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lay-off while on short term disability
We have an employee that we wanted to lay-off. Before we could do that he went on short term disability. We still want to get rid of him but don't know how to legally do that while he is collecting di... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Termination for Health Problems
I was terminated from my job today. My boss said the reason I was terminated was due to it not working out. Earlier in the morning I called out HR dept and asked about short term disability because I ... 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

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

Inaccurate information given by HR to employee regarding maternity leave
My HR representative gave me incorrect information about the Company’s maternity leave policies. I asked this person in April what the paid leave would be and this person outlined 2 policies that wo... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

I was laid1 off 5 months into a back disability and job given to a coworker 2 months later
I went out on a short term disability to get a back surgery done. My employer laid me off 5 months later and then gave my exact same job to another employee 2 months later. I was due to return the mon... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

termination or not
I have taken a short term disability leave for depression/anxiety. Have been off work for 3 months now. Was cleared to return on the 3oth of this month. When I went into my work, my supervisor said sh... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Need to know if I can take any action about my termination...that happened during psychiatric treatm
I have worked at the same job for 16 years. This past July I had a breakdown. My boss set me up for short term disability and Family medical leave (both at the same time). I have been seeing two docto... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

While on st disabil after surgery, I want to give my 3 wks notice. Empler says I can't til off disab
Employer says I can't give notice to leave employment til I'm off short term disability. Then 3 wks. Can they do this? applies to Vermont  ·  1 answer

short term disability question...
Can you help me..or at least point me in the right direction? I work for a well known insurance company. I had to leave work, on short term disability, to remedy problems with my right shoulder, carpa... applies to Oklahoma  ·  1 answer

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

fired because of a disability
If a person is fired for limitations directly associated with a documented disability they have which the employer has been advised of, what are their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act?... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can 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

Denied Unemployment Despite Lack of NEEDED JOB Experience at HIRE.
I was term'd in my first 90 days. I was denied UE benefits because they had "just cause" under Section 4141.29(D)(2)(a), Ohio Revised Code. So stated my appeal and original determinations. I took the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Company asking for a new resignation letter
After being on Short term disability for almost five months I was released back to work. Upon handing in my release note from the doctor I also gave my written two weeks notice of resignation. Since a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Offer Letter / STD
I've been working at the Tribune for nearly 4 years now, but less than 2 as an "employee". When I was offered a job as an employee, it was for $30k less than I was making as a consultant, but they off... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

I was fired and denied unemployment because someone said I said I was goin to smoke pot.
My ex employer denied my unemployment because someone said I was goin to go smoke pot. They even stated that I was not seen smoking pot and was not drug tested. But I was denied anyways so I appealed ... applies to Missouri  ·  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

Not notified of policies now stuck in the middle
I was notified today that my Aetna medical insurance was terminated on 03/31/08. I have been out on short-term disability as well as FMA since 01/05/08. I have not received any notification of my insu... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

on mat leave, laid off due to lack of work?
I work for a small heating and air conditioning company approx 35 people are employed. I am on maternity leave. I delivered my son on 1/25. I was put on bed rest per the dr 1 week before delivering. I... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

On disability since Dec 14 2010. Can employer deduct vac pay while on disability
Vacation schedule in place in 2010 for cruise in Feb 2011. Dec 14 had rotator cuff repair and was placed on disability until March 2 when I returned to work on restriction. Employer deducted vac pay f... applies to Texas  ·  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

Severance
Is it legal for an employee to receive severance pay and wages for work performed at the same time? The employee was terminated and subsequently rehired as temporary, short term employee. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What can be done when your supervisor retatiates against yoy for asking for reasonable accommodation
State employee with 20yr seniority I am 47 yrs old with type 2 diabetes wearing an insulin pump. In November of 2011 we ordered new uniforms and I asked for a uniform that properly fit due to my pump ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

What can I expect from my ex-employer's unemployment appeal?
I was fired from my job on January 26th of this year. It was during an audit that my district manager fired me because as a cashier my drawer was turning up short quite a bit that month but I know for... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

i cannot get a job for them blackballing me
i want to know i was fired because i took up for my helper i drive trucks and was falsely accused of cursing the man that fired me i said damn but never cursed him i tried to get unemplotment but was ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Fired and filing with MCHR
I was fired from a library after 16 years or work there. Two year prior to being fired I reported my supervisor to the HR for making disparaging comments about my country, language and performance ( I... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

NYS Disability
We have a small business with 4 employees. One is out on Disability. Are we required to hold his job for him? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

The term of the agreement seems ambiguous, I need to know the term.
I signed a non-compete with a term that was defined as 12 months. However, the agreement does not specify when that 12 month period begins. If it started when I signed the agreement then it expires in... applies to District of Columbia  ·  0 answers

smoking policy results ONLY in termination
my employer at lucy's diner in booneville ar. has started a no smoking policy at work that the only result of an infraction is termination, no write up, no suspension. he used to allow smoking in the ... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

smoking policy results ONLY in termination
my employer at lucy's diner in booneville ar. has started a no smoking policy at work that the only result of an infraction is termination, no write up, no suspension. he used to allow smoking in the ... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Retaliated against for being a victim. 1st was denial of promotion. 2nd was term. while getting help
I was a 14 year employee of UPS. Served 13 years as a supervisor. In March of 2001 I was assaulted by a manager. I was taken of work by my Dr. due to the trauma. While out under Dr.s care my emploment... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Fired for having an accident
I worked for a Private Carting/Sanitation Company. I was fired for having an accident with the truck while working. A police report was not made. My boss made me return to finish my route after the ac... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

he fired me because he cant yet fire my huband?
my husband is the manager where we work,3 weeks ago we got a new gm.he caame to the shop with the owners and in the office he told me that he was the body gaurd.he denied it when i told my husband..so... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I have grounds to file a lawsuit?
I called my HR department and left a message to inform them my doctor told me to take a week off of work to heal up. I have psoriatic arthritis. Three hours after I left the message, my company laid m... applies to Maryland  ·  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

Retaliation
Do I have retaliation? I left a job to take another position. The new company hired me two weeks prior to my quit date from my old job. The new company sent a letter stating the hire date, with the le... applies to Wisconsin  ·  2 answers

Would it be discrimination due to disability?
I lost my job over 3 months ago and was told in the meeting that once I complete my outpatient program that I would be rehire. I have completed the program and reapplied but nothing. I did my part but... applies to Maryland  ·  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 EMPLOYEES ON THE JOB HARRESS AND EMPLOYEE THAT HAS AND MENTAL ILLNESS DISABILITY ON THE JOB
I WANTED TO KNOW CAN EMPLOYEES BE HARRESSING AND CURSING AND EMPLOYEE ON THE JOB THAT HAS AND MENTAL HEALTH DISABILITY ILLNESS. IF IT IS STATED IN AND PERSON WITH AND DISABILITY JOB ACCOMENDATION THAT... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

This is my answer to questions regarding my initial question.
Answer to retaliation return question. The office manager for my Dr.s office applied on 3/19/01 for disability. My Dr. made the update call on 4/10/01. I never received denial to the claim. My Dr. pul... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

How can I get my unemployment beneifts after appealing and being denied?
I left a company in Newark after working there for five years. I resigned from said job to become a caregiver for a parent suffering with alzhimer's disease. I applied for unemployment beneifts and wa... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Is a Non-Compete enforceable if employee termination occurs within 90 day probationary term?
I was hired on Jan. 3, 2011 and required to sign a 2 year non-compete within certain service areas of the company hiring me (Waste Disposal Industry). I was terminated 03-29-11 and will be paid throug... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Fired while on vacation because someone wouldn't come in?
I am a computer programmer with a smallish company and have repeatedly had an issue that until now I have ignored other than to voice my concern to the owner who doesn't see a problem. I have been wit... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

I was on LTD and was term for a policy violation now they will not pay LTD,
I have been on leave since October 2008. In Oct 2009 the ltd company decided to hold my award because they said that I did not qualify any longer. I appealed and finally won through my emp. I got a le... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Discrimination/Retaliation/Harassment - pick one......
I have experienced a discriminative hostile work environment on a daily basis by my immediate supervisor. As a result, I’ve been diagnosed with severe depression; panic attacks, as well as high anxiet... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired 3 days after handing in a "temporary full disability note" from my doctor?
On May 17th, 2011 I handed into my employer a note from my doctor placing me on temporary full disability. On May 19th. 2011 I received a work email with the following: Jeremy I am assuming at this po... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Firing upon coming off of Doctor recommended leave
My husband was hired for a non-union company that employs over 500 people on 3/10/03. Here are the facts: 3/10/03--Hired as JR. Paint Process Engineer 8/25/03--received 2 letters of recognition for ou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

can an employer stop granting reasonable accomodations and fire a disabled worker
a man had been working for emp.X for 8 yrs. he had been granted reasonable accomodations for his disability, all of a sudden he was fired for what the reasonable accomodations had at one time covered.... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can I be fired for turning in one employee of mine for sexual harassment of another employee?
I have an employee out on disability. During this time, another employee came to me and told me , she had been inapropraitly touched and vulgarity had been used numerous times, by the employee on disb... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

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

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

Do i have to answer my employer's questions,
I have been out of work on disability leave for a mental health issue. My employer, a church/ child care, knows exactly why I was out even though i didn't tell them, i feel that my mother in law, who ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Can a WI employer reveal a disability to the entire staff?
I have a disability that is not immediately apparent to others. I held a part time position. My employer switched the position to full time which I could not do. The agreement was reached that I would... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Can I leave a hostile workplace in spite of noncompete?
I have dealt with gender and disability disc. as well as retaliation, harassment, ostracizing, and intimidation when going to HR to voice my concerns. I get stonewalled on everything, there is no conf... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

what are the rules regarding death of 2 family members 9 days apart
back in aug of 2010 my older brother (by older brother i mean he has lived with us my whole life but he's not related by blood)vehicle was hit by a train and he died a few hrs later from his injuries.... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

My unemployment has been denied, I filed an appeal, and am wondering what my other options are
Was I wrongfully discharged? I worked for a physician for three years. My daughter was employed by same physician for six months. My daughter was offerred another opportunity from another physician. W... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

legal to refuse an employee work for off the job injury? dr note saying i can work
My job refuses to let me work even after I produced a Dr note saying I can return. Was told I could return when sprained shoulder is at one hundred percent or sign contract a saying I can't take meds ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

what are my options for pursuing current customers if start my own business?
My non compete agreement is not signed by my employer, but does have my signature. It has a one year term, and prevents me from contacting any former ustomers. My employer is not short on resources if... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Employer Agreement
I have signed up 18 agreement with my employer which says" In the event Employee : 1) fails to report for training, or assignment; 2) terminates Employee's relationship or services with XXX during the... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

can i be reimbursed for medical expenses incurred during an accidental disability case?
i was injured in 2002, the workers comp case was accepted and eventually settled. in 2006 i was terminated aand have incurred about $90,000 in medical expenses unrelated to the compcase. in 2011 i got... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

I was denied unemployment because of my lump sem severance package
I was laid of in February from my full time job because of lack of work, My severance was based on my pay and the number of years that I worked for the Company, the Company did not fight, but Ohio une... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Will a non-compete agreement be valid after one year of employment?
I have been employed with this company for over a year and I have been instructed to sign a non-compete agreement. What are my rights and will it still be considered valid in Texas? The spa owner also... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

do you normally get paid out of your severance when you leave a job
my company is closing the plant that i work at, I decided to leave the compamy, I was told that I would get a 60 day notice of my termination date yet I was told this past monday that my last work day... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Fired for failure to falsify critical paperwork
I was let go by my employer of only 30 days this morning for refusing to "fudge" data related to critical quality control characteristics of parts. These parts are used in commercial aircraft, militar... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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

GEICO UNFAIR TERMINATION
I was recently terminated from GEICO along with up to 100 people for what they refer to as gross misconduct. Some people in the company were removing credit scores from a quote to get a better company... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

do you normally get paid out of your severance pay when you leave a company
my company is closing the plant that i work at, I decided to leave the compamy, I was told that I would get a 60 day notice of my termination date yet I was told this past monday that my last work day... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Pregnancy discrimination?
I have worked for my employer for 17 1/2 years. After being hit by a car I was put on temporary disability. I was told two weeks later I was getting a 10% pay cut due to the economy even though no one... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

can you help me get free consoltation please
i worked at Walmart for almost 10-years. was fired after 9-years for reporting managers abusive behavior. contacted NLRB and got my job reinstated, but got constant retaliation and medical leave denie... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Threat in the workplace and ADA
My sister encountered an interesting situation at work. She worked for a manager who tormented his employees in fact when she joined the team two members of the team left to pursue other opportunities... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can an employer require evening social events/12-hour days at risk of being fired?
I work remotely for an online school. The employer has decided on short notice that we will be required to travel for 4 days to the home office for a "conference." (Travel was not in the original term... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Can I be terminated because of one incident in my 38 months with employer?
On 9/30/11, I had a meeting with the Director of an agency and the client working in their facility. The Director wanted to end the program with the client because he failed to perform his duties to t... applies to Ohio  ·  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

non compete and last pay check
I put a month notice to the pet store I worked for. After my boss made it impossible to work the whole month I left a few days short. One question I have is about the non compete contract. I signed on... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I have a chance of proving I left for good reason?
Hello. I'm an engineering who recently left my position because I was forced to ship and sign off on manufactured parts which go into humans that were not to FDA or OSHA endoscopic standards. This mak... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can sev. pay be denied if accepting poss. with co. taking over?
Take over will be in two weeks, I'm told that sev. pay will not be given to employees offered positions with the new company. I have been offered a position and have to give an answer tomorrow, is thi... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

fired vs quit
I recently lost my job. My former employer told me that he could no longer afford to pay me and that my position was being eliminated effective immediately and that he would pay me 1 month severance O... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

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

homeowners insurance denied claim
I had a 4 wheeler stolen out of my closed garage.Got a police report,and took it to my homeowners insurance,and they denied to pay for it because it was cosiderd a vehicle but you can notlicnes a 4 wh... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

whistle blower then fired
My employer fired me for turning her into Occupational vocational rehabilitation for fraud. She lost the contract then she fired me. Does this invalidate my non compete??? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

day off denied proved costly!
Last July, I had a an appointment for a mammogram on my day off. I was called at home by my manager saying "my head would roll" unless I canceled the appt. and went into work. I complied. I later foun... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Am I tied by Non Compete/solicitation agreement
Iam providing contract software services at client 'C' thru Vendor 'B' and a layer 'A' where my employer is 'V'. Here is the structure (V -> A -> B -> C) B was willing to work directly with my employe... 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

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

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

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

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

Denied perks and training that men receive. Do I have a case?
I am a 45 year old woman with 6 plus years with my employer. The males in my unit are routinely given perks the woman are not (golf dates, concerts,etc.) in addition to educational & travel opportunit... applies to California  ·  1 answer

reclaim Unemployment benefits
I was fired from my job for missing work because I was arrested and was in jail for 14 days before I could post bond to get out since then my charges against me have been dismiss for a crime someone e... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

is sleep apnea considered a disability
I was terminated from my job as a mechanic w/ a public school system because of tardies. I informed the business manager that what has been happening is, I start eating breakfast and I wake up after a... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do I have a right to know my disability status if it is a psych, case?
the insurance co. isnt telling me everything. applies to California  ·  0 answers

Discrimation-Termination of employment
I was terminated from my employer with no reason for termination given when contacted via answering machine from company vp of operations. i have since filed a claim with eeoc because of the firing, i... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can employer reassign duties based on perception of disability-none claimed?
Supervisor reassigns duties to employee based upon her perception that employee has a health issue; employee asserts that no disability exists and inquires if reassignment is due to a performance issu... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Is this retaliation?
My fiance and I have worked at a company for 5 years now. I have been a shift runner for 4 years and 10 months he has been a GM for about 2 1/2 years, a couple days ago they demoted him for no reason ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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 think I said it all.
I am a manager and an employee claimed I retaliated against him. The employee was disciplined for a vehicle accident. I told Him I would consider him for his next progression raise if he accepted resp... applies to New York  ·  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

Fired for calling OSHA
Hello, I was fired on July 11 2013 after returning back from vacation. On June 26th or 28th I had filed a complaint with OSHA regarding unsafe practice my employer makes its employees preform. The day... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unemployment and Forced Resignation
I'm an hourly employee at a large corporation and received a negative review for "poor judgment". Whether fair or not, I have been given the option of 1) signing a voluntary termination agreement waiv... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Fired wrongfull?
I believe I was wrongfully fired from a job. Other co-workers and I have been complaining about a person at work. This person and I got into it after work hours one day and the next day I was fired an... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Fired for refusing a longer commute?
I would rather be laid off than fired due to the resulting benifits. If my company moves and creates a 30 minute longer commute for me (each way) can I be fired for refusing to work at the new locatio... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

I was fired because one of my workers said he would stay if they fired me.
I was Maintenance Superintenent (manager) at Amcast Automotive in Gas City, IN. Last week I was fired for "not doing my job". That evening I found out that one of the employees who reported to me brag... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Are we obligated to help
We are at loss here. Hopefully you can inform us. My husband was hired by a company in Idaho. We moved our family there and within 6 months my husband was fired. He (husband) was CFO and asked the CEO... applies to Utah  ·  1 answer

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

Ohio Unemployment rule for 401k & Vacation Pay
I was laid off two weeks ago and have my approved waiting week for unemployment. My employer is just now giving me my 3 days of vacation pay. In Ohio will I be denied unemployment compensation for the... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Got severance, denied unemployment. Can I win?
I am being denied unemployment because the company has stated that I was discharged, but I was told I was laid off. -I worked for a subsidiary company in with 65 employees with a much larger parent co... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

18 months in temp position, promised permanent but always denied. Any recourse?
My wife has been employed, through an employment agency, with the same company for the past 18 months. She was hired to fill a newly created position on a temp to hire basis. She has survived several ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Bench policies for consulting companies
I was living in NC when I received an offer from a consulting company in NY. Before accepting the job, I made sure to cover issues (verbally and through email) such as the 'bench' and what would happe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is disability proved by the date of diagnosis or the date when symptoms appeared?
I an a 45 y.o. woman who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, though I've had symptoms for at least 2=3 years. I was written up twice for being late/incomplete on quarterly assessments & am... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

Is this a disablity discrimnation case?
I was just wondering if anyone could enlighten me and elaborate on a situation that I’m experiencing. The situation is I was working about a year ago and encountered an off the job illness, which I ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

SEVERANCE AGREEMENT
I signed a severance agreement in exchange for nine weeks of pay. The company paid me 4 weeks of pay and stopped. The agreement states when severance pay either in full or part is denied, I should get... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

at will- right to work state
In lay mans term can you explain what an "at will" state means and what are the employees rights under this law? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

fired on comp or filing for comp
I was fired from at will employment after I returned to work and asked for more medical. I was having back issues from a herniated disc. I asked to see a Dr again and was told I was fired. I'm under t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was fired for Sexual harrassment when can I reapply to the company that fired me?
My husband was fired for sexual harrassment 9 years ago. When can he reapply to the company that fired him? Is there a statue of limitations that the company must follow? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is major depression covered under the Amerians with Disabilities Act
Met life denied my STD claim for stress/depression. The deaths of two close relatives within 30 days of each other (preceeded by multiply stressful life events in the last year) caused my depression s... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay
Do I as and fired employee have the right to sue for severance pay? I was fired due to the fact my husband was fired the day before. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is my non-compete binding if I was fired?
I was recently fired from my sales position with a distributor of building materials, and since then two suppliers have approached me to go into business for myself to rep their lines. I signed a cont... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Fired for signing a union card.
I signed a union card and two days later I was fired. The company first told me I was fired for something that was okay under company policy, then said it was for something two other employees did wit... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Non-Compete, Contract Employment
I work as an IT contractor, and recently my contract was nearing expiration. The client for whom I worked (a federal agency) re-evaluated its needs and set out a new, similar statement of work as my o... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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 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

Pattern of retaliation
I filed a national origing discrmination charge with the EEOC 17 months ago. Since then, I have been demoted twice and denied of a pay increase. The first demotion came after 8 months of filing the ch... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

If fired by a company, then offered a job back, is the Non-compete still in effect from the first co
I worked with a nightclub company and was a top earner in the year 2009. The first week of 2010, I was let go for no just reason. I waited 2 months before asking for a release from my non-compete clau... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Unemployment Claim denied due to Remuneration
In June 2008 the delphi plant was closed and we were offered SAP packages to leave. We were told by union reps that if we accepted the package we would receive unemployment and training. As the people... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is it Discrimination, if a younger and less experience applicant get the promotion over a black?
I (b/m)over 40yrs. of age, 20years with the company and 10year of supervisor Sergent expreience. I interview for a ( Lt. Promotion) but denied the position and it was given to a (W/M) 38yrs. of age, h... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Fired for a bad back...
A little over a year ago, I was involved in an auto accident that left me with a lower back injury. I got a job in a factory as what they term a "secondary." Basically, I am supposed to learn all of t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Reverse Discrimination Lawsuits based on benefits
I am trying to find out about lawsuits stemming from higher paid employees whose benefits are not adequate to provide equal coverage as those who are lower paid. Example would be a corporate disabilit... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Denied overtime while on light duty
Background: -Work 12 hour shifts--consequently, one day every two weeks I have an 8 hour day in order to work 80 hours every two weeks -Was injured on duty -Was denied regular overtime on my last 8 ho... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

I was laid off and then someone else was hired 30 days later to fill my position.
Is it legal to layoff employees and then fill them a short time later? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Retaliation
I work for a "big" company. I turned in a deposit which is a daily routine for my job and left for the weekend. When I returned to work my boss told me the deposit was short and I had to pay the money... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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

Company is providing false firing information
My husband worked as a truckdriver for a major fuel hauling corporation. He quit his position and went to work at a former company while applying to other trucking firms. He was denied employment whic... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is this a case of gender/pregnancy discrimination?
I am a Correction Officer at a Prison. The contract between our union and the employer states that: "The employer will make a good faith effort to provide alternative, comparable work and equal pay to... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non Compete Clause
I recently got fired from an insurance sales job and went to work for the competitor 1 week later. The job is exactly the same job. I did not take any existing clients with me. Now my former boss is c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a nonunion nonbenefitted employee be denied participation in a severance program?
A union employee at one campus of a hospital chain is given a severance package. Can a nonunion nonbenefitted employee at a different campus be denied a severance package given that the hospital alway... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Potentially fired for telling people they could be potentiallyfired.
I've been sent home pending a decision as to whether I should be fired for telling people in a meeting that they could be fired for falsifying medical device manufacturing information. (I do Quality A... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Am I at risk of violating my non-compete agreement?
I was recently contacted by a retained search firm about an excellent career advancement opportunity. Upon completing the selection process, I was offered the job. I am concerned however that my curre... applies to Ohio  ·  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

retaliation termination
i was employed as a bartender at a private veterans club. our commander fired me, his son who lied about me saying things about my private life called him one night and then the commander said that he... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

?
I was recently given a written warning that my productivity at a Texas Pawnshop is not up to par...Management stated that they thought one of the reasons for my so called drop in my work performance w... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

discrimination /retaliation or both
The company I worked for was sold on April 1st 2006 The regional manager for the new company came aboard and started making decisions based on what the old supervisor suggested to him for example " th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Co worker fired 2 days after being named as witness in my retaliation complaint
I had filed a grievance claiming I was being retaliated against for getting union backing for a wage dispute. I was suspsended for 3 days amongst other things. A co-wprker had come forward and told me... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this preferentail treatment?
I was accused and fired for breaking a rule sited in the employees handbook. My best friend was also suspended but not fired for the same infraction. I wasn't able to defend myself other than to say I... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

I was fired due to low stats
After working one day at my job I was fired. The reason I was fired was due to low stats. My job was a Receptionist. I called people to come in for interviews to work at the company. Then they let me ... applies to Michigan  ·  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

I was denied EUC because I earned 37x not 40x weekly amt. Can I win an appeal?
applies to California  ·  0 answers

verbal abuse and disrespect do we have to put up with it ?????
is intentional infliction of emotional distress a fancy way of sayin a rude disrespectful verbally abusive supervisor ? and is it a proper term to file suit in NY ? if so and he has done this to many ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired due to mental health issues?
Can I be fired from my job due to a mental health issue? If not, I feel that I am being set up to be fired anyway for other fabricated reasons. Do I have any recourse? Also, I recently asked for a cop... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

The Employer claimed its mistake, not racial discrimination
The employer denied of racial discrimination and the employer claimed that was the mistake on its part; however, the employer agreed to pay very very very small amount of money to the charging party, ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have a non-compete clause on me?
I worked for a company for a short period and I don't remember signing a non-compete clause. How do I find out if I have one that is preventing me from getting another job? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

They want me to waive any future claims.
In Oct. of 2002 I complained to supv. re: Overtime/comptime. I and the 2 workers I supervised were salaried. All the DOL guidelines say we should not have been. My supervisor was "pissed" and the HR p... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Recently fired.
I was recently fired after I spoke with my plant manager about the way my direct supervisor has been addressing me. I've never been repremanded for anything or have done anything that would constitute... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Denied Employability
I worked for a technology consulting company. While going through financial difficulty, the owner/president decreed that all staff, effect the payroll lady, would now be on straight commission. I star... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

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

Severance trick
I understand a severance package may be non negotiable. Is it necessary to outline this term in the language of the package? Is it proper to offer wages owed to me as a part of a package? It is an amo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case and how do I Present it?
I was fired froma job that I had worked at for over a year and a half for a theft I didn't commit. I was devistatted that they would even think I would do such a thing and was crying so hard, all the ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Am I eligible?
I have been very recently terminated from my previous full-time employer of 3 years because of an accidental firearm discharge (self-inflicted wound) on company property, NOT during regular business h... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Fired, no reason, maybe discrimination
Fired without cause! Today I was pulled into my manager's office and was told I was being fired. My manager could not give me any other reason than I had some personal issues before Christmas. My husb... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

denied severance
I was terminated because of a reduction in work force from a large company (company "a"). They have a written severance policy. I accepted a job with a different company that purchased one of the comp... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Re-employement disability law?
Hello: I will try to make my question brief so you won't delete me.:) I am a 46 hearing impaired woman who resigned from Citibank in 1996 due to what I considered harassment from a new female executiv... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unemployment benefits being denied, Wrongful Term, No COBRA offered
Hello there. I was terminated from my position as a general store manager for a large retail chain after 6 years of excellent performance reviews. I never received a single written warning or discipli... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Is it legal in this state to just fire someone w/o any real explaination after 10yrs of employment?
I was employed for 10 yrs at a company that just recently fired me without warning. My attendance and workmenship is like no other in the entire company. I was the top salesman in the entire company f... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

IF OSHA FINDS OUT MY EMPLOYER RETALIATED AGAINST ME WHAT WILL THEY DO
I WAS DENIED REST ROOM BREAKS TWICE BY MY SUPERVISOR HE TOLD ME TO HOLD IT UNTIL THE END OF MY SHIFT,BOTH DAYS I URINATED MY WORK CLOTHES,I SPOKE WITH MY SUPERVISOR, SUPERVISOR HE SAID I HAVE TO LEARN... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Getting told to sign or be fired.
I have just received an E-mail from Corporate to sign "Binding Arbitration Agreement And Waiver of jury Trail" or be fired. This is a retail company and their is a question of overtime for most. For m... applies to Texas  ·  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

Discrimination based on perceived disability
A few weeks ago I had my first seizure ever and was admitted to the hospital. When I returned to work the following week a company owner came to my office and went into a story about how he had a fami... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

The bookkeeper that did our weekly books was fired by thier firm, I would like to retainher services
The bookkeeping firm fired a bookkeeper that performed once weekly bookkeeping tasks for my firm and refused to keep her on in order to continue to do the books for us. I would like to hire her direct... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

No Compete...if you were fired
I am curious if you sign a no compete if you were to be fired if the no compete is still legally binding. Also if they are based in another state and just operate a remote office here in chicago if it... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I have an employee who was been on a worker comp leave since 12-30-09
I just got a letter from the worker comp carrier saying the emploee is eligible for a supplemental job displacement and the ee is 13% permanent partial disability, when can I terminate this employee. applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have to be apart of questioning?
I posted yesterday. The axe is to fall tomarrow, and the HR Manager just called me at home and left a message. She needs me to help prove the office manager is committing theft in office. Which I don'... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

My husband was fired 2 weeks after earning 1 week vac. Should he get paid for that?
My husband was fired from Dollar Tree after 8 months. Reason: Over the course of 8 months, he forgot to take 2 - 10 min. breaks and one 30 min. lunch. Is he entitled to get paid for that earned vacati... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

2 YEAR NON-COMPETE TERM- Fuzzy
Hi Mel, My AZ law states that non-competes are allowed if they expire 2 years after employment date. I have been employed for one yeasr, but my employer is now asking me to sign a non-compete. Therefo... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination
I was fired from my job yesterday because they said that I was not meeting their expectations. They actually fired me b/c of a mistake that occured on Monday night but it had nothing to do with me! Th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

fired for false accusation
i was accused of using racial language at work by a "customer" who reported it to the company. i was immediately suspended, then fired about 2 weeks later. The claims are untrue, and the investigation... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Injured, fired and stiffed. Now what?
I was injured on a construction job, was fired by employer while in the hospital. Employer refused to pay commissions owed. Owner promptly died. Now what? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is there a loop-hole in this non-compete?
I am looking for another job in the same automotive field. My old job delt with aftermarket car parts and the new job does too. The new job is an up in coming company. Here is a copy of the non-compet... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Ohio revised code 4109
i am 17. I worked at a pizza shop as a driver. At the beginning of august i will of been there two years. A few short months after i was hired as a kitchen worker they had me start delivering. In this... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Do to all the privacy laws I am wondering if a school support staff contract can be public knowledge
I served as the Elementary Secretary for approximately 9 years. During this time I was diagnosed with breast cancer and took a leave of absence. I had no problem after my treatments and was able to re... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case?
My employer recently fired me because they believed I was stealing I was not an the have no evidence of such actions they fired me anyways over the phone an told me there was no reason for me to comeb... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can a company that has federal contracts fire you for your doctor not releasing you back to work
During the winter when the weather dipped to below freezing, I developed bronchitis that was borderline pneumonia. The doctor refused to release me to work due to continued exposure and I had a prior ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

