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Denied the option of using intermittent leave that would have assisted me better.
I was approved for FMLA leave to care for my mother who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer/Dementia. She also suffered from rhematoid athritis. I requested Intermitted leave (reduced schedule) but was ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Employers 3 day or prior notice FMLA Policy. Is it legal?
I recently left work early, without notifying my supervisor, due to work related stress caused by harassment I get due to a disfigurement. The harassment takes place at work and is done by my coworker... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

Follow up visits covered under FMLA ?
In August I had surgery and was off work for 4 weeks to have a hernia repaired and two benign growths removed from my abdomen. I developed infection at one of the sites, which required several follow ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I do not wish to use my FMLA time but my employer is forcing me to
I work for Albetsons Inc. I am on disability for stress unrelated to work. I turned in a doctors note to notify my company as such. I am collecting State disability. My employer had me fill out a form... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I am my grandfather primary caregiver
my grandfather has Alzheimer's and dementia and he is also a tube feeder I am a nurse I Have been trained also by his internist office to give him his feeding last year I had FMLA for my grandfather h... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What criteria must employers consider in termination for failure to perform job duties?
The situation is that an employer terminates employment of a long-term senior employee. The employee has an exemplary performance record and is a very well liked employee. The employee begins experien... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

employer contacting employee's doctor
after submitting FMLA paperwork my doctor was contacted by a doctor for clarification, this doctor asked for stipulations that my doctor see me with each fmla absence misleading him to think it was ne... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

FMLA Violation - release of medical records request
My employer asked me to sign a release of medical records authorization form. They said until I signed the release, my FMLA would be denied. I've had FMLA intermittent since Jan. 08. My doctors have s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my boss taking my FMLA illegally?
If I am injured at work and I am on workmans comp, my employer says he can exhaust all my FMLA for the year if I am off for 3 months,wheather I like it or not! Is he correct or is he just bulling me a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA LWOP meant reduction in performance award
I am a federal government employee who invoked FMLA rights to care for terminally ill mother. I was given only 80% of a performance bonus because of my LWOP for FMLA. I have a formal grievance being i... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

FMLA Violations
I know I have a FMLA case, with proof them falisfying hours as FML in order to fulfill their FML obligation, and "for my best interest, released me of any obligation to return to work." What is the FM... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Asked for FMLA, told to just take time off, then disciplined
I informed my supervisor that my child, who had just had surgery,was going to need two more surgeries. Not being well informed at that time about FMLA rules, I asked my supervisor if I should go on FM... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

When does the FMLA actually start
If I requested intermmitten FMLA and do not take the time nor return the form in until months later can they still doc my FMLA for days missed in between the time I requested the form and the time I t... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Do we have to allow intermitten FMLA for birth of a child?
I realize in general the answer is no, however, we allowed it in one case at a different location. Now an employee wants to take 8 weeks after the baby is born and use FMLA for well-baby checks, etc a... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

What Penalties and Remedies are the State of Alaska as an employer face when violating FMLA'
I was told by my Supervisor that the State of Alaska was 4 months late in informing me of FMLA of which at that time I had to fill out some FMLA Paperwork to get it started. What are my rights in this... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

Do you accrue fmla time like you would vacation or sick time? Or is it 12 weeks available at once?
I have been on fmla due to my son having leukemia for a year now. I went over the 12 weeks allotted the first year. Now the second year was supposed to start over on November 11th which is my hire dat... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

fmla
If my fmla time is not enough top cover the rest of my medical leave can I lose my job. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my FMLA be disclosed on my performance review?
I have worked for a company for the last 5 years with excellent reviews. I have always had very good performance reviews. This past year, my performance review was good also. THe only thing that bothe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Harrassement, protected conduct maybe?
I work for Vertex Aerospace on a military installation. A foreman is more critical of my work than of any of the other employees in our section. I feel singled out because of bringing up things that a... applies to Georgia  ·  3 answers

maternity leave info needed for ohio and michigan
i have been on intermintent fmla (reduced hours due to complications with pregnancy) for almost two months. i am due october 24th. what happens if i use up my fmla weeks before i can go back to work? ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I protected from a former employee who knows where I live knowing that I was apart of having fire
He was stealing from the company and we both are former employees of the company what are my rights. applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

I'm the LOA focal/disability manager at Boeing Satellite Systems.
We at Boeing Satellite Systems (BSS) are asking for opinions/solutions to a dilemma that has arisen. The issue: Boeing's Corporate physician is hesitant to allow BSS in El Segundo, CA, to continue mai... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA HARASSMENT?
On Friday, August 7th, I had a conversation with my immediate supervisor regarding FMLA. There were going to be several people gone from the office on Monday, Aug 10th. . This was going to be a busy d... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

conciliation how many yrs does this take?
EEOC in 2001 found that I was discriminated against.I have always kept in touch with EEOC. I was informed 12/15/11 by Office of Field Program that this charge was closed. This was confirmed by 2 other... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Does the employer have to notify the employee that they are eligible for FMLA
I was having a lot of medical problems. I did not know anything about FMLA. I talked to human resources about what I could do, and they said nothing just reprimanded me for the time that I was absent.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Did my employer violate FMLA?
I had called off from (i believe) 9-15 june, 2011; this was a total of four working days. I cited severe depression and anxiety attacks as the reason, but was not informed that the leave fell under FM... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

While on FMLA and short tem disability, can I be laid off?
I am a Union member that within our contract we have a 45 day period starting the day we are notified of the lay offs, instead of being laid off the same day. I was wondering if while on short term di... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Layoff and wife been pregnancy.
Dear Lawyer, May I ask the question for about my right. My wife just got pregnancy. And I am the only one person work in the family. Are I protected by any law if the employer going to lay off. Best R... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Loosing health insurance that was promised when disabeled.
PLEASE HELP I FOUND OUT TODAY I WILL BE TERMINATED ON MONDAY JULY 23. I suffered a stroke in 1988 and am permanetly disabled from most jobs,(this fits the description of disabled by my disability insu... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

When does FMLA actually begin?
Took a vacation day for own personal use but my surgery was the next day following, I work two on and two off and every other weekend so I thought my FMLA would physically take place on the day I coul... applies to South Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can a store manager refuse my FMLA?
I work for Wal-Mart in Portage, WI. My doctor filled out my FMLA and I turned it in. The store manager told me that the way the doctor worded it that she didn't have a position for me. She gave the FM... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Work Injury and FMLA
Pleas Help! I have a work injury (carpal Tunnel syndrome) My employer made me take a FMLA and then terminated me is this possible? applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Discrimination, retaliation for FMLA or harrassment?
Is this discrimination,retaliation for using FMLA or harrassment? I have several medical conditions that cause me to miss work on an intermittant basis. I have been employed with a local government ag... applies to Nebraska  ·  1 answer

proving retaliation
should an employee have to prove they were treated unfairly before they can prove that they were reataliated against by being discharged for engaging in the protected activity of complaining of unfair... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Husband wrongfully denied FMLA due to wife's pregnancy?
My husband was on FMLA due to me being pregnant with our son. The first set of FMLA certification was filled out on April 15th and it was approved. He used FMLA whenever we had a doctors appointment. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does a doctor have a duty to return an FMLA form?
Employer(Casino) and Employee (the Lady) subject to FMLA. Casino gives form FMLA certification to Lady for delivery to Doctor. Lady delivers same. Doctor does nothing with the form certification, alth... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Is this be Family leave retaliation?
I work in the state of California. I recently took three weeks off to care for my wife as she is having a very troublesome pregnancy. Her doctor completed the standard fmla certification form that I w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

i was fired 13 days before my fmla was to start is this legal
I was fired due to too many sick days in 2010. I had stayed in close contact with management. I was diagnosed with several critical things and was truly sick in 2010 just wanting to know if its leagl ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Does the Dr release to return to work have to be from the Dr that put you on FMLA?
I am on FMLA for back issues and have had physical therapy and doing much better and no pain. I went to get a clearance on the weight limit to be raised from 5# to 25# and was told it's conflicting wi... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Disability and retaliation
I work in a specialty level sales job for a large company. In May of 2009 I took the first of a series of FMLA and company approved short term medical leaves for a chronic disease and resulting disabi... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Long Term Disability
I have been on Long Term Disability from my employer since 11/21/00. I no longer have a gurantee job status and my LTD ends 11/21/02. Can I ask for servance pay ? I have been employed for 20 years at ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

FMLA leave and use of own sick days
Dera Mel, I am a Northeast Ohio school teacher. I recently gave birth to a son four weeks early on July 18. My intentions were to use 30 days sick leave and 6 weeks of upaid FMLA and return to work No... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do i have to use up all my sick & vacation time before I can use FMLA time?
I will be caring for my elderly mother after she has surgery at the end of the month. I was told at my workplace that I MUST use all my sick time and all my vacation time before I can use any FMLA hou... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Do i have to use up all my sick & vacation time before I can use FMLA time?
I will be caring for my elderly mother after she has surgery at the end of the month. I was told at my workplace that I MUST use all my sick time and all my vacation time before I can use any FMLA hou... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

My job flat out lied to me. Can I sue them
I needed to take a leave of absence because I had to have two major surgeries. I hadnt been with the company long enough to have FMLA so the HR had told me if I quit that I will be able to return with... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Scope of geographic limits in non-compete
I recently left a sales position due to my position being eliminated and moved into a vp position (sales & marketing) at another company roughly 100 miles away in a similar business (security services... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Demoted upon return from FMLA
Went to Rehab and returned to work. When I returned I was demoted to a differant level and total pay. I don't believe this can happen since I was on FMLA. applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer expect you to get FMLA approval from a third party?
Can an employer force you to get approval for intermitent FMLA from a third party administrator on a day to day basis? In other words the third party admin. must approve each day of FMLA. applies to New York  ·  0 answers

can they deny me fmla for having the flu?
company i work for denied my fmla paperwork because the doctor did not prescribe me any medicine. I had the flu and very bad stomach cramps. the doctor did my paper work took me off work for 3 days an... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer deduct this time from FMLA?
I am a manager at a large retail company and am currently 8 weeks pregnant. I had slight complications and had to take time off of work for 2 weeks. I was already owed 4 vacations days and a holiday t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

County Agency wrongful denial of FMLA
The county agency I work for has a habit of denying FMLA (it appears for people they don't like) for good reasons. One person was forced out because he had diabities. His FMLA was denied for this. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer give my job away while I'm on FMLA?
Is it legal for an employer to demote an employee who is on an FMLA-covered short-term-disability? applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

If married and employed at the same employer, how does this effect FMLA ?
My employer tells me that we are only entitled to half the the FMLA leave each because of our marital status. applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

within rights of FMLA
can a employer fire you if you took fmla for maternity leave. while on leave you go out of state on vacation. can that get you fired? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

can my employer retaliate because I asked for FMLA?
Four weeks ago I was diagnosed with severe bronchitis and was told by my doctor to stay home to get rest and take a course of treatment. I had no more time to take off for the year but the doctor told... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

FMLA and children
When your child is over the age of 18, can a parent still qualify for FMLA if the child has a serious health condition? Thank You~ applies to California  ·  1 answer

Did my supervisor violate my privacy under Hipaa and FMLA?
In confidence I shared my medical condition with my manager who in turn googled this and told co-workers based on her "research" I was capable of working - no testing was available to diagnosis. My FM... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

CAN MY JOB FIRED ME WHILE UNDER FMLA ORDERS?
I appiled for Fmla 3yrs ago (for my mom who has stage 3 cervical cancer). Every since then I have been called in the office by my store manger about my days that I have missed. I have been harassed si... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

FMLA - does employer impose it on pregnant employee from time her DBL begins.
My employee is pregnant, due any day. Her last day was 7/15 and she's going out on NYS DBL. Does the company "force" FMLA on her at the same time as she collects her DBL -- or let's say after four wee... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Will I qualify for FMLA if I go out on Maternity Leave 3-weeks prior to my 12-month anniversary date
I began working for my current employer on February 23, 2011. I just found out I was pregnant and my due date is February 1, 2012. This is 23-days prior to the 12-month requirement for FMLA eligibilit... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Maternity Leave and FMLA
I work for a large, reputable telecommunication company as a software engineer (I’m also management employee). I received a severance package the day after my maternity leave ends and while on FMLA. I... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

FMLA Rules Unclear...
Every few months my employer comes up with new rules re: my intermittent FMLA and I have no clue if the rules are baseless or legit. The latest hidden rule I was told is if I call in and say I'm not f... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Layed off after requesting future FMLA
I sent an email to our HR Director stating that I would be requesting FMLA after my wife delivers in August. I was then part of a layoff that seemed to be totally subjective in the selection process. ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

FMLA
This company is an international company. However at his terminal is less than 50 people. Is he still eligible for FMLA? They told him no. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can my fmla be re-covered after it was denied?
I took an fmla leave, and exceeded the frequency and duration due to my illness,I was asked to recertify(was given 15 days) so i turned in the paperwork to my doctor who wanted to speak with the compa... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Does my employer hace a right to make FMLA so stressful?
I have had FMLA for more than 5 years for my mother. Now i have recieved notification from HR that it is extended for 3 months attach to this email is a letter to my supervisor and payroll that if i g... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I have a question about my vacation time, sick days, personal days while approved for FMLA
I was approved for FMLA due to a knee issue which resulted in surgery. My employer made me take all of my vacation time, my personal days and my sick days before I was allowed to use the FMLA time. No... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

After resignation, can I still utilize an intermittent FMLA benefit?
After resigning almost 4 weeks ago, I have had to use intermittent sick time for a previously approved FMLA of which I qualified for, was approved and also have a certification of healthcare provider ... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case?
I am on intermittant FMLA that started back on 7/10/2010. I was out prior to my FMLA for 37 hours without pay, but the hours were approved as time off before taken. I have never been counceled, writte... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Is my employer required to pay residual commission while on FMLA leave?
I am compensated by a salary and residual commission. I am taking FMLA and will be returning back to work. I understand my employer is not required to pay my salary, but what about my residual commiss... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

What are the guidelines or laws concerning working a 2nd part time job, while having FMLA ?
I was approved for FMLA at the hospital I work. My health issues were steadily getting worse due to all the walking and bending required to that job. I changed my work statis at the hospital to 20 hrs... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination
hello, my name is Kelly P and my question is this, in Dec 2003 I was terminated (w/out just cause according to the ohio unemployment office). My situation is quite lenghty to explain,i apologize. In N... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

how long do i have to file ?
how long do i have to file for discrimination? i called the eeoc and i was told 300 days. i was told he could not help me cause i was close to the limit. told me to call the springfield(oh) department... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is IVF (in-vitro fertilization) covered by FMLA?
If you are diagnosed as infertile and your only chances of pregnancy is through advanced reproductive technology such as IVF, is the procedure covered by FMLA? applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

I recieve 24 pto days a year. When I need fmla is the comapny allowed to take from that bank?
pto is for sick and vacation. if fmla comes into play it wipes out any vacation time. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my employer put me on FMLA without consent or contact with me?
I filled for STD, I was denied, I appealed, I was approved. During this time my employer put me on FMLA and took 32hrs. of vacation without consulting me. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What are my options other than FMLA if there are under 15 employees where I work?
Had to have extensive surgery on my wrist and will be out of work for 6-8 weeks. We have less than 15 employees so I don't qualify for FMLA. Can they fire me or lay me off? What other options do I hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How long after termination do I have to be offered Cobra options?
I was wondering how long after I have been terminated does my ex employer have to offer me cobra insurance. I was layed off/fired last May 12 and they sent me a package for Cobra the first week in Jul... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

With less than 12 mos. employed am I entitled to FMLA for newborn if I wait until 12 mos. w/company?
Since the entitlement to take FMLA for the birth of a baby expires 12 months after the birth of the baby, can I take a leave under FMLA to care for my newborn, if I do not attain 12 months of employme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Docked pay due to use of FMLA
I am on approved intermittent FMLA due to my son's disability. Both my supervisor and HR director dislike FMLA and have made working very difficult. Since I am salaried and also exempt from receiving ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Am I covered for materity leave under fmla laws?
My company employs over 200 people. There are however only about 20 within a 75 mile radius of me. Would I still be covered under fmla laws? applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

Vasectomy coverage under FMLA?
Is a vasectomy and the recovery/treatment period covered under FMLA? If not, would the recovery and treatment period itself be covered? My FMLA request has been denied. applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Has there been a recent June 2009 change in FMLA law?
I've used FMLA intermittant leave for time ranging from approx. 15 minutes to 90 minutes--all approved. NOW,my employer is saying as of June 2009,there was a change in the law,and I can no longer use ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

FMLA(first its serious enough, now its not)
My FMLA paperwork was given back to me due to it being incomplete.(Sec. 5b & Sec. 7b.) When I took my paper work in to be completed, the doctor decides that he does not want to complete the paper work... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Game Plan for Paid Leave after FMLA Expires
After checking various sections of your portal, I have the following question: My wife is currently disabled and is nearing the end of her 12-week FMLA period. As she needs additional time for treatme... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How long does an employer have to keep a past employees pay stubs?
We have a former employee requesting payroll information from 11 years ago - our payroll person cannot locate anything on her computer from that long ago - what is the amount of time that an employer ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What forms may an employer require from employee for intermittent FML
Company has farmed out FML management to a third party concern. At the third party concerns request. I have supplied certification of serious health condition form ( there's ) completed by my health c... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Question on timeline for wrongful Termination
First of all your site is Fantastic, and very diversified. My question is how long does a company have to respond to a Complaint Filed in a Wrongful termination suit.? How Long will the typical suit t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is this harrassment or just a bad HR Dept?
**Long post, just trying to be thorough** A few years ago, I began using FMLA leave to cover days off I needed because of complications with my bi-polar disorder and some troubles my wife has with her... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can your employer revoke your ability to travel when using FMLA for an off the job injury?
I will be requiring knee surgery for an off the job injury. I will be using FMLA to get the time off I need for recovery. My employer states that not only can I not return to work until fully healed b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is FMLA concurrent with other maternity leave?
I am a public school teacher in the state of California and I am expecting a baby early next year. The district HR department has given me conflicting accounts regarding my maternity leave benefits. T... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired after coming back from a FMLA and the boss say things that are not true?
I recently came back from a FMLA and my third week back I was called into the office with two other employees. I carpool with one employee and three hours before the shift was over he was asked to sta... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can employers put requirements on FMLA maternity
I am 5 months pregnant, I am due to have my baby in November. At that time will only be employed at my employer for 9 months. They have told me that in order for me to qualify through them for FMLA I ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

FMLA/ restoration not key employee
A week before returning to work from FMLA, my work provided me the completed form for Family and Medical Leave Act Request, this form states on the second page that I am not a key employee and that th... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is FMLA considered being employed?
I received a signing bonus that would have to be repaid if I left the job within a year. Would going on FMLA for 3 months after 9 months of employment and then leaving the job after 12 months satisfy ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

How long can employer hold flexpay deduction?
My employer deducted my designated flexpay amount from my paycheck (for dependent care), and it has been 2 weeks now and they have not sent the money to my flexpay provider in order for me to claim it... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

ee took time off to care for father - was not told it was classified as FMLA - father passed away -
Father just passed away over the weekend - employer was not counting previous time off as FMLA - what is the employer required to do NOW since the father passed away or should do when she says she nee... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can my employer post my position while covered under FMLA and do they have to tell me when they do?
I left on FMLA because of pregnancy complications. While I was out my employer posted my position without officially noticing me. The day after my leave was up they hired someone for my position and a... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Where can I obtain the current FMLA document for PA & DOL
I found the following on the DOL website and want to make sure it applies to PA and is current. I do know that the DOL FMLA can only be changed by enhancing it but not detracting anything from it. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is worker comp time counted as FMLA time
I was injured and required surgery with 60 days recovery. I have a critically ill child and have had to take time off.I now need to have another surgery and was told I was out of FMLA time. After look... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Do I have legal recourse?
Upon return to work from FMLA for back surgery, my second day back I was presented with a 30day performance improvement request. The items mentioned in this request also included and stated absenteism... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Pregnant and Work
I am currently 9 months pregnant and expecting to have my baby any day now. I’m currently working for a company that has just filed for chapter 11. I received a letter in the mail from my HR and Payro... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Job NON Selection
Hi, my question is regarding employment discrimination in the federal government. Can a selecting official decision to select a less qualified applicant (not in the protected class) from a competitive... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

FMLA CERTIFICATION AND ADA VIOLATION
If I'm on approved intermittent FMLA for a year due to my fibromyalgia. Can my boss require me to have my doctor fill out the FMLA paperwork each time I'm out for more than 3 days? Can they also charg... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer open up an FMLA claim for me without my approval after an on the job injury?
As a flight attendant my friend had an on the job injury, and after a few weeks found out that her airline opened an fmla claim on her behalf instead of workmans comp. Please advise. applies to New York  ·  2 answers

We have 29 employees total - are we required to follow FMLA regulations?
We have 29 employees total - 14 in Ohio, 5 in PA, 1 in NJ, 1 in GA and 1 in FL and 7 Over The Road Truck Drivers What do we need to do as far as FMLA if anything - I recall there being a stipulation a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my Employer violating FMLA since they haven't responded to my requests for intermittent FMLA?
I am currently on intermittent FMLA leave for a serious health condition; however, my doctor accidentally left part of it off, but included it in an attached form. They added the condition on the empl... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

severance null due to operation/disability???
Severance contract states I must be working on a specific date just been informed by GYN I will be needing a hysterectomy with a normal 2 mos lay up I may NOT be able to BE @ work that specific day. W... applies to California  ·  1 answer

the company my wife and I work for waited until after my wife went on maternity leave to tell her th
My wife signed up for FMLA 7 months before the baby was born and was told she would get 12 weeks of FMLA and that since she qualified for short term disablity benefits that she would get 60% of her pa... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I be demoted after a FMLA absence?
I have been on intermittent FMLA for 18 months due to chronic staph infections. I recently missed 1 hour of work due to issues with a staph infection. Within 30 minutes of my return to work I was demo... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer require a doctors slip for every FMLA absence?
I have an approved FMLA claim for a lifelong illness covering myself and a seperate one covering my spouse. In both cases, I was approved for one day of FMLA leave per week (totaling 2 days a week). N... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Statute of limitation for repayment of relocation bonus
I left a job in WA in just 4 months and my contract states that I will need to repay the prorated remainder of my relocation bonus. How long after I leave can the company ask for the repayment? I flat... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

FMLA Statue of Limitation for Filing in Federal Civil Court
What is the statue of limitations to file a civil suit against an employer who lowers a yearly performance award amount because I invoked FMLA and was out for a few weeks in the past year? I hoped the... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

hOW LONG DOES AN EMPLOYER HAVE TO HOLD YOUR POSITION IF YOUR OUT ON DISABILITY?
I AM CURRENTLY FILLING IN AS A DAYCARE DIRECTOR BECAUSE THE DIRECTOR IS OUT ON DISABILITY. HOW LONG CAN THEY HOLD THE POSITION? DO THEY HAVE A LEGAL OBILGATION TO PAY ME AT THE SCALE OF MY NEW POSITIO... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Is time off on approved worker's comp claim counted as FMLA time as well?
I am being told by my employer that even tho I am off work on an approved worker's comp injury that they are also counting this time off against the FMLA time off provisions. Is this proper? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Workers Compensation Retaliation
I'm a Deputy and was involved in a major accident in my patrol car on duty in route to a call. My supervisors insisted I go to the hospital and be checked out. (they drove me!) To make a long story sh... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I'm going out on FMLA for possibly 2 reasons...can I do that?
I am a male nurse (the only one on my unit..rest are female..the other male left too for same reason) and since the arrival of my new, also female (never an issue w prev boss) manager I have been cons... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Is this protected conduct, bogus explanation, and what is time limit?
I worked for Census Bureau temp employee. Complained to my crew leader & then to his supervisor about no follow up being done by my supervisor on employees who were not properly collecting Census data... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Is this protected conduct, bogus explanation, and what is time limit?
I worked for Census Bureau temp employee. Complained to my crew leader & then to his supervisor about no follow up being done by my supervisor on employees who were not properly collecting Census data... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Harassed because using intermittent FMLA
I have a recently disabled son who at times needs my assistance. I applied for and received intermittent FMLA, allowing me to take a few hours off 3 or 4 days a month to help him, using a maximum of 1... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

Job discontinuation due to FMLA use
I have been working at the same company for 23 years with an exemplary record and evaluations. Since I began using intermittent FMLA, however, things have changed. I have been harassed by coworkers, s... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

Notified of layoff while out on maternity leave
FMLA Question: I gave birth on Dec 27th, 2008 and was notified on Feb 23rd, 2009 that my role had been eliminated. They don't plan on severing ties until March 30th 2009, which is 1 week after my sche... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Violation of my rights under FMLA
On June 13 of this year, I returned to work from FMLA. Before I took FMLA, I trained another employee on my job. When I returned, my manager said she wanted to keep my co-worker in my former position.... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Have I been discriminated for pregnancy? I was "laid off" the day before I was to return.
Do I have a case for Pregnancy Discrimination? I was employed by the company for 4 years. I recently had a baby and was due to come back to work on May 22, 01. My position was Customer Service Trainer... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA/Stroke/termination
I had a mini stroke on Oct. 3, 01. I informed my employer and my doctor wrote a note explaining that I would be out of work for an undetermined amount of time. He wasn't sure what was wrong with me. H... applies to Louisiana  ·  1 answer

How long must I wait for overtime pay?
How long can an employer withhold payment of overtime? I teach at a college that only pays overload on load once a year. Classes ended a month ago. Overload pay was not included in our next check. The... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What if your medical condition requires a longer absence than the 12 week FMLA allows?
My husband was hospitalized with a heart attack and after doing a heart cath, found that he would require open heart surgery. Because they gave him a blood thinner upon arriving at the hopital, they h... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Am I protected from retaliation for blowing the whistle on a violation of company policy?
If I called the company "hotline" to report a company policy violation, and then was retaliated against by management, do I have a case? The posted notices at work that solicit employees to report the... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can I be forced to choose between care for a sick child or my job?
I have been on FMLA since 11/04/01 and my company wrote me up for time and attendance while using the FMLA, I appealed the write up paper and now they have changed my schedule and I am in a position t... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

How long does a discharged employee have to accept a severance pay offer?
Employee is over 40. We allowed 21 days from discharge Nov 2 2009. Another month will have passed without a response to accept, reject, or counteroffer as of Dec 23. We did not write in an "end date" ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can i be in trouble for my company's system error?
Ok, I have FMLA on my job had it about 3 years now for my medical condition, so at my job we can either call our FMLA time in or put our FMLA time in on the computer, so I do that with no problems, ch... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can i be in trouble for my company's system error?
Ok, I have FMLA on my job had it about 3 years now for my medical condition, so at my job we can either call our FMLA time in or put our FMLA time in on the computer, so I do that with no problems, ch... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can i be in trouble for my company's system error?
Ok, I have FMLA on my job had it about 3 years now for my medical condition, so at my job we can either call our FMLA time in or put our FMLA time in on the computer, so I do that with no problems, ch... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be denied FMLA if I go over the amount of days stated on the form? Also do I have to resubmit
I was approved for FMLA for a duration of one year. The doctor stated the FREQUENCY 1-3 times per month and the DURATION 8 hours per episode. Can I be denied FMLA if I go over the amount of days state... applies to California  ·  2 answers

retaliation/harrassment for whistleblowing-county protected
in july i turned in friend of Administration and "one of their own" into fraud hotline for suspected theft,gross abuse/personal gain of baby supplies costing thousands of dollars to county. The person... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Forced to start FMLA early
I am 33 weeks pregnant, and have been "forced" by my employer to start my FMLA early. Their reasoning is because I can't fulfill the requirements of my job description. When I asked to see a job descr... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

About to return from FMLA & my employer changed my hours of work from 9a-5p to 1p-5p. Is this legal?
I had a baby on 4/28/11. I was due to return to work from FMLA on 7/22/11 to my normal hours of 9am to 5pm. I received a letter from my employer yesterday telling me to return on 8/1/11 and to the hou... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

FMLA once laid off
I am pregnant which my employer is aware of. If I am laid off while pregnant (prior to going on leave), does my employer have to still provide me with my leave benefits once I give birth (short term d... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Am I protected from retaliation for blowing the whistle on a violation of company policy?
If I called the company "hotline" to report a company policy violation, and then was retaliated against by management, do I have a case? The posted notices at work that solicit employees to report the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How long can I stay on light-duty?
I have been put on light duty because I need a knee replacement. Because I was on light duty, I was placed on another job at a lessor pay. Can they do this and how long can i stay on light duty before... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What rights and potential remedies are available when an retaliated against due to FMLA
I was approved for FMLA leave to care for a serious health condition of my spouse. I was terminated by my employer due to a no-fault absence policy, but this termination was reversed after some of the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this sight protected from disclosures like the original Wkileaks?
Can attorneys (both plaintiffs and respodant) be found guilty of obstruction of Justice? Or are they only subject to ARDC complaints? Who investigates ARDC complaints? I hear ARDC complaints are often... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

unemployment issues due to appeal
I got terminated from long john silvers for a breech of contract. they said i thew a piece of chicken at my manager. I didn't threw the piece of chicken at my manager. I tossed it at him. the reason w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Gender discrimination, retaliation (wrongful termination)
I am a 52 year old woman who held a highly responsible position for the last two years in a growing company. During this time I averaged a salary 25% below my male counterparts in the same level of ma... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

FMLA retaliation/perceived disability/hostile work environment/intentional infliction of emot stress
Hi! I have an ongoing problem w/ my employer, a medium-sized city in northeast Ohio. I have been using FMLA every once in a while for the last few years due to a depression condition. All of my abscen... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can one go on a vacation while on FMLA and unable to work?
My mother put in for vacation time to go out of the country for 3 weeks several months prior to needing a leave of absence. In an unanticipated circumstance, she went to the doctor where they found lu... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

PLEASE HELP
1. AT MY ARBITRATION HEARING THE USPS TOLD THE ARBITRATOR HE DID NOT HAVE JURISDICTION IN THIS FMLA PROBLEM. I AM READING RULINGS THAT SAY THE COURTS LIKE THE HELP OF ARBITRATORS AND HAVE SEEN HUNDRED... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

is it disparate impact when employer places conditions on intermittent leave to care for disabled
One of the circumstances is that the employer had placed conditions on the use of intermittent leave (FMLA/CFRA)that required employees to provide doctor notes to certify each and every time intermitt... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Am I required to request FMLA leave to take my wife to doctors appointment?
My employers HR manager is trying to require me to take FMLA to take my wife to prenatal doctor appointments. I have been using my vacation time to cover the time off with more than a weeks notice to ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

What day decides the first day of your FMLA
Does your employer have to give you in writing when your first day of FMLA begins? I work two on and two off and every other weekend. My surgery was scheduled for September 16, 2013 but on Sept. 13 re... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Employer's right to information from physician
I am currently on intermittent FMLA and am required to provide a doctor's excuse every time I use any accrued time for my condition, even if I only use 30 minutes. Is this within the regulations of FM... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

STD/FMLA situation. refused to accommodate and FMLA lapsed. ODJS D/c without just cause.
I had a massive blood clot in right leg and was on STD/FMLA. My lovely boss would not agree to hold my RN educator job (desk)so my physician cleared me to return to work. I was using cane. Restriction... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Not eligible for FMLA, being forced to pay company paid insurance premiumS
I am 8 months pregnant and have recently been informed since I will be taking unpaid maternity leave and will be taking off one full month that I would be responsible for paying the $400 insurance pre... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

cancer screening
I recently requested FMLA (at my HR reps recommendation specifically)to get my 6 month cancer screening which was at that point 2 months overdo because of a mandated overtime program we have at work w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired for reporting my supervisor to upper management?
I was previosly contacted from HR in regards to a previous complaint against my manager and I was afraid to speak due to retaliation. It's been some months and now she is coming at me the wrong way, I... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

are claims of violation of FMLA grievable to the end under union contract?
I was laid off wrongfully while under FMLA. My union agrees and filed multiple grievances, including FLMA violation (the union, not myself, is listed as the grievant). I want to fight this with an att... applies to California  ·  2 answers

responsiblity for paying insurance premium if I extrend my FMLA leave
I am planning to use FMLA leave- if I extend my leave by using my vacation time am I still responsible for paying my insurance premium? applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Chronic and permanent Illness and Fmla
I have epilepsy... here is whats happened to me with employment in the past 6 months and yes I am seeking a lawyer for civil or any suit if you find any discrepencies. march 4th fmla was sent a certif... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

If FMLA time carried over from one contract year to the next?
I teach with a contract that runs for 10 months from July 1 to June 30. If I take FMLA in one contract year, does it carry over to the following contract year? Is it counted cumulatively? Regular sick... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Are the 12 wks per calendar year or benefit year
My employer is telling me that since I was out on FMLA in June 2012, I am not elibible for 12 more weeks until June 2013. FMLA guidelines state I am elgiblible for 12 more weeks if I have worked 1250 ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Promised Benefits
Despite the year long posting of our holiday payment schedule (we are only paid for Independence day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's), my boss has decided not to pay for Christmas or New Year'... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Privacy when employed in our own home
We provide Adult foster care in our home to one disabled client. We were recently told that VA state Licensure representatives could come into our bedroom, in our private area in which the client does... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny my return to work? Doctor did a fit for duty certifcate saying I could return.
Employer states the doctor was unclear and she needed more info. and as a result, I couldn't return. The doctor stated I can do light duty,(meaning no strenouous activity). My job doesn't entail doing... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does a non profit, non FMLA agency have to pay for health care coverage medical leave
Is a non-profit non FMLA employer liable for health coverage for an employee who is requesting a two month medical leave due to seizures? She does not have any sick leave left nor did she take advanta... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

HR/Supervisor conduct
I have missed several days work for debilitating migraines for which I am seeing 3 doctors. (and I have that documentation) I took it upon myself to hand my neuroligist an FMLA document to complete be... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

neneed urgent answer re FMLA , etc. before April 11, 2001, please!
Please help! I was attacked by a fellow crewmember on a ship and required major spine surgery December 8, 2000, and have been on leave since then (16 weeks more or less) receiving 60% of my salary thr... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Being Disciplined for Being Sick?
If I have completed my 1 yr probationary period at a company, and there was no notice prior to this or on the date that I had completed my probationary period given to me that my attendence had become... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does my winter break count towards my 12 weeks of FMLA time?
I am a teacher due at the beginning of December. We get two weeks of time off at Christmas. My employer recently told me that the two weeks at Christmas are not counted towards my 12 weeks of FMLA tim... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Is it ever correct to stop the EEOC investigation process and obtain a right to sue letter?
I believe I have an excellent case against my former employer. They failed to engage in the interactive process (I am a diabetic)and therefore could not reasonably accommodate. I can prove causal conn... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

denial of long term disability benefits because fired
I have an accepted worker's comp claim. My physician took me off work. I was paid total temporary disability payments through comp. The company has a benefits program that pays 100% of salary for 8 we... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Disciplined for FMLA excuse
I am currently on approved intermittent FMLA leave for an immediate family member. My immediate supervisor is very much against any leave of any sort. Since I am a salaried employee who is not eligibl... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

terminated while on fmla and short term disability
I am on fmla leave,while being paid short term disability.when i contacted my employer i was told i know longer have a job.was told that my contact where i worked at wanted to keep the new manager my ... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Unlawful termination after being on FMLA
I worked at a retirement home for almost 2 years. A new person was hired and I trained her to cover my maternity leave. I left on FMLA 6/1/06 and was released 7/1/06. They did not have a job slot for ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

does fmla cover absentism due to sick baby
Ever since I have returned to work from my maternity leave, I have missed a number of days & have been late a lot due to having to tend to my son. He has been sick a lot(nothing terribly serious) sinc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

WAS TERMINATION LEGAL?
FMLA SARTED MAY 24 SAME DAY OF SURGERY TO PUT HARDWARE IN RIGHT KNEE. RELEASED MAY 26, READMITTED JUNE 6 FOR INFECTION, RELEASED JUNE 11, READMITTED AUG 16 TO REMOVE HARDWARE FROM KNEE. TERMINATED AUG... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

After returning from an uprotected medical leave (not FMLA), do I have to accept a lessor position?
I've been out for 4mo. on unprotected medical leave (not FMLA) and have now been released. However, they could not hold my outside sales position. They do not have a similar position available for me ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can recertified FMLA be dennied if a required class is taken during the time specified ?
I had an ruptured diviticuli which resulted in abdominal abcess and two hospilizations with surgery. I obtained the required paperwork from MD and submitted and was on FMLA leave from july 10th to the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

if you have intermediate fmla and can employer ask for note on days out
i have intermediate fmla its for stress and incase i need to take days out can my employer ask for a note for those days out i dont take days out often so this seemed strange to me ive been employed t... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

FMLA question - reinstatement to an equivalent position
I am currently on family leave after the birth of my baby. I was told that: 1) The part-time position I held since April 2000 will be eliminated at the end of my family leave, and 2) I must work full-... applies to California  ·  1 answer

i was turned down for fmla which i have to care for her when needed
My mothers brother in law died, I took my mother to the cities to attend the funeral, since she is in a wheel care and doesn't walk much. she has kidney failure, heart problems, does not drive. I took... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

I want to know if I was wrongfully terminated?
I worked for the same company for over 2 years. I was recently admitted to the hospital & it ended in me having a condition that I have flare ups that would prevent me from working coupled with the me... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be denied a promotion due to Intermittent LOA under FMLA?
I have been with the same company for 2 years and watched numerous people promoted around me since I began. My statistics are always in the "Exceptional" range. I have applied for and been contacted b... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

My employer is harassing me every few days about being out for intermittant FMLA.
My employer is harassing me every few days because I have extreme pain daily in the A.M. That makes it difficult for me to get to work. I am late most days, usually about 10-30 minutes. I do contact t... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Peers review your FMLA certification. absent four days.
I have worked with the employer for 3 1/2 years without attendance or performance issues. I had some personal problems and was overwhelmed and stressed. I called in to my manager, who is also the bene... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Upon returning from a requested FMLA, my Dr, requested I work 2nd shift as opposed to 3rd shift
Can my Dr request me to return from a FMLA on 2nd shift(in which I worked when I left) instead of 3rd shift, as this was part of my leave initially. I needed to be off as I was exhausted and anxious, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My new boss has taken away all acomodations regarding my FMLA
I have been on FMLA since 2008 for acute rheumatoid arthritis. Since this time I have been allowed to work from home on sick days and make up any time in the office at my discretion. My work has never... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

FMLA time and Disability
IF someone goes out on disability, can their time be counted as FMLA? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Taking benefits and dropping my position after returning from FMlA
I have been on sick leave through my company many times during my 8 yrs with them. I recently hurt my ankle and was once again placed on sick leave and the fmla to run concurrent. My question is that ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Retroactive FMLA Application
My wife missed work due to our 5-month old son's admittance to the emergency room with a diagnosis of pneumonia. She notified her employer that she would be out following normal call out procedures du... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Ask a current ee to fill in temp basis do we have to pay them the same wage?
Employee was handled clerical tasks is out on FMLA until Dec - prob longer - job duties have to be filled or we do not receive funding from the state. If we place somone in her position on an interm b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can i make up an unpaid 8hr FMLA day in the same week on sat or sun to have my 40hrs.
I have a son with cancer he goes for treatment every tuesday for roughly 6-8 hours at times other appointment or treatment take place changing this in to an all day event. My manager has change, i hav... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Are homosexuals and people over 70 safe from discrimination?
Are people over the age of 70 protected by the ADEA? And do Federal EEO Laws protect homosexuals from discrimination in employment? Does an employee have to report sexual advances to the company in or... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA return
I have been employeed with my company for 8 years now. I took a leave of absence 12/09 . My return to work date was 030110. When I return I was informed that the attendance policy had change 0101109. ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I need a couple weeks family leave and the company is too small for FMLA, what rights do I have?
I have been employeed here for 24 years. I rarely am off work except for doctors and scheduled vacation. I have a family crisis and need a few weeks off, not only for my own health but to help my son ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My legal rights using sick/FMLA time
I have been using sick time and FMLA from a large corporation for treatment of severe depression and anxiety for the last 2 months. My doctor has filled out ample forms requested and recently was aske... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What if I make up the time during the same week, can that be counted against my FMLA 12 weeks?
So the company I work for allows us to make up time if we leave for an illness/appointment or if you arrive late for illness/appointment. If I do this should those hours I was gone be counted against ... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

Most of the people in our office are being laid off some are pregnant due before thier last day
If an employee has a last day of September 15th and are offered a stay bonus to stay until September 15th. They are due to have their child around that time. If they go out before their last day do yo... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

FMLA Certification incomplete
I am a union rep .My question is for an employee of the company. He went out on FMLA and the company gave him FMLA paper work. He gave it to his doctor. The doctor completed the paper work and returne... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Emplyer change me from workers comp to Family leave Legal??
I went out on April 23, 2004 on Workers Comp (all paperwork filed)due to injury on job. I have been receiving pay from Workers Comp also. My employer is now telling me that my 12 week deadline is appr... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired (without notification) while on maternity leave?
I had my son 8/24/12, I was not due until 9/15/12. I had sent in all required FMLA paperwork, even had my Mother fax it to ensure it was there a monthy ahead of due date. While I was off I recieve a l... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer terminate me if not back by the end of the 12 weeks?
I have been on FMLA since 7/19/10 due to a serious illness. I used my 10 sick days from the start. My employer is using those days as my FMLA. Can they do that? I have been under the care of several s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Exempt employee and making up missed time
I am an exempt employee for a municipality. One morning I had car trouble and was an hour late for work. I did call work and explain the situation. Later the same day, my supervisor told me to just wo... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

