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what constitutes discrimination based on sexual orientation in IL
I quit my job due to my boss threatening to withhold my pay and made threatening comments my sexual orientation, threatening to have me on my hands and knees to get it back. Does this constitute discr... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I quit my job and was given severance pay ending in June, 2016. I quit due to stress from position and bad bosses and being unappreciated for over 12 years of loyal employment. I feel that they gave me a severance package in fear of I would sue them for d
As stated above applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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'm going to quit my job for a better one and I haven't taken my vacation, will i get it if I quit?
I've worked for my employer for over 1year. I have a week vacation that i need to make sure I don't lose it if I quit. I have a better job opportunity so I would really like to get and I already have ... applies to Florida  ·  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

canibe forced to produce false documents
because company is saying I quit job for other reasons than what I did quit for Icannot get rehires applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

Can I receive unemployment if I quit, due to the job not being what I was told at hire?
The company that I work for recently laid off many hundreds of people, including me (the company lost a big contract). I was given 3 weeks notice. A week before my last day, they offered me a temporar... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I had a poor performing employee in which received write ups and was spoken to about their poor performance. She eventually quit, assuming she feared a termination was imminent. I was suspended during a time frame which included an investigation due to he
I had a poor performing employee in which received write ups and was spoken to about their poor performance. She eventually quit, assuming she feared a termination was imminent. I was suspended during... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Will this disqualify an unemployment claim?
OK I have recently just been approved for unemployment, and I took a job with a temp agency, after a couple hours at the assignment I realized the job wasn't going to work out and quit (dizziness lead... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Can I collect UI from another state from contract work, but quit a local seasonal job?
Specifically, I quit my job and moved from the Midwest to Washington state, and I was not employed for about five months. Then I worked a contract job for five months based out of Colorado, made reall... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

I walked out of my job and quit, can my employer cut my pay to minimum wage! I did not give notice!
I was having issues at work with my pay and receiving bonus that was due to me! I left my job without a notice. I spoke to manager and told her I was leaving. Went to get my check and it's down to min... applies to Florida  ·  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

How can an employer fire you after you already quit in an at will employment state?
I quit my job and now the employer is saying they fired me...I was absent for three days before I let their rep know...Kansas is an at will state so how can they do this? applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

should i contact an employment lawyer
I recently quit my job due to my manager constantly being hostile towards me. In my situation this includes cursing me out, talking bad about me as a person and my character to other employees, consta... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My vacation time ( two wks) starts Dec 8 if I quit and go to another job in November can I still get my vacation pay?
In Dec I will have 2 weeks paid vacation ,if I quit in Nov .to go to another job can they withhold my vacation pay applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

I quit my job during a new pay period it states in the handbook if you quit without a 2 weeks notice anytime worked will be dropped to min. wage is this legal to do if so wouldn't apply to the pay period you quit in not the one that was already worked and
I only worked a job for 2weeks because I didn't like the profanity that was used in that environment. The pay period had ended and a new one had started. In their hand book it states a 2week notice is... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

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

I was told "take this lead posistion or be moved to a job we know you wont like"!
I have worked for this company for five years I was hired for the job I currently have. The company recently was bought by another company, they told us it was a merger, but everything has changed to ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

abusive boss
increadibly abusive boss wanted to meet alone with him and i said i will only communicate thru our GM and he deleted my email, dismissed me and now is saying if i dont meet him it means i quit should ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is Staffing Agency liable since I quit my job after I accepted theirs and then that job disappeared.
Accepted a job for more pay, better hours and possible temp to hire through a staffing agency that was hiring alot of people for a client. Spoke with client, and was offered a job. Was approved and to... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Ive been at this job 2.5 yrs and im 59... They r trying to get me to quit...theyve put me on a task that they knew when i hired on that i cant do...i believe im being discrimanated against
Im a med tech...i pass meds all shift...when they hired me thats what i was hired for not a nurse aide. I did that for 25 yrs and i told them almost 3 yrs ago i cant lift due to severe back pain with ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

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

i worked for a company for 9 years i quit because i was stressed out. and i quit after my anniversary date . i asked them about my vacation pay they told ,me no they were not going to pay it because i quit. i was on salary. do they owe .me.
i worked for a company for nine years . i quit because i was stressed out and tired of the BS. when i got my last check they did not pay me my vacation.i was a salary employee. do they owe me applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do I have defamation of character case?
I am applying with a police department who is doing a background investigation on me. A previous employer told the background investigator I quit due to a sexual harrasement issue, when the investigat... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I worked for a major company for 13 years. I quit my job so that my fiance' could get a higher paying job at the same company in human resources, because I was a union worker and was told it would be a conflict of interest. I later applied for a company j
I worked a union job for a major company for 13 years and quit so that my fiance' could get a human resource job at the same company making 6 figures. I applied for a company job and was told that I g... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

will i quilify for unemployment benefits if i quit my job based on retaliation in oklahoma?
My husband filed a claim with the labor board against the company I currently work for, I helped him with his claim (of course) the company was ordered to pay him, since that time I feel I have been a... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

my husband get job offer by my company's competitor, if I have to quit from my job
My husband get job offer by my company's competitor, if I have to quit from my job because of my husband taking this offer, can I get an unemployment benefit? applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

my position was eliminated and I was offered another position at approx. the same pay, but this job is a physical job that I haven't done in over 20 years and have never done for this company, if I refuse this position, and they have nothing else comparab
I left my last job of 29 years to help my new company rebuild a portion of a failing service dept. in a commercial truck dealership, 4 months in they wanted me to take on more responsibility due to my... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Husband quit, vacation on books, paid then stop payment
My husband quit his job and contacted the company for his 120 hours of vacation balance that was shown on his last two pay stubs. The owner wrote him a check and then later did a stop payment on the c... 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

I have recently quit my job and have not received my paycheck, what should I do?
I quit my job recently and my last day was Sept. 2, 2016. I had given a two week notice and have not received my last paycheck. The most recent payroll was Sept. 9, 2016 a week from my last day and to... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

i quit my job i received my final paycheck, but i earned sales commission and did not get paid, is this legal?
I worked for Cintas corp as a service sales rep.I quit my job, i received my final paycheck. during the month of august we had a sales contest in which I added product(commission) to my route also my ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

am i entitled to accrued pto in florida if i quit without notice
i was offered ajob which allowed me to move closer to my daughters but required me to quit my current job without notice.i need to know if i am entitled to accrued pto & retirement. my reason for givi... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I was denied benefits because I said there was lack of work and my employer said i quit
Il request to appeal the decision made regarding the denial of my unemployment compensation benefits from the State of New York the letter sent, dated May 11, 2016, states that I was not eligible for... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

What is the window of time that a business owner can sue after quitting, non compete clause did not have any window of time included
I quit my job, and the owner TRIED to sue and failed. I am wondering if he can sue again, and if so what is the window of time from my quit date that he can do so? I did have a noncompete agreement bu... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

My company is forcing me to do unethical things, can I quit and receive unemployment benefits.
I work for a school. They have been accepting federal student loans for students. Instead of returning the overage, they have been paying employee's and bills and then bouncing the stipend checks writ... applies to California  ·  2 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

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

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

Non-compete clause validity for a subcontractor
I worked for a consulting firm with no maternity leave policy. The firm only offered to hold the job for 90 days. I started working in August 1999 and at the end of my maternity leave (Nov 2002) i was... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Am I entitled to receive more than a week since I quit my job for this job?
I received an offer letter, accepted the offer, was given a start date, gave notice to current employer, started on given start date, midway on 1st day was walked out due to background check was not p... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I had worked 2 part time jobs for 1 year, one turned into fulltime, I then had quit other part time job because I now had full time job.A few months later the full time position had been eliminated. I did stay on part time and unemployment is denying me u
Worked 2 part time jobs, one turned into fulltime. I then quit the other part time because I had a now full time position. Then after, the full time position was eliminated company wide. I decided to ... applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

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

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

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

I quit a company after working a year and I got a higher paying job in my area of expertise however, I was terminated in two weeks. I talked to my lawyer she recommended that I apply for unemployment benefits. Can I get unemployment benefits?
I quit a company after working a year and got a higher paying job in my field however, after two weeks I was terminated. Can I still get unemployment benefits? applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

worked for family for a few years was very difficult. i finally left. i got another job in which i kept for 2 months n now they have closed down, wil i be able to recieve unemployement and if so who will it draw from>?
will i be able to collect after only working my last job 2 months? even though the job before that i did work 3 years, however i did quit that job applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

I am new in a small town and am working as a chef. I quit a position at a different restaurant that was paying $55k and accepted a position closer to home that was an offer of Chef and $45k. Upon accepting the new position and starting, the restaurant GM
I am new in a small town and am working as a chef. I quit a position at a different restaurant that was paying $55k and accepted a position closer to home that was an offer of Chef and $45k. Upon acce... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Fired after the fact
I quit with proper notice according to the union contract, worked, and when my last day came I left on good terms. I have heard that the company is claiming to have fired me. Can I be labeled as fired... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

On Monday I was denied unemployment because I waited to long according to the interviewer.
On Monday I was denied unemployment because I had been deemed to have voluntarily quit. I sent a 5 page written synopsis as to the events leading me to quit which covered a 4 month period. I also prov... applies to Illinois  ·  0 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

I quit my job, due to office relocation, travel time. I haven't filed for unemployment, since I didn't think I would get it anyway. However, shortly after leaving, my co. offered me a severance agreement/separation agreement. did they do something wrong,
Due to a conflict w/ another employee at work, my Pres. advised that I needed to move to another location, since the 2 of use couldn't get a long. I then relocated to the Devon Pa office over 1 1/2 ho... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

Back surgery
I fell off a work stand and had bck surgery in August of 2001. I ws laid-off from my job this May of 2003. I can not due the job I have done for over 36 years due to the pain and the limited movement ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Is 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

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

What's the best way to handle not getting paid without quitting so I can collect unemployment?
Employer paid everyone but me last pay period and now this pay period it happened again. I said something but nothing has been done. I think they want me to quit so they don't have to pay unemployment... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I quit my Job Two months ago, and two co worker are accusing me that i was steeling from the owner and two more co worker were helping me . Do i have a case of defamation against a co-worker?
I was working in a company for more that 6 years and I quit my job, to much gossipy, now two co worker are telling the owner of the company that i was stealing from him. one of the ladies just got a 3... applies to California  ·  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

A employee accuses a co worker of stealing prescription drugs from her purse and then quits because I didn't reprimand the accused employee and now ex employee wants unemployment benefits
Would a employee be able to receive unemployment benefits because I did not reprimand their co worker that they accused of stealing prescription drugs from her purse in her office. The accuser quit be... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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 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

my employer was having an adulturess affar and but me in the middle of it and i quit will i be eligible for unemployment benefits
i was working with an employer who was a friend of mine as was his wife. He began an affair and put me in a position where I had to lie to his wife to cover for him and i quit. I did not want to be pa... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

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

Can my boss have meeting w my co workers n tell em why i quit n walked out
After i walked out n quit she has meeting w co workers told why i was mad n thats why i walked out n its none of their business, she bullys me to point of quitting applies to Iowa  ·  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

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

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

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

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

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  1 answer

I was harassed at my workplace last year and eventually quit due to more harassment by co- workers u
Is there a time frame in which to file a claim. I was sexually harassed at my workplace last year by a co-worker, He was fired but when others found out I reported him they all treated me badly. I eve... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I have an employee whom has recently quit. He took vacation and is negative in his vacation. He was given a raise before he quit. At what rate of pay will the negative balance be repaid?
I have an employee whom has recently quit. He took vacation and is negative in his vacation. He was given a raise before he quit. At what rate of pay will the negative balance be repaid? applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

I make $10 hr I quit without a two week notice can she pay me min wage on my last check without it being in the employee handbook
My boss said verbally nothing in writing that if people quit without a two week notice she would only pay min wage is that ok? applies to Texas  ·  0 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

When you take a job and they tell you originally that you have flex time, can work through lunch and if ill can work from home. Then they take it away can you quit and get unemployment.
When you take a job and they tell you originally that you have flex time, can work through lunch and if ill can work from home, Then they take it away. Can you quit and get unemployment? applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Regardless of being an at-will employee. Can a company use aggressive or harassment to force someone to quit, to avoid paying severence?
It seems to me that Bank of American and HP colluded to force employees to quit. First by setting unreal expectation on a team that was designed to fail. Second whether true or not, stating that there... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Do I have legal rights against a verbally abusive and emotionally abusive boss?
I have worked at the same place for nearly 20 years with the same boss. She has always been verbally abusive, but now it is getting worse. She has threatened me with my job twice this year. I am tempt... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

how long is the time frame to quit when a employer changes your work conditions and pay over an extended period of time
I was promised 600/week salary, living quarters on employers property and use of a car. For the first 12 weeks i was paid only $400/week, aprtm. and car. Finally after 2 and a half months employer beg... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

I've worked for the same company for years. Last few years my paychecks keep bouncing and aren't made right for a week. If I quit would I be eligible for unemployment
Long term employment with a family owned furniture factory. I'm one of their best workers. When I stayed home for three days to care for my wife, I was given a 3 dollar raise immediately because the w... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

I work at a place where the owner had in previous months sexually assaulted me and asked me out. Now I'm having problems with the other staff members since losing our general manager due to them harassing her. Now the HR manager has falsely told the owner
I work at a place where the owner had in previous months sexually assaulted me and asked me out. Now I'm having problems with the other staff members since losing our general manager due to them haras... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Can I be terminated because I missed too much work and got behind?
I was in a car accident July 16th, I have missed 6 days of work due to a neck injury and have gotten behind in my job duties. My boss wrote me up friday and told me I have 2 weeks to do everything plu... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a employer withhold or not pay me my vacation pay if i quit on the last day of my vacation?
I have 1 week vacation saved. I want to take my vacation before quiting to go work else where. Can the employer not pay me if i take my vacation, with permission, and then quit on the last day of my v... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I took a new job out of town and the company paid for 30,000 of relocation expense to which I have a contract to pay back if terminated or quit within 2 years. Recently, said company was sold to another company. The future of my position is up in the air,
I started looking for a new job when purchase was announced as future of St Louis market is in question. Company purchase is set to become official in May. I don't feel my job is in immediate jeopardy... applies to Missouri  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can a employer withhold or not pay me my vacation pay if i quit on the last day of my vacation?
I have 1 week vacation saved. I want to take my vacation before quiting to go work else where. Can the employer not pay me my vacation pay if i take my vacation, with permission, and then quit on the ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

we have merged two departments and a few days ago HR came and said I was demoted from being a manager of a department that I created. I found out that the other manager threated to quit if she did not get my job. I was not even given the opportunity to in
63, female, native american indian applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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 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

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

My 1099 contractor quit without a two week notice breaking his contract do I have to pay him his final check
My 1099 contractor signed a contract stating that it is required to give a two week notice prior to leaving however he quit without a two week notice and now I'm in a bind to find a replacement and ca... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

