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non-compete / lawsuit
My husband 35 years old had a heart attack on the job due to stress he was not allowed by his boss to collect workman's comp. I opened the same type of business as my husbands former employer of 14 ye... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

i had to quit due to being replaced and offered lower paying position
I quit a job of 6 years after employer "reorganized" and made all staff reapply for positions they previously held. I did not qualify for my position after reorganization due to educational requiremen... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I be entitled to Unemployment Benefits due to Hostile Work Environment?
I feel that based on the description of a "Hostile Work Environment" I should be entitled to Unemployment benefits if I quit my job. I truly feel I have no other option. I am the only woman that works... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I be entitled to Unemployment Benefits due to Hostile Work Environment?
I feel that based on the description of a "Hostile Work Environment" I should be entitled to Unemployment benefits if I quit my job. I truly feel I have no other option. I am the only woman that works... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I make her responsible for lost employment and wages??
I recently quit a postion as Manager of a Self Storage facility with a 90day notice. I had problems with the owners daughter-in-law which she left in charge with her threat management. Iam now looking... applies to California  ·  2 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

Discriminatoin
Thank you for your response to my question concerning the disrimination of employees and commission. Unfortunatly I was correct that when I went into work today for confronting him that I would be ter... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unemployment benfits for quitting
I have worked for for same company 15 yrs. As a Quality Manager. 2 years ago we were bought by large corp. The turnover has been trememndous. I am doing mutiple jobs, working 12-14 hrs a day. We have ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

had to quit job due to homeless
lost apt im homeless other shifts taken by seniority no bus service @ midnight homeless shelter full applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

Verbal agreement to
I signed a "payback sign on bonus" agreement if I voluntarily quit within two years for my previous employer. For various reasons, including harassing email's from a fellow employee (which HR said the... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Due but unpaid sales commission
As Director of Business Development, we earn a direct 10-14% sales commission on any product sold. However, due to the way our products are delivered, a certain % of that sales commission is paid up f... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

Breach of contract?
Well i worked at Domino's Pizza for almost one year and my wife worked there for 7 months. After management changed my wife was let go and due to the situation, management thought that I was going to ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can I get unemployment if I quit?
I have been at my job for 2 years and about 8 months ago I got a new boss, we started seeing each other. I was a manager and while dating him I recieved 2 raises and amazing evuals. After a few arguem... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

I quit my job and got paid at minimum wage
I quit my job without giving two weeks notice and my employer paid me at minimum wage, is this legal, do i have a case? Yes it is written in the employee handbook but i didnt read the handbook. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I signed letter of intent to for another agency and quit other job. Do I have legal re-course
Signed letter of intent with another agency. They assured me I was in like Flynn. After I quit other job they withdrew offer & hired less qualified candididate. applies to Kansas  ·  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

If i quit my job, can my boss reduce my last paycheck to minimum wage?
My husband is ready to quit his current job but he heard that if he quits or even give his 2 week notice that his last paycheck will be at state minimum wage and not his regular pay. Is the employer a... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can I collect Unemployment due to forced resignation?
I recently lost my RN license for 1 year and therefore was asked to resign from both of my nursing jobs. I did not quit, but the stipulations of the career Im in require an RN state license. By beiing... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

Truth in hiring Steak N Shake Brunswick, GA
My son was hired for full-time employment. It is an hour away and he had to buy uniforms and attend unpaid training. They gave him less than 10 hours per week andwere doing this to other employees. He... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Is my employer creating a hostile work environment, or our they discriminating against me?
I have worked for a small company (around 20 employees) for 11 years. I found out i was pregnant 2 months ago and informed them that when time comes i won't be able to perform some of my job( which th... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Cut wages, If I quit, do I still get severence?
I am an V.P. of an Ohio based company. Due to lack of funding, everyone in the company was put on a mandatory lay-off for 3 weeks. At that time, it was verbally said that those employees that would go... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

I resigned my position am I entitled to unemployment compensation.
Am I entitled to Texas unemployment compensation if I quit my job in an office after over 10 years? I am almost to retirement age with several health problems. Due to stress and repeated demands to wo... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

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

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

when should i get my last paycheck?
In the state of California, what is the time frame in which a last paycheck has to be given to the former employee if they quit. I've heard its 48 -72 hours after they quit. Can you help me out here? applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Forced to face insults and harrassment without pay
I worked for a company through a staffing firm. I was hired as a sales rep. I performed exceptionally. The company had terrible customer service policies and I continually got cussed at by customers a... applies to Texas  ·  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

is dening me a job because im disabled discrimination?
i worked for a company ,i quit out of fear that i may loose my job, i whent and talked to the management about why i left the job , and i was told that they didn't have any positions for me at that ti... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

commissions owed/non compete valid
i went to work for an insurance agency owned by my brother. i signed a three year non-compete contract that also spelled out my salary,commission and benefits. i left a good job in an unrelated field ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

My boss cut my hours. Can I quit and apply UI?
My boss cut my hours about 3 weeks ago. And he said that he still has some jobs for me but he does not know when he gets the jobs. So, whenever he gets more jobs he would call me. After 2 weeks withou... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Re: Mandatory overtime
Let me rectify the mandatory overtime question...upon trying to negotiate with the supervisor about the overtime, (stating that I could not do it due to a lot of off work obligations this week)I was t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

white female choosen over black females?
only white female in shop. took test paseed but not given job. mgmt appointed position to black females who recived training to do appoitned job. Most of appointed jobs held for 10 years or more. I kn... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

white female choosen over black females?
only white female in shop. took test paseed but not given job. mgmt appointed position to black females who recived training to do appoitned job. Most of appointed jobs held for 10 years or more. I kn... applies to Maryland  ·  0 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

unemployment benefits eligibility
I worked for a company for just under 1 year.Our paychecks came from a different company. I was layed off due to down-sizing.I've been collecting unemployment benefits for 3 months. I got a letter in ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is it valid if you quit on your second day?
I signed an offer of employment letter, started a job, and quit on the 1st half of my second day. I got an offer for a better job, the new job was as a sales manager and what I left to go do was Opera... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

WHAT ARE MY LEGAL RIGHTS ?
I have been working for this company for almost six years. Last year, I was promoted into management and was sent to Illinois Upon my arrival, it was clear that things were not going to work out.I hav... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Looks like I am being forced to quit!!! Do I have to pay relocation?
Hello, I joined a company 6 months ago and they paid for my relocation with 1 year contract that if I quit or they fire me I have to pay the relocation expenses back . I would never ask this question ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is this a Breach of Contract?
Well I worked at Domino's Pizza for almost one year and my wife worked there for 7 months. After management changed my wife was let go and due to the situation, management thought that I was going to ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Loss of job due to inability to work with a hostile employee
I was recently released from my position in customer service. I had not quite been with the company for a year. My direct supervisor had made for a "hostile" work environment. The owner was very aware... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

severence pay
An employee did not follow proper safety procedures on a "field" job. He was told about this and a disciplinary action form was created and he signed it. Then he threw his keys, company ID, etc. on th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

Missed payroll in CA
Hello, I work for a small company (40 employees) The boss did not pay wages to any of the employees last pay period due to lack of funds. We also have collection agencies calling at all hours and have... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I get back on unemployment with the following occurrence of "just cause"?
I took a job while I was collecting unemployment after about 2 and a half months. The new job did not work out and I quit after an employee I had to work in close proximity with was hostile and did no... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Ex-Employer wants to sue me for starting my own buisness
I worked for a company for about 3 years. I filled out normal employment application and a Confidentiality agreement. That agreement was basically to ensure all company secrets remained company secret... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can a State determination be used to support a claim of discrimination?
the state of Florida found that I quit due to intolerable working conditions. They allowed me to receive unemployment benifits. Can this determination be used to support my discrimination claim with t... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

wont send me my check after being threatened(physically)
I was threatened by another employee at work which nothing was done about it..I decided to walk out an quit...tired of the harrassment.Anyhow the company sent me a letter stating they stopped my direc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My employer does not want to honor my hourly rate
Hi, I am a consultant and work for a contract house, I get paid hourly for my work. During my first year working for my employer, they deducted $Y every hour worked. The deduction was due to the fact ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Hostile work enviroment
My question concerns eligibilty for unemployment benefits. My wife has worked for a privately owned company for the past 4 years. She has been extremely successful with her sales, but was recently sev... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

The reason for termination was given as a reorganization due to WTC . Additional facts are available
I feel that I have been dicriminated against due to my age (52). I was terminated and the job was given to a younger less qualified individual. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

my boss became my lienholder and harassed me nonstop about personal issues on the job
my boss became my lienholder and for four months he and his wife would make me clock out and come into their offices to harass me about the lienholder agreement - they told me my son could not live wi... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Demoted and Pressured to Quit after insisting on receiving Promised Sales Commissions
I work for a major corporation in the Los Angeles area. In my job as a service technician we have opportunties to receive small commissions for sales referrrals (commissions are generally in the $50-$... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Large company caugt cheating me out of pay
I was off work at financial sevices company. LOA rules in company say must help my clients while off on leave. Instead the managers poached my insurance policies and other business. Refused to correct... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

2 week notices
I have never actually quit a job, but now I am about to. What are the laws on giving a two week notice? applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

HOURS REDUCED DUE TO LACK OF SUPERVISION
I WORK IN A OUTPATIENT REHAB CENTER WHERE THE PHYSICIAN NEEDS TO BE AVAILABLE IN ORDER FOR US TO PROVIDE SERVICES. DURING THE PAST YEAR WE HAD PHYSICIAN AVAILABILITY FOR TWO OF THE THREE DAYS THE REHA... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

unemployment question
My hrs were drastically cut from 40 hrs per wk to 17.5 hrs per wk and I was given a 3 day notice of this. My question is if I quit do to the fact of now I will get paid less then half of what I was ma... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Unpaid wages
A year ago I quit my job because my employer was not paying me on time. I would sometimes wait up to three weeks for a paycheck. So finally I confronted him, nothing was resolved so I then quit. As of... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Unemployment in Texas
I have been working full time as an Administrative Assistant for 2 years at the same company. I have only worked during the day from 7 am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. I was informed that due the the... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

WHITE COLLAR TO BLUE COLLAR
JOB DESCRIPION CHANGE-WILL I BE ABLE TO COLLECT UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS IF I QUIT MY JOB AT FEDEX? I'M IN THE IT DEPT, WHEN PROMOTED IN 92 MY JOB INVOLVED TRAINING CUSTOMERS ON THE COMPANY'S SHIPPING SY... applies to Texas  ·  2 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

severence pay
I recently got terminated for poor work performance after 24 1/2 years with the company, the poor work performance was due to mental impairment due to a family bereavement within 1 month previously, a... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I signed a non compete contract what to do now?
I'm a groomer been grooming for years. I started at a store in town for grooming I signed a non compete contract and now I want to quit and start my own business. The contract said I can't groom withi... applies to Florida  ·  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

Im pregnant and my job is trying to force to to take a LOA
I just found out Im pregnant. Per my company handbook I am required to tell my management ASAP due to the physical lbaor I do. (Im an EMT) So I did. I was told I had 7 days to get medical clearance fr... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

NEEDED AT HOME
I HAVE A 8 YEAR OLD SON WHICH HAS ADHD AND IS FAILING SCHOOL I NEED TO BE HOME TO GIVE HIM LOTS OF HELP CAN I QUIT MY JOB AND RECIVE UNEMPLOYMENT ? HE FIGHTS OTHER CHILDREN ETC... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Severance pay due if outsourced
I am employeed by CSC and work at a client site in Horsham PA. I was notified on Oct 31st that my position is being outsourced to a company named CC-OPS with my last day to be Nov 10th. I am promised ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Please Help Me :(
I've worked at a temporary company for the last 4 years. The new year just started, as did our vacation days (I didn't have any left from last year). The first week of the new year I took vacation bec... applies to Georgia  ·  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

Quitting job based on salary misrepresentation, is it "just cause"
I have a job in sales. When I was hired they quoted me an "average" salary I could expect based on commision. In reality I am making less than half of that amount. Is this reason "just cause" to quit ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

isn't retaliation unlawful whether or not you can prove the discrimination was unlawful
I was discriminated against because I was subjected to adverse actions which had a negative impact on my income and job security for reasons that were not performance related or justifiable by any oth... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

Not hired for job due to age discrimination
I recently interviewed with a local company for an Assist. IT Director's job. The current IT Director is leaving in a few months so this position was created to fill the Director position after an acc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a county office terminate me due to "excessive absences during a probationary period?
Was sent a termination letter stating terminated due to "excessive absences during my probationary period" and was quoted a section in the county employee manual which I never received. I was also nev... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

What is "due process" in a CBA between school employer and emoployee organization?
No employee shall be disciplined, reprimanded, suspended, or discharged without due process. What does due process mean? Is there a standard definition? Can it mirror just cause? applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Contract breach
I signed employment contract for initial training peroid and 1 year on assignment at the client site for my Pennsylvania based employer. I was on bench(without assignment on less salaries for 3.5 mont... applies to New York  ·  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

payment
I was working for a company, and I quit,and I know a manager that works for the company at a different location that I was at. Then when the manager found out that i was no longer working for the comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

concerned about my health and rights for unemployment
my employer is renting a building that has documented proof that it contains black mold. if i was to quit my job would i be able to collect unemployment, even if my employer is not paying into the sys... 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

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

Can 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

What should I expect for final pay?
I quit my previous compnay on July 1st. They are a California based compnay (head quartered in Irvine). I gave a formal resignation letter to HR, VP of Sales and Direct Manager. I know (from previous ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

my daughter was being put in for assistent GM job with sonic. her boss found out she was pregnant and looked at her stomach and said due to your "situation" you are not qualified fo the job. He tells her this after he gave her the print out for the job an
applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

my daughter was being put in for assistent GM job with sonic. her boss found out she was pregnant and looked at her stomach and said due to your "situation" you are not qualified fo the job. He tells her this after he gave her the print out for the job an
applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

My pay was cut in half so I quit. Do I receive up unemployment comp?
I have an unemployment question. My fiance has worked for a small business for 14 yrs. They have decided to reduce expenses by "offering" him a job at half the pay he's receiving now. This is the exac... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Late Pay
I have been working as a consultant (W2) for an IT outsourcing company for 4 years.In the last year we have recieved only 1 pay check on-time. We are to be paid on the 1st and 15th of every month. One... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Bounced paycheck after quitting my job
I recently quit my job on January 9th. The usual payday was every 15th of the month, which came and went without my direct deposit showing up in my account. After several emails to my former employer,... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

noncompete legal?
I recently went for a job interview and got the job, with another company that offers me 1 1/2x the salary that my current employer pays me. My current boss threatened me with saying he will take lega... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

pay cut
dear mel, two questions for you. 1.my boss recently informed me that i do a great job but he demoted me and cut my pay. do i have to accept this cut and if i quit, would i possibly be eligible for une... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

CA Unemployment & Spouse Relocation
We currently live near Los Angeles, where my husband and myself both live together. I got offered a new job, up north, over 3 hours away. My husband wants to be able to do his job from home (soon to b... applies to California  ·  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

Compensation Reduction
Employer in Pennsylvania - Employee in Connecticut Salary $63,000 cut to $30,000 without notice, paid bi-monthly - the reduced amount showed up in the bank. A partner is sending $1,000 "make up" check... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

Wages Held
I voluntarily quit my job after 10 years of service. During my tenure, I was forced to return to school to attend APICS classes and to obtain my bachelors degree. It was a part of my performance metri... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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

2 week notice given: Released early
I gave my 2 week notice on the 18th of Dec with january 1st being my last day, and to my surprise, my last day was 5 days following my notice. It was brough to my attention that they let me go early s... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

demoted, paycut, unemployment, earned vacation time pay
I have several questions. 1)I began working for my employer in 1994 as hourly (punching a clock) plus commissioned sales, I received no pay for sick or personal time. In 1998, I was placed on straight... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What should I do if my eployer fails to pay my final check?
I quit my job a few weeks ago. My final paycheck was due on Monday and should have been direct deposited to my bank account. I even contacted my back to verify that they had not received the deposit. ... applies to Texas  ·  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

Can I collect U.I. if I quit. Company changed my Pay to Commission Only.
After 3 years of employment in my sales position, my company informs me that they are changing the Sales Compensation Program from a Pay Plus Commission Program to Straight Commission with a Draw and ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

can a employer tell you have to work 12hrs or else?
Ia am employed by a company for over a year now, and benn on a 8hr shift the whole time. They told me a day and half before that I was drafted to work 12hrs. I plead my case and in the end i was force... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can a employer tell you have to work 12hrs or else?
Ia am employed by a company for over a year now, and benn on a 8hr shift the whole time. They told me a day and half before that I was drafted to work 12hrs. I plead my case and in the end i was force... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Last paycheck bounced, terminated with no pay.
I recently quit a job that I had for 9 months to work with a co-worker in a startup business that he owned. 3 months pass and I think everything is good until I see the financial papers. We lost most ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Layoff due to position elimination
In Aug. 2003 I was layed off due to elimination of my position. I was told at the time I was let go, that the position could not be reinstated to another person for 1 yr. and that if the Dr. that was ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements
I worked for "Company A" and was contracted to work for "Company B". Company B wanted to hire me as a full time employee and informed Company A of their intent. After receiving the offer letter from C... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

I am working 60-70 hours a week getting paid straight time pay NO overtime, is that wrong
I am working between 50-70 hours a week. I am on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week....unless I tell them weeks in advance that I cannot do it. I am the ONLY employee that seems to ever want to work so... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Do I have a right to earned commission?
I was in an employment contract until May 15, 2001. The employer told me I did not please them with sales and goals expectations. This was a salary and commission position. The contract stated if I de... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Member of mgmt & co is bouncing payroll checks
I am a member of management at an Ohio Company. We have frequent issues with paychecks being returned for NSF. Although I am not aware of the bank account status at any time, I am concerned that I cou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is a Non-compete valid if I am still in my probationary period?
I resigned my job to accept this position. I was not informed of NCA until say I started. I was not paid what they told me I would make, I quit after 45 days. I was still in prob. period. they were to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I sue over breach of agreement on status of rehire when my job was eliminated?
After 10 years my job with a Fortune 100 company was eliminated due to downsizing. I was given a period of time to apply and secure another position within the company prior to a termnation date. I ap... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

I need some help please
I was wondering if you could tell me if I should pursue a case against my ex-employers. I walked into an office with no staff manager etc....I was hired as the administrative assistant...hired in all ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer issue paycheck but insist it not be cashed or deposited yet?
My former employer issued four paychecks (biweekly) in a row to me, but insisted that i did not cash them due to insufficent funds. As of October 2009, I got a new job, due to the money problems with ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

My Employer claims I wasn't doing my job correctly and wants to cut my pay from 13/an hour to 9/
My employer has explained to me that I have been doing many things wrong for quit some time now, she has hired someone else as well to work in the office with me, who is i am assuming taking over what... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

do i have a case?
i informed my boss of several safety violation in the work place. he still did not fix them. i reported him to osha and osha told him to fix them. he took certain pics and led them to believe that he ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

Can retaliation still be considered after time limit for filing EEOC claim has passed?
I have been with the company for over 4 years, after almost 3 years I was assigned a different job at the same facility, after several months in that job I discovered that another employee with the sa... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Nonpayment of Wages
I'm a non immigrant worker(on H1-B work permit).I worked for a company based in Tampa,Florida.In March 2005,I decided to quit, by giving 2 weeks’ notice period(as per policy).The company pays wages on... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Being sued for non-compete between states
I worked as a salesperson for a company for 9 months in the printing industry. I was compensated $18,000 in salary. This company is based in Philadelphia. I quit this job and accepted a job in South C... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can a hospital prevent an occupational therapist from working for another hospital in a non-compete?
I accepted an offer for employment in another state via phone conversation. I quit my job, sold my house and was in process of moving to Illinois. I was then told I had to sign a non-compete or the jo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do I Have A Case For Court?
For that past year I have had to deal with mental harassment from my boss. He will make snide comments to me, when I ask a question he will not give a direct answer, but for other employees he will, h... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Employee Intellectual Property/Confidentiality/Non-Solicitation Agreement
I worked for company "A" for almost seven years in sales when it was sold at the end 2006. When job offers were made by the buyout company we had to sign an "Employee Intellectual Property/Confidentia... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Florida non-compete for only working there 45 days- was still in prob. period
I resigned my job to accept this position. I was not informed of NCA until say I started. I was not paid what they told me I would make, I quit after 45 days. I was still in prob. period. they were to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Was My Relocation Agreement Voided
I signed a relocation agreement but then left the company due to many other circumstances. In the agreement it states: "If Executive is required to reimburse COMPANY pursuant to this Agreement,Executi... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can I take action against a company who withdrew a jobn offer after I quit my current job?
A company I interviewed with several times told me I would be offered a position, gave me several start dates, a verbal offer and verbal bonus structure as well as telling me several times in email th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Will I be able to escape the Non-Compete agreement if I change my area of work?
I have happened to enter into a Non-Compete agreement with my employer when I started off my job as a Software Developer. The Non-Compete Clause states that "the employee cannot perform the same or si... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

changed non-compete contract. Still valid?
I signed a non-compete contract in exchange for a 4% commission to be paid for me selling a former customer after I quit my job. After 5 months they told me they could only afford 3%. I took it for 2 ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my employer cut my pay to minimum wage if I quit
I did not give my 2 weeks notice I was just wondering if it is legal or not to do if its not stated in our employee handbook? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unemployment
I tried a new job for 2 days. I have MS. I left due to my physical illness. How can I get my unemployment benefits back. The job was so stressful and my doctor now wants me to apply for a less stressf... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Three year no-compete agreement
I worked for a Lawn care company, which made me sign a no-compete after I was employed there for about 10 months besides winter time layoff. The only consideration that I received was keeping my job. ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

can a employer force an employe to forfit vacation time due to days allready missed for medireasons
i have ten years on job with ten days of paid vacation per year. i m told that i will be payed for the days but not be able to take the days off. reason given ive missed to much allready. ive missed d... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can a employer force an employe to forfit vacation time due to days allready missed for medireasons
i have ten years on job with ten days of paid vacation per year. i m told that i will be payed for the days but not be able to take the days off. reason given ive missed to much allready. ive missed d... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Can I be forced to work in a toxic environment while pregnant?
I'm a Chemist in Holliston, MA and I'm also pregnant. My job requires me to come in contact with several chemicals that are known to cause birth defects. I have to climb ladders, and lift heavy loads ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

Relocation Payback
I am trying to find a way out of a 36 month relocation payback contract. I started the job 9 months ago and I still think it is a good company. But my direct supervisor is unbearable. He texted my per... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

What qualifies as
My boss went on vacation for a weekend while I was working. I decided I wanted to quit my job so I WROTE my two weeks notice, put it on her desk along with my things. I only had 2 shifts in the next 2... applies to Ohio  ·  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

contract's nessary or not
what is an employer to disclose to you when paying on a form 1099? and what is nessary for them in the way of writen contracts when using a form 1099.Can an employer be held liable for damages if wron... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a company rehire under a job title that has been eliminated?
If you are permanently laid off due to your job title being eliminated, can the company rehire someone else under the same job title at the same location? And if they can, is there a time frame that t... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Have a non compete agreement issue, can you help?
I worked at a Baseball/Softball training facility for 3 years. I had to sign a non compete. The form stated that if after quitting or fired I can not do the same style of work for 1 year or 18m in a 5... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

wage and or sex discrimination
Worked at Harrah's Casino in Shreveport La. Was hired in a pantry position with several yrs. exp. at starting wage of $7.50...after 8 months, I had received an above average review but NO raises, star... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

Hostile work enviroment
I wokr for a manufacturing faclity and I am the only female quality control inspector. On many occasions I feel I have been singled out for harrassment. I have 4 supervisors and when you get your revi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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?
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

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

defamation/slander
What are my rights? I was hired by a local LTC facility as a RN. During the paperwork orientation, I was told after the 3 hour break that they would not be able to hire me because I had a bad referenc... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

If no non-compete clause was ever signed, can I still use client info. in new business?
I never signed a non-compete clause. I quit my job and want to start a competing business. I kept clients' names and cities in a daytimer, and client information sheets given to me by the company to c... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Company owner sexually harasses and discriminates
I work for a small company where the owner sexually harasses the females in the office by staring, touching, etc. No one that is currently employed there will bring anything to his attention for fear ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Layoff regulations
I was layed off after nearly 8 years right before going on maternity leave. I was offered a job with a 3rd party doing the same job for less benefits. Others who were layed off got a severance package... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I want to resign due to health reasons
I have been a dedicated worker to a company for many years. I received excellent reviews and outstanding performance. Last summer we were told that our department was going to either dissolve or merge... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

Demoted with no legitimate reason
I was recently demoted from a manager to a regular employee. In 5 years of working there, I have NO corrective actions against me. Since I was demoted, they have also not been scheduling me to work. I... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Non payment of commissions due me
I have a signed contract to represent a company as a broker. They continue to make late commission payments. I'm supposed to be paid 45 days after months end. EX: January 2004, I'm still waiting for t... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Commissions due after Voluntarily leaving job
Greetings, I am a software sales person who left my prior employer voluntarily Jan 1st of 2004. At the time I left my previous employer owed me approx 13,000.00 in commissions earned. After leaving th... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

