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My boss rejected my PTO request even though I have maxed out on my PTO hours.
Hi, I work in California and accrue PTO hours. My PTO maxes out at 300 hours. If I don't take time off, I will stop accruing. I requested time off to avoid this issue, however, my boss rejected my req... applies to California  ·  0 answers

For Intermittent FMLA - can your employer make you take your PTO time?
I have been approved for up to 3 days a month for intermittent FMLA. My employer has been making me use PTO/Vacation Days when I am out. I thought FMLA was an unpaid day (if needed) to secure your pos... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Fmla violation?
Hello. I have an ADA confirmed disability that I have asked my employer for the last 2 years to accommodate, until recently they would not. Since my employer never gave me the option of an accommodati... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can an employer deny FMLA for Military Exigency even though the employee hasn't received FMLA P/W?
I am deploying next month and my husband indicated to his workplace's HR department that he would like to apply for FMLA due to qualified military exigency. When he first spoke to HR, he was told that... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

i live in florida. I'm on fmla and I resigned with a 2 week notice which has been met to completion. I have some remaining pto, is the company required to pay out my earned pto?
I resigned with 2 week notice. On fmla, with remaining pto balance that was earned the first year I was employed then able to use it thereafter. I've resigned with notice mentioning I'd like to be pai... 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

I put in for a request for FMLA time after I was denied workman's comp. What happens if my employer never gets back to me about the FMLA request within the 5 business days?
Injured on 2/6/15 Workman's comp denied on 2/12/15 Requested FMLA on 2/23/15 applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

I had an approved 2-month medical leave of absence (after a fall and resulting subarachnoid hemorrhage) this year. I recently asked for a 2-day PTO leave in October -- this request was denied because of this year's medical leave. Is this legal in Pennsylv
I am a "weekend" employee, normally allowed for PTO weekends off a year applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

My company does not want to pay any of my pto to me. I have 46 hours. What can I do to get my pto paid to me?
I was in a situation that forced me to quit. I had been requesting my pto for a month and kept getting rejected. I needed the time to take care of my dying mother. Now the company will not pay the pto... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

Since june 1 I have been out on injury and I filed for fmla, I haven't received no pto or sick pay, I recently recontacted my employer hr department which said they was checking into it no one ever called, now its July and they won't let me borrow against
I broke my ankle June 1st, and unable to work for 3 months, I was on bed rest, I notified my employer and my doctor faxed paperwork, I applied for fmla, but I haven't received no pto or sick pay and t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Compensation for PTO when laid off.
I worked at a store in PA for a company that is headquartered in FL. The store closed, and I was offered Severance. The agreement states: "PTO is prorated from the beginning of the PTO year through th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Bill for PTO.
My old employer sent me a bill, stating that I took PTO I haven't "earned" yet. I did not know the PTO was set up this way, and when asked, the company is not able to provide proof that I agreed to th... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Will I be allowed to take my accrued PTO if my current employer sells the company?
My employer recently sold the company i work for and i had approved PTO. As per my new employer i am not allowed the PTO because i am considered a new hire. is this allowed? is my previous employer re... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can employer change the amount of PTO that I was accrued in the past and give me less pto time for the following year?
Can i get less PTO time from the previous years? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

If you are still working with a company and you were sick for a day or had an emergency --- you however do not want to get paid for PTO for the day you missed. Can they (A) Force you to take the PTO hours, (B) Take the PTO hours that without paying you? T
Working in Florida and the company I work for has decided that if you should miss a day for any reason, even though you have decided that you are ok with getting paid for just the 4 days you have work... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my employer hold my PTO after I resign?
I was feeling that my employee wanted to fire me and in the middle of the work I left the office and never returned. They asked for a letter of resignation in order to give my last paycheck. I didn't ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Negative PTO and Unemployment
Negative PTO and Unemployment Negative PTO and severance Pay. I was required to go into negative PTO because the company did not have any work. Soon after I was dismissed with a severance pay of two w... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Unpaid PTO and attempts to get it.
I was laid off as a reduction in force. I've had a very hard time getting them to pay my unpaid PTO, or even getting summary of my last paycheck. I finally got check statement and they have not paid m... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is it illegal for my employer to take my PTO without authorization?
Is it illegal for my employer to offer PTO but automatically take it through the payroll system without authorization? let me clarify that there was a new policy put in place that we accrue .98 hours ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

How do I determine if I am non-exempt or exempt?
I am a full-time, salaried employee at a 501(c)3 organization in Florida. I do not have a supervisory role. I make 34k/year. Where can I find my classification as to whether I am an exempt or non-exem... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Should my PTO payout be at my PT payrate, our my FT payrate since I earned it while FT?
I took a demotion from FT to PT at my employer because I got a second job. I also took a paycut. I used some of the PTO I accrued while being FT (now PT) and I was paid out my new PT wage. Then my com... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can hours worked overtime be allocated at a 2:1 ratio as PTO?
My non-profit employer requires me to work outside of my regular 40-hour workweek for special events in exchange for PTO. However, the PTO is not allocated at a 1:1 ratio. For example, I was required ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I live in florida. i gave my two notice and completed it fully. I had PTO time that I had not taken and was paid out on my PTO, is this legal?
Not paid my out on my PTO time while giving a two weeks notice. applies to Florida  ·  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 was terminated and told I would be paid for my PTO on my last check and I wasn't. I had to wait an extra week just for a check for my PTO so they could take insurance that I can no longer use out of it. It does say in the policy book that you will be pa
I was terminated for absences and told my PTO would be paid on my last check instead they issued me a separate check just for my PTO a week after my last check so they could take out for benefits I ca... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

An employee is asking for intermittent leave for their parent to take to appointments and assist with ADL's as needed. Can you ask the employee to reschedule appointments or deny her request for a day she has requested when adequate staffing is not availa
Intermittent FMLA for an employee to care for their parent when adequate staffing is not available. Employee has requested a day of FMLA when the department is already short-staffed. Can the request f... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

Employer denied to pay me PTO upon termination
my employer denied to pay me for my acquired 100 hours of PTO .reason is that i have been terminated not resigned or laid off how i can get them to pay me my PTO. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

The company handbook states that no PTO may be taken once an employee resigns. I'm not resigning and they will not fire me. I have 50 days of PTO of which they will only pay out 10 (in accordance with the company handbook). They will not allow me to take
My employer (Hudson, NY, private company) and I have agreed to not extend my work L1-A work visa which ends in mid September. The new CEO has denied me a job in the part of the company I came from (De... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Am I entitled to Paid Time and/or PTO as a returned employee
Worked for a FL nonprofit for over three years and gave three weeks notice. I returned a year later and worked for less than a year but was only able to offer one week notice. I had scheduled PTO long... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My employer is ending PTO. They state they will buy back unused hours at $.25 on the dollar. I'm in Florida. Is this legal. I have 400 hours of PTO
New CEO is changing things. No more PTO will be earned. But employees like me have earned several hours that tops off at 400 hours. I have yet to have any chance to use it all. Now they are making an ... applies to Florida  ·  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

I broke my leg and ankle at home. I filed for fmla and std on january 26, my fmla ends march 14. I filed a request for leave since my job said i cant return to work on restriction from dr but dr wont release me to non restriction until june 1st. They said
Can i be terminated or do i have a case for wrongful termination under ada as i am currently disabled. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can my employer make me pay back my used PTO.
I work for a company that has a policy, if you leave before a year you have to pay back any used PTO. Since we dont get holidays I will have to pay back the PTO I used for the jewish holidays etc. I a... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

I have a 6 month fmla intermittent use my employer is telling me I have to provide a Dr note for every absence I'm scared of him he's intimidating I don't know what to do Bettina in wi
Can my employer request a Dr note for every absence if I'm approved for fmla 3-4 x a month 3-4 days at a time applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

How can I get my vacation time paid if I resigned?
I gave my 2 week notice, and I had 42 hours of pto. It has been 3 months and I have not received my pto (vacation) that i had on the books. applies to California  ·  0 answers

I live in S.C. and I verbally gave a statement to employer that I was leaving a week ago. the second week I wrote a statement saying I was leaving to go to a higher paying job. I am still employed but they said I quit so I can't get PTO time.
I am still employed until February 20th. Why am I not entitled to my PTO time? Employer states to me that I have to be there a year also to receive my PTO earned time if I decide to leave applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

If you are leaving your job, and PTO is to be paid out to you, ow much can they tax on it and does it have to be paid separately from your paycheck or altogether?
Putting in my 2 weeks notice. PTO is to be paid, but former employees have stated that they tax it at a higher rate and that it is then added to your final paycheck. Also, in June and December, they o... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

My company is moving to an unlimited PTO policy. Do they have to pay out my current balance?
When a company moves from an accrued PTO policy to an unlimited PTO policy, what happens to the accrued hours. My understanding is that the accrued hours are treated the same as compensation and must ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

My job was eliminated after 5 years of service because the office I was working for wasn't profitable for the comany anymore. I was told I would only receive half of my pto. Is that against the law?
I have 150 hours of unused pto. I was pulled into the office this week and was told that because the office isn't making a profit that my job was being eliminated and that they would pay me one months... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was just let go from a company that corporates office is in Texas and they claim it is their policy to withhold PTO time earned - is this legal in the state of Pennsylvania where I work
i have 140 hours of earned PTO and was salaried can they with hold it applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Changed to PTO in 2015 But didn't get credit for vacation earned in 2014. Is this legal?
Company policy was no vacation earned for the first 12 months of employment. Company changed to PTO in January of 2015. Employees who were employed more than 1 year didn't receive any credit for there... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

CAN AN EMPLOYER TAKE PTO FROM EMPLOYEE AFTER AN 8 HR WORK DAY
WORKING 10 HR. DAYS IF LEAVE AFTER 8 HRS. COMPANY WILL TAKE HRS AWAY 3 FROM PTO IF DONT STAY FULL 10 HRS applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can an employer force employees to take accrued PTO for a plant shutdown on short notice?
I have just been informed today June 6th, that I must take off the 1st week in July and the 1st week in August off for a plant shutdown due to a slow down in production. I work in the purchasing depar... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can an employer refuse to give you unpaid days off and use the excuse that you do not have enough PTO to take off?
I have an employer that will not give me time off that was already approved at 1point saying now I no longer have enough PTO. applies to Florida  ·  2 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

FMLA interference
I am a salaried employee in TN. I am attempting to get intermittent FMLA or a reasonable accommodation to obtain medical treatment. My company uses a 3rd party administrator that I will call LM. LM is... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Can my employer make me take all my PTO at the end of the year instead of letting me cash out?
My employer states that I have to use all my PTO by the end of the year since they will not let me carry it over to the next year, nor will they allow me to cash it out. Can they legally make me take ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer make me take all my PTO at the end of the year instead of letting me cash out?
My employer states that I have to use all my PTO by the end of the year since they will not let me carry it over to the next year, nor will they allow me to cash it out. Can they legally make me take ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

In Florida, does an employer have to honor 401[k] contributions wrt PTO paid out subsequent to termination?
A terminated employee is requesting a modification to the PTO payment received to include employee and employer 401[k] match. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Possible retaliation when HR demands intermittent fmla use?
I've been with my current employer for 3.5 years. My current boss hired on 9/2015. At that time my hours were 6:30-3:30 am. With those hours I could continue chiropractic care on a weekly basis after ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can an employer choose when to give you the money you earned for PTO?
I earned paid time off and decided to use it for vacation with the approval of my employer. However, I didn't receive that money with the paycheck right before I went on vacation, and when I asked if ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