What does the term "rescission period" mean in a severance package?
This is the paragraph from my severance package that I would like clarified. Payment of your severance will be made to you in thirteen (13) biweekly installments, the first of which will be paid as so... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Fired for something the company cannot prove - wrongful?
According to the plant manager, I was fired because an employee that worked for me, recently filed a complaint and said I was verbally abusive to her. This is in fact not true, I have never had an iss... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

fired effect on non compete
Does getting fired invalidate my non compete agreement? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

I was accused of stealing a phone and fired...
I was called to the office where 5 people were standing... I was then told a phone was banging off in my bunk.... I was told to go get the phone or the police would be called... I mentioned that they ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can I be fired for refusing to travel?
I have a young child at home in which I am the caresgiver. I work overtnight shift and my employee as asked me to travel to cover staff shortage in Maryland 2 hour away. Can I be fired for refusing to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Denied promotion due to pregnancy?
I am a college professor and last fall applied for tenure. When I met with my dean to discuss my application, she jokingly said that she didnďż˝t recommend getting pregnant. The irony was that I plann... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Are they terminating me?, Unemployment with LTD or do I have wait until terminated? What can I do?
I been working at a big box store for 10 years I when out for surgery Dec 7 2012. I came back t o work March 7 2013 my manager approved my release from my dr. When my GM came back from a trip he told ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

what should my friend do? and does she have a case?
my friend has been working for this company for five years... In this last year she has started to move up in the employment ranking. Her job causes for her to fire and hire lots of people on a regula... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

bad body odor a disablity or what?
Is bad body odor caused by a genetic disorder called Trimethylaminuria also known as Stale-Fish Syndrome be considered a disability when it affects an employee's daily interactions with her co-workers... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

Parents' rights
My 17 year old daughter is currently employed with a fast food chain. I have asked and been denied the right to look at her personnel file. As a parent of a minor child do I have the right to look at ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

harasssment abuse
i had been contacted by a temp agency saying they found a great job for me. they offered full time employment and a lot of money. at my first day on the job, the building was disgusting,dirty inadequa... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

IS THIS WRONGFUL TERMINATION AND IF SO WHAT CAN I DO?
I WAS FIRED FOR MISCONDUCT SO I WENT TO APPLY FOR UNEMPLYMENT AND I WAS DENIES FOR THAT REASON. I APPEALED THE UNEMPLOYMENT DEPARTMENT AND WENT TO COURT. THE JUDGE RULED IN MY FAVORE AND SAID THAT THE... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Company making employees pay for shortages
I work in a cash advance place in Ohio. We deal with large amounts of money and are sometimes short at the end of the day balance. Our company makes us pay with our personal money to make up shortages... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer Smoking Ban
My employer is implementing a no smoking policy everywhere on the premises including outside the building and the parking lot. Can they legally implement if the property is not owned by the company, i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

can i get fired
I worked for a nationwide company as a district manager I had just lost my sister with and buried her where I live 2hs south of where I was working at the Tampa office running on not much sleep my bos... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Financial help during maternity leave
The company I work for has unpaid maternity leave up to 12 weeks. Is there any supplement help within the State of Ohio (temporary disability, ect). I would like to take advantage of spending the time... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is this enforeceable
Hi I signed a non-compete agremment with an OH company that in pertinent part states that: I 'shall not provide the same or similar services as those he/she provides to OH COMPANY to any other person ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

fired for no real reason
I worked for a company for 11 years, and lately my supervisor has been riding me on minor clerical errors. She made up a bogus probation the last month of my employment there and has been watching eve... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

fired for no reason
i work part time as a bartender. I showed up for my shift and was told that I had been replaced. I was told they wanted someone more full time which turned out to be a lie. I have been there over a ye... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

after working 19 years for kroger, I was fired 14 mth before retirement?
My Sister-in-Law was fired 14mths before her retirement goes into effect, She asked to be moved to a new department or store, the Manager said he chose not to do that for her. Her department was close... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Would these actions fit the definition of retaliation?
I work for a federal agency. In 2006, while on educational leave, I filed a grievance through our employee grievance process alleging an unfair hiring practice by my supervisor. He arranged to promote... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have a good enough case to appeal my denial?
Ok so back in June I had hernia surgery due to an injury at work, I then had to take 8 weeks off and ended up returning to work pregnant. Ever since then my boss was treating me so much different than... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Can employees fired for refusing to sign non-competes collect unemployment?
my adult son has managed his mother in law's landscape business for 7 years...her new husband is now heading up the company and requiring all to sign non-compete agreements...if they refuse, and are f... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

wrongly fired
I was just fired from my job, the resaon was "selling company product for cash". But the company has a product life cycle policy that states you may eleminate the product once it reaches the last phas... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

if it isnt stated clearly in my handbook, can I be fired for it?
If I am ASKED, meaning I am given a choice, and not ordered to complete a task, is it considered insubordination and can I be fired for this? Does swearing in front of a customer even if it is not lis... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Foreign state non-compete
During the course of my previous employment, I signed two mid-term non-compete agreements (each on the occasion of round of VC financing). The company I worked for is in Massachussets. I was a residen... applies to California  ·  3 answers

I am constantly witnessing discrimination from my boss, is there anything I can do as a witness?
While at work when people submit applications and resumes I have witnessed my boss numerous times throw them away after the person walks out, making comments like "that was an old lady", or "hell no I... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Defamation in workplace
Do I have a case against my former employer? My new employer upon verifying my employment was told by a manager that I was fired from the company. I was not fired, I resigned and worked my 2 weeks tha... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I still file a claim and win?
what is the statute of limitations for filing a claim against a former employer? 2.5 years ago I worked for a company in NYC. 2 years into my employment new management was brought in. The new manager ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

not hired or fired for being pregnant
Assuming all candidates for a job are equal in ability, can an employer refuse to hire someone who is pregnant? Can an employee who is pregnant be fired from her job, assuming no other issues are invo... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Should I fight this
Was fired because I left the job not telling the management after being belittled by my boss in front of other employee's. He used foul language and I got flustered and went home to get my composure b... applies to Iowa  ·  2 answers

Harrasment and discrimination
My boss, thought I caused a relative of their's to be fired. We worked in the same building, but different Co. Approx. 2 weeks later a co-worker heard me on the phone saying "she's bitching at me. Thi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Wrrongful termination
I was fired for " misappropriating company funds" which I did not do. I was accussed of stealing money. I have worked with this company for 4 years. I feel I was actually fired because I was 5 months ... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Is the non-compete agreement still valid after the sale of the company?
As part of being employed by the company I currently work for I had to sign a non-compete agreement on my first day, which included a miles restriction and a 1 year term. If I did not sign the agreeme... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

termination from work
I was fired from a nursing from a nursing home for improper use of a hoyer lift, I had the resident hooked to the hoyer before the second person came in. they say there was an investigation but the pe... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Harassment/Discrimiation
Dear Mel, I have recently been fired from my job. I am a sales rep and feel that I have been not only discriminated by but also harassed by my old boss. There are several things that don't add up and ... applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

Not being paid commisions and there is no precedent for it
I am a commisioned recruiter. My commision is driven by the amount of Gros Profit (GP) collected by the company. My offical title and signed compensation plan for the company was that of an Account Ma... applies to Georgia  ·  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

can my employer discharge me even when I provided a Doctor excuss?
I am a bargaining union employee at my company and my supervisor discharged me because my doctor excuse did not state that I was unable to work on that day, but it stated that I was excuse from work f... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employment contract, "Loyalty" clause
An employer offer letter I've received has a section titled "DUTY OF LOYALTY DURING EMPLOYMENT". "I understand .. my employment requires my full attention and effort [...] I will not engage in any bus... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do i have a legal lawsuit
I was fired because i reported harassment on the job i went back and forth through my chain of commands still nothing was done i was continully harassed i wasn't getting anywhere through my employers ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Laid off with very short notification notice
I am being laid off with 4 days notification due to economic reasons. I am a senior developer that has been with the company for over five years. They are not going by seniority but by the amount of m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

severance pay if hired back?
I was offered a severance pay pkg. If I accept employment with the same company but another position, can I keep the severance pay? or only after the date of my termination? Then am I hired back as a ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

what do you think
I was a Net Branch mgr for Flagstar Bank which is based in Michigan. I funded the local branch and was responsible for all bills. If the branch was short funds I was personally held accountable for th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Was my reason for getting fired a criminal act and do I have a case?
I along with another employee chose to prank call our site director and his wife (the company medical coordinator). The prank was computer generated and recorded on a personal account on a prank web p... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Unlawful practices or ??
I have currently been employed at the same establishment for nearly 8 years. About three years ago new management took over and they have found every way to make my time at work miserable. It clear st... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

discriminated and retaliated?
I got fired with an excused that is pretextual because There is no proof of what this customer Complaint about me, instead got fired Because I complaint to one of the Service managers about the hostil... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Is there a statute of limitations on being fired for a wrongdoing?
The incident for which I was recently fired actually took place over a year and a half ago. I had been with the company for 8 years without any problems or incidents. I agreed to the incident and aske... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Overtime in a 80 hour week
This an hourly question. We get paid every other Friday,(bi-weekly)for the previous 2 weeks of work. Is it possible for the company to take any hours over the 40 from one of the two weeks that has ove... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer requires employee to be available by phone and in person during term of severance payments.
Employee agrees that, during the time period she is receiving payments under this Agreement, Employee will make Employee's self available to Company either by phone or, if Company believes necessary, ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Can you get fired becouse you were threatend by another employee?
I worked at a medical office and was threatend by another employee. I made my emplyer aware and they told me she was not capable of hurting me. A few months later she threatend me again and told me sh... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can HR deny me a verification letter unless I tell them what it is for
HR denied me a letter verifying my date or hire, that I am out on worker's comp, and my return date based on work excuse. They refuse to release the letter unleslss I indicate why I want it. Are they ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

fired due to two ins companys fighting who going to pay
i have two ins companys fighting over my claim. they keep stalling on who is going to take the blame.its been 1 1/2 years now. just the other day my company fired me for too much time missed. what are... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Wrongfully Fired
My situation is I was laid off 2 weeks ago because of "Lack of work". This week, I was called back in and they had a meeting and told me that they suggest that I move. So I went home and told my landl... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

what would like to received information on what type of EEOC to file
I am a disable veteran with 30 percent I started working for VA in 1990 as an Electronic Mechanic I presently have 25 years I have several work performance awards I have never received any disciplinar... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Deduct from pay not authorized; did not follow through on terms of employment
This employer has a policy to withhold one weeks pay from employees for not reason at the start of hire. The employee is entitled to receive those funds back at the end of their employment, if ever. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

unable to find new employment due to possible slander
my employer called me to his office in front of one of the executive manamgers and asked me if i was dumb with regard to a sales transaction i told him i dont know from dumb he asked the same question... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Contract invalid? Please help!!
I am an independant contractor working customer service and signed something very short for a contract that simply said "I understand and agree to service for a minimum of one year. If I choose to ter... applies to Indiana  ·  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

Employee slandered and has proof
I had been working as a server at a restaurant in Orlando for almost 2 years. My file was clean. I actually had good compliments on my service and attitude. I became pregnant and into my fifth month I... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I was denied a temp to perm position
What would you do? I was hired for a temp to perm position. Went through all the necessary procedures for employment. I was to start work in two days and like a blow from the sky, I was called saying ... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

retaliated and destroyed for calling osha
i work for a major national freight trucking co.i have complained to my boss about severe safety violations to no avail.i contacted osha several times.my boss told me he was going to build a file agai... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Not paying employees
Recently resigned employment from Company I've been with for the past two years. Short facts are: Company required direct deposit for semi-monthly pay (payable on 15th & end of month, unless date fell... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What cause a certification to be incomplete
I had paperwork filed on time. They said it was incomplete and I don't think it was. They faxed it to our doctor to get this corrected but neglected to put all names asssociated with the claim therefo... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

suspicion of doing drugs
I was fired from my job and told to clean out my truck. I asked why - he said "suspicion of doing drugs". I don't do drugs and was VERY angry and still am. No one would talk to me. While cleaning out ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

After the fact union charges
Hello, I recently was fired from my job at AT&T, on 12/14/2012, during my employment there was a 2-day strike by the CWA union, I exercised my NLRA right and chose not to participate in the strike, I ... applies to California  ·  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

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

Termination in a short while after receiving a letter of appointment?
I have been working for an employer under an H1B visa. As a part of the employment based green card processing, a perm process was conducted. I was selected from among several candidates, and was offe... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

harassement and discrimination
I am a teacher. My Principal has caused much stress, harassement, and discrimination until I developed ulcers. I was denied certain privileges and others were given an okay. Remarks made in my present... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

stress related illness due to job situation
I am the only Female At-will Supervisor for Airborne Express Inc. in Pittsburgh Pa. I work with a Hostile Union enviroment that has cause a stress related illness. I have been denied Workman's Comp. W... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can you be fired for asking for safe working conditions and your pay stub
i work in Ky. I am the production lead for our company. I was approached my the employees on the floor about unsafe work conditions and not receiving any record at all for 3 months or more for our pay... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Formerly salaried, now hourly for questioning authority
I am a recruiter on-site at an electronics co. in CA. I have always been considered an "exempt" employee as I hire, fire, interview, recruit, etc. Recently I asked my employer how it was legal for the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Forcing on another shift a temp taking my old job
I was given 1 days notice that I was to change shifts permenently or I could quit. I do not feel as though I was being treated fair. Is this illegal for a company to give you such short notice and MAK... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

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

Is this an example of discrimination?
I was hired by a company November 1 2010. Everything was going well until April when the company conducted it's annual audio gram. Upon seeing the results of it they referred me to my doctor who regul... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Is it retaliation if I reported harrassment against a manager & now he is trying to get me fired?
One of the managers, on 2 occasions, verbally went off on me with insults and extremely rude name calling. He told me I need to be on meds & ridiculed my single status saying it was due to me being a ... applies to Florida  ·  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

Do I have a case?
I recently had surgery at the hospital I work for. A nurse in the room taking care of me apparently called my job and started talking to the office nurse about my case. When I brought up the privacy l... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can you refer me to an Chicago-area attorney whose specialty is employement retaliation?
My son's immediate supervisor fired him from his managerial position after he asked her to stop altering his time-worked information (which I believe is a federal offense) on his time card. From tht t... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

do i have a opportunity to win my unemployment case?
i quit my job and they denied my unemployment benefits. i have a hearing soon and i want to be prepare,this job was very stressful,they want me to work sunday they change my position without telling m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired for poor performance on a job that I wasn't hired to do?
Can I be fired for poor performance on a job that I wasn't hired to do? My company went through a re-structure last year and our job responsibilities and titles changed. This change required that I ex... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Exempt or non-exepmt? Worked ave.50hs/w without overtime
I was terminated from Japanese invested semiconductor manufactuer 2month ago. I was very angry with their(American management) unfair treatment but AZ is at-will employment State, there wasn't too muc... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Fired and told not to collect UI
I have been working for a company that cleans parking lots with big street sweeping type vehicles. My hours are in the overnight. I have been fired for taking a nap on my break, which the owner said i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What violation is it?
My supervisor told me that if I did not wear the newly required uniform the following day when the new company policy took affect that I would be sent home. She never informed all the workers as she d... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to expect employees to be on call (expected to be at a phone) and not be compesated.
My employer has enforced on call as a requirement of employment, we are expected to answer the phone when called and if we don't answer or come in we are written up and in some cases discharged. We ar... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can a law firm grant paid maternity leave to attorneys only and not to the rest of the staff?
I am a legal secretary in a national law firm (DC office) and their policy is that only attorneys get paid maternity leave while the rest of the staff (majority women) have to use disability and save ... applies to District of Columbia  ·  0 answers

Leaving employer before contract term
I am a foreign employee and working currenlty in USA on H1b. Before coming to USA i had signed a service agreement with my employer , according to which if i leave him before a year, i have to pay som... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What are my Chances w/Law suit against University Law School ?
I recently applied to Law Schhol@ Saint Louis University,denied ,filed Descrimination/Race and Age to Dept Of Education,found to have grounds for case and offered 'Mediation' w/University . applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can my employer record my Cell phone conversation?
In short, I was issued a cell phone for use by the company. It was clearly understood over the course of several years and many conversations that this cellphone was primarily for business use, but th... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

How can I determine that my new employer is truly a competitor of my old employer?
There is only one product offered by my old employer that could be considered a competitive product. Both use the same sales channels. However, I have worked for my old employer on two separate occasi... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can my husband be fired for taking me to my doctor appointments?
I am 36 weeks pregnant and so far my husband has taken four seperate days off from work to take me to my appointments as I have no one else to take me and I can't drive. I have four more appointments ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I get severence if I'm not fired, but ask to leave instead?
My employer is unbearable. He is the worst manager I've ever had. I've reported him to HR on two different occasions, due to his inability to manage in a professional manner. I've been with my current... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they retaliate against me by increasing my hours?
I worked for a Mental health institute for almost 7 years. Three years ago I fell on the ice behind the building and broke my kneecap. I was back to work in 1 month after surgery. But last year I file... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I sue to recieve payment on a commission.
I was the sales rep for a large US based firm when we sold a multi million dollar software deal. The firm paid everyone involved with the account per their sales plan but they decided to short me on t... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Contract Employee Fired, Texas
Here Goes. I signed an employment contract to manage a mortgage broker office in texas 12 months ago. The contract was for 3 years and the pay was 8k per month with a bonus paid each quarter based upo... 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

Is my non-compete valid if I only worked at a company for less than a month?
I worked at a healthcare office for less than 4 weeks. I was fired because they felt that I was not working at their standards. Their office goes through new employees every week. I have another job o... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Fired or let go for submitting a resume to a company
I worked for a company during April 2001 I submitted just 1 resume by mail to a company. I found out that the owner of the headhunter agency new the partner for the company I worked for, they had dinn... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employee be demoted because they can no longer perform 100% of a job due to a disability.
We have an employee who only has use of one eye. When he was promoted to a teamleader and given a forklift license this information was known. Due to a small incident involving another lift truck, it ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

does my employer have to hold my job, can i be fired?
I'm currently out of work on disablity incurance The incurance is a benefit i pay for through work.I am out due to a mental health issue. I am allowed 26 weeks of paid leave. does my employer have to ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation
I have been recently denied employment because of information provided by preious employers. I have found that there are conflicting stories between background investigations done by two separate pote... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Fired and previous employer will send final paycheck.
Dear Mel, I was fired the other day from a Kwik Kar Lube and Tune and was told by the owner that he would put my final paycheck in the mail. When I did not recieve it, I called to ask why. He said tha... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

fired while on workers comp.
while on workers comp my job fired me saying they eliminated my position, i have worked there for 15 years and my position cannot be eliminated, impossible, someone else is doing my job right now, is ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Discrimination for a disability
I worked for a very large company. I was diagnosed with depression and told me employer. They sent me home to get rest, but IMMEDIATLEY upon my return they brought up performance problems and fabricat... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Previous employer is appealing my benefits after they was effective
I was found eligible for unemployment and have been receiving my weekly check, I got a letter in the mail saying i was a party to an appeal by my previous employer, It stated in the letter that they f... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

Family Medical 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

Non-compete
I went on leave 6/15/09 and then was fired on 12/15/09. Does my non-compete start when I went on leave or when I was fired? applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

am I entitled to unused vacation pay?
I am a police officer who was injured on duty. I have been off work for the last year and thanks to a village ordinance, have been receiving full wages and benefits while I have been off. Unfortunatel... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can I protect my reputatuion from being ruined and cause me to be unemployable in the fututre?
I was fired based on an accusation of alloing students to go through my line without paying for items. I was told that I could not wait on my own children and was written up for it. The second and fin... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

offer rescinded due to pre-employment test. Any options?
I had an offer of employment rescinded based on the results of a pre-employment lumbosacral roentgenograph. I am asymptomatic, have no history of back trouble, and currently have done and am able to d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

As a sub contractor with a non compete and I am fired can the non compete be upheld?
I was a sub contractor for a company and had a no compete. He changed the compensation in my original contract to give me a pay cut which I disagreed on . I refused to sign a neew contract with the pa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Re:Over The Road (OTR) Trucking & pay per mile.
Trucking companies regularly short their OTR & regional drivers upwards of 12% or more in general, per load, for mileage driven. Is it possible to sue for the unpaid miles? Companies use various guide... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Denied pay
I worked as an assistant wrestling coach & was told I would recieve about $1500 at the end of the season. I turned in a late physical form to the school, when I recieved my paycheck it was 180 dollars... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Fired for a crime I didn't commit, for which they haven't a shred of proof.
I'm a server in an upscale restaurant who was recently fired for closing a check out in the wrong amount. My employer alleges this was intentional and fraudulent, even though it would've only been a n... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can your boss force you to miss doctors appointments?
My wife works at a pre-school, and they told her that she cannot take off in 3 weeks for her maternity appointment. She actually had 2 appointments that she managed to schedule in the same day. They t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Demoted at work
I was demoted today for failing to display "a leadership quality" that I was not trained for at any point in time. I only found out after I got in trouble that this was an issue. I have not been writt... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is "Truth as an absolute defence" go both ways? And if so, what can I do?
Hi, my name is Sabrina and I was fired from my job of 18 months of service on hearsay for a theft I didn't commit, and also had money taken out of my final check to pay back the money. The owner negli... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Being denied severance
I have been issued a official lay off letter from Company A, and have been offered a severance package upon departure. The whole department has been outsourced to Company B. Company B wants to hire me... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can an employer take away your earned vacation time when you get fired?
The employee manual I signed stated "you would receive one week of paid vacation after a year." It said nothing about it being accrued, or that you forfeit your right to this if you leave or are fired... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Verizon violates it's own Policy
I was suspended from Verizon for 30 days after the last strick. Verizon suspended me for coed of coduct violations. In short my wife was very ill and I did not tell her of my suspension instead choosi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it retaliation when I was fired when my boss found out I was requesting a meeting with her boss?
I was gathering facts relating to my supervisor's job description, possible legal violations relating to fraud and HIPAA. Myself and several other employees were planning on meeting with the superviso... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

do i have a lawsuit
in sept i accepted a job as a deal secretary- the job requried me to notarize customers titlework even though i did not witness the signature-- i am now going to arbitration because unemployment denie... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Falsely Accued/ Writen Up/ And Blamed
I Have Been Blamed For Putting Away Pots & Pans. And Maping The Floor. With Out Sweeping Up. And Not Changing The Mop Bucket. And Not Cleaning To Pots & Pans! Before I Put Them Away. And! Pogging The ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was assaulted by a coworker n called 911 and then fired the next morning?
Working for the past 3 years for a retail wine and spirits shop in NYC. I was assaulted by a co worker who has been there for 12 years. She grabbed me by my shirt on the upper collar and bruised and s... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

fired for falsification of medical records
When you are fired for "falsification of medical records", don't they need proof? Suppose you took a huge medical questionare twice and the first time you forgot something. Suppose you were hired once... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

employment
I was offered a job pending a drug test and a physical-I passed the physical fine and the drug test came back with questions. I proved that I was on medication & that is what it was in the drug test. ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

DO I have a case worth looking into?
I was recently fired from my job at Startek Inc. for allegations of Domestic Battery that were false,the person that accused me of these charges no longer works for the company, she was fired because ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I be sued for publishing a book about the industry I work in
Short and sweet. I work as a valet right now. I am also a published writer I want to write a book giving visitors tips covering things that I have seen trouble guests over my 25 years in the tourism i... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Non-compete clause validity
I work as a H1-B employee for a small to medium sized software consulting firm based out of New York. This company has a contract to provide profesisonal services to another organisation in Rockville,... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Unemployment denied
My husband voluntarily left his employer of 23 yrs to seek employment with another company. After 3 months with this company, he was laid off. Upon filing for unemployment, we found out that he is ine... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

my employer told another employee that i was committing fraud to unemployment insurance
A fellow employee told me our boss told her in a private meeting that I was attempting to perpetrate unemployment insurance fraud. This is a falsehood. Is this slander? When I confronted my boss and t... applies to Washington  ·  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 I still get severance pay after not returning waiver on time?
I lost / forgot about the "no sue" waiver form and did not return it within 45 days, as required. I finally returned it 5 wks late, after investigating why I hadn't received the check. They've denied ... applies to California  ·  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

No performance review, then fired.
I was recently fired shortly after telling my boss that I was unhappy in my position. We agreed that he would support me while I found a new job and I would help him get someone to take over my job. A... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

I was fired for sexual harassment and need help please.
I just read article by Neil Klingshirn about Sexual Harassment and the Rights of the Accused. I read it because last Friday I was fired for sexual harassment. I need your help. I'm in New Hampshire an... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

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

wasn't I fired by statement of: if you can tattle on staff member, then you better find another job
During meeting with boss, he said "if you can't be a tattle tale and call me when someone is not doing their job, then you should look for another job. I told him I could not be a tattle tail since ev... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

Do I Have a legitiment Case?
I am currently employed at a fortune 300 company as a customer sells representative. Recently, I was suspended from my job due to violation of company policy. A short time after, I was notified from a... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Employer knew about complaints with employee sexualy harrasment and wont do anything about it
I have had an employee ask me to go to his house on his day off when he wife was gone and then the next day ask why i didnt come over. Then he asked me if my new hair due did have have better sex .He ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

good case against big company
i was out for 6 months with a work related shoulder problem(ended up having surgery) when i came back to work my old sales job was gone and they had me unloading trailers. i was on light duty with wei... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Does this constitute a constructive discharge?
My husband worked for a small trucking company, he worked for this company for almost 4 years. For the last 3 1/2 years he has had one specific coal haul that he did. The only time that he did not hau... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Claiming racial discrimination reality bad perfomance
I work for a large co, supervising 18. A recent hire interviewed well, resume indicates experience but 3 months later she has not caught on to much of anything. We closely monitor performance via comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Whistle blower retaliation and wrongful term
I recently accepted a promotion to the Bay area, increase in salary and COLA compensation. In an incident that occured in January, I, after speaking with my supervisor, took an investigation to Human ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Should I file an appeal and file with State personnel review board?
My unemployement was denied. I was terminated. Company stated I did not follow agency protocols and procedures but are unable or unwilling to tell me what procedures I have violated. I desperated need... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Im a therapist who just got fired for reviewing current and discharged patient charts to learn how
other therapists manage their caseloads and address patient goals. All the charts are in the same drawer as my everday paperwork and I randomely pulled charts to skim . I didnt go by name or specific ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

legally can a employee be fired from management, then rehired 48hrs later for lesser position
Upon promotion to assistant manager by the owner, the manager protested his disapproval. a couple months later under hostile working enviroment and felt discrimination and belittlement by the manager,... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Bonus Eligiblity
I was recently terminated from my job. The company has a policy regarding bonus payout that states you need to be employed with the company at the time the checks are distributed. My term date was Jan... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

can a pharmacist be terminated if a prescription label falls into the trash, unknown to the pharmaci
My father in law was recently fired by Wal-Mart. He has been a California-licensed pharmacist for 36 years. Apparently, when "pharmacy management" was in his pharmacy, they found a prescription bottle... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

Do I have a wrongful dismissal suite against my former employer
I was fired for sexual harassment on Friday October 22, 2010. I was asked to come into work on my scheduled day off to help out at an office I had managed until the earlier that week. I had recently s... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do non-competes hold a dollar value in California?
Of seven children I am the only child to work at my father's company. I have worked as an at-will employee for 13 years. I was in Sales for 4 yrs and was GM/CFO from 1995 'til fired. He died several m... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

umemployment benefits
if I agree to a "VOLUNTEER CALL OUT" from my CO. I'am I agreeing to be layoff and therefore not eligible for unemployment benefits after my 26 week severance pay? the layoff is permanent with no chanc... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can an emplyer rightfully lay off an employee 10 days before starting maternity leave?
I am 8 months and 3 weeks pregnant. All of my paper work is set up to start disability on the 29th of this month. I am having a scheduled C-section delivery on the 29th of this month. My employer info... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

do 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

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

commisisoned sales rep.
In short, I am a commissioned software sales rep. I get a base + 6% of the accounts I close. I have an employment contract. My boss, the VP of sales, and I get along great and he tells me he is very h... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Pellegrino v. Robert Half International, Inc.
I have been task with ensuring our current pay practices are in-line with the current FLSA regulations. My organization has notice that there have been some talks lately in regards to how employers pa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What recourse do I have against a former employer who is contacting my current employer about me?
I worked for a medical practice that was run in an enethical and unjust manner. An employee was fired for seking reimbursement for being clocked out for lunches she was unable to take. The remaining f... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Was I a freelancer or an employee?
I was employed by a major publishing entity for 3-1/2 years (from 4/01 to 9/04), working exactly like staffers, but considered freelance and denied all benefits, including health insurance, sick pay, ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I fire en employee who is pregnant, close to her pregnancy for absence
I have an employee who is now 7 months pregnant and advisedd me that she would be taking disability at the end of the month which has now changed to the end of next month. Over the past year, she has ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

They fired him and they still want him to do work...
My co-worker is being "bullied" with threats of criminal charges of extortion if he does not produce paperwork on a laundry list of categories -- none of which currently exists in a written form. Once... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination in a nursing home - health professional
I am a professional health care provider. I recently informed administration that 'I would not stay at a facility in which the social worker was not apprised of resident abuse/neglect allegations.' Wi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete clause
I signed a non-compete in around 2004 (Sales position) and was just fired for job performance issues in May 2009. By 2009 the company went through a major merger and they did not ask me to sign anothe... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Parent corporation non compete agreement
I am currently working in a drafting position for a company which is owned by a large parent corporation. I have been there for less than a year and have not had any client contact. I signed a non com... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

fired for not signing non compete
I worked for a company for over two years as regional sales manager. It is a small franchised company and i worked directly for the owner of the NC, VA, WV, MD territory. I was given the impression at... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Fired after six years of no warnings and great reviews
Yesterday was fired from a positon held for one year with recent "A" review and 5% increase. Been with company 6 years. All started when I copied CEO on email sent to manager concerning my take on a c... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Recourse for Job Elimination?
I was employed on 11/5/01 and laid-off due to job elimination on 12/17/01 (6 weeks) from a Sr. IT Management position with Definity Health Corporation. I was told 3 days after I became employed that m... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Breach or try to get fired?
I work at a automotive company for over a year now and I of course signed a Non Competition agreement under the job description of a File Clerk, but now I work in Accounts Receivables and I am also a ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

non-compete
I am facing a lawsuit b/c I went to work for a competitor, after I got fired, and I had signed a Non-Compete Clause at my prior job. I am not sure how enforceable those are in TX. I did not take any c... applies to Texas  ·  5 answers

