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what laws guide overtime pay
where can laws be found on labor? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

If I subcontract labor can I perform the same type of job as the contracted labor?
I need to hire contract labor to take up overflow that I cannot get to. In doing so I was told, under federal law, I cannot perform the same task anymore. True? applies to California  ·  0 answers

If I subcontract labor can I perform the same type of job as the contracted labor?
I need to hire contract labor to take up overflow that I cannot get to. In doing so I was told, under federal law, I cannot perform the same task anymore. True? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a daycare require its employees to work overtime for straight pay weekly?
I'm not sure of what the annual gross for the company is and I know a little about the labor laws. The owners do not pay any of their hourly employees overtime for hours over 40 hours. Is this legal f... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

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

contractor not paid
My husband worked as a contractor for a new e-business that is still in business, for about 2 years. He stopped working for them because he was not getting paid on a regular basis. He has not worked f... applies to Colorado  ·  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

The Union has delayed my grievance process since 4/2012 and we still have not gone to arbitration.
I have been working with my union since 3/12 the Employer has not followed the MOU or the Grievance process the union is also in process for new contract and keeps delaying arbitration even though I h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Self Contract Labor
My husband is self contract labor for a Tree Service. Here recently they tried telling him that if he didn't give them 24 hours notice when he was going to miss a day that they were going to cut his p... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Employer dumping the taxes on employees.
hello mel, My mom used to work for a nail salon that is a franchise of many. when she started working there about 5-6 years ago, she had received a W2, what ever she made 40% goes to the shop, a year ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Terminated while on FMLA
I was terminated from work while on FMLA. I submitted the paperwork that the doctor filled out. They said it was not filled out correctly and needed the doctor to redo it. They said they mailed the fo... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Is The Non-Compete I Signed Enforceable?
I live and work in Atlanta GA. The company I worked for is headquartered in NYC. I had to sign a non-compete/non solicit that is based on NY labor laws. Does this non compete apply in Georgia if I go ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

will the ri labor board help me if i live in ri but my company is based in pa. ?
i wasn't paid forthe 4th of july holiday and i was eligable for the holiday. i was told that the labor board was the place to take this problem. i have tried multiple phone calls and emails to my supe... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

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

Is their a minimun number of hours in a shift?
I am curious if their is a minimum number of hours an employee must work before they are sent home to save labor costs? Sometimes I send people home as early as 45 mins. Thinking, if I were them,I wou... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Contract relinquishing rights to unemployment insurance?
Do I relinquish my rights to unemployment insurance based on the following paragraph in my Employer /Employee Contract? You understand that you are giving up any rights/claims which you may have under... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

HRA Laws
I was recently put on "indefinite layoff" from my job. At the time, I had an HRA account with approx $1,100 in it (i had 2 upcoming dr appts scheduled at the time). I was told that even though I am NO... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Which state's laws should we execute the contract under?
We are a Virginia based LLC preparing to execute a contract with an independent sales representative (contractor, not employee) in Missouri. Should we execute the contract under Virginia laws, Missour... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can my boss take discounts for clients out of my Commission
I am a licensed Hairstylist in Honolulu Hawaii I work on strictly commission base I have no benefits at all I left my job and I am in a labor dispute with the labor board regarding this Here it is I w... applies to Hawaii  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Discharge:DRP
I was recently discharged from a management position for a national restaurant chain. I believed that the underlying factor was a conflict of interest between myself and my GM. The "reason" for my ter... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

my employer is trying to deduct unemployment from my full back pay award
Hello Mel, I was so happy to have ran across your web site it's very useful. I live in Ohio, I was working for a hospital and I was terminated for unjust cause. The case was arbitrated by my union and... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

about Labor code section 221 (to Mr. Richard J. Vaznaugh), Please answer
hi; Thank's for replying. I'm new at this so could you please tell mem what is the contact number of Cal. Labor Commissioner in San Francisco? Do you hear alot of case like me? and what is their solut... applies to California  ·  1 answer

arbitration agreements
Hi I am Employed at a major Electronics company. I have been working here for about a 1 1/2 years and on Thursday June 20th 2002 at 11:56am I was called into my managers office at the City of Industry... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Ohio Employment and Labor Law
I'm a college student writing a resarch paper on Ohio Employment and Labor law. Can you give me some general websites i can visit to get some information? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can i fight a layoff with arbitration and is this a form of harassment?
I have a long story. I just came back from maternity leave. Upon doing so my administrator calls me in for a meeting to tell me if the budget doesnt pass i will be laid off and i should start looking ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Am I covered for materity leave under fmla laws?
My company employs over 200 people. There are however only about 20 within a 75 mile radius of me. Would I still be covered under fmla laws? applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

What are my rights when I'm being treated as an employed but I'm really an independent contractor?
I work in a salon and I pay rent, do my own taxes (1099). But in the last two years it has been made mandatory by the owner to go to staff meeting (one a month) and be apart of salon events. The event... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Appeal process of Arbitrators decision
I believe their was gross misconduct on the part of my Union Rep that went through the arbitration without attacking the issues and the arbitrator did not hear all the facts. applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Employer or Agency?
I'm often faced with potential employers who only want my work done as "freelance". The gist of the arrangement is "I'll pay you after I (the employer) get paid". I am aware of the pitfalls of this wi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Piracy laws
An ex-employee has been coming in to our place of business trying to recruit current employees for her new employer. Her method includes bad mouthing our company up to and including bringing applicati... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

if i file a lawsuit an win what could i approximately expect to recieve?
my boss has been skimming hours off my checks for like 6 months. when i questioned her she took me from 4 to 5 nights a week down to 2 when i threatened labor board she knocked me to one. they still o... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Having it both ways....
I am a teacher for a local community college vocational school. I am salaried, and exempt. I rarely work less than 55 hours per week, and some weeks have worked in excess of 70 hours. My employer has ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

State of Ohio Laws regarding maternity leave
I work for a company with less than 50 employees so we are not covered by FMLA. Does the State of Ohio have any laws regarding maternity leave? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is the restriction in labor agreement between the old employee and me still valid?
hi , I signed a offer letter half year ago, which indicated that I need to pay back the relocation benefit package(around 25K) if I left company within one year since onboard. but now the busines unit... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a company fire US citizen after they find cheap foreign worker without any work auth?
I am US citizen. I was employed as technology consultant initially for 3 months contract. During the middle of the contract they liked my work and told me they would extend my contract to 2 more month... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

No last Paycheck until exit interview
My employer refuses to give me my last paycheck until I do an exit interview. This can only be done Mon-Fri from 8am -4pm. The problem is I work Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. I live in ga where there is no laws es... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

What are the laws in IL for bathroom access in a very small company?
I know it sounds stupid, but what are the laws in IL for bathroom access in a very small company? I'm the office manager of a very small company. I am generally the only person in the office. The offi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Are commercial drivers exempt from overtime laws and where is the reference, if so?
We have commercial drivers who haul both intrastate and interstate. They carry impacted soils or hazardous soils for the most part, and clean fill materials for construction. I can't seem to find a re... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Employer Refuse To Pay For Earned Vacation Time For A Previous Contract
I work for a government contractor. I recently found out that I should have been getting paid some vacation time for continual service that I wasn't paid for. When I brought it to my employer attentio... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Vacation pay
I have written before concerning this and received some very helpful information I have another question. Summarize My boyfriend worked for his company for 19 years was labeled an Executive manager pa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Use Non-Comptete contract to get here way.
I have a very serious situation with my employer. My current client is offering me to join as a permanent employee and i am facing the problem: My H1B emplyer and a middle layer have a non-comptete co... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Which state's laws are applicable in non-compete dispute?
Regarding agreements to not compete across state lines. What state's laws would be applicable, the state of incorporation of the employer's company that wrote the non-compete, or the state where the n... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

unpaid wages
I had been working as a video editor for a leased access television show in New York. The pay was never on time, however I always recieved it at the most ten days late. The rate was 350/week and I wor... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Is it against California Law to fire a Car Salesman becuase of birth of his son?
Is it illegal in California, to fire or lay off a male employee becuase of his wife's pregnancy? I was hired about 4 months ago as a Sales Consultant for an Automotive Dealer in Northern California. W... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Terminated as Retaliation
I went to Ex. Dir. with examples and information on good work I had done, per California Labor Code 232.5. The Ex. Dir. retaliated by accusing me of Breach of Confidentiality and asked me to resign. I... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Pregnancy related complications - is leave available?
I am 24 weeks pregnant and have a medical history of pre-term labor with my previous child. I have been experiencing pre-term labor symptoms with this pregnancy and have been ordered bed rest for the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Termination of Employment
As a Branch Manager for Firstar Bank, I was terminated for "conducting transactions for immediate/distant family members (3). These transactions were done to secure a $5-10MM per year account with Fir... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

How long is "temporary lay off" ?
Eight months ago the company I worked for 22 years put me in "temporary layoff". How long can "temporary layoff" last? By not laying me off permanently they avoided paying me severence pay as well as ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

non compete as an independent contractor
dear mel, I had an agreement with a autoglass replacement co. in az, not as an employee but i was an independent contractor or as they called it a licensee. in the agrement we had there was a non comp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

non-equal pay rates, based on race
One thing, about the Equal Pay Laws regarding gender as the only disciminatory feature. Is there any other acts or cases even that involve equal pay based on race? If so, I definitely have a case that... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Where do I need to claim severance pay?
I have just received a severance package from my employer when my job was terminated. I am in the process of filling out financial aid forms to go back to school. Do I have to claim the severance pay ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Think they know they are in wrong
In January of this year my former employer filed a lawsuit for violation of non compete. I was served through third party at my residence. since that time they have failed to file proof of service in ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Severe bi-polar employer
My employer is severely bi-polar. She's on anti-depressants, but they're not for bi-polar. Needless to say, she is very abusive and has a high employee turnover. Nothing is ever good enough. Those of ... 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

Does a breach of contract cause the whole agreement to be voided in arbitration?
The owner of my company makes it a practice of going into accounts that the sales people opened and then stopping paying commissions to the sales people. The sales people are commissioned w2 employees... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

PLEASE HELP
1. AT MY ARBITRATION HEARING THE USPS TOLD THE ARBITRATOR HE DID NOT HAVE JURISDICTION IN THIS FMLA PROBLEM. I AM READING RULINGS THAT SAY THE COURTS LIKE THE HELP OF ARBITRATORS AND HAVE SEEN HUNDRED... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Can employer require notification for you to apply at another company?
My employer has new employment agreements they want signed. Before you apply for employment with any other person or entity, you will provide them the non-compete AND deliver a copy of the notice to C... applies to Florida  ·  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

Is it legal to record an employee not involved in company business
I was recently confronted by my manager and supervisor where I was informed that they got me on tape talking. My manager insisted on getting the name of the person I was talking too. I informed her th... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete, IL worker with MD laws
I work for a Comp A insurance company in IL and signed a non-compete clause which follows MD laws. Anyway it advises that I can't work for the same type of company who competes against them currently.... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Wages Problem
Hello Sir/Madam, I am on H1B of one of the local IT company, who is into contracting of IT consultants to different clients on project basis. I have reached USA 2 months back and working my employeer ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have the legal option to sign the paper doc of the Arbritration Agreement?
Good day, I am an employee of Ross Stores. A few days ago, approx. Friday March 22, 13, I was approached by the store manager and presented with the company's Dispute Resolution Agreement which states... applies to California  ·  1 answer

assault at work
Hello, I am one of two managers who was struck in the back by our District Manager while he was ranting about low sales from the previous day at a meeting that was taking place in our store. He hit th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

large company demanding unpaid labor from employees; possible class action
I work for a large test-prep company teaching classes for high school students. I am paid as an hourly employee. I took an assignment to proctor an exam for four hours at $10/hr. After accepting the j... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Retaliation
I was terminated from a local employer, for what was listed as poor performance. In my termination letter it states three discussions in a six week period (never happened, No documentation). Three wee... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Patterns of dishonesty
I am a former sales rep for a company where I have a non-compete and an arbitration clause in my contract. I have a volume of emails that show that my former employer was dishonest. For example, they ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Patterns of dishonesty
I am a former sales rep for a company where I have a non-compete and an arbitration clause in my contract. I have a volume of emails that show that my former employer was dishonest. For example, they ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

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

What can be done when a third parties intentional interferes w/ a personal contract
Situation: I am a director of a group of schools that have 7 members on a board Member 1- offers a proposal to the group- the proposal breaks the by-laws but the chair allows member 1 to go forth with... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Threatening not to pay me if I don't sign
I have worked for this company almost 2 years and they are now coming to me demanding that i sign a Confidentiality Agreement. I have looked this over and find the following flaws with it. 1) it has n... applies to California  ·  1 answer

unpaid commissions
commissions earned not paid. should i take them to small claims court? labor board? please respond! applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can I 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

One employee is excused & the other employee is not excused
Lets say that employee #1 is excussed from being on the "on call duty list at night" because of taking a medication. Employee #2 (on FML) is taking the exact medication but yet employee #2 is required... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

Age Discrimination Claim?
Mark M ma1mck@yahoo.com 5-6-05 RE: Age Discrimination Question Dear Counselor, Last week I responded to an ad for a Street Department Worker at a certain village in Ohio that will hire through the May... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Need legal advice fast. (Please help)
hi; I just got letter from my previous company that laid me off saying that I have overpayment couple thousand dollars. Is it legally possible to keep the money and not returned it since they're the o... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Negotiating a 30 hour work week
If I approach my employeer to negotiate a 30 hour work week, are there any laws stipulating what benefits must be provided in such a case? applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Unpaid overtime, overpaid taxes and constructive termination.
I was trained to be a serviceman for a vending company in Texas in January of 2002. I was paid an hourly wage of $10.00, that went to $12.00/hr in January of 2003, after being rehired (I worked for an... applies to Kansas  ·  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

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

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

Car Dealership vs. Employees
Are there ANY laws governing Car Dealerships when it comes to their sales staff? If so, where can I find them? applies to California  ·  1 answer

older worker severed
factory closing with one year left of current labor contract.have worked there 30 years,am now 50 years old.am i entitled to any benefits other than a very low severence pay? applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is it legal in nj to withhold my commission by using excuses from my employer?
Got an email fm my manager, said no longer need my help, but said to let me fill up my customers' info before release my final commission. Pls. reference to his email: > " I want to thank you for your... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

New Electronic and IM law as of 12/1
As of 12/1/06, I hear new laws are in effect in regards to perserving electronic and IM evidence in case of litigation. What do they mean to employers? Thanks applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Retaliation and or more
A policy was created a few weeks ago forbidding a specific action. That action I stated I might have committed in the past which initiated the birth of this policy. Is it legal for this company to rep... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Laws on Personnel Files
In Ohio are we required by law to make copies of entire personnel folder when asked for by employee? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

fighting without a lawyer and winning!!!!!!!!!!
I was discharged from my place of employment. After I filed a chage of dicrimination with the EEOC, the company finaly gave a reason for firing me. The reson was false and without merrit. I was given ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can my employer (school district) refuse to pay me for extra time worked?
I am a school bus driver and my district pays each route driver 4 1/4 hours per school day. However my route and several others take at least 5 hours daily to complete. We put this extra time on our b... 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

Working from home
I have a question....I have on several occasions work from home with my former supervisor on several occasions for different reasons and now other staff that get to do this as well. I have a new boss ... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

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

(usps) notice of removal action for fmla absences was cancelled. what does that mean?
9/2009 notice of removal given to employee. 10/2009 notice recinded for fmla covered days. 1/13/2010 another notice of removal more covered days used. while in non-pay status til greivence arbitration... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

bounced payroll checks
My boss keeps bouncing our paychecks, then takes days, even weeks to make good on them. Can we insist on direct deposit, certified check, or pay in cash? Is he breaking any laws? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Workers Comp Filed and then Blackballed
Hi, I work as a property manager, managing homeowner associations, and was in a car accident on my way home from a meeting one night. I immediatly called my supervisor and left a message on her voice ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Is the no-compete clause valid in California?
There is no-compete clause in my severance package by my employer, and it states that I would have to abide by laws of other state, even though I work in California. applies to California  ·  4 answers

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

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

Release of harmful information
I have a situation I hope someone can advise me on. This is as brief as I could be. There are a lot of details. Earlier in the year, I was fired from a private company for what they decided was gross ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unpaid Wages - Options
My ex-employer (who is the sole owner of the company) owes me for past wages of over $5,000. At the time, I was a salaried employee. My question is - Can I file a lien against his property without fil... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Cal Labor Law Dispute Questions
Hi. An employee who I fired in September of 2002 filed a complaint with the California Labor Board for back over time pay and for 92.38 per day for 30 days in penalties. The employees name is Jody. Sh... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What are the rights of violating personal property?
I live in a volunteer living home and my room was violated and my stuff was search without reason. my question what are the right of Minnesota laws of this issue, can i sew the landlord or is there so... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

Mandatory lunch break?
I am scheduled to work 40hrs per week. I work 8-4, eight hours a day. I prefer not to take the 30 min unpaid lunch that is provided by my employer. I have a coworker who says to watch out if the Dept.... applies to New York  ·  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

Unpaid commissions
Ok I work for a cingular agent owned store. We are paid commissions monthly. When I first started we were paid commissions every 2 months but now it is december and we are just now recieveing our augu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

discrimination/breach of contract
Sir: Mine is a general question about discrimination and breach of contract. I have been doing a little research and from what I understand, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)handles c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employer curses, screams and belittles - what's the law?
Is it against the law for an employer to curse, scream and belittle you in front of all your coworkers? I've been called names from scumbag to f**ing bitch and I would just like to know the laws on th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to have to wait 30 days to recieve overtime pay?
If I work ot in dec 09 it will not be seen unitl jan 2010 is that legal I am a state empolyee and we are paid on the 1st and the 16th unless its a holiday or weekend. Suppose I worked ot on Dec 16 sin... applies to Virginia  ·  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

Is this non compete enforcable?
My employer is offering to move me into an office position after 11 yrs. I have been working in the office here and there for about 2 yrs now. Now they are offering to train me in sales. In order to m... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Renegotiate Severance?
After 8 years, I was RIF'ed by my employer in Arizona which is a U.S. wide corporation based in Michigan. As a G.M. with extensive knowledge of the company�s risks, liabilities and legal practices, ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Enforcability of Non-Compete When Going From MA to CA
I am in marketing for an established software company in MA and am moving to a more senior position in marketing for a start-up in CA. I have been doing marketing for a shipping product that has techn... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Franchise non-compete
I own a franchise in minnesota - The franchise headquarters is in Ohio. We have a non-compete and arbitration agreement that would be handled in Ohio. The issue is that we have under paid our royaltie... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Please help!
Dear Mel, For two years I worked for a company ten hours a day five days a week. I was payed overtime for hours worked over fifty not over forty like the law states. Is there something that I missed o... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Where to report an employer who does not pay wages
Where do you report an employer who knowingly pays you on an account that does not have funds in it. I have filed a claim with the Labor Commissioner, but I'd like to report him to whoever will listen... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Pay for waiting to clock in
My teenage daughter works in a food establishment and is required to be at work on time, however, if business is slow the manager doesn't have her clock in. Basically, she waits at work until they nee... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

friend lost potential job because current employer revealed that she has depression and is seeing psychiatrist (and was still employed)but manager volunteered they were not sure she was safe to work. My friend is an RN. This seems to vioLate MANY LAWS????
ADDITIONALLY another RN (practicing under her own license) gave an injection that could have been harmful, My friend is NOT her supervisor and does not monitor or is employed to monitor this RN, but t... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

I would like advise on constructive discharge claim
I have been advised that I have a case for constructive discharge with my soon to be ex employer. After reviewing the laws it seems that my situation does in fact fit all of the nessesary criteria and... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Overtime exemptions and job setting
I am a "salaried" reporter in a single-person bureau. No labor contract. I receive no overtime. I file timecards and have them all. I am on the same vacation schedule as all hourly reporters. I do not... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Exempt Employee hours and timesheets
If you are an exempt employee how many hours can an employer require you to work? Do non-profit agencies have different exempt laws then for profit businesses? applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Unpaid Wages
I was laid-off in February 2003 & my ex-employer still owes me for wages & expenses. I filed my claim with the IL Department of Labor in January 2004 & just received a letter from them indicating that... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Sign disclaimer under duress to receive pay check
Just an incredible wealth of information here! THANK YOU! Although... after reading the many situations here, I haven't found mine. I worked for a company in Maryland as a skilled craftsman. The owner... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

volunteers - are their stipulations to how much someone can do this wout payment?
We are a private non-profit organization that looks for volunteers to help out as much as possible. Are there any current laws or other guidlines in Ohio stating how much somneone can volunteer their ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Overtime for Salaried Employees
I am a salaried exepmt employee. I am forced to work a lot of overtime. No less than 65 hours a week and up to 80 hours on a regular basis. I have kept track of all of my hours on a spreadsheet since ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Privacy Violation?
My employer terminated me, but then told my landlord who is a friend of the owner, that I was terminated. Can I sue them for telling my landlord that I was terminated? Did they violate any privacy law... applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

Freelancer Recouping Payments Question
I have a client who I have worked with for several years and has had a good history of payment. But in the last six months my payments have become later and later. They are currently about 8,000.00 be... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Employment discrimination based on criminal record
My son is planning on moving to Kentucky to look for work. He was recently released from prison and therefore has a felony conviction. He is under the impression that the laws of Kentucky "favor" the ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Ohios min wage law
I am a sales manager at an automobile dealership. With the new Ohio minumum wage laws our dealer says we all must now punch a time card to have accurate dealings with the law. I read the law as saying... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Legal Counsel in Austin, TX
Do you have legal counsel in Austin, TX who specilizes in Employment laws? Is he or she certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Required Rest Period - Adult
Does Ohio have a law or laws that require a rest period for a given number of hours worked for adults? For example, 15 minutes for every four hours worked. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

vacation pay after lay off
My company recently laid off two employees. What are the laws concerning vacation pay in Pennsylvania? Are they entitled to the vacation pay for any vacation that they have not taken? If so, how long ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Company is based in OH & I take a job in GA, noncompete is judged by OH or GA laws?
I work for a Software as a Service (SAAS)company that offers only users on their system media buying and placement. I provide consultations and media and buying services. My noncompete says that for 1... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

if staff volunteered to pick up a shift is it not an issue with Fair Labor?
We have PT employees who can work up to but not including 30 hrs a week - our FT employees are any staff that work 30 or more hours per week. If we have PT employees that are volunteering to pick up h... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employment Agency Overtime Laws
I work for an employment agency. My work with that agency, sends me to two different businesses. I work 30 hours a week at one company and 22.5 hours a week at the other. Although I am working with tw... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Is it unlawful for a government agency to grant special consideration to a labor organization when
that organization has no collective bargaining rights under statute? Is it lawful for a government agency to grant special privileges to the organization's president when making job assignments during... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

how do I protect myself - employer accused me of illegal activity
I work for a sales co. The company allows and promotes state agency employees to use specified funds for one purpose to be used for other non-specified items . For example- use software funds - to pur... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Overtime Exemption Qualifications
I recently read about a class action suit in California against Siebel Systems filed by a former Software Engineer: http://www.dicksonross.com/sys-tmpl/ibsiebelclassactionib/ It seems quite odd to me ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employer used FMLA for other than described
I was granted FMLA by my employer for my back problem. My DR. filled out my paper work stating that my back problems could be possible lifetime. I never used any of the FMLA. February 2010 a month or ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for a county government to pay a worker less after a promotion ?
Is it legal or standard fair labor practice for a County government to promote a unionized employee to a non union management position and dictate that the employee take a pay cut from the previous po... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Overtime for salary
When my pay was changed from hourly to salary I was verbally told it would be based on a 45 hour work week but would be paid overtime on a quarterly basis for time work over 45 hours. Over the past fe... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I work in Florida, what are the laws in regards to PTO payout?
I worked for a company that was going through a lot of financial issues. They reduced our work week to 4,8 hours days to save money. I have since found another job and have PTO owed to me. They are no... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

personnel file access in Ohio
I would like to know if in Ohio I am permitted to see my personnel file at my place of employment? Your answer "In New York State, unlike many other states, you have no right to see the contents of yo... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retaliation for Overtime?
I was employed by a major studio who was avoiding paying the IT personnel overtime by keeping them salaried. When they moved us (~50+ people) over to hourly in August of 2002, they passed it off as a ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Ex-Employer owes me $10,000+ in payroll & expenses
I was laid off in February 2003. As of today, 1/6/04, my ex-employer still owes me approximately $10,000+ - payroll & expenses. My question is should I file a claim at Department of Labor or sue him i... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

If the company is under new ownership, is the non-compete agreement signed previously still valid?
I signed a non-compete agreementand the ownership changed 4 years later. The previous owner is still the acting President but not the majority owner. Work conditions have changed, the business is decl... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employer witholding my final paycheck -- Ohio
I resigned from my position at my former employer 3 weeks ago, and they are witholding my final paycheck. They say they will not send it until I do an exit interview. Their "employment at-will" policy... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Did I commit defamation?
I work for a small firm of about 10 people. I had a situation where the Vice President of my company took a new female employee to lunch for 3.5 hours and when they came back were completely drunk. Th... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

wrongfull/illegal termination
I used to work in San Diego at Leaptek(leaptek.com) as an Office Manager. In April of this year, I was told that there was no more money from Shanghai headquarters to pay me and I was let go, with no ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How resticted am I by a non-compete with a MN employer, living and working in GA?
I signed a non-compete with MN employer less than 3 months ago. This is not working out well. I am also bothered by the fact that the employer sent out bids ("on my behalf")for construction contracts ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

back pay in il
My name is Eric i work for a video store. I was told by my supervisor that i can not get retroactive pay. The company does not do that. I was wondering if that was legal or not to refuse back pay. applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

overtime laws for movie theater employees
My son has worked for a movie theater for 9 years and has never received overtime pay even though he has worked as many as 60 hours a week before. Are movie theater exempt? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Layoff to Termination
I've been layed off for more than 12 months. Now my company has brought everyone else back but me. I've gotton the run around when I asked why I'm not being brought back. Reasons like new company poli... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Are there non-compete laws for officer of company without contract?
I worked for my fathers company as vice president. I was recently terminated from this company. I never signed a non-compete contract but have been told by someone that because I was an officer there ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Back pay owed and Termination
I am an at-will employee of a small consulting firm. All 4 employees agreed to defer our compensation when we were operating in the red. I have about $12,000 in back pay salary owed to me that the CEO... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can an employer lay you off and call you back for partime?
My husband was with company for 6 years. He was out for 3 weeks with an eye injury not job related. The company layed off supervisors and other employees that 3rd week. When returned to work on Monday... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Commissions lost by employer account mgmt
I was employed as a commission-only salesperson. The constant stealing of accounts by the employer caused me thousands of dollars in lost commissions. Examples - account moved to other salesperson aft... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can employer hold back commision from a base pay?
I am paid a base pay plus commision. My contract reads I will recieve a base pay of $500.00 plus commision. When I sell something and process the paper work I get all the commision in my next pay cycl... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Question on a Unique Non Competition Agreement
I have a Non Competition Agreement with my Employer "XYZ" and i am working for a customer based out of Allentown,PA 1) It states "The Agreement shall be Constructed in accordance with the Laws of the ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Wage discrepancies based on Education & Experience
We work at a hospital & we recently found out that an employee in our department, who does not meet the educational requirements for the Technologist position (Bachelors Degree + experience), was hire... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

113 people laid-off: no notice
Recently laid-off: No notice lay-off; Reduction-in-force. Came to work told to gather up personal belongings and leave premises immediatly. Denighed access to personal computer and email account. Laid... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

At-Will? Wrongful Termination?
I live in San Jose, Ca. California currently abides by "at-will" employment laws, supposedly allowing an employer to terminate an employee's position for any reason. But. . . . I work(ed) in an auto d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case for wrongful termination
I have 30 plus successful years in my related field, I changed companies in May of this year (replacing the bosses son)and was recently terminated after sending my boss an email which addressed issues... applies to Illinois  ·  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

ohio pregnancy leave laws?
Mel, I work in a small anenethesia group (6 people) and recently my husband and I got pregnant. There was not specific maternity language in our contract,so my boss had the lawyers make one up at that... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can you work more than 40 hours, but less than 80 at the same location for two different employers.
I work for a hospital as an NP full time (37.5 hours) during the week. A group of doctors at the hospital wants to hire me to make rounds for them on the weekends at the hospital which is a related bu... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

non compete laws in Florida
If a 1099 worker is told by the owner of the company they are working for they must sign non compete contract or be terminated, the worker only allowed briefly to read over it, not given a copy, not w... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Gender Discrimination - Pay Rates
I was hired in July, 2002 by a company out of LA. I'm a 22 year old female college graduate w/ 4 yrs experience. My pay rate is $11/hour. A 20 year old male with no college degree and 2 years experien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can negligent retention suits pertain to public safety employers?
I understand that there are certain laws to protect public safety workers from civil suites. However, if there is documented proof that a public safety employee (ie a 911 dispatcher) in incapable of d... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Laid off. Vacation pay policy inconsistent?
If my employer only offers to pay only my 'unused' vacation, but a previous employee was paid their 'accrued' vacation after after a layoff, does the Dept of Labor get involved if I file a claim? What... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