In Florida if I am employed with an employee is it legal for them to take accrued PTO due to me changing to part time
I was full time I went back to school they approved schedule change to 32 hours per week but later stated I lost the PTO I earned prior to schedule change applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I have an employee that was working for my company for 5 years. She left during her day work and never came back. Now she is asking for her PTO. What is the law in Florida? do i have to pay her the PTO or no?
I have an employee that was working for my company for 5 years. She left during her day work and never came back. Now she is asking for her PTO. What is the law in Florida? do i have to pay her the PT... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Hi, I have been on my job for 11 years I accrued a lot of PTO time. My employer want to take it away s pto time is that illegal?
My employer is trying to take away my pto time that I accrued. I been with the company for 11 years and I earn a lot of time. Is this illegal or not. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

incorrect accrual time Corrected in 2 weeks. Is the legal ?
adp shows that my accrual pto is currently 300. my company says that is a mistake to be corrected in 2 wks. Effectively, my pto accrued will be cut down to 175 (maximum allowed) I've asked my manager ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny my leave which is potentially FMLA qualifying after adequate notice without asking me further questions or for medical certification and not providing rights and responsibilities documents? I took the semi emergent leave anyway and wa
Leave flatly denied despite adequate notice of leave to care for autistic son. No further questions, no request for certification and no FMLA paperwork (rights and responsibilities) Took leave anyway ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny my employer deny vacation time because they had to approve FMLA first?
I requested a two week vacation for August several months ago. About 3 - 4 weeks ago my supervisor told me she did not see a problem approving it she just wasn't allowed to approve it too far in advan... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Put My two weeks in and two days latter was let go because of bullying and cant get my PTO
I work in WI as a Advanced Maintenance Tech, I put my two weeks in and I understand that you have to work the full two weeks to get paid your PTO but I stated that I can only work one of the two do to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

I have FMLA and I was mandated to work another 8 hour shift and I couldn't so I used my FMLA can I asked to bring in a doctor's note with my FMLA?
My FMLA states that if I have to use FMLA to leave while mandated I can do so. It's written in bold. I also was mandated 9 minutes before it my shift was done. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was recently affected by a company laid off in Florida. They did not payout unused PTO days. Hourly employees earn vacation and sick pay... they received payouts. Salaried employees earn PTO days to use for days off whether sick or
See question applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Intermittent fmla family member. Employer not providing correct forms yet.
I have requested fmla papers from my employer regarding intermittent leave for the occasional care of my parent suffering with dementia. I was informed by the dr after I dropped off the papers that th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

RE: Asked 3 questions and no responses for months. Anyone out there?
In response to Jim Barna: Can my employer deny my leave which is potentially FMLA qualifying after adequate notice without asking me further questions or for medical certification and not providing ri... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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 - being refused vacation time unless it is FMLA related - is this legal & what do I do?
I have FMLA for a medical issue. Whenever I have to miss work for a doctor appointment, or a sick day the company uses my vacation time. This is fine as I do not want a loss in pay. I currently have p... applies to California  ·  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

We are a small company of 7 employees. We have an employee approved for STD for upcoming surgery. The employee has saved up PTO to 7 weeks. Can we ask the employee to use X weeks of PTO? For us to lose an employee for 4-6 weeks estimated STD and then stil
Who could help answer these types of ?'s. The STD insurance company perhaps ? applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

We are a small company of 7 employees. We have an employee approved for STD for upcoming surgery. The employee has saved up PTO to 7 weeks. Can we ask the employee to use X weeks of PTO? For us to lose an employee for 4-6 weeks estimated STD and then stil
Who could help answer these types of ?'s. The STD insurance company perhaps ? applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

My employer destroyed evidence of my pto of 22 hours what can i do
employer destroyed evidence of my pto that i earned i had 22 hours left and i worked a day and did not get paid he paid me in july when i had emergency surgery and was out for a month and he fired me ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Vacation policy discrimination
Can an employer terminate an exempt employee, yet still keep him on payroll with full salary and bonus, telling other exempt ees that he is "on vacation" until we can find something he can do from hom... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

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

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

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

Am I being retaliated against by my employer for taking FMLA leave to care for a sick parent?
Not sure if I am being retaliated against by my employer. I took 6 weeks approved FMLA leave to care for my mother after a traumatic brain injury and emergency surgery that left her in a coma for 2 we... applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

Is this legal ?
The company I work for penalizes us with POINTS for taking our earned PTO unscheduled (say for an emergency,unexpected illness). When we reach a certain amount of points we are given a warning with re... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

can a company force you to take FMLA if you have enough vacation time to cover your absence and do not want to be on FMLA
company is telling me that i have to use FMLA. I have plenty of paid time i can use and do not want to be on FMLA. can they do this? applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can my husband be fired for being at the birth of his daughter?
My husband was denied FMLA for our unborn daughter because he's only been with the company 9 months. He has worked over the 1250 hrs in a year and there are over 50 employees. We understand he hasn't ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Can 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

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

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

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

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

Options if the deadline for recovering back wages through the Texas Workforce Commission has passed?
I live in Texas and worked for a company that contracts all of its employees through a company based in California. Although I worked for the Texas company, from a legal standpoint all employees were ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I gave two weeks notice, worked yesterday, then today told don't need me to finish the two weeks. Also have 29.9 pto time.. They have to pay me two weeks and 29.9 correct?
Quit gave two weeks, after working one day of two weeks told me don't need the notice.. To leave now. Have 29.9 hours PTO also.. Been told by new boss, they have to pay it all. applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

Reduce hours from PTO bank for exempt employee?
Exempt employee is out of work for 4 weeks due to injury and received full weekly salary throughout. Employee did not receive prior approval to work from home during that time. Can employer deduct at ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Do i have a Retaliation case?
I had reported my Supervisor to the Site Manager 1 week before I took PTO for trying to make me change my Temp Agency Timesheet to show less hours. which is theft in my opinion. I had applied for Paid... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

i have been on fmla for 2 years and my company was just recently taken over by andersen windows and so they have denied my ongoing fmla cause i havent worked for them for a year. Is there anyway to get my fmla grand fathered in since its been ongoing for
i want my fmla to roll over this isn't fair i didnt choose for them to take over. I was with my previous company many years and its not fair to my kids they have to lose time with me because they deni... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Every January I accrue 120 hours of pto time for the year when I pull up my time card it states accrued 120 hours as of March 10th I had used 72 hours for sickness ect it stated that as of March 9th I had 52 hours left I quit the company on March 9 th and
I was told I would accrue 120 hours every January of pto time on my time card if I click on the accrue tab it gives me the amount of hours I have accrued which started with 120 hours in January I have... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

can employer take employees pto if he or she does not work overtime?
Can employer take pto hours if employees do not work overtime? applies to California  ·  0 answers

I'm on fmla right now and i'm on a hour restriction for 2 weeks per my doctor....I have missed 2 full days of work and called in saying I was using fmla days can they terminate me if i'm on a doctor's note and called in to work using my fmla?
I had surgery on july 1st and am not able to work my full shift yet the Dr. has me on an hour restriction of 6hrs a day for 2wks my 2wks isn't up till September 13th,2016......I have 10 days left of f... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I have put in for fmla due to my own serious condition sept 3 2015 I received the papers me immediately brought them to my dr during the time the dr secretary misplaced the fmla papers and I had to resubmit them to them when I do that the papers were inco
I am up for removal because of the days that I called out fmla and the doctor filled out paper work wrong twice but the third time it was correct my fmla was approved but it only started from the day ... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

I am an approved user of FMLA since November 2015 - I had a mental break at work and informed my boss that I had to leave under FMLA - now she is charging me with an AWOL day and that will lead to a letter of discipline in my file - can she do this.
My Boss is attempting to force me to mark a day as being AWOL on my federal time sheet when I clearly told her I was going to have to leave under FMLA - I went to see my union Rep - and they also sent... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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


From July 2014-July 2015 I had an open FMLA in which I missed a total of 2 days. I have had 2 days that were miss handled and one denied that i am still tring to get them to fix. Recently I missed a d... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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 FMLA be used retroactively???
I work with 2 individuals who were on the verge of being terminated due to the company's attendance policy. One individual just had their FMLA approved by their Dr. within the last two weeks,however h... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Does my employer have to make me aware of fmla?
I recently had knee surgery and have now been off work for 8 weeks. My doctor recently reported that I should be off for 6 more weeks. My employer is not very happy and just informed me today that my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I have fmla. Intermittent days from July 2015 to July 2016. I've been on this fmla for 7 months and my hr department sent letters to my doctor requesting more info. My doctor called me and told me this. She said she cannot fill anything out without my con
Is this considered fmla harassment. I also was approached by a supervisor three days after hr sent paperwork to my doctor to sign for more fmla paperwork. I fused to sign and the next day I was FedEx ... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

Is employer required to follow FMLA policy, require use of paid leave
My employer FMLA policy "requires employees to substitute any available accrued sick leave, accrued vacation or compensatory time (comp time) in this stated order of priority as applicable, for any un... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can a deadline be imposed on my FMLA decision?
As I was considering whether to go on FMLA leave, my public [state] employer (through my direct supervisor) stated to me, in a face to face meeting, that I had exactly 20 mins right then to decide whe... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

in florida i just recently put my two week notice IN and i have 82 hours of pto left and they are saying i am supose to use it or lose it > dont they have to pay me for it as in my offer letter that was signed it dosent state that i lose it ? l also have
i signed an offer letter 8 monthes ago and two points one was a sign on bonus to be paid 1250 per quarter to make a total of 5000. it dosent say if i leave i lose it as i signed with them and no where... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Is a Change of Position while on FMLA legal if it changes benefits?
My employer changed my position while I was actively on FMLA (did not wait until I returned) and as a result, my benefits changed. I am on FMLA for a spinal issue, but my anxiety is making it impossib... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

I have an fmla for my own for intermittent leave serious health condition, then I aquired a work related injury workman comp authorized surgery and am off work for 6-8 weeks, beings how it's a work related injury, my company is still requiring me to take
How many fmla can you have?if more than does that mean you get 24 weeks of fmla for 2 fmlas? And if it's a covered work comp injury does your employer have the right to make you fill out fmla for job ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can I be changed with AWOL while under FMLA?
GS employee working for DOA who was on FMLA. The Agency changed my FMLA to four days AWOL. Is that legal? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I returned to work with restrictions from my a doctor. My caseworker for my STD/FMLA claim said I had been approved to work under those restrictions. From the very first date of return my manager began asking and telling me to do something that was prohib
STD/FMLA. FMLA has not yet been exhausted. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I be denied a "day of request" when it is requested for religious purposes?
Can I be denied "day of request" for religious purposes in the state of Florida applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I just want to renew my FMLA leave for the year and was denied because I exhausted my hours
I just want to renew my FMLA leave for the year and was denied because I exhausted my hours by 40 for the previous year.. I was unaware that I had gone over them as I thought I was still earning back ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

If something is provided to all the employees, would it still be considered a reasonable accommodation?
An employee with a bad back isn't given a ergonomic chair but the other employees is provided with a ergonomic chair. The worker ask their employee for a chair because of their back problem. The emplo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

can an employer hold FMLA intermittent leave against someone for a perfect attendance program, even when they have received it previously?
My employer has a "perfect attendance" program of no unscheduled absences. For several years I have met the requirements even though I have FMLA as they said it was exempt. This year they denied me th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

The company I work for is being sold. Can the company that is taking over ownership cash out our PTO?
The company I work for is being sold. Our ownership is being transferred from one large company to another. Can the company that is taking over ownership cash out our PTO? applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Can 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

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

I recently took 12 weeks of FMLA, my employer called me and said that I needed to return my things that I had self terminated. My FMLA was not over with at this time. I spoke to an attorney who wrote a letter that I presented to my employer. The company's
I recently took 12 weeks of FMLA, my employer called me and said that I needed to return my things that I had self terminated. My FMLA was not over with at this time. I spoke to an attorney who wrote ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Does a company have to warn you when your FMLA is about to expire,so you don't lose your job
A person was fired for using all of their FMLA days applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