COMPANY SEVERANCE BUT NONE FOR ME
Iam 60 yrs old, employed with same company for 24 yrs as an Exec Admin, . Last 18 mos my position has been HR specialist. Six weeks ago I was told my job was being eliminated. I was informed I had two... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My company cut my pay in HALF, and want me to resign, Does GA law allow me to get unemployment?
I live in CA. I was laid off in April and got several weeks of unemployment before finding a job. I was offered a regular employee position, but never got on payroll. The have been paying me via the e... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Would NOT accepting job offer w/Non-compete prevent me from collecting current unemployment benefits
The position I accepted did not include, nor was there any mention of a non-compete agreement until I was ready to fill out the employment papers. The previous employee in this position told me that h... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

demotion due to medical leave and absences
i wanted to inquire as to whether or not i should obtain an attorney. i hold a supervisor position at a major retail corporation and have had several health problems this year. i am a breast cancer su... applies to West Virginia  ·  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

Can an employer discharge you for excessive absences without a previous counsling
I worked for a company that has recent discharged me due to excessive absences. I was never written up for these absences and provided a doctor's note due to the fact most absences more medically rela... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

docked hrs
iam a hvac service tech i work for a hvac co. i had to make a return trip to a service call due to a mistake that happened on the job it took me 45mins to make it right the bossman docked me for 2hrs ... applies to North Carolina  ·  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
Hello, I got a conclusion of emplyment letter (WARN) from my employer. However, the same job I do now (I am still showing for work for this employer) is posted as available in our internal job posting... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

severance when offered job w/ outsourcer
facts: 1)employer has severance policy w/ point 'fail to accept job deemed suitable by company' gets no severance 2) employer outsourcing my job and position offered by outsourcer 3) employer offers n... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Non-compete issue
My wife worked as a sales rep for one year with a local radio station. After she began with the radio station she was asked to sign a contract that included a non-compete amongst several other things.... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Layoff with no severance and hiring non union workers to do the job
I am a union employee and due to budget cuts the company is eliminating their entire IT dept. therefore laying us all off giving us a 2 week notice. However, they will be paying a private consulting c... applies to New York  ·  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

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

when is severance pay due in california? i'm growing impatient....
i was promised a month's severance. it's been over a month since i left. when is severance pay due to an ex-employee? i signed a release but i think i'm being led around by my nose.... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can I be terminated for missing work if I have a doctors note for all absences?
I started my position back in 6/2011. Within the first few months I was placed under so much stress that I became ill. I had to be medicated for anxiety and then started having stomach issues which I ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Is this age discrimination in compensation and eventual lay off?
My dad was layed off due to the company cutting its expenses as a result of the company's poor results. He worked for a publishing company and is the only resource that does graphic arts in the compan... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Unlawful layoff
I was layed off from a start-up company 3 months ago. The reason for the lay-off was a reduction of force due to economic downturn. But, in fact they hired another engineer to take my place approx. 1 ... applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

Non profit grant funded program not refunded, can they force me to resign?
The grant funded program that I work with was not refunded. My boss informed me that my job would be terminated due to the program ending May 31st. About a week or so later she offered me another job ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

vacation/overtime pay
I have recently quit my job. I was not paid for vacation that was not taken, we are paid an overtime check at the end of each month which makes up my base salary and that was not paid. Also the compan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can I claim unemployment if I leave a job in which I feel threatened?
I am the manager of a store for an owner who lives out of state. It is myself and one employee. Twice now this employee has blown up at me. I wanted to terminate him, however the store owner is refusi... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Defamation
I was forced to quit a 22 year career position last year in October. I can go into those details if necessary. I was also attending school full time. I have now graduated and want to secure full time ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Company owner sexually harasses and discriminates
I work for a small company where the owner sexually harasses the females in the office by staring, touching, etc. No one that is currently employed there will bring anything to his attention for fear ... applies to California  ·  4 answers

Is it discrimination when a boss kicks you out of a position to hire a younger person?
This company is brand new to our area, only been open for a little over a month. I was hired in to be there before opening and been there since. (It is a truck stop with an Arbys inside) I started out... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

Discrimination & Retaliation
I am a female engineer in a large company and am currently on the medical leave. I received a letter from my employer that my job position is eliminated due to the organiztion's restructuring and down... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employee with Chronic illnesses losing job because of attendance
After missing a week of work due to the flu, I was told I was being replaced because my boss "is used to having someone who is there all the time". The HR Director brought up all my sick days (for whi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I quit with a contract?
I have signed a contract to work for a specified time (July 2001-June 2002) for a specific salary, otherwise the contract was very brief and non-specific(one page). Does New York at-will override this... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Harrasment and Retaliation for whistle blowing
About 6 weeks ago I reported a manager for a theft I witnessed. I have since had my hours cut, been demoted, and blackballed for transfers. I even contacted the corporation itself, but the issues were... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

I have been accused of abusing a client that is untrue
*(The incident in question) TC and I went to the back porch to smoke. TC was standing at the door as I went out to supervise. I asked TC to move so I could come outside. TC then flat handedly pushed m... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

can i take leave due to no child care for the summer
i am in need of some assistance. is there a leave i can take for the summer due to having no cost effective child care for my 6 year old and still be able to retain my employment? applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

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

Refuse to pay back-pay
I work for a major entertainment company here in LA as a computer analyst. Recently several of us have been re-classified as non-exempt due to a mis-classification. Since we have been working 45 hours... applies to California  ·  2 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

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

I have been on a medical leave for 3 months. I returned to work for 3 days. I had to extend my lea
I was still sick and had to extend my medical leave 7 weeks. I got a letter from my employer stating I voluntarily quit and am no longer employed. Do I have a wrongful termination case? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Not receiving pay for work performed
Hello, I was working as an at-home call center rep from 1-8-2008 through 2-1-2008. I quit the job on 2-3-2008 for reasons I can explain later...they were justifiable. Two pay periods went by and I nev... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Pay scale changed after inquiry into overtime
Have been working for 3 years at 2 different rates. I travel a lot for this job and the travel is required. Every week I travel overtime from 4-12 hours but I have been refused overtime pay since I ea... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Trying to recover unused vacation
I recently quit my job to work for another company. I gave my former employer a formal two-weeks notice and they sent me home for the remainder of the two weeks. They have paid me for wages earned but... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is this wrongful discharge or retaliation?
Two days ago my shift began like this- I was finishing a conversation with my wife on the phone in the parking lot when my regional manager whistled loudly at me in a demeaning manner in front of othe... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Demoted with 15% paycut & no responsibilities reduced
On Friday 3/20/09, my employer informed me that I was being demoted for poor performance and receiving a 15% rate decrease. The only time I was advised of poor performance was on 3/12/09 when I was in... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is My Employer in Breach of Contract
From December 2008 until January 2012, I worked for Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville, a Beauty School. After having worked for them for over two years I was forced to sign a non compete agreement... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I work at a company that handles sewage and mold mitigation, is hazard pay required?
I work at a water mitigation company that deals with sewage losses and mold mitigation. I used to get double pay for handling these hazardous materials at a competing company. Now, even though they ch... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

I was re-classified to a lower pay scale ,but I am still doing the exact same job as before.
HR called me into the office to tell me that due to a reorganization in the company due to lack of work I would be reclasifeid to a lower clasification ( From Material Handler A to Material Handler B)... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

greedy again
Thanks for such a quick response, I sensed trouble with miss piggy so I have already made copies of the phony documents and have made a package documenting details on each frauded loan, I also have al... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Severance Package Acceptance
I am in production management and have recently been told that I will be laid off due to an obvious reduction in production orders. Upper management only decided to tell me about this situation after ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

employment at will when the employee quits
Most questions about at-will employment talk about firing people. My question is about quitting. I just quit my job this morning. In the contract I signed last spring, it states that I have to give on... applies to Vermont  ·  2 answers

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

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

This could be wrongful discharge leading to a poor severance package.
My husband worked for a company for 18 years, perfect record, always positive in sales, customers loved him. He used to win all contests the company put out there. exemplary in his position. a managem... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case?
My husband and I have worked at the same job for 30 years as groundskeepers doing mowing, equipment maintenance, painting, cleaning, and such miscellaneous jobs; however, my husband passed away in Sep... 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

Can an employer hold me back from a promotion due to me taking time off for medical leave
I am an employee of 10 years. I was out for 7 weeks for back surgery. I returned to work, full time without limitations, in Feb. A position is coming open but I am being told that due to my time off I... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

I signed a relocation agreement. 4 months in, the parent company is splitting up the divisions.
I took a job with a 4 billion $ company. They paid for my reloaction. If I leave before the 24 months ends, I must pay it back. 4 months into my employment, they have decided to split the companies. I... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Am I still held by a no-compete clause I signed?
I started working for my employer 4 years ago, however, since then 4 former employees have either been terminated or have quit and went to work for different companies that were in the non-compete cla... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Questions Regarding Non-Compete Agreements and Inventions
Hello, My question is in regard to whether or now the non-compete my company made me sign is enforceable here in Texas. Here are the circumstances: 1. No mention was made of the requirement to sign a ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for being harassed over a non compete?
At my last job I signed a non compete. I left because the company did not give me the position they promised. When I left it was on good terms. and I finished all my projects. When I started with the ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Terminated due to affair
I was a contract worker at an agency. My boss was the director. My boss and I had an affair. When HIS supervisor found out, I was terminated from my position due to "unprofessional behavior". My boss ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Freind and Sexual Harrasment
Im the president of a small corporation. I have a female mananager That I knew personally (freinds) before I hired her. She always gave me personal advice on my relationship for example Your girlfrein... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is my recourse for non-payment of wages?
I have an employment contract with my employer (who is a start up company) that states my base salary will be increased effective 11-1-00. To date, January 19, 2001, I still have not been paid this mo... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I signed a non compete in hydraulic industry and now I am laid off, can I get a job in this field?
After 2 years working in the hydraulic field I was laid off. This was explained by my boss was due to lack of work. Now, I am having trouble finding work in another field. I am just wondering legally ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

does a change in job dutied void a non-compete?
I signed a non-compete as a Manager of Business Development, which meant my job duties were 100% sales-oriented and my commissions were reflective of my sales efforts. Due to market changes in 2004, m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Freind and Sextual harrasment
Im the president of a small corporation. I have a female mananager That I knew personally (freinds) before I hired her. She always gave me personaladive on my relationship for example Your girlfreind ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Demotion
I was recently informed by my manager that I am being demoted from my management position to that of staff. He emphasized that the action is not performance related, nor due to budget pressures, and m... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

1 month notice for termination of conract
I signed a contarct which says either party can terminate the contract by giving 1 month notice. It also says that I cannot work for their clients for 1 year from the date of termination. This company... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Loan Officers marketing Realtors
Hello! I have searched incessantly over the internet for a clear, concise answer to my question, and have found many conflicting answers. I am a loan officer in Phoenix, AZ and my employer wants me to... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Acceptance and Delivery of Severance Package for the State of Arizona
I was terminated from employment on 12-31-2008 due to downsizing. I am due to receive a severance package. Is there a law in Arizona which dicates a specific time frame in which that benefit is requir... applies to Arizona  ·  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

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

Failed settlement clauses, discrimination, retailiation
This question will be somewhat lengthy because I read over many of your sample complaints and noticed a constant appeal to more information =). I'm a hearing impaired individual and wear two hearing a... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Personal Time Off for Exempt employee
My wife is an exempt employee and works for a company that has a Personal Time Off (PTO) policy. She accures PTO every pay period, and can use that time for vacation or sick days. Every other company ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Why am I hourly and not salary like the other AP person in my department?
I have been at my company for about 12 years and have always been a salary employee. I have the same responsibilities as the other A/P person in my department. I have recently changed by hours (start ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

how can my boss assume i quick my job?
I came into work as usual on a monday, when i came in someone from the other office was there in my seat, then clinic supervisor came up and took me in his office. he stated you took your pictures hom... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have a case for constructive discharge?
I have been working at a medical office for 6 years as an administrative assistant and my employer recently told me that I would have to start working in the clinical part of the office. I do not have... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

"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

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

If employer have an intention of hiring you, and you quit your previous job, can you sue?
I was offered a job and was to start on Jan 16th. On the morning of that day, my employer assistance called and told me not to come in, but that my employer will call me later that day. NO word whatso... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How do I go about finding the right attorney for a sexual harassment/discrimanation case which resul
I was terminated from my job due to sexual harassment and discrimanation. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I file a lawsuit and recieve monatary gain for ongoing sexual harassment?
My husband is being sexually harassed by a group of men that he works with. He has reported to management the harassment but it continues to happen. He is to the point where he wants to quit but he ca... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

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

Employer has not reimbursed expenses for months.
My employer has not repaid my travel reimbursement expenses since August 2003. It is now Feb 2004. The amount totals $15,000. I am still employed with them. They just give me the run around---they are... applies to Georgia  ·  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

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

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

do i have grounds to take my employer to court for a layoff based on retaliation
filed a grievance about missed overtime opportunities that i should have been offered according to the contract at hearing we couldn't come to agreement was told by boss if i took matter to next level... applies to Ohio  ·  0 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

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

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

Can I reopen an unemployment claim after doing contract work?
I was laid off in April. I opened an unemployment claim, within weeks accepted a sales job at a firm HQ in GA. While is was to be a regular employee position, they have only paid me via straight check... applies to Georgia  ·  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

Severence pay
If i was told that my job is gone due to a store closing, I was told I would recieve severence pay. now I have been offered a position that is 20 miles away do I lose my severnce if I say No. I am tol... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Can my employer deduct payment for insurance coverage I did not have?
I was laid off in January for about 3 weeks. I lost my health benefits at that time. When they called me back to work (full-time)they never re-instated my insurance. Whenever I asked about it they gav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Will I be paid my back end residual commission?
I am in sales at a technology company and am about to resign my position. My commission plan is largely centered on a back end residual (for the first 6 months of any account that I bring on). Is the ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Discrimination because of ADHD and # of Children?
I am currently 32 weeks pg. I was laid of yesterday 6/28/05. It was stated that there was a lay-off in many departments and I was chosen as I had no completed training. I have ADHD and my previous bos... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

I was laid off from a temp agency and no work was available. Will my non-compete still hold up?
I worked for Job "A" in Tamaqua, a staffing agency of which I signed a non-compete policy which stated I could not work for another staffing agency for up and until a year had transpired after my term... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is this legal?
My Fiance was told on 7/27 that he no longer has a position within the company due to a lay-off. They laid off 50 people from his company. They asked him to stay on an extra week to help with account ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

how do i go about suing my current employer?
I work for a DVD company that recently suspended me due to rentals on my account that they were never able to collect on due to a closed bank account. I was advised I would be placed on a unpaid suspe... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can a large fast food chain, cut a p/t employees hrs to avoid family members from working together?
A part time college students hours were cut due to his mother being an evening shift manager. (Evenings being most available to the student.) The regional manager stated, not in writing, that its the ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

COMPANY CLOSING WITH NO NOTICE - SEVERENCE PAY ?
I HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED BY A SMALL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR THE PAST 9 YEARS. THE OWNER AND HIS SON ARE PLANNING TO RELOCATE THE BUSINESS TO ANOTHER PART OF FLORIDA APPROXIMATELY 2-3 HOURS AWAY. I WILL N... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

When should I receive my paycheck?
I recently quit my job before my 90 day probation. I had observed that the clinic was practicing many procedures not in regulation with the Dept of Health. eg. Allowing non-licensed personnel administ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Will I still receive benefits?
I was injured on the job on Feb 4th, 2011. I have not yet reached MMI and have been out of work since that date. I broke my right fibula and cannot drive. I have no means of transportation to and from... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

truth in hiring
On January 22, 2010 I was interviewed by a nursing supervisor of a homehealth agency I had applied to online just days before. I am an LPN. In 2003 my license was revolked due to a prescription drug c... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 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

Is it worth it to pursue $2K in wages from a bankrupt company?
About 6 weeks ago I quit a company called Intellisys Group. They have since filed chapter 11. I am owed about $2000 in back wages and vacation compensation. Chapter 11 should not exclude them from pay... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-compete & severance
I had worked 10 yrs for a insurance broker. 7 yrs into the job the comapny was acquired - the new company required me to sign a non-compete and paid me $3000 to do so. 3 years later my job was elimina... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Forced to leave because of a hostile environment - do I have cause for a suit?
I was recently forced to leave my job due to the incredibly hostile environment at work. My employer was well aware of the situation , ( caused by another employee ) and I am wondering if I have cause... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

my job was eliminated, my employer now wants me to train someone else what can I do?
I have until the end of the year to finish the reports that are due to close out this year. My employer now wants me to train the individual that will be doing the work that I had been doing. I am a p... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

Is there a violation in of a law?
I work in a volunteer Fire Department as a captain and my job duties intail ordering supplies and processing Purchase Order to the clerk for payment. A few months ago I got a phone call about a approv... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employee Quiting with Wages Owed to Employer
Employee took vacation and then quit and owes wages to Employer. What is Ohio's law regarding deducting wages from last paycheck? Everything I am searching says Ohio law is silent on the issue. Also, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have legal recourse for breach of hiring contract
On January 22, 2010 I was interviewed by a nursing supervisor of a homehealth agency I had applied to online just days before. I am an LPN. In 2003 my license was revolked due to a prescription drug c... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

is small claims a way to collect wages ?
I am a over the raod truck driver. I had worked for a small company this year located in illinois. In march last year I went without getting paid a full month,This employer was contracting through a b... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

is small claims a way to collect wages ?
I am a over the raod truck driver. I had worked for a small company this year located in illinois. In march last year I went without getting paid a full month,This employer was contracting through a b... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Am I due backed compensation?
I currently work for a company in the construction industry obviously hurting with the current economy. My employer gathered all "salaried" employees and forced us to sign a form "volunteering" to tak... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can I sue over breach of agreement on status of rehire when my job was eliminated?
After 10 years my job with a Fortune 100 company was eliminated due to downsizing. I was given a period of time to apply and secure another position within the company prior to a termnation date. I ap... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is it discrimination for an employer to hire a union position after elimination of nonunion jobs?
The City I worked for eliminated my position as well as another non-union position due to "financial circumstances" of the City. The Mayor & Council have publically stated that the City is going to ha... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Demand Letter ??
I am an African-American female who worked at a large communications company as temp for 8 months. Recently I was terminated by the supervisor there for reasons which I felt were discriminatory. I was... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case against my employer because I was demoted due to challenging illegal practices?
I was demoted at my job I believe for 2 reasons: 1 was that I was challenging illegal practices occuring; 2: I went on a medical leave. For the past 6 months my immediate supervisor and I have had sev... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

no pay and she pays no taxes
My ex-employer didn't pay us on time and when I quit I had a very difficult time getting my pay. She still owes me from a month and a half ago that she should have paid me a month ago. Is that against... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employment Contracts - what is the law that covers employees benefits?
I was with a firm and had an employment contract. The partners separated and I went with one of them. We verbally agreed the employment contract will remain in effect and there was no need to make a n... applies to New York  ·  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

Am I entitled to back pay in a salaried position?
Here is the scenario, I would like to know what my options are. Team of 3, 1 boss, 2 equal co-workers reporting to him working on a large scale software implementation. Dec' 2007 My boss leaves the co... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

buisiness advice, terminating unfair hire legally
An employee (manager/bookkeeper) that's worked for me for about three years now just recently quit, but before she did she hired a new girl w/ a gauranteed 40+ hours a week overtime $15 an hour. I hav... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this retaliation?
I recently quit my job as a Director of Sales for a Technology company and never signed an NDA (Non-Compete Agreement). I took a position with a partner of my last employer (with the blessings of the ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

How can I stop my previous emplyer from changing the reasons I was terminated ?
I worked for a Gov't contractor and was terminated after 11 busniess days, the claim was I showed a pronographic photo to a coworker on my iphone, and I had a negitive attitude, and touch a contractor... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can 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

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

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 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

Alleged overpayment of wages by employer/denial of three paychecks
My employer did not pay me for three recent pay periods, alleging he had overpaid me in the past. I provided him all information proving he had not overpaid me and requested paychecks. He did not pay ... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

Retaliation after questioning payroll deductions? Cut hours and rumors of terminating me.
I heard rumors through colleagues that the company deducts pay out of paycheck for loss or shortages. This happened to other employees, and it happened to me. When it happened to me I refused to conse... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

Can a signed separation and settlement agreement be voided if law broken?
I was laid off due to Elimination of Position; however they hired 1 person before I left and within a month later, they hired another person to do my job. I'm 61, and they are both under 40. I feel th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is this a breach of contract - employement contract
In my employment contract is the following statement: Employer will provide employee with health insurance as part of the base compensation, and family coverage as part of the bonus. The employer did ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Three year contract and penalty
Because my employer sponsored my greencard, they had me sign three year contract. I have to pay penalty IF I terminate my employment within three years. The penalty would be 6 months amount of salary ... applies to California  ·  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

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

Can I do anything if my employer does not compensate me for wages?
Time and time again during the three years i have worked for this company the same issue keeps comming up. My employer fails to pay me on time and never can give reasoning for the event. Most recent, ... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Overtime 'under the table'
this question is actually in regards to a problem a friend of mine is having. it should be noted she is not in any supervisor role, and is eligible for overtime. she is contracted for 40 hours a week,... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

non complete valid??
I currently sold my salon business to an individ. and we had an attorney complete the transaction however, the buyer did not want to pay an attorney for a non compete so she requested me to sign a doc... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

did not know of non-compete until first day of work
I went to work for a company with a salry agreed upon with no mention of any typoe of contract or non-compete. The first day I show up and a contract is put in front of me to sign. In it is a non-comp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Asthma developed on the job
I work at an allergy source materials plant in Idaho and am getting allergy shots paid for by the company. The doctor has diagnosed me with asthma due to the work environment and suggested i been remo... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

how do i job search after termination due to failed post injury drug test?
Previous employer informed me that the results of my post injury drug test (which I failed) would not be discussed with any one calling or asking for reference of my employment there. I have since the... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

arizona gun laws and defemation
Can I receive compensation if a employee accuses me of insubordination to my hr which I lost 3 days wages but have physical evidance to the contrary. Also I was told by hr I can not keep a gun in my c... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

quit without 2 weeks notice
I have been working as a consultant with W-2 statsu, employee with no benefits. In my contract, there is a paragraph that it is an employment at will, but I can leave with 2 weeks notice. I no two wee... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

Is my demotion unjust?
I work at a job in which it is only one person on the clock at a time. (I've been here for a little over a month now.) I had a terrible nose bleed that caused me to almost pass out. I called my manage... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

Severance packages effect on work comp benefits?
I am curently collecting workers compensation for a herniated disk. My employer has decided to permanemtly outsource my job due to the uncertainty of my return, or ability to perform upon return. A se... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

direct deposit debit by employer
Hi Mel, My husband left his last job (walked out). He was not officially terminated by the employer. He was on salary and was paid for the last pay period by direct deposit. Then the direct deposit am... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I work as a caregiver
I work as a caregiver in Sept 2010 I took a case from 5pm-9pm. Almost as soon as I took the case the daughter of the patient on contuniously basis would say abusive things to me. I called my office an... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

if we agree to cut our hours due too low revenue, we are forced to use vacation time
Due to low census, at times we are asked to cut our hours. Previously we were allowed to take a NO PAY DAY. Now, if we take a cut in hours they want us to use our vacation time. Those who have used th... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Collecting unemployment while on maternity leave if already collecting benefits before leave
Question Currently collecting unemployment due to losing 1 of my two jobs. I will be going on maternity leave in a couple months will I still be granted unemployment benefits even if I am still active... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I accept job from employers former client
I am in the IT field and worked for a consulting/staffing company that farms its employees out to other companies. I recenetly left in September 2002 to look for a better employer. When I was hired, I... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Am I REALLY salaried?
I have been employed for a CPA firm for the last 2 years, as an accountant on a salary basis. My checks are twice a month the same amount, regardless of hours worked. However, if I work overtime, I ge... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

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

Lay off due to moving position to another state ?
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Do I deserver any type of compensation after 7 years at my job?
I've been working as a truck driver for my company since 2005 with no problems with my employer. Know the company is closing the hole transportation department without further notice. Do I have any ri... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

out on medical job eliminated
I have worked as a manager at a tavern for a year and a half. In July I hurt my back and ended up in the emergency room. From there on I followed their diagnosis and treatment but didnt get better. In... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Vacation time & demotion
When I hit my year my at my job, I earned 1 week of vacation time. Over the past few weeks, I had to miss work on a couple occasions because of illness. Due to the missed hours, my employer decided to... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

Harassed for not being a team player
I am the only female and age 54, working with an IT Team of all young men. Whenever I discuss anything with my boss, I refer to them as "The Guys", which they all are, and my boss said that we have te... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

wrongfull termination, descrimination, wage payment.
I was recently terminated for absenteeism/tardiness, this was the company's reason. My wife had major surgery and I needed to have time off to be home with the children. I had vacation time(7 days), s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Is working for for the Company's Customers (direct or indirect) restrict working for a competitor?
I signed a Terms and COnditions of Employment form which states "I agree not to perform any work for any of the Company's customers (either direct or indirect) mean I cannot work for a competitor in a... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
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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

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

the amount of severance & termination is $6500
I was previously employeed in a sales division of a company, which is state and federally funded. That division was eliminated. I was given no formal termination, but was told that I should contact th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Sexual harassment
My wife was recently 'forced' to leave her job due to repeated sexual advances and lude behavior by her boss. He would repeatedly corner her, rub up against her, look down her shirt or rub her leg whi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