12 week leave of absence covered by FMLA verses Doctors orders to be off work for 19 weeks.
I had a health issue that my Doctor had me off work for, for aprox 19 weeks. I gave my employer the letter from the Doctor explaining the reason. My employer told me I HAD to fill out FMLA forms to co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can i take fmla a day at a time when needed? employer says no week at a time only.
Is it OK for an employer to tell me that i can't use fmla intermittenly? If my baby was sick and i had to leave that day they said i could'nt i have to give them a 30 day advanced notice. How can i pr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can i take fmla a day at a time when needed? employer says no week at a time only.
Is it OK for an employer to tell me that i can't use fmla intermittenly? If my baby was sick and i had to leave that day they said i could'nt i have to give them a 30 day advanced notice. How can i pr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

When is too long for a retaliation claim if a pattern of discrimination exists?
applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

I dont know what to do...
I've been with my employer for 4 years this October. Not long after I started my postion in the company which was customer service. I became very ill and had to be off of work due to my illnesses. I f... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Forced to sign non-compete or lose year end bonus
My employer has just sent out a very broad non compete (2 years, globally) to limit me from working for a like company. The email states that my 2004 bonus and 2004 options will be witheld unless I si... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Terminated while on FMLA
I was terminated from work while on FMLA. I submitted the paperwork that the doctor filled out. They said it was not filled out correctly and needed the doctor to redo it. They said they mailed the fo... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

What if I feel that my termination was due to some retaliation from an earlier incident?
In July 2009, I was terminated because my boss accused me of falsifying a doctor's statement. Well, after everything was investigated, I was reinstated. I was covered under FMLA as well. Well once I w... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

When an employee quits his job with free housing, how long does he get to say in the house for?
applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have any recourse when I was encouraged to not take an ERO, but then was let go.
I was offered an ERO 3 years ago, but was encouraged to not take it since I was a valuable asset to the company. I was given a significant promotion and raise in order to keep me from going to competi... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can my employer (school district) refuse to pay me for extra time worked?
I am a school bus driver and my district pays each route driver 4 1/4 hours per school day. However my route and several others take at least 5 hours daily to complete. We put this extra time on our b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can FMLA be used for a sister?
applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

(usps) notice of removal action for fmla absences was cancelled. what does that mean?
9/2009 notice of removal given to employee. 10/2009 notice recinded for fmla covered days. 1/13/2010 another notice of removal more covered days used. while in non-pay status til greivence arbitration... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Do I have a lawsuit against my employer for lost wages and emotional damage?
In April I found out I had a brain tumor, and had emergency surgery. I went on disability and FMLA. When the FMLA expired I was not recovered from my ordeal. The HR dept. for my employer sent me paper... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Intermittent leave through FMLA
My wife works for a company located in Louisville, KY. She has been empolyed there for 26 years. Our son who is 14 and is autistic is in need of after school care. Would she be eligable for intermitte... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can I loose my company stock if I leave and compete?
My company is privately held. Therefore, we do not have shares of stock, we have "units." Each year I am given units as part of my year end bonus and as part of a Long Term Reward Plan. The bonus shar... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How can an employer, funded by the government get away with violating laws?
FMLA violations-usage documented on annual review Discriminate-against an employee with a disability that was stable be allowed to intentionally exposed employee to horrific working conditions that in... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Split FMLA time?
Me and my wife both work for the state of Oklahoma and our HR is telling us that we can't both take 12 weeks, but that we have to share it. I have searched every law I can find and nothing says that s... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

What is my rights ?
Had Doctor to fill out FMLA papers , which stated I suffered from copd, cronic sinutitus . I would have flare ups sometimes every month . Example tonsilillitis 4 times this year due to bacterial infec... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Restaurant Scheduling
After being out ill for a week my employer requested that I bring in a doctor's note clearing me to work, which was done. Now I have not been put back on the schedule since. How long do I wait until I... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

my doctor has not released me to return back to work
my employer says that my FMLA has ended and that my job will be terminated, what can I do. Am I eligible to receive unemployment compensation? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can my employer require me to use paid time off when working a reduced schedule?
I have fibromyalgia, arthritis, GERD and back problems. I had back surgery in September. I walk with a cane. I have filled out the FMLA forms for intermittent leave and have used it this year. I have ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is this a Wrongful Termination Case? Or Retaliation Case?
May 2010 - Was assigned to a new Manager, within 1st week he gave me verbal warning for attendance based on "his" approval policy (which, after a week of working with him, was never given "his" attend... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

retaliation/discrimination/pregnancy/fmla violations
Similar to your last posted question, I too am employed with GEICO for the past 7 yrs and believe as there top producer for the southern region that I am being retaliated against due to filing an inte... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Small business in New York City_ conversion contractor to employees status
Hello How long can a independent contractor work at the same place/providing same services? It the litmus test 18 months? Thank you applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete
I was previously workinbg for a radio company here in town in sales, I worked there for approximetly 5 months and things ended up bad there. The Sales Manager even after signing the Protected Account ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

FMLA ?'s
My wife has recently returned to work after a leave of 9 weeks due to the birth of our third child. Upon returning she was not returned to the same position and hours she held for the previous 3 or 4 ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

What should I do after State Personnel Board findings nothing wrong?
I am an Registered Nurse at the California State Prison. I have a disability that job injury related and received a 20% permanent disability( Neck) with restriction no lifting more than 25lbs. I reque... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employee who has paid sick days, use them first and then apply for FMLA?
applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Does my winter break count towards my 12 weeks of FMLA time?
applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can i be demoted and my work schedule changed after returning to work after fmla maternity leave
Prior to leaving on maternity leave I asked my boss if I was not being hired full time due to me being pregnant. I asked because I have been with this department for many years, and people with only m... applies to California  ·  2 answers

my employer terminated me while on approved FMLA leave
My employer terminated me while on approved FMLA leave. The IL Dept of Labor upheld the decision stating my doctor had not notified them of my last appt. (Dr. staff stated they did send the FAX w my r... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Benefits, pay increase given to male colleagues only
My boss has decided after 23 years of impeccable service that I am a poor employee due to complaints from my male colleagues that it isn't right that I make more money than them. Since I started this ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Company took another employees word over mine because she protected status and I am not
I was working for a non-profit oranization as a store manager. I was going to disipline a supervisor for attendance, whe she stated "Go ahead I"ll tell the main office that you called me a stupid B---... applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

Is it a reasonable accomadation ask your employer to NOT use available paid time off?
I am currently using both FMLA intermittent leave and FMLA reduced schedule leave. I have no avialable paid time off. Starting in January, I will have available paid time off. My employer is telling m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is reporting a violation to HR a protected action?
About a year ago, my boss asked our entire team to falsify time records in order to remove vacation time from the books. We are a publicly traded company. I challenged the directive when it was given ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

when administrative law judge doesn't recognize constructive discharge and protected conduct?
what do you do when you follow all procedure for constructive discharge and therefore unemployment determination of deputy rules in your favor, thus you receive unemployment payments for 8 weeks but t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

can someone diagnosed with irritable bowell sydrome qualify for intermittent fmla?
applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

If a TNphysician severence agreement binds him to Colorado law is he immune from Non-Compete Clause?
I am currently in law school and this question boggles me. My father, a TN peditrician was laid off without cause and wasoffered a severence agreement that binds him to laws of Colorado. Colorado's st... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Employer Holding final pay check
I terminate from my employer on 1 Oct, he still owes me for about 207 hours ($8000) for work that I performed for him. I have called him and sent him email, but he still hasn't sent my paycheck. How l... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I sue a state agency for discrimination and retaliation?
My son's physician completed the FMLA certification for intermittent FMLA to continue his therapy. I filed a complaint with HR because I believe my supervisor denied it to retaliate against me. Never ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Lifelong disease with approved intermittent FMLA being denied 12 weeks
Over two years ago I was diagnosed with a lifelong disease completed paperwork and was approved intermittent FMLA. Close to my one year anniversary was told we work on a rolling basis and my days woul... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

but what about the right to be free from retaliation?
I have a discrimination case against my employer, I already filed that with the ACRD, but this was an unemployment hearing. I gave notice of intent to resign because of the discrimination I was subjec... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Do I have any legal rights?
I am a School Psychologist Associate who has worked with an Ohio ESC for 7 years, contracted for 6. Up until this year, I have been an exemplary employee with several high remarks from districts and v... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can my employer require me to pay for my benefits while off on fmla due to surgery?
non union government employee applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

final paycheck
How long will my employer hold my paycheck in nv until they mail it if I quit? I don't want to go in and sign for it and that is what my manager is saying I HAVE to do. applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

FMLA - job elimination
I was on FMLA leave for back surgery, and call my boss to tell him of my release from doctors to go back to work the following week. Two days later I was told by my boss that he "eliminated" my positi... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Several questions
My employer is under the impression that as long as she is paying you for your lunch period she can require you to work. Specifically she allows you enough time to eat a sandwich, but then expects you... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination
I was laid off on 5/27 and I know that I am not being called back. When I was still there they hired a girl that was only there for two months and they kept her. I was screamed at and harrarsed by my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can the HR manager say that he needs to "get with corporate" on FMLA approval? I really feel uncomfortable about this since it has my medical condition on the paperwork. I meet all criteria easily. Thank you.
applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Must Give 90 Days but it is a hostile work enviroment. I found a new job, must I stay the full 90?
Working for a medical provider as a nurse practitioner and I must give 90 days notice to terminate my contract. I became very unhappy, was made promises that were not fulfilled and was treated as a co... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

FMLA - coercion
I was out on FMLA from my job of 2+ years at an NGO while my terminally ill brother was in the hospital and when I returned to work after 9 weeks they had hired a new director in my sub-dept. We do no... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

permanent disability
if my doctor has listed my condition as permanent and unable to work I wouldn't qualify for fmla or short term disability would I? applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Father on maternity leave
I work at a small company that only employs about 30 people. Is there a law that covers a father for taking time off to be with his wife and new born child? I was told that we don't fall under the FML... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination
I was terminated from my position as an Instalaltion Manager on 9/5/06. This was upon return from a scheduled vacation. Seven days prior to my vacation, I had an extreme anxiety attack at work brought... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Time of Discovery?
If I have copies of emails from work that prove my claims of harassment from my supervisor, and have offered these emails to corporate officers ( proof of that also) who have stated no interest in vie... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can my wages be cut for no reason?
Ten years ago I was asked to take over another person's job duties and my pay was increased 13% as compensation. Three years ago I realized I was being underpaid, went to my boss and HR and both went ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Pay was short
My check was shorted by a whole days pay. How long does my employer have to pay me for that day? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Employer threatening to fire
If you have a workmans comp claim and the employer did not offer fmla but is threatening termination if you do not come back to work but your doctor says your not ready, what are your rights as an emp... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What are the laws in IL for bathroom access in a very small company?
I know it sounds stupid, but what are the laws in IL for bathroom access in a very small company? I'm the office manager of a very small company. I am generally the only person in the office. The offi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I file FMLA for your child over the age of 18, for a serious health condition?
My daughter went to the emergency room on Nov. 14th, the E.R. doctor didn't do a culture test to determine what it was...but diagnosed her with strep-throat and wrote her a perscription for penicillin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is there a limit of hours that a salaried exempt employee is to work?
I know I have to work 40 but our company says 45. That's fine. But I'm putting in 65-80hrs. weekly. I am a co-manager at a convenience store that also sells fuel. I hire and I terminate. I've been wor... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Would this be workplace retaliation? Is this protected by the Ohio Whistleblower Law?
I am not sure if I have a case or not, but here is a brief description of events leading up to my unemployment. Myself and former coworkers had many concerns about our boss. I followed facility protoc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is there a distance or time limit to where an empolyer can send me without compensation?
Can an employer decide to send me(non exempt)anywhere they want for as long as they want without compensation for travel? If I refuse can I apply for unemployment? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am taking guardianship of a new born baby with in 24hrs of birth do i qualify for care of newborn
Do i qualify for fmla or cfra? applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA lawyer in MA
Can you recommend an employment lawyer in Massachusetts who deals with Family Leave? Your database was unable to find one. Thanks applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

retaliation because of winning grievence, ie violations of FMLA rights, and malishes harasment.
the retaliation against me has caused a breakdown. What can I do, and what steps do I take. applies to California  ·  1 answer

right to sue fromm eeoc under vii
i have just got my letter to sue from eeoc and i think i have several issues sexual discrimination to a male by male supervisor ie pinching pulling of arm hair, on job harassing phone calls while i am... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my unemployment be denied due to having to take child to an appt with a specialest?
on3-4-11 i was unable to work as a sun aid due to my daughter being diagnosed with a disease and she had to be seen by a specialiest i had no one else to take her. they said it would be denied untill ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

holding paycheck for not cleaning vehical
My husband works for an electrical company who is holding his paycheck until he cleans out his work van, it is company issued. Is this legal? and for how long can he hold the check. Technically he was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be held to a noncompete contract If I was laid off?
After being on medical leave (fmla) I was laid off do to not having enough work. But after appling for another job myfromer employer is saying I'm under a noncompete contract for 12 months. Iam gettin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My right to choose where to park my car.
I was legally parked on a public street about a half a block away from my work. Does my employer have the right to suspend me two days w/o pay for parking there? - There reasoning: " It's in the polic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA Child over 18
Child over 18 car acciedent, fractured pelvis in need of daily assistance ,is in wheelchair unable to walk for months and othe medicail conditions RA etc applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Apply for unemploymet after receiving severance package
The department I work for will be lying off 75-80% percent of its workforce tentatively speaking by October 2003. All who will be laid off will be given a severance package. Please explain to me how l... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

not get the check
if i was fired from my job through the phone and my manager told me that i was gonna get my pay check through the mail and it has been about a week and i have heard nothing, how long does the manager ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Relationship with boss, FMLA pregnancy leave, retaliation?
I had a relationship with my boss, and became pregnant. He told me he was in the midst of a divorce. In August, he went on FMLA leave after finding out he had testicular cancer that spread. In late Se... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

required to work 52 hrs or be fired
A female friend of mine recently refused to work over 52 hrs a week, several other people in the finanical department are on medical leave because of heart attacks and long working hours and she feels... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

can i still recieve unemployment compensation ?
i'm recieving UI from the state of wisconsin but i can no long afford the house we rent and am moving to north carolina to stay with my daughter in-law ( my wife recieves ss) will i still be able to c... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete, company paid me inappropriately, can they enforce it?
I had been employed at a local mortgage company for approximately two years. I was terminated four months ago. From the day I started I was a W2 employee and wasn't paid a single dollar for minimum wa... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Legitimate Business Interest?
I work for a consulting business. Before I started working for them, I signed a noncompete saying that I would not open a competing practice within 18 months of leaving them. The reason stated on the ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Mom fired while on medical leave
My mom has been out on medical leave since around July 2002. She is currently receiving long term disability payments, but recently recieved a letter from her employer stating that she had been termin... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

My doctor has advised me not to drive because I've been having dizzy spells and blackouts.
Most of the questions I've seen are in regards to companies refusal or disregard for FMLA. My question involves my neurologist's refusal to complete FLMA paperwork that my company has supplied to them... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Need job, but former employment contract keeping me from being employed with another company.
I had gone to a company sponsored truck driving school, and signed an employment contract stating that I had to work for the company for eight months and they would pay for the cost of the school. Thi... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Had surgery do i qualify
I just recently had sholder surgury and i was released to light dutie ,but my employer does not have any light dutie work .they said that they would let me draw unemployment .My question is would i qu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Time payed for operating company vehicles
I work in construction and my company furnishes myself and other foremen trucks to carry their tools and materials to the jobs.They pay travel time to the job only once no matter how far or how long y... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

California's Alternative Workweek Schedule
This question is for the state of California. We would like to request that our employees work 3/12 shifts? (3 days a week, 12 hours a day) Can this be considered an Alternative Workweek Schedule? Wha... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What is the statute of limitations for discrimination?
Can you please tell me the statue of limitations in Tennessee for suing and employer for wrongful termination and sexual discrimination? The employer is stalling regarding re-instatement and I am afra... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

job title and pay
Is it legal for an employer to pay a long term employee with a good employment record 20-30 percent less than others with the same job title, responsibilities, and equivalent time in the same type of ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer deny me coming back to work while on FMLA ?
My fiance was injured OFF the job on March 18th 2013. He broke his wrist, was in the hospital until the 20th. He ended up going back to the hospitalMarch 29th 2013 and had surgery and was released Mar... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

calculating overtime
Hi, I work in Ohio. It is a salary position and includes overtime. I thought anything over 8 hours per day is overtime in increments of 15 minutes minimum per day, as long as I worked full 40 hour wee... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance package includes continuation of health benefit until end of severance period
as long as I pay my portion to COBRA. At the time of notice, I asked about the rate and was told by HR they would get this for me. Now I am told that they would not tell me the amount until I returned... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

I took a day off after being up caring for my daugter until 2:00 am and had to be at work 4:30 am
my 12 year old daughter was diagnosed with (ALL) acute lymphoblastic leukemia 2-25-11. I was approved for fmla through my employer and gave them certification from Roswell Cancer Hospital in Buffalo, ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Heart attack
I was admitted to the hospital because of a heart attack and missed 8 days of work. the company used my last vaction day for one days pay. but still said I was out on fmla for 8 days shouldn't it only... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

If I sign the boilerplate severance agreement, am I still protected from retaliation?
I've had both good and bad bosses before, but I really suspect this last one of being seriously unbalanced. Given a range of behaviors including but not limited to his totally denigrating his entire l... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Hostile Work Environment
I work in a hostile work environment but that is generated from a co-worker, not the employer. The co-worker admitted to the director and to me that they purposely and willfully do things to try and h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case against my interviewer/company?
I was recently asked in an interview if I was pregnant and when was I due. Once I advised them(relunctantly) that yes I was pregnant and due in January, they advised me it would take them too long to ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Sister entitled to intermittent fmla
I have a friend who's sister is in a coma ( She had a brain aneurysm burst) She is the only living member of her sister, other than her brother in law. Why isn't she eligible for an intermittent leave... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I took on an additional 40 hr job while still doing mine with no extra pay increase
Recently the other office girl quit and I was assigned her complete job title along with mine. No extra payment compensation was given so I now do 80 hours of work in a 40 hour workweek. I also am not... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I think I may be let go for being out of work for medical reason 4 days.
My employer posted a job opening for my job while I was out sick for 4 days and have medical documentation to prove it. I found out about the posting from my colleges job site the same day they posted... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Terminated/Rehired
I was terminated from my job after unknowingly letting my FMLA expire...I was told that 2 certified letters where sent to me, one stating my due date back to work and the next for my termination.I nev... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I feel as though I am being retaliated against because I took an FMLA leave
On 7/2/09 I took a maternity LOA. On 8/4/09, I became eligible for FMLA. After some resistance and push back from my employer, my leave was finally designated as FMLA. My vacation pay was taken, but I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

what do I do about unfair pay for a company I have worked for almost 5 years?
I have been working for this company for almost 5 and have only received 3 raises with in that time period. I am a full-time stock management employee, paid hourly and receiving about 3 dollars less t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unemployment redetermination appeal hearing request has not been honored.
Is there a time limit on how long ODJFS can take to schedule me for my hearing?It has been over 90 days since I requested a hearing to appeal my redetermination and I still have not been scheduled for... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

vacation pay after lay off
My company recently laid off two employees. What are the laws concerning vacation pay in Pennsylvania? Are they entitled to the vacation pay for any vacation that they have not taken? If so, how long ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

My employer has two year non-compete clause - that seems awfully long.
Our company provides urban and regional planning consulting services. A one year non-compete seems more than sufficient to cover their business needs but two years seems excessive. The firm does not p... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

non-compete extremly vaige
I am a victom of a non-compete contract. My contract is extremely vaige and long. I am trying to find out if the is a standard time constraint of these contracts ie: 1 yr, 2 yr instead of the 5 years ... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Is a spouse limited to where they render help?
While out on approved Intermittent FMLA for spouse with chronic Illness, is the employee limited to where they assist ill spouse with daily living needs, transportation and psychological support? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is a spouse limited to where they render help?
While out on approved Intermittent FMLA for spouse with chronic Illness, is the employee limited to where they assist ill spouse with daily living needs, transportation and psychological support? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Non-compete agreement for moonlighting employees
We have several managers and staff employees that perform the same work for us as they do when they "moonlight" for our competitors(ie, bartend, banquet server, or waiter). Can we limit this moonlight... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Sexual harassment
I have been sexually harassed by the company's former CEO in 2007. He was asked/forced into resigning because of the overwhelming evidence against him. I feel that I am still being harassed by other m... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

non-compete and returning as an independent contractor
Recently, I was terminated from my long term job because of a contract dispute. After a few months, the company asked me back as an independent contractor for more compensation than the previous emplo... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Termination - With or Without Cause?
Does an amployer - at the time of termination - have to state whether the termination is "with" or "without" cause? I was terminated by my employer, who refused to take a position on the reason for my... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Questions about pregnancy disability leave
The hospital that I work for only allows for 4 months of pregnancy disability leave and I started bleeding when I was 13 weeks pregnant. I am now 26 weeks and my doctor still does not want me to go ba... applies to California  ·  1 answer

terminated with a lie
I was recently fired and given a reason (I now have a supporting email that is my proof) that was a lie. Exactly a week before this happened, I was subjected to a formal talking to that I felt was unf... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can i sue my place of employment if an employer retaliated against me?
I have reason to believe that an employee that works in the same department has retaliated against me and now i am on a weeks leave of pay waiting to see if i am terminated. About a month ago an emplo... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

how long after termination can i fill suit if they did not give a reason for termination then they t
They told a perspective employer a lie and it was proved a lie on a lie detector the perspective employer gave me applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

HIRED FULLTIME AND NOT GETTING FULLTIME HOURS
I WAS HIRED AS A FULLTIME EMPLOYEE OF A SMALL HOSPITAL, NOW DUE TO DECREASE IN PATIENT CENSUS, I AM FORCED TO BE CANCELLED, ALONG WITH OTHERS, THEREBY LOSING PAY. SINCE I JUST RETURNED FROM A WEEK VAC... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How long can a non-compete clause be enforced in the state of Florida?
I sold a manufacturing company that produces a unique line of products. All of the products were designed exclusively by myself. The purchaser made me sign a 10 year non-compete clause but my attorney... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Does my supervisor or employer have the right to ask me questions concerning a 2nd part time job?
Do I have to give my supervisor information concerning a 2nd job if I have FMLA? applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Blackballing
Here is the short version of this situation. I am a mortgage broker in Columbus Ohio and have been for the past 7 years. I have recently left an employer on bad terms due to me holding a funding check... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have to offer an employee the same job and the same shift after a very long WC absence?
I have a FT employee that works a shift which has limited help during this shift. He has been out about 5months on a WC injury. I need to find out if I am legally bound to offer him his same position ... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Final pay hourly wage cut
My husband recently quit a job because the new owner cut his hours and we could no longer afford the long drive to his job everyday. He did not give a two weeks notice and when he picked up his final ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination threat
Hello, I am 18.5 weeks pregnant. I have been out for pregnancy related illness for 24 hours total since June. I have also used 12.5 hours of my FMLA time to go to the doctor and other appointments. To... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If my company closes due to underperformance, can i get unemployment benefits after my maternity lea
i will stop working 4 weeks before my due date (I have a long drive to work) my office has 3 employees; another location in GA has about 20 employees. it appears as though my office will close while I... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is refusing overtime allowed?
Upon my hiring I revealed that I required about 20 or so weekends off per year for personal reasons. He said that was fine(without putting it in writing unfortunately) as long as the hours were made u... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I re-open a case filled with the EEOC in 2008?
I was an employee for several years, upon hiring another woman that I trained, she became my boss. All the men that were in the office (3, including me). One left, the other transferred unwillingly, a... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

State of Ohio Laws regarding maternity leave
I work for a company with less than 50 employees so we are not covered by FMLA. Does the State of Ohio have any laws regarding maternity leave? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does a company have a legal duty to enforce their written policies ?
I am an exempt employee in a large engineering corporation. Several months ago I contacted the HR dept. to ask about the company's "open door policy" and in particular, to verify that I would be prote... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

discrinmation
yes i've got a question and it's hard for me to find the answer to .i'm been force to become a dishwasher and i've got 19 years as waitress and i'm been told that i'm not server material and now i can... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Position eliminated while on disability
During the time I was on short-term medical leave my salaried position was eliminated. For the first six weeks I was receiving full compensation. Now I'm receiving 70% of pay since it is now considere... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was injured at work, but they had me submit FMLA papers. Have I forfeited my WC claim?
Closed head injury at work on 8/30, a Thurs, but didn't realize had grade 2 concussion (although I did report it to my supervisor-just didn't realize it was quite so serious). After holiday weekend fu... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Requirement of 50 employees for the location or whole company?
We have a total of probably over 200 employees throughout the whole company, but only 11 employees at my location, am I still eligible under the FMLA if I have been here over 12 months and worked over... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

IS THERE AN APPEALS PROCESS IF MY EMPLOYER DENIES MY APPLICATION FOR FMLA?
I have had an ongoing condition with my back. I had a series of surgical injections and finally had spinal fusion surgery in Dec 2009. It was not as successful as my doctor and I had hoped. Since retu... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

IS THERE AN APPEALS PROCESS IF MY EMPLOYER DENIES MY APPLICATION FOR FMLA?
I have had an ongoing condition with my back. I had a series of surgical injections and finally had spinal fusion surgery in Dec 2009. It was not as successful as my doctor and I had hoped. Since retu... applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

Does the restoration of position in fmla mean same hours, same duties or can boss change it?
Am about to return to work after maternity leave. asked to change my hours from 9:30 - 5:30 to 7 to 3. two other men in my workgroup have these hours. am the only woman in this group. was called in fo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Short Term Disability vs FMLA
A person is pregnant and the baby is due in November however her doctor has required her to take leave 12 weeks prior to her due date because of problems she still wants to take time off after the bab... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Contract position for 1 year, clause stating may not leave before then
I am thinking about taking a long term temporary position with a staffing company. However, I was told I would have to sign an agreement that I would not leave the position for one year for any other ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How do you combat a two-front battle?
I have addressed my concerns in my previous poat. However, I believe that it is better if I further explain my predicament. I am an African-American male flight attendant. In the environment wherein I... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Discrimination By Retaliation
Question is:: I felt at my job that I was being forced out so I quit. The Following is why i felt this way..I talked to the manger of a store to let her know that her son (who works there also) was do... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Some Companies Don't like Ethical Questions
Hello, I was recently terminated from a company in what I think was the end of a retaliatory process. It started with my requesting an ombudsman or arbitrator, after I had not been able to resolve som... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Some Companies Don't like Ethical Questions
Hello, I was recently terminated from a company in what I think was the end of a retaliatory process. It started with my requesting an ombudsman or arbitrator, after I had not been able to resolve som... applies to California  ·  1 answer

lousy deal
My husband was laid off after 13 years with no notice or severance. In his original contract, both parties were to give 1 month notice. His employer says that since it is a lay-off, they don't have to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

FML running concurrently with short term disability
I work for a large company. I am currently out on short term disability, a benefit provided in part by my employer and in part my my own state disability payroll deductions. Can my employer require me... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Overpaid After Quitting
I recently quit a job that direct deposited money into my account. The job has now continually paid me two checks into my account past my employment. My assumption is that the company never filed my l... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is COPD a serious health condition for FMLA purposes?
Is there a 'laundry list' of examples of serious health conditions (diseases) and is COPD a serious health condition? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA chronic and permanent conditions certifications
When you have an ongoing chronic and permanent illness such as epilepsy,does your employer have a right to demand you see your doctor every 60 days even though hes askign to see you once every six mon... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I signed a non compete
with a staffing firm in the Columbus area as a contract employee. I left the company at the end of the contract. I was re-hired as a full time permanent employee 5 months later, but did not sign the n... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Are restrictive covenants enforceable two years after the expiration of contract?
I am a dental associate without any stake in profit sharing or ownership within the practice. My most recent employment contract included a restrictive covenant to not compete within a ten mile radius... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Is this Retaliation?
Would it be retaliation if I was terminated for taking a company mandated break whilst taking a phone call regarding testifying under oath about unemployment case that involves my place of employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

FMLA/Newborn care leave
My Question is about newborn care leave, it states that you can use this up to your child is age one. What is all covered under this? Doctors appointments, child being ill? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete applies to the new company?
I'm an employee of a consultanting company. I've assigned and worked for the same client as a contractor for more than a year. Now, my employer is being acquired by a competitor. I do not like the com... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Bonus Eligibility at the end of a temporary assignment.
I joined a disability law firm in Cherry Hill, NJ on 8/29/11. I joined the firm as the TEMPORARY HR Manager, while the regular HR Manager would be out on FMLA through the middle of January 2012. Part ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Baby Bonding in South Carolina
If I have not taken the full 12 weeks of FMLA, can I use the remaining weeks for "care for a newborn" all at once at a later date if it's within the first 12 months following birth? For example, I too... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

what evidence I need to prove that I wa discriminated by my Supervisor.
I was treated unfairly by my Supervisor for a long time, he embarassed me, he yeld at me, he accused of lying and he's being very rude to me. my co-workers come in late, leave early he doesn't care wh... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

My supervisor degrades and yells at me and threatens to fire me.
I work for a large resort company in Naples seasonally and my direct supervisor or multiple occasions has left me under staffed, yelled at me , insluted me, placed wrongful blame on me and has threate... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Do I have any rights regarding a false accusation?
About 2 months ago it was brought to my attention that someone had accused me of making a sexually offensive remark to a woman that I work with. An investigation was conducted by our CEO and found the... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Salaried Employee docked pay for 1 day off.
I am an exempt salaried employee. My duties include supervisory, administrative and I am also on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations. I work in a Customer Service Help Desk. This year I was i... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

bounced paychecks
Would you please inform me what punishments there are on the state or federal level for an employer bouncing paychecks. I recieved about 7 myself, but there was about 19 in all. Also how long can an e... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Severance, at will and non-compete
Hello, I'm a commissioned sales representative who will be laid off without cause ( at will employee ). I was asked to sign a non-compete agreement when this current company purchased my former compan... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Forced/ Rushed Non-compete under threat of termination.
My C.O has just recently updated its non compete. They are forcing the sales force to sign immediately under threat of termination. How long do I have to have to look over this document or get it to l... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Wrongful termination?
What exactly qualifies "wrongful termination"? In August, I left my job of nearly two years to work for my father's company. Two weeks after I began working for my father, he left the house - and walk... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Using paid sick leave and paid vacation for FMLA
Is an employer required to allow you to use your sick leave when you are on a family medical leave, so that you can remain in a paid status? Thank you! applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is a note stating person may return to work with out restrictions for all job related functions considered acceptable certification: when the doctor has a copy of employees job discription.
My doctor gave me a note to return to work. HR then required a full release certhficate. My doctor wrote blank blank may return to work without restrictions foq all job related functions. HR said that... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Pre-Startup Question
I have been working for a pre startup company with a memo of understanding that I will be compensated for all my work if the company ever gets funded. My concern is, if this company is funded, there i... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can they refuse intermitent leave because they have no part time jobs?
My daughter has developed pregnancy anemia in her seventh month of pregnancy. Her doctor prescribed a reduced work day "no more than six hours per day. She is under FMLA for her doctors visits already... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Can they refuse intermitent leave because they have no part time jobs?
My daughter has developed pregnancy anemia in her seventh month of pregnancy. Her doctor prescribed a reduced work day "no more than six hours per day. She is under FMLA for her doctors visits already... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Salaried or not?
I am an RN who was hired to do the required government paper work in a long term care facility. I was hired at an hourly rate. After about a year and a half as an hourly employee, our company suddenly... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer require me to change a shift although it is in my job description?
I have been on FMLA leave for nine weeks and am due to return to my job next week. I have been employed there over two years. My job discription requires my ability to work flexible shifts. I normally... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case if terminated almost 3 years ago?
I have worked for a retail company for 15 years as a front end manager. I was pregnant in 2009 and went on FMLA in August 2009 until October 2009. Upon my return, I was given lots of papers to sign wh... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

How long is unemployment aloowed to answer a case request?
I am in the mortgage industry and am required to go to the office full-time weekly. I have done this work for 12+ years and am W-2 but paid by the employer on a percentage basis. Because of the market... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Not employed long enough
Started as temp-hire august 1, 2011 during first 4 weeks was asked about forklift history, and asked if I would be interested, which I said yes. and proceeded to tell me its basics . was trained in sh... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What happens after I filed my charge with the U.S. District Court?
I have just filed my charge. The clerk gave me 2 forms; Process of receipt and return and summons in civil action. The clerk explained what I should do but I had a hard time understanding the procedur... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

As a partner with a 6 mos non-compete/sev, is it possible to begin looking too early for a new job?
I know that it is always best to leave with another job in hand, but with my extended non-compete, is it too early to actively look for new employment now? I prefer to be proactive, but I am concerned... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I was let go after 18 years with a company
I have many questions and not really sure how to go about asking, I was initially fired for harassment,(verbally)I was not the person that was harassing, but was verbally harassed in front of many emp... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Lawsuit against Boy Scouts of America and Two Scout Leaders
This is not an employment related matter, but I believe an employment attorney may be best able to assist. A Scout leader of my son's Boy Scout troop - who has long harbored personal resentment agains... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

extended injury & provided dr note & employer wants more detail
5/8/11 tore acl, surgery 6/22/11. 7/3/11 cracked kneecap, 7/21/11 broke kneecap in half due to slip & fall. Need surgery again on 8/4/11. Provided dr's notes for all absenses as required. Now employer... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

What legal recourse do I have for being humiliated
Two bosses asked me what I consder to be professional dress. I described. Then One said how did I think my hiar looked. I said it loooks nice. I had it up in a bun. She said: Im just going to get this... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Fired for asking about background check?
I work for a temp agency with a long term contract with a medical lab. I started with them Oct 7 and have a contract that specifies At Will employment. Last week they called the lab manager and told h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Gender Discrimination - Pay Rates
I was hired in July, 2002 by a company out of LA. I'm a 22 year old female college graduate w/ 4 yrs experience. My pay rate is $11/hour. A 20 year old male with no college degree and 2 years experien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

reasonable accommodate
I have lupus & fell & broke my hip at work last August 2003. The fall has exacerbated the illness & my doctor does not want me to work full time any longer. I have inquired about part time, flexible h... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is alright for my employer to make me stay on maternity although I am ready to go back to work?
I work for a small organization that does not have to comply with fmla. I have been working for the organization for over 2 years. And once I found I was pregnant, my employer granted me an unpaid mat... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is my employer required to hold my job while I am on maternity leave?
I am currently on maternity leave. I have 3 1/2 more weeks left for my maternity leave. I found out my employer posted part of my job online. I work at 2 different nursing homes run by the same owners... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

pregnancy and benefits
Hello, My husband and I are wanting to try and start our family. I am graduating from college in December and I have had a few job offers from other companies where their benefits are set to start on ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Payout of accrued vacation (PTO) time
I gave my employer 2 weeks notice prior to voluntarily leaving the company, but they are saying that they will not payout my accrued PTO time since their policy states that PTO time will be paid out a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What remedies are available to an employee who has suffered intangible retaliation
I am still employed without any loss of compensation but my reputation at my company has been ruined due to my Sarbanes Oxley complaint to the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency and OSHA. My immediate s... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

can I be told not to call in anymore if I have accrued six weeks sick leave?
I recently found out my step mother has throat/ lung cancer and she lives 3 hours away. I called in my sick leave every day consecutively while caring for my step mother. While in Indiana caring for m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Got injured in 2011 reinjured in 2012 and company lied about attendance to get me fired
Injured my pectoral muscle in Aug. 2011 was out of work with no pay for 3 months. Returned and work a year and 2 months and reinjured my shoulder. Told the supervisor he told me I was a liability. Was... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

My employer has suspended my severance payout due to the final sale of the company? Is this legal?
I have a signed contract entitling me to 26 weeks of bi-weekly payments. Company was sold and severance payouts were suspended pending final sale of the company. No the answers I get is that the list ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Employee "fired" after two weeks notice/final paycheck
I gave two weeks notice in writing and my employer indicated I did not need to give them 2 weeks notice, that day would be my last day, I believe they were mad that I resigned. I then sent the owner a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

ohio pregnancy leave laws?
Mel, I work in a small anenethesia group (6 people) and recently my husband and I got pregnant. There was not specific maternity language in our contract,so my boss had the lawyers make one up at that... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Salary Cap/Bonus
1. My employer decided to put a year salary cap. Therefore any inflation raises are paid to me in a lump sum and does not get included on the overall pay. 2. My employer bought my past company and con... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What step to take next in EEOC case
Filed charges for demotion in Nov 08 replaced with male. Then discharged in July 09 stating I did not provide info due to charges from auto accident. Two days after filing FMLA and had a disability. C... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

What step to take next in EEOC case
Filed charges for demotion in Nov 08 replaced with male. Then discharged in July 09 stating I did not provide info due to charges from auto accident. Two days after filing FMLA and had a disability. C... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

employees resigned to work for home health previous worked LTC
I was employed by a Long Term care company, I accepted a position with a Home Health Agency, employees who worked with me at a LTC company resigned and want to work for me at the Home Health Care Comp... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Forced to sit next to extemely contaigous coworker.
I work in a call center environment. I was forced to sit next to a person who had just come back from long term disability suffering from some kind of horrible respiratory illness. She was out for thr... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I have to pay taxes on the emotional disterss portion of my out of court settlement?
I was terminated after returning from FMLA leave for treatment of Hepatitis C and informed my employer the treatment did not work. I was harassed and blamed for my position falling apart due to my ill... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

sexual harrassment
I recently worked in a small diner as a waitress. my boss the owner was constantly making sexual comments like your having a good ass day today or even so far as to call a local radio stationand they ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Statute of limitations on repayment of signing bonus to former employer
Is there a statute of limitations on how long a former employer has to demand repayment of a signing bonus. I live in Indiana and it has been two years since I left my former employer, who is now aski... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Employer's right to medical information
Approximately 8 months ago my employer sent a form to each employee for the employee to itemize what prescription drugs they were using, including dosages and times. Supposedly, every time an employee... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can I sue for lost wages from old job if my new employer misrepresented my new role?
I had a great long term stable position and was recruited to resign from it and relocated across country. I accepted it because it was higher pay, but supposed to be considerable travel, up to 75%, an... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Are there any exceptions for long term employment to receive severance pay?
I had been working for the same company for over 22 1/2 years and the last 7 years I worked from home doing billing and collections for them. This past September I was laid off due to the company havi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What if a previous employer promises to give a copy of a non-compete (or a release) but never does?
IBM is looking to hire me back but this previous employer (ironically, an IBM business partner) represented by the COO keeps saying he will e-mail me a copy of my non-compete (if he finds it in off-si... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer change their referral for hire after committing to it?
I recently started at a large department store and then applied for a job at one of their stores out of state. I had expressed interest a long time ago but everything was on hold due to the economy. M... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Discrimination/Retalation
I was recently involved in a racial discrimination investgation. A supervisor told me that her suborinate was "riding me" (harrasing me) because of the color of my skin. The company launched an intern... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Doctors recommendation not sufficient
Turned in FMLA paperwork to HR director who told me it was not sufficient taking 12 weeks off after delivery as doctor stated. Told me I need a medical excuse for taking 12 weeks. Correct me if I'm wr... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer ask for all medical records from all my doctors since my accident
I am a City Firefighter involved in a MVA while on vacation that was not my fault but resulted in several traumatic injuries that required me to be off work for 6 months. My employer put me on FMLA im... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can companies set requirements to withhold servence pay from older workers
Recently my company sold our business contracts and is in the process of shutting down operating units within the plant. One area of the plant will remain running and they have decided to staff that a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Employer refusing to pay for overtime wages earned
My employer has bounced back and forth on whether she's going to pay me overtime on a project she made me work on at home. I was hired on an hourly basis, then changed to salaried exempt, and that's w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

How long does an employer have to mail a severance check after the severance package was signed by
Was forced to signed severance package on the 15th of the month. The paperwork was ready, but the check was not. Was told the manager who works out of state would mail the check to a manager who is on... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

30 Hour Work Week Health Care Benefits
I'm moving from a 40 hour/week job in Texas, to a 30-hour/week job in Florida. Here in Texas I get health benifits but in Florida I will not be provided with the company health insurance plan. The Hum... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Being run out of my job for discrimination AND am filed as "exempt" and don't think I should be
I am an “exempt” employee for a travel firm which plans meetings and requires me to travel at least once per 6 weeks for about 10 days. When I was hired in April 2004, I was told I would receive payme... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What can be done when you know you were set up in being fired, but have difficulty proving it?
A new GM was assigned to my store while I was in training. On his first day of work, he displayed outright hostility towards me. I was treated as unequal. He had me doing things that were everything b... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

are there any mitigating factors which would nullify the employers rights in a non-compete cause?
If an employer has impeded the ability for an employee to conduct business, because of lack of merchandise, lack of credit from distributors., lack of financial support to the running of the business,... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Demoted and was forced to quit my job
Last week I was force to quit my job because my boss said to me that my clients was not happy with my work and they do not wish to work with me and that's why he had no choice but to demote me to be a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

when a "key" employee is on intermittent FMLA leave, can his/her position be replaced while on leave
the question is to the exception for key employees. When can the key employee be replaced? during an intermittent leave while he/she is still working, albiet in an intermittent leave capacity? must it... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Does Shingles classify as a serious medical condition for FMLA?
Does Shingles classify as an alowable serious medical condition? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I apply for a job at the school where I currently work?
I work at a charter school in Indianapolis, IN which is part of a group of charter schools run by a company from Grand Rapids, MI. They have cancelled their contract with the staffing agency for which... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can an employer request separate physician notes for intermittent leave?
Can an employer request separate additional physician notes with appointment times each time an employee gives notice of an appointment of an already certified condition that was approved for intermit... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can an employer accomodite 2 employees sched. for childcare & deny 1 who has child w/diabetes?
I was working second shift & was asked by my employer to switch spots w/another employee & work mornings, now 3 months later the other employee wants mornings back for childcare reasons so they moved ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My doctor will only certify FMLA leave once a year
I don't know what to do or what I can do. I live in Ohio and my employer wants us to recertify every 30 days, which is okay for me I don't use this too often. But my doctor has a different point of vi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

wage payment
My employer has just told me that I have not lived up to his expectations after 8 years of employment. The company also has no employee handbook and no job descriptions and no set days for vacation or... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