Am I in violation of the fmla law
I'm a sworn peace officer and injured my left hand. I'm currently on fmla but had some unfinished administrative work that needed to be completed. I went to my job on my time to get the work done. I d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Disagreement between HR and Doctor on definition of work week
I am trying to resolve a disagreement between HR and my doctor on how a "rolling work week" applies to my defined "regular work schedule." 1) The Eligibility paperwork That I signed for granting my in... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

I have Fmla because I assist my mother to all her doctors visits her doctor fill out my Flma paper twice last week she told me this will be the last time she fills out my fmla papers because im not her patient but my mother is and told me I need to let my
My mother's doctor told me that this was the last time filling out my fmla forms because I'm not her patient my mother is and I explain to her that yes the form is for me but the fmla forms is about h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Retaliation after using FMLA
I was being trained for a supervisor position, that my manager removed me from the training after I was out of work for a week due to a disability which I have FMLA. I was also told in my yearly revie... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

if I give my 2weeks notice does my employer have to pay me my pto in texas
I just don't want to leave money on the table applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

see details
I got my last check from employerX and it has my vacation payout and last week of work pay on it. I immediately noticed that it looked less than what i anticipated. They got the vacation pay right, bu... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

My doctor wants write a request that I have a sit down position due to the neuropathy in my feet from chemo. We don't have any sitting position in the factory except for office positions so I'm worried they will fire me if I turn the written request in to
I had cancer in August of 2014 and have developed neuropathy in my feet from it. Since there's no cure for it my doctor wants to write a letter to my work requesting that I have a sit down job. My con... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

On Intermittent FMLA leave and written up for an absence.
My husband is on an intermittent FMLA leave to care for his terminally ill father. He has had the FMLA approved for a month, and used his first day on monday. His boss told him he needs to provide pro... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Questionable new requirement from employer for hourly reporting while on intermittent FMLA?
I am on intermittent FMLA indefinitely due to my medical condition. I work from home (accommodated by my employer) due to my condition. I am a salaried employee. Over the past 9 months of working from... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I have intermittent FMLA to care for my mother with progressive MS, my family also planned a vacation with my mother that was approved before the FMLA (before she gets any worse, we wanted to have good memories). My company required I use all my paid time
The vacation was approved prior to FMLA. I would of taken unpaid leave but it was required to use paid leave which depleted time saved for vacation in question. I am willing to use vacation as unpaid ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Is a position change while on FMLA legal if it changes benefits?
My employer changed my position while I was actively on FMLA (did not wait until I returned) and as a result, my benefits changed. I am on FMLA for a spinal issue, but my anxiety is making it impossib... applies to Illinois  ·  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

If an employee has been put on bed rest because of impending childbirth, does FMLA leave start at that time? And since the leave will be beyond the 12 weeks of FMLA, what are the employers rights? This is in California.
Employee has a due date of April 2016, and her doctor has put her on bed rest as of 12/30/2015, does the employer have to keep the job available for the employee under the FMLA rules? applies to California  ·  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

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

I had FMLA for a year I followed procedure which is to state FMLA when calling in for your shift. Our manager at the time did not put my call ins in the computer properly. Now we have a new manager who is attempted to put me in discipline for my attendanc
I used 8 FMLA days in the year we are allowed 6 sick call but since they were put in the system wrong our new manager is counting all 8 as sick days and threatening disciplinary action the very next t... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 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

Demoted to 2nd shift for placing a vacation request.
My husband requested 3 of his 4 week entitlement of vacation to travel to Australia with me. His boss just demoted him to second shift for putting that request in. claimed its becoming an annual occur... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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 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

What is the average award against an employer for an FMLA related wrongful dismissal case in the USA
I am doing research for my employer which administers FMLA for other employers. applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

my employer never gave me fmla info or paperwork when I gave notice of leave. FMLA was never mentioned. Is there liability there?
Details or too long to explain. applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Does the time I have used on FMLA HAVE to be made up?
I am diabetic and have used some FMLA for days when my diabetes has flared,and I am being told that I have to make that time up. Do I ? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can my employer assume or accuse that I am abusing my FMLA?
I take my FMLA on an intermittent basis. I take it when I need it but I don't pay much attention to what specific days I take it. I basically got accused of using it in a pattern. Can my employer do t... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

FMLA employer responsibilities
Is it unlawful for a public agency employer to deny FMLA rights,? applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can a employer terminate with providing accomendatiom after misleading me to return to work prematurely from Sdi due to lack of requested documents by doctors I have seen but provided legal requested from pcp who submitted my Sdi?
My employment was terminated after numerous attempts Harrasment and retaliation while suffering health disbilty lead me to go on unprotected Sdi due exhausting my time that year from PFL bonding and c... applies to California  ·  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

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

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 Medical Information Release?
My spouse is the superintendent of a very small school district in Minnesota. He has approved intermittent FMLA leave for his own serious health condition, as well he has approved FMLA for my own seri... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

Can my company make me reapply for FMLA after it has already been approved?
I recently had a baby and had to take FMLA at work. I received paperwork confirming that FMLA was approved and also from their insurance company for my short term disability. It has now been 4 weeks s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My boss is harassing me and demoted me for using my intermitten FMLA
I have been an office day nurse in a facility for 4.5 years and I have chronic migraines and fibromyalgia so I have FMLA in place for my absence's however my boss has tried to fire me for missing work... applies to Illinois  ·  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 job stop the 26 weeks i am allowed for Disability and fire me once my DI and FMLA time is use
I am on Disability and my FMLA just began. I have used all of my sick and vacation time, and my job began my State Disability at the end of July. Every time i submit my physician statements and have t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

FMLA in a scheduled 50 hour work week
I am an “exempt” retail manager required to work 50 hours per week. I need to apply for FMLA due to my father’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis. My question is this: If I really only need the FMLA so th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

FMLA in a scheduled 50 hour work week
I am an “exempt” retail manager required to work 50 hours per week. I need to apply for FMLA due to my father’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis. My question is this: If I really only need the FMLA so th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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 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 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

I was employed from 08/13/2012 to 11/06/2015 and employment ended due to reduction in force unrelated to my fmla but while on intermittent fmla my boss was constantly harrassing my absences and placing me on action plans due to those absences I spent many
I have been on intermittent fmla since 08/2013 and the harrassment and all my problems with my boss didn't start until my fmla was active and didn't stop until my employment ended 11/06/2015. I was ev... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Gave my 2 week notice was terminated by a false lie 4 days before my last day. when I asked who made accusation they said that is confidential. When I asked about my two days I had worked and my vaction pay I was told when you are fired you get nothing!Th
worked for a hospital hired full time has been there almost a year and hardly ever got a full week. I had to call every night to see if I can go to work. 3 weeks ago I did not get to work all week! I ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

I presented my employer with FMLA papers today, and he suddenly started asking me questions about whether I have been doing my job correctly. I have, but he's had months to question me. Is it legal for him to do so after I've been approved?
I received approval for FMLA on Friday. I told my employer today. My Principal accepted it, but as soon as she left the room, he began question after question about whether I have been doing my job co... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

can an employer force you to get approval for intermitent fmla from a third party administrator on a day to day basis?
I was recently terminated from my job because our company's third party they hired sent recertification updates for renewing fmla to the wrong address. no warning was given by my company that paperwor... applies to Iowa  ·  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

My position was terminated today , I was given a final paycheck minus the negative PTO I had . I am salary now , I was considered hourly when I originally went negative with vaca time. There was no written policy or a signature from me agreeing to lose th
H applies to Rhode Island  ·  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

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

Wouldnt my first set of approved FMLA paperwork cover this and I feel like they are harassing me.
I have cluster migraines that put me down for a day or two each time I have them. Last month I had a several over the course of a few days and had to take 4 days in a row off. My previous fmla paperwo... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA and resignation?
I had just resigned from my current job and put in my two weeks starting 7/15/16. I just want to take precautions if they decide to accept my resignation before the date comes. I have FMLA and wanted ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can an employer threaten to drop health insurance over FMLA issues? My mom is getting on the heart and lung transplant list but FMLA keeps saying the paperwork is incomplete.
My mom is on disability and now on the heart and lung transplant list. FMLA keeps denying all paperwork sent in by the doctors and is threatening to drop health insurance. Can they do this? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Terminated and Pay Shorted Without Reason Calls Not Returned What recourse do I have
I was recently terminated AFTER attending a required 8AM to10am conf call for what I believe to be a form of retaliation after filing an ethics complaint against my HR Specialist My employer then shor... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Dr. Appointment
Can an employer require an employee to take PTO for a Dr. appointment for a chronic condition, The employee has to go to the Dr. twice a month. applies to California  ·  0 answers

My FMLA is exhausted so can i get fired before my doctor release me back to work?
I am still on maternity leave now and i was scheduled for Tubal Ligation but my doctor changed the date. My FMLA has ended so could my job fire me before my doctor release me if i stay out until i get... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

My FMLA is exhausted so can i get fired before my doctor release me back to work?
I am still on maternity leave now and i was scheduled for Tubal Ligation but my doctor changed the date. My FMLA has ended so could my job fire me before my doctor release me if i stay out until i get... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

I was forced to resign and placed on Admin Leave until 10-14-15, last day of employment due to being out on FMLA and going over my 12 weeks by 16 hours, two work days. My question is why wasn't I notified of my overage until after the fact. I was under th
FMLA Aporoved for own illness. Never received notice of any FMLA used or balances. Only until I had gone over by 2 work days, exactly 15.5 hours was I notified I no longer was covered and I was forced... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I was put on bedrest the last 4 months of my pregnancy I was allowed my FMLA leave. I was out of work all together 6 months. When I returned to work I was demoted from assistant manager to just a cashier. I've been there for 8 years. Are they allowed to d
FMLA demotion applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

i am having surgery on a workers comp injury do i need to file fmla and if so what if another medical issue occurs
on workers comp employer gave me fmla paperwork to complete what if another illness occurs what do i do applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I was off on a 12 week approved FMLA for migraine treatment. I normally worked 32 hours a week and was eligible for health care benefits. On my return the company told me that they are cutting my hours down to 20/wk and I will loose my benefits as I am no
Is this legal under FMLA laws? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Our employee handbook states that in order to receive our PTO after giving our notice, we must work the entire time prior to leaving our job. Our employer is now telling employees that attempt to give notice that they can
Listed in full as a question. applies to Colorado  ·  0 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

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

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

I was approved for my FMLA, now my employer is requesting me to release my medical records. Can they do this? In New York.
I have cronhs and have been approved for my FMLA, now they told me to sign a medical release form. Do I have to? applies to New York  ·  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

Can I be denied a benefit offered by my employer due to my disability
My employer offers tuition assistance, available to all employees who have been with the company for 6 months, the employee is in active status and is in good employment standing which I do qualify fo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

My Company is closing the school I am currently employed at. They have offered severance pay but in certain agreements....considering I do not take a Leave Of Absence until my Last Day set forth by the Company. I am 38 weeks pregnant (9 months) and have a
Being Denied FMLA in acceptance of Severance Pay. FMLA due to birth of my child. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

I am a federal employee. I have approved FMLA for my wife. I got a call on my day off mandating me to work the next day on my day off. I told them I couldn't work because she had a doctors appointment and they're saying that it not FMLA leave on my day of
I am a federal employee. I have approved FMLA for my wife. I got a call on my day off mandating me to work the next day on my day off. I told them I couldn't work because she had a doctors appointment... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

in new how soon after being terminated must I receive my accrued vacation pay
I was terminated in ny on 3/11 without reason being given. They paid me my last weeks salary on 3/17 but not the 154 hours of PTO I was owed. They tell me they will pay it to me on 3/341. I'm concerne... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

Can I (a former employee) request money for the remaining 15 weeks after the stated on the agreement
On a signed severance agreement there is a mismatch between the amount and a number of weeks to be paid, i.e., the amount is for 19 weeks (according to the employer's policy) but the severance agreeme... applies to California  ·  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