I was denied for unemployment but here's my concern. I worked one job for the government for 9yrs and another job for only 3 months. My doctor put me on restrictions due to being pregnant but my 9yr job didn't have any work for me at the moment. The job I
Can I reapply for unemployment and not add both jobs just the job I was at for 9yrs verses 3 months. Tried the appeal but did not fall through because the 3 month job lied extremely to much. applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

I was denied for unemployment but here's my concern. I worked one job for the government for 9yrs and another job for only 3 months. My doctor put me on restrictions due to being pregnant but my 9yr job didn't have any work for me at the moment. The job I
Can I reapply for unemployment and not add both jobs just the job I was at for 9yrs verses 3 months. Tried the appeal but did not fall through because the 3 month job lied extremely to much. applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

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

Is my noncompete valid if I didn't sign it?
I recently quit a job that presented me with a noncompete and offer letter that I did not sign and was contesting. Now they want information from me about a personal lead. Do I need to provide it? applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Is it illegal if Im pregnant and was in the hospital for a week due to complications. After that week I was cleared to return to work by my doctor with a note excusing my day's missed. My job fired me. They are a Christian restaurant and I feel like I was
I was in the hospital due to compications and I had a medical excuse from my doctor for the days missed. I was cleared to return to work but still terminated for missing those days. Last year a male e... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

I have being harassed for almost 11 months since my new manager took over from my old manager head Domino's PizzaI collect disability because of my foot back and I have ADHD since his manager took over he has been harassing me at a daily basis at the job
I work for Domino's Pizza or didI quit yesterdayI was hired on by Edward Blair who became area supervisor of the franchise ownerswhen he became area supervisor Patrick Flanagan became a store managerI... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

my employer listed a bonus on my last paystub but refuses to give me the actual bonus check due to my resignation. is this legal?
I recently resigned from my employer of two years. When I went to pick up my last check I was told that employees who had been with the company for over a year had received a bonus but those who had r... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

my employer listed a bonus on my last paystub but refuses to give me the actual bonus check due to my resignation. is this legal?
I recently resigned from my employer of two years. When I went to pick up my last check I was told that employees who had been with the company for over a year had received a bonus but those who had r... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 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

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

I just got laid off from my company after being there 15 yrs .my last day was September 30 .so I apply for unemployment on October 7 and I start working for amazon 12th and I quit amazon on October 20 because they put me to do forklift and I never did tha
I work for bbraun medical for 15yrs I got laid off September 30.i applied for unemployment on October 7 and I start working for amazon on October 12 but I quit today October 20 because I don't and nev... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have a right to my USED Vacation Pay if my boss fired me a week later?
I relocateed to a new city in California for a position that was presented as a better opportunity. I was left without childcare sudden and unexpectedly and wasn't familiar with the area. I contacted ... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I had quit a job after not passing a urinalysis and being threatened to be terminated. I was also fired in 2008 for false pretenses whereas the same employer forged my signature on written warning documents. I am not able to find work now because of the b
I was an excellent employee that was railroaded and now I can not find work. applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can i be demoted due to me not being able to work certain days out the week because having a newborn baby? Or can an employer give an employee my position after coming back from maternity leave?
Im an assistant manager at a small office of less than 50 employees. Im not sure on how maternity leave work and neither does my general manager knows when i ask him. From my understanding is that if ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Repaying relocation tax assistance after quitting a job?
I was offered $5,000 as relocation assistance at my job. I wasn't sure if I would enjoy the job so I kept the $5,000 aside in another bank account fully knowing that I had agreed to repay 100% if I qu... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

My Supervisor has repeatedly made false statements about me to co-workers. In my 1:1 review my Supervisor suggested I look for another job,
I have had issues with my Supervisor for a few years. She talks behind peoples backs. She is unfair and shows obvious favortism. There have been comments in the past...now this. I feel she is making i... applies to Connecticut  ·  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

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

Can my old employer get me fired bc of me suing them?
I work in Pa and recently quit my job to get a new one after 11 years. I was mandated to work overtime but was only paid straight time. I am thinking of starting a class action law suit against my for... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

seeking low cost/pb lawyer for representation in UI case that cares more about fighting injustice.
I was fired and when i filed for UI my forner employer lied and said i quit. I put up with over a year of safety violations and abuse (non discrimination based of course) and should have quit but did ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

do i have a case?
jobs says I quit but I never did applies to Maryland  ·  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

Is my boss required to pay anytime I worked before I quit (not including 2-week notice time)?
He told me that he does not have to pay me the 2 weeks before this week if I plan to quit today. Is this legal? On my last day, do I get my final paycheck with everything that he owes me or do I have ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I too was laid off for this reason( job elimination) but they are now hiring for my same position. is there anything I can do?
I was terminated due to job elimination but they are now hiring for my old position. I know it was because I had been there the longest and did my job but called out the ones who didn't do their job. ... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I voluntarily quit a job adter19 months because employer involved in fraudulent billing and HIPAA violations. Have been denied benefits but am still pursuing that with UIA hearings. Now after 4 mo. My former employer says he was going to fire me anyway fo
I also received a letter that former employer wrote to judge stating that he was "shocked" by my resignation. Now accusation of embezzlement!!! I'm so confused applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

I was laid off of my job 2 weeks ago due to budget cuts or that is what I was told. I was given a letter agreement to sign saying that I would receive 2 weeks of severance pay & if I signed the letter I would receive an additional 2 weeks
Severance package letter was signed & I sent it certified. I have already filed for unemployment. They laid me off 2 days before I was going to take my PTO which I had 10 days but do not get paid for ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

California: If I was in the middle of my probationary period and quit before the end of my probationary period, am I still entitled to my pay?
California: If I was in the middle of my probationary period and quit before the end of my probationary period, am I still entitled to my pay? I get paid biweekly, and I was wondering if I should give... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I sue employer for withholding my check wrongfully or is there penalties in New York state?
I quit my job October 17th the next payroll was generated October 28th which I should have had my last check. I contacted her November 1st she said it was mailed out I have yet to receive it. I'm wait... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I quit my job. Boss refuses to pay me
My boss refuses to pay me because I didn't give him my 2 weeks. Basically we write our time in on time card every day. What can I do to get paid? Thank you applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

My employer is closing my division. We've all been given notice of severance. I found a job prior to my expected termination date, but at a much lower wage than what my current employer pays. Are they obligated to pay my severance if I leave earlier than
Our entire division is closing. Every employee is being given severance. Minimum of 4 weeks, maximum of 26 weeks depending on the length of employment. My termination date isn't until March 31st, 2017... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Walk until you bleed, or find another job
Can an employer arbitrarily expand the scope of work to such an extent that it causes physical pain and injury to the workers (specifically expand watch routes so much that people are walking so much ... applies to California  ·  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

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

Very scared to go to work sometimes, and always stressed out when i do what should i do?
I have had multiple issues since i started my job May 2, 2016. I just want to know when enough is enough. It's too the point that sometimes I'm scared to walk into work because the threats that have b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I just returned back from maternity leave and after 32 business days they let me go due to downsizing in the company. Come to find out they gave my job to another EA in the company as the consolidation process. Is there anything I can do? What is the mini
I just returned back from maternity leave and after 32 business days they let me go due to downsizing in the company. Come to find out they gave my job to another EA in the company as the consolidatio... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Can I be denied a benefit offered by my employer due to my disability
My employer offers tuition assistance, available to all employees who have been with the company for 6 months, the employee is in active status and is in good employment standing which I do qualify fo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

can a corp force you to sign in orden to get a settlement or refuse to settlement if you don't ?
It's This constructive,i sign by corp force voluntarily quit to get my money i feel,corp retaliated against me for suing them and punish me so i won't collect unemployment. I can't find a job since La... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

new claim new pending issues unemployment?
I live in Missouri and have put in several quarters at different jobs. I was claiming my unemployment until my benefit year to date and it had only been claiming unemployment for about three months. S... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

had complained to my supervisor about 6 of my co-workers for not clocking out for a half hour after they quit working after seeing that was not addressing the issue I made a formal complaint on 12/12/2014 & then on 01/21/2015 my boss came to me and said h
was hired on 07/10/2000 same job same position after making a complaint on 12/12/2014 I got fired on 01/21/2015 for the same reason that I complaint about on the other co-workers can you help me 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

Retaliation in Iowa by my employer if I file for partial unemployment benefits?
I was hired by a doctor's office as part-time 3 years ago. I then became full-time after a full-time employee quit. Eventually I was made salaried full-time (40 hour week). Another part-time person wa... applies to Iowa  ·  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

You have been at your job for only 2 months to find out your pregnant, can they fire me?
I found out I was pregnant after 2 months of being hired. I didn't sign up for STD and won't get FMLA due to not being here a year when baby is born. What options do I have to protect my job? Boss say... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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 came back to work after being off due to being diagnosed with cancer. up on my return there was not job for me so they had to create one. I have been back for two yrs in the same job. and just now another union member wants to file a grievance to get my
another union member has filed to take my job I have held now for two yrs. applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

Illegal actions and comments?
I was hired specifically (employer stated as long as I wanted it) for the morning shift (6AM-10AM) by a cleaning contractor on 1/12/15, which turned out to be instead until noon, M-F. On 8/15/15, I wa... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Can you get unemployment if your employer (untruly) states you were PRN an unavailable to work?
Hi..I have been working at my job for the last two years. Recently I applied for school and was accepted to attend full time. I advised my job that I would start school full time in January and asked ... applies to Georgia  ·  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 my employer choose to simply not pay me for earned wages?
So, I was just informed today (May 3rd, 2016) that my employer cant pay me my paycheck that I was supposed to be paid on May 1st, 2016. We sell insurance, and he received a charge from one of our insu... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

I've been cleaning my unemployment my year to date ended I put it in new claim now I have two pending issues will I still get my unemployment
I live in Missouri and have put in several quarters at different jobs. I was claiming my unemployment until my benefit year to date and it had only been claiming unemployment for about three months. S... applies to Missouri  ·  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

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

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

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

I'm a server and my manager is always bullying his staff, many have quit because of it he has yelled at me multiple times. I finally had it and stood up for myself and told him he was abusing his power as a manager he gave me a write up saying he was aski
I'm a server and my manager is always bullying his staff, many have quit because of it he has yelled at me multiple times. I finally had it and stood up for myself and told him he was abusing his powe... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Took new job and got laid off in 2 weeks. I am denied benefits, how can I appeal this?
Worked a job for over 2 years, and left to take a better paying job. Worked 7 12s for 2 weeks and got laid off due to lack of work. My benefits are denied because I wasn't at my new job for over 3 wee... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my pay be deducted if I've given noticed but decided to stay on temporarily and then decided to leave?
My Fiancé put his two week notice in at his job and then decided to stay on as temporary help for two days a week. He then decided to completely leave shortly after and his boss told him that she was... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can a company offer severance and then take the offer back?
I work for a company in New York(an at will state) that has restructured. They changed my job spec but said they would retain me in the new structure. Unfortunately the rest of the team was told they ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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 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

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

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

Can 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

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

Doctor previously worked for called and offered me a front office manager position. Accepted job and quit my present job. When I went to work for him the position I was hired for was not available. The person decided to stay. So he put me in a surgical as
My previous employer called an offered a front office Mgr position. When I went to work the position was not available. The person in the position decided not to leave. So they put me in a surgical po... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

I worked for a company and never signed a non compete agreement. I recently quit because and have started my own business in the same field. The owner of the company I used to work for has stated to me that he is going to sue me. I am not sure for what???
I worked for a company and never signed a non compete agreement. I recently quit because and have started my own business in the same field. The owner of the company I used to work for has stated to m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do Hispanics have civil rights in PA?
Do Hispanic employees have the same civil rights as everyone else regarding discrimination due to race, religion and or illness? For example: #1 Can a Hispanic employee be denied a promotion, demotion... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Sexual Harassment and vacation
I recently resigned from a job due to sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct from my employer (it was an abrupt resignation as I finally had enough). A week prior to resigning however, I had take... applies to Florida  ·  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 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

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

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

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

My boss won't mail me my final paycheck and keeps telling me I have to pay for damage to the company vehicle, is he allowed to do this?
The incident accord 4 months prior to me quiting and he is now looking for payment after I had quit. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is there any action I can take?
I recently quit a Dr office and a patient (female) who appears to be romantically interested asked for my last name. My last name was given out by an current employee as well as my facebook informatio... applies to Kentucky  ·  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

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

Can an employer with hold pay for vacation days taken in Jan if I quit in March?
Started work in March 2015 and received a salary. My letter of offer says, 10 days of paid vacation. I took 7 days of vacation in January 2016. I recently found a new job and I gave notice to leave Ma... applies to New York  ·  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

what do i do whenmy boss terminate me for ko reason but sau i voluntary quit but she lied?
i gt fire because boss said i verbally put in 2wk notice applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

what do i do whenmy boss terminate me for ko reason but sau i voluntary quit but she lied?
i gt fire because boss said i verbally put in 2wk notice applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

If I quit or am terminate from dollar tree will i be able to collect my vacation pay?
I am going to give 2 weeks notice an have accrued 30hrs of vacation time. applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Denial of severance due to needs of business?
Hi, my son applied for a voluntary separation package which was offered to employees by the company he works for. He was denied due to needs of the business although others were accepted. He was told ... applies to New York  ·  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 live in S.C. and I verbally gave a statement to employer that I was leaving a week ago. the second week I wrote a statement saying I was leaving to go to a higher paying job. I am still employed but they said I quit so I can't get PTO time.
I am still employed until February 20th. Why am I not entitled to my PTO time? Employer states to me that I have to be there a year also to receive my PTO earned time if I decide to leave applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case?
a little over a year ago a couple so called friends went into business together remodeling apartments. I worked for them when they needed rescued because there deadline for turnover was approaching. T... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

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

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

My employer never had me sign a w-2 or w-4 and paid me under the table for 4 months. I kept asking her to set things up right so neither one of us would have problems. She said she would worry about it in 2016 and get things set up correctly. Now as taxes
I worked for a girl cleaning houses for the past four months. She paid me under the table and when I told her on week two that I felt she needed to set up things correctly so that there wouldn't be an... applies to Florida  ·  3 answers

If im getting unemployment but I find a new job an they lay me off due to lack of performance can I still go back an receive me previously unemployment?
Help applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I applied to an open position with a large company. They set in motion the steps to get into next training class, and when I was on the last step they quit on me. I have clear background everything, but no excuse no answer nothing on reason, not email or
I applied for an open position, was informed on the steps needed before I can go to training class, and I did the steps in that week. When I went to the office for the last form, the manager set a tim... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I signed an non compete clause when I join a trucking company for them to train me and get my cdl. Before my training was completed I was let go due to not passing there road test. Anyways I have been unemployed for 30 days with a cdl i cant use cause I'm
I was let go from a trucking company who also train me to pass the dot road to get my cdl. Before completeing my training to become a company driver I was let go. Since I sign a contract with them I a... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