I was recently terminated from my job due to a sexual harrassment claim.
I am trying to find out what my rights are as the accused. I was never made aware of any such accusation against me prior to being terminated and was only made aware of it on the day of termination, a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Do I have a valid case of employment discrimination?
I have been employed at a Healthcare Billing company for over 1 year. At the time of my hire, I was told by the Hiring Supervisor that there was much room for growth for a person with the level of exp... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

Contract change loss of commisions due for work prior to managment change
I have been working a contract amendment which increased my base pay and also included a new clause entitling me to a commission based on my support of our dealers.Our ex president never signed the co... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Broken employer agreement
I was recently laid off from a job i was at for about 5 months. At 3 months I was given a positive evaluation and a raise. I was "laid off" due to lack of work in the area recently while 2 newer emplo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

IS THIS CASE APPLICABLE FOR THE WRONGFUL DISMISSAL
I started with this company thirteen years ago with the job title Technical Support Manager (Grade 21 - exempt employee). Since then, I have been promoted to Grade 22. Three years ago I was transferre... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

I am cleared to drive, Am I able to get my job back with USPS?
I was employeed for almost 5 yrs with USPS as a Sub-Mail Carrier AKA RCA. I began having episodes (seizures) that occured while I was driving my personal vehicle and then once in my mail truck. Comple... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What unemployment benefits am I qualified for I'm being "forced to resign"?
I recently moved form San Jose to Los Angeles due to my husband's work. I was able to work remotely for 6 months and was hoping to continue this arrangement. My employer said they wanted somebody onsi... applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

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

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

Can a legal challenge be made against an employer who avoids layoff responsibilities?
Scenario: a company "offers" a fulltime workforce an across-the-board salary cut, one so eggregious that few would accept the "offer." Further, the company states that if the individual employee (as p... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Harrassment
An employee, Christi, in my department was recently promoted to my position after my departure. Christi has another female employee under her supervision, Tammy that is having an affair with another m... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

Employer can't meet payroll obligations
I am a salaried professional in a small (less than 10 employees) company (LLC). My employer could only meet 1/2 of the payroll obligations last month (for 2 pay periods) and 0 of the obligation thus f... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Fair Labor/Harrassment
In general-am employee of the state--with all perks that go with position as well as being "political" I have a very stressful position dealing with finance and budgets---question I believe has been a... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non-compete invoked by one subcontractor against another
I'm currently under contract to a subcontractor, who pays my salary, and 1/2 health benefits, to provide tech support for a company (heretofore referred as the client.) The client is moving operations... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What type of work ethics is this???
Recently I have been having some problems at work and I had a few questions I would really like answered. Ive been working for this company 3 years now. When I started working I was in our Tokyo offic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Is my non-compete covenant valid?
I am a journalist with a job in Connecticut, but I would like to take a job at a competitor in New York. The thing is, I pretty naively signed a non-compete covenant when beginning my job. There are s... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

what if there are fewer than 15 employees?
I have been subjected to various forms of discrimination over the course of my employment from my boss and finally decided to give my written notice to him, in which I stated that unless I received so... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Commissions and Parole Agreements
I am working under what amounts to a parole agreement to be paid commissions of 11% on sales in a retail/construction business. The original proposal I signed and returned to my employer crossing out ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can You stop my former employer from giving a horriber unhonest reference
I am a CNA got training at Salem Golden Living Center in Salem,SD . Never been wrote up or discharged , gave a month notice verbal quit relocate notice. I am getting very bad reference from this empol... applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is this 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

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

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

The company I worked quit paying me (a 1099 contractor). Am I still locked in the non-compete clause
I was the regional manager for a restoration company for 1 1/2 years. We stated the insurance claim for home owners for storm damaged roofs and did the repairs. I was an independent contractor (1099) ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

After joining the company - my designation/title was downgraded
I have been hired by a Fortune 500 Company for a senior manager position via hiring agency. After 9 months - I was told that they hired me at a higher salary grade and i need to work at the lower desi... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can salaried employee with “flexible hours” listed in the job description, be disciplined for tardin
17 year employee, 12 in current salaried position with “flexible” hours. I received a new supervisor in May, and have received 3 disciplinary notes for tardiness; additional disciplinary actions w... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

non-compete for right to purchase stock
I have been working for a company for 6 years. The company was sold 4 years ago. The previous owner gave me a huge bonus which was to be used to buy stock in the new company. I did this and part of th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Withholding of Pay
I was hired into a new position as a Business Development Director. The company I was working with had limited success in the past and they were looking for an established salesperson. The sales cycle... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

Hostile work environment based on race
My sister was recently terminated from her job of 22 years. She suffers from clinically diagnosed depression, this was diagnosed 7 years ago. She transferred to a new job, where she was the only cauca... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

I am co-owner of an LLC in Washington State.I wa laid, is the non-compete enforceable?
I own 5 percent between 5 owners. 2 of the owners 51 shares remain in escrow until we buy them out. I was notified on October 12th buy the 3rd largest share holder that I was being laid off effective ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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 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

Non-competition Case
I've worked with company A as sales person. President made me sign non-disclosure/non-competition agreement after I've started working for a week. I was badly treated and sexually harassed at occasion... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Why can't I collect unemployment after 12 years on the job?
I worked for a company since 1999. In Jan of 2011, I was laid off due to business being slow. At this time I was able to collect until I returned to work in May. In Jan of 2012, I was laid off again f... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Breach of employment contract by employer-not honoring designation/title mentioned in offer letter
I have been hired by a Fortune 500 Company for a senior manager position via hiring agency. After 9 months - I was told that they hired me at a higher salary grade and i need to work at the lower desi... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

How to determine what to ask the courts to do?
Is there a website, that will outline/detail what judgements I am due to ask for, in a racial discrimination, retaliation case against my employer. What training is availble for pro Se representation.... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Is my non-compete covenant valid?
(I originally posted this in the New York section, but I realize I should also post this in the Connecticut section.) I am a journalist with a job in Connecticut, but I would like to take a job at a c... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

Can a job offer be withdrawn unilaterally? After an expensive, complicated relocation?
My husband was offered a position with a privately held company in North VA. As a result, we sold our previous home, I quit my job, and we all relocated from the West Coast with our family and pets, a... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is a two-year non-compete period enforceable regardless of the reason for separation?
I am currently negotiating an employment offer for a senior sales position in the communications technology space. The company has presented me with a non-compete agreement that prevents me from compe... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Vacation pay taken out of final pay check
After 3 months of employment, I became very ill, had emergency surgery and was back to work after missing 3 weeks. When I was given my paycheck (distributed while I was absent) I was told the employer... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Terminating an employment contract
I signed a contract for an employment starting in a future date. Due to family reasons I decided not to take up that job and sent them a notice of withdrawal almost 3 months before the start date of t... applies to New York  ·  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

Non-Compete IT Consulting -> New Firm
The IT Firm I am currently working for is probably going to lose one of their clients (A). I know pretty much for sure that the new company coming into the current client (A) wants to hire all the con... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is an employers non-compete agreement enforcable if that employer knowingly and intentionally competes unfairly in the market place.
I was terminated after 14 months and my unemployment claim was not disputed. My direct supervisor discovered along with the aid of fellow employees that my employer had been misrepresenting it's produ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

im filing a lawsuit on my employer for min wage violation of 40hrs how much will i get
what is the percentage over what is actually due to you like say they owe me 300 in wages over a 4 month period and i go to court will i recieve more if so approxiamely how much applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

Abusive Boss
I work for a small security company. The security company is responsible for security of the gated community that I live in. I have been employed there for six months. I have had several problems with... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Are non-compete's enforceable if you don;t sign anything?
I believe this might be a unique one for you. I have been working for a painting company as a business sales manager for four months. I have recently considered starting my own painting business. My e... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Demotion and then months later might get pay reduction
I work for a state agency and was working in a management role. The department had 3 supervisors managing the same department, so there were issues with how the department was running. One of the mana... applies to North Dakota  ·  0 answers

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

Expat employee involuntarily terminated overseas
I am employed by a US multinational (at will)in Bangkok. Due to global downsizing, tens of thousands of emp are being involuntarily terminated. I have verbally been told that I will be off roll 15/12/... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Can a corporation tell you and employees to get tougher skin and allow an abusive customer in store?
Customer entered store for the first time that day and was mad at the world and took it out on my employees, my customers, and myself. I never made any negative comments to this lady nor did my custom... applies to Oklahoma  ·  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

can you apply for unemployment while on severance pay weekly or in a lump sum?
The company I work for is releasing all of their employees due for closing the plant and moving the equiment to other locations outside New York state. applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Non-compete anti-competitive?
I signed a non-compete agreement with my employer, an ad agency, (Agency A) and was later laid off due to economic conditions. The non-compete forbids me from servicing or soliciting former clients fo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer cut my residual income form commissions if I am absent due to illness/vacation ect
I am a salaried employee who gets commission on top of a small base. Recently my employer started to deduct my residuals by the days I am absent/late ect. (I am 8 months pregnant, going on leave tomor... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can 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

Quarantined
I was planning a trip to China, but my employer stated that I would not be allowed to return to work for 8-10 days after I got back due to the SARS scare, and they would take that time out of my sick ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

taxing and pay and possibility of paying for consultation
If an employer is taking taxes out of my check but I have not yet filled out a W-4 what can I do? He has not even issued my irst heck which was due to me on the 15th of June and is trying to take out ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was let go form my former employer. The reason was due to a policy, The issue was I took the company vehiel home like always, and some called my truck which I was not home during that time. The next day they took me in the office and told me what happen
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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

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

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

race disdrimination
I was demoted due to some compliance issues, my replacements did the same thing(different race).Yes they still have their positions. Is that race discrimination? Thanks in advance applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Do I qualify for unemployment?
Hi, I am in a leadership development program at work, which lasts 2 years. Last Nov, I was approved for FLMA and was told that when I come back, I will need to repeat the second rotation, when I chall... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

I signed a non compete contract will i be able to break it
When I started at my salon my boss hired me in to temporarly reception an advanced to a stylist. He made it seem like it was amazing money. Fresh out of school and eager to do hair i agreed. Two month... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I have been doing 24/7 On Call in a group for two a almost two and a half years
You are resticted after your 8 hours due to the reponse time. They only want pay per page not the time you have to stay around waiting. Isnt this a viloation of the FLSA and CLSA? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay
I currently work for a laboratory that is owned by the parent Engineering firm. The Engineering firm will be selling us very soon to another laboratory (we are being bought out). Part of the sale agre... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Do I have recourse if laid off upon returning from WC claim?
Our Company filed for bankruptcy in Feb 09 and I went out on a WC claim in Mar 09, currently still on leave. During hard financial times company has not laid anyone off even when it made financial sen... applies to California  ·  0 answers

signed a non-compete when I sold my business
I sold my business in Austin 3 years ago, I signed a non compete for the entire state & there was no time limit on it. I started a consulting business to help others start similar businesses to mine i... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employment Lawyers in Muncie, Indiana
I am inquiring on behalf of my brother who is a federal employee 59 years of age. He had open heart surgery in July, was out for 4 months on medical leave. Employer accommodated telework, however, tra... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Being demoted from Director to Manager or laid off after maternity leave.
As a director of my company I intended to return from Maternity leave on November 5th. My company has delayed my return until November 19th and has offered me a manager position with the same benefits... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

$18,000 in unpaid wages and reimbursements - how to pursue
I'm looking to see if I have a case or legal options in recovering unpaid wages and reimbursements from a past employer. About two years ago I started working for a IT services company in Aurora, Ohio... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

when offered position company did not disclose that I would lose vacation time can they now take it?
My department was closing, I was given the options of severance or apply to another department. After accepting the job, a few months later I discovered my vacation time was reduced. I brought it to t... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

Unemployment issues due to recent cash advance industry law.
I have some questions that affects 6,000 people here in Ohio - Ohio law (H.B. 545) which is effectively closing down the industry. My company is passing along information to it's employee's that make ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is there any way out of a non-compete when employer purposely hires employees and spreads out work?
I teach private music lessons & am paid per student. I was told when I stated my job that I would have to sign a non-compete for a five mile radius. I thought this was ok, so I agreed. When time came ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Injunction threat
My former employer says he will enforce non compete and initiate an injunction. All this by email. How do i fight an injunction ? what are the due process stages before an injunction can be filed ? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

NonCompete
Hello, I am a resident of Texas, working as a consultant for a Minnesota firm. I was previously engaged on a project in Raleigh, NC. I would like to go work for this company in NC, However, due to a n... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

My employer charge me 100% medical premium even though I worked 1 week out of that month.
We pay $25 of our health care premium. I left on maternity leave April 8, 2011 was my last day. I returned to work on June 1. During this time they made me pay for April premium. I understand I would ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Do I have a Case??
In a previously submitted complaint form that was filed with the EEOC against my former employer, The Hilton Charlotte Center City Hotel. I am filing a lawsuit against the manager of security, Ms. Mar... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 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

I turned in a memo on a supervisor for threats and harrasment.. but it was lost. what do I do
I turned in a memo to my head supervisor (I am a federal employee)about basically taking the last straw. On many occassions the supervisor belittled me. Then on one occasion over the radio for all sta... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do I have legal recourse against an employer that didn't fire me, but involuntarily transferred me?
In July, I was working for AECOM at Denver International Airport and had been with them for approximately three and a half years. I was hired in March of 2006 as an inspector for AECOM and assigned to... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

Discrimination and retaliation
I have been insulted repeatedly by superiors and coworkers, due to asking for promotion and new assignments. Also I was older than 90% of coworkers. After my filing with EEOC the retaliation was steep... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

2 weeks notice takes me to accrued vacation
I will be eligible for accrued vacation pay in 2 weeks. I am getting ready to give 2 weeks notice to go to another company. It has been my company's policy NOT to let people finish their 2 weeks. My q... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Franchisee defamation actionable to national franchise?
I have a problem, perhaps you can render an opinion if it is pursuable. On May 16th I went to pick up my paycheck from Liberty Tax service, a franchise operation owned by Wesley Talcott 3675 Nameoki R... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Is it illegal for an employer to cummunicate a payroll adjustment by using the word "dock?"
If I send a written notice to an employee that their pay will be adjusted due to exhausted sick leave, is it illegal to use the words "dock"? applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is non-compete valid after layoff?
Over 3 months ago my former employer laid me and the rest of last employees off because it was going out of business due to lack of funds and large debt. A former co-worker and I then began our own co... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

COBRA being indirectly avoided
I was laid off due to lack of work at the end of April. I was notified of cobra coverage, which I elected. It was done through a 3rd party, and I have sent in two payments so far. I paid my first prem... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can a canadian company enforce a non compete in the USA on a independent contractor?
I quit my position as a 1099 contractor with a large Canadian auto dealer sales event company that does business in Canada and the US. I am a US citizen and live in Washington State and do not work in... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete and Corp-to-Corp relationships
I have a corp-to-corp relationship with a vendor company ("ABC") to provide financial IT consulting services to client company ("DEF"). Vendor company ("ABC") is not my employer, nor have they provide... applies to District of Columbia  ·  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

Am I intitled to overtime?
i work for a movie theater in Iowa and they tell me I'm not in titled to over time due to it being the entertainment business. Is this correct? I tired looking up these laws online but very hard to fi... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

Non-compete
I am a veterinarian who was employed by another veterinarian. I signed a non-compete clause at the beginning of employment...due to a decrease in revenue he let me go. Is the non-compete invalid becau... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

Termination to Avoid Commissions - Sr. Mgmt.
Mel - I was recently terminated by a small company to avoid payment of commissions due in November. I am wondering if you know any good attorneys in the Northern Virginia area that might be able to he... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

How to proceed with nonpayment of a contract for work performed
I had a consulting job this summer and worked 43 hours. My contract stated I would perform marketing analysis tasks, which were not specified, gave no end date, did not outline specific deliverables, ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Cutting hours after not taking salary offer
My wife has worked at this resturant for 5 yrs. She started out out at $5 hr. With in less than a year she was up to $9hr due to her hard work ethic. The resturant was sold and she was hired on at $10... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Didn't get a paycheck
The company I work for just recently closed due to the leaseholders selling their land. I was an independant contractor providing a service at the facility. Our paychecks are issued on the 10th of the... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Company withdrawed job offer and caused me to lose my job
A company offered me a job to work in it's California plant as the Human Resource representative of that plant. Two weeks after accepting that job and after having to resign my job with my company, th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can I sue an employer that lied to me during an interview to get me to accept the job?
My entire 12 successful career was with a company that ranked number 5 in the Fortune 500. I had worked in several deferent businesses this company owned and was a valued employee. In order to get the... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

I was asked to resign after taking 2 sick days off with the required jobs time off.
I called in sick to work on a Wednesday morning roughly a month after the death of my roommate of 9.5 years.I also told the job that I would not be in on the next day. I did have a doctors note and si... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

I was terminated due to the color of my skin, and the fact that I am not one of the favorites, or a
I was recently terminated from a position with an insurance company for what they called being involved in an arguement inside the work place. I have witnessed many employees who have been in louder, ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

Dispute 12month return rule due to medical emergency that lasted 14 weeks
worked for publix, had a medical emergency could not keep in contact, have to wait 12 months to work again can I dispute this? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

maternity leave and vacation
Good Day, I am a citizen of US and work for a non-profit organization. I am 7.5 months pregnant and I was informed today that my last day of work will be december 2, 2005 and that my position is elimi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer tell me I am not eligible to file for benefits due to a reduction in hours?
Employed by a Virginia Company for a job in Baghdad Iraq. Came back to the states for a 30 day leave and was suppose to return on February 1st. My employer contacted me to say my visa was not issued a... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Is there case law against employers holding back a promotion due to the economy?
Placed #3 on a Law Enforcement promotional Exam. 1 promotion was made in the last 17 months. there is 4 months left on the list before it expires. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Self-employed eligible for unemployment ?
I have been self-employed for 10 years. As an employee of my C Corporation I paid unemployment insurance to the state and federal governments. Due to the economic situation I am no longer able to pay ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Discriminatory/Voluntary Termination
I was recently laid-off from a company and was told that job my job was going to another department. Before I left they hired a temp to do my job and that temp is no longer there but now there is a ne... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal to not pay for breaks under twenty minutes according to federal law?
I've been working for a company for the past two years and have never been paid for breaks, is this illegal and can I file a lawsuit for the back pay due, and resulting overtime. applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

How can I get my last paycheck from Taco Bell?
About 2 months ago, I worked at Taco Bell for about 3 1/2 weeks, and I have yet to recieve a single paycheck. I have kept in contact with the Manager, but he keeps writing me off. How do I take approp... applies to California  ·  1 answer

need help
My wife is paid on salery based on 45 hours a week. she has not had a day off for 28 days including sundays due to no relif manager available, Not her fault. she is required to keep an office open dur... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Unpaid contract fees from a NYC client
Hi, I work for a GA based company (who holds my H1 visa) and was doing a contract assignment for a client in New York City. The NYC client has $40,000+ in unpaid balances towards my company for the se... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Defamation? Former employer falsified medical information in letter to board of directors.
I am wondering if I am a candidate for a defamation law suit. A former employer had me terminated me based on false information from a doctor who I had never seen. This has derailed my career and caus... 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

Is it legal to dock an employees time when they have workmens comp.??
My husband was hurt at work and had to leave work for a doctors appt. and then returned with doctors note. The HR lady said his hours will be docked for any missed time due to the accident. applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

How do I get my money?
The company that I worked for closed their doors due to a creditor calling in his debt. I was owed a paycheck this week, 9'14'01, and a previous paycheck 9/01/01 ret. NSF. Add to that the fact that I ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Accountant forced my employer to replace me with his own person
I have had apart time bookkeeping job for the past 2 1/2 years. I have never had any complaints about my job perforamce. Even yesterday as my Boss explained to me that his Accountant will not do his T... applies to Wisconsin  ·  2 answers

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

Can an former employer dissuade another employer from hiring an employee that has resigned?
I have reason to believe and evidence to support the theory that my former employer ("Past") is attempting to dissuade an interested employer ("Prospective") from hiring me. The relationship between t... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can I be sued for going to work for a competitor after I was told that "no action will be taken"
I worked with EDS for two years. I signed a non-compete with EDS however, worked for EHRO (Relocation Company) with EDS being the largest shareholder. When HP bought EDS, HP bought all shares of EHRO.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Am I entitled to collect unemployment if I resigned for good reasons?
I resigned from my job two weeks ago, I was turned down for a promotion which should have been mine. I worked at this company for two years and have worked my butt off. I was a POS Supervisor incharge... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

can a company decrease your base weekly wages?
Can a retail company decrease your wages due to a demotion applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Promotion not given due to Maternity Leave
My employer told me I was not given a promotion, specifically, because I was on Maternity Leave. Is this discrimination? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Would I have a lawsuit if my wife has been reprimanded for my actions and she had no involvement in?
I recently had to remove all my children from their school and place them in a different school due to problems with the principal. I wrote a letter to the corporate offices regarding the reason I was... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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 I not take the job and still collect unemployment while I continue looking for another job?
My employer laid me off. I have been on unemployment now for 2 weeks. They have now called and offered me a different position with a smaller pay. The new job requires me to be on my legs for 8 hours ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Sick Days Not Excused With Dr's Note
I've received low performance scores due to sick days even when I offered to get a Dr's note. I was told that Dr's notes do not apply and the days are still treated as an absence and will count agains... applies to Florida  ·  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

Is this retaliation or discrimination?
I was recently "Laid-Off" and the company I work for said it was due to lack of work (Construction CO). I found out through co-workers that the same day they laid me off they hired a male employee at ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a potential employer obtain my employee record from my current employer?
I am currently working at a job and am looking for employment near home. My potential new employer has initiated a background check through an outside company with my permission. I see that they verif... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Offered less than a female employee for same job?
I'm being offered a promotion, but the salary offered is $30,000 less than a female employee recieved to do the same job a year ago. We have similar levels of experience and would be doing exactly the... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can a company have a non-compete with only SOME of employees in the same postions/levels ?
I have an employment agreement that seems to be very restrictive. It lists over 100 companies i can not work for. While researching this, I found 3 other people in my company, were not required to sig... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

At Will termination, due to requesting additional training.
Will try to be brief. I was terminated for asking for more training. I was hired with no previous experience, was told it would take 1 1/2 months to be ready, after 13 days I was given duties that I b... applies to California  ·  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

employer renegs on verbal job offer
After 3 rounds of interviews, I was recently offered a job by an HR representative at a major investment bank. I acepted the verbal job offer, which included salary, title by responding in writing. Wh... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What if they hire a younger person to take my job and want to transfer me to a different job.
Age 57, earnings >$100k, manager, 10 years seniority. My employer has made it known that they want a young management team and set out to find a younger person to take my job. I have never been reprim... applies to Ohio  ·  4 answers

can you keep shift bid seniority if you transfer within county from a non-competetive job to a compe
a county employee from a non- competetive union job transfered into a competetive county union job (same union)...do they have seniority with shift bids? I understand keeping benefits, but can you jus... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Are there circumstances in which an employer is required to layoff his/her employee?
My husband is currently working for someone who will not lay him off. His boss only calls him approximately one time a week to work. He has been trying to find other employment but has had no luck. Is... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Employer Filed Bankruptcy, owes me salary, will I get it ?
Hi There, My employer informed my yesterday that they have filed for bankruptcy and unable to pay my due salary for 1 and half months ! I would like to get some advise how to proceed further and will ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Can an employer take away your already earned vacation
Hi I earned 3 weeks of vacation on December 5, 2010, it shows on my check stub that I have 120 vacation hours available, can my employer take that from me since it was earned due to expense cutting? I... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

bonus
I was apid a bonus check due to not being able to get a raise when the company gave everyone else one because I was supposely at the max that could be made for my position, but the question is if I wa... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

What can I do about racial harassment?
I was forced to transfer jobs due to continuing racial slurs. My supervisor and union representative were aware of the situation and have done nothing. This situation is continuing with a coworker of ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-competite clause in new job offer
I sell products to salons and am considering leaving my current job to go to a competitor. The new job is requiring me to sign a non-compete. This would prohibit me from working for any other company ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Labor on military base
I work for a pizza buisness that has franchises in wilmington, southport, jacksonville & camp lejeune. My job is cashier. My employer pays me 500.00 (I'm listed as salary) every two weeks. I am requir... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

employer takes back commission earned
I have been employed for the same company as outside sales rep 13 years. We rely on "repeat business every month" Is it legal for my employer to NOT pay me a significant portion of commissions earned ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wage overpaymeny by State of Ohio
I was State of Ohio employee in 2007, overpaid by $12,000 during course of year due to "glitch" in newly installed pay system, "OAKS". Attny General's office requesting to be repaid in full plus inter... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Officer's Obligation sans a non-compete
I was an officer of a small business. I resigned from the company. I did not have a non-compete agreement. The owner of the company says that in Ohio, I cannot compete with him, simply due to being an... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer deny me TA becasue I am eligible for VA TA benefits?
Tuition assistance is available for everyone at the company, but those who earned GI Bill benefits are not eligible. The thought process being that they have other school funding available and this wo... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