Was i unfairly treated?
I worked for Dawn Foods in Modesto california they decided to shut down that plant and transfered me and my family to seattle in april of this year. I payed my union intiation fee and my union dues ev... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

My boss threatened to physically assault me and I quit. Can I sue? Can I collect UC Benefits?
My boss, who is a male, approx. 6' tall & 400 lbs., threatened to punch me in my face. I am a 5'3" tall, 130 lbs. female. He was intoxicated and angry that I talked over him while he was berating all ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is favoritism and failure to act- a form of Discrimination?
My immediate supervisor, who is also the EEO representative of the agency I'm employed by- directed me not interfere with an opposing vendor, and denied me any guidance at all, in seeking resolution t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

CAN MY EMPLOYER FIRE 100'S OF PEOPLE RIGHT BEFORE THE BUSINESS CLOSES TO AVOID PAYING UNEMPLOYMENT?
I work for a billion dollar company we are paid hourly. The company I work for has a few different contracts (departments) like a beauty dept, a cell phone dept. within the same building. There were 4... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can I keep the sign-on bonus if I am fired?
My employment contract says that I have to repay the sign-on bonus if i decide to not to remain employed, ie quit. Does that mean that if I am fired/laid off then I can keep the bonus? Here is the ful... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

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

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

National origion discrimination
Hello, I Have been employed for state for past 6 years. on march 2009 I was fired and my wife asked to resign for a reason stating " Unacceptable personal conduct" the conduct was I was making a perso... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

I have not signed a non compete agreement
I am working near chicago, Illinois. I recently applied for a position in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company I applied to informed me that they have a non-compete agreement with the company I work for... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Are these pay and overtime errors legal?
While preparing for taxes this year I found out that somehow I have been withheld for 4 dependents. This is incorrect because I only have 1. A few days later on payday my check was short over $50 in o... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Accused of lying about injury after PD rating.
My DOI is 08/2008. Everything has been going along fine until I was determined permanent and stationary in April, as of this month I recieved notice from my claims adminisrator that I would no longer ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Non Compete - Other Employees were Offered Clients
I have recently left my employer, it was my choice, and now I have my own business in the same industry. I left my employer because his business was failing, as did other employees. Around that time a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do the unemployment rules in Georgia qualify my case for constructive dismissal?
This is a brief description of what I would bring to the unemployment office in Atlanta, GA to press for a constructive dismissal and I wanted to find out if you felt I had a strong case. In short, em... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Am I liable to my employer for a clients bounced check?
I worked for a veterinarian in my area for a short time. At the end of August a client came in, asked us to hold her check for services rendered unto her, for a few days. Since this was explained to m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-Solicitation Employment Question
Hello. I'm currently a consultant working for a sizable technology firm. I wish to purse an opportunity with a client that the firm has previously (5 months ago) done business with. However, I was not... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

laid-off and then fired
I volunteered for a permanent layoff around August 16,2002. My job was to pay me 26 weeks of sub-pay and I also would receive unemployment pay. My last day of work was to be Sept. 13. I called into wo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Do I have recourse if fired without warning or explanation?
I was on a performance improvement plan with my company, and fulfilled the requirements of this plan. The plan provided by my company states that I am "recommended for employment to continue" based on... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Fired for filing a workers compensation claim
I was recently fired from my job after having a doctor's note and submitting an email letting my boss know I was taking some of my 240 hours of accrued sick time off due to an acute back problem exace... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can you be denied overtime working for two related companies.
I work for a catering company that recently partially split in to a catering division and a hotel catering division. The owner of the hotel catering side is a part owner of the main division, the staf... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Was I wrongfully terminated, or do I have a case?
Description: Employer found out that my roommate and I were living together, and told us that either she had to move out, one of us had to transfer, Quit, or be fired. It was not possible for either o... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

If a white male feels discriminated against by employers, is it grounds for an EEOC lawsuit?
If a white male employee gets passed up for a promotion to two black males who are not qualified, is it discrimination? These two black employees have been repremanded several time for stealing from c... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Is this type of action considered deflamation
I was fired from my job in Aug. 2009, after being falsely accused of falsifying vehicle mileage reports. I have substantial proof my former employer is not being truthful (statement from accounts visi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

loss of wages
Hi I was working for this security guard company and the owner of the company would not give me overtime...he suggested I also work for this other company he owned and get more guard work there..I had... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Fired for filing workers compensation claim
My husband was hired at a small company less than 8 employees. He went to the dr. and was told he had carpal tunnel. He then went back to work & told his employer he wanted to file a workers compensat... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

can an employer still appeal an unemployment claim after the first 21 days?
When I filed my unemployment claim in March,I was informed that my former employer would have twenty one days to appeal it. They did not so I received benefits. I have recently become aware that the c... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Voluntary Layoff denied by management
Our entire company was given the option of taking a voluntary layoff to help with labor reduction efforts. Each employee received a letter with a severance package included based on years of service w... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me after I give my two weeks notice?
I am 18 and have worked in a law office for the past 3 and a half years. One week ago today I put in my two weeks notice to my employer. Today (due to circumstances out of my control), I was significa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Are non compete enforceable if layed off or fired without cause?
applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

teminated for points , one while in hospital other while workmans comp
I have just found out my hashimoto's endocrine disorder is considered a disability. I was terminated with point system. I was given 1 point for a hospitalization they said wasn't covered and 1 point w... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can employer sue employee for at will employment but not in favor of employee for 2 weeks notice?
Sir, I am a software engineer working in Allentown,PA.My employer has a registered office in OH.I started working in the first week of July.My employer filed my H-1B visa at the same time. I had signe... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can you be fired as retaliation for filing partial unemployment?
My husband works in the construction field. He was being told there's no work and to stay home, so he filed for partial unemployment. After being told to report to work on Monday (after Thanksgiving) ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Last Paycheck/Vacation
I gave my former boss 2wks notice to resign..However, on my last day she not only gave me my last paycheck minus 2 day stating she wld give to to me on the next payperiod, but did not pay me my vacati... applies to California  ·  1 answer

After 2 years of silence my former company is now collecting relo expenses. Do I have options?
I was a manufacturing engineer in the pharmaceutical industry and was with the company for over 2.5 years. The relocation expenses are for failing to complete 2-years of work after I was relocated to ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

Treated Unfairly.
I worked for a large oil company in Des Moines, IA was moved to Aurora IL. During this time when some trainees came to Des Moines they said the ammount they were making. They were offered more than mo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

age, discrimination
What a great service you offer. I am 52, employed for 12 years as an outside salesperson. I was the #1 sales person 5 years. I was fired they say because they are reducing the outside sales force. In ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

age discrimination
I am a General Manager with over 30 years of exemplary service to the company. Due to business reduction the company has informed me of my pending termination. I've requested to retain the one GM spot... applies to California  ·  2 answers

how can i appeal a wilful misconduct decision?
I worked in a doctors office for 4 years. i was asked to go into a meeting with supervisor and manager and was being accused of padding my time card by talking to another medical provider on the clock... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired for being a witness for my friend in an unemployment hearing? I need help immediatly!
I got my friend a job with me and Wendy's and she worked there for about 6 months and all of a sudden they had a problem with her. They said she needed to work on her performance and she did. The mana... applies to Georgia  ·  2 answers

Money with held because of loss of client
I was a contract employee, doing web development and design for an employer. I had been working for the company a little less than 3 months. My employer had handed me projects that were months behind ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

What concerns should I have if I don't know if I signed a non compete with Employer who fired me?
applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Can I be denied unemployment if i'm let go for customer complaints?
I have had four customer complaints in the last 365 days and have worked for this retailer for over 8 years. After the third complaint they told me they would have to let me go if I got another same t... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

IS THE FIRING OF THE OFFICERS RETALIATION ON THE PART OF THE EMPLOYER (MANAGEMENT COMPANY)?
A GROUP OF POLICE OFFICERS WERE WORKING AN EXTRA JOB AT 2 OFFICE BUILDINGS. AN ATTORNEY (TENANT) HOLDING A CONCEAL LICENSE TO CARRY A GUN WAS ARRESTED FOR PULLING HIS HANDGUN AND SHOWING IT TO TWO COM... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Have I been discriminated against because of gender and age?
I am a male over 50 who has been passed over for promotion five times in the past three years. Those positions were given to women under 35 years of age. The last two attempts for promotion occured re... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can they take money out of my paycheck?
My place of employment is telling me they are going to take $250 out of my paycheck. A few months ago there was a malfunction at work and one of the computers was not printing drawer change slips. The... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

My son, a nursing home kitchen aid, was fired over false accusations from fellow employees.
My son was fired from his job over accusatios that he threw a "head fit", broke dishes, and threatened fellow employees. Management claims there are four witnesses. My son claims no knowledge of these... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

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

breach of fiduciary duty and other claims
I believe "breach of fiduciary duty" in 1 sense is defined as; A majority shareholders/controlling shareholders action or manipulation and use of corporate control to eliminate minority shareholders b... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Non-compete/Restricted Activities
Question on non-compete statement below: I am working for company AAA, subcontracted to company BBB, which place me at a state government project. The state government has offered me a job, matching m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

do i have a case
I wrote on facebook about my supervisor I did not use the person's name or the company name. Can I be fired for this? applies to New York  ·  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

can a company hire me to satisfy a contract with 3rd party,then fire me.
I was hired by a maintenance and operations contractor at a state facility. It is my belief that they hired me to satisfy the terms of their contract with a state agency which requires 3 electricians.... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

WARN Act Violation
A couple of weeks ago, my company laid off myself and 130 others with no notice, just two weeks of severance pay. There were about 400 people in the company. I, and many of my former co-workers wonder... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Good guy-bad guy discrimination
A, B, C, D were star sales reps working in the same territory and we had different team leaders. My team leader had regarded me as a star and cover me with praises everyday, (so it seems like). B's te... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

New job responsibility imposed by Employer
I work as a Sr. Telecommunications Specialist in the IT dept. where I was hired to do a specific job relating to the company's voice systems and devices, (I'm paid salary, not hourly). In an effort to... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination
can i be fired for voilating company policy that i didn't know existed. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I FILED AN INJURY AND WAS FIRED FOR IT.
I AM LOOKING FOR A LAWYER THAT WILL HELP ME TO SUE TO POST OFFICE AND THE UNION, CAN YOU HELP. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

.coworker accused me of HIPPA violation, got fired because 2 others agreed, do I have a case to sue?
applies to Mississippi  ·  1 answer

Have I been Racially discriminated against?
I have been working at my place of employment for almost 6 yrs. I have been a supervisor for 1 1/2 yrs. One of the qualifications to become a supervisor is, u must have a flexible schedule & work full... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

what can you do when your employer fires one person and not another person for the same thing?
what can you do when your employer fires one person and not another person for the same thing? I was expected to do another persons job since she did not want to do it herself, when i told her that sh... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

Breach of Contract?
Let me start by saying that I posted once already and was responded to very helpfully, thank you. I think we've reasonably established that I have not signed a non-compete form. So my new question is,... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

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

Can I be legally be fired for choosing to no longer speak spanish at work?
I've worked retail for 3years and I'm bilingual. I had no problem dealing with Spanish only customer service until they restructured our sales goals. Taking the time to do Spanish customer service tak... applies to California  ·  0 answers

leavingto care for sick dad
9/14/09 I have to talk to unemployementin 30 minutes i lived in baltimore, maryland and never have been unemployed my wife's father was diagnosed with terminally ill cancer and we had to move asap i i... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Wrongful Termination?
I was just terminated from my job after an investigation for sexual harrassment. The company told me that the result of the investigation was that I had not sexually harrassed anyone, but that in the ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my employer withhold severance if I refuse to relocate?
My employer is in round one of lay-offs. Severance packets are being offered to everyone as far as I know. I have not been given my severance agreement yet as I believe I am in round two. But I have h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is this defamation?
I gave at least a 2 week notice of resignation in January of 2008 i resigned from a nursing home where i was employed as a Registered Nurse. I gave a 2 week written notice and my last day with them wa... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

I was being paid under the table and my boss stopped paying me and still owes me a weeks pay
I recently went back to work for an old emmployer. I was in a "Re-hab" and it was about time for me to leave so I needed a job desperetly. She told me she could only pay me "under the table". Needing ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Severance agreement withdrawn by my employer
I was recently terminated from my administrator's job and was presented with a severance agreement, which was already signed by the COO. I reviewed it and sent a letter negotiating the proposed amount... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Promotion
I am a male 38 years old and have worked for a local government for 18 years. My wife and I recently have decided back in March to have a child and finding out in April we were pregnant. I put in for ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Slander in the office
Two employees that work for a private company which I also work at are slandering me in and out of the work place. They claim that I leaked pertinent information to a vender allowing competition into ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Harassment/Retaliation/Discrimination-Forced to stay on job
As a news reporter under contract I find myself in a situation where I'm being retaliated, harrassed and discriminted against at work. I would just leave--- BUT here's the twist- my company WON'T let ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employer retailiated my responding to a performance memo by terminating my employment.
Do I have good grounds for a "retaliation" lawsuit based on the following information. My immediate supervisor prepared a "Improvement Plan" memo that contained several issues that were used as the ba... applies to California  ·  2 answers

something stinks in Indiana
My employer is breaking a lot of rules, don't know where to start... 1. Our corporate safety director told me they would fix one of the safety issues "when somebody gets hit". We have a blind spot tha... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

My non-compete does Not designate a distance
The company I work for is based in Seattle, WA. My office is located in my home. The company is a national referral service for senior housing and senior care. Paragraph 9 of the Proprietary Informati... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

My boss "joked" that she thinks about punching me all the time and had done it more than once and in front of several employees. What should i do? I'm scared to say something and gwt fired.
applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Unlawful Termination
I was accused, then terminated from employment for violating a WORKPLACE policy OFF the job, on my own time. The company accused me of posting a racially derogatory comment on a PUBLIC Yahoo message b... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

quit job with just cause. but only worked 1 week
I worked for a company for over 7 years. I left this job for other employment. I started the new job and only worked for this company for 1 week. I quit this company after one week because they did no... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Union's lack of assistance in
In Dec. 2004, I won a favorable "make whole" arbitration ruling against a San Francisco Bay Area municipality. Within weeks after the ruling, and prior to my reinstatement, the municipality's and Unio... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How to change the wrongful termination law?
I was terminated in January 20 of this year. My question is when was the statute At-Will passed and which states? I use to love Texas but so far the laws here really SUCK. Things change times change I... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Am I owed wages for the duration of my 90-day probationary period when I was let go after a month?
I left an existing job to take a new job with another company. Although there was no employment contract, I was told that my employment was subject to a 90-day probationary period. My supervisor was v... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

My ex-employer has been complaining about having to pay my unemployment costs after letting me go.
I got laid off from my job and was at first, denied unemployment. I appealed and I won. I am currently receiving benefits and have been contacted by multiple old co-workers that my old boss consistent... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

can my previous employer deny me severance pay after stating i would receive it?
i was part of a mass layoff empployees were told they would be paid a severence package approx 390 were paid i was not i was told because i took a job with another milk company i was being denied i fo... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Paying back relocation when orginial terms were changed by my company
I signed a relocation package in Sept 2011 for a new position which included a higher base salary and a 50% bonus potential, this was a signed offer letter. My relocation agreement states I must pay b... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 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

work place retaliation
My boss was yelling and swearing at us and was being very rude and belitleing us I addressed this with HR put was blown off also addressed it with higher up supervision and also was blown off. I work ... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

discrimination
I was fired when I complained to a board member and also to my supervisor about payroll being inconsistant and even with non - negotionabe funds on a few occasions applies to California  ·  2 answers

Michigan
I worked at a factory that was shut down. I was fired because of a minor distruction of company property. Can I still draw unemployment? applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Should I have received a W-2 and reimbursement of FICA and Medicare taxes?
I was laid off in 2010 by my employer and was initially denied unemployment benefits because I had been classified as an independent contractor (without my knowledge). On appeal the ALJ found in my fa... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can one obtain unemployment if the past company they worked for did not pay into unemployment
Worked for a nonfor profit daycare for two years and the company did/does not pay into unemployment insurance but I found a new job that does pay into unemployment, but then got laid off from that, th... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Wrongful termination & severance accepted under duress
My husband was fired after 5 years in the company for "vague" reasons. He was the Executive VP and CFO for the company. He has been given several promotions recently and a pay raise 3 weeks ago. His b... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Female manager harassing another female manager, but not in a sexual way.
I have been in a situation for about a year where my female manager has been harassing me, a female manager, but not in a sexual way. She has wanted me out of my job and eventually out of the Company ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Repaying relocation benefit
I'm an individual contributor at a company in MA. When I joined, the company offered relocation benefits. They sent me a "Relocation Agreement" along with my offer letter and a copy of the company's r... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

false sexual harrassment charges
I have a question about sexual harrassment. If one is accused of sexually harrassing someone in the workplace, is the supervisor that fielded the complaint legally obligated to confront the accused an... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employment Discrimination
Please direct this to Minnesota. Hello. I'm writing because I filed a charge with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights approximately 1 1/2 years ago against an insurance company that owes me thous... applies to California  ·  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

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

fired for false accusation
I worked for Stuart Anderson's Black Angus as a server/bartender for about a year and a half with no problems. In my last month of employment, a new general manager was hiired and started changing eve... applies to California  ·  1 answer

please help me-ada violations-harassament-work related discrimation
i been employed at a company that has over 600 employees in over 10 states. as of late and after I placed a reasonable acomadation on file with this co. I have been harassed. They have insulted me, cu... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I work for another contract rehab agency & be placed at the same location as my current agency?
I am currently working for a Contract Rehab Services agency that is based in MA as a Contract PT. They placed me in a facility in E. Providence. Originally I was supposed to be doing Early interventio... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can I be forced to sign a new contract voiding out my present one?
I signed a one page independent contractor agreement with a home care agency last year. Recently I was handed a new 5 page contract to be signed the following day by Fri 5pm or I could not report to m... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Terminated and them wanting me to pay invoice
Here's the issue - I was let go or fired if you will, from my previous employer - I was DENIED my unemployment benefits because somehow my employer said I was abusing the internet during business hour... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Ohio unemployment appealing denial because of severance
I saw an answer on MEL (I-was-denied-unemployment-because-of-my-lump-sem-severance-package) Is there anyway to appeal the denial of benefits because of a lump sum severance. Ohio unemployment has dete... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an LPN be forced into an exempt status?
A few LPN's in my co. were changed to exempt status to save the co. money. I still have the same duties as before, patient care,med passes, treatments supervision of aides,scheduling, we interview pro... applies to Ohio  ·  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

I terminated an employee based on hearsay
I own a Temporary Staffing Agency in Georgia. I terminated an employee on 07/31/09, based on outside information that this employee was selling applicant's personal identification information to illeg... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

If I refuse to sign a non-compete contract and get fired can I still collect unemployment benefits?
I have been employed at my current company for over a year. I work in fine jewelry sales as a sales associate in a privately owned jewelry store. My company recently decided to draft and force us to s... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Should I be concerned with being fired and what should I do?
I pulled my boss aside the other day at work. I asked her why i haven't been on a register at work. She responded with "I was waiting for you to ask. The district manager believes someone is stealing ... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

I was fired for sexual harassment and need some answers to my questions please.
I was recently fired due to a sexual harassment claim by a coworker. The reason I was fired was because my coworker and I were texting inappropriate messages to each other. My question pertains to the... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Will I qualify for unemployment benefits?
I was discharged on 8/12. I filed immediately for unemployment. I was told that I could put whatever I want about the seperation from the company on any application moving forward. HR Told me I could ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Is this wrongful discharge
I worked as a certified fire inspector. The company I worked for started a new policy for our inspection reports we fill out. This new policy is illegal. I let the employer know it, and anonymously qu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
For one year I worked for a recruiting firm that recruited only for the health care industry. After my employer denied me a raise I resigned and took employment with another recruiting firm that recru... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Could it be considered as duress having to sign a no suit agreement to get severance?
I was discharged today and I was shown a severance check for $20,000. I was then told that I could get it today if I signed an agreement to not sue the company. I have been keeping notes on what I fee... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can Consulting Company Keep Me from Job?
I am 4 months into a consulting job with the biggest employer of people in my position, probably in the entire down-state area. I found recently after talking to co-workers that I am getting paid half... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What is the standard for defamation?/False accusations to avoid paying unemployment ``
I have been working for a small co. for the past 3 yrs. and I have always been an exemplary employee. One day I made the terrible mistake of being honest with my employeer and I told him I was applyin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Is there any way to challenge the state's failure to pay unemployment compensation benefits?
My wife lost her job in June 2007 when her employer moved his laboratory from Cleveland, Ohio to Buffalo, New York. Since she lost her job through no fault of her own, she qualified and applied for un... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Compete Agreement after 3 years
I live and work in the state of Florida. I have been with my current employer for 3 years. I was recently offered a job working for a client of my current employer. My boss got wind of this and demand... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is a noncompete valid if a nursing agency is getting rid of home care case to keep nurses away?
My mom is very ill (has ALS). We have had the same nursing agency for around 7 years (provides nursing care 16 hours a day). We had a recent disagreement with them as we wanted rid of one of the nurse... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

sexual harassment.... need to know what i can do
my wife had to file a sexual harassment charge against a co worker around 6 months ago. She has since moved to a different store and the kid that did is still employed at the other location. she had t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination?
My mother, who worked as a housekeeper for HealthCare Services, recently got terminated for not signing a contract with her employer. My mother, who only has an 8th grade education asked her employer ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

denial of bonus
I have worked for this company for almost two years. I recently received a better offer from another employer and decided to take the job. My employers are now trying to deny me my fourth quarter bonu... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Fired as a Bank Associate for being less than $90 over/ 1st time
Unwarranted termination- Do I have any recourse if I believe to have been terminated, not based on racially discriminating practices, but definitely socially biased reasons? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What additional information would I need to provide for EEOC to reconsider their pre-determination
I was fired for falsifying my timecard (gross misconduct). At phone hearing with OESC, I learned my boss falsified my time card and fired me for it. I filed a charge of retaliation with EEOC and their... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Can employer ask me to waive right to future claims in exchange for OK on unemployment benefits
My former employer failed to pay semimonthly three times in 2008, nine times in 2009 and all four times due in 2010 before separation. I left my employer after nine years when workers were told their ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I was recently under investigation for discount fraud, I sent my sent my resignation for fear of being fired. Should I recant my resignation, or even can I?
applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Discrimination, Retaliation?
I am a national Mexican; since I filed a discrimination charge back in 2002, and complained to upper management about lack of advancement and lack of pay increase (June 2003 and December 2003) my empl... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non compete in seperation agreement
I am being fired with out justifiying cause. In the separeation agreemnt there is a non compete clause. Is thsi enforceable? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Termination Over The Phone
I was just fired form my job today and I was wondering if the employer has to tell you in person or can they just call and tell you over the phone? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Non-compete
In Florida, if you are fired, or layed off is a non-compete contract still valid? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

non compete
I currently work (in NY) for an IL company that has recently lost its "primary client". All employees of this IL company have been notified that as of year's end, when our employment agreements expire... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Harrasment before last day.
I believe I was harrased at work, because they already knew I was leaving. And then that manager fired me over nothing? I believe he is doing it to other employees should I pursue any legal action to ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unemployment Benefits
I told my boss on a monday i was unhappy with my work situation and was thinking about resigning.She told me that she wanted me to stay with the company I was a great worker,etc.On Wed I was told we'v... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My boss went through my personal cell phone, read my texts and tried to use them against me.
I left my cell phone in the office overnight. When I came into work the next day I asked if it was there. My boss said are you clocked in yet? I said yes than she said come to the office. When in the ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Is a non-compete honored if fired?
I was terminated after 11 years of service. I signed a non-compete for the position on 12/28/92 and was hired on 1/11/93. Is it an enforcable agreement in IL? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can an employer dictate who employees fraternize with outside of work?
I work for a union. (Directly for the union, that is - not as a member of that particular union.) One of my superiors recently resigned, evidently as a result of internal politics and conflict with th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Change at-will status
I was employed as a salesman for seven years at a large O&G company that is an at-will employer. I managed several customer accounts. In 2002 a contract was up for renewal and I put a bridging agreeme... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is this retaliation and what damages should i seek?
I was employed with a company and felt that I was being bullied and discriminated against by upper mgnt. I went through proper channels and filed a complaint with HR. I eventually was fired and offere... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

What right do I have to see my personnel file?
Do I have a legal right to my personnel records after I have been fired? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can I be a "temporary worker" after nearly 4 years at the same job, same place?
I worked for a security company that has contracts for most of the security for Shaw Industries. Shaw has been replacing their own security guards (who are fully benefited, well compensated employees)... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Privacy?
I was written up and now the company has posted my position on monster.com -I am a supervisor and my associates have seen this online and have asked whats going on and if I am getting fired. -Does thi... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Employment condition changed=loss of all accrued vacation time?
I work for a small human services agency. Our Board of Directors recently voted to dissolve the agency, so I am now on app. 3 months notice. I have almost 100 hours of unused vacation time accumulated... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a county agency take away earned vacation time?
I work for a county agency. I had earned 441 hours of vacation under a previous sheriff, he allowed us to accumulate extra vacation. By state statute I can only carry 360 hours. Early this year we (de... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

non- compete and stipulated damages v. injunctive relief
I have an employment contract that has a non-compete clause as follows: "During the term of employment, and for two (2) years thereafter, employee shall not directly compete with employer within a fiv... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

pleas e maile me soon
i got a phone call from work yesterday morning telling me that i was fired because i asked a woman who was not supposed to be parked in our lot to please move her car for the guest and she complained ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

Can I strike and deposit , on the hand written on the back of my salary paycheck.
I am in california and worked for california based comppany. Company can write any condition on back of my last paycheck (salary) with hand written and no company stamp and no signature of company aut... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If my employer witnessed the majority of his workers breaking a rule but chose only 3 to fire...
If my employer witnessed the majority of his workers breaking a rule but chose only 3 to fire could we sue for retaliation? For the past 6 months I've been working in a restaurant/bar. It was a great ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Can I be fired by my employer for refusing to sign a non-compete agreement?
I am afraid the agreement is too broad and it may affect my chances of finding a job if I choose to seek new employment. applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Wrongful termination declared by unemployment office should I seek further legal action?
I was recently terminated from my employer for reasons that I felt were not justifiable, so I claimed unemployment and after hearing my case the unemloyment office ruled in my favor stating exactly th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

What can i do for flase accusation of not paying for gas?
Hello please help me if this would be a case? I have been accused not paying for a gas few months ago. The gas station have my car license plate and edited video of the car and me.I been told my card ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Full Time Offer at Consulting Client
I am a consultant of company A (based in CA) working for a client. I have worked for the client in IN through another consulting company B (based in CA). Client doesn't know about A. After that projec... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

fired because of race
Title:Wrongful Termination? I was terminated for failing a drug test which I have hospital results stating I didn't.I also won my appeals case with the employment security commision of nc do i have a ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can I be denied severance pay if I accept a position that is not comparable with my current package?
My company has lost the support contract with the company I have supported for 20 years+. There is another company that has won the contract. My company does have a standard severance package that all... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

My unemployment benefits have been pending for 5 weeks
I am just wanting to check all avenues. I was terminated for interviewing with another law firm on my own time after work hours (how they found out I do not know), but the policy manual states seeking... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can 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

Is this non-compete valid if I want to take up a position with a client
This agreement was made in State of Michigan, I did not receive any additional compensation for this. Will this stand in court. You agree that during the term of your employment with Company and for a... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

I was retaliated on because i reported my manager What can i do about this?
I reported my manager to the store manager I was blatently harrased and my hours were cut because of it I then reported harrasment to the company headquater which brought on more harrasment and retali... applies to Virginia  ·  0 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

Can you be fired for a pending charge if it is not a felony?
I recently have a pending misdemeanor charge which is going to be completely erased after a year. After I received this pending charge I applied for a job and it asked if I have ever been convicted of... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Do I have a harrassment case?
Dear Mel; I am a top-performing sales exec for an advertising company, with an 11 year track record. I am a 36 year old man, and am single. Lately my sales success has been exceptional. I have a new s... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What kind of proof do you need for discrimination lawsuits and how do you proceed?
i work the midnight to eight am shift. for the second time i was told i was going to be a supervisor on night shift and recieve a pay raise. during my 2 month time as a supervisor i did not recieve a ... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

Do I have an argument for any kind of retribution?
I was hired as a senior manager for a consulting firm of 50 people. The company consists of 47 woman and 3 men. I was subordinate to only the CEO. Everyone in the company has a signed employment at wi... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Unjust Termination - Legal Action?
I recently accepted a management position in Huntsville AL (an at-will employment state); it required that I move from Colorado Springs, CO. I moved to Huntsville 5 months ago and have been working ha... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for defamation of charater or other things?
Recently a couple of fellow employees and I have been socializing in the parking lot at our place of employ on our breaks and lunches. Yesterday my friends supervisor threatens him and my other friend... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Abusive Work Environment - is there anything I can do?!
Hello, I am a full time non-exempt employee that is paid hourly. I have been working for this company in Philadelphia for almost 2 years now. Since the company has expanded and the owner brought in he... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Pregnancy and age discrimination
Upon my return from pregnancy leave, I was told by my employer (a large Customer Service Promotional Company)that they were taking me off my sales accounts and giving the accounts to a much younger ma... applies to California  ·  2 answers

possible legal proceedings
I was recently fired from United states Post Office for what I believe retaliation for Sexual Harassment suit that I consequently won. I was injured on the job, and they used my out sick absences to r... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

final paycheck
I was fired two weeks ago (12/4/03), and I still haven't recieved my final paycheck. Our payday was the 5th, but he still won't tell me when I can expect my check. What can I do? applies to California  ·  1 answer

I signed a, NON COMPETE CLAUSE
I was recently let go by the company I had worked for over 19 years. My question is, does the non compete clause become void since they fired me? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Denied Promotion due to Pregnancy
I have been employed with my company for over a year and a half. I was promoted to asst. mgr. after my probationary period and was told that when the mgr. position was available it would be mine. I co... applies to Maryland  ·  2 answers

