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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

Overpaid PTO and Tax Question
I was recently paid 20 hours of PTO that I did not request. I have the PTO to spend, this wasn't PTO I didn't already earn. Deducted from the 20 hours were both state and Federal taxes. The very next ... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

Can an agency withhold PTO if they only "drop it" every other week?
Hi, Our agency is being laid off and because the PTO "drop in" happens two days after our being laid off, they are saying for the past almost two weeks we will not be getting our PTO in our PTO cash o... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can an employee be forced to use PTO for paid Holidays?
Our employer has decided to close for the christmas holiday on December 24th but instead of allowing us the choice of working or taking the day as unpaid they are making us use one of our PTO days? Ca... 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

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

Employee termination PTO payout and termination cancellation thereafter
An employee gave self resignation for Friday of a week, basically Friday is the last working day of that employee. Now on Friday morning, PTO payout for the employee got processed and employee got pai... applies to California  ·  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

PTO Payout Laws
Is it against PA law for an employer to only pay out 50% of my earned PTO time? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

disciplined for not prearranging an absence (even death)
I earn Personal Time Off (PTO) for every 40 hours worked to use for vacation, sick, or personal time off. My company has just changed its PTO policy. If I call in sick or have a family emergency or ev... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can they not pay me my PTO
Hello, I work for a local hospital and was hired in July 2010 when the PTO Policy was set at 6 months to receive a 50% payout if you leave the company. They changed the policy in November 2010 and now... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

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

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

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

My employer did not win bid, contract ends, they state they do not have to pat accrued pto time
New contractor will be taking over on May 21st. Our contractor states they will not pay our pto time that we have already accrued. Is this legal? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will this affect me collecting unemployment?
I was laid off a while ago, I am now looking to cash out the 401K and this can be done only if I request to be taken off the lay off list (request for termination). If I go ahead with the request, wil... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Unused Vacation Pay in Arizona
I was recently laid off from my job of 22 months. I have 95.50 hours of unused vacation time that I believe I am owed. Are you familar with Arizona? According to their handbook it says "While unused P... applies to Arizona  ·  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

fired for being late
I had my last warning for being late but due to a nature disaster (there was a heavy rain and thunderstorm that the power went out) I can't help but to call my employer that morning I can't be on time... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

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 owed earned wages?
I was cheated out of my Holiday pay despite the fact that I followed all of the requirements in our employee manual(EM). I was not paid holiday pay because I called off Sunday which was my overtime. A... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Paying back retention bonus
On Dec 14, 2012, I signed a retention bonus agreement for $10000. The contract states that if I leave within 6 months, I will pay it back. The contract also states that the employer may deduct money o... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Fired -Salary and PTO updated by someone using my access information
My hourly salary was updated and my PTO days were changed last night but not my me. Someone used my credentials to make these updates and I was promptly fired today. Everyone in the office knew where ... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

OT and PTO / Vacation labor regulations
I currently work for an employee who has classified every employee as exempt. We are charged PTO / Vacation time in 1/2 day increments. As exempt employees we are not eligible for OT pay. Most of my c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer use a sick day as an unexcused absence if I have PTO to cover it?
A new policy at my workplace is as follows: If an employee calls out because they are sick, that call out is listed as an "Absence", even if the employee has time-off to draw from. After 6 "absences" ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Severance being denied, vacation request taken as resignation
Worked for a company for 10 years. Contract was ending 9/30. I had 5 weeks vacation saved up. Put in a vacation request for 10 days, coming back 2 days prior to end of contract to turn in company item... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 an employer request a non-smoker and scent free employee?
Can an employer request that prospective employer be a non-smoker and scent free if the position is working in an controlled enviroment (clean rooms). Or is this something that can not be asked due to... 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

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

Transfer Request
Can your boss hold your transfer request for four days, then give it back to you with a "Performance Improvement Plan"? My past work history is excellant, there are no prior indications of improvement... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

non-compete compliance
My non-compete states that I can not contact anybody who has been a client of my former firm in the last 3 years. I was one of 25 salespeople. Should I ask for a list of all of their clients for the l... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Does a company legally have to approve a medical leave request from a doctor?
My wife's doctor has her not working due to the fact that she will be off of her meds due to certain medical factors that she is currently being faced with. The doctor also requested that she be moved... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 - 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

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

Can I lose my severance package if I request a wording change?
I have be let go from my job and offered a severance package that requires signing a document. I understand that if I send a counter offer, the company no longer is obligated to honor their original s... applies to California  ·  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

Copy of Investigation Document?
Hello, I recently was fired from my last position. I submitted a formal complaint to the head of HR in January stating many complaints such as harassment, threating texts, sexual discrimination about ... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Mandatory Overtime for Straight Time Pay
Can an employer require MANDATORY overtime without paying overtime pay (time and a half) because an employee does not have the minimum of 40 hours regular time due to PTO or vacation days in that week... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Non profit grant funded program not refunded, can they force me to resign?
The grant funded program that I work with was not refunded. My boss informed me that my job would be terminated due to the program ending May 31st. About a week or so later she offered me another job ... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Is it legal for an employer to not pay you for PTO hrs?
My job gave me a 1 week notice that they where closing down. I did not take a vacation all year and was planing to do this in december, however they are closing the doors in november. I have approx. 1... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

what if there are fewer than 15 employees?
I have been subjected to various forms of discrimination over the course of my employment from my boss and finally decided to give my written notice to him, in which I stated that unless I received so... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Do I have the right to see documentation of an alleged complaint against me?
I have worked for the same company for 4 years now and I am well respected by my peers. The company recently made several changes which has resulted in a wider gap between clinicians and middle manage... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

Do I have to pay former employer the money they overpaid me?
I put in my two weeks notice at my former job and they asked me to leave and not come back at the end of the day. I got my last paycheck and they say I was overpaid. They will not show me my pay stub ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

exempt employee & snow days
I am an exempt employee who is required to work 45 hours a week. Recently I called out during a snow storm. I worked 52 hours this week and was still required to use an 8 hour PTO day. Is this legal? applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