No-hire provision; not a non-compete situation.
Hello, I have read through many of your Non-compete questions, but my question is a bit different.I have been working for a Contract Research Organization in the pharmaceutical industrey for about a y... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Layoff Voiding My Non-Compete
My employer may be laying me off due to lack of clients and work. My non-compete states that I will not do business in the area that might compete with my current employer. If I get layed off as state... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can unemployment not pay me now for severeance pay that i will not recieve for two more months
i got laid off at end of year and unemloyment stated that my employer says im getting severance that covers January but i wont get this check until March due to the employer's process so can unemploym... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Out of state non compete agreement
My previous employer from another state is suing me using a non-disclosure/non-compete agreement I signed when I joined. The statement says I cannot work with any clent/customer in US and overseas. It... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can I approach former clients after a layoff from an ad agency?
I signed a non-compete with the ad agency when I started 14 years ago. I was laid off last September due to lack of business and am now at another ad agency. Can I approach former clients for business... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can I get severance pay?
About 33 of us have been laid off; 30 get severance. I worked 17 years full-time, 3 years part-time and 1 year per diem for this hospital. Due to the latter (per diem), they refuse to give me severanc... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

Is an employer allowed to continually give bad references?
I was let go from a job and have been unable to find work since. There is no reason I should still be unemployed I am good at my job. I left a previous job to go to the one I was let go from and shoul... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Non Compete and Severance
Hello I was recently let go from my company due to cut backs. I did not have a non compete agreement in affect. I was entitled to a severance package. When I received the severance agreement it has a ... applies to Florida  ·  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

altered document
I have altered a document for a client of my financial planning firm's without obtaining the necessary signature from the client due to time constraints. My company now faces a $5-10K fine for the off... applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

Bad Referal
I have recently applied for a new job, listing my current job as a reference. When the new job called my place of employment, the manager falsely accused me of stealing from the company and being a ba... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

ee worked 28 hrs, 8 hrs holiday pay & 8 hrs vaca pay = 44 hrs pay OT?
I need to be able to give my employer proof that in order for this employee who ended up having a 44 hr work week is not entitled to OT pay due to the fact that he did not actually work over 40 hours.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can an employee be responsible in paying company back for lost money due to working errors?
Can certain pay be withheld until error is fixed. Example filing a wrong medical claim and extending claim to be paid. Basically employee would get paid back after error is corrected. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can a former employers current employees discuss why I was fired with random customers?
A former employer, whom I worked for for 6 weeks, now has a current employee telling random customers that I was fired. This happens if a customer asks where I am or what happened to me. I did work at... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Vacation on the books when Laid Off
Recently I was laid off due to a sharp decline in business. I had one week of Vacation on the books, does my employer have to pay me for that week of vacation? applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

COO eliminates the Severance Benefit 3 days before it's due
On 7/10/01, it was announced that my last day is on 8/10/01. There were also emails and verbal commitments that a 2 week per year of service will be paid out for our severance package. On 8/7/01, our ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is my boyfriend bound by my non compete clause?
Due to ongoing conflict, I sold my half of a business to my partner. She made me sign a 1 year no compete clause for entire state of Texas. But my boyfriend has been selling similar items before we st... 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

Are contractors entitled to severance?
We recently released an independent contractor from our business, who was working without a formal contract. Due to the sensitive nature of the work they were performing, we were unable to give notice... applies to Washington  ·  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

specified or implied non-compete for mobilized reservists?
Background: Several years ago I worked at a consulting firm. At that time, the company did not have a non-compete policy, nor did I have an non compete agreement with them. I was involuntarily mobiliz... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Guide me need free consultation. Thanks
After six month at my current job I was laid off without any reason, currently I am pregnant and I think my company has laid me off because I am pregnant At the time of hiring I was not pregnant and I... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

My former employer owes me over $5000 but has now declared bankruptcy; how can I collect?
I am owed over $5,000 in backed wages and reimbursements due to bad checks and non-payment by my former employer. After several attempts to contact them and a wage claim made with the department of la... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Can a 5 year tuition reimbursement contract be broken?
I signed a 5 year contract in exchange for money to help with graduate education (about $46,000). I want to separate from this employer after one year due to ethical and liabilty reasons (unsafe medic... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

Can they cut my pay?
i work for a company that contracted me out to another company. I get paid 20hr and they are trying to cut me 8%, saying that they had absorbed the cost, due to ObamaCare. I have never received any be... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

WARN letter clarification
this is a copy of my warn letter dated july 7 2004 Due to the non renewal of a major contract we are forced to reduce our workforce..This letter is to provide you with a 60 day displacement notice. Yo... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Due to merger new company offered me severance package can I collect unemployment?
Worked for my company for 8.5 years I live in Maryland company is located in California the severance package was based on one week for every year with company so lump sum severance is for 8.5 weeks c... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

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

My previous employer Stop Payment'd my last check for multiple reasons, what can I do?
I got a letter in the mail today from a lawyer saying my paycheck is being held due to multiple reasons.. "He informs me that you were terminated from your employement on July 1st. Thereafter, without... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Harrassed by a co-worker, what can I do?
Okay - Here is the skinny (site lost my original post). I have worked with Dave for over 5 years. He has made life miserable by making sexually oriented comments, rude remarks, & mean remarks that wer... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Age Discrimination or Just Lay Off ?
We have a former employee who has sued us for age discrimination. The employee was laid off after one year of employment from a Part Time position and the position was not refilled due to economic rea... applies to Indiana  ·  2 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

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

Enforcing a Non-Compete Agreement
My previous employer (Job 'A') is a distributor of building materials where I worked as a sales representative. I am planning on going to work for one of my customers (Job 'B') who are licensed contra... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Company declining to pay earned commissions after lay off.
I was laid off in July 2001 from a company located in Massachussetts. I had $15K in commissions due to me for sales made. They pay 50% at time of order and 50% when collected. The 15K is for the 2nd 5... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Job Expectations Change
My employer started hiring for my position approximately one month before he told me that I was being demoted because the expectations of the job had changed since a different person hired me 4 months... applies to California  ·  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

I know severance pay isn't mandatory, but.........
After 25 years of service, I am being terminated due to lack of business/income. Although originally told the company was closing, that has changed and the company will continue with only the owners a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

My attorney made counteroffer to original severance package;does co. have to respond?
I was terminated after working many years for company. I sought legal advise; attorney sent letter within the 21 required due date stating that I wish to make amendments to the original severance pack... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Is a layoff the same as a termination?
When I became a minority shareholder in my comapny, I entered into an employment contract. Due to the downturn in business, our company has downsized and may have to downsize further. I found out the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

repayment of severence pay if i get another job with ANY employer
my employer wants me to sign a severance agreement that states "you are entitled to X weeks severance pay, but you must not get another job within X weeks or the severance pay must be repaid". This is... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

Age discrimination?
I was recently terminated from after 11 years of very good performance reviews, due to violation of their "social networking policy". My offense had to do with a personal site. The CEO of the company ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Afraid Employer Will try to screw me out of bonus earned
I am a grant writer for a non profit. I am paid hourly and also on a Grant Writer/Incentive Bonus plan, which I have a copy of. The terms are that I would be paid on a percentage 2%, 3% and 10%(with a... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

Does contract breach void contract and fee me of a non-compete
I signed a non-compete with a firm in Florida. I was terminated and can now not work in my field. The employer is in breach of the employment contract for failing to provide me health insurance as wri... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

How can I get my final pay?
Questions: 1. What do I need to do to, if necessary, enforce payment of the amount due me, which is in excess of $22,000. 2. If it is necessary to retain an attorney, would I be able to collect attorn... applies to Florida  ·  3 answers

How do I get the money I was supposed to receive for training from a previous employer?
I was supposed to be trained at a restaurant but never was. My trainer ignored me and refused to train me for reasons unbeknownst to me. After three days one of the managers let me go because he thoug... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

relocation accountability
My company asked me to relocate for a new job. We were half way into the relocation when the economy started to tank and there were rumors about my position and business being shut down. As a result, ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can going to arbitration worsen my position ?
I was in sales and I have a non-compete where my former employer pays me a small percent of what the clients I brought in continue to pay - this is what is at stake. I feel the entire agreement should... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Non-compete clause after 8 years of employment? Can they make me sign?
In regard to non-compete clauses - my employer of 8 years is NOW asking me to sign a non-compete that would not allow me to work for ANY vendor of laboratory equipment that they may consider a competi... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can the employer sue?
Can an employer sue an employee for loss of business due to an employees negligence? The employee was not being supervised at the time, despite the employee being new / a trainee. The employee was at-... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Bounced Payroll and Late Payroll
I work in a small recruitment firm of 3 people. 2 Partners and I am the Sr Associate. Payroll has been repeatedly late and the June 15th Paycheck bounced (a previous payroll check bounced in 2009)caus... applies to New York  ·  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

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

Discrimination
Recently I was an employee for a company. I gave my two week notice and went to a job that I thought was a better offer. I had been with the previous company for three years. They asked me to return s... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is Two Weeks Notice Required?
An employee told me about three weeks ago that she was interviewing for another job. I was grateful for her honesty so rather than hire a new employee and release her once the new employee started (wh... applies to California  ·  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

RIF'd; rehired at lesser position/less pay; no chg in responsibilities
During a company-wide RIF in Sept. of 2001 I was advised that my position had been eliminated. My boss advised me that they did have a lesser position available at reduced requirements and a reduced s... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

No break given in ten hours results in hospital stay.
I have been made to work by my employer for up to ten hours with no break given. Two weeks ago this resulted in my ending up in the hospital with severe asthmatic bronchitis that was going into pneumo... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Temporary job - can it affect my possible severance pay?
I got laid-off in April '09 and was told I could be called back in the Fall. If I'm not called back I will be terminated on Jan 1 2010. I haven't been recalled and most likely won't be. Since then, I'... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-compete, South Florida - company sold
Non-compete, South Florida I signed a 2 yr non compete with a office copier supplier. They let me go 8 months later with proper severence due to costs, not me. The whole company just got sold to anoth... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

Is a non-compete contract enforceable in case of forced resignation (demotion, salary cut, etc)
Having worked for a company for several years. Can a non-compete contract signed after after a few years of employment for the company stop anyone from working for competition (in any way or form), Sp... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

non-compete hair salon agreement
I obtained employment at a local hair salon chain in 2007. When I first began employment, I had to sign an employment contract that included a non-compete clause stating I could not work within 7 air ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

if i file for bankruptcy, does that have the potential to negate the current non compete im under
I came into a gym and rose to district manager due to my vast experience in the personal training industry. I was let go for not returning a phone call in 30min time frame. I'm now restricted by 50 mi... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Can my emplyer, who receives state funding, dock me for two days when I missed one due to illness?
I missed 4 days total and brought in a doctor's note. My employer is going to dock my pay for 8 days because he says July is a blackout month, and employees may not be absent during this time. I am sa... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

retaliation
Over one year I filed an age discrimination claim against my former employer. the eeoc picked up the suit and investigated. I was informed that things were done do to items (false items) found in my f... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

What to do if the offer for a job was withdrawn after you resigned from existing job?
I got a job offer and I accepted the offer and they had given me a start date. After that I gave my resignation letter to my existing job and after the last day of work at my current office, the new c... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

I accepted a position with a medical device manufacturer in 3/07, already employed, to go into a newly created Global position, however no formal org chart or announcement was ever made or global authority imparted. My position was just eliminated.
Does this situation have applications to a Promissory Estoppel Claim based on my relocation to the area? I turned this company down twice intially, due to a second offer I had already accepted at the ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can employer deny COBRA coverage due to being under 20 employees if they offer it to other ex-EEs?
I was recently left an employer with 18 employees. Although they do not meet the 20 employee minimum, they have voluntarily (and I believe currently are) offered COBRA coverage to separated employees.... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can employer deny COBRA coverage due to being under 20 employees if they offer it to other ex-EEs?
I was recently left an employer with 18 employees. Although they do not meet the 20 employee minimum, they have voluntarily (and I believe currently are) offered COBRA coverage to separated employees.... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Wife Is Being Harassed At Work; What Can I Do?
My wife got a job as a salaried office manager back in March of '08. At the time of her employment, she works in the same office as the company's sales representative. Numerous times she has found the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can Texas employers discriminate against EXPUNGED misdemeanors?
I feel ( feel is an understatement, I was explicitly told by the interviewer) that I've been discriminated against by employers due to an expunged misdemeanor. I know there are only a few states which... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Clock in time, and garnishment for non-payers
My employer requests us to be at work at a specific time, however, we are not allowed to clock in until we are needed. We cannot leave, due to the employer not knowing when we will be needed, yet are ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Can I ask my employer to give me a leave of absence or lay me off so I can get unemployment
I am in the wrong job. I've been to a psychiatrist who has prescribed anti depressants but he still thinks I should leave. I have no complaints about the company (they did exagerate how good the job w... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Can a non-compete be enforced if I have been demoted?
I originally signed a non-compete when I was involved in the Engineering department and had almost daily contact with customers and was very involved with development of pricing strategy and process d... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Serverance - calculation of eligible weeks
I have recently been given a severance deal, the company is stating I am only qualified for 12 weeks of seperation due to my rehire in 2002. In June I celebrated my 25th year. They are claiming when I... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

can my Human Resource tell me I should step down from my position due to a medical condition
My Human Resource person had told me twice I should step down from my Supervisor position into a manager position because of my medical condition. She keeps suggesting I should think about going back ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

I was discharged from a temporary position for being wrongfuly accused of damaging property.
I was working through a temp agency for a company. I was discharted on August 17, after having worked there since November 2009. I was due to be hired as a full time employee on August 23. I was told ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer lower wages for work already performed?
I am paid on the last day of the month. On January 31, 2009, I was told that my check for that month would be 10% less, due to the company's poor sales. I had already worked the full month expecting t... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is a non compete still vaild
I signed a non compete 9 years ago and have recently left the company. Due to the time frame is the agreement still valid or is there an experation? Also, at the time of the agreement the company was ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Possible defamation
I may be the victim of defamatory statements at work. Not only do these statements have a strong impact on my co-workers, but on my managers as well. In fact management is making decisions concerning ... applies to All States  ·  2 answers

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

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

employer avoiding paying my vac. pay..won't give me an answer
my employer is avoiding paying me one day of vacation pay that i took. my check was to have it included 2 paychecks ago. i have called the human resources hotline since our co. had relocated payroll d... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have legal rights against a verbally and psychologically abusive boss?
I've been working for an internet-based home office company since January of this year. Over the past 4 months, my boss has become both verbally and psychologically abusive to me. He had always had em... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does this come under liquidity damages?
Hi, I have a lawsuite going on over breach of contract with a company who sponsered my H1b. I left the company due to no-paymentlate payments of my slaray. Before I resigned, I was suppose to join a n... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Discrimination, overtime, and final paycheck issues
I have recently been terminated from my company, while I was stationed overseas, and my former company has done everything wrong in the process of firing me. I believe I have a strong discrimination c... applies to Maryland  ·  2 answers

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 a case against my employer that discharged me and I have been with them for 12 years?
I was the manager of the store and I had sent some paint to the body shop next door to try to match a customers car color that they had been trying to match for for almost 2 weeks. We do this all the ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can a former employer Recall your Severance Package?
Former employer gave me a Severance Package at the end of my employment, October 2010. The package was a 2009 Lincoln MKX, at that time he said that he would continue to pay the lease payments until t... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

What actions could I take for mistreatment at a private club, an american legion?
Hello, I would first like to thank you for taking the time to listen to my story. I worked at an American Legion (a private club) for about a year, until I recently quit. My boss had 3 of her children... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

How to remove job offer contigency upon receiving letter from current employer releasing non-compete
I received a job offer from a NON-competitor, but they are very spooked by the non-compete I signed with my current company. The two companies don't even manufacture the same products. My current comp... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Can I refuse a paycut without quitting? Employer is falsely accusing, and bullying me.
Sirs: I've been an hourly worker for a small manufacturer for over 11 years. I get along fine with my supervisor, and 99% of the people in the company, but the owner, who is also the chief engineer ha... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

can an employer make you wait 5 years to apply for there job.
i have a cdl class b licence. and a year ago i failed a dot drug test. now i applyed for a new job and they say i have to wait five years before i can apply for that job. i went to a SAP and she refer... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can reducing my salary in half be seen as constructive discharge
I currently work for a less than 8 employee privately held company based in GA. I am in sales, and they have just told me my salary is immediately cut in half from 40k to 20k due to the state of the b... applies to California  ·  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

discrimination - brain tumor
After 20 years at a company my boss of 8 months gave me a horrible review. After the review I told him I knew what he was doing - he wanted his old admin in my seat. 2 days later HR gave me a package ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Physicians and the non compete clause
I am a physician that was terminated because of fear of competition. I opened a Saturday clinic over 20 blocks away from the clinic I was employed at because I was losing patients due to the primary o... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Discrimination
I work in a hospital as an x-ray tech.During my employment at this hospital, I had some communication problems so I decided to start looking for another Job.While I was on this job, I was interview, s... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employer not following through with agreed severance package
I recently received a severance package from my company due to a downsize. In the agreement I was awarded a cash payment as well as 5 months of free health coverage. The payment came, great! BUT the h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is it discrimination to schedule you for hours outside of your availability in retaliation?
I have been working two jobs for about 3 years. I recently was offered a full time position at my formerly part time job. I accepted the offer. I informed the manager at my other job that i would like... applies to Vermont  ·  0 answers

unpaid salary
Hi : My previous employer stopped my salary for oct 2003 which is due on Nov 1st 2003 ..When i sent him 3-4 emails about salary ..he is mentioned he will pay me only when the client pays him and need ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination/slander
Hi MEL.... This is an awesome website. My question is for a serverance pay agreeemnt can I change some of the language in the agreement for example. The agreement is standard and does not include the ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Reneging on job offer
Dear MEL, I had an interview with a major company last week. At the interview, they made a verbal committment of a job offer. 2 days later, I sent them an email, accepting the job offer, to which they... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Discrimination?
I was just let go from my job, I'm a woman ,48. I was told when let go that it was no reflection on my skills, it was based on seniority only. The qusetion I have is, how could someone who had the sam... applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

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

Do I have a lawsuit?
After I disclosed to two managers that I was recently seeking psychological therapy, I was reassigned from a managerial role to a non-defined non-managerial role. This new role was undefined. I also d... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

There's more behind this but no sense in getting into it unless we know the contract can be voided.
Our board of directors is dealing with a founder/CEO who resigned approx. 2 weeks prior to the termination of his contract. He feels he is due a number of things (cash, stock, options) under his contr... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Laid off because job was "eliminated", yet company is still hiring for the position
I was recently laid-off because I was told that my job was "eliminated". I've since learned that my former company is filling my position internally (same title) with less-costly employees. I'm unclea... applies to New York  ·  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

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

Can an employer force you to punch out for a break even though you can't leave the premises.
I work for a major retailer who has instituted a new policy that if a store manager works more than 5 hours in a shift they are required to take a 30 minute break. The problem is that if there is not ... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

How do I inform future job prospects of my situation without implicating my former employer?
I resigned from a job for personal reasons, gave two weeks notice, was asked to give an additional week and I did. I have had over seven interviews, five of them stated that they will get back to me a... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Only one not to receive severance
Due to a loss of several major customers our company had to release 38 of the 40 employees in the area. My classification was different from the other 37, but many work responsibilities were shared. W... 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

May Ienter a partnership with a customer I previously serviced under my active non-compete agrmt?
I have a non-compete with a company based in Arkansas. I now work for their competitor, which is in Tennessee where I live. I have an opportunity to invest into a business that I serviced under the pr... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Can an employer deny you vacation time?
I planned to go to Florida for a week the First week of October and put it on the calendar the last week of June I have only two days of vacation left due to my Motherin law had to have surgery so i t... applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

Which states laws to follow for resignation from an out of state employer?
I worked in California for a company based in New York. I recently gave notice (2 weeks) and served out that time. They did not hand over my final check at that time, and have still not paid out wages... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What is the minimum salary to be paid to an employee?
I was working in the restaurant business for a new business and paid a weekly salary of $200. I was working between 70 and 110 hours per week and feel that I was underpaid. When taken to the owner of ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Conflict of interest (working for 2 employers of same industry)
Emp(a) at co(a) accepted a position at co(b). Co(b) needed an admin & asked an ex co-worker to take the job. That person has not received an offer letter nor have they signed any documents stating the... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I have worked for 8 almost 9 years as a temp in HR but was told to find a job any help
The policy states I should have worked for 1 year, but my has been renewed every year. I applied for 1 job in my department twice only to have younger women hired. The prerequisite for the job was to ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Dismissed for conflict in personalities
Can I be terminated due to a conflict of personalities? Yesterday I was dismissed by my employer. I was told that my work was good. He even offered to write me a letter or recommendation. He said his ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Contract say I can complete but must repay % of previous billed revenue?
I am an IT consultant who has recently left my employer after 5 and a half years due to an unhealthy work environment (working 6+ days a week, 12+ hours a day). I have been working in the industry for... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Everyone was relocated but me
On Friday Oct.6th I was terminated from my job of 3 1/2 years. Down-sizing was the reason given for my termination. The regional manager called all employees (4) together and told us the office would ... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Forced to work for free to collect owed bonus
Myself as VP, another VP and the CEO negotiated a bonus plan that pays a % of profit quarterly. When we made profits it was decided by the CEO that we had insufficent cash flow to pay it so book it fo... applies to California  ·  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

Was I discriminated against?
I work for a school district. I was classified as a teacher aide. I worked in the office area taking care of attendance. Every time a secretary was gone I covered. Then a secretary moved to another po... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

can a potential employer refuse to give you a job app?
I was following a lead for a job that I was certain I was perfect for. I entered the business and politely asked for a job app. Upon reciept of the app, I discovered that I had no pen. I asked to borr... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Defense for breach of contract
I did not finish my employment contract with my company. I consulted a lawyer for possibility of contract fraud and I was told that there is possible fraud but did not advise me to initiate litigation... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

is there a time limit on return of drug testing?
I ran into a door at work and hit my nose. I was engrossed in my cell phone. I reported it as we are required. They made me take ,a drug test which I am fine with . due to having a urinary tract infec... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case
I am the only African American on a management team with a 24 X 7 network operations repair center. I work on the 3rd shift or graveyards and I have not been included or CC'd on any management meeting... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Non-compete with dissolved, but sold
I signed a 6 month non-compete with a Manufacturer's Rep Firm. I have been terminated because the assets and commissions due to be paid have been sold to a competing Rep firm and the corporation I sig... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Does the Tennesse Board of Nursing have the right to publicly display my expunged record
I am an LPN who has recently got my license reinstated after being revoked in 2003 due to obtaining controlled substances. This was a one time offence and through the support of my local sheriff who k... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for my employer to keep me from receiving copies for my certificate form my employment f
About a week ago, I started seeking different employment opportunities; I have been working with my current employer for 6 years, and started looking for something else due to need of more money. I wo... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can my non Compete be hold up after I am laid off?
I was laid off from my job and took another job with a company slimiar to our. I was told that I could work for another trainin company, but my old company could sue them if I contacted their current ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

How to collect against non-payment of invoices from work performed
I worked as an Independent Contractor for a company in Silicon Valley from end of November until end of April. The last month of April they have not paid me for the work performed and agree that I sho... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Am I due my vacation pay
I was trying to disipline a subordinate where I was a supervisor. The employee refused to perform a tasks wich I assigned her to do and walked out. A few days later my supervisor called myself and the... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Should I indemnify my former employer in our gender discrimination settlement?
My former employer sent a settlement agreement for me to sign. They have agreed to 1099 me the settlement under 100% emotional distress and want me to agrees to "indemnify and hold the Company harmles... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

employer out of business, fails to pay
Hi, I worked for an employer from August 1999 to 2000 and was never officially released, but told I could go from salary to contract. The employer went out of business, and never paid me. I took this ... applies to California  ·  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

Can a non-compete clause be enforceable if my distributor's area has changed?
When first being hired by my company, I signed a non compete listing counties that the non compete was held to. If my employer no longer has the distribution rights to many of those counties and areas... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Downsized and treated differently - what can I do?
On Friday Oct.6th I was terminated from my job of 3 1/2 years. Down-sizing was the reason given for my termination. The regional manager called all employees (4) together and told us the office would ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

Downsized and training my replacement.
My company is relocating the accounting dept and we are all loosing our jobs. However 80% of my job is now going to be kept here in the office I now work in but they asking me to train someone else he... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

severence pay
I was recently terminated by my employer of 6 1/2 years. In my employment contract there was a severence clause stating I would get 1 month for every year of service. The company I worked for has been... 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

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

Written Job offer and relocation started. pulled offer 3 days before last day 7 days before relo
Written job offer in Chandler arizona passed drug screen passed background check. Relocation check SENT. movers arrange to come pick up my stuff-By representative of company making offer 3 days before... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

What can be done as we are being accused of receiving unemployment benefits while husband was employ
My husband is being accused of receiving unemployment benefits from the State of IL while working in 2009. When the letter was initially received we sent a letter to the IDES from an attorney immediat... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Commissions due after Resignation
i worked with a franchised owned store from march to april. the agreement was that i was paid annually and a commission of 3% once my orders were invoiced. i had to resign (contract stated employment ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