I'm on FMLA due to anxiety that has exasperated due to my new manager. I blew the whistle on him for the hostile environment, sexual harrasment, misuse of company and his obvious retaliation towards me. To understand my position I run and ensure all SOP'S
I'm on FMLA due to anxiety that has exasperated due to my new manager. I blew the whistle on him for the hostile environment, sexual harrasment, misuse of company and his obvious retaliation towards m... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Can i take do anything more
The owner would say "you did not have kids when I hired you". I had to miss 3 days of work while my supervisor had missed two of those same days to go with her husband to take his father to have a col... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have to pay back full amount of promised bonus when only one fourth has been paid to me?
I signed an agreement to receive a bonus of 7500 for a nursing job with it to be paid in four installments in eighteen months - I received the first in my most recent paycheck which I think is sketchy... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I worked for a large insurance firm and signed a non compete on my first day. Two years later, I lost my position due to downsizing. Is my non compete still valid since I didn't chose to lose employment?
I was wondering if my former employer can enforce my non-compete if my position was eliminated and I was placed on severance due to downsizing. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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 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

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

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

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

Can i sue my employer, if he breached a contract, defimation, and knowingly deceiving me.
Employer coerced me to use short-term disability, knowing I didn't understand how it worked. Led me to believe it was gona help me. Then he drops the insurance without telling me he stop paying. Then ... applies to Mississippi  ·  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

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

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

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 I legally lower an employees wage to minimum wage on their final check if they quit without notice or do not fulfill their 2 week notice?
see above question. I am in WI applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can employer withhold vacation pay for only giving two weeks notice??
My company was sold and my job said it was not guarantee that we will get another job with the new one, i went on interviews and got the another job however they needed me to start within two weeks (i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can employer withhold vacation pay for only giving two weeks notice??
My company was sold and my job said it was not guarantee that we will get another job with the new one, i went on interviews and got the another job however they needed me to start within two weeks (i... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can employer withhold vacation pay for only giving two weeks notice??
My company was sold and my job said it was not guarantee that we will get another job with the new one, i went on interviews and got the another job however they needed me to start within two weeks (i... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

What can happen if I was accused of sexual harassment at work by a customer but quit before any action was taken
Can legal action be taken outside of my former employer? Can my former employer release any personal info? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What can happen if I was accused of sexual harassment at work by a customer but quit before any action was taken
Can legal action be taken outside of my former employer? Can my former employer release any personal info? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What can happen if I was accused of sexual harassment at work by a customer but quit before any action was taken
Can legal action be taken outside of my former employer? Can my former employer release any personal info? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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 didn�t recommend getting pregnant. The irony was that I plann... applies to Florida  ·  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 Was hired 8yrs ago by a very well-know healthcare system in revenue COLLECTIONS my hiring work hours were 7:00am to 3:30pm. A new Vice president CHANGED entire DEPT hours 8:00am to 4:30pm & only gave 2months notice. I live 16miles away which now means I
I live in ENFIELD CT and work in Newington CT. Because I was told to get a doctor's note which I did and last yr 2014 was told at daylight savings MY HRS would be 7:30am to 4:00pm. This yr I was told ... applies to Connecticut  ·  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

I believe I was forced out of my job and wrongfully terminated in addition to being emotionally degraded by my former employer, whom I have learned that 4 other women quit prior to my employment because of this employer's treatment of them. In addition th
When my employer hired me to work at his financial consulting retirement planning office, he told me that although I didn't have the experience, I had great potential and that he believed I'd do very ... applies to Washington  ·  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

I receive a salary weekly, I called in sick 2 days of last week, Fri & Sat, when I received my paycheck, I was docked for the entire week. I had worked 32 hours that week. I also receive a 1099
I receive a weekly salary, I called in sick 2 days of last week, Fri & Sat, when I received my paycheck, I was docked for the entire week. I had worked 32 hours that week. I also receive a 1099. In ad... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is a severance agreement binding if I left the company due to harassement about a disability?
I asked to separate from my employer because I was being harassed by someone in management due to a disability. I reported the problem to the HR dept. multiple times and nothing changed. The stress as... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I be charged for insufficient funds if the account was froze pending due process in court. I was denied from making any deposits into my account once the Lien was filed in court. I answered to their suit and was granted a date to present my argument y
If accounts are frozen from any activity then how can the bank compile NSF charges during the time of due process? I'm not able to deposit or access any of the accounts. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I recently was let go from a job I have worked at for about 11 months. They offered a one month severance. I am wondering if that automatically disqualifies me from unemployment, and if so can I turn it down? I have not yet received the first payment of s
Worked for a lawyers office and was let go due to inability to meet collection requirements. applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Is this discrimination?
I have been employed at my job for 2+ years, The entire time of employment, I've not had teeth, due to factors outside of work. Tonight, there was a mandatory staff meeting, which I attended. Out of 5... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Is it okay if you feel bullied and harassed by an employee and management continues to tell you to go back into that environment?
I am an assistant to a teacher that continues to speak to me as though I was one of the children, following me around the room or outside the classroom. Stating things such as be quit, do you hear me ... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

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

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

If i feel im forced to quit for medical reasons is there any possibility of compensation?
Hello, I have a bit of an odd question to ask. I've been battling some sleep related issues and after my most reason visit to my sleep specialist i was advised not to drive anymore. After speaking wit... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Let go by corporation after 20 years (realigning the department) but 22 staff pressed out of service. Severance package was a a benefit but was not offered. Much mischief ensued in last weeks of job by OOT managers. Received unemployment but wonder if I s
Corporate Realignment, 22 staff left due to ethics concerns, (whistleblower has a court date), state licensing boards say corporate was unethical but not asking staff to do any thing illegal. This sta... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

I am pregnant an employed at a restraunt they hired me knowing i was pregnant an i was placed as a meat cutter which was fine it put me at no threat an i had no risk to my baby well they started having several people quit so they also put me on prep which
I am pregnant an feel like im being discriminated against applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

I gave my two weeks notice and was told I didn't need to come back to fulfill my two weeks due to a conflict of interest with my new job. Will I receive pay for the two weeks?
Since I was willing to fulfill the transition of my duties at my investment firm job (I didn't sign a non-compete) I was told that my new role was a conflict and that I should go home immediately. Add... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

I was accused of sexualharant and there was no proof of it and got demoted
I was accused of sexual harassment there was no proof of this I got moved to another store and demoted is this legal then my district manager told me she was gonna get me to quit applies to New Mexico  ·  0 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

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

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

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

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

Terminated for assisting another employee with claim.
I was recently terminated from my 5 year employment as a manager at a motel. The reason "falsifying documents." I believe this is all due to the fact my manager being caught on camera putting her hand... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Contractor w/out NON-compete still sued?
I performed contract (10-99) work for an Ohio based company. We did not have a NON-compete, NON-solicit, or NON-discloser agreement. I quit to start my own practice in the same field. He is now suing ... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

What 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

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

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

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

May15 th had heart attack ,had stint put in ,two mths later had heart cath,had to have triple bypass ,Fula all used up vacation time gone released to work with restrictions employer says no must be full release what is next they didn't state I was fired y
Don't know what to do I don't quit that's not an option 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

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

Can a employer terminate with providing accomendatiom after misleading me to return to work prematurely from Sdi due to lack of requested documents by doctors I have seen but provided legal requested from pcp who submitted my Sdi?
My employment was terminated after numerous attempts Harrasment and retaliation while suffering health disbilty lead me to go on unprotected Sdi due exhausting my time that year from PFL bonding and c... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I resigned from my position of 19 years due to health reasons I was denied unemployment for not having just cause however a week later went to my physician and was given a medical letter stating that my employment was going to cause serious health issues
I voluntarily resigned a position after 19 years due to health reasons. I was denied due to unjust cause. Approximately one week later, I went to my physician, was given a letter, stating that if I st... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I sue? I worked for USPS and quit to work for the corny I'm with right now. One of the reasons I chose to leave was bcz of the way my co-workers argued with the supervisors. They (both co-workers and) supervisors screamed loud and cursed at each other
This was a very stressful place to work at because of the way management would talk to us. applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

Are there any unemployment lawyers in metropolis illinois
I was denied unemployment this past Monday and the letter stated I failed to prove I involuntarily quit. He did not consider any of the documentation supporting my claim that I sent him. I ignored the... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was fired from my position and given three weeks severance pay. My employer is trying to deny my filing for unemployment stating gross misconduct. Nothing was said to me about gross misconduct the day I was fired. I haven't filed yet but have gotten wor
Worked for employer for 6 years and was fired due to a mistake made on one of my accounts. I had been working with my supervisor on the issue but the partners fired me due to my mistake and the backla... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

Can my employer deduct vacation pay from my last paycheck after he had already paid it to me earlier
I took a vacation in early July with about 3 days of vacation time I had left that my former employer had stated that I had left. About a month later, I gave my 2 weeks notice because I had received a... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

I am on intermittent FMLA. I have had great reviews and never a problem at work. I was written up by my boss for petty things he's requiring me to copy him in all emails I'm not being treated as I was prior to FMLA. My 30 day performance write up has pass
Needed to go on FMLA due to anxiety and depression. Had to wait because my boss removed all of my job responsibilities so I no longer had a job description. This caused trouble for my manager for doin... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

"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

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

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

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

Do I have a case?
I was being accused of taking something that was lost by a customer. I was asked to come to the office to few security footage and to discuss the issue. First, there were other employees and vendors i... applies to Oregon  ·  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

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

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

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

My employer gave my hours away out of spite, is this bad ethics and should I file for unemployment?
I quit my job in May. My employer asked me at 9:15pm after I was done my shift, to work the next day at 1:45pm. I told her my daughter had a doctors appointment at 3:00pm and I could come in when done... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

What are my chances of winning a UC appeal, and can I sue in civil court for lost wages?
A sole practice attorney hired me to be her paralegal/administrative assistant and asked me to start by assisting her on two evenings the week prior to starting full-time days. On my first evening, I ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Do we conciliate, or take them to court and sue them?
My fiance worked for a fortune 500 company as a field service technician several years ago. He, almost immediately became what they called a "Remote Tech", which basically meant he worked remotely fro... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

Hello I am Sale Manager at Motorcycle Dealer shop in NJ which I get paid hourly and commission. I have no contract and just got demoted to salesman again I wanted to ask you if by demoting to saleman is that give me the chance to quite and collect full pa
Basically I want to know if don't want to accept the offer of saleman can I quit and collect full benefits right away? applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is IP blocked retaliation?
I have filled a disability accommodation after being threatened of getting fired due to my disability. On the same day, I could not access my online account on my computer. Then, I have used a differe... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

How long can an employer tell you you are not allowed to use your vacation time due to staffing issues?
I have a weekend agreement with my company stating that if I work every weekend I get paid $2 more an hour and that I can only take one weekend off every 8 weeks with a request for time off being plac... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

signed contract to be an employee 1 month ago, but a certification board wont let us work?
Its a fiberglass company and i am suppose to be paid 1700$ per pool and 500$ per spa, but even though i am contracted as an employee we have not even been approved to leave for work in over 1 month. I... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Is this discrimination?
I have a question. So me, my mom, and my sister all applied at the same place. One boss said it was okay and the other said it wasnt. He said that he wouldn't allow it because if something were to hap... applies to Georgia  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 case for harrasment and defamation of character
I recently left an organization for several reasons voluntarily, however, due to the culture of the business I felt forced to leave. I live in CO and the organization is in MN. I was harassed by an em... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Do i have a 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If my employer didn't renew my 1 year contract, can I receive unemployment benefits?
I was given the option to resign 2 months early or finish out my contract as they were eliminating the position, but the HR Director and subsequent work environment was so hostile, I felt pushed out. ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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 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

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

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

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

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

do I need to speak to an unemployment lawyer before my appeal hearing?
I was denied unemployment because i was deemed to have voluntarily quit. I have filed an appeal. Do I need an unemployment lawyer to represent my argument on the appeal applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

In your opinion do you belive I have a case to sue the government - see below
I self nominated myself for WTEU11L580622RQ Health System Specialist on 15 November 2010, and was selected by the government and referred to the hiring manager for a interview. I emailed the hiring ma... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My job just got eliminated because of department restructuring. I am offered a severance - However, I am also on workman's comp with restrictions. What should I do?
Employed for 5 years. Never missed a day of work. I slipped & fell on ice, at work and am on work restrictions/workman's comp. Was notified that my job got eliminated due to department restructuring. ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I have a signed non-compete. I believe that the employer has broken one of the covenants. Is it still enforceable
The covenant that was broken is the compensation portion at the time of termination. The covenant stated that it was due at the time of termination and it has not been paid. It is now 2 months later. ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is it illegal to be denied a job due to sexual orientation.
During a phone interview I offered up the information that I was a married man and very responsible. The person conducting the phone interview then asked " are you married to a man or woman". applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

I'd like to appeal my appeal
I had been on unemployment from Oct to Nov. I followed the rules about job searching and documentation. Met with my case person etc. It was a bad time of year to look for a serving job and I took the ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

I install a/c on shuttle buses in Indiana..company I work for based in Pennsylvania I started there in 07 signed agreement in 08 no raise since ! I quit want to work for competor but company won't allow me...no raise for 8 years !!!
Trans air co in Penn..I work in Indiana applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Can I be hired back if I was terminated for an unknown medical condition?
I'm pretty sure that I've missed the deadline for filing a discrimination case, but I'm curious if there's anything else I can do. I was terminated from my job on Sept 17th, 2015. I was told (over the... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

the Corporation that I work for changed the classification of my position from salaried/exempt to hourly/non-exempt. Can I quit and collect unemployment? Do I have any options to fight this?
My position duties or expectations did not change. but they are changing the classification from salaried to hourly. applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do equal pay jobs have to be at the same time?
I just have one question on the equal pay act laws. Do the employees that are being compared have to be employed during the same time period? For example, I was wrongfully terminated from my job. I wa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I gave resignation to my employer, but later withdrew my resignation. Now my employer wants to make me resign by that date, even though I do not want to anymore. Do they have the legal right to make me resign even though I retracted my notice?
I thought I had another job lined up, so I have my notice at my current employer. I found out a few days later that the job was just canceled due to budget cuts, so I retracted my notice from my curre... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Should I sue for severance pay?
After 22 months of service I was laid off along with 5 other employees with no notice. There reason allocation of staff due to budget problems. They let go of the Nurses with the least amount of time.... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do we have a leg to stand on with PTSD and medication fail?
My husband has ptsd, recently his medication was changed and it did not agree with him. He had a melt down and had to be taken to the hospital for evaluation, Of course he missed work and his boss wou... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I was laid off due to lack of work. In Ohio can I be replaced with new employee just because the supervisor does not like me?
Company could not get certified through the state. Had to close until such certification could be granted. A new supervisor was hired prior, who does not like me and wants her crew to work with her. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

I signed a noncompete clause, I have a few questions.
1- I worked in CT as inside sales, I ended as Outside sales. I live in Mass, they wrote it in ME. which law supersedes? 2-I believe it was a non compete for 1 1/2-2 years ( they did not give me a copy... applies to Maine  ·  0 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