What are my rights at work
I recently was called by my boss and told i was suspended from work until she came back from vacation and the investigation was finished. She said she would meet up with me in a week when she came bac... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Subcontractors getting paid by the hour not by the job. Are we entitled to overtime?
I work for a company based on Ohio State campus that rents homes to college students. On a average week we work about 50 to 55 hours a week. But during the month of September while the kids are gone w... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

wrongfull termination / union misrepresentation
one year ago i was working as a route driver for a baking co. and was a substitute for another route driver. I serviced a store that has a manager who has a reputation for be degrading and extremely r... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

I am a witness to harassment. What should I do?
I have been working through a temp. labor company off and on for about 3 months. I have witnissed harassment from my employer on a regular basis for that length of time. If "yall better get the fuck o... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Can I legally give a coworker my sick time?
Are there any laws against "donating" sick time to a coworker? I've worked for the same company for 11 years and have accrued almost 600 hours of sick time. A coworker is undergoing cancer treatment a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

FMLA question - reinstatement to an equivalent position
I am currently on family leave after the birth of my baby. I was told that: 1) The part-time position I held since April 2000 will be eliminated at the end of my family leave, and 2) I must work full-... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How to know if your a victim of retaliation.
A few months ago, my manager hired his friend to work for the company. As an Assistant, I asked how hiring this person was beneficial to the corporation because he had no qualifications. Since then, h... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

REPAYING A BONUS WHEN LEAVING COMPANY
AM I REQUIRED TO PAY BACK A COMPANY BONUS GIVEN TO ME FOR MOVING EXPENSES. MY COMPANY SAYS THAT IF I LEAVE IT WILL HAVE TO BE PAID BACK. IT WAS BASED ON SALES PROJECTIONS. THE BONUS WAS 1000 MINUS TAX... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

My fiance is being demoted out of nowhere and they are decreasing his salary. Can they do this?
My fiance is the manager of a jewelry store for about a year and a half. He has done an amazing job and won many awards within his company for doing so well and improving this store from the year befo... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Loss of benefits
I was in a car accident and as a result took an extended medical leave of absence from work. I was just told after being back in my old position for 3 weeks that the day I came back to work was my fir... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Shift work.
I perform computer help desk support for a large airline catering company in Memphis. I am an exempt employee (No overtime). My regular work hours were Monday -Friday 8:30am to 5pm (7.5 hours). My sup... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Overtime?
I am an hourly employee. The auto dealership I work for has a policy, which I have never seen, stating that all overtime must be approved by your department's manager. I'm not sure if that policy is l... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Verbal Employment Agreement
My stepfather had a verbal agreement with a friend to work for him at the local County Fair in Massachusetts for 3 weeks (9am-8pm, 7 days a week). The man agreed to pay my stepfather $1000/wk, and the... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Verbal Employment Agreement
My stepfather had a verbal agreement with a friend to work for him at the local County Fair in Massachusetts for 3 weeks (9am-8pm, 7 days a week). The man agreed to pay my stepfather $1000/wk, and the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Commissioned dealer employees: What are the laws?
I was recently terminated as a Finance Director from an automobile dealership. My "effective date of termination" was 12/21/04, with termination paperwork completed on 12/27. I did not receive (what w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Taxes on severance package and evaluation of severance agreement.
My severance agreement states that taxes will be withheld at the rate of 27%, which is much higher than they would be if they follow the paperwork I filled out for deductions, etc. Additionally, all t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Repayment of relocation Monies (Take 2)
Superior Court Summons received.I currently reside in RI and they have filed here(they are in NC). Which state do I get the lawyer? Which states laws apply here NC or RI. Under the contract of 2years ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

salary owed prior to termination
I have recently been laid off of work from the pest control industry and feel that I am owed more pay than they are agreeing to pay. I am a salaried employee and I was terminated 2 days into a new pay... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

wage payment and reimbursement of bs expenses
Need guidance concerning wage payment, including final pay & reimbursement of out of pocket expenses. I reside in Texas and have a signed employment agmt w/ a Florida company. The contract is governed... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Severance For Other Employees But Not Me
I work for an LLC in Georgia. Our corporate office is in Virginia. A few weeks ago, corporate notified us that they were closing our office in Lawrenceville (metro-Atlanta). They indicated we would ge... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can I be fired after coming back from a FMLA and the boss say things that are not true?
I recently came back from a FMLA and my third week back I was called into the office with two other employees. I carpool with one employee and three hours before the shift was over he was asked to sta... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Missed Holidays while on Intl Travel
Last year I did a fair amount of international travel for my employer (~120 days). As a result, I was abroad and working for 8 of the 9 published US holidays in our employee handbook. When I asked for... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

contract signed in india under duress
I am a teacher. I was made to sign a service contract and promisory note in India which stated that I have to pay an agency fee of $6,500 + attorney fees of $1000 in exchange for a job offer. I was ne... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

contract signed in india under duress
I am a teacher. I was made to sign a service contract and promisory note in India which stated that I have to pay an agency fee of $6,500 + attorney fees of $1000 in exchange for a job offer. I was ne... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Cannot get over death at work
On Oct. 13, this year an employee that works with my wife had a heart attack and fell in the floor. No supervisor was there and the office was locked. there is no address on the building. My wife call... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is a no compete contract void if you leave a business and then come back after 9 months?
About 4 years ago a signed a non compete contract for if I left my employment. I did leave for 9 months and then went back to the same job. I have not signed anything since I've been back for a year a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Are homosexuals and people over 70 safe from discrimination?
Are people over the age of 70 protected by the ADEA? And do Federal EEO Laws protect homosexuals from discrimination in employment? Does an employee have to report sexual advances to the company in or... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Tuition Reimbursement
Hello My company has a tuition reimbursement policy that states that if an employee leaves the company within 12 months of any tuition reimbursement, the employee must pay the company back in full. Ho... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

violation of equal pay laws? (woman making more than men)
for the last 8 months I have worked at an assited living home where I am one of three male certified nurses assistants I have recently discovered that ALL certified female CNAs are making $8.00/hour w... applies to Idaho  ·  1 answer

Did my employer violate FMLA?
I had called off from (i believe) 9-15 june, 2011; this was a total of four working days. I cited severe depression and anxiety attacks as the reason, but was not informed that the leave fell under FM... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

worker's comp and severance pay
I have a current worker's comp claim. I went back to work on a trial basis but have found I cannot continue and my Dr. is taking me back out of work. My office has offered me one week of severance pay... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can you be re-hired by a company that has paid you a severance package?
My husband received a severance package from a company that closed the plant that he worked at for 32 years. Now, a year later, they called and asked if he would be willing to come back to work for th... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

family life in evaluation
Can an employer state anything about my special education child in a formal evaluation? My employer stated "that Me often speaks of her own son who is a special education student, which makes me wonde... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

My ex employer is suing me for a non compete agreement issue that does not exist.
I was hired in 2002 in Dallas area, 6 months later was told I needs to sign a "Non Compete Agreement". I did sign it but did to keep my emolument. In 2005 I was fired because he heard I went on a job ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete based on california law
I signed a two year non-compete contract with my former employer. The company was focused in the elctronic manufacturing industry and marketed products through reps and distributor. I was terminated a... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 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

medical leave of absence (financial ressource while on med. leave)
I am a table game dealer around xmas time they open a new pit with new tables (table layout placed further away then normal( been dealing over 20 yrs with no medical issues ever happen) i was to deal ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

2 weeks notice - Vacation Pay
I gave my company written notice for two weeks, but stated the last four days would be taken as vacation days, since I had accrued 8 days of vacation. They refuse to pay, stating that the Company hand... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Problem with my private employer
Hi, I am currently having a problem with my employer. I work for a private construction crew that is run by 3 people in the same family. I am owed payments that date from as far back to 10/04/06 to 11... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

can you recieve write up for injuring yourself on job with theats of termination if injured again
after ijuring my back on the job7-28-09, i came back to a write up for injuring myself withthreats termination if any more injurys occur. today 8-10-09 when i retuned to work is the first time i was t... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Would making inquiries into possible illegal activities be a "protected activity"
This involves a franchised commercial cleaning company to which I was employed, (2 yrs-one raise - no disipline actions) I began to check on some of the activities of the Master Owner. I can prove on ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Employer Protection from Fraudulent Wage Claims
Under CA law, what protections exist for an employer being fraudulently billed by a telecommuting hourly employee. We have a w-2 employee who agreed in writing that our customer would validate all hou... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Back Pay
I am in Dallas, Texas. My employer is in Michigan. I am in H1B visa. My employer has lots of back pay to me. He is keep on procrastinating to pay it. Kindly provide me the options. Thanks in advance. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Employer terminated the employment contract before the contract was up, what should I do now?
I had started my job with my former employer in the July and we signed a employment contract for 9 months, however, this week my employer told me that they do not need my services in the present capac... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

What do i do???
I work as a press operator at a well known gasket company 12 hrs a day. The machine that I was working on begin to have problems such as the die kept getting stuck going in and coming out. When mentio... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Relocated and can't return to the old job.
I was relocated to a foreign country three years ago by my old boss. Although he didn't give me a written promise to hire me back, he did tell me verbally that I could come back after a few years afte... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Bully for a boss with no help from HR
I need some advice/help with a bully for a boss. She rules by intimidation and fear, constantly subjects her employees to condescension, sarcasm, belittlement and smugness. Her direction to her employ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Withholding Two Weeks Pay
I just started working for a company and was informed that that they withhold my first two weeks pay. They can "loan" it to me, but I would have to pay it back and it would be deducted from my net pay... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my company fire me when I was found not guilty of sexual harassment?
A month ago I was accused of same sex sexual harassment which was investigated by HR and found to be baseless. My accuser has been allowed back to work, I however have been told not to return to work.... applies to Texas  ·  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

Company can write down any condition on the back of my last salary paycheck.
I left the company which I had signed non-compete contract and working still same client, since company didn't pay as they agree, cancel my medical coverage. Now they sent me last paycheck after almos... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid Wages
I am a Computer Developer. I worked for a (contracting company) “employee leasing” company here in Atlanta for a total of 10 months. For the last three months of this assignment, the “recipient compan... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Time Frame of Wages According to O.R.C. or D.O.L.
My spouse works for a paid ambulance service. This company is far behind on payment of wages. He is owed over $2500 of gross pay. They are at least a year behind on some employees. What is the time fr... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can't wait or should I
Please I need some help. About a year and a half ago I was working for a small company in Southern California. The company was sold in April of 2008. Upon leaving I received my last paycheck but none ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

H1 B extension
My spouse's H1b visa was about to expire,so his employer has filed for an extension,but the file was returned back stating that the fees was insufficient,so they had to file it back again just 1 day b... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

employee declines light duty job offer - can they be terminated
offered employee a light duty position in order to get them back to work - but they declined - do they keep their position until released back to work? Do they continue to receive any money if they de... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

my company not releasing me even after 3 months of notice served
Hi, I work for a Indian company Wipro Technologies. When I came to US they asked me to sign in a bond for employement in India that I will come back to India and will serve 6 months notice in india be... applies to California  ·  0 answers

my employer terminated me while on approved FMLA leave
My employer terminated me while on approved FMLA leave. The IL Dept of Labor upheld the decision stating my doctor had not notified them of my last appt. (Dr. staff stated they did send the FAX w my r... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

How can an employer, funded by the government get away with violating laws?
FMLA violations-usage documented on annual review Discriminate-against an employee with a disability that was stable be allowed to intentionally exposed employee to horrific working conditions that in... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Church Politics
I was terminated from my job of 10 years as a Facility Manager of a rather large Episcopal Church. Every year a new "lay" employee is delegated the task of Buildings and Grounds, of which I am subject... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is non-comp agreement enforcible (manual labor)...
I work for company "X" that has contracts to provide assembly services for several retail establishments. You, as a retail customer would purchase an item, then either you or the retail store would co... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What Kind of Lawyer or representation I need to force an ex-employer to pay back wages
I need to find out what kind of Lawyer I need to sue my former employer (small business) to collect back pay. I am owed about $12,000 in back pay plus W2s for about $15,000 in tax (deducted from my pa... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Does this void a NON-Compete contract.
I signed a employment contract with an IT firm that says that i shall be paid on a by-weekly bassis no later than 7 days after pay-period ends on the preceeding Friday and in that agreement there is a... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Rerto pay for pay increase
I have been overdue for a pay raise for over 2 years now. All other employees have been given an increase. My employer has finally decided to give me one, but will only retro me back 6 months. Is this... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Fired for not wanting to be assaulted on the job
I worked for a local pizza shop back in 2000. I had quit and walked out on my job there and was blackballed for 2 years. During that two years, I decided to go and seek help for anything I may have be... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Is a non-compete valid if the company backs out of Agreed terms?
I worked for a GA company for 8 yrs an upon returning 14 mths later they wanted me sign a non-compete. We agreed upon expenses,commission an a monthly salary. Expenses to be submitted by 1st of month ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Fraudulent representation
An employer represented to me in the job interview that pre-qualified appointments would be made for me. I had to go in and consult/sell. Many of the appointments were not in fact qualified. *** Sever... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What are my rights in position elimination
23 year employee position being eliminiated over a 4-month employee with same classification. 23 year emmployee told no position in-house & therefore unemployed because "look back" only allow within 5... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employee termination PTO payout and termination cancellation thereafter
An employee gave self resignation for Friday of a week, basically Friday is the last working day of that employee. Now on Friday morning, PTO payout for the employee got processed and employee got pai... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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 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

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

discrinmation
yes i've got a question and it's hard for me to find the answer to .i'm been force to become a dishwasher and i've got 19 years as waitress and i'm been told that i'm not server material and now i can... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages, overtime and expenses as independant contractor.
I worked as an independant contractor as a physisian with a Locum company based in Florida. The actual work "client"- hospital was in Columbus, OH. Prior to assignement I was promised a daily rate of ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can I sue a state agency for discrimination and retaliation?
My son's physician completed the FMLA certification for intermittent FMLA to continue his therapy. I filed a complaint with HR because I believe my supervisor denied it to retaliate against me. Never ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I sue if I got laid-off whithout notification of any kind while on maternity leave?
I was laid-off while on maternity (mid January) but was never notified by my boss by letter, email, nor phone call. I was told by an employee that they weren't bringing me back. I was notified of this... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

Is alright for my employer to make me stay on maternity although I am ready to go back to work?
I work for a small organization that does not have to comply with fmla. I have been working for the organization for over 2 years. And once I found I was pregnant, my employer granted me an unpaid mat... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unable To Pay Back Relocation
I recently left a position with a company because it was costing me money to stay and an oppurtunity became available elsewhere that would put me closer to my family. I had been through a relocation w... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can an employer search your belongings without you'r permission?
I am currently working for a fast food chain where the new manager searches our belongings (bags, coats, etc) to see if we are bringing food back home. I have told my manager many times that I do not ... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

How can I receive unpaid wages from an employer?
I live in Aurora, IL but I worked for a tutoring company as the "site coordinator". The company is based out of Florida. I set up the operation for them in Aurora, IL. I have emails documenting my pay... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

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

If a TNphysician severence agreement binds him to Colorado law is he immune from Non-Compete Clause?
I am currently in law school and this question boggles me. My father, a TN peditrician was laid off without cause and wasoffered a severence agreement that binds him to laws of Colorado. Colorado's st... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can an employer cut my hours if i go on an interview?
Recently i came into work dressed up after meeting with a recruiter and since this incident my hours have been cut sometimes a low as 8 hours a week from a normal 40 hours. I was told by my shift lead... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If I was overpaid by my employer do I have to pay back the amount they over paid plus taxes?
I was overpaid in June, our payroll person realized it in August. I realize I am to pay the amount back that I received but, she is charging me for the taxes. That is money that I never saw. Is it rig... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Jurisdiction Ohio Resident working weekdays in Arkansas
I'm an Ohio resident (8 years, own property, return home each weekend) working in Arkansas 6.5 days per week. I'm a W2 employee of a company that is Headquartered in VA. I was hired and am managed by ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is there anything I can do?
I gave my store manager documentation from the health department, stating that I had caught my Daughter's head lice, and that it was only a recommendation to send me home for treatment. My store manag... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Can a recruitment agency enforce its non-compete clause on previous employer and me if I move to CA?
I was hired by a recruitment/placement agency that placed me with a software company. Originally, I worked as a permanent contractor and was going to be hired full-time with the company, and at that p... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Change of Payday
Pay day question. Employed 35 yrs for an N E Ohio company that is a union shop. Pay is based on 2 weeks work, payed out historicaly on following Thursday (1 day early)even though 'official' payday is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer not pay you for time worked because of a failed drug screen?
I got a job with a community action group and was not aware of the drug screen. After I found out, I felt that I would pass since it had been quite a while since my last use so I took the test and hop... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

PC Help Desk Overtime
I was hired with a company with "full-time salaried employment status" back in June 2006 to work as a computer help desk tech. It was always commonplace to work overtime, it came with the job. I have ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My Employer in Violation of FMLA Laws?
I have a chronic condition in which I was approved for intermittent FMLA leave for time off for doctor appointments, physical therapy and time off in the condition is exasperated. My physician wrote t... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Past employer paid me too much severnece pay by mistake and now want it back,
I was let go last March and agreed to roughly 6 months of severance pay. The past employer overpaid me initally back in March, over 7 months ago, and they just caught their mistake and now are demandi... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Former employer will not pay - judgement awarded
My former employer (Aug 1999-Feb2000) never officially let me go (company went under), they said they wanted to take me from salary to contract/per hour work; they said they would forward me the paper... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can your employer make you resign?
I have been at my job 9 months. It is an extremely larger work load than anticipated. I have been writtten up twice. The company has no handbook or contracts. I went to the er on tuesday June 21, 2011... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

TWC files lien for employees back wages
My employer owes me back wages of approx. 6k. I filed with TWC who found in my favor and TWC has filed a lien on the company for my wages. TWC says there is nothing else that can be done other than pu... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

May an employer hire a witness named by an employee who has a pending law suit against the employer?
"X" interned in the office and is qualified for an open position in the office. X's internship ended. Shortly afterward, a disabled employee filed discrimination suit against boss, naming X as a witne... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

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

Can an employee go back to work without a Dr release following a serious injury?
applies to California  ·  2 answers

What day decides the first day of your FMLA
Does your employer have to give you in writing when your first day of FMLA begins? I work two on and two off and every other weekend. My surgery was scheduled for September 16, 2013 but on Sept. 13 re... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Can they make me pay this money?
I signed an employment offer letter for a job that required me to relocate in order to accept. The offer letter indicated that company provided relocation expenses would have to be paid back if I left... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Is a C Corporation Obligated to pay back wages to an Owner?
We own a C Corp. There are 4 owners. In March of this year we all decided to take a 25% paycut meaning only 3 paychecks a month rather than 4. Money got tight so there were weeks when we only took 1 o... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

FMLA Certification incomplete
I am a union rep .My question is for an employee of the company. He went out on FMLA and the company gave him FMLA paper work. He gave it to his doctor. The doctor completed the paper work and returne... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel and got me in on Oct 20 th 2014 put me off work for 8 fu
I have a question .. 1 st missed day of work was Sept 8 th 2014 I used Eib time n then went on a Fmla my surgery for me was female stuff .. Dr didn't have an opening Untill Dec 8 th but had a cancel a... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny me coming back to work while on FMLA ?
My fiance was injured OFF the job on March 18th 2013. He broke his wrist, was in the hospital until the 20th. He ended up going back to the hospitalMarch 29th 2013 and had surgery and was released Mar... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Pregnancy Discrimination
I am currently in an employment discrimination case with a Fortune 500 company. I worked for them for almost 6 years, was a vested employee, and two days after disclosing my pregnancy they terminated ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Fired with no reason and given negative employment reference.
My husband was a maintenance person for a large rental property. About a month ago, out of the blue, he was called to the rental office, where he was greeted by an attorney and given a "Notice of Term... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retroactive pay decrease & OT back pay
My husband's co. recently had the IDOL come in, and now they have to pay out OT. He is getting back pay, but only at half pay, and they told him today that they are lowering his hourly rate by $3.50, ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Sexual Harassment - Gray area?
I was terminated by my large company (50,000 employees) two weeks ago because of a sexual harassment claim filed against me. I was a professional person with 19 years experience. an unblemished record... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Draw against commission payback awhen leaving a job?
I am ready to resign from my catering sales position I started on Nov. 1, 2000. The job is not bringing in anywhere near the stated pay potential when I started. At this point my commissions have not ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Wisconsin non-compete
I signed a non-compete agreement when I started with company "x" in 2000. Company "y" bought company "x" effective on July 1, 2005. In order to stay employed with company "y", I had to sign a new non-... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Can an employer accomodite 2 employees sched. for childcare & deny 1 who has child w/diabetes?
I was working second shift & was asked by my employer to switch spots w/another employee & work mornings, now 3 months later the other employee wants mornings back for childcare reasons so they moved ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non-compete Ohio
I signed a non compete agreement back in 2003 as an independent contractor for sales. Included in the agreement was the commissions I was to receive for my sales. In 2005 the commissions were decrease... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Insubordinate staffing-defemation
I am a male supervisor of a team of 5 female employees. On Thursday, I was sitting in the cubicle of a co-worker and overheard in the next cubicle two junior members of my team, Stacey and Jaime and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

What can a wage claim do to compensate unpaid wages?
My husband worked for a start-up company who owes him apx. $11,000 in wages and health care reimbursements. We have a signed letter from them stating the amount owed to him and their intent to pay him... applies to California  ·  1 answer

are there any legal reasons that allow you to break an employee payback agreement?
I signed a employee payback agreement in which I have to payback relocation expenses if I leave before a year. I am leaving after 4 months because my house in the previous location has not sold and wi... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can my former employer use my vacation pay as sick days for being out ill
It was determined by my doctor I contracted a Super Bacterial Infection and was sent home with medications and had a fever of 102 degrees.I was out for 4 days that Saturday I was told not to come back... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

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

How do you figure the worth of a claim
In a discrimination claim, how do you figure the worth of your claim? Can the loss of your life insurance coverage be considered a loss? How do you figure any back pay that maybe considered? And what ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I consider Constructive Discharge when terminated wrongly in an At Will state?
In 9/04 I was terminated From my employer of 6 years after an 8-week Performance Review. The reason given was my failure to perform or improve in three (3) specific duty areas. None were true (proveab... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Unfairly Treated?
I worked as Acting Housing Program Manager and saved the program from being shut down. For four months I asked for more money, no compensation. After working 50-60 hours a week and literally working m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What am I entitled to if I was fired after my boss found out I filed a claim about overtime?
I was terminated after two months of employment today. My employer made an announcement last week that everyone was being changed from hourly pay to salary with no overtime pay, and also no vacation, ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can my former employer hold me to the noncompete I signed?
The previous employer is an indirect Sprint dealer in Lapeer, MI and the noncompete stated that we could not work for wireless for a period of 2 years. It did not stipulate a geographic range or posit... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

can they make me go back to the job i had
what if my fce says clearly this patient does not meet the requirements for return to work applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

How can I receive fair representation from a union that does not practice impartiality?
Looking for EMPLOYMENT or LABOR Law help. I work in a school district where the majority of employees are related to each other. This has left me without fair union representation for a meeting that m... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

UNLAWFUL TERMINATION OF MOSTLY MINORITY WORKERS FOR THE WORK FORCE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
On 17th of may the mayor of New York laid off thousands of city workers (95% minoroties). Isn't this ILLEGAL under WARN act a federal law? In other words, if we can prove that had his decision to lay ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Sexual Harassment?
I'm a dept supervisor at a national retail store. Last week I was eating lunch in the break room, reading the sports page, when three(women) co-workers came in and sat next to me. I then put the paper... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

suspended for bad credit
I worked for a company for 2 months and was just recently suspended for having bad credit and told I should not be handling cash. I was told after I clean my credit up I can come back.I was told they ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

indentured servitude?
I recently left a franchised ballroom dance studio for several reasons; poor pay, little training, poor working conditions with the employer, labor law violations, general feeling of discomfort with b... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

cant returned to work
I worked for wal-mat.I got arrested fro reson not to do with work i turned myself in wal-mart will not let me go back to work without proof that im not gulty i have ti go thew trisl still can they do ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Am I entitle to back pay
I was notified that I was being paid less than my peers with similar skill set so I was getting a wage adjustment. There was a restructure and job title change. My question, am I entitled to back pay ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Is there anything you can do after a company offers you a position and then calls back to reneg?
A friend of mine was offered a position at Nestle Waters/Poland Spring Corp as a driver on Monday morning over the phone. The HR recruiter called him back a few hours later to say he can't have the jo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I go before a judge myself to Blue pencil an agreement?
I was employed for 17 years with a Construction Labor Leasing Company. I was recruited by their largest national competitor. After 5 months of employment, I was terminated due to a FALSE annonymous "w... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

What should I 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

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

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

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

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

REPAYMENT OF SIGN-ON BONUS
MY DAUGHTER WAS RECRUITED FROM HER COMPANY TO TAKE A JOB THAT INVOLVED A SUBSTANTIAL CUT IN SALARY BUT WITH THE PROMISE OF A COMPANY CAR, A SIGN ON BONUS, HER CELL PHONE AND TELEPHONE PAID. SHE WORKED... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Confidentiality and No Solicitation Agreement in CA
I worked at a company for three years as a sales rep. I signed a "confidentiality and no solicitation agreement" when I started working there along with my compensation contract, etc. After three year... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Employees rights against demotion.
Dear Sir/Madame, I would like to request information regarding employees' rights against demotion in Ohio. My husband was demoted due to reasons that we believe were not justifiable. It did not have a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

overtime and benifets
My boy friend has worked for the same company for 19 years. It was at one time a family business but was sold about 8 or 9 years ago. The main office is up north and where my boyfriend works there are... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

My husband was fired. Now they are refusing to pay final check.
My husband was talking with his employer this week about a raise he was promised. My husband went into work this morning and his boss told him, "I am accepting your resignation." When my husband said ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

my doctor has not released me to return back to work
my employer says that my FMLA has ended and that my job will be terminated, what can I do. Am I eligible to receive unemployment compensation? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

What if your medical condition requires a longer absence than the 12 week FMLA allows?
My husband was hospitalized with a heart attack and after doing a heart cath, found that he would require open heart surgery. Because they gave him a blood thinner upon arriving at the hopital, they h... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Unpaid past wages, H1-B employee, employer refuses to pay
Hello, My employer has not paid me salary since Jan. He executed on payroll in March. When I started demanding my salary and told him that I can not continue without pay anymore, he laid me off. Now h... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

What chance do we have to get a favorable result with a TILA error in our mortgage?
We have been working with Certified Mortgage Audit of New York. In the Forensic Mortgage Audit, an error was identified. We also have many email and telephone conversations saying something that is de... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Valid claim?
To shorten a very long story, I had filed FMLA paperwork with my employer. The condition I have sometimes makes it not possible for me to call in by a certain time EVERY day to report my absence for t... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Unlawful termination after being on FMLA
I worked at a retirement home for almost 2 years. A new person was hired and I trained her to cover my maternity leave. I left on FMLA 6/1/06 and was released 7/1/06. They did not have a job slot for ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Can I go before a court without an attorney to blue pencil a Non-Compete Agreement?
NOTE: I AM WILLING TO PAY A SMALL FEE FOR GOOD, USEABLE INFORMATION. I was employed for 17 years with a Construction Labor Leasing Company. I was recruited by their largest national competitor. After ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

On STD but no paycheck for 7 weeks
My husband has chronic back pain/sciatica. His employer started having "morning stretching & exercising" for employees before starting their shift. It had already been voiced to his supervisors and be... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

vacation time
I would like to know how I can get my vacation time returned to me. In 2001 my company was purchased, all employess who stayed where promised that vacations and seniority would remain the same. In 200... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Help Help Help
I was wondering, I own a small employment service that I started in 1999 . At the time I hired on my stepmom and as it grew I hired on my half sister. They both signed no compete clause with me . 2 ye... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

company trying to back out of part of severance agreement
I recently signed a severance agreement that, in addition to 17 week's salary continuation, also provided for me to retain my laptop for the same period of time since I don't currently own a PC and si... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination for sexual harassment
My husband was the construction superintendent at a subdivision. He supervised a crew of 3 construction assistants. A young lady was recently hired to handle customer service. She was not getting alon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Bonus/Relocation cost agreements
I was hired 4 and 1/2 months ago by a major financial services company based in PA. I accepted an offer to work at the Scottsdale, AZ office location that included a bonus and relocation expenses. I s... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Entiltled to Holiday pay or paid time off as stated in employee handbook?
I am a full time employee at Citigroup (40 hours per week). In the employee handbook it states: "Citi provides 10 paid holidays to eligible employees. Some paid holiday time may be granted as a floati... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Was I discrimated because I requested Health Insurance?
I was terminated today for unknown reasons; I worked as a Director of HR for a family owed Footwear Company in NYC for almost 1 1/2 years as a permanent P/T employee working 24 hrs per wk. I was told ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Wrongful Discharge Force to Sign Document
My spouse was recently terminated after working for her current employer for over a year for driving under suspension back in 1996. She had two tickets back then which she has paid all fines and court... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

if you have leave/vacation on the books & can your job tell you what you can use that for?
My boyfriend is was arrested and has not been back to work, and he has unused paid time with work that we have been calling in for him using. They are saying he cant use it if he is incarcerated. His ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