I am 62 and on FMLA leave currently for back pain while on the leave I am having some sinus surgery and my HR department wants me to fill out a separate FMLA certification for that purpose this does not make sense to me what do you think
I am 62 I have been employed by the same company for 8 1/2 years I've been working with serious back pain for a long time and it is gotten to the point where I just can't tolerate sitting or standing ... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers


Afraid I may lose my job when I return to work later this month. How can i protect myself, or am I in the wrong? My situation.. I been working retail for 6yrs for the 2nd largest wireless provider in ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

On FMLA but employer suddenly wants a dr. note with every absence
I have been approved for FMLA intermittent use for a year. I used to self-report my absences but now my employer wants a dr. note with every absence. Is this an tactic to get me to leave? I can't affo... applies to Michigan  ·  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

What should i do to get the compensation we have agreed with my employer when i signed my contract?
Hi just need some advice. My husband is on a working visa H1b and on a 3 yr contract with his employer. Since wanted to stay here for good he decided to sign another 2 yr contract with his employer in... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Fired from att because they say I forged fmla paper but I didn't, what can I do?
Fired from AT&T because they say I forged fmla documents but I didn't. What can I do to get my job back? applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

I am on FMLA for care of my Mom, I usually only take 1 day a week plus my scheduled day off. I submit 3971's for both days since my boss likes to try to make me work my sdo. He returned my 3971's along with a letter that said he was changing my day off an
I am on FMLA for care of my Mom, I usually only take 1 day a week plus my scheduled day off. I submit 3971's for both days since my boss likes to try to make me work my sdo. He returned my 3971's alon... applies to Florida  ·  0 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

Can I request to be back pay for the lost wages from Suspension for 3 weeks with no pay for investigation of theft of bridal bouquet which I was wrongly accused of and original accusation was never discussed or documented - it was dissolved and I I am fou
Can I request to be back pay for the lost wages from Suspension for 3 weeks with no pay for investigation of theft of bridal bouquet which I was wrongly accused of and original accusation was never di... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination in Kansas/ discrimation due to disability
Hi! I was employed at a call center in Kansas for 2.5 years. After a lengthy battle with my employer, I was finally granted a reasonable accommodation which was to join the work at home team. In addit... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

I have been on FMLA due to health issues. My FMLA time ends the end of this week however my doctor wants me to take 2 more weeks off. Well I be fired for this? My employer certainly has made it sound that way
I developed pneumonia and the flu which which has compromised my lung function. I was on oxygen for a month-and-a-half and still have to use it at night with the C PAP. My FMLA time ends this Friday o... applies to Virginia  ·  0 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

I have an employment contract that states I will be paid $46,500 annually payable in monthly installments of $13, 200 per month. Can I request the latter although all parties signed it?
I have an employment contract that states I will be paid $46,500 annually payable in monthly installments of $13, 200 per month. Can I request the latter although all parties signed it? applies to Alabama  ·  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

Unsigned contract enforceable because of conduct?
I made an 18 month independant contractor agreement with a Philadelphia company that commenced on May 1 2014. I was to provide general business consulting and Invoice and be paid upon receipt on a mon... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Fmla
Haven't got and answer from my employer I turn in my FMLA paper work 15 days ago .. When I contact corporate benefits they said they never received any paper work... I turn it in to hr Dept at the loc... applies to California  ·  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 use FMLA to take my terminally I'll father to his doctor appt
Can I use FMLA to take my terminal ally ill father to doctor appt? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Can 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

Is it ok for my manager to deliver FMLA papers to me in the hospital ? (Unannounced and uninvited)
I was admitted into hospital, I kept my manager informed about my status, she showed up claiming to deliver FMLA papers (mind you I had IV fluids hanging and i was to sick to sign anything). She claim... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

hello, I am on H1B work visa, currently on Short term disability leave. My FMLA leave is till Jan 8th 2016 and STD got approved till Jan 30th 2016. As per my knowledge my employer can not terminate me while I am in FMLA leave. Since my FMLA ends by Jan 8t
hello, I am on H1B work visa, currently on Short term disability leave. My FMLA leave is till Jan 8th 2016 and STD got approved till Jan 30th 2016. As per my knowledge my employer can not terminate me... 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

I was injured, HRsaid it was workers comp but havnt given me any paperwork. I am now using m y FMLA
I was injured, HR said 8 weeks later it was Workers comp, she gave me a list if doctors, but nothing else. I cannot work due to severe repetitive trauma and having to use FMLA. IS HR suppose to give m... applies to Florida  ·  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

My employer offers health insurance to all full time associates. They also offer paid time off (Sick, Vacation, Personal...) they claim that because they offer benefits we cannot fall under 40 hrs a week. Is this by law or is this to protect themselves fr
If I want to take a day off and want it unpaid... HR tells me I cannot and I need to use one of my PTO days... is this a law? applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

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

My employer is delaying accommodation after FMLA. They also
Was suppose to return to my charge nurse position after FMLA. Employer just informed me that they have reclassified my position to a floor nurse. My doctor has given me restrictions, but employer is d... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I have been on interment FMLA. Recently the dr's had me cut my hours in half. Have been working this for 2 weeks. Today got called to HR office where they asked me to resign. Is this lawful?
It hasn't been a year yet since I went on FMLA. Was diagnosed with terminal lung disease. Worked my full schedule with intermittent time off when unable to function properly. Dr cut back my hours from... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me if I have intermittent FMLA, and I call off for a personal day?. (Other than calling off for my migraines, I show up on time, and do my job )
I currently have intermittent FMLA. (For migraines ) I enjoy my job, but I want to take a personal day. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I am on intermittent FMLA. I have had great reviews and never a problem at work. I was written up by my boss for petty things he's requiring me to copy him in all emails I'm not being treated as I was prior to FMLA. My 30 day performance write up has pass
Needed to go on FMLA due to anxiety and depression. Had to wait because my boss removed all of my job responsibilities so I no longer had a job description. This caused trouble for my manager for doin... applies to Florida  ·  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

I have been approved for an FMLA leave of absence and requested to use accrued vacation time so I could still be paid while taking my leave. Can my employer keep me from using my vacation time during an FMLA leave? HR is telling me to apply for short-term
HR is also telling me that my manager would have to approve the use of this vacation time? How is it his decision? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I be charged FMLA time for refusing mandatory overtime?
I work a job where mandatory overtime is usually required up to 3 times a week... up to 16 hours a day. My regular full time shift is 8 hours a day 5 days a week. I am currently pregnant and will prob... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 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

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

I recently resigned from my job due to undue stress. dtress was due to my supervisors husband calling me asking me personal questions about his wife and wanted me to spy on her i said no and told my supervisor he called he then got angry. He called a vend
I recently resigned from my job however I recanted and sent documentation to HR for investigation and they decided to except my resignation. I had major undue stress due to my Supervisor's husband cal... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can my employer take away vacation pay that she has already paid me for?
In January she told me I was in danger of going over my PTO days. I told her I would take the days unpaid then. She still paid me. Now she is threatening to take that pay back, even though she approve... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

our company is changing its PTO policy. Is it legal to take our acrued sick time over the years, and tell us we can't use it for ourself now, it has to be used for a family member leave of absense. This seems wrong
I have aquired quite a number of sick days over a ten year span. I save it for emergencies. But under the new policy, I will not be able to use this for myself. Only new acrewed time. Is this legal applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

If my employer changes me from contractor to employee during this month (October 2015) does my paid time off and sick/personal days count as 2015 and get renewed during 2016? Or does my PTO & sick/personal days get deducted from 2016 ?? IN PA Thanks.
All above applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

I have fmla for my bipolar. Im allotted 2 consecutive days off in a row twice a month(4 days total). I usually don't use that much. Bi polar effects me genetically but environmentally too ( a chemical response vs an environmental trigger). I've been going
I have fmla for my bipolar. Im allotted 2 consecutive days off in a row twice a month(4 days total). I usually don't use that much. Bi polar effects me genetically but environmentally too ( a chemical... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can absences be counted against me for taking my wife to the doctor under FMLA intermittent leave?
I have applied and been approved for intermittent leaves for taking my wife to her regular Psychiatrist & Psychologist and to the OB-GYN. My Human Resource Manager recently gave me a warning due to fo... applies to Alabama  ·  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

I'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours than required can my employer terminate my insurance wi
I'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 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

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

vacation time and fmla
At the beginning of this year I gave a notice to take my 2 weeks vacation from 9/8 to 9/21, returning to work on the 22nd. I am driving cross country from ohio to nevada with their pets. It will be 4.... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Just overheard my boss 'decide' that there would be a change regarding vacation pay. He has decided that at the time that the offer letter is signed, the new employee must decide when in the next year they are going to take their vacation time. Huh? Can h
Vacation employment law question. New hires at 40 hours a week will have earned 2 weeks vacation pay (outside of PTO days etc). applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

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 wrongfully terminated and my case was arbitrated by my union, and won. The company owes me 230k. Part of it was 2013, and 2014. $33000 was for pension money still owed for that period. I have already rolled over my pension to IRA and trying to reduc
I was wrongfully terminated and my case was arbitrated by my union, and won. The company owes me 230k. Part of it was 2013, and 2014. $33000 was for pension money still owed for that period. I have al... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Once FMLA runs out and an employer fires you, can you still continue to receive STD benefits?
My daughter suffers from chronic migraines and stress related panic attacks. Her employer started recording her missed time under FMLA, and last year her doctor put her on Short Term Disability leave.... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

I was employed as a consultant performing project-related work for my company's clients. I was benched when, after my current project ended, and no additional work was available. I was told that I would
4 + years working on 1 project/contract. Earned vacation pay but was "benched" due to a lack of work without being paid my banked "PTO" pay applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

If I work in AZ for a company based in TX, what does that mean in regards to FMLA, ADA and unemploym
I work in AZ for a private company headquartered in TX. The AZ office has 10 employees and the TX office has 55-60+ employees. 1) If FMLA applies to companies with 50 or more employees within a 75-mil... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

If I work in AZ for a company based in TX, what does that mean in regards to FMLA, ADA and unemploym
I work in AZ for a private company headquartered in TX. The AZ office has 10 employees and the TX office has 55-60+ employees. 1) If FMLA applies to companies with 50 or more employees within a 75-mil... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

If I have used all of my FMLA time and become pregnant am I still eligible for the 16 week Maternity Leave within the boundaries of Tennessee Family Leave (TMLA)?
I've used all 12 weeks of my FMLA. I'm pregnant do I still fall under the umbrella of protection for 16 weeks of maternity leave through TMLA (TN Family Leave Act)?(ASKING FOR WIFE). applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

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

I'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours than required can my employer terminate my insurance wi
I'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

I have been on intermittent FMLA leave since 2013. I feel I am being harassed by HR over my certification. I was approached last June by HR and told they contacted my doctor to verify every day I had taken off since Jan. 1..I did not give permission for t
I have worked at my place of business for 11 years..I was diagnosed with migraines years before I started working there. Once I found out about FMLA ..I approached hr...and got my doctors certificatio... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

Am I still entitled to FMLA and use of sick leave during my 4 week notice period?
I submitted my 4 week notice of resignation, but will need to use a couple of days of sick leave to care for my spouse before the 4 weeks is up. I am eligible for FMLA based on length of employment, a... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

I am being fired for a clerical error on FMLA, what do I do?
I work for a large company. I've worked here for 5 and a half years. This past year I came into a super debilitating medical issue that was difficult to figure out. Upon figuring it out, I needed to t... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

I was previously on intermittent FMLA leave and had multiple surgeries in 2013. In 2014 I was hospitalized with a collapsed lung and a tuberculosis diagnosis and was out of work until mid May. I was fired because I had exhausted leave but am currently sti
I was on intermittent FMLA for my heart condition. In the year 2013 I had different surgeries for non related conditions endometriosis and I had an oral surgery from a wisdom tooth. In January 2014 I ... applies to Arizona  ·  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 my work deny me fmla if i got hurt on the job and was off 5 months?
I got hurt at work ( I work at a hospital) and was off for 5 months. They recently made me come back even though the dr they sent me to didn't think it as a good time. They threw in my face that I onl... applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