My employer is holding my check until Monday because I missed a few days due to my son being sick and the roads being bad can he do that
I missed Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday due to my son being sick and I have dr slip for those days then the roads got bad and school cancelled so I had to take off today also because of the roads I ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 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

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

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

Is this retaliation or something else?
After returning from a serious illness, my boss (company owner), placed me on a different shift, she said for a week, my hours were cut from 25 to 16 1/2 per week, and I remained on this shift for ove... applies to Virginia  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hello, I was working with a financial firm as a recrutier to retain agents and distribute financial products. The agents were all paid thier commisions yet there were no override commisions paid to my company. They are unwilling to pay, the agents are sti
Contracted through an FMO (Indiana firm), recruited agents nationally all agents were paid commissions due but the company never received any override commissions due, total amount owed is $47,000 to ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is the Virginia state law when it comes to demotion of an hourly wage person with a pay cut?
If I have an hourly employee that started out at a certain hourly wage then promoted the person to a different position with an increase in the hourly wage. Can I demote them back down to their origin... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Need more frequent breaks due to Psychiatric Disability...
Is requesting a 15-minute break every 2 hours (instead of the usual 3 hours) a "reasonable accommodation" for me as a cashier with medically documented Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Attention Defic... applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

Can I claim for 101/2 years worked? I'm just take in the period of time ,3 weeks(one por year) I work as manager , i a salary worked, and forced for quit. Thank you!
I worked as Manager ( salary worker)must of the time work 10 to 12 hours a day in six days a week. I'm forced to auit my jib applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

Is this 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

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

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

Need split shifts due to anxiety
Is requesting a 15-minute break every 2 hours (instead of the usual 3 hours) a "reasonable accommodation" for me as a cashier with medically documented Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Attention Defic... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Had my annual evaluation on paper it was written that I will receive a one time check of a 4% increase. So I will not receive a raise, due to me meeting the maximum amount I can make at the position I work. My manager calls me 2 weeks later and say I will
I am paid an X amount of dollars per hour. I have met the maximum amount I can receive at my position. So I am given a one time check per year for my evaluation. I signed my evaluation to receive a 4%... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Had my annual evaluation on paper it was written that I will receive a one time check of a 4% increase. So I will not receive a raise, due to me meeting the maximum amount I can make at the position I work. My manager calls me 2 weeks later and say I will
I am paid an X amount of dollars per hour. I have met the maximum amount I can receive at my position. So I am given a one time check per year for my evaluation. I signed my evaluation to receive a 4%... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Getting told to sign or be fired.
I have just received an E-mail from Corporate to sign "Binding Arbitration Agreement And Waiver of jury Trail" or be fired. This is a retail company and their is a question of overtime for most. For m... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Is it illegal for my daughter to use anybody else's card that gives her permission to on her 30% discount from employment on her non working time
My daughter was at work 2 months ago she use my card to buy yourself some oil she is there discount today she's at work and her co-worker supposedly quit knowing she owed her money she let her use her... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 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

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

I am a Supervisor with a company. Employees were asked to do a survey and made false accusations about me and because of those allegations, I am not able to get a raise. Wouldn't that be Considered defamain my character-
I was never written up for the false claims employees said about me. Nor, we're their false allegations proven. I am trying to interview for a new job, and my edited supervisor offered me more money b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I am a Supervisor with a company. Employees were asked to do a survey and made false accusations about me and because of those allegations, I am not able to get a raise. Wouldn't that be Considered defamain my character-
I was never written up for the false claims employees said about me. Nor, we're their false allegations proven. I am trying to interview for a new job, and my edited supervisor offered me more money b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is a noncompete enforceable if the contractual Court of Law is NY, yet I worked in the CA office?
I was hired to run a CA-based office, and the parent company is HQ'ed in PA. 3 months later, I was laid off without cause (fiscal issues). In exchange for severance, I'm asked to sign a separation agr... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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 called in sick for three days due to a illness/disability covered by ADA. I decided that I needed to find a different job since my employer was not acomdating. I worked there for almost a year and a half and it dawned on me that I was discriminated mult
I am hard of hearing/ almost deaf and the stress and lack of support increased my anxiety that triggered to depression. I was in danger to myself and didn't trust myself to go to work since it was fro... applies to Michigan  ·  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

Can company terminate you at will employee but mess up the paperwork reason for seperation from employee handbook policy is incorrect they put in the wrong code
I filed an EEOC charge from being demoted from supervisor to assistant when corporate said their be no change with a meeting with them the employee that took my position told me and not them I ask the... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

Is it illegal for my daughter she is at 30% discount on her time not on work time withmy bank card or friends bank card or anything like that it all is that legal from her job big lots
Wondering if my daughter has a case regarding wrongful termination due to use of her 30% discount employee discount on her break or on her time off with anybody else's card but hers applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

My husband has been working for a company for 3 years when out of nowhere the company got bought out. They promised him a 20 grand salary increase but have decreased his salary tremendously to where he can't make his mortgage payments. He pleaded with the
We are very worried that they are lying about the salary increase since they won't provide an actual date for it to change. So far it's been 2 months and not a word. We are now 1 month behind on a mor... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

I was offered a voluntary separation package in 2015 and I agreed to it and signed. About a month later they rescinded and said we need to replace your position. Recently a position was replaced and yet received the VSP. Can they pick and choose?
VSP rescinded due to job has to be replaced when others received VSP and their position was replaced applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

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 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

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

Can my bosses leave me out of training due to my disabilities?
applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Lay off due to moving position to another state ?
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I have been with my job for two years, Friday the main boss kicked a table at me and made aggressive body movements . This stemmed from a week long talk about the horrible manager who has been caught by me stealing hours from our servers instead of her te
I have never had an employer treat me like we were in a street fight I didn't know how to react so I said nothing and finished my shift and haven't returned partly due to anxiety and partly distress o... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

my positive drug test said on the papework that the report was delayed due to missing or incomplete info
I got a positive result on a dot drug test of 256nl/ml for d meth... how could it get though the intial test with the cutoff of 500nl/ml. on the confimation test it didn't show no amphetamine at all j... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

If an employee has been put on bed rest because of impending childbirth, does FMLA leave start at that time? And since the leave will be beyond the 12 weeks of FMLA, what are the employers rights? This is in California.
Employee has a due date of April 2016, and her doctor has put her on bed rest as of 12/30/2015, does the employer have to keep the job available for the employee under the FMLA rules? applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

I'm a former usps automation clerk ; had an arbitration hearing. I just learned that my supervisor withheld paperwork from that hearing that would have shown I should never have been fired from my job. Is this a due process rights violation?
I feel I was retaliated against for reporting an n my job and then filing an OWCP claim. For 11 months my supervisor refused to sign my 3971 forms for my absence for dr. appts. for my injury. I was ac... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I'm a former usps automation clerk ; had an arbitration hearing. I just learned that my supervisor withheld paperwork from that hearing that would have shown I should never have been fired from my job. Is this a due process rights violation?
I feel I was retaliated against for reporting an n my job and then filing an OWCP claim. For 11 months my supervisor refused to sign my 3971 forms for my absence for dr. appts. for my injury. I was ac... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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 you have to sue Mfg. to get funds due, are there additional penalties?
applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

can you demote a female 3 weeks from having her baby when she is a top performer?
I am 3 weeks from my due date and about to go on maternity leave. I am a medical sales rep and I received a call from my director offering me 6 weeks severance pay or a huge demotion (About 80-100k). ... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

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

I am a truck driver from NY. My employee refuses to give me and my coworkers vacation time. I dont really care if it has to be paid or unpaid. I just need 1 week vacation to go visit my family back home. I've asked many times for this and the answer i get
I am a truck driver from NY. My employee refuses to give me and my coworkers vacation time. I dont really care if it has to be paid or unpaid. I just need 1 week vacation to go visit my family back ho... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

can my employer take away my vacation pay?
Hi, I started working for my company 1-11-2013 after 6 months I received 1 week Vaca after another 6 months which is now 1-11-2014 I received another week. In 2015 I took my two weeks. Now I've worked... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Toxic members
First case: Few members in the institute I work for have been working hard to defame me and spread rumors about me amongst people of my community, those rumors are very toxic rumors & the reason is th... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non payment, 1099 work
I am a handyman in Nh. I do apartment turnovers. For the past two years I have been submitting my invoices and when I get paid the total due is not the same as what I submitted. They are deducting mon... applies to New Hampshire  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What are your monetary recompense rights if you have discrimination suit due to age
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hi, so I took my vacation and was approved for my vacation pay and decided not to go back do they still have to pay me? This is for the state of Ohio
I got approved for my vacation pay from my boss and after taken my vacation I decided to not return due to finding a better paying job. And now my boss is refusing to pay me is there some law stating ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

How do you know if your boss is breaking the law by retaliating towards you?
very disrespectful to me in front of all my employees. Several employees were upset at her behavior. When I reported this to my boss he protected her and got upset at me. I then shortly there after re... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My boss told two other co-worker that I am on LSD and Acid. I am the office manager for his office. Do I have a claim?
I work for a small Chiropractic office. I am the office manager in charge of 2 other staff members. As of late the owner (Chiropractor) has been making very insensitive statements to the other staff m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Collect Unemployment while reviewing Severance Agmt?
I was recently terminated due to "gross misconduct". However, they were unable to provide me proof of said action. They offered four weeks pay for severance (been there five years). In the Severance A... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

I was recently told that my position will be eliminated due to a redundancy. I have been given the opportunity to apply to another position with a title that is more junior, but retains some of my old responsibilities. Do I forfeit the right to my severan
The junior position that they are offering me is all of the lower level functions of my current job, but with out the larger more interesting project related to my current role. The junior role only c... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

NJ Unemployment benefits pended, is this due to my 401K withdrawal?
I was recently laid off from my job 3 months ago (employed with same company for 10 years) and have been receiving unemployment benefits in NJ at the maximum amt. In Nov 2016 the benefits run out and ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

Do i have a potential lawsuit?
I've been working for this company as a private duty caregiver for a little over a year, working 60 hours a week. Last October I found out I was pregnant let them know, and I still was working 60 hour... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Salary expressed as
My position as Operations Manager was eliminated last week due to business conditions. I am being paid till the end of the month. I started my job there one year ago and in my offer letter my "startin... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do I have grounds to stand on to get my job back?
I had a two alcohol drinks during lunch a few hours before work, evidently someone told on me and when I arrived to work I was escorted to the medical facility for tests. 1 test was negative and the o... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

when i was hired i was given a offer letter that stated they would provide me with a work vehicle
offer letter states, we will provide you with a laptop, a wireless modem with data plan, a phone with data service, a vehicle to use for business purposes(including all maintenance and fuel for vehicl... applies to Oklahoma  ·  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

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

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

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 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

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

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

can a supv discuss private medical things about their employees to other employees?
I've been a reliable employee for 4yrs and have always been told I'm an asset to the company even though this company lies to it's employees constantly. I've stayed because I needed a job and tried to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

I am wondering if I have a case. I was contracted by an employment service for a job for 3 years. The contract did say as needed. I was also asked to purchase a wifi plan and had to enter into a contract for 2 years. Well my contract ended after 6 months
I am wondering if I have a case. I was contracted by an employment service for a job for 3 years. The contract did say as needed. I was also asked to purchase a wifi plan and had to enter into a contr... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

I work in construction, due to bad weather lately I've not worked a 40 hr week. can i collect unemployment?
I'm a laborer in moisture and conditioning. Excavating. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

If you receive 60 days pay as WARN payment are you eligible for unemployment benefits in Pennsylva?
Laid off due to plant closure. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

What information to limit on your resume if you are fired for breach of confidentiality
I was terminated by company XYZ without prior notice due to breach of confidentiality. I have yet to receive any written termination letter. Moving on, I have to start my job search and will have to u... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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

I have been with my company for 23 years and have written policy and there was a presedensce of former employees receiving severance. Our policy states that we receive one weeks pay for each year work if I retire, quit with at least 2 week notice, laid of
I work for a union office collecting members dues and was promised this severance package and also have it in writing in our policy. There is only myself and another employee left that were hired unde... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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 had a mini stoke in Sept due to stress and my Dr. says its work elated. he took me off work until jan 12 and my employer put me on FMLA... I have the approved papers. I got a call today from my employer that they want me to come in and go over some fina
I had a mini stoke in Sept due to stress and my Dr. says its work related. he took me off work until jan 12 and my employer put me on FMLA... I have the approved papers. I got a call today from my emp... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I left a position with a company, they provided me $3000 and $5000 for relocation. There was no contract signed. The firm had now hired an Attorney to come after me for their money. Since there is no contract signed, does the firm have a leg to stand on?
I firm gave me $3000 prior to starting the job and $5000 for relocation after I started for a total of $8000. I left the company due to issues with my daughter. No contract was ever signed. Am I requi... applies to Washington  ·  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

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

My Employer Recently Demoted All Directors To Managers All Lost Their Bonus Checks Benefit. I Am Also A Director But Nothing Was Even Said To Me Because I Had Spoke About Resigning Due To A Move. I Had Not However, At The Time Of The Demotion/ Layoff Give
My Employer Recently Demoted All Directors To Managers All Lost Their Bonus Checks Benefit. I Am Also A Director But Nothing Was Even Said To Me Because I Had Spoke About Resigning Due To A Move. I Ha... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I left a company where I underwent some mild hazing. I left as an apprentice after only 7 months. I thought I could leave without notice since I was still an apprentice. I did so and have since tried to reapply for a different position with the same compa
It has been about one and a half years since I left the company and about a year since my last attempt to apply for the new position. I applied two different times for the new position. Since leaving ... applies to North Dakota  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was forced out by a settlement of a work comp case. my wife's business is in my name, I get no money from it. Can I file a claim?
I was forced to quit because of a settlement of a work comp case with my employer. In the settlement it says I can file for unemployment because of the nature of my termination. The problem is that my... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

if i was fired for a company policy that did not exist. then told not fired then was given permission to do the same thing originally fired for. But, have not worked for 2 months shouldnt my employer compensate me for time. 32years employed
I was working A division when I quit and went over to the B division same company. After a week B fired me . When inquired they said Company policy you cannot switch. I was not aware been with Co. 30+... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

Hello I have been a branch manager for this company for 8 years and they recently had me and some others across the state take a demotion and pay cut they told us it was because they were eliminating all operations in all areas / branch managers. However
So when I was an operations a few years back the guy who I answered to was my boss had unexpectedly passed away and they had me doing the job of an operations manager and an area manager and leading m... applies to Washington  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am a teacher in Texas and recently received an email from a student's mother that I attempted to have her son removed from my classroom due to him being an African American. Is there any basis for a defamation lawsuit ? I know that for libel, it has to
I am a teacher in Texas and recently received an email from a student's mother that I attempted to have her son removed from my classroom due to him being an African American. Is there any basis for a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