Resigned and was terminated on spot
I am currently a manager at a small medical collection firm. I am about to give my notice 8 weeks in advance. The owner of the company has a track record for letting people go as soon as they give not... applies to Florida  ·  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

my doctor has extended my medical leave but after 12 weeks of fmla my job terminated I thought if the doctor put you on medical leave after that then you could get fmla
applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Paid time off AND an absence?!
I understand that employers are authorized to force employees to use paid time off to cover unscheduled absences. Something else my employer does though is still count this absence against our absence... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Retaliation by declining vacation and Issuing warning for asking a question..
I have filed a complaint with EEOC 3 months ago after making repeated complaints to HR on a supervisor for threatening to fire me and denying my vacation earned. This case also included HR for retalia... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Awareness of Discrimintory Action
I have been working for a government subcontractor as a temporary since April of this year. Towards the end of May my supervisor decided to request that the position be made permanent and conqeuently ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Charged filed with EEOC/Resigned after
Below is the letter I sent to EEOC dated 8/4/13. I have not received a response from EEOC to date. However, I was told by a former employee that EEOC sent a letter to my previous employer on 8/20 for ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

How many hours in Nebraska is available in Nebraska for intermediate FMLA in 12 months?
FMLA how many hours in Nebraska is available in a calendar year for intermediate leave in ne. applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

short term medical/payout of EIB earned
Hospital I work 4/just anounced the outsourcing of our jobs-very next day the outsource company met with us & offered us our jobs on a probationary period upon termination by the hospital-haspital has... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Uphill Battle for Unemployment Benefits
What do you do when your state Unemployment Commission fails to acknowledge a request for rehearing when new evidence is submitted? applies to Texas  ·  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

Sorting through benefits / options when
04/06/09 - Thank you for the forum this website offers! My father was let go from his 42-yr position as salaried employee at age of 61 last week! He is reading a litany of info provided by company re ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

wrongfully denied the right for an interview/employment
Hi, I am a U.S. citizen, who worked for a U.S. multinational IT company. I applied within the same company for another position. The night before the scheduled interview, the interview was misteriousl... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

hello i need some advise my employer offers a 26 week std or ans leave for me if im injured off the job but they are telling me that the fmla law lets them take my vacations before my std aor ans would kick in my std is for 26 weeks am i entitled to an
they are telling me if i go out on std or ans that the time im off goes against my 12 weeks of fmla but im on std or ans but im entitled to 26 weeks of std or ans applies to Maryland  ·  0 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Changing Attorneys
I am currently represented by an attorney on a contingency basis on an employment law case; however, I want to use a different attorney. This subject is not addressed in the signed agreement. Can I ad... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Changing Attorneys
I am currently represented by an attorney on a contingency basis on an employment law case; however, I want to use a different attorney. This subject is not addressed in the signed agreement. Can I ad... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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 my employer cut my wages 1/2 if I do not agree & what about my accrued Paid Time Off?
Our office is downsizing. They are talking of cutting our wages in half. Is this legal? This is an "at will" work office in Georgia with head office in Universal City, TX. Also, I have accrued over 15... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Is this considered retaliation from my employer
Last week I was informed I would be reporting to a new boss because my current boss is leaving. Next day I met w/ new boss and was verbally offered to stay in my current position w/some changes to my ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Wrongfull Termination?
"Attendance" was the reason for being terminated. "Paid time off" is accrued and is defined as such, not vacation or sick time, at this company. At the time of my termination I still had "PTO" availab... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

can fml be shortened by employer?
I received FML past Nov used 15 days returned for light duty approx. 6 weeks upon I then was told my FML case is closed and if I need time again I would have to request it again. When I asked this pas... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

can you legally be terminated for refusing to sign an "exclusive right to represent" document?
three weeks ago I was terminated from my job as a sub-contractor working on a PA state project. The project and many others are currently up for re-bid under one large state request for proposal. The ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Pay for Pre-approved Vacation Upon Layoff
If my employer provides written approval for a specific vacation request and then I am laid off a couple of weeks prior to the vacation period, can the approval be construed as an implied contract to ... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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 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

I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel and got me in on Oct 20 th 2014 put me off work for 8 fu
I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel a... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

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

Do I have a case related to whistleblower?
I informed my prior supervisor that a co-worker was doing her personal business inside the company and nothing was done. So I informed the manager, which gave me an "explanation" and the excuse that t... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

severance compensation for commissioned salespeople
I am being offered a severance package for my 18 years of service based on my salary alone. A bulk of my income came from commission. This is not being reflected in my benefits package. Do I have any ... 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

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

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  ·  1 answer

No-hire provision; not a non-compete situation.
Hello, I have read through many of your Non-compete questions, but my question is a bit different.I have been working for a Contract Research Organization in the pharmaceutical industrey for about a y... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

accused of calling a hosp to find out personal info on an employee-not true- my recourse?
An employee requested to change shifts. I denied the request. The employee has at least four reprimands of insubordination, post abandonment and inattiveness to duty. The employee filed false charges ... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Cursed at and threatend with a corrective action (write Up)
My supervisor(Resident Manager) started cursing and acitng out due to me asking him a question about my leave request. I got upset and walked off the job. I then called his supervisor and explained th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

undesired of filing a complaint
1 - If I file a complaint againts my last employer. Will this affect me when I am looking for another job? 2 - Can I file a complaint if I am thinking that my employer let me go because of my ascent s... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete only for Employer/Employee?
Hello - I plan to purchase items from a wholesaler in CA for retail resale on a major internet auction (I am located in TX). It has been recommended that I require the wholesaler to enter into a "non ... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