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

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

my employer put me on flma while on comp to ensure i didnt get my bonus it legal??
employer put me on fmla while I on workmans comp. we get a yearly bonus every full time employees even those on maternity leave etc.,. my management put me on fmla without my consent to ensure I was i... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 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

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

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

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I am currently on a leave, due to having surgery. My employer may not hold my job for me. I'm not protected under FMLA because I only worked there 4 months. Can I apply for unemployment when I have recuperated?
My employer stated they may not be able to hold my job for me. I only worked there 4 months, and needed surgery. So, can I receive benefits when I recuperate, thus able to work? Apparently, I was told... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Due to my pregnancy my Dr put me on overtime restriction. Since overtime is mandatory it takes away from my FMLA. Where I'm confused is most overtime is on an as needed basis to cover if someone calls in on another shift. If no one volunteers then someone
I'm not allowed to work overtime for the duration of my pregnancy. I'm using FMLA to cover the overtime that's mandated. Mandated overtime is on an as needed basis. And majority is covering when someo... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

How long do I have to work after returning from Maternity based FMLA/STD?
I live in Ohio and I have worked for this company for 2 years. This is a large company with 1000's of employees. The company pays the monthly premiums for STD/LTD through a 3rd party (liberty mutual).... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Thank you. Our company recently changed employment policy regarding vacation pay. Previously vacation time was earned monthly and able to accrue for 24 months. There was not a hard stop date, but eligibility was determined as of Jan. 1. Now the new policy
Previous personnel policy stated "Vacation allowance is based upon years of service with xxx. Annual vacation eligbility is deterrmined as of Jan. 1. Full time exeomp staff 20 vacation days or 1 2/3/ ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

If you have a note from your health care provider that you are fit to return to work after FMLA can your employer question it and have you seen by their own physician (in this case employing company is a hospital)
employer is a hospital - wants employee to have exam at the hospital when returning back from fmla even though employee has OK to return to work from their own health care provider applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can my wife get FMLA to care for her adult sibling, who has mental disability, and had a near fatal heart attack recently? His care giving mother (who also has my wife as POS) cannot care for him since surgery?
Mentally challenged 52 year old sibling of my wife was cared for by his mother (age 87) since birth; but his recent heart attack has left no one to care for him but my sibling wife. She is POA for bot... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

In Texas can my employer determine whether I take a vacation day or comp day. If I request a vacation day can they make me take a comp day instead.
In Texas can my employer determine whether I take a vacation day or comp day. If I request a vacation day can they make me take a comp day instead. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

In Texas can my employer determine whether I take a vacation day or comp day. If I request a vacation day can they make me take a comp day instead.
In Texas can my employer determine whether I take a vacation day or comp day. If I request a vacation day can they make me take a comp day instead. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

FL co. terminated me after FMLA, stating "unable to reasonably accommodate me w/my MD restrictions.
I am a Florida RN. Have been employed with my company for 6 years. Had Total knee replacement and took FMLA starting Sept 21, I have Lupus also. Company dragged their feet in accommodating me with my ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I work in Florida and my employer is telling me I cannot take unpaid vacation. Is this allowed?
I work as an hourly employee where I accrue PTO at a rate of 1.5 hours a week. I want to accrue vacation to be able to have enough for a trip next year, 80 hours. I want to take two days unpaid now so... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

I work for the state and am 8 mos pregnant I was planning to take my leave on July 31st my due date is Aug. 24th. I was told that I had to work until my due date of Aug. 24th. I have acquired FMLA but was never really explained how it works. Today I went
I had my Dr. write a note to place me on lightduty because I had a miscarriage a year ago at work and he felt I should not be lifting heavy residents on my own. At that time they put me on lightduty a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unfair fmla treatment?
tell me that he has permanently replaced me and will have to find a place for me when I return from fmla. He mentioned a position lower than my current one. My twelve weeks are not up and my location/... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I was harassed and stalked by a volunteer/coworker and my boss did nothing because she is a friend of the harasser. I filed a eeo claim now I'm being transferred. We will be having a mediation an I want them to not prevent me from getting unemployment if
Should I stipulate during my mediation that they are not to appeal a request for unemployment if the need arises? Also how much should I ask for monetarily during the mediation? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I have intermittent FMLA to care for my husbands chronic medical conditions. My husband is disabled. Do the disability harassment laws extend to me because of his disability. I have been getting a lot of attitude and harassment lately at work for using my
My husband is disabled and has severely herniated discs and significant nerve damage. He has "episodes" where he cannot talk, walk, or even lift his harms/hands. When he has these episodes I have to d... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

Can i rescind my forced resignation and make a federal agency fire me instead?
Can I rescind my resignation and request an appeal to my termination. I believe it would not warrant termination. I think punishment would be too harsh. Was pressured into resigning. applies to California  ·  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

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

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

I will be taking FMLA for paternity leave. My employer wants to force me to take vacation before I'm eligible for FMLA so that they can have a set start date for a temp worker. Can they force me out early since I don't know what day my child will be born?
I will be training a temp worker in the weeks before my wife's due date. My employer wants me to use vacation days before the due date because the temp agency won't allow intermittent employment while... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Retroactive over-time payment - Livi-in caregiver
I work as a live-in caregiver, my employer refused to pay overtime during my first two months (around 3 overtime hours 3 days per week), and is already 7 month now. We didn't sign a contract, How can ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer write me up if I gave them a month's notice that I was going out of town for a week on my birthday? I tried to use PTO but they say someone else already has those days off. I am in Florida. Please help.
I am going out of town for my birthday and I was approved for 2 of the 4 days that I requested off. My boss says other people have off the other 2 days so he cant let me have off. My boss says that If... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I am a mother to a 4 year old with Down Syndrome dealing with discrimination at my job. In 2013 after a friendly manager warned that upper management was complaining about my time out of the office, I requested FMLA. I have worked at my company for over 1
I have worked for my company for over 18 years with no issues or bad review. Now I have a child born with a lifetime disability and I qualify for intermittent FMLA and now they are saying I am not doi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

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

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

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

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

Do I have to take my vacation time before I can take medical leave (FMLA)?..They told me I can take my next years vacation time, I don't want to, do I have to take any vacation time before taking medical leave? Thank you
Hi, I was in hospital for a few days, I have no sick days or vacation time left, human resources told me they can use my next years vacation time to cover for my attendance... I am going to need more ... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Is it involuntary separation when an employer ends employment before date on resignation letter?
I provided more than 3-wks notice of resignation. I stated 5/31 would be my last day of employment. My employer wants 5/24 to be my last day which I contested because that would mean 1-wk of lost wage... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I recently found out that all of my former coworkers received severance packages when our jobs were eliminated except me. I had just returned from FMLA that very day and they told me I could go ahead and file unemployment early because my job was being el
I was a full time employee of company for 18+ years. I had just returned from FMLA and was told I could go ahead and file unemployment the day I returned because my job was being eliminated (along wit... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I recently found out that all of my former coworkers received severance packages when our jobs were eliminated except me. I had just returned from FMLA that very day and they told me I could go ahead and file unemployment early because my job was being el
I was a full time employee of company for 18+ years. I had just returned from FMLA and was told I could go ahead and file unemployment the day I returned because my job was being eliminated (along wit... applies to Indiana  ·  0 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 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

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

Does your FMLA time start from the date your condition started?
Does your FMLA time start from the date your condition started? applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I gave my Boss a 2 week notice time off request for 3 days. We don't get any vaca pay or holiday pay. He denied me not once but twice within a month. Is this illegal to deny me?
He has denied me twice for un paid time off when I gave 2 weeks notice applies to Washington  ·  0 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

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

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

Fmla also Ada
Im a CNA and im confused my employer said I didn't qualify for FMLA I was 16 hours. But did give me a medical leave of absence which isn't that kind of the same thing I had to have knee surgery from a... applies to Iowa  ·  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

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 employer suspend employee at 4 am in morning for what their opinion is of the employees third and final allowable write- up
Ive been on intermittent FMLA for 4 years now and have severe IBS that has worsened throughout a horrible home buying experience. and as changes in human resources evolved to changes in how I am to in... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor stated that a co work on my shift was out yesterday and
new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employee on FMLA work side jobs?
Can they attend training and get paid while on leave? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

If I am taking a weeks vacation, and they decide to work on Saturday (overtime), can they force me to take 6 days vacation instead of just 5?
I have requested and got approved for vacation for the week of 4th of July. I have just been informed that we will be working on the Saturday prior and that if I want that day off I will need to reque... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

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

Retro paid for a year I was paid the wrong hourly wage
So, at my yearly review my boss says, "you should have been getting $11/Hr all along because your specific title gets 11" but, I was getting paid 10 (per hour). So now, almost a year after that review... applies to Texas  ·  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

If I had fmla paper filled out and was approve how far can I go back on my attendance but paper work wasn't filled out right to go back and cover those days . Was let go and then my doctor refilled out for those days for my mental health issues
My attendance was bad bcs of a mental health issues I have I missed to many days and then I found out abt fmla from other people and ask my employer for some for Doctor to fill out but didn't get all ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

I am a former union member and am being denied a request to withdraw my annuity. I do not feel that their reason for denying me is justifiable. Is this a case that an employment attorney might handle?
A former union member, I have been trying to withdraw my annuity since 2008. I am denied every time. I feel that the union is unfairly holding my money. applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA/STD surgery scheduled my time will run out
Filed wc denied their IME came back with different results. I asked my doc for a 2nd opinion, he said yes and gave me the referral. At that time my upper extremities were completely shot requiring tes... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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 my employer deny my light duty if I was injured at work?
I was injured on the job on a Monday. I was released to work light duty the next day by the doctor. My employer denied the doctors request for light duty and asked me not to come in to work on Tuesday... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

If I ask for short notice leave to care for my special needs child can my employer deny my leave repeatedly without making an effort to determine whether it qualifies as FMLA?
Asked employer for 2 days leave to care for my son whom he is aware is a special needs child. I was immediately and repeatedly denied due to 'short-staffing'. I didn't know about FMLA wasn't told anyt... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

On light duty for work injury but also 7 months pregnant. Can employer ask me not to come back when I give notice to leave for my pregnancy.
Not eligible for FMLA applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

fmla v sick leave and disciplinary actions on abuse of leave
my mom had a scheduled surgery and i requested time off and it was approved. a week before the surgery i became sick and had to miss a week of work with which i provided a doctors note for every day. ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

How to obtain a release for non-complete agreement
My potential new job has a contingency on obtaining a release of their companies name from my present employers non-compete agreement. New position will be in a completely different market (Aerospace)... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

Final paycheck missing wages
I live in Arizona and recently left my job for another one after giving two weeks notice in writing. My ex employer agreed to allow me to stay on through the two weeks. On my last day my employer and ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

My Husband was out for 6 month after injuring his hand at work. (Worker Comp Claim) he was back at work for 1/2 a day and went home sick at which time he was diagnosis with Shingles and has been out for more then 3 days they are now denying him FMLA is th
My Husband was out for 6 month after injuring his hand at work. (Worker Comp Claim) he was back at work for 1/2 a day and went home sick, at which time he was diagnosis with Shingles and has been out ... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Does my employer have the right to insist I sign a release to allow them to talk with my doctor?
I had surgery in June and took one week off of work using some of my paid illness days available. I had made arrangements with my manager to work from home for the duration of my recovery. Due to some... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

How long can an employer tell you you are not allowed to use your vacation time due to staffing issues?
I have a weekend agreement with my company stating that if I work every weekend I get paid $2 more an hour and that I can only take one weekend off every 8 weeks with a request for time off being plac... applies to Tennessee  ·  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 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

what is the differ of a second opinion if the diagnoses are the same/FMLA?
Why am i asked to have a 3rd opinion when the second diagnose is as My doctors, what is the contrast of them? applies to Illinois  ·  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