I was given a retro pay of 9400 which my company said I shouldn't have got so they have been withholding my paychecks until they recoup there money. Due to taxes I only received 5200 and they have not given me any breakdown or pay stubs is this legal in O
I was given a retro pay of 9400 which my company said I shouldn't have got so they have been withholding my paychecks until they recoup there money. Due to taxes I only received 5200 and they have not... applies to Ohio  ·  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 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

Fraud, Retaliation, Wrongful discharge, Hippa..what or all?
Couple months ago a broad text was sent to all the nurses stating..."mandated by the OIG, compliance in-service hours that was originally due on 08/15 are due now, by the end 2/15 and must be complete... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

How do I fight unemployment disqualification if it was a voluntary quit?
I worked for employer for 2 1/2 yrs. Began as 1099, then salaried, then the company started suffering financial difficulties & required me to take an Independent Contractor status. I went from a salar... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

if an employee quits of he or she's own free will is the employer responsible for paying any past vacation pay?
the employee was given written notice, along with all other employees, that on January first 2015 that there will be no employee vacation carryover and all that would be allowed from this time forward... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can an attorney negotiate a severance package if I would like to resign(from current job)?
I felt as if I was discriminated against for the company I currently work for. I written a complaint only for it not to be investigated by the company. After that the problem still some what exist and... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How do I handle 2 employees who are demanding immediate pay for their final pay. I believe that I have to pay final pay next pay period. In nj.
I have 2 employees one quit one was let go. They are demanding immediate pay because they think I owe them back pay. I am up to date on their pay it's just they don't understand biweekly payroll and t... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

My husband has ptsd, recen his medication was changed and it did not agree with him. he had a melt down and had to tlybe taken to the hospital for evaluation, Of course he missed work and his boss would not talk to him for a week after the insident. He fi
My husband has ptsd, recently his medication was changed and it did not agree with him. he had a melt down and had to be taken to the hospital for evaluation, Of course he missed work and his boss wou... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to answer question on background investigation form
My wife was written up for two performance issues a couple of years ago. She found new work before any action was taken and when she went to resign, was given a severance package (she had been with th... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Employer Rescinds Counter offer package weeks after
I accepted a counter offer from my employer after trying to resign for a better job offer in hand. The counter included promotion, salary and title. 10 weeks later the salary increase was rescinded du... applies to Colorado  ·  0 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

Laid Off to Discover Employer Rehired the Guy I Replaced After He Got Fired From His New Job
I was recently laid off from a part time position during my six month review for a position that I had been working for during the past eight months. The Executive Director, who personally sought me o... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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
applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

How can I prove retaliation?
I filed an Ombuds claim at work and two weeks was fired. My employer said it was due to performance but was not given any details or examples. I had no progressive discipline and was not on a performa... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can i sue a company for posting job positions that don't exsist?
I have been looking for a job for months and have run into the issue of phantom jobs . The company says online thru their website that there hiring, also thru online job postings that there is a posit... applies to New Mexico  ·  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

Ive been demoted thus said my personal life but my newborn son has been in the hospital since his birth in june an my wife has been in an out as well but I came to work on days I wasnt with my wife an my son was having surgery was I wrongfully demoted
I took off to see my son born but their were unseen complication my son rushed to another hospital my wife on life support .keep my employer informed on everything going on it was fine then I came bac... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

I was given the option of getting fired without reason or resign with severance pay and agreement of all the executive director wanted. I was set up for months (finding good out after the fact) to quit or get fired. One of the 2 women who caused this is f
I was hired in March 2008 as a cashier. Moved into the office as an assistant in the assistance department of St Vincent design Paul NKY in November 2009 and in 2011 became the director of the Assista... applies to Kentucky  ·  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

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

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

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

Termination due to cost of healthcare benefits? is this possible?
I was working as a registered nurse in an emergency department. I was on my 6 month initial employment probationary period. my healthcare benefits started as of June 1, 2016. I am obese and a smoker. ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

My company offered to lay me off instead of taking a pay cut. Then changed their mind a week later.
My company was giving pay cuts to its employees. If an employee got a pay cut above a certain percentage, he or she could choose to take a lay off with severance pay and collect unemployment insurance... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer refuse to pay me for the last week I worked?
My Indiana employer paid me salary, and I have a signed contract. On my paystub it shows an hourly rate times number of hours. When I quit my supervisor only paid me 40 hours instead of the regular 80... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can a final paycheck be withheld due to unpaid Reimbursement Agreement?
First off, I'm in Arizona. I signed a Reimbursement Agreement with my former employer for off-site training. It noted the amount as $5000 total and said that that is to cover air fare, lodging, etc, a... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

my employer said i had one more time to have a no call no show and because i didn't call back due to i had misread on the schedule, until later that day. i asked him how many of these no call no shows did i have to get to this level and he said it didnt m
help. applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

I am an Assistant Director of Nursing ... I have been asked to cover extra shifts when off and have explained that I have scheduled plans..Can I be term I be terminated due to refusal .. I am a salaried employee and have covered for 2 weeks at a time incl
As noted in question applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I was Laid off on good terms and also received unemployment benefits. 10 yrs later i re apply at the same job and they told me i was fired. Can i use my unemployment documentation that i received back then as evidence that i was at no fault and that the e
I was laid off after the district manager was laying off most of the employees. To my knowledge i left on good terms. I accepted the lay off and was offered references to get another job. I applied fo... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

how do i go about being fired
i asked my service manager if i could leave early due to family matter she got mad an asked me to go outside so i did she then started to cuss me and putting her finger at me saying also that i am out... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

I was attacked on the job at 6 months pregnant and my employer misinformed me of my rights under WC?
I was at work 6 months pregnant and under the care of my OB/GYN for my pregnancy. While at work a transit came in my office and physically attacked me, she tried to hit me in my belly and told me she ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

If was pregnant with twins on November 2015 when I began to have complications so the doctor took me off work. I was due May 22, but I had my twins in April by c section. I took my 8 weeks off and while I was on maternity leave they replaced me. Am I lega
I have a hearing scheduled for September 1st, 2016. Please help. applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

I had a mental breakdown due to stress and anxiety from work. The more I tried to do what was asked, the more I was told I was wrong and written up. The treatment I received enhanced my mental state to the point of wanting to end my life. During my mental
all are in my question applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I am a production Supervisor at a union plant. I have a troublesome employee ( this has been the case well before I was hired). I have been brought before my superiors many times due to said employee. Now I have been suspended because of another false acc
This employee has used these same tactics against 3 other supervisors before me and it has resulted in their termination. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I signed an employment contract that had a non compete clause. My employer has failed to pay me according to the contract guidelines they created. Because they breached this clause in the agreement can this render the non compete clause null and void sinc
I signed an employment agreement that included the transfer of certain assets of my business to the new employer. The asset value was a mutually agreed upon value but there was no compensation for the... 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My husband owns his own company. if he lays me off, can I receive unemployment?
My husband is laying me off due to lack of funds to pay this position. Can I claim unemployment? He has paid into unemployment. applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

my employer is deferring payment of commissions because it's untenable to pay cash for commissions at this time because it will put the company at risk. I am not in agreement with his opinion. commissions were due in december and I've been getting the run
Commission plan was just in email from my boss. No signed agreement. Agreed to pay in December, but kept deflecting through March until I spoke with the owner who yet again deferred payment. I want to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I was working for a non profit I asked for a week off due to medical reasons she denied then said if I had doctor statement was ok then I was terminated and accused of falsifying my time we do not clock in so its up to our discrwation that when we get to
I work st a non profit this boss is just not in order she promises clients that programs will be implemented but does not provide us with what we need applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I work for a home care agency in MI. I was rehired full-time. I have 90 day probation before I will get full benefits. My 90 days is up and due to my client being hospitalized two different weeks I only worked 12hrs one week and 24 the next week. And one
Details in question applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

IF EMPLOYEE QUITS HIS JOB TO GO TO ANOTHER COMPANY AND THEY LAY HIM OFF CAN HE COLLECT AGAINST MY COMPANY
We have a full time employee who resigned from his job for another job. He was laid off from that job and has now filed for unemployed against us. applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Do I have grounds for action?
I am leaving my current company due to a better job opportunity and lack of opportunity for growth in my company. However about a year ago I took a voluntary demotion and wonder if I have any grounds.... applies to North Dakota  ·  0 answers

I am receiving a year's severance starting in 2016 from a company in Indiana due to the company's severance plan. I moved to Florida effective 12/29/15. Will I owe Indiana taxes for the year that I receive the severance pay?
I am receiving one year's severance starting in 2016 from a company in Indiana due to the company's severance plan. I moved from Indiana to Florida effective 12/29/15. The company is withholding India... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I was transferred to Mexico after 2 years of working in California. My boss is the general manager for both plants Tecate Mexico and in California . My boss and I got along great I requested a personal loan and was placed on Mexican Payroll because accord
I was transferred to Mexico after 2 years of working in California. My boss is the general manager for both plants Tecate Mexico and in California . My boss and I got along great I requested a persona... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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 text messages between you and your employer be used as exhibits in a unemployment phone hearing?
In my phone hearing the referee did not allow me to use texts messages between myself and my former employer as proof that I was fired and that I did not quit. I testified that I was fired in retaliat... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I signed a non-compete, then gave 2 weeks notice and was fired. Can they still enforce?
I signed a non-compete, then gave 2 weeks notice one year later due to a dramatic degrease in sales leads and pay. (100% commission sales). The day I gave my 2 weeks, I was told to leave. I feel as th... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

after drawing unemployment, took job for one week. Can I still continue my unemployment that i had.
I was drawing unemployment after being laid off oilfield job. My wife and I just took a job (joint- husband/wife job as apt manager) but she can not handle it emotionally. So I must terminate my emplo... applies to Arkansas  ·  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'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours than required can my employer terminate my insurance wi
I'm on FMLA due to multiple conditions. I'm lucky if I can work 3 days for a few hours. Company requires employees to work minimum number of hours to get their insurance. If my FMLA is for less hours ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

I 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is it considered termination when my manager deletes my access to my work account?
I was out sick for 3 days, when I returned to work I found out that my Office Manager deleted/deactivated my access to my work account. I work in a doctors office and we use Electronic medical records... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can 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

I am requesting that in my two months of severance pay, all taxes and deductions be eliminated and the gross amount of my check be paid into my retirement fund. Is this okay to do so?
I am being terminated after 34 years due to some errors but the real reason is that I am 73 years old. Is this legal or should I consult with an attorney? I asked for another year of employment but wa... applies to Virginia  ·  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

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

My management position is being eliminated and I have been offered a much lower position at 2/3rd of my current salary. Can I hold my employer responsible for paying me my current salary since this demotion is through no fault of my own?
My company is consolidating several offices together. Due to this, my position as office manager is being eliminated. The company is creating a new position for someone to oversee the new consolidated... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

can a fire fighter get out of contract due to relocation? or will they have to finish out the 2 years ?
she will be one a one year probation but a two year contract... my hopes are after the probation she can relocate applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer lay me off and avoid paying residual commission?
I was working as a sales representative and paid on an hourly rate + a residual commission. Most of my sales are for renewable 1 year memberships and my residual commission was an amount each month as... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

I need a attorney for filing a sue againt my employer in federal court
I file a complaint against my employer due to Harassment and ADA violation. Received right to sue need help. Still working at company and have less than thirty days to file applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

I am currently on FMLA due to depression and anxiety brought on by mandatory overtime They do not plan on hiring more people. My Dr wants to limits hours to 40. The employer can say this creates an undue hardship. But if they let me go they will be even m
my dr has not released me to go back to work yet. Are still adjusting medications. Dr will probably limit me to 40 hrs (ADA ) Not sure when I will be able to go back to work. Thank You. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

State of La. Have intermittent leave papers in due to chronic migraine that was approved. Took my first migraine day, then leave dept needed more paperwork stating when chronic condition would end. No one knows. Dr told them this. Asked mgr if I could use
Discrimination disability applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

Can 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 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

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 was pulled out of work from the emergency room for a week due to medical reason I called and got it extended for a few days I later called to return back to work and was told I needed a medical release before returning so I scheduled a appointment with
do I have a case if not what are my options applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

why is there miscellaneous deductions on my last paycheck? I was terminated due to absence within the first 90 days which you are required to not receive any absence or you will be terminated. but could the termination cause my deductions?
I explained everthing in my question I was sick on these absence and had doctors excuses applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can I be denied overtime because I have a work comp injury in Missouri?
I recently had surgery on my elbow and it is through worker comp. My company is denying me any overtime due to my injury although I'm working regular time. Can they deny me overtime hours? applies to Missouri  ·  1 answer

Unpaid commission wages (employment contract breach), employee in Texas, employer in California
I live in Texas, but work for a California employer (public company). I am an executive with salary and commission structure as part of my compensation agreement, among other benefits. When repeatedly... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

My employer sold the company to a new company and laid everyone off wihout previous notice. They made us re-apply to the new company the next day, but if you didn't get hired on they gave you severance pay, but shouldn't everyone get severance pay since w
On Monday January 12,2015 my employer sold the company to a new company and laid everyone off without previous notice. They made us come in the next day which was Tuesday January 13,2015 and they told... applies to Nevada  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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 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

is a company bound by any law to devulge that an employee is elligible for severance when they are outsourcing their job without asking if there isi one?
three of us were terminated, offered another job with the outsource company without devulging the option of a severance package if we did not take the job. We were led to believe we had the options to... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I resigned my position effective immediately. Sent my manager a text stating this. Text is the form of communication we all used at this company. Manager asked me to wait for him. I loaded all my personal items in my car and waited an hour for him so I co
I resigned my position effective immediately. Sent my manager a text stating this. Text is the form of communication we all used at this company. Manager asked me to wait for him. I loaded all my pers... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

I found out that my job is being eliminated after 31 years (same job). I do not want to except if offered, will I still get severence pay?
I also found out they are renaming my job something else, with more responsibility and less pay and including working nights and weekends. I currently work Monday through Friday with no weekends as st... applies to Nevada  ·  0 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

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

I am the administrative at a private medical practice. Several years ago we hired a clinical director at a high salary. We had a lot going on with a new EHR, remodel etc. Now that time has passed, I find I can do my job and the clinical directors job sinc
Would like to eliminate a position that is no longer needed or reduce this persons pay and offer them another job in the company. I feel they would not want to take the job with reduction in pay. applies to Georgia  ·  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

County job gave everyone else the uper hand?
Hello Everyone, I'm 28 years old from the bay area and recently I applied for 911 dispatcher job for my county. I’ve always worked for large companies and decided that I want to do something for my ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I've been laid off after working for the same company 3 years. Trying to file unemployment I'm told the company never filed my wages earned or never paid taxes on my wages. What am I to do??
Been laid off & denied unemployment due to employers mistake applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

i was suspended for sexual harassment before even being talked to about it
I went to work and after working an hour i was suspended due to sexual harassment. No explanation, had not talked to Human resources, what are my rights and what is the proper procedure for these alle... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Company pre-paid monthly per diem expense & wants repayment for time not used
I have been working out of town on a project for 10 months and am paid my regular wage as well as a 5-day/week per diem rate amount decided by my employer. My per diem was paid monthly before the firs... applies to California  ·  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