Missing last paycheck from a law office
My last paycheck from my employer was witheld for some unknown reason. When my boss fired me on 10/3 he told me that 10/5 would be my last day of employment. My wages for that week were never paid. Wh... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What personal information can your employer request?
HR has given each employee an employee data sheet to complete. Some of the info requested includes children's names and spouse cell phone number, and personal cell phone number. Am I required to provi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Employer is asking to sign non compete for 1 year thereafter
Here is the content: Non Compete: During the term of this agreement and one year thereafter, independent contractor agrees to not provide any services in any capacity, with or for any company client f... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

Are Employers allowed to request Employees to fill out an Health Status Questionaire?
I have not come across this form before. It is a form that requests Employees to fill out a Health Status Questionaire - The Questionaire is given out after hire date. The questionnaire to assist in p... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my contract valid?
I was almost certain I never signed a covenant not to compete. To be sure, when I got my notice of termination of employment I requested my entire employment file. Including any an all signed contract... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can I be terminated without proof of the accusation and a chance to defend myself?
In May of 2009 I was terminated from my position at a Charter School as Principal because of an alleged "inappropriate comment" that I had made towards a staff member. I was not offered the opportunit... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Maternity leave extended
I have been on maternity leave for the past eight weeks. I was due to return back to work on August 22, 2005. I am not experiencing heart problems and I have Bells Palsy. My doctor sent documentation ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Not Provide An Accomodation
I have stage IV cancer and receive chemotherapy treatments. I'm also a school teacher. I have made several accomodation requests to my employer to move me out of such a high stress position but I eith... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Sexual Discrimation, Retaliation, Emotion Distress
Good Morning, I work for a Fortune 500 Company located in Menlo Park, California. Last September I transferred into our R&D organization to define a strategy for a fledging market. My boss, what I cal... 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

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

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

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

Wages Held By Employer Until Items Returned: Is this Legal?
I was employed at an acute care hospital as a Systems Analyst and recently gave two weeks notice. Thursday (April 01, 2004) was my last day of employment. This morning (Friday, April 02, 2004), I rece... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

I was wrongfully accused as underperforms while expectations were unrealistic
I was put underperformance notice with HR last week by my boss where I was told I’ve to be in the three months program and I have to make 0% mistake as I’m leading the project. My boss itemized th... applies to California  ·  0 answers

AM i entitled to receive payment for vacation time earned and not taken when I resign?
Over the past few months my supervisors have been on "witch hunt" for information to get me on. Due to the constant feeling of dread I have not taken my allotted vacation time I have earned. The compa... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I be fired for the opinions of others?
I was fired last month. I was told that the employees felt that I was an unapproachable manager and unfriendly. The employees comments were put in a comment box with no names on them. Therefore I coul... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Can an Employer Post date your termination?
Can an Employer Post date your termination? Fact: here is the Email I received from the head of HR on June 19th 2001 XXXX, As per our telephone conversation of June 19, 2001, please consider June 2, 2... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

If you request a LOA can they terminate you?
I have not been feeling well and told my boss the prior week that I was going to have a nervous breakdown. He comes in the next day and asks me all kinds of questions, calls me to his office Monday an... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

Overtime
I work for a bank and became a salaried employee when I became one of the managers in the branch. I have never had any employee report to me, and my job description is sales, non-commissioned. I am re... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

My 401K Plan Administer has failed to execute a withdraw request per the plan rules
My wife has become fully disabled. Per the 401K plan rules she has been terminated from the plan. Also, per the rules she is entitled to a full withdraw of her 401K balance to roll over into Roth of h... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Dispute of performance review.
Numerous employees (myself included) have received performance reviews with amibiguous and/or untrue statements made against them. During the performance review meetings, management has declined expla... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can a supervisor ask specificaly how many sick leave hours I have taken for my child?
I have requested a transfer to another area that is closer to family in order to have their assistance with caring for my son. My son has a disease which causes him to have frequent reoccurring high f... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Present attorney asked I draw up Summary Judgement Response
I am currently in the middle of a lawsuit for sexual discrimination and a number of other charges, I have a attorney whom two years ago took my case on contingency. However the defendants in my case h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Payroll lost check, someone cashed it
I work in IL for a company based out of WI. I went to pick up a check dated 12/26, and was told that the check was not there. Over a week later, after I had send in a request for a stop payment, I was... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Is cutting my hours and not giving me a raise considered retaliation
I reported finding pot at my workplace, poor management practices and policy/procedural infractions. My GM was talked to but nothing has ever been done and my request for a transfer was denied. Since ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Emplyer's Refusal to give Letter of Termination
My friend recently got a letter from the NYS Dept. of Labor telling her that her request for unemploymeny benefits was denied because her former employer contends that she voluntarily quit on Dec. 24,... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

can I collect a $32K Commission owed to me from a former employer?
In 2004 I worked for a company as a sales rep in St Petersburg, Fl. On my way out the door to work for a competing company in California I closed a deal where my commission was over $30,000. The depos... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Link exchange request
Dear Mel I am the webmaster of a site related to Law schools and I have found your site really interesting for our visitors that's why I would like to exchange links with your site. Our details are: w... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

terminated for doing what I was instructed to do.
In Dec. of '04 I injured my knee while delivering my mail. I reported the injury to management. And they failed to do an injury report. At the end of Jan. I realized that there isn't a report in my fi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Signed non compete and was fired 6 months later -
I was hired as an independent contractor last October to work for an insurance brokerage. I signed an employment contract which included a non compete clause. I misplaced the agreement and have reques... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have a case?
I asked my employer for an hearing acommodation so I could participate in class conversations & learning. The 1st accommodation I asked for did not accommodate me. Employer refused to accommodate me a... applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

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

Can I take them to Small Claims Court ?
Dear Mel! I was terminated in October from my job of 5 years. I have taken them to the unemployment board since they denied my unemployment. The board found that I was not responsible for the separati... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

Is the union obligated to answer questions prior to a ratification vote or face a DFR
I am a member of the Transport Workers Union and the current TA has many vague statements as part of the final language. The negotiating committee chairman has been sent questions asking for clarifica... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Draw vested pension with backpay
I would like to know if my seniority date was terminated by an Employee Buyout on the 19th Day of March 1991,and my Social Security Disability determined me as unable to perform gainfull work begining... applies to Michigan  ·  0 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