I am in Pennsylvania and our employer informed us this past week that any vacation time that was earned last year and carried over this year is no longer available to us as vacation time. It has been placed into a
I am in Pennsylvania and our employer informed us this past week that any vacation time that was earned last year and carried over this year is no longer available to us as vacation time. It has been ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I am off on a work related stress (fmla) leave. My work contacted me and gave me a deadline to answer questions to a work rule violation and gave me a deadline to return it. Now they are holding a conference and told me my answers don't match up to everyo
I was informed that I violated a rule at work. I have been harassed by my supervisor since reporting a officer committing a work rule violation. I am a sergeant and was wrote up according to my superv... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

I was laid off of my job 2 weeks ago due to budget cuts or that is what I was told. I was given a letter agreement to sign saying that I would receive 2 weeks of severance pay & if I signed the letter I would receive an additional 2 weeks
Severance package letter was signed & I sent it certified. I have already filed for unemployment. They laid me off 2 days before I was going to take my PTO which I had 10 days but do not get paid for ... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

What are my options for pursuing legal action against my employer for FMLA violaction?
I am a field researcher for a commercial real estate database company. I live in Tennessee and we work on the road most of the time in new markets out of state. It is a private company with over 100 e... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

I'm Fom NH Our company are Union but I had been discriminated for the past 4 years now and I just got unfaithful fired form work I had work for this company for 9 years and our sop Stuard Is more and the fence of the company then the employees he puts mor
I'm Fom Argentina been married for 19 year we have tow daughters & one has Epilepsy It took me 4 month to get the FMLA., the first time I asked them I been told that I don't meet the hs required so I ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fmla leave violation?
I asked a question previously, with less facts, so I'll ask again; I am currently out on fmla leave for carpal tunnel surgery for both wrists, I have had surgery on one, and only have 3 more weeks off... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Does responding to a public RFP by a former employer's client violate non-solicitation?
I worked for a company and have a non-solicitation clause that lasts three years. They terminated my agreement with the them over a year ago. Now one of their clients has put out a rfp that I would li... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

My boyfriend gets 3 SCHEDULED days a month off with FMLA protection... Can he get demoted do to,too much time off?
He does tool repair that is not on a schedule him missing 3 days isn't hurting them at all. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My boyfriend gets 3 SCHEDULED days a month off with FMLA protection... Can he get demoted do to,too much time off?
He does tool repair that is not on a schedule him missing 3 days isn't hurting them at all. applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Can I get unemployment?
I currently hold a back office position working 35 hr as week earning salary of $30,000 a year with 10days PTO. My employer currently sold the company. The back office will no longer be needed. He sai... applies to Florida  ·  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

im confused my employer said I didn't qualify for FMLA I was $16 short what did give me a medical leave of absence which isn't that kind of the same thing I had to have knee surgery from an ACL and meniscus tear that I believe it hurt at work but did not
im confused my employer said I didn't qualify for FMLA I was $16 short what did give me a medical leave of absence which isn't that kind of the same thing I had to have knee surgery from an ACL and me... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I am losing my job due to reduction in force and I am being paid 8 months salary in severance. I am told they plan on paying me on a pay card in one lump sum. My bank is a small independent bank and does not take the cards. Am I entitled to a check if I r
Do I have the right to request a check for severance instead of a pay card (credit card). The check will be rather large and my bank does not accept the pay cards. No bank will allow me to get the ful... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I recently told my employer that I will have to have a surgery soon that will have me off of work, per dr's orders, for a min. of 4 weeks. They have asked me to sign a form that states that I understand that my job / my position may or may not be availabl
I recently told my employer that I will have to have a surgery soon that will have me off of work, per dr's orders, for a min. of 4 weeks. They have asked me to sign a form that states that I understa... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

Can I be denied leave to care for my special needs child during a difficult transition to new school
My then 8 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and ADD. His former special education school told us on August 28th that he would not have a position there starting the new school year in early... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I'm on intermittent FMLA and my boss is trying to change my work schedule which would make it hard for me to get to work and also wants to take away a major part of my job that I alone have done for 15 years. Can he do thiz?
I wrote 5he details above. applies to Arizona  ·  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

I hadknee replacement on Nov. 23 my fmla ran out on Fe. 24I have been on std until Feb 24 when Sedwick told me that I wasn't elegable for it since the pain I am having doesn't count as a disability even tho the Dr. Has not released me to return to work. I
Still under Dr s care applies to Illinois  ·  0 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

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

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

The migraine clinic I go to allots 3 days a months FMLA. I am under my federal hours allotted to me. Can my job punish me if I go over 3 days in a month?
I suffer from a chronic illiness and often feel harassed when I have to take time off. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

The migraine clinic I go to allots 3 days a months FMLA. I am under my federal hours allotted to me. Can my job punish me if I go over 3 days in a month?
I suffer from a chronic illiness and often feel harassed when I have to take time off. applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

The FMLA provides longer service employees of larger employers the right to take up to 12 weeks from work without losing their job. Is that 12 weeks a year or 12 weeks for the rest of your life????
For different personal health issues... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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


I live in Tennessee, and have a couple of issues going on. I was at my previous employer for 2 years ( I did have a non-compete)but, left the position because I didnt agree with some of the ways they ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

can i use the fact that i was promised training when given a promotion and never got it.
i worked for a home health care agency for almost 2 yrs.I was put on a set salary of 650 a week, working 65 plus hours a week. this was all the experience i had with home health field. I was given a p... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

When suspended from work, wether with or without pay, yet required by the suspension language to drive to the workplace for Human Resource meetings, may I request mileage reimbursement? I receive mileage rebursent as a regular part of my job.
I submitted to be reimbursed for mileage from my employer for travel between home and the workplace for mandatory HR meetings set as a condition of the paid and unpaid suspensions. My former employer ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were discussed. Did both of them violate the HIPAA rule?
I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were discussed. Did both of them violate the HIPAA rule?
I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My supervisor uses an intimidation factor and once he says something harsh, he then denies it. I feel I'm being harassed and feel I have no way out. I need advice.
I applied for intermittoen FMLA because of a hip problem I have. When he got the approval, he called me into his office and said to me " you just saved your job". Now he denies he ever said it. applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

I requested FMLA, prior to requesting it, I was signed up for STD. Since being out on leave, I noticed that my STD was deleted. Is this leagal and apart of the process. Mind you I work as an HR Coordinator?
Employer deleted my STD applies to Texas  ·  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 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

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

How can an employee/former employee get wages due to him?
I recently resigned from a General Contracting firm because they never paid my salary in a timely manner and I could not get support from my employer to manage the project effectively. Contractors we ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half at one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for another job at the end of my contract. th managers tried
I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for anoth... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half at one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for another job at the end of my contract. th managers tried
I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for anoth... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half at one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for another job at the end of my contract. th managers tried
I have a two weeks notice because my manager said I had to. I had a year contract with bonus. One half at sign on other half one year mark. Manager has knowing for a month that I was leaving for anoth... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Have restrictions on my return to work order, employer says there is no light duty work, but is expecting me to return all the same what do I do.
I slipped a disc when waking up to go to work. Had an mri done & got a spinal epidural done. Faxed over fmla papers to be off for the next 9 days. applies to Ohio  ·  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

Is this a violation of FMLA
Right befor I came back to work I told my boss that my doctor had released me and I could come back to work, At this time I was advised that I had missed more than I had been there this year and they ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor stated that a co work on my shift was out yesterday and
union /company NEED ANSWER TO THE FIRST QUESTION NOT THIS ONE I CANT SEAM TO DELETE THIS ONE > THANK YOU applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I claim STD if my young daughter is the one ill?
My 3 yo daughter is going to be having brain surgery, I know I can use FMLA to secure my job but can I claim STD so I can get paid? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Severance Agreement accepted on both sides, employee signs, can the employer rescind?
I worked for an organization for more than 24 years. I progressed through various roles, increasing responsibilities, and was considered the top performer in my executive position. My child was experi... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

changed vacation time and forced payout
My company had a policy under were you would accrue separate sick , vacation and a personal day. You would be able to a maximum of 224 hours of sick, 160 hours of vacation time and 1 day of personal d... applies to Arizona  ·  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

I am currently on FMLA due to depression and anxiety brought on by mandatory overtime They do not plan on hiring more people. My Dr wants to limits hours to 40. The employer can say this creates an undue hardship. But if they let me go they will be even m
my dr has not released me to go back to work yet. Are still adjusting medications. Dr will probably limit me to 40 hrs (ADA ) Not sure when I will be able to go back to work. Thank You. applies to Indiana  ·  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 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

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

I work in the Texas. I asked my immediate boss for FMLA time off and was denied to handle a few personal problems related to my father's death. I drafted a two weeks notice and gave it to my employer. They told me that I did not have any other option, but
Additionally, I complained of numerous situations while employed with this company and was always accused of being at fault. I only want my severance pay and to move on with my life. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What are my rights while under doctors care and receivung long term disability?
I was on STD/FMLA and now I'm on LTD, the human resource office at my employment is not satisfied with my return date because there's not one at this time. I'm currently going for physical therapy and... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My daughter filed a sexual harassment complaint to her GM and HR. Of course the harasser (a Supervisor) denied his inappropriate behavior and the company is telling my daughter she will HAVE to work with him even though she has told them it would be uncom
My daughter filed a sexual harassment complaint to her GM and HR after a Supervisor tried to kiss her and picked her up still trying to kiss her and telling her not to tell anyone and that it would be... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

Can a employer take your paid and unpaid days aways from you from a serious life threatening situation, I was there less then 6 months they took my paid days away and my 3 unpaid days away and made me fill out fmla papers knowing I don't qualify for it an
Just want a correct answer to this , to many inexperienced people and high job turn around. applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Company following up on threats
I was a supervisor and passed over for promotion to production supervisor, even though I was handling the duties when the regular supervisor was absent. I was called into a meeting by senior managemen... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Retaliation For Filling A Partial Unemployment Claim. Is This Case Lawsuit Worthy?
I came back from vacation and had my hours cut from 32+ to 8 hours a week with less than a week's notice along with a two month notice of termination of health insurance all this when I was 4 months p... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I work as a technical contractor through an agency, for a financial institution. I have been given my two week notice and informed that October 2nd will be my last day. My contract agency indicates that they won't pay me my final check until the next pay
I work as a technical contractor through an agency, for a financial institution. I have been given my two week notice and informed that October 2nd will be my last day. My contract agency indicates th... applies to California  ·  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

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

Terminated while on ADA approved medical leave?
I requested an ADA accommodated medical leave for cancer treatment. It was approved in writing. I'm not covered under FMLA because of too few employees in my location. Two weeks before I am due back t... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

I was employed with a healthcare agency, worked hours, participated in educational training, and pu
Recently I was hired by an agency to provide mental health services in a middle school to several children. I worked for the agency one month and was terminated. After termination I sought my wages bu... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I have a medical condition called Pseudofolliculitis Barbae, i.e., razor bumps and my employer required me to supply them with a note from my doctor stating this fact and exempting me from shaving. I did that and all was well. Now they have change their p
The policy in question is for a private security company. I met their policy guideline with regard to facial hair by providing them with a note from my doctor confirming my medical condition. Now they... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Need first/next step to take when they have constructed termination due to retaliation.
I need to know next steps to take, Placed on PIP, being retaliated against, I'm on partial FMLA, which I had to set up to get time off for Dr's. appointments. What do I need to do now so that I won't ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I am currently out on short term disability which I anticipate to be finished in May. I have an interview for another job and need to know how or if to answer any questions related to this???
Basically, I need to know how to answer questions from a potential employer about being out on FMLA and short term disability applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Domestic partner: do I qualify for FMLA intermittent leave to care for my long time heterosexual domestic partner during cancer treatment?
I have lived with my "unmarried spouse" for years. We are heterosexual, but I know my company offers same sex sex partners the ability to partake in family insurance/ benefits. Are they then required ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Because my FMLA was used up because of multiple surgeries and rehab, my position as RN on a unit was posted and filled. When I did return to work it was as a greeter in a hospital waiting area for about half my former salary. Shortly thereafter I was aske
Currently I spend about 15 hours per week on these calls. The last refusal alluded to the fact that these calls were not included in my greeter's job description. It would require 2 job titles for me ... applies to Colorado  ·  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