If told by employer to do something illegal, how does this affect the recission of a non-compete?
If told to do something illegal by an employer and the employee quits, does this invalidate the non-compete? Employee was told to drive a vehicle for which the employee is not licensed. Second, how do... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Are there lawyers that can fight to get the EDD benefits someone is owed.
I was finally granted EDD benefits 6 mos. after I became unemployed do to a simple EDD employee error. This person told me that my last employer was not my last employer. This took so long to clear up... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Do you have to qualify for 1250 hours twice if you have 2 conditions?
I have more than one fmla condition on file, and have used both conditions in the past. Now my attendance manger is saying that i have to have 1250 hours for both conditions in order to use them both.... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can a franchise Agreement non-compete prevent you from working in a general field?
If a franchisee sells their marine-towing franchise and signed a non-compete, can the franchise corporation prevent him from making a living on the water in a commercial capacity as long as the person... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I apply for a job at the school where I currently work?
I work at a charter school in Indianapolis, IN which is part of a group of charter schools run by a company from Michigan. They have cancelled their contract with the staffing agency for which I work ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Job termination during pregnancy related disability
Hello, My wife has complication in pregnancy and that's why doctor has advised to take extended time off ( 4-1/2 months post delivery). Since she was less than 1 year with company, she can take CA PDL... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I submitted resignation letter on 4/8/11 under duress? I am STILL employed until 5/6. Can I rescind
I resigned 4/8/11 'effective immediately', however, management stated I would still be considered employee until 5/6/11 so that I could bid on internal positions for four weeks. I had had 'counseling'... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Asked to resign when I give birth
I am 7 months pregnant and have been working at my current job for 3 months. Before becoming an employee, I worked here as a consultant for 1.5 years. HR is told me that I do not qualify for FMLA sinc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Can an employer require an employee to stay over their scheduled time?
When I was hired, nothing was said about having to stay 30 minutes or more after my schedule said i was to be off. Before I was hired for this job (fast food restaurant) I informed the lady interviewi... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Demotion with no reason given
I was recently told that a Program Coordinator from another of our company offices would be replacing me (I was the Program Coordinator in my office). I was told this decision was because I was going ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Discrimination
I have currently a Account Manager/Area Manager with a security company. This industries has been male dominated for many years partially due to the fact that we hire many ex-military personel. I WAS ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Can my husband be terminated during surgery leave?
My husband had hernia surgery on Jan 18th 2013. He gave his employer notice and informed of being out for 6 weeks. His HR person told him to go through FMLA, which he did. They denied him protection d... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

greedy loan officer
I recently got a job as a loan processor for an independent loan officer, I have been there 7 weeks and during that time she has bought homes for herself using other peoples names, created phony docum... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Pregnancy related complications - is leave available?
I am 24 weeks pregnant and have a medical history of pre-term labor with my previous child. I have been experiencing pre-term labor symptoms with this pregnancy and have been ordered bed rest for the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do i have a retaliation lawsuit?
I got to work tuesday morning and upon my arrival i was told not to clock in. I was called into my supervisors office, and in her office was the HR supervisor also. To make a long story short, one of ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do we pay payroll taxes to ex-employee on agreed settlement amount?
We agreed (reluctantly!) to settle a wage claim instead of dragging it out for who knows how long. The agreement is we will pay BOLI $500 a month (that they then turn around and pay the ex-employee)fo... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

need time off for religion and only 1 week, summer
i need 2 weeks total to go to a special once a year schoooling for my religion, i am a part time employee for a hospital. i am also a part time preacher. i nned a week that another employee has. my da... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can a parent take leave for an adult child who is having ankle surgery?
Adult child lives at home with parents, as well as adult child's minor child. Adult child broke ankle in 3 places and is facing surgery. he will need transportation to and from (doctor appointments, s... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Does an employee get paid for time spent taking a client to lunch?
I work as a designer for a small home construction company. I have recently changed to part time hourly. My employer, who is the owner and sales person, scheduled a meeting for me with a client to sel... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is the best way to categorize my settlement if I dont claim wage replacement?
I am going to mediation soon for wrongful termination/disability violation/retaliation/ERISA violation. As I am receiving 60% pay reimbursement from a private long term disability plan, and applying f... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

What can I do about harassment?
I have worked at Albertsons as a service deli dept head for 7 years, my supervisor singles me out of all the other dept heads and screams at me in front of my employees, he has thrown things at me in ... applies to Wyoming  ·  0 answers

I have been harassed and discriminated against for 3 years
I have done the appropriate things that my handbook told me to do and nothing has been done. After taking a 6 month long disability for mental stress, clinical depression and panick attacks from the w... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I be forced to sign a non-compete on my way out of a company?
My employer claims to require all prospective employees to sign a non-compete before commencing employment with the company. I initially refused to sign the non-compete, but my employer put me to work... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is an employer required to give a copy of an ltd policy to the employee upon request?
I went on long term disability 5 months ago. The ltd is paid by the company and administered by prudential. After receiving conflicting information from the company and the claims worker at prudential... applies to Wyoming  ·  0 answers

Can't wait or should I
Please I need some help. About a year and a half ago I was working for a small company in Southern California. The company was sold in April of 2008. Upon leaving I received my last paycheck but none ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unfavorable Reference Undocumented
My previous supervisor is not giving me a favorable reference. Further, she has instructed all of my previous co-workers under her direction which is almost all of them that they are under a gag order... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can I sue a former employer for giving a bad recommendation?
My friend is a doctor and she was told by her current employer that the previous hospital she worked for gave her a very bad recommendation and the only reason she was hired was because of personal re... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

can the police department not hire me because Im getting sent to fight for my country?
I WAS WORKING PART TIME IN ONE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND I WAS TRYING TO COLLECT UMEPLOYMENT BENIFITS TO MAKE UP THE DIFFERENCE IN HOURS AND PAY BUT THEY REFUSED MY REQUEST. I REINLISTED INTO THE NAVY BEC... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Affirmative Action Responsibility
I turned in an allegation of abuse that happen against a mentally retarded individual in May '01. Starting in June I have documented multiple instances of harassement by 2 of my supervisiors against m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Does my previous employer have to give an explanation since I was given a reason for termination?
I worked for a small town as city recorder for 9 months. I was the 3rd recorder in less than a year. The Mayor created a hostile work environment which is the reason for the previous 2 recorders quitt... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Denied a position without reason.
My fiance has been seeking employment at a large discount retail store where I work. He put in his application and was called in for an interview. He made it through 2 interviews (I was put through 3)... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can an employee be demoted after they asked for an accommodation based on their disability?
My mother was recently demoted for "quality" after she requested an accommodation based on her MS. She is a resident manager at a national hotel chain and request a ramp for her apartment door because... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can my doctor contact my employer to tell them I am no longer a patient?
My midwife wrote a doctor's note and filled out the FMLA papers for my maternity leave while under her care. Since then I switched doctors. When I switched my Former midwife contacted my employer to t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Do I have cause for a reverse discrimination suit?
I am an alumnus of a small private college in PA, and the son of an employee. The college has a very strong history of hiring alumni, children of alumni and children of employees first. I am both an a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is a posistion considered equivalent if they transfer me to 9 stores in 6 months?
I am an MGT(manager trainee) at a large company and have been since 1997 and was typically transfered once every couple of years, I had to have my spine fused and went on leave for the surgery. Upon r... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Current Employer Blocked Me From New Job
I have been working as a department lead for a grocery store for four months. One of my distributors changed routes, leaving his sales rep job open. I interviewed for the position, and was told that m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Bullied by attorney
I recently settled on a Title VII lawsuit. THe contract between my attorney and I was 50% Contigency or hourly rate whichever was higher. Well since settlement came about I was under the assumption he... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my employer terminate my Medical Benefits while I'm on Short Term Disability?
I was hospitalized from 2/25/11 - 3/31/11 for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. I was put into a medically induced coma for 10 days & lost most of my muscles. I was incapacitated & sent to inpatien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What should I do about a manager who suddenly depicts me a a non performer after FML
The supervisor has treated me with disdain and has now devised a false review after a year of good performance with not one conversation indicating performance problems. Suddenly after suffering a hea... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Leaving job due to company's questionable future.
I am resigning from a company that I feel is in a downward spiral and I have felt (with valid reason) that I would be one to soon be let go. I need to work at some point but need advice on 3 issues...... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

FMLA question
My husband has worked for a local auto dealer for 32 years, he's 53 years old. He has held key management positions for approx 20 years. February 5, 2008 he stayed home from work, which was rare, thou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Overtime for exempt and repayment of overpayment
I worked for a company as an exempt employee. My title was Technology Architect. I worked a lot of overtime - which did not bother me all that much at the time. From the week of April 2 (1999) to the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Spouse wasnt paid for 10 hours,complained, then hours cut.
Went to work on a saturday morning as scheduled for the early morning freight shift, and her store manager did NOT open the register for her to clock in, saying that he would do it after the store ope... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

finding a labor law attorney to take over my case.
How do I find a labor lawyer to take over my case in federal civil court northern district of texas? (Dallas, Fort Worth area). My case started in 1996 with grievcances and EEOC complaints. My issues:... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can we get this job back?
My husband was terminated from his job after less than a week of working at it. He was accused of "lying" on his application. When he asked what his employer was referring to, he was told that he left... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Discrimination or Favoritism?
In April 2008, I accepted a position of Account Sales Manager with my employer. After a month in the position, I knew the physical and time requirements made this an a rough if not impossible long ter... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

My Boss told a fellow employee that I slept with his wife.
This may seem like an odd situation. My Manager(boss) told a fellow employee that I slept with his wife( x wife or seperated)He based this on the fact that we where at the same place at the same time.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Refusing to sign non-compete - wrongful termination?
3 years ago, I came from a long employment situation (business closed) to a new company and brought many longtime customers and the resulting business. That's why I was hired. First employment agreeme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unlawful demotion? I feel i am being discriminated against, and demoted unfairly.
I am a 2 year employee at a bank and have always risen far above what is expected of me at my position. Have always recieved exemplary evaluations, thus recieving several promotions. My fulltime posit... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Salary vs. Hourly
Two and a half months ago I accepted a position with a company offering me salary vs. hourly. I've been putting in anywhere from 9-11 hours a day, five days a week and was recently told with the upcom... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Problems with illness/employer
My employer has a three doctor excuse per calander year limit. I have used all 3 doctor excuses, 2 of those were for the same medical condition and additional 2 more for a total of 4 for the same cond... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Time Frame to File Legal Documents
I wrote last year about a unpaid wages issue and followed your suggestion to contact a lawyer. After looking at my case the lawyer agreed it was a solid case and accepted responsibility to recover my ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Disablilty
In 1997 I was an employee of Time wARNER cABLE in Middletown, NY. I was diagnosed with basal joint diseas and Des Quervain's in both hands. I was approved for Comp and had unsuccessful surgery on both... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How can you protect yourself from being falsely accused of breach of confidentiality
Over the past 2 years I have documented hostile and discriminate behavior against me in my workplace. It got so bad that one-day the Director exploded in an anger and rage against me in front of the e... applies to California  ·  1 answer

seeking damages for unsafe working enviroment
I work for a very large union. I am a maintenance worker for them. The building I help maintain is constantly in need of remodeling and repairs. None of which permits are pulled to do this extensive w... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Defamation or slander or both ???
i am a self-employed truck driver. in todays troubling times it is becoming increasingly difficult to be successful in my industry. After 7 months of struggling to make ends meet working for the compa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

contract / defamation of character
first i was hired as an Adm.Asst. 3 months into the job I was in a meeting w/the pres, dir, and accountant. The pres, and the accountant both said if I was given the proper the training and help I wou... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning?
On Monday, March 7, 2011 my CEO held a conference meeting with the employees. In the meeting he stated that he may need to decrease every ones pay by up to 35%. He also stated that it may be for as lo... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Salary vs. Hourly
A few days ago I inquired about a salary vs. hourly question and received a very informative answer. I approached the controller in our company and she agreed completely with your reply but stated the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete still valid after all these factors?
I am being actively pursued for an outside sales position by a direct competitor of the company I now work for. I am currently an Inside Sales/Customer Service person and would be calling on many of t... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can I sue my employer for for putting me into severe debt?
I sure you're asking yourself how did his employer put this guy into debt? The answer right off the bat I'm sure is no. But if you consider the individual circumstance. I work for a financial firm her... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Agreement Pls Advise
Hi Here is my situation. I am on working for Company A and working as a consultant at CLIENT through a vendor Company for last 6 months. So it’s like Company A[My Company]-->Company B-->CLIENT Unfor... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Illegal paycut?
I have been working as a third shift waitress for over a year. When I was hired I was told I was getting paid $8 an hour from 10-8am and that I was getting paid this because along with serving I also ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my supervisor pull my time sheet and repremand me about my FMLA time?
Back in June, my new supervisor(but worked here for years) had my co-worker go to personnel and ask for my last six months of timesheets. Then my sup called me into her office, and started showing me ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How long are non compete clauses valid?
I was fired in September 2010 after three months of working in staffing assistant/sales role at an agency here in Columbus. For the first two months I assisted with filling job orders and contacting t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Layoff rights
The director of our department presented a 22.5 person layoff proposal to our Board of Commissioners May 15. The Board chose to "stay" the issue until June 13. Since then, upper management has been pr... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can I get the Federal court to help me.
Can the Federal Court scrutinize the EEOC's actions? I feel cheated. I had a retaliation case with a reasonable cause finding. We had conciliation. Investigator told me I didn't need attorney because ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Monies owed
Thank you in advance for any help and direction that you can offer. I was employeed for 9 years with a firm in NY and was not paid in a timely manner. I currrently am no longer with the firm and am wo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Hourly Bonus pay dispute
I work as an RN in the healthcare field. Since RN's are in short supply, the network I am working for frequently offers a small hourly bonus past your required time commitment. I currently and commite... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay and Disability
I am in a union and have a severance policy in place for the last five years. It does not address my situation. The policy states you must apply for the severance by October 15 and request your retire... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

What is Gross Violation? And I believe I was set up to be fired- what can I do?
I had been with a big pharmacy for a little over 5 years and recently in February transferred to the store I just got fired from on December 19, 2010. Previous to this, I had been written up for takin... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can my boss take discounts for clients out of my Commission
I am a licensed Hairstylist in Honolulu Hawaii I work on strictly commission base I have no benefits at all I left my job and I am in a labor dispute with the labor board regarding this Here it is I w... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

Can an employer withhold severance when a release agreement was signed?
I was recently "laid off" from a company due to downsizing. I worked for the company for over 10 years and had a good relationship (so I thought) with them. When I was laid off, I was offered a severa... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Wisconsin non-compete
I signed a non-compete agreement when I started with company "x" in 2000. Company "y" bought company "x" effective on July 1, 2005. In order to stay employed with company "y", I had to sign a new non-... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning?
Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning? On Monday, March 7, 2011 my CEO held a conference meeting with the employees. In the meeting he stated that he may need to de... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can i fight a layoff with arbitration and is this a form of harassment?
I have a long story. I just came back from maternity leave. Upon doing so my administrator calls me in for a meeting to tell me if the budget doesnt pass i will be laid off and i should start looking ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

How can I receive fair representation from a union that does not practice impartiality?
Looking for EMPLOYMENT or LABOR Law help. I work in a school district where the majority of employees are related to each other. This has left me without fair union representation for a meeting that m... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Discrimination and commision problems.
In August I hired into a company with big issues. My employer is currently in a Discrimination law suit from an ex employee on gender issues. My concern is the fact that I know our sales rep is not ge... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer make me sign the employee handbook without giving time to review it?
I am working in a dental practice that has been open one year. We were recently given an employee handbook, which had a lot of grammatical errors and very vague descriptions of what is expected, mostl... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I NEED TO KNOW IF I HAVE A CASE
I WORKED FOR THE CIYY FOR 26 1/2 YEARS. IN 2005 I WAS TOLD I WOULD BE PLACED AT 311 CALL CENTER - EITHER TAKE THIS POSITION OR BE WITHOUT A JOB. THIS JOB CAUSED A LOT OF STRESS TO THE POINT OF MY DR P... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

indentured servitude?
I recently left a franchised ballroom dance studio for several reasons; poor pay, little training, poor working conditions with the employer, labor law violations, general feeling of discomfort with b... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

I was terminated with an employment contract, no reprimands in file, possible in an at will state?
If I have a signed employment contract with office can they still just fire you willy nilly? I worked for a dental office for 11 months and was terminated yesterday for, as the Dr. put it "not being a... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What are my right as an independent contractor. My last company hasn't paid me in 2 months. Im net45
I have worked or the same company for 3 years as an independent contractor. A very large corporation bought out the company in 2008 and I was kept on as an independent contractor. I have yet to be pai... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unfairly treated by another employee
The problem here envolves 3 employee's of a large corporation.(non-union). I'll call them employee A, B and C. Employee A is a supervisor Employee B is a full-time employee with some supervisoring res... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Why is my employer against me getting unemployment benefits?
I have been working for a Dr. in Nassau County for 6 years. I am a surgical assistant.I am under the suspician he is doing things he shouldn't be doing to his employees. I get paid by the surgery. Usu... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Question
I moved to PA a little over two years ago and was hired by a company that is in distribution. One of the conditions of hire was to sign a non-compete agreement. I had lived in another state for the pr... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

how do I deal with a rude contract officer (GS) trying to get me trouble?I have witnesses to events
I support an active duty Marine for the technical aspects of a demonstration contract. The contract has been let and the contracting officer is trying to run the demonstration and has been corrected n... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

My husband was fired. Now they are refusing to pay final check.
My husband was talking with his employer this week about a raise he was promised. My husband went into work this morning and his boss told him, "I am accepting your resignation." When my husband said ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

negative references, defamation, other
I worked for two retail establishments part-time in 2001 where the managers of each were related to each other. I quit at one place and then wrote a letter to the company stating why and that they sho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

hostile work environment
I have worked for a contractor for the government for 5 years now. My immediate boss is rather difficult to work for and has been worse over the past 3 years once I became management. I was promoted t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Fired from my position while a customer
I had been an employee for four years. Was moved to Bar Manager two years ago. Recently the owners daughter (who was also married into the same family I was) came on board to work part time in the lou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination
I worked as a director for large services company and reported directly to the CEO. The business year of 2002 and 2003 was very successful for my department, and I was awarded as “The best PS director... applies to California  ·  1 answer

legality and fairness of bosses guidelines of travel time wages
My Question concerns travel time. My Job requires me to travel long distences from our shop to go to work. my boss doesn't feel he should pay us for our time to make the trip for him. Here is his guid... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

see above
RE: Non-compete contracts I have read several articles re: non-compete contracts on the internet and their validity after one was fired; however, I am still confused about the state of Texas upholding... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

I resigned from a position due to stress caused by Hostile work environment do I have recourse
I was employed by the Comm. of Mass/DDS for four years. I was a Residential Supervisor 2, I managed two group homes for individuals with MR. After working my first year successfully, I notice, as did ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Consultaning Company Non-Compete applicable nation wide
I am a consultant at a Consulting company. After accepting the job they gave me a non-compete to sign which bars me from working for competitors or starting a company in the field which they are doing... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Disability discrimination and pretext for termination
Looking for advice on a disability discrimination complaint/wrongful termination. As a senior manager, i worked for a large consulting firm in CA (significant federal contracting). I have a long histo... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Disability discrimination and pretext for termination
Looking for advice on a disability discrimination complaint/wrongful termination. As a senior manager, i worked for a large consulting firm in CA (significant federal contracting). I have a long histo... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is it against California Law to fire a Car Salesman becuase of birth of his son?
Is it illegal in California, to fire or lay off a male employee becuase of his wife's pregnancy? I was hired about 4 months ago as a Sales Consultant for an Automotive Dealer in Northern California. W... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Am I being discriminated against? Internal job offer
I'm currently working as a contractor overseas and recently received an internal post of some positions at a different site. I immediately spoke to my supervisor whom is the person in charge of the se... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for side effects of Prednisone for R.A
I have been employed for a little over a year at a company that is 'number oriented' If you do not make your numbers each month you can be written up and fired. I struggled the first few months but th... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can I be terminated for side effects of Prednisone for R.A
I have been employed for a little over a year at a company that is 'number oriented' If you do not make your numbers each month you can be written up and fired. I struggled the first few months but th... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can I quit and receive unemployment?
I have worked for a company for a couple of years and have undergone many troubles: temporary pay cuts, temporary and involuntary pay deferrals that remain unpaid, broken agreements, and doing more th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What is indirect competition?
Until recently, I had worked as a practitioner for the same employer for a period of ten years. Shortly after my original hire date, I did sign a non-compete agreement which prohibited both "direct an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

If compnay not registered in IL, can they enforce Non compete?
My question involves employment and labor law for the state of: IL and NJ I Work in IL at a client place through a vendor from IL since June 2008. I am employee of a company based in NJ. this company ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

do i have any legal recourse against the university for emotional distress?
I work at a University as a housekeeper in an apartment complex. I am THE housekeeper in a 112 apartment unit. I recently reported suspicious activity to my supervisor who reported it to the campus po... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Was terminated.. Have questions on it.
Hello, In September of 2004 I was terminated for buying cigarettes for a minor. It was an honest mistake, I was outside and the kid was crying, saying that his dad had beat him up. He didn't want to g... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

A non-compete and non-disclosure for a non-employee??
Sort of a non-compete, but I am not an employee. I am looking into buying a LP company in California from the general partner. As part of my due diligence process, I asked him to furnish his tax and p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I negotiate a severance package if I am being forced to report to a manager who made slanderous statements about me during my leave of absence?
While I was on my leave of absence for a medical disability, my manager told my colleagues she was "suspicious" of my leave of absence since I seemed fine to her and that she felt it was due to stress... applies to California  ·  3 answers

How long do I have to report retaliation from my previous employer?
I worked for non-accredited college as a staff accountant. I was doing payroll for them and at first my controller, Cindy, would tell me that the teachers were contractors and shouldn't be paid until ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Merger related job change / elimination - Employer won't agree to severance.
I am a long-time employee of a major financial institution, which recently went through a merger. As a direct result of the merger, my position, as I have known it for the past 5 years has completely ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Was I discrimated because I requested Health Insurance?
I was terminated today for unknown reasons; I worked as a Director of HR for a family owed Footwear Company in NYC for almost 1 1/2 years as a permanent P/T employee working 24 hrs per wk. I was told ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Retaliation and pregnancy discrimination, all-in-one!
I recently called HR's attention to the poor behavior of my supervisor, regarding comments she had made about pregnancy and family leave. As this would soon affect me, it was urgent to get it out ther... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

contracts, Pennsylvania
Reading, PA. I about to sign a contract. Does the following terminology from the termination section of the contract mean that I have to stay the full time even in an "at will" state? 'Termination by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  5 answers

FEEL I BEEN SHAFTED AT WORK
THERES IS ALOT TO THE STORY, I FILED A GREVINCE AGAINST THE COMPANY AND THE BOSS THREATED TO NAIL MY ASS TO THE WALL IF I WENT WITH THE CHARGE. WELL SINCE THEN I HAVE BEEN FIRED ONCE.iGOT MY JOB BACK ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Not getting payed overtime and threatend by manager not to contact state
About 6 months ago I started a job with a handshake stating at 30 days I would recieve a $3 raise and assistant manager status. After 3 weeks I became assistant manager but 6 months has passed without... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Contract language for terminating the agreement
Reading, PA. I about to sign a contract. Does the following terminology from the termination section of the contract mean that I have to stay the full time even in an "at will" state? 'Termination by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Fair Pay - Salary vs. Salary (non-exempt) vs. Hourly
Mel, I have a long list of things I'd like to ask about but will focus on overtime here. The company is an AZ for-profit corporation. Approx 4 years ago I was promoted from the support department to o... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can a non compete agreement signed with a middle vendor (in a long chain of vendors) be enforceable?
I need advice on a Non Compete Agreement I signed with a Middle Vendor. I am on H1B and here is the arrangement: Client -> Preferred Vendor -> Middle Vendor -> Employer -> Poor Old Me. So being the ha... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Wrongful discharge in vilolation of the public interest and or differential treatment
I was fired from a position as a Corrections Officer at a state prison for juveniles. The collective bargaining agreement stipulates that "the probationary period for Juvenile Corrections Officers Sha... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

How long after a "mutually separated agreement" can a case be reviewed as wrongful discharge?
On Dec 27th 2012, I was called to come into my company while I was on my mandatory one-week vacation to meet with my boss, who is the Deputy Exec Director. I agreed to come into the office, because I ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my employer required to make accomodations should i fail my Fitness for Duty exam?
I am an Occupational therapy assistant who has been off 11 weeks from skilled nursing facility. When I brought in 25# weight lift restriction I was asked to consider FMLA and toold I could not work wi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Offer withdrawn based on H-1B discrimination
My wife recently got an offer from a private financial management firm in New York which was withdrawn within an hour after she signed it. They had agreed to process her H-1 B VISA. Timeline: Friday a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Pregnancy discrimination, Arizona
Yesterday, at 33 weeks pregnant and after over 19 months with my company, my employer brought me into his office and terminated my employment effective immediately. He stated that he was going to take... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does change in pay constitute breach of contract?
Hello! A handful of us had to move to keep our jobs with our company. We signed two agreements with our move. They are pretty straightforward, and no fine print. One was a relocation agreement which i... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Hostile work environment when returning from a medical leave of absence
Approximately 3 months ago I went on a doctor & company approved medical leave of absence. Prior to leaving I was working anywhere from 60 to 90 hour work weeks. Not uncommon for our global company. I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Employer refusing to pay earned wages
I worked as a receptionist for a certain company for 2 weeks before quitting to find something better. The pay period is bi weekly and after my first week there, that Monday was their payday. I was ex... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for wrongful demotion?
I have been employed at the company for 5 years as a manager. (I am no disclosing the specific management title). I have an exemplary background with personnel reviews for back up. About a year ago I ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

severance and issue of contract
My company is closing down. I have been offered a severance pay the offer is less than what my colleagues have been offered. I questioned this with our personnel department asking if the severance is ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

SUSPENSION FOR BEING ON DISABILITY/DISCRIMINATION/RETALIATION
My question is regarding medical leave. I was suspended without pay by my employer who is a Union Employer, for my absences. It was put in writing that the date of incident was the day I was placed on... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case
I worked for a national respiratory company for just over 5 years. I was intially hired as a sales rep (and signed a non-compete) but assumed the role of manager within the first few months of employm... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for company to force debit payroll card in Hawaii under law section 388-2(a)?
I was issued a payroll debit card from Sears. The problem happen when I lost the card. I reported the card lost and closed the account. Ten days later my paycheck was deposit in the account. They told... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

Can employer withoold incentive pay for not agreeing with their incentive plan terms & conditions?
my position is primarily paid through sales & commission plan. Beginning last year the employer requires that we "agree to and sign this document (a terms & condition document) in order to be eligible... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Defamation through a professional organization network
I left a position for several reasons and was offered a separation agreement, severance and three months health insurance. The situation was to be kept confidential by both parties - at least that's w... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Question about a Non-Compete and Harassment from former employer
Hi and thanks for any help. I filed this under Contracts, but it kind of combines a non-compete and harassment in one big issue. In 2005 my wife signed (against my advice not to) a non-compete which s... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Help! I think I've been blacklisted. . .
I was terminated from a past employer under dubious circumstances. To make a long story as short as possible, it was necessary for me to utilize a sick day to visit a hospital -- I was having severe c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

They made me test, still did'nt put me in classification.
I started at Goodyear aerospace in 1978. I became a supervisor around 1984. Goodyear was sold to Loral of New York. I was made a manager of production. A project we were working on was V.L.A. This was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Have I been discriminated against?
I am young, black, and pregnant and I believe I have just recently been fired because of all of the above. I recently was promoted to one of nineteen Supervisors, making me the youngest black female t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer withhold my tip money?
For the last couple years, I have been an employee (did not make hiring/firing decisions, received a W-2 from manager/owner) of a profitable band. Recently after receiving a very large tip from a weal... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

employer discriminated against me during pregnancy and terminated me without just cause
In the early part of 2001 I informed my employer that I was pregnant and due in November. Almost immediatly afterword I suddenly found myself being witten up and placed on warning after warning. All o... applies to California  ·  1 answer

ADA not protecting my rights??
I have a co-worker who is bi-polar. We used to get along fairly well and she confided in me about her condition, which of course, I kept silent about. Last year, she felt the urge to notify all the su... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Vacation pay
I have written before concerning this and received some very helpful information I have another question. Summarize My boyfriend worked for his company for 19 years was labeled an Executive manager pa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If I think I have been misclassified as an independent contractor, what's the best way to proceed?
I am an Ohio resident, and I have worked with a company headquarted in Ohio to provide security services for natural gas wells at locations in Pennsylvania since 9/21 of 2010. As of 8/20/2011, I was c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
This story is long but is very involved. I was recently fired from my job with a company headquartered in N. Carolina, I worked for them in Ohio. At the time of the discharge the only things close to ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I failed a
I am a 47 year old Technology Executive with a long track record of stable employment with fortune 500 companies. I was recruited by a company to accept employment with them as a member of the executi... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What recourse does he have against false accusations of child porn and theft?
My husband worked for almost 5 years inside customers' homes all day, every day. After completing a 3.5 hour job during which he was in the attic and nearly every room, the customer accused him of ste... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is this discrimination?
I was hired for a job that makes me a "mandated reporter." Anytime I believe a child is in danger I am required, by law to report it. In asking a question as to if I was liable to report a person I kn... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fraud and Age Dscrimination
I was recently hired by a roofing company as an offer manager. I applied for the job through a online job board. I was contacted by the roofing company�s HR department, negotiated my starting wage, ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Young, dumb and fired/layedoff I'm not even sure they know
I've started talks with another lawyer just as advice (she's a friend; finding someone to handle my case). However I figured i'd give this a shot and maybe someone would be interested. I worked for Fu... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was threatend by a supvisor and had my hours cut.Do I have a case?
In Feburary2003 A shift supervisor were I worked had been treating me very badly at the start of my shift; she was insulting my intelligence, insinuating that I was a thief, all in front of the custom... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can I get my Road Driver position back?
I had been employed for 24 years with the company. I transfered 3 years ago carriyng with me my company seniority for job clasification layoff. After I transfered The Teamsters were voted in, and chan... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Former employer trying to impose non-compete after the fact
I resigned from my previous employer to accept a new position. In accepting the new position, I did NOT sign a non-compete agreement. Despite a strong and exceptional track record in my position, I wa... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Former employer making disparaging remarks and trying to impose non-compete after the fact
I resigned from my previous employer to accept a new position. In accepting the new position, I did NOT sign a non-compete agreement. Despite a strong and exceptional track record in my position, I wa... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Sexual Harrassment, Retaliation, Hositle working environment
About a year ago, I accepted an opportunity within my company to move into another role within the Finance Department. (Mar 03) The Sr. Finance Analyst was a man who at the time was not my direct boss... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is there anything anybody can do for me? I am desperate at this point!
I have been at Blackhawk Network for over a year now. I worked for Anna Lockhart and she was a good boss. Then there was no more need for me to be at that position and I was transferred under Bertha M... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Relocated to "no job" company holding me responsible for relo. exp.
Tried to summarize...there's alot more to it...summary after questions.(I am willing to pay for a consultation in Dallas or Houston)... Q:Am I responsible for repayment of relocation? (see below summa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Abuse at work.
Recently, due to the actions of a slick office politician, my employer laid me off two months ago. This individual made inspiring speeches to the staff about how everyone was going have a role in the ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Male Same Sex Sexual Harassment Guidance
I'm male and I have a situation where another male is attempting to file sexual harassment against me because he is saying that I said he was going to hell for being gay. First: this male has made sex... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Male Same Sex Sexual Harassment Guidance
I'm male and I have a situation where another male is attempting to file sexual harassment against me because he is saying that I said he was going to hell for being gay. First: this male has made sex... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Discriminatory decision based on non supporting evidence
I worked for a data center (we'll call Biz "A")that has many other companies inside its facility. The data center provides cooling, power and security. Biz "A" was purchased by another company (Biz "B... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is blocking security access which lead to loss of employment on fasle accusations worth court?
I worked for a data center (we'll call Biz "A")that has many other companies inside its facility. The data center provides cooling, power and security. Biz "A" was purchased by another company (Biz "B... applies to California  ·  0 answers

The Grass Isn't Always Greener
Three years ago I was hired by the L.A. County Office of Education as a secretary. After receiving FBI and DOJ clearance I went to work for a supervisor who was also new. She is very motivated and set... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my boss make me work against doctors orders? Can he fire me but not others for the same reasons?
I have been working where I'm working for 5 years, with CVS Pharmacy. I've transferred twice, making 3 stores that I've worked at. I'm a shift supervisor. I have two kids. Just recently, I've been hav... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

please see details
I am a machine builder, more specifically building custom automation, working on the electrical side, or as an electrician. I have worked 11 yrs in the field of building/wiring the machines, and the p... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

forced OT in PA?
I live and work in PA. When I work more than 40 hours a week, my employer pays me overtime, which is great. The trouble is that I don't want to work overtime; I want to have a life and spend time with... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

cant returned to work
I worked for wal-mat.I got arrested fro reson not to do with work i turned myself in wal-mart will not let me go back to work without proof that im not gulty i have ti go thew trisl still can they do ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

work related
I work in a supermarket, recently my boss told me that I havent been working hard enough, But I always finish the work im assigned to do. I have another part time job plus a ft school, and my boss is ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my employer for requiring me to go to work when I am sick providing a doctor's note?
I was reprimanded for calling off work because I was sick and I even provided them a doctor's note. I was told by human resource that I should have shown up for work anyways even if I was going to be ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can my employer force me to take flex time in lieu of overtime by readjusting a set work week?
I work for a municipality as a non exempt employee. My work week is Mon-Fri with weekends off, but my employer wants me to take one day off during my reg work schedule"flex" in order to work on the we... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can an employer tell you not to attend work without pay because of the weather?
My employer told only some of the employees not to come to work and if we wanted to get paid for those eight hours we would need to use a vacation day. We were expecting a large amount of snow. The bu... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Travel to and from work is included in my 8 hr work day could I get a shift differential?
I am a K9 Handler. My shift is 4am-12pm and they include my travel to and from work into my 8 hour work day. So basically I get 2 hrs travel and work 6hrs on site. I have to be at work by 5am and was ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

is it legal to fire someone for working for a specific company?
I currently work for a security firm part time. the Business partners have split and there are now 2 new companies. Partner 1 has said if you work for Partner 2 then you can't work for him. However yo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I am forced to work past my quitting time no overtime paid
Our work schedule is 7:45 am to 4:15 pm, but we have to put on our smock,hair net,wash our hands etc,( food packing Co.) after this ( 3 to 5 min) we have to clock in around 7:33 to 7:37 and rush to th... applies to California  ·  2 answers

If a holiday falls not on my scheduled work week, am i allowed to work that holiday?
I work in a union and i have the most seniority than the other workers. I usually have Friday and Saturdays off, and Christmas this year falls on Friday. My employer scheduled me to work on Christmas,... applies to California  ·  0 answers

If a holiday falls not on my scheduled work week, am i allowed to work that holiday?
I work in a union and i have the most seniority than the other workers. I usually have Friday and Saturdays off, and Christmas this year falls on Friday. My employer scheduled me to work on Christmas,... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Accomodating & allowing 2 employees to work but not a 3rd?
My fiance's place of employment won't let him come back to work right now. He broke his wrist a month ago playing softball OUTSIDE of the work place and had surgery. he now has his cast off stitches o... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

favoritisam
What if my manager favors certain employees and promotes them with no reason, while some of us that had more work done and were in time never got the chance. The work that they did was not even close ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Overtime
I have a couple of issues at work but I'll only address one. When I got hired, I was told that the work week would be 35 hours. I agreed that if I had to stay late to complete some work, that I would ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

OVER TIME-COLLEGE STUDENT
I work for a private mortage servicing company in ohio. There are about 250+ employees and they are making the dept I work in work mandatory 10 hours over-time a week unitl they tell us to stop. I att... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I work 7-10 days straight without overtime?
I work for a hotel. They define their "work week" as Friday-Thursday. I work 8 hours a day at least. I managed to have the fortune of working WEEK 1: Sunday, (not monday),Tuesday-Friday (5), and WEEK ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Family work together?
I work for a bank and we have a two family members working, One is manager and a different branch and one is a teller. are they both allowed to work for the bank? if the teller tells the family member... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

Injured back at work, saw doctor, pulled out of work 5 days later, fired 2 weeks later for missing t
Is this retailiation for filing compensation? Terminated 2 weeks after doctor pulled me out of work. Was told if I would get released they would keep my job as it was. Finally won compensation case, r... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Discrimination for those who know
I am disappointed in the response that you gave. I said I worked two jobs but my boss never knew. I NEVER came to work tired. One of my co-workers missed over 100 days of work in a 5 month time period... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

i do not want meal time
according to what i have been reading us government does not require lunch breaks.......i have been working in an office for 3 years 8 hrs per day and work thru lunch at my desk.....the want me to pun... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Willingness to pay depends. Being out of work has strapped my funds immensely!
I need to know if the non-compete agreement my company forced me to sign will hold up now that I have been fired and am looking for work. There was no benefit from signing it other than keeping your j... applies to Wisconsin  ·  2 answers

8 months of work for a company, work siezed, no payment
I joined an IPO as a partner, working conditions have changed to negative. I am resigning. Company refuses to pay me for 8mos. of work ($20K) and has seized all of my intellectual property and is usin... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

My hours are being changed to times I made clear I was unavailable to work. Can I be terminated?
I was poached by my employer on the basis that I was unable to commute to work outside of a 9-6 Monday-Friday schedule. My schedule has changed and now I have to work weekends starting at 9 am. Due to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Alternative Work Schedule - Employee Rights
Does an employer that utilizes an alternative work schedule of 4 days 10 hours/day work week have the right to require an employee currently working this schedule to permanently change his schedule to... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What are my rights as a Contractor?
I am classified as a contractor through my employer, but I am being told that I am to report to the office every day to work, or there will be no work from home, plus I am not allowed to pursue other ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Overtime for salary
When my pay was changed from hourly to salary I was verbally told it would be based on a 45 hour work week but would be paid overtime on a quarterly basis for time work over 45 hours. Over the past fe... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Question
I have a non-compete agreement in a Right To Work State (Florida). A client of mine has asked me to go work for them (a completely different industry than I am currently in), however, my contract stat... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I was dismissed from work due to lack of work and then denied unemployment
Recently I was let go from my job due to a lack of work. At least that was what I was told by the boss. When I tried to get unemployment benefits, the boss manufactured a story that I was dismissed fo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Overtime for salary
I was hired two years ago by my current employer. I received a letter confirming I was hired at a specified salary but I would receive overtime for any time over 46 hours. The overtime would be paid q... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

This is the only industry we know
My husband and I both have worked in the yellow page industry since 1985. We have worked for all the major companies and have just been terminated with a severance release agreement. Basically we coul... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to be laid off when returning from work after reconstructive surgery for breast cancer?
I told my employer that I was going to have surgery and would be need to be off work for 4 weeks. I was told this would be no problem. When I called to let them know that I had been released to return... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer holding back wages stating I owe him money for car damages
Thank you very much for your answer. Three months ago I was laid off for lack of work. I had had the job for 5 years with no problems. Two weeks after I was laid off the former employer called and ask... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

discrimination
We are a Mfgr with 80 employees. One is returning to work from vacation with a flight layover in Hong Kong. Her co-workers are concerned about SARS. May we require her to wait 10 days before returning... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can an employee be fired while on doctors no work order
On Nov. 5th 2003 My fiancee was in an auto accident resulting in a severe neck fracture and was told he could not return to work untill he was cleared by a nuerosurgeon. We have an appointment for Thu... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Coworkers that work longer hours for free is making it difficult for my job security.
Is it legal for other contract coworkers to work in excess of 40 hours a week but only turn in (and get paid for) 40 hours a week? I ask this because I only work the hours I am supose to be paid for. ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