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

non-compete agreement
I received a job offer from an investment bank. However, a partner mentioned to me that the firm will likely request that I sign a non-compete agreement after I start (perhaps months later). After ini... applies to Ohio  ·  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

What do I do after quitting one company for another upon their request and I havent worked since?
I worked for a company, found a better job. The company I was going to told me that I couldn't put in a two week notice because they needed me to start the next week. I quit the job and have worked tw... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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 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

Ensuring no conflict of interest prior to consultation
We need to consult with an attorney ASAP. Situation involves exempt/non-exempt status,overtime pay (request has been made),retaliation,worker safety,have been informed overtime situation has occured i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Am i eligable to draw a vested pension while on Social Security Disability
I would like to know if my seniority date was terminated by an Employee Buyout on the 19th Day of March 1991,and my Social Security Disability determined me as unable to perform gainfull work begining... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can I file a lawsuit against my boss and company for not responding to an obvious toxic situation?
I have been working under a boss that told me to do things that were against company policy, unethical, immoral and even illegal. I contacted her boss and hr to let them know about this. They said the... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can employers deduct vacation time for snow days?
My employer called a snow day last winter and phoned all of the employees telling us to not come in because of the weather. The next day I went to work and was informed that everyone had to put in a t... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Hired for wrong job, fired for lack of experience?!?
Hired through an employment agency to process home loans for a well established bank. I let them know I had no previous mortgage experience, and was told not to worry, they have a three week training ... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Wrongful Termination
Recently I discovered that my employer was underpaying me by $492 a month for 18 months. My check is direct deposit and I file the pay stubs without opening the envelope. I notified the owner and the ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Discrimination - Making me do a manager's job, but paying me as a supervisor.
Is it considered discrimination if I am singled out to retain a job that the department has eliminated? I work in a technology project management organization. All employees are exempt. In April, they... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

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

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

Employer seeking depositions without filing charges
Myself and my partner recently left the same employer to set ourselves up in the same line of business of our previous employer. Neither of us had an employment contract or a non-compete in place. The... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

do you practice law in mass?
I had been harrassed by a coworker for about a year and then one day she had really pushed me over the edge with making an extremely demeaning comment to me infront of a employee from another company ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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  ·  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

Can employer cut my pay 30% after DOL told them to pay back overtime to me?
I contacted DOL and informed them i thought i was a non-exempt employee for the last six years of my employment. They called my employer to request my information. On same day, they called my supervis... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FLMA Problem
Hello. I requested FLMA leave 1/4/2010 the beginning date of a medically documented back injury(5 days off from work). Aetna( Boeing Rep Company) mailed the medical documents to my home. I didn't rec ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Does this void a NON-Compete contract.
I signed a employment contract with an IT firm that says that i shall be paid on a by-weekly bassis no later than 7 days after pay-period ends on the preceeding Friday and in that agreement there is a... applies to Maryland  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Is this defamation or just unprofessional?
I manage a territory of distributors for a large corporation. I have had consistent challenges with one, where my female gender and younger age set me apart from the entire sales staff I deal with the... applies to California  ·  0 answers

issue with non compete agreement
I'm a H1B S/W consultant. My H1B holding company is based in NJ. My company sent me to the client based in PA by subcontracting with middle vendor(prefered vendor). After about an yr, my H1B holding c... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Is asserting condescension defamation?
I manage a territory of distributors for a large corporation. I have had consistent challenges with one, where my female gender and younger age set me apart from the entire sales staff I deal with the... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is asserting condescension defamation?
I manage a territory of distributors for a large corporation. I have had consistent challenges with one, where my female gender and younger age set me apart from the entire sales staff I deal with the... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is asserting condescension defamation?
I manage a territory of distributors for a large corporation. I have had consistent challenges with one, where my female gender and younger age set me apart from the entire sales staff I deal with the... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Allocation of Severance pay
I am receiving Severance Pay from my employer over a period of weeks. I am being denied unemployment benefits because of the severance pay. When I questioned the Unemployment office the said that my e... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Walked out of building, badge disabled, phone disconnected - was I terminated?
I was walked out the door of my company by a representative of HR and told not to return until a later date. The reason given was that I was regarded as a physical threat to others. The basis for this... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do employers own our professional license?
We work as Physical Therapists in a hospital in NY and would like to know if there has been a violation of our rights committed when our Medical Director sent out our resume and PT license to bid for ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Is this Wrongful Discharge
I worked as Call-Center Team Lead here in Cleveland, Ohio. Several weeks ago my Director brought to my attention a letter that someone sent anonymously to the CEO stating that our new director was rac... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

Breachment, Non-Compete Agreement
I'm a H1B S/W consultant. My H1B holding company is based in NJ. After 15 days of my entry in US I, was placed in CA through another middle level company at client place. My resume was manipulated for... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Variable Comission without prior notice
Hi, I joined my company 3 yrs back with base pay at 15% comission..it was a fairly new company and i was the first sales person..also..office manager too. In span of 3 yrs, every year our revenue has ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is my manager scheduling me on less productive days on purpose?
Hey! I have a quick question. I started a new serving job about 4 months ago. I have loved working there for the most part & I havent had any problems except for with three of the five managers. The G... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Job discrimination
My employer has been calling me into the HR for the past 3 weeks. The first week, she complained that I don't communicate effectively when I go to a doctor's appointment (email is not enough); so I co... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

What chance do we have to get a favorable result with a TILA error in our mortgage?
We have been working with Certified Mortgage Audit of New York. In the Forensic Mortgage Audit, an error was identified. We also have many email and telephone conversations saying something that is de... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