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

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

Is it unlawful to retaliate/fire employee who blewwhistle w/o knowledge of companywrogdoing
I was terminated from position on Nov 4th/10 for "not being a goodfit", not understanding my job responsibilities and for telling a Manager ( whom my company has a contract with) that a procedure for ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

Fired after giving notice of resignation - what can I do?
Once an employee turns in his/her resignation is it illegal for the employer to lay the employee off? applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Discrimination
I've been fired. For 2 years I've been dreading this day but I knew it was coming. When I first started at my coming I got along great with both my area director and general manager. 1 month and a hal... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

i'm being fired from my job for false accusations of theft
im being acused of theft but was never shown a video of the accusations applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Severance pay following two week notice.
I was fired when I submitted my two week notice. Am I still entitled to get paid? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I never signed a non-compete, but I still being sued.
I am in technology sales. I was fired several months ago after an arguement with the owner of the company I worked for. I had never signed a non-compete, non-disclousure, or non-solitication agreement... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What constitutes a comparable offer of employment?
I am in a dispute with a former employer over severance. My employment contract required this employer to pay severance in the event the company was sold, and I was offered and accepted a non-comparab... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Do I have a valid case with or without the Right to Sue Notice
Hello. My name is Paul Hollins. I recently received a 90-day Right-To-Sue Notice from the EEOC Commission. I am trying to obtain an attorney who will accept my case on a contingency basis. I am willin... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Brief as I could be, Help me in Texas.
I've worked for my last boss for 5 yrs, the first 3yrs with no problems, promotions, annual increases, etc. When my company migrated all the business ofc's to one central location, he brought me over ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

retaliation
I was recently fired for a few violations, one being retaliation. My question is, in order to have retaliation, do you have to have an act, or is making a comment such as "what comes around, goes arou... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I signed an ADR when I hired on with ex-employer. Can I file with EEOC for Pay Discrimination?
I signed an ADR agreement at hire - with ex employer. I am female, and I found out several weeks before I took another job that they were paying equal male peer $30K more than me for the exact same jo... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Abusive Work Environment, Taped Conversation
I recently quit my job because of an abusive shift manager. This shift manager would bump into me. Yell at the top of his lungs at me, intentionally pretend not to hear me, and skip me when it was my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

is a new employer liable to be sued by former employer in a non compete?
Left former employer, thought the non compete was void due to old employer shook hands, wished me well, and knew I was going to work for small competitor. 6 months later, old employer sent new employe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have to pay back a sign on bonus after a firing if there was no contract stating I have to ?
I received a sign-on bonus (said it was a sign on bonus in an e-mail with no stipulations, pay stub refers to it as a bonus, and I never signed any contract and wouldn't have in order to receive the b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

non compete for North Carolina
At hire I signed a non compete which stated nothing about my terms of employment. Ten months later my employer wants to reduce my base pay. If I quit or if I am fired for not accecpting the reduction ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Non-compete across multiple state lines?
I signed a non-compete agreement upon joining Company A in late 2001. Company A's HQ are in TX, though I signed the non-compete in CA upon joining a division of Company A that was based in CA. I left ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

wrongful termination
I was fired the day I was to return back to work from a valid workers compensattion claim. The reason they gave me was that they had me on video working while i was off. I never did and i know it was ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Denying benefits/payroll change
I was denied full time benefits when the company did an addendum. I've seen an attorney who confirmed under the terms I was hired as well as the new terms I qualified under both. This affected my vact... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

It is RETALIATION, what other proof do I need?
I been at the company almost 5 years as of 9/18/11. It started when I went to upper managment in another state about the treatment the call center employees were getting in my building. Soon after, I ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Sales & Non-Competes
Mel: I signed what my company refers to as a "Key Employee Agreement". I have contacted a local $200 an hour attorney who tells me that it is enforceable, but too broad. I work for an organization (he... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Response can't be located on the site
Hello, you sent me this sometime ago, and I don't see my problem/ answer on the site. Could you please help me locate it? Thank you, Carole -------Original Message------- From: neil@myemploymentlawyer... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

What more do I need to prove Retaliation against me by my employer?
I been at the company almost 5 years as of 9/18/11. It started when I went to upper managment in another state about the treatment the call center employees were getting in my building. Soon after, I ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Wrong Termination on Temp. Worker From A Lie Told To Human Resources
I understand temp can be fired and anytime and NY is an "at-will". I also understand that temps are at the bottom of the chain and most people can care less but its not fair to have a supervisor make ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this retailiation?
I've been denied break periods for about 7 yrs that i've worked for this company. My hrs changed and i was ontime everyday however, i couldnot get into the building @ my scheduled time. I complained t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retaliation/Discrimination
Is it possible for 2 co-plaintiffs to bring a single action against a common former employer? My co-worker friend was fired, and I was overloaded with work while being told I would never get help,(I'm... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

RELEASE AGREEMENT BREACH
I was laid off by my former employer in June 03. In return for signing Release agreement, I was offered 7 weeks of pay. I accepted and signed the agreement. After paying 3 weeks of severance, the comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete possible lawsuit
Short Description: ---------------------- My question is, can a non-compete lawsuit be filed against me under the conditions: 1) That, I work for company “C” without signing any contract. 2) Company “... applies to New York  ·  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

Health Insurance Benefits Terminating
One year ago, while working at my previous place of employment, I contracted an illness (unrelated to the employment). For the past year, I have not worked and have had my treatment covered by the com... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

If I refuse to sign a "separation agreement and release" does this disqualify me from receiving UI?
On Jan 2, 2012 I was terminated but given a "Separation Agreement and Release" document that gave me the choice to work through Jan 31 to help them through this transition. If I chose to work through ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can I win this case?
I am a black man. I was fired for getting a dui and for testing positive for cocaine on a judicially mandated test. A white co-worker got a dui and was caught with a felony possession of cocaine and p... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Personnel Policy Benefits Being Denied
In my company's written personnel policy that was given to all employees, it states that if there is an involuntary separation due to a reduction in workforce, all full-time employees will be given a ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

privacy
i work in a major dept store a person was fired last week for stealing they were told that they had cameras in the restrooms(this is where they took the item they stole )is it legal to have cameras in... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Who do I contact
about turning a company in. Ok I have called dol and have gotton the run around the IRS is sending me a form I'm looking for a lawyer to help me this company fired me for wanting my paycheck on payday... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was recently fired from a company. I was doing nothing of the sort. The reason they said this is because I have a rash on my arm from work. I know exactly why I have that. I have an allergy to the s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non compete in Ohio under Pa law
I signed a non compete for employment in Ohio which is governed under all aspects by the laws of Pa. in Mid Sept 2009 when I signed a compensation agreement. In November I had to sign a new sales comp... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Non-Compete
If I was fired and received a serverance package and signed a non-compete for eight months can this be upheld if it keeps from gaining employment. If I go to a company that is in a similar line of bus... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Running my name through the mud running me out of Town.
My old employer is going around telling cops and others in the community that I was fired for smoking pot which is completely false. Now the cops in our town our saying they will keep an eye out for m... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

severance package rights in case of quitting
I have been working for the same company for ten years as a manager and would like to quit. Do I have the right for a severance package if I quit or do I get it only if I get fired? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I can prove I am Inocent can I be represented?
I have been a table games dealer for 16 years. On the 28th of March and it was after midnight they closed the game I was on and sent me to the crap table. The table was full and evidently there was a ... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

My x girlfriend's uncle is my boss. Can he drug test me or anything else because she tells him to.
she told me "the x" that she was going to have me fired. She also said she was going to have me drug tested. If he does do it " my boss"/" the uncle" Can I do something back?? Can I get a lawyer and d... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can an employer hire an employee for a policy violation which is not enforced equally to everyone?
I was recently fired from the Department of Youth Services for policy violations which are not followed by other employees. Do I have any rights for following common practice instead of written policy... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what do i do
I was approved for time off to get my cdl to drive for my company while gone employer field position I called to return and was told I was fired I field for unemployment and was approved now company i... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

NEVER GOT COMPENSATED FOR VACATION TIME........
AFTER BEING FIRED ALMOST A YEAR AGO BY THE LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, IT HAS RECENTLY COME TO MY ATTENTION THAT I STILL HAVE ACCRUED VACATION AND SICK TIME THAT I NEVER GOT COMPENSATED FOR. ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I need to sue for my benefits or discrimination?
I have worked for this company for 8yrs at various studios in the area. In Aug 2005, I returned to my home studio where I was the studio manager. The 1st company got aquisition by another company whos... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

is it illegal to get fired for going on vacation?
I have been with my co. since feb 08. I started pt and since august 08 I'm ft. When I took the ft position it was for 6 months. Back in September 08 I told my direct manager that I was thinking of tak... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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 was fired from a very large mining company for harassment. What do I tell potential employers?
I sent an email to a former coworker asking how he's been and how "Grandma" was doing (a lady we both worked with). He turned me in to HR and they told me that he turned me in. I was upset and went th... applies to Wyoming  ·  0 answers

Can a noncompete be valid if you begin working in a neighboring state?
I am a hairstylist and upon employement at company A I had to agree to a non-compete which covers a 2 mile radius for one year. I know most courts find this reasonable but I believe I have extenuating... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Can my current employer block my entry into working for others by telling them not to hire
Facts: I am currently employed by a large corporation in Vermont and I have applied for jobs with another newly formed (competitor & partner) corporation locating in New York. Last week I received pho... applies to Vermont  ·  0 answers

Boss says that I quit, and I never quit! (I have another question)
Sorry, I couldn't find a way to add a comment to the previous post. Thanks so much for your quick reply! You have no idea how much I appreciate the help. When I file, if it asks me if I was fired or i... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My employer has asked to agree to a committment to make future sales based on a forecast. They also
I am being asked to commit to these numbers with the threat of bieng fired if I do not make them. Should I sign this agreement. Being in sales for years, Ive never had a company do this, with so many ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Non compete in Ohio under Pa law
Non compete in Ohio under Pa law I signed a non compete for employment in Ohio which is governed under all aspects by the laws of Pa. in Mid Sept 2009 when I signed a compensation agreement. In Novemb... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Non compete in Ohio under Pa law
Non compete in Ohio under Pa law I signed a non compete for employment in Ohio which is governed under all aspects by the laws of Pa. in Mid Sept 2009 when I signed a compensation agreement. In Novemb... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

I called all agency I could find on internet.
THE WCB advised me to file WC Discrimination papers. When I was fired due to being injured, I filled the papers. Had a hearing on August 16,2002. Judge told me to get a lawyer and postponed untill 11/... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

being fired for being 20 weeks pregnant
I'm 20 weeks pregnant, as soon as my bosses found out I was pregnant last week they told me I have 2 weeks left to work then I have to leave. Today, they took one of my three shifts away. They are slo... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Harrassment
A fellow employee advised me today that an ex-supervisor of mine, now a specialist, but still a salaried employee, is plotting to have me fired in order to cancel any and all retirement benefits I am ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Would we be wise to continue action for slander and or defamation of character?
My husband was recently fired over two events involving "hear say". He was accused of damaging a part that was welded by another employee by pouring water on it. They claim they have a witness who saw... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

My employer wants to "transition" me into another job position
I was hired as a training developer, employer now wants me to help out the administrative assistant (who is working on other projects) and "transition into" that position. What recourse is available t... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Is non-compete valid in different industry?
I have a non-compete where the first clause that i question is: 1)"The Employee shall not, at any times during the period hereof, and for ,2 years from the date of termination of this Agreement. direc... applies to Florida  ·  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

non-compete is the geographic region to large?
I signed a non-compete with a former employer that fired me for theft. I did not steal anything but I did upgrade a clients equipment at no charge making sure there was well over 60% profit in the dea... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was falsely accused with no witnesses does the accusation hold weight?
I was accused of harassment by a individual that just hates me that I have had no contact with in 3 months and she was able to convince someone else to agree that I sexually harassed her , how do I co... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Is it lawful to be terminated from a job because of what someone else did ?
I was falsely accused of taking items from place of employment (but didn't) by the owner of the company. The manager of this company knew it wasn't me, that it was another employee and had proof. I, a... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can a part of a non-compete void the whole agreement?
My non-compete with former employer contained three pages and I signed all three. On page two there was a paragraph which stated "can't work for anyone in this field, two years" I crossed it, I wrote ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Employer refuses to correct payroll error from 2002
I have been trying for over a year to get my employer - a consulting company - to pay me for a payroll "error" that occurred in April 2002. The "error" (erroneous interpretation of a change in compens... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

disparate impact?
After a co-worker quit his job we started dating (we worked together). My boss found out we were dating and fired me. There is no rule discouraging this behavior and other co-workers are dating. Is th... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination.
My former employer accused me of cashing a check that was designated for fuel. I still have the uncashed check in my possesion. Also, I was fired because they said that I cashed the check. I also had ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

It seems my husband was fired before he was hired.
My husband was offered a position by a nationally known telecommunications firm. He was advised for both of us to submit our resignations at our current jobs, sent all kinds of new hire packets, encou... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Retaliation for embarrasing the company president.
I work for a local company in the computer department. The Director of MIS and I performed a check of Internet access log files. The files show all the Internet addresses that have been visited by tho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Terminated on hearsay and lies?
I worked at a large company in Houston at work today two women from HR took me aside and fired me, the reason they gave was they heard by several people I was sleeping in my car. Well I don't own a ca... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Sign or be fired
I work as a night auditor at a hotel. My employer wants me to sign a paper giving them permission to deduct from my wages any amount applicable for errors that might occur when handling customer payme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fired for email use without any policy against it.
Can I be terminated from my job for e-mail. There was no policy ever reviewed or access to a policy sight given. A policy was given the day of termination. Also, received email at home from work a wee... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Discrimination, Lible, Slander?
My wife and I are truck drivers and recently took a break from over the road. We were hired at a local company driving dump trucks. After our 3 day training period of following trainers so they could ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Discrimination, Lible, Slander?
My wife and I are truck drivers and recently took a break from over the road. We were hired at a local company driving dump trucks. After our 3 day training period of following trainers so they could ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Florida can an emplor say tah you are not re-hirable when are searching for another job
My company says that about many people that they have fired or resgined. When they call our company they that they are not re-hirable keeping them from getting another job they also denie many people ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can my supervisor tell my co-workers that she took discipinary action on me without my permission?
I had missed a few weeks of work due to exposure (fumes)to floor stripping chemicals being used in my office during regular work hours. I filed a workman's comp claim with a physician's letter stating... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What can you do when someone is a victim of discrimination and dscharged for unjust reasons?
A friend of mine was recently fired from her job at a hotel. The reason for her discharge was apparently because she left a dish soap dirty. Her employer humiliated her and was completely rude. They g... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Uniform Policies
My boss says we have to wear our uniform shirts that we had to pay for thay got a discout on them but i am not sure why we are forced to wear a uniform that the company does not provide we have to pay... applies to Indiana  ·  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

my supervisor is against females,
the company is aware of this issue ,,he always has a issue with me he changes the way things are to be done daily to make sure i do it the wrong way,,others in this companty is aware of this issue,he ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retaliation/whislt blower protection
Fraud has been proven in my company, the CFO has been fired, now all of the other people committing fraud are mad a t the ones(me included) for speaking out. My current boss lashed out loud enough for... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Harassment Bullying and Hostility at work
I have been harassed by my supervisors. I do my work. However since she threatened to have me fired 2.5 years ago, the Director has engaged in building up a series of warnings and unwarrented complain... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Exempt to non-Exempt to avoid severance payouts
Changing from exempt to non-exempt so not to have to pay Severance benefits ? --- Is it legal for public US based company with offices/employees worldwide - to abruptly just reclassify/change with onl... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Retaliation as a witness in an unemployment appeal hearing
A close friend of mine was recently denied CA unemployment benefits due to conflicting reasons for termination by her former employer. At the time of discharge, she was told that the reason was for ne... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Employer lying on disciplinary documents
My employer has taken several disciplinary measures against me. They contain outright lies and I have the evidence to back it up. In particular there is one person who is after me, he has a history of... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

I was asked about my son and the person I currently live with if he was the father?
My interview started out very well with the owner. I then had a second interview with his wife and she asked questions like... Question: So I see there is a gap in your resume from2003 – 2005? Why i... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Owed Spiff payment after termination?
While employed, my former company ran a spiff designed to encourage sales of a particular product. I participated, sold a lot and was due a fair amount. This amount was promised to be paid repeatedly,... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Unfair treatment and layoff
Hi I was recently fired from my company for the reason of breaking company policy. What occured was that i had a relationship with an employee. The girl was my assistant manager and i was the store ma... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

can i pursue legal actions against my former employer?
my old boss was fired for changing our punch in and punch out times because he had us violating federal dot regulations so he would not get into trouble. he had been doing this for about 1.5 to 2 year... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

email saying I could write for ever,, but fired me.
I was working as an writer for a weekly paper and after a disagreement they said that I was getting let go. The owner of the paper wrote me a email in the past that said that I could write for thier p... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Does my son, a barber, have a case against his employer for firing him.
My son works as a barber in a small barber shop in Cleveland, OH. He is under no contract. He has worked there for about 3 years. He pays $150 per week, which is $600 monthly for the use of his chair ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

If I sue my employer for age discrimination, can I be fired?
Does my employer have the right to terminate my employment if I sue them for age discrimination, and if they do, is there any legal remedy for their response? applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Can an employee lose access to their paid time off bank completely under new managemnt/ownership
This question applies specifically to nursing home employees being told the home is now changing benefit policies under a new leader. Employees were issued a letter giving 24-hours notice to respond w... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

Quit or be fired?????
I am a manager in a local health care facility. They have indicated that they intend to terminate my employment and I have to choose whether to quit or have them fire me. Will I be able to get unemplo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What can I do?
I worked in a small out patient clinic. while there i was sexually harassed by one of the physicians. I reported to my supervisor what was happening and was told that I needed to put a stop to it or I... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

terminated without warning
I was recently fired from a job I had for 7 years without any reason or warnings. As a manager at this job I was always required to give other people, including other managers, written warnings before... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have a legitimate workplace discrimination case?
I work, worked for the State of Pennsylvania. My job consisted of working with court appointed juvenile delinquents. I was just fired after being suspended for 3 months pending an investigation. In Se... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Does discrimination go both ways?
Recently at my job, A number of Hispanic workers have been hired. We have been advised by supervisors not to refer to them as Mexicans, Guatamalans, etc., because we can be fired for discrimination. W... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

possible wronful termination
I was terminated from a very a large healthcare provider in pittsburgh. I was off for medical reasons (documented by doctor)and was fired for "not using the proper call off procedure" I left my superv... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

After work drinks, is it harassment?
We recently had our Xmas party from 12 to 5pm. The Xmas party officially ended however most employees attended a bar for drinks. I grabbed a male co-workers bottom, it was not meant to be sexual but p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

After work drinks, is it harassment?
We recently had our Xmas party from 12 to 5pm. The Xmas party officially ended however most employees attended a bar for drinks. I grabbed a male co-workers bottom, it was not meant to be sexual but p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I am interested in working for a competitor but I want to know if I can after signing the non-compet
I signed an "Employee Confidentiality Invention Assignment and Restrictive Covenant Agreement" before I started work. I am interested in working for a competitor but I want to know if I can. I was onl... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

HIPPA
I was fired from a hospital job after being accused of leaving a threatening message on a patient's voice mail, including personal information. During the course of the investigation I was told the pa... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Re: Dion Cassata--Equal Pay
Dion Cassata responded earlier concerning equal pay. I resigned as supervisor of security at my job because the management would not support me as supervisor, or the company's written policies concern... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Fired for accusation of being involve in stealing at work.
I work at a warehouse where we sell restaurants supplies. on July 17, 2012 myself and other co workers were brought up to the boss office for questioning. I was told that there has been people stealin... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I file a lawsuit if I feel I have been passed over for promotion due to my disability?
I am a contractor in Kuwait working with a defense contractor I am seeking advice as to whether what I am experiencing is favoritism or discrimination I feel I have been passed over for promotion beca... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

performance reviews and rankings
Our company now does regularly scheduled employee "rankings" and the bottom 5-10% are fired. These rankings are based on our perfromance reviews. My boss recently turned in a negative performance revi... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Non Compete Agreement in New York ( IT )
Hi, My question is related to Non Compete agreement in NY with IT industry, Here is background & question I have. I am an employee of company (ABC) & I am working as a consultant at company (XYZ) thro... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fired for not working mutiple weekends in a row.
Can a company fire an employee for not working on the weekend, if that employee is hourly and signed no contract stating that they would work weekends. Reason for not working the weekend was due to ex... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Getting out of relocation obligation
My company has a policy requiring employees to repay and relocation expenses if they quit or are fired in less than two years from the date of relocation. After being relocated, the company changed ce... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Harassed since standing up for an agreement for benefits which was later denied then allowed.
My family and I were moved from near Richmond VA. back to Ohio (by the employer and housed as agreed) from which origionally came. This company had promised health benefits through the previous HR Man... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

sexual harrassment, retaliation, discrimination
I am a city employee. I made a sexual harrassment claim against a council member to my supervisor. There was a short investigation by the city attorney and was told that because the council member had... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Severance interrupts later employment
Recently let go from employment at national financial institution & accepted severance package that restricted former client contact. Hired & fired by regional financial who now wrongly claims employm... applies to Washington  ·  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

If I am being fired by a company do I have to sign a non-compete agreement?
I cussed at the president of my company and now feel he will fire me soon. I have never signed a non-compete but feel the company will pressure me into signing one before I leave. What "consideration"... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Can you be fired for creating a hostile environment without physical evidence.
EPC did an investagation on me and said I was guilty of Racial Comments, Threated people with layoffs to intemidate and control, Showed favortism to my friends, and said I called people into my office... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

what should i tell my boss?
i am the only employee at a gas bar and variety store. the owner (my boss) likes to hug me, kiss me on the cheek and coment on my physical apperance. i am a very friendly person in general. in uncomef... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

giving out malice information
husband had the choice at his previous employment, to resign or be fired, my husband chose to resign. after putting in numerous applications which he is highly qualified for, and employer is very inte... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Final paycheck wage reduced to minimum wage
I was hired at $10 and hour, received 1 paycheck for that amount. I was fired 2 weeks later with no reason given. (I know FLA is a "at will" state) but when I went to get my final check if was for min... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for being a witness to my coworkers Unemployment suit against my company?
A former coworker was receiving unemployment from my company and now they are stating that she has to pay it back because she was insubordinate. They are stating that he was refusing to see patients b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

what options do I have to prove discrimination?
I am a nurse(white) who has been employeed by a major healthcare company. A black female healthcare worker(non-nurse),given a position that is a "nurse position"...does not care for me...she reports t... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

wrongfully terminated
I told another employee that I would kick her ass if she didnt stop spreading rumours about me so she got in my face and said lets go so I Pushed her away from me because she was so close to me that s... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Defamation case against Cablevision.
I am looking for a lawyer to work on my case. Defamation against Cablevision. I have 18 years of an unblemished record and did what my boss asked me to and was fired. I have only a small amount of mon... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

appearance discimination
Is appearance discrimination illeagl. I workk for a company I can prove fired 1 person for being physically unattractive. And now have reason to believe it played into my demotion. They should have ju... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

Can my employer make me pick up my last paycheck?
I was recently fired from my place of employment. I usually get it directly deposited into my account. For my last paycheck, they want me to come in and pick it up... preferred that I sign a bunch of ... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

As an employer, once an employee is let go how do we control defamation of our business?
We are a childcare center and recently had to let a teacher, employed at-will, go for the negative work environment she creates and complaints from parents, teachers, and more. Since she has been gone... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is hawaii an employment-at-will state?
I have two questions that I need to ask. If first one is answered yes that would be enough. 1. Is Hawaii a employment-at-will state? 2. I have been working as an emergency hire for a middle school. I ... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

Discrimination based on national origin
To make the story short, I am a female, who borned in Hong Kong. I was hired as System Analyst in Sept 06 at Texas State Agency. My boss is also a female who is from mainland China. Another girl in my... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Fired, slandered and no money.
I was terminated today and was given the reason that I did not show up for work on Saturday May 27 and Monday May 29 2006 and did not even call in. However, I informed my boss on Thursday the 25th tha... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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 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

Went to HR yesterday; complained boss harassing, demeaning behavior; was fired today.
Boss has history of this behavior; another peer also went to HR to complain of his treatment. HR rep stated they have "heard alot of noise about him lately." Other documented instances involving other... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Can they deny benefits to "freelance" employees?
First, thank you for providing the opportunity to make the following queries: I am employed at a large law firm in NY. I am considered a “freelance” employee of the firm in the proofreading department... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Can I be fired for this?
I was employed at a resteraunt and the owners other resteraunt . They were cutting back hours, so I found another job. The owner, when he found out that I was going to weekends only, stated "If he is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Operating Agreement Non-compete clause
Greetings, I need HELP! I work for the devil and I need to get out...last week my boss actually fired me for a whole 20 minutes before he asked me to get back to work. I am very tired of the verbal ab... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can i be put on a no hire list in retail from a previous employeer
i applied for a job at the dollar store. i called the woman check on my application an she told me to come in to take a test. well when i got there she found me in the no hire list. i asked her why iw... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

My employer has less than 50 employees what are my options as far as a Leave of Absence goes?
My employer has 5 employees, I work 30 hours a week with no benefits. I am stressed to the point I can't perform my job properly. I don't want to get fired for poor performance so I was thinking about... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Repay if terminated?
My sister transferred to VA and signed a relo repay 1 year deal. 100% or 0% at the 1 year mark. She just got fired without cause after 2 good reviews 1 WEEK PRIOR to the 1 year mark. They didn't make ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

PLEASE HELP.........Stressed out!!
I was employed by a towing company that contracts will Auto Club, I was told repeatedly to dis-obey the law by overloading a tow truck. I was screamed at repeatedly and was verbally abused by the mana... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Does a non-compete apply to clients who decide to leave the former employer
My non-compete states that I can not sell to anyone who was a client of my former employer. A large client that was mine has called me stating that they have fired my former employer. Would the non-co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If a previous employer sends you business is their non compete still valid?
I worked for an employer for almost 13 yrs and she made me sign a non compete 2 yrs after being there or be fired. 3 other workers and I left due to mistreatment by the employer. Since I left and went... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Wrongful termination
I was recently terminated after a protracted situation with a major federal security contractor. The story goes like this: About a month ago, I was approached by two supervisors who informed me that t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Terminated shortly after volunteering info
Well, I excercised my legal right and volunteered information to OSHA (9-10-02) and volunteered information to the Indiana State board of Health (10/29), I formally asked for my job duties in writing.... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

my job is on the line because I do not want to partake in unethical behavior.
This is Retaliation for "squealing" on the GM(and other employees) for Theft, harrassement(1,2,3), nepotism, Majority of unethical behavior. Current GM was promoted, from Bartender, after Termination ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

No Compete Agreement
Here is my situation. A and B are two sister concern companies managed by single owner located at same address. When I joined company, I signed non-compete employement contract pertaining to company A... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a contractor be considered a supervisor?
When can an outside contractor, hired by the CEO be considered your supervisor? The contractor was hired and we were told to fully cooperate with the contractor (or be fired) and the contractor had th... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is this retaliation?
I worked for a medium sized non-profit agency for 24 years maintaining an outstanding employment record. In the past 2 years the Director has forced staff to make numerous questionable and possibly il... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

can my empoyer get away with this? what should i do?
it started over a few months ago when i filed a osha compailnt anomynously about several safety violations. after they contacted him, he then fixed some but not all of them. i then discovered some mor... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

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

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

Extremely abusive boss
My boyfriend and I were employed at a restaurant as servers. I had worked there for two years when there was a verbal confrontation between the owner and some of the employees, including myself. The o... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

discrimination in 2001
I was working for a statewide muffler shop for the last 4 years .layedoff every year before yearly bonus so I did not get it.There is a Indian land claim in my county.My Manager is highly against any ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fired because new boss doesn't like my style?
I work as a RN coordinator (supervisor)in Phila. PA. My job descreption reads as a assistent manager,my staff of 80 generaly loves the work that I do for them. A new Manager was hired to be my boss an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

CAN I FILE A LAWSUIT AGAINST MY EMPLOYER FOR ALL THE VIOLATIONS AGAINST ME INCLUDING DEFAMATION?
WRONGFULL TERMINATION, RETALIATION,DEFAMATION,DISCRIMINATION, AND FAILURE TO PAY WAGES OF OVERTIME WORKED. ALL STARTED AFTER MAKING A STATEMENT OF GRIEVENCE AGAINST A DIRECTOR THAT WAS ENGAGING IN WRO... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Termed after almost 10 years in a comapny after a new boss on board and additional duties assigned
Hi...I was employed for 91/2 years with the ame company, always got great appraisals, etc. About 8 months ago I got a new boss along with new duties and during the traing time of the new duties I brok... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Sign a non-compete or be terminated
Is it legal in the state of Florida for an employer to fire an employee for refusing to sign a non-compete form? I have worked for this company a year and now they are all but threatening to to fire m... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I signed a 5 year non compete with a company registered in Ohio but the business is in Michigan.
Is there restrictions on the length of a non compete. 5 years seem a little extreme. Also since the business is only in Michigan do I use Michigan law? This company is only in Michigan and never opera... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Employer Refusing To Itemize Paystubs
I am a painter working through a union. My employer continually pays me late. He also does not itemize my deductions. He does not contribute my taxes and does not take out my union dues. The union is ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

TAPED PHONE CONVERSATION
MY HUSBAND WAS RECENTLY FIRED FROM HIS JOB AT A RADIO STATION BECAUSE OF A TAPED PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIMSELF AND ANOTHER EMPLOYEE. THE COMPANY HAD A MEETING WITH MY HUSBAND AND THE OTHER EMPLOY... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

I want to file suit
I wAs used a a scapegoat for others errors I went to my superiors with my concerns I have witness to being basger by a regional consultant constaly was told to do things and then given blame i have em... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Employer is lying and shorted my last check 200.00
On 10-17-2006 I started a job at Hauser Pharmaceuticals as a customer service Rep. I was told NOT to quote pricing until I had been trained. I started asking questions, like why are we shipping to a r... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