40% owner of a company has backwages that are not being paid
I am a 40% owner of a company. I am owed about 150,000 dollars in salary and commission that was not paid to me as the cashflow was not good. However, we have received a lumpsum payment of 200,000 dol... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Possible discrimation- take the severance anyway?
I was recently laid off after 7 years of employment (manager position for 4), I was told my position was being eliminated due to restructure. I was a manager of dept. of 4 employees. I am a 43-year ol... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

was injured on the job, now old employer is telling potential employers i left on bad terms
I was injured on the job and required surgery, after four years and legal battles i am finally able to return to work. I have been trying to get a job for over three months and have had several interv... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

Wrongful discharge & rejection of litgitimate employment application.
After explaining to my relativly new Community Development & Environmental Health director in March 2011 of the "illegal operation" of a "Tattoo/Body Art" establishment that I as an State Registered E... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Wrongful termination
I worked for a bio-tech company in NY, which relocated to MA. Some of us were offered to relocate and given moving expense money and a cost of living increase in pay. The relocation occured in April. ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Retaliation for seeking other employment
I know that Texas is an at-will state, but is it legal to be laid off after an employer finds out an employee is seeking other employment? My manager received a reference survey from another company a... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is a company required to pay vacation pay when you leave the job?
I have given my 2 week notice at my job. I am eligible for 1 week paid vacation. Do they have to pay me my vacation pay even though I am leaving this job. applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Can I be terminated while a claim for inproper conduct by manager is on going?
I filed a claim against my manager who happens to be a HR manager. Two write ups that she assigned to me for errors that she dulicated by her and for doing as I was told by her that had a negative eff... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have a sexual harassment case?
I live in SC. I have been a security officer for over a year with this company. During this time, I have reported sexual harassment and my employer will do nothing to stop the abuse. I have been subje... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Privacy/Health Information Ilegally accessed.
I am an employee at a hospital where I also recive my healthcare. One of my employees has accessed my medical records over 200 times (report provided my medical software). I also found another employe... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What can I do about my wrongful termination?
I was recently terminated by my employer, and on the day before termination I had reported one of my residents for inappropriately touching myself and others while trying to perform care. We were all ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Enforceability of Non Compete contract
I have worked in the retail automotive industry for twenty five years, two years ago and out of desperation due to the economy, I took a job in "middle management" at a local dealership. The duties an... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Retaliation for Filing Workers Compensation Claim
Retaliation- Workers Compensation I had sent an e-mail to my boss asking how I would go about turning in a Workers Compensation claim. Within 3 minutes of her reading my e-mail I was sent an e-mail st... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

Is my non solicitation valid
I have a non solicitation agreement with my employer's employer. My employeer is an insurance agent(independent contractor of the insurance company he sells for). I don't have any written agreement wi... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

Quiting before two weeks and asked to pay for breach of contract
I have worked for the consulting company as an employee. My conract stated that if I leave my employer without giving two weeks notice, he may keep up two weeks of my pay. Due to unforseen circumstanc... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can I get my job back if my employer terminates me for failing drug test?
I was on a community service day through my employer, in Florida, at which I got injured on and had to go to the hospital. I was given an alcohol and drug test. The drug test came back positive for ma... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

how will a 401k distribution effect an UN-opened claim
I was laid off last tuesday and on friday had a pre-scheduled meeting to roll over my 401k, to my local bank, into an IRA. The intention was to be able to take a lump sum payment, due to serious econo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Lay off after applying for a position through internal Job Posting
After following proper procedure for an internal Job Posting I have been informed that my services are no longer needed for my current position. When I spoke with my boss who is a Sr. Executive she wa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non compete valid if living in a different state from employer
I'm a healthcare consultant living in the state of NC but employed by a company located in CA. I signed a non-compete contract with this Company. However, due to loss of clients, the company is experi... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

can someone tell you to start looking for a new job if u turn down over time?
I was threatened that i would lose my job, after i explained that i couldnt work over time because my wife works nights, that we dont have a babysitter, and that we are down to one vehicle. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

If I am still with the company after being taken over by new employer. Is non compete still valid?
The company i work for is a hose cleaning company. That hires self-employed people. And they take a % out for themselves. Well when i started with this company. It was giving to a relative and then af... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

can i file for discrimination?
i have ms. i called off for three days. i was then asked if i would take a part time job. the next day my boss held a staff meeting. i was then asked again in front of my peers if i were taking the pa... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

can i file for discrimination?
i have ms. i called off for three days. i was then asked if i would take a part time job. the next day my boss held a staff meeting. i was then asked again in front of my peers if i were taking the pa... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

employment offer
I recently left a small firm due to the unethical dealings of the president. When I took the position with the company, I was promised in an "Employment Proposal" the following; "...would like to thin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non Compete/Child Care Center
I was employed by a private day care center. As condition of my continued employment I was asked (as well as all employees) to sign a Non Compete contract after being employed for 1 month. The Day car... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Does this forced resignation qualify for unemployment?
I filed a two week notice with my work to leave for another job. A few days into the new job, I was told I would not be getting taxes taken out so I chose to refuse the position. My current workplace ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

I signed an A.E.A. with a former employer with a Non-compete clause. Want to know my rights.
I have worked in the same industry for 25 years. I signed an A.E.A. with an employer that recently let me go,not in any breach of the signed agreement. The non-compete clause in the A.E.A. outlines th... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

Ex-employer telling others not to hire me.
I was recently laid-off from my job. There are many other employees that are below me as far as seniority and they are still employed with the company. Is there a law on the order that employers shoul... 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

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

Does she have any legal recourse for the sexual pressure her new boss was putting on her?
A friend of mine has been the target of sexual harassment at work by her new boss. Let me provide a little background: Her husband passed away a couple months before, and she was unemployed. Needing m... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is a resignation and acceptance of resignation via email legal?
I submitted my 2 weeks notice to my manager via email due to a mandatory shift change that my employer knew would cause a transportation issue. My manager replied via email that she needed to confirm ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

Will a non compete hold up if my employer has changed my compensation several times since ive signed
I signed a non compete when I was being hired. Within the last 3 years my employer has changed my compensaton package (cutting my pay) several times. I have been in my industry my entire working caree... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Non-interference in Employment Agreement
I am an IT consultant residing and working in Phoenix, AZ whereas my former employer is Massachussetts. He made me sign Non-interference clause in the employment agreement to not work with his clients... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete agreement to not to offer services for any of Companys client's
Hello, I used to work for a software consulting company 'X' which contracted to client 'Y'. Now I got a full time job offer from some other company 'A'. But my non-compete clause with consulting compa... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Should I sue my former employer for unpaid commission? Should this be a class action?
I worked 6 years for a merchant serives business. I was paid a "signing bonus" which was an advance of the first year's commission. The commission was viewed as earned after 12 months of processing. T... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I had work for this employer for 6 yrs in the state of Texas and had signed a non-compete contract.
I had work for this employer for 6 yrs in the state of Texas and had signed a non-compete contract. After the 6yrs of hardship with this company basically they had work me like a dog and I was under p... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

My severance agreement does not include all the benefits previously agreed upon, do I have recourse?
Our company was merged. As part of the merger all employees were offered jobs at their current pay with the job description left TBD. If employees chose not accept these new job offers, they could ele... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Exempt Salary Manager that worked 21 paid days, yet employer only paid for 18 and refuses to pay out
I am a salary exempt manager for a food service company. The month of August was a 21 day pay month (meaning I would need to work a minimum of 21 days to receive my salary. I am new to the company and... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Possible Retaliation?
I was recently terminated from a facility after less than a year from my hire date. I had many issues during my orientation in which I was told I was "arrogant" and "alienating other staff members", a... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

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

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

Severance and vacation pay
I was terminated January 9, 2004 due to restructuring of the department. I was employed by this company for 12 1/2 years. I had also accumulated 4 weeks of vacation of which i had not taken any of the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Changing employment
Hi : I informed my company sometime in middle of oct 2003 that i will not work for them from nov 15th ..Then they stopped my oct 2003 salary which was due on Nov 1st and also they never added my new b... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Legaility of severance contract conditions
I have been employed at the same bank for 15 years and due to a recent merger which would force me to travel much further, I have declined the new position offered and accepted a severance package whi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Overtime payback requested by employer
Hello, I have searched through the forums below with no luck to my current situation, I am hoping someone can shed some light on this. I work for a IT consulting firm as a hourly project manager that ... applies to New York  ·  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

Unpaid wages and bounced payroll check
I worked for four weeks for my previous employer. He hired 4 other employees at the same time as myself. To my knowledge, none of us have been paid with a 'good' check. We all, at this point, have pap... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

on the job auto accident
Involved in a roll-over on the job do to a blow out, CHP, sites a faulty right rear tire on my work truck as the cause of the accident. I just wanted to know my rights & what type of lawyer do I conta... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Employment Transfer
My employer sent me on a temporary assignment to a NJ facility. After being at the NJ facility for 8 months they told me their was no job to come back to at the NY facility. In the mean time they hire... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Should I accept or decline
I worked at a big retail company in Ohio for two years. On March 19th, 2006 I was injured on the job and I had to go to the hospital (standard procedure according to this retail company) to have the b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

last paycheck-education reimbursement
I recentky resigned from my company, and they are considering withholding my last pay check and accrued vaction to cover company sponsored education reimbursement. They are saying that since I did not... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Have I Libelously Defamed?
My present employer was part owner in my previous employer's company during the time that I feel I have a strong EEOC case for pay discrimination. My present employer and my previous employer are brot... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

What do I do?
Today, I was accused of conducting myself in an unethical manner in the workplace. Two women made a complaint about me sometime over the past week or two. I have worked along side both of these employ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Job classes
I'm trying to find out about "job classes" within an organization. I thought there are different job classes in every company, such as office personnel, scientists, laborers, etc. I thought each class... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Am I entitled to severance pay?
Hi, I have worked for my employer for 10 years, I live in NJ and I will be locating to SC in 3 weeks. I approcahed my bmanager at the begining of 2010, explained the situation and stressed that I want... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is it legal for an Employer to make someone sign a Payroll Deduction form to pay an on going bill?
My girlfriend works for a vet clinic here locally. They allow workers to have accounts and they only pay for half of the procudes its a half price thing. My girlfriends bill is $370 and there is no ti... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Do i need a lawyer
Hi,I'm trying to contact you about a problem I'm facing due to becoming unemployed. Immediately after becoming unemployed I filed my unemployment claim only to find out I am unable to claim what I'm e... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

.Is it legal for a boss to switch you from Salary to Hourly without giving you something in writing
I asked that he provide me documentation and he is refusing stating he doesn't have to when I asked what my new wage is he declined to tell me. My job duties are the same, he is very possessive and is... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Displaced from exempt position due to CEO resignation
I have been employed for over 20 years for the same company as an exec assistant. Most recently (the last 5 years) I have been an Exec Assistant to the Pres & CEO. I was recently promoted to the Assis... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is unusual pay structure discrimination?
I am a bus driver subject to a 2-tier pay structure, which includes a higher wage for duties I perform as a trainer. In addition to actually training the drivers, I sign off on all the official docume... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How do I handle an abusive supervisor
I have a supervisor that is failing at their job and has gone on record saying that I have a better job and wishes that he had mine. I am performing a very high level and have consistently been one of... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Can my supervisor retaliate against me for applying for another job within the company?
Hi, I recently applied for another job within the non-profit company that I work for. I notified my current supervisor of my interest in the new position and indicated on my work google calendar when ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Same job, differen pay/benefits
I worked for a company that is a legal subsidiary of another company. There are employees who are paid by the subsidiary company and employees who are paid by the parent company performing the same jo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

What can I do if the whole office is harassing me, retailiating against me, & defamation of me?
I have Bipolar Disorder and ADHD. I am on Meds and see a Doctor. Two years ago, I became Manic. There was a lot of stressful things in my life. Even though I have a Domestic Partner, I felt alone at t... applies to California  ·  0 answers

illegal action voids non compete?
A few weeks ago, my company began withholding checks from me. This has gone on for the last three weeks due to collection issues with some of my clients. I am a commision only employee. since that tim... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Decker decision
All full time employees positions were eliminated including my own in a hotel casino union job. They will be hiring one new person for the job. I have 11 years seniority. Would this qualify under the ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

Payment of Accrued Wages
With my consent, during several periods over the past two years, my employer, an Indiana restaurant corporation, accrued a substantial portion of my agreed salary because it had cash flow problems. Th... applies to Texas  ·  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

Suing for illegal interview questions
I was asked two questions in a job interview that I believe were illegal. Do I have a family? Am I married? Do I have children, how old. What is his daycare situation? These were the first questions I... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Severance if I leave?
I have worked at the same plant for 20 years, although it has been sold two times. They have historically (and recently) offered their "enhanced severence package" to employees whose jobs have been el... applies to Alabama  ·  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

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

Splitting hairs on the word
My current employeer of 21 years infomed me in March that I will be downsized as of July 1st and that I should look over the severance policy as I will be offered a severance should I fit the policy. ... 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

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

salaried but paid hourly?
I am a manager at a call center with 5-10 employees underneath me. My employer classifies me as salaried non exempt on my pay stub. I am required to work 40 hours a week, and 2 extra Saturdays each mo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

is there anything i can do?
i have been working for acompany for almost a year now they are based out sd but i work for them in a shop in ia. i am always being degraded and never given a chance to learn my job. my boss and his f... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Do we have a case?
My husband has worked for a company for just over 2 years and received multiple promotions due to his skills and abilities and work ethic. One day the shop foreman made a comment to him when he had a ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

May a company lawfully fill a position that was previously eliminated?
An employee receives a severence package in September, stating job elimination. The exact position (same title and functions) is posted immediatley and the position is then filled by an external candi... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Overtime at different sites?
Hello. I am employed at a Gas Station, as well as my sister. She works at a store owned and managed by the same individual as where I work. Apart from these two stores he manages a third store. My sis... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Are pending criminal charges basis for not hiring?
Due to circumstances beyond my control, I was arrested in 2004 and charged with two felonies. They are still pending, largely in part because the state refuses to acknowledge that they have no evidenc... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unemployment Compensation after Severence Agreement
I was laid off from my company due to downsizing and have been offered a severence package of 4 weeks pay. To recieve the severence I am required to sign a "Release of Claims" Agreement. If after the ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Can your employer withold your earnings because of a
I work online. The website company takes about 45-60% commission out of every online chat/email session that I do for a client. However, one client from that website contacted me, and I gave them my p... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

can an employer force you to do the job you did before you got hurt on the job
can an employer force you to do the job you did before you got hurt on the job applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Can a non-compete prohibit providing non-competitive services to a former client
I was formerly part of a Big 4 firm as a Manager in the IT Audit Practice. I left on rough terms 10 months ago. My non-compete states that I cannot perform ANY work for a former client for one (1) yea... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can a non-compete prohibit providing non-competitive services to a former client
I was formerly part of a Big 4 firm as a Manager in the IT Audit Practice. I left on rough terms 10 months ago. My non-compete states that I cannot perform ANY work for a former client for one (1) yea... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can my position be eliminated and the company have a temporary person perform the same duties?
A coworker's position was eliminated but the company has three contract employees on site doing the same job with the same title. Additionally, my position (there were two positions) was eliminated. H... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

can I sue the union for failure to fairly represent me?
I was a Flight Engineer for an airline (A) that terminated all it's Flight Engineers. A breach of contract greivance was filed and at arbitration it was determined that the airline was wrong and it wo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

Filing for Unemployment as remote-based employee of non-Ohio company?
I recently was let go (severance separation due to company downsizing) from a remote-based consulting position with a company based outside of Ohio. I have been seeing conflicting and incomplete infor... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Legality of non-compete agrreements in the state of IL.
I was forced to sign a non-compete just to keep a job with my company about 3 yrs ago. It specifies service manager title in IL & now my company changed my job to a quoting person in WISCONSIN. It see... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can the district release information that can hurt my potential employment elsewhere?
I have just been non-renewed due to poor performance. My employer and I worked out a separation agreement in which I will receive a postive recommendation from the school istrict if a potential employ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

What action can I take against Lowe's for paying my male coworkers more for doing the same exact job
I transferred from one Lowe's to another within the state of NH and was forced to take a pay cut. Now I learned that male coworkers in the same job are being paid more even though I have more skills i... applies to New Hampshire  ·  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

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

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

sexual hararssment and discrimination also retaliation
Ive been on this job for 5 year . Ive seen 9 manger come and also 6 GMS that the head boss of the store. Why cause they or either sexually hararssing the female or having affairs on the job . But so m... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case against my non-compete?
I am employed by a small executive search firm with 5 members. I am one of three revenue producing members. My practice specialty is different than that of the other two revenue producers, one of whic... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Severance and retaliation
I WAS TERMINATED FROM MY FORMER COMPANY A BIG BANK STATING REDUCTION IN FORCE DUE TO BUSINESS SLOW DOWN. ALONG WITH ME SOME OTHER COLLEAGUES WERE ALSO TERMINATED. THE REAL REASON FOR MY TERMINATION IS... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Am I eligible for unemployment
I was recently told that I needed to improve my performance at my job. I was give 3 weeks unpaid leave to sort out my personal issues. After the 3 weeks I was informed that nature of my work had been ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can someone on Workers' Comp be put on Family Medical Leave
If someone was injured on the job and is receiving Workers Comp can the employer, without notice to the employee, put them on Family Medical Leave. If so, when the 12 weeks for Family Medical Leave ha... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

I am owed about $4500 in commissions as a contractor will it cost me more to sue than I am owed?
I was a contract employee with a small company in Tempe, AZ for sales of their products in VA, NC, and SC. I executed a contract but never received an executed contract back from the owner. After 90-d... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Sexual Discrimination/Retaliation
Sexual Discrimination/Retaliation After having consulted a couple of different attorney's I am getting conflicting advice on how to proceed with my case. After complaining about inappropriate requests... applies to New York  ·  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

Who notifies my previous employer that I've secured a new job so that severance payments are stopped
I am receiving severance payments. My agreement is that the payments to me are only until I find other employment. Other than me personally telling my prior employer that I've found a new job, how els... applies to Arizona  ·  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

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

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

With a non compete, can my employer find me in violation if my wife works for a competitor.
In the agreement it states that I can not be "employed by, connected with, participate in, consult or otherwise associate with any other business similar to or competitor of employer. My wife was offe... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Is my employer required to honor promises made in writing on job offer letters?
My job offer letter indicated that I was supposed to receive a review on July 17th, 2008. It is now August 3rd, 2009 and I have yet to receive my review despite my attempts at reminding my employer of... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

how to find out whats in my personnel file
i worked for the clinic for 13years. when i asked for a tramsfer waiver. i couldnt get a job anywhere with the clinic they kept telling me they picked someone one else. even though the position i appl... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unfair demotion?
Unfair demotion? Wednesday November 5th 2014 I was supposed to go into work hourly manager at 12pm I called the restaurant while in the waiting room of the ER around 10am to let my supervisor who was ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Case Management Form
I received Case Management Report Form after filing with the U.S. District Court April 30, 2010. My case is a Track Two Case of Designation Under Local Rule 3 05. The court attached Case Management Re... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can I be demoted without being given any reason?
I am the lone female management person at my place of employment. The state requires someone in my position to have a bachelor's degree. My position is the only one with this requirement, and I am the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Relocation Agreement
Upon accepting my last job I signed a re-lo agreement that has pay back terms if I leave within 24 months. If they terminate me, there is no pay back. The situation is wihin the first 9 months we have... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Lay off and relocation of position
Our company is laying off our department with severance (and WARN Act notice). They are relocating the positions to S. California. They recently posted the new positions with a higher job title, grade... applies to California  ·  2 answers

My position was eliminated but there are 2 other people that have the same position.....
I recently lost my job and the reason I was given was that my position was eliminated. The problem is that I worked with two other employees that had the same title and position that I had and they ar... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Company has not reimbursed expenses or paid commissions
I was an employee working for an Illinios based company on a commissioned sales basis. This firm was to provide me with per-diem and mileage to offset travel related expenses that I paid for out of po... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is my non-compete valid in Michigan If I signed it after I started my job
I was forced to sign a non-compete agreement after I started my job. Subsequently I discovered not all employees in my classification were required to sign. I did not receive any additional considerat... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Back wages
I have been employed by a professional group since January 2003. A final contract was never signed. We (employer and employee) had the same lawyer. (Don't you think this was a conflict of interest on ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I have two jobs. If I lose my part-time job, will I be eligible for unemployment benefits?
I work full time. I have also worked part-time for roughly 14 years at Borders books and music. They're on the ropes and are likely to declare bankruptcy. If they close my store, and can't find me emp... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can a City Goverment pay more wages to new hires than senior employees doing the same job?
Been working for Unified Govt. as security officer for 2 1/2 years. Boss hires nephew 8 months ago at almost $1 an hour more. Hires another person 1 month ago at 30 cents more an hour. Same job/duties... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Unsure of Non-Compete requirements
I signed a non-compete agreement when I was first hired by my former company as a sales rep. I have been recently terminated due poor performance in sales. I signed the agreement on Sept. 19, 2001, bu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I want to sue my employer for my raise, and defamation of work ethics
I worked as contractor for Computer Sciences Corporation in year 2007. My performance evaluaitons ere always exceeded expectations with performance increase. I was dismissed in August 2007 and my imme... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

Can my final paycheck be withheld and deductions made?
I gave my notice to resign on January 29th. My former employer was very upset and told me they would not pay me for my notice and the 29th would be my official termination date. It's now February 24th... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is there any way to get around this non-compete problem...????
I was recently terminated from a home health company in Illinois. It was my first job as a nurse. I thought I was very careful about reading everything before i signed it. apparently not. I got a new ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is there any way to get around this non-compete problem...????
I was recently terminated from a home health company in Illinois. It was my first job as a nurse. I thought I was very careful about reading everything before i signed it. apparently not. I got a new ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

What exactly is severance pay?
My husband overheard a conversation in December in which his boss was offering his job to another employee. When confronted his boss told him yes he was planning on laying him off. My husband asked hi... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

can an employer delete hours from an employees paycheck for allegedly not clocking out?
My former employer has deleted approx 20 hours from my paycheck stating that I did not clock out. The system does an auto clock out at 5am and as the former general manager of a tavern was often still... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Non-compete release or compensation
Non-compete. If I am offered a job by another company in the Phoenix area that is "covered" by a non-compete and the job offers a better living situation than present, is there a law that either requi... applies to Arizona  ·  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

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

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

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

What activities meet the criteria "contact two employers" each week?
Do the following meet the criteria for the week: 1. Applying for two different jobs at one employer? 2. One interview and one job application for two different jobs but same employer? Does interview t... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

PART TWO OF EMPLOYEER DEDUCTING FROM SECOND CHECK?
I UNDERSTAND THAT YES THEY CAN DO WHAT THEY DID. THERE ARE FIVE EMPLOYEES WHO ALL DO THE CLEANING AS A SECOND JOB. THERE IS ONLY ONE OF US WHO HAS A PAY PLAN FOR THE CLEANING. IT STATES HOUSEKEEPING/M... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can my previous employer make me pay for use of a company vehicle?
My previous employer gave me a $5,000/year raise. With that we bought a car for my use. The loan was in the employers name and I made bi-weekly payments from my pay. I paid the loan from my salary for... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

I need to know how to get out/ fight a non compete clause
I was let go from my job Friday morning. I have already found another job but it is at a competitor (Im a florist). When i started employment in 2006, my former employers had me sign a non compete cla... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Definite Period Job Contract Reneged
I have a question regarding breach of employment contract. I was an at will employee in IL, but when my job was eliminated, I was given 2 option in a meeting with the manager and HR. Option 1 was to w... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Previous company threatening arbitration when new job has nothing to do with previous job
To elaborate on the jobs, the previous job is pest control. I spray outside the residence for weeds, moss treatments, irrigation, and control outside pests. The new job is just a lawn company that cut... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Previous company threatening arbitration when new job has nothing to do with previous job
My husband has been working for a company, Florida Pest Control, for over two years. A contract was signed saying he is an at-will employee, and that if he goes to another company that he cannot give ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

serverance after merger but job still present
Facts: 1) No formal severance policy at seller company 2) less than 100 employees in US 3) Verbal commitment of 3 months severance upon merger completion 4) Outplacement services offered Question: If ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Can I be 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

workplace favortism
I work in a family-owned textile mill which employs about 2,200 people. My question about favoritism. I am a white woman age 36 and am bilingual in Spanish. I have 6 1/2 years seniority on my job. A c... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

salary and hourly employees
I work in a department with four other employess. Each of us perform the same job duties, however, three of us have different job titles and are paid salary, while the other two employees are paid hou... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Can my employer sue me over a non-compete agreement
I was hired as a sales manager and signed a non-comptete agreement by my current employer. After 1 year my employer demoted me down to an entry level sales rep with 15 years experience behind me. They... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Full Time to Part Time status is original signed off letter still legally binding?
I relocated to Raleigh to work at a Geotechnical Engineering firm last November. I received a relocation bonus to pay moving expenses and it states in my contract that I would have to repay the bonus ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

Employment Agreement
I came recently(on 18th Oct2011) to USA on H1B visa, however, i was here in the year 2006,07 and 2008. I went back to India and got transferred my H1B with my current company. While transferring H1B, ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I have not been able to transfer to any other citywhile there are many openeings
I work for a very large corporation. I am well educated and do a very good job at my existing position. I wanted to move back to South Eastern part of the country because that is where is came here in... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Company is selling part of business that I work for - do I have to transfer for less money to new
I work for Caterpillar in Morton, Illinois. The part of the company that I work for is being sold to an external entity. They are moving us to a new location in July and the sale is to be final by end... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