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

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

Can former employer violate oral agreement to list as rehire status
I worked for a state agency and had conflict at a new position. I was given a choice of being fired or resigning. The HR director offered me some severance pay, to help me get UI benefits, and to "...... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Employees rights against demotion.
Dear Sir/Madame, I would like to request information regarding employees' rights against demotion in Ohio. My husband was demoted due to reasons that we believe were not justifiable. It did not have a... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is my employer to pay me if I put a 90 day notice in and they want to let me go before
I have been working for a big bank for 3 years now. This bank has a harassment policy which includes sexual orientation. I have had a couple of issues with employees making comments that I have report... applies to Florida  ·  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

validity of non-compete when employer initiates termination
Hey MEL. Basic question: What are my odds of beating a non-compete agreement with an employer that terminated me due to economic downsizing? Points of interest: * Employee Agreement states that intent... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

would this qualify as defamation/sex discrimination/hostile job environment?
I've been working with a company for two years and I recently became aware that during this time my employer conducted two separate investigations of alleged Sexual Harassment being filed against me. ... applies to Idaho  ·  0 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

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

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

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

Employer's False claims of
In 2007, I was employed with a local hospital, first as a nursing assistant, for a very brief period, I left after discussing with my boss the discomfort I felt with the position, and then a few month... 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

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

Does this qualify as insubordination?
On December 30, 2009 I was written up for insurbordination by my Supervisor. I completely disagree with the reasons I am being written up for insubordination. I did not, not accept the initial request... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

Will cashing ck relieve xemployer of bonus earnings
It has been 1yr since I was laid off. I was offered a severance for yrs served, which I accepted the severance for years served, but indicated I could not sign agreement because other bonus earnings w... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

My Employer Refuse To Pay
I worked at a Steak House restaurant here in Cleveland, Ohio as a sever/batender/supervisor. I started with them Nov 11, 2008. I was supposed to receive a $1 increase when working on weekends as a sev... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

My competition which I never worked for forged my name on a non compete,
I started a business with a partner, we were off to a great start. Our competition was getting pushed out of our area. I recieved a call from my competition yelling at me stating we were in his area, ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

wrongful termination,retaliation and misrepersantation of union
first, i am a union member. next, one morning i was dispatched to my employers shop, after i arrived i was greeted by a project manager with my last paycheck and told the company was letting me go, i ... applies to New York  ·  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

Retaliation? Please help...
I will try to be brief. I was fired after eight years of service. I had an excellent attendance and performance record. Several months prior to being terminated, I filed a sexual harassment claim agai... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Holding Hostage
I posted a question last week and recieved usefull feedback, but have run into yet another situation with my law firm upon termination..and demand of a resignation letter. I received a voice mail mess... 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

Multiple non-compete questions
There are many questions involved in my non-compete issues and I do plan on seeking the advice of an attorney. However, I would like some general information to determine if I have a strong case. My o... applies to Texas  ·  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 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

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

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

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

In your opinion do you belive I have a case to sue the government - see below
I self nominated myself for WTEU11L580622RQ Health System Specialist on 15 November 2010, and was selected by the government and referred to the hiring manager for a interview. I emailed the hiring ma... applies to Washington  ·  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

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

Erratic Schedule and Pay Errors
I have two questions. The first pertains to having a set schedule, and the second pertains to correcting wage errors. My mother works in the activities department of a nursing home for little more tha... 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

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

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

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

I want to know if I have a case for Discrimination I am disabled vet with a sick wife?
I work for the Federal Government, I am service connected disabled veteran with chronic severe migraines. My wife is completely disabled and on Social security disability. I miss work to take care of ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Are these actions dicriminatory per the ADA?
Ok, mine's a little complex, so bare with me. I have an ADA disability, and ended up in the hospital for 2 1/2 weeks. My disability is one that is episodic and chronic, with frequent flare ups that le... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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

My question is if I have grounds to seek compensation for wrongful discharge and defamation?
Two female co-workers that I had relations with, contrived to get me fired, and HR not only allowed it, but appears to have facilitated it. Woman (A) filed a harassment complaint as a result of woman ... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

Age Discrimination
My name is Grady Lollis, I am 56 years old. I have work for a Company a total of 32 years. 17 of those years, I have worked at two of their overseas locations (Panama, and Cyprus), as a Field Engineer... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Slander and blacklisting after departure?
My question possibly involves the following areas of employment law: slander, defamation, and blacklisting by a former employer. I am interested in determining whether pursuing a case would make sense... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
Do I have any chance of winning a wrongful or constructive termination case based on the following: Wrongful constructive termination I live in a community in PA. It is a HOA. For the period of 5/05 -... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Non compete agreement
I am considering a job opportunity and my future employer is asking me to sign the following non-compete agreement. My question is can you review the agreement and let know how strong is the agreement... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I am stressed, and uncomfortable in my workplace. I feel I need some legal advice
The first one happened in 2011 and the second one just happened Friday. Hr Director has not degree in HR and I am stressed about the work ethics I have to endure because I am scared to be out of work.... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

I was approved for FML in May for my pregnancy (due in DEC)
I was approved for FML in May for my pregnancy (Due in DEC) and i have taken several days off. I recently inquired how many hours i had available to me, at this time, i was instructed I have taken too... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

Am I required to use Family Medical Leave?
I have 8 months of accumulated sick leave. I have minor surgery scheduled and will only be out of work 1-2 weeks. Am I required to use Family Medical Leave? applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Employer asking me to violate their own trade secret aggreement.
Two years ago my employer had me sign a non-compete and a trade secrets agreement. However, since then my employer has repeatedly asked me to violate the trade secrets agreement (and possibly the non-... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

termination during maternity leave
I have been on maternity since Dec 2011. I recently applied for for an extended leave through my employer & was informed by the leave of absence department that I had been terminated (the term date wa... applies to California  ·  4 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