'what if i am asked to wk past my scheduled shift, but i cant?'
can i be fired if i didnt finish everything i was supposed to do by the end of my shift ,through no fault of my own or the company, if i still left at the time i was scheduled? i had a personal obliga... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I signed a non-compete, its a special scenerio and I need to know my options.
It has been 14 months since I signed a 2 year non-compete clause in Ohio. The old telecom company sold many different products (wireless, T1, internet, phone equipment, lighting, etc.) only one of whi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My right to used company policy to protect me was violated
I filed 3 to5 harrassment compliants and i was giving a directive to only talk 1 person about it and where the harrassment policy states a list of staff members allowed and plus a open door policy alo... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Ex employer harassing sending collection notice...
Hi, It has been just few months i am in usa and i am not having enough funds to hire an attorney. I came to us few months ago and was working with one of company in ohio which is body shopping consult... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a termination from a drug screen be upheld even if the test was not allowed?
Company does a drug screen of all employees. Arbitrator says that blanket drug screen not allowed. Should employees who tested positive and were fired be reinstated or has, as company rumor has it, th... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can a person be justly fired after being defamated by their supervisor?
I worked for a healthcare facility for three years, and was loved for my work by the residents in my care as well as my peers. Unfortunately, my supervisor didn't like me and continued to spread false... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Prime Contractor Refusing to Pay 1099 (sub)
A pseudo-govt client instructed me (my small business) that I would have to work through one of their approved prime contractors. We did through them on prior projects and I was brought back for a sec... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

I was discharged from my managment position and offered a minimum wage job. How do I not accept the
I was an assistant Marketing Director. I was discharged and a man was hired and started the next day. I was given no reason. I asked if I was fired and my boss said no we have a minimum wage position ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can I write an open letter to my ex co-workers explaining my unlawful dismissal?
I have filed a charge of discrimination with EEOC against my ex employer. The EEOC is in the process of assigning an investigator. I have been told that my ex-employer had announced in the annual meet... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

I was accused by three women to have made offensive statements and was terminated.
I attended a statewide meeting. Meeting took place April 14&15, 2014 in Savannah, GA. All meetings took place in a large classroom at Savannah Technical College. I never made any comments that could b... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Discrimination
I need help! The Director of my program is reassigning me to a new part time site location on the brink of her hiring a white male, (I'm a Arican American female) for this location because she does no... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

MONEY FOR ACCRUED SICK TIME
CAN I COLLECT MONEY FOR ACCRUED SICK TIME AFTER GETTING FIRED? applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

What are the normal measures taken for yelling at a fellow employee and throwing paper the table?
My mom was working for Daktronics for about 4 years now and she's recently been fired from data entry position. She's the ONLY minority working in her department, and she has been harassed several tim... applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

Points system woes
We work under the points system at my job (15 points and you're fired). The company has a policy not to disclose to anyone the number of points they have accumulated until they recieve a write-up for ... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Can your supervisor announce your termination to all staff before you are notified even if the emplo
You are transferred from one office to the other to clean up mess. The job is performed above satisfaction and you have received exceptional performance reviews. Then directors are re-assigned. New on... applies to District of Columbia  ·  0 answers

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

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

fired after telling hr I feel discriminated against and am seeking legal counsel! can they legally
recently I expressed to my employer that I felt discriminated against and that I was seeking legal counsel...I was forced not to work(by employer -I was okayed to work by a physician).I received a let... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Illegally taped private phone conversation.
A "fellow" employee recorded a private telephone conversation I had with him after working hours. This conversation was made from my home phone to his home phone. This "fellow" employee took the tape ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was terminated from my previous job for the reason, as indicated by the person who fired me, "I don't think she can handle it." Although this company has an "at will" policy, I was not informed that... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was terminated from my previous job for the reason, as indicated by the person who fired me, "I don't think she can handle it." Although this company has an "at will" policy, I was not informed that... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

In regards to a Non-Compete Contract does the following mean 12 months, or 12 months after working.
Here is the beginning of the non compete. I am wondering if it is for 12 months only, or 12 months after I would leave the company in anyway, (fired, or just want to work for a different company). I a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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 was suspended for 1/2 day today because I refused to tell my boss the name of the someone.
I was sent home today because I would not give the boss the name of someone who called me to give me information on the upcoming local board meeting. I was screamed and yelled at saying that I was not... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Non Compete Agreement- Unrealistic
I am in the investment industry referring potential clients to a specific company and are to receive a fee for the referral once successful transactions fund. I had upfront signed a NCND for a 3 year ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

physical assault and sexual harassment
MY attorney informed me the EEOC found reasonable cause on the retaliation but not sexual harassment I was fired at conclusion of investigation for refusing a transfer.later hired back 2wks later now ... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

Non Compete
My question is on a non compete agreement i signed 6 months after I was hired. I work for a subcontractor in the glazing industry where there are open bids to get work with General contractors and the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I get fired if I sue to get my commission?
Currently my employment contract is both salary and commissioned based. I am in a situation where the commission side of my contract is not being paid. I have submitted in writing demands for payment.... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

can I be fired for yawning?
My employer is asking me to sign a new contract that includes an updated job description and list of employee expectations. My concern is that some of the behaiviors that are disallowed are involuntar... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Would like to sue and collect commissions on loans I should have closed.
I recently put in three weeks notice to my company where I worked as a loan officer. I made 50% of the commissions on closed loans. My boss then fired me immediately so that he could close the loans a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non compete signed under duress
I'm a consultant. I worked for a tech company that went bankrupt. We were bought by a new comapny that forced us to sign a non-compete,- if we did not sign it you were fired. We have had layoffs, no b... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this covenant not to compete considered unreasonable?
I am a veterinarian and was employed for more than three years before being fired. The reason for firing was because I told my boss I was opening my own practice in 6 months. My non compete clause sta... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Is this covenant not to compete considered unreasonable?
I am a veterinarian and was employed for more than three years before being fired. The reason for firing was because I told my boss I was opening my own practice in 6 months. My non compete clause sta... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is this covenant not to compete considered unreasonable?
I am a veterinarian and was employed for more than three years before being fired. The reason for firing was because I told my boss I was opening my own practice in 6 months. My non compete clause sta... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me from parking on a public street
Worked for the company for 8 years. I was singled out.. The only one told to park down the public street from the store. Every other employee was fine to park where ever they please except me. So they... applies to California  ·  1 answer

DUTIES OF JOB HUMANLY IMPOSSIBLE by Industry Stds
I am being suspended w/o pay for 5 days for failing to meet performance goals. My duties are humanly impossible, as Dir. of Technology for a School District, and the state Board of Ed. recommends 13 p... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Retaliation/ Defamation/Worngful Discharge
I started with my previous employer on 05/15/10. I was hired as a Staffing Coordinator and in June of 2010 was promoted to a Payroll/Staffing Coordiantor. I received an excellent review after my 90 da... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is the non-compete clause in the contract I signed valid and enforceable
I work form home in a full-time salaried position for a research company. They also hire some peers on a project basis. They are moving into an office late this year. My husband moved out of state for... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Does not want to pay and fired when kept asking for money owed
I worked as a manager for a new business, I helped them opened the store and within the first months I was not getting paid until "It picked up" but they kept giving me the run around, they started pa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should I Pursue A Retaliation Claim ?
I had been complaining to my manager and the owner for about three months about several violations they were routinely committing, including OSHA standards, Overtime pay, Child Labor issues, health in... applies to Hawaii  ·  2 answers

Will I get unemployment if I refuse to sign a non-compete agreement?
I work in Oregon. I am being forced to sign a non-compete agreement to be advanced and retain my job. The contract meets all of oregon state law for a non-compete agreement except it does not meet ore... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Non-compete prevents me from returning to old employer
This letter concerns a "non-to-compete" agreement I signed with my employer. I have been at my current employer, 3 months. When I was hired, they asked that I sign the agreement and I did. Now I am be... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Severance release signed, but no payment has been sent.
After being fired for a disagreement with my former employer, the HR manager asked me to sign a release agreement in exchange for 10 days severance. HR phoned me to say they received the contract and ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

wifes final paycheck
My wife was fired from her job at Great Clips hair salon two weeks ago. Her old boss is refusing to pay her, her last pay check. He is claiming she over reported her hours worked. This never occured. ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Smoking in the office
My question is I was working in a small office in where the owner chain smoked in her office. I got very sick and was under a Dr. care last week. I was told this week, that everyone in the office was ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Firing employees to not give retention bonus
The company I am working for is outsourcing my job to India. As a part of the layoff, they have offered retention bonuses. I have signed the retention bonus contract. All of a sudden 2 months later, t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Termination and Unemployment
After working in a company for 4 years, I was approached by the Executive Director and forced to take another job within the company or be fired. Due to the new job within the company, I was subject t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is my non-compete still enforceable?
I signed a non-compete with a company, but worked for a division of the company, that division has been sold and all the employees had to reapply. Is the non-compete still enforceable? I have not reap... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employee or Contractor? Right or Wrong?
I'm a 1099 sub contractor for a company yet I have the position title Vice President. I recently did some work on a Saturday after hours and the President found out about it. My paycheck hasn't cleare... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

found recording in the boss's desk
My supervisor taped a recording of a conversation he had with my co worker. We don't trust our supervisor, and when he left work today, I snooped around his desk and found the audio recorder in the to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What is the statue of limitations to file a suit based on retaliation?
I believe I was fired due to two possible reasons: 1. reporting unhealthy/unsafe conditions in my classroom....water leaking in...wet slippery carpet...potential mold...this report was ignored. 2. A c... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Denied a promotion.
I have been employed at a major aerospace company since 1979 -- 21+ years. For 15+ of those years I have worked in its public relations office for the manager of Community Relations, along with a staf... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Harassment and now disparaging remarks by the CFO
I live in NorthWest Tennessee. I was harassed in my job as H. R. Director by the CFO for approximately 6 weeks until I finally spoke up to her on Aug. 16, 2000. She yelled at me to get my stuff and le... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Harassment and now disparaging remarks by the CFO
I live in NorthWest Tennessee. I was harassed in my job as H. R. Director by the CFO for approximately 6 weeks until I finally spoke up to her on Aug. 16, 2000. She yelled at me to get my stuff and le... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Do we have an discimination case?
I was working at a retail store for 6 yrs & I was a supervisor there for almost 2 yrs. Before I quit, I notice there was major differences in the pay rates. I felt like it was unfair but I didnt say a... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can I be fired by filling out Injury reports?
I am a blue collar worker at a Fortune 500 paper company. Like many companies they have down sized. First the boss came to the machine forcing up run time. Then, where there were 3 people per machine,... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Wrongful Termination?
I was a graphic designer at a marketing agency, and was laid off in the end of june. The reason given was "financial hardship of the company" and that my job position was being eliminated. Three other... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Rehire and smoking policy enforcement
I started working at a large corporation beginning in 2008. I was laid off in June 2013 due to department downsizing. They have asked me to come back as an on calll position, I have met with my manage... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

do i have a case if I was fired for missing a call on the on call phone while driving.
Four weeks ago I put in a formal complaint about verbal and physical harrassment from a co-worker. This co-worker is a favorite of the president of the company and did nothing when I put in the compla... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Is minor offense a ground to fire an employee?
Dear Sirs, I have a question. My friend had a minor offense in May and he pled guilty. He filled out his application to his employer before that and he said no to all criminal related questions. He st... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Suspended? Fired ? Employer refuses to say.
My son was suspended by a major grocer after years of employment & soon after promotion and transfer to another store.He bought a package of an out of code product that was properly marked and discoun... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Unemployable in a business I 've done for 18 yrs. because of a non compete
Are non compete's legal in the state of Arizona? I have been let go from previous employer and now want to start my own co. I am unemployable for 8 months according to my contract in the pool industry... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What happens if the tipped employee doesn't earn the other half of minimum?
I'm a tipped employee that was recently discharged after four years, two as manager then demoted when the bosses daughter came on board. She fired me while her dad was on vacation for events that took... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

not sure what to do about a former employer bad mouthing me
my former employer let me go last month. i have been contacted by former clients telling me he is calling them threatening if they help me find another position ( not within their companies, just a ge... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Demotion after merger and offer letter?
I am a remote employee working in my home office as a manager for a company in another state. My old company was recently purchased by this company. I was offered my same manager position via an offer... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

What information to limit on your resume if you are fired for breach of confidentiality
I was terminated by company XYZ without prior notice due to breach of confidentiality. I have yet to receive any written termination letter. Moving on, I have to start my job search and will have to u... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

How can I get a Do Not Hire tag on my employment record removed?
I want KBR to remove the "Do Not Hire" tag on my personnel records. I learned yesterday from a recruiter for Halliburton that my employment record was tagged as DNR or Do Not Rehire. I had been told t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Do I have the right to know who the accuser was to give proper info for a fair investigation?
I was a female store manager for a large corporation for 11 years and was terminated for sending a cartoon text message 6-7 months ago to a "friend" who NOW says they were offended. When questioned if... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Sexual Harassment?
I'm a dept supervisor at a national retail store. Last week I was eating lunch in the break room, reading the sports page, when three(women) co-workers came in and sat next to me. I then put the paper... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

I let go for poor job performance after 15 years of employment
Feb 12 2011 my company gave me two weeks of severance. The HR manager said I could not negotiate because it was not a layoff. Normally in a layoff and in some firings my company gives 2 weeks per year... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Do I have ANY recourse against the owner of the company for forcing me to give his grandson my job?
The grandson is 21 and has already been fired once by our production manager for attitude, tardiness and absenteeism,last August. The owner brought him back just a couple months ago, WITH a pay increa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer enforce a Non-Compete if they lost a customer contract?
I've been working for this company for 9 years now, 2 years after starting I was told I had to sign a non-compete or be fired, now the site I have been working at for the last couple of years has deci... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Terminated and Defamed
The plant that I had worked for for 29+ years was in serious trouble. I went to the Personnel Manager. I expressed my concerns about the current Plant Managers' ethics and abilities. I gave examples a... 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

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

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me 3 days after finding out that I am diabetic?
I have worked at my job for 4 years and 10months. In that time I was written up only once for a disgreement with another employee. That was two and a half years after I started. I have had no other is... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Never talk to medical review officer but final decision was a positive drug test
I RECEIVE A 5PANEL DRUG TEST ON 12/5 THE COLLECTOR SAID HE NEED SEND IT TO LAB .I CALL DRUG TEST CENTER ON THE 12/8 SHE TOLD ME SHE WERE ABOUT TO CALL ME TO TELL ME BRING A COPY OF THE PRESCRIPTION OF... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

PARTNERS SPLITTING UP, WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MY CONTRACT
I currently work for a LLC in MN. One owner, Joe owns 25% and another partner ownes 75% of this company. Joe has recently decided that he doesnt want to stay in this company anymore and today they are... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Unlawful Termination?
Hi! I am a professional who had a career as a Cash Manager. I have an accounting degree as well. During my personal time, I enjoy modeling for my "adult" website. I was fired from my position after be... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Appears to be overly restrictive non-compete, trying to understand the legal limitations
The company is a computer solutions company that provides computer stuff -- software, hardware, networks, and consultants. This non-compete appears to restrict: * Working for any company that performs... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Are these actions by former supervisor harassment?
I work with a program which helps seniors (I am 62) and people with barriers to employment (I have a felony conviction for a white collar crime and am on disability) gain skills that will lead to perm... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

Can a recruitment agency enforce its non-compete clause on previous employer and me if I move to CA?
I was hired by a recruitment/placement agency that placed me with a software company. Originally, I worked as a permanent contractor and was going to be hired full-time with the company, and at that p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Forced to resign or be fired without cause, I resigned, but now being held to non-compete
I signed a non-compete as a standard part of my offer of employment. I found myself in a situation after one year of employment where I was to either resign or be terminated without cause. I chose to ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Was told after resigning I would have to pay back salary previously earned.
employed as an aide, Five months ago was convited of a mistomeanor - Class 1. Told in four months ago by Dept of Education that I was not eligible for a newly required license until the conviction is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Was I discriminated against based on my Nationality?
My employer went to Italy for a week or two with his family. While there, he had his $24k Rolex watch stolen by some italian men. When he returned, he made jokes around the office for a week or two ab... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

can an employee be fired for wearing his cross necklace?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What recourse do I have regarding unemployment?
I left a part time position to accept a full time position with another employer. After less than a week, I was fired from the full time position. The employer said that it just wasn't working out. I ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Fired for not wanting to be assaulted on the job
I worked for a local pizza shop back in 2000. I had quit and walked out on my job there and was blackballed for 2 years. During that two years, I decided to go and seek help for anything I may have be... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
My husband was recently fired from a company were we both worked. I am still employed with them. I know that in the State of Florida the Employer does not need an excuse to fire you. If they still pro... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my employer give permission to my coworker to inspect my time cards and payroll sheets?
I have a colleague who is stalking me during work hours and keeping a diary of what I do, when I eat, who I speak with, etc. to try and get me fired. He has convinced my boss that I am guilty of trans... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

If I am terminated from a job in Ohio, can the employer refuse to pay me for unpaid leave balances?
If a person is terminated from a job in Ohio, and they have received their last paycheck, but the employer states they do no have to pay the remaining leave balances of personal, sick and vacation lea... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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

Employee Surveillance/ Monitoring
I am a fairly new employee (private company) and I believe that I am being monitored by management as well as other employees on the same level as myself. I have overheard conversations discussing my ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fired for something a co-worker did -- any remedies?
I live in Houston, Texas and work in a restaurant as a bartender. (formally worked in a restaurant.) I was recently accepted another position outside the service industry which caused me to go from fu... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can my employer force me to quit if I can't change my schedule to a completely different one?
I have one full time job working mornings, and I have a second part time job working nights. My full time employer fired another employer, then told me I would have to change to night shifts. I explai... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Could I qualify for unemployment benefits?
I recently resigned a position. After speaking with my supervisors, I reconsidered & rescinded the resignation, which both encouraged me to do & told me would be no problem. When I decided to rescind,... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

harassment
Since November 2007 I have been the store manager for a local skate/snowboard shop. The owner of the business hired me on to run the store for her. However, she was constantly talking down to me and t... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

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

How do I explain a forced resignation in a job interview?
I have been a stellar employee for 8.5 years. In fact last year my bonuse was higher than it has ever been. I am 55. I also had a workers compensation claim last year. Out of the blue I was put on pro... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

Can I refuse to answer questions that may get my office manager fired?
My job is to mail out the acct-receivable statements. I have found that the office manager has been moving money from one account to another. Example, your 90 days past due on an account. She will tak... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If im moved to a higher postion that is a higher pay level can they not pay me?
I was moved to customer service and was told that I will get a pay increase from being a cashier. I was told that i will get it after minimum wage increase in jan 1st. I was told after minimum wage in... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My ex employer is suing me for a non compete agreement issue that does not exist.
I was hired in 2002 in Dallas area, 6 months later was told I needs to sign a "Non Compete Agreement". I did sign it but did to keep my emolument. In 2005 I was fired because he heard I went on a job ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can A Previous Employer Make Extraordinary Attempts To Prevent Someone From Obtaining New Job?
I was fired from a job last March. Reasons given were completely false. Employer attempted to fight unemployment. When confronted that he lied, he backed down, allowed the unemployment. Now, when I am... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for harrasment and defamation of character
I recently left an organization for several reasons voluntarily, however, due to the culture of the business I felt forced to leave. I live in CO and the organization is in MN. I was harassed by an em... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case against my employer?
On tuesday, I took a five minute break in the morning. Our company allows fifteen minutes in the morning and fifteen after lunch. The office was staffed when I walked out to take an important phone ca... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case against my employer?
On tuesday, I took a five minute break in the morning. Our company allows fifteen minutes in the morning and fifteen after lunch. The office was staffed when I walked out to take an important phone ca... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

How do I protect my professional reputation before I am "set up" to be fired??
I am the director of a PA nonprofit organziation. I have done a fine job going above and beyond my job description throughout my 1 year of employement despite an apathetic and unaccountable board of d... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

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

I would like to know if I can sue my Local Union 155?
In a meeting before we were to vote on a contract some things were discussed. Umong these where: The hourly pay being changed to a lower amount without the hourly employers starting wage wich decrease... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Making False & Disparaging Remarks to a Potential Employer/Client
I would like to see if I have a defamation case against a former employer. I worked for a Virginia-based company until January when I was fired, without any reason given. There was some friction betwe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Vague contract for piecework, scared to sign
I've been asked to sign a contract to obtain work as an independent contractor writing content for online college courses. The contract has no termination date, and it says "neither party shall withdr... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is there anything I can do about a false positive on a drug test?
The company I work for was just bought out, so all existing employees had to re-apply. A drug test was done and I tested positive for opiates. I tried to explain that it was possible that the positive... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Have a non compete agreement issue, can you help?
I worked at a Baseball/Softball training facility for 3 years. I had to sign a non compete. The form stated that if after quitting or fired I can not do the same style of work for 1 year or 18m in a 5... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Race based harassment with intentional infliction of distress
I am being harassed at work by two members of management. I am constantly being watched, circled, and reprimanded either verbally or in writing for actions that my fellow white co-workers get away wit... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can I receive unemployment if i quit my job?
The company I work for has recently undergone a change in the majority of the management team. My boss was recently fired and I feel that i am being targeted due to our friendship. They have placed an... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

non-compete issue in IT.
I joined a company back in 2/02. I was asked to call on an account. I had previously called on the account but in a different area. I was asked to further develop a relationship with the account. The ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Need a lawyer that can win retaliation case for this bookkeeper.
I have a 17 years stable, continueous work history with high integrity. Until this year. My Ex-employer denies that they fired me. They are refusing to pay my annual performance based bonus that I ear... applies to California  ·  2 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

If an employer misrepresented job, do I have to pay back moving costs?
I recently took a job as a sr. manager with promise of being promoted to Dir. with in 6 months to a year. When I showed up at work the person who hired me was fired. They placed me under another perso... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Company Standard Practices
I recently quit a job that I have had for 2 years. I left on excellent terms and had my best sales month ever. The company paid my base salary but refeuses to pay my commissions for the final month sa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Wrongful discharge, discrimination or just unfair?
I was fired yesterday from my position of Team Lead and given the reason of poor performance. I know that FL is an at will state but I feel this is untrue and don't want to have this on my employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

WHY WAS I TERMINATED AND 2 OTHER EMPLOYESS WERE NOT
I TOOK SAMPLE MEDICATIONS OF INSULIN (INSULIN PENS) HOME TO MY UNCLE WHO IS ON INSULIN. THESE SAMPLES COME FROM DRUG REPS WHO BRING THEM INTO OUR OFFICE. I WAS GIVEN THESE SAMPLES BY 2 OTHER EMPLOYEES... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I believe I may have a strong case involving retaliation by my employer, but want to be sure.
About 14 months ago I complained about the behavior of a black coworker to my black manager. (I am white). Following that complaint (which I did not pursue past manager level, and have thorough docume... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Discrimination and Worker's Compensation
I built a store for a large company five years ago. I am company trainer and Manager. Have a new District Manager. I was injured in August(first time in my life), a six-foot beem came down and hit me ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this justifiable?
I called in on my day off, was told by boss that we should be filling out the check for EVERY (loan) customer reminded her that she has worked in that store and was aware that we do not fill out the c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

DO I HAVE A LAW SUIT
I have been working at a this law firm for about 1 month as a full-time employee. When I received my pay-check I saw that I was docked for Memorial Day. No where was it stated in the employee manual t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

WRONGFULLY TERMINATED
2 1/2 YEARS AGO I WAS HIRED AS A ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. MY BOSS RECENTLY TOLD ME THAT I DO A EXCELLENT JOB BUT HE REALLY NEEDS A BOOK KEEPER ( WHICH I WAS NOT HIRED TO DO OR KNOW) AND IF HE HIRES A... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What defines a "reasonable" distance/time for a physician non-compete in this area?
Situation: Naturopathic physician (ND) (board certified) working with private family of investors (non-professional) who are investing capital in a new private practice in their town. Note* There are ... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

Reverse descrimination suit.
Do I have a reverse descrimination suit?My boss and the 2 teachers I worked with are both gay. Both the other teachers have other jobs with substantial pay. I depended on this job as my only source of... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-compete with no copy
I had been working part-time as a coach at a local sports school for 1.5 years and received a promotion. 2 months later, I was forced, under duress, to sign a non-compete contract. The owner did not g... applies to Arizona  ·  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

I was refused unemployment after being let go for unproffesionalism(complaints of a coworker)
I was called to HR and told I was on investigative leave. The next day they called and let me go. 8 weeks later the unemployment office said that the company said I was fired for unproffesional behavi... applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

4 sentence non-compete. How valid is this?
My non-compete is exactly as follows: "12. Restriction on post employment competition. For a period of (1-1/2) years after the end of employment, the employee shall not control, consult to be employed... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do equal pay jobs have to be at the same time?
I just have one question on the equal pay act laws. Do the employees that are being compared have to be employed during the same time period? For example, I was wrongfully terminated from my job. I wa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

terminated vs lay off (benefits still paid.)
I was layed off from my job due to work cut back. I was a full time contractor in the computer Industry. My company confirmed my lay off with the unemployment office when I filed stating that I was NO... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

what are my options with a hostile work environment?
I work for a resort that moved me to another facility with a different job that pays more money but did not get the raise. I am constantly being written up for things that they cannot prove that I did... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Termination for my Non Compete agreement
I signed a non-compete agreement with my former employee and then moved to a competitor. During my interview and after I was hired by my new employee they were aware that I was coming from a competito... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Non Compete with No End in Sight
(consultation would have to happen rather quickly, like Monday morning! Job came up very quickly, interviewed quickly, etc). I am a computer profesional that signed a non-compete/confidentiality agree... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Manager wants me fired
I have a question concerning a hostile manager. When this person first came to my department two years ago, I was a second shift operations supervisor and had been one for seven years. This man was my... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can i get my job back or more for being falsely accused for stealing based on the color of my skin?
I worked for a certain company that needs their employees to walk out of the warehouse(floor) through metal detectors on their way out. I was walking on the way to the metal detectors and i was like 1... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

How do I fight unemployment disqualification if it was a voluntary quit?
I worked for employer for 2 1/2 yrs. Began as 1099, then salaried, then the company started suffering financial difficulties & required me to take an Independent Contractor status. I went from a salar... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does a non-compete encompass the entire business entity or just the specific position when signed?
Ex-employer "A" had me sign a non-compete. I was working in the health care field in a corporate office for a nurse registry. "A" fired me two weeks ago, and I secured a position with "B" within a few... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Unfair Labor Practices
In April of 2002 myself and a friend, as well as some others, were laid off from SBC Ameritech. We were told at the time that we were going to be on a waiting list to be re-hired back on within two ye... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer fight unemployment benefits if they gave the employee a promotion a week before?
Salaried employee was fired from Akron based company after 5+ years of work. At time of firing, Employer gave Employee letter outlining reasons for firing which were minimal infractions at best (e.g. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

slander
This question is in regards to my father. He worked for an IT consulting company that assigned him to a large company where he worked for a couple of years. Last week they told him that a cleaning lad... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unjustified layoff
I've got laid off on Monday. The reason why they had to lay me off was because the economy is doing bad, and that they need to cut hours. Since I was the last one to be hired, therefore, they need to ... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

Work place security camera spying
I live in Iowa and at the work place there are visible security camera’s because it is a quick service restaurant, so the camera’s are located in strategic places. How ever with the New GM in the ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Retailiation incidents
Recently I was questioned by the EEOC/Affirmative Action office of where I am employed. The situation was due to an employee who walked out of her job due to sexual and racial slurs by her co-worker. ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Legal? Sign amended severance package or recieve nothing but already have fully executed agreement
I was fired on Feb 23rd and given a severance package that need to be signed and returned no later than March 2nd. I sgined and returned the fully executed document on Feb 25th. On March 2nd, I reciev... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Non-compete relating to prospective customers
I was told I had to sign a new non-compete in 1999 (3 years after original employment)or I would risk being fired. The new non-compete included prospects as covered under the non-compete as well as pr... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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 my former employer hold me to the noncompete I signed?
The previous employer is an indirect Sprint dealer in Lapeer, MI and the noncompete stated that we could not work for wireless for a period of 2 years. It did not stipulate a geographic range or posit... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is my non compete agreement enforceable?
I signed a non compete with a lawn maintenance company called Floralawn who has been doing buisness in Lakeland for 19 years. I started off as the Account Manager and then they changed my title to Lan... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

slander
I called legal aid and was given a name of a lawyer in hendersonville. It seems there are not many employment related lawyers out here. Well, I met with this lawyer and told him my story about being f... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Do I have grounds for defamation law suit?
So I have worked for a company for about 6 months, the supervisor and I got into plenty of arguments and did not get along for most of the time. At some point when I thought things are going good, the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

How do you define insufficient consideration?
I have been employed as a sales consultant from 4/99 - 8/04. I was dismissed without cause/reason (as stated in my employee handbook as an "at-will" employee). My company is headquartered in Wisconsin... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Is lying to employees in order to hire and then firing with no cause and no performance reviews ok?
To start, I had been lied to about the financial health and direction of my former employer when I inquired at my interview. I discovered this fact after I began and had access to the numbers. Nothing... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is there anything I can do?
I gave my store manager documentation from the health department, stating that I had caught my Daughter's head lice, and that it was only a recommendation to send me home for treatment. My store manag... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Equal Pay Discrimination Yes or No?
Me: Work for a niche management consulting firm that concentrates solely on specific industry segment (architecture/engineering firms). Have MBA, PMP, relevant industry experience and prior consulting... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

Non compete gives me little choice in employment
I signed a non-compete upon employment with an evaluation company 3 years ago (appraisals, evaluations, ect..) and worked in the Quality Assurance/Control aspect of the business. I had never spoken wi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

wrongfull termination / union misrepresentation
one year ago i was working as a route driver for a baking co. and was a substitute for another route driver. I serviced a store that has a manager who has a reputation for be degrading and extremely r... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Retaliation
I worked for my employer for eight years during which time I received several promotions and great performance reviews. For the past two years my direct supervisor has often asked me out on dates, sen... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for wrongful termination/discharge?
I worked for a corporation that is relatively new. From the beginning of employment for a number of reasons I found the business to be a little shady though it is well funded. One of the corporate emp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

I wasn't paid for time spent being reprimanded and fired is it legal?
In early March I was accused of lying to a client, and was promptly suspended by the manager who himself was reprimanded, because I could not finish my job based on his actions. I spent fifteen minute... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