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

You have been at your job for only 2 months to find out your pregnant, can they fire me?
I found out I was pregnant after 2 months of being hired. I didn't sign up for STD and won't get FMLA due to not being here a year when baby is born. What options do I have to protect my job? Boss say... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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 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

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

Can an employer request a light duty note for a PRN employee?
Is an employer allowed to require a no restrictions return to work note for a PRN/part time employee after personal scheduled time off? I'm having a breast augmentation and have scheduled time off wit... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can i be demoted due to me not being able to work certain days out the week because having a newborn baby? Or can an employer give an employee my position after coming back from maternity leave?
Im an assistant manager at a small office of less than 50 employees. Im not sure on how maternity leave work and neither does my general manager knows when i ask him. From my understanding is that if ... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was off work on a Fmla (non work related) due to major foot surgery. Returned back to work after 9 weeks off since I been back I am experiencing sever pain in my foot and up my leg. I work at a school for emotion impaired students. I had to break up a f
Bone spur surgery and reattachment of archilles tendon and Bunin repaired I have 3 screws and 4 rods in my foot applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

my fmla expired while being treated for breast cancer...my employer now wants me to resign as i still have an open wound that i pack daily and due to the nature of my work (nursing) , i cannot return until the wound is closed...what are my options?
i am getting better now and the wound is small ...i would guess in 3 weeks it should be closed but i cant say for sure...employer wants me to resign and reapply in 3 months...i know they will not hire... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Can FMLA be used one day per week to take my wife to the doctor appointments?
I am the primary care giver for my wife. She has schizophrenia and is pregnant. I am the only one who can get her to go to a doctor so it's vital I have time to take her, but I also need to work at le... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Do I have to disclose to my new employer about a pending EEO at my former job?
I have a pending EEO (FMLA, retaliation) on my former employer. I just started a new job, do I have to tell them about my pending case? They have to contact my former employer. applies to Arizona  ·  0 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

I was denied benefits because I said there was lack of work and my employer said i quit
Il request to appeal the decision made regarding the denial of my unemployment compensation benefits from the State of New York the letter sent, dated May 11, 2016, states that I was not eligible for... applies to New York  ·  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

I had filed a hostile work place and age discrimination to my employers in writing my attorney is telling me I have to wait and continue to work there I do not understand why I have to work there I am under doctors care took FMLA and I cannot stand going
As for the hostile workplace my manager had pulled a nice twice in the filth in the workplace verbal and as for the age discrimination I knew they were trying to get rid of me they stop giving me the ... 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

My spouse had a stroke and I had to use a little over 30 days of fmla. My supervisor is now telling me I need a Dr's excuse from his Dr stating I am able to return back to work. Is this really necessary? I've been back to work for almost a month and they
do I need a Dr's excuse stating from my spouses dr to return back to work? applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Corporate sent me a letter stating that I voluntarily resigned as unable to return to work due to foot injury. I did not resign.
Scheduled to return to work on July 17 from FMLA. Unable to do as broke foot before returning. Company states I voluntarily resigned. I did not. I have worked with company 10 yrs and 10 months. applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Put on admin leave after giving two months notice.
I handed in my two months notice after having to file a bullying complaint against my supervisor. I was out on FMLA the two days after I handed it in. The next week I was told I was being put on admin... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

What 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

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

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

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

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 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

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 Intermittent leave be authorized for an individual who has to frequently leave work and pick his son up after being put out of extended care due to his son's outburst related to his autism?
An educational environment. A parent is often called to pick his son up from the school extended day program when the son becomes unruly. Parent attributes the behavior to his son's diagnosis of autis... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can an employer ask me to sign a non compete document after I have been terminated?
I recently was hired by a company (hourly not salaried) and was sent to several days of training out of state. Airfare and hotel bills were paid by the owner, and I expensed the food and the ground tr... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

my mother took an fmla due to falling and breaking her hip. she recently returned to work with restrictions. after being back to work for a month her employer told her that she had to have all limitations lifted and could not return to work until done so.
my mother was forced to have all medical restrictions lifted after breaking her hip and returning to work. her job demanded so and stated she could not return to work until done so. she is 63 years ol... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

I have an employee that started on Jan 11, 2016 as full time. She had already taken her 40 hours of sick/vacation time since we thought she was going to be a permanent full time employee. Yesterday she decided she didn't want to work full time anymore, an
She was hired on Jan 11, 2016 Was hired as full time employee for 40-55 hours weekly per her request. Yesterday on May 23, 2016 she decided she didn't want to work these hours anymore and decided to g... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I had a mental breakdown due to stress and anxiety from work. The more I tried to do wht was asked the more I was told I was wrong and written up. The treatment I received enhanced my mental state to the point of
wanting to end my own life. And that was told to my employer. The last day I was in the office I was repremanded as usual and advised them that my doctor felt I should be in a hospital program and tha... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

Can a person be fired for refusing to drive a vehicle that doesn't meet DOT regulations?
My husband has been forced to haul loads with a tractor/trailer that do not meet DOT requirements. When he brought this up to the employers they did nothing to fix it. They put him in a box truck that... applies to Alabama  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Can the employer change my normal work schedule
I am currently on FMLA intermittent leave,with only being able to work 40hrs a week, my normal work schedule is from 8am to 4pm. On a Thursday I took 1.5 hrs off for a doctor's appointment. The compan... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

STD claim was denied employer is letting me go for unexcused excessive absences.
I went out on FMLA in which a STD claim was started. My doctor released me 2wks later. My employer wouldn't allow me to return until my claim was processed. My STD claim was denied now my employer is ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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 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

Selective Policy Enforcement, Employer who fails to follow own policy
I am wondering what my legal options are, if any. I was terminated for "Poor Attendance" based on a progressive disciplinary plan. Per policy my occurences were to be reviewed on a said date, which di... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

My employer is about to terminate me because the doctor placed unknown as a return to work date. If I am terminated, can I receive unemployment benefits?
I received the forms and had the doctor fill up the forms. On the question about what date I will return to work, the doctor responded with unknown. I received an email from HR stating that my FMLA ap... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Was I wrongfully demoted? Is my new pay fair?
I have been employed at a company for almost three years (for my protection, i do not want to disclose the company). I was promoted to a supervisor position about a year ago. In January, i transferred... applies to Missouri  ·  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

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

My employer is requesting a 3rd opinion but keep saying that any doctor we have a referral to or if we get seen by constitues as a established relationship , is this legal can they really reject these doctors for the 3rd opinion
I'm having a issue with my employer saying that to obtain a 3rd opinion for FMLA , that we can't use a referral or be seen by a doctor because this makes it a established relationship , we can't find ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

my fmla was denied because my doctor didn't get the paper work done in time now I might lose my job what can I do it was only 2 days late and I called the leave center asking for more time but no one responded
called leave center every other day for a week before it was due to tell them I was not seeing the dr in time. she don't fill out the papers without an appointment. case manager never even called me. ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Manager noted my employee file ineligible for rehire. With no reason as to why
I worked for a large company for 21 years. I had 2 children within the last 2years of working there after my 2nd child was born I resigned due to family. I followed all proper step. I was not fire and... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can an employer not pay commision on a 100% commision job after you quit?
I recently quit a 100% commission job. An employee gets paid when a job gets installed, not when payment is collected. I quit before several large deals went in the ground (I had to), but contracts we... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is it legal in OK for and employer to call and employee weekly while on LTD?
I've been on FMLA and receiving STD, my STD has end and I'm now on LTD. My employer calls me weekly asking for a return date. I have provided them with the Attending Physician Report. My employer is n... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is there statute of limitations on employer not disclosing to employee that paid vacation can be applied to unpaid FMLA?
In August 2016 I went through the required procedure for getting medical leave, using some of my vacation time, as allowed. In the process I discovered that I could have applied vacation days for an u... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Does the owner have to honor my severance agreement made with my boss that is no longer here?
My boss (who hired me, and ran the office I worked in) agreed to a severance package along with some other things I requested when I was hired 5 years ago. All because it was a small company and FMLA/... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can an employer in NY refuse to let a pregnant women use rollover vacation time 3mos before birth?
My wife is due to give birth in late-March. Her employer has told her that since she is pregnant, she cannot use rollover vacation that she has accrued this year for next year (only her 2016 vacation ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Am I Approved or Have I Been Denied?
Hello, I requested unemployment benefits on 8/14/2016 after realizing just how horrendous this company was. I was employed for 32 days, including weekends and holidays (yeah, it was that bad) and rece... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

terminated- elimination for position, cover up for disability?
Husband was terminated due to job being eliminated, however a posting went up the day after with similar job responsibilities, just a different job title. He belives he was actually fired because of h... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

how log does a employer have to furnish access to paystubs
I worked at a place. They use direct deposit. I didn't receive paystubs for most of the year because they didn't have time or "couldn't " fix it. I asked employer and was told they would have office m... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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 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

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

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

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

My employer (HR person) stated to my supervisor and others in an email that I had been medically released from my doctor - that all medical limitations had been removed when in fact my doctor had never released me from my restrictions. The email caused me
I teach at a college in south texas - the dean wanted to transfer me from one campus to another without reason to do so. I live close to the campus I was being transferred from - and - 25 miles from t... applies to Texas  ·  0 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  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CALIFORNIA NDA / NON DISCLOSURE agreement signed under duress in 2015.. Legal? Enforceable?
Mel, I signed an NDA/ non competition clause under duress last year in Aug 2015. The company i accepted an offer letter for the job w/o any mention of said NDA and then they sprung it on me the first ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

In Georgia, can you be fired (a) while in a coma (b) can health insurance be cancelled effective the day of termination without the ability to even pay the premium to continue through the month, (c) is a company with maximum of around 12 employees subject
I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. She worked for a company, a small LLC in Georgia that has max of about 12 employees. She was there when the company started and worked for this employe... applies to Georgia  ·  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

I have been employed as a college Instructor since 2009. In 2010, My college transferred me to commute part time to another facility, one they did not own. Since the first day I have been abused. I was asked to start up a program with no equipment, no too
Contracts, Overtime: VP ripped my contract for Overtime up, told me I could not continue having it. It was signed by three other supervisors, only he ripped it up, and the other three supervisors did ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers


I live in nevada which has both a +40hr weekly plus a +8hr daily overtime pay law unless exempt which from what ive researched i am not (stylist/cosmetologist at a franchise paid hourly) but one law i... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

I have right to sue from Defh without any proper intake to reviewed my case can I still sue? I have all doc to support wide range of discrimination and need a lawyer who ready and understand the best option to start
32 years old Asian American us citizen and father of 3 young children; was raised by strong hard working parents who gave me foundation to do your job the right way through my work ethics but always b... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

Discrimination, Wrongful Termination and Wage Dispute
My husband was terminated from ******* as a result of absences resulting from my ADA covered illness and hospitalization. Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy Type 1 in 2005... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 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

Can I get my job back or am I entitled my annual and sick leave pay?
I recently fired from Fl Dept of Corrections for Violation of Agency Policy during my probationary period but they wouldn't tell me what it was. I was actually fire from he say she say. There was no i... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

can a skelly hearing be scheduled 2 days after receiving notice?
I received notice of proposed dismissal on June 2, 2015 and am told my skelly hearing is this afternoon, June 4th. Is this legal? shouldn't I get at least a few days to prepare? applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I am a salaried employee and work 45+ hours per week. I am required to work one Saturday (5 hours).v
I am a salaried employee and work 45+ hours per week. I am required to work one Saturday (5 hours) per month. I missed one Saturday since I was in the Hospital, now my employer is telling me I have to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have the right to know what statements have been said about me
I was suspended after alligationsof misconduct. Co workers made statements but I have no idea what was stated as I was shocked to even know I was being accused of anything! Do I have a right to know w... applies to Florida  ·  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