When terminated can you work for a client that contacted you for employment?
I am a non-CPA accountant that has worked for a local accounting firm for three years and I was let go in April for reasons not involving work product. I do not recall ever signing a non-compete agree... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can my employeer deduct pay from a second check?
I work full time 40 hours a week doing general office work. And I work a second job, I clean the office after hours. I recieve two separate paychecks for the different job duties. I missed a day of wo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Overtime under pay
I work for a company i am salary base. but if i miss work or have to take off from work they pay me at an hourly wage. plus i have proof where i have worked 90 plus hours in a pay peroid and only got ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Company not paying independent contractor
I did consulting work for a company in Illinois who now has decided the work does not have enough "value" for them. The work was compiling a database of names and numbers for the company to prospect w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

pregnancy discremination
Iam a waitress at Sagebrush Steakhouse in Mtairy.SAT.i was scheduled to work at 6:15 I called in around 3:00pm and informed the front house manager that i was going to be a few min late.(maybe)I got t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Being penalized for not signing or being aware of a non-compete contract
I work for a physical threap clinic and am currently being bound to a non-compete contract that I did not sign nor even knew about until I turned in my letter of resignation. The company that I curren... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Company has no money to pay me
The company I work for is slowing running out of money. The board will not allow the company to file bankruptcy. I was due to be paid the 15th and the 30th of the month. I am one of two employees left... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

non-compete clause
I am a Physician Assistant working in the ER. I recently started work at a new hospital and signed a non-compete clause stating that I would not during my work there or for a period of 1 year after te... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Full time job w/ benefits and a contract position simaltaneously
Can a person work full time as a marketer for an agengy with benefits and take on a contract position that is doing marketing in a different area at the same time if there is no non compete----in othe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Blocked account and work interview
My previous employer wrote me my final paycheck and it was returned as "blocked account". Is this the same thing as NSF and can I bring this to a district attorney. Also, my first day of work he refus... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Wrongful
Can a freelancer be rejected work because of a previous affair? My boss just wrote me an email telling me that we couldn't work together anymore due to his wife finding out about his infidelity issues... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I am paid less than the Sheriff and not paid OT for days off I work.
I am a corrections ofc. for a private corp. and sometimes we have to pull hosp. duty. I make $9.50 hr. At my job. The marshals pay the co. $12.00 hr. When I work the hosp. The co. Only pays me $9.00 h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Would the non compete keep me from getting a new job?
I am working in Recruitment at a Home Care company for seniors in their homes. I am looking to work at an Assisted Living as a Sales Manager. My non compete says to not work for a like company for 2 y... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am i bound by a non compete signed between my ex company and another company
I never signed a non compete contract. It was signed between the only two companies in my town that do my line of work. I was laid off sixteen months ago and my ex company says I am bound by their agr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a boss have different rules for certain employees?
Can an employer pressure some employees to work hard, while allowing other employees to do little work without penalty? Isn't this a form of discrimination? For instance, our furniture store office mg... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

salary or not salary ?
I am classified as a salary employee, my check stub states salary 40 hours, although I am required to work a min of 50 hours weekly. If i miss a day of work,( out sick, emergency,) I am forced to eith... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can a supervisor demand an employee to work an extra 8 hour shift ?
My son was told by his supervisor that he HAD to work another 8 hour shift ion top of his regular 8 hours, and has to return to work for his regular 8 hour shift. first 8 hrs. 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Dem... applies to Connecticut  ·  2 answers

What is the max amt of hours your employer can mandate you to stay over and work? You have already w
I work in a hospital setting and due to fluctuations in staffing and patient census, we are occasionally mandated to work over past our regularly scheduled time out. We would like to know the maximum ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

My unemployment Benefits were denied
I started a new job and was going to have my 90 days in by Aug 2011. I had my baby in June three months early, my job told me they could hold my postion for 3weeks only. I was denied unemployment beca... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can companies break their own non-compete agreement?
I signed a non-compete with my former employer, and I was the only person in the company that had knowledge in the type of work that I did. Upon my departure, one of their clients contacted me and ask... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

I had a seizure in march and I am unable to drive to work for six months
Due to my seizure, I am not allowed to drive for six months. I asked my employer if I could work from home which they allow other people to work from home to save money in gas. My employer said no. I ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

retaliation from boss
I'm a car painter,my boss clearly favors the other painter.This painter does my boss's personal work for free.I get paid commision only and complained to the deelership I was'nt receiving enough work ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Are non-compete valid in the state of Montana
I am a Massage Therapist, have been offered a job with a chiropractic office, the clause says I cannot work for a "same business" for a period of 6 months after I terminate employement with him, and i... applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

Was this fair is there something I can do about this situation?
Hello I was fired from my job last night. I told the assistant manager If I could com into work at a later time which was supposed to be 7:30. I was running later and I didn't walk into work until 8. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employment Agency Overtime Laws
I work for an employment agency. My work with that agency, sends me to two different businesses. I work 30 hours a week at one company and 22.5 hours a week at the other. Although I am working with tw... applies to California  ·  1 answer

3 weeks and
okay i was hired 3 weeks ago, i have showed up to work everday, the supervisor said i was doing a great job, i had the most experience out of all the workers there....the night before i was let go, i ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can your employer make you resign?
I have been at my job 9 months. It is an extremely larger work load than anticipated. I have been writtten up twice. The company has no handbook or contracts. I went to the er on tuesday June 21, 2011... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Business is Business... Leave the personal stuff at HOME!
I am in a situation where one employee has gone to HR to complain about me. Her complain is that she can not work, because she "claims" that I am engaged to her Ex husband and that my "unethical" beha... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is The Non-Compete I Signed Enforceable?
I live and work in Atlanta GA. The company I worked for is headquartered in NYC. I had to sign a non-compete/non solicit that is based on NY labor laws. Does this non compete apply in Georgia if I go ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Is it a valid non compete ?
I used to work for Company A which makes X and signed a non compete. I now work for company B which makes everything from A to Z and say I work on product Y which is NOT similar to product X. They als... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Compensation While Waiting on Clearance Transfer
I work at a company in VA. I was working there for 6 weeks when I was called at work the Monday before Thanksgiving and told that I had to pack up and go home (after I had already been there for 5 hou... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Work remotely. Where do I file for unemployment?
I currently work remotely for a consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. The company that I do my daily work at is in North Carolina. I live in NJ. When my consulting contract ends, where would I file... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Work Schedule
When it comes to work scheduling, must the employer do so by seniority when all employees are doing the same job? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Are my travel hours included in my 40 hour work week?
I live in Oregon and work in Arizona and My Company pays to fly me to that location on a weekly basis. I work 4 X 10 hour days but my start and end times are not mandated. I am an exempt employee. My ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

travel payments
hi and ty ... i work for a private hospice co. i travel for work place to place.. we get 50cents a mile.. but my question is now they have me starting an hour away and ending work an hour away, and i ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me if I am out on medical leave
I work for a company that has a union and I was out of work on short term disabilty when the short term ran out I was still not well to return to work to having surgery. I was told by another worker t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

CAN I BE FIRED FOR MISSING WORK DUE TO MY ASTHMA
I have had several problems with my asthma over the past year resulting in me missing some time from work now and then. I have been taken off work a couple of times by my doctor and I have given those... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Can an employer stop me from working because he wants to talk to my doctor?When I have a release.
I Had surgery and a week later when I returned to work with a doctors release.he told me I can not return to Work until he has spoke with my doctor and a week later I received a letter stating that th... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can commission paid non sales employee be asked to perform misc. work when have not customers?
Hello. I am a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Ohio. I work fully on commission. If I have customers booked that day I get paid 50% of the profit minus service and supply fees, etc. If I do not ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer fire me for missing work due to an injury that occurred outside of work?
I recently strained a muscle in my lower leg while stepping over a baby gate at home. Urgent Care gave me crutches and told me to stay off the leg for 3-4 days. I missed 1 night of work. The next day ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

When can a Non Compete by put in place
I work for a Firm in Virginia and live in Alabama, i have been there 3 years. my Boss recently sent me a Non Competition / Trade secrets Contract. Where i have a issue is when i went there they did 99... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

How can I get out of a non-competition agreement?
My friend was muscled into signing a non-competition agreement about a week ago at a blue-collar firm that does fire damage restoration. She has recent back problems, and this company is treating her ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can't Work With Former Employees???
I'm being let go and looking for work with companies that DO NOT compete with my former employer. That said, my non-comp has a clause that states I will not "employ, assist in the employment of or OTH... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Even though I am classified as exempt, I am required to be in the office at least 40 hrs per week.
I am a computer technician working as a contractor for the Federal government. My position is considered exempt, and I receive a salary. My work involves responding to help tickets from customers in m... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Can I be fired for missing work due to serious medical problems?
I have been working for my Employer for 7 years and I have missed alot of work for the past 2 years due to a serious medical problem. I have been out of work past the 12 week period, Now my question i... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to severence?
I work for a company who was just recently bought out by a larger company. We have been having layoffs due to the merger. The department that I work in, is outsouced, so if I keep my job, I will be on... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

not allowed to return to work
i am employed as a contract employee (court attendant) and recently encountered a situation with a co-worker that resulted in my asking the supervisor for a transfer from what i believed a harraring s... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Selective enforcement of non-compete
I am a consultant who left my former employer 8 months ago and began working directly for my client. While at first encouraging, my former employer later learned that my 'opportunity' was for contract... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

pay
My boyfriend works for a company that manufactures lockers. He is a salary employee (not paid overtime) and is required to work a 50 hour week. He is supposedly the office manager but he is not in a p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

right to work when terminated?
i was terminated by my employer, a consulting company. i have decided to start my own consulting business. i signed a non-compete agreement when i was hired into a company that was acquired by a large... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I want to know if my non-compete is valid
I work as a contractor and signed a non-compete when i started. At first they didn't give me a copy of it, but after I asked repeatedly they gave me one. The one thing that stood out to me was that th... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I receive unemployment for not renewing contract work?
I opened an unemployment claim in April, and only received 3 weeks benefits prior to contracting with a small firm. My current contract with them is expired, and the new one they are offering makes no... applies to California  ·  0 answers

work environment harassment
I am having trouble with my co-workers. Recently, I was allowed to go home early. My manager made the decision. The following day when I returned to work my work vehicle was filled with office equipme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my company for harassment while still working for them
I am harassed daily and forced to work unlimited overtime, I have to work 9-10 hours a day plus saturdays with no extra pay. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I collect overtime where I work as a cook, over 50 hours a week?
I work at a restaurant where I put in over 50 hours a week sometimes 60. I am not paid any overtime and after 40 hours they pay me in cash. Last week I found they "shorted" me over $60 in cash. So not... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Is it considered retaliation if your supervisor makes you work harder than the rest of your team?
I complained about my boss to HR. She told my supervisor that I had complained about them. The next week at work, myself and another co-worker had to do most of the work load, while my boss sat in her... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Exempt employee and work in job non-related area
I am an exempt or salary employee. Can my company force me to work in my job non-related area? Like if I am computer guy, can they ask me to work extra hour in sat as security guard? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Office has a 35-hour work week. Do I get straight pay for 35 to 40 & then 1.5 over 40
Our company has a 35-hour work week. I sometimes work an extra 10 hours a week, for which my company refuses to pay overtime, saying I have to "adjust" and take time off the next week. They say we don... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

at-will employment nullified ?
I work for a Tech company in GA. - I am a foriegn national - I have a work visa (H1-B) - My company required that I sign an employment contract binding me to them for 3 years, or pay them a large sum ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Job terminated whil still on Work Comp tretment
I am a senior computer engineer. I was diagnosed with carpol tunnel injury. My company accepted this injury as work related and since then I am on work Comp insurance. I am still going through treatme... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this Relegious Discrimination?
My boss from Uncle Julio's has told me I cannot have Sundays off to attend chuch... Granted if this was told to me prior to being hired back then I would have hesitated in going back to work.. Now I h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

How does seniority work ?
I know someone who has been working for a Government job building schools since 2002. Theres been other people hired after him with less time working for the company. This job works on and off due to ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Mandatory lunch break?
I am scheduled to work 40hrs per week. I work 8-4, eight hours a day. I prefer not to take the 30 min unpaid lunch that is provided by my employer. I have a coworker who says to watch out if the Dept.... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

DRIVER HOURS
HOW MANY HOURS CAN TRUCK DRIVER BY LAW WORK PER DAY INCLUDING DRIVING TO WORK AND HOME. MY HUSBAND IS REQUIRED TO DRIVE 2-3 HOURS ONE WAY TO WORK EACH DAY. IS THERE A LAW THAT DESCRIBES THIS. THANK YO... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Layoff of a 65-year old?
I am 65,in good health, and still work on a very good full-time job. My company has had few reductions in work force by layoffs. In my case I am qualified for retirement because of my age and also the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What are my rights against harrassment from a coworker?
I have been employed at the same hospital since 1996 and have never had any issues or disciplines until this other per who just hired in about 2 years ago came. She is constantly reporting me to manag... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Independant contractor with a non-compete that has a possible loop hole?
I am an independent contractor with a non-compete that covers the whole metro area. I am a basic worker who isn't making enough money to support my family, but can't work outside of the company in the... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What are my rights when working with a disabled co-worker?
A co-worker is "claiming" disability and is often out of the office and I have to do her work. I work for a large company and I'm sure they're afraid she will sue for discrimination thru ADA. I don't ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Am I required to work after termination?
About 10 years ago I was awarded a patent. I signed all rights over to the company that I worked for at the time. About 6 years ago they RIFed me. Now they want to change the patent. They are telling ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is this a legal tactic
I have been working for my current employer for 3 years now without a written or sighned contract. I started working for him for a set weekly rate which meant if we didn't work I didn't get payed by h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Subcontractors getting paid by the hour not by the job. Are we entitled to overtime?
I work for a company based on Ohio State campus that rents homes to college students. On a average week we work about 50 to 55 hours a week. But during the month of September while the kids are gone w... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

does non-compete apply if I end contract before 1st day of work?
I signed a contract with a medical practice, but I do not start working for them till the end of the year. I have since changed my mind and do not want to work for them. Does their non-compete still a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

nanny overtime
I have a nanny who is scheduled to work 40 hours a week, with 1 wk sick, 1 wk vaca and paid holidays to start. Our family takes more than 1 week vacation every year, but cannot afford to pay her for t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

how to collect my money that my company never paid me
I started working for a company in april. They said that they were highering me for full time at $10 an hour. At the end of may my drivers license was suspended due to my disability. I lived 35 minute... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Temporary pay cuts for performance management
I work for a transcription company that pays by production and conducts monthly to quarterly audits of my work. Additionally, if a transcriptionist can't make out a word or find a term, she can leave ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

On what basis does an employeer have to pay a mimimum wage?
I work for a local IT company. We are commission only (sales) and have been told that we are 'Independent contractors'. However, we are set hours we must work and clock in at the beginning and end of ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Racial Discrimination or at will?
I work for a large insurance agency (at-will). 5 months ago a coworker refused to work for a producer any longer due to his work ethic. I also work for said producer but not with her. The co. did not ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

overtime pay for exempt people
I work for a food service contractor in a management capicity. I have supervisors that are paid various hourly rates. They are paid time and a half for overtime. We basically do the same work I do act... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Feel Discriminated and now I am completely jobless do I have any rights?
I need some advise to be able to know if I have a case or not. I was hired by a company as a freelancer/full-time worker and working out of my home. I submitted an agreement and mailed it back to the ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Want to file a claim against former employeer.
I quitted work after 8 days of work because of my former employeer doesn't want to pay over time fee. My work hour supposed to be mon ~ fri and 9 am to 6 pm(8 hours a day). However, he always wanted m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they force me to work full time?
I worked for a Mental health institute for almost 7 years. When I began there, I worked 2 days a week. Shortly thereafter I accepted 3 days a week, then they wanted 5 days a week, and I explained that... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

A lot of hours worked, overtime not Paid!!!!!!!
I work in this cleaning company and i get paid by salary plus bonuses plus overtime. My weekly regular pay is $350, bonus $180 and weekly bonus of $105.The thing is that the minimun amount of hours th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employer threatening to sue employee for not fullfilling responsibilities
My duaghter is a dental hygienist who recently changed jobs and gave 2 wks. notice. although she stated that she would be available to work several weekends in the upcoming months, her new employment ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

is my employer required to pay overtime when I am work reduced?
I work a 10 hour alternative schedule in a hospital. When I am work reduced after working 8 hours, isn't my employer required by law to pay me time and a half for the remaining 2 hours? If so how do I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Even though i am required to work 50 hours a week my employer only pays me 40 hours for a week vacat
my employer requires me to work a 50 hour work week but for a weeks pay vacation only pays me 40 hours is this legal. applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Texas non-compete contract
I started work 2 days ago. Today, day (3) the Dr. presented a non-compete contract. I work in the mental health field in a specialized area, program development and management. I have this experience ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Written up for smoking on my break? Is this legal?
I was written up at work today for smoking on my break. I work at a gym, and my boss had aleady told me this was not allowed. I have been there for over a year and this "new" policy was never outlined... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Docking salary pay due to doctor's note
I am a salary employee. On my paycheck stub bi-weekly it states I am paid for 80 hours (40 per week), though as salary at my job it is understood that we are to work 50 hour work weeks. I have not sig... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My non-compete says I can do no work I did with my ex-employer anywhere in US. Is it enforceable?
My non-compete states that I cannot do any of the work that I performed for my former employer (engineering), anywhere in the United States for the period of one year. I did not quit, I was laid off. ... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

If a former client contacts me for business requests, am I allowed to assist?
I am from a small town in PA. I used to work at a computer repair shop in town and signed a non-compete clause with that shop that stated I would not attempt to steal their clients/customers or use my... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

i want to file a lawsuit but dont know how what do i do
i was sexually harassed at work and it became a hostile work environment so i had to quit i went through the steps to report it but nothing was done i dont know what to do now applies to California  ·  3 answers

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I was injured at work.
I was injured at work on 3 Jan 2011. I was put on Workers Comp. I was called by someone in Human Resources who informed me that I was fired. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hositle work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Suspened without cause
I work for a contracted security company at a local high school, Yesterday I was suspended at about 8pm (eastern), When i asked why the supervisor said "I dont know why someone from human rescourses w... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Non-compete issue
I signed a non-compete with my employer. (Most employers in my industry require a non-compete before they hire you) I have learned no trade secrets and have no specialized knowledge of the company. My... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Sexual Harrassment and Unemployment
I work for a very small company with 4 employees. The owner of the small company I work for has been looking at porn at work. Every time I move from my desk I see awful images. He sometimes does try t... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

Discrimination
I was hospitalized for depression and now require once a week psychiatry appointments. My employer would not let me off work for these appointments and said that if I wasn't at work I would be written... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Returning to work from WC Disability, was told my position was filled.
I was injured at work after a hard fall in 2010. I have been off work since then and have exhausted all WC benefits (AME doctor said I was PS 10%, even though my treating doctor still recommends I be ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I sue if my personal info was divulged to coworkers who had no "need to know this information"
I currently work as a healthcare administrative staff member which requires no licenses or certifications. I do have a professional nursing license that was placed on suspension for tax compliance iss... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Employment Question
I'm a full time exempt employee of 10 years who has been paid for 37.5 hours each week according to my paycheck. My department just issued a mandate that we must now work 40 hours a week not including... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Work Humiliation
Even though I work for a non-union employer, can you still have a case on humiliation? I don't want to bore you with this so if you have the time I would like to get to write more to you. Please let m... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

if my boss told me i have to stay at work for 40hrs does he have to pay me 40 hrs.
I get paid by the job not hourly so if I don't have work I'm suppose to sit there without pay or I will get wrote up or let go applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Mandatory Overtime for transcription
I work for a national Medical Transcription service and I am paid on a per line typed basis. I work a standard 40 hour week usually, but recently they have been forcing Mandatory overtime and this wee... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it considered termination when my manager deletes my access to my work account?
I was out sick for 3 days, when I returned to work I found out that my Office Manager deleted/deactivated my access to my work account. I work in a doctors office and we use Electronic medical records... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I receive unemployment if i quit my job?
The company I work for has recently undergone a change in the majority of the management team. My boss was recently fired and I feel that i am being targeted due to our friendship. They have placed an... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Laid Off
I am writing on behalf of my son (my son has Asperger's Disorder, a high-end form of Autism). He worked part-time for CVS for 11 months. He had no disciplinary or any other problems at work. Since Jul... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Employee misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After almost 2 years of employment I was switched to independent contractor status and allowed to work from h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Possible mistreatment at work.
My work recently demoted me based on the content of my personal web page. Also, they refuse to pay overtime and they will not pay any hours worked on a day that you may have been late. I'm just wonder... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Question
I signed a non-compete agreement but did not receive a copy of it? Is it still enforceable? I have only been with this Mortgage Broker for six months, received no training and work on a straight commi... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can family members work together at the same retail store?
My husband works as a department manager at a large home improvement store and has been with the company for 10 years. His younger, mildly mentally handicapped brother was hired almost a year ago. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Invasion of Privacy?
Hi, I work for a large company and I recently became very ill. I took a couple days off of work and went to the hospital a couple times. The doctors finally told me what I had and it wasn't anything r... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Who's shift is it?
I asked a co-worker if he could work my shift the next day, upon his agreement, we aproached our manager for his approval(Company Policy). Unfortunately, I did not return home until late the next even... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Wrongful discharge, discrimination or just unfair?
I was fired yesterday from my position of Team Lead and given the reason of poor performance. I know that FL is an at will state but I feel this is untrue and don't want to have this on my employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for wrongful termination?
I had been friends with a fellow manager during the duration of my employment. Recently, my husband and I split up. When this friend found out, he started to make advances both at work and off work. H... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Layoff
I work in a warehouse with 2 other people and I' am the supervisor. The company has over 500 employs. Our manager told us one of us would be layoff in 4 weeks. They will not tell us who it will be unt... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Am I intitled to overtime?
i work for a movie theater in Iowa and they tell me I'm not in titled to over time due to it being the entertainment business. Is this correct? I tired looking up these laws online but very hard to fi... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Can I be terminated because I smell like alcohol from the day before?
H R call me to the office to correct some paper work. When I came to the office the intern said that I smell like alcohol,I explan that I was drinking the night before in celebrating Father's Day with... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Ex: Store closes at 6pm. I am scheduled to work from 12-8pm.
Can retail companies force commission only employees to work after the store has closed to help clean the store? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid expense reimbursements
I worked as independent contractor (doing work as a programmer) at a client site in Kentucky for a company located in New Jersy. The company agreed (in writing) to pay for all the CLIENT-APPROVED work... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can i sue my employer?
I have been requested to work off the clock numerous times, and felt threatened if i did not do so. When people did not call in, my employer would show up at my house at all hours of day to request me... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

is there a time limit on return of drug testing?
I ran into a door at work and hit my nose. I was engrossed in my cell phone. I reported it as we are required. They made me take ,a drug test which I am fine with . due to having a urinary tract infec... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Going to work for a client but client will still retain agency, non-compete valid?
I currently am an Account Executive for an Advertising Agency. I have an opportunity to go work for one of my clients directly in-house doing some advertising as well as some business development work... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can an employer dictate who employees fraternize with outside of work?
I work for a union. (Directly for the union, that is - not as a member of that particular union.) One of my superiors recently resigned, evidently as a result of internal politics and conflict with th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for missing work if I have a doctors note for all absences?
I started my position back in 6/2011. Within the first few months I was placed under so much stress that I became ill. I had to be medicated for anxiety and then started having stomach issues which I ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my employer use my medical test results as a requirement of employment.
I have been employed by my employer for 14 years. They new I was a diabetic when I was hired. I have had medication issues and adjustments made by my doctor and have had to see an Occupational Health ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Non-compete Suit
I recently left a local bank where I worked for 1 1/2 years as a mortgage loan officer. I was hired to work in the Huntley branch and was told when a position became available to work in an area close... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Shift work.
I perform computer help desk support for a large airline catering company in Memphis. I am an exempt employee (No overtime). My regular work hours were Monday -Friday 8:30am to 5pm (7.5 hours). My sup... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete, IL worker with MD laws
I work for a Comp A insurance company in IL and signed a non-compete clause which follows MD laws. Anyway it advises that I can't work for the same type of company who competes against them currently.... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can my boss make days of work mandatory?
I am a part time hairstylist that works on commission. My boss closes our salon the first week of January as her choice...She tell us that because she is closed from a Monday-Thursday that Friday and ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Job classes
I'm trying to find out about "job classes" within an organization. I thought there are different job classes in every company, such as office personnel, scientists, laborers, etc. I thought each class... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

if you have leave/vacation on the books & can your job tell you what you can use that for?
My boyfriend is was arrested and has not been back to work, and he has unused paid time with work that we have been calling in for him using. They are saying he cant use it if he is incarcerated. His ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Employee Misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After one year and 10 months of employment I talked to my employer about plans to move approximately 100 mile... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

Can I be sued for publishing a book about the industry I work in
Short and sweet. I work as a valet right now. I am also a published writer I want to write a book giving visitors tips covering things that I have seen trouble guests over my 25 years in the tourism i... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to pay me a base salary and require me to work 50 hours per week?
I work for a pizza franchise and I am the general manager here. I have been doing this job for almost 2 years now. When offered the position I was told that I would be paid a base salary which was gre... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

on mat leave, laid off due to lack of work?
I work for a small heating and air conditioning company approx 35 people are employed. I am on maternity leave. I delivered my son on 1/25. I was put on bed rest per the dr 1 week before delivering. I... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Work place violence
My girlfriend works at corporate salon and yesterday may 15th her manager and another coworker got into a physical fight. The district manager was called in and wrote them up no one was terminated. Is... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Am I due backed compensation?
I currently work for a company in the construction industry obviously hurting with the current economy. My employer gathered all "salaried" employees and forced us to sign a form "volunteering" to tak... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Forced to work holidays when not my scheduled days
My wife works in the guard shack at a private lake community. She works first shift weekends, every weekend(she works Sat & Sun 16 hrs every week), on time never misses, she has always worked any holi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Does a law set a maximum on the number of hours worked?
Is there a law stating a maximum amount of voluntary overtime an employee can work in a work week? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to overtime even though I am a salary employee?
I work for a manufacturing company that does not pay any of us overtime. At one point they were giving us only comp. time that had restrictions on it. I am in Quality and work with my hands all day. T... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should we get paid for putting on the company uniform?
If an employer provides your work uniforms, and has them cleaned and delivered to a locker at your work place, do they have to allow you time to put them on and take them off on company time. If so wh... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Employee No-Hire Clause
I work for a Company A which is the one that pays me, but I am assign to a Company B which is the place where I do all the work. In my contract there is a No-Hire clause. Now the Company A lost the ou... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Non Compete
I signed a non compete with the staffing agency I work for it states that I can not work for anyone that they have done business with in the past present or future, another staffing service for 2 year... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I signed a non-compete with a software company.
I signed a non-compete with a software company that stated I could not work for a competitor. My job was to fix computer equipment in the field for our clients. I was offered a position with another c... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Negotiating a 30 hour work week
If I approach my employeer to negotiate a 30 hour work week, are there any laws stipulating what benefits must be provided in such a case? applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can the owner of this franchised Ihop I work for take money out of my check everyday for food
I do not wan to eat here, it's not good and I eat healthy but the owner said money gets taken out every day no matter if I eat or not. It's atleast 50 dollars out of my check. I don't want to eat here... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

What make me a salary employee ?
I work for a company and they pay me a salary and I don't get overtime . I questioned the about it and they got me buss. cards saying i was a supervisor and said they didn't have to pay it. But i am j... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How many employee's work for a company?
I have sent in a letter of complaint against my former employer to the EEOC. My question is how do you determine how many employee's work for the company? Is it based on just the store I worked at or ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

What make me a salary enployee ?
I work for a company and they pay me a salary and I don't get overtime . I questioned the about it and they got me buss. cards saying i was a supervisor and said they didn't have to pay it. But i am j... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

harassment
I work in a family owned business and was falsely accused of having a sexual relationship with my employer's husband. Do I have legal grounds to sue for defamation creating a hastall work inviorment, ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

What do i do???
I work as a press operator at a well known gasket company 12 hrs a day. The machine that I was working on begin to have problems such as the die kept getting stuck going in and coming out. When mentio... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I work in Florida, what are the laws in regards to PTO payout?
I worked for a company that was going through a lot of financial issues. They reduced our work week to 4,8 hours days to save money. I have since found another job and have PTO owed to me. They are no... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Severance pay and salary: "double dipping"?
My company was recently sold, and I was laid off with no notice. However, my final check included two weeks salary that was designated as "severance pay". During the following two weeks, I continued w... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is working for for the Company's Customers (direct or indirect) restrict working for a competitor?
I signed a Terms and COnditions of Employment form which states "I agree not to perform any work for any of the Company's customers (either direct or indirect) mean I cannot work for a competitor in a... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Child with disability and reduced work schedule
I have a 5 year old autistic child who does not speak, feed herself, dress herself, not toilet trained and displays destructive behavior. It is difficult for me to find someone to care for her while I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

after calling HR i was retaliated against. what can i do?
i called the HR department of the company i work for to inform them of the abuse of our facilities equipment and the safety issue that was created by this abuse. i had originally said something to my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Bench policies for consulting companies
I was living in NC when I received an offer from a consulting company in NY. Before accepting the job, I made sure to cover issues (verbally and through email) such as the 'bench' and what would happe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my company fire me when I was found not guilty of sexual harassment?
A month ago I was accused of same sex sexual harassment which was investigated by HR and found to be baseless. My accuser has been allowed back to work, I however have been told not to return to work.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

do you normally get paid out of your severance when you leave a job
my company is closing the plant that i work at, I decided to leave the compamy, I was told that I would get a 60 day notice of my termination date yet I was told this past monday that my last work day... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Validity of non-compete agreement
I am a professional computer technician who is currently looking for work. I recently found a position with a company working as a contractor (1099). After they interviewed me they handed me the contr... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Comp time for exempt employees
I work for a local non-profit agency. All employees are considered exempt. I work some weeks everyday 8 hours or more. My job requirements are teaching classes, invoicing, scheduling community classes... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what can I do
I signed non-compete, and work with current company as computer network administrator consultant. A year ago was sent to work for client to take care of their network system part time, now client want... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is being on call acceptable without pay?
Hello, I work for a very large company as a part time sales associates (there are no full time sales associates). The shifts comprise of for the most part one manger and 2-3 sales associates on the fl... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unwanted - cost of personal fuel to be withheld from my paycheck
I work at a consulting firm where the vast majority of employees are on salary, and work at temporary customer jobsites throughout each day, and have no permanent place of work provided by the employe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer force me to split my shift ?
I work retail and in years past since black Friday can be horrendous, they have asked if anyone would volunteer for a split shift or be able to stay more than 8 hours and some have complied with the r... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Mandatory 50 hour work week for salary workers.
The big boss decided to make it manadatory for the entire engineering office to work 50 hour work weeks for the next two months. No explanation was given and no compensation was mentioned for working ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Slander in the office
Two employees that work for a private company which I also work at are slandering me in and out of the work place. They claim that I leaked pertinent information to a vender allowing competition into ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Must work day before & after holiday to get holiday pay
The company I work for gives us certain holidays off with pay. If we don't work the day before or the day after the holiday they won't pay for that holiday. Is this legal? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer force me to take a whole day off when I only need a half day?
My wife's employer will no longer allow her to work a half day (after switching to exempt status), as in, doc her paid time off (or pay if no PTO left). For example, we have family that lives out of s... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Full time plus additional work?
I run a nonprofit organization. I have an employee who works FT in one program on salary. He wants to work in another of our programs several hours in the evening, seeing therapy clients (he is a Mast... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Fired after six years of no warnings and great reviews
Yesterday was fired from a positon held for one year with recent "A" review and 5% increase. Been with company 6 years. All started when I copied CEO on email sent to manager concerning my take on a c... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to dock an employees time when they have workmens comp.??
My husband was hurt at work and had to leave work for a doctors appt. and then returned with doctors note. The HR lady said his hours will be docked for any missed time due to the accident. applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can a non-compete agreement ban a employee from working in the industry for 2 years?
Employer A sold a line of business (employee benefit administration and consulting) to Employer B. Employee C came to work from A to B. While at A, C was the primary relationship manager for A's clien... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hostile work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

if staff volunteered to pick up a shift is it not an issue with Fair Labor?
We have PT employees who can work up to but not including 30 hrs a week - our FT employees are any staff that work 30 or more hours per week. If we have PT employees that are volunteering to pick up h... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discriminatoin
Thank you for your response to my question concerning the disrimination of employees and commission. Unfortunatly I was correct that when I went into work today for confronting him that I would be ter... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am a salaried employee: Can my permanent mandatory schedule be 50 hours a week?
I am a salaried employee, when I was hired I understood that meant that I would need to work as many hours as necessary to get the job done. I did have a regular schedule posted as 40 hours a week, bu... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay Issues
I was laid off from my job. A big company bouth my company. They offer me severance pay for 6 months, but they do not want that I work for that period of time in any place. I was a manager and I under... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was told not to come to work if I dont feel safe should I still come to work monday
I filed a complaint and we are being investigated and waiting on air quality testing equipment I said I dont feel comfortable wearing a resperator if the air quality may be contaminated the told me no... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

do you normally get paid out of your severance pay when you leave a company
my company is closing the plant that i work at, I decided to leave the compamy, I was told that I would get a 60 day notice of my termination date yet I was told this past monday that my last work day... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

what is the maximum amount of hours an employee is to work?
Is there a limit on how many hours an employee can work? Was scheduled a 12 hour shift - but picked up 4 additional hours voluntarily to help cover shifts - is this permitted? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to work in a toxic environment while pregnant?
I'm a Chemist in Holliston, MA and I'm also pregnant. My job requires me to come in contact with several chemicals that are known to cause birth defects. I have to climb ladders, and lift heavy loads ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

I want to sue my employer for my raise, and defamation of work ethics
I worked as contractor for Computer Sciences Corporation in year 2007. My performance evaluaitons ere always exceeded expectations with performance increase. I was dismissed in August 2007 and my imme... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

can a employer tell you have to work 12hrs or else?
Ia am employed by a company for over a year now, and benn on a 8hr shift the whole time. They told me a day and half before that I was drafted to work 12hrs. I plead my case and in the end i was force... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can a employer tell you have to work 12hrs or else?
Ia am employed by a company for over a year now, and benn on a 8hr shift the whole time. They told me a day and half before that I was drafted to work 12hrs. I plead my case and in the end i was force... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I owe income tax in AL if I work remotely from home in FL for a company in AL?
Recently relocated to Tampa, FL from Birmingham, AL for my husband's job. My employer allowed me to keep doing my job because it is able to be done remotely from my home (order handling and logistics)... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is there anything we can do to stop this?
I work in small notebook factory and for years they have been laying off by seniority in the company. Now they want to lay off by a point sysyem,how many machines you can operate,I don't think this is... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unreasonable Non-Compete
I have a young friend who works for a Payday Loan company. She told me her location was robbed a gunpoint last week and that she is very fearful of working there now. She said since the company discon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Anyone know of an employment attorney that will work on a contingency basis?
I called in sick 1 day and so did a white co-worker. Upon returning to work, I presented my manager with a doctor's note. My manager was not pleased that I missed the day and threatened "written corre... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I need information on whether a company is able to deny full-time to someone?
I live in Michigan and work for a company as a "part-time" employee. I have been putting in 43-55 hrs /week for over 3 years now which is the same or more than all the full-time employees work at this... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Working from home
I have a question....I have on several occasions work from home with my former supervisor on several occasions for different reasons and now other staff that get to do this as well. I have a new boss ... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

Can I work at all....
My non-compete states I cannot work in my field for two years upon separation. Can a non-compete prevent me from working in my field? applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Salaried hours
is it against any law to work a salaried person over 40 hours in a one week work period( california )? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Arizona - "Right to Work" State
I know Arizona is a "Right to Work" State. Does this mean an employer can terminate your employment at any time or any reason? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Why can't I collect unemployment after 12 years on the job?
I worked for a company since 1999. In Jan of 2011, I was laid off due to business being slow. At this time I was able to collect until I returned to work in May. In Jan of 2012, I was laid off again f... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

I am a salaried manager, am I exempt salaried or non-exempt salaried?
I am a store manager with Blockbuster Video. I have been told by my new boss that I must be on conference calls and text or call in numbers to her wether I am at work or not. I have been told that If ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Is this retaliation or discrimination?
I was recently "Laid-Off" and the company I work for said it was due to lack of work (Construction CO). I found out through co-workers that the same day they laid me off they hired a male employee at ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be docked for scheduled days off?
HELP! I work at a private school in Richmond, VA. My position is the Executive Assistant. I'm salaried and I receive no overtime pay. Since I work at a school, we have scheduled days off on the school... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Non-compete as a sofware consultant
Hi, I work for a consulting firm as a w2 employee with zero benefits, they simply pay me for every hour I work. Basically they are a middleman between myself and my client. For every dollar I bill the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Abusive Work Environment - is there anything I can do?!
Hello, I am a full time non-exempt employee that is paid hourly. I have been working for this company in Philadelphia for almost 2 years now. Since the company has expanded and the owner brought in he... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my former employer enforce a non-compete if it means I can't work in this field anywhere.
I worked for a company that only offered 1 loan product to a specific group of people. I decided to leave and work for a broker where I have access to a large array of products and can service the ent... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

charge and retaliation
first off i was put off work in Nov of 2003until i got an update from my dr. on some restrictions that i have been working with for 2 1/2 years. I was off for 3 1/2 weeks with no pay. I filed a charge... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Employment Contract Restrictive Covenant
I work for an IT Consulting firm. The contract that I signed upon taking the position contains a Restrictive Covenant that, in turn, contains a section stating that: during my employment and for a per... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a company have a non-compete with only SOME of employees in the same postions/levels ?
I have an employment agreement that seems to be very restrictive. It lists over 100 companies i can not work for. While researching this, I found 3 other people in my company, were not required to sig... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Terminated on hearsay and lies?
I worked at a large company in Houston at work today two women from HR took me aside and fired me, the reason they gave was they heard by several people I was sleeping in my car. Well I don't own a ca... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Will discrimination attorneys work on a contingency?
Age discrimination was the motivatig factor in my recent termination (age 66), Are there emloyment lawyers in the Chicago area who will work on a contingency fee basis? Thanks. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Dose my work place have to make accomadations for pregnancy restrictions?
I hve worked for the local wal-mart store for 5 years. I am 6 months pregnant and have been put on restrictions. I am allowed to work for 8 hrs. but not allowed to be on my feet for more than 4 hrs. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can a liscensed public claims adjuster who wants to work for himself not be allowed by a nc?
i signed a two year non compete as a lioscensed public claims adjuster and my company gives me nothing....i just want to get out and work on my own.....no training,trade secrets,customers,lists or any... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

wanting to stay within my non-compete
I currently work for a company which I am under a non-compete. It states I can not work for any competors nor can I solict any business from the company for 2 years or a 50 mile radius starting on the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is the best advice you can give to me given this current situation?
I've been having some problems with a new HR Director in my job. I feel since she came to work in our company she's been nothing but hostile towards me. I have viewed my complaints during our director... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Overtime Question
I am an IT engineer working for a small company in Toledo. I feel we are getting a bad deal as far as overtime is concerned. I will explain how my compensation works. I am a non exempt employee. I get... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Mandatory Overtime
I work for a private contractor on a military base and was wondering is it legal for a company to engage mandatory overtime, esp. at a moments notice? It seemed to me they could ask you to work overti... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can my former employer hold me to the noncompete I signed?
The previous employer is an indirect Sprint dealer in Lapeer, MI and the noncompete stated that we could not work for wireless for a period of 2 years. It did not stipulate a geographic range or posit... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make me bring my kid to work when I dont have a babysitter?
Yesterday I called my boss numerous times to tell him I couldn't find a sitter after my original sitter backed out last minute. After talking to him he said that not having a babysitter is not a good ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

PLEASE HELP
I have been employed for 2 years with my employer, no vacation, no paid holidays, no benefits at all. I also work overtime for regular pay, and RARELY take a lunch! They are now telling me I have to c... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Base rate or time and a half?
I work as a consultant for a contract firm. I am a degreed EE who designs circuits and writes low level software. In my present job, I am a W2 employee who gets a paycheck based on the hours I work. I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Agreement
Relate to Non-Compete Agreement I am employee for company A, which has placed me for company B thro a contract position. But Company B has put me for actual work at Company C who is a client of Compan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

how can i get out of a non compete
forced to sign a non compete when hired 2 years ago. since they they over hire and I am not making a decent living. Also forced to work 47 hours a week for straight commission..meaning on a slow day I... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

disabled supervisor
my supervisor at work can't talk, he uses a computer typer that hangs around his neck to comunicate to his employees. would it be discrimination to ignore his typed commands? very loud machines in the... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

docking pay for being late
My boss is tired of people coming in late to work. He wanted to know if he can dock hourly employees paycheck for being late to work. He wants to dock them 2 hours for each time they are late, regardl... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How binding is a non-compete for a contracting consultant?
I coordinated the billing for a consulting assignment at Company X through a contracting company. The contracting company required that I sign a non-compete agreement ensuring that I do not work for C... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Harassment Bullying and Hostility at work
I have been harassed by my supervisors. I do my work. However since she threatened to have me fired 2.5 years ago, the Director has engaged in building up a series of warnings and unwarrented complain... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I sue if I've not been paid for work in over a month?
I worked for a company called EPI. We were the "clean up" crew at Lollapalooza on Aug 7,8 &9. We were told that we could work anywhere between 6-10 hrs & would be paid $75 for each day. I followed all... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