"overpaid" wages are being taken back without any notice
I used work for my employer for 25 hours a week. I then cut my hours down to 10 hours a week due to other obligations. They pay two weeks in advance, so if you didnt work the scheduled hours, the next... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

"Temporary" layoff and severance
5 of 6 (not the manager) salary employees were layed off after being given 2 weeks verbal notice. I have a contract with the company that requires 90 days written notice or payment in lieu of. There i... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

i have been harassed and discriminated at work for two years and now assaulted
one man has been harassing me because i am male. i have been reporting and nothing is done they said he is there friend. he has told me to shove things up my ass. went into money im responsible for i ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Termination for Inquiry of Unemployment Rights
I recently was terminated from a small mom and pop company for bringing to the work place information concerning unemployment benefits. The company is a fundraising company that works with the local s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Breach of contract - IT service company
I came to United States on H1B visa as an employee of a major Software service company. Before coming to United States, they had emailed me a contract that I have to return to India and serve for 6 mo... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case against my employer?
On tuesday, I took a five minute break in the morning. Our company allows fifteen minutes in the morning and fifteen after lunch. The office was staffed when I walked out to take an important phone ca... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case against my employer?
On tuesday, I took a five minute break in the morning. Our company allows fifteen minutes in the morning and fifteen after lunch. The office was staffed when I walked out to take an important phone ca... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can my employer require me to use paid time off when working a reduced schedule?
I have fibromyalgia, arthritis, GERD and back problems. I had back surgery in September. I walk with a cane. I have filled out the FMLA forms for intermittent leave and have used it this year. I have ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What can be done when you know you were set up in being fired, but have difficulty proving it?
A new GM was assigned to my store while I was in training. On his first day of work, he displayed outright hostility towards me. I was treated as unequal. He had me doing things that were everything b... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Restaurant Scheduling
After being out ill for a week my employer requested that I bring in a doctor's note clearing me to work, which was done. Now I have not been put back on the schedule since. How long do I wait until I... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Release from liability of damages regarding background check on non-job history (pr. resume info)
I had a very negative experience with an educational institution from which I graduated. The school/head official has interfered negatively with my professional development and success. Recently, I re... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

FIRED FOR HAVING AN OPERATION BEING ABSENT FOR 6 DAYS,,,COMPANY POLICY
Hi. I have been working for a candy company since Nov. 2003. In July this year I notified them I had to go into the hospital for an ascensing aorta aneurym,,requested a leave of absence.... They answe... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Denial of Severance Previously Promised
My state is an "at-will" state, however, since the company is one of the nation's largest media corporations, they have a company severance policy. On May 14, our department was notified of a reorgani... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

How can I get hard evidence that my employer did not rehire me, because I had filed an ADA discrimin
From 2004- 2009, I had worked for a trash company. I never had any write ups and I was always at work. In Feb. 2009, I had stomach problems which lead to me having to have my third ventral hernia surg... applies to Wyoming  ·  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

90 day probation period and workers comp.
I was working for a company for about 3 months. (Since May 15th 2006) On August 15th, 2006 I hurt my back at work. I notified my employer right away, but they still wanted me to work. When I told them... applies to California  ·  1 answer

on call dispute with for profit hospital.
I am a supervisor in a for profit hospital. I feel there are many issues which I have been given an "unfair shake" here, promotion practices included. I was recently given extra pay for carrying a pag... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Two questions regarding pay.
I have two questions regarding pay where I work. My first question is: At one point, any hourly employee working over 40 hours was paid overtime (time and a half) for any time over 40 hours. In an eff... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My boss and co-workers are acting like high school kids
I need someone's help... I started working for a pet stoe back in January of this year. Everything was going fine for a while and my job was great. I was basically allowed to do what I wanted and beca... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

relocation contract
I am in a relocation contract that requires me to reimburse the company for the relo funds plus gross up taxes should employment terminate for any reason within 6mo or less at 100% repayment. It also ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

RESCINDED RESIGNATION NOT ACCEPTED
I RESIGNED FROM MY JOB RECENTLY BECAUSE MY SUPERVISOR WAS VERY NASTY TO ME AT A TEAM MEETING. I RESIGNED ON MY MANAGER'S VOICEMAIL (MY MANAGER WASN'T THE ONE THAT WAS NASTY, THE SVP IN CHARGE OF OUR D... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can a corporation tell you to get tougher skin and allow an abusive customer back into a store?
applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

If a holiday falls not on my scheduled work week, am i allowed to work that holiday?
I work in a union and i have the most seniority than the other workers. I usually have Friday and Saturdays off, and Christmas this year falls on Friday. My employer scheduled me to work on Christmas,... applies to California  ·  0 answers

If a holiday falls not on my scheduled work week, am i allowed to work that holiday?
I work in a union and i have the most seniority than the other workers. I usually have Friday and Saturdays off, and Christmas this year falls on Friday. My employer scheduled me to work on Christmas,... applies to California  ·  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 have been confronted 3 times at my whits end
I was laid off in 2009 by an employer. They cliamed that the economy was bad. In march of this year I was asked to come back to help out. 3 days into my employment I was asked to give statments about ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Required to repay relocation if job is different than agreed?
I'm an at will employee of a North Carolina firm, working in St. Louis, MO. When I agreed to join the firm, my employment was contingent upon my signing a contract stating that I would repay the firm ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is offer from company considered "comparable employment"
I relocated from CA to take on a senior level position. They offered a lump sum for relocation that has to be paid back if I leave company in 2 years. My senior level position was recently eliminated ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

A non-compete and non-disclosure for a non-employee??
Sort of a non-compete, but I am not an employee. I am looking into buying a LP company in California from the general partner. As part of my due diligence process, I asked him to furnish his tax and p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Overtime for exempt and repayment of overpayment
I worked for a company as an exempt employee. My title was Technology Architect. I worked a lot of overtime - which did not bother me all that much at the time. From the week of April 2 (1999) to the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have any rights as being accused of Harassment?
I am a male over 40 years old and I work with primarily women. I have known the accuser for about 8 months. I see her at school and work. She would come up to me and touch me on the back say Hi and I ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Several questions
My employer is under the impression that as long as she is paying you for your lunch period she can require you to work. Specifically she allows you enough time to eat a sandwich, but then expects you... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Did I Defamate my Boss?
My boss has a reputation around our workplace that she is a user of cocaine, many people have told me stories about her being a user. The other day I watched a fellow employee give her what appeared t... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have a case?
I work with a mentally handicap man at his house and over the winter I was made to shovel our driveway 5 times in a 30 day span. We have people who are suppose to plow on a regular basis or if we info... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

dont understand my rights
I got a call from HR today and he stated that I no longer have a position. That I am not terminated but when I come back to work they will try to find me something to do. While I still out do my benef... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

assaulted then fired
While replacing a broken exit sign as my supervisor instructed me to do I was physically assaulted and battered by another employee by throwing me from a 4' plywood cabnet I was standing on to the con... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

8 months of work for a company, work siezed, no payment
I joined an IPO as a partner, working conditions have changed to negative. I am resigning. Company refuses to pay me for 8mos. of work ($20K) and has seized all of my intellectual property and is usin... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I file FMLA for your child over the age of 18, for a serious health condition?
My daughter went to the emergency room on Nov. 14th, the E.R. doctor didn't do a culture test to determine what it was...but diagnosed her with strep-throat and wrote her a perscription for penicillin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can I be held to a noncompete contract If I was laid off?
After being on medical leave (fmla) I was laid off do to not having enough work. But after appling for another job myfromer employer is saying I'm under a noncompete contract for 12 months. Iam gettin... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non compete HELP
I was hired by a company with whom I had to sign a non compete. They only let me see the page where the signature goes and said if I wanted to work there I had to sign it. I was recently terminated fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

How Can I dispute a false accusation and get it removed from my record?
I was accused of saying that I wanted the world to end and that I wanted to hit people over the head by a coworker where I currently am a Temp worker. The first, while close to what I said, was not qu... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

retaliation/harrassment for whistleblowing-county protected
in july i turned in friend of Administration and "one of their own" into fraud hotline for suspected theft,gross abuse/personal gain of baby supplies costing thousands of dollars to county. The person... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Should I sue my coworkers for Defamation of Character and Slander?
As soon as my 90 day probation period ended at my new job and I was allowed to start using the personal, vacation and sick time that I accumulated. I spoke with my superior and asked if on slow days i... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Refusal to pay wages, overtime and in timely fashion
I recently took the position of "Assistant Manager" with an hourly rate of $10/hr at a new Restaurant/Sports Bar/Ale House in the NW suburbs of Chicago on November 8th. I kept record of the hours work... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Does the Dr release to return to work have to be from the Dr that put you on FMLA?
I am on FMLA for back issues and have had physical therapy and doing much better and no pain. I went to get a clearance on the weight limit to be raised from 5# to 25# and was told it's conflicting wi... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

witholding pay
I was at work 15 min. april 19 2004,hurt my back and went home,was taken off work until may 17,2004 my employer refuses to pay me until my next pay june 2,2004 and then only show as other on my pay I ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

do i have any rights
I was haired by manpower to work for Hitachi I did a great job when my night shift management found out I was Arabic every thing changed I was the last one to take a break I worked 12 hours a night my... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is it legal to be laid off when returning from work after reconstructive surgery for breast cancer?
I told my employer that I was going to have surgery and would be need to be off work for 4 weeks. I was told this would be no problem. When I called to let them know that I had been released to return... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Signed severance agreement and then company is trying to rescind saying old agreement in effect
My old company (Company ABC) filed for bankruptcy and the division I worked for was sold off to another company (Company XYZ). I was transitioned to the Company XYZ after signing an agreement that sai... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

terminated for taking a lunch break
i worked for usps as a temp. letter carrier. On 8/18/2009, i was carrying a 6hr route. i took an 1/2hour lunch break. It was a hot and humid day. my start time at 10am and end time at 4:30pm. The next... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

What actions can be taken to get unpaid commission?
I am no longer with this company. It was standard practice that when anyone else left they were paid their commission up to 6 months after their departure. I went to work for a competitor. I did not h... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Non payment of work accomplished as a 1099 contractor
I have some outstanding invoices that the company accounts payable person says is in the mail and it never arrives. They owe me over 2000 and their false statements regarding payments are frustrating.... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Hostile work environment when returning from a medical leave of absence
Approximately 3 months ago I went on a doctor & company approved medical leave of absence. Prior to leaving I was working anywhere from 60 to 90 hour work weeks. Not uncommon for our global company. I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawyer Consultation Needed
Please get back to me with details on how I can individually consult a lawyer for one session...Thanks applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Had surgery do i qualify
I just recently had sholder surgury and i was released to light dutie ,but my employer does not have any light dutie work .they said that they would let me draw unemployment .My question is would i qu... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Maternity
I came back after maternity leave and on the first day I was told that I was being laid off because of financial constraints. Is that legal? applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

ABSOLUTELY NOT PAYING FOR CONSULTATION!
If your employer ask you to go back on your on time and finish a job without pay. Because of a mistake that was made that was not necessarily your fault or for whatever reason. Is that a violation of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Fired because of injury.
I was fired 2 days after having major knee surgery. I was scheduled to go back to work the next day. They stated I missed too many days, I only missed 3 total days for this, 2 of which I was in hospit... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Wrongful termination
I was laid off on 5/27 and I know that I am not being called back. When I was still there they hired a girl that was only there for two months and they kept her. I was screamed at and harrarsed by my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What can I do to get my money back from employer ?
Atfter 21 months of employement my current emplloyer with out PRE-warning is taking moneys out of my check claiming they have been paying me at a higher rate then they intended. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I am an 89 day hire. I am being accuse of hostile work enironment. Can I sue the 3rd party?
When the top boss gave a questionaire to all the employees in the office if they feel they are in an hostile environment, all replies came back no, where the employees signed it. This third party is a... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for wrongful termination/discharge?
I worked for a corporation that is relatively new. From the beginning of employment for a number of reasons I found the business to be a little shady though it is well funded. One of the corporate emp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

thnaks will i be able to take them to court?
i worked for an employer for 7 years and left and went to another employer same business auto field then previous employer sked me to come back to work for them and i agreed even though i had left a g... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Employer holding back wages stating I owe him money for car damages
Thank you very much for your answer. Three months ago I was laid off for lack of work. I had had the job for 5 years with no problems. Two weeks after I was laid off the former employer called and ask... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can an employer stop me from working because he wants to talk to my doctor?When I have a release.
I Had surgery and a week later when I returned to work with a doctors release.he told me I can not return to Work until he has spoke with my doctor and a week later I received a letter stating that th... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

SUSPENSION FOR BEING ON DISABILITY/DISCRIMINATION/RETALIATION
My question is regarding medical leave. I was suspended without pay by my employer who is a Union Employer, for my absences. It was put in writing that the date of incident was the day I was placed on... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Why is my employer against me getting unemployment benefits?
I have been working for a Dr. in Nassau County for 6 years. I am a surgical assistant.I am under the suspician he is doing things he shouldn't be doing to his employees. I get paid by the surgery. Usu... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be termed for none disclosure on criminal past were employer doesnt state disclosure period
Here is my story I have been working for a company in Neenah, WI for the past 11 months this was a contract to hire position which was to hire in December but the company started a reorganization arou... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

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

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 it legal for company to force debit payroll card in Hawaii under law section 388-2(a)?
I was issued a payroll debit card from Sears. The problem happen when I lost the card. I reported the card lost and closed the account. Ten days later my paycheck was deposit in the account. They told... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 answers

How can I get out of a non-competition agreement?
My friend was muscled into signing a non-competition agreement about a week ago at a blue-collar firm that does fire damage restoration. She has recent back problems, and this company is treating her ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Employer Retaliation
On Nov. 17, 2010; I failed an Inspection 70%. My district manager was notified of the results. On Dec 1, 2010 she wrote me up for shift control. Then, she turnt around and wrote me for being tardy. I ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

how do I deal with a rude contract officer (GS) trying to get me trouble?I have witnesses to events
I support an active duty Marine for the technical aspects of a demonstration contract. The contract has been let and the contracting officer is trying to run the demonstration and has been corrected n... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

How long is my job protected?
How long is my employer required by law to "protect" my job? I was out on FMLA for 12 weeks (due to cancer) and have been on short term disability for apx 6 months. Is my employer required to give me ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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 was not paid overtime for one and half years, how do i collect back overtime?
I beleive that my current employer willing didn't pay me overtime. What is the process and how do I proceed? applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

If my company agrees to a LOA, but does not ask for certification, is it FMLA leave?
I had a medical condition which required my hospitalization. My employer is large enough to be covered by the FMLA. My employer agreed to let me take about one or two months off, but nothing was in wr... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I gave my 2 week notice then recended it can they say no when they need people in my specialty
They told me no and Im 45, two times in 2 years a 20 year old did it and came back for the 3rd time and he is still working there now. I also have proof of gender and racial discrimination in that wor... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Overpaied by employer
Since the beginning of the year my commision checks were overpaid. This was questioned by myself and others from the sales department and we were told not to worry everything was all right.In may we w... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

do I have any rights to, at least, find out a reason why I was discharged?
I have no verbal warnings, no written warnings, etc. I came to work on Tuesday, Feb. 5, and about an hour after I arrived was told that my services were no longer required and to leave the premisis. I... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

FMLA ?'s
My wife has recently returned to work after a leave of 9 weeks due to the birth of our third child. Upon returning she was not returned to the same position and hours she held for the previous 3 or 4 ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can my fmla be re-covered after it was denied?
I took an fmla leave, and exceeded the frequency and duration due to my illness,I was asked to recertify(was given 15 days) so i turned in the paperwork to my doctor who wanted to speak with the compa... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Holding Hostage
I posted a question last week and recieved usefull feedback, but have run into yet another situation with my law firm upon termination..and demand of a resignation letter. I received a voice mail mess... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is there a case here
My wife was terminated from her job at a nursing home. The circumstances where as follows: On her regular rounds she charted that another nurse had removed a bed alarm from a patients bed. Prior to th... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Pregnancy Discrimination
I have been offered a job after interview on 01/31/2009. They ask me to join today at 9:30 AM, when I went there the Director call me in room (while I was filling paper work like W2 etc). She ask me I... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

A lot of hours worked, overtime not Paid!!!!!!!
I work in this cleaning company and i get paid by salary plus bonuses plus overtime. My weekly regular pay is $350, bonus $180 and weekly bonus of $105.The thing is that the minimun amount of hours th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I Dock Their Pay?
An employee is scheduled to start at 8:00 AM. They arrive at 8:10 AM Can I require them to come back to work at 8:30 AM and dock their pay one-half hour? They have accrued vacation time to cover the h... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

paid day of pain
My boyfriend cut his thumb and the nerve in his thumb on the job. They stitched it up and he has to go to a specialist to see if the nerve can be repaired. The hospital stated he could go back to work... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Accomodating & allowing 2 employees to work but not a 3rd?
My fiance's place of employment won't let him come back to work right now. He broke his wrist a month ago playing softball OUTSIDE of the work place and had surgery. he now has his cast off stitches o... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Retaliation
I filed a discrimination charge against my company with the EEOC on September 2002. And on June 2003, I was demoted without an explanation at all. I would like to know what to do next. If I should go ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Suspened without cause
I work for a contracted security company at a local high school, Yesterday I was suspended at about 8pm (eastern), When i asked why the supervisor said "I dont know why someone from human rescourses w... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Retaliated and Harrassed for taking med leave of absence.
I was terminated from my employment (just recently) based upon false allegations submitted into HR by my supervisor. I rebutted to each of the false allegations. Somehow my rebuttal was omitted from m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wrongfull termination
Mel can you please tell if I have a case. I worked for KS Management where I was fultime employee for almost a year. I had been with company for over three years as temp.I believe I was wrongfully ter... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a company make me pay back relocation expenses if I have not signed a contract
I have been working at my present job for almost 2.5 years. The company has a good relocation package, and another that is even better for existing employees transferring to another company location. ... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

If laid off, do I have to return the retention bonus I was given when hired?
In Dec 2010 I was hired as a engineer and give a 10K retention bonus provided that I worked at least 18 months for the company, but last Friday they laid me off, and they want their retention bonus ba... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

wrongful termination
hello, my name is Kelly P and my question is this, in Dec 2003 I was terminated (w/out just cause according to the ohio unemployment office). My situation is quite lenghty to explain,i apologize. In N... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

accused of something i didn't do
I just got fired today. i worked in a fueling company as a driver. i started working there about 6months ago. Worked hard and did everything i was suppose todo i got along with my other co- workers an... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

I sold a business, and may face non compete litigation soon
I sold a business based in PA which sold medical alarms over the internet. The buyer is based in Ohio. As part of the sale agreement there is a 5 year non-compete provision. 1 year after signing, I wa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My company recently changed the positions status of a few back office employee’s (myself included). I am a Human Resource Generalist for a small non-profit organization. I and two of our accounting staff member positions were changed from exempt to non-
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

mediation?
I recieved my right to sue letter through eeoc under title vii sexual harassment by supervisor and numerous other violations and i sent back to try mediation is this a smart move or is now the time i ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My company recently changed the positions status of a few back office employee’s (myself included). I am a Human Resource Generalist for a small non-profit organization. I and two of our accounting staff member positions were changed from exempt to non-
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Vacation Time
My husband's company just cut back his hours to part-time status. Rather than letting him keep vacation time he accrued, they are paying it out at 75%!?!? Is this legal? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Isn't my job protected when on disability?
I live in northeast Ohio. I used up my FMLA time during the summer, some of that time was approved short term disability. I returned to work for a month and my doctor has put me back on disability whi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer with hold money from my checkes because of a mistake that they made?
I work at a hospital for may years now. Recently the hospital changed computer systems. They are now stating that they over paid me and a few of my co workers and that they are going to garnish our wa... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Equal Pay Act
Do I have a case? I resigned my position as Supervisor because the company I worked for would not back me up. They promoted a woman with less experience in the job after asking several others if they ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Bonus Eligibility at the end of a temporary assignment.
I joined a disability law firm in Cherry Hill, NJ on 8/29/11. I joined the firm as the TEMPORARY HR Manager, while the regular HR Manager would be out on FMLA through the middle of January 2012. Part ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

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

what can i do if my union did not respond to my call after i was fierd
i called my union four days after i was termanated and the union rep did not contact me until it was too late. He then informed me that I had 7days to be represented and by the time he called back the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to demote employee without notice when FMLA has expired?
I was in an auto accident and was put on leave by my doctor because I could not perform my regular duties. As FMLA came close to expiring I was not informed at all, but received a letter from HR three... applies to California  ·  1 answer

not sure how to handle this situation.
A total misunderstanding at work took place when an hourly manager reported that I disrespected her, but I did no such thing, she then convinced a salaried manager that I did though, and this led to t... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

Help! I think I've been blacklisted. . .
I was terminated from a past employer under dubious circumstances. To make a long story as short as possible, it was necessary for me to utilize a sick day to visit a hospital -- I was having severe c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non Payment of Wages Under 1099 Agreement
I signed a 1099 contract for consulting work, but the employer never returned a signed copy. It states that as a 1099 - I am obligated to work a min of 4 weeks to be paid. I worked 59 hours and had a ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have ANY recourse against the owner of the company for forcing me to give his grandson my job?
The grandson is 21 and has already been fired once by our production manager for attitude, tardiness and absenteeism,last August. The owner brought him back just a couple months ago, WITH a pay increa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

NYS Non-Competion Agreement and Former Employer
I've been working for a tool distributor (Employer A) in NYC as an IT professional for nearly two years and I have decided to change jobs, returning back to a former NYC employer, a cosmetics manufact... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Need representative knowledgeable about USPS policies
I am a US Postal Service employee. I was charged with sexual harassment and issued a letter of warning in lieu of 14-day suspension (reduced on appeal to 7-day suspension). I was moved from my private... applies to Washington  ·  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 I be terminated because I smell like alcohol from the day before?
H R call me to the office to correct some paper work. When I came to the office the intern said that I smell like alcohol,I explan that I was drinking the night before in celebrating Father's Day with... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

My name on the schedule has been changed to something offensive, does this fall under defamation?
I've been employed at a local restaurant for nearly 3 years. I recently took a 2 week vacation, upon my return I found my name on our schedule had been changed to "Piece of sh**" and my hours cut by %... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How can they tell me no matter where I work and get laid off for the next year I can
I took the buyout Jan. 1 2007 Since then I have been employed with company and worked over 7 months and was laid off..I applied for Unemployment and was paid for 4 weeks and now Unemployment is saying... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can I beat my "non-compete"
My employer made me sign a "non-compete" back in 1999. In 2000 they were acquired resulting in a new change in company name. There is nothing in the non-compete that allowed the transfer of my N/C Agr... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Having a hard time finding a job.
What can a past employer say about you. When some one calls to varifies your dates of employment there? A past employer is giving more then dates and a yes or no if asked if he would hire me back. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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 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

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

Question about racial slurs in the workplace
My question involves other employees' use of racial slurs in the work place. I work at a widely known bank who, I'm sure has policies against this type of behaviour. Yesterday, employee A, says someth... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

What are my rights against harrassment from a coworker?
I have been employed at the same hospital since 1996 and have never had any issues or disciplines until this other per who just hired in about 2 years ago came. She is constantly reporting me to manag... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Unemployment at the end of a contract??
I recently took a 6 month contract to hire position and want to know if I don't get hired on from that employer or other employment - would I be eligible to collect unemployment benefits? This would b... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

former employer getting scary
I hope you dont mind. I have a question/problem... I was permanently laid-off by my employer om 3/1 She told me her husband wanted her to do the bkpg and didnt want to hire me in the first place. She ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

1 week after layoff, still not allowed to come for personal property
The company site in California went through massive layoff a week ago, and we were given little time to pack up. I was told to come back for the rest of my property, and an off-site HR person tries to... applies to California  ·  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

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

was this a discrimination? was this a racial discrimination?
My immediate manager(team leader)is a very sharp and smart person, but he also treats people very unequally. A few months ago he asked me to conduct technical interview with 2 people - one at a time. ... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Do I have to disclose if I've had a record expunged?
I had a misdemeanor for an NSF check back in the 1990s. It was expunged. I'm now applying to the state of Ohio for my teaching license. One question is "Have you ever had a criminal conviction sealed ... applies to Ohio  ·  3 answers

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

Stop Payment on a Paycheck
I work for a recruiting firm that the owner of the company was getting evicted from his building is very derogatory to all his employees and leads by intimidation. As of Monday everyone in the office ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non competitve agreement when selling a business
I signed a non competitve agreement when I sold my business stating that I would not work in a 100 mile radius Ft. Walton Beach, FL for 5 years. The new owner of the business is not pursuing the adver... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Existing employees relocated then laid off 4-months later
Let me first give you my situation. I worked at a company's Salt Lake City office for two and a half years and then the company closed that office. Continued employment was offered to all the employee... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

current poolicy - FT employee is working over 30 hrs could this be changed to 36 hours just for 1 de
non-profit residential facility for developmentally disabled - we have state mandated ratios to be met to care for our individuals. Current policy states a PT employee can work up to 29 hrs each week ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

12 week leave of absence covered by FMLA verses Doctors orders to be off work for 19 weeks.
I had a health issue that my Doctor had me off work for, for aprox 19 weeks. I gave my employer the letter from the Doctor explaining the reason. My employer told me I HAD to fill out FMLA forms to co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How long do I get off work when my child is born?
I am currently 37 weeks pregnant. I have a c-section scheduled in 2 weeks and have had the fmla paperwork completed, turned in and approved since july. I have since only used one day of fmla where my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Unpaid wages and employer threatening
Hi sir, I would like to know whether I could claim my wages from employer, who made me work when I was in the process of transition from an f-1 visa to an h-1 visa, I started the work after getting a ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Discrimination Settlement Check
I recently mediated a discrimination charge with my employer and the dispute was resolved in my favor. When the check came, it stated on the check that it was a "severence pay" check. I am still emplo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

clocking out for lunch
I work for a corp, (LLC)that has several branches in several states. The headquarters, or corp. offices are in TN. There are only 2 employees in each office. We work M-S, alternating weekends and 1 da... applies to Tennessee  ·  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

Agency failure to follow own rules.
According to a written policy, the use of corporal punishment will be grounds for immediate termination, an employee made those allegations against me on May 5, 2009. My supervisors adressed them on M... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

wrongful termination pursuant to public policy
For your review, if you can please assist me with this case or refer me to someone. On June 6, 2007 ; I filed a complaint with the IRS about the city of Crescent City not paying employment taxes and n... applies to California  ·  1 answer

final wages
I work on h1b visa ..recently i moved to new company and my previous employer stopped paying my salary for last 2 months ..I sent him couple of emails and left couple of voice messages but no response... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

is it against the law not to hire on title VII because of pending felony
sister lives in IN has pending felony charges - some dismissed already - was told she was hired for a job even took the tour, told she cleared everything and then was called back and told not to come ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

My husbands boss ....
I am asking for him, as he is at work right now. My husband requested our son's birthday off on April 15th(his birthday is May 30th). His boss approved the day off, and everything seemed fine. Today h... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Company refusing to pay severance what are my options?
I am based in CA and went to work for a company based in MO and I worked in TX. I started work on 1/17/11 and was terminated on 4/1/11 (yes April Fools day). At termination I was told I would receive ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for my employeer to dock my pay?
I was told on Jan 10, 2012 that I was being docked 30 minutes of pay dated back to Dec 23, 2011 (I am an hourly employee). I was never told of any schedule modifications, but the office manager states... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can my employer cut my salary for not performing a duty that he has not trained me yet to do?
hello, i am not sure who to turn to and i am hoping you can atleast help me determine whether I have a leg to stand on. I recently became injured no at work but on my way to work by a 3rd party. My ba... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Please Help
I lived in Oklahoma and signed a non-compete to come to Pennsylvania to work. I work in the natural gas and oil field. The terms of the non-compete is very broad and states it is valid for 3 years. Al... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I signed a non-compete with a company and then was let go within 8 weeks. Is that enforceable?
I am an outside sales rep. who has worked a specific industry for many years. I also worked for other industries on occasion in a similar capacity as the economy challenged my ability to earn. Recentl... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

HR/Supervisor conduct
I have missed several days work for debilitating migraines for which I am seeing 3 doctors. (and I have that documentation) I took it upon myself to hand my neuroligist an FMLA document to complete be... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Pay continued after I left an employer.
I gave my two weeks notice to my (Ohio) employer in mid Oct and left on 10/29. They paid me again on 11/12 and again on 11/28. What should I do? I would imagine I need to pay them back the money, but ... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

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

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

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

I am a salaried manager, am I exempt salaried or non-exempt salaried?
I am a store manager with Blockbuster Video. I have been told by my new boss that I must be on conference calls and text or call in numbers to her wether I am at work or not. I have been told that If ... applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