I was working for a private truck owner and hauling cars. They are suppose to pay me under 1099 but I have not received 5 paycheck on 5 vehicles that I transported for them. They state that the truck did not start after I return it to them and they are ke
Need to know if contract employer is allowed to keep my pay due to accusations from them that truck was returned not working. applies to Michigan  ·  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

Can a fired employee then be rehired by me without violating nocompete clause?
My elderly mother received in home healh care from a company. One of their caregivers was terminated by the company, and then hired by the family as a independent contractor providing the same health ... applies to Missouri  ·  1 answer

Boss told me a co-worker was asked to resign because of info in his background they already knew.
Non-profit Is this legal to tell someone with out need to know that the person was asked to resign due to his background check info? applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Employment Discrimination - Survived FRCP 12(b)(6) , what is the next step?
Employment Discrimination - Survived the defendants FRCP 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss. Currently Pro se due to expense, looking for contingency Attorney, applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Removed from current position
I work in management in nursing. My hours went from full time to part time due to restructuring of our schedule. A less senior person got the full time hours. My boss has been on me for a lot of thing... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

I left my job because it was making me sick. I applied for SSI but have not receive yet can I get disability from the job?
I was sick the whole time I was at this job for 5 years. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

My contract states I am a full-time 40-hour per week employee. My employer has cut my hours down to 30 on three different occasions for months at a time due to profit loss from the business. Is this legal?
I am a Non-Appropriated Funds (NA-08) employee, full time, at Vandenberg AFB. I am a Union member through work as well. applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

I was out for 2 weeks and when I returned he cut my pay down a dollar is that legal
My employer reduced my pay down a dollar due to I was off work For 2 weeks even though I called in. Is that legal applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Resignation without notice
Bonuses are paid quarterly and due to concerns of it not being paid because of wording in my employment agreement that commissions or bonuses can be adjusted without notification, I am thinking my onl... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I manage nurses in one of the most difficult programs at my place of employment. I have been falsely accused of being too harsh, too critical by employees with personal problems that do not tolerate constructive criticism from me. My senior manager has no
I manage nurses in one of the most difficult programs at my place of employment. I have been falsely accused of being too harsh, too critical by employees with personal problems that do not tolerate c... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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 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 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

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

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

I've been audit at my workplace behind my back and feel false accused of theft
My Supervisor has conducted ordered an audit while I was on vacation and when I returned I found out that she never informed me that this audit was taking place. She tells me that is due to my assista... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

I was employed at a college that is now closing. Our Director told us to start looking for work because of the closure and they had no idea of an exact date, it would be soon. I did start looking for job and spoke with the Regional director about making a
College is closing, and we were told to look for another job. I put in a two week notice because I did and was potentially hired at another college, but the job fell through. They hired someone one el... applies to South Carolina  ·  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

I have right to sue from Defh without any proper intake to reviewed my case can I still sue? I have all doc to support wide range of discrimination and need a lawyer who ready and understand the best option to start
32 years old Asian American us citizen and father of 3 young children; was raised by strong hard working parents who gave me foundation to do your job the right way through my work ethics but always b... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

i was a teacher. i was assaulted by a student. i was treated unfairly because of the color of my skin. the threat to my well being was a constant issue. i was not taken seriously because of my race. the issue was a joke and i suffered great trama due to t
i filed a grevience with the school board. nothing was ever done. i claimed discrimination on the basis of my color but no one cared. i was a minority in the school. i asked for a transfer but was tol... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Do I need to appeal
I was denied benefits for severe misconduct at company X. After being fired from X I got work at Co Y but only lasted 3 weeks until they let me go for no license. However, they knew that at time of hi... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

Does the NYC contract allow for senoirty to bump someone from a shift because the staff with senority prefers that shift
I work for HHC and I have been told it is practice that someone with senority can bump me from my shift just off the basis that they want to work n my shift not due to lay offs applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I live in Texas and signed a non-compete with a staffing firm. After 3 weeks I was laid off due to volume of office. Is the non-compete still enforceable?
After 3 weeks I was laid off from a staffing company, do they still have the right to enforce a non-compete. Most of the conditions of the non-compete are reasonable. I was not out of training yet alt... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

If I was fired for walking out on the job but others who had done the same are still employed can i use that as means to have my unemployement reinstated ?
I was fired from my job because i chose to walk out from a meeting with my manager because I felt that if stayed the situation might escalated and i would have been fired. Two of my co-workers had wal... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

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

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

If I have a severance agreement to be paid out with the regular pay cycle and my prior employer is late or possibly fails to follow through with payments, do I have any recourse?
I am about 2/3 through my severance agreement. My last payment was about 5 days late and the most recent one is over a week past due. If they do not pay it for the remainder of my contract, what recou... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

If an employee is on a schedule vacation already and your business happens to shut down due to bad weather. They pay all employees those days without employees using their accrued time. Are they also required to pay their employees that were on their sche
This is kind of a vacation for a lot of employees but yet they get paid for it. Why not pay the employees already on vacation as well. Just does not seem right. Huh! applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

Is it a good idea to take my company to ccma?
I recently got demoted for so call bottom performer after reaching my 100 target in sales. In fact I see it more then a retaliation due to me standing up against my teamleader. I just realised that th... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

If my severance letter says I resign am I still eligible for unemployment after my severance pay expires?
In my state I can receive unemployment benefits after the entirety of my severance has been paid. However, my severance package says I am resigning due to workforce reduction. If I resign I'm ineligib... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

should i lose out on vacation pay because my employer decied to change the way they calculate time
For the last 11 years I have got my vacation time on my anniversary....As of 1/1/16 my employer changed this to accrued time. Now I was due to get my 3 weeks 10/23/15 they told me because they were ch... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

i was fired from my job then sued for non compete when i started a new job. for real
was fired from my job at a small family owned business for speaking up about a safety issue. when i started a new job in a related business i was sued for non compete... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I had been working as an administrative professional for 15 months. I was hired as an employee and then last minute they changed me to a contract employee. 10-11 months in the company split into two groups and I was added to payroll. Am I eligible for une
Am I eligible for unemployment and how with this affect my benefits. As I understand it from the business' new accountant I should have been on the payroll the whole time. I was hired in 11/14 and jus... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

I was just informed yesterday that I was receiving a 20% pay cut from my employer. No reduction in hours. A drastic reduction in commissions. I work at a call center and was told the campaign I was working on is no longer active. I was called into my mana
I was just informed yesterday that I was receiving a 20% pay cut from my employer. No reduction in hours. A drastic reduction in commissions. I work at a call center and was told the campaign I was wo... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My supervisor informed me by email a month ago, that my job was eliminated.I haven't received any separation papers. What is my recourse?
I've been employed in Phila., Pa, for 34 yrs. at a hospital. Supervisor emailed me a month ago stating that my job was eliminated. At that time, I was working at home. I haven't been notified for an e... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I sent an email to my company's CEO telling him my supervisor has made sexual remarks to me behind closed doors and it has caused me depression at work and at home. I was just handed another corrective action memo by this supervisor for time card fraud of
I sent an email to my company's CEO telling him my supervisor has made sexual remarks to me behind closed doors and it has caused me depression at work and at home. I was just handed another correctiv... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can a company rehire laid-off workers whose jobs have been sent overseas?
Several jobs were eliminated, due to work being sent to China. Can my company rehire laid-off workers who are under the TA agreement? Thank you applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Resigned and not paid bonus
Hi, I recently resigned from my employer due to a personal issue. Since I resigned they held my bonus but paid out the other supervisors that were under me. When reaching out to someone in the company... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My employer fired me due to a policy I violated but NYS unemployment determined that I did nothing wrong under the terms of the non-compete agreement and I feel they owe me for lost wages. What are my chances?
I asked the Pet care manager to come to my home to help me figure out why my puppy won't come in the house when called. I offered him gas money & my employer terminated me for taking business away fro... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

vacation time revoked due to 2 year old accounting error
I recently gave my two weeks notice to my employer. Today on my last day I was informed that she had found an accounting error from 2013 that was wrong, through no fault of my own, and that I would no... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

employee accuses manager of assault, manager is innocent but leaves company due to harassment, accuser wins lawsuit against company, might go after former manager, what can manager do?, and if innocent, can manager sue same company or employee for defamat
do I have a case applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I was injured, HRsaid it was workers comp but havnt given me any paperwork. I am now using m y FMLA
I was injured, HR said 8 weeks later it was Workers comp, she gave me a list if doctors, but nothing else. I cannot work due to severe repetitive trauma and having to use FMLA. IS HR suppose to give m... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

is my employer libel for improper withholding of NYC taxes from paychecks?
my employer did not withhold NYC tax, only NYS & federal from my pay. Due to my boss reporting it to corporate payroll they just last week issued a new W-2 for 2015 & I've been told I have a huge tax ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Retaliation after using FMLA
I was being trained for a supervisor position, that my manager removed me from the training after I was out of work for a week due to a disability which I have FMLA. I was also told in my yearly revie... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Can a job look at your status from when you were a minor?
I tried applying for Randalls in my area. I got as far as a phone interview and the lady said since I worked from Albertsons when I was 16 she had to see if I was a available for rehire. I am 33 now. ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Intellectual property/confidentiality/Non-solicitation Agreement
I work as a chemist in a niche industry. When I signed it, I did not read or understand it enough due to inexperience. The non-compete is understandable, but the intellectual property seems as though ... applies to Utah  ·  0 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

I know that my company will be laying me off in the middle of January, but I received a job offer with a new company to start the first week of January. What are the legal repercussions if I work my new job for a week and wait for the layoff verse resigni
I know my division will be laid off Jan 15th, however I just landed a job and they need me to start Jan 9th. Can I work my new job for a week, use vacation at my current job and wait for the layoff? I... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

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

what are the laws on workmans comp and becoming pregnant can they stop your claim payments due to a pregnancy. I have a wrist injury and that has nothing to do with a baby
got a wrist injury In 2014 still on workman comp from it can they stop my claim payments applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Ternimation retaliation
My husband was "terminated" after he questioned his partner, which he worked on an NSF, already expired in Aug. ?? and No pay since then, due to my husband questioning the contract this "partner" so h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

company closed under warn act but am told that NYS Unemployment benefits won't be paid till my lump sum payout ends. Is that legal?
since I was laid off due to site closing and given a lump sum payment, NY Unemployment denied my claim until after money runs out. I thought payments under warn act did not affect unemployment eligibi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Should i pursue the company for my retirement benefits.
I was on disability when the corporation i worked for closed the site. I was offered severance or retirement since i was with the company for 15 years. I selected retirement due to my age, i continued... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

pregnancy discrimination in a medical spa setting
I am a highly educated nurse practitioner in nyc. I have a BS and an MA. I am licensed as an RN and also as an NP-C in New York. I was hired to work for a cosmetic dermatology "medi-spa" to learn and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I was replaced at my job by another person so I have been unemployed for 3 weeks. Now my boss has finally found me another job do I have to take the position I don't want to continue working for this company anymore. If I refuse the job will my unemployme
What should I do don't want to work for this company anymore. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

I have put in for fmla due to my own serious condition sept 3 2015 I received the papers me immediately brought them to my dr during the time the dr secretary misplaced the fmla papers and I had to resubmit them to them when I do that the papers were inco
I am up for removal because of the days that I called out fmla and the doctor filled out paper work wrong twice but the third time it was correct my fmla was approved but it only started from the day ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Resign or be terminated, chose to resign can I apply for unemployment?
Due to another employees misconduct and the supervisor wrongfully including me in the diciplinary action notice I was given the option by upper management to resign or be terminated. I was told by uni... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

I recently started working for a company and was told my shift would be 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. I am on disability due to mental diagnosis exacerbated by substance abuse, I have been clean and sober for 5 years. My employer now wants me to work a different sh
I disclosed to my employer during the interview that I had a disability. She did not ask what it was for. My psychiatrist is willing to write a letter, but I am worried that even if they accommodate m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

If offered a lower wage, or work 2 more months to find different job at same pay, if I don't find a different job in 2 months, will I be eligible for unemployment benefits?
Boss hired me on at a decent wage to lure me from my previous job. After 10 months he's decided I'm not doing my jobs up to his standards, so wants me to look for a different job and he'd pay me for 2... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I'm a project superintendent for a small construction company I am considered salary exempt making 70000 a yrar, however I now am working 60 plus hours a week am I due overtime is yhere anything I can do
70000 a year salary exempt now working over 60 hours a week am I entitled to overtime applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it legal in MN to impose a Mandatory 15% Commission Hold Back
I work for a privately held MN company who's policy is to withhold 15% of earned commissions due its worldwide salesforce with balance paid on final year end check, with no interest. Its stated that i... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

If i am involved in a class action suit against my employer for loss wages does the non competition claus still count
I received a notice about a class action suit against my employer that I am named in and due to be compensated. So i want to know if the class action suit dissolves the non competition applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is being terminated for financial reasons a form of wrongful termination when in fact the company was still hiring?
I was let go due to financial reasons as the company I worked for lost a huge client. However they were still in the hiring process. I was informed that when things change I would be brought back. How... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

As GM for a large company, I was fired, having a 10 yr perfect record for a coding practice that GM used to balance labor hrs. I was fired but won my hearing for unemployment. The immediate new District Mgr had cursed me several times and general found fa
Also I lost an $8,000 bonus from a previous quarter, that was due in my account 4 days after termination, and had 2 weeks vacation. This company was one that I expected to be with for many years, and ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

If my regular pay was backdated to my anniversary date after my review. Is my employer required to backdate my overtime pay as well?
My review was pushed back due to mergers and restructuring of the raises. After our reviews we were told we would have our pay backdated. We finally received our checks, but only our regular pay was b... applies to Florida  ·  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

I applied with USPS and passed the interview and fingerprinted. I was supposed to start orientation but they never send me an email for instruction for 2 consecutive times. Then in the last 2 days I received 2 letter of separation stating it is due to Art
The letter states I failed to meet expectations and failed to show up. They stated Article 12 Section 1of the National Agreement. It was not my fault I informed them 2 consecutive week when they told ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

After 27 yrs with my employer, I have accrued 3 wks. vacation. Nov. of last year I was laid off and was called back to work in Feb. of this year. Now at the end of June I am informed that 2 weeks of my vacation have been taken away and if I work the rest
I missed 8 weeks last year, 3 of that was vacation due to surgery. Then I got laid off in Nov. applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can my employer change me from a salary position to an hourly position for Tax reasons? And can they give me less per hour without telling me? I am in Nevada.
My employer informed me that the "clerical" position in our company are being changed from salary to hourly due to a new tax law in Nevada. Is this correct? And can they take money from me by not givi... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Unusual case of reversed discrimination or bad management? do i have a case?
Work has always been difficult, for several of us actually, no matter what I do -nothing is ever good enough. I want to quit, however cannot afford it. its stressful beyond belief and it effects me at... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Unusual case of reversed discrimination or bad management? do i have a case?
Work has always been difficult, for several of us actually, no matter what I do -nothing is ever good enough. I want to quit, however cannot afford it. its stressful beyond belief and it effects me at... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