My retail company has placed a major event on the Jewish Holidays and I am required to work
Am I forced to work on my holidays? When I contacted HR I got fluff. They do not understand the importance of Rosh Hashana and YoM Kippour. As well as the 10 days between them. I am also forced to use... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Non-compete
I am currently working for an IT Company in Columbus. I am moving to another state in which my employer does not do any business in that area. They say the non-compete is valid. NON-COMPETE TERMS: Can... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

personal difference with boss...now affects work
Hello, I don't know where to turn. I work for a company who's H.R. department is not in the same country and they are not addressing my problem. As of March 31st a sitiuation has escillated to make my... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Fired for filing workers compensation claim
My husband was hired at a small company less than 8 employees. He went to the dr. and was told he had carpal tunnel. He then went back to work & told his employer he wanted to file a workers compensat... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Defamation and Lack of overtime pay
My husband has been working for Mineke for 2 months now, and his boss has used foul language everyday around him, the other workers, and customers. He also accused my husband for being a thief in fron... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can a employer deduct from your hourly wage every time you are late for work?
My Hourly wage used to be Twenty dollars a hour, now it's Twelve dollars and forty cents. I work a split shift six days a week, so I basically go to work twelve times a week. Now my employer has alway... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal to work for a completing company owned by former employees of my current employer?
I would like to leave my current employer and work for a competitor. The competing company was started by my current employer's former VP and one other former employee. Both former employees lost thei... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Retaliation
I was terminated from a local employer, for what was listed as poor performance. In my termination letter it states three discussions in a six week period (never happened, No documentation). Three wee... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Is the non compete clause enforceable to an independent contractor physician in Arizona
Hi there, I am an independent contractor (physician) for a group that contracts with a hospital in the Scottsdale AZ area and I provide hospitalist services. I have been with them for 2 years and I si... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Was I unfairly terminated and if so what are my options?
I called off work due to a medical issue. When I tried contacting my supervisor about returning to work my calls were not returned. I showed up for work and was told via phone that I needed a return t... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

1 month notice for termination of conract
I signed a contarct which says either party can terminate the contract by giving 1 month notice. It also says that I cannot work for their clients for 1 year from the date of termination. This company... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Termination while on Sick Leave
I have been off of work on approved disability/sick leave. My doctor requested an extension for leave and it was denied. We are currently appealing it - I'm still off work. A colleague said they may t... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Layoff Voiding My Non-Compete
My employer may be laying me off due to lack of clients and work. My non-compete states that I will not do business in the area that might compete with my current employer. If I get layed off as state... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do non-compete clauses still apply if worker's state voids such clauses?
I work as a part-time 1099 contractor for an Ohio-based company, however I work in California. When I started, I signed a non-compete document that bars me from taking any position with a competing co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Company is providing false firing information
My husband worked as a truckdriver for a major fuel hauling corporation. He quit his position and went to work at a former company while applying to other trucking firms. He was denied employment whic... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

If I refuse to sign a "separation agreement and release" does this disqualify me from receiving UI?
On Jan 2, 2012 I was terminated but given a "Separation Agreement and Release" document that gave me the choice to work through Jan 31 to help them through this transition. If I chose to work through ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

upon arrival for a shift can you be deemed extra and sent home without compensation?
I work for a corporate restaurant chain and upon arriving for a scheduled shift servers are told they are extras and are sent home without the chance to work and are not compensated for showing up for... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can I get unemployment if I quit?
I have been at my job for 2 years and about 8 months ago I got a new boss, we started seeing each other. I was a manager and while dating him I recieved 2 raises and amazing evuals. After a few arguem... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

My rights if I feel the confidentiality of my personal health information compromised?
I currently work in good standing with a health insurance company. My record at work has been exceptional in my 10 years there. The reason I'm writing is to find out my rights regarding a situation th... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

how to break non compete, that is very restricting
i signed a non compete contract when i was hired by as a hyperbaric technician for a company based out of new york. i work in pennsylvania. the location i currently work at is closing and we are reloc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Non compete HELP
I was hired by a company with whom I had to sign a non compete. They only let me see the page where the signature goes and said if I wanted to work there I had to sign it. I was recently terminated fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Breaks
I work for a manufacturing company that seems to be treating employees bad. I am the a.p./a.r. person and I was told that I am not entitled to any breaks. I work from 8a.m. until 5p.m. and have a 45 m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Cancelled contract: non-compete affecting many.
I work for a company (ABC) that provides outsourced I.T. services for a client (XYZ) and working within XYZ's premises. My employer, ABC, has announced that they have placed a 90 day notice to termina... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Alleged overpayment of wages by employer/denial of three paychecks
My employer did not pay me for three recent pay periods, alleging he had overpaid me in the past. I provided him all information proving he had not overpaid me and requested paychecks. He did not pay ... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

Unpaid wages
I got a contract job offer and I started working there through an consulting agency. The consulting agency signed a contract with the client for me. I had a verbal contract with the consulting agency ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer search your belongings without you'r permission?
I am currently working for a fast food chain where the new manager searches our belongings (bags, coats, etc) to see if we are bringing food back home. I have told my manager many times that I do not ... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Labor on military base
I work for a pizza buisness that has franchises in wilmington, southport, jacksonville & camp lejeune. My job is cashier. My employer pays me 500.00 (I'm listed as salary) every two weeks. I am requir... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Requirements for overtime pay
My daughter works in a jewelery company in NYC. She is classified as an exempt employee, and her salary is $28,000 per year. She is not supervising other employees and is doing routine specification w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Termination of employee
Employee misses days of work, cancel appointments, collected cash on jobs and does not turn in the monies to the company, admitts himself into the hospital for alcohol or mental problems but never cal... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can they change my pay or force me to do dangerous work?
I am a office employee who is made to do several wharehouse job's and maintence work because I am a man. I am am not covered under wharehouse insurance and feel I am in danger of getting hurt. Also my... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non compete with global consequences?
I signed a non compete that says I can not work for a competitor for 6 months. No I will never do that again. After speaking two a few other salespeople I know they tell me the agreement is too broad ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

working 70 hours, never receive overtime or comp time
i am a courier/messenger for an armored service business. i usually work 13 or 14 hour days. on average i work about 70 hours weekly but i only get paid regular time.should i be getting paid overtime?... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

termination from work
I was fired from a nursing from a nursing home for improper use of a hoyer lift, I had the resident hooked to the hoyer before the second person came in. they say there was an investigation but the pe... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Former client contacted me.
I recently left an organization AZ which was bought out by a new company. The new company cut base salaries and there would be no exceptions. Since I left, I have had 2 former clients contact me wanti... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

daily check writing fees
I work through a temporary staffing company that promotes "daily work...daily pay" but charge me a $4 per day "check writing fee" for the daily paycheck to be issued. Is this allowed? applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

compressed work week
We are a Non Profit organization located in New York who employs both exempt and non exempt employees that are paid on a bi-weekly pay cycle. We are looking into a compressed 9 80 work week and would ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

non-compete
Help! I work for an Ohio based company in Indiana. I had to sign a non-competition agreement. If this company loses their Indiana contract and is replaced by another similar company, can I not work fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Pregnant and dismissed because of need for light duty work
I am 4 months pregnant and due to some pregnancy complications, my physician wrote a note to my employer requesting "light duty". I work as a nursing assistant in a children's hopital that has granted... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

witholding pay
I was at work 15 min. april 19 2004,hurt my back and went home,was taken off work until may 17,2004 my employer refuses to pay me until my next pay june 2,2004 and then only show as other on my pay I ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Arizona's - "Right to Work" vs "Non-Compete"
Non-Compete question: I'm an employee working from my home in Phoenix, AZ. My employer is in St. Louis MO. and they would like for me to sign a non-compete after 3yrs of being employed.. they say that... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I qualify for unemployment?
Hi, I am in a leadership development program at work, which lasts 2 years. Last Nov, I was approved for FLMA and was told that when I come back, I will need to repeat the second rotation, when I chall... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

i work for a non profit company when i was offered my job i signed a non compete
At time of hire they offered me a base salary as well as a per bin bonus (I'm a site finder/territory manager for a non profit that collects clothes and shoes. They also ogreed to pay me $.30 per mile... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Working with no-pay because of changing from exempt to non-exempt
I work in Pennsylvania in a very large corporation. The department I work in consists of 23 employees with different titles. All employess are exempt. However, the coroporation has change policy and 2... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

ee worked 28 hrs, 8 hrs holiday pay & 8 hrs vaca pay = 44 hrs pay OT?
I need to be able to give my employer proof that in order for this employee who ended up having a 44 hr work week is not entitled to OT pay due to the fact that he did not actually work over 40 hours.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I a victim of age discrimination?
I am 52 years old and work as a teacher for a private school, and have been with the school for three years. During that time, I have seen several incidences of young mothers receiving better schedule... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is my non-compete valid if client no longer contracts with my employer?
My non-competition agreement states that I cannot work for a client of my employer (we'll call it Client A) if I performed work for that client in the 12 months prior. If I leave my company, and Clien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

please let me know if this is okay for them to do.
I work at church day care center. We recieve our checks twice a week. Is Okay for them to pay a three week check the week prior or the correct week or a week later at their own descression. We are als... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

Work 24--Paid for 20
I am a Paramedic working for a private ambulance company. Although we work 24-hour shifts, we are only paid for 20 hours per shift. We are allowed to sleep during the shift but MUST respond if a call ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

not offered family leave and fired for missing too many days.
my husband had stroke. missed time from work. became sick in hospital for one week my self. fired told due to work performance. now denies my unemployment. never offered family leave act is this a vio... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can employer ask me to waive right to future claims in exchange for OK on unemployment benefits
My former employer failed to pay semimonthly three times in 2008, nine times in 2009 and all four times due in 2010 before separation. I left my employer after nine years when workers were told their ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

did not know of non-compete until first day of work
I went to work for a company with a salry agreed upon with no mention of any typoe of contract or non-compete. The first day I show up and a contract is put in front of me to sign. In it is a non-comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Asthma developed on the job
I work at an allergy source materials plant in Idaho and am getting allergy shots paid for by the company. The doctor has diagnosed me with asthma due to the work environment and suggested i been remo... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

My rights to reinstatement after leave of absence
I was off work for six months recovering from having cancer and some surrounding muscle removed from my leg I was released by my Doctor to return to work but was told they didnt have anything for me a... applies to Ohio  ·  3 answers

Unemployment is investigating me at my on call job. It has angered my employer and may cost me myjob
I was first investigated when I was laid off from my full time job. I have been on countless interviews and filled out hundreds of applications for full time work. To show unemployment I am making an ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Involves FLSA.
Dear M.E.L. I am an non-exempt hourly worker employed as a maintainance technician. I work for a apartment management company in Evansville Indiana. They have apartments all over the United States. I ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete, Contract Employment
I work as an IT contractor, and recently my contract was nearing expiration. The client for whom I worked (a federal agency) re-evaluated its needs and set out a new, similar statement of work as my o... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

How Can I dispute a false accusation and get it removed from my record?
I was accused of saying that I wanted the world to end and that I wanted to hit people over the head by a coworker where I currently am a Temp worker. The first, while close to what I said, was not qu... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Is this a case of gender/pregnancy discrimination?
I am a Correction Officer at a Prison. The contract between our union and the employer states that: "The employer will make a good faith effort to provide alternative, comparable work and equal pay to... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is a non-competition contract enforcable for a PRN employee
I am a PRN employee in the medical field. I work for a small business. I was told I had to sign a non-comptete agreement in order to obtain employement. As this is a PRN job and thus I am not promised... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

legal to refuse an employee work for off the job injury? dr note saying i can work
My job refuses to let me work even after I produced a Dr note saying I can return. Was told I could return when sprained shoulder is at one hundred percent or sign contract a saying I can't take meds ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

assault in the work place by a department head
What legally can be done when an employee is physically assaulted by a department head in the work place? The employee is suffering from depression and anger and it will not shake off. applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

My son was terminated from his job for a probation violation he is in jail they refused work release
my son was terminated from work for a probation violation he signed a last chance agreement from his emplyer he needs help applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Shortening, non compete
I signed a non compete, but was not allowed to read the entire thing. It was explained briefly to me and if I wanted the job I had to sign it right then. It is for 2 years, I was let go by the company... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

Collecting Unemployment under a resignation for unethical behavior?
I'm curious if I'm capable of being granted unemployment given I have just put in my formal resignation at my job. I was the Director of Marketing at a consulting firm that was owned by one person who... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Employment Lawyers in Muncie, Indiana
I am inquiring on behalf of my brother who is a federal employee 59 years of age. He had open heart surgery in July, was out for 4 months on medical leave. Employer accommodated telework, however, tra... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Treated unfair for falling asleep at work.
if i work for procter & gamble and have been the only one out of the shift work force in my dept who has been confronted for falling asleep.and have a diag of sleep apnea. also have been told by team ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

discrimination based on a perceived disabilty
I work for a major airline and I am an insulin dependent diabetic. Over the past year I have been working with my doctors to go on insulin pump therapy. After going on the pump I had a few low glucose... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My boss went through my personal cell phone, read my texts and tried to use them against me.
I left my cell phone in the office overnight. When I came into work the next day I asked if it was there. My boss said are you clocked in yet? I said yes than she said come to the office. When in the ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

What actions can be taken to get unpaid commission?
I am no longer with this company. It was standard practice that when anyone else left they were paid their commission up to 6 months after their departure. I went to work for a competitor. I did not h... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

salaried but paid hourly?
I am a manager at a call center with 5-10 employees underneath me. My employer classifies me as salaried non exempt on my pay stub. I am required to work 40 hours a week, and 2 extra Saturdays each mo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my non-compete be enforced in the US if Im hired by a direct explicit competitor in Europe?
I work for and am being recruited by large retailers that are direct competitors in the US and globally. My non-compete states that the restricted region is the US and territories. I work in the US wi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to not have employees document their time at work?
I worked at a store that did not have the employees document when they got to work and when they left. We would only be paid for the time that we were scheduled for which did not include the time that... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is it illegal to write in your hours?
I work part time at a Dr's office 6 days a week. Most weekends I stay late as I have a lot of work to finish since I only work part time. I have forgotten to clock out a couple times but remembered th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

see above
At a union workplace, certain workers are scheduled 10 days in a row and no overtime is paid. The company says they do not have to pay overtime if the work weeks carry over into two different pay peri... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can a non-compete be enforced if too broad?
I was let go from a FL-only homeowners insurance company. During the exit process, I was told I could not work for a "direct competitor." I just got a copy of the non-compete and it says it is for 1 y... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Defamation case against Cablevision.
I am looking for a lawyer to work on my case. Defamation against Cablevision. I have 18 years of an unblemished record and did what my boss asked me to and was fired. I have only a small amount of mon... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I am facing being asked to resign. If I refuse and am terminated, can I still get unemployment?
Hi there! I am facing being asked to resign because I am unwilling to transfer to another store (which would be a 2+ hour commute plus tolls for a part time job). I've been employed with this company ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Non Compete Clause
I recently got fired from an insurance sales job and went to work for the competitor 1 week later. The job is exactly the same job. I did not take any existing clients with me. Now my former boss is c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Overtime at different sites?
Hello. I am employed at a Gas Station, as well as my sister. She works at a store owned and managed by the same individual as where I work. Apart from these two stores he manages a third store. My sis... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages and employer threatening
Hi sir, I would like to know whether I could claim my wages from employer, who made me work when I was in the process of transition from an f-1 visa to an h-1 visa, I started the work after getting a ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

clocking out for lunch
I work for a corp, (LLC)that has several branches in several states. The headquarters, or corp. offices are in TN. There are only 2 employees in each office. We work M-S, alternating weekends and 1 da... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Is there any way out of a non-compete when employer purposely hires employees and spreads out work?
I teach private music lessons & am paid per student. I was told when I stated my job that I would have to sign a non-compete for a five mile radius. I thought this was ok, so I agreed. When time came ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Discrimation-Termination of employment
I was terminated from my employer with no reason for termination given when contacted via answering machine from company vp of operations. i have since filed a claim with eeoc because of the firing, i... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

shouldn't I receive a severance pay
Co. moved to another state , gave help and sev pkgs to all employees losing jobs. I was given a paper-my job was not affected. laid off, rtnd to work to do a different job, less work & OT. Made consid... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-Solicitation Employment Question
Hello. I'm currently a consultant working for a sizable technology firm. I wish to purse an opportunity with a client that the firm has previously (5 months ago) done business with. However, I was not... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

see details
I got my last check from employerX and it has my vacation payout and last week of work pay on it. I immediately noticed that it looked less than what i anticipated. They got the vacation pay right, bu... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Company is selling part of business that I work for - do I have to transfer for less money to new
I work for Caterpillar in Morton, Illinois. The part of the company that I work for is being sold to an external entity. They are moving us to a new location in July and the sale is to be final by end... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can an employer add new documents of misconduct to an appeal after a determination?
I was admitted to the hospital in the evening. I had a friend call my employment and notify them of my absence and my intent to return to work. Over the weekend I was transferred to a psychiatric faci... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

salary owed prior to termination
I have recently been laid off of work from the pest control industry and feel that I am owed more pay than they are agreeing to pay. I am a salaried employee and I was terminated 2 days into a new pay... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have to save my job?
I'm currently out of work on disablity incurance The incurance is a benefit i pay for through work.I am out due to a mental health issue. I am allowed 26 weeks of paid leave. does my employer have to ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

sold business & wife went to work at another shop
my wife & i sold a florist & signed a no compete then she went to work for a shop across town & the new owners are up set the no compete says we cant conduct a retail florist establishment, 10 years &... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Serverance pay - Relase terms unreasonable. Not to take up similar work in the future
I am concerened with a release articles and non compete articles in a severance agreement. 1 - The release article states - that I agree not to take up similar work in the furture. 2 - Not to sue fore... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

What are the consequences if I don't accept a per diem position in collecting Unemployment
I was notified by my employer that as of 1/30/10 I will no longer have my F/T, Benefitted, Hopice Social Work position. First I was informed that my work was not acceptable and that I made mistakes on... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Am I REALLY salaried?
I have been employed for a CPA firm for the last 2 years, as an accountant on a salary basis. My checks are twice a month the same amount, regardless of hours worked. However, if I work overtime, I ge... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Is this a 'hostile work environment'?
I work for an admitted 'born-again' christian, and I've got no problem with that. However, I've got a problem with some of the things he has said and done over the last few months. quick list: 1. when... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Loss of benefits
I was in a car accident and as a result took an extended medical leave of absence from work. I was just told after being back in my old position for 3 weeks that the day I came back to work was my fir... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for constructive discharge?
I have been working at a medical office for 6 years as an administrative assistant and my employer recently told me that I would have to start working in the clinical part of the office. I do not have... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

My husbands boss ....
I am asking for him, as he is at work right now. My husband requested our son's birthday off on April 15th(his birthday is May 30th). His boss approved the day off, and everything seemed fine. Today h... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

New job responsibility imposed by Employer
I work as a Sr. Telecommunications Specialist in the IT dept. where I was hired to do a specific job relating to the company's voice systems and devices, (I'm paid salary, not hourly). In an effort to... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Can a non Compete Agreement be enforced if your current employer has been purchased by a compeititor
I currently work for a Tire Distributor and we have been informed that we have been purchased by our biggest competitor. I signed a non compete agreement with the current employer... is it still valid... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Abusive Boss
I work for a small security company. The security company is responsible for security of the gated community that I live in. I have been employed there for six months. I have had several problems with... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is their a minimun number of hours in a shift?
I am curious if their is a minimum number of hours an employee must work before they are sent home to save labor costs? Sometimes I send people home as early as 45 mins. Thinking, if I were them,I wou... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for a company to pay straight commission in a non-sales job i.e collections
I work for a company that pays straight commission and requires a minimum of a 42.5 hour work week (actual hours worked). There is no draw. The commission is paid at a certain percent of the overall d... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer tell you an hour before your shift is over that there is manditory overtime?
On a regular basis we finish our work at least and hour before our scheduled quiting time. They make us leave so they save money but on certain days they'll walk around an hour before quiting time and... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Vacation Accural--Manditory Overtime
I was hired 6 months ago as a salaried employee in AZ. I was told by the VP, the required hours per week would be anywhere from 40-50 hours a week. My personnel profile states I am required to work 40... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

This is my answer to questions regarding my initial question.
Answer to retaliation return question. The office manager for my Dr.s office applied on 3/19/01 for disability. My Dr. made the update call on 4/10/01. I never received denial to the claim. My Dr. pul... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

NON-COMPETE DISTANCE VS. TIME
Upon being hired to work for a audio visual company i was made to sign a non-compete. I live in New York and work in New Jersey.(approx 55 miles away)the non-compete specifies a radius of 30 miles and... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

is this sexual harassment?
My husband started to work about 6 motnths ago to this new job. He is now being accused of sexual harrassment because this lady complained that he was always in her areas of work and that he did not h... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I be fired for this?
I was employed at a resteraunt and the owners other resteraunt . They were cutting back hours, so I found another job. The owner, when he found out that I was going to weekends only, stated "If he is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done?
Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done? I have signed and returned a compensation agreement to my employer, including a commission payout structu... applies to Maryland  ·  2 answers

Operating Agreement Non-compete clause
Greetings, I need HELP! I work for the devil and I need to get out...last week my boss actually fired me for a whole 20 minutes before he asked me to get back to work. I am very tired of the verbal ab... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

hostile work enviorment
My girlfriend has been battling cancer for over two years. She also is prone to seizures due to her condition. She works at an adult day care center. The first year she worked there the management was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

When am I entitled to pay?
I work for a firm in Memphis Tn. In my job responsibilities I have to drive a company vehicle to my work site which located 1.5 miles away from where the vehicle and keys are kept off the clock. The k... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Accused of smelling like alcohol - never give test as stated in handbook - from prior evening
Over this past holiday I was celebrating with my family and having cocktails. I had to work at 7:00am the next day and went to bed around 11:30pm. I had several drinks with my family and apparently ha... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

not being able to take off work for dr.s appt.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

My employer has less than 50 employees what are my options as far as a Leave of Absence goes?
My employer has 5 employees, I work 30 hours a week with no benefits. I am stressed to the point I can't perform my job properly. I don't want to get fired for poor performance so I was thinking about... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my supervisor tell my co-workers that she took discipinary action on me without my permission?
I had missed a few weeks of work due to exposure (fumes)to floor stripping chemicals being used in my office during regular work hours. I filed a workman's comp claim with a physician's letter stating... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can Management refuse to properly document or pay a federal employee that has work at a higher grade
I have been promised several times by management that I would receive a temporary promotion and or possibly be hired permanently full time. From 2007-2010 I have work at a higher grade and haven't rec... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Pay for waiting to clock in
My teenage daughter works in a food establishment and is required to be at work on time, however, if business is slow the manager doesn't have her clock in. Basically, she waits at work until they nee... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Non Compete statement
Mel...My employer made me sign a non-compete about 4 months after I started to work for them. I received nothing in consideration. I have been in Construction sales for 15years and it is all I can do.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do i have to answer my employer's questions,
I have been out of work on disability leave for a mental health issue. My employer, a church/ child care, knows exactly why I was out even though i didn't tell them, i feel that my mother in law, who ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

What can part-time indep contractors offer in terms of language to replace a non-competer clause?
I am being offered a temporary work assignment for 2 1/2 months as an independent contractor. I have worked for the company for 3 months via a staffing agency. The company now wants to make me a 1099 ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have alternatives for relocation agreement payback and payback amount?
I am employed by a company and have been for exactly one year. Relocating to the new location has not been good. My wife has been unable to find work and my son started college. The net effect is that... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My unemployment benefits have been pending for 5 weeks
I am just wanting to check all avenues. I was terminated for interviewing with another law firm on my own time after work hours (how they found out I do not know), but the policy manual states seeking... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

can you be fired for asking for safe working conditions and your pay stub
i work in Ky. I am the production lead for our company. I was approached my the employees on the floor about unsafe work conditions and not receiving any record at all for 3 months or more for our pay... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What does it take to prove Constructive Discharge
I've been subjected to constant harassment by my boss all year. He made me the project leader at the start of the year on several large projects (everyone else had hardly anything close), then pressur... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

renege on pan plan after task accomplished
I have worked for my company for many years and have worked in many departments. In late 2006, I accepted a position in the sales dept signing an agreement of salary and commissions to be paid. After ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what is my next step
I work at a charter school. I sent an "ANONYMOUS" email to my H.R. director at my school concerning behavior of two other staff members. I just left my Principal's office and he was asking specific qu... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Being out on medical leave and returning can they not honor your availability you were hired with?
i was out on medical leave for twelve weeks getting paid by myh companies insurer. i gave them notes from my doctor every time i received one. i had two surgeries once i was cleared i gave them the cl... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Is the non-compete agreement still valid after the sale of the company?
As part of being employed by the company I currently work for I had to sign a non-compete agreement on my first day, which included a miles restriction and a 1 year term. If I did not sign the agreeme... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Can my supervisor retaliate against me for applying for another job within the company?
Hi, I recently applied for another job within the non-profit company that I work for. I notified my current supervisor of my interest in the new position and indicated on my work google calendar when ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Fired because of injury.
I was fired 2 days after having major knee surgery. I was scheduled to go back to work the next day. They stated I missed too many days, I only missed 3 total days for this, 2 of which I was in hospit... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

What are the normal measures taken for yelling at a fellow employee and throwing paper the table?
My mom was working for Daktronics for about 4 years now and she's recently been fired from data entry position. She's the ONLY minority working in her department, and she has been harassed several tim... applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

Please Help!!!
I work for a construction subcontractor in Va and my boss makes slanderous, sexuall, and raciall statements towards me constantly. This is seriouslly distracting and makes me feal unworthy and low at ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Fired because new boss doesn't like my style?
I work as a RN coordinator (supervisor)in Phila. PA. My job descreption reads as a assistent manager,my staff of 80 generaly loves the work that I do for them. A new Manager was hired to be my boss an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is a manager required to do something if an employee has their belongings and money stolen from them
I work as a waitress and when I walked into work I had put my purse with my keys and wallet in our breakroom where I always put it. A couple hours into my shift, I noticed it was gone and no where to ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Fired wrongfull?
I believe I was wrongfully fired from a job. Other co-workers and I have been complaining about a person at work. This person and I got into it after work hours one day and the next day I was fired an... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Can my supervisor require me to attend after work social events, ie dinner or drinks?
I work for a large company and my particular department supervisor has required our team to attend social events outside of work. Usually dinner and/drinks or something along those lines. We were forc... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

large company demanding unpaid labor from employees; possible class action
I work for a large test-prep company teaching classes for high school students. I am paid as an hourly employee. I took an assignment to proctor an exam for four hours at $10/hr. After accepting the j... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can City of Detroit Tax Severance if I don't work there
I was released from an employer in 2009. I worked in city of detroit. My employer continued to deduct city taxes from my severance even though I was no longer an employee, did not work in Detroit, and... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Do I have a right to display my work and list sponsors?
The owner of the company, where I worked as a graphic designer and creative director for the past 13 years, closed the business in October 2009 -- we no longer had enough contracts to afford to pay th... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I was being paid under the table and my boss stopped paying me and still owes me a weeks pay
I recently went back to work for an old emmployer. I was in a "Re-hab" and it was about time for me to leave so I needed a job desperetly. She told me she could only pay me "under the table". Needing ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

do I have a case??
over qualified, but hired with job description. management deligates all work load to me then go's shopping online. management was found out then terminated. Replaced by unqualified individual with no... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unfair time off
I work for company in Maryland, however, my work is overseas in Colombia, SA on a DOD contract. We have 3 sections; pilots, mission commanders, and maintenance. Our contract states 4 weeks on duty, an... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Discriminatory Layoof
I am an Indian on H1-B Visa and have been recently laid off. Earlier in Sept 2003 I had given a complain against my Manager to the VP of HR for intimidation, personal comments on my beard and appearan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was re-classified to a lower pay scale ,but I am still doing the exact same job as before.
HR called me into the office to tell me that due to a reorganization in the company due to lack of work I would be reclasifeid to a lower clasification ( From Material Handler A to Material Handler B)... applies to California  ·  0 answers

worker's comp and severance pay
I have a current worker's comp claim. I went back to work on a trial basis but have found I cannot continue and my Dr. is taking me back out of work. My office has offered me one week of severance pay... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired 3 days after handing in a "temporary full disability note" from my doctor?
On May 17th, 2011 I handed into my employer a note from my doctor placing me on temporary full disability. On May 19th. 2011 I received a work email with the following: Jeremy I am assuming at this po... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Breach or try to get fired?
I work at a automotive company for over a year now and I of course signed a Non Competition agreement under the job description of a File Clerk, but now I work in Accounts Receivables and I am also a ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

reclaim Unemployment benefits
I was fired from my job for missing work because I was arrested and was in jail for 14 days before I could post bond to get out since then my charges against me have been dismiss for a crime someone e... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does a non-compete agreement signed in WA state apply if the employee moves to Oregon state?
I signed a non-compete agreement with my current employer in Washington state. I am moving to Oregon. The field that I work in is very narrow and I am wondering if I work for another company if it wil... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Loss of job due to inability to work with a hostile employee
I was recently released from my position in customer service. I had not quite been with the company for a year. My direct supervisor had made for a "hostile" work environment. The owner was very aware... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer lay off someone for no reason and then hire someone else?
I recently got laid off from my job. The reason is times were tough and the owner couldn't make the numbers work in order to keep me, yet after a week of me being gone, he hired someone else for 50 ce... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Moonlighting
My job was eliminated (Office Manager) and I was offered another position at 1/2 my salary. I took it and was able to get side work which I told a partner at my office about (who had no problem with i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

commissions owed/non compete valid
i went to work for an insurance agency owned by my brother. i signed a three year non-compete contract that also spelled out my salary,commission and benefits. i left a good job in an unrelated field ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Salaried Exempt? Maximum hours required to work?
My husband is a Quality Assurance Engineer for a company that creates software. When he was hired on six months ago, he asked about overtime in the interview and was told that it was not the norm. Sin... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can the 90 day probationary period start over if one missed an approved day of work?
Before I accepted the job I informed my employer that I have proir reservations that will require me to miss 2 days of work during the first 90 days. Is it legal to start the 90 day period over again ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can an employer cut my hours if i go on an interview?
Recently i came into work dressed up after meeting with a recruiter and since this incident my hours have been cut sometimes a low as 8 hours a week from a normal 40 hours. I was told by my shift lead... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Forcing on another shift a temp taking my old job
I was given 1 days notice that I was to change shifts permenently or I could quit. I do not feel as though I was being treated fair. Is this illegal for a company to give you such short notice and MAK... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Unemployment in Texas
I have been working full time as an Administrative Assistant for 2 years at the same company. I have only worked during the day from 7 am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. I was informed that due the the... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Overtime for Salaried Employees
I am a salaried exepmt employee. I am forced to work a lot of overtime. No less than 65 hours a week and up to 80 hours on a regular basis. I have kept track of all of my hours on a spreadsheet since ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I believe my uncle has been discriminated against at work
My is a mechanic and was let go from work yesterday. His supervisor said that he had to let him go because he was not "steping it up" at work. When my uncle asked for and explaination and permission t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Retaliation for embarrasing the company president.
I work for a local company in the computer department. The Director of MIS and I performed a check of Internet access log files. The files show all the Internet addresses that have been visited by tho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete contract in Ohio under duress?
I am concerned about a non-compete contract that I was forced into signing. I have been reading the site scrupulously and I have not found particular information from Ohio law. I have read about cases... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Holiday and Overtime in same week
I am classified as "salaried with overtime" so when I reach 41 hours, I am paid at 1/2 time. That stinks enough. My question is: During a holiday week for which I am paid for the holiday (as the compa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unfair Severance Package Offered to Me
If I work at a Company for 15 plus years and go on maternity leave and get a part-time position there and work 7 months part-time and get laid off and the Company offers me a package based on my part-... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Clock in time, and garnishment for non-payers
My employer requests us to be at work at a specific time, however, we are not allowed to clock in until we are needed. We cannot leave, due to the employer not knowing when we will be needed, yet are ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a company fire US citizen after they find cheap foreign worker without any work auth?
I am US citizen. I was employed as technology consultant initially for 3 months contract. During the middle of the contract they liked my work and told me they would extend my contract to 2 more month... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

is small claims a way to collect wages ?
I am a over the raod truck driver. I had worked for a small company this year located in illinois. In march last year I went without getting paid a full month,This employer was contracting through a b... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

is small claims a way to collect wages ?
I am a over the raod truck driver. I had worked for a small company this year located in illinois. In march last year I went without getting paid a full month,This employer was contracting through a b... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

severence pay
I recently got terminated for poor work performance after 24 1/2 years with the company, the poor work performance was due to mental impairment due to a family bereavement within 1 month previously, a... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

NYC Non-Compete Agreements
Hi, I am currently being sued by my former employer for going to work for a competitor. I am doing a completely different role currently. There is no information that I feel was considered confidentia... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Personal Time Off for Exempt employee
My wife is an exempt employee and works for a company that has a Personal Time Off (PTO) policy. She accures PTO every pay period, and can use that time for vacation or sick days. Every other company ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Work place security camera spying
I live in Iowa and at the work place there are visible security camera’s because it is a quick service restaurant, so the camera’s are located in strategic places. How ever with the New GM in the ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Boss clocked me out two hours before shift was over and did not tell me until the end of the shift.
I work at a sandwich shop and I was forced to work a double shift that gave me a total of 40 hrs. for the week. Two hours before the second shift was up the owner clocked me out without telling me unt... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

termination or not
I have taken a short term disability leave for depression/anxiety. Have been off work for 3 months now. Was cleared to return on the 3oth of this month. When I went into my work, my supervisor said sh... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete after being RIF'd
I was let go by my previous employer about 3 months ago stating no further need for my services. Today, I was contacted by a customer of said previous employer. They are looking for someone to do cont... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my employer discharge me even when I provided a Doctor excuss?
I am a bargaining union employee at my company and my supervisor discharged me because my doctor excuse did not state that I was unable to work on that day, but it stated that I was excuse from work f... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Am i getting cheated?
I am a store manager for a farm parts retail store I was put on salary income, and i only get paid for 80 hours every two weeks regardless if i work 100 hours, but if i work less lets say 60 hours i a... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Is my non-compete valid if I only worked at a company for less than a month?
I worked at a healthcare office for less than 4 weeks. I was fired because they felt that I was not working at their standards. Their office goes through new employees every week. I have another job o... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Disparage in work assignments for the same job title
I work for a company based out of another state. I was forced to give up my part time administrative assistant last year based on sales being down. My sales this year are above my goals for the entire... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I am working 60-70 hours a week getting paid straight time pay NO overtime, is that wrong
I am working between 50-70 hours a week. I am on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week....unless I tell them weeks in advance that I cannot do it. I am the ONLY employee that seems to ever want to work so... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

does my employer have to hold my job, can i be fired?
I'm currently out of work on disablity incurance The incurance is a benefit i pay for through work.I am out due to a mental health issue. I am allowed 26 weeks of paid leave. does my employer have to ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-compete problem
My company has been taken over and they are closing the New York office and moving select employees to Chicago. I am a VP of sales, but cannot go to Chicago because of elderly parents I must assist to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

fired after telling hr I feel discriminated against and am seeking legal counsel! can they legally
recently I expressed to my employer that I felt discriminated against and that I was seeking legal counsel...I was forced not to work(by employer -I was okayed to work by a physician).I received a let... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

can you recieve write up for injuring yourself on job with theats of termination if injured again
after ijuring my back on the job7-28-09, i came back to a write up for injuring myself withthreats termination if any more injurys occur. today 8-10-09 when i retuned to work is the first time i was t... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Are the details of my non compete clause too restrictive to be enforceable
I work as a Physician Assitant. I have signed a non compete clause that limits my ability to practice within a 40 mile radius for 5 years after I leave my current employer. The contract does not speci... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Company is based in OH & I take a job in GA, noncompete is judged by OH or GA laws?
I work for a Software as a Service (SAAS)company that offers only users on their system media buying and placement. I provide consultations and media and buying services. My noncompete says that for 1... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

is a new employer liable to be sued by former employer in a non compete?
Left former employer, thought the non compete was void due to old employer shook hands, wished me well, and knew I was going to work for small competitor. 6 months later, old employer sent new employe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Back surgery
I fell off a work stand and had bck surgery in August of 2001. I ws laid-off from my job this May of 2003. I can not due the job I have done for over 36 years due to the pain and the limited movement ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

In regards to a Non-Compete Contract does the following mean 12 months, or 12 months after working.
Here is the beginning of the non compete. I am wondering if it is for 12 months only, or 12 months after I would leave the company in anyway, (fired, or just want to work for a different company). I a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete - Same Industry, different location/customer base
I work in the staffing industry. I had to sign a non-compete agreement in order to be hired at a small private firm to sell our services to companies seeking office/admin. assistance. The agreement st... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can you please clarify what "formal written negotiations" means?
I signed a contract to do sub contract work for a company. Before I had done any work for them, I terminated the contract (it was at-will employment) There is wording in the solicitation restrictions ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can they retaliate against me by increasing my hours?
I worked for a Mental health institute for almost 7 years. Three years ago I fell on the ice behind the building and broke my kneecap. I was back to work in 1 month after surgery. But last year I file... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fired for accusation of being involve in stealing at work.
I work at a warehouse where we sell restaurants supplies. on July 17, 2012 myself and other co workers were brought up to the boss office for questioning. I was told that there has been people stealin... applies to California  ·  1 answer

non complete valid??
I currently sold my salon business to an individ. and we had an attorney complete the transaction however, the buyer did not want to pay an attorney for a non compete so she requested me to sign a doc... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

humiliation
I recently divorced a supervisor, whom I have children with. After our divorce, she began to date a supervisor in my section. Since I had also injured myself at work, I became seriously depressed abou... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have to release an employee's entire file to WC Insurance company?
I have an employee that has been out of work on a WC injury for over a year, she cannot return to work, they are currently asking for her entire employee file, which does not contain anything about he... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

laid-off and then fired
I volunteered for a permanent layoff around August 16,2002. My job was to pay me 26 weeks of sub-pay and I also would receive unemployment pay. My last day of work was to be Sept. 13. I called into wo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Employment Restrictions
I currently work as a contract employee at Caterpillar Inc. I am a purchasing analyst and have been offered a position with a supplier to Caterpillar. Upon giving my notice, I was told by my Caterpill... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

12 year employee
I have worked for a major corporation since February 1997. Since June of 2006 I have been a Sunday employee. I transferred to an Antioch location February of 2007 as a Sunday only employee. As of Marc... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My employer charge me 100% medical premium even though I worked 1 week out of that month.
We pay $25 of our health care premium. I left on maternity leave April 8, 2011 was my last day. I returned to work on June 1. During this time they made me pay for April premium. I understand I would ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Can employer (a government entity) change rate of pay and still require my daughter to do same work?
My daughter and a couple of her friends were hired by the mayor of a local village at $8 per hour. At the March meeting, the Village Board decided to raise the pay to $15/hour effective May 1. This is... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Medical Privacy at Work
My employer is shopping health insurance and has asked each employee to complete a thorough medical history questionnaire. I understand that an insurance company would require this for underwriting, h... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

PC Help Desk Overtime
I was hired with a company with "full-time salaried employment status" back in June 2006 to work as a computer help desk tech. It was always commonplace to work overtime, it came with the job. I have ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Are freelancers able to file a claim with the NY DOL for unpaid wages?
I am a freelance editor who has not been paid by a media company for work done on their magazine in January 2011. I have signed contracts from them regarding the terms of delivery and rate of payment ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What unemployment benefits am I qualified for I'm being "forced to resign"?
I recently moved form San Jose to Los Angeles due to my husband's work. I was able to work remotely for 6 months and was hoping to continue this arrangement. My employer said they wanted somebody onsi... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Does this forced resignation qualify for unemployment?
I filed a two week notice with my work to leave for another job. A few days into the new job, I was told I would not be getting taxes taken out so I chose to refuse the position. My current workplace ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

As a physical therapist in MA, can a non-compete agreement be enforced against me?
I am a physical therapist who works for a contract company/staffing agency (a company that I am an employee of that provides different temporary work sites). I am paid by this company and am a full ti... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Non Compete
My question is on a non compete agreement i signed 6 months after I was hired. I work for a subcontractor in the glazing industry where there are open bids to get work with General contractors and the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Transferring contractor's from one agency to another?
The company that I currently work for is submitting a RFP for a State Contract, and in the RFP the state wants to know how we will handle the contractors that currently work through other Staffing Age... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

no compete convenant
i worked for a house cleaning co. for 3 years, recently new ownership took over and i lost my health benefits, i had to sign a non compete agreement or they would have let me go, i made it clear that ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Longer hours requested, no more money for it ...
I work in a small private company as a manager and supervise 5 -6 employees. Our working week is 35 hours, but company has a right to extend it to 40 hours when needed. Such extensions happen and all ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

On medical leave and won't allow me to return to work.
Worked for 20 years for big 3 company. On disability for depression/anxiety from work at the company and put into supervisor role and not trained nor paid for that duty. Put on medical leave by compan... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

I signed a non compete in hydraulic industry and now I am laid off, can I get a job in this field?
After 2 years working in the hydraulic field I was laid off. This was explained by my boss was due to lack of work. Now, I am having trouble finding work in another field. I am just wondering legally ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete for Software developers.
I am a software developer and was hired by Company A to work as a contractor for a client in the Bellevue area. Since Company A did not do H1B visas, they referred me to company B. So I am an empoyee ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is the non-compete I signed enforceable?
I recently joined an IT company (still in my 90 day probationary period), and I wish to go to work as a full-time employee for one of my company's customers. Reasons: My current company has recently c... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can a non competition agreement be enforced if signed in the USA but I will work in Europe?
I gave in April my company notice of my resignation effective end of August. My company then told me that I get paid two more weeks and they enforce my non-competition until end of August. Until the e... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Previous company threatening arbitration when new job has nothing to do with previous job
To elaborate on the jobs, the previous job is pest control. I spray outside the residence for weeds, moss treatments, irrigation, and control outside pests. The new job is just a lawn company that cut... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Previous company threatening arbitration when new job has nothing to do with previous job
My husband has been working for a company, Florida Pest Control, for over two years. A contract was signed saying he is an at-will employee, and that if he goes to another company that he cannot give ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Character defamation?
I have recently started a temporary work contract for a financial services company. On my official first day of employment, the HR manager called me in for a meeting and informed me that one of my pre... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do to all the privacy laws I am wondering if a school support staff contract can be public knowledge
I served as the Elementary Secretary for approximately 9 years. During this time I was diagnosed with breast cancer and took a leave of absence. I had no problem after my treatments and was able to re... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Letter stating I will not return to work.
I have been on medical leave for 10 weeks. My doctor extened me another 5 weeks. When I informed my employer of my extension, they reminded me that after 12 weeks they can no longer hold my job. Then ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