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

SEVERANCE PAY
A friend of mine was laid off today and was told not to come back on Monday. The reason is the small business that he works for is cutting costs. They are letting him go with no severance pay or earne... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Giving/taking away offer to give to someone else
As part of a recent merger at my company, my department was dissolved. They offered me a position with another group, only to pull it back when I accepted it a week later, claiming that they are "revi... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

charge and retaliation
first off i was put off work in Nov of 2003until i got an update from my dr. on some restrictions that i have been working with for 2 1/2 years. I was off for 3 1/2 weeks with no pay. I filed a charge... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Employer lying on disciplinary documents
My employer has taken several disciplinary measures against me. They contain outright lies and I have the evidence to back it up. In particular there is one person who is after me, he has a history of... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

reviewed twice (Excellent then Average)
Hi, I had my first annual review by my boss on August 17 where he put every category as Outstanding; we both signed the review. He came back the following week and said that review was too good, I hav... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Forced to sit next to extemely contaigous coworker.
I work in a call center environment. I was forced to sit next to a person who had just come back from long term disability suffering from some kind of horrible respiratory illness. She was out for thr... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Is it illegal for a potential employer to run a background check without permission?
I applied for a position by submitting my resume (basic info: work and school history). I had two interviews, neither of which I signed or filled out any paperwork giving them permission to run a back... applies to Utah  ·  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

Non-compete Suit
I recently left a local bank where I worked for 1 1/2 years as a mortgage loan officer. I was hired to work in the Huntley branch and was told when a position became available to work in an area close... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Defamation / harrassment Case potential?
I work in a large sales organization and I am at the top of my field. We reguraly attend semiannual meetings. One employee who is essentially on the cultural level of nascar and pro wrestling inferred... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

I believe my uncle has been discriminated against at work
My is a mechanic and was let go from work yesterday. His supervisor said that he had to let him go because he was not "steping it up" at work. When my uncle asked for and explaination and permission t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can a employer deduct from your hourly wage every time you are late for work?
My Hourly wage used to be Twenty dollars a hour, now it's Twelve dollars and forty cents. I work a split shift six days a week, so I basically go to work twelve times a week. Now my employer has alway... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA/ restoration not key employee
A week before returning to work from FMLA, my work provided me the completed form for Family and Medical Leave Act Request, this form states on the second page that I am not a key employee and that th... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does two people being treated differently with medical problems be considered discrimination?
Hi I work a fulltime job I have been there for 18 years, I recently was on medical leave I had 2 surgeries and was off work for 2 1/2 months. when I got back I see a note posted that if anyone could s... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

FMLA(first its serious enough, now its not)
My FMLA paperwork was given back to me due to it being incomplete.(Sec. 5b & Sec. 7b.) When I took my paper work in to be completed, the doctor decides that he does not want to complete the paper work... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

International Non-compete
Hi, I worked for an IT company in New York for 2 years and got transferred to a sister company in The Netherlands. My first contract in New York had a non-compete of 3 years. My new contract in The Ne... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired (without notification) while on maternity leave?
I had my son 8/24/12, I was not due until 9/15/12. I had sent in all required FMLA paperwork, even had my Mother fax it to ensure it was there a monthy ahead of due date. While I was off I recieve a l... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is this harrassment or just a bad HR Dept?
**Long post, just trying to be thorough** A few years ago, I began using FMLA leave to cover days off I needed because of complications with my bi-polar disorder and some troubles my wife has with her... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

As A high paid employee am I entitled to severance pay if I was terminated?
I worked for a private Metal Company as a Metal Buyer/Trader for 6 years earning approx $90K annually. I was terminated because the company is cutting back for financial reasons. Am I entitled to any ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

can we sue for defamation? we may have proof
My wife recently discovered that her former employer (the business manager) provided negative references about her to prospective employers which may have damaged her reputation and prevented her from... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non payment of Services
I am an H1B software engineer. I work as a consultant for companies on projects for a limited duration. the placement agencies is the middleman i.e they are paid by the company and then i am paid by t... applies to New York  ·  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

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

Nexus between Arizona telecommuting to Nevada company
I reside 90% of the time in Nevada and work for a Nevada company. I would like to move back to Arizona and telecommute from Arizona to a Nevada company. Does telecommuting from Arizona to Nevada const... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

How far back can EEOC go to use evidence to support a claim?
can serious examples of discrimination in a workers history with an employer be used to support a claim? Ex. employee was the only one that was not promoted, even though all workers in that job descri... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Employee rights when caught or accused of stealing
Ok at my work place recently have been a string of thefts.Money from purses,a pair of shoes... I narrowed it down to a time frame.Weekends and around times school kids worked. There are no cameras in ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Docking pay
Im a full time employee and I get paid salary. My employer wants to dock me 1 hour pay for being more than 10 min late and 1 hour pay for being more than 5 min late coming back from a break. He had me... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How does severance pay affect unemployment benefits?
My husband is losing his job after 25 years. They are offering him a year of severance pay that will be paid out in a lump sum on January 3rd, 2014. Will he be able to file on January 4th and start co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

severance/bankruptcy
I was laid off after 39 years, and was to receive a severance package for 20 weeks. After 6 weeks of receiving severance, I was called back 'temporarily' for up to six months and I'm still working aft... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this just?
Got injured on the job which required surgery. It was to my left arm which is also the arm I write with. Two months after surgery my boss wanted to know why I was not working. Tried to go into work wi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

False Accusations froma boss and proof they are false
My wife just got “Counseling Review”, basically part the company’s procedure to fire her. Within the “Counseling Review” is a list of the allegations. My wife kept a submarine folder and we when throu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Breach of contract
i'm in sales, and i signed an offer letter that stated salary plus commission at 3% with no minimum amount. then my employer comes back stating that i have to get 25,000 a month to bonus. I finally do... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

We accrue vacation time based on hours worked, do I get paid for it?
I work in the state of Florida. I accrue vacation time based on hours worked. When I took the job, the vacation time was part of the sales pitch, Now I have 6 weeks of vacation accrued and no way to t... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Letter Of Warning Discipline
Hello, back in Dec. 2011 I was charged with unsatisfactory attendance for being a few clicks over when punching in. My postmaster decided to reduce the letter of warning to just an official discussion... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Employer having to pay twice......
I am an owner of a company. My employees are responsible for certain policies and procedures of the company. Some of which entail returning product to the manufacturer's for credit and to track this p... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

what are my options with a hostile work environment?
I work for a resort that moved me to another facility with a different job that pays more money but did not get the raise. I am constantly being written up for things that they cannot prove that I did... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

Can an employer withold a discretionary bonus b/c you were on maternity when the bonus was awarded?
My employer has a discretionary bonus program that when we work there for 18 months we enter a pool and receive a bonus at the end of each quarter if the company is doing well. This program is not in ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Was told after resigning I would have to pay back salary previously earned.
employed as an aide, Five months ago was convited of a mistomeanor - Class 1. Told in four months ago by Dept of Education that I was not eligible for a newly required license until the conviction is ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal to pay different for exact same job based solely on cost of living differences?
The company I work for was recently bought out by Xerox. All of a sudden, the employees in my city got a big boost in pay. I found out through a supervisor that the reason was that employees in anothe... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

can my employer resend the offer of severance pay once it has been offered?
my boss had the corporate attorney draw up a severance agreement for me to sign. the terms were not such that i could/would agree to so i altered the agreement to a more resonable agreement. one parag... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Do you have to recieve a signed Non-compete contract back.
If I signed a non-compete contract but did not recieve a copy of with the companies signature, is the contract valid? applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Would I be able to pursue actions about the unfair treatment?
I worked for a corporate dental office just about two years. I became pregnant and I was not given any breaks, worked over into lunch, vomiting and not sent home, put in the hospital for stress, doubl... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Ok for salary, not ok for hourly...
Myself, and four other employees of a large company were suspended without pay approximately 3 weeks ago.. pending termination. We were brought up on charges of misconduct, and violating the code of b... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Government Contractor revising own policy
I work for a gov't contractor, we are under the SCA and are to receive an X amount of vacation time on our 1st anniversary date and ea aniver date there after My employer chose upfront to have their o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Non-Compete - Unemployeed for 6 months.
I signed a one-year non-compete agreement with an IT consulting firm. The client I was working for swithed to a different consulting firm and I was let go. That was 6 months ago. I am still unemployed... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Former employee harrasment.
I was laid off on 7/7/06. I had a company issued cell phone, which I turned in. On 8/29/06 I received by mail from my former employeer a copy of the phone bill with a note stating " I authorized the t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can an Accussed person who was cleared of all charges sue for retaliation?
Can an Accussed person who was cleared of all charges sue for retaliation? A person was accussed for sexual Harassment and after being suspended and then cleared of all charges comes back to work BUT ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Employer fraud
I was recently laid off and collected about 4 weeks of unemployment, which the employer tried to fight. I am now an independent contractor, not collecting unemployment, and want to roll over my 401k t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a employer hold 10% of your commision and not pay it back?
We have a portion in our compensation douments that state that youmust achieve a minimun lock to fund ratio of 55% each calendar quarter if you do not achieve a 55% lock to fund the gross commision ea... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

unpaid wages-contract work
I have consulted for an X company in NYC for few weeks and I terminated my contract with them. According to the contract terms I have submitted all invoices and related termination letters to the COO ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Can I get my Road Driver position back?
I had been employed for 24 years with the company. I transfered 3 years ago carriyng with me my company seniority for job clasification layoff. After I transfered The Teamsters were voted in, and chan... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

can 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 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

What is the best advice you can give to me given this current situation?
I've been having some problems with a new HR Director in my job. I feel since she came to work in our company she's been nothing but hostile towards me. I have viewed my complaints during our director... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

At Will - Noncompete
I signed a non compete after working for my employer for 8 years. I used to be straight commission and he switched me to base salary to entice me to sign the non compete. After 6 months with no notice... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

wrongful termination,retaliation and misrepersantation of union
first, i am a union member. next, one morning i was dispatched to my employers shop, after i arrived i was greeted by a project manager with my last paycheck and told the company was letting me go, i ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Questio about seeking reimbursment
My company had me on furlough for several months.....before that things were slow and when i was working it was mostly out of state that they kept sending me. (I do constuction So recently they put me... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Pregnant and Work
I am currently 9 months pregnant and expecting to have my baby any day now. I’m currently working for a company that has just filed for chapter 11. I received a letter in the mail from my HR and Payro... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Could I get unemployment benefits if I choose to leave my job?
I am manager of a small business and gave birth to my son a year ago. My son was born with many health problems and I was not able to go to back to work on a full time schedule. President of the compa... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case with the below information?
I am a certified medical assistant and was employed at Physicians Clinc of Spokane and was fired last Wednesday. They dismissed me stating that I was not fast enough and that I for stuff and my work r... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Vacation rules and employee handbook
I negotiated and accepted a position with a new employer 7 months ago. My contract states I am eligible for 2 weeks paid vacation after Jan. 1st of this year. After starting work I was given an employ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My benefit rate was reduced without notice.
I was collecting from 11/2008 - 8/2009. I got a job in 8/2009 and worked until the end of 8/2010. I was receiving 600 per week from my 2010 claim and last week they went back to the rate of my 2008 cl... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

can my boss fire me because i reported another employee threatened me with physical violence
the office manager threatened me with physical violence. i report this to the owner of the company he took no action i felt very unconfortable and state to my supervisor if i needed to have the policy... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer require an hourly associate to be 'on call'?
I work for Office Depot and have several concerns regarding their policies. I am an hourly associate (department manager). One of the requirements is being 'on call'. If there is a call from the secur... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

Can an employer remove me from my current position on the presumption I could be injured?
Have worked for a company for fourteen years. Have injured myself on 4 occasions. All accidents. Have returned to work as promptly as possible and never been accused of malingering. Recently suffered ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

Defamation and Retaliation
To begin I worked as an exempt HR Generealist and had to do an investigation in our department based on discrimination. The victim had sevearl complaints over a 5 to 10 month time frame and the suspec... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Employment Termination on the internet
I was wrongfully terminated from my Job with a City Government. Started a lawsuit process and had seltled out of court. Signed documents saying would not bring action against this Government agency. W... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Holiday Pay During Two week notice?
So I put my two week notice in with one additional day so I would get my Holiday Pay. My company came back and said they are terminating me the day before the holiday. Is this legal? (I am willing to ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Can my current vendor enforce Non Competition actions against me?
I am a IT consultant working on corp. to corp. basis through vendor at the client. My contract agreement dated back in 2006 for my first Purchase Order restricted me for working for the same client fo... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

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

If an employer promises stock options in an offer letter, are they obligated to follow through?
My former employer promised 25,000 shares in the company in their offer letter, which was signed by the owner of the business. But they never gave me any documentation or certificate of ownership to b... applies to Illinois  ·  3 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

company says I breached severance agreement
My job was eliminated. I was offered a severance agreement. I signed. I received a letter saying they would sign and send back the agreement. They did not. They now say that I breached the agreement. ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Laid off 1 year ago with a noncompete contract. Want to start my own business in the same field
I worked for a plumbing company for 8 months in Gilbert, AZ where I signed a noncompete contract with no time limit. I was Laid off and am now working for the plumbers union in Youngstown, OH(I felt t... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Against Public Policy
THE ISSUE/S.. AT-WILL EMPLOYEE TERMINATED AFTER BEING WRONGFULLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT.. EMPLOYEE WAS MIS-LEAD BY AT-WILL EMPLOYER AS TO ISSUE; MEANING, AT-WILL EMPLOYER RELAYED TO AT-WILL EMPL... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Age Discrimination Determination, finding an attorney
I received a Determination from EEOC for age discrimination against a large corporation. EEOC is not pursuing the claim and has issued a Right to Sue letter but I am having difficulty finding an attor... applies to Arizona  ·  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

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

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

Can an employer require an employee to pay for a mistake ordering custom furniture?
An order for some furniture was placed. The wrong material was specified on order, and when the furniture came in, the customer rejected order. Employer wants to make employee pay for the furniture be... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Taking benefits and dropping my position after returning from FMlA
I have been on sick leave through my company many times during my 8 yrs with them. I recently hurt my ankle and was once again placed on sick leave and the fmla to run concurrent. My question is that ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can my employer fire me because I have a Dr's slip limiting me to 32 hours instead 40?
Because of a debilitating illness and medication that I am on for severe grieving( I lost my husband of 32 yrs. a few months ago) My doctor wrote a letter requesting my company to cut my hours back to... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Discrimination/EEOC Mediation
The EEOC filed complaints against my former employer. Gender discr.-EPA (30k salary diff between male/female same job, gender discr. - Title VII, racial discr. (i am white) - Title VII. I have agreed ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

employee and employer dates and signatures on a non compete contract
I worked for a company which was bought out. All employees were asked to have their non competes returned by 15 June 2009. I signed and returned mine on the 19th of June. Reason being, my father was a... applies to Indiana  ·  0 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

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

Payroll Garnishment Deductions Missed for almost 2 years
Hello, Our HR department told me to pay $10K of the child support that was not deducted from my biweekly payroll since February 2011 to the Present. The payment were made to the child support but not ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Does a revised (not signed) non compete clause void an old (signed) one?
I signed a non compete clause in 2007. In the fall of 2010 they revised their handbook and came out with a new non compete clause. I did not sign that one. I would like to know if that old one is void... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

If you request a LOA can they terminate you?
I have not been feeling well and told my boss the prior week that I was going to have a nervous breakdown. He comes in the next day and asks me all kinds of questions, calls me to his office Monday an... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employment related
Dear Sir, It has been couple of months I left my company, but they did not do any final settlement for me. They owe me approx $40k. They discriminated against American employees and salary wise too. T... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can I be "laid off" when returning from medical leave at the same time 4 new nurses being hired?
I have been with this company for 6 months. I am a full-time 3rd shift nurse. I had to go on medical leave due to a fall which resulted in a broken bone and needed surgery. I was off initially for 4 w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Legal recourse
I have a non-compete with my former Mortgage lending company. In the non-compete, there was no specification on geographic boundary. Recently, when my old company found that i was with a new mortgage ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Was I unfairly terminated and if so what are my options?
I called off work due to a medical issue. When I tried contacting my supervisor about returning to work my calls were not returned. I showed up for work and was told via phone that I needed a return t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Intrepreting a Union Contract
I am entering my 8th year of employment and ten months ago I changed positions, with the understanding that my salary would only be reduced by 10%. I signed a contract and within four months I recieve... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What if a previous employer promises to give a copy of a non-compete (or a release) but never does?
IBM is looking to hire me back but this previous employer (ironically, an IBM business partner) represented by the COO keeps saying he will e-mail me a copy of my non-compete (if he finds it in off-si... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can I sue for punitive damages for withholding my final paycheck?
I was terminated from my employment and was never given my final paycheck. I wrote a letter and got a reply from an attorney that stated I must return items in order to pick up my paycheck. I do not h... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can a background check hold me accountable.
I was recently hired on at a company I previously worked for as a seasonal worker and wanted to go back this season. Well they conducted a background check and stated I was convicted of a misdemeanor ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Replaced with Younger employee
About 2 months ago my company hired a Field applications Engineer for the west cost . Since this was also my title, I asked my supervisor if he really thought that we needed two FAE''s on the west coa... applies to California  ·  4 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

Can an employer refuse to pay an "independant contractor" wages for start up business?
I have a question regarding wages owed. My father worked for someone who was trying to start up a business. There was no contract established, but according to the employer he was an "independant cont... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

what is wrongful discharge? and what happens when a union wont fight it?
since when is it contractually legal for a companY that is bound by a union contract to punish employees for breaking minor rules that lead up to and including termination, while letting others get aw... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Is the non-compete I signed enforceable?
I recently joined an IT company (still in my 90 day probationary period), and I wish to go to work as a full-time employee for one of my company's customers. Reasons: My current company has recently c... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Employer grabbed me out of anger
I was recently asked to resign. As I was cleaning out my desk my director watched. She became very agitated while i did. I went to my computer to delete any personal emails. She told me no and turned ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Termination for my Non Compete agreement
I signed a non-compete agreement with my former employee and then moved to a competitor. During my interview and after I was hired by my new employee they were aware that I was coming from a competito... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is my relocation agreement voided after my company is acquired
My company just got acquired. I have a relocation agreement that states I must pay the company back for relocation expenses if I leave within two years. Is my relocation agreement voided after my comp... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Is it discrimination to passed over for a promotion based on your availability?
I have been passed over twice for a promotion by my employer based on my availability. I am a part-time college student in my Junior year. The only time I cannot work is 12pm-5pm Monday and Wednesday ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Being avoided because of competitor
I was laid off from my employer and ever since I have not been able to get a job. Filled out many apps but nothing. I got called back from that employer and filled out proper paperwork and ever since ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Why are they doing an internal investigation over my termination?
I was notified via phone call that "We are going to find out were you really are in the disciplinary process and we will get back to you with the results." Prior to the mentioned phone call I was fire... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case?
I am on intermittant FMLA that started back on 7/10/2010. I was out prior to my FMLA for 37 hours without pay, but the hours were approved as time off before taken. I have never been counceled, writte... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Unfair Layoff Practices
I am a 49 year old woman who accepted a lower level first line mgmt position last year with the understanding that promotion to a higher level would be fairly quick. Upon taking the job, I noticed tha... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can a company just stop giving me paychecks and write me off?
I work for a Company that company owns several clothing brands. I work exclusively on one brand. The license between Company and brand is being terminated. The brand told the company that they would b... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Dilema
I am an employee of an IT consulting firm and have been placed at a client site for two years. When I started with the firm, I signed a non-compete stating that I would not go back to this client for ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

What documentation, if any, is HR required to share with supervisors about employee's on LOA?
I am the Payroll Supervisor/Human Resource individual for two convalescent hospitals in California and my Supervisor, the Administrator of the corporate office facility, would like me to cc supervisor... applies to California  ·  2 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

I signed a non-compete October 2009, and no longer work there and it expired. Is it enforcable?
I started working for this company in Oct. of 2009 and signed a non-compete that stated that it is forcable for 1 year after my termination. I left the company in May of 2010. Six months later (Novemb... applies to Illinois  ·  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

New York State Civil Service Law.
Is there a way to fight the New York State Civil Service Law regarding age discrimination in Law Enforcement? I realized that back in 1996/97 New York did away with the law but apparently Law enforcem... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Should my attorney have filed a 1099 for a physical injury, emotional distress settlement?
Won settlement. $15k was issued to me by employer(defendant). That was taxed and considered back wages. The remaining money was sent to attorney to be distributed. Atty sent me a 1099, line 7! Should ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 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

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

are the actions of my boss discrimination, harassment and retaliation?
I have made complaint about my boss twice in the last six months, the last time a had to ask for external investigation. I haven't received the conclusion of the investigations. The first complaint wa... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can I prove my non compete was added after my termination?
I recently left a job where the non compete agreement that had previously been in the employee manual had been removed by the owner at the time I signed the manual acknowledgement. Unfortunately I don... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Discrimination?
Hi MEL, 2 years ago I was laid off from company ABC. Now company XYZ, is a vendor for company ABC. XYZ hired me and notified ABC of this in August. My start day with XYZ was Oct 10. On Oct 13, ABC let... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can you switch back & forth between FMLA & EST time during a sick leave?
I have recently been diagnosed with Lupus & the Rheumatology Doctor has started me on what he states is a very strong medication that will possibly make me ill for a length of time. He states he wants... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

personal difference with boss...now affects work
Hello, I don't know where to turn. I work for a company who's H.R. department is not in the same country and they are not addressing my problem. As of March 31st a sitiuation has escillated to make my... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

hostile work environment?
For almost 8 months now I have made several oral and written complaints to management of the company I work for about another employee (african american) that has been disrespectful to her boss and ot... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can 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

Back pay/no pay
I was working for a start up company for over 3 years. Money was always tight and we rarley got paid on time. During the end of my employment I went over 2 months without pay, before I left for anothe... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

45% pay cut and reverse discrimination
My husband is a sales executive for a fairly large company. He has been paid a salary + commission for 4 years. Friday he was told because of a negative canvass of 2% he will no longer receive a salar... applies to Ohio  ·  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 sign a severance agreement after expressing a desire to renegotiate the terms?
I received a severance package after a layoff. I was given 7 days to reply. I expressed a desire to renegotiate the terms a day later (having left without signing the severance agreement) and subseque... applies to California  ·  3 answers

Verbally Abusive boss.
So first off let me say, I enjoy my job. I get networking connections that i would not normally get at any other place, which is the reason why i want to stay. However my boss is verbally abusive, so ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Question about the confidentiality of my personal health information
I have a question regarding the confidentiality of my personal health records and information within the workplace.  I currently work for a health insurance company and have been here for over 10 yea... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Wrongfull termination
Becuase of poor office ergonomics my neck and upper back as well as extremities have developed acute pain. I have been seeing a physical therapist for about 2 months now. I discussed with my managemen... applies to California  ·  1 answer

violation of personal property/ failure of employer to have e mployee complete paperwork
I am a highly skilled and experienced Paralegal. I have been voluntarily out of work for about 6 months. I recently decided to go back to work and accepted a job with a small firm who was eager to hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Changing vacation after prerequisite worked/absorbing a year's vacation
The company I work for has in it's employee handbook stated that after working a year and one day of the next, the employee will have so many weeks of vacation available to them (amount dependant apon... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Nigger calling
Mel, We were working is a rv/trailer park as workkampers, the owner came to us and gave my wife a office position and gave me mainteance supervisor. one of the worker called me a nigger and that same ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Termination for making a few data entry errors with nothing to tie back to
I have taken a new position at my company. I have been an employee for 10 years. In this new position I have had little to no training from my supervisors or guidance. I know that I have made a few mi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Spouse wasnt paid for 10 hours,complained, then hours cut.
Went to work on a saturday morning as scheduled for the early morning freight shift, and her store manager did NOT open the register for her to clock in, saying that he would do it after the store ope... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

I never received my raise from my promotion
I applied for a new position with my company, and negotiated for a raise from 56,100 to 67,000 to accompany the promotion. I received a letter stating my new salary and position and also confirming th... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Do Pay Rate Issues Invalidate Non-Compete Agreements?
Hi Mel and Associates, I am happy to find such a comprehensive set of Q/A on a variety of legal topics. My question is specific to non-compete contract. I began working at the company in sales and was... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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 i filelawsuit if manager is unfair & starts treating differently
My manager started disliking me after I talked back to him since he had different treatment to other team members vs me. t got worse & then he stopped helping giving directions to me in the project. I... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

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

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

Lifelong disease with approved intermittent FMLA being denied 12 weeks
Over two years ago I was diagnosed with a lifelong disease completed paperwork and was approved intermittent FMLA. Close to my one year anniversary was told we work on a rolling basis and my days woul... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

should this job be Exempt or Non-Exempt?
My title is "Field Engineer" my duties are: installing, repairing, upgrading, maintaining, and trouble shooting point of sale computer systems. I supervise no one. I am required but compensated for us... applies to Indiana  ·  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

non-solicitation enforcement
I signed a non-soliciataion agreement in Jan 1996. I resigned from the company in May 2005 after commisions ad territories were cut. The Non-solicitation agreement came to several sales employees seve... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Set up for failure and discarded because of being an older female.
I was hired by a consulting company as a high level validation lead. The circumstances of the job opening up were not shared with me. The young man who had the position before me refused to abide by t... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Not allowed to touch the babies cause we're black
I reported my supervisor for using slang ratial remarks about me and my co-workers. We work in a hospital department of about 16 employees. It is our everyday duties to draw blood on our patients. We ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

If a company pays out severance to other employees and you find youself in the same situation...
I work for a wireless communications company based out of California, but I am employed in a retail store in Oklahoma. Back in 2009 they closed a store in Pryor, Ok and offered everyone positions in T... applies to Oklahoma  ·  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

Contract pay
I am a contract worker for an out-of-state company "A" that provides contract service for a major corporation "B". The job offer received from "A" in 1999 defined that holiday and vacation would be pa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Salaried Exempt? Maximum hours required to work?
My husband is a Quality Assurance Engineer for a company that creates software. When he was hired on six months ago, he asked about overtime in the interview and was told that it was not the norm. Sin... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

is this harassment?
I work in Radiology, my 2nd in command boss retired two years ago, 6 people tried for her job..including myself. A lady (Deborah) got her job only b/c she is over the radiology school; therefore, they... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Does an employer have to pay bonuses if they promised it to an employee who met all requirements?
I became the Bar Manager in February 2010, and was told I would receive more hourly wage, a promo, and bonuses. The bonus is meant to be payed to managers who meet their required numbers. I met my num... applies to Ohio  ·  0 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

equal pay for equal but more work
I am security guard 3rd shift for ywca homeless shelter.. Recent admin change now pays 10-12 for all shifts. I was hired as a lone security guard for 3rd shift @ 9 dollars an hr. New hires are paid mo... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Accused of smelling like alcohol - never give test as stated in handbook - from prior evening
Over this past holiday I was celebrating with my family and having cocktails. I had to work at 7:00am the next day and went to bed around 11:30pm. I had several drinks with my family and apparently ha... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Wrongful termination
I have been with this private healthcare facility for almost 2 years. I was gonna move to a different area, and my administrator was hounding me for a two week notice. During this period I had changed... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Federal Contractor, company lost contract, now pay docked for vacation
I am a Federal government contractor. A few months back, my employer, GTS, retroactively changed their leave policy in anticipation of losing the contract (which they did). They changed the policy so ... applies to Virginia  ·  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

Boss gave verbal agreement in meeting (witnesses) for bonus but wont pay. Do I have any recourse?
My employer promised bonus payments for certain completed tasks (I don't want to get into too much detail here for fear of reprisal). This promise was made only verbally, although it was in a formal m... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

FL employer has not paid severance. I want the money.
I got laid off a couple of years ago from a company in FL. I had a contractual severance package for 6 months of salary to be paid in monthly installments. They ceased sending the severance pay after ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Devito Restaurant: defamation, slander and discrimination law suit...possible?
I was approached by a superior while in the presence of other employees and told that I smelled like smoke. 3 hours later in front of other employees I was told I was being written up and sent home fo... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make me work against doctors orders? Can he fire me but not others for the same reasons?
I have been working where I'm working for 5 years, with CVS Pharmacy. I've transferred twice, making 3 stores that I've worked at. I'm a shift supervisor. I have two kids. Just recently, I've been hav... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

No assistance regarding incorrect payment of City Taxes
I work for company A. They contract company B for human resources and payroll. Company B has forwarded in error city taxes since employment. I thought this was correct until they removed the tax at th... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Agreement Consultation
Would like to contact former employer who had an attorney send a notification letter of injunction against me for violation of a non-compete contract. I do not have a copy of the non-compete and would... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My Manager is the Human Resource Managers Husband!
After 5 years of working as a Technician with this company, I have witnessed unsafe and unlawful behaviors. The concerns I have had and the processes that were unfair and unsafe were mentioned to Huma... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Refused to renew employment agreement
Tricky one Non Compete agreement signed in consideration of a compensation rate increase. Every year during review they have us sign new ones last year I refused and threw away because I took pay cut ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer force a transfer w/o compensation?
I was hired in Plant A as a non exempt employee. When times are tough in Plant A, the company requires a couple employees to transfer to Plant B indefinitely(usually a few months but some people have ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Relocation contract
I took a job with a company in April-2005. They helped with my expence of moving my wife with me and all my house hold goods. We moved into our new home in June-2005. The company had asked me to sign ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Legal Actions by Employer?
I have a friend who doesn't speak English who signed an agreement entitled "Independent Contractor, Non-Competition and Confidentiality Agreement." She works for a cleaning service and is not at all a... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