My employer is requiring me to fill out a W-9 in order to receive installments of severance pay as a result of employee separation. Which box do I fill out on Line 3 -
I was separated from my company due to lack of work. I was asked to sign a General Release in exchange for consideration in the form of severance pay to be paid in 4 equal installments over a prescrib... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

I have a letter from a mental health professional stating I need my shift changed. Does my employer have to accomodate .
My son has a mental health disability and recieves SSI. A mental health counselor wrote a note asking that my shift be changed to Mon. thru Fri 8am to 4pm. To accomodate for my sons disability. Due th... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Am I entitled to overtime after 40 hours or 55?
I work at a trucking company and I move trailers around all day for roughly 8 hours, I then go onto the dock and work there for another 3-4 hours or so then go home. At this company overtime is set at... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I gave a written 2 week notice. After working all but 3 days of it, my boss called and fired me, adding that ,
I turned in my 2 week written notice on 4-1-16. Today, my employer called me and fired me, staring my services are no longer needed. He added that since I won't be finishing out my notice (3 scheduled... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

During a probation period I was let go for what appears to be a bogus reason.
I was hired along with about 10 other auditors in preparation for a new client that was to come on board. I started 9/12/16. Most of that time I was training and not doing much auditing. It appears I ... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

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

Workplace Defamation; I am the General manager of a restaurant. One of my employees went on Tripadvisor pretending to be a customer and wrote a horrible review about me titled
Workplace Defamation; I am the General manager of a restaurant. One of my employees went on Tripadvisor pretending to be a customer and wrote a horrible review about me titled "Obnoxious Hostess" sayi... applies to Arizona  ·  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

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

Does the Termination Clause Cancel truly because of the way it is written?
EMPLOYEE AGREEMENT TERMINATION CLAUSE? I am about to sign employment contract and there are more details in the contract but wondering if someone could say if this contract is shown as "termination" b... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a employer lower your bonus due to a health issue that came up.
My company moved our store to a different location. I am the assistant store manager. I had some anxiety issues pop up during this time. My boss had me do basically nothing thinking I would have a hea... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Is there anything I can do?
I have been with this company from 1997 to 2000. I had a break of service and came back in 2003. I was also the whistle blower. I had to do it to protect myself since I had been the personal assistant... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

I was recently given severance pay for 12 weeks. The agreement stated if I get a job I must notify them. I will be doing substitute teaching. Is this considered a job?
I was recently offered 12 weeks of severance pay. My job has been eliminated. Agreement stated if I get another job I have to let them know. I have recently been offered a short term 8 week substitute... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

The company i work for offered raise in liue of perdeim but wage raise is actually a pay cut also when they do pay perdeim its only for days wkd i live in ohio and so far this yr have wkd in north and south dakota iowa and minn is not paying perdeim legal
I wk out of state i live in yr round is company supposed to pay perdeim for every day away from home due to wk? applies to Ohio  ·  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

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 WORKERS COMPENSATION. WHEN I INFORMED MY EMPLOYER, THAT I WOULD NEED TO FILE A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM, ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Grounds to sue
Privately held company Case Description I was fired due to violating attendance policy.. Employer used dates that I was at work...used dates I was out with a doctor's note, in my point total...altered... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I've noticed a few papers lying around, my job is proposing to eliminate my job position. I work for private HOA company doing security. I'm a great employee, I been with this company almost 10 years! Would I be able to collect unemployment under lack of
If job is eliminated, what are my options, can I receive unemployment under lack of work? applies to North Carolina  ·  0 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

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

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

4 Months Pregnant & Laid Off
Currently I am 4 months pregnant. Just received notice that my employer is laying me off by the end December 2015, based on the company's financial issues. The lay off affected a group of people. Is i... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

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

Active Duty solider working part time is it ilegal to be deframed for being called to duty?
I'm an Active Duty solider and work part time at a corporate and wanted to know if it was illegal for an employer to defamed my reputation to another manager about my work due to being called to duty,... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Current company being purchased / possible hire/ being harassed at current job
If I am offered a job by passing the physical and drug screen - and I don't accept the job -- could I still apply for EDD benefits? I have two chronic conditions that make hard to be to work on time -... applies to California  ·  0 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

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

Can a 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

epilepsy issue, not promoted to F/T
I work as a Millworks specialist at Home Depot P/T. Been here 11 Mo.s, had an epileptic seizure a couple months ago at work. Went to ER, etc. Being an "official Millwork Specialist" with an opening fo... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

is this discrimination, harassment, and retaliation? Do i have some kind of case?
This is long and can be very detailed but I will attempt to cut it short. I am a woman that was hired as an electrical apprentice working on construction sites. I was only one of two women working for... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Hi Mel, I resigned without notice due to a hostile work environment that I complained about verbally and email for over a year. we had a meeting about it finally and the next day, it was worse. I took 2 days off and then emailed my resignation. I plan on
I have the emails on what im claiming. no action was ever tsken until this last week. in my resignation letter I stated that it was no longer ok for my well being to stay in this hostile work environm... applies to California  ·  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

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


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

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

I resigned from my job by providing a (proper) two week notice after eight years of service because I was offered a higher paying job at a different company. Two weeks into my new job the company terminated my employment while within my 30 day probationar
I resigned from my job by providing a (proper) two week notice after eight years of service because I was offered a higher paying job at a different company. Two weeks into my new job the company term... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I was looking for a new job and my employer found out about it brought me into a public forum in the kitchen bringing every employee in to the fray about 25 to 30 employees clapping her hands she being the owner of a to restaurant operation clapping her h
This is a fine dining restaurant in Clearwater Beach Florida that was opened in 1948 owned by a family they think they're very powerful and which they are and they treat employees like hell saying the... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I was looking for a new job and my employer found out about it brought me into a public forum in the kitchen bringing every employee in to the fray about 25 to 30 employees clapping her hands she being the owner of a to restaurant operation clapping her h
This is a fine dining restaurant in Clearwater Beach Florida that was opened in 1948 owned by a family they think they're very powerful and which they are and they treat employees like hell saying the... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can my boss require a Drs. note for an apt. after the apt. to approve sick day
My boss informed me after my Drs. Apt. that I would need a Drs. note to receive a paid sick day & a Drs. note for any future sick days taken because I had been sick too many days although there is no ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

I was laid off and offered another job with a different company. If I accept that job and it doesn't work out, can I still file for unemployment on my previous employer?
I worked for a company in the oil field for 9 1/2 years full time. I was just recently laid off. I have a job offer working for a different company doing something completely different than what I'm u... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Position elimination by conference call and no written information is given.
When an employer is eliminating a position are they required to give a written notice of some kind? I'm in Ohio, the company I work for is in another state. We had a conference call in September that ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How 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

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

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

Can I still get another job and still receive severance pay?
I wanted to know if My daughter can still receive severance pay if she finds another job during the time frame that she is receiving severance. Will the severance package prevent her from getting anot... applies to Florida  ·  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

Is there a law that an employer doesn't have to interview an employee if he/she is under internal investigation? Also no findings or disciplinary action has taken place but I was told that they are not interviewing me bale cause they don't trust me. Is th
Can a decision not to interview me for a promotion due to an internal investigation be legal? They hired someone else and said they are not even interviewing me because management doesn't trust me. Th... applies to Missouri  ·  0 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

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 was wrongfully terminated/retalition. Wistleblower
I had 5years left to retire with a full pension and medical. Could have retired at 52 to 53, due to the companies actions I would have to wait until I'm 63 to collect my pension. I feel the company st... applies to Oregon  ·  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

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

I took a doctors note to my employer that stated I need 4 weeks off work due to anxiety. I later found out my manager told several other employees. Do I hav any rights to sue them?
I have been suffering from anxiety attacks and my Therapist gave me a note for work to take 4 weeks off. I went in to get something to eat there and a employee at the counter ask if I was okay. I ask ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

General Manager retracted my two weeks notice and promised me hours I then decline my new job offered but after two weeks I was no longer on the schedule and no job. I have always worked for the past 3 years had two, even three jobs at the time I am writi
My rejection letter states that I turned in my two weeks notice but in his office when he confronted me about me living I explain my concerns which was approaching slow season and last year it place m... applies to California  ·  0 answers

My husband was fired from his job because another employee told the boss he was smoking marijuana at work. No proof at all and my husband also offered to take a drug test. What can I do?
Some lady that didn't like my husband from the first day he started his job got him fired be cause she said he was smoking marijuana on the job. Witch my husband does not smoke. It is hear say and jus... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

need help what do I need to do?
My daughter was assaulted at work tonight by the owner /boss of her place of employment. She was talked to like she was trash she had her leg slammed in the front door and she never even got paid. We ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can an employer dock or not pay exempt salaried employees when the company does mandatory shut downs
Salaried employees must use their personal and sick time for company mandatory shutdown due to holidays or lack of work company has. They are docking hours if predetermined exempt employees do not hav... applies to Alabama  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Do I have to repay an incentive payment when I leave my employer?
In my offer letter I was promised an incentive payment of 50K to join the company. I was also promised an employment contract within 3 days of accepting offer. Never received contract and was mislead ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can my employer not give me my last paycheck and vacation time?
I was laid off due to a position elimination two weeks ago. My old employer has asked me to complete some files which I have agreed to. I do not have access to a printer so I can not print the forms t... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Hello- I reside in Florida and will be losing my position due to a reduction in force. I will receive severance payments for 16 weeks. Should I file for unemployment immediately or wait for the severance payments to end. If I file immediately will my 23 w
Will the fact that my severance is being paid over 16 weeks reduce the 23 weeks of unemployment available if I file immediately or will the 23 weeks be available in total after the last week of severa... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have same rights as colleagues if our dept. was eliminated while I was on med leave?
I have been on disability leave due to being diagnosed with Leukemia resulting in having a bone marrow transplant. During my leave, my department was eliminated and most associates were given the choi... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

my job has a handbook that states that if a employe falls asleep on the job than it is termation but all I got was a writeup is this a law suit
our job handbook states that if we fall asleep at work than we are fired and all I got is a writeup be4 all this a guy was fired from work bout 3 yrs ago for same thing in state of tennenness applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

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

I was laid off with no notice, but the did offer a severance deal. I wasn't employed for very long, but the wording in the contract sounds like I did something wrong, something about a dispute. There is also a paragraph that states I can not apply for a j
I am a MDS Coordinator. I have only worked for this company for 5 months and was laid off due to a decrease in resident census. I was not given any notice. They gave me the option of working the floor... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do employers usually drug test when returning to work from fmla due to a non work related surgery?
Recently had surgery on my wrist do to a non work injury. Do employers usually drug test upon returning to work from fmla ? applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

I was terminated in Az. I was employed 15 years same grocery store. I did not fit in the click. I was being harassed consistently. I had an ulcer on my leg after a knee surgery. I hid the pain and discomfort from my employer in fear of loosing my job. Aft
. Thank You.I was terminated in Az. I was employed 15 years same grocery store. .I then felt like my front end managers and store director assumed I was a liability at this point. Even when I had the ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can I be asked to relocate before coming back from maternity leave under FMLA?
I am due back at work in 2 weeks after taking leave, all paperwork was filed, in August for the birth of my child. My employer called me stating that my position was moved out of state, they state no ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I worked for a company for 5 years and my job ended. They said I could take the layoff or clean bathrooms for 3$ less an hour. Now they are fighting my unemployment. Is that right or is there a law to prevent employers from offering token demeaning jobs f
They had promised me a first shift job and when the time came they offered my a bathroom job for 3$ an hour less while I was still working there or accept layoff and unemployment. Now they are fightin... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

Granted vacation pay by TWC. Employer appealed If employer loses in appeal am I entitled to additional money due to them losing appeal?
Terminated and employer refused to pay earned vacation. Filed with TWC and they awarded my vacation pay. Employer appealed and is now wanting me to cancel hearing in lieu of them paying me. Don't trus... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

In the State of Florida, if you are paid severance for a number of weeks in a one lump sum, are you allowed to collect unemployment or do you have to wait until the severance weeks are depleted?
I was laid off due to a reduction in workforce. My employer offered a severance agreement of 9 weeks payable in one lump sum. Can I still collect unemployment benefits during those 9 weeks or do I hav... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My employer has announced plans to retire and close the business. Am I still bound by agreement?
My noncompete is for one year and a 60 mile radius of store locations in Illinois and Iowa. My offer is from a competitor in Missouri that already does business with my clients. My current employer ha... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Am I being wrongfully demoted?
I'm a store manager for a retail company, and recently my boss hired a former colleague (who she is friendly with) in a store in our area. When they worked together previously, her 'friend' had held m... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

My job tile was eliminated and my pay was cut, but I still do the exact same job and have documents that show the company I work for still referring to me by my old job tile? Is this legal?
My job tile was eliminated and my pay was cut, but I still do the exact same job and have documents that show the company I work for still referring to me by my old job tile? Is this legal? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

I lost my job because my apprenticeship ended
I'm an optician apprentice and I failed the practical part of my license exam. I no longer am an apprentice and my job let me go. Can I collect unemployment ? applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Training others to do my job when i was told it was eliminated?
I was recently told that my job has been eliminated along with about 6 other group members in part of a 1500 person workforce reduction for a large corporation. I am in the middle of a 2 month period ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Severance package and agreement release
Hello . I was laid off due to lack of work. My employer gave me a package containing the choice to receive a lump sum equivalent to 8 weeks of pay if I gave up my rights to sue and so on. I did not lo... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

In PA can my employer change my job position, not the description or title of job, without notifying me of the change, and done so while I was on vacation? When asked why the changes, was given the answer of because changes were made.
Details are clear and concise in question applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

RE: Asked 3 questions and no responses for months. Anyone out there?
In response to Jim Barna: Can my employer deny my leave which is potentially FMLA qualifying after adequate notice without asking me further questions or for medical certification and not providing ri... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can my employee hold my final paycheck because they are angry that I am leaving?
I took an hourly position with a company and on my 3rd day we were told that hourly wasnt working and we were officially all commission only going forward. I never signed new paperwork but from that p... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Last August my controller told us that the company is closing on April of 2016. He told me that if ever I find A job before April he's still going to give me my severance pay, trusting what he said I didn't ask for writings. Now I found a new job and he's
Promise to give me my severance pay even if I find a job before the april2016 closing. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I am requesting that in my two months of severance pay, all taxes and deductions be eliminated and the gross amount of my check be paid into my retirement fund. Is this okay to do so?
I am being terminated after 34 years due to some errors but the real reason is that I am 73 years old. Is this legal or should I consult with an attorney? I asked for another year of employment but wa... applies to Virginia  ·  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