Lying to the Police
I have recently applied for a police officers position, listing one of my former employers job as a reference. I had to list all previous employers for the Personal History Questionnaire, during my Ba... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What can you do if an employer says they have video evidence?
What can you do if an employer says they have video evidence but also state as the employee you are not allowed to see it? How can you defend yourself if you know the accusation is not true but not ab... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can the employer terminate my employment while I am on family leave?
Can the employer terminate my employment while I am on family leave? (taking care of a new born child) If yes, can this termination take effect during the leave or does the employer have to wait until... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Laid off due to being in the hospital with his wife and son.
My nephew was just laid off after being in the hospital with his son and his wife having surgery. He had called to let them know he had to go pick up his son from the hospital and also, had informed t... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

disability and fml
My employer offers a disability leave of 8 weeks (unpaid). Can I take this leave as disability and then my 12 week fam. med. leave for a total of 20 weeks? Or are they one and the same? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Termination during disability leave.
I went on maternity leave for six weeks. I had post delivery complications & spent another 2 weeks on disability leave.While I was still on disability I was fired from my job. Was that legal? 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

Medical leave & Diciplinary Actions
I had taken 7.5 requested days off since September 2003. I previously had informed my employer I would be needing time for Medical appointments with specialists for my children(opthamologists,ENT's). ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employee access to employee file
Do I have a right to see my employee file and to make copies of its contents? applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

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

Employer will not accept physician release
My employer has asked me to take a fitness exam after my physician released me back to my job without limitation. I had a partial shoulder replacement on January 26th. I did not ask my employer for me... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

NYS Workers Compensation and termination of job
Does not pertain to me - just a discussion. Can an employee who is out on a job related injury in NYS, collecting Workers Compensation, be terminated? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this 21 business days till I have to sign the severance agreement.
applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

medical leave retaliation / discrimination
I signed a form agreeing to go forward with Binding Arbitration in a grievance against my past employer. This was forwarded to the employer two months ago at which time I submitted a check requested f... applies to California  ·  2 answers

losing sleep over wage discrimation
I am a 44 year old female and have worked for a major financial institution for 20 years. Ownership has changed several times due to mergers and divestures, but I have been with the current owner sinc... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Can my employer require a physician's statement stating the reason for absence?
I have had to use more sick leave more than usual since August 2011 (14 sick days, 9 vacation days). Family issues with a family member's drug use, my daughter's separation from her husband in which s... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

I HAVE DEGENERATE HIP
how can i go about filing law suit against former employer who denied me flma right because i have never used it before and they are assuming i am faking my health problem so i was fired for attendanc... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

religion
Do I have to prove that my religion is my religion? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Medical disabilty then laid off
I was laid off one day after i returned from a 2 1/2 month medical disabilty (torn achilles non work related) all the paperwork was done and i recieved disabilty benefits throughout that time. Is this... applies to New York  ·  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

Deductions in salaried pay
Can an employer make deductions in pay for being a few hours short of 40 per week for salaried employees? Thought it was a weekly pay regardless of actual hours. Full days I'd understand...but 1/2 hou... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

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

I was falsely accussed of Sexual Harassment
I was falsely accused of sexual harassment due to a phone call I had with a supervisor asking for advise about whether or not I should write up one of my employees who was displaying rude/unprofession... applies to New York  ·  3 answers

I had a stroke..and I was fired
I wanna know if, it was right for my employer to fire me....I had a "stroke back in Jan.28, 2001...The last day I worked was Jan.26, 2001..I am still under doctor's care for the stroke..I was out of w... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

demanding that severance be returned
My wife was recently laid off. As part of the process she signed a severance aggreement/ contract and recieved her severance. A couple weeks later she was offered another position within the same comp... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Job termination during pregnancy
I'm six months pregnant working with a company since more than 8 months as a Computer Software Engineer. Right now my probation period is going on, as I was moved to another group in January 2002. Ear... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

How do you overturn a hearing determination?
Unemployment was granted. Worked briefly for an agency that acted in bad faith. This agency filed an appeal stating that I refused work. Unemploymnet ruled in my favor two times stating it was not a b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Company policy does not prohibit facial hair.
If a company's policy doesn't state that it prohibits facial hair. Can an employee who was initially hired with facial hair and then fired only as a result of having facial hair take any sort of legal... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

is it illeagal to get fired for no show no call when your off for doctors excuse?
i worked may 25 2012 got up on may 26 2012 and went to urgent care and i have plantar fissitis i have dr excuses all the up to june 7 i called in today and was told i was fired for noncall no show 3 t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Does my employee have to provide me with a final pay stub if i am unable to get it on-line?
We no longer recieve paper paychecks or stubs and must look at them or print them from the on-line HR site. i was terminated and do not have access to the on-line service any longer. I want to see my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do you have to sign a non compete after you have been employed with out one signed for 20 years?
My employer is giving me 3 days to sign a non-compete contract. I have been employed with this company for over 20 years. I knew they had these agreements but other employees who signed them were comp... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Disability
I am a single female with cancer,I been employed at the same company for 9 years. I was diagnosed with cancer 4 years ago. My employer has been playing games the whole time. Getting good reviews but n... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

maternity leave
I am pregnant and beginning to plan for my maternity leave. I was planning to use all my sick time. My employer is saying that they have a policy saying you can only use 5 days of sick time for childb... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What can I successfully do from a legal standpoint? My Public Sector Job
Retaliation: informing management/HR because it will ruin your performance reviews. Motto: "if you don't like it, I will make you quit". Inconsistencies in their advice, and procedures. Extreme workpl... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Was laid off for Exhaustion of STD and it has not been a year do they have to give me a job back
applies to Idaho  ·  1 answer

What are our grounds for appeal of this denial?
My son was laid off in March 2009 from full time employment at CNG Financial. He has been receiving unemployment since then, including all extensions. He has gone back to UC to get his BA. This summer... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a EEO complaint supplement a case file after AJ decision by before Appeal?
I am in the midst of a 4 year EEO case which is going to hearing in 2weeks. I have a sneaking suspicion that I will not prevail, and I will have to appeal the judge's decision. My question....Can an E... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Confrontation with employer
Mel, Just recently I was engaged in a confrontation with my employer to the point that we were face to face and raising our voices. Unfortunately, he abused me verbally and I struck him. It was Friday... applies to Wisconsin  ·  2 answers