Negotiation of the repayment of a sign in bonus
The terms of my employment included a 5,000 signing bonus that had the following verbage,"In addition, Yardi Systems(my company) will pay you a one-time amount of $5,000, payable upon signing this agr... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Husband wrongfully denied FMLA due to wife's pregnancy?
My husband was on FMLA due to me being pregnant with our son. The first set of FMLA certification was filled out on April 15th and it was approved. He used FMLA whenever we had a doctors appointment. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can my employer retaliate because I asked for FMLA?
Four weeks ago I was diagnosed with severe bronchitis and was told by my doctor to stay home to get rest and take a course of treatment. I had no more time to take off for the year but the doctor told... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

non-compete issue in IT.
I joined a company back in 2/02. I was asked to call on an account. I had previously called on the account but in a different area. I was asked to further develop a relationship with the account. The ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Federal Employee
I was a Federal Employee (TSA) and after 8 months on the job, I was put on admin leave for a month then terminated. The reason was "unsuitability". They say I "falsified" a document used in the employ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

when administrative law judge doesn't recognize constructive discharge and protected conduct?
what do you do when you follow all procedure for constructive discharge and therefore unemployment determination of deputy rules in your favor, thus you receive unemployment payments for 8 weeks but t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

conciliation how many yrs does this take?
EEOC in 2001 found that I was discriminated against.I have always kept in touch with EEOC. I was informed 12/15/11 by Office of Field Program that this charge was closed. This was confirmed by 2 other... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can Microsoft hire employees from their supplier base to become commodity managers for the same co.?
I have been a Foxconn employee to supply interconnect components to Microsoft, however and I resigned my job. Part of it was because MSFT hired a Former Foxconn employee to be my commodity manager. I ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

I was terminated with an employment contract, no reprimands in file, possible in an at will state?
If I have a signed employment contract with office can they still just fire you willy nilly? I worked for a dental office for 11 months and was terminated yesterday for, as the Dr. put it "not being a... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Breach of Severance Agreement
My employer terminated my employment without cause 90 days after I started work. The two-year contract clearly precluded termination except for specified causes (mostly violations of law)for at least ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Change of severance plan without notification
We have a written severance plan which offered up to 6 months severance (2 weeks per year of service). Our parent company has now changed the plan so that the maximum an employee can receive is 4 week... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Subway
I have been experiencing discrimination in the workplace. I called Subway corporate and they said they will not get involved. I was hired on about 1 month ago. When I was hired on I was given the impr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Company wants proof of sortware being deleted, no such prove is available from manufactor..?
I recently ended my employment with a salary positoin. I'm in another section of the state from where the main office is, and we used special software for the job. I recieved an email today saying tha... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I sue for a breached settlement agreement? The check bounced.
I originally signed a settlement agreement with my former employer not to litigate claims against the company. The settlement agreement was signed by myself and the company. A check was issued on the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

WHY WAS I TERMINATED AND 2 OTHER EMPLOYESS WERE NOT
I TOOK SAMPLE MEDICATIONS OF INSULIN (INSULIN PENS) HOME TO MY UNCLE WHO IS ON INSULIN. THESE SAMPLES COME FROM DRUG REPS WHO BRING THEM INTO OUR OFFICE. I WAS GIVEN THESE SAMPLES BY 2 OTHER EMPLOYEES... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Relocation Expenses Reimbursement
I am an outside sales rep for a software company in Northern California. I was in a good position in So Cal and was recruited out to the present position. I was hired by one of the parent company's bu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Young, dumb and fired/layedoff I'm not even sure they know
I've started talks with another lawyer just as advice (she's a friend; finding someone to handle my case). However I figured i'd give this a shot and maybe someone would be interested. I worked for Fu... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Relocation Payback
Trying to determine if I am obligated to pay back my relocation expenses. I started July 26, 2010. I have been paid a lump sum, expenses, and house closing costs through June 15, 2011. I am planning o... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is it an at-will termination or retaliation based on a possible pretext?
I was recently terminated after 11 yrs w/ the company. My supervisor (of one year) sited job performance and punctuality as the reason. I was handed my negative performance eval. and told I was fired ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Company policy in a contract.
We are in the process of contract negotiations.The company has put in the contract the company drug policy.Which states If there is reasonable suspicion that an employee is in violation of this policy... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

Docked pay due to use of FMLA
I am on approved intermittent FMLA due to my son's disability. Both my supervisor and HR director dislike FMLA and have made working very difficult. Since I am salaried and also exempt from receiving ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can i 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

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

Can 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

"Letter of Reprimand" damaging
I was pending a divorce with my ex-wife when allegations of assault and trespass were made. The Assault was dismissed and I'm on a 12 month SOC with the trespass. My agency had me on admin leave for 6... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

are claims of violation of FMLA grievable to the end under union contract?
I was laid off wrongfully while under FMLA. My union agrees and filed multiple grievances, including FLMA violation (the union, not myself, is listed as the grievant). I want to fight this with an att... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Non competition valid after 11yrs service?
I signed a Employment Agreement with a Non Compete clause in 1997. The company was one of the holding companys of the US parent. Since then the Parent has split itself into many holding companies, sol... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

My Boss told a fellow employee that I slept with his wife.
This may seem like an odd situation. My Manager(boss) told a fellow employee that I slept with his wife( x wife or seperated)He based this on the fact that we where at the same place at the same time.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

What can I do if I am working in a Hostile enviorment and am being targeted by my assistant manager?
I have been working for a property managment company. I have some question's about Hostile work enviorment. I have been working with my company for about 2 months now, and am now faced with a assistan... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Reembursement of relocation expenses
I have been employed by my company in Ohio for 5 months in a Director level position. This position is not what it was described to me and therefore, I would like to ask to pursue other employment. I ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What are my rights regarding unfair wages in the public sector?
I work for a public school district. The District is unionized, I however am not a member therefore I cannot seek representation from it. Our District is somewhat of an anomale since it is the product... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Unstable employee
I am a supervisor in a call center enviorment. I have an employee who has become very mental unstable in the past year.. He is taking several medications and has been known to call other employess aft... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Can severence be rescinded after signing to receive it over an unreasonable job offer?
My company is consolidating branches, and offices are closing. As a result, I was approached by HR with an internal job offer. This offer was considered to be unreasonable as it would reduce my positi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How do I take care of a hostile employer?
I work at a coffee shop, and many things have happened there that were very hostile and abusive towards me. I would like to know what I can do to solve this problem. For example, a lady came through t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete, company paid me inappropriately, can they enforce it?
I had been employed at a local mortgage company for approximately two years. I was terminated four months ago. From the day I started I was a W2 employee and wasn't paid a single dollar for minimum wa... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Is there anything I can do ?
I am writing you about a problem that I am having with my employer. I was put on Administrative Leave yesterday, 10/6/09. The customer was verbal assaulting me and I decided to remove my self from thi... 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

Defamation or slander or both ???
i am a self-employed truck driver. in todays troubling times it is becoming increasingly difficult to be successful in my industry. After 7 months of struggling to make ends meet working for the compa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Breaking a non-compete, non-disclosure employment service contract
My employer is a Philadelphia based company. It does not have an office space and allows the employees to work from home. I was hired in November 2009 and was made to sign a non-compete, non-disclosur... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I was injured at work, but they had me submit FMLA papers. Have I forfeited my WC claim?
Closed head injury at work on 8/30, a Thurs, but didn't realize had grade 2 concussion (although I did report it to my supervisor-just didn't realize it was quite so serious). After holiday weekend fu... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Overpayment of severance pay
I was laid-off in February of 2002 (via Fedex) after working for a company 4 years. The severance package was for two weeks of pay. Since I am over 40, I was given six weeks to sign it. However, befor... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

No non-compete, CA employer, NY client... ?
I have been working as a full-time employee of an IT consulting firm based out of Southern California, however I live in New York City. I did not sign a non-compete clause specifically, but I did have... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

do i have any legal recourse against the university for emotional distress?
I work at a University as a housekeeper in an apartment complex. I am THE housekeeper in a 112 apartment unit. I recently reported suspicious activity to my supervisor who reported it to the campus po... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I was verbally offered a position as an analyst two Thursdays ago from the VP of HR of that company.
My guestion is, do I have a case here? They offered me a job and even though I did not turn them down, without even telling me that they had offered this position to another individual they give it to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can an employer force me to provide the name of my private insurance information to their group ins
My employer is forcing me to provide my private insurance information to their group health insurance is this legal? He is threatening to fire me....I am a Iraq Combat Veteran, I am insured I guess th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my employer track "comp time"?
It has been a past policy for my employer to keep track of "comp time" rather than pay overtime for its salaried employees. Comp time was also banked as single hour instead of time and a half. It was ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages from Nov. 07
I am putting my city/state as Marietta OH because that is where I worked. I actually live in WV but assume the case would be an Ohio case. I was employed with this company for over a year. My last day... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Exempt if only 2 employees?
I have been working for a medical practice for a year. My title is office Manager however I only supervise 1 person, the receptionist. Most of my time is spent helping patients with physical therapy, ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Time Clock Lunch and Makeup Time
I was told I must clock in and out for my 30 minute lunch now which used to be automatically deducted by the time clock program. I am the only one that has been told to do this while everyone else is ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

In what year was MGL c149 s148, as it is written today, signed into legislation?
I need to know when MGL 149 s148, a.k.a. MA Wage Payment Act, as it exists today, was approved as a law. I've traced the law back to the early 1900s, but the wording has changed slightly over the year... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

I was on the payroll for a week, is my non-compete enforceable?
Last Tuesday, the 21st, I went to work for company in my field of work. I was hired as a sales manager for a manufacturer and left a job doing the same work but for a different manufacturer. When I wa... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

Working with client in CA, Employer in PA,signed Non Compete 7 Years back in MI
I joined a company A which is software consulting firm located in pittsburgh,PA in 2004.I signed a non compete agreement(that time i was living in MI state), before i join to a client of the company A... applies to California  ·  1 answer

severance and unemployment please help
I recently was terminated from my job, they offered me severance pay over the phone. They said I would receive it every two weeks for two months they would give the checks to my sister who is employee... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What should i do?
I have been working for Weis Markets for six months now. I was originally working for the local Wendy’s in town until a good friend of mine asked me if I would be interested in working at Weis as an... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Broken-Footed Worker being pressured to stay home
I work for a contract company, within a school district. Ten days ago I broke my foot at home. I immediately told my employer and the personell school district I work in. No one was sent to help me. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can i 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

Fired from my position while a customer
I had been an employee for four years. Was moved to Bar Manager two years ago. Recently the owners daughter (who was also married into the same family I was) came on board to work part time in the lou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harrasment
I worked for a wireless retailer for ten years. About six months after my employment began I was given more and more responsibilities and within a year I was running the entire company. The organizati... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

What are my rights in Maryland if my paycheck bounces?
I have worked with my current employer for a little over a year now, to my dismay. I have had two paychecks bounce already and have had my bank charge me fees for this. I have had to go back to my emp... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

$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

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

Can I have a non-compete waived or released?
I was recruited by a competitor for a job that will consist of (exec) managing billing and collections. I will have no sales or marketing contacts and will manage tasks that in my opinion will pose no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Merger related job change / elimination - Employer won't agree to severance.
I am a long-time employee of a major financial institution, which recently went through a merger. As a direct result of the merger, my position, as I have known it for the past 5 years has completely ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is my doctor's return from LOA request unreasonable for my employer?
I am having an employment related issue at one of America’s largest companies. I am a manager at the company and a victim of overt gender discrimination from a district level manager. The situation ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Is there anything anybody can do for me? I am desperate at this point!
I have been at Blackhawk Network for over a year now. I worked for Anna Lockhart and she was a good boss. Then there was no more need for me to be at that position and I was transferred under Bertha M... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Job Elimination - Severance Pay
My company is moving my department to another state. They have gave us a severance benefit, which provides two weeks of severance pay for each completed year of service, up to a maximum of 26 weeks of... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

non-compete agreement
I was employed by a software consulting firm in Southfield, MI and was placed at client in RTP, NC. I had signed the non compete agreement. I worked at client thru my employer for over 5 year. Last ye... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

CAN MY PAY BE CHANGED FROM SALARY TO HOURLY FOR NO REASON
My boss has been upset with me for a couple of months basically doing anything he can to get under my skin. He knows that I am the only one in the family working so I took on a part time job which in ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

hostile workplace, some sexual harrassment-date, time, witnesses recorded.
My workplace seems to me like a very hostile place to work in. Here are a few reasons why I think so: 1. There is a sign that says � Do something or I�ll kick your ass again.� There was a � Do... applies to California  ·  2 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

401k theft
January 11, 2003 To whom it may concern, In 1997-98 my husband and I took out a loan against our 401k. Thereafter, money was taken out of every check to pay back the loan. Recently we found out that t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How do I get out of my Noncompete contract from a previous employer?
I worked for a home health aide company located in Fairfield, PA for less than four months. Toward the end of my employment there, I was led to another job where it would better hours, more convenient... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Do I have a Valid Claim? Sexual harrassment & dicrmination
I have been employed with my company 10yrs and have maintained an excellent record. I was placed on suspension for 4months due to cobc mis-use of company time( walked into break room and asked an empl... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

no non-compete
I recently ended my 2 1/2 year employment with a title abstracting company. I have been working with a real estate settlement company part-time for the past 5 months as well. I have never signed and h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Is it legal to not rehire someone strictly because of there size. More specifically there BMI?
Since November of 07. I have worked for Cunard. A cruiseline out of England. My last contract was from October of 08 to just this past July. Two weeks ago my agent told me that because I was american ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is non compete invalid if I was never paid for employment?
I need some advice regarding a non-compete contract that I recently signed. I took a job with a company on April 21st and had to sign a non compete contract with them. They made me some intial promise... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

How can you be sure you weren't discriminated against due to age?
Recent graduate from a medical assistant program. Externship site: Performed 180 hours of clinical time at the facility, and applied upon completion. The individuals in the office I worked in put in a... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Does Judge order reinstatement if a former city employee prevails in a lawsuit?
I decided not to appeal for administrative hearing with civil service Board of Commissioners (Board) my unlawful termination from the City of Los Angeles. I was told by the clerk of the Board that I n... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Am I legally bound to repay my company for their tuition reimbursement?
My company offers different tuition reimbursement plans. I am under the plan that the company pays 100% of the tuition and textbooks UPFRONT (before completion of courses). I was recently reimbursed b... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

Is my employer required to make accomodations should i fail my Fitness for Duty exam?
I am an Occupational therapy assistant who has been off 11 weeks from skilled nursing facility. When I brought in 25# weight lift restriction I was asked to consider FMLA and toold I could not work wi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

alcohol smell on breath
I am a securty officer and i was accused by my sit suprvisor of having the smell of alcohol on my breath. told him that i had drank half maybe a beer and a half of a 32oz beer at around 7pm the day be... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

Personal Services Contract with Liquidated Damages
I have signed an employment contract that expires in June 2010. I signed it in March 2008. It says that if I want to terminate it I have to pay liquidated damages of $20,000, which is just under half ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

Wrongfully discharged?
I have been in Sales and Sales Management my entire career and have recently found myself unemployed from what I believe to be unfair practices. I was working in the Cleveland area and had been recrui... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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 file an unpaid overtime suit in federal court myself until I find an attorney?
I have nearly 1600 hours of unpaid overtime dating back to beginning 2007. I've been on a slippery sloap with my employer trying to get the overtime paid but I am repeatedly met with retaliation effor... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can my salary be docked?
I started to work for small company in January 2010 as a temp. I was hired in May 2010 as a permanent employee. At the time I was told that I would be salary exempt and if I worked overtime I would no... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unjustified demotion
My husband was given a promotion into a managerial position. Recently, he was demoted, though his supervisor will not call it a demotion. All of his managerial responsibilities have been removed and h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Which Contract Controls?
I was a highly valued employee for a large media company for 12 years. During that time, it had three different owners. For ten of those years, I had a contract that clearly stated that if I were term... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Wrongful Termination and Defamation of Character
I have worked for a company for the last seven years as a Property Manager. The owner of the company has always been volatile but I made the choice to stay because I liked my job. One of the condition... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for wrongful demotion?
I have been employed at the company for 5 years as a manager. (I am no disclosing the specific management title). I have an exemplary background with personnel reviews for back up. About a year ago I ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

What are the consequences?
Hi Mel, Great site you have here - thanks! In the process of being considered for one position, I received an offer for a different position with a different company. I informed the first company of t... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

severance and issue of contract
My company is closing down. I have been offered a severance pay the offer is less than what my colleagues have been offered. I questioned this with our personnel department asking if the severance is ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

wrongful termination
Last week I was terminated from my position at a very large corporation. It started about a month ago when I was demoted from a supervisor position to a lead operator without any cause or reason. I in... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Sevarance
I was terminated from employment after 2 years because I was "not working out." I have received 2 performance increases. Totaling $10000.00 (annually) I reported to the VP of Operations, who implied t... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Is 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

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

Employer's False claims of
In 2007, I was employed with a local hospital, first as a nursing assistant, for a very brief period, I left after discussing with my boss the discomfort I felt with the position, and then a few month... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Falsified Review
Okay...for all those attorneys that may be in response to my dilema (of which I am truly appreciative and gratefull)or in review: here is the latest update. A true test for your profession. -My law fi... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Medical/Dental Benefit Changes for LTD recepients
I've noticed the many responses to acquiring the Benefit SPD and then in finer print the Plan. The latter is much more informative while the Summary is just that - summary and seldomly touches upon al... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Retaliation and nepotism.
I have a question about the problem that I have experianced at the place of my employment. I have been employed by the local school district for the past three years. I am fully certified teacher who ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Disability and retaliation
I work in a specialty level sales job for a large company. In May of 2009 I took the first of a series of FMLA and company approved short term medical leaves for a chronic disease and resulting disabi... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

contract
My employer petitioned my green card. I signed a 3-year contract with an offer of $30/hr(June 2004) I paid $1,000 as bond which was refunded when I arrived in the US. I paid for all my exams and my pl... applies to New York  ·  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

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

unique medical field non compete - is it enforceable?
dear MEL, thank you creating this website and allowing me to post my question. i am a certified health care practitioner. trying to pull myself out of a dead end job in a deep south state, i found a "... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can I sue for being fired the day after I presented my employer with a letter demanding benefits?
I started a new job may 2010 and was eligible for health benefits according to the company plan after 90 days of employment. I started inquiring about it that august and continued to ask to be put on ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

ADA not protecting my rights??
I have a co-worker who is bi-polar. We used to get along fairly well and she confided in me about her condition, which of course, I kept silent about. Last year, she felt the urge to notify all the su... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

They made me test, still did'nt put me in classification.
I started at Goodyear aerospace in 1978. I became a supervisor around 1984. Goodyear was sold to Loral of New York. I was made a manager of production. A project we were working on was V.L.A. This was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I feel as though I am being retaliated against because I took an FMLA leave
On 7/2/09 I took a maternity LOA. On 8/4/09, I became eligible for FMLA. After some resistance and push back from my employer, my leave was finally designated as FMLA. My vacation pay was taken, but I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Is this discrimination?
I was hired for a job that makes me a "mandated reporter." Anytime I believe a child is in danger I am required, by law to report it. In asking a question as to if I was liable to report a person I kn... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Wrongful Termination Discrimination & Retaliation
worked for a very large tobacco co for 2 1/2 yrs. Within the first 2yrs, I had 3 different mgrs. After the first 6mos;The first manager was unjustly fired. His replacement was in place for 1 1/2yrs un... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Can my employer withhold my tip money?
For the last couple years, I have been an employee (did not make hiring/firing decisions, received a W-2 from manager/owner) of a profitable band. Recently after receiving a very large tip from a weal... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Chronic and permanent Illness and Fmla
I have epilepsy... here is whats happened to me with employment in the past 6 months and yes I am seeking a lawyer for civil or any suit if you find any discrepencies. march 4th fmla was sent a certif... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Re: Discrimination - Am I too late? Is Union culpable, too?
I am a 44 year old professional female, a Union member, working for a major well-known corporation. I work in a male dominated field and women are outnumbered by men 4 to 1 at my location. There are 1... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Loosing health insurance that was promised when disabeled.
PLEASE HELP I FOUND OUT TODAY I WILL BE TERMINATED ON MONDAY JULY 23. I suffered a stroke in 1988 and am permanetly disabled from most jobs,(this fits the description of disabled by my disability insu... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Mrs
My former employer (one satellite office of a national non-profit corporation) has had me arrested for collaborating with the company controller to take forged paychecks. This is completely baseless. ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Gender discrimination and retaliation?
I worked as a department supervisor for a large retail company for 8 years. I worked very hard earning excellent reviews. I became a procedural specialist and was asked by district managers to help ot... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

forced OT in PA?
I live and work in PA. When I work more than 40 hours a week, my employer pays me overtime, which is great. The trouble is that I don't want to work overtime; I want to have a life and spend time with... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

work related
I work in a supermarket, recently my boss told me that I havent been working hard enough, But I always finish the work im assigned to do. I have another part time job plus a ft school, and my boss is ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Can I sue my employer for requiring me to go to work when I am sick providing a doctor's note?
I was reprimanded for calling off work because I was sick and I even provided them a doctor's note. I was told by human resource that I should have shown up for work anyways even if I was going to be ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can my employer force me to take flex time in lieu of overtime by readjusting a set work week?
I work for a municipality as a non exempt employee. My work week is Mon-Fri with weekends off, but my employer wants me to take one day off during my reg work schedule"flex" in order to work on the we... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can an employer tell you not to attend work without pay because of the weather?
My employer told only some of the employees not to come to work and if we wanted to get paid for those eight hours we would need to use a vacation day. We were expecting a large amount of snow. The bu... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Travel to and from work is included in my 8 hr work day could I get a shift differential?
I am a K9 Handler. My shift is 4am-12pm and they include my travel to and from work into my 8 hour work day. So basically I get 2 hrs travel and work 6hrs on site. I have to be at work by 5am and was ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

is it legal to fire someone for working for a specific company?
I currently work for a security firm part time. the Business partners have split and there are now 2 new companies. Partner 1 has said if you work for Partner 2 then you can't work for him. However yo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I am forced to work past my quitting time no overtime paid
Our work schedule is 7:45 am to 4:15 pm, but we have to put on our smock,hair net,wash our hands etc,( food packing Co.) after this ( 3 to 5 min) we have to clock in around 7:33 to 7:37 and rush to th... applies to California  ·  2 answers

favoritisam
What if my manager favors certain employees and promotes them with no reason, while some of us that had more work done and were in time never got the chance. The work that they did was not even close ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

OVER TIME-COLLEGE STUDENT
I work for a private mortage servicing company in ohio. There are about 250+ employees and they are making the dept I work in work mandatory 10 hours over-time a week unitl they tell us to stop. I att... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I work 7-10 days straight without overtime?
I work for a hotel. They define their "work week" as Friday-Thursday. I work 8 hours a day at least. I managed to have the fortune of working WEEK 1: Sunday, (not monday),Tuesday-Friday (5), and WEEK ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Family work together?
I work for a bank and we have a two family members working, One is manager and a different branch and one is a teller. are they both allowed to work for the bank? if the teller tells the family member... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

I'm sorry there is no way to sum this up in 100 characters or less
I joined a start up company 3 months ago, was put in charge as a creative director, and had employees under me. 6 months prior to my employment the company was shaky, had bad client relationships etc.... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

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

i do not want meal time
according to what i have been reading us government does not require lunch breaks.......i have been working in an office for 3 years 8 hrs per day and work thru lunch at my desk.....the want me to pun... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Hostile Work Environment
I work in a hostile work environment but that is generated from a co-worker, not the employer. The co-worker admitted to the director and to me that they purposely and willfully do things to try and h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Alternative Work Schedule - Employee Rights
Does an employer that utilizes an alternative work schedule of 4 days 10 hours/day work week have the right to require an employee currently working this schedule to permanently change his schedule to... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What are my rights as a Contractor?
I am classified as a contractor through my employer, but I am being told that I am to report to the office every day to work, or there will be no work from home, plus I am not allowed to pursue other ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete Question
I have a non-compete agreement in a Right To Work State (Florida). A client of mine has asked me to go work for them (a completely different industry than I am currently in), however, my contract stat... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Overtime for salary
I was hired two years ago by my current employer. I received a letter confirming I was hired at a specified salary but I would receive overtime for any time over 46 hours. The overtime would be paid q... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

This is the only industry we know
My husband and I both have worked in the yellow page industry since 1985. We have worked for all the major companies and have just been terminated with a severance release agreement. Basically we coul... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

discrimination
We are a Mfgr with 80 employees. One is returning to work from vacation with a flight layover in Hong Kong. Her co-workers are concerned about SARS. May we require her to wait 10 days before returning... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can an employee be fired while on doctors no work order
On Nov. 5th 2003 My fiancee was in an auto accident resulting in a severe neck fracture and was told he could not return to work untill he was cleared by a nuerosurgeon. We have an appointment for Thu... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Coworkers that work longer hours for free is making it difficult for my job security.
Is it legal for other contract coworkers to work in excess of 40 hours a week but only turn in (and get paid for) 40 hours a week? I ask this because I only work the hours I am supose to be paid for. ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

When terminated can you work for a client that contacted you for employment?
I am a non-CPA accountant that has worked for a local accounting firm for three years and I was let go in April for reasons not involving work product. I do not recall ever signing a non-compete agree... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Overtime under pay
I work for a company i am salary base. but if i miss work or have to take off from work they pay me at an hourly wage. plus i have proof where i have worked 90 plus hours in a pay peroid and only got ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Company not paying independent contractor
I did consulting work for a company in Illinois who now has decided the work does not have enough "value" for them. The work was compiling a database of names and numbers for the company to prospect w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

pregnancy discremination
Iam a waitress at Sagebrush Steakhouse in Mtairy.SAT.i was scheduled to work at 6:15 I called in around 3:00pm and informed the front house manager that i was going to be a few min late.(maybe)I got t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Being penalized for not signing or being aware of a non-compete contract
I work for a physical threap clinic and am currently being bound to a non-compete contract that I did not sign nor even knew about until I turned in my letter of resignation. The company that I curren... applies to Arizona  ·  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

non-compete clause
I am a Physician Assistant working in the ER. I recently started work at a new hospital and signed a non-compete clause stating that I would not during my work there or for a period of 1 year after te... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Full time job w/ benefits and a contract position simaltaneously
Can a person work full time as a marketer for an agengy with benefits and take on a contract position that is doing marketing in a different area at the same time if there is no non compete----in othe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Blocked account and work interview
My previous employer wrote me my final paycheck and it was returned as "blocked account". Is this the same thing as NSF and can I bring this to a district attorney. Also, my first day of work he refus... applies to Texas  ·  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 am paid less than the Sheriff and not paid OT for days off I work.
I am a corrections ofc. for a private corp. and sometimes we have to pull hosp. duty. I make $9.50 hr. At my job. The marshals pay the co. $12.00 hr. When I work the hosp. The co. Only pays me $9.00 h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Would the non compete keep me from getting a new job?
I am working in Recruitment at a Home Care company for seniors in their homes. I am looking to work at an Assisted Living as a Sales Manager. My non compete says to not work for a like company for 2 y... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am i bound by a non compete signed between my ex company and another company
I never signed a non compete contract. It was signed between the only two companies in my town that do my line of work. I was laid off sixteen months ago and my ex company says I am bound by their agr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a boss have different rules for certain employees?
Can an employer pressure some employees to work hard, while allowing other employees to do little work without penalty? Isn't this a form of discrimination? For instance, our furniture store office mg... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

salary or not salary ?
I am classified as a salary employee, my check stub states salary 40 hours, although I am required to work a min of 50 hours weekly. If i miss a day of work,( out sick, emergency,) I am forced to eith... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can a supervisor demand an employee to work an extra 8 hour shift ?
My son was told by his supervisor that he HAD to work another 8 hour shift ion top of his regular 8 hours, and has to return to work for his regular 8 hour shift. first 8 hrs. 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Dem... applies to Connecticut  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Can companies break their own non-compete agreement?
I signed a non-compete with my former employer, and I was the only person in the company that had knowledge in the type of work that I did. Upon my departure, one of their clients contacted me and ask... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

retaliation from boss
I'm a car painter,my boss clearly favors the other painter.This painter does my boss's personal work for free.I get paid commision only and complained to the deelership I was'nt receiving enough work ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

3 weeks and
okay i was hired 3 weeks ago, i have showed up to work everday, the supervisor said i was doing a great job, i had the most experience out of all the workers there....the night before i was let go, i ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Business is Business... Leave the personal stuff at HOME!
I am in a situation where one employee has gone to HR to complain about me. Her complain is that she can not work, because she "claims" that I am engaged to her Ex husband and that my "unethical" beha... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it a valid non compete ?
I used to work for Company A which makes X and signed a non compete. I now work for company B which makes everything from A to Z and say I work on product Y which is NOT similar to product X. They als... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Compensation While Waiting on Clearance Transfer
I work at a company in VA. I was working there for 6 weeks when I was called at work the Monday before Thanksgiving and told that I had to pack up and go home (after I had already been there for 5 hou... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Work remotely. Where do I file for unemployment?
I currently work remotely for a consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. The company that I do my daily work at is in North Carolina. I live in NJ. When my consulting contract ends, where would I file... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Work Schedule
When it comes to work scheduling, must the employer do so by seniority when all employees are doing the same job? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Are my travel hours included in my 40 hour work week?
I live in Oregon and work in Arizona and My Company pays to fly me to that location on a weekly basis. I work 4 X 10 hour days but my start and end times are not mandated. I am an exempt employee. My ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

travel payments
hi and ty ... i work for a private hospice co. i travel for work place to place.. we get 50cents a mile.. but my question is now they have me starting an hour away and ending work an hour away, and i ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can commission paid non sales employee be asked to perform misc. work when have not customers?
Hello. I am a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Ohio. I work fully on commission. If I have customers booked that day I get paid 50% of the profit minus service and supply fees, etc. If I do not ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