I just returned to work after being off from medical disability. my weekly salary was cut because I cannot work the 46 work week, is this even legal? I am only able to work 40 hours per week. Also, since I work in Sales, I will not be getting the same amo
Have a disability, came back to work. Weekly salary at 46 hours per week, but restrictions limit me to 40 hour work week. Salary was cut, and also will not be getting same potential customers as co wo... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Can I receive unemployment if my current employer dissolves or do I have to take a job with the new?
The employer I currently work for is a medical practice that is dissolving. The 4 partners are splitting into two new medical practices. Half of our staff has been offered jobs with one business, the ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

I live in California but am starting a new job in the state of Washington. Can I double dip by taking a week's vacation from the California job (earned days) so I can start the new job on the dare the new employer wants me to start?
I have worked for the present company nearly 12 years. By staying thru the end of the month, I will get my bonus check. However, my new employer in the Seattle wants me to start Sept 26. I would like ... applies to California  ·  0 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

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

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

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

Can my job stop the 26 weeks i am allowed for Disability and fire me once my DI and FMLA time is use
I am on Disability and my FMLA just began. I have used all of my sick and vacation time, and my job began my State Disability at the end of July. Every time i submit my physician statements and have t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Vacation pay being denied after the fact.
My husband has worked for a small company with no benefits booklet for 8 years. He is the manager and is salaried. The owner told him several years ago he would have 3 weeks vacation. Due to no one to... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

While I was on disability for a surgery, My employer kept calling and writing my Dr.'s office to obtain information about me, but never asked me directly how I was. Because she went to the same Dr. she tried to get information from them. I feel this was h
I went out for a procedure originally expected to take 4 weeks to recover. Due to the alignment of my hip and knee, I was given 4 additional weeks off. All docoments were sent to my employer asap to g... applies to California  ·  1 answer

While I was on disability for a surgery, My employer kept calling and writing my Dr.'s office to obtain information about me, but never asked me directly how I was. Because she went to the same Dr. she tried to get information from them. I feel this was h
I went out for a procedure originally expected to take 4 weeks to recover. Due to the alignment of my hip and knee, I was given 4 additional weeks off. All docoments were sent to my employer asap to g... applies to California  ·  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

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

Maternity leave and vacation.
I have recently returned back to work from maternity leave. I resigned shortly after my return as I was offered a new position with a new employer. Upon my resignation I was faced with harsh treatment... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My employer died. I was being paid by an estate. My unemployment was denied because the estate failed to pay the last 2 quarters of taxes. Is it possible to force the estate to pay back taxes so I can receive my benefits? Also it's benn about 3 weeks and
I was one of several women providing home care for an elderly man who needed 24 hour care. Our pay came from the estate of another person who died previously who had been providing for my employer. Ac... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What can I do to get comensated for vacation time accrued and discrimination charges agaist my forme
. Thank You.I was terminated in Az. I was employed 15 years same grocery store. .I then felt like my front end managers and store director assumed I was a liability at this point. Even when I had the ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

1099 - employer doesn't want to pay commissions
I had entered into a contract a a 1099 employee dated 2013 - 2014. I still worked with this company after the contract ended and received my commission when I asked for it I recently requested to pick... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Severance offer and rehire in Maryland
My job is being eliminated for budgetary reasons. I am being offered a severance package at ~38 weeks. Ironically the same company but different dept is offering me a job. Should I take the lump sum s... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Hello, I have recently received a bad performance review at work. The person that filed the review was not on site until after I was gone to the next job. They never saw me. Several scores were low that should not have been. The most key was timeliness in
Hello, I have recently received a bad performance review at work. The person that filed the review was not on site until after I was gone to the next job. They never saw me. Several scores were low th... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

.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

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

I got demoted, which came with a pay cut. Now my employer wants me to do my old job without giving me my raise back. Is there anything I can do?
I work at Walmart and they demoted me which came with a pay cut. They had me as a back up for my old job but I went in and told them I could no longer be a back up for that position without getting pa... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

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

Does federal/state law require employers to deduct employee's new job salary from their severance?
I am being laid off in February and have been promised 21 weeks of severance. However, the HR representative has told me that if I were to find another job before the 21 weeks is up, my full severance... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Protection against Retaliation for blowing whistle ?
Several months ago I complained to my boss about a coworker that was falsely reporting the time they worked on our project. For 6 weeks this person falsified their time, even claimed to have worked ov... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

If my supervisor speaks to other employees about my personal matters in a negative way to make them upset with me is that defamation or slander?
I was off work for 3 days due to a death of someone close to me and while I knew I would not receive the company's bereavement pay, I was also told that I could take the 3 days and use my accrued pers... applies to Texas  ·  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

I injured my back on the job over a year ago and was out for several months. When I came back I was placed in a position where I was able to perform the duties of my job even though I wasn't completely healed. I am still not healed and now my employer has
I'm not sure what else I could add to the details at this point and still be confidential. applies to Alabama  ·  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

Can my team lead ask me to preform tasks in job evaluation that none of my coworkers were asked to do? I'm 60 yr female, coworkers are male.
Have been on the job for 6 years and now want to do a job evaluation. I'm going to be asked to preform certain task he knows I struggle with. None of my male coworkers had to do anything but be signed... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Can I be demoted for no reason after 9 years at a public job and replaced by someone with no cert.?
9 years at current job No reprimands Replaced with none certified person was told it was for personal reasons a city employee New boss elected applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

I got approved benefits from one Job but denied from 2 other jobs can I still receive benefits from the job that approved me
I've work 3 jobs the first one was for 2 years before they closed down the second one was for one month and the 3rd one was through a temp service which I currently work for if they have any job assig... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I was given a job in NC 2 years ago with a specific contract stating my pay rate. My employer is not wanting to amend that contract with a 20% reduction in pay- I would not have accepted this salary and moved from MS if this was the original offer. I sign
I was offered a job in NC in July 2013 while residing in MS. I was given a significant pay raise and accepted the job and signed a non compete agreeement. After 2 years, my employer has informed me th... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can I be denied applying for my "new" job title/position? Was manager, now consultant?
Denied opportunity to "reapply" for own (newly created) position. Beauty Department Managers to become "Beauty Consultants" with significant change to workspace and hours. Can I be denied the opportun... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My former employer contacted my current employer to set up a meeting, the two employers discussed my employment, stated that I was overall a good employee, but are concerned about confidentiality. The conversation was not during a reference call, but in a
I was terminated, in an at - will state (kansas). I was only marked as exemplary and outstanding on all of my evaluations, I implemented a policy to cover confidentiality, which they did not want to a... applies to Kansas  ·  0 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

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

I was asked to leave a good paying job to work for another company and have it in writing that they would match my salary then after 6 months they decided to cut my pay by $20K. What am I entitlted to if I pursue legal action?
I was very happy at my former job making $70K when I was persuaded to leave and go work for another company with the promise that they would match my salary. I made the owner put it in writing. Now af... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Can city make changes to notice of suspension and change to dismissal?
Im a citygov employee as a transit operator. I had an incident last aug2016 and had a meeting with my superintendent and union rep, outcome was a proposal for a 3day suspension. I was released back to... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I am 64, received a raise and awards but being denied an opportunity to interview for promotion (have the best qualifications) help
The promotion job: asked my boss 4 times to chat about new job and finally met with me and said: you are not organized. All candidates that have this position are age 35 and under. I currently manage ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was working for a contractor in Missouri as Sales Rep. He called me in on a Monday morning to inform me that I would be let go because things were slow. After our discussion he handed me a contract offer to do the same job without my salary. I would get
Laid off from job then offered commission contract with no pay and I pay all expenses. applies to Missouri  ·  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

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 I be denied STD as an employee on straight commission?
my husband is being denied STD due t the fact he is paid o straight commission. He receives a W-2 and is an employee not a sub-contractor, but the Ins Co. is citing their requirements listed in the po... applies to Connecticut  ·  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

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

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

I was told yesterday that my current employer sold the business. The new owner has yet to talk to us about employment all he could say for now is everything will stay the same for now. Can I draw unemployment if I am offered less money and will have to tr
lost job with current employer because sold practice now new employer cant answer any of our question on benefits- salary. if we are offered a position and our pay goes down and we are required to tra... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Is that legal?
I have been working for a small restaurant in oklahoma. I had to take a couple of weeks off to have surgery unrelated to the job. I was told that I would be put back when I returned from the surgery, ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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 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 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

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

I work for the public sector;, State service. My salary net is the same as 10 plus years ago. I have 17 years in. My overall salary is 45% less than Golden Gate Bridge; owned by City and county of SF. all being the same job trade; Structural Steel Painter
Cost of living Wages Job duties as required And more.... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

I was recently let go. payment in lieu of notice?
My employer let me go on a Wednesday. There was a general layoff for other employees the friday after but I was let go early due to confidential issues as I worked in HR. I was told I would receive se... applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Need someone to answer question about hourly versus by unit pay
I started working for a company that pays by unit, I thought I was being paid hourly. Each job can take 4 plus hours, but I'm only making 50- per job no matter how many hours I work. Is this legal? I ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

My employer gave me the incorrect paperwork, was given FMLA instead of disability form,. Physician filled out FMLA and submitted, employer call to say they were terminating me, finally faxed the correct form to physician, but said it was too late. I have
I have been out of work for over 4wks due to severe Meniere's disease. My employer provided me with paperwork for my doctor and then contacted me to tell me they were going to terminate me. I spoke wi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What are my competitive civil service rights when a title is eliminated but not the job?
I am a NY competitive civil service p/t employee of a school district for three years.I been waiting for a f/t position but was overlooked a couple of times. An employee left and instead of offering m... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Implied contracts in the state of Alabama
Implied contracts: if you want a job here then you will have a job here - even if we have to move employees around applies to Alabama  ·  0 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

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

My boss owns two businesses and is never at the one that I worked at I worked for him for a year he recently let me go under the grounds that one of my Co workers said I was not doing my job I had not been issued a warning of any kind I went to get on une
I was working for a tire shop in magnolia and in 1 year had achieved the top position I worked in this position for another year until the buisness in question appoached me and offered me more money n... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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 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

my bf was fired due to a drug test that was my fault. i put my medication which is liquid methadone into one of his bottles and he took it to work not realizing it dr told him he has minute amts o methadone in his system but was still fired i didnt look a
i just wrote all clear details i know when he was given test hr lady said shhh we r doing random testing now and dont tell ur boss. my b had no prob going plus not one other person has gone for testin... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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 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

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

Can my government employer fire me for consensual verbal flirting?
A lady at work began a consensual flirting verbal affair. She announced I was her "boyfriend" and I heard her say on the phone "my biggest fan is here". Without saying a word to me, she suddenly repor... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I applied for a different position at my job, and was actually given the job, when I was suspended for time and attendance. I then asked my employer to switch shifts, because of school, and he informed me that this was not possible because I was needed fo
My previous altercations with this employer were based on tardies, so I worked on that. Then I had Kronos issues and was written up for that. And finally, I was ill, and although I had a doctor's note... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Hi, My position was terminated end of July due to budget cuts. I immediately filed for unemployment and told them that I expected to receive a severance, but no agreement had been signed. They told me to go ahead and apply for unemployment benefits. Three
I was terminated July 20 with pay to Aug 2. No agreement was signed and a severance/vacation pay/PTO, etc. was all in negotiation until I signed the agreement on Oct. 23. I applied for and collected u... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Can I do my unemployment orientation online or in another state? I got a job interview in Florida?
Receiving unemployment in NY job interview in Fl same day as mandatory orientation in NY applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I still get WARN Act pay if I find another job during the 60 days?
I was given a 60 day layoff notice and am looking for another job. If I find one am I still entitled to the 60 days pay? applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Can a company alter the terms of a 90 day without cause termination agreement?
I recently relocated from florida to new york for a job. My employer verbally promised the job was secure. My employer is based out of california but has a contract with a different company in ny. I s... applies to New York  ·  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

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

Please advise, I was fired due to not meeting standard- quota system established 2yrs ago. Would this fall in the category if 'Fired for cause'?. I worked for this company 13yrs and offered nothing.
I was an employee of FCNY for 13yrs up until 11/3/16. I was abruptly terminated in my opinion, a week prior my supervisor informed me in what we call, one on one's that my quota was good, keep up work... applies to New York  ·  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

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

Is it possible to file a class action suit against a job elimination on the grounds they should prove it was for saving money? In other words, exactly how much do they need to prove that the money was worth it? I work for a university and there are basica
Is it possible to file a class action suit against a job elimination on the grounds they should prove it was for saving money? In other words, exactly how much do they need to prove that the money was... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

I have proof they are giving negative comments from the job ref.company I hired to prove their negat
I have been a very good employee for a very good friend of mine for the past 10 years. I don't have medical/dental benefits. I began a job search, my employer (friend knew of this, I had nothing to hi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My employment was terminated due to a patron complaint. Do I have a right to obtain a physically copy of this complaint?
I am retired military working as a security guard at a local hospital. A woman in uniform came in to the hospital to obtain treatment for her child. She was wearing her entire military uniform, minus ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 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

I was fired for an error on the phones part because they didn't receive my call and fired ?
i just worked 90 plus hours and i was told by a coordinator that there would be a job the next day i told him stop work because i had to 24 out since i was out of my cdl hours and he said that i would... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can I sue the Chiropractor that I worked for for Medical Malpractice as an Independent Contractor
I worked for a chiropractor whom gave me adjustments for my severe sciatica and what he knew was spondylolethesis. He studied my condition and knew how and how not to adjust me. One day he adjusted me... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Asked/told to resign while on intermittent FMLA
I was told/asked to resign from my position. I worked for the company for 14+ years. A little less than 2 years ago a got a new manager. Prior to the new manager I never had any problems leaving work ... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

How do I keep my job without the company I work for get in trouble for being bias and discriminating against me for being a women working a
My sister and I have worked at this company for a year and some months now and we're the only two females that work here and always get picked on at the sites we patrol. I need help getting justice fo... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Because my FMLA was used up because of multiple surgeries and rehab, my position as RN on a unit was posted and filled. When I did return to work it was as a greeter in a hospital waiting area for about half my former salary. Shortly thereafter I was aske
Currently I spend about 15 hours per week on these calls. The last refusal alluded to the fact that these calls were not included in my greeter's job description. It would require 2 job titles for me ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was working in a warehouse in Las Vegas, NV which didn't adhere to any OSHA standards. Additionally, drugs and alcohol were commonly used by other employees in and around the warehouse...some of these employees operating machinery. Lastly, the warehouse
I was working in a warehouse in Las Vegas, NV which didn't adhere to any OSHA standards. Additionally, drugs and alcohol were commonly used by other employees in and around the warehouse...some of the... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

Retaliation due to me quitting
My husband and I worked at the same adult group home, when being left short staffed and doing the work of two people, I put my notice in to terminate my employment. Still being under my probationary p... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

What if an employer cannot find the signed non-compete document?
I was terminated on September 18, 2015. I was not given a copy of my non-compete document with signature, which I don't remember signing. I requested, through an email chain, a copy of the signed docu... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

I 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

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

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

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

Are there laws in place to protect the caregivers of diabetics?
My seven-year old child has Type 1 diabetes. My employer wrote me up for missing work to care for her. My husband and I are the only ones who know how to care for her when she is well, much less when ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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
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