I started a new job. Became very sick on the 5th day. Called in sick. and had next 2 days off. Called the 3rd day to say that I went to the doctor and had blood tests, I would keep them informed of results. Dr. called next morning and said get right over
Employer let me go for not calling as I was in the critical care unit of the hospital getting 3 blood transfusions. applies to Florida  ·  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

I HAVE EYE PROBLEMS THAT REQUIRE ME TO SEE THE eye doctor every once in a while for laser treatment or A SHOT IN MY EYE. CAN I BE ON FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE?
I HAVE DIABETES. I HAVE BEEN GOING FOR TREATMENT OF LASER AND INJECTIONS IN THE EYES WHEN THE DOCTOR TELLS ME IT IS NECESSARY. CAN I BE COVERED BY THE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was recently employed at a non profit organization that provide services for Family Domestic Violence. However I never received unpaid vacation time for 7 years. some flex time and at the end of my employment I was only give 33 hours of vacation time wh
Have yet to receive my accrued unpaid vacation hours that consist of 7 years applies to California  ·  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

Settlement Amount
I've sued the county due to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. The lawsuit was filed in federal court by my ex-attorney. I am now without counsel and the county has scheduled a settleme... applies to California  ·  4 answers

I just found out that I am "ineligible for rehire" after an industrial leave. What are my options?
Hi. I was employed with a national Health Care Organization for over 13 years, before sustaining an industrial injury. My leave ran out before I was able to return to work, thus my employment with the... applies to California  ·  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

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 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

i was on workmans comp but recently resigned and have another job w/c still sending disability checks what to do?
same as above applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is it legal for a boss to ask you to return to work full time even if your surgeon says no?
applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

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

I am currently working at a Plainview, NY location, my company filed bankruptcy and the company that took over is moving us to their Great Neck location. I am a paraplegic and my 81 yr old mother drives me to work and it would be too much for her to drive
As I mentioned I can not go to the Great Neck office because my mother drives me since I am disabled and can not take me to that location and get to her job in time. I want to know if I can get unempl... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I recently started a new job and didn't disclose that I was 35 weeks pregnant when hired. I had my first day of work yesterday and upon being given their
I recently started a new job and didn't disclose that I was 35 weeks pregnant when hired. I had my first day of work yesterday and upon being given their "personnel manual" they stated that you had to... applies to Ohio  ·  3 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

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

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

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

Do we have a leg to stand on with PTSD and medication fail?
My husband has ptsd, recently his medication was changed and it did not agree with him. He had a melt down and had to be taken to the hospital for evaluation, Of course he missed work and his boss wou... applies to Florida  ·  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

i have been working for the same company for 7 years. Just recently a new company came in and bought them out, and is demanding that I sign a non-compete. My old employer never had me sign one. If I refuse to sign and they say that I must or I can't work
see above.....working for same company for 7 years..new company buys them out and demands a non-compete. If I refuse and they let me go, can I claim unemployment? applies to Florida  ·  3 answers

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

Possible Class Action.
Possible Class Action. Company might have a policy of isolating individuals on medical leave to force them to quit. I'm a nurse for a local hospital network, and they said you had to be 100% non-disab... applies to Illinois  ·  3 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

I recently started working for a company and was told my shift would be 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. I am on disability due to mental diagnosis exacerbated by substance abuse, I have been clean and sober for 5 years. My employer now wants me to work a different sh
I disclosed to my employer during the interview that I had a disability. She did not ask what it was for. My psychiatrist is willing to write a letter, but I am worried that even if they accommodate m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

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

We have a point system at work. Is it legal to get points for using a paid sick day with I doctor note. And I'm never sick, so I don't abuse it
I work at capstone nursing home. Are point system changes on a daily basis. 12 puts is termination. Each sick day is 1 pt. If you clock in a second late or early you get a half a point each time. They... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I saw my personnel file and I'm horrified to what was in it. I didn't know some of those things were in there. Too much time has passed so I've lost an opportunity to rebuttal. What can I do?
Rebuttal for personnel file where too much time has passed. applies to Ohio  ·  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

Does vacation accrual method need to be available to employees?
I recently voluntarily left a position I had been in for two years. I gave two weeks notice as required in our employee handbook and I was let go three days early. I understand I have no recourse as P... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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 worked for a major company for 13 years. I quit my job so that my fiance' could get a higher paying job at the same company in human resources, because I was a union worker and was told it would be a conflict of interest. I later applied for a company j
I worked a union job for a major company for 13 years and quit so that my fiance' could get a human resource job at the same company making 6 figures. I applied for a company job and was told that I g... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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

Is it legal in Florida to put someone on leave who is under a doctor's care. I have been put on leave because someone overheard I was taking pain medication prescribed by my surgeon
I was told that I am on administrative leave last Thursday because someone called my corporate office in Iowa and told them they overheard me say I'm taking pain medication prescribed by my surgeon. I... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

laid for family emergencie boss told me told me to use my vaction days shortly laid for attandance
can i sue or collect money in this matter applies to California  ·  1 answer

I am a home health care assistant working for an agency in PBC. I am very clearly an At-Will employee, as spelled out in every employment agreement I have. My first E.A. included a non-compete that specified, proprietary information, existing clients and
I am a home health care assistant working for an agency in PBC. I am very clearly an At-Will employee, as spelled out in every employment agreement I have. My first E.A. included a non-compete that sp... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

not offered family leave and fired for missing too many days.
my husband had stroke. missed time from work. became sick in hospital for one week my self. fired told due to work performance. now denies my unemployment. never offered family leave act is this a vio... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I have been caring for my wife after cancer surgery. I was placed on unpaiid leave after my PFL ran out. The company has since reorganized and now wants to bring me back as a part time employee. Previously I was a fulltime salaried employee. Can they do t
I have been caring for my wife after cancer surgery. I was placed on unpaid leave after my PFL ran out. The company has since reorganized and now wants to bring me back as a part time employee. Previo... applies to California  ·  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

how do i stop an individual from calling my employer to lie to them to get me fired
i have a problem with an individual who keeps calling and lying to my employer and trying to get me fired this person has called mulitple times all because i ended my friendship with this person for m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I've out on medical leave and the company I work out announced they terminated me. They have not contacted me directly or provided me a letter documenting the termination. Are they allowed to notify the whole company that I am terminated even though they
I am out sick on medical leave. The company announced I was fired to other employees but did not contact me or provide me a letter of termination. I found out I am fired but other employees that work ... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

can I take legal action against my proir employer
I had foot surgery and was to be out for 8 weeks. My previous employer had me come back one week after surgery even though I provided a doctors note. While at work my foot bone broke again and now I h... applies to California  ·  2 answers

can I take legal action against my proir employer
I had foot surgery and was to be out for 8 weeks. My previous employer had me come back one week after surgery even though I provided a doctors note not releasing me from my doctors care. While at wor... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have to save my job?
I'm currently out of work on disablity incurance The incurance is a benefit i pay for through work.I am out due to a mental health issue. I am allowed 26 weeks of paid leave. does my employer have to ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Question on suspension
My district manager suspended me, he said I was showing inappropriate texts. I have never been wrote up. And when he suspended me I still was not wrote up or told what the text was applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I have several factors: I got injured on the job stepping out of office due to no lighting outside missed step and fractured ankle..Doctor put me on modified work but I have been off work on Disability due to severe depression due to the loss of my spouse
Believe I was demoted wrongfully applies to California  ·  1 answer

i asked my employer to excuse me for work for just one day because of health issues and they denied me so i decided to call out instead because i needed to see my doctor and i asked my doctor for an excuse note so i can give it to my employer and now my e
i asked my employer for the day off and they said no because they have no one to cover me and i explain to them that its because of my health and that they needed to do some lab test and so on but the... applies to California  ·  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

Can my employer not give me my last paycheck and vacation time?
I was laid off due to a position elimination two weeks ago. My old employer has asked me to complete some files which I have agreed to. I do not have access to a printer so I can not print the forms t... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I collect Vacation hours while collecting Disability insurance while on maternity leave in California?
I collected 80 hours of vacation time while on maternity leave and collecting disability pay, My work says you cant do that and is now taking my next pay check... is that right? I was under the unders... applies to California  ·  1 answer

EMPLOYER REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES--NY
I use my own cash, credit card for approved, allowed business expenses such as gasoline, T/E, Office,Printing supplies, etc. I am using my own funds, but reimbursements are NOT made in a timely manner... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Temporary Employer Stalking Me
I was hired and the employer and I agreed on a certain shift. I attended two meetings for which I was paid and one day of work. On starting the first day of work I was told that I had to accept a diff... applies to New York  ·  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

My former employers employees and upper management are falsely stating I was fired. Is this defaming
I chose to leave the largest insurance carrier in Florida after 3 years in order to open my own agency. I put in a 2 weeks notice and left on perfect terms. Never once was I written up, on the contrar... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

I was denied a job because I have a Dr's appointment once a month. Can an employer do that?
I received a job offer and excepted the job offer over the phone. I notified employer that I have a Dr's appointment once a month. I would be gone for two hours. I was called back and denied the job. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can an employer force an employee to take vacation, whether or not they have the vacation time accrued, because the company shuts down between Christmas and New Years?
Company closes between Christmas and New Years - can the company force an employee to take vacation, even if the employee has no vacation time accrued? applies to New York  ·  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

Good evening, I been working for my employer for 5 years. 3 weeks ago they started to cut off hours. I was one of the employee they cut hours when they had another person still getting his 40 hours when he only been working for them less than a year. I ne
Good evening, I been working for my employer for 5 years. 3 weeks ago they started to cut off hours. I was one of the employee they cut hours when they had another person still getting his 40 hours wh... applies to Florida  ·  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

can employer deduct med ins payments twice in the same pay period?
I was recently terminated from employment on 10/20/15. I received my final pay on an Aline debt card for my hours worked on 10/18 thru 10/20. I was told the remainder of my pay (10/4-10/17) would be o... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can one be forced into a new role when the position is eliminated?
My employer of 15+ years usually provides options when a position is eliminated: to relocate to another department of their choice or to leave with a severance package. However, they are not offering ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I was on short term disability due to a cancer. My short term disability ended in February and I was put on long term disability not able to return to work yet. I will be 58 in August. I have worked for this company for 14 yrs. I think they have retired m
Is this discrimination? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I was forced to resign. I was presented a final paycheck at the time. It bounced and I was charged the fees on top of being issued a bad check. I live in California. If I was forced resign; when is my pay legally required to be provided?
I was allowed to resign in lieu of dismissal last week on Friday. I attempted depositing my check but there were issues at the teller so they had me deposit via ATM. There was a hold and then they ret... applies to California  ·  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

I was a account executive doing sales mostly on 60 month contracts paid commision. after contracts come up for renewal I get paid again. after 5 years I was told I could not renew them but i will get a 13 percent residual on each account. so at my 5 and a
I get fired and not paid on my accounts. he kept it all. after waiting over 5 years to get paid. I got nothing. is that legal what he did applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My husband was fired last weekafter 25 years. He was paid his final wages that day but no vacation pay that was still on the books. 7 days according to his payroll person. How can he recover it? His ex boss wont budge.
His payroll person admitted he still has 7 days vacation on the books but one of the owners told her dont pay it because he rejoined carpenters union 5 years ago and the vacation pay theyve been payin... applies to California  ·  1 answer

can an employer take money out of my paycheck because a credit card declined at the bank?
can an employer take money out of my paycheck because a credit card declined at the bank? I work as a front desk clerk on a 10-99 contract, and I recently was told im getting up to 300$ taken out of m... applies to California  ·  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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