Can I lose my company paid health insurance while on medical leave?
I was hospitalized for 4 days and am currently under Dr care and my return date is not known at this time. My employer sent me a certified letter stating that I left my employment on my last day of wo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Why Human resouces will not do anything about my continuous harrassment/age discrimination?
I filedd a grievance that was not investigated properly, reported to EEOC in 9/10 for being retaliated against. I was offered an option to leave it open, or they could investigate. I decided to leave ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What are the HR Record Retention Guidelines for State of Ohio
Looking for Ohio's guidelines in record retention - Federal law states basically that 7 years is the amount to keep records - I'm trying to verify Ohio guidelines due to the fact that we have run out ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

commission
I am a commison salesperson My question is can my employer change my commison structure without telling there employees? I have asked for the #s from management and told I could get the structure but ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Laid off while others in same position were not
56 year old male, 20 year employee in mgmnt position. Have had melanoma (surgery 3 years ago) and have to be monitored every 3 months. Plus just had kidney stone "blasted". Example is recent hire (one... applies to New York  ·  3 answers

Time off denial legal
Can a permanent, per diem, state employee be denied time off even though they are not being paid ? Thank you applies to All States  ·  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 i take leave due to no child care for the summer
i am in need of some assistance. is there a leave i can take for the summer due to having no cost effective child care for my 6 year old and still be able to retain my employment? applies to New Jersey  ·  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

Severence rehired and fired
i worked for ABC Sliced Bread in S.F. Ca. I am a member of Teamsters Union. About 5 weeks ago the plant i worked in closed. On the last day we were given all the pay we had coming except the severence... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongfull Termination
I have been working for this employer for the better part of two and a half years. Having no sick days available points were collected as a consequence of calling off or coming late. This was a new po... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Is this legal termination?
Requested 2 week leave of absence, possibly becoming medical for panic attacks and stress. Was granted leave by manager. 7 days later received personal belongings from work UPS. Received a text messag... applies to California  ·  3 answers

how do i go about being sexually harrass by a customer at my workplace
i was sexually assaulted by a customer at my workplace no police report was filed an incident report was filed till the next day because it was suggested they didnt know how to deal with my situation ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

non-compete documentation
Former employees where I worked said they signed a non-compete contract and one is currently being pursued for breaking it. I recently quit and don't remember signing one and have no copies of one in ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

unlawful termination?
I have been employed in a nursing home for 11 months and am no longer happy there. If I were to place an application elsewhere and they contact my current employer for reference, can my current employ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Ineligible for Severance in buyout situation
Our employer has the following statement in our severence plan: "You are ineligible to participate if you are offered a job with a company that purchases all or part of the operation in which you are ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What should do when the employer masks information to the EEOC
Here's my dilemma, I'm currently engaged in a EEOC claim with my former employer where I was terminated for negligence or misconduct concern another associate stealing from the company and I was ultim... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

I am cleared to drive, Am I able to get my job back with USPS?
I was employeed for almost 5 yrs with USPS as a Sub-Mail Carrier AKA RCA. I began having episodes (seizures) that occured while I was driving my personal vehicle and then once in my mail truck. Comple... applies to Florida  ·  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

Family Medical Leave
My son fell on Thursady night. We took to Er. Er did not find the break. Friday I took him to a bone Dr. He has a broke hip. He is two years old. We are going to cast it on Tuesday. My question is doe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employee call out sick for an indefinite time period?
I have a salaried (Exempt)co-worker who called out sick on a Wednesday. On Thursday he was a no call no show, on Friday he went to the hospital and was subsequently discharged that Sunday. Over the ne... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

Former employer refuses to provide me a copy of non-compete.
I recently was terminated from my position in wireless sales. Shortly after I was offered a position in sales close to the former employer. My former employer contacted me and informed me of the non-c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My employer wrote me a paycheck and it bounced?
This is part time job for me at a golf course. They wrote me the check on 12/17 and it bounced...they keep blowing me off to write me a new check...what are my rights? Thanks! applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Age Discrimination, Harrassment to force resignation
I was hired 7 years ago as Chief Engineer of a large hotel. The position has been management (supervision, delegation, discretionary judgement,etc). My new general manager of 3 weeks told me he wanted... applies to Texas  ·  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

overtime pay
My employer informed me last October(2001) that my position no longer requires them to pay me overtime. I make no commission, I am no ones supervisor. My position is a parts department counterperson i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What information is needed to find out if a non-compete agreement would apply to my husband?
My husband was hired by Company #1 in FL, 13 years ago. (He was trained elsewhere.) Company #1 was then bought by Company #2 about 11 years ago, while we were still living in Florida. Somewhere along ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wronfully Terminated and no Union help, Iranian U.S. citizen
My wife is from Iran. She is 47 years old and a U.S. citizen. She was also a Union member. She was fired from her company after two years for using up her occurences alloted for the year. She had been... applies to Texas  ·  2 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

My bonus fell as a result of my pregnancy. Is that lawful?
I work in the HR/Compensation department for a large corporation. I recently received a bonus that reflected average performance. Being disappointed, I pursued discussions with my management, to find ... applies to California  ·  2 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

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

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

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

Employment contract
After 6 months into my employment, my employer is asking to sign a contract where I must agree to a 90 day resignation notice. I told them I was not going to sign the contract under those terms, and t... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Non-compete
I am in the Information Systems field and I will be layed off by my employer due to lack of clients. I signed a non-compete clause. I am considering joining one of the clients due to the following rea... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay Discrimination
I was recently laid off. When I asked about a severance package they gave me $7,000 for now. They are suppose to let me know about my severance package. The last employee who was laid off received 1 y... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

no commission detail provided by employer
my employer a cable company pays flat plus commission. when we get our weekly commision reports there is no detail of what orders the commission came from there is no way i can check if i'm actually b... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Which Contract Controls?
I was a highly valued employee for a large media company for 12 years. During that time, it had three different owners. For ten of those years, I had a contract that clearly stated that if I were term... applies to Maryland  ·  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