Possible wrongful termination
Hello, We need a referral to a local Employment Law specialist, but we are not sure how strong our case is. The facts are these: 1) My husband was laid off from his job, along with about 20 or so of h... applies to California  ·  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

Job Elimination
I have worked for a large corporation in the same department for 12 years. Six months ago, they changed department head and have let people go with severence packages. I'm at the point where my job re... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for taking legal action to collect on bounced checks?
I work in Jacksonville, for an Orlando based security company. For three weeks I was issued paychecks, one cashed at a grocery store which was later returned NSF that I had to pay back to avoid prosec... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Withdrawn offer
I received and accepted a written job offer for a Florida sales position for a company based in NC. One week after receiving and accepting the offer, and after giving notice to my current employer, th... applies to Florida  ·  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

DISALLOWED unemployment
I was DISALLOWED my unemployment I was collecting for a few months and the year was up from the first claim and had to reapply. I did that and now I was informed I was DISALLOWED. I went back to work ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do I have recourse for not accepting comparable job?
I just found out my position is being outsourced to a third party company. We will be offered positions to work for this company and given a few days to accept, and if we decline, we will be out of a ... applies to Rhode Island  ·  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

If I signed a no compete in 99 will it still hold even though I have been treated badly for years?
I signed a no compete in 1999, for years other employees and I have been treated badly. We finally have got the courage to leave. She slanders us to other people and calls us at home and yells at us. ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Legality of commission only job offer in a salon
Hello, Recently, I was offered a job in a salon. The offer is as follows: Commission only 60/40 salon, I buy all product. Payments would run through the salon till. I was told I would need to get a db... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can you force comission employees to work OT?
I work for a debt consolidation agency where I was originally hired as a " comission only " employee. Due to the fact that some weeks, there are some employees that DO NOT acquire any deals the employ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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 my company decrease my paid vacation time that I negotiated at the time of my job offer?
I received an offer for my job in January 2010, at which time I tried negotiating a higher salary but my boss, stating that his hands were tied in terms of salary, offered me more vacation time. Compa... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Repayment of move benefit after layoff at new location
I was laid off after moving here only 5 1/2 months ago from corporate headquarters in another state. Part of the move benefit included a high cost of living package that paid part of the house down pa... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Is it ok to go direct to my ex-employer to ask why my pay was lower before I file with EEOC?
I was assisting a laid off person by my ex-employer to find a job when he told me how much he had made while we both worked at the ex-employers company. I was angry upon learning that my equal coworke... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

hourly vs. exempt pay
Does a job description legally determine how a person is paid (hourly vs. exempt), and is it illegal to be paying people within the same job description differently (one individual is exempt while 3 o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Gerrymandered schedule denies benefit of company holidays, due to policies.
I realize that companies don't have to give their employees paid vacation days. But if they do give them, shouldn't they have to treat non-exempt employees the same? I already know that our company do... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I am being discriminated at work... I am a not a smoker, the other employees are
I work in a fast food resturant... My boss, and the rest of the mangement crew are smokers. They leave me to do thier jobs, watch over other employees,while they are outside smokeing sometimes as much... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Should I be a non-exempt employee?
Facts: I am employed as a web content developer, which comes down to I fill already structured (programmed) and designed websites with text and a few images (mostly cut & paste) and requires little to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employer refuse to offer a severance package if they have made exceptions for others?
I accepted an offer of employment instead of severance in a closely related department. I accepted the offer based on the job description and reporting structure provided at that time by the "new" man... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

401(k) ADP Compliance??
I have been employeed by a rather small technology consulting company in New York (about 30 people of which many are on visa from India) for the past three years. I regularly contribute the my 401(k) ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Pregnant and dismissed because of need for light duty work
I am 4 months pregnant and due to some pregnancy complications, my physician wrote a note to my employer requesting "light duty". I work as a nursing assistant in a children's hopital that has granted... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Employer verbally waived their non-compete at a meeting with several attendie and is now retracting.
I am a nurse who brought several patients to my now former employer. During a meeting several nurses called due to having bounced paychecks and wondering if the company was in danger, we asked if we c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

My Job was eliminated, but I'm not a superviror anymore and have the proof.
I was told today the my job as supervisor will be eliminated at the end of this month. I was taken of as supervisor last December. I went in my records on the company web site and it shows this to be ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can my employer reduce my hours for just any reason?
My GM recently tried to fire me over a 'voluntary" three page statement that was turned in to him by a customer. I believed the statement to be false and got the owner of the establishment involved. I... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Vehicle use for employment
I have a maintenance job that involves travel. The company I work for provides a vehicle but, there are rumors that they may be getting rid of these vehicles. When I applied for this job 6 years ago, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

can a employer fire you if you don,t do a different job that is not yours to do.
Can a employer fire you I you don,t do a job that you where not hired to do and can they make you do it if you are a person that works in the office and on the computers can they make you sweep the fl... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can they make me pay this money?
I signed an employment offer letter for a job that required me to relocate in order to accept. The offer letter indicated that company provided relocation expenses would have to be paid back if I left... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

Employment Termination on the internet
I was wrongfully terminated from my Job with a City Government. Started a lawsuit process and had seltled out of court. Signed documents saying would not bring action against this Government agency. W... applies to California  ·  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

Can your nursing license be revoked due to a breach of non-compete/ non-solicitation clause?
I am a Licensed Practical Nurse doing in-home nursing for an agency. When hired, I was told about a clause in which you could not work for a client for six months after leaving the company, otherwise ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

Non compete agreement
I was on H4 and later switched to H1.Her employer collected money for H1 processing.It took four months for him to find her a job .He is not paying the salary which he offered while applying for H1.Ri... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

can they turn my job into part time and hire some one else for the other half of my job
After working for 9 years full time, my ex-company told me that they were going to turn my position into two part time jobs and offered me one of the 4 hour slot which I took, then about 1-1/2 yrs lat... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

Draw against commission payback awhen leaving a job?
I am ready to resign from my catering sales position I started on Nov. 1, 2000. The job is not bringing in anywhere near the stated pay potential when I started. At this point my commissions have not ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay
My company is relocating to California and my job has been eliminated. I have been employed by this company for 12 1/2 years and have been offered 1 month severance pay. For this I have to train my bo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to have job threaten after I had called Corporate and complained.
I called corporate, about insurance not going into effect as told it was, they took care of that. Also complained that I was not told that I would be working mandatory overtime every weekend when offe... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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 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

Mandatory Non-Compete 3 years into job?
I have been with my company selling wild game meat to upscale accounts for over 3 years. Last year the company was sold and I signed a new confidenitality agreement at the time. Last week my company f... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

termination form positive drug test results in loss of new job
My husband was terminated for failing a drug test after an injury at work. Can another employer rescind a job offer after finding out about this reason for termination even though my husband passed th... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

no follow through on a verbal promise of promotion and pay increase
I work for a Fortune 500 company and late last year was verbally promised a promotion and increase in pay of more than $10,000 per year. This was to be effective no more than four months after relocat... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can e-mail defame when others are included?
I work in Sales. My supervisors boss sent out an e-mail that contained false accusations regarding my performance and copied in several other employyes of the company. I feel that he is entitled to hi... applies to New York  ·  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

is it unlawful to pay an employer to offer a job and hire someone?
I am afraid that the job offer I've rec'd and accepted is actually someone who has offered to pay this employer (an annual salary amount) to hire me. No proof, and can't really ask the prospective emp... applies to New Mexico  ·  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

Additional Duties not within Job Description with No Additional Compensation
Can an employer force their employee to take on additional duties NOT in their job description without compensating them? If not, can they eliminate the employee's current position and lay them off, i... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a temp agency and client lie to entice me to take a position?
I was unemployed. I answered an ad for a temp position. I went for interviews and asked if I could get hired as a result of this position. The agency and the client told me yes. The client answered ye... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

"overpaid" wages are being taken back without any notice
I used work for my employer for 25 hours a week. I then cut my hours down to 10 hours a week due to other obligations. They pay two weeks in advance, so if you didnt work the scheduled hours, the next... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

sales commissions
I have a signed employment contract stating both my base salary and commission rate (4%) on sold jobs. I am in the construction industry and I also project manage most of these jobs and there is a sig... applies to California  ·  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

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

unique medical field non compete - is it enforceable?
dear MEL, thank you creating this website and allowing me to post my question. i am a certified health care practitioner. trying to pull myself out of a dead end job in a deep south state, i found a "... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Employer unwilling to pay on a legally enforceable severance agreement
Recently I was the President and CEO of a company that was purchased by a much larger Indian outsourcing business. Suffice it to say I was recently let go. While my severance package is minimal compar... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Clause within the Severance Package
My husband was given a severance package which included a non-compete clause. He is in radio advertising and the clause states that severance will be revoked if he takes a job in ANY form of advertisi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete taking my life
I was employed by a company on H1B, i paid the processing fees and i was not paid for six months, beacuse i dont have job and when finally i got a job, they made me sign a non-compete and for four mon... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

How can i get my manager to pay me for my pdo's my manager gave me?
I put in my two weeks at my job and my manager suggested for me to use the rest of my pdo's(paid days off) to work out my week because of my commute. So i agreed to it believing that my manager should... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

renege on pan plan after task accomplished
I have worked for my company for many years and have worked in many departments. In late 2006, I accepted a position in the sales dept signing an agreement of salary and commissions to be paid. After ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

DOCTOR WITH A NO COMPETE CONTRACT ISSUE.
Mel, I am a chiropractor in Illinois who is an independent contractor within another chiro's office. (I own my patient base he provides space and staff for a 8900/mo fee) Recently I became injured and... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Drawing Unemployment & Have Taken Commission Based Sales Job
Hello, I lost my employment in which I was a W-2 wage employee. I have been drawing unemployment compensation since I lost my job. For about a month and a half now, I have been working as an independe... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

How can you be sure you weren't discriminated against due to age?
Recent graduate from a medical assistant program. Externship site: Performed 180 hours of clinical time at the facility, and applied upon completion. The individuals in the office I worked in put in a... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

contract signed in india under duress
I am a teacher. I was made to sign a service contract and promisory note in India which stated that I have to pay an agency fee of $6,500 + attorney fees of $1000 in exchange for a job offer. I was ne... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

contract signed in india under duress
I am a teacher. I was made to sign a service contract and promisory note in India which stated that I have to pay an agency fee of $6,500 + attorney fees of $1000 in exchange for a job offer. I was ne... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Afraid of Losting Unemployment benefits please read details pane. Thank you.
I started recieving unemployment a couple of months ago. I've been looking for work but recently my gradma has become ill. She needs my help for which I am a home care provider but she lives in anothe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

WRONGFULLY TERMINATED
HI MEL, I WANT TO KNOW IF I HAVE A CASE AGAINST MY FORMER EMPLOYER. ON DECEMBER 1. 2004. I WAS QUESTIONED MY EMPLOYERS ABOUT THE USAGE OF THE INTERNET. SHE ASKED IF I KNEW OF ANYONE WHO HAD USED THE C... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

how to break non compete, that is very restricting
i signed a non compete contract when i was hired by as a hyperbaric technician for a company based out of new york. i work in pennsylvania. the location i currently work at is closing and we are reloc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Verbal & Physical Abuse On Job Site
I work for a new car dealership in NY State. I am in the position where I have authority over the mechanics in the repair shop, but no actual title as manager, etc. I am the dispatcher/service advisor... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

reneged job offer caused me to lose an earlier offer
For seven years I've been an independent contractor to Hospital A, and they've been my major client. For the last four years I've asked them to change my role to full-time instead of contracting, with... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Forced resignation or termination
In June, 2010 I was employed as a nurse at a Correctional facility. I was asked to resign because I wrote an inmate 3 letters (I know this was wrong now). I was offered a great job at a hospital. Mont... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I have a non-compete waived or released?
I was recruited by a competitor for a job that will consist of (exec) managing billing and collections. I will have no sales or marketing contacts and will manage tasks that in my opinion will pose no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Being avoided because of competitor
I was laid off from my employer and ever since I have not been able to get a job. Filled out many apps but nothing. I got called back from that employer and filled out proper paperwork and ever since ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Set up for failure and discarded because of being an older female.
I was hired by a consulting company as a high level validation lead. The circumstances of the job opening up were not shared with me. The young man who had the position before me refused to abide by t... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

Non-Compete: Breach of Contract
Hello, I used to work for a software consulting company 'X', and consulting for a client 'Y' through another consulting company 'Z'. Now I joined the 'Y' as a full time employee, but my non-compete cl... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

employee declines light duty job offer - can they be terminated
offered employee a light duty position in order to get them back to work - but they declined - do they keep their position until released back to work? Do they continue to receive any money if they de... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-compete sales related
I think I signed a non-compete with my employer. I work in sales and have held (3) different territory positions North East Chicago, Northern IN and Southwest MI, and 11 key accounts in MI,IL, NY, PA,... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Big severance "carrot" taken away
My wife worked for a company 19 years. She had stellar performance throughout her career and was the corporate secretary for her last 5 years. She was on the company's lucrative supplemental benefit p... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What are my rights if the company is sold and wants me to transfer?
The company was sold, and the employees were told that if transfered to the new company and not laid off, the position that would be offered would be comparable to our current position. Well my entire... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Salary employee but treated as an hourly employee
I worked for this firm for three years. When I started working I was paid by the hour then in February 2000 I received a raise and I was told I will be a salary employee and I will not be paid overtim... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Is there anything you can do after a company offers you a position and then calls back to reneg?
A friend of mine was offered a position at Nestle Waters/Poland Spring Corp as a driver on Monday morning over the phone. The HR recruiter called him back a few hours later to say he can't have the jo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

DISCRIMINATION
I have been employed for almost 12 yrs at a med clinic, which I love. Our office has accepted a new Practice Site Administrator that has made it clear to all employees that she is "boss". We are not a... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Merger nightmare - legacy employees terminated after severace package expires
I am a manager for a large insurance company. We are in the 2nd year of a merger. The severance package that was established for employees who lost jobs due to the merger terminated in April. One by o... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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  ·  0 answers

lies in job offer
I was hired a little over a year ago by a company and have a copy of the job offer that I signed that stated my pay as hourly amount or commission whichever is greater, starting 5 days prior to my sta... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Was it legal for my employer to swtich me to 1099?
I have worked for this company for more than 10 years. In the past 2 years there were many changes in how the business was run, including change of ownership. Originally I worked in Denver, but was re... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

Race/Religion Discrimination Harassment settlement
how much money can my Lawyer ask for in a Letter of Demand for Discrimination/Harassment? My understanding is that the cap is between 50,000 to 300,000 based on the size of the employer. I was retalia... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Question regarding retaliation after a colleague is terminated?
I helped a friend gain employment within the organization I work. Recently, this friend was terminated after he reported retaliation from the department manager. This friend has filed a complaint with... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Law suit
I left the company I worked for for 20 years. this started in 1995 with a supervisor stated to me that I must be a drug user not once but 5 time. Then i feel I was discramated against for pay raises. ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

abuse of 'at will employment' clause
The 'employment at will' clause is being abused by the employers these days. I am an engineer. In my last job, my employer wrote explicitly the 'employment at will' clause in the offer letter. After f... applies to California  ·  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

can my employer force me to interview for new company?
I work for a hospital in NJ in mental health care. The hospital lost their state contract to a community agency after an RFP process. The hospital is only awarding severance to those employees who hav... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Should I sign a non-compete when I am bringing skills to the job to create new function there?
I am interviewing for a sales job. I have very specific skills in a specific sales area. I am interviewing for a new division that I would create and run at the company. My prospective employer wants ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

CAN MY PAY BE CHANGED FROM SALARY TO HOURLY FOR NO REASON
My boss has been upset with me for a couple of months basically doing anything he can to get under my skin. He knows that I am the only one in the family working so I took on a part time job which in ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

company buyout job elimination
I have been employed on salary since 1990. On 11/15/02, my company was sold and I was given an status quo employment contract through 3/31/03. On this date the new owners all but told me my job would ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Unauthorized stoppage of 401K contributions and severance overpayment
I was on a severance plan from my employer. The terms of my severance included continuation of 401K contributions on both my part and my former employer. Due to some sort of "hickup" in the the system... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do I have ANY recourse against the owner of the company for forcing me to give his grandson my job?
The grandson is 21 and has already been fired once by our production manager for attitude, tardiness and absenteeism,last August. The owner brought him back just a couple months ago, WITH a pay increa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay Issues
I was laid off from my job. A big company bouth my company. They offer me severance pay for 6 months, but they do not want that I work for that period of time in any place. I was a manager and I under... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

drafting an employment contract
My father-in-law wants to retire from the family business (Peter Troost Monument Company) and wants me to take over his portion of the business. I am currently employed at Northwestern University and ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Severance pay after declining relocation of current job?
There is a good possibility that my employer (a major regional bank) will close our local office in a reorganization and ask me to relocate my current job to a bank office in another state. I do not h... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

How do I find a lawyer willing to prove defamation of character, discrimination and slander destroy
I was subjected to a hostile work environment that made it impossible to do my job. My direct supervisors (The Board of Directors) board took progressive actions to undermine my authority, slandered m... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Do I owe income tax in AL if I work remotely from home in FL for a company in AL?
Recently relocated to Tampa, FL from Birmingham, AL for my husband's job. My employer allowed me to keep doing my job because it is able to be done remotely from my home (order handling and logistics)... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Wrongly Classified 1099: IRS Determination in my Favor: Need Help Suing and Recovering Lost Benefits
I was wrongly classified as 1099 and sent in my SS-8 to the IRS in 2010. I have just received my IRS determination letter siding with me that I was in fact wrongly classified and was not a 1099 IC but... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Percentage of Commissions with held
I have no contract, only a written agreement of what my salary and commission compensation would be when I started my managers job 3 1/2 years ago. My first year I was on a guaranteed salary/commissio... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Required to take training, required to repay all training costs if terminated
I was looking at my employee handbook, and I saw that the company will reimburse the employee for any job-related training/education expenses (up to $2000). However, if the employee terminates FOR ANY... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I demand legit information that caused my demotion?
I was demoted because it was said that another employer called my current job for a reference, but I had not applied anywhere else. I asked my regional manager for information on the company, she coul... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can I go before a judge myself to Blue pencil an agreement?
I was employed for 17 years with a Construction Labor Leasing Company. I was recruited by their largest national competitor. After 5 months of employment, I was terminated due to a FALSE annonymous "w... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Separation Agreement
I was recently terminated due to a merger. I am 44 years old and was emplyed for 13y 9m. I have been offered a Special Seperation Plan (SSP) (ERISA plan - 10 pages); an addedum to the SSP providing AD... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is non compete enforcible even if not offered employment?
I was required to sign a non-compete agreement in order to attend a blackjack dealers training course at a local indian casino. The agreement was to be effective immediately upon signing and would pro... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Gender-biased Discrimination
I am an Executive Director of Marketing at an entertainment company and have been with the company for 2 years. I am the only woman in the senior management and the company is predominantly male. Sinc... applies to California  ·  4 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

Can an employer lay you off and call you back for partime?
My husband was with company for 6 years. He was out for 3 weeks with an eye injury not job related. The company layed off supervisors and other employees that 3rd week. When returned to work on Monday... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

My boss is consistly making fun of weight and always making jokes about africian american people?
my boss is consistly making fun of my weight he has even went as far as putting on the schedule BB which means BIG BASIC! I am hurt by this but stuck in a situation where i cannot afford to leave my j... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

We accrue vacation time based on hours worked, do I get paid for it?
I work in the state of Florida. I accrue vacation time based on hours worked. When I took the job, the vacation time was part of the sales pitch, Now I have 6 weeks of vacation accrued and no way to t... 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

I have a job offer letter and completed my 1st performance evaluation-
I received a job offer letter in May 2011 to include pay increase, vehicle, gas card, cell phone, vacation-amounts are given. I completed a performance evaluation and received meets or exceeds on ever... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can you work more than 40 hours, but less than 80 at the same location for two different employers.
I work for a hospital as an NP full time (37.5 hours) during the week. A group of doctors at the hospital wants to hire me to make rounds for them on the weekends at the hospital which is a related bu... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Job elimination or discrimination
I've been told that my position is being eliminated (I'm the only black female office manager) since the 401(k) is being outsourced and we recently changed brokers (mind you this in not the first time... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid Wages
I am a Computer Developer. I worked for a (contracting company) “employee leasing” company here in Atlanta for a total of 10 months. For the last three months of this assignment, the “recipient compan... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Telling perspective employers that I threatened to kill my supervisor
Can a former employer tell a perspective employer that you made threats against other employees. I was terminated from a job after 5 years. I was given an exit interview at HR. Shortly after that I wa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my employer force me to have an interview with their outside attorney?
Hello, Last week my Supervisor told me that I would have an interview with their "outside counsel" regarding my job description as a Sales Planner. We have an inside attorney, but this is a law firm m... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay Refusal
I have been working for the same company for 23 years and the companies contract I am working on is coming up to completion but will be picked up by another company. I will be getting laid off and bec... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Is it illegal to pay different for exact same job based solely on cost of living differences?
The company I work for was recently bought out by Xerox. All of a sudden, the employees in my city got a big boost in pay. I found out through a supervisor that the reason was that employees in anothe... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Signing Under Duress
I am a member of a union. The company, which I work for has been forcing us to sign off on their new policies. and procedures. We've been told to write: "My signature denotes receipt and all right res... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

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

Have I been sexual discriminated against?
Recently my position as a Coordinator(non-exempt) was reclassified as an Assist. Manager (exempt). I had to again interview for my position and now I've been deemed no longer qualified. Employer is st... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete - Unemployeed for 6 months.
I signed a one-year non-compete agreement with an IT consulting firm. The client I was working for swithed to a different consulting firm and I was let go. That was 6 months ago. I am still unemployed... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an Accussed person who was cleared of all charges sue for retaliation?
Can an Accussed person who was cleared of all charges sue for retaliation? A person was accussed for sexual Harassment and after being suspended and then cleared of all charges comes back to work BUT ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

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

I was let go from my job because of an acceptance letter.
applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Was I unfairly terminated and if so what are my options?
I called off work due to a medical issue. When I tried contacting my supervisor about returning to work my calls were not returned. I showed up for work and was told via phone that I needed a return t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my boss demote me after I have filed an affidavit implicating him in a harassment suit?
I reccenty signed an affidavit implicating my boss in a harassment suit. Since then he has threatened me, told me i could not afford to be involved, and told me that know one will believe me. I signed... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Are Non-Compete agreements between companies legal?
I work as an engineer for a global telecom company and recently my manager announced that he is has several job openings for additional engineers, but is having difficulty filling these spots. He expl... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

Can I be forced to sign a non compete clause after working without one in my present job for years?
I am an office manager in a CPA firm. I have been with the company for years (over 20) and suddenly my boss decides to make the office sign a noncompete contract, if we don't sign it, we will be termi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Job Offer Contract
I was offered a position that was a promotion in my current company but because of special rules during a recent merger was told by hiring manager (senior executive) that I would have to take a latera... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

What can be done when employer fails to correct issues?
A person is not cooperative with any of the others in a work environment. This person has seniority, but is not a supervisor. He mistreats his peers, but is an angel with his customers. He often hogs ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I go before a court without an attorney to blue pencil a Non-Compete Agreement?
NOTE: I AM WILLING TO PAY A SMALL FEE FOR GOOD, USEABLE INFORMATION. I was employed for 17 years with a Construction Labor Leasing Company. I was recruited by their largest national competitor. After ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Unpaid wages
I got a contract job offer and I started working there through an consulting agency. The consulting agency signed a contract with the client for me. I had a verbal contract with the consulting agency ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

May I collect severance pay if I find new employment prior to my involuntary termination date?
I have been notified that my office will close in six months, terminating my position. By company policy, I am thereby eligible for severance pay. I am not required to stay through the closing date if... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can employer prevent me from making a living by working other place.
I am an on-call/as needed sign language interpreter at a local agency. I am also a student at a local community college. In the past the college had contracted with the agency to provide interpreter s... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Can I 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

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

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

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

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

is this harassment?
I work in Radiology, my 2nd in command boss retired two years ago, 6 people tried for her job..including myself. A lady (Deborah) got her job only b/c she is over the radiology school; therefore, they... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Unemployment is investigating me at my on call job. It has angered my employer and may cost me myjob
I was first investigated when I was laid off from my full time job. I have been on countless interviews and filled out hundreds of applications for full time work. To show unemployment I am making an ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

I was fired from my job cause they said I was to slow and also accused me of stealing food. what can I do?
applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

will the ri labor board help me if i live in ri but my company is based in pa. ?
i wasn't paid forthe 4th of july holiday and i was eligable for the holiday. i was told that the labor board was the place to take this problem. i have tried multiple phone calls and emails to my supe... applies to Rhode Island  ·  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

Non-Compete Employer leaving area
I currently work for a contract company that provides ultrasound services to a local hospital. We were recently informed that the hospital will not be renewing the contract in Feb and we will be w/o a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Wrongful termination
I have been with this private healthcare facility for almost 2 years. I was gonna move to a different area, and my administrator was hounding me for a two week notice. During this period I had changed... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Do I have a Valid Claim? Sexual harrassment & dicrmination
I have been employed with my company 10yrs and have maintained an excellent record. I was placed on suspension for 4months due to cobc mis-use of company time( walked into break room and asked an empl... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Employee Records?
I was employed as an assistant manager for a national company in the entertainment rental business. In September 2002, I was rather abruptly terminated from this position. I understand the concept of ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Is it legal in nj to withhold my commission by using excuses from my employer?
Got an email fm my manager, said no longer need my help, but said to let me fill up my customers' info before release my final commission. Pls. reference to his email: > " I want to thank you for your... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

can a job fire u with out u signing papers. in can thy get u for something u did 5 days ago
applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