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

Can my boss make me work in an unappropriate and uncomfortable environment
I am a female massage therapist and I had a male client that ejaculated on the table linens-if not during the massage (which I don't know if that can be possible without touching "it") then after I ha... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Discrimination by nationality? Jobs not published either
OK, I have been working at my company for the second run, after originally being laid off due to them choosing to have me train an H1 visa'd employee to do my job instead of me. For some reasons (perh... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

i have been harassed and discriminated at work for two years and now assaulted
one man has been harassing me because i am male. i have been reporting and nothing is done they said he is there friend. he has told me to shove things up my ass. went into money im responsible for i ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-compete, same client, two temp agencies
I worked for a temporary agency in NY for the same federal client for 5 years. I moved to AZ and found an identical position here with the same federal client, only represented by a different temporar... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Enforcibility of non-compete
Hello, I am educated in a very small, unique, highly specialized allied health field that relies on referrals from doctor's and therapists. I was recently forced to resign, and signed a non-compete as... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I was terminated yet gived the opportunity to resign for using a company computer for personal email use. Later it was disclosed that it was not the violation of the Company Computer policy, but the c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What are my rights, what is reasonable, and how do I know that I'm not getting screwed?
I was a VP for a small firm (only there for about 3 months) - prior to this, I worked hard for 30 years or so and never had any problems with any employer. After a discussion with my employer last wee... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

A hug between two friends is sexual harassment?
I am female and I was recently written up because a male employee at the same company I work at gave me a hug (he happens to be my best friend) and a third employee (female) claimed she was offended. ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Retention agreement - what happens if I do not sign?
I have been verbally told my position is being eliminated and sent to another facility (out of the state). I was also verbally told that I will receive 60-days notice of my end date, what the severanc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Discharge:DRP
I was recently discharged from a management position for a national restaurant chain. I believed that the underlying factor was a conflict of interest between myself and my GM. The "reason" for my ter... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it an at-will termination or retaliation based on a possible pretext?
I was recently terminated after 11 yrs w/ the company. My supervisor (of one year) sited job performance and punctuality as the reason. I was handed my negative performance eval. and told I was fired ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Harrasement /discrimination angry whats next
i havge been working at my job for three years now and i have had this specific boss now for almost one year. at first he was really nice and fair but over the year he has changed very much. in septem... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

This is Deflamation of Character? How much can i recieve in a civil suit against these officials?
County Court officials and Department Of Corrections Staff told amongst each other that i am a young African American male living with HIV/AIDS. Which is defamation of character. Because of this, inma... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Duties removed and deemed unqualified
I work for a large accounting firm in Maryland. I started in March of 2004. Less than 60 days ago I received a wonderful review, salary increase and a large bonus for all the work I had done over the ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Employer's late bonus payment might screw up my unemployment benefits!
I was terminated from my job for reduction in workforce. I have applied for unemployment. I am worried that I won't be getting the top amount allowed by unemployment because of something my employer d... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Help Help Help
I was wondering, I own a small employment service that I started in 1999 . At the time I hired on my stepmom and as it grew I hired on my half sister. They both signed no compete clause with me . 2 ye... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

What am I entitled to if I was fired after my boss found out I filed a claim about overtime?
I was terminated after two months of employment today. My employer made an announcement last week that everyone was being changed from hourly pay to salary with no overtime pay, and also no vacation, ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

I have proof they are giving negative comments from the job ref.company I hired to prove their negat
I have been a very good employee for a very good friend of mine for the past 10 years. I don't have medical/dental benefits. I began a job search, my employer (friend knew of this, I had nothing to hi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Retaliation over airline safety concerns
I was hired into the initial flight attendant class for a new start-up airline in February 2007 with considerable prior experience. By the time the airline's certification process with the FAA was com... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Collecting from Employer Vaction Pay
I was terminated on 7/8/02 at the same time offered a job with the same company as an Independent Contractor. The amount I was offered was a flat $50 an hour, this was to cover hotel, food, cell phone... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

hostile work environment?
For almost 8 months now I have made several oral and written complaints to management of the company I work for about another employee (african american) that has been disrespectful to her boss and ot... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

How can I protect myself against untrue written warning of unacceptable performance?
I have received a written final corrective to improve performance. I have been working very diligently to meet their expectations however the rules seem to change to ensure that I will never be able t... applies to North Dakota  ·  0 answers

What if I can only provide strong circumstancial evidence of retaliation, but no concrete "proof"?
For the year and a half I have worked for my company, I have been an "All-Star Model Employee". I have never received even a verbal warning. I have consistently gone above and beyond for my company. I... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Severance & Stay On Bonus
During July 2001 our mfg. facility was closed & all employees laid off. We received at the time a letter which said they were going to exit the fabricated strainer business. A group of key employees g... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is the non-compete I signed enforceable?
I recently joined an IT company (still in my 90 day probationary period), and I wish to go to work as a full-time employee for one of my company's customers. Reasons: My current company has recently c... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Fired after an ATV collision
I was recently released from an 8-month employment as a scheduler in the OR at a local hospital. I am a single mother of 2 boys, ages 7 and 9 years. I had previously been written up for missing too ma... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Fired with no reason and given negative employment reference.
My husband was a maintenance person for a large rental property. About a month ago, out of the blue, he was called to the rental office, where he was greeted by an attorney and given a "Notice of Term... applies to California  ·  1 answer

assaulted then fired
While replacing a broken exit sign as my supervisor instructed me to do I was physically assaulted and battered by another employee by throwing me from a 4' plywood cabnet I was standing on to the con... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired because I heard my boss yell that I was an f---Btch and I called him on it?
Today I was suppose to meet with a client and my boss told me to reschedule, so I did. I was in my cube working on other issues at hand, when I heard the owner/my boss ask another employee why I left ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination and Defamation of Character
I have worked for a company for the last seven years as a Property Manager. The owner of the company has always been volatile but I made the choice to stay because I liked my job. One of the condition... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Do I have any recourse to stop my potential termination?
From October 2008 to June 2009 my performance and work was "above average" according to my manager. This was reported verbally; was an outcome of my 2009 mid-year review; and was further evidenced by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

former employer getting scary
I hope you dont mind. I have a question/problem... I was permanently laid-off by my employer om 3/1 She told me her husband wanted her to do the bkpg and didnt want to hire me in the first place. She ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

When to bring claim of
Please look at my information. I have been in a family business for 12-14 years. The majority stockholder has used a variety of intimidation and actions to keep control of every aspect of the business... applies to Ohio  ·  3 answers

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

Cal Labor Law Dispute Questions
Hi. An employee who I fired in September of 2002 filed a complaint with the California Labor Board for back over time pay and for 92.38 per day for 30 days in penalties. The employees name is Jody. Sh... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer add new documents of misconduct to an appeal after a determination?
I was admitted to the hospital in the evening. I had a friend call my employment and notify them of my absence and my intent to return to work. Over the weekend I was transferred to a psychiatric faci... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Release of harmful information
I have a situation I hope someone can advise me on. This is as brief as I could be. There are a lot of details. Earlier in the year, I was fired from a private company for what they decided was gross ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Retaliation
I was terminated from a local employer, for what was listed as poor performance. In my termination letter it states three discussions in a six week period (never happened, No documentation). Three wee... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

My boss and co-workers are acting like high school kids
I need someone's help... I started working for a pet stoe back in January of this year. Everything was going fine for a while and my job was great. I was basically allowed to do what I wanted and beca... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

What actions could I take for mistreatment at a private club, an american legion?
Hello, I would first like to thank you for taking the time to listen to my story. I worked at an American Legion (a private club) for about a year, until I recently quit. My boss had 3 of her children... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Want to know the limits of companies I can accept offers with given a non-compete clause.
I was never given a copy, but got one from a laid off employee. The non-compete says for 18 months I can't become an employee of any business in competition with or similar to my company (software dev... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

personal difference with boss...now affects work
Hello, I don't know where to turn. I work for a company who's H.R. department is not in the same country and they are not addressing my problem. As of March 31st a sitiuation has escillated to make my... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retaliation for report to Internal Audit
I have recently been fired for very trivial reasons, after a period of two months of hostility from my boss, which started very shortly after I reported an issue relating to his management of a projec... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Unfair demotion?
Unfair demotion? Wednesday November 5th 2014 I was supposed to go into work hourly manager at 12pm I called the restaurant while in the waiting room of the ER around 10am to let my supervisor who was ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Wrongfully discharged?
I have been in Sales and Sales Management my entire career and have recently found myself unemployed from what I believe to be unfair practices. I was working in the Cleveland area and had been recrui... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

On STD but no paycheck for 7 weeks
My husband has chronic back pain/sciatica. His employer started having "morning stretching & exercising" for employees before starting their shift. It had already been voiced to his supervisors and be... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Gender discrimination and retaliation?
I worked as a department supervisor for a large retail company for 8 years. I worked very hard earning excellent reviews. I became a procedural specialist and was asked by district managers to help ot... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Benefits Unreasonably Denied
My wife has worked for a fortune 500 company for 9 years. We had our second child about 7 weeks ago. Before going on leave she contacted HR to make sure she had all the paperwork in order, including t... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Sexual Harassment - Gray area?
I was terminated by my large company (50,000 employees) two weeks ago because of a sexual harassment claim filed against me. I was a professional person with 19 years experience. an unblemished record... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Boss says that I quit, and I never quit! Can I get unemployment? Help please!
Hello! I was employed at my previous job for almost 8 years. The past few months have been difficult due to co-worker confrontations and such which I brought to my boss' attention, and as far as I kno... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Signed under duress, conditions not met
I work at a hotel that uses an outside company to conduct "mystery shopper" calls. The hotel agents are required to follow a script while the callers are to call and make reservations. During this cal... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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 I file a suit for my company failing to take action against my former supervisor?
When one of my managers started at my former place of employment, sexual harassment quickly began and was brought to my former General Manager's attention. After having a conversation with human resou... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

What are the consequences?
Hi Mel, Great site you have here - thanks! In the process of being considered for one position, I received an offer for a different position with a different company. I informed the first company of t... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

accused of something i didn't do
I just got fired today. i worked in a fueling company as a driver. i started working there about 6months ago. Worked hard and did everything i was suppose todo i got along with my other co- workers an... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I sue for being fired the day after I presented my employer with a letter demanding benefits?
I started a new job may 2010 and was eligible for health benefits according to the company plan after 90 days of employment. I started inquiring about it that august and continued to ask to be put on ... 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

Do i have recourse?
I didn't know which category to put this in - I'm not sure I have anything that qualifies for anything since its basically just bullying. I've been working for the same company (a very small grocery/d... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Forced to sign non-compete after starting employment...
When my husband was interviewing with a consulting company, he specifically asked if there was a non-compete agreement. He was told there was not. The first day at the company was supposed to be orien... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Pending Termination
I work as the H.R. Manager for a family owned business with 250 employees. We have no employee handbook and few company policies. Basically there are different rules for everyone, depending on who who... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How to protect myself and my spouse from retaliatory action once I sign my severance package.
Greetings, I was recently laid off from a local Parks and Recreation who also employ my husband as an instructor, site supervisor and he also volunteers 2 nights a week to run open gyms for the local ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Sign disclaimer under duress to receive pay check
Just an incredible wealth of information here! THANK YOU! Although... after reading the many situations here, I haven't found mine. I worked for a company in Maryland as a skilled craftsman. The owner... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Questions about Terminations & Non-Compete Agreements
My daughter was recently fired from her job as an account manager for a business forms company. 1. She took 2 individual sick days to interview with other companies. When she returned to work on Monda... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

do i have a case?????
I am a road driver for YRC in cincinnati oh. i was refused work/ fired for walking out on the job (per employer) the following is my statement ...On 9-10-11 I was called for work at 4:21 pm Derrick, a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

pregnancy discrimination in a medical spa setting
I am a highly educated nurse practitioner in nyc. I have a BS and an MA. I am licensed as an RN and also as an NP-C in New York. I was hired to work for a cosmetic dermatology "medi-spa" to learn and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this a case
my name is Liz and this is a thing that happened to me. I was walking towards the door getting ready to go to lunch counting my money to see if i had enough money to see if i had enough money for a ha... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

My Boss is untouchable?
I am one of two managers that work under the GM of a restaurant. My GM is crossing the line many times. Workers used to tell me that he was verbally abusive, perverted and vindictive. I didn't see it ... applies to Texas  ·  2 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

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

My friend was terminated for harassment of an employee who conducts the same behavior, is this legal
My friend (Joe) was just hired at a new job on August 8th. Over the course of four days of training he was subjected to listen to a particular employee (Jane) curse and make offensive comments regardi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Defamation/Non-compete/and wrongful termination
I was recently fired for "gross misconduct" for being insubordiant to an Operations Director hired as a consultant for my company. It was never communicated to me that he was my superior or that I rep... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Fired after reporting a workplace violence incident sustaining injuries
I am a 33 y/o black female with a Masters in Public Administration. I was hired into an unclassified position on July 19, 2007 at the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. On July 1, 2010, I e... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do I Have a Provable Case of Retaliation
I was hired at a youth drug rehab center as a treatment assistant in Oregon. I worked there for 6 months and never had any write-ups, never called in sick, and had one complaint (but ended up getting ... applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have a case with the below information?
I am a certified medical assistant and was employed at Physicians Clinc of Spokane and was fired last Wednesday. They dismissed me stating that I was not fast enough and that I for stuff and my work r... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do I have legal recourse or grounds for protection?
I am a married white man, not quite 40, and work for the food industry for XYZ company. A month ago, I went to a bar, also owned by XYZ company, after work (1:45 am) to buy a coworker a birthday drink... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Wrongful Termination Discrimination & Retaliation
worked for a very large tobacco co for 2 1/2 yrs. Within the first 2yrs, I had 3 different mgrs. After the first 6mos;The first manager was unjustly fired. His replacement was in place for 1 1/2yrs un... applies to California  ·  2 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

Would this be consitered a hostile work enviroment
Forced to change shifts because of Manager Evaluation Form History: I was hired at Verstgroup, a 3PL warehousing company, on Dec. 14, 2009. I'm in charge of the inventory. That is counting and adjusti... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Insubordinate staffing-defemation
I am a male supervisor of a team of 5 female employees. On Thursday, I was sitting in the cubicle of a co-worker and overheard in the next cubicle two junior members of my team, Stacey and Jaime and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Is COBRA Option for Employer?
I was terminated from my position less than 30 days ago (not for cause, for failing to meet performance guidelines -- although there were no performance guidelines). My benefits were cancelled three d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is being promoted to a position and then terminated for not being the right fit legal?
I was hired as a Fleet Supervisor by my previouse employer but when I started I was told I was going to be the Office Manager and then I was moved to another position without a title. Then he hired a ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongfully terminated, discrimination
I worked for a company for several years and was injured on the job.They wouldn't put meon light duty or change y dept. I complained to several people and state companys. I was treated really badly fo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Eployment contract terminated early by employer
I signed an employment contract with an agency at the beginning of October 2008. Last week I was told by my recruiter that I would be let go in two or three weeks because the project was finnished. It... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

non-compete
I have been working for the same company for 8 years. After being hired, on my first day they had me sign a non-compete agreement. The agreement has many flaws that would make the agreement invalid. A... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

suspended for bad credit
I worked for a company for 2 months and was just recently suspended for having bad credit and told I should not be handling cash. I was told after I clean my credit up I can come back.I was told they ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Shortening, non compete
I signed a non compete, but was not allowed to read the entire thing. It was explained briefly to me and if I wanted the job I had to sign it right then. It is for 2 years, I was let go by the company... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

is it fair for them to fire me without any warning?
Dear Mel, My job was recently terminated by my company without any prior notice. The reason they cited is that I was not performing up to the company standards. However, I feel that I have gave my bes... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Enforcing a No Compete Clause / Unpaid Bonus
I was offered and accepted a position in which I was given a signed agreement letter that promised me a set salary and benefits package. In return, 9 days later I agreed to sign a "Covenant Not to Com... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated from a company I worked at for 3 years for taking a second job
I am a single mother and I was not making enough money to support my family so I took a second job at another restaurant right down the road. I am being terminated for working for the competition even... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Do I need to give 2weeks notice? if I did not signe anything.
I am a Chief Technologhy Officer. For 6 years now. I work in almost all the department. Software,network, graphic,development and few more. If I want to resign. IN 1 week. They are saying no they need... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

contract not renewed because medication side effects
Is there any case where the employment contract was not renewed because the employee had an inappropriate interaction with other people at work - raised his voice inappropriately according with other ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

WRONGFUL TERMINATION
I HAVE BEEN WITH THIS ORGANIZATION FOR 6 WEEKS AND THE PERSON WHO HIRED ME JUST OUT OF THE CLEAR BLUE SAY YOUR SERVICES ARE NO LONGER NEEDED, ALSO SAID THANK YOU FOR SELECTIONG THIS JOB BUT IM LETTING... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Texas employment contract breach
I signed a four year employment contract with my current employer two years ago. I recently received a job offer from a firm in a similar industry (but not a competing firm). There is no clause in the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Relocation contract
I took a job with a company in April-2005. They helped with my expence of moving my wife with me and all my house hold goods. We moved into our new home in June-2005. The company had asked me to sign ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

A Pickle
I am a systems engineer with my firm. My company recently tested their employees product knowledge with a series of exams. The first exam was for systems engineers, about 40 people. During this exam o... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Bonus withheld
I recently received an "unacceptable" performance evaluation from my manager. The evaluation is inconsistent with feedback provided throughout the year and contains factual inaccuracies. As a result o... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

discrimination based on a perceived disabilty
I work for a major airline and I am an insulin dependent diabetic. Over the past year I have been working with my doctors to go on insulin pump therapy. After going on the pump I had a few low glucose... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to pay another person the commissions that I have earned?
I recently had a job where I earned commissions. Our company recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy so alot of changes were made, including forcing us into new positions that do not pay commissio... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

Employment termanation due to Court Summons
My husbands received a court summon and now his employer is trying to hold that missed day of work for grounds to fire him. Is that legal? We were under the understanding that a summons is like a supe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termimation
Hello I have bartended on Sundays at a bar in PA for the past seven years. I have never called out or had a complaint made about me that I am aware of. This bar has been owned by several people over t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete in Florida
I am currently employed as a Manager at a real estate firm. Last year my broker had me sign a non-compete/non-solicitation agreement. At the time I was not an "employee", I was working as a realtor/in... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My employer changed my benefits after I signed a noncompete? Is this legal?
Hello- My employment contract states that my employer will fund a HealthSavings Account, which is tied to the company's health benefit plan. The contract has a non-compete clause which kicks in after ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

What can I do if I was terminated for being unethical but I was fasely accused
applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

arbitirations
the arbitiration agreement my employer wants me to sign says i waive my right to a jury trial and that i cant sue for punitative damages. Are they allowed to ask me to sign a agreement that makes me g... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fraudulent representation
An employer represented to me in the job interview that pre-qualified appointments would be made for me. I had to go in and consult/sell. Many of the appointments were not in fact qualified. *** Sever... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

HELP!
Would the following situations be considered discrimination: 1. I have no set position in my company and have been promised one numerous times and it seems each time I am being told next week to shut ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

employer broke contract after work was done
I have a written contract with my employer for $1600 month salary.I worked my first complete pay period and on payday managment said that they have changed their minds and would not honor the contract... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can i be demoted for my availability changing and can they take my raise?
hi. i was just wondering i have worked at the same place since last august from what i have heard i do really good. they would not let me be promoted because of my availability, which i accepted but n... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What can I do if I am working in a Hostile enviorment and am being targeted by my assistant manager?
I have been working for a property managment company. I have some question's about Hostile work enviorment. I have been working with my company for about 2 months now, and am now faced with a assistan... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Minimum employment tenure & medical insurance contribution
Hi, I work in NY state office. My employer had contract with me saying that I should work for atleast 18 months. The reason for that is he said that the project is 18 months and so he has to make sure... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

5 year-50 mile radius service non-competence clause
I owned a service business for the past 20 years, last April I sold this business and received 100% of the money at closing. At closing I was under contract to work with the new owners for 6 months to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Does my employer have to pay me the day after Thanksgiving?
We work in a small office. There are two hourly employees and the doctor here. We are forced to take the day after Thanksgiving as she closes the office. I was told at another employeers office that w... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What is the fastest way to stop retaliation?
retaliation for being witness in EEO, filing EEO in past, witness to supervisor complaint, document witness to complaint process, possible age discrimination, possible female discrimination, health di... applies to California  ·  1 answer

No compete POLICY
I am a systems engineer, and was hired by a company to start as a network admin in a 5 day notice. I was told We had a contract with this comapny, and if it ran out we would move to another company we... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off?
Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off? For instance, we just had another layoff, making it #5 for the year. Our company employs over 500 employees in our Dallas location. I work in ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

CIVIL SERVICE SENORITY OVER PROVISIONAL
I AM A CIVIL SERVICE BOOKKEEPER FOR A LITTLE MORE THAN 2 YRS. I AM BEING TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER BORO, SAME TITLE. IN MY OFFICE THERE IS A PROVISIONAL BOOKKEEPER WHO HAS BEEN EMPLOYED FOR MANY YEARS. D... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

lay off while pregnant
I am going to be laid off July 1st, 2005 but I am 4 months pregnant and my due date is July 3rd. This way I am unable to go on maternity leave. I would like to know if the company should pay for my ma... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Promised promotion that was processed but not delivered
I work for an organization that is non-governmental and non-union with an "at will" employment policy. I was given a promotion by the head of the agency who processed the paperwork for my promotion sh... applies to California  ·  1 answer

wrongfull/illegal termination
I used to work in San Diego at Leaptek(leaptek.com) as an Office Manager. In April of this year, I was told that there was no more money from Shanghai headquarters to pay me and I was let go, with no ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to sign a Non-compete / confidentiality agreement?
I am paid as and considered a 1099 contractor by the company I am working for. They do not withhold any federal taxes or provide any benefits. Other than the way I am paid, they treat me as an "employ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Termination due to retaliation for reporting supervisor
I recently worked for a hospital in my hometown of Paris, Tx and had problems with my supervisor. I called the integrity hotline which the employees were advised to do so if they had problems, the pho... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

If my employer appeals the EDD decision am I eligible to receive the benefits that were unpaid
I filed for unemployment benefits. the EDD awarded them to me, then my ex-employer filed an apeal and benefits were unavailable until a hearing was had and a decision made. The judge found in my favor... applies to California  ·  1 answer

This job was a non union position.
After 13 years and 11 months of service,my supervisory position was eliminated in March of 2003,and filled by a younger employee making less money as a team leader. At the time of being let go I was 4... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Terminated before probation period ended
When a person is terminated during a 9 month probation period, note the probation period does not end until 10/18/00 and termination is to be 10/6/00 because employer states that employee has been una... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Termination with no reason given by HR representative of the company
Yesterday right after lunch, the rgional manager of my company along with a HR representative entered my office and shut the door. The HR rep proceeded to say, we decided to go in a different directio... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

defamation/wrongful termination
I was terminated suddenly after 6 weeks of work. I wanted a reason, and I was told they would not discuss it with me. I never had any discipliary action or warnings. Management met me in my office one... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Termination of Employment
As a Branch Manager for Firstar Bank, I was terminated for "conducting transactions for immediate/distant family members (3). These transactions were done to secure a $5-10MM per year account with Fir... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was let go from a large Public Accounting firm in June 2000. They said it was for poor performance. However, this came as a shock since I always had good written reviews, which I still have. In addi... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

IL non-compete legality
We have recieved a new non-compete that we are required to sign by the end of the day. They included a specific list of companies that would prohibit us working for these companies for a period of 12 ... applies to Illinois  ·  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

non-equal pay rates, based on race
One thing, about the Equal Pay Laws regarding gender as the only disciminatory feature. Is there any other acts or cases even that involve equal pay based on race? If so, I definitely have a case that... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How can I win my enemployment claim since I was relased for just cause.
I quite my previous job that I did not feel safe at to take a job that required me to get a gaming license. I was informed of this. After 5 weeks of paid training I recieved a rejection letter for my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Lay off due to elimination of position
I was laid off because my "position was being eliminated." However, 2 weeks after I left the company, I was told by ex-coworkers that my boss hired someone in my place to perform my same job duties (t... applies to California  ·  2 answers

LAY-OFF DUE TO RETALIATION
My last employer gave me a "pink slip" with two weeks notice, indicated the job was terminated due to "BUDGET CONSTRAINTS", when in fact, it was a personal conflict. The budget was in fact, approved 2... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

tampering with production databases
I recently was asked to resign as I was told that I had introduced a change to one of our production databases. This change caused a lengthy period of downtime on a production application/ I freely ad... applies to California  ·  1 answer

overtime pay for more than a eight hour day
I have two questions about overtime. First, if i,m a hourly employee and work more than a eight hour day am I intitled to overtime pay of time and a half. Which I am not recieving from my employer.Sec... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can I contact my employee's doctor if he is exhibiting unacceptable behavior?
The company in question is very small (6 employees), and all employees are friendly and open about personal issues. One employee is on medication for an anxiety disorder. When he doesn't take his medi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My company asked me to move to another office. I can not. Should I get servence and unemployment?
April 2011 - My company (located in Berkeley, CA) was acquired. I had worked there for 8 years. June 2011 - the new owners (located in Southern CA) laid off 1/3 of the company with severance. They pai... applies to California  ·  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

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

Facing Title / Salary Change
If offered a job title and salary change (lower) and not accepted, is it considered a layoff. Current position being reevaluated. No performance issues exist. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a daycare require its employees to work overtime for straight pay weekly?
I'm not sure of what the annual gross for the company is and I know a little about the labor laws. The owners do not pay any of their hourly employees overtime for hours over 40 hours. Is this legal f... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Severance Contract Never Paid
I entered into a Severance Agmt in 2003, requiring me to work thru a date, etc. I fulfilled all my promises in the contract and it was never filled. Under fear of retribution, I waited until now to co... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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 earned vacation time be taken away in IL due to a demotion?
My spouse was informed 2 weeks ago that he was being demoted and his hourly rate was being reduced significately. He received a 1 day notice. When he got his paycheck this week the company also reduce... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

above
Dear Mel, I was working for a sign company in Pennsylvania. I had a one year non compete in my contract. My employer arbitrarily decided to cut our base salary 9 months ago and changed it from what wa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for wrongful termination?
I was terminated from my previous employer on May 23, 2001. I have not contacted a lawyer since that time due to not having a job and no means to fund a lawsuit. I am now employed again, but am afraid... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be layed off this way....
I filed for worker Comp 12/17/2011 .. 6 days in employer showed his disapproval thru actions, about 25 days in when paying insurance premium was asked if i was doing this on own insurance or am I goin... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Exemption with timecards?
I am a salaried worker making 35k per year as a marketing writer. They recently enforced a new rule for ALL employees (Salary and hourly) that you must clock in and out every day. They said if I leave... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

hostile work enviorment
My girlfriend has been battling cancer for over two years. She also is prone to seizures due to her condition. She works at an adult day care center. The first year she worked there the management was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Contractor w/out NON-compete still sued?
I performed contract (10-99) work for an Ohio based company. We did not have a NON-compete, NON-solicit, or NON-discloser agreement. I quit to start my own practice in the same field. He is now suing ... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Just want to leave peacefully!
I moved from Washington State for a job and have been employed with a proprietary school for several months. My contract included a non-compete clause that outlined the following: 1. no direct or indi... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Can a no compete agreement extend beyond the employee to immediate family members?
My grandfather is retiring from a company he owns 49% of and is selling his shares to his partner. His partner is trying to impose upon him a no compete agreement that would extend to his immediate fa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Can an employer force me to share a hotel room with a co-worker?
My employer wants me to travel out of town, stay overnight and share a room with another co-worker. I learned of their room sharing practice early in my employment and informed my boss that I didn't f... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is the following a form of discrimination?
I work for a 5* resort in Phoenix. I recently thought of braiding my hair.(I am a black female) I came to work one day and another coworker had her hair braided (she is white). Lets just say she lookd... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Disclosure/Non-Compete Contract
I have been working for a company in Ohio for over 8 years. Recently, they have told all of us we must sign a non-disclosure agreement but it includes not being able to work for customers, suppliers, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Abusive Boss / Harrasment / Humiliation / Age Discrimination?
HELP! I have worked for a company as an Administrative Specialist for 3 1/2 years now. I don't know if I have any recourse against what is happening to me, but my co-workers have been urging me to get... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I collect unemployment if my employer repeatedly did not pay me in full on the regular payday?
I have already filed a claim with unemployment in PA after I quit my job. I am waiting to hear their determination. In the questionaire, I cited multiple dates over a four month period of paydays that... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  4 answers

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

non-compete valid after termination?
My employment was recently terminated by a local printer. I was terminated because "they no longer needed my services". At the beginning of my employment there I signed a 1 year non-compete clause. I ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

If I sign my severance agreement, can I stil get unemployement benefits?
applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

feeling betrayed,demotion
I was in a position for a year an 3 weeks. My employer and my new boss said i was deficient in certain aares. they agreed to update my training, I have it in writing on my eval. In Dec they said they ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What is necessary for an employer to void a NCA?
I am subject to a 1 year NCA in a geographic location identified as "any location within the United States" (too broad?) on an at-will basis. I was hired to secure business with a specific prospect wh... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Pre-employment testing
Is general pre-employment testing legal or must any pre-employment testing specifically relate to the particular job being applied for? Are general personality or skill test legal? applies to California  ·  1 answer

can my previous employer withhold my final check?
Hello, I was let go from my job almost three weeks ago and after the pay period ended i have not received my final paycheck. I emailed my previous employer asking about the status of my final paycheck... applies to California  ·  2 answers

violation of personal property/ failure of employer to have e mployee complete paperwork
I am a highly skilled and experienced Paralegal. I have been voluntarily out of work for about 6 months. I recently decided to go back to work and accepted a job with a small firm who was eager to hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

enforcement of non compete
I worked a mortgage company for about 6 months when my boss made all of the loan officers sign a non compete clause to keep our jobs of which I never got a copy of. When I told my boss I was seriously... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I waive my FLSA right to overtime
I am full-time 911 dispatcher and a part-time police officer for the same city, and when i work as a police officer i am payed overtime because even though i am working in a diffrent departmet it is f... applies to Massachusetts  ·  2 answers