I am a Shop Stewert for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation?
I am a Shop Stewart for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation? We have a new boss for a year and a half who has created a ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Reverse Sex Discrimination at Work
I have a male friend who has worked seasonally for a very large and very well-known company for 5 years. He has been patiently waiting to get in permanently but they have already passed him up once to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Can I get back on unemployment with the following occurrence of "just cause"?
I took a job while I was collecting unemployment after about 2 and a half months. The new job did not work out and I quit after an employee I had to work in close proximity with was hostile and did no... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

how do I protect myself - employer accused me of illegal activity
I work for a sales co. The company allows and promotes state agency employees to use specified funds for one purpose to be used for other non-specified items . For example- use software funds - to pur... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Compensation for missed meal breaks.
My job requires that I, and all others in my department, work through their lunch breaks. It's an 8 hour shift with no breaks. I understand that CA Assembly Bill AB 2509 requires an employer to pay 1 ... applies to California  ·  4 answers

Non-Compete as an independent distributor
Will non-compete hold up, if I did not sign anything regarding the bonus program? I signed an independent distributor agreement in California with a Company from Cleveland, Ohio 23 years ago. It says ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a restrictive convenant prevent me from accepting any work at a customer site?
My employer laid me off. A customer of my former employer wanted to engage in consulting services with me. My former employer said I could not engage in the consulting services because of a non-compet... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Do I have any recourse to stop my potential termination?
From October 2008 to June 2009 my performance and work was "above average" according to my manager. This was reported verbally; was an outcome of my 2009 mid-year review; and was further evidenced by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Can an employer force you to punch out for a break even though you can't leave the premises.
I work for a major retailer who has instituted a new policy that if a store manager works more than 5 hours in a shift they are required to take a 30 minute break. The problem is that if there is not ... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Afraid of Losting Unemployment benefits please read details pane. Thank you.
I started recieving unemployment a couple of months ago. I've been looking for work but recently my gradma has become ill. She needs my help for which I am a home care provider but she lives in anothe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can I file for "Tortious Interference" for coertion and intimidation by my employer against my union
My questions revolves around discrimination and a hostile work environment at my workplace. I already received my right to sue letters from the EEOC and have already filed a timely complaint. I am now... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Hostile work enviroment
I wokr for a manufacturing faclity and I am the only female quality control inspector. On many occasions I feel I have been singled out for harrassment. I have 4 supervisors and when you get your revi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Am I liable for non-compete
I have accepted a position with a direct competitor of my company, however this new company has other clients that I will be working for during the duration of my non-compete agreement. My old company... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can you force comission employees to work OT?
I work for a debt consolidation agency where I was originally hired as a " comission only " employee. Due to the fact that some weeks, there are some employees that DO NOT acquire any deals the employ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

DO I have a case worth looking into?
I was recently fired from my job at Startek Inc. for allegations of Domestic Battery that were false,the person that accused me of these charges no longer works for the company, she was fired because ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can client withhold final pay from contractor
I have a client that I have done work for for a year. Last week he learned that I was going to take on another client to work from home. He called me and stated, if you go into this meeting it will co... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

If I sign a severance package - is it binding if they sell this site?
I work for a telecommunications company with 17 employees at this site - 5 of us have been told we are going to be laid off - but we haven't seen the official paperwork. The main company is trying to ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off?
Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off? For instance, we just had another layoff, making it #5 for the year. Our company employs over 500 employees in our Dallas location. I work in ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I apply for work as a LPN if I signed a non compete as a Community Relations Specialist
I signed a non compete after I took a job with a nationwide hospice provider as a CRS(sales manager) Three months later I fear dismissal because I am unable to bring in enough referrals. My non compet... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discriminated for terminal illness (HIV)
I was recently layed off from a large telecommunications company. My manager told me that it was last in first out basis for layoffs. The problem here is that I was not last in - I was a tech for 12 y... applies to Utah  ·  1 answer

Dismissed for conflict in personalities
Can I be terminated due to a conflict of personalities? Yesterday I was dismissed by my employer. I was told that my work was good. He even offered to write me a letter or recommendation. He said his ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can a non compete apply to select employees even if they hold the same position as others not asked
I work at a medical practice that was staffed with 2 doctors. One doctor is setting up a new practice and several employees will likely be going to work with him. The doctor that is staying presented ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Retailiation incidents
Recently I was questioned by the EEOC/Affirmative Action office of where I am employed. The situation was due to an employee who walked out of her job due to sexual and racial slurs by her co-worker. ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is non-compete clause legal
I worked at a military base as a physician through two successive contractors in the same clinic the past 6 1/2 years. The civilian contractor cancelled the contract because they were having trouble f... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Can an employer choose to pay a w2 employee via 1099 for work that has already been completed?
Can my employer choose to pay me via 1099 for work that had already been completed prior to leaving the company if I had been paid under w2 while still with the company? Also, what is the time frame f... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Are non competes valid when the business terminates the relationship with the customer
1099 contractor hired under a non compete agreement to do work for a specific client. The business terminates relationship with the client effectively putting the contractor out of work. The client of... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

No compete clause limitations?
I currently work in human resources for a security company in Dallas. I am not management. I do not have access to privleged or confidential company information. I was approached by another security c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is it lawful for an employer to deduct wages for non work reasons?
Hi. My ex-employer deducted wages in the amount of $275 from my last paycheck. The deduction was made without my consent for a transaction with a coworker that had nothing to do with work. The transac... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

found recording in the boss's desk
My supervisor taped a recording of a conversation he had with my co worker. We don't trust our supervisor, and when he left work today, I snooped around his desk and found the audio recorder in the to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

How to collect against non-payment of invoices from work performed
I worked as an Independent Contractor for a company in Silicon Valley from end of November until end of April. The last month of April they have not paid me for the work performed and agree that I sho... applies to California  ·  2 answers

employee declines light duty job offer - can they be terminated
offered employee a light duty position in order to get them back to work - but they declined - do they keep their position until released back to work? Do they continue to receive any money if they de... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is the following a form of discrimination?
I work for a 5* resort in Phoenix. I recently thought of braiding my hair.(I am a black female) I came to work one day and another coworker had her hair braided (she is white). Lets just say she lookd... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Bonus payment question
My employer has a bonus program that it pays out at the end of every year to reward employees for hard work during the previous year. My employer processed my bonus and it was posted on our payroll si... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Employee Non-Compete agreement
I signed non-compete agreement with my employer A when i started as an employee in the year 2005. I work as contractor at the client C through Vendor B. My employer A works with Vendor B and he doesn'... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

good case against big company
i was out for 6 months with a work related shoulder problem(ended up having surgery) when i came back to work my old sales job was gone and they had me unloading trailers. i was on light duty with wei... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

OT - Multiple Rates
In a day, our crews usually work multiple job sites and may work in different capacities. My question is "Do we have to pay a 'weighted' average when time runs over into the overtime hours and there h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

ee using company computer to check personal email - what are we able to check/view?
What are the limitations of the employer with the employee that was found to not only be sending personal email from her work email account - but also checking and sending personal email on the compan... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unequal pay at work+Government facility
I work at the VA in Oklahoma City. Earlier this year they were hired with the promise that their pay would be adjusted to be more competitive with the civilian sector. They all have e-mails from highe... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Retaliated and Harrassed for taking med leave of absence.
I was terminated from my employment (just recently) based upon false allegations submitted into HR by my supervisor. I rebutted to each of the false allegations. Somehow my rebuttal was omitted from m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I am falsely accused of sexual harrassment, what are my legal options?
After a break of four days i returned to work, only to find my entry card deactivated. After gaining entry to the office, i was escorted by four corporate security guards to an office where my manager... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Could I get unemployment benefits if I choose to leave my job?
I am manager of a small business and gave birth to my son a year ago. My son was born with many health problems and I was not able to go to back to work on a full time schedule. President of the compa... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

I WORK 44 HOURS STRAIGHT TIME EVERY WEEK.,WHY?
I HAVE WORKED FOR A MAJOR AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT DEALERSHIP FOR 33 YEARS,IT IS OWNED BY A FARM FAMILY.WE HAVE APPROX 33 EMPLOYEES AND GROSS SALES ANNUALLY 8-10 MILLION.OUR STANDARD WORK WEEK IS 44 HOUR... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is minor offense a ground to fire an employee?
Dear Sirs, I have a question. My friend had a minor offense in May and he pled guilty. He filled out his application to his employer before that and he said no to all criminal related questions. He st... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Wage Payment
I work in the Boston office of a major high tech company based out of NY. My company recently said they feel myself (and 32 others salesreps) would earn too much money for 2001 if they paid us our fin... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

victim of accident at the work place
I am a school bus driver of 19 years. As a victim of school bus verses a pedestrian at the work place, no action was taken. I have notified my local union and employer in writing and verbally on numer... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Would NOT accepting job offer w/Non-compete prevent me from collecting current unemployment benefits
The position I accepted did not include, nor was there any mention of a non-compete agreement until I was ready to fill out the employment papers. The previous employee in this position told me that h... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Have I been Racially discriminated against?
I have been working at my place of employment for almost 6 yrs. I have been a supervisor for 1 1/2 yrs. One of the qualifications to become a supervisor is, u must have a flexible schedule & work full... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Salary Half Time
I am an Administrative Assistant for a seasonal manufacturing company. We are required to work overtime as dictated by our corporate headquarters. However, I was hired in as "Salary Half Time". This m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

was I wrongfully terminated
I was terminated they say for sexual harassment, by a student who claimed I tired to grab her and kiss her, the director of my department state it was base on pass history, but I never had any inciden... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

can my boss fire me because i reported another employee threatened me with physical violence
the office manager threatened me with physical violence. i report this to the owner of the company he took no action i felt very unconfortable and state to my supervisor if i needed to have the policy... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Does age discrimination apply in this case?
We are three per-diem seasoned employees, ages 56-61 and are being told that we are not being called in to work (given a large amount of lack of work over the last six months)because our new manager i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I help clients I used to assist when working for my former employer?
This is sort of a follow-up concerning my last question: I signed a non-compete agreement with a former employer. No where in the agreement does it say I cannot start my own company. First paragraph s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Employer knew about complaints with employee sexualy harrasment and wont do anything about it
I have had an employee ask me to go to his house on his day off when he wife was gone and then the next day ask why i didnt come over. Then he asked me if my new hair due did have have better sex .He ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can bullying an employee be considered as discrimination?
I feel like my previous manager bullied me out of my job because I stood up for myself and didnt allow him to disrepect me. The manager had displayed disrespect and sarcaism in a meeting in front of o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fired and filing with MCHR
I was fired from a library after 16 years or work there. Two year prior to being fired I reported my supervisor to the HR for making disparaging comments about my country, language and performance ( I... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Career assassination?
I have worked at financial services company for the past 3 1/2 years. Each year I've been there, I have received the highest rating during the annual evaluation. My work requires that I pass judgement... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can they use a "use it or lose it" policy when
I currently work for an at will employer and put my two weeks notice in. I was told I would not be paid for the two weeks of vacation that I have earned. They state they have a "use it or lose it" pol... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Diagnos. with cancer worked thru chemo took a 2mo. disability w/radtion hours & benefits cut
Would it be considered medical discrimination if: My daughter returned to work after a 2 month disability absence only to find that the office had cut her hours from a full 8 hr. day 5 days a week to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Would I be breaking my non compete if I went to work for the state?
I signed a non compete for my job not knowing what one was. I do in home care for elderly. My clients are state clients, meaning the state pays my company for me to take care of them. What I would lik... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Gerrymandered schedule denies benefit of company holidays, due to policies.
I realize that companies don't have to give their employees paid vacation days. But if they do give them, shouldn't they have to treat non-exempt employees the same? I already know that our company do... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my employer cut my residual income form commissions if I am absent due to illness/vacation ect
I am a salaried employee who gets commission on top of a small base. Recently my employer started to deduct my residuals by the days I am absent/late ect. (I am 8 months pregnant, going on leave tomor... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a hospital prevent an occupational therapist from working for another hospital in a non-compete?
I accepted an offer for employment in another state via phone conversation. I quit my job, sold my house and was in process of moving to Illinois. I was then told I had to sign a non-compete or the jo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is my employer liable for this matter or my co-worker?
I used to be a rehab director in a nursing home and stepped down and worked part time at the same location to pursue higher education; however, another company took over and I was forced to join their... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Will I still receive benefits?
I was injured on the job on Feb 4th, 2011. I have not yet reached MMI and have been out of work since that date. I broke my right fibula and cannot drive. I have no means of transportation to and from... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Non Payment of Wages Under 1099 Agreement
I signed a 1099 contract for consulting work, but the employer never returned a signed copy. It states that as a 1099 - I am obligated to work a min of 4 weeks to be paid. I worked 59 hours and had a ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have ANY recourse against the owner of the company for forcing me to give his grandson my job?
The grandson is 21 and has already been fired once by our production manager for attitude, tardiness and absenteeism,last August. The owner brought him back just a couple months ago, WITH a pay increa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

i signed a non-complete paper but it was not notarize is the paper legal?
i signed a non-complete paper when i was hired at company A the paper was not notarized so is it legal?now 72 days after i left company A and i work for company B even tho the companys are in the same... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have a good enough case to appeal my denial?
Ok so back in June I had hernia surgery due to an injury at work, I then had to take 8 weeks off and ended up returning to work pregnant. Ever since then my boss was treating me so much different than... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

If I work 10 hours a day am I entitled to 2 hours of overtime for that day?
Normally we work 8 hours a day 5 days a week, but recently we have been working 10 hours days. During the memorial day period we had a paid holiday. The boss said we will not be paid OT for the ten ho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I ask an employee to sign an agreement that they continue to work at their own risk?
We have a full-time employee that works in part in our warehouse, but is pregnant and her doctor has said her pregnancy is high-risk. She has had a series of sick days related to the pregnancy, and ha... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

is there anything i can do?
i have been working for acompany for almost a year now they are based out sd but i work for them in a shop in ia. i am always being degraded and never given a chance to learn my job. my boss and his f... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Boss says that I quit, and I never quit! Can I get unemployment? Help please!
Hello! I was employed at my previous job for almost 8 years. The past few months have been difficult due to co-worker confrontations and such which I brought to my boss' attention, and as far as I kno... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can you be fired for a pending charge if it is not a felony?
I recently have a pending misdemeanor charge which is going to be completely erased after a year. After I received this pending charge I applied for a job and it asked if I have ever been convicted of... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Can I be sued for going to work for a competitor after I was told that "no action will be taken"
I worked with EDS for two years. I signed a non-compete with EDS however, worked for EHRO (Relocation Company) with EDS being the largest shareholder. When HP bought EDS, HP bought all shares of EHRO.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

WARN act violation
Hello, I got a conclusion of emplyment letter (WARN) from my employer. However, the same job I do now (I am still showing for work for this employer) is posted as available in our internal job posting... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Is this non-compete still valid?
I started with my company as a computer consultant in 1999. I was verbally told there wasn't a non-compete to sign the day I was hired. A year later I was asked to sign one in consideration of a salar... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Should I pursue my case with the Texas Workforce Commission or Small Claims Court?
I worked as a dentist for a practice in, Texas and my pay is based off of collections/commissions. I gave the proper notice to the employer. During my final week at the office, the EMPLOYER decided to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is non-comp agreement enforcible (manual labor)...
I work for company "X" that has contracts to provide assembly services for several retail establishments. You, as a retail customer would purchase an item, then either you or the retail store would co... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Staffing Service Non-Compete Sales to Operations
I work in a sales role for a staffing service in Philadelphia, and signed a non-compete stating that I would not work for, own, or manage a competing staffing firm within 60 miles. I am being consider... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my previous employer deny me severance pay after stating i would receive it?
i was part of a mass layoff empployees were told they would be paid a severence package approx 390 were paid i was not i was told because i took a job with another milk company i was being denied i fo... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Question about racial slurs in the workplace
My question involves other employees' use of racial slurs in the work place. I work at a widely known bank who, I'm sure has policies against this type of behaviour. Yesterday, employee A, says someth... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If I get paid based on production (per line) am I still entitled to overtime pay?
I have worked for my company for over 2 years and have never gotten paid overtime for working over 40 hours in a week. I always thought this was because I was paid by the line but I have since realize... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

non compete and last pay check
I put a month notice to the pet store I worked for. After my boss made it impossible to work the whole month I left a few days short. One question I have is about the non compete contract. I signed on... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Discrimination & loss of confidentiality in the work place
Synopsis: Person A was called to go in for an interview about 45mins prior to the interview. She went, had the intervie and left. The next day her co-worker Person B went to apply at the same place. D... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is my non compete still in effect?
I work as a salesman for a company with a 2 year non compete contract. 20 months ago I resigned with 2 weeks notice, was ask to leave that same day. 2 day's later they called and wanted to counter off... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can an employer lay you off and call you back for partime?
My husband was with company for 6 years. He was out for 3 weeks with an eye injury not job related. The company layed off supervisors and other employees that 3rd week. When returned to work on Monday... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

can how dock me holiday pay for being 8 min late
i am a salaried employee. Our handbook states the employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday in order to receive holiday pay. i was 8 min late the day befor chrismas eve to work a... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Retaliation?
Recently I contacted the GM of the company I work for on behalf of other employees. The Office Manager in our office as well as another member of managemnt had been making derogatory comments about so... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

work place retaliation
My boss was yelling and swearing at us and was being very rude and belitleing us I addressed this with HR put was blown off also addressed it with higher up supervision and also was blown off. I work ... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

"overpaid" wages are being taken back without any notice
I used work for my employer for 25 hours a week. I then cut my hours down to 10 hours a week due to other obligations. They pay two weeks in advance, so if you didnt work the scheduled hours, the next... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Insubordinate staffing-defemation
I am a male supervisor of a team of 5 female employees. On Thursday, I was sitting in the cubicle of a co-worker and overheard in the next cubicle two junior members of my team, Stacey and Jaime and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Hostile work enviroment
My question concerns eligibilty for unemployment benefits. My wife has worked for a privately owned company for the past 4 years. She has been extremely successful with her sales, but was recently sev... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I required to give a percentage to the owner of my salon for out of salon work?
I work at a commission based salon (%50 %50). I've been doing weddings for some of my clients through my salon. Am I required to give a percentage of my earnings to my employer? Some of these jobs req... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can you work more than 40 hours, but less than 80 at the same location for two different employers.
I work for a hospital as an NP full time (37.5 hours) during the week. A group of doctors at the hospital wants to hire me to make rounds for them on the weekends at the hospital which is a related bu... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

If fired by a company, then offered a job back, is the Non-compete still in effect from the first co
I worked with a nightclub company and was a top earner in the year 2009. The first week of 2010, I was let go for no just reason. I waited 2 months before asking for a release from my non-compete clau... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Termination
I have been with company X, a large financial services provider, for 10 years. I was always considered a high potential and even recently put into a retention program. About a year ago I was asked to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

hostile workplace, some sexual harrassment-date, time, witnesses recorded.
My workplace seems to me like a very hostile place to work in. Here are a few reasons why I think so: 1. There is a sign that says � Do something or I�ll kick your ass again.� There was a � Do... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Does the insurance agency for whom I work as an independent agent own my book of business?
I have worked as an independent agent for an insurance agency for 8 years. Recently, two other independent agents who also work in the agency bought it from the agent who started the agency. I do not ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Not getting paid for on-call emergency overtime from Employer
I work for a Home Medical Company or DME company. All service technicians are required to work after hours emergency on-call if a patient or doctor's office call us with a emergency. We were getting o... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Rules for Salary employees regarding overtime
Dear Mel, A couple of questions: 1. If I have a business meeting in the middle of the day can my employer deduct the travel time from my hours worked? 2. I work for a nonprofit agency as an exempt emp... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Company asking for a new resignation letter
After being on Short term disability for almost five months I was released back to work. Upon handing in my release note from the doctor I also gave my written two weeks notice of resignation. Since a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Overtime drawing
I am a computer programmer. The company I work for has always paid straight pay for any hours over 45. About 18 months ago the company eliminated overtime pay and incorperated a contest. The rules of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Overtime vs Docked pay for a non-exempt Salaried Employee
I'm on salary, but my boss says that any overtime worked is "voluntary" and we need pre-approval before earning overtime pay (although its never been approved in the 2 years I've been here). She said ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

I was laid off from a temp agency and no work was available. Will my non-compete still hold up?
I worked for Job "A" in Tamaqua, a staffing agency of which I signed a non-compete policy which stated I could not work for another staffing agency for up and until a year had transpired after my term... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Forced to resign or be fired without cause, I resigned, but now being held to non-compete
I signed a non-compete as a standard part of my offer of employment. I found myself in a situation after one year of employment where I was to either resign or be terminated without cause. I chose to ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

please help me-ada violations-harassament-work related discrimation
i been employed at a company that has over 600 employees in over 10 states. as of late and after I placed a reasonable acomadation on file with this co. I have been harassed. They have insulted me, cu... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Absurd activist judge? Employee acknowledges he signed non-compete - but the reasons...
He admits he signed non-compete. (A vary narrowly defined non compete - only applies to client(s) he was assigned to support.) The client was not paying his employer, so his employer issued stop work.... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

current poolicy - FT employee is working over 30 hrs could this be changed to 36 hours just for 1 de
non-profit residential facility for developmentally disabled - we have state mandated ratios to be met to care for our individuals. Current policy states a PT employee can work up to 29 hrs each week ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

company keeping my bonus
Hello, I have worked for a company for 12 years as a store manager. As a manager we receive a bonus every year based on our sales performance. I have given my notice and tomorrow is my last day to wor... applies to Vermont  ·  2 answers

Company withdrawed job offer and caused me to lose my job
A company offered me a job to work in it's California plant as the Human Resource representative of that plant. Two weeks after accepting that job and after having to resign my job with my company, th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

can an employee be fired for wearing his cross necklace?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

do i have a case?????
I am a road driver for YRC in cincinnati oh. i was refused work/ fired for walking out on the job (per employer) the following is my statement ...On 9-10-11 I was called for work at 4:21 pm Derrick, a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can dentist A sue dentist B if I an office worker went to work for dentist B
My wife works for a dentist A who has employed another dentist B who signed a non compete contract. The dentist B will be starting her own practice. I have not signed a non compete contract since I am... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Overtime 'under the table'
this question is actually in regards to a problem a friend of mine is having. it should be noted she is not in any supervisor role, and is eligible for overtime. she is contracted for 40 hours a week,... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

out on medical job eliminated
I have worked as a manager at a tavern for a year and a half. In July I hurt my back and ended up in the emergency room. From there on I followed their diagnosis and treatment but didnt get better. In... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

medical leave of absence (financial ressource while on med. leave)
I am a table game dealer around xmas time they open a new pit with new tables (table layout placed further away then normal( been dealing over 20 yrs with no medical issues ever happen) i was to deal ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Why pay severance to low performing employees and not to performing employees
Low performing employees were offered a severance package, normally a volunteer package has been offered to all employees. Some of the low performing employees have been offered a job to work as contr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Changing employment
Hi : I informed my company sometime in middle of oct 2003 that i will not work for them from nov 15th ..Then they stopped my oct 2003 salary which was due on Nov 1st and also they never added my new b... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages, overtime and expenses as independant contractor.
I worked as an independant contractor as a physisian with a Locum company based in Florida. The actual work "client"- hospital was in Columbus, OH. Prior to assignement I was promised a daily rate of ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

How can I get hard evidence that my employer did not rehire me, because I had filed an ADA discrimin
From 2004- 2009, I had worked for a trash company. I never had any write ups and I was always at work. In Feb. 2009, I had stomach problems which lead to me having to have my third ventral hernia surg... applies to Wyoming  ·  0 answers

Can an employer tell an associate to hide their cross on their neck?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What if earned vacation is changed from work in the prior year to work in the current year?
I worked for a company for 44 years. For 40 years, the vacation that you took in the current year was for the time you worked the prior year. You did not get vacation the first year of employment. The... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer give permission to my coworker to inspect my time cards and payroll sheets?
I have a colleague who is stalking me during work hours and keeping a diary of what I do, when I eat, who I speak with, etc. to try and get me fired. He has convinced my boss that I am guilty of trans... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

90 day probation period and workers comp.
I was working for a company for about 3 months. (Since May 15th 2006) On August 15th, 2006 I hurt my back at work. I notified my employer right away, but they still wanted me to work. When I told them... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Not receiving pay for work performed
Hello, I was working as an at-home call center rep from 1-8-2008 through 2-1-2008. I quit the job on 2-3-2008 for reasons I can explain later...they were justifiable. Two pay periods went by and I nev... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

what nullifies no-compete
I work as an appt setter from my home. I am paid hourly by a company that also reimburses me for my phone bill. The company I work for is adamant that I am an independent contractor. I signed a no-com... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What are my rights when I'm being treated as an employed but I'm really an independent contractor?
I work in a salon and I pay rent, do my own taxes (1099). But in the last two years it has been made mandatory by the owner to go to staff meeting (one a month) and be apart of salon events. The event... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Recruited from outside
I am 60 years old, and I was recruited from outside as a coding trainee for an Indianapolis Hospital and was promised that if I came to work for them that I would receive a $2000.00 sign on bonus and ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is it worth fighting an emplyer for unemployment when they lie about the circumstances?
I was employed at a chain grocery store and had to call off sick one day from work. My company handbook states that if you need to call out the procedure for calling off is to call the manager at leas... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete: Breach of Contract
Hello, I used to work for a software consulting company 'X', and consulting for a client 'Y' through another consulting company 'Z'. Now I joined the 'Y' as a full time employee, but my non-compete cl... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Do the unemployment rules in Georgia qualify my case for constructive dismissal?
This is a brief description of what I would bring to the unemployment office in Atlanta, GA to press for a constructive dismissal and I wanted to find out if you felt I had a strong case. In short, em... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Company refusing to pay severance what are my options?
I am based in CA and went to work for a company based in MO and I worked in TX. I started work on 1/17/11 and was terminated on 4/1/11 (yes April Fools day). At termination I was told I would receive ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What are my rights at work
I recently was called by my boss and told i was suspended from work until she came back from vacation and the investigation was finished. She said she would meet up with me in a week when she came bac... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Assault by employee bad enough for IIED?
I work in a bar and had to cut off an off-duty security employee from drinking. He was under the obvious influence of narcotics and his liquor consumption was high enough to put his BAC above .10 Upon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete regarding staffing services in AZ
I recently resigned as VP of Recruiting for an AZ-based recruiting firm that specialized in medical and technology staffing. About 4 months prior to resigning an old family friend asked me to do some ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I have an opportunity for litigation in this matter.
I was tramatized at work after an abusive co-worker threatened me while I was working my shift. I missed one week of work after seeking medical attention as recommended by my employer. Three days afte... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I Sue Old Employer for damages to Income?
Hi, My question is based on a non-compete injunction that is coming to keep me from working for a new employer. You need a little history to understand the complex issues of this case. Three years ago... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What can be done when employer fails to correct issues?
A person is not cooperative with any of the others in a work environment. This person has seniority, but is not a supervisor. He mistreats his peers, but is an angel with his customers. He often hogs ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

salary holiday pay and time clocks
the company i work for is a salary and hourly based employer. for our holidays they require us to work the day before and the day after to be paid for the holiday. i understand the hourly employees, b... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Please Help
I lived in Oklahoma and signed a non-compete to come to Pennsylvania to work. I work in the natural gas and oil field. The terms of the non-compete is very broad and states it is valid for 3 years. Al... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I signed a non-compete with a company and then was let go within 8 weeks. Is that enforceable?
I am an outside sales rep. who has worked a specific industry for many years. I also worked for other industries on occasion in a similar capacity as the economy challenged my ability to earn. Recentl... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Asked to work while off the clock
I work for a relatively new company who requires it's employees to do their own "marketing" or advertising. This is done thru handing out materials and flyers to area businesses and placing flyers on ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Validity of non-compete?
I signed a non-compete agreement after 10 months or so with a company I worked at previously (the first time I left I did not have a non-compete agreement and did compete). I was given $500.00 as cons... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I exempt from overtime requirements?
I will be working for an Illinois seven attorney law firm as a law clerk this summer. I will be paid hourly, based on the number of hours I work each week, no set weekly or monthly salary. I was surpr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I work at a company that handles sewage and mold mitigation, is hazard pay required?
I work at a water mitigation company that deals with sewage losses and mold mitigation. I used to get double pay for handling these hazardous materials at a competing company. Now, even though they ch... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Constructive discharge due to hostile work place
I resign from my job last week. To be more realistic I feel as though i was forced to quit on my own. I felt oppressed,and intimated in many different ways . Under my old supervisor management five gi... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Minimum employment tenure & medical insurance contribution
Hi, I work in NY state office. My employer had contract with me saying that I should work for atleast 18 months. The reason for that is he said that the project is 18 months and so he has to make sure... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have any legal grounds against my company for not protecting me from workplace violence?
I was being threatened by a coworker in November/December of 2011. This coworker was being moved to another division within the company. She didn't want to be moved and wanted my position to avoid hav... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Denied overtime while on light duty
Background: -Work 12 hour shifts--consequently, one day every two weeks I have an 8 hour day in order to work 80 hours every two weeks -Was injured on duty -Was denied regular overtime on my last 8 ho... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

Breaking a non-compete, non-disclosure employment service contract
My employer is a Philadelphia based company. It does not have an office space and allows the employees to work from home. I was hired in November 2009 and was made to sign a non-compete, non-disclosur... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Workers Comp Filed and then Blackballed
Hi, I work as a property manager, managing homeowner associations, and was in a car accident on my way home from a meeting one night. I immediatly called my supervisor and left a message on her voice ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I have a 50 mile 2 year non-compete as a chiropractor in Central Illinois. Will it hold at 43 miles
Non Compete Question: My clause states that I may not practice chiropractic or work as an agent of another chiropractor within 50 miles of Bloomington-Normal, IL. (from memory but, if I’m correct, v... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I had work for this employer for 6 yrs in the state of Texas and had signed a non-compete contract.
I had work for this employer for 6 yrs in the state of Texas and had signed a non-compete contract. After the 6yrs of hardship with this company basically they had work me like a dog and I was under p... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is Non-Compete agreement from my current employer too broad?
I signed a non-compete agreement when I got hired. Now when I review it, I think it's very strict but could be too broad. Currently when I read it, I feel like it blocks any opportunity which needs my... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Verbal Employment Agreement
My stepfather had a verbal agreement with a friend to work for him at the local County Fair in Massachusetts for 3 weeks (9am-8pm, 7 days a week). The man agreed to pay my stepfather $1000/wk, and the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Verbal Employment Agreement
My stepfather had a verbal agreement with a friend to work for him at the local County Fair in Massachusetts for 3 weeks (9am-8pm, 7 days a week). The man agreed to pay my stepfather $1000/wk, and the... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

loss of wages
Hi I was working for this security guard company and the owner of the company would not give me overtime...he suggested I also work for this other company he owned and get more guard work there..I had... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-compete in NY
Hi, I previously worked without a non-compete for Company A which filed for bankruptcy. An employee of this company secretly informed all the consultants that Company A was going out of business and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Medical Privacy
I have read the questions and answers in your blog and still need help. I am a scientist and injured my arm at work. I was hesitant to file a worker's comp. claim because my boss and her supervisor ar... applies to California  ·  0 answers

can you be fired as retaliation for filing partial unemployment?
My husband works in the construction field. He was being told there's no work and to stay home, so he filed for partial unemployment. After being told to report to work on Monday (after Thanksgiving) ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Hostile work environment
I am being blackballed by the company I currently work for. Even though they are in the process of hiring new personnel for 7 new locations they are opening, I've been told they have no job listings a... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I have been confronted 3 times at my whits end
I was laid off in 2009 by an employer. They cliamed that the economy was bad. In march of this year I was asked to come back to help out. 3 days into my employment I was asked to give statments about ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

On STD but no paycheck for 7 weeks
My husband has chronic back pain/sciatica. His employer started having "morning stretching & exercising" for employees before starting their shift. It had already been voiced to his supervisors and be... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

retaliated and destroyed for calling osha
i work for a major national freight trucking co.i have complained to my boss about severe safety violations to no avail.i contacted osha several times.my boss told me he was going to build a file agai... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Re-employement disability law?
Hello: I will try to make my question brief so you won't delete me.:) I am a 46 hearing impaired woman who resigned from Citibank in 1996 due to what I considered harassment from a new female executiv... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employee go back to work without a Dr release following a serious injury?
applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is it legal for my employer to keep me from receiving copies for my certificate form my employment f
About a week ago, I started seeking different employment opportunities; I have been working with my current employer for 6 years, and started looking for something else due to need of more money. I wo... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case with the below information?
I am a certified medical assistant and was employed at Physicians Clinc of Spokane and was fired last Wednesday. They dismissed me stating that I was not fast enough and that I for stuff and my work r... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

I signed a non compete contract will i be able to break it
When I started at my salon my boss hired me in to temporarly reception an advanced to a stylist. He made it seem like it was amazing money. Fresh out of school and eager to do hair i agreed. Two month... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Non-compete and withheld severance
I was laid off from an IT consulting company yesterday. Management said the revenue numbers were forcing them to lay off a consultant. This has happened several times where I worked. Yesterday was als... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I have any rights as being accused of Harassment?
I am a male over 40 years old and I work with primarily women. I have known the accuser for about 8 months. I see her at school and work. She would come up to me and touch me on the back say Hi and I ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination Without Cause
I was terminated from my job a few days ago after 2 1/2 years of service. The reason that my employer gave me was that my skill set did not match the direction in which their IT Department was headed.... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

Vague contract for piecework, scared to sign
I've been asked to sign a contract to obtain work as an independent contractor writing content for online college courses. The contract has no termination date, and it says "neither party shall withdr... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unemployment benefits for day to day layoffs???
The company which I work for has been rather slow for the last few months. To compensate for our lack of sales a 12 hour shift was eliminated. I was on this 12 hour shift and have lost a great deal of... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

hostile work environment?
For almost 8 months now I have made several oral and written complaints to management of the company I work for about another employee (african american) that has been disrespectful to her boss and ot... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Docked hours for a salaried or exempt employee
I am a salaried "exempt" employee. We do not get paid for over-time and most recently had management changes who have instructed us that working from home has to be approved, this happens on a case by... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Subway
I have been experiencing discrimination in the workplace. I called Subway corporate and they said they will not get involved. I was hired on about 1 month ago. When I was hired on I was given the impr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for being harassed over a non compete?
At my last job I signed a non compete. I left because the company did not give me the position they promised. When I left it was on good terms. and I finished all my projects. When I started with the ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Discrimination based on perceived disability
A few weeks ago I had my first seizure ever and was admitted to the hospital. When I returned to work the following week a company owner came to my office and went into a story about how he had a fami... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Age Discrimination -- jobs outsourced to India
My law firm has just announced that it plans to "outsource to India" the jobs in the Word Processing and Proofreading depts. There are 25 affected employees; all (100%!) are over 40 and making higher ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Have a non compete agreement issue, can you help?
I worked at a Baseball/Softball training facility for 3 years. I had to sign a non compete. The form stated that if after quitting or fired I can not do the same style of work for 1 year or 18m in a 5... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

non-compete
I have been working for the same company for 8 years. After being hired, on my first day they had me sign a non-compete agreement. The agreement has many flaws that would make the agreement invalid. A... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Threat in the workplace and ADA
My sister encountered an interesting situation at work. She worked for a manager who tormented his employees in fact when she joined the team two members of the team left to pursue other opportunities... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is my demotion unjust?
I work at a job in which it is only one person on the clock at a time. (I've been here for a little over a month now.) I had a terrible nose bleed that caused me to almost pass out. I called my manage... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Enforcement of non compete
Can an employer do selective non compete I'm an employee for a consulting company and provided programming service for the client on project A. My company moved me out of town to another project. Now ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my employer creating a hostile work environment, or our they discriminating against me?
applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers


What are my legal rights if I am the victim of an assault at work, and am terminated? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What can i do if i don't not have a year of previous work with my employer because of a layoff i was
applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

After 2 years of silence my former company is now collecting relo expenses. Do I have options?
I was a manufacturing engineer in the pharmaceutical industry and was with the company for over 2.5 years. The relocation expenses are for failing to complete 2-years of work after I was relocated to ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

teminated for points , one while in hospital other while workmans comp
I have just found out my hashimoto's endocrine disorder is considered a disability. I was terminated with point system. I was given 1 point for a hospitalization they said wasn't covered and 1 point w... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Fired after an ATV collision
I was recently released from an 8-month employment as a scheduler in the OR at a local hospital. I am a single mother of 2 boys, ages 7 and 9 years. I had previously been written up for missing too ma... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can the 180-day non compete clause be enforced that we all signed, no trade secrets involved.
A home health care agency in NJ has 6 nurses that attend to a pediatric case that is federally funded. The mother and father choose to leave this agency and go to another one where 2 of her 6 nurses a... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Employee with Chronic illnesses losing job because of attendance
After missing a week of work due to the flu, I was told I was being replaced because my boss "is used to having someone who is there all the time". The HR Director brought up all my sick days (for whi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Employer leaving area
I currently work for a contract company that provides ultrasound services to a local hospital. We were recently informed that the hospital will not be renewing the contract in Feb and we will be w/o a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What should i do?
I have been working for Weis Markets for six months now. I was originally working for the local Wendy’s in town until a good friend of mine asked me if I would be interested in working at Weis as an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

assaulted then fired
While replacing a broken exit sign as my supervisor instructed me to do I was physically assaulted and battered by another employee by throwing me from a 4' plywood cabnet I was standing on to the con... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Separation agreement
I worked for a company that was bought by an investment firm. A competitor company is owned by the same investment firm. When I resigned from the company, they offered me a severance package if I woul... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Have non-compete for software sales and interface to other vendors.
I work for a software company that sells to home care, hospice and public health. This software is designed to be used on laptop computers for nursing home visits. I have an opportunity to work for a ... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

What can my boss actually say to me? Written up for fraternization with fellow employee. Policies are vague at best.
I was written up for fraternization after dating someone in a different department. Neither of us is a supervisor and our jobs are unrelated. The policy is vague, I have now seen two different version... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Does the insurance agency for whom I work as an independent agent own my book of business?
applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I am a disabled veteran who work for the VA since 1990 and has been refused at least 18 jobs promoti
applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can they deny benefits to "freelance" employees?
First, thank you for providing the opportunity to make the following queries: I am employed at a large law firm in NY. I am considered a “freelance” employee of the firm in the proofreading department... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Abusive Boss / Harrasment / Humiliation / Age Discrimination?
HELP! I have worked for a company as an Administrative Specialist for 3 1/2 years now. I don't know if I have any recourse against what is happening to me, but my co-workers have been urging me to get... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

IT sub-contractor ,unknown contract, noncompete?
I signed as a consultant for CT company (A) to work for another contractor (B) for a NY State agency (C)in Aug 2000. I had a non-compete with company A, and company A told me that B had clause to hire... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Does two people being treated differently with medical problems be considered discrimination?
Hi I work a fulltime job I have been there for 18 years, I recently was on medical leave I had 2 surgeries and was off work for 2 1/2 months. when I got back I see a note posted that if anyone could s... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Fair Labor/Harrassment
In general-am employee of the state--with all perks that go with position as well as being "political" I have a very stressful position dealing with finance and budgets---question I believe has been a... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

I have not been able to transfer to any other citywhile there are many openeings
I work for a very large corporation. I am well educated and do a very good job at my existing position. I wanted to move back to South Eastern part of the country because that is where is came here in... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Falsely Accused
A girl I work with has falsely accused me a sexual harassment. Any contact between us was always intiated by her, I have many witness's that she was always asking me for a hug. She was interested in d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Ovetime, demanded stays without overtime and sexual harrasement
Hi Mel, I have a couple of questions for you any answers would help. First, I was required by my employer to stay after the usual 8 hour work day to satisfy the owner of the company and prove that I w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my daughter be asked to resign her job and then go on maternity leave?
My daughter recently secured full-time employment (3months ago) She has found out that she is pregnant. She understands that she will not be covered under the Family Medical Leave Act but her employer... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

2yr NCA with Company A and working for a client thru a mid-client Company B
I signed a 2yr NCA with Company A and I work for a client thru a mid-client Company B. Can I transfer to another Company C and work directly to the client? Will I violate the NCA with Company A and th... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Do I have a good basis for suing my employer for a manager who demeans me and not my peers?
1) New manager (and old manager) dislikes me and nitpicks my performance for actions common with 2 peers similarly situated 2) Pleas to owner have been delayed because of owner's health 3) New manager... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What can I do if the whole office is harassing me, retailiating against me, & defamation of me?
I have Bipolar Disorder and ADHD. I am on Meds and see a Doctor. Two years ago, I became Manic. There was a lot of stressful things in my life. Even though I have a Domestic Partner, I felt alone at t... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What can be done when your supervisor retatiates against yoy for asking for reasonable accommodation
State employee with 20yr seniority I am 47 yrs old with type 2 diabetes wearing an insulin pump. In November of 2011 we ordered new uniforms and I asked for a uniform that properly fit due to my pump ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can your employer withold your earnings because of a
I work online. The website company takes about 45-60% commission out of every online chat/email session that I do for a client. However, one client from that website contacted me, and I gave them my p... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

7 months AFTER accepting employment?
I have been working for a tool and die shop for the last 7 months. I am the information technology administrator and provide strictly computer and IT support. When I accepted the position, there was n... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Will my non-compete hold even though my position was reduced to part time
My position was recently reduced to part time as needed. I have a non-compete with this company and a portion of it states: "For a period of 1 year after termination of employment for any reason whats... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

wage payment
My husband owns a computer software consulting firm in Texas. He has a contractor at a profitable company in Dallas. This client has not paid his consulting company in 4 months, therefore, the contrac... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

dogwalking drama Illinois
i currently work for a small 1 person dog walking company in chicago that is selling it client listing to another company. when all is said and done the company that i work for now is going to stop se... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can a non-compete prohibit providing non-competitive services to a former client
I was formerly part of a Big 4 firm as a Manager in the IT Audit Practice. I left on rough terms 10 months ago. My non-compete states that I cannot perform ANY work for a former client for one (1) yea... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a non-compete prohibit providing non-competitive services to a former client
I was formerly part of a Big 4 firm as a Manager in the IT Audit Practice. I left on rough terms 10 months ago. My non-compete states that I cannot perform ANY work for a former client for one (1) yea... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Would there be any legal consequences if I do work for 2 competitors at the same time ?
I do not work with confidential information, I do not have any relation with account management, clients or suppliers or any other case that would affect any of the 2 companies business but I have sig... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Following my stroke I returned to work but my employer thretened to cut my pay. Is this legal??
applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can an employer force an employee to work and stay out of town under threat of termination?
applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

"Forced" to "volunteer"
My husband's company put him on "forced vacation" for 4-6 weeks. He was then told that if he wished to "volunteer" his time during that 4-6 weeks, he would be looked upon favorably for re-hire. If he ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What type of work ethics is this???
Recently I have been having some problems at work and I had a few questions I would really like answered. Ive been working for this company 3 years now. When I started working I was in our Tokyo offic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I don't receive a pay stub with my check. How can I determine if I was paid the correct wage?
I started at $14/hr and in a couple months increased to $17/hr. I've been at that rate for the past 4 years. It's a small company and we don't always work 40 hour weeks. I've tried to record my wages ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

what can you do when your employer fires one person and not another person for the same thing?
what can you do when your employer fires one person and not another person for the same thing? I was expected to do another persons job since she did not want to do it herself, when i told her that sh... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

Is this retaliation?
My fiance and I have worked at a company for 5 years now. I have been a shift runner for 4 years and 10 months he has been a GM for about 2 1/2 years, a couple days ago they demoted him for no reason ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Filing for Unemployment as remote-based employee of non-Ohio company?
I recently was let go (severance separation due to company downsizing) from a remote-based consulting position with a company based outside of Ohio. I have been seeing conflicting and incomplete infor... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my employer creating a hostile work environment, or our they discriminating against me?
I have worked for a small company (around 20 employees) for 11 years. I found out i was pregnant 2 months ago and informed them that when time comes i won't be able to perform some of my job( which th... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

if there was a noncompete in the begining and the original company i was hired under was altered
I was employed and to this date cant recall signing a non compete but when i was hired it was under another company which i signed all paperwork for etc. Years went by and then there was a company tha... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

What kind of proof do you need for discrimination lawsuits and how do you proceed?
i work the midnight to eight am shift. for the second time i was told i was going to be a supervisor on night shift and recieve a pay raise. during my 2 month time as a supervisor i did not recieve a ... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

Processes employers use for shift bid process
I work for a company that just instituted shift bid process. Have been through shift bid previously. We just started a new system at work so recent stats were not used. Was advised that stats from 07/... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Write up caused by poor working condtions not stated in job description
I received a write up for poor performance after working for a company for one month. In the one month that I have worked there, the first two weeks training was occasionally provided in an office env... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Demotion and then months later might get pay reduction
I work for a state agency and was working in a management role. The department had 3 supervisors managing the same department, so there were issues with how the department was running. One of the mana... applies to North Dakota  ·  0 answers

Severance For Other Employees But Not Me
I work for an LLC in Georgia. Our corporate office is in Virginia. A few weeks ago, corporate notified us that they were closing our office in Lawrenceville (metro-Atlanta). They indicated we would ge... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Can a salaried employee be docked holiday pay?
I am a salaried employee. Our handbook states the employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday in order to receive holiday pay. I was out sick the day after a holiday. I have PTO ti... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Entiltled to Holiday pay or paid time off as stated in employee handbook?
I am a full time employee at Citigroup (40 hours per week). In the employee handbook it states: "Citi provides 10 paid holidays to eligible employees. Some paid holiday time may be granted as a floati... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employer install hidden cameras in general work areas to monitor employees?
applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

can they make me go back to the job i had
what if my fce says clearly this patient does not meet the requirements for return to work applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

preapproved ot
I often work 45 to 55 hours a week, but my employer says that overtime must be pre-approved. Is this correct. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

In Nevada can an employer reduce an employees pay without notice
In Nevada can an employee reduce an employees pay without notice such as the only notification the employee receives is seeing the reduction in their paycheck Example I was receiving ten dollars an ho... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Is the non-compete clause in the contract I signed valid and enforceable
I work form home in a full-time salaried position for a research company. They also hire some peers on a project basis. They are moving into an office late this year. My husband moved out of state for... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

told can not take time for health appts.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is this just?
Got injured on the job which required surgery. It was to my left arm which is also the arm I write with. Two months after surgery my boss wanted to know why I was not working. Tried to go into work wi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Is an employer required to give an employee restroom breaks, when the privilege is being abused?
At my workplace there is an employee who takes the "average" restroom breaks that any one else does, but also takes 3-4 additional breaks a day that are an extended period. The employee will come into... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harassed for not being a team player
I am the only female and age 54, working with an IT Team of all young men. Whenever I discuss anything with my boss, I refer to them as "The Guys", which they all are, and my boss said that we have te... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Wrongful
I was laid off after 6+ years of employment by a man who's construction business was in trouble when I was hired. I helped him increase sales from $1M+ to $3M+ in the first two years. I was always giv... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Discrimination because of ADHD and # of Children?
I am currently 32 weeks pg. I was laid of yesterday 6/28/05. It was stated that there was a lay-off in many departments and I was chosen as I had no completed training. I have ADHD and my previous bos... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I am being discriminated at work... I am a not a smoker, the other employees are
I work in a fast food resturant... My boss, and the rest of the mangement crew are smokers. They leave me to do thier jobs, watch over other employees,while they are outside smokeing sometimes as much... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Overtime -- exempt status determination for IT employees
Regarding overtime pay, I would like to determine if I should be considered exempt or non-exempt. I work for an IT consulting firm, and am out in the field, working at clients in a desktop support cap... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How to work around a non compete clause
Hi, I'm currently employed by Company A (Indian entity of a US based company) and in the US on a H1 visa (state IL) and I have a non compete clause in my employment letter which goes as below. During ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Is employers actions enough?
I work for a medical device company. My position requires that I frequent many out of state conventions with my supervisor and other co-workers. On a number of these trips my supervisor made unprofess... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can I be entitled to Unemployment Benefits due to Hostile Work Environment?
I feel that based on the description of a "Hostile Work Environment" I should be entitled to Unemployment benefits if I quit my job. I truly feel I have no other option. I am the only woman that works... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I be entitled to Unemployment Benefits due to Hostile Work Environment?
I feel that based on the description of a "Hostile Work Environment" I should be entitled to Unemployment benefits if I quit my job. I truly feel I have no other option. I am the only woman that works... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

something stinks in Indiana
My employer is breaking a lot of rules, don't know where to start... 1. Our corporate safety director told me they would fix one of the safety issues "when somebody gets hit". We have a blind spot tha... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

terminated vs lay off (benefits still paid.)
I was layed off from my job due to work cut back. I was a full time contractor in the computer Industry. My company confirmed my lay off with the unemployment office when I filed stating that I was NO... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Retaliation
I work for a "big" company. I turned in a deposit which is a daily routine for my job and left for the weekend. When I returned to work my boss told me the deposit was short and I had to pay the money... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

unfair for for my employer to end my employment and expect me to be committed to future employment
Can one organization/employer commit you to working for another party that is not involved in the contract? Can you have a contract that commits an individual to work in the future but with no commitm... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can the company lay me off first without a reason?
I'am 65 year old and the other workers are in their 40's. I have the best work record of anybody. Do I have a good case to take to the EEOC. Thank you applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

what are my options with a hostile work environment?
I work for a resort that moved me to another facility with a different job that pays more money but did not get the raise. I am constantly being written up for things that they cannot prove that I did... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Truth in hiring Steak N Shake Brunswick, GA
My son was hired for full-time employment. It is an hour away and he had to buy uniforms and attend unpaid training. They gave him less than 10 hours per week andwere doing this to other employees. He... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Change Required Hours per Week for Salary Employees
I have worked for an Ohio company in a salary position for the past five years. I do not have an employment contract with this employer. I was recently informed that the hours I was required to work d... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer withold a discretionary bonus b/c you were on maternity when the bonus was awarded?
My employer has a discretionary bonus program that when we work there for 18 months we enter a pool and receive a bonus at the end of each quarter if the company is doing well. This program is not in ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Am I owed wages for the duration of my 90-day probationary period when I was let go after a month?
I left an existing job to take a new job with another company. Although there was no employment contract, I was told that my employment was subject to a 90-day probationary period. My supervisor was v... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Govt contract - did not have a teaming agreement and the "partner" stole it, any relief?
I found the "perfect" contract - my first one to bid on for the Fed. A company that I had talked to for about quite some time - with no experience in the type of work/skills was supposed to be HELPING... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can I work for another contract rehab agency & be placed at the same location as my current agency?
I am currently working for a Contract Rehab Services agency that is based in MA as a Contract PT. They placed me in a facility in E. Providence. Originally I was supposed to be doing Early interventio... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Medical Information Privacy in the Workplace
I work at a small non-profit organization (40 employees) and recently advised my supervisor that I would be requiring some time off work to have an operation for kidney stones. Not seemingly a privacy... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

WHAT ARE MY LEGAL RIGHTS ?
I have been working for this company for almost six years. Last year, I was promoted into management and was sent to Illinois Upon my arrival, it was clear that things were not going to work out.I hav... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Ok for salary, not ok for hourly...
Myself, and four other employees of a large company were suspended without pay approximately 3 weeks ago.. pending termination. We were brought up on charges of misconduct, and violating the code of b... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I be demoted without being given any reason?
I am the lone female management person at my place of employment. The state requires someone in my position to have a bachelor's degree. My position is the only one with this requirement, and I am the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I have a non compete but work in a hostile enviornment. How can I get out of it?
I've been working for a search and staffing firm for almost eight years. The small firm was owned by a husband and wife. They went through a messy breakup and I was left working for the wife but was h... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

work (demotion)
If you are a assitant manger(hourly) and you step down from that position is your employee allowed to cut your pay? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Confusion about overtime pay...
I recently accepted a job position with the title of assistant manager for a local chain of speciality retail shops. I was told that I would recieve a salary of XX, XXX per year, but that also anythin... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Fired for a bad back...
A little over a year ago, I was involved in an auto accident that left me with a lower back injury. I got a job in a factory as what they term a "secondary." Basically, I am supposed to learn all of t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer force me to provide the name of my private insurance information to their group ins
My employer is forcing me to provide my private insurance information to their group health insurance is this legal? He is threatening to fire me....I am a Iraq Combat Veteran, I am insured I guess th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

5 year-50 mile radius service non-competence clause
I owned a service business for the past 20 years, last April I sold this business and received 100% of the money at closing. At closing I was under contract to work with the new owners for 6 months to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Back wages
I have been employed by a professional group since January 2003. A final contract was never signed. We (employer and employee) had the same lawyer. (Don't you think this was a conflict of interest on ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unfair Labor Practices
In April of 2002 myself and a friend, as well as some others, were laid off from SBC Ameritech. We were told at the time that we were going to be on a waiting list to be re-hired back on within two ye... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

accused of something i didn't do
I just got fired today. i worked in a fueling company as a driver. i started working there about 6months ago. Worked hard and did everything i was suppose todo i got along with my other co- workers an... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I be sued for breach of non-compete?
In late 2002, I began working for a not-for-profit company that publishes websites for various clients, including "Client X". Nearly a year later, I was asked by my employer to sign a Confidentiality ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can a county office terminate me due to "excessive absences during a probationary period?
Was sent a termination letter stating terminated due to "excessive absences during my probationary period" and was quoted a section in the county employee manual which I never received. I was also nev... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I was asked to resign after taking 2 sick days off with the required jobs time off.
I called in sick to work on a Wednesday morning roughly a month after the death of my roommate of 9.5 years.I also told the job that I would not be in on the next day. I did have a doctors note and si... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

Merger/Buyout/Spin-Off: Is a non-compete transferable? Assignable?
I live in Philadelphia & work in a satellite office of my (New Jersey-based) employer. I signed a non-compete when I was hired. My company has 2 different divisions: market research and sales force ef... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Bully for a boss with no help from HR
I need some advice/help with a bully for a boss. She rules by intimidation and fear, constantly subjects her employees to condescension, sarcasm, belittlement and smugness. Her direction to her employ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Will the non-compete clause be enforceable in my situation?
Four years ago, I signed an employment contract with a non-compete clause with Company A. Company A is mainly in the business of training and contracting trained consultants out to larger consulting f... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

wage payment
I work straight commission. Can my employer start penalizing me for late paying customers? He started this 11/01/02. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unsure of Non-Compete requirements
I signed a non-compete agreement when I was first hired by my former company as a sales rep. I have been recently terminated due poor performance in sales. I signed the agreement on Sept. 19, 2001, bu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

maternity leave and vacation
Good Day, I am a citizen of US and work for a non-profit organization. I am 7.5 months pregnant and I was informed today that my last day of work will be december 2, 2005 and that my position is elimi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Confidentiality and No Solicitation Agreement in CA
I worked at a company for three years as a sales rep. I signed a "confidentiality and no solicitation agreement" when I started working there along with my compensation contract, etc. After three year... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have legal recourse or grounds for protection?
I am a married white man, not quite 40, and work for the food industry for XYZ company. A month ago, I went to a bar, also owned by XYZ company, after work (1:45 am) to buy a coworker a birthday drink... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Denied Employability
I worked for a technology consulting company. While going through financial difficulty, the owner/president decreed that all staff, effect the payroll lady, would now be on straight commission. I star... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Discrimination during pregnany: wages, forced maternity leave.
At the beginning of 2009, my employer cut everyone's wages 20% and management 10%. Managers had to work a full schedule on the 10% cut, while the rest of the staff was permitted to take a day off per ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it valid if you quit on your second day?
I signed an offer of employment letter, started a job, and quit on the 1st half of my second day. I got an offer for a better job, the new job was as a sales manager and what I left to go do was Opera... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Unfair demotion?
Unfair demotion? Wednesday November 5th 2014 I was supposed to go into work hourly manager at 12pm I called the restaurant while in the waiting room of the ER around 10am to let my supervisor who was ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

If I refuse to sign a non-compete contract and get fired can I still collect unemployment benefits?
I have been employed at my current company for over a year. I work in fine jewelry sales as a sales associate in a privately owned jewelry store. My company recently decided to draft and force us to s... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Demoted and Pressured to Quit after insisting on receiving Promised Sales Commissions
I work for a major corporation in the Los Angeles area. In my job as a service technician we have opportunties to receive small commissions for sales referrrals (commissions are generally in the $50-$... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Broken-Footed Worker being pressured to stay home
I work for a contract company, within a school district. Ten days ago I broke my foot at home. I immediately told my employer and the personell school district I work in. No one was sent to help me. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should I be concerned with being fired and what should I do?
I pulled my boss aside the other day at work. I asked her why i haven't been on a register at work. She responded with "I was waiting for you to ask. The district manager believes someone is stealing ... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

May an Employer reneig on a signed, executed and paid severance agreement?
My employer (based in Michigan) made the decision to close the plant where I work. they put together a spread sheet with proposed severance agreement and stay on bonus dollars. My last day of work was... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

wrongfull termination, descrimination, wage payment.
I was recently terminated for absenteeism/tardiness, this was the company's reason. My wife had major surgery and I needed to have time off to be home with the children. I had vacation time(7 days), s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Rights under an employee agreement.
On October 12, 2001, I was terminated after nearly seven years of service from my management position at a medium-sized special machine builder in nearby Michigan. Approximately two years earlier I ha... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

I am an employee at a local hospital. There has been talk about sending one of our team members to
another location to work. Can my boss just pick anybody to transfer or does this have to done by seniority? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

i have a 6 month non-compete. if i hate my job, then isn't this to my advantage to just quit?
that way, i can emjoy 6 months paid and not have to work and just take soem time off. thanks! applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What can i do?
I was falsely accused of something at the work place by 2 coworkers they used hearsay of the two people to end my job. what actions could i take for them ruining my character and credibility? applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I need to know if I have been wrongfully terminated and what my options are.
I have been recently terminated from my job. They wrote dishonesty as the reason. I had used gift cards for purchases for work which usually they have a company card but there was not one available. A... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I want to start my own business and may have signed a no-compete clause, will it hold up in court?
I've worked for a sign shop for 9 of it's 11 years and have been instrumental in the growth of the company. Last year during a slow time my boss asked to meet with me and told me that nothing (employm... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Do I have a legitimate workplace discrimination case?
I work, worked for the State of Pennsylvania. My job consisted of working with court appointed juvenile delinquents. I was just fired after being suspended for 3 months pending an investigation. In Se... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

no follow through on a verbal promise of promotion and pay increase
I work for a Fortune 500 company and late last year was verbally promised a promotion and increase in pay of more than $10,000 per year. This was to be effective no more than four months after relocat... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to sign a Non-compete / confidentiality agreement?
I am paid as and considered a 1099 contractor by the company I am working for. They do not withhold any federal taxes or provide any benefits. Other than the way I am paid, they treat me as an "employ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Relocation contract
I have recently taken a position where the last manager was promoted. I signed a 12 month relocation contract where I am responsible for part of my relocation if I resign prior to a year of service. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

As a 1099 employee after a year I am being asked to sign a non-compete
After just over a year of working with a company as a 1099, they are now asking for me to sign a non-compete agreement. The company is a marketing agency that currently is exclusive to the hospitality... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Cutting hours after not taking salary offer
My wife has worked at this resturant for 5 yrs. She started out out at $5 hr. With in less than a year she was up to $9hr due to her hard work ethic. The resturant was sold and she was hired on at $10... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What actions could I take for mistreatment at a private club, an american legion?
Hello, I would first like to thank you for taking the time to listen to my story. I worked at an American Legion (a private club) for about a year, until I recently quit. My boss had 3 of her children... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

short term disability question...
Can you help me..or at least point me in the right direction? I work for a well known insurance company. I had to leave work, on short term disability, to remedy problems with my right shoulder, carpa... applies to Oklahoma  ·  1 answer

Stealing
My manager where I work is paying me cash under the table and he still takes 10% off what a hell I know I'm not a citizen I was just raced here anyways what can I do I need my job but I can't let this... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

small business (7 employees)
Can we as employers dictate professional dress (including make-up/hair/good grooming, etc) at work? If so, how can we do this legally? Please help! applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Retaliation claim
I was diagnosed with cancer and went out on medical leave in January, 2007 I worked from home on occasion as I felt better. I returned to work full timeon May 1, 2007. My job responsibilites were sign... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Billable time & required time in the office?
My boyfriend recently took a job doing ITS, website management, and website design work. He was told he would be paid $10 an hour for the ITS/website managment stuff and $20 and hour for any of the de... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Can an employer remove me from my current position on the presumption I could be injured?
Have worked for a company for fourteen years. Have injured myself on 4 occasions. All accidents. Have returned to work as promptly as possible and never been accused of malingering. Recently suffered ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

My previous employer has called my part time employer making threats about contacting clients
I am a Managing Esthetician. I began working for a dentist who wanted to offer skin care in his practise. I was hired around the 10th of November, 2009. I had a following that I brought with me. I hav... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can a "copy-and-paste" haphazard non-compete be legal?
Last November, my ex-employer got to a point where he threatened me, after over a year of verbal abuse, harrassment, suspicious discrimination and general mistreatment. When I complained to HR, they s... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
Hello, Background: I had to sign a Non-Compete Agreement in order to work at my previous company. I had told the owner that I was uncomfortable signing it, but he said it was just part of the "new hir... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Verbal agreement/non-compete enforcable?
I have been working for a consulting company for about three years now, and have been dealing with multiple issues since year one. I was hired for a position at what I believed was a good wage, until ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Unlawful practices or ??
I have currently been employed at the same establishment for nearly 8 years. About three years ago new management took over and they have found every way to make my time at work miserable. It clear st... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Harassment/Retaliation/Discrimination-Forced to stay on job
As a news reporter under contract I find myself in a situation where I'm being retaliated, harrassed and discriminted against at work. I would just leave--- BUT here's the twist- my company WON'T let ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

what are my options with an employer who has not given me final pay
on the 28th of february, my wife attempted to cash four of my paychecks. there was only enough money in my employers payroll account to cash two of them. my boss had left for the day so I tried to cal... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

slander
I called legal aid and was given a name of a lawyer in hendersonville. It seems there are not many employment related lawyers out here. Well, I met with this lawyer and told him my story about being f... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

DISALLOWED unemployment
I was DISALLOWED my unemployment I was collecting for a few months and the year was up from the first claim and had to reapply. I did that and now I was informed I was DISALLOWED. I went back to work ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Holiday Pay During Two week notice?
So I put my two week notice in with one additional day so I would get my Holiday Pay. My company came back and said they are terminating me the day before the holiday. Is this legal? (I am willing to ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Non-compete invoked by one subcontractor against another
I'm currently under contract to a subcontractor, who pays my salary, and 1/2 health benefits, to provide tech support for a company (heretofore referred as the client.) The client is moving operations... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a company that has federal contracts fire you for your doctor not releasing you back to work
During the winter when the weather dipped to below freezing, I developed bronchitis that was borderline pneumonia. The doctor refused to release me to work due to continued exposure and I had a prior ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

My non-compete does Not designate a distance
The company I work for is based in Seattle, WA. My office is located in my home. The company is a national referral service for senior housing and senior care. Paragraph 9 of the Proprietary Informati... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can a potential employer obtain my employee record from my current employer?
I am currently working at a job and am looking for employment near home. My potential new employer has initiated a background check through an outside company with my permission. I see that they verif... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have the right to deny schedule adj w/ other coworkers due to being angry w/ me?
I work as a State Tested Nursing Assistant in a Nursing Home. Our company has a "call-off" policy and all are aware that you will be written up if you call off after 3 times, then written up after 2, ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employee slandered and has proof
I had been working as a server at a restaurant in Orlando for almost 2 years. My file was clean. I actually had good compliments on my service and attitude. I became pregnant and into my fifth month I... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

breach of contract in the midst of a buyout
My husband was just involved in a buyout at a local University. He was a contract employee (3 yrs. - only 8 months of which has been worked). He was terminated based on "restructuring" verbally stated... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is a non-compete this broad actually enforceable?
I work for a petcare company as a dog walker. When I joined the company, I was asked to sign a non-compete, despite the fact that it had not been mentioned until I came in for my training. I have been... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

At-Will? Wrongful Termination?
I live in San Jose, Ca. California currently abides by "at-will" employment laws, supposedly allowing an employer to terminate an employee's position for any reason. But. . . . I work(ed) in an auto d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Getting copy of non-compete agreement after being fired.
I have recently been fired. I did sign a non-compete agreement as was required in order to retain my position at that time, but I never received a copy of that contract from the employer. After being ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Does this constitute a constructive discharge?
My husband worked for a small trucking company, he worked for this company for almost 4 years. For the last 3 1/2 years he has had one specific coal haul that he did. The only time that he did not hau... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

holding 1st paycheck
if your work somewhere over 36 yrs and they held your 1st check can you get it and enterest if your still working applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

On call pay
Am I entitled to compensation if I have to call a telephone number to see if I am required to work for each day. applies to California  ·  1 answer

Screening
We currently do work offsite at another facility and they have started screening our employees upon departure from their building - is this legal? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employer Refuse To Pay For Earned Vacation Time For A Previous Contract
I work for a government contractor. I recently found out that I should have been getting paid some vacation time for continual service that I wasn't paid for. When I brought it to my employer attentio... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Is an offer letter considered a contract?
I have an Amendment to Offer of Employment, signed by a Human Resources Manager that reads, in part, "Based on the employment negotiations for your position, you have been credited with nine years of ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

i quit and hours cut from 5.97 to 5.15 is this legal
i quit my jobs because of difficulties with my manger. she didnt accept my notice of only 9 days. she would only take the full 14. she told me she was cutting my pay to 5.15 if i gave the notice. i co... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

at will- right to work state
In lay mans term can you explain what an "at will" state means and what are the employees rights under this law? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Exempt Salary Manager that worked 21 paid days, yet employer only paid for 18 and refuses to pay out
I am a salary exempt manager for a food service company. The month of August was a 21 day pay month (meaning I would need to work a minimum of 21 days to receive my salary. I am new to the company and... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my employer convert all stff to Exempt to cut out our overtime?
Hello, I am an employee of a small Houston based oilfield company. I have read all about FSLA and still have questions. My employer is switching all office staff over to Exempt from Non Exempt status.... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Pay scale changed after inquiry into overtime
Have been working for 3 years at 2 different rates. I travel a lot for this job and the travel is required. Every week I travel overtime from 4-12 hours but I have been refused overtime pay since I ea... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Harrasment before last day.
I believe I was harrased at work, because they already knew I was leaving. And then that manager fired me over nothing? I believe he is doing it to other employees should I pursue any legal action to ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Change of job title and pay v/s Non-compete
I work For one of the local television Station in Evansville Indiana. When I first hired in I was paid a salary plus instant commission for Non-Traditional Revenue (NTR) sales. I sold Internet based p... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Pregnancy discrimination?
I have worked for my employer for 17 1/2 years. After being hit by a car I was put on temporary disability. I was told two weeks later I was getting a 10% pay cut due to the economy even though no one... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Employer verbally waived their non-compete at a meeting with several attendie and is now retracting.
I am a nurse who brought several patients to my now former employer. During a meeting several nurses called due to having bounced paychecks and wondering if the company was in danger, we asked if we c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What can I do?
First I would like to say, I live in PA and work in DE as an RN. I have just been faced with a difficult situation. I was asked to leave with the option of resigning. I worked there for a little over ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Discharge Force to Sign Document
My spouse was recently terminated after working for her current employer for over a year for driving under suspension back in 1996. She had two tickets back then which she has paid all fines and court... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a employer make Saturday mandatory after a 40 hour work week ?
Does this mandatory also affect people working through a temp service? applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can a employer make Saturday mandatory after a 40 hour work week ?
Does this mandatory also affect people working through a temp service? applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

can my employer cut my salary for not performing a duty that he has not trained me yet to do?
hello, i am not sure who to turn to and i am hoping you can atleast help me determine whether I have a leg to stand on. I recently became injured no at work but on my way to work by a 3rd party. My ba... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Unstable employee
I am a supervisor in a call center enviorment. I have an employee who has become very mental unstable in the past year.. He is taking several medications and has been known to call other employess aft... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

IS THIS CASE APPLICABLE FOR THE WRONGFUL DISMISSAL
I started with this company thirteen years ago with the job title Technical Support Manager (Grade 21 - exempt employee). Since then, I have been promoted to Grade 22. Three years ago I was transferre... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I be "laid off" when returning from medical leave at the same time 4 new nurses being hired?
I have been with this company for 6 months. I am a full-time 3rd shift nurse. I had to go on medical leave due to a fall which resulted in a broken bone and needed surgery. I was off initially for 4 w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Can my employer reduce my hours for just any reason?
My GM recently tried to fire me over a 'voluntary" three page statement that was turned in to him by a customer. I believed the statement to be false and got the owner of the establishment involved. I... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Enforcing a No Compete Clause / Unpaid Bonus
I was offered and accepted a position in which I was given a signed agreement letter that promised me a set salary and benefits package. In return, 9 days later I agreed to sign a "Covenant Not to Com... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

non-compete
I have a non compete contract with --- and i resigned and went to work for a diffrent firm eveyone i speak to tells me that since i didnot get anything when i signed that it is not enforceable what is... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

wage payment
I work straight commission. After 9 years, can my employer change the way he pays? It was based on sales, now it's based on receivables. Thank you, Janie applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

medical
I was working full time when i was forced to take a medical leave. My doctor has will not write off on allowing me to return to work just yet, am i eligable for unemployment? thank you applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

what are legal or other ways to properly deduct wages
Hello - I own a small business, As you know with any small business in the past few years margins are tight. which is why this is a big deal. I have been having problems with lost and neglected tools ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I have a wrongful dismissal suite against my former employer
I was fired for sexual harassment on Friday October 22, 2010. I was asked to come into work on my scheduled day off to help out at an office I had managed until the earlier that week. I had recently s... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this non-compete valid?
My employer, for whom I have worked for over 2 years, just today presented me with an employment agreement to sign. Most of the terms are fine, but in the section on non-competition, I have some conce... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

My employer does not want to honor my hourly rate
Hi, I am a consultant and work for a contract house, I get paid hourly for my work. During my first year working for my employer, they deducted $Y every hour worked. The deduction was due to the fact ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Last paycheck bounced, terminated with no pay.
I recently quit a job that I had for 9 months to work with a co-worker in a startup business that he owned. 3 months pass and I think everything is good until I see the financial papers. We lost most ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Hostile work environment based on race
My sister was recently terminated from her job of 22 years. She suffers from clinically diagnosed depression, this was diagnosed 7 years ago. She transferred to a new job, where she was the only cauca... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my salary be docked?
I started to work for small company in January 2010 as a temp. I was hired in May 2010 as a permanent employee. At the time I was told that I would be salary exempt and if I worked overtime I would no... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is this non-compete clause applicable to my case
My case Company X used to hold my H1B visa is a consulting Co I got a project through A which presented me to B as his employee, then B presented me to C as his employee,C is prefered vendor to client... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make me work in an unappropriate and uncomfortable environment
I am a female massage therapist and I had a male client that ejaculated on the table linens-if not during the massage (which I don't know if that can be possible without touching "it") then after I ha... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

overtime & lay-offs
Can an employer require their employees to work 12 hours days, every day, every other week, if the employer has a portion of the workforce laid-off? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

salary cuts
The school I work for is cutting all employee salaries by 6% starting next month. We all have written agreements which state our salary for the year. Is this legal? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can you apply for unemployment while on severance pay weekly or in a lump sum?
The company I work for is releasing all of their employees due for closing the plant and moving the equiment to other locations outside New York state. applies to New York  ·  0 answers

pleas e maile me soon
i got a phone call from work yesterday morning telling me that i was fired because i asked a woman who was not supposed to be parked in our lot to please move her car for the guest and she complained ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Is there a violation in of a law?
I work in a volunteer Fire Department as a captain and my job duties intail ordering supplies and processing Purchase Order to the clerk for payment. A few months ago I got a phone call about a approv... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

i have been harassed and discriminated at work for two years and now assaulted
one man has been harassing me because i am male. i have been reporting and nothing is done they said he is there friend. he has told me to shove things up my ass. went into money im responsible for i ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

what would like to received information on what type of EEOC to file
I am a disable veteran with 30 percent I started working for VA in 1990 as an Electronic Mechanic I presently have 25 years I have several work performance awards I have never received any disciplinar... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Termination for Inquiry of Unemployment Rights
I recently was terminated from a small mom and pop company for bringing to the work place information concerning unemployment benefits. The company is a fundraising company that works with the local s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

A co-workers unsubstantiated opinion cost me an employment contract
A former co-worker shared his negative opinion of me with a company that had accepted me for employment. Unfortunately, his unsubstantiated opinion cost me an employment contract. I would like to know... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Demand Letter ??
I am an African-American female who worked at a large communications company as temp for 8 months. Recently I was terminated by the supervisor there for reasons which I felt were discriminatory. I was... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Discrimination
I work in a hospital as an x-ray tech.During my employment at this hospital, I had some communication problems so I decided to start looking for another Job.While I was on this job, I was interview, s... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Should I sign a non-compete when I am bringing skills to the job to create new function there?
I am interviewing for a sales job. I have very specific skills in a specific sales area. I am interviewing for a new division that I would create and run at the company. My prospective employer wants ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

prospective new job is not a direct competitor
I have a possible opportunity to work for a company that is in the same generic industry however does not, nor would not compete with any customers of my current employer. Would this still violate my ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Am i being blackmailed at my job?
I work at a nightclub in wichita kansas. There are 2 owners. One owner texted me saying that i have been removed from one of my shifts and being replaced saying that if i go to the other owner about t... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Should I allow my employer to pursue liquidated damages?
Employee is currently under 1 year contract to work for employer. After four years of employment with this company and signing four seperate one year agreements, employee has finally found another job... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Two questions regarding pay.
I have two questions regarding pay where I work. My first question is: At one point, any hourly employee working over 40 hours was paid overtime (time and a half) for any time over 40 hours. In an eff... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

docking pay for late clock in
Dear MEL, I have two questions. I am employed by a small company (employing approximately 30 people) and they have recently enacted a new late policy. The policy is as follows; If an employee is one m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Quarantined
I was planning a trip to China, but my employer stated that I would not be allowed to return to work for 8-10 days after I got back due to the SARS scare, and they would take that time out of my sick ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Management is making our workplace unbearable by restrictions and policies of convienience.
Where can I find a definition and examples of Hostile work environment in reguards to hear say phone conversations without documentation between supervisors and subordinates? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a company just stop giving me paychecks and write me off?
I work for a Company that company owns several clothing brands. I work exclusively on one brand. The license between Company and brand is being terminated. The brand told the company that they would b... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Training replacement after being laid off
My company is relocating the accounting dept and we are all losing our jobs. However 80% of my job is now going to be kept here in the office I now work in but they asking me to train someone else her... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Downsized and training my replacement.
My company is relocating the accounting dept and we are all loosing our jobs. However 80% of my job is now going to be kept here in the office I now work in but they asking me to train someone else he... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was offered a job w non competition
It states that I may not work in any field that could be considered a competitor for 6 mos. regardless of the reason of separation. This would make me unemployable in my field. Would I be eligible for... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Jurisdiction Ohio Resident working weekdays in Arkansas
I'm an Ohio resident (8 years, own property, return home each weekend) working in Arkansas 6.5 days per week. I'm a W2 employee of a company that is Headquartered in VA. I was hired and am managed by ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

CAN MY EMPLOYER FIRE 100'S OF PEOPLE RIGHT BEFORE THE BUSINESS CLOSES TO AVOID PAYING UNEMPLOYMENT?
I work for a billion dollar company we are paid hourly. The company I work for has a few different contracts (departments) like a beauty dept, a cell phone dept. within the same building. There were 4... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

wrongfully terminated
hi my name is john Mendez and I work in NYC for a company called watermatic coolers. today I went to work and I was terminated .I asked why and they gave a lame excuse that I wasn't productive enough ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

?
I was recently given a written warning that my productivity at a Texas Pawnshop is not up to par...Management stated that they thought one of the reasons for my so called drop in my work performance w... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

COMPENSATION FOR A PAID HOLIDAY
The company I work for has a policy in place that will not compensate you for a holday unless you average 35 hours a week during the 4 months prior to the holiday. This contnues throughout the year. I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

non compete?
I am a salon owner. I have spent thousands of dollars promoting stylists. Recently one of them went across the street to work on her own. My fear is that other employees will follow. If I do not a non... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

unpaid contract wages
I worked as a contractor for an indepentent oil company. The company closed and they owe me thousands of dollars for my last 1 1/2 months work. Can I file any kind of claim applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

workers comp
I was injured on the job and now are getting ready to return to work, I am concerned that my manager might try to fire me because of my injury. Is this legal? All the doctors I have been to confirm th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Hidden knowledge of noncompete
If an employer denies having an employment agreement, and does not give you a copy of one after being hired, but tries to sue you after you work for a competitor. What liability do you have if you hav... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Does my son, a barber, have a case against his employer for firing him.
My son works as a barber in a small barber shop in Cleveland, OH. He is under no contract. He has worked there for about 3 years. He pays $150 per week, which is $600 monthly for the use of his chair ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

WARN letter clarification
this is a copy of my warn letter dated july 7 2004 Due to the non renewal of a major contract we are forced to reduce our workforce..This letter is to provide you with a 60 day displacement notice. Yo... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for defamation of charater or other things?
Recently a couple of fellow employees and I have been socializing in the parking lot at our place of employ on our breaks and lunches. Yesterday my friends supervisor threatens him and my other friend... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

I was on the payroll for a week, is my non-compete enforceable?
Last Tuesday, the 21st, I went to work for company in my field of work. I was hired as a sales manager for a manufacturer and left a job doing the same work but for a different manufacturer. When I wa... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

Would these actions fit the definition of retaliation?
I work for a federal agency. In 2006, while on educational leave, I filed a grievance through our employee grievance process alleging an unfair hiring practice by my supervisor. He arranged to promote... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

Is My Employer in Breach of Contract
From December 2008 until January 2012, I worked for Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville, a Beauty School. After having worked for them for over two years I was forced to sign a non compete agreement... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

discrimination, unequal pay, unsafe work conditions etc
An incident happened to me at work on sept 21st that was reported to the manager and area manager. A poster was put up depicting 2 Gay people (one was elton john the other unknown) and a coworker told... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

IS IT HARRASSMENT? SLANDER ?
I WAS SUSPENDED FOR A WK WITHOUTPAY,MY SUPERVISOR CLAIMS I LIED, AND MY WORK IS NOT UP TO STANDARDS, AFTER 10 YRS. NEVER A WRITEUP, OR VERBAL WARNING. SHE IS NOW TELLING EVERYONE WHEN THEY ASK HER WHA... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

there has been some physical attacks & verbal threats
What can one do about a hostile environment at work? Where some co-workers have to have control and are immature in their behavior by making fun of others or making loud exessive noise to distract to ... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

A hug between two friends is sexual harassment?
I am female and I was recently written up because a male employee at the same company I work at gave me a hug (he happens to be my best friend) and a third employee (female) claimed she was offended. ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

This was done during an investigation of a training session.
Is it legal for a representative of a company to ask an employee if they have a personal relationship with another employee outside of work? There is no company policy against this. Thanks. applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

non-exempt pay
non-exempt employees only get paid overtime if they have worked 40 hours in one week. Does it matter how many hours they work in a day? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

VACATION PAY
MY EMPLOYER TOOK AWAY MY VACATION PAY WICH IS AROUND 2 WEEKS OR BETTER I DO STILL WORK THERE I WANTED TO KNOW IF HE IS ALOUD TO DO THAT AND AM IM ENTILTED TO THAT THANK YOU AND I HOPE THAT U ANSWER ME... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Failed settlement clauses, discrimination, retailiation
This question will be somewhat lengthy because I read over many of your sample complaints and noticed a constant appeal to more information =). I'm a hearing impaired individual and wear two hearing a... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Required Overtime
Is there a limit to the amount of over time an employer can require from and employee without penalizing the employee for refusing to work excessive overtime. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

non-compete distance
I signed a non-compete agreement that stated I could not work at a competing company within 20 miles. What is the best way to get an accurate measure of the distance from one business to another? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

is this legal
I work at McDonalds. My owner wants to deduct a dollar from our pay checks each time our drive through time goes over 200 seconds. is this legal applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

MA or NY
I signed a non compete with my employer situated in MA. My client in NY hired me. Will non compete be governed by MA or NY law. I live in CT but work for the client in NY. I implement the system. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

violation of personal property/ failure of employer to have e mployee complete paperwork
I am a highly skilled and experienced Paralegal. I have been voluntarily out of work for about 6 months. I recently decided to go back to work and accepted a job with a small firm who was eager to hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harrasement /discrimination angry whats next
i havge been working at my job for three years now and i have had this specific boss now for almost one year. at first he was really nice and fair but over the year he has changed very much. in septem... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I need to know the amount of breaks that are to be given in an 8 hour workday.
How many breaks are required by law for a fast food worker that is working an eight hour work day that is not a minor? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

pensions
i tok early retirement from my coal co. i returned to work at another coal co ., now my pension has been stopped. i earned that pension with 25 years of service. is this legal? applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

NonCompete
Hello, I am a resident of Texas, working as a consultant for a Minnesota firm. I was previously engaged on a project in Raleigh, NC. I would like to go work for this company in NC, However, due to a n... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Part time worker not picking up extra shifts, implied termination
Hello, I had a question about my wife's part time job. She is currently a nurse in an assisted living facility. She works a position called the Baylor shift. She works saturday and sunday 7 pm to 7 am... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

Prime Contractor Refusing to Pay 1099 (sub)
A pseudo-govt client instructed me (my small business) that I would have to work through one of their approved prime contractors. We did through them on prior projects and I was brought back for a sec... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

travel expense reimbursement for a W2 employee
I had interviewed for, and subsequently received an offer for W2 subcontract employment from a contracting company in NY state for work in NY state. I am a resident of Florida. Both during the talks w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

sexual discrimination
i am getting written up for things and i see that other employees are doing pretty much the same, ie swearing. Also, i am not being utilized because i am certified and i see that work im certified in ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I have a truck that belongs to my former employer, no storage fees have been paid to me
What is my legal right to work truck owned by my former employer whom I have filed a wage claim against, that has been in my possesion for 11 months. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Job offered and accepted, then someone else was hired...
I recently applied for a vendor (based in NY) rep position at a department store in Ohio. After faxing in my resume, I received a call right away that I was "approved for the job", discussed and agree... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay
I currently work for a laboratory that is owned by the parent Engineering firm. The Engineering firm will be selling us very soon to another laboratory (we are being bought out). Part of the sale agre... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

lunch breaks
i just started to in a big retail chain in ohio i would like to know if there is any 0hio law that lunch breaks not given to me if i work more than 8 hours i ask and they said did not have people to c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

if i report sexual harassment could i go from 40hrs to 32hrs
i reported sexual harassment to the board of directors and was told it would stop but thereafter i have been harassed since and subjected to hostile work enviroment applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Unfair mandatory overtime
There are two shifts at my job. Can they make one shift work more mandatory overtime than the other? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