Does two people being treated differently with medical problems be considered discrimination?
Hi I work a fulltime job I have been there for 18 years, I recently was on medical leave I had 2 surgeries and was off work for 2 1/2 months. when I got back I see a note posted that if anyone could s... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Employer denies involuntary leave in layoff with severance choice
I was recently laid off and offered a severance package. There are two options, take a lump sum payment or a weekly payment. If I take the lump, my employer states that they will consider this a volun... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is my employer to pay me if I put a 90 day notice in and they want to let me go before
I have been working for a big bank for 3 years now. This bank has a harassment policy which includes sexual orientation. I have had a couple of issues with employees making comments that I have report... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Can 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

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

What is law for between terms for school teachers if laid off from full time job?
applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is law for between terms for school teachers if laid off from full time job?
applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Relocation reimbursement not paid and employment terminated
I had a question on relocation reimbursement. My employer had offered me a job and the offer letter had the following two items a) A two year contract (no termination penalty though) b) A sign-on bonu... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Write up caused by poor working condtions not stated in job description
I received a write up for poor performance after working for a company for one month. In the one month that I have worked there, the first two weeks training was occasionally provided in an office env... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Does a non-compete carry over if I transfer to a new position within the same company?
I signed a non compete agreement when I hired on in a particular division with my current medical sales company. About one year ago, I was granted a transfer to a different division that sells differe... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Temporary Injunction filed against me with false accusations printed in newspapers/online
My former employer has filed and was granted a temporary injunction against me. In the court documents employer states I stole trade secrets, as well as violated a non-compete. I did not steal any tra... applies to Iowa  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Employer terminated the employment contract before the contract was up, what should I do now?
I had started my job with my former employer in the July and we signed a employment contract for 9 months, however, this week my employer told me that they do not need my services in the present capac... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

alcohol smell on breath
I am a securty officer and i was accused by my sit suprvisor of having the smell of alcohol on my breath. told him that i had drank half maybe a beer and a half of a 32oz beer at around 7pm the day be... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

can a state farm agent dismiss the employee, then give that job to his spouse ? Derry Nh Office
applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

what are my options with a hostile work environment?
I work for a resort that moved me to another facility with a different job that pays more money but did not get the raise. I am constantly being written up for things that they cannot prove that I did... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can severence be rescinded after signing to receive it over an unreasonable job offer?
My company is consolidating branches, and offices are closing. As a result, I was approached by HR with an internal job offer. This offer was considered to be unreasonable as it would reduce my positi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have any kind of case?
I was terminated from my waitress job for supposed bad comment cards which I never saw or was reprimanded for. I have already filed for unemployment. There are some things too that the employer does t... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

how enforceable is my non-compete/non-solicitation/confidentiality agreement?
After leaving company A because it was a hostile/toxic workplace, I have been looking for a job for several months. Company B has offered me a position with their company and while what they do overla... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

do I have a case??
over qualified, but hired with job description. management deligates all work load to me then go's shopping online. management was found out then terminated. Replaced by unqualified individual with no... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have to disclose a dimissed charge of battery to a CA governing licensure board?
I was charged with battery. The result of my case was a plea in which I received pretrial diversion. I have completed my pretrial diversion and my case has been dismissed. However, due to the nature o... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Man highered at a higher position than an experienced female
I am a female that works for a large bank in Pennsylvania. My job title is a personal banker. There is also a "promoted" title of personal banker sr that you can receive based on experience and years ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

What can a do about being falsely accused of sexual harrassment and being terminated
I have worked for this company for 11 years with no problems. Then about 3 weeks ago I am terminated for sexual harassment that was not true. When the GM called me in the front office about is he aske... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Severance pay without signed agreement
My husband was recently laid-off from his job. He was sent a legal agreement in the mail from the corporate office which sounded very "fishy" . The agreement said he would never seek future employment... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

My job was eliminated and now I have to meet once a day so I can teach other my skills that others do not know How much cooperation should I provide I have a severance package for 9 years of service
applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I Rescinded my resignation, can my employer force unpaid leave with no promise of future employment?
Will I qualify for unemployment while looking for a new job? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Unreasonable Non-Compete
I have a young friend who works for a Payday Loan company. She told me her location was robbed a gunpoint last week and that she is very fearful of working there now. She said since the company discon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

My boss said I resigned. I did not resign. Do I have any rights.
I work for Honda of Mentor Ohio (Penske Automotie) for 7 years, did a beyond a good job as a sales manager and was paid well and well liked. The vice president took a dislike to me and wanted me out (... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I resigned from my current job and my last day was November 29, 2004. I then requested a delay of r
Is this legal? "fault" for being unemployed, and Can I collect unemployment? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What can i do?
I was falsely accused of something at the work place by 2 coworkers they used hearsay of the two people to end my job. what actions could i take for them ruining my character and credibility? applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Disparage in work assignments for the same job title
I work for a company based out of another state. I was forced to give up my part time administrative assistant last year based on sales being down. My sales this year are above my goals for the entire... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Relocated and can't return to the old job.
I was relocated to a foreign country three years ago by my old boss. Although he didn't give me a written promise to hire me back, he did tell me verbally that I could come back after a few years afte... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Do questionable practices of a firm negate a non compete?
At the firm I work for all staff are hired as independant contractors for the tax and liability bennefit of the LLC which is owned by an individual. There is a strong case that this is a misclassifica... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete - Same Industry, different location/customer base
I work in the staffing industry. I had to sign a non-compete agreement in order to be hired at a small private firm to sell our services to companies seeking office/admin. assistance. The agreement st... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Refusal to pay wages, overtime and in timely fashion
I recently took the position of "Assistant Manager" with an hourly rate of $10/hr at a new Restaurant/Sports Bar/Ale House in the NW suburbs of Chicago on November 8th. I kept record of the hours work... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for posting my resume on Monster?
I was recently written up for posting my resume on Monster.com. In the write-up my employer stated that if I did not remove my resume immediately I would be terminated. I had to sign the write-up, bec... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

Stealing
My manager where I work is paying me cash under the table and he still takes 10% off what a hell I know I'm not a citizen I was just raced here anyways what can I do I need my job but I can't let this... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

Entiltled to Holiday pay or paid time off as stated in employee handbook?
I am a full time employee at Citigroup (40 hours per week). In the employee handbook it states: "Citi provides 10 paid holidays to eligible employees. Some paid holiday time may be granted as a floati... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was pressed by my Executive VP about my commitment to may large family and if I could travel
I have a 21 career with my large employer. Was told directly by my VP manager that he had to post a job similar to my position because of an HR political reasons, wanted me to go through the process o... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

wages from salarey to hourley employee
Can my employer pay me far less money when going from salary to hourly? I have been on salary for over say 8 years on my check stub it states 1837.51 for 80 hours or two weeks which would bee 22.97 an... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What?
I have a question. If you are hired can your employer terminate your job because of a past offense (felony conviction for drugs) even though you where truthful on your application and have worked ther... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

what can I do ?
I am being told that i am at risk of losing my job oveer another employee, who has had a numbeer of complaint against him from internal & external sources. can this happen? is there anything I can do ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

90 day Non-compete. Can I get out of it-I am an independent sales rep
I have worked for a large business magazine for 9 years as an independent advertising sales rep and am not an employee of the firm. I am on a 100% commission compensation. I just resigned and was hire... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

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

If a co-worker defames me using slander to customers and my employer doesn't stop it can I sue?
A co-worker accused me of theft and improper time recording to HR as part of her ultimate goal of being awarded my job. An audit ensured in which no grounds were ever discovered substantiating her cla... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

non compete in medical field
I am offered a job in Va as a physician. What do I do with a non compete clause in the contract? Thank you applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

What if custmer harrast me and i kicked her
A custmer harrest me and i kick her and her boyfriend came to hit me. Now i am out of job applies to California  ·  3 answers

Im a provisional for nyc , & I just took the civil service exam & failed the exam, can my job be sav
applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

Is there a case here
My wife was terminated from her job at a nursing home. The circumstances where as follows: On her regular rounds she charted that another nurse had removed a bed alarm from a patients bed. Prior to th... applies to Indiana  ·  0 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

if I accepted a job and I was offered a salary , yet when I got my first couple of checks the salary
applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

ABSOLUTELY NOT PAYING FOR CONSULTATION!
If your employer ask you to go back on your on time and finish a job without pay. Because of a mistake that was made that was not necessarily your fault or for whatever reason. Is that a violation of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

defamation?
I worked for a temp service several years ago (2001) and was removed from an assignment not knowing the specific reason. I believe now that it was because a coworker told management that I was having ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My wife and I work for the same company. I want to resign because of a better job opportunity. We are concerned the employer may be retaliatory and fire my wife. Is this legal?
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Change of job title and pay v/s Non-compete
I work For one of the local television Station in Evansville Indiana. When I first hired in I was paid a salary plus instant commission for Non-Traditional Revenue (NTR) sales. I sold Internet based p... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete, IL worker with MD laws
I work for a Comp A insurance company in IL and signed a non-compete clause which follows MD laws. Anyway it advises that I can't work for the same type of company who competes against them currently.... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Unstable employee
I am a supervisor in a call center enviorment. I have an employee who has become very mental unstable in the past year.. He is taking several medications and has been known to call other employess aft... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Workers Comp Filed and then Blackballed
Hi, I work as a property manager, managing homeowner associations, and was in a car accident on my way home from a meeting one night. I immediatly called my supervisor and left a message on her voice ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

retaliation
how do you know when you have been wronged? i was removed from a job for not being at numbers they wanted. an there were 11 more in the same boat i was and they all stillhave there postion. i feel tha... applies to Texas  ·  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

what are legal or other ways to properly deduct wages
Hello - I own a small business, As you know with any small business in the past few years margins are tight. which is why this is a big deal. I have been having problems with lost and neglected tools ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

unfair treatment because of race.
I been working at my job for 2 years. I do production. I was told from day one that I was not allowed to wear perfume or lotion at the job, so the products do not get contaminated. I never had any pro... 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

I am the only employee in my company that lives in NH, my job has been eliminated and I am not sure
my employeer has paid into unemployment in NH. How do I find out ? The company is Porter Airlines based in Toronto Ontario...... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

Is my employer allowed to control all 7 days of the week?
My employer pays minimum wage as well as cut hours when they feel like it with no regard for the employees So I need to get a second job. However they say that I must be available when they want me. applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Salaried time requirements
Is there a limitation to the hours that can be required of a salaried employee? Is it governed by level of pay and responsibilities of the job? If so, where would I find this information? applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

New job with Non-Compete Contract requirements.
I recently started a new job on a Monday w/ a new employer in the same field I was previosly in. I knew that I would have to sign a Non-Compete contract (NCC) in order to be employed by said company. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

wrongful termination,retaliation and misrepersantation of union
first, i am a union member. next, one morning i was dispatched to my employers shop, after i arrived i was greeted by a project manager with my last paycheck and told the company was letting me go, i ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

prospective new job is not a direct competitor
I have a possible opportunity to work for a company that is in the same generic industry however does not, nor would not compete with any customers of my current employer. Would this still violate my ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Am i being blackmailed at my job?
I work at a nightclub in wichita kansas. There are 2 owners. One owner texted me saying that i have been removed from one of my shifts and being replaced saying that if i go to the other owner about t... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

Should I allow my employer to pursue liquidated damages?
Employee is currently under 1 year contract to work for employer. After four years of employment with this company and signing four seperate one year agreements, employee has finally found another job... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

working for 20 years
I have been on my job for 20 years - a university. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

when mandated by law
Is a leave of absence to be granted to an employee that is having a meltdown over job duties? There are no sick days or vacation days on this salaried position. It is for a non profit organization. applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

I was offered a job w non competition
It states that I may not work in any field that could be considered a competitor for 6 mos. regardless of the reason of separation. This would make me unemployable in my field. Would I be eligible for... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

How do I get out of my Noncompete contract from a previous employer?
I worked for a home health aide company located in Fairfield, PA for less than four months. Toward the end of my employment there, I was led to another job where it would better hours, more convenient... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Upaid wages and expenses
I was working for a AT&T vendor as a wireless test engineer, for abour 9 months. The company is based at West Monroe,LA. After I resign the position on 10/13, and still they didnt paid me for my last ... applies to Louisiana  ·  2 answers

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

workers comp
I was injured on the job and now are getting ready to return to work, I am concerned that my manager might try to fire me because of my injury. Is this legal? All the doctors I have been to confirm th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Do I have a sexual harassment case even though I resigned ?
I resigned from my job as a Loan Officer about a month ago. I had developed a very unique loan program from scratch and once it became successful (after over 3 years) my employer took control of it an... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

I feel wrongfully demoted?
My boss has recently hired his friend to get my position. Never was i informed about new positions available, he is getting a hire pay i have senority, we work full time no benefits and feel like it's... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

What can I do if employer threatens to withhold pay if contract is not signed with their stipulation
I have worked for a Private Higher Education institution for 13 years. I meet all the requirements necessary for my job description. When hired for this job I was not required a PhD. I'm currently wor... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

passed written but cannot pass proficiency exam but working in job title
Is there anything in civil service law that a waiver can be granted for a proficiency exam. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

statue of limitations
what is the statue of limitations on whistleblower and freedom of speech. please advise reference to former job at sheriff's office. thank you for your time, gerlena cruz applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Vacation reimbursement
I am considering leaving my job. If I do, is my company required to pay me for unused vacation time (as in California)? Or do I lose that time if I don't use it before I leave? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have a leg to stand on?
I am 47 years old and was forced out of my job. I had performed well for 9 years and a new manager came in and stated that my performance was sub par and demoted me. I was then subject to 4 months of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

medical leave of absence (financial ressource while on med. leave)
I am a table game dealer around xmas time they open a new pit with new tables (table layout placed further away then normal( been dealing over 20 yrs with no medical issues ever happen) i was to deal ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

Asked to sign a non compete after leaving job
My ex employer spoke of having a non compete agreement drawn up while I was working for him, but never did. Now that I have resigned and opened my own business, he wants me to sign one. Is this legal?... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Verbal agreement/non-compete enforcable?
I have been working for a consulting company for about three years now, and have been dealing with multiple issues since year one. I was hired for a position at what I believed was a good wage, until ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

non-compete in name of old company, not new parent company
I sold my minor stock to my partner. He sold to a larger co. At acquisition,I signed a covenant not to compete with my old co., which , with the acquisition, became a subsidary of the new parent compa... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

State Unemployment Benefit Eligibility
In Illinois, if an individual is let go from his job and he accepts a severance package that includes a year's pay, is he still eligible for unemployment benefits from the state? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Unfair mandatory overtime
There are two shifts at my job. Can they make one shift work more mandatory overtime than the other? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Discrimination based on retaliation
I work for this company for 3.5 years. Earlier this year, I came to HR and questioned about why I was not being considered for a promotion while everyone else who is less qualify and less seniority is... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

grounds for relief
I was told that I would be given a job in DEC98. I did not start working with them until JUN98. During the first week I was given a no compete contract and compelled to sign it. I was unable to have a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Any help would be greatly appreciated
If my employer is requiring me to take job related college courses does he 1. Have to pay me? 2. If the class is after I have worked eight hours in one day am I entitled to overtime? 3. Does he have t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Lack of non-compete
I was terminated as an employee 6 months ago by a consulting and training firm, where I had been employed for 20 years. In those 20 years, I had never signed a contract of any sort. There was an emplo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Children and contracts
My 14 year son is wanting to take a job at our condo community. He will be responsible for keeping the laundry room clean and changing the camera's VCR tape.We, the complex and I, need to know if he c... applies to Arizona  ·  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

My boyfriend has worked 5 years for a local feed company. As far as I know he is Mill manager. I parsonage doubted this until I heard his manager the owner last Christmas say that he's done an amazing job with the mill and has broke records. Atty this s
applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

I have been confronted 3 times at my whits end
I was laid off in 2009 by an employer. They cliamed that the economy was bad. In march of this year I was asked to come back to help out. 3 days into my employment I was asked to give statments about ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

verbally told she 'passed' probation - then terminated
My wife was nearing the end of 6-month probation period for a good job she enjoyed, working for a California county. Everything was great with her supervisor and with her supervisor's boss. The first ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Why are they giving me a good deal?
Hi, I am getting laid off at the end of August. My division was eliminated in January and most were laid off. My employer said that they would try to find another job within the company but none reall... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

If I subcontract labor can I perform the same type of job as the contracted labor?
I need to hire contract labor to take up overflow that I cannot get to. In doing so I was told, under federal law, I cannot perform the same task anymore. True? applies to California  ·  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

If I subcontract labor can I perform the same type of job as the contracted labor?
I need to hire contract labor to take up overflow that I cannot get to. In doing so I was told, under federal law, I cannot perform the same task anymore. True? applies to California  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Enforceability after termination in FL
I was recently terminated from my job in Jacksonville Florida. When I was hired with the company I signed a non-compete agreement. Is that non-compete enforceable if I have been terminated and did not... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Didn't sign a non-compete, what now?
I had hired a sales rep but I did not have a non-compete agreement signed. Now he has left my company, with my contacts in his computer. Is there anything I can do or I am completely out of luck in th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Equal Pay Act
Do I have a case? I resigned my position as Supervisor because the company I worked for would not back me up. They promoted a woman with less experience in the job after asking several others if they ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

MISS TREATMENT
WHAT ACTIONS COULD BE TAKEN WHEN YOU ARE DISCRIMINATED AND MISS TREATED FOR NO KNOWN REASON. OPERTONATIES ARE NOT AN OPTION FOR A AFERICAN AMERICAN ON THE JOB. WE ARE BEING MISS TREATED, TALKED TO CRA... applies to Texas  ·  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

do i have any rights
I was haired by manpower to work for Hitachi I did a great job when my night shift management found out I was Arabic every thing changed I was the last one to take a break I worked 12 hours a night my... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Unjustified demotion
My husband was given a promotion into a managerial position. Recently, he was demoted, though his supervisor will not call it a demotion. All of his managerial responsibilities have been removed and h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

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

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

if you have leave/vacation on the books & can your job tell you what you can use that for?
My boyfriend is was arrested and has not been back to work, and he has unused paid time with work that we have been calling in for him using. They are saying he cant use it if he is incarcerated. His ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

PC Help Desk Overtime
I was hired with a company with "full-time salaried employment status" back in June 2006 to work as a computer help desk tech. It was always commonplace to work overtime, it came with the job. I have ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

severance/ unemployment
My job was recently eliminated and thus I am now unemployed. I was offered a perty standard severance package. The two questions I have are as follows: 1) Should I have an employment lawyer review the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

punished for doing my job
Can my employer give me an annual review when I have only been employed for 7 months in training and be scored as if I have had all necessary training And had no chance to have a score that can exceed... applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

Non Competition clause
My wife has a job offer with a comodity trading company...she currently works for a Hedge Fund company...the two businesses do not do the same thing...Can they hold her to the Non competition clause? applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

Job restructuring during maternity leave
I work as a supervisor. I will be taking maternity leave in May. Can the company restructure my dept. in my absence? So that upon my return I only have responsibility for half of the dept? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Having a hard time finding a job.
What can a past employer say about you. When some one calls to varifies your dates of employment there? A past employer is giving more then dates and a yes or no if asked if he would hire me back. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Employee Handing Out Performance Survey at Workplace
Assuming there is no prohibition in the written policies of the company I work for, is it otherwise legal for me to hand out a questionnaire to my fellow employees asking them to rate and comment on m... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Laid off soon after relocating to California
Last year I was working for a company in the UK. At the time, this company announced a massive re-organization and basically gave me two options: (i) take a redundancy (or severance) package of approx... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Is a "no braids" rule discriminatory if I am the only one with braids?
Is it job discrimination if you are told that braids can not be worn and you are the only person that it is said to and it is not in the company manual? (and at the time that it was said there were no... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Is this a case of Retaliation?
I reported my manager to the Executive Director for what I felt were unethical payroll issues. Since that time my job has changed dramitically. It is getting to be what I feel is unbearable. The thing... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What can be done about a co-worker who falsely accused you something you didn't do
I work in HR. A coworker stated I gave out her salary information to a another coworker. Upon doing an investigation it was found not to be true. Her salary proposal was on one of the drives that can ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Manager being demoted
My boss is demoting from a manager stasis to a QA Engineer status. She claims i have poor leadership skills, which she never conveyed to me throughout the year. She also told other staff members about... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Threatened with dismissal
I have been threatened with dismissal for actions such as not using "reply all" in emails, etc. None of the actions are included in the employee manual, previous expectations, or job description. I ha... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Employer Retaliation
On Nov. 17, 2010; I failed an Inspection 70%. My district manager was notified of the results. On Dec 1, 2010 she wrote me up for shift control. Then, she turnt around and wrote me for being tardy. I ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Employee rights on company asset sale
My company recently sold some of its assets (not a takeover) and wants to transfer me to the transferee company. I would like to retire and take any severance pay that my company can offer. Will I be ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

time off for medical appointments
what are my rights to get time off the job for medical / dental appointments during work hours? Thanks so much for your response : ) laurie applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Whose responsibility is it work to properly package up the equipment to return to a former employer
I am returning computer equipment and marketing stuff to m andThe company sent a shipping label by email. Fedex and UPS only pick up between hours of 8 am and 8pm so I might have to wait all day, Give... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

See details below:
A company I interviewed with in St. Louis, MO gave me the following in writing, and I just want to make sure this is legal: "In lieu of two 15-minute breaks during the day, we have combined these brea... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

victim of workplace violence
I was a victim of assult at work. The companey took three weeks to do an investigation. They told me I have no legal right to know what actions were taken against the agresser. They have not set up a ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

False Job Opportunity
My question is if I was hired for a certain position and then after I started my position wasn't what I was told I was hired for. Is there any action I can take especially If I left a position for it ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

job "handed" to unqualified employee without posting
A position for which I was qualified for at my company was created and handed to another employee as a reward - she is by no means qualified. Are employers required to post jobs internally before givi... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid Training Hours
I recently took a position with a company. I trained for one week before actually beginning my job responsibilities. In the meantime I received a better offer from another company. I am now being told... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Negotiating a severance package after layoff
I was laid off from my job at a New York City ad agency last Thursday. I received a severance package offer, and believe it can be improved, or should be; but I understand that employers are not legal... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can city govt. hire less qualified workers over more qualified.
I'm over 50 (w/m) with 30 years in govt. pertaining to posted job. Both other candidates (w/f) less than 30 years old with no experience. We all work for same govt. applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Is this legal?
Hi - Is it legal for a company to pay employees at one subsidiary a different wage than employees at another subsidiary for doing the exact same job? Thank you. applies to Maryland  ·  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

Discrimination deadline passed?
Dear Mel: I think I may have a big problem. I was the victim of age and sex discrimination at my job 2 and 1/2 years ago. I retained an attorney who requested mediation with the PA Human Resources Com... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

is it against the law not to hire on title VII because of pending felony
sister lives in IN has pending felony charges - some dismissed already - was told she was hired for a job even took the tour, told she cleared everything and then was called back and told not to come ... applies to Indiana  ·  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

Employer will not pay severance
My offer letter states that " If there is a change in business that requires us to terminate your position with Fathom, you will be entitled to receive a severance package of three (3) months salary o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

non-compete dispute
I recently left a company which made me sign a non-compete contract. Before being offered and excepting a job with my current company, I showed them this and they didn't think it was valid. Now my old... applies to California  ·  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

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

Pressured To Work "Off the Clock"
I was offered a position in a school district. The hours are 7:30 to 4:00. After quitting my previous job and starting the new one, I began to see that everybody works 10-20 hours overtime "off the cl... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Can an employer offer you a severance package but say if you have a job not give it to you?
My company has offered a severance package if I stay until 1/31/11 but told some of the other employees that if they start to work for the company that's is taking over the plant 2/1/11 that they will... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

Can Employer insist on 45 hrs for non exempt?
I am Non exempt (Net Admin) but My employer demands 45 Plus hours a week even if the job does not require it. He makes a point that slary increases are withheld if hours are not over 45 average per we... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I have a non compete that I signed 15 years ago.
The non compete is 15 years old, I am now 63 and have been let go d/t economic considerations. I have been offered a job with a competitor. Is the non compete enforceable? Everything has changed since... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

clocking in and out
There are 6 employees at my job and we just started 'punching a clock'. Some of us forget to clock in or out from time to time. Our system is not attached to a company, it consists of cards with print... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Overtime exemptions and job setting
I am a "salaried" reporter in a single-person bureau. No labor contract. I receive no overtime. I file timecards and have them all. I am on the same vacation schedule as all hourly reporters. I do not... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I am an 89 day hire. I am being accuse of hostile work enironment. Can I sue the 3rd party?
When the top boss gave a questionaire to all the employees in the office if they feel they are in an hostile environment, all replies came back no, where the employees signed it. This third party is a... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