When can a Non Compete by put in place
I work for a Firm in Virginia and live in Alabama, i have been there 3 years. my Boss recently sent me a Non Competition / Trade secrets Contract. Where i have a issue is when i went there they did 99... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Can't Work With Former Employees???
I'm being let go and looking for work with companies that DO NOT compete with my former employer. That said, my non-comp has a clause that states I will not "employ, assist in the employment of or OTH... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Even though I am classified as exempt, I am required to be in the office at least 40 hrs per week.
I am a computer technician working as a contractor for the Federal government. My position is considered exempt, and I receive a salary. My work involves responding to help tickets from customers in m... applies to Alabama  ·  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

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

not allowed to return to work
i am employed as a contract employee (court attendant) and recently encountered a situation with a co-worker that resulted in my asking the supervisor for a transfer from what i believed a harraring s... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Selective enforcement of non-compete
I am a consultant who left my former employer 8 months ago and began working directly for my client. While at first encouraging, my former employer later learned that my 'opportunity' was for contract... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

pay
My boyfriend works for a company that manufactures lockers. He is a salary employee (not paid overtime) and is required to work a 50 hour week. He is supposedly the office manager but he is not in a p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

I want to know if my non-compete is valid
I work as a contractor and signed a non-compete when i started. At first they didn't give me a copy of it, but after I asked repeatedly they gave me one. The one thing that stood out to me was that th... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I receive unemployment for not renewing contract work?
I opened an unemployment claim in April, and only received 3 weeks benefits prior to contracting with a small firm. My current contract with them is expired, and the new one they are offering makes no... applies to California  ·  0 answers

work environment harassment
I am having trouble with my co-workers. Recently, I was allowed to go home early. My manager made the decision. The following day when I returned to work my work vehicle was filled with office equipme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my company for harassment while still working for them
I am harassed daily and forced to work unlimited overtime, I have to work 9-10 hours a day plus saturdays with no extra pay. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I collect overtime where I work as a cook, over 50 hours a week?
I work at a restaurant where I put in over 50 hours a week sometimes 60. I am not paid any overtime and after 40 hours they pay me in cash. Last week I found they "shorted" me over $60 in cash. So not... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Exempt employee and work in job non-related area
I am an exempt or salary employee. Can my company force me to work in my job non-related area? Like if I am computer guy, can they ask me to work extra hour in sat as security guard? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is it considered retaliation if your supervisor makes you work harder than the rest of your team?
I complained about my boss to HR. She told my supervisor that I had complained about them. The next week at work, myself and another co-worker had to do most of the work load, while my boss sat in her... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Office has a 35-hour work week. Do I get straight pay for 35 to 40 & then 1.5 over 40
Our company has a 35-hour work week. I sometimes work an extra 10 hours a week, for which my company refuses to pay overtime, saying I have to "adjust" and take time off the next week. They say we don... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

DRIVER HOURS
HOW MANY HOURS CAN TRUCK DRIVER BY LAW WORK PER DAY INCLUDING DRIVING TO WORK AND HOME. MY HUSBAND IS REQUIRED TO DRIVE 2-3 HOURS ONE WAY TO WORK EACH DAY. IS THERE A LAW THAT DESCRIBES THIS. THANK YO... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Layoff of a 65-year old?
I am 65,in good health, and still work on a very good full-time job. My company has had few reductions in work force by layoffs. In my case I am qualified for retirement because of my age and also the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

What are my rights when working with a disabled co-worker?
A co-worker is "claiming" disability and is often out of the office and I have to do her work. I work for a large company and I'm sure they're afraid she will sue for discrimination thru ADA. I don't ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Am I required to work after termination?
About 10 years ago I was awarded a patent. I signed all rights over to the company that I worked for at the time. About 6 years ago they RIFed me. Now they want to change the patent. They are telling ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

does non-compete apply if I end contract before 1st day of work?
I signed a contract with a medical practice, but I do not start working for them till the end of the year. I have since changed my mind and do not want to work for them. Does their non-compete still a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

nanny overtime
I have a nanny who is scheduled to work 40 hours a week, with 1 wk sick, 1 wk vaca and paid holidays to start. Our family takes more than 1 week vacation every year, but cannot afford to pay her for t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

On what basis does an employeer have to pay a mimimum wage?
I work for a local IT company. We are commission only (sales) and have been told that we are 'Independent contractors'. However, we are set hours we must work and clock in at the beginning and end of ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

FMLA deducted hours for 40 hour disabled employees
My employer recently announced that if any employee who is diabled, and can only work a 40 hour work week, will now have their FMLA hours deducted when OVERTIME is a mandatory requirement. Basically i... applies to California  ·  1 answer

overtime pay for exempt people
I work for a food service contractor in a management capicity. I have supervisors that are paid various hourly rates. They are paid time and a half for overtime. We basically do the same work I do act... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Want to file a claim against former employeer.
I quitted work after 8 days of work because of my former employeer doesn't want to pay over time fee. My work hour supposed to be mon ~ fri and 9 am to 6 pm(8 hours a day). However, he always wanted m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they force me to work full time?
I worked for a Mental health institute for almost 7 years. When I began there, I worked 2 days a week. Shortly thereafter I accepted 3 days a week, then they wanted 5 days a week, and I explained that... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

is my employer required to pay overtime when I am work reduced?
I work a 10 hour alternative schedule in a hospital. When I am work reduced after working 8 hours, isn't my employer required by law to pay me time and a half for the remaining 2 hours? If so how do I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Even though i am required to work 50 hours a week my employer only pays me 40 hours for a week vacat
my employer requires me to work a 50 hour work week but for a weeks pay vacation only pays me 40 hours is this legal. 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

Texas non-compete contract
I started work 2 days ago. Today, day (3) the Dr. presented a non-compete contract. I work in the mental health field in a specialized area, program development and management. I have this experience ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is applying for a new job protected conduct?
I currently work for a vendor service company where work is assigned on a daily basis. Work has been drying up lately and as such I have started to look for other employment. When I asked my manager f... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Written up for smoking on my break? Is this legal?
I was written up at work today for smoking on my break. I work at a gym, and my boss had aleady told me this was not allowed. I have been there for over a year and this "new" policy was never outlined... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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 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

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

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hositle work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete issue
I signed a non-compete with my employer. (Most employers in my industry require a non-compete before they hire you) I have learned no trade secrets and have no specialized knowledge of the company. My... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Sexual Harrassment and Unemployment
I work for a very small company with 4 employees. The owner of the small company I work for has been looking at porn at work. Every time I move from my desk I see awful images. He sometimes does try t... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

Discrimination
I was hospitalized for depression and now require once a week psychiatry appointments. My employer would not let me off work for these appointments and said that if I wasn't at work I would be written... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Employment Question
I'm a full time exempt employee of 10 years who has been paid for 37.5 hours each week according to my paycheck. My department just issued a mandate that we must now work 40 hours a week not including... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I sue if my personal info was divulged to coworkers who had no "need to know this information"
I currently work as a healthcare administrative staff member which requires no licenses or certifications. I do have a professional nursing license that was placed on suspension for tax compliance iss... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Work Humiliation
Even though I work for a non-union employer, can you still have a case on humiliation? I don't want to bore you with this so if you have the time I would like to get to write more to you. Please let m... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

if my boss told me i have to stay at work for 40hrs does he have to pay me 40 hrs.
I get paid by the job not hourly so if I don't have work I'm suppose to sit there without pay or I will get wrote up or let go applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Mandatory Overtime for transcription
I work for a national Medical Transcription service and I am paid on a per line typed basis. I work a standard 40 hour week usually, but recently they have been forcing Mandatory overtime and this wee... applies to Ohio  ·  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 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

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

FMLA Violation - release of medical records request
My employer asked me to sign a release of medical records authorization form. They said until I signed the release, my FMLA would be denied. I've had FMLA intermittent since Jan. 08. My doctors have s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Time payed for operating company vehicles
I work in construction and my company furnishes myself and other foremen trucks to carry their tools and materials to the jobs.They pay travel time to the job only once no matter how far or how long y... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can you have more than one FMLA if one is for a family member an then one is for self or combined?
I would like to find out if you can advise if you work for a company and you was taking FMLA for a sick parent and has used that time (35 days so far) and now myself have been put out because I have c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employee misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After almost 2 years of employment I was switched to independent contractor status and allowed to work from h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Possible mistreatment at work.
My work recently demoted me based on the content of my personal web page. Also, they refuse to pay overtime and they will not pay any hours worked on a day that you may have been late. I'm just wonder... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Question
I signed a non-compete agreement but did not receive a copy of it? Is it still enforceable? I have only been with this Mortgage Broker for six months, received no training and work on a straight commi... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

calculating overtime
Hi, I work in Ohio. It is a salary position and includes overtime. I thought anything over 8 hours per day is overtime in increments of 15 minutes minimum per day, as long as I worked full 40 hour wee... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Harrassement, protected conduct maybe?
I work for Vertex Aerospace on a military installation. A foreman is more critical of my work than of any of the other employees in our section. I feel singled out because of bringing up things that a... applies to Georgia  ·  3 answers

Can family members work together at the same retail store?
My husband works as a department manager at a large home improvement store and has been with the company for 10 years. His younger, mildly mentally handicapped brother was hired almost a year ago. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Invasion of Privacy?
Hi, I work for a large company and I recently became very ill. I took a couple days off of work and went to the hospital a couple times. The doctors finally told me what I had and it wasn't anything r... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Who's shift is it?
I asked a co-worker if he could work my shift the next day, upon his agreement, we aproached our manager for his approval(Company Policy). Unfortunately, I did not return home until late the next even... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Wrongful discharge, discrimination or just unfair?
I was fired yesterday from my position of Team Lead and given the reason of poor performance. I know that FL is an at will state but I feel this is untrue and don't want to have this on my employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for wrongful termination?
I had been friends with a fellow manager during the duration of my employment. Recently, my husband and I split up. When this friend found out, he started to make advances both at work and off work. H... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Layoff
I work in a warehouse with 2 other people and I' am the supervisor. The company has over 500 employs. Our manager told us one of us would be layoff in 4 weeks. They will not tell us who it will be unt... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Ex: Store closes at 6pm. I am scheduled to work from 12-8pm.
Can retail companies force commission only employees to work after the store has closed to help clean the store? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid expense reimbursements
I worked as independent contractor (doing work as a programmer) at a client site in Kentucky for a company located in New Jersy. The company agreed (in writing) to pay for all the CLIENT-APPROVED work... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Can i sue my employer?
I have been requested to work off the clock numerous times, and felt threatened if i did not do so. When people did not call in, my employer would show up at my house at all hours of day to request me... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Going to work for a client but client will still retain agency, non-compete valid?
I currently am an Account Executive for an Advertising Agency. I have an opportunity to go work for one of my clients directly in-house doing some advertising as well as some business development work... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Can my employer use my medical test results as a requirement of employment.
I have been employed by my employer for 14 years. They new I was a diabetic when I was hired. I have had medication issues and adjustments made by my doctor and have had to see an Occupational Health ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make days of work mandatory?
I am a part time hairstylist that works on commission. My boss closes our salon the first week of January as her choice...She tell us that because she is closed from a Monday-Thursday that Friday and ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Employee Misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After one year and 10 months of employment I talked to my employer about plans to move approximately 100 mile... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

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

Is it legal to pay me a base salary and require me to work 50 hours per week?
I work for a pizza franchise and I am the general manager here. I have been doing this job for almost 2 years now. When offered the position I was told that I would be paid a base salary which was gre... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Work place violence
My girlfriend works at corporate salon and yesterday may 15th her manager and another coworker got into a physical fight. The district manager was called in and wrote them up no one was terminated. Is... 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

Forced to work holidays when not my scheduled days
My wife works in the guard shack at a private lake community. She works first shift weekends, every weekend(she works Sat & Sun 16 hrs every week), on time never misses, she has always worked any holi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Does a law set a maximum on the number of hours worked?
Is there a law stating a maximum amount of voluntary overtime an employee can work in a work week? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to overtime even though I am a salary employee?
I work for a manufacturing company that does not pay any of us overtime. At one point they were giving us only comp. time that had restrictions on it. I am in Quality and work with my hands all day. T... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should we get paid for putting on the company uniform?
If an employer provides your work uniforms, and has them cleaned and delivered to a locker at your work place, do they have to allow you time to put them on and take them off on company time. If so wh... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Employee No-Hire Clause
I work for a Company A which is the one that pays me, but I am assign to a Company B which is the place where I do all the work. In my contract there is a No-Hire clause. Now the Company A lost the ou... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Non Compete
I signed a non compete with the staffing agency I work for it states that I can not work for anyone that they have done business with in the past present or future, another staffing service for 2 year... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I signed a non-compete with a software company.
I signed a non-compete with a software company that stated I could not work for a competitor. My job was to fix computer equipment in the field for our clients. I was offered a position with another c... 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

Can the owner of this franchised Ihop I work for take money out of my check everyday for food
I do not wan to eat here, it's not good and I eat healthy but the owner said money gets taken out every day no matter if I eat or not. It's atleast 50 dollars out of my check. I don't want to eat here... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

What make me a salary employee ?
I work for a company and they pay me a salary and I don't get overtime . I questioned the about it and they got me buss. cards saying i was a supervisor and said they didn't have to pay it. But i am j... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How many employee's work for a company?
I have sent in a letter of complaint against my former employer to the EEOC. My question is how do you determine how many employee's work for the company? Is it based on just the store I worked at or ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

What make me a salary enployee ?
I work for a company and they pay me a salary and I don't get overtime . I questioned the about it and they got me buss. cards saying i was a supervisor and said they didn't have to pay it. But i am j... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

harassment
I work in a family owned business and was falsely accused of having a sexual relationship with my employer's husband. Do I have legal grounds to sue for defamation creating a hastall work inviorment, ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Severance pay and salary: "double dipping"?
My company was recently sold, and I was laid off with no notice. However, my final check included two weeks salary that was designated as "severance pay". During the following two weeks, I continued w... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Does the restoration of position in fmla mean same hours, same duties or can boss change it?
Am about to return to work after maternity leave. asked to change my hours from 9:30 - 5:30 to 7 to 3. two other men in my workgroup have these hours. am the only woman in this group. was called in fo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

after calling HR i was retaliated against. what can i do?
i called the HR department of the company i work for to inform them of the abuse of our facilities equipment and the safety issue that was created by this abuse. i had originally said something to my ... 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

Work Injury and FMLA
Pleas Help! I have a work injury (carpal Tunnel syndrome) My employer made me take a FMLA and then terminated me is this possible? applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can I 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

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

Validity of non-compete agreement
I am a professional computer technician who is currently looking for work. I recently found a position with a company working as a contractor (1099). After they interviewed me they handed me the contr... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Comp time for exempt employees
I work for a local non-profit agency. All employees are considered exempt. I work some weeks everyday 8 hours or more. My job requirements are teaching classes, invoicing, scheduling community classes... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what can I do
I signed non-compete, and work with current company as computer network administrator consultant. A year ago was sent to work for client to take care of their network system part time, now client want... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is being on call acceptable without pay?
Hello, I work for a very large company as a part time sales associates (there are no full time sales associates). The shifts comprise of for the most part one manger and 2-3 sales associates on the fl... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unwanted - cost of personal fuel to be withheld from my paycheck
I work at a consulting firm where the vast majority of employees are on salary, and work at temporary customer jobsites throughout each day, and have no permanent place of work provided by the employe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer force me to split my shift ?
I work retail and in years past since black Friday can be horrendous, they have asked if anyone would volunteer for a split shift or be able to stay more than 8 hours and some have complied with the r... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Mandatory 50 hour work week for salary workers.
The big boss decided to make it manadatory for the entire engineering office to work 50 hour work weeks for the next two months. No explanation was given and no compensation was mentioned for working ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

My new boss has taken away all acomodations regarding my FMLA
I have been on FMLA since 2008 for acute rheumatoid arthritis. Since this time I have been allowed to work from home on sick days and make up any time in the office at my discretion. My work has never... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Must work day before & after holiday to get holiday pay
The company I work for gives us certain holidays off with pay. If we don't work the day before or the day after the holiday they won't pay for that holiday. Is this legal? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can an employer force me to take a whole day off when I only need a half day?
My wife's employer will no longer allow her to work a half day (after switching to exempt status), as in, doc her paid time off (or pay if no PTO left). For example, we have family that lives out of s... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Full time plus additional work?
I run a nonprofit organization. I have an employee who works FT in one program on salary. He wants to work in another of our programs several hours in the evening, seeing therapy clients (he is a Mast... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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 a non-compete agreement ban a employee from working in the industry for 2 years?
Employer A sold a line of business (employee benefit administration and consulting) to Employer B. Employee C came to work from A to B. While at A, C was the primary relationship manager for A's clien... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hostile work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

I am a salaried employee: Can my permanent mandatory schedule be 50 hours a week?
I am a salaried employee, when I was hired I understood that meant that I would need to work as many hours as necessary to get the job done. I did have a regular schedule posted as 40 hours a week, bu... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay Issues
I was laid off from my job. A big company bouth my company. They offer me severance pay for 6 months, but they do not want that I work for that period of time in any place. I was a manager and I under... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I was told not to come to work if I dont feel safe should I still come to work monday
I filed a complaint and we are being investigated and waiting on air quality testing equipment I said I dont feel comfortable wearing a resperator if the air quality may be contaminated the told me no... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

what is the maximum amount of hours an employee is to work?
Is there a limit on how many hours an employee can work? Was scheduled a 12 hour shift - but picked up 4 additional hours voluntarily to help cover shifts - is this permitted? applies to Ohio  ·  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

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 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

Do I owe income tax in AL if I work remotely from home in FL for a company in AL?
Recently relocated to Tampa, FL from Birmingham, AL for my husband's job. My employer allowed me to keep doing my job because it is able to be done remotely from my home (order handling and logistics)... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is there anything we can do to stop this?
I work in small notebook factory and for years they have been laying off by seniority in the company. Now they want to lay off by a point sysyem,how many machines you can operate,I don't think this is... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unreasonable Non-Compete
I have a young friend who works for a Payday Loan company. She told me her location was robbed a gunpoint last week and that she is very fearful of working there now. She said since the company discon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Anyone know of an employment attorney that will work on a contingency basis?
I called in sick 1 day and so did a white co-worker. Upon returning to work, I presented my manager with a doctor's note. My manager was not pleased that I missed the day and threatened "written corre... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I need information on whether a company is able to deny full-time to someone?
I live in Michigan and work for a company as a "part-time" employee. I have been putting in 43-55 hrs /week for over 3 years now which is the same or more than all the full-time employees work at this... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can I work at all....
My non-compete states I cannot work in my field for two years upon separation. Can a non-compete prevent me from working in my field? applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Salaried hours
is it against any law to work a salaried person over 40 hours in a one week work period( california )? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Arizona - "Right to Work" State
I know Arizona is a "Right to Work" State. Does this mean an employer can terminate your employment at any time or any reason? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can I be docked for scheduled days off?
HELP! I work at a private school in Richmond, VA. My position is the Executive Assistant. I'm salaried and I receive no overtime pay. Since I work at a school, we have scheduled days off on the school... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Non-compete as a sofware consultant
Hi, I work for a consulting firm as a w2 employee with zero benefits, they simply pay me for every hour I work. Basically they are a middleman between myself and my client. For every dollar I bill the... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Can my former employer enforce a non-compete if it means I can't work in this field anywhere.
I worked for a company that only offered 1 loan product to a specific group of people. I decided to leave and work for a broker where I have access to a large array of products and can service the ent... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Employment Contract Restrictive Covenant
I work for an IT Consulting firm. The contract that I signed upon taking the position contains a Restrictive Covenant that, in turn, contains a section stating that: during my employment and for a per... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Will discrimination attorneys work on a contingency?
Age discrimination was the motivatig factor in my recent termination (age 66), Are there emloyment lawyers in the Chicago area who will work on a contingency fee basis? Thanks. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Dose my work place have to make accomadations for pregnancy restrictions?
I hve worked for the local wal-mart store for 5 years. I am 6 months pregnant and have been put on restrictions. I am allowed to work for 8 hrs. but not allowed to be on my feet for more than 4 hrs. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can a liscensed public claims adjuster who wants to work for himself not be allowed by a nc?
i signed a two year non compete as a lioscensed public claims adjuster and my company gives me nothing....i just want to get out and work on my own.....no training,trade secrets,customers,lists or any... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

How long after I return to work from maternity leave does my employer need to guarantee my job?
I am returning to work after maternity leave under FMLA however, I belive that my employer will RIF me within the first day or two. Is this legal? applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

wanting to stay within my non-compete
I currently work for a company which I am under a non-compete. It states I can not work for any competors nor can I solict any business from the company for 2 years or a 50 mile radius starting on the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Overtime Question
I am an IT engineer working for a small company in Toledo. I feel we are getting a bad deal as far as overtime is concerned. I will explain how my compensation works. I am a non exempt employee. I get... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Mandatory Overtime
I work for a private contractor on a military base and was wondering is it legal for a company to engage mandatory overtime, esp. at a moments notice? It seemed to me they could ask you to work overti... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can my boss make me bring my kid to work when I dont have a babysitter?
Yesterday I called my boss numerous times to tell him I couldn't find a sitter after my original sitter backed out last minute. After talking to him he said that not having a babysitter is not a good ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

PLEASE HELP
I have been employed for 2 years with my employer, no vacation, no paid holidays, no benefits at all. I also work overtime for regular pay, and RARELY take a lunch! They are now telling me I have to c... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Base rate or time and a half?
I work as a consultant for a contract firm. I am a degreed EE who designs circuits and writes low level software. In my present job, I am a W2 employee who gets a paycheck based on the hours I work. I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Fired for FMLA time related to a settled Work comp case
I worked for a local utility company as a repair technician. I was involved in a work injury in 1993. That work comp case settled in my favor awarding me lifetime medical coverage. In 1998 I had shoul... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete Agreement
Relate to Non-Compete Agreement I am employee for company A, which has placed me for company B thro a contract position. But Company B has put me for actual work at Company C who is a client of Compan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

disabled supervisor
my supervisor at work can't talk, he uses a computer typer that hangs around his neck to comunicate to his employees. would it be discrimination to ignore his typed commands? very loud machines in the... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

how can i get out of a non compete
forced to sign a non compete when hired 2 years ago. since they they over hire and I am not making a decent living. Also forced to work 47 hours a week for straight commission..meaning on a slow day I... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

docking pay for being late
My boss is tired of people coming in late to work. He wanted to know if he can dock hourly employees paycheck for being late to work. He wants to dock them 2 hours for each time they are late, regardl... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How binding is a non-compete for a contracting consultant?
I coordinated the billing for a consulting assignment at Company X through a contracting company. The contracting company required that I sign a non-compete agreement ensuring that I do not work for C... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer require an employee to stay over their scheduled time?
When I was hired, nothing was said about having to stay 30 minutes or more after my schedule said i was to be off. Before I was hired for this job (fast food restaurant) I informed the lady interviewi... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I sue if I've not been paid for work in over a month?
I worked for a company called EPI. We were the "clean up" crew at Lollapalooza on Aug 7,8 &9. We were told that we could work anywhere between 6-10 hrs & would be paid $75 for each day. I followed all... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

My retail company has placed a major event on the Jewish Holidays and I am required to work
Am I forced to work on my holidays? When I contacted HR I got fluff. They do not understand the importance of Rosh Hashana and YoM Kippour. As well as the 10 days between them. I am also forced to use... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Non-compete
I am currently working for an IT Company in Columbus. I am moving to another state in which my employer does not do any business in that area. They say the non-compete is valid. NON-COMPETE TERMS: Can... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Defamation and Lack of overtime pay
My husband has been working for Mineke for 2 months now, and his boss has used foul language everyday around him, the other workers, and customers. He also accused my husband for being a thief in fron... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal to work for a completing company owned by former employees of my current employer?
I would like to leave my current employer and work for a competitor. The competing company was started by my current employer's former VP and one other former employee. Both former employees lost thei... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Is the non compete clause enforceable to an independent contractor physician in Arizona
Hi there, I am an independent contractor (physician) for a group that contracts with a hospital in the Scottsdale AZ area and I provide hospitalist services. I have been with them for 2 years and I si... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Returing to work long enough to not have to reimburse benefits paid by employer after FMLA leave.
If I decided I don't want to return to work after FMLA maternity leave, I understand that I would have to reimburse my employer for my benefits they paid while I was off. How long would I have to work... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Termination while on Sick Leave
I have been off of work on approved disability/sick leave. My doctor requested an extension for leave and it was denied. We are currently appealing it - I'm still off work. A colleague said they may t... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

Do non-compete clauses still apply if worker's state voids such clauses?
I work as a part-time 1099 contractor for an Ohio-based company, however I work in California. When I started, I signed a non-compete document that bars me from taking any position with a competing co... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

upon arrival for a shift can you be deemed extra and sent home without compensation?
I work for a corporate restaurant chain and upon arriving for a scheduled shift servers are told they are extras and are sent home without the chance to work and are not compensated for showing up for... applies to Ohio  ·  0 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

My rights if I feel the confidentiality of my personal health information compromised?
I currently work in good standing with a health insurance company. My record at work has been exceptional in my 10 years there. The reason I'm writing is to find out my rights regarding a situation th... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

how to break non compete, that is very restricting
i signed a non compete contract when i was hired by as a hyperbaric technician for a company based out of new york. i work in pennsylvania. the location i currently work at is closing and we are reloc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Breaks
I work for a manufacturing company that seems to be treating employees bad. I am the a.p./a.r. person and I was told that I am not entitled to any breaks. I work from 8a.m. until 5p.m. and have a 45 m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Cancelled contract: non-compete affecting many.
I work for a company (ABC) that provides outsourced I.T. services for a client (XYZ) and working within XYZ's premises. My employer, ABC, has announced that they have placed a 90 day notice to termina... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

Unpaid wages
I got a contract job offer and I started working there through an consulting agency. The consulting agency signed a contract with the client for me. I had a verbal contract with the consulting agency ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they change my pay or force me to do dangerous work?
I am a office employee who is made to do several wharehouse job's and maintence work because I am a man. I am am not covered under wharehouse insurance and feel I am in danger of getting hurt. Also my... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Termination of employee
Employee misses days of work, cancel appointments, collected cash on jobs and does not turn in the monies to the company, admitts himself into the hospital for alcohol or mental problems but never cal... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Requirements for overtime pay
My daughter works in a jewelery company in NYC. She is classified as an exempt employee, and her salary is $28,000 per year. She is not supervising other employees and is doing routine specification w... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Non compete with global consequences?
I signed a non compete that says I can not work for a competitor for 6 months. No I will never do that again. After speaking two a few other salespeople I know they tell me the agreement is too broad ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

working 70 hours, never receive overtime or comp time
i am a courier/messenger for an armored service business. i usually work 13 or 14 hour days. on average i work about 70 hours weekly but i only get paid regular time.should i be getting paid overtime?... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

compressed work week
We are a Non Profit organization located in New York who employs both exempt and non exempt employees that are paid on a bi-weekly pay cycle. We are looking into a compressed 9 80 work week and would ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Former client contacted me.
I recently left an organization AZ which was bought out by a new company. The new company cut base salaries and there would be no exceptions. Since I left, I have had 2 former clients contact me wanti... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

daily check writing fees
I work through a temporary staffing company that promotes "daily work...daily pay" but charge me a $4 per day "check writing fee" for the daily paycheck to be issued. Is this allowed? applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

non-compete
Help! I work for an Ohio based company in Indiana. I had to sign a non-competition agreement. If this company loses their Indiana contract and is replaced by another similar company, can I not work fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Pregnant and dismissed because of need for light duty work
I am 4 months pregnant and due to some pregnancy complications, my physician wrote a note to my employer requesting "light duty". I work as a nursing assistant in a children's hopital that has granted... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I am a registered nurse and am ill, my employer is forcing me to come in even though I called in sick because of no coverage. How is that safe when I don't feel good and I work on an acute psyche unit. My job treats us like crap and no one wants to work a
My job is very unfair and unethical. Most staff don't want to come in on days off for coverage because of how we are treated. I Called in sick because my throat hurts and I'm losing my voice, no cover... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Arizona's - "Right to Work" vs "Non-Compete"
Non-Compete question: I'm an employee working from my home in Phoenix, AZ. My employer is in St. Louis MO. and they would like for me to sign a non-compete after 3yrs of being employed.. they say that... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

i work for a non profit company when i was offered my job i signed a non compete
At time of hire they offered me a base salary as well as a per bin bonus (I'm a site finder/territory manager for a non profit that collects clothes and shoes. They also ogreed to pay me $.30 per mile... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Working with no-pay because of changing from exempt to non-exempt
I work in Pennsylvania in a very large corporation. The department I work in consists of 23 employees with different titles. All employess are exempt. However, the coroporation has change policy and 2... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I a victim of age discrimination?
I am 52 years old and work as a teacher for a private school, and have been with the school for three years. During that time, I have seen several incidences of young mothers receiving better schedule... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is my non-compete valid if client no longer contracts with my employer?
My non-competition agreement states that I cannot work for a client of my employer (we'll call it Client A) if I performed work for that client in the 12 months prior. If I leave my company, and Clien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

please let me know if this is okay for them to do.
I work at church day care center. We recieve our checks twice a week. Is Okay for them to pay a three week check the week prior or the correct week or a week later at their own descression. We are als... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