$18,000 in unpaid wages and reimbursements - how to pursue
I'm looking to see if I have a case or legal options in recovering unpaid wages and reimbursements from a past employer. About two years ago I started working for a IT services company in Aurora, Ohio... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should I reply to "non-compete violation" letter myself or hire an attorney?
I was an employee of a software consulting firm A and was placed as a consultant on firm B for a few months. I was subsequently taken out of B and placed at another client C due to a better rate. Afte... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Will I be able to escape the Non-Compete agreement if I change my area of work?
I have happened to enter into a Non-Compete agreement with my employer when I started off my job as a Software Developer. The Non-Compete Clause states that "the employee cannot perform the same or si... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Non Compete
If I signed a non-compete agreement and started a business for myself; and my previous employers customers start calling me (through advertising); would this be construed as me soliciting the customer... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

dont understand my rights
I got a call from HR today and he stated that I no longer have a position. That I am not terminated but when I come back to work they will try to find me something to do. While I still out do my benef... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Appears to be overly restrictive non-compete, trying to understand the legal limitations
The company is a computer solutions company that provides computer stuff -- software, hardware, networks, and consultants. This non-compete appears to restrict: * Working for any company that performs... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

About my wage!!!
Hello!!! I have a question. Please help me. I have come here in U.S.A.(from Romania) for this summer, to work. I have come 3 weeks a go. The problem is that i have a contract signed with the employer,... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Work place battery and discrimination
Can you referr to me the top lawyer in Employment issues in the Kansas City metro area. I need someone that is licensed in Kansas, to file a battery and discrimition case. applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Discrimination and retaliation
I have been insulted repeatedly by superiors and coworkers, due to asking for promotion and new assignments. Also I was older than 90% of coworkers. After my filing with EEOC the retaliation was steep... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

terminated- elimination for position, cover up for disability?
Husband was terminated due to job being eliminated, however a posting went up the day after with similar job responsibilities, just a different job title. He belives he was actually fired because of h... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Salary employee but treated as an hourly employee
I worked for this firm for three years. When I started working I was paid by the hour then in February 2000 I received a raise and I was told I will be a salary employee and I will not be paid overtim... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this a disablity discrimnation case?
I was just wondering if anyone could enlighten me and elaborate on a situation that I’m experiencing. The situation is I was working about a year ago and encountered an off the job illness, which I ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination
I was fired the day I was to return back to work from a valid workers compensattion claim. The reason they gave me was that they had me on video working while i was off. I never did and i know it was ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

if i report sexual harassment could i go from 40hrs to 32hrs
i reported sexual harassment to the board of directors and was told it would stop but thereafter i have been harassed since and subjected to hostile work enviroment and i feel like this is constructiv... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

non compete out of state
My question is wehter my company headquartered in RI can enforce a noon compete while I reside and work in Florida. Specifically they state for one year in North America or Europe I cannot go to anyon... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

IS THE A LAW THAT ALLOWS A GRACE PERIOD WEN PUNCHING INTO START WORK>
MY SUPERVISOR DOCKS 15 IF YOU ARE 1 MINUTE LATE. I WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION YOU ARE ALLOWED 6 MINUTES BEFORE YOU ARE CONSIDERED LATE. IS THERE A LAW THAT GOVERNS THIS TOPIC AND WHERE COULD I FIND IT I... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Full Time Offer at Consulting Client
I am a consultant of company A (based in CA) working for a client. I have worked for the client in IN through another consulting company B (based in CA). Client doesn't know about A. After that projec... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete agreement in California
I signed an employment agreement with my previous employer, a consulting company, which has the ‘non-compete’ clause in there. The clause states that I can not work for a period of 2 years for any of ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Two hotels sold by Loews Corp. to New Hampshire and Resorts/the buyer paid Severance to some people
In Dec. 1999 I used to work for a hotel that was sold, my coworkers received SEVERANCE. I did not, why ? Some of them stayed with the company because they needed them like me . Help help help. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Wrong Termination on Temp. Worker From A Lie Told To Human Resources
I understand temp can be fired and anytime and NY is an "at-will". I also understand that temps are at the bottom of the chain and most people can care less but its not fair to have a supervisor make ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

back pay in il
My name is Eric i work for a video store. I was told by my supervisor that i can not get retroactive pay. The company does not do that. I was wondering if that was legal or not to refuse back pay. applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

expiration date and change in terms
I am in sales for a local roofing company. I signed a no-compete agreement to continue working for the company. I have since become unhappy with the work environment and want to look for another job b... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

non-compete hair salon agreement
I obtained employment at a local hair salon chain in 2007. When I first began employment, I had to sign an employment contract that included a non-compete clause stating I could not work within 7 air ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Contract say I can complete but must repay % of previous billed revenue?
I am an IT consultant who has recently left my employer after 5 and a half years due to an unhealthy work environment (working 6+ days a week, 12+ hours a day). I have been working in the industry for... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Non-compete
I am a veterinarian who was employed by another veterinarian. I signed a non-compete clause at the beginning of employment...due to a decrease in revenue he let me go. Is the non-compete invalid becau... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

verbal abuse and disrespect do we have to put up with it ?????
is intentional infliction of emotional distress a fancy way of sayin a rude disrespectful verbally abusive supervisor ? and is it a proper term to file suit in NY ? if so and he has done this to many ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Discrimination?
I know I live in California but I was hopeing for some wise advice. Im stuck! My supervisor held two private meetings with my other coworkers and discussed my work errors and mental disorder and medic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retaliation/Discrimination
Is it possible for 2 co-plaintiffs to bring a single action against a common former employer? My co-worker friend was fired, and I was overloaded with work while being told I would never get help,(I'm... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is my doctor's return from LOA request unreasonable for my employer?
I am having an employment related issue at one of America’s largest companies. I am a manager at the company and a victim of overt gender discrimination from a district level manager. The situation ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Severance
Is it legal for an employee to receive severance pay and wages for work performed at the same time? The employee was terminated and subsequently rehired as temporary, short term employee. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Opposite of Usual
I do extensive work for my employer with respect to Workers' Compensation and Union issues in a heavily regulated industry. I would like my employee to compensate me in exchange for a non-compete clau... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Abusive Work Environment, Taped Conversation
I recently quit my job because of an abusive shift manager. This shift manager would bump into me. Yell at the top of his lungs at me, intentionally pretend not to hear me, and skip me when it was my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do i have recourse?
I didn't know which category to put this in - I'm not sure I have anything that qualifies for anything since its basically just bullying. I've been working for the same company (a very small grocery/d... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

employer stealing from my paycheck
my father has been working for as a auto mechanic for 6 years. he earns 50 % percent of all the work that he does at this shop. he gets paid every seven days but gets deducted 20 dollars for absolutel... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

on the job auto accident
Involved in a roll-over on the job do to a blow out, CHP, sites a faulty right rear tire on my work truck as the cause of the accident. I just wanted to know my rights & what type of lawyer do I conta... applies to California  ·  2 answers

What is the standard for defamation?/False accusations to avoid paying unemployment ``
I have been working for a small co. for the past 3 yrs. and I have always been an exemplary employee. One day I made the terrible mistake of being honest with my employeer and I told him I was applyin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

do i have any rights
I was haired by manpower to work for Hitachi I did a great job when my night shift management found out I was Arabic every thing changed I was the last one to take a break I worked 12 hours a night my... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can HR deny me a verification letter unless I tell them what it is for
HR denied me a letter verifying my date or hire, that I am out on worker's comp, and my return date based on work excuse. They refuse to release the letter unleslss I indicate why I want it. Are they ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

official time
currently preparing to represent myself in EEO hearing. work for US Postal Sevice requested time to prepare what is reasonable officail time? Have requested in mtion to compel Judge rule. applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can a non compete be enforced in another state?
Looking for an attorney in Michigan to get out of a non compete clause. The clause is for 2 years and 50 miles....is this reasonable? Signed in WI but I work in MI at a chiropractic office (chain). Th... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

is this harassment?
I work in Radiology, my 2nd in command boss retired two years ago, 6 people tried for her job..including myself. A lady (Deborah) got her job only b/c she is over the radiology school; therefore, they... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a noncompete be enforced if a company lay's an employee off?Would being on uneployement be a good argument (against public interest)?
I was layed-off from my company and had a non-compete.I had certifications prior to my employment with this co.Also being on unemployment i am required by the state to search for work in my trade.If i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Didn't get a paycheck
The company I work for just recently closed due to the leaseholders selling their land. I was an independant contractor providing a service at the facility. Our paychecks are issued on the 10th of the... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Can they tell me no to unemployment
I was in a hurry and entered wrong information in a computer and got fried for it. My boss is suoppose to go to work three stores in front of everyonr and dose not and so I send a e-mail telling him t... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Non-Disclosure/Non-Compete Contract
I have been working for a company in Ohio for over 8 years. Recently, they have told all of us we must sign a non-disclosure agreement but it includes not being able to work for customers, suppliers, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

fired for false accusation
i was accused of using racial language at work by a "customer" who reported it to the company. i was immediately suspended, then fired about 2 weeks later. The claims are untrue, and the investigation... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do I need to give 2weeks notice? if I did not signe anything.
I am a Chief Technologhy Officer. For 6 years now. I work in almost all the department. Software,network, graphic,development and few more. If I want to resign. IN 1 week. They are saying no they need... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

what are the rules regarding death of 2 family members 9 days apart
back in aug of 2010 my older brother (by older brother i mean he has lived with us my whole life but he's not related by blood)vehicle was hit by a train and he died a few hrs later from his injuries.... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

harasssment abuse
i had been contacted by a temp agency saying they found a great job for me. they offered full time employment and a lot of money. at my first day on the job, the building was disgusting,dirty inadequa... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Should the supervisor consult an attorney.
A male employee (straight) accuses a male supervisor (straight) of sexual harassment. The 2 have worked together for 8+ years, with in the last year the accused has been made supervisor of the accuser... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Can I quit with a contract?
I have signed a contract to work for a specified time (July 2001-June 2002) for a specific salary, otherwise the contract was very brief and non-specific(one page). Does New York at-will override this... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Re: Mandatory overtime
Let me rectify the mandatory overtime question...upon trying to negotiate with the supervisor about the overtime, (stating that I could not do it due to a lot of off work obligations this week)I was t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

privacy
i work in a major dept store a person was fired last week for stealing they were told that they had cameras in the restrooms(this is where they took the item they stole )is it legal to have cameras in... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Pending Termination
I work as the H.R. Manager for a family owned business with 250 employees. We have no employee handbook and few company policies. Basically there are different rules for everyone, depending on who who... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fired with no reason and given negative employment reference.
My husband was a maintenance person for a large rental property. About a month ago, out of the blue, he was called to the rental office, where he was greeted by an attorney and given a "Notice of Term... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was recently fired from a company. I was doing nothing of the sort. The reason they said this is because I have a rash on my arm from work. I know exactly why I have that. I have an allergy to the s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

exempt employee: not allowed to make doctor appointments. Is it legal?
I work on salary and commission. Have insurance I pay for. Dr. ordered 4 test. E.D. said you cannot go at the end of the year it is crunch time. It is also when my deductable has been met. Have seriou... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

can you deduct pay from an exempt employee?
I'm a new exempt employee and not yet eligible for paid time off. I left work early and was docked 4 hours pay for it. Is this legal? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Boss has prostitute on payroll. How does that work? Or does it?
The owner of a business has a prostitute on the payroll. She shows up on paydays for a few days, then leaves. Isn't this misrepresentation of business expenses? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Job restructuring during maternity leave
I work as a supervisor. I will be taking maternity leave in May. Can the company restructure my dept. in my absence? So that upon my return I only have responsibility for half of the dept? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Late Pay and Covenent Not to Compete
My employer is more then two months late in giving me my last paycheck before my layoff. They don't dispute that they owe me the money they just need "some more time". I would prefer to open my own bu... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I was terminated due to the color of my skin, and the fact that I am not one of the favorites, or a
I was recently terminated from a position with an insurance company for what they called being involved in an arguement inside the work place. I have witnessed many employees who have been in louder, ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Unemployment questions
Dear MEL: i recently quit my job working for an egg ranch.I have filed 4 weeks strait and havent recieved a dime.Is this fair i pay there wages and when i need help i take it and dont get squat.Is it ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

obligated after lay-off?
I was recently notified that a dozen of us will be laid off with severance pay at the end of June. I am a supervisor with extensive knowledge of the company and how it works. My work nickname is 411. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employee Handing Out Performance Survey at Workplace
Assuming there is no prohibition in the written policies of the company I work for, is it otherwise legal for me to hand out a questionnaire to my fellow employees asking them to rate and comment on m... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

terminated for taking a lunch break
i worked for usps as a temp. letter carrier. On 8/18/2009, i was carrying a 6hr route. i took an 1/2hour lunch break. It was a hot and humid day. my start time at 10am and end time at 4:30pm. The next... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Dispute 12month return rule due to medical emergency that lasted 14 weeks
worked for publix, had a medical emergency could not keep in contact, have to wait 12 months to work again can I dispute this? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I was denied a temp to perm position
What would you do? I was hired for a temp to perm position. Went through all the necessary procedures for employment. I was to start work in two days and like a blow from the sky, I was called saying ... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination
I have been with this private healthcare facility for almost 2 years. I was gonna move to a different area, and my administrator was hounding me for a two week notice. During this period I had changed... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Is the no-compete clause valid in California?
There is no-compete clause in my severance package by my employer, and it states that I would have to abide by laws of other state, even though I work in California. applies to California  ·  4 answers

overtime and docked pay
I work in an assisted living community as a leasing coordinator. I am on salary. am i entitled to overtime and can my pay be docked in i am hospitalized applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is there a law regarding favortism in the office?
Is there a law regarding favortism in the office? Can it be stopped if it is being done in a professional work environment wherein the person who is being "favored" has no qualifications to fill the j... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is "Truth as an absolute defence" go both ways? And if so, what can I do?
Hi, my name is Sabrina and I was fired from my job of 18 months of service on hearsay for a theft I didn't commit, and also had money taken out of my final check to pay back the money. The owner negli... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Wrongly Classified 1099: IRS Determination in my Favor: Need Help Suing and Recovering Lost Benefits
I was wrongly classified as 1099 and sent in my SS-8 to the IRS in 2010. I have just received my IRS determination letter siding with me that I was in fact wrongly classified and was not a 1099 IC but... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

employer false accuasations
what kind of action would be wise to take if your employer is accusing you of stealing money from your place of work and is also threating to run you out of town and publically embarrass you, and the ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Wife Is Being Harassed At Work; What Can I Do?
My wife got a job as a salaried office manager back in March of '08. At the time of her employment, she works in the same office as the company's sales representative. Numerous times she has found the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Contractor w/out NON-compete still sued?
I performed contract (10-99) work for an Ohio based company. We did not have a NON-compete, NON-solicit, or NON-discloser agreement. I quit to start my own practice in the same field. He is now suing ... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Situation is very detailed.
Is there anything that can be done when you have a situation where 1 employee threatens another & assaults her during break but not on employer property and it is reported to mgmnt and case closed say... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is this a case of Retaliation?
I reported my manager to the Executive Director for what I felt were unethical payroll issues. Since that time my job has changed dramitically. It is getting to be what I feel is unbearable. The thing... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

How do we collect money owed for hours worked?
The company went out of business owing us 3 weeks worth of work performed. The owner of the company is leaving the state. How do we lawfully collect what he owes us? Payday should've been over a week ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Are companies required to have an employee handbook?
i work for a small (5 person) engineering firm which does not have an employee handbook. the owner kind of makes up rules regard vac, sick time, etc. is this legal? do they need to be written? should ... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

What can be done about a co-worker who falsely accused you something you didn't do
I work in HR. A coworker stated I gave out her salary information to a another coworker. Upon doing an investigation it was found not to be true. Her salary proposal was on one of the drives that can ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Extremely abusive boss
My boyfriend and I were employed at a restaurant as servers. I had worked there for two years when there was a verbal confrontation between the owner and some of the employees, including myself. The o... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employer garnish my wages for a broken laptop?
Simply put I spilled my drink on a work computer and it needed to be replaced. Is it legal for them to hold me liable for that laptop and garnish my wages for the cost of a new one? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Job elimination three days after receiving a raise.
My friend was just laid off from work after working there for 29 1/2 years. She was told her job was being eliminated. Just three days before she received a good performance review and a raise. Can a ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete After Transfer to New Company
I signed this agreement when I began work with Company "A". After six months as a salaried employee I moved to doing freelance (i.e., 1099) work for them. I worked for them consistently under that cap... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Are they terminating me?, Unemployment with LTD or do I have wait until terminated? What can I do?
I been working at a big box store for 10 years I when out for surgery Dec 7 2012. I came back t o work March 7 2013 my manager approved my release from my dr. When my GM came back from a trip he told ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Is Non Compete Enforcable when laid off
I was laid off from a shoftware Company in December and have a non compete agreement signed in Feb 2001. As I was laid off is the non compete enforceable as I have since been contacted by a previous c... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

If I DID sign a non-compete and my employer didn't mention it when I quit… is it relevant?
I worked for a very small local company for 6 years. In December 2010, I told my employer that I had interviewed at another company and was considering an offer (I was in a key role and wanted to give... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non payment of work accomplished as a 1099 contractor
I have some outstanding invoices that the company accounts payable person says is in the mail and it never arrives. They owe me over 2000 and their false statements regarding payments are frustrating.... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Equal Pay for Equal Work
I am one of four VP's in my company charged with identical responsibilities and duties: Q: Is it legal for each of us to have a different base pay and one of the four of us to have a seperate bonus st... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

time off for medical appointments
what are my rights to get time off the job for medical / dental appointments during work hours? Thanks so much for your response : ) laurie applies to California  ·  1 answer

what can be done about a supervisor saying you have H.I.V as a joke in front of co workers
went to work sick and supervisor said i should have took my HIV medication this morning in front of everyone. i dont have HIV applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

My Manager is the Human Resource Managers Husband!
After 5 years of working as a Technician with this company, I have witnessed unsafe and unlawful behaviors. The concerns I have had and the processes that were unfair and unsafe were mentioned to Huma... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

A temp agency didn't pay part of my wage
I worked only four days and they sent me a paycheck which covers only two days. It has been almost two months and I emailed/called them several times. Accordingly they don't have my records of work, b... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Whose responsibility is it work to properly package up the equipment to return to a former employer
I am returning computer equipment and marketing stuff to m andThe company sent a shipping label by email. Fedex and UPS only pick up between hours of 8 am and 8pm so I might have to wait all day, Give... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Verbal & Physical Abuse On Job Site
I work for a new car dealership in NY State. I am in the position where I have authority over the mechanics in the repair shop, but no actual title as manager, etc. I am the dispatcher/service advisor... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

stress related illness due to job situation
I am the only Female At-will Supervisor for Airborne Express Inc. in Pittsburgh Pa. I work with a Hostile Union enviroment that has cause a stress related illness. I have been denied Workman's Comp. W... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Coersion?? & Suspension without pay
I would like to know if it is legal for a supervisor to demand that an employee write a resignation letter but not accept what is written amd being forced to stay at work to write it. Is it legal to b... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

I didn't sign a non-compete but my co. is considering sueing....
My brother and I work in a very specialzed field and there are not many individuals in our specific profession. We have never signed a non-compete with our current employer. We have decided to form ou... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I have been on a medical leave for 3 months. I returned to work for 3 days. I had to extend my lea
I was still sick and had to extend my medical leave 7 weeks. I got a letter from my employer stating I voluntarily quit and am no longer employed. Do I have a wrongful termination case? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can I be fired for refusing to travel?
I have a young child at home in which I am the caresgiver. I work overtnight shift and my employee as asked me to travel to cover staff shortage in Maryland 2 hour away. Can I be fired for refusing to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated from a company I worked at for 3 years for taking a second job
I am a single mother and I was not making enough money to support my family so I took a second job at another restaurant right down the road. I am being terminated for working for the competition even... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Question about the confidentiality of my personal health information
I have a question regarding the confidentiality of my personal health records and information within the workplace.  I currently work for a health insurance company and have been here for over 10 yea... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Can salaried employees be docked pay for not signing a write up?
I submitted a letter of complaint to my boss/owner about the improper use of the N-word in the office as well as a complaint that I was singled out and punished for using my cell phone when my child c... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Business Already Existed On The Side
I work in the construction industry, specifically in concrete. Several months ago, I began to manufacture my own line of decorative concrete tables and vases that I have created on my own time using m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

victim of workplace violence
I was a victim of assult at work. The companey took three weeks to do an investigation. They told me I have no legal right to know what actions were taken against the agresser. They have not set up a ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

being fired for being 20 weeks pregnant
I'm 20 weeks pregnant, as soon as my bosses found out I was pregnant last week they told me I have 2 weeks left to work then I have to leave. Today, they took one of my three shifts away. They are slo... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I need to sue for my benefits or discrimination?
I have worked for this company for 8yrs at various studios in the area. In Aug 2005, I returned to my home studio where I was the studio manager. The 1st company got aquisition by another company whos... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

If I am a salaried employee and work over the 44 hours I am suppose to can I get overtime?
I am on salary and it is set at 44 hours per week. I average anywhere from 50-60 hours per week and it is documented through a time clock. Am I eligible for overtime pay? applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Overtime claim against an employer
I have worked for c contractor for two years that refused to pay to his hourly employees overtime on hours worked over 40 in a work week. Do I have any recourse to collect on the loss of overtime pay ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harrasment in the work place
I was hired by the city in Feb 2002 in a specialized feild in which i have 18 years of expereince for a better quality of life 300 miles from my hometown. After my probationary period in which i recei... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Severance
My company is closing we were told we will receive a severance pay. We recently found out a new company will be taking over the business. We will still have jobs under the new owners. Will our present... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Changing Non-Competes
Quick question about Non-Compete Agreements. I work for a company that requires a non-compete agreement to be signed. There was a problem with the original agreement so a second agreement is being wri... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

do i have a opportunity to win my unemployment case?
i quit my job and they denied my unemployment benefits. i have a hearing soon and i want to be prepare,this job was very stressful,they want me to work sunday they change my position without telling m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employment termanation due to Court Summons
My husbands received a court summon and now his employer is trying to hold that missed day of work for grounds to fire him. Is that legal? We were under the understanding that a summons is like a supe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can city govt. hire less qualified workers over more qualified.
I'm over 50 (w/m) with 30 years in govt. pertaining to posted job. Both other candidates (w/f) less than 30 years old with no experience. We all work for same govt. applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

non-compete is the geographic region to large?
I signed a non-compete with a former employer that fired me for theft. I did not steal anything but I did upgrade a clients equipment at no charge making sure there was well over 60% profit in the dea... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my ex-employer for using drugs and indecent exposure?
I worked with a tax attorney who did nothing but charge clients for work he did not do, smoke marijuanna and crack in front of me, and walk around in his underwear. He was verbally and mentally abusiv... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Non profit organization.
Our employer pays on a 40 hour work week Monday through Friday. If an employee uses benefit hours for a day off, for instance sick, personal or vacation hours and works and additional 8 hours on Satur... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Relocated at my expense at company sugestion, now being laid off.
I was pushed into relocating to Jackson,MS at my own expense because my company said they had more work and better buisness there. That was in Oct 2000. I have worked a total of 6 weeks since I have b... applies to Louisiana  ·  1 answer

Can a part of a non-compete void the whole agreement?
My non-compete with former employer contained three pages and I signed all three. On page two there was a paragraph which stated "can't work for anyone in this field, two years" I crossed it, I wrote ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete clause validity
I work as a H1-B employee for a small to medium sized software consulting firm based out of New York. This company has a contract to provide profesisonal services to another organisation in Rockville,... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is a reasonable geographical area?
My non-compete clause states that I cannot compete within 60 miles as a crow flies of my company. That means that I would have to move to another city to be able to work for myself. Is that a reasonab... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What is a reasonable geographical area?
My non-compete clause states that I cannot compete within 60 miles as a crow flies of my company. That means that I would have to move to another city to be able to work for myself. Is that a reasonab... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What is the reasonable geographical distance from your current employer to a new employer is allowed
Working in st. louis, missouri. Two other companies doing similar work with some of the same clients has interest in my employment. Companies are located in tulsa, oklahoma and chicago, il. Will a non... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

My employer is unfairly targeting me.
I work in law enforcement and was accused of a crime. I was cleared criminally and now the admin are continuing to go after me while in the past if people were cleared they left them alone. I feel lik... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Exemption with timecards?
I am a salaried worker making 35k per year as a marketing writer. They recently enforced a new rule for ALL employees (Salary and hourly) that you must clock in and out every day. They said if I leave... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Without a non compete clause can I solicit customers of former employer
Store I worked for on a part time basis, has ended our relationship. Business claims I am an independent contractor. However I meet most the parameters of the IRS ( 20 Pts )which qualify me as an empl... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

can ex-employer withold pay for minor contract changes.
I worked for a small consulting firm which sent me to work for the client for abt 5 weeks, the employment letter had one sided clauses. I made the foll. changes to them before signing: 1)employer can ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

When factoring the difference when not making the min. wage as a tipped employee is this done daily?
For example: you work as a bartender and in the course of a shift you do not make, with tips, what amounts to to Ohio minimum wage and are being paid half the min. wage. Is the employer responsible fo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

resignation - lack of
What rights does an employee have when an employer replaces them before they have given notice? An employee talked about going into the daycare business b/c she was having problems with babysitters. O... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Sign or be fired
I work as a night auditor at a hotel. My employer wants me to sign a paper giving them permission to deduct from my wages any amount applicable for errors that might occur when handling customer payme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fired for email use without any policy against it.
Can I be terminated from my job for e-mail. There was no policy ever reviewed or access to a policy sight given. A policy was given the day of termination. Also, received email at home from work a wee... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Employer compliance with personnel policies
Does an employee have any recourse when the employer is violating it's own personnel policies? Specifically, not providing performance evaluations and not providing the necessary tools and information... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Forced to leave because of a hostile environment - do I have cause for a suit?
I was recently forced to leave my job due to the incredibly hostile environment at work. My employer was well aware of the situation , ( caused by another employee ) and I am wondering if I have cause... applies to California  ·  2 answers

forced on call
I have asked this question and did not get an answer yet. Can a nursing home single out one shift to be on call? The home I work at has done this to 7-3 and no other shift and at least 5 CNA don't hav... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

theft
My work truck was broken into and a little over a thousand dollars worth the product was stolen. The company was aware that I didnt have locks for the truck months before the theft. Now they are docki... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Employees forced to attend seminar
I work for a technology consulting firm. Recently my employer has envoked a policy wherein it is mandatory to attend certain company-led training seminars. If we fail to attend we will be charged $50.... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this a case
my name is Liz and this is a thing that happened to me. I was walking towards the door getting ready to go to lunch counting my money to see if i had enough money to see if i had enough money for a ha... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

lump sum payment
i received a lump sum payment when my plant closed. It was not a pension and not severance. my paperwork even stated so. It was stated as such on my paper work. Is this deductible on a weekly basis or... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Conflict Of Interest Fraud & Harrassment
I am an IT contract worker doing work for a public company that has $390 billion in assets. My employer is the staffing agency that has a relationship with the public company as a vendor, seems to me ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

my job was eliminated, my employer now wants me to train someone else what can I do?
I have until the end of the year to finish the reports that are due to close out this year. My employer now wants me to train the individual that will be doing the work that I had been doing. I am a p... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

PAYMENT DEDUCTION ON PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE
IF YOU HAVE AN EMPLOYEE THAT HAS BEEN HIRED AS A SALARY EMPLOYEE AND HAS ONLY WORKED IN YOUR OFFICE FOR 1 MONTH, AND IN THE FIRST 2 WEEKS HAS MADE A REQUEST TO BE OFF ONE DAY (SHE IS STILL IN 90 DAY P... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Fabricated document
My current boss threatened to fire me and had said that if i tried to claim unemployment he would fabricate a document that stated that i had missed a large number of work days and also had come in la... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Pressured To Work "Off the Clock"
I was offered a position in a school district. The hours are 7:30 to 4:00. After quitting my previous job and starting the new one, I began to see that everybody works 10-20 hours overtime "off the cl... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Are there circumstances in which an employer is required to layoff his/her employee?
My husband is currently working for someone who will not lay him off. His boss only calls him approximately one time a week to work. He has been trying to find other employment but has had no luck. Is... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

bad body odor a disablity or what?
Is bad body odor caused by a genetic disorder called Trimethylaminuria also known as Stale-Fish Syndrome be considered a disability when it affects an employee's daily interactions with her co-workers... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

I need some help please
I was wondering if you could tell me if I should pursue a case against my ex-employers. I walked into an office with no staff manager etc....I was hired as the administrative assistant...hired in all ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Possible defamation by former co-worker
At work, I've always had positive relationships, getting great marks professionally and personally. Recently I applied for a position at a company where many people know me and initially, they were ex... applies to California  ·  3 answers

fired for no reason
i work part time as a bartender. I showed up for my shift and was told that I had been replaced. I was told they wanted someone more full time which turned out to be a lie. I have been there over a ye... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Am I still held by a no-compete clause I signed?
I started working for my employer 4 years ago, however, since then 4 former employees have either been terminated or have quit and went to work for different companies that were in the non-compete cla... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

How can I receive my final paycheck?
I recently left a company and I have yet to get my final paycheck. Their 1st excuse was since I did not go through my exit interview that it would be delayed 2 weeks.Well the 2 weeks have come and gon... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I have any legal rights?
I was on medical leave, as ordered by my physician, and I was terminated with no reason given. I understand Oklahoma is a right to work state and termination can occur with no reason, however, can the... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Can an employer offer you a severance package but say if you have a job not give it to you?
My company has offered a severance package if I stay until 1/31/11 but told some of the other employees that if they start to work for the company that's is taking over the plant 2/1/11 that they will... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Harrassed by a co-worker, what can I do?
Okay - Here is the skinny (site lost my original post). I have worked with Dave for over 5 years. He has made life miserable by making sexually oriented comments, rude remarks, & mean remarks that wer... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer take away your already earned vacation
Hi I earned 3 weeks of vacation on December 5, 2010, it shows on my check stub that I have 120 vacation hours available, can my employer take that from me since it was earned due to expense cutting? I... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Noncompete agreemtn valdity
My present employer is selling the division in which I work to a competitor. If I am not offered employment with the new owner, is my non-compete agreement still valid? If I am offered employment with... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

forced to carry pager when off duty with no compensation
i work as a line leader for first energy we are required to carry pager and respond 100% of time or will be disciplined we get no compensation to carry pager can they do this? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Are residency requirements legal for a non-competitive job?
Can a employer mandate where you live when it is a non-competitive and non-elective job ? I am a county worker and live outside of the county I work in. Thank you. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

No notice of termination - Severance Pay?
Hello. I hope that you can answer my question? I was informed at 4.45pm on a Monday 07/25 that I had to be "let go" because finances were tight and they could no longer afford to pay me. I was given n... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

fired on comp or filing for comp
I was fired from at will employment after I returned to work and asked for more medical. I was having back issues from a herniated disc. I asked to see a Dr again and was told I was fired. I'm under t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Settlement Amount
I've sued the county due to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. The lawsuit was filed in federal court by my ex-attorney. I am now without counsel and the county has scheduled a settleme... applies to California  ·  4 answers

I am an 89 day hire. I am being accuse of hostile work enironment. Can I sue the 3rd party?
When the top boss gave a questionaire to all the employees in the office if they feel they are in an hostile environment, all replies came back no, where the employees signed it. This third party is a... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

non-compete
I worked in sales for a moving company. My first day of work, they had me sign a non-compete. I never knew anything about it beforehand. I have since been laid off and am trying to get other employmen... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What is a typical severance package for a staff position?
I work for a university. We are under a year-to-year contract. My contract was not renewed after almost 14 years of employment. I was a director for the university with good evaluations. There is no s... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What is the required length of time for notice before being given a pay cut?
My company decided to give pay cuts and they told us that we were getting it last Thurs. and the cut went in effect on Friday. The check we were getting paid for was for the week of work prior. I do n... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Details of a non compete
I have signed a non compete when I sold my business and went to work for the buyer. We are having a wage dispute and I will probably retire. I understand the basic non compete, but If I give advice to... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

thnaks will i be able to take them to court?
i worked for an employer for 7 years and left and went to another employer same business auto field then previous employer sked me to come back to work for them and i agreed even though i had left a g... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is a Non-compete valid if I am still in my probationary period?
I resigned my job to accept this position. I was not informed of NCA until say I started. I was not paid what they told me I would make, I quit after 45 days. I was still in prob. period. they were to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What can I do if I am working in a Hostile enviorment and am being targeted by my assistant manager?
I have been working for a property managment company. I have some question's about Hostile work enviorment. I have been working with my company for about 2 months now, and am now faced with a assistan... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

part-time employee rights
Is it legal for a classified part-time employee to repeatedly work fulltime hours without being given fulltime benefits? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Company making employees pay for shortages
I work in a cash advance place in Ohio. We deal with large amounts of money and are sometimes short at the end of the day balance. Our company makes us pay with our personal money to make up shortages... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I was denied unemployment because of my lump sem severance package
I was laid of in February from my full time job because of lack of work, My severance was based on my pay and the number of years that I worked for the Company, the Company did not fight, but Ohio une... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

UI taxes taken out of my severance. Can I file a new claim?
My severance package was paid by out over 6 months as a payroll check and had UI insurance taxes taken. My question is: Considering that my initial claim for UI benefits was based on prior work and si... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Overtime & Comp Time
Should I be considered a salaried employee or hourly? When I was hired at my current place of employment I was hired as a salaried employee. I have a written agreement for a salary amount. When my pay... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

my boss became my lienholder and harassed me nonstop about personal issues on the job
my boss became my lienholder and for four months he and his wife would make me clock out and come into their offices to harass me about the lienholder agreement - they told me my son could not live wi... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Does she have any legal recourse for the sexual pressure her new boss was putting on her?
A friend of mine has been the target of sexual harassment at work by her new boss. Let me provide a little background: Her husband passed away a couple months before, and she was unemployed. Needing m... applies to California  ·  2 answers

income tax not filed
Dear Sir: My name is Jo-anne Serra and I used to work in a japanese lounge for 5 months. Now, I called them for my w-2 forms and the manager said he doesn't know anything. Everytime they give me wages... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retaliated against for being a victim. 1st was denial of promotion. 2nd was term. while getting help
I was a 14 year employee of UPS. Served 13 years as a supervisor. In March of 2001 I was assaulted by a manager. I was taken of work by my Dr. due to the trauma. While out under Dr.s care my emploment... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Firing upon coming off of Doctor recommended leave
My husband was hired for a non-union company that employs over 500 people on 3/10/03. Here are the facts: 3/10/03--Hired as JR. Paint Process Engineer 8/25/03--received 2 letters of recognition for ou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I reopen an unemployment claim after doing contract work?
I claimed unemployment in May after getting laid off. After only several weeks of benefits, I accepted a contract (1099) position with a firm. My contract has expired, and the new one they are offerin... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unfair treatment and layoff
Hi I was recently fired from my company for the reason of breaking company policy. What occured was that i had a relationship with an employee. The girl was my assistant manager and i was the store ma... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Financial help during maternity leave
The company I work for has unpaid maternity leave up to 12 weeks. Is there any supplement help within the State of Ohio (temporary disability, ect). I would like to take advantage of spending the time... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination
I was termintated from my employer after 5 years of exceptional work history for missing deadlines from a female supervisor. Prior to her promotion I never recieved any type of disicplinary action fro... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Wrongful dismissal
Working as a contractor at two different sites, I was "dismissed" from the assignment based on false allegations and no follow up to my rebuttal pertaining to the allegations. I have now been out of w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

he fired me because he cant yet fire my huband?
my husband is the manager where we work,3 weeks ago we got a new gm.he caame to the shop with the owners and in the office he told me that he was the body gaurd.he denied it when i told my husband..so... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Out of state non compete agreement
My previous employer from another state is suing me using a non-disclosure/non-compete agreement I signed when I joined. The statement says I cannot work with any clent/customer in US and overseas. It... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

I resigned my position am I entitled to unemployment compensation.
Am I entitled to Texas unemployment compensation if I quit my job in an office after over 10 years? I am almost to retirement age with several health problems. Due to stress and repeated demands to wo... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

With a non compete, can my employer find me in violation if my wife works for a competitor.
In the agreement it states that I can not be "employed by, connected with, participate in, consult or otherwise associate with any other business similar to or competitor of employer. My wife was offe... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

employee didn't call or show up for work for 2 days
I had an employee who was a no call, no show for 2 days. Still haven't heard anything from them. Is this job abandonment? applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

National origion discrimination
Hello, I Have been employed for state for past 6 years. on march 2009 I was fired and my wife asked to resign for a reason stating " Unacceptable personal conduct" the conduct was I was making a perso... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

My Employer claims I wasn't doing my job correctly and wants to cut my pay from 13/an hour to 9/
My employer has explained to me that I have been doing many things wrong for quit some time now, she has hired someone else as well to work in the office with me, who is i am assuming taking over what... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

offer rescinded due to pre-employment test. Any options?
I had an offer of employment rescinded based on the results of a pre-employment lumbosacral roentgenograph. I am asymptomatic, have no history of back trouble, and currently have done and am able to d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Demoted with no legitimate reason
I was recently demoted from a manager to a regular employee. In 5 years of working there, I have NO corrective actions against me. Since I was demoted, they have also not been scheduling me to work. I... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Multi-Discrimination
This took place during normal business hours on/at my personal work station, involved over 10 employee's/co-workers/mgmt/HR all discriminated against me with throwing objects at me, forcing me to resi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Related coworkers in supervisory roles
Hello. I work for a large HMO, where written policy clearly states no employee shall hold a supervisory position over a relative. However, that situation exists in my office and the higher ups continu... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Unions and mergers
I work as a RN in a local community hospital.In Jan 2002 a merger was completed with another local hospital. Now the CEO is telling us that we are part of their exisiting Union.Despite protest from th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unpaid commissions
Ok I work for a cingular agent owned store. We are paid commissions monthly. When I first started we were paid commissions every 2 months but now it is december and we are just now recieveing our augu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retaliation after employer received resignation notice
I've had a very difficult work situation for years that eventually resulted in me turning in my resignation paperwork. I gave approximately 2.5 weeks notice. A day after I submitted the paperwork my s... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

do i have a case?
i informed my boss of several safety violation in the work place. he still did not fix them. i reported him to osha and osha told him to fix them. he took certain pics and led them to believe that he ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Wrongful termination
I worked for a bio-tech company in NY, which relocated to MA. Some of us were offered to relocate and given moving expense money and a cost of living increase in pay. The relocation occured in April. ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

No compete in Texas automotive field
I am a corvette technician,24 years expirience working for the same company for three years and now they want a no compete singed or im terminated. This is all I do and I paid for my training and scho... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Why am I hourly and not salary like the other AP person in my department?
I have been at my company for about 12 years and have always been a salary employee. I have the same responsibilities as the other A/P person in my department. I have recently changed by hours (start ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

unpaid situation
I have a situation where my client not paid about 39 K for my software development work. Recently I got a letter from them saying that they don't have money and they can offer 20 % of the money the ow... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can they reduce salaries as well as lay off employees?
My employer (located in New York State) is having some financial difficulties. As a result the company is now reducing all salaried employees' pay by 18% for the next 7 weeks as well as shutting down ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Demoted at work
I was demoted today for failing to display "a leadership quality" that I was not trained for at any point in time. I only found out after I got in trouble that this was an issue. I have not been writt... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

possible wronful termination
I was terminated from a very a large healthcare provider in pittsburgh. I was off for medical reasons (documented by doctor)and was fired for "not using the proper call off procedure" I left my superv... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Comp Time- vs- Over Time
I am a non-exempt employee. My Employer has told me they will no longer pay overtime for ovetime worked but said I can take the time off at a later date. They are calling it "Comp Time". But I do not ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

After work drinks, is it harassment?
We recently had our Xmas party from 12 to 5pm. The Xmas party officially ended however most employees attended a bar for drinks. I grabbed a male co-workers bottom, it was not meant to be sexual but p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

After work drinks, is it harassment?
We recently had our Xmas party from 12 to 5pm. The Xmas party officially ended however most employees attended a bar for drinks. I grabbed a male co-workers bottom, it was not meant to be sexual but p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

My friend was terminated for harassment of an employee who conducts the same behavior, is this legal
My friend (Joe) was just hired at a new job on August 8th. Over the course of four days of training he was subjected to listen to a particular employee (Jane) curse and make offensive comments regardi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer has no funds topay salary for next pay period. Can I reopen a previous claim?
can i open up claims for remaining unemployement left i have 15,ooo dollars left never collected in 40 yrs working i cant fiancially take achance no salry we are colllection agency i would be colllect... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Is this considered worked time and payable by employer?
My employer has fixed rules for the use of vehicles. We are not allowed to go to resturants or stores during meal periods or breaks unless in passing during the scheduled meal period. The employer tel... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I collect unemployment?
I have been with the company for 20yrs. I was hired on with the office i am at now at within the corporation about 2yrs ago, working a MON-THurs 8-4:30p shift. The needs of the office have changed and... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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I have altered a document for a client of my financial planning firm's without obtaining the necessar