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

Not re-hirable, is it black balling?
I recently applied for a job at an airline that I was employed with for almost 13 years. I was informed that I was not re-hirable. I was advised by the Texas Rehabilitaion Commission that I was being ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

eleigible again after 6 months of employment?
Regardiing eligibility. I collected IL unemployment insurance for the full 26 weeks of eligiblity ending in February 2005. I've been employed since December of 2004 and properly reported those earning... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

minor crime removel from permanent record
I have looking for a job and am currently unemployed. Years ago i stupidly jumped a turnstile in the subway and got arrested. This arrest is now comming up on my background checks when i go for jobs a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

overtime and benifets
My boy friend has worked for the same company for 19 years. It was at one time a family business but was sold about 8 or 9 years ago. The main office is up north and where my boyfriend works there are... applies to California  ·  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

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

after 90 days
I was let go from my job after 90 days of employment my start date was 06-30-2011 and end date was 10-4-2011 is that still with in the 90 days probation period applies to California  ·  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

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

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

Will the non-compete clause be enforceable in my situation?
Four years ago, I signed an employment contract with a non-compete clause with Company A. Company A is mainly in the business of training and contracting trained consultants out to larger consulting f... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

unauthorized payroll deductions
I was released from my job without any reason or warning. When I received my final check the following week, they had deducted $500.00 for an engine I had been "paying out" per the company's agreement... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

2 weeks notice mandatory?
Is it wrong to give only a weeks notice? I have to start a new job in a week or so so I am unable to give two weeks notice. I have not signed a contract. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
According to my employer (Spa/Salon) I signed a non-compete, but never received a copy. In addition, my previouse employer has not required other employees who perform the same job I did to sign a non... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Fight a no compete
I worked for a retail company for seven years. When I started in 1997 I signed a no compete clause. This contract was ammended in 2004 to cover more areas of the country. Later in 2004 I was terminate... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

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

Non compete HELP
I was hired by a company with whom I had to sign a non compete. They only let me see the page where the signature goes and said if I wanted to work there I had to sign it. I was recently terminated fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

employee didn't call or show up for work for 2 days
I had an employee who was a no call, no show for 2 days. Still haven't heard anything from them. Is this job abandonment? applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Bonus after termination
I was terminated from my job with no prior write-ups and when I inquired about my last paycheck and BONUS I was told I am getting my last check but that they arent giving me my bonus at ALL! My record... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination, racial discrimination
I was asked to resign from my Manager's job at Kaiser but I refused and was terminated. I was terminated for upgrading the staff to a higher paid grade. We are union. I also tried to discipline some f... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

What is it like to be an attorney?
What type of schooling do you need to become a lawyer? What type of everyday skills would you use on the job? What is the salary range? What is a typical day in the life of a lawyer like? What is an e... applies to Illinois  ·  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

What am i required to pay someone who works for commisssion after they leave
i have just been given notice that my construction manager is leaving. he is paid a base salary plus commission. the commission is pad at the end of the job, after completion and customer is satisfied... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can they reduce salaries as well as lay off employees?
My employer (located in New York State) is having some financial difficulties. As a result the company is now reducing all salaried employees' pay by 18% for the next 7 weeks as well as shutting down ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Unfulfilled verbal promise
When I was hired, my hiring manager told me, "This is what's going to happen in 6 months. You will get a senior title. You will also get a quarterly bonus." 6 months came and I asked him what happened... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they change my pay or force me to do dangerous work?
I am a office employee who is made to do several wharehouse job's and maintence work because I am a man. I am am not covered under wharehouse insurance and feel I am in danger of getting hurt. Also my... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I collect unemployment?
I have been with the company for 20yrs. I was hired on with the office i am at now at within the corporation about 2yrs ago, working a MON-THurs 8-4:30p shift. The needs of the office have changed and... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

right to a confidential recommendation letter
My former employer held a round of lay-offs recently and I was affected. I signed a severance agreement with them in order to receive some pay continuation and a percentage of my bonus. During the mee... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Commission Structure Changes
When i started working at my job i was given a commission structure on my sales (certain amt depending on % to goal). Now they are wanting to change the commission in which you dont make any commissio... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Terminated for no reason
Today I was let go from my company. Up until this point, all my reviews have been good. Even one that was done this July. My manager gave me a B+, as in you're doing very well, but there's always room... applies to Ohio  ·  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

friend lost potential job because current employer revealed that she has depression and is seeing psychiatrist (and was still employed)but manager volunteered they were not sure she was safe to work. My friend is an RN. This seems to vioLate MANY LAWS????
ADDITIONALLY another RN (practicing under her own license) gave an injection that could have been harmful, My friend is NOT her supervisor and does not monitor or is employed to monitor this RN, but t... applies to Washington  ·  0 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

Can company sueing me recover money from me?
I am being sued for breach of a non-compete and I already lost my job with the company I am working for until this matter is taken care of. My worry now is if the company that is sueing me can recover... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

non-compete
Help! I work for an Ohio based company in Indiana. I had to sign a non-competition agreement. If this company loses their Indiana contract and is replaced by another similar company, can I not work fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Employment issue
I worked as a senior engineer with a mjor steel company in Canton Ohio and was laid off in Feb subject to recall till June 1 I have my employee handbook and a relocation guide that spells out a severe... applies to Ohio  ·  0 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

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

Can a "copy-and-paste" haphazard non-compete be legal?
Last November, my ex-employer got to a point where he threatened me, after over a year of verbal abuse, harrassment, suspicious discrimination and general mistreatment. When I complained to HR, they s... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Employer's False claims of
In 2007, I was employed with a local hospital, first as a nursing assistant, for a very brief period, I left after discussing with my boss the discomfort I felt with the position, and then a few month... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My actual job duties include more than 20% non-exempt tasks. What...
...is needed to demonstrate that they are "not an essential part of and necessarily incident to" my exempt duties. My non-exepmt tasks include: repair, maintenance, calibration, and cleaning of equipm... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Am I at risk if I take a job with a competitor in another state?
I work in a field that requires highly specialized training, where people with my skill-set and knowledge are very rare. I am being recruited by a company that is not a direct competitor with my curre... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

w2 supplemental severance/settlement taxing rate and writing off expenses
I worked on a year-to-year basis at a major cultural institution for 11+ years as a restorer. My first bad performance review came ten years at the job, followed by the loss of job at age 51 nine mont... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

My son was terminated from his job for a probation violation he is in jail they refused work release
my son was terminated from work for a probation violation he signed a last chance agreement from his emplyer he needs help applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Shortening, non compete
I signed a non compete, but was not allowed to read the entire thing. It was explained briefly to me and if I wanted the job I had to sign it right then. It is for 2 years, I was let go by the company... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

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

How resticted am I by a non-compete with a MN employer, living and working in GA?
I signed a non-compete with MN employer less than 3 months ago. This is not working out well. I am also bothered by the fact that the employer sent out bids ("on my behalf")for construction contracts ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

How can I avoid tax on a separation / severance payment?
I was shocked to find that my job was eliminated and now have been sent a severance agreement with a final payment amount for my acceptance. It's not much but money I really need every red cent of it.... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

Contractor to Employee under Non-Compete
I am a contractor in the IT field. I am currently working a contract at a client in Iowa, through a firm in New Jersey. I have worked with the contracting firm a number of times, and one clause is non... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How far back can EEOC go to use evidence to support a claim?
can serious examples of discrimination in a workers history with an employer be used to support a claim? Ex. employee was the only one that was not promoted, even though all workers in that job descri... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I fight the non complete clause
My employer provided an offer letter thting tht I would make up 10 10% each quarter and 20% at year end. I have been meeting my goals however the compnay had paid very few bonuses and never at the agr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Church Politics
I was terminated from my job of 10 years as a Facility Manager of a rather large Episcopal Church. Every year a new "lay" employee is delegated the task of Buildings and Grounds, of which I am subject... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

How does severance pay affect unemployment benefits?
My husband is losing his job after 25 years. They are offering him a year of severance pay that will be paid out in a lump sum on January 3rd, 2014. Will he be able to file on January 4th and start co... applies to Ohio  ·  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 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

Unused Vacation TIme Arizona
I was recently terminated from my job of 22 months without reason. I have 55.50 hours of unused vacation time that I believe I am owed. I am researching but find different answers from different websi... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Relocation expenses repayment
I moved up to Nanticoke for a job with a company, They paid for movers to pack and move my household goods.I was put up in a hotel at company expense for 60 days. I was terminated and now the company ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Breach of contract
i'm in sales, and i signed an offer letter that stated salary plus commission at 3% with no minimum amount. then my employer comes back stating that i have to get 25,000 a month to bonus. I finally do... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is it unlawful for a government agency to grant special consideration to a labor organization when
that organization has no collective bargaining rights under statute? Is it lawful for a government agency to grant special privileges to the organization's president when making job assignments during... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

loss of severance pay if I accept a position at another place
The preschool that I work for is closing down. They have offered severance pay in writing. The preschool up the street that has agreed to take our children & some of our teachers. It was stated verbal... applies to California  ·  1 answer

terminated for ending an affair with boss
My wife just informed me of an affair she was having with her boss, the owner of a school/camp. It lasted about a year and turned sexual about 2 months ago. My wife broke down and ended it recently. T... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What union rights do I have as a "casual" employee?
I am a "casual" employee for the New York Times Newspaper. I am a driver and work in their union shop. I have been working at least 40 hrs a week for them for over 8 years. At this time I am not affor... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Discrimination against males
I just resigned from my job for various reasons. One of the reasons is my boss who is a female makes many comments on how she hates men and that she wishes she had more women working in the office bec... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Pregnancy Discrimination
I have been offered a job after interview on 01/31/2009. They ask me to join today at 9:30 AM, when I went there the Director call me in room (while I was filling paper work like W2 etc). She ask me I... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

non-compete Ann McK
I have a non-compete contract that states if teminated,I will not be employed for 6 mos.in any territory that I functioned on behalf of the Co. @ any time during the last 12 mos. preceeding terminatio... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

wrongful termination
I work for 2 different companies in a local dept. store. First for the salon and for the maintenance company the store hired to clean. I was told if I left the salon that I would have to give up maint... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

What can I do?
I have worked for a company for almost three years that does restoration after water or fires. I just got done removing black mold and asbestos from a home that took me and my partner 5 days to do so,... applies to Kentucky  ·  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

Am I being black balled?
I am a 35 year old single full time mother and full time student. I was a Corrections officer for eight years and was wrongfully terminated. Arbritration and appeals to no avail. I have been unemploye... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

paid day of pain
My boyfriend cut his thumb and the nerve in his thumb on the job. They stitched it up and he has to go to a specialist to see if the nerve can be repaired. The hospital stated he could go back to work... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can I get a release from a Non Compete
The company changed the my job description from salery with commission to and hourly with commission if I meet my goals. I had to quite becasue I co not afford to travel and earn a living. I ave a com... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Is a Non Compete Valid if your Terminated Before 90 days?
Is a non-compete that I signed valid if I was training on the job for 4 weeks and terminated after 6 weeks for inappropriate use of company email? NOTE - I did not "sell" to any clients, did not go on... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

I am a 47 year old male
3 months ago my CEO took me to lunch and ask told me my job was secure and not to look for another position. Last week they dismissed me without cause after 6 years of proven success. They have offere... applies to Georgia  ·  2 answers

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

Is it legal for a company to pay straight commission in a non-sales job i.e collections
I work for a company that pays straight commission and requires a minimum of a 42.5 hour work week (actual hours worked). There is no draw. The commission is paid at a certain percent of the overall d... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is their a minimun number of hours in a shift?
I am curious if their is a minimum number of hours an employee must work before they are sent home to save labor costs? Sometimes I send people home as early as 45 mins. Thinking, if I were them,I wou... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Non Compete valid? enforceable?
In 2007 I was hired and signed a no compete contract. In 2009 an employee left the company and another contract w a non compete clause was presented and I signed it. No consideration was given, no bon... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Bonus Repayment?
At my previous job, I had earned enough sales commission to warrant receiving a bonus. I received the bonus, then left the company a few months later. One of my sales was refunded to a client after my... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Where do I need to claim severance pay?
I have just received a severance package from my employer when my job was terminated. I am in the process of filling out financial aid forms to go back to school. Do I have to claim the severance pay ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

is this sexual harassment?
My husband started to work about 6 motnths ago to this new job. He is now being accused of sexual harrassment because this lady complained that he was always in her areas of work and that he did not h... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

I need help with a non compete form I signed in 2005
I was laid off 2 weeks ago from my employer, I worked there in sales from 2005 until 2 weeks ago and had to sign a non compete form when I was hired in 2005. I have 5 kids, one just starting college a... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Retaliation?
I filed an internal grievance and a charge of gender discrimination with EEOC against the state agency that I work for. I am in the process of trying to find another job and I recently found out that ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

laid off with written guarantee of pay
My husband took a job with a company that had a written agreement with him outlining guarantee pay and other benefits the company offered. After 6 weeks his manager called (who signed the agreement) a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

with a company buyout am I eligible to draw unemployment?
My employer just sold the company to an individual. It is a private company, no stock involved in the sale, assets only. The new owner has offered me a job, same position at the same rate of pay, but ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for a company to sign a non-competite with another company without employee knowledge?
I am a contractor. When I began to look for a different position, a company I applied to stated they had an agreement with my agency to not hire any of their people. Turns out my agency has this agree... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can an employer force an individual to sign their future intent regarding employment?
In a medical practice, the current providers have turned in 90 day notice to leave their jobs. The office is to remain open. Employees have been given 2 weeks and are being asked individually to sign ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Non Compete statement
Mel...My employer made me sign a non-compete about 4 months after I started to work for them. I received nothing in consideration. I have been in Construction sales for 15years and it is all I can do.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Exempt employee travelling WAY too much.
Hi. I am an exempt employee in sourthern CA that works at a software company. My job title is Support Specialist, although I am more of a travelling technician. I know that an employer can make you wo... applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

Health Insurance
I was offered health insurance with my management position. I requested information about the policy many times and was ignored. A year into the job I found my own insurance which he offered to pay. I... applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

Can I sue for my employer leaking information?
My employment was terminated approximately 1 year ago. I have always heard that it was illegal for an employer to discuss terms and reasons for termination with other employees, however, I recently me... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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 I be termed for none disclosure on criminal past were employer doesnt state disclosure period
Here is my story I have been working for a company in Neenah, WI for the past 11 months this was a contract to hire position which was to hire in December but the company started a reorganization arou... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Is overtime pay a matter of policy or law?
In the Matter of At Will Employment,over-time pay and working longer than 6 days per week. Are this issues law or are they a matter policy, and if a company doesn't have any written policy in regards ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Resignation or Severance Pay
my job role/ responsibilites have recently changed for the worse, and my question is: if my employer proposes a new position within the company (lateral move), and i choose not to accept the position,... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

forfeit severance pay if refuse transfer?
Our company based in MI is laying off the entire department in Burbank, CA. We haved an agreement guaranteeing us severance pay upon termination. They have recently offered other job "opporttunities" ... applies to California  ·  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

unlawfully terminated?
On Friday I was told my by my employer that I was being "let go", because the company was restructuring. My employer sited "personality conflicts" and my inability to do certain tasks (none of which w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Severance - Wages vs. Assets
My current position was eliminated and I was given 60 days notice with an additional 8 weeks severance payable at the same schedule as my previous wages. Immediately following my layoff, I was served ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can negligent retention suits pertain to public safety employers?
I understand that there are certain laws to protect public safety workers from civil suites. However, if there is documented proof that a public safety employee (ie a 911 dispatcher) in incapable of d... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

job elimination notice
My husband received a Power Point presention with a new company structure(without names). He was told to apply for a new position without pay information. He has a 1 year no-compete for 1 year's salar... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Fired because of injury.
I was fired 2 days after having major knee surgery. I was scheduled to go back to work the next day. They stated I missed too many days, I only missed 3 total days for this, 2 of which I was in hospit... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

Is a Mn employer (less than 50 emp) required to hold a job for an employee who left to have a baby?
We are a MN private family who employs PCAs (personal care attendants) to help care for our child with disabilities. We have less than 20 employees. One of our PCAs is pregnant. Are we required to pro... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

non-compete agreement binding??
I am currently working for a healthcare company where I have signed a non-compete / confidentiality agreement. I have a job offer from another healthcare company but I am worried about the non-compete... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Reduction in eligibility for bonus
I was hired by my employer in April of this year (at will). During the interview process the bonus was pitched to me as something that would make up for the difference in my base pay. My offer letter ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

non compete
Does a diver cleaning boat bottoms carry trade secrets that will substantiate pursuit of a non compete contract? My x employer paid me hourly under 30 hours for supposed training, however i paid for t... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

How negotiable is severance during massive layoffs? I am 6 months along in pregnancy.
I work for a very multi-billion dollar international organization. We are going through a 50% cut in my division and although I have an excellent performance record I may be laid off. Is there any his... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

If there are 8 employees that were asked to stay with the company until a given date,
is it legal to give only 7 of the employees a retention bonus. My company is scheduled to close on 4/15 and I was the only employee not offered a retention bonus. In my opinion, I should have received... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

My benefit rate was reduced without notice.
I was collecting from 11/2008 - 8/2009. I got a job in 8/2009 and worked until the end of 8/2010. I was receiving 600 per week from my 2010 claim and last week they went back to the rate of my 2008 cl... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

What do I do if my boss calls me an angry black women?
My boss and I were having a conversation about company coming to visit 2 days later. While asking a few questions to help clarify what it was that he wanted me to do, he was starting to get upset. I t... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

i've been at my job for over two years, the only policy my employer ever advised me of regarding vacation time/pay was i had to accrue the time (1 week a year, after 1 year's work) prior to being able to take vacation time. Over the past year, I have take
in the past he has allowed me to use vacation time as needed, i.e. advise him when i called in that i needed to take the day off. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Any difference between Part-time/full-time non-compete employees?
I'm working for a market research company, am a newly hired, part-time, temp. employee. I signed a non-compete waiver and was wondering, if I get a full-time job in the same industry (or even direct c... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Salary questions
My employer pays us two weeks in arrears. Currently we are behind by one paycheck. Although we are in the computer field, and called "salaried", we must keep time records. In certain circumstances, we... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can an employer lay off someone for no reason and then hire someone else?
I recently got laid off from my job. The reason is times were tough and the owner couldn't make the numbers work in order to keep me, yet after a week of me being gone, he hired someone else for 50 ce... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Moonlighting
My job was eliminated (Office Manager) and I was offered another position at 1/2 my salary. I took it and was able to get side work which I told a partner at my office about (who had no problem with i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How do I get my vacation pay out after termination if there is a discrepancy?
At my job, I get a vacation check for 3 weeks of vacation payed out to me at the end of each year. When I asked, my boss said if I left the company before my anniversary date that I would get my vacat... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Legal Problem or Not re: Unfair Treatment?
We have a Project Manager career track that has the following titles: Assistant Project Manager Associate Project Manager Project Manager Sr Project Manager Each title represents a higher level and sa... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Legal Problem or Not re: Unfair Treatment?
We have a Project Manager career track that has the following titles: Assistant Project Manager Associate Project Manager Project Manager Sr Project Manager Each title represents a higher level and sa... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can the 90 day probationary period start over if one missed an approved day of work?
Before I accepted the job I informed my employer that I have proir reservations that will require me to miss 2 days of work during the first 90 days. Is it legal to start the 90 day period over again ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Overtime for Salaried Employees
I am a salaried exepmt employee. I am forced to work a lot of overtime. No less than 65 hours a week and up to 80 hours on a regular basis. I have kept track of all of my hours on a spreadsheet since ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
I signed a non-compete clause for a company that has a competitor that has made me an offer. The job offered has nothing to do with the business the previous company was in. Secondly, I was asked to s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Bonus earned
I was terminated from my job on Friday and was told I would be paid for earned wages, commissions and accrued vacation. However, my employer is refusing to pay a fair monetary value on a trip I earned... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Overtime pay question
My husband works as a 'Contract Manager' for a local manufacturing company. He does not oversee anyone and is not in a supervisory position. His job is to make sure that contracts are made up correctl... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

The "ins and outs" of non-compete agreements in daycares.
#1. How would I know if I signed a non-compete agreement? #2 What if I signed a non-compete agreement while working for one business and it was then bought out by another business and I havnt signed a... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Unemployment Compensation vs. Severance
Hello! I recently lost my job in Indiana to "corporate realignmet." Can you tell me if there is a way to collect unemployment compensation before or during my severance period (18 weeks)? According to... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Forcing a non-compete
Hello, I currently work for a Technical Staffing Firm which I joined in February 2004. At the time I started with them I signed a one-page non-compete. Just last week (April 2008, 4 years later) I hav... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was on the payroll for a week, is my non-compete enforceable?
Last Tuesday, the 21st, I went to work for company in my field of work. I was hired as a sales manager for a manufacturer and left a job doing the same work but for a different manufacturer. When I wa... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

Severence pay presedents
Hi: I was recently terminated form my job which I had for one year. I held a fairly senior position and was offered 1 months severance. I know of other cases where people at my level or lower we're of... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

NYC Non-Compete Agreements
Hi, I am currently being sued by my former employer for going to work for a competitor. I am doing a completely different role currently. There is no information that I feel was considered confidentia... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my employer enforce 3rd party do not compete I was not aware of?
My boss has put a division of our company up for sale. He made sure to contact all companies in our industry in a 50 mile radius. He made them sign a confidentiality agreement (understandable) but a c... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

What do I need for an "intentional infliction of emotional distress" suit?
I have an incredibly rude, disrespectful and bullying boss. The other day he called me at my home, griped for half an hour about nothing -- and hung up on me, telling me he can't have such mistakes ma... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete & Retention Bonus.
I signed a non-compete clause with a contractor to the State of PA. The non-compete was for 1 year. This company lost the state contract and it ended on June 30th. They sent me a check to stay until t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What can I do to protect my commissions once I resign?
I am planning to resign from my present sales job which compensates me with salary and commission.how can I be assured that my present company will pay all commissions do on shipped orders, and on ope... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

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

Afraid to stand up in fear of losing my job.
Hi, I have a situation. I'm a non exempt salary employee. The owner of the company in my opinion is discriminating. He is allowing an hourly person to make up lost hours before during lunch and after ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

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

I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel and got me in on Oct 20 th 2014 put me off work for 8 fu
I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel a... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Unused Vacation Pay in Arizona
I was recently laid off from my job of 22 months. I have 95.50 hours of unused vacation time that I believe I am owed. Are you familar with Arizona? According to their handbook it says "While unused P... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

company says I breached severance agreement
My job was eliminated. I was offered a severance agreement. I signed. I received a letter saying they would sign and send back the agreement. They did not. They now say that I breached the agreement. ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

HRA Laws
I was recently put on "indefinite layoff" from my job. At the time, I had an HRA account with approx $1,100 in it (i had 2 upcoming dr appts scheduled at the time). I was told that even though I am NO... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Upper Management allows bullying of middle of mangment. Is this considered harassment?
I have been a Team Leader for almost three years. I have always maintained a strong level of integrity and have strived to be consistent and fair at all times. Occasions arise where disciplinary actio... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Non-compete problem
My company has been taken over and they are closing the New York office and moving select employees to Chicago. I am a VP of sales, but cannot go to Chicago because of elderly parents I must assist to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I have 11 more months on my employment contract. Will I get paid?
I signed a two year employment contract with my current employer. Recently, they have restructured the company and changed the business model to exclude my job function. I'm at the beginning of my sec... applies to California  ·  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

Repayment of relocation Monies (Take 2)
Superior Court Summons received.I currently reside in RI and they have filed here(they are in NC). Which state do I get the lawyer? Which states laws apply here NC or RI. Under the contract of 2years ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Vacation and Sick day.
Hello, I worked for a couple of hours, 5 days a week right after my employment for a janitorial service to earn extra income. The company is from Topeka. They lost the bid early December or November s... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

can you recieve write up for injuring yourself on job with theats of termination if injured again
after ijuring my back on the job7-28-09, i came back to a write up for injuring myself withthreats termination if any more injurys occur. today 8-10-09 when i retuned to work is the first time i was t... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Company is based in OH & I take a job in GA, noncompete is judged by OH or GA laws?
I work for a Software as a Service (SAAS)company that offers only users on their system media buying and placement. I provide consultations and media and buying services. My noncompete says that for 1... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

may have signed a Non-compete in NY with big company
Hello, my father works for a large, national trash hauler. He has been offered a new job with a competitor in the same area, he might have signed a non compete when he started about 4 years ago. He is... applies to New York  ·  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

travel expense reimbursement for a W2 employee
I had interviewed for, and subsequently received an offer for W2 subcontract employment from a contracting company in NY state for work in NY state. I am a resident of Florida. Both during the talks w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

severance pay and effect on earned income for earned income tax credit
I recently learned that my job was closing our branch. Iwas given a package for a signing bonus and severance pay for 16 weeks. Will my severance pay be considered as earned income for tax purpose. Wi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

12 year employee
I have worked for a major corporation since February 1997. Since June of 2006 I have been a Sunday employee. I transferred to an Antioch location February of 2007 as a Sunday only employee. As of Marc... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Justification for Employee Lay Off
If a person is laid off with the explanation being RIF, and there are two people with the same job title and only one is laid off, is justification needed on why one person was laid off and not the ot... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Discrimination/EEOC Mediation
The EEOC filed complaints against my former employer. Gender discr.-EPA (30k salary diff between male/female same job, gender discr. - Title VII, racial discr. (i am