Is it considered termination when my manager deletes my access to my work account?
I was out sick for 3 days, when I returned to work I found out that my Office Manager deleted/deactivated my access to my work account. I work in a doctors office and we use Electronic medical records... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I was permanently laid off from my job. The reason given to me was that the employer needed to make room in the payroll so that he could hire his brother who was just released from the military. I wan... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Can an employer cut my hours if i go on an interview?
Recently i came into work dressed up after meeting with a recruiter and since this incident my hours have been cut sometimes a low as 8 hours a week from a normal 40 hours. I was told by my shift lead... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Giving out pay raises then laying people off
Is an employer permitted to give out pay raises and promotions and then lay employees off? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Job offered and accepted, then someone else was hired...
I recently applied for a vendor (based in NY) rep position at a department store in Ohio. After faxing in my resume, I received a call right away that I was "approved for the job", discussed and agree... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

docking pay for being late
My boss is tired of people coming in late to work. He wanted to know if he can dock hourly employees paycheck for being late to work. He wants to dock them 2 hours for each time they are late, regardl... applies to California  ·  1 answer

UNLAWFUL TERMINATION OF MOSTLY MINORITY WORKERS FOR THE WORK FORCE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
On 17th of may the mayor of New York laid off thousands of city workers (95% minoroties). Isn't this ILLEGAL under WARN act a federal law? In other words, if we can prove that had his decision to lay ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this just?
Got injured on the job which required surgery. It was to my left arm which is also the arm I write with. Two months after surgery my boss wanted to know why I was not working. Tried to go into work wi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

"Temporary" layoff and severance
5 of 6 (not the manager) salary employees were layed off after being given 2 weeks verbal notice. I have a contract with the company that requires 90 days written notice or payment in lieu of. There i... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

sold business & wife went to work at another shop
my wife & i sold a florist & signed a no compete then she went to work for a shop across town & the new owners are up set the no compete says we cant conduct a retail florist establishment, 10 years &... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

i was injured on the job last may
i was injured om the job working for pepsi in bulk which was throwing cases of soda and othe product and my job requires you to be able to lift 20 to 45 lbs for 8 to 12 hrs aday and i cant even lift 2... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What can part-time indep contractors offer in terms of language to replace a non-competer clause?
I am being offered a temporary work assignment for 2 1/2 months as an independent contractor. I have worked for the company for 3 months via a staffing agency. The company now wants to make me a 1099 ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Unemployment questions
Dear MEL: i recently quit my job working for an egg ranch.I have filed 4 weeks strait and havent recieved a dime.Is this fair i pay there wages and when i need help i take it and dont get squat.Is it ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Should I sign an at-will agreement after 12 years?
Should I sign an employee at-will agreement with my employer after 12 years of service without one. applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Employee rights when caught or accused of stealing
Ok at my work place recently have been a string of thefts.Money from purses,a pair of shoes... I narrowed it down to a time frame.Weekends and around times school kids worked. There are no cameras in ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Don't understand non compete I signed
I signed a non compete and I don't understand what some of the categories means such as: Own, manage, be employed by or otherwise affiliated with, any person, corporation, firm or other business entit... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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

Who addresses complaints of workplace violence?
I have a question regarding workplace violence: Whose responsibility is it to address a potentially violent worker-a co-worker or the management? My friend works in a nursing home, and one of her co-w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my boss prorate vaction days to one a month.
After working for an employer for seven years and start a new year can my employer prorate my vacation days to one day per month and have no contract to do this or am I entiteled to take my vacation d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can you be forced to use vacation time for being sent home early from work?
My company just instituted the rule that when we are not busy, employees will be sent home and their vacation time will be used to pay for the time off. I feel this is illegal, not to mention unethica... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Collecting Unemployment under a resignation for unethical behavior?
I'm curious if I'm capable of being granted unemployment given I have just put in my formal resignation at my job. I was the Director of Marketing at a consulting firm that was owned by one person who... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

i have a 6 month non-compete. if i hate my job, then isn't this to my advantage to just quit?
that way, i can emjoy 6 months paid and not have to work and just take soem time off. thanks! applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employer garnish the wages of an employee who was working when a restaurant was robbed?
My brother-in-law was a manager at a restaurant when it was held up at gunpoint. Now, the restaurant owners are trying to say that he is responsible for the stolen money. They are telling him that the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay
My boss told me my position is elimated, however, I found it open on the website when conducting job search. Does the company have any legal libility for that? Can I get negotiate my severance pay wit... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Is "informal" reporting false information to local police defamation?
My husband and I work for the same company. He has always been picked on, but latly it has escalated to more. He is being unfairly repremanded, which is soon going to turn into a demotion. Well, since... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what are my chances of being my contract being upheld?
My former employer could not in time get me transfered somewhere closer to home, i was traveling 175 miles round trip. I got a offer from my current employer who had me sighn a non compete, I have bee... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Employee not meeting training guidelines and procedures
I want to terminate an employee thats just dragging their feet. I've written her up twice because she is not preforming at her level of training. I also gave her a verbal warning. In the state of Penn... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Does my severance plan create a disparate impact?
My severance agreement states:"You agree that if you knowingly or unknowingly apply for a position with the Company or its affiliated entities, subsidiares, divisions, successors and/or parent corpora... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Skelly
I have been given a "notice of proposed termination" from the department head. The skelly hearing would be with the same department head (seems unfair) The only option I have been giving by my hr offi... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Protection against Retaliation for blowing whistle ?
Several months ago I complained to my boss about a coworker that was falsely reporting the time they worked on our project. For 6 weeks this person falsified their time, even claimed to have worked ov... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Should I reply to "non-compete violation" letter myself or hire an attorney?
I was an employee of a software consulting firm A and was placed as a consultant on firm B for a few months. I was subsequently taken out of B and placed at another client C due to a better rate. Afte... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

preapproved ot
I often work 45 to 55 hours a week, but my employer says that overtime must be pre-approved. Is this correct. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Concerns before giving two weeks' notice
I have been offered a job via email and have accepted via voicemail and a conversation with an office secretary. However, the person I need to speak to regarding employment details and a contract is o... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

charge and retaliation
first off i was put off work in Nov of 2003until i got an update from my dr. on some restrictions that i have been working with for 2 1/2 years. I was off for 3 1/2 weeks with no pay. I filed a charge... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

termination prior to end of 90 day probation
I am 2 days away from the end of my 90 day probation period. I have been in detox for 4 days and have been advised to go into inpatient treatment. Can I be terminated if I am in the hospital? applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Termination with cause question / reduction in force
I am reviewing a job offer from a consulting company in Texas. A "reduction-of-force layoff" is included in the list of reasons for which an employee may be "terminated with cause." Is this standard p... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employer deducted
Currently, I am a salaried commercial real estate broker who signed a contract that stated I am due a "salary" that includes a bonus if earned. Recently, all the "salaried" employees in the office not... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Severence contract still in force?
I worked for a company for 1 year, I was considered a "mission critical" employee. The company was having financial problems and to entice me to stay offered a very lucrative severence agreement Signe... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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 a boss pay employees cash for per deim?
This employer has been paying his employees late (2 wks or more) with cash when payroll checks bounce. Once the payroll checks started bouncing, he started paying per deim in cash. He usually shorts h... applies to California  ·  2 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

What rights does management have?
What rights do management have against an employee that constantly claims "retaliation or harrassment" when they are not true allegations. The employee seems very paranoid, and defensive all the time,... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Retirement - Job Elimination
Are there any restrictions for an employer to adhere to before eliminating a position of an employee who is near retirement (less than 2 yrs to go before retirement). applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Exempt Status in Jeopardy
Dear Mel; I have been working in my position as Fiscal Manager since June 2003, and have been consider an 'exempt' employee by both myself and my employer, and rightly so. However, I have had hours de... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Salary pay deduction
I interviewed with a company that offered me a specific yearly wage that I would be compensated for hourly. When I actually began the job they requested I take a slight pay cut and get a salaried comp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Discrimination/wrongful termination
I have been discriminated against as well as wrongfully terminated. I was recently terminated from my Supervisor position. The reasons stated on the termination letter (which I can prove to be false) ... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Is this a 'hostile work environment'?
I work for an admitted 'born-again' christian, and I've got no problem with that. However, I've got a problem with some of the things he has said and done over the last few months. quick list: 1. when... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance, termination and discrimination
I was recently laid off from my firm when it made a business decision to shut down our group. The group has been in trouble throughout the year. I was the most successful member of the group, the only... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Clarify separation agreement with confidentiality clause in terms of unemployment interview.
If I signed a separation agreement as part of a severance package that includes a confidentiality clause can I answer questions in my unemployment interview without violating the agreement and losing ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is a non-compete still valid if the terms of original contract are changed and I refuse to sign new
I am a subcontractor and signed a contract to do some work for a certain compensation. The company wanted to change that compensation and sent a new contract to do so. I refused to sign the new contra... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Is a non compete clause valid if the company has been purchased bysomeone else but the name is same?
Is a non compete clause valid if a previous company has been purchased since separation. A non compete clause was signed at the time of employment. The clause signed was for two years. The company has... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Unions and mergers
I work as a RN in a local community hospital.In Jan 2002 a merger was completed with another local hospital. Now the CEO is telling us that we are part of their exisiting Union.Despite protest from th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is non-compete still enforceable?
I was forced to sign a non-compete to accept employment after I had left my previous job and moved some 150+ miles away. I was let go without cause without receiving any severance as laid out in my no... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Retaliation/wrongful demotion?
Sam has worked between 44 and 50 hours each week. Regardless of how many hours he works, he's paid $3000 per month. He questioned his supervisor about this and was told that he is not entitled to over... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What is an "employment contract"?
Hi Mel, Does a dated letter offering employment (stating the position title, start date, terms of employment and salary, as well as requiring the signature of the employer representative and the emplo... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Employer breaking signed contract
I moved from California to Ohio to take a job with a local car dealership as a mechanic. I had a signed 1 year contract with the service manager stating that they would pay for my specific training wi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

non-compete restricting working in an italian restaurant
i was laid off from an italian restaurant company. I signed a non-compete stating that I will not participate in any restaurant in illinois, michigan or wisconsin which serves italian cuisine or any i... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Sale of company and severance package.
Our company (a sub of big corp) is being sold (stock sale) to another company. We have been offered very good serverance packages should the purchasing company decide they do not want to continue our ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Retaliatory Discharge: Effective Notice
On April 21, 2005, I submitted a formal written complaint to my former employer regarding discrimination as covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. On April 28, 2005, I filed charges of discr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Cut in my pay!?
This can't be right! I am a Registered Nurse and have worked with the same home health care for approximately 10 years and loved it. Several years ago, this company changed everyone's pay from hourly ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

My Manager is the Human Resource Managers Husband!
After 5 years of working as a Technician with this company, I have witnessed unsafe and unlawful behaviors. The concerns I have had and the processes that were unfair and unsafe were mentioned to Huma... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Claim for wrongful dismissal
My Employer has terminated my employment based on an issue when working on contract with them in Singapore two years ago. He is citing an email I wrote then a legal agreement. My arguement was that th... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Severance Discrimination
My company was sold in October 2001 and the new company transfered employee seniority as part of the purchase agreement. While I performed the same manager's job, I was changed from salary to hourly a... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

maternity leave turned to lay off
Im due to take maternity leave very soon. I gave my boss enough notice about my maternity. When he got back to me in regards to the leave, he told me the company didn't have enough money to pay for my... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-compete employment issue
After working for my company for roughly 1 year I was forced to sign a non-compete. In brief the non-compete said I can not work in the internet related field for 1 year within a 100 mile radius. Howe... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

wrongful termination
I was wrongfully terminated from my employer on December 1, 2002 and I want to know what rights I have as far as sueing my former employer. applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

How do you figure the worth of a claim
In a discrimination claim, how do you figure the worth of your claim? Can the loss of your life insurance coverage be considered a loss? How do you figure any back pay that maybe considered? And what ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Job elimination three days after receiving a raise.
My friend was just laid off from work after working there for 29 1/2 years. She was told her job was being eliminated. Just three days before she received a good performance review and a raise. Can a ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

thnaks will i be able to take them to court?
i worked for an employer for 7 years and left and went to another employer same business auto field then previous employer sked me to come back to work for them and i agreed even though i had left a g... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is an offer letter considered a contract?
I have an Amendment to Offer of Employment, signed by a Human Resources Manager that reads, in part, "Based on the employment negotiations for your position, you have been credited with nine years of ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Do I have a contructive discharge, retaliation, discrimination case?
-Beginning of Oct. new CEO from Dallas, so is not familiar with Houston market -CEO informs all 3 clinical liaisons MUST bring in 20 patients from each territory by end of the month or else... -Never ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

If an employment contract expires, is the non-competition agreement still valid?
If an employment contract has been expired for several months and a new one has not been presented to sign, would the non-compete agreement still be valid if the employee decides to open their own pra... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can I apply for work as a LPN if I signed a non compete as a Community Relations Specialist
I signed a non compete after I took a job with a nationwide hospice provider as a CRS(sales manager) Three months later I fear dismissal because I am unable to bring in enough referrals. My non compet... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Was my wife wrongfully discharged?
My wife was hired at a dental clinic. She worked for 2 days and had a minor injury. She reported the injury as she was told to do, but didn't expect anything. The supervisor asked her if she wanted a ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay/Umenployment compensation
I was just laid off/downsized at Underwriters Laboratory. They will pay my bi-monthly salary for 20 weeks. Am I still entitled to unemployment compensations? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

wrongfull termination/does Texas employment Law protect people from this
My wife worked at a company were her duties not limited to answering 7 phone line for three companies and various administrative duties. She was called into the HRO reps. office and told that the owne... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I have been a permatemp for 7 years, is this legal?
hi, I have been working for an appliance company in Los Angeles, CA. for 7 years. They have me filed as a temporary employee. My pay check from the company says A&S temp. Which is a company owned by t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Documentation of job perfomance
I was an account executive for a mortgage lender and was recently laid off due to adverse market conditions. Prior to the market downturn, I was a very good and consistent performer. Many of the jobs ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

betrayed by a demotion
I was in a positon for a year and two weeks. I recently switch locations. My new boss had rumors going around that she didnt working under her. She had a friend, she had in m ind for the job. I felt s... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What should i do?
I have been working for Weis Markets for six months now. I was originally working for the local Wendy’s in town until a good friend of mine asked me if I would be interested in working at Weis as an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Is this non-compete still valid?
I started with my company as a computer consultant in 1999. I was verbally told there wasn't a non-compete to sign the day I was hired. A year later I was asked to sign one in consideration of a salar... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Is this non-compete enforceable?
I signed a non-compete that seems to state I would be compensated an extra $100 beyond my future compensation for signing but I was never paid such money. Could this nullify the contact? Could I be pa... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Is there a way for employers to not have to pay unemployment if they comply with Employment-At-Will?
Employment is entered upon "at will." Are there cases where this relationship has held up for unemployment cases - meaning that the employer can terminate the employee for good cause, bad cause, or no... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do reporting staf misconduct in the workplace constitute whistleblowing if you were removed from job
On June 26, I received a letter stating that I was on Prn status/ and that my rate of pay dropped at my job becauseit was reported to the CEO of the company that I and several other employees reported... applies to Tennessee  ·  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

wrongfully terminated by united steel workers steel factory because of possible discriminationbipo
Terminated by employer of 15 years 4 months. Possibly over mental health issues, bipolar,. Misrepresentation by union usw, negligent to advise me of all availabe options. Under Family Doctor and VA Py... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Back surgery
I fell off a work stand and had bck surgery in August of 2001. I ws laid-off from my job this May of 2003. I can not due the job I have done for over 36 years due to the pain and the limited movement ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Is there a law regarding favortism in the office?
Is there a law regarding favortism in the office? Can it be stopped if it is being done in a professional work environment wherein the person who is being "favored" has no qualifications to fill the j... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What can an employer reveal about their employee to a possible new employer?
Before I begin, I would like to thank anyone who reads/answers my question for your time.I am unable to pay for a consultation, my husband and I live week to week-but I understand completely if you do... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

No-waivers?
Looking at a employment contract. What the heck does this mean in plan language? The waiver by any party of any other party's breach of any provision of this Agreement shall not operate nor be constru... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Employee Misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After one year and 10 months of employment I talked to my employer about plans to move approximately 100 mile... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

Am I entitled to severance.
On Monday I was "asked" by my VP at a local hospital not to finish out the last 4 days of my emplopyment as Director of The Emergency Department and ICU because it was causing to much turmoil among th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How soon can an employer pay unemployment insurance on a reduced pay package after implementing it?
I am facing a reduction of pay on Dec 1st of 50% or annually. If I accept the offer my fear is that my employer is looking to then fire me and only pay reduced unemployment insurance. Is this possible... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer make me sign a no compete agreement that breaches the terms of my contract
My contract specifically states that within the first three years of my employment I can not work with some of the employers customers. After I left my previous job to join this employer, he made all ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

was this a discrimination? was this a racial discrimination?
My immediate manager(team leader)is a very sharp and smart person, but he also treats people very unequally. A few months ago he asked me to conduct technical interview with 2 people - one at a time. ... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Pay for waiting to clock in
My teenage daughter works in a food establishment and is required to be at work on time, however, if business is slow the manager doesn't have her clock in. Basically, she waits at work until they nee... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Reductuton in wages anytime and selectively
Can they reduce salaries at any time and raise it to what is in contract anytime. Question: My employer (located in Atlanta, GA) reduces pay of some employees selectively coz they are not at the clien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Exempt Employee hours and timesheets
If you are an exempt employee how many hours can an employer require you to work? Do non-profit agencies have different exempt laws then for profit businesses? applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Signing a contract to not get unemployment benefit !!
I am losing my job soon , as the business I work for ( an independent jewelry store) is going out of business. They want me to sign a contract that I will not apply for unemployment benifits if I exce... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer discriminate in severance situation for being a great employee?
A voluntary severance opportunity has become available where I work, and once I heard it was coming I decided I wanted to apply for it. However, upon receiving the HR letter that was broadly distribut... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

owed vacation hours after being terminated for no reason
i was recently let go from my job of 7 years for no reason.when they told me they said they would pay me for all my vacation hours which would be 3 weeks, with one week carried over from last year(we ... applies to Florida  ·  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

freelancing while you have a full-time job
I work for a national trade magazine and freelance for local papers and magazines as a second job (since magazine editors don't pay much to start with). I've been doing it for more than five years. Re... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have any legal grounds against my company for not protecting me from workplace violence?
I was being threatened by a coworker in November/December of 2011. This coworker was being moved to another division within the company. She didn't want to be moved and wanted my position to avoid hav... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is it against the law for an employer to ask me if I needed a day off for mental health?
I recently resigned from a job in corrections. I was under investigation for inmate/staff relationship, and accused of doing acts while working. This is false, I admit that I was probably flirty but, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete - Same Industry, different location/customer base
I work in the staffing industry. I had to sign a non-compete agreement in order to be hired at a small private firm to sell our services to companies seeking office/admin. assistance. The agreement st... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Employment contracts - will it protect me?
Under what scenario would you recommend an employment contract? What protection does this provide for the employee? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Being out on medical leave and returning can they not honor your availability you were hired with?
i was out on medical leave for twelve weeks getting paid by myh companies insurer. i gave them notes from my doctor every time i received one. i had two surgeries once i was cleared i gave them the cl... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Is this retaliation
The administrative staff asked for a meeting with two owners to voice our concerns of needing help. We were down two people in our dept due to downsizing and couldn't keep up the pace. We also asked w... applies to Vermont  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for missing work if I have a doctors note for all absences?
I started my position back in 6/2011. Within the first few months I was placed under so much stress that I became ill. I had to be medicated for anxiety and then started having stomach issues which I ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Against Public Policy
THE ISSUE/S.. AT-WILL EMPLOYEE TERMINATED AFTER BEING WRONGFULLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT.. EMPLOYEE WAS MIS-LEAD BY AT-WILL EMPLOYER AS TO ISSUE; MEANING, AT-WILL EMPLOYER RELAYED TO AT-WILL EMPL... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Retroactive pay without signed agreement
I accepted a position in MA in May 2008 based on opportunity for growth. As I work in sales, I signed an employment agreement with my employer laying out my base salary and commission structure. In ea... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

Termination upheld at Skelly
I am a public employee working with union benefits. I have been served with a notice of proposed termination. Before i asked for a Skelly meeting i was offered a chance to resign and my employer would... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Singled out for paycut
My employer recently cut my pay from $11 to $9 an hour claiming that business was down and he cut my hours too. However even though he claimed that everybody was getting a pay cut, I found out that I ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

do i have any legal rights to sue my employer or union
ok after reading all of your answers i understand that hostile work enviroment dosent actually cover a verbally abusive rude disrespectful supervisor but my question is this i filed a complaint with h... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

defamation/discrimination
my wife boss at her present job has been making false statements about her (isnt doing her job, falsely accusing her when there are issues, accusing her of theft, etc.) to other employees and also cus... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Vacation Pay
I have resigned my position with my current company giving 3 weeks notice. I was told I am not going to get paid for my unused vacation time. In my previous positions in the same city/state, when I re... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Lawyer needs lawyer.
In January I left my employ with a Chicago law firm and moved to a new job in Tucson AZ. Part of my compensation at my old firm (7 attorneys)involved an annual bonus which, due to poor record keeping ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Retroactive change in vacation?
When my husband was hired by his current employer he negotiated starting at 3 weeks vacation (what he had at his previous employer) company policy a the time was an additional day for each year of ser... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Does my dad have a case?
My father was a Dentist for a Hospital. He was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes several years ago. He currently has to take insulin shots and if his sugar drops significantly he needs to consume glucose... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

I was verbally offered a position as an analyst two Thursdays ago from the VP of HR of that company.
My guestion is, do I have a case here? They offered me a job and even though I did not turn them down, without even telling me that they had offered this position to another individual they give it to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Non-compete as part of termination/severance agreement
I was a Vice President at a small company and was recently terminated from my position (not for cause...part of a business restructuring). The company is paying me severance, but in order to receive t... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Is there any cause of action if these questions are true?
is at-will-employment unconstitutional? Does your immediate supervisor have to be the person who fires you from your job? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Company taking away earned vacation after employee has enjoyed this vacation time for many years
Is a company allowed to take vacation time away from an employee after the time has been earned and the employee has been using this time for many years? My dad has worked for a certain company since ... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

Constructive discharge due to hostile work place
I resign from my job last week. To be more realistic I feel as though i was forced to quit on my own. I felt oppressed,and intimated in many different ways . Under my old supervisor management five gi... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete after being RIF'd
I was let go by my previous employer about 3 months ago stating no further need for my services. Today, I was contacted by a customer of said previous employer. They are looking for someone to do cont... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Can this be justified as a reason to be written up?
applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Former employee harrasment.
I was laid off on 7/7/06. I had a company issued cell phone, which I turned in. On 8/29/06 I received by mail from my former employeer a copy of the phone bill with a note stating " I authorized the t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

legality og hiring 10 part time employees rather than 5 full time employees to avoid paying benifits
applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I re-write the non-compete, non-solicit contract myself or do I need an attourney to do it?
We bought an established business which uses independent contractors to carry out our services. We want to update the non-compete and need some help on what is legal in California. We don't want it to... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Are residency requirements legal for a non-competitive job?
Can a employer mandate where you live when it is a non-competitive and non-elective job ? I am a county worker and live outside of the county I work in. Thank you. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Ok for salary, not ok for hourly...
Myself, and four other employees of a large company were suspended without pay approximately 3 weeks ago.. pending termination. We were brought up on charges of misconduct, and violating the code of b... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

At Will Employment and No Notification of Firing
I am a waitress in Ohio and had an argument with my boss about his sister-in-law and her favoritism techniques in doing our schedules and gossiping to other employees. I was, subsequently, taken off t... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is my non-compete valid when I had my pay cut and benifits cut ?
I signed a non-compete with my employer after I got another job offer and gave my two weeks notice. The next day my boss called me in and offered me more money to stay,so I did. A few days later they ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

No compete in Texas automotive field
I am a corvette technician,24 years expirience working for the same company for three years and now they want a no compete singed or im terminated. This is all I do and I paid for my training and scho... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

wrongful termination
Last week I was terminated from my position at a very large corporation. It started about a month ago when I was demoted from a supervisor position to a lead operator without any cause or reason. I in... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

do I have grounds for a case? Do I need a lawyer to do it?
I work for Lowes part time and applied for a full time job in which I have 7 yrs experience. I'm 44 yrs old & take medication for attention deficit. When I applied for job the Human Resource (HR) aske... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

90 day probation period and workers comp.
I was working for a company for about 3 months. (Since May 15th 2006) On August 15th, 2006 I hurt my back at work. I notified my employer right away, but they still wanted me to work. When I told them... applies to California  ·  1 answer

vacation time
I would like to know how I can get my vacation time returned to me. In 2001 my company was purchased, all employess who stayed where promised that vacations and seniority would remain the same. In 200... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Separation Agreement
I have recently been terminated from my employer and have been asked to sign a Separation Agreement in order to obtain a severance package. I have a question about a clause in the agreement called a n... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

How can I go to HR about my manager without her retaliating?
I went to the HR manager about my manager’s lack of leadership, fairness in job distribution and exclusion in discussion regarding my job. Now my manger has completely excluded me from the departmen... applies to California  ·  3 answers

conflict of interest in the hiring process...
My office had an open position due to a promotion. They decided to fill the position and use a generic job posting for the position. Hence I applied for the position since I was the senior person in t... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Illegaly took my bonus
I currently am a senior executive with a New York based company with my office in Scottsdale. In my employment contract which is an at will contract. It explains my bonus structure. It says any change... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-compete
I signed what is titled as "key employee agreement" with a non-compete clause stating I will not w/o company's consent engage in any employment, consulting or other business other than for the company... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I sold a business, and may face non compete litigation soon
I sold a business based in PA which sold medical alarms over the internet. The buyer is based in Ohio. As part of the sale agreement there is a 5 year non-compete provision. 1 year after signing, I wa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

"Job Elimination" two days after notification of pregnancy
I was let go of my company two days after I notified them of my pregnancy. They stated that my position had been eliminated with no other explimation. There is now a male employee that assumed the dut... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

loan officer transfer question about leads- no noncompete clause
I am opening a new mortgage office. I have a prospective loan officer who currently works for another mortgage company. There is NOT a no-compete clause, so what we want to know is can he bring his cu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My employer owes me $50K and terminated my contract
I have a employment contract with my employer. He terminated the contract without cause,and has informed me that he was not going to pay $50,000 commissions he owes plus other compensation. What would... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

My position was eliminated in July 2009 - but has now been rehired
In July 2009 my position was eliminated. I was a Food and Beverage Director. My position was recently "reinstated" and filled by one of my past associates. There seems to be no change in the duties th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Laid off
Hi, could not find anything related to my cituation. Just got laid off, been employee for 5 years. The reason they gave was elimination of my position as a result of re-org but in the same time I know... applies to New York  ·  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

No severance because of job offer
The company I worked for was sold. I was on a list of transferred employees and offered a job. The offer said comparable employeement and benefits. They were not comparable the benefits were HMO and I... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non Compete on the table after 2 years employeed
I have been employeed for the same company for 2 years and have never signed any non-compete contracts. At my 2 year mark after my employer finally had seen how valuable I had become to his company he... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Meal Breaks Replay from Employee.
I just asked a question regarding meal breaks and compensation. The response was that the employer must grant a meal break. Due to the nature of our work (monitoring satellite signals) doesn't allow u... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

rescinded employment offer and retracted resignation
I accepted an employment offer in writing from a company that has rescinded that offer because they now have a hiring freeze. I have already given a verbal resignation to my current employer. Under a ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Extending Time-bared Filing Period
What is the standard or exceptions, if any, for extending the filing time-period beyond the "filing period" (180-300 days), to file a claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act? ...what act or acti... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

First paycheck "HELD!".
My husband new employer states they will "hold" his first paycheck. It will be payed when he resigns/or is terminated. This is a small technical company....other employees confirm that thier paychecks... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

No Braids policy in workplace
I am a female who recently put braids in my hair because i work p/t in a healthspa. The humidity and steam from the jacuzzi/pool/sauna was causing my natural hair to become frizzy and difficult to mai... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Harrassment during Pregnancy
My daughter-in-law is about to have her first baby. Her employer is harrassing her in hopes that she will quit. The second-in-command admitted to her that the boss has it in for her. What rights does ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Holiday and Overtime in same week
I am classified as "salaried with overtime" so when I reach 41 hours, I am paid at 1/2 time. That stinks enough. My question is: During a holiday week for which I am paid for the holiday (as the compa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Treated unfair for falling asleep at work.
if i work for procter & gamble and have been the only one out of the shift work force in my dept who has been confronted for falling asleep.and have a diag of sleep apnea. also have been told by team ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Harrasment in the work place
I was hired by the city in Feb 2002 in a specialized feild in which i have 18 years of expereince for a better quality of life 300 miles from my hometown. After my probationary period in which i recei... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is this a hostile work enviroment and am I eligible for unemployment?
Event 1: Boss said I was not doing my job and screamed at me. Event 2:Boss asked me "am I on something". Said I am not doing my job. Blamed me for not 'tattling' on co-worker for not connecting scanne... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to take an hour lunch when the policy and all others are made to take 45 minute lunc
We have a 45 minute lunch. Several times I've punched in 43 or 44 minutes. As punishment I was told that I would have to take 1 hour lunches. This means I lose time and this could affect my benefits. ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

what are my options if my company is using me to help with outsourcing
My company is working with an outside company which will provide digital imaging and workflow. This company will receive invoices via e-mail, scan, fax, pdf or mail from out vendors and route them ele... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

do I need a sick day for a 1 day absences
I contacted my direct supervisor the night before stating I would not be in the following day. My supervisor responded "that it was not a problem" his supervisor then required a dr's note. I was out f... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is an employer required to give an employee restroom breaks, when the privilege is being abused?
At my workplace there is an employee who takes the "average" restroom breaks that any one else does, but also takes 3-4 additional breaks a day that are an extended period. The employee will come into... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer curses, screams and belittles - what's the law?
Is it against the law for an employer to curse, scream and belittle you in front of all your coworkers? I've been called names from scumbag to f**ing bitch and I would just like to know the laws on th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