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

Work 24--Paid for 20
I am a Paramedic working for a private ambulance company. Although we work 24-hour shifts, we are only paid for 20 hours per shift. We are allowed to sleep during the shift but MUST respond if a call ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

My rights to reinstatement after leave of absence
I was off work for six months recovering from having cancer and some surrounding muscle removed from my leg I was released by my Doctor to return to work but was told they didnt have anything for me a... applies to Ohio  ·  3 answers

Am I 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

Unemployment is investigating me at my on call job. It has angered my employer and may cost me myjob
I was first investigated when I was laid off from my full time job. I have been on countless interviews and filled out hundreds of applications for full time work. To show unemployment I am making an ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Involves FLSA.
Dear M.E.L. I am an non-exempt hourly worker employed as a maintainance technician. I work for a apartment management company in Evansville Indiana. They have apartments all over the United States. I ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is a non-competition contract enforcable for a PRN employee
I am a PRN employee in the medical field. I work for a small business. I was told I had to sign a non-comptete agreement in order to obtain employement. As this is a PRN job and thus I am not promised... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

assault in the work place by a department head
What legally can be done when an employee is physically assaulted by a department head in the work place? The employee is suffering from depression and anger and it will not shake off. applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

My son was terminated from his job for a probation violation he is in jail they refused work release
my son was terminated from work for a probation violation he signed a last chance agreement from his emplyer he needs help applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Shortening, non compete
I signed a non compete, but was not allowed to read the entire thing. It was explained briefly to me and if I wanted the job I had to sign it right then. It is for 2 years, I was let go by the company... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

Collecting Unemployment under a resignation for unethical behavior?
I'm curious if I'm capable of being granted unemployment given I have just put in my formal resignation at my job. I was the Director of Marketing at a consulting firm that was owned by one person who... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Treated unfair for falling asleep at work.
if i work for procter & gamble and have been the only one out of the shift work force in my dept who has been confronted for falling asleep.and have a diag of sleep apnea. also have been told by team ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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 non-compete be enforced in the US if Im hired by a direct explicit competitor in Europe?
I work for and am being recruited by large retailers that are direct competitors in the US and globally. My non-compete states that the restricted region is the US and territories. I work in the US wi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

What are my options other than FMLA if there are under 15 employees where I work?
Had to have extensive surgery on my wrist and will be out of work for 6-8 weeks. We have less than 15 employees so I don't qualify for FMLA. Can they fire me or lay me off? What other options do I hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to not have employees document their time at work?
I worked at a store that did not have the employees document when they got to work and when they left. We would only be paid for the time that we were scheduled for which did not include the time that... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Is it illegal to write in your hours?
I work part time at a Dr's office 6 days a week. Most weekends I stay late as I have a lot of work to finish since I only work part time. I have forgotten to clock out a couple times but remembered th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

see above
At a union workplace, certain workers are scheduled 10 days in a row and no overtime is paid. The company says they do not have to pay overtime if the work weeks carry over into two different pay peri... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can a non-compete be enforced if too broad?
I was let go from a FL-only homeowners insurance company. During the exit process, I was told I could not work for a "direct competitor." I just got a copy of the non-compete and it says it is for 1 y... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I am facing being asked to resign. If I refuse and am terminated, can I still get unemployment?
Hi there! I am facing being asked to resign because I am unwilling to transfer to another store (which would be a 2+ hour commute plus tolls for a part time job). I've been employed with this company ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Serverance pay - Relase terms unreasonable. Not to take up similar work in the future
I am concerened with a release articles and non compete articles in a severance agreement. 1 - The release article states - that I agree not to take up similar work in the furture. 2 - Not to sue fore... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

sold business & wife went to work at another shop
my wife & i sold a florist & signed a no compete then she went to work for a shop across town & the new owners are up set the no compete says we cant conduct a retail florist establishment, 10 years &... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

What are the consequences if I don't accept a per diem position in collecting Unemployment
I was notified by my employer that as of 1/30/10 I will no longer have my F/T, Benefitted, Hopice Social Work position. First I was informed that my work was not acceptable and that I made mistakes on... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is this a 'hostile work environment'?
I work for an admitted 'born-again' christian, and I've got no problem with that. However, I've got a problem with some of the things he has said and done over the last few months. quick list: 1. when... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

holding paycheck for not cleaning vehical
My husband works for an electrical company who is holding his paycheck until he cleans out his work van, it is company issued. Is this legal? and for how long can he hold the check. Technically he was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can a non Compete Agreement be enforced if your current employer has been purchased by a compeititor
I currently work for a Tire Distributor and we have been informed that we have been purchased by our biggest competitor. I signed a non compete agreement with the current employer... is it still valid... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for a company to pay straight commission in a non-sales job i.e collections
I work for a company that pays straight commission and requires a minimum of a 42.5 hour work week (actual hours worked). There is no draw. The commission is paid at a certain percent of the overall d... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer tell you an hour before your shift is over that there is manditory overtime?
On a regular basis we finish our work at least and hour before our scheduled quiting time. They make us leave so they save money but on certain days they'll walk around an hour before quiting time and... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Vacation Accural--Manditory Overtime
I was hired 6 months ago as a salaried employee in AZ. I was told by the VP, the required hours per week would be anywhere from 40-50 hours a week. My personnel profile states I am required to work 40... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can my employer ask for all medical records from all my doctors since my accident
I am a City Firefighter involved in a MVA while on vacation that was not my fault but resulted in several traumatic injuries that required me to be off work for 6 months. My employer put me on FMLA im... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

NON-COMPETE DISTANCE VS. TIME
Upon being hired to work for a audio visual company i was made to sign a non-compete. I live in New York and work in New Jersey.(approx 55 miles away)the non-compete specifies a radius of 30 miles and... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

is this sexual harassment?
My husband started to work about 6 motnths ago to this new job. He is now being accused of sexual harrassment because this lady complained that he was always in her areas of work and that he did not h... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done?
Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done? I have signed and returned a compensation agreement to my employer, including a commission payout structu... applies to Maryland  ·  2 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

When am I entitled to pay?
I work for a firm in Memphis Tn. In my job responsibilities I have to drive a company vehicle to my work site which located 1.5 miles away from where the vehicle and keys are kept off the clock. The k... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

not being able to take off work for dr.s appt.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can Management refuse to properly document or pay a federal employee that has work at a higher grade
I have been promised several times by management that I would receive a temporary promotion and or possibly be hired permanently full time. From 2007-2010 I have work at a higher grade and haven't rec... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Non Compete statement
Mel...My employer made me sign a non-compete about 4 months after I started to work for them. I received nothing in consideration. I have been in Construction sales for 15years and it is all I can do.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What can part-time indep contractors offer in terms of language to replace a non-competer clause?
I am being offered a temporary work assignment for 2 1/2 months as an independent contractor. I have worked for the company for 3 months via a staffing agency. The company now wants to make me a 1099 ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have alternatives for relocation agreement payback and payback amount?
I am employed by a company and have been for exactly one year. Relocating to the new location has not been good. My wife has been unable to find work and my son started college. The net effect is that... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

My right to choose where to park my car.
I was legally parked on a public street about a half a block away from my work. Does my employer have the right to suspend me two days w/o pay for parking there? - There reasoning: " It's in the polic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

What does it take to prove Constructive Discharge
I've been subjected to constant harassment by my boss all year. He made me the project leader at the start of the year on several large projects (everyone else had hardly anything close), then pressur... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

renege on pan plan after task accomplished
I have worked for my company for many years and have worked in many departments. In late 2006, I accepted a position in the sales dept signing an agreement of salary and commissions to be paid. After ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My husband signed a non compete on a Tuesday and decided he did not want to work for that company and chose a different company to work for, he notified them in less than 24 hours. Is the non compete still valid? In consideration they offered him money
The money was not taken. He started working with another company and only made it through half the day before the former company had contacted the new company about the non compete. Needless to say he... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

what is my next step
I work at a charter school. I sent an "ANONYMOUS" email to my H.R. director at my school concerning behavior of two other staff members. I just left my Principal's office and he was asking specific qu... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Exempt employee and making up missed time
I am an exempt employee for a municipality. One morning I had car trouble and was an hour late for work. I did call work and explain the situation. Later the same day, my supervisor told me to just wo... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

FMLA question
My husband has worked for a local auto dealer for 32 years, he's 53 years old. He has held key management positions for approx 20 years. February 5, 2008 he stayed home from work, which was rare, thou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Please Help!!!
I work for a construction subcontractor in Va and my boss makes slanderous, sexuall, and raciall statements towards me constantly. This is seriouslly distracting and makes me feal unworthy and low at ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Is a manager required to do something if an employee has their belongings and money stolen from them
I work as a waitress and when I walked into work I had put my purse with my keys and wallet in our breakroom where I always put it. A couple hours into my shift, I noticed it was gone and no where to ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Can my supervisor require me to attend after work social events, ie dinner or drinks?
I work for a large company and my particular department supervisor has required our team to attend social events outside of work. Usually dinner and/drinks or something along those lines. We were forc... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can City of Detroit Tax Severance if I don't work there
I was released from an employer in 2009. I worked in city of detroit. My employer continued to deduct city taxes from my severance even though I was no longer an employee, did not work in Detroit, and... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Do I have a right to display my work and list sponsors?
The owner of the company, where I worked as a graphic designer and creative director for the past 13 years, closed the business in October 2009 -- we no longer had enough contracts to afford to pay th... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

do I have a case??
over qualified, but hired with job description. management deligates all work load to me then go's shopping online. management was found out then terminated. Replaced by unqualified individual with no... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unfair time off
I work for company in Maryland, however, my work is overseas in Colombia, SA on a DOD contract. We have 3 sections; pilots, mission commanders, and maintenance. Our contract states 4 weeks on duty, an... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

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

Discriminatory Layoof
I am an Indian on H1-B Visa and have been recently laid off. Earlier in Sept 2003 I had given a complain against my Manager to the VP of HR for intimidation, personal comments on my beard and appearan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Does a non-compete agreement signed in WA state apply if the employee moves to Oregon state?
I signed a non-compete agreement with my current employer in Washington state. I am moving to Oregon. The field that I work in is very narrow and I am wondering if I work for another company if it wil... applies to Washington  ·  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

Can an employer lay off someone for no reason and then hire someone else?
I recently got laid off from my job. The reason is times were tough and the owner couldn't make the numbers work in order to keep me, yet after a week of me being gone, he hired someone else for 50 ce... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Moonlighting
My job was eliminated (Office Manager) and I was offered another position at 1/2 my salary. I took it and was able to get side work which I told a partner at my office about (who had no problem with i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

seeking damages for unsafe working enviroment
I work for a very large union. I am a maintenance worker for them. The building I help maintain is constantly in need of remodeling and repairs. None of which permits are pulled to do this extensive w... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can the 90 day probationary period start over if one missed an approved day of work?
Before I accepted the job I informed my employer that I have proir reservations that will require me to miss 2 days of work during the first 90 days. Is it legal to start the 90 day period over again ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non-Compete contract in Ohio under duress?
I am concerned about a non-compete contract that I was forced into signing. I have been reading the site scrupulously and I have not found particular information from Ohio law. I have read about cases... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Holiday and Overtime in same week
I am classified as "salaried with overtime" so when I reach 41 hours, I am paid at 1/2 time. That stinks enough. My question is: During a holiday week for which I am paid for the holiday (as the compa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unfair Severance Package Offered to Me
If I work at a Company for 15 plus years and go on maternity leave and get a part-time position there and work 7 months part-time and get laid off and the Company offers me a package based on my part-... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

California's Alternative Workweek Schedule
This question is for the state of California. We would like to request that our employees work 3/12 shifts? (3 days a week, 12 hours a day) Can this be considered an Alternative Workweek Schedule? Wha... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

NYC Non-Compete Agreements
Hi, I am currently being sued by my former employer for going to work for a competitor. I am doing a completely different role currently. There is no information that I feel was considered confidentia... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Work place security camera spying
I live in Iowa and at the work place there are visible security camera’s because it is a quick service restaurant, so the camera’s are located in strategic places. How ever with the New GM in the ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Boss clocked me out two hours before shift was over and did not tell me until the end of the shift.
I work at a sandwich shop and I was forced to work a double shift that gave me a total of 40 hrs. for the week. Two hours before the second shift was up the owner clocked me out without telling me unt... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Non-Compete after being RIF'd
I was let go by my previous employer about 3 months ago stating no further need for my services. Today, I was contacted by a customer of said previous employer. They are looking for someone to do cont... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Am i getting cheated?
I am a store manager for a farm parts retail store I was put on salary income, and i only get paid for 80 hours every two weeks regardless if i work 100 hours, but if i work less lets say 60 hours i a... applies to Texas  ·  2 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

Disparage in work assignments for the same job title
I work for a company based out of another state. I was forced to give up my part time administrative assistant last year based on sales being down. My sales this year are above my goals for the entire... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non-compete problem
My company has been taken over and they are closing the New York office and moving select employees to Chicago. I am a VP of sales, but cannot go to Chicago because of elderly parents I must assist to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Are the details of my non compete clause too restrictive to be enforceable
I work as a Physician Assitant. I have signed a non compete clause that limits my ability to practice within a 40 mile radius for 5 years after I leave my current employer. The contract does not speci... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non-Compete - Same Industry, different location/customer base
I work in the staffing industry. I had to sign a non-compete agreement in order to be hired at a small private firm to sell our services to companies seeking office/admin. assistance. The agreement st... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can you please clarify what "formal written negotiations" means?
I signed a contract to do sub contract work for a company. Before I had done any work for them, I terminated the contract (it was at-will employment) There is wording in the solicitation restrictions ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

humiliation
I recently divorced a supervisor, whom I have children with. After our divorce, she began to date a supervisor in my section. Since I had also injured myself at work, I became seriously depressed abou... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Do I have to release an employee's entire file to WC Insurance company?
I have an employee that has been out of work on a WC injury for over a year, she cannot return to work, they are currently asking for her entire employee file, which does not contain anything about he... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

Employment Restrictions
I currently work as a contract employee at Caterpillar Inc. I am a purchasing analyst and have been offered a position with a supplier to Caterpillar. Upon giving my notice, I was told by my Caterpill... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

12 year employee
I have worked for a major corporation since February 1997. Since June of 2006 I have been a Sunday employee. I transferred to an Antioch location February of 2007 as a Sunday only employee. As of Marc... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Medical Privacy at Work
My employer is shopping health insurance and has asked each employee to complete a thorough medical history questionnaire. I understand that an insurance company would require this for underwriting, h... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can employer (a government entity) change rate of pay and still require my daughter to do same work?
My daughter and a couple of her friends were hired by the mayor of a local village at $8 per hour. At the March meeting, the Village Board decided to raise the pay to $15/hour effective May 1. This is... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Are freelancers able to file a claim with the NY DOL for unpaid wages?
I am a freelance editor who has not been paid by a media company for work done on their magazine in January 2011. I have signed contracts from them regarding the terms of delivery and rate of payment ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

As a physical therapist in MA, can a non-compete agreement be enforced against me?
I am a physical therapist who works for a contract company/staffing agency (a company that I am an employee of that provides different temporary work sites). I am paid by this company and am a full ti... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

Transferring contractor's from one agency to another?
The company that I currently work for is submitting a RFP for a State Contract, and in the RFP the state wants to know how we will handle the contractors that currently work through other Staffing Age... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

no compete convenant
i worked for a house cleaning co. for 3 years, recently new ownership took over and i lost my health benefits, i had to sign a non compete agreement or they would have let me go, i made it clear that ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Longer hours requested, no more money for it ...
I work in a small private company as a manager and supervise 5 -6 employees. Our working week is 35 hours, but company has a right to extend it to 40 hours when needed. Such extensions happen and all ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

On medical leave and won't allow me to return to work.
Worked for 20 years for big 3 company. On disability for depression/anxiety from work at the company and put into supervisor role and not trained nor paid for that duty. Put on medical leave by compan... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete for Software developers.
I am a software developer and was hired by Company A to work as a contractor for a client in the Bellevue area. Since Company A did not do H1B visas, they referred me to company B. So I am an empoyee ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my husband be terminated during surgery leave?
My husband had hernia surgery on Jan 18th 2013. He gave his employer notice and informed of being out for 6 weeks. His HR person told him to go through FMLA, which he did. They denied him protection d... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can a non competition agreement be enforced if signed in the USA but I will work in Europe?
I gave in April my company notice of my resignation effective end of August. My company then told me that I get paid two more weeks and they enforce my non-competition until end of August. Until the e... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Character defamation?
I have recently started a temporary work contract for a financial services company. On my official first day of employment, the HR manager called me in for a meeting and informed me that one of my pre... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Letter stating I will not return to work.
I have been on medical leave for 10 weeks. My doctor extened me another 5 weeks. When I informed my employer of my extension, they reminded me that after 12 weeks they can no longer hold my job. Then ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

I am a Shop Stewert for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation?
I am a Shop Stewart for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation? We have a new boss for a year and a half who has created a ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Reverse Sex Discrimination at Work
I have a male friend who has worked seasonally for a very large and very well-known company for 5 years. He has been patiently waiting to get in permanently but they have already passed him up once to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Compensation for missed meal breaks.
My job requires that I, and all others in my department, work through their lunch breaks. It's an 8 hour shift with no breaks. I understand that CA Assembly Bill AB 2509 requires an employer to pay 1 ... applies to California  ·  4 answers

Non-Compete as an independent distributor
Will non-compete hold up, if I did not sign anything regarding the bonus program? I signed an independent distributor agreement in California with a Company from Cleveland, Ohio 23 years ago. It says ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a restrictive convenant prevent me from accepting any work at a customer site?
My employer laid me off. A customer of my former employer wanted to engage in consulting services with me. My former employer said I could not engage in the consulting services because of a non-compet... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Do I have any recourse to stop my potential termination?
From October 2008 to June 2009 my performance and work was "above average" according to my manager. This was reported verbally; was an outcome of my 2009 mid-year review; and was further evidenced by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Afraid of Losting Unemployment benefits please read details pane. Thank you.
I started recieving unemployment a couple of months ago. I've been looking for work but recently my gradma has become ill. She needs my help for which I am a home care provider but she lives in anothe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

what do I do about unfair pay for a company I have worked for almost 5 years?
I have been working for this company for almost 5 and have only received 3 raises with in that time period. I am a full-time stock management employee, paid hourly and receiving about 3 dollars less t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I file for "Tortious Interference" for coertion and intimidation by my employer against my union
My questions revolves around discrimination and a hostile work environment at my workplace. I already received my right to sue letters from the EEOC and have already filed a timely complaint. I am now... 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

Am I liable for non-compete
I have accepted a position with a direct competitor of my company, however this new company has other clients that I will be working for during the duration of my non-compete agreement. My old company... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can client withhold final pay from contractor
I have a client that I have done work for for a year. Last week he learned that I was going to take on another client to work from home. He called me and stated, if you go into this meeting it will co... applies to Washington  ·  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

If I sign a severance package - is it binding if they sell this site?
I work for a telecommunications company with 17 employees at this site - 5 of us have been told we are going to be laid off - but we haven't seen the official paperwork. The main company is trying to ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off?
Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off? For instance, we just had another layoff, making it #5 for the year. Our company employs over 500 employees in our Dallas location. I work in ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I apply for work as a LPN if I signed a non compete as a Community Relations Specialist
I signed a non compete after I took a job with a nationwide hospice provider as a CRS(sales manager) Three months later I fear dismissal because I am unable to bring in enough referrals. My non compet... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discriminated for terminal illness (HIV)
I was recently layed off from a large telecommunications company. My manager told me that it was last in first out basis for layoffs. The problem here is that I was not last in - I was a tech for 12 y... applies to Utah  ·  1 answer

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

Can a non compete apply to select employees even if they hold the same position as others not asked
I work at a medical practice that was staffed with 2 doctors. One doctor is setting up a new practice and several employees will likely be going to work with him. The doctor that is staying presented ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Is non-compete clause legal
I worked at a military base as a physician through two successive contractors in the same clinic the past 6 1/2 years. The civilian contractor cancelled the contract because they were having trouble f... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

Are non competes valid when the business terminates the relationship with the customer
1099 contractor hired under a non compete agreement to do work for a specific client. The business terminates relationship with the client effectively putting the contractor out of work. The client of... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Can an employer choose to pay a w2 employee via 1099 for work that has already been completed?
Can my employer choose to pay me via 1099 for work that had already been completed prior to leaving the company if I had been paid under w2 while still with the company? Also, what is the time frame f... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

No compete clause limitations?
I currently work in human resources for a security company in Dallas. I am not management. I do not have access to privleged or confidential company information. I was approached by another security c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is it lawful for an employer to deduct wages for non work reasons?
Hi. My ex-employer deducted wages in the amount of $275 from my last paycheck. The deduction was made without my consent for a transaction with a coworker that had nothing to do with work. The transac... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is the following a form of discrimination?
I work for a 5* resort in Phoenix. I recently thought of braiding my hair.(I am a black female) I came to work one day and another coworker had her hair braided (she is white). Lets just say she lookd... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Bonus payment question
My employer has a bonus program that it pays out at the end of every year to reward employees for hard work during the previous year. My employer processed my bonus and it was posted on our payroll si... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Employee Non-Compete agreement
I signed non-compete agreement with my employer A when i started as an employee in the year 2005. I work as contractor at the client C through Vendor B. My employer A works with Vendor B and he doesn'... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

OT - Multiple Rates
In a day, our crews usually work multiple job sites and may work in different capacities. My question is "Do we have to pay a 'weighted' average when time runs over into the overtime hours and there h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

ee using company computer to check personal email - what are we able to check/view?
What are the limitations of the employer with the employee that was found to not only be sending personal email from her work email account - but also checking and sending personal email on the compan... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unequal pay at work+Government facility
I work at the VA in Oklahoma City. Earlier this year they were hired with the promise that their pay would be adjusted to be more competitive with the civilian sector. They all have e-mails from highe... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

I am falsely accused of sexual harrassment, what are my legal options?
After a break of four days i returned to work, only to find my entry card deactivated. After gaining entry to the office, i was escorted by four corporate security guards to an office where my manager... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I WORK 44 HOURS STRAIGHT TIME EVERY WEEK.,WHY?
I HAVE WORKED FOR A MAJOR AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT DEALERSHIP FOR 33 YEARS,IT IS OWNED BY A FARM FAMILY.WE HAVE APPROX 33 EMPLOYEES AND GROSS SALES ANNUALLY 8-10 MILLION.OUR STANDARD WORK WEEK IS 44 HOUR... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Wage Payment
I work in the Boston office of a major high tech company based out of NY. My company recently said they feel myself (and 32 others salesreps) would earn too much money for 2001 if they paid us our fin... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Salaried Employee docked pay for 1 day off.
I am an exempt salaried employee. My duties include supervisory, administrative and I am also on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations. I work in a Customer Service Help Desk. This year I was i... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

victim of accident at the work place
I am a school bus driver of 19 years. As a victim of school bus verses a pedestrian at the work place, no action was taken. I have notified my local union and employer in writing and verbally on numer... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Salary Half Time
I am an Administrative Assistant for a seasonal manufacturing company. We are required to work overtime as dictated by our corporate headquarters. However, I was hired in as "Salary Half Time". This m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

was I wrongfully terminated
I was terminated they say for sexual harassment, by a student who claimed I tired to grab her and kiss her, the director of my department state it was base on pass history, but I never had any inciden... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Does age discrimination apply in this case?
We are three per-diem seasoned employees, ages 56-61 and are being told that we are not being called in to work (given a large amount of lack of work over the last six months)because our new manager i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I help clients I used to assist when working for my former employer?
This is sort of a follow-up concerning my last question: I signed a non-compete agreement with a former employer. No where in the agreement does it say I cannot start my own company. First paragraph s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

As an hourly employee in Texas am i required to attend mandatory off hour mtgs without pay?
I am an hourly employee at a pizza franchise. We have many off hours mandatory meetings for which I have said we should be clocked in for and the owner has said no. Today a regional owner was in and I... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can bullying an employee be considered as discrimination?
I feel like my previous manager bullied me out of my job because I stood up for myself and didnt allow him to disrepect me. The manager had displayed disrespect and sarcaism in a meeting in front of o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Career assassination?
I have worked at financial services company for the past 3 1/2 years. Each year I've been there, I have received the highest rating during the annual evaluation. My work requires that I pass judgement... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can they use a "use it or lose it" policy when
I currently work for an at will employer and put my two weeks notice in. I was told I would not be paid for the two weeks of vacation that I have earned. They state they have a "use it or lose it" pol... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Diagnos. with cancer worked thru chemo took a 2mo. disability w/radtion hours & benefits cut
Would it be considered medical discrimination if: My daughter returned to work after a 2 month disability absence only to find that the office had cut her hours from a full 8 hr. day 5 days a week to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Would I be breaking my non compete if I went to work for the state?
I signed a non compete for my job not knowing what one was. I do in home care for elderly. My clients are state clients, meaning the state pays my company for me to take care of them. What I would lik... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Question
I moved to PA a little over two years ago and was hired by a company that is in distribution. One of the conditions of hire was to sign a non-compete agreement. I had lived in another state for the pr... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can 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

Is my employer liable for this matter or my co-worker?
I used to be a rehab director in a nursing home and stepped down and worked part time at the same location to pursue higher education; however, another company took over and I was forced to join their... applies to California  ·  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

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 non-complete paper but it was not notarize is the paper legal?
i signed a non-complete paper when i was hired at company A the paper was not notarized so is it legal?now 72 days after i left company A and i work for company B even tho the companys are in the same... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If I work 10 hours a day am I entitled to 2 hours of overtime for that day?
Normally we work 8 hours a day 5 days a week, but recently we have been working 10 hours days. During the memorial day period we had a paid holiday. The boss said we will not be paid OT for the ten ho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I ask an employee to sign an agreement that they continue to work at their own risk?
We have a full-time employee that works in part in our warehouse, but is pregnant and her doctor has said her pregnancy is high-risk. She has had a series of sick days related to the pregnancy, and ha... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deduct this time from FMLA?
I am a manager at a large retail company and am currently 8 weeks pregnant. I had slight complications and had to take time off of work for 2 weeks. I was already owed 4 vacations days and a holiday t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

is 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

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

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

Is this non-compete still valid?
I started with my company as a computer consultant in 1999. I was verbally told there wasn't a non-compete to sign the day I was hired. A year later I was asked to sign one in consideration of a salar... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Should I pursue my case with the Texas Workforce Commission or Small Claims Court?
I worked as a dentist for a practice in, Texas and my pay is based off of collections/commissions. I gave the proper notice to the employer. During my final week at the office, the EMPLOYER decided to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Staffing Service Non-Compete Sales to Operations
I work in a sales role for a staffing service in Philadelphia, and signed a non-compete stating that I would not work for, own, or manage a competing staffing firm within 60 miles. I am being consider... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

If I get paid based on production (per line) am I still entitled to overtime pay?
I have worked for my company for over 2 years and have never gotten paid overtime for working over 40 hours in a week. I always thought this was because I was paid by the line but I have since realize... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Discrimination & loss of confidentiality in the work place
Synopsis: Person A was called to go in for an interview about 45mins prior to the interview. She went, had the intervie and left. The next day her co-worker Person B went to apply at the same place. D... applies to Texas  ·  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

Is my non compete still in effect?
I work as a salesman for a company with a 2 year non compete contract. 20 months ago I resigned with 2 weeks notice, was ask to leave that same day. 2 day's later they called and wanted to counter off... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

can how dock me holiday pay for being 8 min late
i am a salaried employee. Our handbook states the employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday in order to receive holiday pay. i was 8 min late the day befor chrismas eve to work a... applies to Alabama  ·  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