Can my employer change the percent I am vested in my 401(k) after firing me?
I had 7 years and 10 months with the company. The company 401(k) policy states an employee is 100% vested after 6 years. When I checked my account to roll over, they are only awarding 80%. Is that leg... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Not allowed to have a copy of my performance review?
I recently received a semi-annual performance review by my new employer. It was a good one, but I was told I was not allowed to have a copy of the review. This is the first employer I've had that didn... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

terminated
I was recently fired. There reason was because i was out on disabilty. I belong to a union. Can they do that?. applies to New York  ·  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

Position elimination vs Quitting
My job was eliminated and then I was given a servance package; and now my former employer is denying my unemployment benefits. I was originally getting unemployment benefits, but then 2 months later u... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  4 answers

Can I seek legal advice for being discharged for being sick?
I was discharged at my job of 10+ years for going home sick. I work as a paramedic, and did not feel right about being around sick patients whose immune systems are already compromised while I was sic... applies to New Hampshire  ·  1 answer

recieved less severance as a manager than a supervisor with a difference in 3 years service
I was given a seperation agreement to sign after my position was eliminated and provided 12 weeks of severance, when another supervisor recieved 8-month severance. I ask to be provided with the severa... applies to Georgia  ·  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

should i still get 25 hours a week?
i am considered a part time employee i was working a steady for 25 hours a week before i went on medial leave or until the job was done witch gave me a lot more hours then 25. i had been working the s... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

transportation Fees
I'm in outside sales, When i started with my company, I was paid per mile that i put on my personal vehilce, which was below the standard. then when they realized how many miles i was getting paid for... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Does my employer have to hold my job when out on Maternity Leave?
Due to complications during pregnancy I was put out of work by my doctor 6 weeks before my actual delivery. I delievered by C-Section, and therefore am entitled to 8 weeks disability after delivery. I... applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

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

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

Evaluations being shared with others.
I am a Computer Technician for Lorain City Schools. My supervisor tried to force me to go to a voluntary district party. I inturn reported his intimidating conduct to HR. They informed me I was not ob... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

time off without pay
i have several medical issues, myemployers knows this and i get severe migraines, i missed work a lot but have always taken it without pay--this time my employers gave me 3 days off without pay and i ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

denial of benefits, other
Recently placed on medical due to injury to right arm requiring surgery, not work related. I was informed by my company's HR department that during my leave, I would not be allowed to use the facility... applies to New Hampshire  ·  1 answer

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

We get paid on the 1st and 15th of each month. Our Employee Manual states “Should payday fall
We get paid on the 1st and 15th of each month. Our Employee Manual states “Should payday fall on a recognized holiday in which the company is officially closed, you will be paid on the last working ... 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

as a nj employee can i take njfmla to care for my adult daughter who will have a c section.
my employer says "no" unless she is mentally challenged, which she is not. thanks applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages from temp agency
This is a tricky one. I have gone to mediation and the small claim is going to trial. I worked for a temp agency that placed me at a trash company from 12/06-7/08. I was requested to keep my own times... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer make me resign?
I had a simular question but this one is slightly diffrent. I am employed and have been empoled for 10 years, in a company of 20 employees. In december i had to use my my disability insurance for a me... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Laid off after telling employer I was going on disability
In July of this year I took ill with a respiratory infection. I had been working on a helpdesk and had been working several weeks while suffering from this infection. Eventually the manager at the fac... applies to California  ·  1 answer

hostal workplace
My wife who has a disabily, and is working on then process to get SSD. She has seveal medical issues that have become much worse over the last year whan a new supervisor was put in charge of her group... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

can an employer force you to do the job you did before you got hurt on the job
what if i told that i cant do the job i did before i got hurt and cant lift heavy applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have to pay me for accrued vacation when I resign?
I resigned from my employer and was expecting to get 9.5 days of pay when I left. Employer has stated to me that I have accrued 9.5 days of paid time off, but their policy is to only pay 5 days. I hav... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How do I make it stop?
I am a 40+ yrs. old African-American male flight attendant for a domestic airline. I have been employed for several years. Throughout the duration of my employment as a flight attendant, I have repeat... applies to Illinois  ·  4 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

I want to seek justice from those that had a direct impact on my current finanicl condition.
False reference by an supervisor Do I have a case? My division was being terminated due to consolidation. Therefore, we were false to seek employment in other areas of the bank. As a result, I and oth... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

FIRED FOR HAVING AN OPERATION BEING ABSENT FOR 6 DAYS,,,COMPANY POLICY
Hi. I have been working for a candy company since Nov. 2003. In July this year I notified them I had to go into the hospital for an ascensing aorta aneurym,,requested a leave of absence.... They answe... applies to Arizona  ·  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

In-accurate Commission Pay
I have been working for the same company for over 3 years and recently I have found out that a certain number of part numbers have not been included in our commission report. This affects several empl... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can I sue for being falsely represented/quoted on Board Meeting Records?
There are records proving that my former employer falsely made me part of a Board of Directors and falsely quoted me on multiple Board Meeting Records without my knowledge. My former employer made it ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Said salary job, but feel being treated like hourly?
Had a former employer where my compensatioon was susposed to be a salary yet our checks always stated an hourly rate and as "Regular Pay". Additionally we had only 6 sick days a year afterwhich you wo... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Concialiation in a discrimination case
Hi, I recentely received a "reasonable cause letter" from the EEOC, the agency found that it is more likely than not that my employer discriminated and retaliated against me, it states the reasons for... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Discontinuation of services before end of job contract.
I am having a contract agreement of 2 years minimum with my employer which mentions that in the event I quit my job before 2 years I will have to pay a penalty of 3 Months Salary. The Scenario now is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

my last emplyer of 45 days reduses to pay me my last weeks salary bc I left
I worked for approx 45-60 days and found a better paying w/benefits job. so I gave an approx weeks notice. but it was very uncomforatble so it ended up being 3 1/2 days. they were mad so they are refu... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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