No compete clause in ultrasound
I currently work for a mobile ultrasound company that provides services in the Youngstown, Warren, Akron/Canton areas as well as some of the other surrounding areas. I have been offered a job at anoth... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Physical Harassment -
Dear Mel, I work on a construction site as a Superintendent. Our owner has been and continues to be physically violent with all of the male staff. I have witnessed him punching and pushing our General... applies to California  ·  2 answers

salary cuts
The school I work for is cutting all employee salaries by 6% starting next month. We all have written agreements which state our salary for the year. Is this legal? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Stop Payment on a Paycheck
I work for a recruiting firm that the owner of the company was getting evicted from his building is very derogatory to all his employees and leads by intimidation. As of Monday everyone in the office ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

assault in the work place by a department head
What legally can be done when an employee is physically assaulted by a department head in the work place? The employee is suffering from depression and anger and it will not shake off. applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Agreement
In my fourth year working for a company, I was asked to sign a non-compete agreement. Every year, our company gives a Christmas bonus. The agreement was tied to receiving this year's bonus as the comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Wrongful dismissal
Working as a contractor at two different sites, I was "dismissed" from the assignment based on false allegations and no follow up to my rebuttal pertaining to the allegations. I have now been out of w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can an employer prohibit employees from comparing personnel evaluations and salary increases?
My employer's Code of Conduct forbids employees to share information about about annual performance evaluations and salary increases: i.e., I cannot say to a co-worker "I received a 2 rating and a 3% ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is there a way I can protect myself from a boss who is targeting me?
I complained to HR on three occasions regarding my boss. The third time I went to them was due to my boss finding out I had complained twice before and she had begun retaliating against me. She is sti... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

If an employer lies to an applicant during the job interview/hiring process what can be done?
I had been working at my previous job for many years. Over the past year I had been looking for a new job that contained 3 specific features: shorter commute, better salary and no travel. I had an int... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Can my company pass over me for a promotion when I have 35 years experience for someone who has none
I have been in Display for many years. My store was closed so I transferred to another branch. After a few years, the lead position came open. They hired a man with no Display experience and no manage... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

I got 4 weeks of Severence pay, when should I apply for Unemployment
I was working for one company till Aug 9th and my new job started only on Sep 16. Then I was let go with Oct 28th being my last day for budget issues. I am getting 4 weeks of severence pay and I had a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Consideration: (which we already have) access to trade secrets, customers, data, and good will.
I have worked for my company for 8 years. Now, they want me to sign a non-compete agreement? Is this agreement enforceable? Should I negotiate? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Termination for making a few data entry errors with nothing to tie back to
I have taken a new position at my company. I have been an employee for 10 years. In this new position I have had little to no training from my supervisors or guidance. I know that I have made a few mi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

employee keeps changing "intent of contract", entitlement for rentention bonus
in anticipation of a company splitting, i was given a contract as VP of the new copmany to be formed. After contract signed, the decision was made not to form new copmany but close. Now other part of ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay for Part Time employees
With the closing of our plant, we were told we would receive severance pay, one week for each year of service. I started my employment here full time. After the birth of my son, I accepted a part time... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Position eliminated in merger - Am I entitled to severance?
I am a female executive in a company that is about to make a major acquisition. I was notified on Friday that as part of this acquisition, my position is being eliminated and my product line dropped. ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Required to repay relocation if job is different than agreed?
I'm an at will employee of a North Carolina firm, working in St. Louis, MO. When I agreed to join the firm, my employment was contingent upon my signing a contract stating that I would repay the firm ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Arizona's - "Right to Work" vs "Non-Compete"
Non-Compete question: I'm an employee working from my home in Phoenix, AZ. My employer is in St. Louis MO. and they would like for me to sign a non-compete after 3yrs of being employed.. they say that... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Retaliation
I filed a discrimination charge against my company with the EEOC on September 2002. And on June 2003, I was demoted without an explanation at all. I would like to know what to do next. If I should go ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

AM I RESPONSABLE FOR MAINTANCE OF MY BOSS TRUCK
I DROVE A COMPANY TRUCK AND THE WINDSHELD GOT SCRATCH. IT WAS NOT MY FAULT. THE WINDSHELD WIPER BLADE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE WIPER BLADE WAS WAREN OUT. I,VE ONLY HAD THE TRUCK FOR THREE MONTHS MY ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Laid Off
I am writing on behalf of my son (my son has Asperger's Disorder, a high-end form of Autism). He worked part-time for CVS for 11 months. He had no disciplinary or any other problems at work. Since Jul... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Sexual Harassment.
I have had several conversations with my supervisor concerning new restrictions he has placed on my access to our accounting system. Keep in mind I have been with this company 4 years and have seen bo... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Same job description w/different job title, less pay, and less benefits
Can an employer hire 2 people to do the same job but have them classified differently where one employee would receive less pay and less benefits? applies to Texas  ·  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

Not allowed to touch the babies cause we're black
I reported my supervisor for using slang ratial remarks about me and my co-workers. We work in a hospital department of about 16 employees. It is our everyday duties to draw blood on our patients. We ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I found a letter from my boss offering my job to somebody else
Two months ago i found my job in the newspaper my boss denial ,yesterday I was working late i found a letter offering my job to someone else I call sick today I dont know what to do? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

is there leverage ? (perhaps media publicity)
i was assured of a comparable position with the company that acquired my former employer of 13 years. i relied on those promises now to my detriment. I have chosen to leave and has asked for the sever... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Never signed a contract
I was laid off from a Pa facility due to downsizing.The corporate office decided to consolidate all operations to one facility in New Hampshire.At the time off lay off, the owner told me that I would ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

No support from corporate.
I was verbally abused and threatened by a customer. Customer called corporate, corporate said they did not care what the customer said, customer got rushed service and I believe for free. How much is ... 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

Pay after giving resignation
IF i gave my resignation on Monday and On tuesday they tell me that my services is no longer needed are they entitled to pay me up til my resignation date? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My Sales Manager gets demoted and takes my job.
My question concerns "bumping". I was laid off in a force reduction at my software company. I was a sales rep. My sales manager was demoted and took my job and sales territory (in New York City - the ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for performance two months after successfully accomplishing a performance test?
Two months ago my employer gave me a performance test. Three tasks were assigned to me that I had to accomplish in 2 weeks. I was able to accomplish those within the time and have the documented proof... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can my salary be docked?
I started to work for small company in January 2010 as a temp. I was hired in May 2010 as a permanent employee. At the time I was told that I would be salary exempt and if I worked overtime I would no... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

unpaid wages
I live in Cleveland OH and my employer lives in Las Cruces, NM. I have a written contract for two years of employment at a set wage, payable monthly. Last year my employer asked that I defer my wages ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Terminated for having baby
During the last week of my maternity leave, my boss called me at home to inform me that he was going to have to "let me go" because " with the baby we don't feel that you'll be able to give us everyth... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can 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

Employer is appealing the initial determination that I was discharged without just cause, What now?
I was laid off from a job that I had worked 8+ years on 2/28. Since I had been warned of the layoff I was able to secure a new job that began in March. The description I was given of the job duties ch... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer change my position from part time to full time
I have been working at my company for 10 years. The last 5 of those years have been part time (24 hrs per week). I was told on Monday that they no longer want part timers and that I can come full time... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Severance pay for some, but not all - Fair or Unfair?
I was recently laid off after nearly 8 years with my former company. I did not receive any severance pay, and I understand that it is not a right to receive it. I am concerned, however, that other emp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

non compete & pay issues
I worked for a company called XXX for 15 years. I left this company to become employed by another company that sold the same type of services.. In 2002 I returned to my former employer XXX & continued... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

Retaliation?
Recently I contacted the GM of the company I work for on behalf of other employees. The Office Manager in our office as well as another member of managemnt had been making derogatory comments about so... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer fires at will to avoid paying BIG commisions
Can an employer promise (in writing) to pay a 10% commission on sales (expecting salesperson to sell $2 mil) , but when salesperson overachieves to the tune of 15 mil, the employer fires the salespers... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Liability of new ER in regards to hiring ee with non compete
Does an employer have any liability if they know of a non compete agreement that an applicant has and they hire the applicant anyway. I know it is bad business of course but I am trying to explain wha... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

Can Executive Grade employees be discriminated in amount of payment of Severance Pay.
My company is being taken over by another company. To save the jobs of employees, current management has approved a Severance / Compensation Policy for Executive Cadre employees of Grade 7 to Grade 14... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Fabricated document
My current boss threatened to fire me and had said that if i tried to claim unemployment he would fabricate a document that stated that i had missed a large number of work days and also had come in la... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retalitation Claim
I was recently released from my position. The reason sited was inconsistant/poor performance. A week prior to being released I had made a complaint to Human Resources regarding my immediate Supervisor... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

The proper procedure for terminating a Village Administrator was flagrantly ignored.
Approx. 18 months ago I was dismissed from my job as a Village Administrator in Chauncey, OH., for the reason that the new mayor wanted a more "physical" administrator. I lost my leg in a farm acciden... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Overtime vs Docked pay for a non-exempt Salaried Employee
I'm on salary, but my boss says that any overtime worked is "voluntary" and we need pre-approval before earning overtime pay (although its never been approved in the 2 years I've been here). She said ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Is this Harassment?
I am accused of saying a coworker dressed like "a crack ho" 3 weeks ago to another coworker. I do not remember saying it but someone told her I said it and she has gone to HR and is pressing the issue... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Waiting period to rehire?
I was recently terminated from my job. I was told the termination was not based on performance but that the position was eliminated due to a reorganization in the department and my skills did not fit ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I able to pursue a lawsuit for wrongful termination while receiving unemployment benefits?
I was terminated from my employment while on an approved documented medical leave. A few days later, I applied for unemployment benefits and was determinate eligible. On the day that I was expecting t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my company be held liable for my continued harassment?
I have worked for the company for two years and suffer from continued harassment on many levels to the point where I don't know how much longer I can go on, with no help from the human resources dept.... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Client/Employer purchased my credit report without my permission
I'm a software contractor. Three days after beginning a contract the client called me into their office and asked me to explain some negatives on my credit report that were over 3 years old. Do I have... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

how do you fight a union that says nothing to grieve?
retail grocery-front end manager-in union-8 years-union book says cannot demote without just cause-they tranfered and demoted me- in title -not salary-they say i have nothing to grieve and its not a d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I still collect benefits if i didn’t call the payroll company within 24hrs of separation?
hi, I was working for a company that closed down on Jan. 7th 2011, but 4 months before closing they switched payroll companies. I filled for unemployment and now the payroll company is trying to appea... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Would there be any legal consequences if I do work for 2 competitors at the same time ?
I do not work with confidential information, I do not have any relation with account management, clients or suppliers or any other case that would affect any of the 2 companies business but I have sig... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is a 28% pay cut (or you can quit) grounds for constructive discharge?
Should I call an employment attorney? My boss informed me I may no longer have the position I occupy with no reference to any performance issues; he just "doesn't want" someone in the job. The job wil... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
Hello, Background: I had to sign a Non-Compete Agreement in order to work at my previous company. I had told the owner that I was uncomfortable signing it, but he said it was just part of the "new hir... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

violation of company policy, can i fight and win
My employer has demoted me and cut my salary by $7000 8 days prior to giving me written reason as to why the demotion was warranted. The boss spoke with me but I told her that I disputed the action. O... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I work in Florida, what are the laws in regards to PTO payout?
I worked for a company that was going through a lot of financial issues. They reduced our work week to 4,8 hours days to save money. I have since found another job and have PTO owed to me. They are no... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can my employer pay severance to my coworker but not to me?
My coworker received a severance pay when he was laid off a month ago. I was laid off last week and received none. I have been working longer than him. Can my employer choose to whom they give severan... applies to Rhode Island  ·  1 answer

Was I wrongfully terminated?
I was terminated from my employment without an explanation. I was contacted by my manager and told that I was on administrative leave due. She then explained to me that I would be contacted by the HR ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Change of Payday
Pay day question. Employed 35 yrs for an N E Ohio company that is a union shop. Pay is based on 2 weeks work, payed out historicaly on following Thursday (1 day early)even though 'official' payday is ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

i quit and hours cut from 5.97 to 5.15 is this legal
i quit my jobs because of difficulties with my manger. she didnt accept my notice of only 9 days. she would only take the full 14. she told me she was cutting my pay to 5.15 if i gave the notice. i co... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Can a employment lawyer help me if I was falsely accused
I was falsely accused for some thing I did not do. I saw the person that did the act. The manager falsely accused me of stealing gas from the companies gas card I told them who was taking the gas card... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Filing Law Suit
After I filed charges with the EEOC, it took approximately six months before the investigation was started. After an investigation is completed and the case is dismissed, issuing a Right To Sue letter... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Return of corporate assets: mobile employees
An employee is issued a company owned computer when hired but does not sign any form stating that the computer is a company owned asset, upon termination the employee does not return the asset, does t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Working many hours over salaried agreement
My husband was a salaried employee with the agreement being 50 hours a week for $35,000 per year. He consistently worked 7 days a week upwards of 60-70 hrs per week and on occasion even more hours. He... applies to New York  ·  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

Can I start a company as I am on H1?
can I start a company as I am on H1? if so how? and what kind of company can I start? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

non-compete clause - promotions
Can my employer make a promotion (into management) contingent on me signing a non-compete clause? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer force me to split my shift ?
I work retail and in years past since black Friday can be horrendous, they have asked if anyone would volunteer for a split shift or be able to stay more than 8 hours and some have complied with the r... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Harassment through poor performance reviews
I am an engineer in a manufacturing facility. I have had unprovoked and unfair performance reviews (3). What are my rights to get these revoked? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

my stop payment
I was working for a firm in Fifth ave 47th st. on july 2nd i told my employer that i am quiting my job and gave him a 30 days notice. my status there was H1 visa. In return he got wild on me and start... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Separation from a company,
I was just "separated" from a company that I had been with for 4 years. It was out of the blue, I had no idea it was coming. I wasn't on any improvement plan or anything like that. I received 5 weeks ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Discrimination Harassment Retaliation
Because an individual is employed by an At Will Employer and basically no explanatin is necessary for an employee's severance fromm service, is it possible to challenge a lay off using Tort Law? Can T... applies to New York  ·  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

An employee terminated for just cause is accusing me of age and race discrimination
What can I do if I have be wrongfully accused of age and race discrimination? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Equal Pay Discrimination?
I apologize, but I removed the details in case my employer is lingering around these boards. Thank you everyone for responding. applies to California  ·  1 answer

shouldn't I receive a severance pay
Co. moved to another state , gave help and sev pkgs to all employees losing jobs. I was given a paper-my job was not affected. laid off, rtnd to work to do a different job, less work & OT. Made consid... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

cut in pay legal without notice
I am a auto technician and recently my pay was cut from $19/hr to $18.63 due to recent experation of my certifications. Is the company allowed to do this? I am scheduled to take the tests in Nov. Othe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Did I commit defamation?
I work for a small firm of about 10 people. I had a situation where the Vice President of my company took a new female employee to lunch for 3.5 hours and when they came back were completely drunk. Th... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

NSF paychecks getting to be a habit
My employer (a lawyer) keeps issuing me bad paychecks drawn on his attorney business account. When I take my weekly paycheck to his bank to cash it (I no longer take a chance on depositing it to my ch... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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
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

Question about employment law
I will be entering law school next year and very interested in employment law. I wanted to know where employment lawyers are usually employed or are they mainly in private practice? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is it legal to require 30 days notice before resignation?
My wife is about to start a job, but they want her to sign a contract that says she will give them 30 days notice before quitting. She is only a secretary, so she isn't in a hard to replace position. ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

can they make me go back to the job i had
what if my fce says clearly this patient does not meet the requirements for return to work applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Age discrimination
My son was terminated 3 days after having started his employment with his company. Reason he was to young. He was hired by the General Manager at his site for a part- time summer job. The corporate di... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-compete in NY
Hi, I previously worked without a non-compete for Company A which filed for bankruptcy. An employee of this company secretly informed all the consultants that Company A was going out of business and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Falsely accused Sexual Harrassment
I enjoyed read your website. I am in Texas and have found so much about Sexual Harassment but little or nothing about what happen or what case law is about those innocent-falsely accused it is as if i... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Non-compete Clause Valid?
My division is in the procees of being acquired. The new employer required all "transitioning" employees to sign a non-compete clause even though the official transition date is not until April 1, 200... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

My employer is reducing my pay a dollar based on two reasons that are untrue, can she do this?
First reason is that I do not do the inventory anymore,and the fact is that I got a dollar raise in July, 2012 and I started the inventory in Nov. 2012. I never got a raise to do inventory. Secondly, ... applies to Arizona  ·  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

large company demanding unpaid labor from employees; possible class action
I work for a large test-prep company teaching classes for high school students. I am paid as an hourly employee. I took an assignment to proctor an exam for four hours at $10/hr. After accepting the j... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My employer is trying to force me to resign through extreme micro-management
I was hired as a mid-level Manager. I was then subsequently given the responsibilites of my previous Director without a promotion or pay increase; i.e. the scope of my responsibilities changed dramati... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

change from commission to salary and territory increase
I signed a non-compete 9 1/2 yrs ago the agreement was mentioned after I was hired and i was paid 25.00 to sign it or i would be terminated. Company recently changed the compensation package from comm... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Broken-Footed Worker being pressured to stay home
I work for a contract company, within a school district. Ten days ago I broke my foot at home. I immediately told my employer and the personell school district I work in. No one was sent to help me. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can they reduce salaries as well as lay off employees?
My employer (located in New York State) is having some financial difficulties. As a result the company is now reducing all salaried employees' pay by 18% for the next 7 weeks as well as shutting down ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it wrong to attempt to obtain employment from a comapny that paid you severence pay years ago?
Approximately, 4 years ago, my husband signed a severence agreement with the company he worked for. Currently, this same company, has several open employment positions. We were curious if it would be ... applies to California  ·  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

Replacing a laid off employee
If my employer lays me off, can they then legally hire someone else to do the same job I was doing? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What qualifies as tardy in NC, and what disciplinary action is allowable?
Hourly worker, verbally notified that they would be "written up" for their next tardy. Said employee was 2 minutes late. What qualifies as tardy, 2 minutes, 5, is there a "grace" amount for NC? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

RESCINDED RESIGNATION NOT ACCEPTED
I RESIGNED FROM MY JOB RECENTLY BECAUSE MY SUPERVISOR WAS VERY NASTY TO ME AT A TEAM MEETING. I RESIGNED ON MY MANAGER'S VOICEMAIL (MY MANAGER WASN'T THE ONE THAT WAS NASTY, THE SVP IN CHARGE OF OUR D... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was laid off and then replaced...
About a year ago I was laid off along with 800 others from a large Pharma company. It was explained to me that my position had been permanently eliminated. About 2 months after the layoff someone was ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

required meetings without pay
I am a college student and I work as a waitress to pay my bills as I further my education. My employer requires that everyone attend one or two meetings twice a month on a Saturday afternoon when the ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is this non compete enforcable?
My employer is offering to move me into an office position after 11 yrs. I have been working in the office here and there for about 2 yrs now. Now they are offering to train me in sales. In order to m... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Mental and verbal abuse & harassment
I worked for a small company-10 employees in the office svereal hundred in the field. My boss was the owner-I reported to him. A mean, nasty little man who for 11 months bitched at me constantly--I co... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to lower the required min quals of jobs for employees vs ext cands
Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. I have the following questions as a Non-Union, Non-Civil Service, New York State Government Employer: Is it legal to lower the required minimum qu... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

harrassment
recently i was informed by one of my employees that another employee was planning on filing a harrassment lawsuit against me personally for alleged "verbal harrassment". I informed this employee to te... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

Will discrimination attorneys work on a contingency?
Age discrimination was the motivatig factor in my recent termination (age 66), Are there emloyment lawyers in the Chicago area who will work on a contingency fee basis? Thanks. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

first step with wrongful termination when less than 15 employees
I was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about unlawful discrimination-I gave written notice to my boss explaining my intent to quit in 15 days if he didn't show some willingness to ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

recieved less severance as a manager than a supervisor with a difference in 3 years service
I was given a seperation agreement to sign after my position was eliminated and provided 12 weeks of severance, when another supervisor recieved 8-month severance. I ask to be provided with the severa... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

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

non-compete
I have worked for a company for 5 years. They are now asking me to sign a non-compete agreement. Can I refuse without getting terminated? Thanks applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

was I wrongfully terminated
I was terminated they say for sexual harassment, by a student who claimed I tired to grab her and kiss her, the director of my department state it was base on pass history, but I never had any inciden... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Unfair treatment and termination
Let me start from the beginning, My husband and I worked for the same company, he was there for 13 years and I was there for 12 years, we helped to buld the company, nobody else there has been there f... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do We Have The Possibility Of A Case In Which To Negotiate/Sue For Severance Pay?
Hello- In advance, we'd like to thank the attorneys who take the time to read and answer this query. Our company has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Our location was one of many announced as... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Termination
Are IT techs discriminated in california? Meaning - it seem an IT staff is exempt from employer policies when it comes to corrective action. Termination is what takes place unless you are buddies with... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I want to know if I have a case?
Hi Mel , I have worked at a restraunt for 5 years as a host and cleanning in the mornings, when I cleaned in the mornings I would get harrassed to no end! was called very bad names and was tripped,pun... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Relocation contract
I have recently taken a position where the last manager was promoted. I signed a 12 month relocation contract where I am responsible for part of my relocation if I resign prior to a year of service. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

did not know of non-compete until first day of work
I went to work for a company with a salry agreed upon with no mention of any typoe of contract or non-compete. The first day I show up and a contract is put in front of me to sign. In it is a non-comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Typical Length of Time at one client
I have a quick question regarding the testing for independent contractor v. Employee Status. I have reviewed the IRS 20-factor test for determining if an individual can be an independent contractor. A... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Do I have a chance to fight this?
I was a salaried employee. Without warning or reason, my pay was cut about $12,000. I was cut from salary and put on hourly. I also went from a full-time position to a part time position, working 25 -... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Illegal termination ?
Approx. 1 month ago was terminated from employment..."Due to reorganization within XXX, the position held by Mr. "X" is no longer essential and has been eliminated". It now turns out that a "downsized... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination due to appropriate use of computer
My employer set up computers at my jobsite for billing. Staff at the jobsite share the same computer. When the system was set up, I asked my supervisor what would happen if someone used it inappropria... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

harassment
I work in a family owned business and was falsely accused of having a sexual relationship with my employer's husband. Do I have legal grounds to sue for defamation creating a hastall work inviorment, ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete Confidentiality Agreement
My position as a Personal Assistant was recently eliminated by ABC. I have been approached about the same type of position with another company XYZ. XYZ is a client of my former company. ABC provides ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can I be forced to take a wage cut?
My employer has told me that they can no longer afford my salary and would like me to take a permanent 20% pay cut. I am the only one in the organization that has been asked to take this cut. Can they... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

arbitration agreements
Hi I am Employed at a major Electronics company. I have been working here for about a 1 1/2 years and on Thursday June 20th 2002 at 11:56am I was called into my managers office at the City of Industry... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Company reloacted, offered severance unless employee agreed to relocate. Agreed but resigned later.
As a result of a merger, in September 2002, my company offered a severance package for those that did not wish to relocate in the town that the company was moving everyone which was 1200 miles away. E... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

NON-COMPETE
my husband has been working for 3 years with a NY company, IN OCTOBER OF LAST YEAR THEY STARTED TO ASK HIM TO SIGN A CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT-NON COMPETE. FINALLY A FEW MONTHS AGO THEY SAID THEY WOUL... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Pension funding dropped in partnership buyout
I have been an employee of a company for 23 years receiving funding for a pension which provided unreduced retirement benefits (with a medical benefit) at age 55 for me. Four years ago I took a positi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

termination for refusal to sign non-compete not supported by consideration
I had been working for a company for about 2 years and out of no where I was aked to sign a non-compete agreement. I did a little reaserch and found out in PA a non-compete has to be supported by cons... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

terminated before probationary period ends
Is a non-compete agreement enforceable when an employee is terminated before they complete a company's probationary period of 3 month's? Is this legal ground to make it unenforceable? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is my doctor's return from LOA request unreasonable for my employer?
I am having an employment related issue at one of America’s largest companies. I am a manager at the company and a victim of overt gender discrimination from a district level manager. The situation ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Truth-in-Hiring what are my rights?
I was interviewed by a company for a position and was hired the same day. I was advised that we would currently be in a call queue, they were hoping until the end of December but that it may not happe... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination for sexual harassment
My husband was the construction superintendent at a subdivision. He supervised a crew of 3 construction assistants. A young lady was recently hired to handle customer service. She was not getting alon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Are agreements not to re-hire lawful?
The following is included in my severance pay agreement: Future employment: You agree you will not seek future employment with the company, or its affiliated entities, subsidiaries, divisions, success... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I don't want false and damaging statements in my file.
My manager at work has attempted to issue me a written warning that will become part of my permanent personnel file. The document states that she monitored a telephone conversation between myself and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Travel Policy
If an employer has a travel policy that states: "All travel time is to be paid at straight time." and defines travel time as: "Time in excess of your 40-hour work week." are they violating the overtim... applies to Ohio  ·  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

What are my rights to keep false statements out of my personnel file?
My manager at work has attempted to issue me a written warning that will become part of my permanent personnel file. The document states that she monitored a telephone conversation between myself and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

treated unfairly?
I signed a non-compete the day before I started. There are many employees that have been there 20+years, are doing the same thing I'm doing, and was not asked to sign a non-compete. They are leaving t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

forced on call
I have asked this question and did not get an answer yet. Can a nursing home single out one shift to be on call? The home I work at has done this to 7-3 and no other shift and at least 5 CNA don't hav... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Working from home
I have a question....I have on several occasions work from home with my former supervisor on several occasions for different reasons and now other staff that get to do this as well. I have a new boss ... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Employer compliance with personnel policies
Does an employee have any recourse when the employer is violating it's own personnel policies? Specifically, not providing performance evaluations and not providing the necessary tools and information... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Marital Status Discrimination
I, along with 10 staff in my office, relocated from the UK in November 2001. My employer decided to convert our salaries from UK Net to US Net, rather than from UK Gross to US Gross. Because I am marr... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Verbally Abusive boss.
So first off let me say, I enjoy my job. I get networking connections that i would not normally get at any other place, which is the reason why i want to stay. However my boss is verbally abusive, so ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Job Elimination
On June 26 2008 I was told that my job was eliminated. I was offered a severance package or I could stay on with the company in a different position. I chose the other position, and still with the sam... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Employer Threats
I found out that my employer was not paying me what we had agreed to in the interview. I went to him and he adjusted my salary and called it a raise. I bought up the subject of the raise. He said that... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Co-worker w/same title makes a lot more money
I am an Oracle Database Administrator just hired (2 months ago) by a large company in my area. I was hired at 90K/yr. Another DBA was hired on the same day. Although we have the same title, we are "ex... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is this retaliation or discrimination?
I was recently "Laid-Off" and the company I work for said it was due to lack of work (Construction CO). I found out through co-workers that the same day they laid me off they hired a male employee at ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

money owed on promised raise?
Am owed money for the months I waited for a raise granted in nov. 2000 but not received until may 2001? I was promised I would get my raise and the retro after the "new system" was in place...I receiv... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harrasment
I worked for a wireless retailer for ten years. About six months after my employment began I was given more and more responsibilities and within a year I was running the entire company. The organizati... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Training replacement after being laid off
My company is relocating the accounting dept and we are all losing our jobs. However 80% of my job is now going to be kept here in the office I now work in but they asking me to train someone else her... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

sexual harassment what can I do
Hi I was working for this company for about 9 months this other female kept harassing me and called me names on servale actions I told the boss who is also the owner he did nothing, it happened again ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case?
I worked for a company in Staten Island from 2002-2005 and was treated unfairly. The employer, knowingly, treated me as an independent contractor from the start to avoid in paying necessary taxes and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

mistreated and misjudged
is it legal for an employer to set up a video camera and not only tape the video,but also the audio without your permission? also, i was terminated because the father of my daughter did not want to pa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Severance Policey - Descrimination or not?
I work in IT that will probably be outsourced. I would like to know if this is descrimination. I had been employed there for 21 years and due to my pay scale I will receive 1 weeks pay X 16 weeks. Ano... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Compensation
I filed a complaint with the EEOC regarding discrimination against my former employer. I was terminated from my job and a person of another race was unfairly moved into my position. The EECO has filed... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Worried to be terminated I used racial harassment instead of racial discrimination.
I was a contract worker for Medical manufacturing company for 6 months. I filed a discrimination case against the company through EEOC. The Medical Company denies my allegations and denies that I was ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What does it take to prove Constructive Discharge
I've been subjected to constant harassment by my boss all year. He made me the project leader at the start of the year on several large projects (everyone else had hardly anything close), then pressur... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Salary or Hourly??????
I am paid on a salary basis. I do not get over time if I work over 40 hours. I was informed recently that my boss does not pay for sick or holiday time. However, he did not let that be known until he ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

worker's comp discrimination lawyer
i am in need of a worker's comp discrimination lawyer applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Discrimination case wrongly dismissed by EEOC
I filed a discrimination case with the EEOC. It was dismissed. The written admittance of discrimination is clear but was ignored. The extensive evidence does not corrulate with the dismissal. I have a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

discrimination, unequal pay, unsafe work conditions etc
An incident happened to me at work on sept 21st that was reported to the manager and area manager. A poster was put up depicting 2 Gay people (one was elton john the other unknown) and a coworker told... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

State and Federal laws with respect to damages
It is my belief that I was terminated seven months ago due to my reserve military obligation. I feel there is a clear-cut USERRA discrimination case. I have pursued the matter via the Department of La... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what can i do if my union did not respond to my call after i was fierd
i called my union four days after i was termanated and the union rep did not contact me until it was too late. He then informed me that I had 7days to be represented and by the time he called back the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I have purchased a business.
I purchased a business from a family. The son and grandson of the people I purchased my business from have opened an competing business in the same city. The son has contacted several of my customers.... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Enplyer won'
My employer won't put me on payroll on the claim that I am not an employee, but a consultant. I certainly *am* an employee. What can I do to make my employer comply? Is there a governmental department... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Lay-off and 2 year non-compete agreement
I work for a large chemical company and signed a non-compete clause which forbids me from working for ANY other company in any business in which my current company does business/sells product for 2 ye... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to participate in after hours social events?
My boss uses the fact that I won't participate in after hour social events (drinking at bars etc) on my annual reviews which affects my pay. What recourse do I have (if any)? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Female discrimination
I have been in a customer service "supervisory" position with a company for close to 2 years with the understanding that I would be promoted to manager (I have 10 years prior managerial experience).Af... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Abusive Boss...is it harassment?
I would like to know if the Employment At Will Doctrine is still in effect. I deal with the most difficult boss anyone would wish to have. I remain calm, but eventually the stress is going to get the ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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