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

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

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

Am I required to give a percentage to the owner of my salon for out of salon work?
I work at a commission based salon (%50 %50). I've been doing weddings for some of my clients through my salon. Am I required to give a percentage of my earnings to my employer? Some of these jobs req... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Termination
I have been with company X, a large financial services provider, for 10 years. I was always considered a high potential and even recently put into a retention program. About a year ago I was asked to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Does the insurance agency for whom I work as an independent agent own my book of business?
I have worked as an independent agent for an insurance agency for 8 years. Recently, two other independent agents who also work in the agency bought it from the agent who started the agency. I do not ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Not getting paid for on-call emergency overtime from Employer
I work for a Home Medical Company or DME company. All service technicians are required to work after hours emergency on-call if a patient or doctor's office call us with a emergency. We were getting o... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Rules for Salary employees regarding overtime
Dear Mel, A couple of questions: 1. If I have a business meeting in the middle of the day can my employer deduct the travel time from my hours worked? 2. I work for a nonprofit agency as an exempt emp... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Overtime drawing
I am a computer programmer. The company I work for has always paid straight pay for any hours over 45. About 18 months ago the company eliminated overtime pay and incorperated a contest. The rules of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Overtime vs Docked pay for a non-exempt Salaried Employee
I'm on salary, but my boss says that any overtime worked is "voluntary" and we need pre-approval before earning overtime pay (although its never been approved in the 2 years I've been here). She said ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Forced to resign or be fired without cause, I resigned, but now being held to non-compete
I signed a non-compete as a standard part of my offer of employment. I found myself in a situation after one year of employment where I was to either resign or be terminated without cause. I chose to ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Absurd activist judge? Employee acknowledges he signed non-compete - but the reasons...
He admits he signed non-compete. (A vary narrowly defined non compete - only applies to client(s) he was assigned to support.) The client was not paying his employer, so his employer issued stop work.... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

company keeping my bonus
Hello, I have worked for a company for 12 years as a store manager. As a manager we receive a bonus every year based on our sales performance. I have given my notice and tomorrow is my last day to wor... applies to Vermont  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

can an employee be fired for wearing his cross necklace?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can dentist A sue dentist B if I an office worker went to work for dentist B
My wife works for a dentist A who has employed another dentist B who signed a non compete contract. The dentist B will be starting her own practice. I have not signed a non compete contract since I am... applies to Virginia  ·  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

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

Non-Compete applies to the new company?
I'm an employee of a consultanting company. I've assigned and worked for the same client as a contractor for more than a year. Now, my employer is being acquired by a competitor. I do not like the com... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Why pay severance to low performing employees and not to performing employees
Low performing employees were offered a severance package, normally a volunteer package has been offered to all employees. Some of the low performing employees have been offered a job to work as contr... applies to Texas  ·  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

I want to know if I was wrongfully terminated?
I worked for the same company for over 2 years. I was recently admitted to the hospital & it ended in me having a condition that I have flare ups that would prevent me from working coupled with the me... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My supervisor degrades and yells at me and threatens to fire me.
I work for a large resort company in Naples seasonally and my direct supervisor or multiple occasions has left me under staffed, yelled at me , insluted me, placed wrongful blame on me and has threate... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Upon returning from a requested FMLA, my Dr, requested I work 2nd shift as opposed to 3rd shift
Can my Dr request me to return from a FMLA on 2nd shift(in which I worked when I left) instead of 3rd shift, as this was part of my leave initially. I needed to be off as I was exhausted and anxious, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer tell an associate to hide their cross on their neck?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What if earned vacation is changed from work in the prior year to work in the current year?
I worked for a company for 44 years. For 40 years, the vacation that you took in the current year was for the time you worked the prior year. You did not get vacation the first year of employment. The... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my employer give permission to my coworker to inspect my time cards and payroll sheets?
I have a colleague who is stalking me during work hours and keeping a diary of what I do, when I eat, who I speak with, etc. to try and get me fired. He has convinced my boss that I am guilty of trans... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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 nullifies no-compete
I work as an appt setter from my home. I am paid hourly by a company that also reimburses me for my phone bill. The company I work for is adamant that I am an independent contractor. I signed a no-com... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Recruited from outside
I am 60 years old, and I was recruited from outside as a coding trainee for an Indianapolis Hospital and was promised that if I came to work for them that I would receive a $2000.00 sign on bonus and ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Is it worth fighting an emplyer for unemployment when they lie about the circumstances?
I was employed at a chain grocery store and had to call off sick one day from work. My company handbook states that if you need to call out the procedure for calling off is to call the manager at leas... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete: Breach of Contract
Hello, I used to work for a software consulting company 'X', and consulting for a client 'Y' through another consulting company 'Z'. Now I joined the 'Y' as a full time employee, but my non-compete cl... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

Assault by employee bad enough for IIED?
I work in a bar and had to cut off an off-duty security employee from drinking. He was under the obvious influence of narcotics and his liquor consumption was high enough to put his BAC above .10 Upon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination?
What exactly qualifies "wrongful termination"? In August, I left my job of nearly two years to work for my father's company. Two weeks after I began working for my father, he left the house - and walk... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete regarding staffing services in AZ
I recently resigned as VP of Recruiting for an AZ-based recruiting firm that specialized in medical and technology staffing. About 4 months prior to resigning an old family friend asked me to do some ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Do I have an opportunity for litigation in this matter.
I was tramatized at work after an abusive co-worker threatened me while I was working my shift. I missed one week of work after seeking medical attention as recommended by my employer. Three days afte... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I Sue Old Employer for damages to Income?
Hi, My question is based on a non-compete injunction that is coming to keep me from working for a new employer. You need a little history to understand the complex issues of this case. Three years ago... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What can be done when employer fails to correct issues?
A person is not cooperative with any of the others in a work environment. This person has seniority, but is not a supervisor. He mistreats his peers, but is an angel with his customers. He often hogs ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

salary holiday pay and time clocks
the company i work for is a salary and hourly based employer. for our holidays they require us to work the day before and the day after to be paid for the holiday. i understand the hourly employees, b... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Asked to work while off the clock
I work for a relatively new company who requires it's employees to do their own "marketing" or advertising. This is done thru handing out materials and flyers to area businesses and placing flyers on ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

Validity of non-compete?
I signed a non-compete agreement after 10 months or so with a company I worked at previously (the first time I left I did not have a non-compete agreement and did compete). I was given $500.00 as cons... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I exempt from overtime requirements?
I will be working for an Illinois seven attorney law firm as a law clerk this summer. I will be paid hourly, based on the number of hours I work each week, no set weekly or monthly salary. I was surpr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Minimum employment tenure & medical insurance contribution
Hi, I work in NY state office. My employer had contract with me saying that I should work for atleast 18 months. The reason for that is he said that the project is 18 months and so he has to make sure... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

I have a 50 mile 2 year non-compete as a chiropractor in Central Illinois. Will it hold at 43 miles
Non Compete Question: My clause states that I may not practice chiropractic or work as an agent of another chiropractor within 50 miles of Bloomington-Normal, IL. (from memory but, if I’m correct, v... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Promised Benefits
Despite the year long posting of our holiday payment schedule (we are only paid for Independence day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's), my boss has decided not to pay for Christmas or New Year'... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Is Non-Compete agreement from my current employer too broad?
I signed a non-compete agreement when I got hired. Now when I review it, I think it's very strict but could be too broad. Currently when I read it, I feel like it blocks any opportunity which needs my... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Non-compete in NY
Hi, I previously worked without a non-compete for Company A which filed for bankruptcy. An employee of this company secretly informed all the consultants that Company A was going out of business and a... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Medical Privacy
I have read the questions and answers in your blog and still need help. I am a scientist and injured my arm at work. I was hesitant to file a worker's comp. claim because my boss and her supervisor ar... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Hostile work environment
I am being blackballed by the company I currently work for. Even though they are in the process of hiring new personnel for 7 new locations they are opening, I've been told they have no job listings a... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

FMLA return
I have been employeed with my company for 8 years now. I took a leave of absence 12/09 . My return to work date was 030110. When I return I was informed that the attendance policy had change 0101109. ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Non-compete and withheld severance
I was laid off from an IT consulting company yesterday. Management said the revenue numbers were forcing them to lay off a consultant. This has happened several times where I worked. Yesterday was als... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination Without Cause
I was terminated from my job a few days ago after 2 1/2 years of service. The reason that my employer gave me was that my skill set did not match the direction in which their IT Department was headed.... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

Vague contract for piecework, scared to sign
I've been asked to sign a contract to obtain work as an independent contractor writing content for online college courses. The contract has no termination date, and it says "neither party shall withdr... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Unemployment benefits for day to day layoffs???
The company which I work for has been rather slow for the last few months. To compensate for our lack of sales a 12 hour shift was eliminated. I was on this 12 hour shift and have lost a great deal of... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Docked hours for a salaried or exempt employee
I am a salaried "exempt" employee. We do not get paid for over-time and most recently had management changes who have instructed us that working from home has to be approved, this happens on a case by... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

I need a couple weeks family leave and the company is too small for FMLA, what rights do I have?
I have been employeed here for 24 years. I rarely am off work except for doctors and scheduled vacation. I have a family crisis and need a few weeks off, not only for my own health but to help my son ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Age Discrimination -- jobs outsourced to India
My law firm has just announced that it plans to "outsource to India" the jobs in the Word Processing and Proofreading depts. There are 25 affected employees; all (100%!) are over 40 and making higher ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

non-compete
I have been working for the same company for 8 years. After being hired, on my first day they had me sign a non-compete agreement. The agreement has many flaws that would make the agreement invalid. A... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

Enforcement of non compete
Can an employer do selective non compete I'm an employee for a consulting company and provided programming service for the client on project A. My company moved me out of town to another project. Now ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer


What are my legal rights if I am the victim of an assault at work, and am terminated? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

What can i do if i don't not have a year of previous work with my employer because of a layoff i was
applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Is my employer creating a hostile work environment, or our they discriminating against me?
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

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

Can the 180-day non compete clause be enforced that we all signed, no trade secrets involved.
A home health care agency in NJ has 6 nurses that attend to a pediatric case that is federally funded. The mother and father choose to leave this agency and go to another one where 2 of her 6 nurses a... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

My legal rights using sick/FMLA time
I have been using sick time and FMLA from a large corporation for treatment of severe depression and anxiety for the last 2 months. My doctor has filled out ample forms requested and recently was aske... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete Employer leaving area
I currently work for a contract company that provides ultrasound services to a local hospital. We were recently informed that the hospital will not be renewing the contract in Feb and we will be w/o a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What if I make up the time during the same week, can that be counted against my FMLA 12 weeks?
So the company I work for allows us to make up time if we leave for an illness/appointment or if you arrive late for illness/appointment. If I do this should those hours I was gone be counted against ... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

Separation agreement
I worked for a company that was bought by an investment firm. A competitor company is owned by the same investment firm. When I resigned from the company, they offered me a severance package if I woul... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

hostile work environment
I have worked for a contractor for the government for 5 years now. My immediate boss is rather difficult to work for and has been worse over the past 3 years once I became management. I was promoted t... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Have non-compete for software sales and interface to other vendors.
I work for a software company that sells to home care, hospice and public health. This software is designed to be used on laptop computers for nursing home visits. I have an opportunity to work for a ... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

What can my boss actually say to me? Written up for fraternization with fellow employee. Policies are vague at best.
I was written up for fraternization after dating someone in a different department. Neither of us is a supervisor and our jobs are unrelated. The policy is vague, I have now seen two different version... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Does the insurance agency for whom I work as an independent agent own my book of business?
applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I am a disabled veteran who work for the VA since 1990 and has been refused at least 18 jobs promoti
applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Abusive Boss / Harrasment / Humiliation / Age Discrimination?
HELP! I have worked for a company as an Administrative Specialist for 3 1/2 years now. I don't know if I have any recourse against what is happening to me, but my co-workers have been urging me to get... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

IT sub-contractor ,unknown contract, noncompete?
I signed as a consultant for CT company (A) to work for another contractor (B) for a NY State agency (C)in Aug 2000. I had a non-compete with company A, and company A told me that B had clause to hire... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Falsely Accused
A girl I work with has falsely accused me a sexual harassment. Any contact between us was always intiated by her, I have many witness's that she was always asking me for a hug. She was interested in d... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA HARASSMENT?
On Friday, August 7th, I had a conversation with my immediate supervisor regarding FMLA. There were going to be several people gone from the office on Monday, Aug 10th. . This was going to be a busy d... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Ovetime, demanded stays without overtime and sexual harrasement
Hi Mel, I have a couple of questions for you any answers would help. First, I was required by my employer to stay after the usual 8 hour work day to satisfy the owner of the company and prove that I w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my daughter be asked to resign her job and then go on maternity leave?
My daughter recently secured full-time employment (3months ago) She has found out that she is pregnant. She understands that she will not be covered under the Family Medical Leave Act but her employer... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

2yr NCA with Company A and working for a client thru a mid-client Company B
I signed a 2yr NCA with Company A and I work for a client thru a mid-client Company B. Can I transfer to another Company C and work directly to the client? Will I violate the NCA with Company A and th... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Do I have a good basis for suing my employer for a manager who demeans me and not my peers?
1) New manager (and old manager) dislikes me and nitpicks my performance for actions common with 2 peers similarly situated 2) Pleas to owner have been delayed because of owner's health 3) New manager... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

7 months AFTER accepting employment?
I have been working for a tool and die shop for the last 7 months. I am the information technology administrator and provide strictly computer and IT support. When I accepted the position, there was n... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

STD/FMLA situation. refused to accommodate and FMLA lapsed. ODJS D/c without just cause.
I had a massive blood clot in right leg and was on STD/FMLA. My lovely boss would not agree to hold my RN educator job (desk)so my physician cleared me to return to work. I was using cane. Restriction... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Will my non-compete hold even though my position was reduced to part time
My position was recently reduced to part time as needed. I have a non-compete with this company and a portion of it states: "For a period of 1 year after termination of employment for any reason whats... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

wage payment
My husband owns a computer software consulting firm in Texas. He has a contractor at a profitable company in Dallas. This client has not paid his consulting company in 4 months, therefore, the contrac... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

legality and fairness of bosses guidelines of travel time wages
My Question concerns travel time. My Job requires me to travel long distences from our shop to go to work. my boss doesn't feel he should pay us for our time to make the trip for him. Here is his guid... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

dogwalking drama Illinois
i currently work for a small 1 person dog walking company in chicago that is selling it client listing to another company. when all is said and done the company that i work for now is going to stop se... applies to Illinois  ·  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  ·  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

Would there be any legal consequences if I do work for 2 competitors at the same time ?
I do not work with confidential information, I do not have any relation with account management, clients or suppliers or any other case that would affect any of the 2 companies business but I have sig... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Following my stroke I returned to work but my employer thretened to cut my pay. Is this legal??
applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can an employer force an employee to work and stay out of town under threat of termination?
applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

"Forced" to "volunteer"
My husband's company put him on "forced vacation" for 4-6 weeks. He was then told that if he wished to "volunteer" his time during that 4-6 weeks, he would be looked upon favorably for re-hire. If he ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I don't receive a pay stub with my check. How can I determine if I was paid the correct wage?
I started at $14/hr and in a couple months increased to $17/hr. I've been at that rate for the past 4 years. It's a small company and we don't always work 40 hour weeks. I've tried to record my wages ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

if there was a noncompete in the begining and the original company i was hired under was altered
I was employed and to this date cant recall signing a non compete but when i was hired it was under another company which i signed all paperwork for etc. Years went by and then there was a company tha... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Processes employers use for shift bid process
I work for a company that just instituted shift bid process. Have been through shift bid previously. We just started a new system at work so recent stats were not used. Was advised that stats from 07/... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Write up caused by poor working condtions not stated in job description
I received a write up for poor performance after working for a company for one month. In the one month that I have worked there, the first two weeks training was occasionally provided in an office env... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Can a salaried employee be docked holiday pay?
I am a salaried employee. Our handbook states the employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday in order to receive holiday pay. I was out sick the day after a holiday. I have PTO ti... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

preapproved ot
I often work 45 to 55 hours a week, but my employer says that overtime must be pre-approved. Is this correct. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer install hidden cameras in general work areas to monitor employees?
applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

In Nevada can an employer reduce an employees pay without notice
In Nevada can an employee reduce an employees pay without notice such as the only notification the employee receives is seeing the reduction in their paycheck Example I was receiving ten dollars an ho... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

told can not take time for health appts.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is an employer required to give an employee restroom breaks, when the privilege is being abused?
At my workplace there is an employee who takes the "average" restroom breaks that any one else does, but also takes 3-4 additional breaks a day that are an extended period. The employee will come into... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Wrongful
I was laid off after 6+ years of employment by a man who's construction business was in trouble when I was hired. I helped him increase sales from $1M+ to $3M+ in the first two years. I was always giv... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

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

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

Overtime -- exempt status determination for IT employees
Regarding overtime pay, I would like to determine if I should be considered exempt or non-exempt. I work for an IT consulting firm, and am out in the field, working at clients in a desktop support cap... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

How to work around a non compete clause
Hi, I'm currently employed by Company A (Indian entity of a US based company) and in the US on a H1 visa (state IL) and I have a non compete clause in my employment letter which goes as below. During ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Relationship with boss, FMLA pregnancy leave, retaliation?
I had a relationship with my boss, and became pregnant. He told me he was in the midst of a divorce. In August, he went on FMLA leave after finding out he had testicular cancer that spread. In late Se... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is employers actions enough?
I work for a medical device company. My position requires that I frequent many out of state conventions with my supervisor and other co-workers. On a number of these trips my supervisor made unprofess... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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 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

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

unfair for for my employer to end my employment and expect me to be committed to future employment
Can one organization/employer commit you to working for another party that is not involved in the contract? Can you have a contract that commits an individual to work in the future but with no commitm... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can the company lay me off first without a reason?
I'am 65 year old and the other workers are in their 40's. I have the best work record of anybody. Do I have a good case to take to the EEOC. Thank you applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Change Required Hours per Week for Salary Employees
I have worked for an Ohio company in a salary position for the past five years. I do not have an employment contract with this employer. I was recently informed that the hours I was required to work d... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Govt contract - did not have a teaming agreement and the "partner" stole it, any relief?
I found the "perfect" contract - my first one to bid on for the Fed. A company that I had talked to for about quite some time - with no experience in the type of work/skills was supposed to be HELPING... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Medical Information Privacy in the Workplace
I work at a small non-profit organization (40 employees) and recently advised my supervisor that I would be requiring some time off work to have an operation for kidney stones. Not seemingly a privacy... applies to Maryland  ·  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

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

I have a non compete but work in a hostile enviornment. How can I get out of it?
I've been working for a search and staffing firm for almost eight years. The small firm was owned by a husband and wife. They went through a messy breakup and I was left working for the wife but was h... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

work (demotion)
If you are a assitant manger(hourly) and you step down from that position is your employee allowed to cut your pay? applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Confusion about overtime pay...
I recently accepted a job position with the title of assistant manager for a local chain of speciality retail shops. I was told that I would recieve a salary of XX, XXX per year, but that also anythin... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

5 year-50 mile radius service non-competence clause
I owned a service business for the past 20 years, last April I sold this business and received 100% of the money at closing. At closing I was under contract to work with the new owners for 6 months to... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can I be sued for breach of non-compete?
In late 2002, I began working for a not-for-profit company that publishes websites for various clients, including "Client X". Nearly a year later, I was asked by my employer to sign a Confidentiality ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 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

Merger/Buyout/Spin-Off: Is a non-compete transferable? Assignable?
I live in Philadelphia & work in a satellite office of my (New Jersey-based) employer. I signed a non-compete when I was hired. My company has 2 different divisions: market research and sales force ef... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Will the non-compete clause be enforceable in my situation?
Four years ago, I signed an employment contract with a non-compete clause with Company A. Company A is mainly in the business of training and contracting trained consultants out to larger consulting f... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

wage payment
I work straight commission. Can my employer start penalizing me for late paying customers? He started this 11/01/02. applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have legal recourse or grounds for protection?
I am a married white man, not quite 40, and work for the food industry for XYZ company. A month ago, I went to a bar, also owned by XYZ company, after work (1:45 am) to buy a coworker a birthday drink... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Discrimination during pregnany: wages, forced maternity leave.
At the beginning of 2009, my employer cut everyone's wages 20% and management 10%. Managers had to work a full schedule on the 10% cut, while the rest of the staff was permitted to take a day off per ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

May an Employer reneig on a signed, executed and paid severance agreement?
My employer (based in Michigan) made the decision to close the plant where I work. they put together a spread sheet with proposed severance agreement and stay on bonus dollars. My last day of work was... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Rights under an employee agreement.
On October 12, 2001, I was terminated after nearly seven years of service from my management position at a medium-sized special machine builder in nearby Michigan. Approximately two years earlier I ha... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Split FMLA time?
Me and my wife both work for the state of Oklahoma and our HR is telling us that we can't both take 12 weeks, but that we have to share it. I have searched every law I can find and nothing says that s... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

What can i do?
I was falsely accused of something at the work place by 2 coworkers they used hearsay of the two people to end my job. what actions could i take for them ruining my character and credibility? applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I am an employee at a local hospital. There has been talk about sending one of our team members to
another location to work. Can my boss just pick anybody to transfer or does this have to done by seniority? 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

I need to know if I have been wrongfully terminated and what my options are.
I have been recently terminated from my job. They wrote dishonesty as the reason. I had used gift cards for purchases for work which usually they have a company card but there was not one available. A... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I want to start my own business and may have signed a no-compete clause, will it hold up in court?
I've worked for a sign shop for 9 of it's 11 years and have been instrumental in the growth of the company. Last year during a slow time my boss asked to meet with me and told me that nothing (employm... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

no follow through on a verbal promise of promotion and pay increase
I work for a Fortune 500 company and late last year was verbally promised a promotion and increase in pay of more than $10,000 per year. This was to be effective no more than four months after relocat... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to sign a Non-compete / confidentiality agreement?
I am paid as and considered a 1099 contractor by the company I am working for. They do not withhold any federal taxes or provide any benefits. Other than the way I am paid, they treat me as an "employ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

As a 1099 employee after a year I am being asked to sign a non-compete
After just over a year of working with a company as a 1099, they are now asking for me to sign a non-compete agreement. The company is a marketing agency that currently is exclusive to the hospitality... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

Stealing
My manager where I work is paying me cash under the table and he still takes 10% off what a hell I know I'm not a citizen I was just raced here anyways what can I do I need my job but I can't let this... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

small business (7 employees)
Can we as employers dictate professional dress (including make-up/hair/good grooming, etc) at work? If so, how can we do this legally? Please help! applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Billable time & required time in the office?
My boyfriend recently took a job doing ITS, website management, and website design work. He was told he would be paid $10 an hour for the ITS/website managment stuff and $20 and hour for any of the de... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

My previous employer has called my part time employer making threats about contacting clients
I am a Managing Esthetician. I began working for a dentist who wanted to offer skin care in his practise. I was hired around the 10th of November, 2009. I had a following that I brought with me. I hav... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can a "copy-and-paste" haphazard non-compete be legal?
Last November, my ex-employer got to a point where he threatened me, after over a year of verbal abuse, harrassment, suspicious discrimination and general mistreatment. When I complained to HR, they s... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Non-Compete
Hello, Background: I had to sign a Non-Compete Agreement in order to work at my previous company. I had told the owner that I was uncomfortable signing it, but he said it was just part of the "new hir... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Verbal agreement/non-compete enforcable?
I have been working for a consulting company for about three years now, and have been dealing with multiple issues since year one. I was hired for a position at what I believed was a good wage, until ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

what are my options with an employer who has not given me final pay
on the 28th of february, my wife attempted to cash four of my paychecks. there was only enough money in my employers payroll account to cash two of them. my boss had left for the day so I tried to cal... 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

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

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

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

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

Does my employer have the right to deny schedule adj w/ other coworkers due to being angry w/ me?
I work as a State Tested Nursing Assistant in a Nursing Home. Our company has a "call-off" policy and all are aware that you will be written up if you call off after 3 times, then written up after 2, ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

breach of contract in the midst of a buyout
My husband was just involved in a buyout at a local University. He was a contract employee (3 yrs. - only 8 months of which has been worked). He was terminated based on "restructuring" verbally stated... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is a non-compete this broad actually enforceable?
I work for a petcare company as a dog walker. When I joined the company, I was asked to sign a non-compete, despite the fact that it had not been mentioned until I came in for my training. I have been... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

under what circumstance is a non compete in vialed
non payment of commission fighting to get paid .. every month.. then catching my bosses wife having an affair making my work place uncomfortable for me.. applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Getting copy of non-compete agreement after being fired.
I have recently been fired. I did sign a non-compete agreement as was required in order to retain my position at that time, but I never received a copy of that contract from the employer. After being ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

Screening
We currently do work offsite at another facility and they have started screening our employees upon departure from their building - is this legal? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

On call pay
Am I entitled to compensation if I have to call a telephone number to see if I am required to work for each day. applies to California  ·  1 answer

holding 1st paycheck
if your work somewhere over 36 yrs and they held your 1st check can you get it and enterest if your still working applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is an offer letter considered a contract?
I have an Amendment to Offer of Employment, signed by a Human Resources Manager that reads, in part, "Based on the employment negotiations for your position, you have been credited with nine years of ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can my employer convert all stff to Exempt to cut out our overtime?
Hello, I am an employee of a small Houston based oilfield company. I have read all about FSLA and still have questions. My employer is switching all office staff over to Exempt from Non Exempt status.... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

My wife and I work for the same company. I want to resign because of a better job opportunity. We are concerned the employer may be retaliatory and fire my wife. Is this legal?
applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Change of job title and pay v/s Non-compete
I work For one of the local television Station in Evansville Indiana. When I first hired in I was paid a salary plus instant commission for Non-Traditional Revenue (NTR) sales. I sold Internet based p... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

I do not wish to use my FMLA time but my employer is forcing me to
I work for Albetsons Inc. I am on disability for stress unrelated to work. I turned in a doctors note to notify my company as such. I am collecting State disability. My employer had me fill out a form... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Employer verbally waived their non-compete at a meeting with several attendie and is now retracting.
I am a nurse who brought several patients to my now former employer. During a meeting several nurses called due to having bounced paychecks and wondering if the company was in danger, we asked if we c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What can I do?
First I would like to say, I live in PA and work in DE as an RN. I have just been faced with a difficult situation. I was asked to leave with the option of resigning. I worked there for a little over ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can a employer make Saturday mandatory after a 40 hour work week ?
Does this mandatory also affect people working through a temp service? applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Can a employer make Saturday mandatory after a 40 hour work week ?
Does this mandatory also affect people working through a temp service? applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Wrongful termination
I worked as a director for large services company and reported directly to the CEO. The business year of 2002 and 2003 was very successful for my department, and I was awarded as “The best PS director... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can my employer reduce my hours for just any reason?
My GM recently tried to fire me over a 'voluntary" three page statement that was turned in to him by a customer. I believed the statement to be false and got the owner of the establishment involved. I... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Enforcing a No Compete Clause / Unpaid Bonus
I was offered and accepted a position in which I was given a signed agreement letter that promised me a set salary and benefits package. In return, 9 days later I agreed to sign a "Covenant Not to Com... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

wage payment
I work straight commission. After 9 years, can my employer change the way he pays? It was based on sales, now it's based on receivables. Thank you, Janie applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

medical
I was working full time when i was forced to take a medical leave. My doctor has will not write off on allowing me to return to work just yet, am i eligable for unemployment? thank you applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

non-compete
I have a non compete contract with --- and i resigned and went to work for a diffrent firm eveyone i speak to tells me that since i didnot get anything when i signed that it is not enforceable what is... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

what are legal or other ways to properly deduct wages
Hello - I own a small business, As you know with any small business in the past few years margins are tight. which is why this is a big deal. I have been having problems with lost and neglected tools ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Is this non-compete valid?
My employer, for whom I have worked for over 2 years, just today presented me with an employment agreement to sign. Most of the terms are fine, but in the section on non-competition, I have some conce... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is this non-compete clause applicable to my case
My case Company X used to hold my H1B visa is a consulting Co I got a project through A which presented me to B as his employee, then B presented me to C as his employee,C is prefered vendor to client... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make me work in an unappropriate and uncomfortable environment
I am a female massage therapist and I had a male client that ejaculated on the table linens-if not during the massage (which I don't know if that can be possible without touching "it") then after I ha... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

overtime & lay-offs
Can an employer require their employees to work 12 hours days, every day, every other week, if the employer has a portion of the workforce laid-off? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

My name is Harold and I work for an ambulance company in Michigan. I have been accused of sexual harassment and the president of my company sat me down and told me about it and wrote me up. He would not tell me any specifics or anything. What soud i do
applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

salary cuts
The school I work for is cutting all employee salaries by 6% starting next month. We all have written agreements which state our salary for the year. Is this legal? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

A co-workers unsubstantiated opinion cost me an employment contract
A former co-worker shared his negative opinion of me with a company that had accepted me for employment. Unfortunately, his unsubstantiated opinion cost me an employment contract. I would like to know... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

Should I sign a non-compete when I am bringing skills to the job to create new function there?
I am interviewing for a sales job. I have very specific skills in a specific sales area. I am interviewing for a new division that I would create and run at the company. My prospective employer wants ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Am i being blackmailed at my job?
I work at a nightclub in wichita kansas. There are 2 owners. One owner texted me saying that i have been removed from one of my shifts and being replaced saying that if i go to the other owner about t... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

prospective new job is not a direct competitor
I have a possible opportunity to work for a company that is in the same generic industry however does not, nor would not compete with any customers of my current employer. Would this still violate my ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

County Agency wrongful denial of FMLA
The county agency I work for has a habit of denying FMLA (it appears for people they don't like) for good reasons. One person was forced out because he had diabities. His FMLA was denied for this. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer