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

In Florida, how does unemployment work after receiving lump sum of severance?
I am in Florida. I was laid off and given a severance package for 3 months to be paid out biweekly. It has been paid out bi-weekly until 1/15 when the company decided that it would pay out the remaini... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I am being let go in Ohio and am going to receive 45 weeks of "severance"
It is my understanding that the "severance" will be paid in a lump sum. Am I correct in assuming that I can apply and receive unemployment compensation after declaring this lump sum on the first week ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Update to my question... I am in Florida and wondering if I have a chance at winning an appeal?
I am in Florida. I was laid off and given a severance package for 3 months to be paid out biweekly. It has been paid out bi-weekly until 1/15 when the company decided that it would pay out the remaini... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Is an employer allowed to change their mind after the fact about severance allocation?
When I was laid off, I opted to take a severance package rather than be placed on a recall list. I asked my employer twice whether the payments would be counted as lump sum or allocated over several w... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

What goes on line 8, Section 2 if one lump sum?
On FL U.I. Online- line 8, Section 2 it asks for dates covered in severance (a required field ), the payout will be a one-lump sum. We have not sent in the signed severance packet because we needed ti... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Lump sum severage payment promised on last day not received. Told 6 wks. Unemployment?
Hello Mel: I did look at your severance FAQ section but I don't believe the unemployment question was addressed. I worked nearly 5 years as a full-time employee for a major company here in Phoenix. I ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Nevada lump sum severance pay
State: Nevada I was recently laid off. I signed an agreement with my employer that includes non-compete, non-disparagement, non-disclosure clauses as well as a waiver to the right to any commissions o... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Severance package and agreement release
Hello . I was laid off due to lack of work. My employer gave me a package containing the choice to receive a lump sum equivalent to 8 weeks of pay if I gave up my rights to sue and so on. I did not lo... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

How do I complete a W-4 for a lump sum severance?
I have just signed a letter of agreement to receive a lump sum severance payment. I obviously would like to minimize my tax payment on this money. How to I complete my W-4 to save on taxes?? I've been... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

lump sum payment
i received a lump sum payment when my plant closed. It was not a pension and not severance. my paperwork even stated so. It was stated as such on my paper work. Is this deductible on a weekly basis or... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do I have to report severance pay to the South Carolina unemployment office?
My company is downsizing and laying me off after 15 years. They are giving me 15 weeks severance pay in one lump sum. Do I have to report the severance pay when I file for unemployment in the state of... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Florida employee. Unemployed now. Received lump sum severance at termination time (RIF) to equal two months' pay, but no current payments or income. Can I receive unemployment now, during 2 months following termination?
Florida employee. Unemployed now. Received lump sum severance at termination time (RIF) to equal two months' pay, but no current payments or income. Can I receive unemployment now, during the 2 month ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Lump sum, release-of-claims severance agreement: any impact on SDI benefits?
Hello. I was fired from my job at the end of 2015. I have been receiving SDI benefits for a disability, and the benefits are set to run out in July. I am contemplating signing a severance agreement to... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Employer denies involuntary leave in layoff with severance choice
I was recently laid off and offered a severance package. There are two options, take a lump sum payment or a weekly payment. If I take the lump, my employer states that they will consider this a volun... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

I'm in Florida and have been told that my job ends on 6/30; they are offering us severance in a lump sum, following the 60 day WARN period which begins July 1. If I find employment between 7/1 and 8/31 (the WARN period), will it invalidate my right to a s
Job is being relocated, not discontinued, but the company is offering a lump sum payout, following a 60 day WARN period, which will begin 7/1/15. If I accept a position during this 60 days, are they s... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

If I collect a lump sum severance from a Georgia company, then I go home to Oklahoma, can I collect unemployment from Oklahoma?
If I collect a lump sum severance from a Georgia company, then I go home to Oklahoma, can I collect unemployment from Oklahoma? applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

If I have a signed severance agreement stating that I am receiving 15 weeks pay and benefits and the $$ will be paid out in bi-weekly installments until paid in full, and then after a few paychecks, they pay the balance out in a lump sum (effectively canc
The signed separation letter states 15 weeks pay, another e-mail from the VP of Human Resources (who write the separation letter) states benefits are part of the severance. Letter says the sum total w... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

My company is closing down and has offered severance and 25% stay on bonus weekly.
However this is to be paid out weekly after termination has begun. Not as a lump sum. will this prevent us from receiving for unemployment untill these miniscule payments stop? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should I file my weekly unemployment claims during the four weeks I will get severance pay?
I was laid off end of November 2015 in OHIO. I immediately applied for unemployment. I will also receive 4 weeks of Severance Pay, allocated through December. My weekly severance pay will be greater t... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Severance & Unemployment Benefits
Akron Ohio employer is closing up at 12/31/2006. They are offering one week severance pay for each week of service. How will the receipt of this severance pay impact employees' ability to collect Ohio... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

severance pay
Is it legal to have an employee keep working as they "close up shop" and be paid their severance pay during that time? Also, when severance pay is offered, is it usually paid in one lump sum or as the... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

what% of taxes should be taken out of a lump sum severance payout?
I received a severance package and was taxed at 37.5%. My employer at the time told me that i would be taxed at 20-25%. applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

How would a lump sum from a settlement agreement affect your SDI, SSDI and SSI benefits?
If you sign a settlement agreement that waives your rights to sue and then received a lump sum for signing that document. Would this need to be reported to EDD for SDI or to Social Security for SSDI o... applies to California  ·  1 answer

An employee will be receiving a severance pay at the end of the month. The employee would not like to receive the severance. Instead, he would like the expected severance payout to be included as part of his 401k contribution. The employee is 56.
Employee is seeking to have lump sum severance payment made as a contribution to 401k plan. He would not like to receive the payment. Instead, he wants the severance to be contributed directly to 401k... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

filing cal unemployment form asks for severance amount and date to and from,know amount but have not received yet,can i file now
form asks for amount of severance, and dates to and from,its a lump sum can i file now or have to wait for date i receive and then file applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can management decide to pay severance to some employees and not others?
Our company is going out of business and everyone was laid off this month. There are 5 directors and a CEO. Three of the 5 directors are receiving 4 weeks severance pay. The CEO is receiving a large l... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

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

I was recently informed that my position was eliminated and was offered severance pay. I requested for money to be put into my 401k for which my employer said they would not. Are they legally required to do so in ca if employee requests.
I work for a hospital. My position has been eliminated and i was offered severance which will be paid lump sum. I have worked here for 27 years I asked for some of the money to be putinto 401k to redu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Holding severance for unpaid travel allowance.
I was recently laid off. I signed a severance package stating I would receive a lump sum payment of 1 month's salary along with the week I had already worked along with unused vacation time. This tota... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer


Can an employer change severance agreement? So I was laid of last week and was given a severance letter upon leaving the building stating I would get a certain amount of $$. At the time when I was bei... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Separation Agreement and Employer Filing Conflict
I signed a separation agreement that says 'pay as soon as receive papers for # of weeks". The agreement reads as a 'lump sum.' However, the employer has filed it differently stating that they will pay... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

From a tax standpoint is it better to take a lump sum payout or biweekly payment ?
From a tax standpoint which is better to take a lump sum payout or biweekly payment. This is for tax purposes. applies to California  ·  0 answers

Am I eligible for unemployment?
I was offered a job at a distant location for less pay and part-time. I was full-time. They also offered a severance for 9 weeks pay. They informed me that my position was eliminated a week after havi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance Pay and Disability
I am in a union and have a severance policy in place for the last five years. It does not address my situation. The policy states you must apply for the severance by October 15 and request your retire... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Unemployment Compensation vs. Severance
Hello! I recently lost my job in Indiana to "corporate realignmet." Can you tell me if there is a way to collect unemployment compensation before or during my severance period (18 weeks)? According to... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Collecting Umployment on Seperation Pay
My company is laying off 8000 employees and is offering a Seperation Plan that pays out 2 weeks for every year plus 8 weeks and any vacation. This is not a lump sum payment so every 2 weeks employees ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Relocation Reimbursement
Our company is relocating its headquarters in CA to another city that is farther than the current location and it has triggered an actionable event situation. They gave everyone a notification letter ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Allocation of Severance pay
I am receiving Severance Pay from my employer over a period of weeks. I am being denied unemployment benefits because of the severance pay. When I questioned the Unemployment office the said that my e... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If my severance letter says I resign am I still eligible for unemployment after my severance pay expires?
In my state I can receive unemployment benefits after the entirety of my severance has been paid. However, my severance package says I am resigning due to workforce reduction. If I resign I'm ineligib... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

severance
i recently got laid off with a severance pay. 3 days after i filed for unemployment ,i was asked if i was let go with severance pay i told them i did.she then said that i had a hearing schedule to det... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

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

I was laid off today and my last day is at the end of this week. I was offered severance. If I accept the severance, will I still be able to file unemployment?
severance pay and unemployment applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Seeking to minimize the tax impact of the settlement of an employment discrimination claim
I would like to structure a settlement using an annuity purchased by the employer to spread the receipts over several years, to avoid higher tax rates from a lump sum payout. How do I ensure that this... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

I received my bonus check with taxes taken out even though I told him I wanted it in one lump sum.
Out of the $5,000 promised I received $3,060. I wanted to be the one to dictate how I wanted to process taxes on it. He said oops sorry. Nothing I can do about it now. Is there any recourse for me? Is... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

How does unemployment compensation and severance payments work?
I will be receiving a 6 month severance package to be paid out every two weeks (company relocated and I did not). Do I need to file for unemployment starting that first week I am unemployed but collec... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If I am terminated from a job in Ohio, can the employer refuse to pay me for unpaid leave balances?
If a person is terminated from a job in Ohio, and they have received their last paycheck, but the employer states they do no have to pay the remaining leave balances of personal, sick and vacation lea... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

severance/ unemployment
My job was recently eliminated and thus I am now unemployed. I was offered a perty standard severance package. The two questions I have are as follows: 1) Should I have an employment lawyer review the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Salary Cap/Bonus
1. My employer decided to put a year salary cap. Therefore any inflation raises are paid to me in a lump sum and does not get included on the overall pay. 2. My employer bought my past company and con... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What are my rights, what is reasonable, and how do I know that I'm not getting screwed?
I was a VP for a small firm (only there for about 3 months) - prior to this, I worked hard for 30 years or so and never had any problems with any employer. After a discussion with my employer last wee... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Position elimination vs Quitting
My job was eliminated and then I was given a servance package; and now my former employer is denying my unemployment benefits. I was originally getting unemployment benefits, but then 2 months later u... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  4 answers

Can taxes be taken out of severance pay?
I was laid off on 10/3/01. My employer said he would give two months' pay and three months' health benefits, and that he would pay me in the next four paycheck cycles. I have asked for this in writing... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

What is the current status of PA Unemployment law with respect to severance when received in return for signing a
My wife is one month away from her termination. She will sign a "release of claims" agreement in return for a severance payment. I know MA law regards such payments as substantially different from sev... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

I got 4 weeks of Severence pay, when should I apply for Unemployment
I was working for one company till Aug 9th and my new job started only on Sep 16. Then I was let go with Oct 28th being my last day for budget issues. I am getting 4 weeks of severence pay and I had a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I WAS FIRED AND MY EMPLOYER OFFERED ONE WEEK OF SEVERANCE PAY- I DONT WANT TO ACCEPT IT BECAUSE HE IS JUST OFFERING IT SO I WONT GET UNEMPLOYMENT. DO I HAVE TO ACCEPT IT? WILL IT AFFECT MY CLAIM WITH UNEMPLOYMENT? PLEASE HELP
should I take it or not, I really don't want it because I don't want to lose my unemployment benefits. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I was placed at a lower level on a new pay schedule that was adopted by an Ohio county board. I had earned my way to a certain point on the old pay schedule (it took over 20 years to get there). When it was deemed that the old pay scheduled was below mark
I am a county employee in Ohio applies to Ohio  ·  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

State Unemployment Benefit Eligibility
In Illinois, if an individual is let go from his job and he accepts a severance package that includes a year's pay, is he still eligible for unemployment benefits from the state? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Percentage of Commissions with held
I have no contract, only a written agreement of what my salary and commission compensation would be when I started my managers job 3 1/2 years ago. My first year I was on a guaranteed salary/commissio... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Severance pay, Vacation time pay
Three months ago we were told our division in the company would be put up for sale. Shortly thereafter we met individually with HR and were given documentation on what our severance qualifications wou... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Signing a contract to not get unemployment benefit !!
I am losing my job soon , as the business I work for ( an independent jewelry store) is going out of business. They want me to sign a contract that I will not apply for unemployment benifits if I exce... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

My company asked me to move to another office. I can not. Should I get servence and unemployment?
April 2011 - My company (located in Berkeley, CA) was acquired. I had worked there for 8 years. June 2011 - the new owners (located in Southern CA) laid off 1/3 of the company with severance. They pai... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Unemployment compensation after severance expired
I was laid off on 1oth December 2008 and my employer paid 2weeks of severance and 1 weeks of vacation for me in 2 installments. I received my last cheque from the employer on 29the December. I claimed... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Do i have rights to refile using being let go before my notice was carried out?
I live in Ohio working for a personal injury law firm. After several years of doing the work for my boss along with my own and the jobs of those they did not replace ( admin went from 7 to 3) I decide... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Severance that is not continuation of salary
I was laid off in July 2002 and was offered a severance package that includes an agreement by me to travel to any location specified by my former employer to testify in behalf of them in any action ag... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Severance pay for some, but not all - Fair or Unfair?
I was recently laid off after nearly 8 years with my former company. I did not receive any severance pay, and I understand that it is not a right to receive it. I am concerned, however, that other emp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

When is severance pay issued when agreed upon by all parties?
I was dismissed from my duties as a library director with 2 weeks severance pay on Sat., May 21, 2005 by a seven-member-board of elected trustees. I called the library today, Wed., May 25 to inquire w... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Severance Pay/Umenployment compensation
I was just laid off/downsized at Underwriters Laboratory. They will pay my bi-monthly salary for 20 weeks. Am I still entitled to unemployment compensations? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

forfeiting 1/2 of severance pay if hired by another organizaiton.
My employer has outlined some provisions regarding severance packages. One is that if an employee receiving a severance package is hired by another organization, they will only receive 1/2 of their re... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Warn Act Pay counted toward weeks of Severance Pay
A large group of employees were recently let go under the WARN Act, given the 60 days notice and pay. I always thought that this was separate from Severance pay. The employer stated that Severance was... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Duration of Severance
I was recently laid off and my former employer offered a severance package. In the contract it states that severance will be discontinued once I start "working". Doesn't severance pay continue for a d... applies to Vermont  ·  2 answers

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

Pension funding dropped in partnership buyout
I have been an employee of a company for 23 years receiving funding for a pension which provided unreduced retirement benefits (with a medical benefit) at age 55 for me. Four years ago I took a positi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

My son works for a company that offered severance pay for voluntary lay offs…..a once and done offer they had to take by a certain date. He did not take it, then later gave his 2 week notice when he found another job.(he saw the handwriting on the wall)
My son tried to revoke his resignation the next week after hearing from other employees that they would get severance and be able to collect unemployment if they did not opt to work a different shift... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

severance pay and effect on earned income for earned income tax credit
I recently learned that my job was closing our branch. Iwas given a package for a signing bonus and severance pay for 16 weeks. Will my severance pay be considered as earned income for tax purpose. Wi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I still get another job and still receive severance pay?
I wanted to know if My daughter can still receive severance pay if she finds another job during the time frame that she is receiving severance. Will the severance package prevent her from getting anot... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Non-payment of severance and....
My position with a large company was eliminated and I was terminated/laid-off (no recall). I was handed an Agreement of Termination and a severance pay offer of 1 month's wages to be paid withing 20 "... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Severance
My company is closing we were told we will receive a severance pay. We recently found out a new company will be taking over the business. We will still have jobs under the new owners. Will our present... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Resignation or Severance Pay
my job role/ responsibilites have recently changed for the worse, and my question is: if my employer proposes a new position within the company (lateral move), and i choose not to accept the position,... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Severance - Wages vs. Assets
My current position was eliminated and I was given 60 days notice with an additional 8 weeks severance payable at the same schedule as my previous wages. Immediately following my layoff, I was served ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Does Severance Agreement Disclude Unemployment Benefits?
I am concerned that if I sign a Severance Agreement offered by my employer, that the agreement might exclude me from otherwise being eligible for Unemployment Inusrance benefits. Specifically, does th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can u cancel a severance package offer that your sign for. They didn't inform me that I need to talk to a lawyer or I keep the argument so many days
On June 29,2016 my supervisor called me in the office and told me I was being terminated after 4-years because of my criminal record. She said we giving u severance pay and not fight your unemployment... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Unemployment compensation appeal by former employer.
I was terminated for violating company policies in April 2009, and had to have a hearing with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (telephone hearing) to determine if they would pay my unemp... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Duration & Geography
What is a reasonable duration under Ohio law for enforcement of a non-compete agreement in Ohio? If different services and products are offered can it technically be considered a competitive situation... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

severance pay advise
Two of my employees recently told me that they had been offered a better job somewhere else. I told them that I could not match their offer and that I needed to know what they were going to do. They t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

loss of severance pay if I accept a position at another place
The preschool that I work for is closing down. They have offered severance pay in writing. The preschool up the street that has agreed to take our children & some of our teachers. It was stated verbal... applies to California  ·  1 answer

laid off prior to plant closing, do I get severance pay
I have a question. I know there is no guidelines on Severance pay. But our plant-- Techneglas just closed. We had a contract, which states we will get severance pay. My question is: Is employees who w... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

statue of ohio's non-compete clause for prof. employment
I am trying to find either the (specific) place online to look up the Ohio codes or information on non-compete clauses in employment contracts for professionals (veterinarian). I know that 5 states, (... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Non-payment of promised severance pay
My former employer promised us 2 weeks severance pay on the date of our termination (August 15, 2003). To date, this severance has not been paid. In e-mails he claims they are working on it. Do we hav... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

I am being laid off from my job after 15 years of employment. they are giving us a severance packge they have also said they are looking to make a position for me but i do not want to take the position in another department can they not pay the severance
i do not want to take another position with company i am being laid off from can they not pay me the severance pay? applies to California  ·  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

Severance Pay for Part Time employees
With the closing of our plant, we were told we would receive severance pay, one week for each year of service. I started my employment here full time. After the birth of my son, I accepted a part time... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

May I collect severance pay if I find new employment prior to my involuntary termination date?
I have been notified that my office will close in six months, terminating my position. By company policy, I am thereby eligible for severance pay. I am not required to stay through the closing date if... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

It's been 14 years since I signed a non compete agreement in Ohio is it possible for the ex employer to come after me if I violated it. Two years before I signed it I went to business for self in the same field.
In 2000 I joined in a partnership in direct competition with my employer, I was told he was moving to Florida and shutting this company down and starting a new company not related to what we were sell... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

severance pay and age discriminations
5 employees were laid off for budget cuts not for work performance. All are 58 years and older. It appears may subcontract our positions to younger employees. No one was let go for cause. Also it ther... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

What remedies should I consider re my former employer not paying contracted severance pay?
Our employer offered an early retirement incentive plan, which included severance pay offered on a sliding scale, based on years of employment. Agreements were signed, and the exit interview form spec... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

I gave a two week notice, then the following day in was told by my manager that corporate said that I needed to leave and not finish my two weeks notice, I live in Ohio can I file for unemployment
I gave a two week notice, then the following day in was told by my manager that corporate didn't want me to finish and to leave, can I collect unemployment, I was with this company for ten years applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

After almost 5 years of employment, the company is downsizing and basically giving the option to volunteer for permanent layoffs or be subject to mandatory layoff at random. No severance or compensation. Can the employees collect unemployment if they volu
Volunteer layoff with no compensation/qualifying for unemployment applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Serverance and age discrimination
On the morning of September 18, my immediate supervisor told me of his decision to replace me with a younger and lower salary individual. After this discussion I was paid up to date and told to leave ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Does signing a settlement allow mw to collect unemployment benefits?
I have been told that if I signed a Separation and Release Agreement that for AZ unemployment purposes, my severence pay of two weeks would now constitute a 'settlement' and I should not count it as S... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

age discrimination
I (age-53) was terminated from my position on 08/01/08. I was the only employee in my department (Engineering). About four weeks prior to my release, A younger,(age-35) less paid and less experienced ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

time limit on non-compete
I have read several articles which say that legal precedent in Ohio limits non-competes to "six months or time of engagement," whichever is shorter. I can not find any instances where judges/arbitrato... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

non compete question
I am a manicurist with an independant contractor's license in the state of Ohio, and I am about to sign a lease agreement to RENT space in a salon in Ohio. The owner/landlord has put a non compete par... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Regarding my severance pay amount.
Dear sir: I have laid off last month. and I have received severance pay package. Then I found that My staff received severance package as his salary x 1/4 x 6years = over $4,ooo for his 10yers working... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Pay Docking
My daughter was docked an hour's pay for being five minutes late. Is this legal in Ohio? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How much severance pay will I receive?
I have worked for the state for 15 years and am losing my job for no fault of my own. Am I entitled to any severance pay? If so, how much? Thank you. applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Apply for unemploymet after receiving severance package
The department I work for will be lying off 75-80% percent of its workforce tentatively speaking by October 2003. All who will be laid off will be given a severance package. Please explain to me how l... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

I worked in homecare, the client is now deceased. Prior, i wanted to leave for another job but my employer asked me to stay on. He died in September and i was given a bonus and later applied for unemployment but unemployment do not want to pay me. We are
My client died and i was given a bonus payment, i later filed for unemployment and was denied. Prior, i was going to leave and my employer promised to give me this bonus so im shocked now that unemplo... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay Discrimination
I was recently laid off. When I asked about a severance package they gave me $7,000 for now. They are suppose to let me know about my severance package. The last employee who was laid off received 1 y... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance Package
After 14 years of service, I have been advised that the owner of the PA based company is moving the accounting/office/support to CO. Terminating my job and that of one co-worker. The owner offered me ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can a company give me a document letting me know I will get severance and then later tell me I wont?
Hello The company I worked for filed Chapter 11 in April 2001. They let go of almost half of the employees with a severance package. Each month or two after that, they continued to lay people off and ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

How is severance pay taxed?
In the agreement they want me to sign they want me to accept all tax liability. If it's considered income shouldn't the corp. pay normal payroll taxes and insurances? How do you get an agreement revie... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Severance Shortfall
My father was just recently laid off after 10 years of service as an Engineer with a large multinational engineering firm. After, just completing a project which kept him on the road for a year straig... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Will I still be eligible to receive my severance pay if I except employment from another company with no affiliation
Can I still receive a biweekly severance pay if I accept employment from a company that is not affiliated with the company that is paying me the severance pay? applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Will I still be eligible to receive my severance pay if I except employment from another company with no affiliation
Can I still receive a biweekly severance pay if I accept employment from a company that is not affiliated with the company that is paying me the severance pay? applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

Jurisdiction in a non-compete
Hi. I just got blindsided by a company I reped for for 14 years. They basically just sent out a mass email to everyone saying I was terminated and not to talk to me anymore. That's the first I heard. ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

forfeit severance pay if refuse transfer?
Our company based in MI is laying off the entire department in Burbank, CA. We haved an agreement guaranteeing us severance pay upon termination. They have recently offered other job "opporttunities" ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay
My boss told me my position is elimated, however, I found it open on the website when conducting job search. Does the company have any legal libility for that? Can I get negotiate my severance pay wit... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Severance Pay Negotiation
My husband has worked for his company since 1989. 6 years ago he left the company and was rehired and reinstated for all benefits. When he returned, the company gave him a letter stating that his adju... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

company defaulted on severance agreement
I have a signed notarized severance agreement with my past employer for 11 weeks pay at my regular hourly rate - benefits & taxes will be taken out as usual and I will be covered by health & dental un... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

No notice of termination - Severance Pay?
Hello. I hope that you can answer my question? I was informed at 4.45pm on a Monday 07/25 that I had to be "let go" because finances were tight and they could no longer afford to pay me. I was given n... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is Ohio a Neutral Reference State?
I am trying to find out if Ohio law permits Neutral References for past employment. I understand that this means that only dates of employment and last position held is the only information that will ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

Can my employer pay severance to my coworker but not to me?
My coworker received a severance pay when he was laid off a month ago. I was laid off last week and received none. I have been working longer than him. Can my employer choose to whom they give severan... applies to Rhode Island  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can my company deny me severance if I go to work for the company to which the work was outsourced?
My current company's employee handbook states that employees who are laid off are eligible for severance pay. My current job is being outsourced so my position is being eliminated. I was told I was el... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

The company I work for is owned by a Trust. The current Trustee is stepping down (retiring) and a new Trust company is taking over. The current Board of Directors voted to offer employees a year of pay as severance pay if the new Trustee lays us off. If t
Company has a history of paying severance pay but the company is gaining a new Trustee and therefore a new Board of Directors will likely be seated/appointed. Before new Trustee or new Board takes ove... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

SEVERANCE PAY DISPUTE
I entered in to a severance pay agreement with my former employer. A dispute has arisen regarding company property. The company stopped payment of severance pay. I requested for furnishing of Severanc... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I live in Ohio. I was terminated Dec. 8 and asked to sign a settlement agreement that included a severance package. I signed the contract, but now the employer wants me to sign another that will pay me less money. I am not inclined to sign the amended
The signed contract states my salary is to be paid through March 2. The salary "approximate" total only pays me through February 23. When I brought this to the employer's attention, she sent me the fo... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How soon can an employer pay unemployment insurance on a reduced pay package after implementing it?
I am facing a reduction of pay on Dec 1st of 50% or annually. If I accept the offer my fear is that my employer is looking to then fire me and only pay reduced unemployment insurance. Is this possible... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Contract requires severance pay if employee is terminated without cause. Company subsequently relocates to another state and offers employee same job at new location and to pay employee's relocation expenses. If employee refuses to relocate is he terminat
Severance contract is a separate severance agreement and not part of an employment contract. Employee does not have an employment contract. applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Contract requires severance pay if employee is terminated without cause. Company subsequently relocates to another state and offers employee same job at new location and to pay employee's relocation expenses. If employee refuses to relocate is he terminat
Severance contract is a separate severance agreement and not part of an employment contract. Employee does not have an employment contract. applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

recieved less severance as a manager than a supervisor with a difference in 3 years service
I was given a seperation agreement to sign after my position was eliminated and provided 12 weeks of severance, when another supervisor recieved 8-month severance. I ask to be provided with the severa... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I was RIF'd on June 20th. I have 45 days to sign my severance agreement. Can I collect unemployment in those 45 days? This is in Florida
In Florida. I was RIF'd on June 20th and have 45 days to sign the severance agreement. If I wait to the 45th day to sign, can I collect unemployment for day 1-44? applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Ohio Minimium wage under $250,000.
I am a small business with less then $250,000.00 a year gross income. How does the new Ohio minimium wage affect me? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unemployment Benefits NJ
I live in NJ and my last day of work was 7/31/2015 I was laid off as my position was eliminated. My severance package states that I will paid 1 week salary which ended 8/7/2015. I am trying to file my... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

Laid off but made to say voluntarily resigned for severance
I was laid off, but told to sign a form saying I voluntarily resigned if I wanted severance pay. Is it legal to make someone lie in order to get severance? applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

Under Mass law, is a company required to pay employee severance if it files chapt 11 or chapt 7?
I joined an early stage company in Cambridge 1 year ago as an executive. The company is incorporated in Delaware and employees based in Massachusettes. I signed an employment agreement that included n... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Severance Pay Refusal
I have been working for the same company for 23 years and the companies contract I am working on is coming up to completion but will be picked up by another company. I will be getting laid off and bec... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is there a way for employers to not have to pay unemployment if they comply with Employment-At-Will?
Employment is entered upon "at will." Are there cases where this relationship has held up for unemployment cases - meaning that the employer can terminate the employee for good cause, bad cause, or no... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer in Ohio require forfeiture of unused vacation days yearly?
My company only allows the calendar year rollover of 5 vacation days and requires forfeiture of any unused vacation days above that total unless prohibited by state law (e.g. Cal). I am inquiring if O... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

My company has eliminated my position. After working there for 9 years a severance is offered but can I still get unemployment
My company has eliminated my position and severence is being offered can I still get unemployment applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Do I have to sign separation agreement to get the previously promised 6 weeks of severance pay?
I was employed by a company in Arlington, TX for 1 year and 2 months. I received notification that I would be terminated as part of a restructure. However, after I was notified of the termination, I a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Are initial severance pay offers typically what employers expect to pay?
My employer has offered me a severance package to resolve a dispute at work. It wasn't negotiated, they simply made an offer. Do companies normally expect to pay more than their initial offer? applies to California  ·  2 answers

I recently resigned from a company in illinois, after 4 years of service, I had 40 hours of unused accrued vacation pay (which i had to make several phone calls to get)...just found out today that they are paying me the 40 hours as severance pay...(higher
unused vacation being paid as severance pay applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Severance pay withholding taxes
My severance pay check's withholding taxes was equivalent to 40% of gross pay. I've searched high and low on internet to get explanation, table, or reasons why it is taxed so high. Can you explain? Th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I get severance pay if I retire ?
I am 61 years old and want to stop working. Can I expect severance pay if i retire without being layed off? applies to New York  ·  0 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

I was offered a severance package to leave the company. So I accepted it voluntarily. However, they are telling potential employers that I was fired.
I was offered a severance package to leave the company. So I accepted it voluntarily. However, they are telling potential employers that I was fired. I was refused unemployment. When I found out what ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my former employer refuse to pay my severance until I leave the state?
I worked on a large estate and was paid a salary. A residence was also provided. When I was terminated I was offered one month's pay as severance. The employer required that I sign a letter stating th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Employer will not pay severance
My offer letter states that " If there is a change in business that requires us to terminate your position with Fathom, you will be entitled to receive a severance package of three (3) months salary o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

did not signed and returned severance package
Hello , I was terminated 4 weeks back , I was offered the severance pay package , however I was not aware that I have to sign and return it , I was supposed to sign and send it back within 7 days that... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

NEW OHIO WAGE
THE NEW HOUR WAGE INTO EFFECT FOR 01/01/07 FOR BUSINESS' UNDER 250,OOO IS EXACTLY WHAT AND FOR TIPPED EMPLOYEES?? I KEEP GETTING DIFFERNET RESULTS ON THE ISSUES. WHAT IS THE FEDERAL MIMUMUM WAGEM I KN... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

severance pay offered and I didn't know it was going to be offered
I resigned my position January 27th fearing there was a restructuring coming the same day my boss set up a conference call with HR, I was sure they were letting me go, I thought it would be best to re... applies to Tennessee  ·  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

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

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

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

Will an LLC (my own) contract position cause a breach of severance agreement?
I am a displaced worker, and the terms of my severance state if I become employed by my company in a 'like' position, in pay/ benefits, my severance will cease. (signed agreement) If I come back as an... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Non Payment of Severance
My wife has a severance agreement for six months pay. The company refuses to pay on the agreement. In Florida is this considered non-payment of wages? Can we get attorney fees? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Severance pay discrimination
My company was purchased and is closing it's office in NYC and moving everyone to Chicago. I understand that VP's like myself will not receive severance if they are offered a position in Chicago and d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a company deny your severance pay after they told you you would receive 2 wks severance?
I was told to resign or be terminated, either way I would receive 2 wks severance pay. Those were the exact words from my director. My clinical manager was present when she said this and now I have be... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

I have a question about severance pay.
My division was recently eliminated. Most of us were laid off at different times; some were offered other jobs in the company. We all have been asked to sign a severance agreement waiving our rights t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Severance Policy changed same day my position eliminated
I am employed by a national nonprofit organization which, via a Board decision, elected to eliminate its severance plan. The organization historically has had a written severance plan and made full se... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can termination letter with offer to pay wages be rescinded and replaced?
I was terminated for at-will reason and given an executed letter stating I would be paid through the end of the month and receive severance if I signed release agreement. Three days later, employer re... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Severance pay taxes?
Do federal, state, and social security taxes have to be taken out of the severance pay? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I am the manager of Motherhood Maternity for 81/2 years. I received a two week notice that they are closing my store. They only offered me 3 weeks of severance pay. Can they do this?
What is the average calculation of a severance package? applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Honoring a Serverance packet
My company is closing and promised its employees a severance packet (in writing) but since the company was acquired by another company (who still said they would honor the severance letter packet) the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Wrongful Termination
This story is long but is very involved. I was recently fired from my job with a company headquartered in N. Carolina, I worked for them in Ohio. At the time of the discharge the only things close to ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Employment contract - severance agreement
Hi MEL, I have recently being made redundant from my position, I do have a very healthy severance clause in my employment contract, which would expire in April 2008 They did offer me another position ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Termination letter
My husband's position was eliminated but his terimination letter says he is terminated Does not have the cause anywhere in the letter but it does talk about the severance pay and benefits continuation... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Termination letter
My husband's position was eliminated but his terimination letter says he is terminated Does not have the cause anywhere in the letter but it does talk about the severance pay and benefits continuation... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Termination letter
My husband's position was eliminated but his terimination letter says he is terminated Does not have the cause anywhere in the letter but it does talk about the severance pay and benefits continuation... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Termination letter
My husband's position was eliminated but his terimination letter says he is terminated Does not have the cause anywhere in the letter but it does talk about the severance pay and benefits continuation... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Do We Have The Possibility Of A Case In Which To Negotiate/Sue For Severance Pay?
Hello- In advance, we'd like to thank the attorneys who take the time to read and answer this query. Our company has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Our location was one of many announced as... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

How do we pay taxes on severance pay?
We now live in Wisconsin. Two years ago we lived and worked in California. The place closed and we moved. Two days ago we recieved a check from the place and were told it was severance pay. We were al... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

can they turn my job into part time and hire some one else for the other half of my job
After working for 9 years full time, my ex-company told me that they were going to turn my position into two part time jobs and offered me one of the 4 hour slot which I took, then about 1-1/2 yrs lat... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer change their mind about eliminating your position after giving you a letter?
I've recently received a letter indicating that my position is being eliminated, which gave general terms of severance pay I'm to be paid later on this month. I need to know two things: 1. Can the com... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

If a company has employees in Wi. but headquartered in Mn. Does that company pay into the unemployme
I worked for a staffing service with offices in Wi. Their corp. headquarters was located in Mn. I filed unemployment in Wi. (where I live) the state of Wi. paid me. Then later I received notice that I... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Is a company obligated to pay severance by verbal agreement, emails and practice?
Our company is moving to another state and most of the employees were told that they will not be going with the company and will be laid off, including myself. We were then told that we will be gettin... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

My employer sold the company to a new company and laid everyone off wihout previous notice. They made us re-apply to the new company the next day, but if you didn't get hired on they gave you severance pay, but shouldn't everyone get severance pay since w
On Monday January 12,2015 my employer sold the company to a new company and laid everyone off without previous notice. They made us come in the next day which was Tuesday January 13,2015 and they told... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

Severance Package - employer adding rules ?
Yes our contract has been terminated and our company has notified us that our position with them will be terminated. Now they did state they were going to give us a Severance package which is great, b... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

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

i notice employer has recently change their severance pay to a reduced weeks
Can i sue the employer if they have reduced their severance pay to a comparatively less than before? those who got let go received more compare to the future laid off... can i sue? applies to California  ·  0 answers

once you accept a severance package does the employer have to pay in a certain amont of time?
I accepted a severance package from my employer, August 21 2009 was my last day, today is October 5 2009 and they still have not paid me. In the contract it says my vacation pay will come separately 3... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Can I still get severance pay after not returning waiver on time?
I lost / forgot about the "no sue" waiver form and did not return it within 45 days, as required. I finally returned it 5 wks late, after investigating why I hadn't received the check. They've denied ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Rights in Ohio to your Personnel File after leaving.
Myself and others worked for a horrible person. She cannot keep any employees, she defames, pays people incorrectly, etc... Anyways, we are having a hard time finding jobs and we are getting phone cal... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance pay
I work for a Casino boat in Illinois. The company is in the process of replacing the boats with a permanent barge. Seeing as how I am the Captain of the boat, I will be getting laid off. I have a lett... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

My company has paid severance pay, now they are saying it was a mistake
My company has paid severance pay as past practice to all Supervisors/Management. Now they are saying it was a mistake and they will no longer pay it out. What are my rights if I can prove it has been... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can a public employee who is briefly incarcerated be compensated vacation time while incarcerated?
A Ohio public employeee was arrested and held in jail for domestic violence. He was incarcerated for a brief time that he was scheduled to work. He wants to receive vacation time for the day he spent ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Gender discrimination, retaliation (wrongful termination)
I am a 52 year old woman who held a highly responsible position for the last two years in a growing company. During this time I averaged a salary 25% below my male counterparts in the same level of ma... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can an employer give some employees severance pay and not others?
My husband is being terminated from his position with a company he has worked 28 years for. The entire shop is being terminated and they are outsourcing the work to another company that they have talk... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

time off without pay
i have several medical issues, myemployers knows this and i get severe migraines, i missed work a lot but have always taken it without pay--this time my employers gave me 3 days off without pay and i ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

If I think I have been misclassified as an independent contractor, what's the best way to proceed?
I am an Ohio resident, and I have worked with a company headquarted in Ohio to provide security services for natural gas wells at locations in Pennsylvania since 9/21 of 2010. As of 8/20/2011, I was c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Company Restructure/Severance Pay
The company I work for has recently restructured and as a result, my position was eliminated. I have been offered a different position with no reduction in pay but a different role with more obligatio... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Confused about severance
My company A is being bought out by another company B. There has always been a severance package in our policy handbook. As employees we have been told we will not qualify for severance enless we appl... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

Does bankruptcy mean I lose severance?
I was laid off from an IPO start up company on Dec 18, 2000 during this time I signed an agreement stating I would be paid for my remaining vacation time and 2 weeks severance pay. The company filed C... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Does bankruptcy mean I lose severance?
I was laid off from an IPO start up company on Dec 18, 2000 during this time I signed an agreement stating I would be paid for my remaining vacation time and 2 weeks severance pay. The company filed C... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I was let go from my job and my employer is claiming they paid me a week of payed vacation I had earned, but they never did. Now my unemployment payment is pending. What do I do. Asking from Wisconsin
I received one week severance and on my unemployment claim my employer says they paid me my 1 week of paid vacation I earned. I have not received that payment. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

company buyout job elimination
I have been employed on salary since 1990. On 11/15/02, my company was sold and I was given an status quo employment contract through 3/31/03. On this date the new owners all but told me my job would ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer fight unemployment benefits if they gave the employee a promotion a week before?
Salaried employee was fired from Akron based company after 5+ years of work. At time of firing, Employer gave Employee letter outlining reasons for firing which were minimal infractions at best (e.g. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Clarify separation agreement with confidentiality clause in terms of unemployment interview.
If I signed a separation agreement as part of a severance package that includes a confidentiality clause can I answer questions in my unemployment interview without violating the agreement and losing ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I 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

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

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

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

Non-Compete Clause within the Severance Package
My husband was given a severance package which included a non-compete clause. He is in radio advertising and the clause states that severance will be revoked if he takes a job in ANY form of advertisi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

I have a severance package. The company is now refusing to pay.
I have a signed severance package The company is now refusing to pay. Can they legally stop paying me? applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

I was laid off by my company. I was offered and accepted a severance package. I have been offered a new position at the same company and am being asked to repay the severance and vacation time. There is nothing in the severance agreement about either of t
I was laid off by my company. I was offered and accepted a severance package. Five weeks has elapsed and I have been offered a new position at the same company and am being asked to repay the severanc... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Severance package includes continuation of health benefit until end of severance period
as long as I pay my portion to COBRA. At the time of notice, I asked about the rate and was told by HR they would get this for me. Now I am told that they would not tell me the amount until I returned... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Severance Agreement all screwed up
Hello, I signed a severance agreement with a company. Departure date came a I departed. I have the following issues 1. Company missed payment dates in severance agreement 2. Company underpaid (no expe... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Employment issue
I worked as a senior engineer with a mjor steel company in Canton Ohio and was laid off in Feb subject to recall till June 1 I have my employee handbook and a relocation guide that spells out a severe... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Employer unwilling to pay on a legally enforceable severance agreement
Recently I was the President and CEO of a company that was purchased by a much larger Indian outsourcing business. Suffice it to say I was recently let go. While my severance package is minimal compar... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

What is the base rate used in calculating severance
Prior to separation through a "Work force Reduction" the salaried employees took a mandatory 5% salary reduction. Upon signing the severance agreement outlining the numbers of weeks for vacation and s... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Guaranteed hours not paid in severance
When hired by my former employer my offer letter stated that my pay would be based on a 50-hour workweek. Paid 40 hours of normal time and 10 hours of over (1.5) time. In addition any hours over 50 th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

I was laid off from my job in ohio. I have 2 weeks unused vacation. Is he legal obligated to pay me.
I got laid off from my job and was wondering if he was liable to pay me my vacation pay. Also he made a verbal agreement to pay half my truck payment. he laid me off 11 months later. Only reason I bou... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

My employer laid me off 6/28/16 and did pay me the last 2 weeks on 7/1/16. They also offered 2 weeks
My employer laid me off 6/28/16 and did not pay me the last 2 weeks on 7/1/16. They also offered 2 weeks severance. Still no pay for working or severance? They have promised the past 10 days but, noth... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Employee's Final Pay
I have been unable to get an answer from the State of Ohio on the following two issues� Is an employer permitted to make a deduction from an employee�s final paycheck for company property that has... applies to Ohio  ·  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

What are my pension rights?
I am in the process of negotiating the terms of my severance agreement. The severance agreement currently states that I will receive all benefits for the months that I will be receiving a severance. W... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I was laid off on June 30 of this year. My employer did not give me my vacation time on my last day, nor on the next regularly scheduled payday July 2), as required under IL law. So on July 5 I filed for unemployment. My vacation pay was finally made on J
IL law requires vacation pay to be paid out on the day of lay off or the next scheduled pay day. Laid off on June 30, 2015. Next regularly scheduled paycheck was July 2, 2015. Filed for unemployment o... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can my employer renege on severance if I find a job?
Nowhere in my severance agreement can I find that if I become employed outside of the company that severance will end. There is no no compete. They want to announce me at my new company. Do I need to ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Refusing to pay Commissions
I resently resigned from a company and they are typically months late on paying out commissions. There are 2 issues, one is that they made a mistake on my Q1 commissions and agreed verbally to correct... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

after drawing unemployment, took job for one week. Can I still continue my unemployment that i had.
I was drawing unemployment after being laid off oilfield job. My wife and I just took a job (joint- husband/wife job as apt manager) but she can not handle it emotionally. So I must terminate my emplo... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

Unfair severance pay
My Company has a written severance policy that gives two weeks pay for each year of service, the policy was written in 1998. In 1999, my company laid off about 20 people and gave them 30 days notice, ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Are my severance check deductions incorrect?
I was terminated April 28, a Tuesday and the second day of a pay period. I was offerred 4 weeks severance and told I'd be paid the 16 hours worked the 27 and 28. I was also told accrued vacation would... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay
My company is relocating to California and my job has been eliminated. I have been employed by this company for 12 1/2 years and have been offered 1 month severance pay. For this I have to train my bo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Can you at least tell me--by law in Ohio, am I entitled to a copy of my non compete--do they, by law, have to provide me that?
Can you please just tell me what the law is in Ohio regarding non compete? Are they required by law to provide me my copy? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer change a Severence agreement in the employee handbook with NO notification at all?
My company was bought out and our location is closing. So far they have given hundreds of union employees and, until now, non union employees severance. As a non union employee our severance agreement... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Employer's late bonus payment might screw up my unemployment benefits!
I was terminated from my job for reduction in workforce. I have applied for unemployment. I am worried that I won't be getting the top amount allowed by unemployment because of something my employer d... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Denial of severance due to needs of business?
Hi, my son applied for a voluntary separation package which was offered to employees by the company he works for. He was denied due to needs of the business although others were accepted. He was told ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Company not paying severance package
Following a reduction in force, my former employer offered a severance package to all employees released on June 30th (~ 20 people). All employees received their official severance letter on June 30th... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Ineligible for Severance in buyout situation
Our employer has the following statement in our severence plan: "You are ineligible to participate if you are offered a job with a company that purchases all or part of the operation in which you are ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can an employer offer you a severance package but say if you have a job not give it to you?
My company has offered a severance package if I stay until 1/31/11 but told some of the other employees that if they start to work for the company that's is taking over the plant 2/1/11 that they will... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

What is a typical severance package for a staff position?
I work for a university. We are under a year-to-year contract. My contract was not renewed after almost 14 years of employment. I was a director for the university with good evaluations. There is no s... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

The guy from unemployment office was rude to me . is there anything I can do I really do not want to talk to him again in NJ
The guy from the unemployment office called because my employer is fighting my claim. They said I broke policy. The guy from unemployment called me for a rebuttal . The guy from unemployment was rude,... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Severance
I work for a large company and I've recently been provided with the option of taking a lesser paid position or severance. On 1/12/09 they made the offer via email, not a formal agreement. I followed u... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

was terminated from a company that I was with for 13 years. Was providing me a severance pay for 13 weeks. However there was a non-compete for 2 years could not work for another company in the same industry. Never worked for another company in same indust
was terminated from a company that I was with for 13 years. Was providing me a severance pay for 13 weeks. However there was a non-compete for 2 years could not work for another company in the same in... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I signed my severance agreement and now my company has changed their mind. Can they do that?
My employment contract said my company or myself need to give 30 days notice. My company laid most of its workers off (including myself) and gave me my 30 days notice. I was paid for those 30 days. Th... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Eligibility for unemployment
The owners of the business I worked for,for 15 years sold it. I was given my final paycheck and my paid vacation days I had not used. I have to apply for a position with the new owners, I was manager ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Is contract enforceable if employer did not sign it?
My husband was recently layed off from the tv station he was working for. When they initially hired him, they gave him a 2 year contract that stated if he was terminated for no just cause, they had to... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

non participation in other employee's lawsuit
I am negotiating a severance package. I was the HR director and have intense knowledge ofr all employment activities. In the severance agreement there is text that states I can not participate in anyo... applies to Arizona  ·  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

My wife worked for a company 24 years. A European corporation bought her employers company in Kansas City and a similar company in North Carolina. The Kansas City facility was shut down, and she has in writing what her severance pay would be. The North Ca
Denial of severance pay after one co-owned company shut down and accepted a position with the other co-owned company. applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

My wife worked for a company 24 years. A European corporation bought her employers company in Kansas City and a similar company in North Carolina. The Kansas City facility was shut down, and she has in writing what her severance pay would be. The North Ca
Denial of severance pay after one co-owned company shut down and accepted a position with the other co-owned company. applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Severance pay for maternity leave
Is it legal for an employer to lay off pregnant employees before/during/after maternity leave without additional compensation for medical leave of absence benefits in their severance agreement even th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Who needs to be listed as the last employer for unemployment benefits?
I have been told my husband may qualify for unemployment benefits from his last employer. On the unemployment application he has to certify he has not worked, but he did as a contractor. who does he l... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Non Compete and Severance
Hello I was recently let go from my company due to cut backs. I did not have a non compete agreement in affect. I was entitled to a severance package. When I received the severance agreement it has a ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Implicit severance policy changed without notice after 10+ years of no changes at all.
My company recently had a RIF. I was laid off after 9 years. The company has a 10+ year history of paying a severance of 2 weeks plus 2 weeks for each year of service to anyone in my position. They ha... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Employer breaking signed contract
I moved from California to Ohio to take a job with a local car dealership as a mechanic. I had a signed 1 year contract with the service manager stating that they would pay for my specific training wi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

can they add to our severance agreement that we cannot file for the "trade adjustment agreement"?
There are about 40 of us being laid off in an office of 68 employees. Our jobs have been sent "off shore". I wish I had found this site sooner, because today we get our severance packages to sign and ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Can u sue an employer to get additional severance pay after signing agreement?
After 18 years I was laid off and offered 6 months severance pay. I signed the agreement without checking the company policy, later I found that the policy pays 9 months if you worked 17 plus years th... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can a 2wk notice be required and if not offered wave unemployment benefits
It has been requested that a new policy be noted that a 2 wk notice is required if leaving the organization - if not offered the employee would be waving their right to apply for unemployment. Is this... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

subsidiary severance smaller than parent corporation severance
I work in California for a subsidiary (LLC) of a large corporation located in Michigan. There have been many layoffs at the Michigan corporate offices and there was a press release stating the nice se... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unemployment?
I'm currently salary. My boss had me working 6 days a week at 64 hours. I told him I needed help. He told me there was nothing he could do he can't pull managers out of his back pocket. So I used my v... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

asked to waive benefit in order to get severance pay
a 45 yr. old woman is being laid off. She has 23 yrs. with large retail company. Employee handbook says, after 20 yrs, employee receives lifetime discount. She is asked to sign a waiver rescinding dis... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I recently was hired as a independent contractor for a firm in Columbus Ohio, I flew out and signed a two month working agreement. At that meeting they hand me a confidential/ non solicitation/non compete intellectual property agreement.
I Recently Was Hired As A Independent Contractor For A Firm In Columbus Ohio, I Flew Out And Signed A Two Month Working Agreement. At That Meeting They Hand Me A Confidential/ Non Solicitation/Non Com... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

severance contract, and bankruptcy
My company is about to file chapter 11 bankruptcy. In addition it looks as though it will be bought by a competitor. I have a contract stating a severance package of 4 months pay. Will this contract s... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Severance And Final Wage Payment Dute Date
I have s Separation and Release Agreement from a New Jersey corporation which has following paragraphs: 1. Termination Date. Employee acknowledges that his employment with the Company will terminate A... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Severance interrupts later employment
Recently let go from employment at national financial institution & accepted severance package that restricted former client contact. Hired & fired by regional financial who now wrongly claims employm... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Is my medical insurance still inplace during severance review period?
I have 45-days to review my severance agreement, (they won't let me review it before my last day). The severance is suppose to include the continuation of my family medical insurance during the severa... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I be replaced by replaced by an INS sponsored employee?
I was recently let go for reasons of re-organization and downsize. The position in this area will be filled by a foreigner who is being sponsored by the employer for a work visa. I also have vacation ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Told I was laid off than terminated
I was told that I was being laid off with a one month severance pay. A week later, I received a letter telling me that I was terminated with just cause but nothing telling me what the just cause was. ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

What happens to severance commitments when a company is purchased?
My fiancé has been employed in a Philadelphia-based company for 17 years. It was recently announced it had been purchased by an LA-based company, and many layoffs would be forthcoming. Will the origi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

can my employer force me to interview for new company?
I work for a hospital in NJ in mental health care. The hospital lost their state contract to a community agency after an RFP process. The hospital is only awarding severance to those employees who hav... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Unpaid Training Hours
I recently took a position with a company. I trained for one week before actually beginning my job responsibilities. In the meantime I received a better offer from another company. I am now being told... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Is vacation pay considered severance pay by an employer?
My fiance had a heart attack and when he got out of the hospital the boss gave him vacation pay for three weeks. He worked there for three years. Can the boss pay this and not tell him that his servic... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can Executive Grade employees be discriminated in amount of payment of Severance Pay.
My company is being taken over by another company. To save the jobs of employees, current management has approved a Severance / Compensation Policy for Executive Cadre employees of Grade 7 to Grade 14... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

How long is unemployment aloowed to answer a case request?
I am in the mortgage industry and am required to go to the office full-time weekly. I have done this work for 12+ years and am W-2 but paid by the employer on a percentage basis. Because of the market... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

My compnay, based in Ohio, is asking me to sign an agreement , they call a committment to make the f
applies to California  ·  0 answers

Severance to a part time employee who was once full time
My company recently got bought out by another company and we are all receiving severance. My situation is a little unique compared to my co-workers. I have been with the company for 16 years, 12 of th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance pay after declining relocation of current job?
There is a good possibility that my employer (a major regional bank) will close our local office in a reorganization and ask me to relocate my current job to a bank office in another state. I do not h... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

When factoring the difference when not making the min. wage as a tipped employee is this done daily?
For example: you work as a bartender and in the course of a shift you do not make, with tips, what amounts to to Ohio minimum wage and are being paid half the min. wage. Is the employer responsible fo... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Is my severance agreement lawful and enforceable?
My severance package requires me "duty to report new employer's name to my current employer....to allow my current employer to reasonably determine whether such activities fall within the scope of act... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my manager require me to make copie during my lunch break, without pay, in Ohio?
My manager stopped allowing employees to make copies while on the clock last week. She now says they must be made on our lunch break. I work for a daycare and preschool. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I lose my severance package if I request a wording change?
I have be let go from my job and offered a severance package that requires signing a document. I understand that if I send a counter offer, the company no longer is obligated to honor their original s... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Owed severance of two months. Company HR person will not respond.
What are my options if I'm owed severance pay after a signed contract and the company HR person will not respond? applies to New York  ·  2 answers

What if I signed a severance agreement, received a check & then they stopped payment on it?
I was notified about termination, signed a severance agreement & received a check for owed wages + 2 weeks severance all on the 17th. On the 22nd the employer stopped payment on check stating I delete... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

Will I lose unemployment if I decline outsource position?
My company is closing the warehouse & outsourcing to another one 30 miles away. HR says if I am offered a position at the new warehouse and do not accept, I will be ineligible for unemployment benefit... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can an employer dock pay for monetary errors
My wife is a travel agent and sometimes makes mistakes that could result in her company having to pay a vendor a fee for the mistake. For example, forgetting to cancel a hotel room on time might resul... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

I am requesting that in my two months of severance pay, all taxes and deductions be eliminated and the gross amount of my check be paid into my retirement fund. Is this okay to do so?
I am being terminated after 34 years due to some errors but the real reason is that I am 73 years old. Is this legal or should I consult with an attorney? I asked for another year of employment but wa... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

No severance because of job offer
The company I worked for was sold. I was on a list of transferred employees and offered a job. The offer said comparable employeement and benefits. They were not comparable the benefits were HMO and I... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Severance, at will and non-compete
Hello, I'm a commissioned sales representative who will be laid off without cause ( at will employee ). I was asked to sign a non-compete agreement when this current company purchased my former compan... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Uphill Battle for Unemployment Benefits
What do you do when your state Unemployment Commission fails to acknowledge a request for rehearing when new evidence is submitted? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Contractual Severance and Release
I have a predetermined severance clause in my offer letter that states:"In addition, in the event you are terminated for reasons other than for cause during the twelve-month period ending after the ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can an employer refuse to offer a severance package if they have made exceptions for others?
I accepted an offer of employment instead of severance in a closely related department. I accepted the offer based on the job description and reporting structure provided at that time by the "new" man... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

with a company buyout am I eligible to draw unemployment?
My employer just sold the company to an individual. It is a private company, no stock involved in the sale, assets only. The new owner has offered me a job, same position at the same rate of pay, but ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Can I collect unemployment if my employer repeatedly did not pay me in full on the regular payday?
I have already filed a claim with unemployment in PA after I quit my job. I am waiting to hear their determination. In the questionaire, I cited multiple dates over a four month period of paydays that... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  4 answers

Defamation ?
I resigned from a nationwide company because of changes they made in structure of payment , Meaning i was making less money that i had the previous yr . I filed for Pennsylvania Unemployment and when ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I was laid off 01/06/16 I signed my severance agreement before I left the company. I was suppose to recieve my severance check after 7 days from my layoff, so I called the company and they said they couldn't find my signed document that they would email m
Is it possible for your employer to change the severance amount because supposedly they lost the one he signed when they laid him off, so they sent him a new one with a different amount ? Is that lega... applies to Texas  ·  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

Severance Pay vs. Vacation pay
I was laid off and given severence pay. A few days later I contact payroll to inquire about my vacation pay. They told me I don't get paid for vacation time left over. I then filed a claim with the st... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Comp Time- vs- Over Time
I am a non-exempt employee. My Employer has told me they will no longer pay overtime for ovetime worked but said I can take the time off at a later date. They are calling it "Comp Time". But I do not ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can I file for unemployment if I was an independent contractor?
I was an independent contractor for a property management company in VA, but also do appraisals for my own company, but was just laid off for no reason other than they want to hire their son full time... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Unemployment is investigating me at my on call job. It has angered my employer and may cost me myjob
I was first investigated when I was laid off from my full time job. I have been on countless interviews and filled out hundreds of applications for full time work. To show unemployment I am making an ... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

Never signed a contract
I was laid off from a Pa facility due to downsizing.The corporate office decided to consolidate all operations to one facility in New Hampshire.At the time off lay off, the owner told me that I would ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Letter states severance will be paid, 4 months later, haven't received it
My mother worked at a nursing facility for 29 years. The nursing facility closed, and she received a letter from the company stating she would receive $9,899 in severance pay, however 4 months later, ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

What should be the rule when a company has locations in different states and accrued vacation
is in question? I work for a company headquarter based in Cincinatti, Ohio and I worked out of Baltimore, Maryland. They refused to pay me vacation pay but have admitted that accrude vacation was paye... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Payment of vacation owed and severance pay after being layed-off when Co. filed for Chapter 11
My company, Aerolineas Argentinas, filed for Chapter 11. A week later I, together with some other employees got lay-off (until the company resumes operation). 1) Shouldn't I get paid for my vacation t... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Severence pay presedents
Hi: I was recently terminated form my job which I had for one year. I held a fairly senior position and was offered 1 months severance. I know of other cases where people at my level or lower we're of... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Non-compete as part of termination/severance agreement
I was a Vice President at a small company and was recently terminated from my position (not for cause...part of a business restructuring). The company is paying me severance, but in order to receive t... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Company Reneging on a Severance Agreement. Sending me Lesser Amount
I signed a severance agreement with a company. The company responded by wanting to change the amount paid in the agreement and trying to get me to sign a new agreement (which I did not sign, but have ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can I sue for wrongful termination and discrimination instead of breach of contract if the employee fails to provide payment in accordance with an executed severance agreement? I was employed in South Carolina. However, the company states the laws of Nort
I was terminated without warning or official reason. I signed a severance agreement in exchange for releasing the company of any liability. Company provided 4 weeks of payment but now has stopped, vio... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

mediation of severance
looking for a referral to a human resource consultant to assist with termination/HR policy/ CA state law/ mediation of severance applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

mediation of severance
looking for a referral to a human resource consultant to assist with termination/HR policy/ CA state law/ mediation of severance / represent me (x-employee) applies to California  ·  1 answer

Severance Payout after 30 days
I (we) have severance agreements that we are 1)employed until May 15th and 2) won't receive the funds until around 30 days after that date. Is this legal? Why must we wait to get our monay? applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Severance pay without signed agreement
My husband was recently laid-off from his job. He was sent a legal agreement in the mail from the corporate office which sounded very "fishy" . The agreement said he would never seek future employment... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Worried about signing Seperation Agreement
5/10/07 I was told I was "Permanently Laid-Off" and was presented with a "Separation Agreement & General Release" document. Item #1 states "Employee will resign their employment effective May 10, 2007... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unauthorized stoppage of 401K contributions and severance overpayment
I was on a severance plan from my employer. The terms of my severance included continuation of 401K contributions on both my part and my former employer. Due to some sort of "hickup" in the the system... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Position eliminated in merger - Am I entitled to severance?
I am a female executive in a company that is about to make a major acquisition. I was notified on Friday that as part of this acquisition, my position is being eliminated and my product line dropped. ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Severance
I was terminated by my employer on June 21, 2004. At that time my employer offered to pay me through the end of the month. However, when I recieved my check, it was not what we agreed upon. Do I have ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

withholding last paycheck as ransom
I was employed by a local small employer office. I was employed for 6 years. I terminated my employment with two weeks notice. In the first week I was gone I receive a letter from my previous employer... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

Should an attorney help write my severance agreement?
Do I need an employment law specialist to have a constructive termination/severance agreement written? My case is unique in that I am not being let go, but I think it would be best for both me and my ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Sexual Harrassment and Unemployment
I work for a very small company with 4 employees. The owner of the small company I work for has been looking at porn at work. Every time I move from my desk I see awful images. He sometimes does try t... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

Unemployment stoped
I have been getting my unemployment for about 5months.and now they want another hearing in person i allready went to the hearing and got a letter and now they are saying i have to repay everything and... applies to California  ·  1 answer

re: competition clause and not receiving prompt or correct pay.
I have worked since august 30th, 2004 as a nurse practitioner for a health care company. there is a non-compete clause in my contract that i cannot see the patients for a year. the company is currentl... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

if my employment agreement has an arbitration clause in it how do I go about filing a claim to receive the severance and benefits owed me per the contract?
My employment agreement states, "in the event of a termination of this Agreement without cause, employee shall be entitled to eight (8) weeks of severance compensation at a typical historical rate." M... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Mutual Separation Agreement - Severance - Signed & Notarized - Now they want to Void & Null it
I was let go by my employer after 6 years of reliable service. They offered me a mutual separation agreement with severance included in the agreement. I got it signed and notarized and employer got it... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

For 19 years I have worked at a company that has offered, under contract a severance package of x months severance for y years. We are facing a reorg next week and today they issued a severance package that is 1/2 of what was previously offered. What are
For 19 years I have worked at a company that has offered, under contract, a severance package of x months severance for y years. We are facing a reorg next week and today they issued a severance packa... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

discrimination
What is the statute of limitations in Ohio for filing against an employer who made promises several times (President Level) of a promotion within a specified timeframe and then did not do so but promo... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

concerned about my health and rights for unemployment
my employer is renting a building that has documented proof that it contains black mold. if i was to quit my job would i be able to collect unemployment, even if my employer is not paying into the sys... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Negotiating a severance package after layoff
I was laid off from my job at a New York City ad agency last Thursday. I received a severance package offer, and believe it can be improved, or should be; but I understand that employers are not legal... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Layoff with no severance and hiring non union workers to do the job
I am a union employee and due to budget cuts the company is eliminating their entire IT dept. therefore laying us all off giving us a 2 week notice. However, they will be paying a private consulting c... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Will I be eligible for unemployment benefits if I do not accept the position with the new company?
My company is merging and relocating. It seems that I will be offered position with the new company. My new position will be a demotion with a possible pay cut and will add about 20 miles on my commut... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Two hotels sold by Loews Corp. to New Hampshire and Resorts/the buyer paid Severance to some people
In Dec. 1999 I used to work for a hotel that was sold, my coworkers received SEVERANCE. I did not, why ? Some of them stayed with the company because they needed them like me . Help help help. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Former employer trying to impose non-compete after the fact
I resigned from my previous employer to accept a new position. In accepting the new position, I did NOT sign a non-compete agreement. Despite a strong and exceptional track record in my position, I wa... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I was recently let go. payment in lieu of notice?
My employer let me go on a Wednesday. There was a general layoff for other employees the friday after but I was let go early due to confidential issues as I worked in HR. I was told I would receive se... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I signed a severance agreement with my former employee in Sept 2014. It is for six months pay and CO
. applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Drawing Unemployment & Have Taken Commission Based Sales Job
Hello, I lost my employment in which I was a W-2 wage employee. I have been drawing unemployment compensation since I lost my job. For about a month and a half now, I have been working as an independe... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

"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

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

Severance Pay
I was told about a month ago, that my position will be eliminiated. I keep asking for my lay-off date but they keep dodging me. I work for a non-profit agency and I have seen no literature on serveran... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

I feel that I was unfairly layed off and not giving proper pager work, and was age discrimation.
On Feb. 7, 2010 at 3 p.m. my boss came into my area and said he needed to speak to me. I worked for a local newspaper in the pre-press department since 1984. Besides scheduling jobs, doing layout, sen... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Does a company in "foreclosure" have to honor employment agreements - specifically severance pay?
My company CEO just announced to the team yesterday that the company has no cash and will be letting all but 5 people go in a mass layoff. Keeping the 5 people is for the purpose of managing an asset ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Legal? Sign amended severance package or recieve nothing but already have fully executed agreement
I was fired on Feb 23rd and given a severance package that need to be signed and returned no later than March 2nd. I sgined and returned the fully executed document on Feb 25th. On March 2nd, I reciev... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

New owner of company not paying unemployment taxes. Can I draw from previous years of employment?
I have worked for my company for 21 years. The past 2 years the new owner has not paid unemployment taxes. If the company closes or I get a lay-off can I still collect unemployment until I find a job ... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

I was given a retention fee to help close my division from Jan 29 to April 39. I am allowed to collect unemployment. Do I have to report this fee to unemployment compensation in Pennsylvania.
Retention fee to stay with company from Jan 29 to April 29, 2016. Need to know if I must report this to unemployment in Pennsylvania applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

How long does an employer have to mail a severance check after the severance package was signed by
Was forced to signed severance package on the 15th of the month. The paperwork was ready, but the check was not. Was told the manager who works out of state would mail the check to a manager who is on... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can a past RMO recieve unemployment compensation
Hello, I recently disassociated myself from a construction company in which I was the RMO (Responsible managing Officer of the corporation). I was given this title about 4 months ago, but the people I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Former employer making disparaging remarks and trying to impose non-compete after the fact
I resigned from my previous employer to accept a new position. In accepting the new position, I did NOT sign a non-compete agreement. Despite a strong and exceptional track record in my position, I wa... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

The Company cheated me when paid me the severance
Im in Hong Kong. I worked for a public listed Company in Chestnut Ridge, New York. I was released last month because the re-organization. The Company agreed to pay me the severance. On the last day, ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was laid off from work back in 2014. I was allowed to collect unemployment but now two years later the company is now stating that I am not eligible for the unemployment. Why now are they allowed to fight it ,isn't it too late for them to appeal it ?
I was laid-off from a union, construction job, I file For unemployment And was granted Compensation now 2 years late The company is arguing that I am not entitled to it and are asking me to repay it b... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

in new how soon after being terminated must I receive my accrued vacation pay
I was terminated in ny on 3/11 without reason being given. They paid me my last weeks salary on 3/17 but not the 154 hours of PTO I was owed. They tell me they will pay it to me on 3/341. I'm concerne... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can a severance be reduced by the amount paid during the WARN act?
Was recently laid off, company paid the 60 days for the WARN act, and now for the severance, which becomes effective on the last day of employment, which is at the end of the 60 days of the WARN act, ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can I take withdrawal of cash balance pension and still receive UI?
I lost my job in August and currently am receiving unemployment. Just last week I received a letter from former employer, stating it was not in their best interest financially to maintain my cash bala... 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

Will I receive a tax statement from Unemployment ?
If I have been on Unemployment since April 2010, will I receive anything stating how much I paid to the State, and Federal Government for taxes last Year? If so, when will I receive it? Thank You, Bre... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Severance for some but not others, is there any legal recourse
The nursing home chain I worked for was recently sold to an investment firm. They only wanted the property and turned around and hired 4 different companies to manage and run the nursing homes. One of... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Severance for some but not others, is there any legal recourse
The nursing home chain I worked for was recently sold to an investment firm. They only wanted the property and turned around and hired 4 different companies to manage and run the nursing homes. One of... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Would this be workplace retaliation? Is this protected by the Ohio Whistleblower Law?
I am not sure if I have a case or not, but here is a brief description of events leading up to my unemployment. Myself and former coworkers had many concerns about our boss. I followed facility protoc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can i still recieve unemployment compensation ?
i'm recieving UI from the state of wisconsin but i can no long afford the house we rent and am moving to north carolina to stay with my daughter in-law ( my wife recieves ss) will i still be able to c... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Sale of company and severance package.
Our company (a sub of big corp) is being sold (stock sale) to another company. We have been offered very good serverance packages should the purchasing company decide they do not want to continue our ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I have been disallowed u.c benefits on redetermination in the state of ohio and am appealing They included that additional issuesmay fall withinthe purview of theOhio administrative code rule 4146-5-03 can you tell me what that means and how to fight it?
applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severence and Exit Interview
Since an employer is not obligated to pay severance to a terminated employee, can they require an exit interview in order to pay it out? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Severance Timeframe
I was laid off in early Dec. My company has sent my final check, but I am still waiting on my severance check. I have called three times and each time they say it is on the way. It has not arrived, it... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I found out that my position was being eliminated and that I would be given a severance package that includes bridging me one year to 20 years for pension reasons. The severance also includes a 2/3 payout of performance stock that has a three year vesting
see question applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Is a company obligated to pay out accured vacation time at the time of a lay off?
On Tuesday, June 22, 2010 I was let go from Bonnier Corporation. I was a remote employee working from the DC area. I was given severance pay, but was told that Bonnier does not pay out vacation time. ... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

In Ohio, what consideration can I expect to sign a non compete?
- I've worked for the company for almost 10 years - I've made over 100k for the past 3 years - I have a large amount of responsibility in several areas applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I was refused unemployment after being let go for unproffesionalism(complaints of a coworker)
I was called to HR and told I was on investigative leave. The next day they called and let me go. 8 weeks later the unemployment office said that the company said I was fired for unproffesional behavi... applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

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

Severance Agreement Review
MEL, I have a severance agreement/package and would like to have a lawyer specialized in such matters review it for me as an objective third party. applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

my contract includes severance pay if I give a 90 day notice and not fail to work for any reason through out the 90 day notice period. I want to take vacation during the 90 day period. If I do take vacation, can it be considered failure to work for any re
I signed a contract agreeing that if I failed to work for any reason during through out the 90 day notice period I will not receive severance pay. Is taking vacation considered failure to work for an ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

What is considered fair geographical coverage
Small flooring company <2000000 demanding lack of competition in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana when they only work in Florence Ky area and Lexington, Cincinnati Oh and Indianapolis IN applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

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

Unemployment and Non-compete
Can I file for unemployment if my employer terminates me for not signing a non-compete agreement? I don't agree with the agreement and she is forcing us to sign it without getting any type of compensa... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do i qualify for unemployment if my hours got reduced by 90%
I have been working for a dental office for almost 5 years, recently my boss told me that she could not afford me any longer, so she would have me there a few hours a week, do i qualify for unemployme... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

I am planning to retire soon and my employer is suggesting that all the sessions I conduct with the new trainee be taped. I am not comfortable with this arrangement, do I have the right to refuse the training sessions be taped. I live in the state of Ohio
I am planning to retire soon and my employer is suggesting that all the sessions I conduct with the new trainee be taped. I am not comfortable with this arrangement, do I have the right to refuse the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination and denial of vacation pay
This is a family business. I was terminated for alleged poor performance recently. I worked there for 10-1/2 months. I am 46 years old and was replaced by their 30 year old daughter, who just had a ba... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

Can I reopen an unemployment claim after doing contract work?
I was laid off in April. I opened an unemployment claim, within weeks accepted a sales job at a firm HQ in GA. While is was to be a regular employee position, they have only paid me via straight check... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

I was given a retro pay of 9400 which my company said I shouldn't have got so they have been withholding my paychecks until they recoup there money. Due to taxes I only received 5200 and they have not given me any breakdown or pay stubs is this legal in O
I was given a retro pay of 9400 which my company said I shouldn't have got so they have been withholding my paychecks until they recoup there money. Due to taxes I only received 5200 and they have not... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What is a general release. I also have a date I was supposed to be paid out my severance and they haven't paid it and it's be a week after
I have been part of a giant layoff from a pharma company. They said I would receive my severance package money with in 30 days of my last effective day and that was 37 days ago applies to California  ·  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

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

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

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

Do I qualify for unemployment benefits?
I receive a pension from the State Teachers Retirement System. For the past 5 and 1/2 years I have worked parttime for a non-profit organization. We have been told our division is closing down by late... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Employer holding final pay, Unused Vacation pay , and expenses. They agreed to pay these
I was let go by my employer offically on June 19th, they post-dated my termination date to June 2, 2001 but agreed to the following email from HR: XXXX, Inc will compensate you (me) through June 19, 2... applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

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

Can I get unemployment?
I currently hold a back office position working 35 hr as week earning salary of $30,000 a year with 10days PTO. My employer currently sold the company. The back office will no longer be needed. He sai... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Severance Policey - Descrimination or not?
I work in IT that will probably be outsourced. I would like to know if this is descrimination. I had been employed there for 21 years and due to my pay scale I will receive 1 weeks pay X 16 weeks. Ano... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Threat to rescind a Severance Agreement
I was my position was eliminated and I was given a severance agreement 3/16. My employer the decided they were going to modify it, and took until 3/30 to get me a new agreement, which I signed that da... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

$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

how long do I have to sign a severance package in Maryland?
I received a severance package and don't know how long I have to return it. applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

severance chapter 13
Severance applies to Colorado  ·  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

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

Will this affect me collecting unemployment?
I was laid off a while ago, I am now looking to cash out the 401K and this can be done only if I request to be taken off the lay off list (request for termination). If I go ahead with the request, wil... applies to California  ·  0 answers

severence pay
An employee did not follow proper safety procedures on a "field" job. He was told about this and a disciplinary action form was created and he signed it. Then he threw his keys, company ID, etc. on th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Unjust Discharge
My unemploment determination stated: After a review of the facts, this agency finds that the claimant was discharged without just cause under section 4141.29(D)(2)(a), ohio revised code. What does thi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can I still sue, if I signed a serverance agreement
I signed a severance agreement 4 weeks ago; I worked for the company for 30 years. They said it was head count, but I know the HR lady really disliked me. My severance was for 6 months, and to carry m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

I was just informed yesterday that I was receiving a 20% pay cut from my employer. No reduction in hours. A drastic reduction in commissions. I work at a call center and was told the campaign I was working on is no longer active. I was called into my mana
I was just informed yesterday that I was receiving a 20% pay cut from my employer. No reduction in hours. A drastic reduction in commissions. I work at a call center and was told the campaign I was wo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

In my severance package it states 6 weeks of pay but the dollar amount next to it is much higher. I signed it so did the owner of the company and then today I got a phone call stating the dollar amount was wrong and they want me to sign a new one. Can the
I was given a severance contract that stated 6 weeks of pay with a dollar amount next to it that is double. I signed it not understanding what the dollar amount entailed. The owner of the company also... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

I was an at will employee at a large corporation. There was a reduction on work force and we were told there would be no severance package. We had to re apply and re interview for the same job. This job went from 6 positions to 3 positions, in addition th
I was an at will employee at a large corporation. There was a reduction on work force and we were told there would be no severance package. We had to re apply and re interview for the same job. This j... applies to California  ·  0 answers

severance pay to the ex
My husband will be receiving 42 weeks of pay in September when his employer closes the plant. Is his ex wife entitled to receive any of this money if she tried to come after him? They have been divorc... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Are agreements not to re-hire lawful?
The following is included in my severance pay agreement: Future employment: You agree you will not seek future employment with the company, or its affiliated entities, subsidiaries, divisions, success... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Mental and verbal abuse & harassment
I worked for a small company-10 employees in the office svereal hundred in the field. My boss was the owner-I reported to him. A mean, nasty little man who for 11 months bitched at me constantly--I co... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

lunch breaks
i just started to in a big retail chain in ohio i would like to know if there is any 0hio law that lunch breaks not given to me if i work more than 8 hours i ask and they said did not have people to c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My company is based out of Wisconsin but I am in Minnesota laborers union and most of our work is in Minnesota, what state do I file unemployment?
Minnesota or Wisconsin unemployment? applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

My employer refused to honor signed 12 months severance agreement.
Can an employer legally renege on paying signed severance package agreement? applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Can I receive unemployment compensation while my former employer pays commissions owed me?
I will be let go May 1, 2015 from a salary/commission position. Company has said I will be paid all commissions on all orders written & shipped. This could provide some income through the end of the y... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Fabricated document
My current boss threatened to fire me and had said that if i tried to claim unemployment he would fabricate a document that stated that i had missed a large number of work days and also had come in la... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

continue retaliation
I filed a discrimination case against a school district. I applied for unemployment in which i qualify. The school district protest my unemployment claim. I consider this retaliation what do you say? ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

UI taxes taken out of my severance. Can I file a new claim?
My severance package was paid by out over 6 months as a payroll check and had UI insurance taxes taken. My question is: Considering that my initial claim for UI benefits was based on prior work and si... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

What information is needed to find out if a non-compete agreement would apply to my husband?
My husband was hired by Company #1 in FL, 13 years ago. (He was trained elsewhere.) Company #1 was then bought by Company #2 about 11 years ago, while we were still living in Florida. Somewhere along ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Who notifies my previous employer that I've secured a new job so that severance payments are stopped
I am receiving severance payments. My agreement is that the payments to me are only until I find other employment. Other than me personally telling my prior employer that I've found a new job, how els... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

severance compensation for commissioned salespeople
I am being offered a severance package for my 18 years of service based on my salary alone. A bulk of my income came from commission. This is not being reflected in my benefits package. Do I have any ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

If an employer offered me a severance package and gave me 7 days to review it (written in the separation agreement) and a few days later rescinds the offer because I refused to sign a corrective action form. Is this a legally binding contract that they st
If an employer offered me a severance package and gave me 7 days to review it (written in the separation agreement) and a few days later rescinds the offer because I refused to sign a corrective actio... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What are my unemployment compensation rights?
My employer is dividing and selling the business as 2 businesses. i am a salaried worker and he says that the only way that i will continue with one of the halves is to become a contract laborer for t... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

contingent upon future employment
My husband's position with our local county highway dept was recently eliminated. He was given the explanation that it was "reorganization". There has been a lot of local concern raised to our county ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Do they owe me accrued vacation pay
My company is based out of Virginia, hired me to work in Philly, and reside in Philly. I paid all PA and Philly taxes and thus receive unemployment from the state of PA. The state of Virginia does not... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Once Trooper begins therapy for personal problems a system of harrassment began
Can the Ohio State Highway Patrol use the fact that a Trooper goes to a therapist for nerve problems as a valis reason for termination? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

eleigible again after 6 months of employment?
Regardiing eligibility. I collected IL unemployment insurance for the full 26 weeks of eligiblity ending in February 2005. I've been employed since December of 2004 and properly reported those earning... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Do I apply to NJ or KS? Do I apply on 4/1/2016 instead of mid-Aug when my severance runs out?
My last day of work will be 3/31/2016. I will be provided severance based on agreeing not to sue for a period of 19 weeks via normal payroll, monthly. I worked the entire base year of 1/1-12/31/2015, ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

Want to open own tax service as situation has changed drastically.
Have worked for a franchise for 18 years, which was doing business as ****. Feb. 1 of last year, the owner passed away. It was writting that he's sister who had been manager for 28 years was to get th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I reopen an unemployment claim after doing contract work?
I claimed unemployment in May after getting laid off. After only several weeks of benefits, I accepted a contract (1099) position with a firm. My contract has expired, and the new one they are offerin... applies to California  ·  0 answers

unemployment for Graduate teaching assistant
I worked at public university in Fl as a graduate teaching assistant, but my contract ended two months ago. I am applying for instructional positions but it has been hard to find a job. Can i apply fo... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal for a school district to delay severance payment for tax purposes?
A retiring teacher wants to delay his severance payment until January of the year following his retirement. This is stated in the negotiated agreement as his right. Now the school administration is sa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful termination ERISA for affecting Pension benefits
In PA my employer terminated my employment after 9 months service hired me from my 20 years Pension vested service by offering very attractive package. Not a good cause of performance state unemployme... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I eligible for unemployment?
My employer, Kmart is closing and if you are over 50 yrs of age with 10 yrs of service they are classifying you as "retirement-unit closing" rather than just store closing or unemployed. I have asked ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can my employer choose to simply not pay me for earned wages?
So, I was just informed today (May 3rd, 2016) that my employer cant pay me my paycheck that I was supposed to be paid on May 1st, 2016. We sell insurance, and he received a charge from one of our insu... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Non-Disclosure/Non-Compete Contract
I have been working for a company in Ohio for over 8 years. Recently, they have told all of us we must sign a non-disclosure agreement but it includes not being able to work for customers, suppliers, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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 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

I have worked for a privately owned company in Georgia for 11 years. The owner of the company verbally told me he would pay me for 30 to 90 days or until I found a new job with comparable pay. A few days later he sent me a severance agreement and release
I want a new separation notice that has the same reason for termination as what the owner told me the day he released me. I also want to get paid for at least 90 days or until I find a job with compar... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Severance Discrimination
My company was sold in October 2001 and the new company transfered employee seniority as part of the purchase agreement. While I performed the same manager's job, I was changed from salary to hourly a... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Can I collect unemployment?
I have been with the company for 20yrs. I was hired on with the office i am at now at within the corporation about 2yrs ago, working a MON-THurs 8-4:30p shift. The needs of the office have changed and... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Are contractors entitled to severance?
We recently released an independent contractor from our business, who was working without a formal contract. Due to the sensitive nature of the work they were performing, we were unable to give notice... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

K-1 as wage basis for unemployment compensation?
I am a Partner is an LLC, not paying into the State Compensation Fund. The LLC, tied to commercial construction is now defunct. LLC distributioms are my sole source of income. Am I eligible for Unempl... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Chose not to renew employment contract, am I eligible for unemployment?
in PA company was sold, but I signed a contract w/new owner to help him for two weeks (renewable if agreed by both parties). I chose not to renew, and he never offered. Am I now not eligible for unemp... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

How can I avoid tax on a separation / severance payment?
I was shocked to find that my job was eliminated and now have been sent a severance agreement with a final payment amount for my acceptance. It's not much but money I really need every red cent of it.... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

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

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

My Employer Refuse To Pay
I worked at a Steak House restaurant here in Cleveland, Ohio as a sever/batender/supervisor. I started with them Nov 11, 2008. I was supposed to receive a $1 increase when working on weekends as a sev... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

My current employee is refusing to give me a copy of my non compete (Ohio)--what can I do?
I am currently working at a company. I have asked them for a copy of my non compete & they have (after 2 wks) still refused to give it to me. What can I do to obtain what I thought was legally mine? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it NC law that employers share severance package information prior to selling the company?
My company has shared that they are considering selling the business. Will won't know the final decision for several more months. They are, however, going to be sharing the details of our severance pa... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Company reloacted, offered severance unless employee agreed to relocate. Agreed but resigned later.
As a result of a merger, in September 2002, my company offered a severance package for those that did not wish to relocate in the town that the company was moving everyone which was 1200 miles away. E... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

In the state of Kansas what is the law regarding bonus pay out when on a severance package? My employer is stating I have to be on paroll to receive the bonus for program performance during 2015. It is my understanding that I should receive the bonus base
n the state of Kansas what is the law regarding bonus pay out when on a severance package? My employer is stating I have to be on paroll to receive the bonus for program performance during 2015. It is... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

My husband appealed an unemployment insurance denial he was given a phone call hearing which he missed because they didn't tell him the date they printed the appt call time on the back odd one of the papers that he had given them in the past , so he wasn'
Former employer lied we have proof of his reason for being fired, just need to contact someone above the local Frankfort,Ky unemployment insurance appeals office , for unfair treatment of his case fr applies to Kentucky  ·  0 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

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

Can I be released from a non compete agreement from an Ohio company?
My employment contract indicates that I was hired as a full time projectr manager. My letter of understanding indicates that based on sales and staffing the company believes that I will be on projects... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

overtime rate
What is the overtime rate for tipped employees in Ohio? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Can I file unemployment without retaliation?
I was terminated for comping a guest's tab/check of a guest that frequent the establishment. The guests know the owners and have done business with them. One of the other managers and/or server told t... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can earned vacation time be taken away in IL due to a demotion?
My spouse was informed 2 weeks ago that he was being demoted and his hourly rate was being reduced significately. He received a 1 day notice. When he got his paycheck this week the company also reduce... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can former employer violate oral agreement to list as rehire status
I worked for a state agency and had conflict at a new position. I was given a choice of being fired or resigning. The HR director offered me some severance pay, to help me get UI benefits, and to "...... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I've been cleaning my unemployment my year to date ended I put it in new claim now I have two pending issues will I still get my unemployment
I live in Missouri and have put in several quarters at different jobs. I was claiming my unemployment until my benefit year to date and it had only been claiming unemployment for about three months. S... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

What are my options when my employer refuses to pay company expenses?
I have traveled to many trade shows putting all business expenses on a personal AMEX card. The company has gone through a reorganization. However, now that the reorg is complete, the company is rename... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

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

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

Am I eligible for unemployment benefits if I refuse to sign a non-compete?
My company just got bought out and the new owner has asked us to sign a non-compete. The contract states that failure to sign could lead up to termination. I work in the state of Georgia. Will my term... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

My attorney made counteroffer to original severance package;does co. have to respond?
I was terminated after working many years for company. I sought legal advise; attorney sent letter within the 21 required due date stating that I wish to make amendments to the original severance pack... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

Yes, I was laid off about 2 months now and have been seeking work back in my field of IT work, I worked as a equipment operator in the oil fields for 1 year. Now former company wanting to hire back at lower pay and is threatening to have my unemployment b
Yes, I was laid off about 2 months now and have been seeking work back in my field of IT work, I worked as a equipment operator in the oil fields for 1 year. Now former company wanting to hire back at... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Attorney fees
I am going to talk to an attorney today. He said he would take my case because he is familiar with the public employer where i work as a public employee. He told me the fee would be $3500 for the civi... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

responding to a TRO
I live in Tampa, but have been sued in Ohio for material breach of a non-compete as stated in the executed contract. I found out on 10/1 that the court has set plaintiff's motion for TRO for 10/6. I h... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can I collect unemployment over the summer, as a private school teacher with a 10 month contract?
I have a contract as a salaried employee for 10 months. During the summer, our enrollment decreases and less teachers are needed. I volunteered to work but was not one of the teachers offered employme... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Can I collect unemployment over the summer, as a private school teacher with a 10 month contract?
I have a contract as a salaried employee for 10 months. During the summer, our enrollment decreases and less teachers are needed. I volunteered to work but was not one of the teachers offered employme... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

I'm off work on medical leave pending placement. The company just announced it will be shutting down the plant permanently in November 2015. If the company pays out severance can they exclude me while I'm off on medical leave? UAW is saying nothing at thi
I work for Mitsubishi Motors North America and I am currently on medical leave I was called in on July 17, 2015 for lite duty. I was back at work for a week when the company of 1,200 workers announced... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What is a reasonable geographical area?
My non-compete clause states that I cannot compete within 60 miles as a crow flies of my company. That means that I would have to move to another city to be able to work for myself. Is that a reasonab... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What is a reasonable geographical area?
My non-compete clause states that I cannot compete within 60 miles as a crow flies of my company. That means that I would have to move to another city to be able to work for myself. Is that a reasonab... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Resigned and was terminated on spot
I am currently a manager at a small medical collection firm. I am about to give my notice 8 weeks in advance. The owner of the company has a track record for letting people go as soon as they give not... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance policy
HR has said our division does not have a written severance policy but our corporation has a written policy which is different than what I'm being offered. Must our division give out the established am... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

If I received severance and paid all taxes, when I'm rehired does the company owe me the taxes paid?
If I was paid 52 weeks of severance and paid 35% taxes upfront, then rehired after 31 weeks, it would seem as if I owe the company 21 weeks of net severance (per their policy), but they owe me 21 week... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

We have 29 employees total - are we required to follow FMLA regulations?
We have 29 employees total - 14 in Ohio, 5 in PA, 1 in NJ, 1 in GA and 1 in FL and 7 Over The Road Truck Drivers What do we need to do as far as FMLA if anything - I recall there being a stipulation a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Never Received Salary Promised/Company Sold
I went to work for a new small business company in NYS as Director of Technical Services.I was promised that the first 3 months that I would receive my monthly pay equivalent as stock in the company a... applies to New York  ·  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

Will cashing ck relieve xemployer of bonus earnings
It has been 1yr since I was laid off. I was offered a severance for yrs served, which I accepted the severance for years served, but indicated I could not sign agreement because other bonus earnings w... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

I have been laid off my job for 3 months now and I am currently receiving unemployment benefits. My company has offered me a voluntary separation agreement. If I sign the agreement will I still be eligible for my unemployment benefits?
I have been laid off my job for 3 months now and I am currently receiving unemployment benefits. My company has offered me a voluntary separation agreement. If I sign the agreement will I still be eli... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

"Substantially Equal Employment" - coercion?
If an employer sells a product line and the severance policy states "substantially equal employment" means no severance payment, can they insist that the employees concerned sign a statement that the ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I was granted unemployment compensation and now my former employer is contesting that decision.
I was terminated from my position as a social worker in a local facility. There had been occasions when my employer wanted me to sign for payment for services that I did not provide. I am licensed, an... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How negotiable is severance during massive layoffs? I am 6 months along in pregnancy.
I work for a very multi-billion dollar international organization. We are going through a 50% cut in my division and although I have an excellent performance record I may be laid off. Is there any his... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Can i get more than the maximum weeks of severance offered by my employer?
I am getting the maximum weeks of severance offered by my employer? If I hire an attorney to negotiate, would I have a chance on receiving more? I do have some claims. Can company withdraw offer altog... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

severence pay contract
I was recently let go from my company because I mistakenly sent an email to the wrong vendor. As of yet, the company has not taken action on my unemployment. Also, they told me they were going to give... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I'm in Illinois and my position was eliminated at my company. I decided to pull my pension from the Pipefitters Union. I applied for unemployment compensation and was denied because I am collecting a pension. I worked for 50 years and never collected a di
Denied Unemployment compensation in Illinois because of union pension. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Are school bus drivers elgible for overtime compensation under Ohio law?
I work at a school as a contract bus driver. Must point out, wer are not a unionized operation. Our base route is approximately 15 hours per week. We have senior drivers who take an additional contrac... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Immigration lawyer in Northeast Ohio
Hello Mel.Ive been in contact with a firm online.I cant find them in the directory.There name is Holmes&Lolly there number is(858)483-0300.I cant find there number either.They want me to put down $100... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete: 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

My CDL was suspended. I offered to work in another department until I could get it back. My employer never responded and Texas Unemployment Insurance found that I was let go for misconduct for my license being suspended and denied my unemployment benefits
CDL suspended / I offered to work as swamper until I got Licensed back/ employer never responded / Texas Unemployment Commission found in favor of employer and denied me benefits on the grounds of mis... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I lost my job in a mass layoff. My separation agreement states the date I was terminated. I have a separate letter stating I was let go from a layoff and another separate sheet states my status as layoff. They have not complied with OWBPA so the contract
I have a separation agreement not complying with OWBPA. I was in a mass layoff with NO notice but they were seeking capital. They also shut down our sales force but my sales team had already noticed t... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

i need to get my severance pay
I was fired I was told I get 21 weeks I had lawyer and the lawyer told me to take it I did and my lawyer suppose to tell carefusion lawyer I want the pay. well it went on and off I called my lawyer wa... applies to California  ·  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

My employer offered 2 weeks severance upon release. The offer was rescinded 2 weeks later.
The pay was removed from my bank account on October 2. The pay went in on October 1. I received a letter October 3 (letter dated Oct. 2)stating the employer was missing information that had been under... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Unemployment Questions
Dear Mel, I have worked in the same industry for over 15 years. I have worked for my current employer for 2 years. Recently, we were given goals at the beginning of the year. Since my industry is in t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Big severance "carrot" taken away
My wife worked for a company 19 years. She had stellar performance throughout her career and was the corporate secretary for her last 5 years. She was on the company's lucrative supplemental benefit p... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Notice pf Proposed Termination
I am a San Bernardino County employee for the last 4.5 years. I have been served a "notice of Termination" They have given me two choices, meet face to face with the elected official who has proposed ... applies to California  ·  3 answers

My boss is moving, she gave me a month notice, can i apply for unemployment?
My boss is letting me go because the business is moving, although she gave me a month notice, can I still collect from unemployment If I can't find a job? applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Acceptance and Delivery of Severance Package for the State of Arizona
I was terminated from employment on 12-31-2008 due to downsizing. I am due to receive a severance package. Is there a law in Arizona which dicates a specific time frame in which that benefit is requir... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can employer claim I violated my non compete by soliciting employees who contacted me?
I was terminated from my position for no reason other than my job was eliminated and had non compete in place. I was given a severance package of eight weeks of pay, paid in four installments. My form... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

WARN Act Violation
A couple of weeks ago, my company laid off myself and 130 others with no notice, just two weeks of severance pay. There were about 400 people in the company. I, and many of my former co-workers wonder... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

My employer is relocating more than an hour from my house. I need to be home at a certain time for my kids. Can i collect unemployment? I would not have taken a job thatvfar away.
I live in commack, ny and currently commute to plainview. The company i work for went bankrupt and was taken over. The new company is moving my current office over an hour from my house. I noe comkute... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Termination with no reason given by HR representative of the company
Yesterday right after lunch, the rgional manager of my company along with a HR representative entered my office and shut the door. The HR rep proceeded to say, we decided to go in a different directio... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to a severance package if I only worked 1 year?
Can I receive a severance package if I only worked 1 year? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Am I able to pursue a lawsuit for wrongful termination while receiving unemployment benefits?
I was terminated from my employment while on an approved documented medical leave. A few days later, I applied for unemployment benefits and was determinate eligible. On the day that I was expecting t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

My ex employer is offering a conditional severance - if a sign a non compete
I'm 56 - got sick - Employer Threw the health insurance premium at me and said this is unacceptbale - wife also got sick. After that down hill - entire staff aware of health issues and we were brunt o... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

I am seriously thinking of retiring at the end of this FY which is June 30th. If I give this notice today what might my employer do? If I am let go earlier could I collect unemployment?
I know it will be difficult to replace me in 30 days and I do like my manager and want to give them enough time to fill the position and transition - I expect I will give notice at the end of March gi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

My employer sent me a severance package in Mail by error, if I sign it are they legally bound to hon
My employer recently downsized its sales force. I did not lose my job, but was placed in an entirely new division and territory not to my liking Last week I received in the mail a severance package an... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

I need an attorney to review a severance agreement. How do I go about finding one?
I receive a severance agreement on 12/31/14 and need to have it reviewed by an attorney. How do I go about finding an attorney? applies to California  ·  2 answers

severance package disguised as a buy-out offer
I work for a newspaper and I found discrepancies in accounting. Several customers (large stores etc.) had credit balances and I was told not to bring it up. I was told another time that if I had any p... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Skelly
I have been given a "notice of proposed termination" from the department head. The skelly hearing would be with the same department head (seems unfair) The only option I have been giving by my hr offi... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can benefits be selectively changed for a small group
I work for a large US company, part of a multi-national. The company has US-wide benefits policy for all 20000 employees. The company purchased a small company. My unit with 125 employees was integrat... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Severance Contract Never Paid
I entered into a Severance Agmt in 2003, requiring me to work thru a date, etc. I fulfilled all my promises in the contract and it was never filled. Under fear of retribution, I waited until now to co... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

My ex-employer is cutting the rate at which it is paying severance
My ex-employer laid me off 11/23/15. We had agreed 6 months of severance be paid in this contingency. They have been paying this out 2x per month on the normal payroll dates since then. Today they adv... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

At Will Employment and No Notification of Firing
I am a waitress in Ohio and had an argument with my boss about his sister-in-law and her favoritism techniques in doing our schedules and gossiping to other employees. I was, subsequently, taken off t... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

I am currently on unemployment. My former employer appealed it, lost, asked for reconsideration and lost again. A month later I received a letter from the board of nursing with accusations made by my former employer. Is this considered a form of retaliati
I was employed by HealthEast Hospice. While employed there, I felt that they were biased against me/my nursing practice, among many other things, and was terminated. I filed for unemployment and it wa... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case?
My husband and I have worked at the same job for 30 years as groundskeepers doing mowing, equipment maintenance, painting, cleaning, and such miscellaneous jobs; however, my husband passed away in Sep... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I was on salary at this company in the state of ohio and they changed me back to hourly for already worked hours with out informing me that they were doing so.
I was put on salary at my work place and then they came to me and said they were changing my wages back to hourly but xome to find out they changed my wages two weeks befor consulting me that they wer... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Do I have recourse for not accepting comparable job?
I just found out my position is being outsourced to a third party company. We will be offered positions to work for this company and given a few days to accept, and if we decline, we will be out of a ... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

Can my employer reduce my salary if I have a contract
I have been working for this company for nearly a year. In the last month he has hired two new office personnell (we only now have 5 employees other than the owner) and he told me that he would be cut... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

wrongful discharge and unemployment compensation?
My husband was terminated without notice today because they have accused him of changing settings on a computer and causing the computer to crash. They have three people willing to say he did it. Howe... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I was fired and denied unemployment because someone said I said I was goin to smoke pot.
My ex employer denied my unemployment because someone said I was goin to go smoke pot. They even stated that I was not seen smoking pot and was not drug tested. But I was denied anyways so I appealed ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

worked in TN. after laid off then moved to TX. which state to file unemployment benefits
worked in Tennessee . company laid off and my last working day will be end of may,2016 and after I heard the lay off news from company HR then moved to texas to join my family. which state do I need t... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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 receive severance if I turn down a newly expanded version of my current role?
I am being offered a new position, that will essentially expand my current role. However, I'm being asked to move to another state. I believe I will turn down this new position since I don't want to u... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

obligated after lay-off?
I was recently notified that a dozen of us will be laid off with severance pay at the end of June. I am a supervisor with extensive knowledge of the company and how it works. My work nickname is 411. ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am requesting that in my two months of severance pay, all taxes and deductions be eliminated and the gross amount of my check be paid into my retirement fund. Is this okay to do so?
I am being terminated after 34 years due to some errors but the real reason is that I am 73 years old. Is this legal or should I consult with an attorney? I asked for another year of employment but wa... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can reducing my salary in half be seen as constructive discharge
I currently work for a less than 8 employee privately held company based in GA. I am in sales, and they have just told me my salary is immediately cut in half from 40k to 20k due to the state of the b... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I was laid off in December for lack of work. My trade is commercial roofing so it's not really that my company doesn't have work, rather Ohio weather prevents us from performing it. Last year at our drug free workplace meeting, the head of our HR told is
Files claim, claim denied, employer filed appeal, appeal still denied. Going to appeal again but not sure how to proceed applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can a company change a severance package if no contract has been signed?
My husband's company lost a key account that will come into effect in September. They sent out an email saying that, of course, layoffs will happen but so will severance packages of a decent amount. I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Do I have any legal rights?
I am a School Psychologist Associate who has worked with an Ohio ESC for 7 years, contracted for 6. Up until this year, I have been an exemplary employee with several high remarks from districts and v... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

should i reply to a cease and desist letter
I was laid off and received a severance package. the package did not contain a non compete requirement. I recently received a letter from my former employer warning me that they feel i may have breech... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Only one not to receive severance
Due to a loss of several major customers our company had to release 38 of the 40 employees in the area. My classification was different from the other 37, but many work responsibilities were shared. W... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Employee rights on company asset sale
My company recently sold some of its assets (not a takeover) and wants to transfer me to the transferee company. I would like to retire and take any severance pay that my company can offer. Will I be ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unemployment questions
Dear MEL: i recently quit my job working for an egg ranch.I have filed 4 weeks strait and havent recieved a dime.Is this fair i pay there wages and when i need help i take it and dont get squat.Is it ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Does my severance plan create a disparate impact?
My severance agreement states:"You agree that if you knowingly or unknowingly apply for a position with the Company or its affiliated entities, subsidiares, divisions, successors and/or parent corpora... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

being sued for material breach
I live in FL, but signed a non-compete, whcih is governed by Ohio law. I found out that in 3 days the court has set plaintiff's motion for a temporary restraining order. How can I contact the court to... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

How long do I have to sign severance agreement by law in Pennsylvania
Severance agreement offered to me, how long do I have by law in PA to sign applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Full time reduced, company blocking my unemployment benefits. Can they, if so, can we go to court ?
my full time employer has me on reduced hours and have apparently prevented me from receiving unimployment insurance pay applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Do I have grounds for defamation law suit?
So I have worked for a company for about 6 months, the supervisor and I got into plenty of arguments and did not get along for most of the time. At some point when I thought things are going good, the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Geographic Limitation
I will be freelancing and my non-compete from a previous employer has a geographic limit of 60 miles. Does this apply to where I live, where the client is located or both? In other words, if my client... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I have worked at the same company for 20 years and my position was eliminated. I also own a small business. can I collect unemployment?
I have work at the same real estate company 20 years. out of the blue I was told my position would be eliminated. I also co-own a small business with my husband. Can I collect unemployment? applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Release claim for severance, not previously required, is now required.
My husband has been employed by Honeywell (formerly Allied-Signal)for 17 years and is anticipating being laid off. He is eligible for a severance package; however, he will be required to sign a releas... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

My company announced we were bought in early April via conference call (but nothing in writing at all) and they keep postponing the date, now it is 6/26/15. Letters are being sent to clients end of this month. I asked HR to clarify my severance and they d
There is a certificate of need that has to be approved by the state, however, this announcement was so premature and has caused so much anxiety among our staff just all this waiting and not knowing. W... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

I worked a company for almost 19 years as the billing manager when they sold to a larger company in January of this year. This past Friday I was in the managers words 'severed' because my position, billing manager, would no longer be at my location. I ask
Questions on severance pay applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Non-compete sales related
I think I signed a non-compete with my employer. I work in sales and have held (3) different territory positions North East Chicago, Northern IN and Southwest MI, and 11 key accounts in MI,IL, NY, PA,... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

i have a three year contrac with the state of new jersey dept of consumer affairs i may be getting terminated after 18 months of my 3 year contract am i entittled to anything besides unemployment
i beleive im being terminated after 18 months of a three year contract with the state of n.j. am i entittled to anything besides unemployment applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I work for an Ohio based company that serves 35 states within the United States. Several years ago another separate legal business was started in another state that serves the other 15 states within the United States. These companies are separate legal
applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I accepted a negotiated severance settlement agreement through email, I have not received the settlement paperwork to sign, nor have I heard from the employer. Can they change or withdraw the offer if I accepted it through email?
I was terminated from my job with no prior write ups of poor performance issues ever being brought to my attention prior to the termination. I reported to the VP one month earlier that I had been sexu... applies to California  ·  2 answers

I accepted a negotiated severance settlement agreement through email, I have not received the settlement paperwork to sign, nor have I heard from the employer. Can they change or withdraw the offer if I accepted it through email?
I was terminated from my job with no prior write ups of poor performance issues ever being brought to my attention prior to the termination. I reported to the VP one month earlier that I had been sexu... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

my employer told another employee that i was committing fraud to unemployment insurance
A fellow employee told me our boss told her in a private meeting that I was attempting to perpetrate unemployment insurance fraud. This is a falsehood. Is this slander? When I confronted my boss and t... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

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

Can I collect unemployment?
I was on unemployment until Oct 09 (was on 1st extension). I then took another job and went on a m2 week medical leave from Doctor recently. On the 1st day of leave my supervisor informed me I needed ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is it an Ohio Law to have a section in your policy and procedure manual about sexual harrassment?
I am an HR person for a large company. I have presented my boss with a policy on sexual harrassment and she does not want to enforce it. I am afraid I am going to liable for any sexual harrassment tha... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

My husband worked for a property management company for 30 years. The son took over for the last 9 years and recently sold as of January 2015. The new management company took over and hired all employees and just cut 24 hours of ny husbands work in one of
Looking for clarification as to whether you can collect unemployment whe you worked for a company for 30 years and they sell it and after 3 months the new company reduces your job and hours to 16 a we... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

My husband worked for a property management company for 30 years. The son took over for the last 9 years and recently sold as of January 2015. The new management company took over and hired all employees and just cut 24 hours of ny husbands work in one of
Looking for clarification as to whether you can collect unemployment whe you worked for a company for 30 years and they sell it and after 3 months the new company reduces your job and hours to 16 a we... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

how does accrued vacation and sick time effect UI
I was "eliminated" as of 6/30, after 15 yrs with a non-profit prek-12 special needs educational institution. I was a salary exempt professional - my employer verbally said I was outsourced, but the do... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

If I will try to negotiate of severance package, could company take offer back?
If I will try to negotiate of severance package (ask for placement services), could company take offer back? applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

Am I in violation of a non compete agreement?
I worked for a small business (bakery) in Southern Ohio last year from May to November 1, 2014. At start of my employment signed a non compete agreement not to sell goods within 50 miles of where they... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Severance Agreement - Co. likely to go into CH 11 during 21 day eval period
As part of my offer letter (7 yrs ago) - I have a 3 month severance agreement. I was let go on Aug 11th....It appears the company may file on Aug 27th. Does it matter that I wait until they file (or t... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

If I am laid off prior to earning my retention bonus, am I elgible for both retention and severance?
I am an at will employee for a company back east. The company is closing down Phoenix, AZ operations. At the announcement of the operations closing I was asked to stay on through the closing process a... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

What are my rights if the company is sold and wants me to transfer?
The company was sold, and the employees were told that if transfered to the new company and not laid off, the position that would be offered would be comparable to our current position. Well my entire... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

If my term appointment with the federal government did not get renewed, can I claim unemployment?
I was working on a TERM appointment with the federal government. A term position is one which is not to exceed 13 months, but can be renewed for another year depending on needs, funding, performance, ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

I am paid X amount on the books but more in cash and i think im going to be fired soon?
I have worked for my employer for well over 15 years. There was a dispute in the company between owners. The majority owner the one that runs the day to day operations thinks that i gave information t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What rights do employees have if their company files Chapter 11.
I have worked for a company for 24 years. They have filed Chapter 11. they do not want to pay the employees any severance or their acrued vacation monies. What rights do we have? applies to California  ·  1 answer

CA Unemployment & Spouse Relocation
We currently live near Los Angeles, where my husband and myself both live together. I got offered a new job, up north, over 3 hours away. My husband wants to be able to do his job from home (soon to b... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Work dates vs. Payroll check date question
Ohio's new minimum wage must be paid beginning January 1, 2007. Our first payroll will be dated January 8, 2007 but it will cover days worked 12/17/06 - 12/30/06. Should the new minimum wage be applie... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my ex-employer take out Insurance premiums from my vacation payout after a lay off?
I was laid off and am receiving severance pay and my accrued vacation time in 2 separate checks. They are deducting both insurance premiums and FSA contributions from both paychecks. Is this legal in ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

By refusing to sign my non compete, will this restrict me from receiving unemployment benefits
I have been working for my company as a satellite technician for 10 1/2 years. My employer now wants me to sign a non compete. It restricts me from working with any competitor for 2 years and within a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I let go for poor job performance after 15 years of employment
Feb 12 2011 my company gave me two weeks of severance. The HR manager said I could not negotiate because it was not a layoff. Normally in a layoff and in some firings my company gives 2 weeks per year... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

I get social security diability and had a parttime job. can I draw unemployment benefits if I get laid off
I draw social security disability and had a partime job. can I draw unemployment benefits if I get laid off applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

I was at a job for over a year and was paid cash. I am claiming my pay on taxes this year. The owner fired me for no reason do I qualify for benefits
This bar owner pays everyone in cash so I am pretty sure he hasn't paid into unemployment. I tried to get on a payroll he just never did it. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

My wife's last day in next monday. The company is laying everyone off. She is eligible for maturnity being 35 weeks pregnant can she put in for maternity leave tomorrow (friday) and collect that as well as unemployment?
So company was bought out. Everyone is losing their jobs in 4 days. My wife is 35 weeks pregnant and will lose her insurance. Can she file for maternity leave even though she knows there isn't a compa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I filed a grievance against my boss hours before I was laid off. Is it OK they are investigating now
I filed a grievance against my boss(ED) to the head of the board hours before I was laid off. The board had my boss address the grievance at the lay off even though it was against her, I refused. They... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

I was just laid off after 18 years and was offered 12 weeks of separation pay. I thought in many cases it would be 1 weeks pay per year worked. This is my first time being laid off so I am not that familiar with what would be considered standard practices
I was just laid off after 18 years and was offered 12 weeks of separation pay. I thought in many cases it would be 1 weeks pay per year worked. This is my first time being laid off so I am not that fa... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

If I receive a severance package with a one year bridge and the company merges with another company before performance stocks are paid, shouldn't I be paid cash at the time of closing like all other current employees since the target for the performance s
I found out that my position was being eliminated and that I would be given a severance package that includes bridging me one year to 20 years for pension reasons. The severance also includes a 2/3 pa... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to severance.
On Monday I was "asked" by my VP at a local hospital not to finish out the last 4 days of my emplopyment as Director of The Emergency Department and ICU because it was causing to much turmoil among th... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Will somebody help file an Unfair Labor Practice with the Ohio State Employees Relations Board?
Please Respond Privately. Last month my Union distributed our new contract. The terms and conditions surrounding work hours are significantly different than what the Union Membership voted on. I am no... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I am on a mandatory furlough, for a week can i file for unemployment?
Our company is having us do a Mandatory Furlough for a week , can i file for unemployment. applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Without any malice or incident, I gave my 2 weeks notice yesterday; this morning I was fired. I've been here 2 years and it's my only reference. How do I get this off my record? Since I was fired, do I get unemployment?
I've been with the company 2 years; almost all of that time as an assistant manager; I've had no problems or write ups. Because of all of the hours of homework from starting college, I gave my 2 weeks... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

If I sign the boilerplate severance agreement, am I still protected from retaliation?
I've had both good and bad bosses before, but I really suspect this last one of being seriously unbalanced. Given a range of behaviors including but not limited to his totally denigrating his entire l... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

My doctor will only certify FMLA leave once a year
I don't know what to do or what I can do. I live in Ohio and my employer wants us to recertify every 30 days, which is okay for me I don't use this too often. But my doctor has a different point of vi... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Termination upheld at Skelly
I am a public employee working with union benefits. I have been served with a notice of proposed termination. Before i asked for a Skelly meeting i was offered a chance to resign and my employer would... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Retention agreement - what happens if I do not sign?
I have been verbally told my position is being eliminated and sent to another facility (out of the state). I was also verbally told that I will receive 60-days notice of my end date, what the severanc... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

If an announcement is made to close down 2 departments in the upcoming months and all affected employees will receive severance, can the employer force one of the departments to change jobs to do the work of the other department, prior to the closing date
The employer announced to 2 departments that they would be closing. One department will be relocated and the affected employees will be forced into working in the other department until the closure da... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

is there a law about sexuality discrimination at the workplace pertaining to GLTB?
Working on revised policies - is there a law in Ohio that can be sited in our policy about sexuality preference discrimination or harrassment in the workplace? Any information would be appreciated as ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

About Unemployment
our company just took over where I work, I am asst Food Service director, because I have medical restrictions on lifting over 20 pounds, I had to have a conference call, they clarified on paper as a a... applies to Arizona  ·  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

Do I have any kind of case?
I was terminated from my waitress job for supposed bad comment cards which I never saw or was reprimanded for. I have already filed for unemployment. There are some things too that the employer does t... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can a company require you to sign 2nd non-compete during continuous employment for longer duration?
I signed a non-compete with a duration of 18 months when I was hired 20 years ago. The company has changed names but not owners since then and just recently it was decided that all employees must sign... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Former employer refuses to provide me a copy of non-compete.
I recently was terminated from my position in wireless sales. Shortly after I was offered a position in sales close to the former employer. My former employer contacted me and informed me of the non-c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

ADP TotalSource has messed with the unemployment insurance benefits wrongly
My wife and I had both worked at a sales company in Aguora Hills, CA. We have both moved to where we are now because she is pregnant and to take care of her disabled mother and sister. She had been re... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Should I pursue further severance?
Answered applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

What recourse do I have regarding unemployment?
I left a part time position to accept a full time position with another employer. After less than a week, I was fired from the full time position. The employer said that it just wasn't working out. I ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer discriminate in severance situation for being a great employee?
A voluntary severance opportunity has become available where I work, and once I heard it was coming I decided I wanted to apply for it. However, upon receiving the HR letter that was broadly distribut... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My wife received partial unemployment for a total of 30 weeks of $3000
My wife received partial unemployment for 30 weeks in Missouri for a total of 3000 dollars she received a letter today stating she did not report her full wages for those 30 weeks as I was wondering t... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

How do I explain a forced resignation in a job interview?
I have been a stellar employee for 8.5 years. In fact last year my bonuse was higher than it has ever been. I am 55. I also had a workers compensation claim last year. Out of the blue I was put on pro... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

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

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

Who can I hire to help me with my unemployment claim
applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

am i entitled to unemployment benefits?
applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Am I entitled to any severance package according to the jurisprudence ?
I am a French citizen and a Green Card holder here in the US. I ve been working as a sales executive with the same company, a French Software House for the past 8 years : 2 years in France 2 years in ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

lousy deal
My husband was laid off after 13 years with no notice or severance. In his original contract, both parties were to give 1 month notice. His employer says that since it is a lay-off, they don't have to... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

non compete questions
I am an Ad Specialties Rep for a very small firm in PA. This firm operates nation wide but in a small very specialized market.The Ad Specialties industry is huge and involves over 500,000 products. Is... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can a non comp agreement signed with a TN or OH company be enforced in FL?
I am employed by a company based in TN, soley owned by an Ohio company. I am an inside salesman who works from his home office in FL. Customers from many different states call. I do not have a specifi... applies to Florida  ·  2 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

I emailed my manager my resignation date, from my NYC job, to be effective April 14th. My manager decided to make my resignation date as of April 11th. They did not tell me if I was terminated, laid off or what. Now, I want to claim unemployment in Florid
I moved to Orlando, Florida as of April 19th from Jersey City, NJ. I worked in NYC, as a contractor from December 1, 2014 until management took my resignation date effective April 11th, 2016. My resig... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Could I qualify for unemployment benefits?
I recently resigned a position. After speaking with my supervisors, I reconsidered & rescinded the resignation, which both encouraged me to do & told me would be no problem. When I decided to rescind,... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Is the non compete valid if the employer never signed or witness the agreement?
I have requested a copy of my non compete agreement from a previous employer. The HR person sent a copy to me and it was only signed by me. No member of the company ever signed it according to the HR ... applies to Kentucky  ·  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

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

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

Employer is appealing the initial determination that I was discharged without just cause, What now?
I was laid off from a job that I had worked 8+ years on 2/28. Since I had been warned of the layoff I was able to secure a new job that began in March. The description I was given of the job duties ch... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I have laid off on last month. I have received severance package.
applies to California  ·  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

Separation Agreement
I have recently been terminated from my employer and have been asked to sign a Separation Agreement in order to obtain a severance package. I have a question about a clause in the agreement called a n... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

After winning our unemployment appeal against Verizon, should we hire a private attorney?
We won our unemployment appeal against Verizon. We have in writing by the State that Verizon indeed violated the EEOC's 2011 agreement with Verizon as well as discrimination (I have muscular dystrophy... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Can A Previous Employer Make Extraordinary Attempts To Prevent Someone From Obtaining New Job?
I was fired from a job last March. Reasons given were completely false. Employer attempted to fight unemployment. When confronted that he lied, he backed down, allowed the unemployment. Now, when I am... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

workers comp office in Cambridge ohio lost paperwork
I lost part of a finger at work on September 8, 2008. I am going to have the pins removed this month with a 3rd surgery. In November I submitted completed forms with all backup to our Cambridge office... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Severance & Stay On Bonus
During July 2001 our mfg. facility was closed & all employees laid off. We received at the time a letter which said they were going to exit the fabricated strainer business. A group of key employees g... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

If I sign my severance agreement, can I stil get unemployement benefits?
applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is this 21 business days till I have to sign the severance agreement.
applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

If I accept the severance package will I still be eligible for umemployment when it runs out?
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

If in an acting role upon resigning, what rate of pay is severence paid out?
I was in an Acting capacity at the time I voluntarily resigned. My severance was paid out at my lower, permanent position rate rather than at the rate I was being paid for working in the acting role. ... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

Wrongly Classified 1099: IRS Determination in my Favor: Need Help Suing and Recovering Lost Benefits
I was wrongly classified as 1099 and sent in my SS-8 to the IRS in 2010. I have just received my IRS determination letter siding with me that I was in fact wrongly classified and was not a 1099 IC but... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

is there leverage ? (perhaps media publicity)
i was assured of a comparable position with the company that acquired my former employer of 13 years. i relied on those promises now to my detriment. I have chosen to leave and has asked for the sever... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

Restrict Future Employment w/new Employer
Recently received a severance agreement (which I have not yet signed). Most of it is pretty straight forward. A single portion of the document concerns me. It states that I will forgo any future sever... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Non compete in Ohio law
My husband is a physician who signed a five year contract with a local hospital and after only 2 yrs they initiated the separation (either party could separate w/o cause given 6 months notice). He per... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

job elimination notice
My husband received a Power Point presention with a new company structure(without names). He was told to apply for a new position without pay information. He has a 1 year no-compete for 1 year's salar... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

I have laid off on last month. I have received severance package. Then, I found that My staff have
applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can I receive unemployment if i quit my job?
The company I work for has recently undergone a change in the majority of the management team. My boss was recently fired and I feel that i am being targeted due to our friendship. They have placed an... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

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

I was terminated from my job yesterday for bad attitude and poor work. I was told everyday that I was improving and making progress (I always wanted to know how I was doing and what I could do better) . No complaints from guests or employees. I asked 2 of
My supervisors knew that I was aware that they weren't following rules stated by the law of ohio. when I asked for a handbook I was terminated within hours. I was still in my 90 day period. No proof o... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

How long does a discharged employee have to accept a severance pay offer?
Employee is over 40. We allowed 21 days from discharge Nov 2 2009. Another month will have passed without a response to accept, reject, or counteroffer as of Dec 23. We did not write in an "end date" ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

my company is closing down and new people are taking over if I don't stay can they keep my severance package
applies to Virginia  ·  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 almost 2 years of employment I was switched to independent contractor status and allowed to work from h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

State and Federal laws with respect to damages
It is my belief that I was terminated seven months ago due to my reserve military obligation. I feel there is a clear-cut USERRA discrimination case. I have pursued the matter via the Department of La... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my husband get severance pay?
My husband was "laid off" 6 months ago from an employer that he had worked 32 years for. There had been a reduction in force through lay offs. Employees were laid off and jobs were re-assigned. Most o... applies to Illinois  ·  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 WORKERS COMPENSATION. WHEN I INFORMED MY EMPLOYER, THAT I WOULD NEED TO FILE A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM, ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Is this justifiable?
I called in on my day off, was told by boss that we should be filling out the check for EVERY (loan) customer reminded her that she has worked in that store and was aware that we do not fill out the c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Clarification on employment contract regarding terms of notice.
I am employed by a company in Massachusetts. Upon being hired, I had to sign a contract obligating me to give 4 weeks of notice before my date of resignation. I have two questions based off of this ag... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

boss told me the comp can let me go w/ bonus & severance now she seems to be avoiding the option.
meeting with me to tell me that people think I'm applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case to go after?
I have worked for the company for almost 3 years. My boss decided to go with another company and hire them to do what I was doing. So my position disappeared. He set and interview for me with the new ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Vacation time payout when usage hasn't been tracked
Hi, I am an executive at a CA (private) company. I am being terminated with a severance package. I have 100 hours of vacation time accrued in the vacation tracking system and it is my understanding th... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

How to protect myself and my spouse from retaliatory action once I sign my severance package.
Greetings, I was recently laid off from a local Parks and Recreation who also employ my husband as an instructor, site supervisor and he also volunteers 2 nights a week to run open gyms for the local ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

In Ohio can an employer strip away vacation days that have allready been earned for displineray action?
I missed a scheduled day of work and my employer took away 3 of my vacation days that were allready earned for the year. Is this legal?? I miss a scheduled work day so in return he takes 3 vacation da... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Is this considered retaliation from my employer
Last week I was informed I would be reporting to a new boss because my current boss is leaving. Next day I met w/ new boss and was verbally offered to stay in my current position w/some changes to my ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Possible age descrimination
My husband works for a company in Birmingham, AL. He has over 30 years and is 58 years old. They offered a very small severance package to those age 55 and over with 20 years or more with the company.... applies to Alabama  ·  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

Employment terminated for supposed HIPPA violation. Can I sue for wrongful termination?
2 postings on Facebook page led to allegations of HIPPA violation. I have documents showing I did not violate HIPPA 18 Identifiers or PHI. Ex-employer blocking IDES unemployment pay. Have appealed to ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can I (a former employee) request money for the remaining 15 weeks after the stated on the agreement
On a signed severance agreement there is a mismatch between the amount and a number of weeks to be paid, i.e., the amount is for 19 weeks (according to the employer's policy) but the severance agreeme... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Does new COBRA rule apply to me?
There are new COBRA rules (part of the Economic Stimulus Act) allowing for a 65% subsidy of a terminated employee's COBRA premium. I am trying to determine of I am eligible for this benefit. I was inv... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

My job was eliminated and now I have to meet once a day so I can teach other my skills that others do not know How much cooperation should I provide I have a severance package for 9 years of service
applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is this a hostile work enviroment and am I eligible for unemployment?
Event 1: Boss said I was not doing my job and screamed at me. Event 2:Boss asked me "am I on something". Said I am not doing my job. Blamed me for not 'tattling' on co-worker for not connecting scanne... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Retaliation? Please help...
I will try to be brief. I was fired after eight years of service. I had an excellent attendance and performance record. Several months prior to being terminated, I filed a sexual harassment claim agai... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I was terminated a month prior to my 401K vesting date; do I have any recourse?
I was terminated by my employer on November along with several other employees. I will be 59 in January and my anniversary date is December 8. It was implied that the termination was performance relat... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

How does leaving a company because of rumors of termination affect a non-compete agreement?
My non-compete agreement was not funded. Nor was there any agreements of severance pay if terminated. I heard from my immediate supervisor that they (higher management) had grounds for terminating me ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

Recently my employer removed a portion of there company that pertained to me and several others. 6 individuals(including myself) were told we still had jobs with a different title/positon or they understood if we wanted to leave. 5 other individuals were
Recently my employer removed a portion of there company that pertained to me and several others. 6 individuals(including myself) were told we still had jobs with a different title/position or they und... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Thirteen month ago I had been fire because one of my employees said I hit her and that wasn't true I could'it have unemployment I had been working with this company 8 years Can I do something about this Thanks
Let me know if can do something about it applies to California  ·  1 answer

I Rescinded my resignation, can my employer force unpaid leave with no promise of future employment?
Will I qualify for unemployment while looking for a new job? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

I resigned from my current job and my last day was November 29, 2004. I then requested a delay of r
Is this legal? "fault" for being unemployed, and Can I collect unemployment? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

do i have a case of retaliation?
I WAS A MANAGER FOR A LARGE RESTRAUNT CHAIN IN OHIO THEIR POLICY ON HARASSMENT IS IT IS TO REPORTED TO HR IMMEDIATELY. I REPORTED A SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIM FOR CREW MEMBER HR RESPONDED BY MAKING THE M... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can you get unemployment if your employer (untruly) states you were PRN an unavailable to work?
Hi..I have been working at my job for the last two years. Recently I applied for school and was accepted to attend full time. I advised my job that I would start school full time in January and asked ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

demoted from salary to hourly and employer won't tell me my new wage? can I not report until I am?
I was demoted from a salary position to an hourly position and will be given a hefty pay cut. My new position has started but no one will tell me my new hourly wage. Payroll says they havent been told... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Wrongful termination. No miss conduct. Awarded unemployment. Escorted out in my underwear.
Do I have a case? Defamation?emotional, punitive. Everyone saw him escort me out in my skivies! applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

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

I have been My employer almost 10 yearsIf my position has been eliminated and given notice under the warn act and I am on short term disability am i still in titleed to I still receive a severance package Being offered
California applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA leave and use of own sick days
Dera Mel, I am a Northeast Ohio school teacher. I recently gave birth to a son four weeks early on July 18. My intentions were to use 30 days sick leave and 6 weeks of upaid FMLA and return to work No... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am preparing a counteroffer of my severance agreement. The agreement states that all benefits
applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is this Wrongful Discharge
I worked as Call-Center Team Lead here in Cleveland, Ohio. Several weeks ago my Director brought to my attention a letter that someone sent anonymously to the CEO stating that our new director was rac... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I gave my 2 weeks notice and 3 days later learned my department is closing and thjose still employed are getting severance. Can I revoke my notice or do I have any other options?
see above applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Hi! I've been working as a live-in caregiver for a patient with Alzheimer for 7 months. My employer (his wife) fire me without a cause. Am I entitled to ask for a severance?
I live in California applies to California  ·  0 answers

My employer was recently let go from the building i manage. They are bringing in a new management company, the requirements on my job are changing drastically. If they offer me a position under their new company, do i lose eligibility for unemployment if
My employer was recently let go from the building i manage. They are bringing in a new management company, the requirements on my job are changing drastically. If they offer me a position under their ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Severance, termination and discrimination
I was recently laid off from my firm when it made a business decision to shut down our group. The group has been in trouble throughout the year. I was the most successful member of the group, the only... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated for performance two months after successfully accomplishing a performance test?
Two months ago my employer gave me a performance test. Three tasks were assigned to me that I had to accomplish in 2 weeks. I was able to accomplish those within the time and have the documented proof... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Laid off?
I was laid off recently and have a non compete contract, can this be enforced legally. i am drawing unemployment at this time. But have interviews within the same industry. thanks applies to Wisconsin  ·  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

1099 employee with business half way complete for company falling apart!? what do I do?
I am a 1099 commission paid sales rep for a construction company. The company is owned by 2 owners the majority owner and the minority owner. Both owners the Majority lives in Texas and I have had no ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

is a Non-compete contract required in AZ?
I am a health care provider looking to resign my employment at a subspecialty firm, to work for a hospital-based group that is not related to that subspecialty or its type of care provided. My contrac... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

I have a job offer letter and completed my 1st performance evaluation-
I received a job offer letter in May 2011 to include pay increase, vehicle, gas card, cell phone, vacation-amounts are given. I completed a performance evaluation and received meets or exceeds on ever... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

I signed an agrmt not to sue in exchange for severance - can I still sue?
I signed an agreement not to sue in exchange for a severance package after being terminated for a very "fluffy" cause. My employer is playing games with my final paycheck saying they are going to with... applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

I am the only employee in my company that lives in NH, my job has been eliminated and I am not sure
my employeer has paid into unemployment in NH. How do I find out ? The company is Porter Airlines based in Toronto Ontario...... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

Are we in big trouble?
My Husband is being sued for "non compete" breech in Ohio. His former company was a wholesale distributor. The company he now works for (as a 1099 employee) in an independent representative for severa... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If I resigned from my job of 15 years because of retaliation and harassment from my boss, which I know would have ended in me getting fired. Will I be able to draw unemployment?
I wrote up a new Sous Chef we got in our dept in Nov of 2015, for cursing at me, every since then I have been written up about 8 to 10 times, he took my day shit and week ends away put me on graveyard... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

I had worked 2 part time jobs for 1 year, one turned into fulltime, I then had quit other part time job because I now had full time job.A few months later the full time position had been eliminated. I did stay on part time and unemployment is denying me u
Worked 2 part time jobs, one turned into fulltime. I then quit the other part time because I had a now full time position. Then after, the full time position was eliminated company wide. I decided to ... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

WhIle on temp disability in California; my company notified me that my position is being eliminated, they told me that I will get a severance but not till I am off I'd disability. Can I collect that now or must I wait?
I have Lupus & mctd. I am in a flair and new treatment. I will have 3 more months off. applies to California  ·  0 answers

Pending Termination
I work as the H.R. Manager for a family owned business with 250 employees. We have no employee handbook and few company policies. Basically there are different rules for everyone, depending on who who... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

if i was fired for a company policy that did not exist. then told not fired then was given permission to do the same thing originally fired for. But, have not worked for 2 months shouldnt my employer compensate me for time. 32years employed
I was working A division when I quit and went over to the B division same company. After a week B fired me . When inquired they said Company policy you cannot switch. I was not aware been with Co. 30+... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

i work for a company in Florida but they use an employment agency to handle their payroll so my W2 says I work for the Alabama company, not my Florida company where I report to work. What state do I file unemployment in?
I work for a Florida company that uses an Alabama based employment services company which is what appears on my W2 and in the employee handbook as my employer. I went to my employer in December as the... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I was offered a job w non competition
It states that I may not work in any field that could be considered a competitor for 6 mos. regardless of the reason of separation. This would make me unemployable in my field. Would I be eligible for... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Reduction in compensation after non-compete signed
I signed a non-compete in Ohio in 2006. I am a Sales Rep for a company and about half of my weekly income comes from commissions. Recently the company added a new quota on the amount of weekly sales t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My boss said I resigned. I did not resign. Do I have any rights.
I work for Honda of Mentor Ohio (Penske Automotie) for 7 years, did a beyond a good job as a sales manager and was paid well and well liked. The vice president took a dislike to me and wanted me out (... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I able to pursue a suit for what I believe to be wrongful termination
I was an exempt manager for a major chain store in Pa. and I believe wrongfully terminated for theft. Am I able to pursue this legally? And if I do are they able to stop my unemployment benefits while... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Company was bought out. Received an offer to work for this new company but might not want to take it
The owner of the business I work for is retiring and has sold his company to a competitor looking to absorb the employees, machines, and clients from our current boss. Tomorrow is our last day, our cu... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can companies set requirements to withhold servence pay from older workers
Recently my company sold our business contracts and is in the process of shutting down operating units within the plant. One area of the plant will remain running and they have decided to staff that a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Pregnant and Work
I am currently 9 months pregnant and expecting to have my baby any day now. Im 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

I was laid off and given a 2 month notice. They now want to extend it 4 more months. What should I ask for? FYI I will have a 24 month severance when my notice time is completed.
see question applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Do I have a leg to stand on?
I am 47 years old and was forced out of my job. I had performed well for 9 years and a new manager came in and stated that my performance was sub par and demoted me. I was then subject to 4 months of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Bonuses owed per my employee agreement
My severance offer did not include outstanding bonus money that is owed to me during my employment. How do I obtain the funds owed if signing the release will void my rights? Thank you, applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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

Sir: I am a military wife and health professional who accepted a PRN position at a hospital in Maryland in 2015. My immediate supervisor openly pursued and encouraged an environment of sexual inappropriateness with one of the employees. Both of them made
Sir: I am a military wife and health professional who accepted a PRN position at a hospital in Maryland in 2015. My immediate supervisor openly pursued and encouraged an environment of sexual inapprop... applies to District of Columbia  ·  1 answer

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

w2 supplemental severance/settlement taxing rate and writing off expenses
I worked on a year-to-year basis at a major cultural institution for 11+ years as a restorer. My first bad performance review came ten years at the job, followed by the loss of job at age 51 nine mont... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Was given a letter with date contract ending left before contract ended and new employer came in. Submitted resume to new company but was never called for an interview. Denied unemployment benefits
Is it a waste of time trying to appeal the decision applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Was given a letter with date contract ending left before contract ended and new employer came in. Submitted resume to new company but was never called for an interview. Denied unemployment benefits
Is it a waste of time trying to appeal the decision applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Part time worker not picking up extra shifts, implied termination
Hello, I had a question about my wife's part time job. She is currently a nurse in an assisted living facility. She works a position called the Baylor shift. She works saturday and sunday 7 pm to 7 am... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

can cashing a sererance check void collection of unemployment?
there are rules to cashing check, says can't collect any other settlement monies applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

Wrongful Termination
I have a strong case to file a wrongful termination against a fortune company. But I would like to settle with them. What is the guideline to negotiate the severance package? What is the "market price... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Ohio IT non-compete
I accepted a position as a Help Desk/Support technician. I put in my 2 week notice and started work the Monday following my final day at the previous position. 1 week after starting at the new positio... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Is there a distance or time limit to where an empolyer can send me without compensation?
Can an employer decide to send me(non exempt)anywhere they want for as long as they want without compensation for travel? If I refuse can I apply for unemployment? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can employer read private e-mail w/o notice?
I was recently terminated by my employer for disclosing "confidential" information. The confidential information was a resignation letter that a former employee copied to me (I forwarded it to two oth... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I think my former employer is retaliating with bad references.
I am a 55 year old former employee of a company that dismissed me from my position at the beginning of 1999. I did accept severance pay and signed the agreement not to sue. I have since been searching... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Merger nightmare - legacy employees terminated after severace package expires
I am a manager for a large insurance company. We are in the 2nd year of a merger. The severance package that was established for employees who lost jobs due to the merger terminated in April. One by o... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I was given the option of getting fired without reason or resign with severance pay and agreement of all the executive director wanted. I was set up for months (finding good out after the fact) to quit or get fired. One of the 2 women who caused this is f
I was hired in March 2008 as a cashier. Moved into the office as an assistant in the assistance department of St Vincent design Paul NKY in November 2009 and in 2011 became the director of the Assista... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

I 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

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

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

My boss bullied me into resigning. Is this constructive discharge or wrongful termination?
Six weeks ago I made the mistake of going into my boss's office when I was upset about a perceived miscommunication (she always gave the impression that her staff was welcome to do so) and made the ev... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Two pay cuts within a year
I was making $20/hr and took a $2 pay cut about 8mos ago and just last friday (7-9-2010) i and other employees were confronted with $4/hr or more in pay cuts. Most accepted right away, but i didn't an... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

My husband appealed an unemployment insurance denial he was given a phone call hearing which he missed because they didn't tell him the date they printed the appt call time on the back of one of the papers that he had given them in the past , so he wasn't
Need to go above the local appeals office because of unfair treatment applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

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

my company is closing as of Sept., and are not offering us anything in return, if i choose to leave before the closing date, can i still file for unemployment?
company is closing they claim they have no funds to keep location open. applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Retaliation in Iowa by my employer if I file for partial unemployment benefits?
I was hired by a doctor's office as part-time 3 years ago. I then became full-time after a full-time employee quit. Eventually I was made salaried full-time (40 hour week). Another part-time person wa... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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 case for defamation?
Nearly two years ago, my former employer forced me to resign or be terminated after 14 years with a spotless record. I never received a performance evaluation in the 14 years I was employed, nor did I... applies to Virginia  ·  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

Can they tell me no to unemployment
I was in a hurry and entered wrong information in a computer and got fried for it. My boss is suoppose to go to work three stores in front of everyonr and dose not and so I send a e-mail telling him t... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can a noncompete be enforced if a company lay's an employee off?Would being on uneployement be a good argument (against public interest)?
I was layed-off from my company and had a non-compete.I had certifications prior to my employment with this co.Also being on unemployment i am required by the state to search for work in my trade.If i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is non-compete still enforceable?
I was forced to sign a non-compete to accept employment after I had left my previous job and moved some 150+ miles away. I was let go without cause without receiving any severance as laid out in my no... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I be fired because I heard my boss yell that I was an f---Btch and I called him on it?
Today I was suppose to meet with a client and my boss told me to reschedule, so I did. I was in my cube working on other issues at hand, when I heard the owner/my boss ask another employee why I left ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

My employer is trying to force me to resign through extreme micro-management
I was hired as a mid-level Manager. I was then subsequently given the responsibilites of my previous Director without a promotion or pay increase; i.e. the scope of my responsibilities changed dramati... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

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

My workman comp is pending and I received a thrift incentive plan saying I was terminated and it said severance what does that mean
Can I get my 401k out while workman comp is pending applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

is it legal for employers to not pay vacation pay after quitting
I have worked for a condo in palm beach for about 3 years, i have givin 2 weeks notice, at the end of this i asked my boss about my vaction pay, which is 40 hours now , she told me she doesnt have to ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

my employer was granted a dismissal without prejudice that expires Dec. 10,2010, if they refile,
can I file for a dismissal without prejudice in order to prepare my case. this is concerning an unemployment appeal by my employer. applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer in FL withhold a weeks severance pay for items that believe that I possess?
I was let go on 11/16. My boss told me I would get paid for the next two weeks, one of those weeks was the week I worked, the next week was not worked, but, nonetheless he told me that I would receive... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Questionable Employer Ethics and Compensation Questions
Hi, I've been working at a company for over 10 years and have noticed several areas of questionable discrimination, although I don't know whether that term can be applied legally to these situations: ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

Maternity Leave and FMLA
I work for a large, reputable telecommunication company as a software engineer (Im also management employee). I received a severance package the day after my maternity leave ends and while on FMLA. I... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

By law what must an employer offer as a rescission period in a severance agreement?
The decision period is either 21 or 45 days. However, there appear to be different rules for over and under 40 years old. The rescission period actually begins after the employee signs the agreement. applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

Non compete questions, 3.
1. Does the employer have the right to introduce a non compete contract on employees after their hire date? 2. If the employee had been terminated for not signing the non compete, would they have been... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

Hello, Can you please answer a question for me. I have worked for a company for 3 years. Another company recently acquired us on 6/27. We will be on their payroll starting 7/24. They gave us an offer letter that basically says our role will not be continu
Hello, If we sign this offer letter(which we have really no choice) are we still able to collect unemployment in PA after 12/27? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I add a future employer reference inquire clause to a employment separation agreement
20 years of service with company- severance offered but concerned the employer will black ball me from future employer reference applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Job Elimination
On June 26 2008 I was told that my job was eliminated. I was offered a severance package or I could stay on with the company in a different position. I chose the other position, and still with the sam... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Laid off but my employer says I resigned - can they do that?
I signed a separation agreement after being laid off (unexpectedly) in order to receive my severance package. I recently discovered that my previous employer has sent out letter(s) informing people th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

age discrimination in severance
My company is going through several rounds of cuts in headcount and I'm one of them. I am concerned that there may be some degree of age discrimination or other bias at work in my regard. I am over 40... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Do my unemployment benefits freeze during an employer appeal of benefits.
My employer says I violated company policy because another employee shredded personal papers on the day she was terminated while I was retrieving personal property for her. I was unaware of this actio... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Trying not to let the door hit me on the rear. . .
Hi Mel. I have been working for a company for nearly three years. In December the owner passed away. Rather than give the business to the son, the widow has decided to sell it. and put us faithful emp... applies to Texas  ·  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

Discrimination Harassment Retaliation
Because an individual is employed by an At Will Employer and basically no explanatin is necessary for an employee's severance fromm service, is it possible to challenge a lay off using Tort Law? Can T... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Where can I find how to prepare a Brief to Appeal Disqualification for Benefits.
Today is the deadline for filing a brief to Appeal Disqualification of Unemployment Benefits which had originally been granted to me but appealed by my employer. The reason was termed: Grossful Miscon... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 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

Severance if I leave?
I have worked at the same plant for 20 years, although it has been sold two times. They have historically (and recently) offered their "enhanced severence package" to employees whose jobs have been el... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

paycheck stubs handled outside of human resources
I was recently laid off with severance as my position was eliminated from the company's organizational structure. Working in Information Technology, it is normal procedure to remove an employee on the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

how or can I sue a lawyer for sexual harasment
I was referred by a friend to hire a lawyer that she knew for a few years, I hired him to file divorce, he got the information wrong three times. on the first time he came to my home he started tellin... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully terminated?
I was terminated from my job because they said I didn't call in to let them know I was going to be late one day. However I had called I even have my phone records that show the call from my cell phone... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully terminated?
I was terminated from my job because they said I didn't call in to let them know I was going to be late one day. However I had called I even have my phone records that show the call from my cell phone... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

My sister and I have worked for the same brand of resteraunt for ten years she wants to become a manager which in turn will no longer allow me to work there because of Nepotism. Am I entitled to a severence package and how much if so is reasonable?
Both worked for same company and same brand. She wants to be a manager which will force me out of a job. Am I eligible for a severance package? applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

After being part of my son unemployment case. The retailition started I was wrote up after he filed appeal. Call the EEOC they said I should try sending a letter to owner did on 07/09/2015 I was discharge 07/10/2015 the next day. I have witness to the ret
I was wrongful discharge retailition got to move by 7/24/2015 applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

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

Unemployment redetermination appeal hearing request has not been honored.
Is there a time limit on how long ODJFS can take to schedule me for my hearing?It has been over 90 days since I requested a hearing to appeal my redetermination and I still have not been scheduled for... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

HUSBAND WAS A SUPERVISOR AFTER 13 YRS HE WAS WRONGFULLY TERMINATED
hello my husband after 13 yrs at his job as a supervisor was wrongfully terminated . the company has not given him a evaluation in two yrs and he has always been told how well hes was doing . this com... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

I work a seasonal job at a golf course. I have been getting unemployment (underemployment ( for the past u years I got a phone call today stating if I go through with this new claim I will not be asked to come back next year, is this legal in Michigan
If I go through with this claim I was just told I will not be asked to come back to work in the spring applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

State of missouri, does home health agencies have to pay equally for overtime pay? And not straight pay for managers?
Regular staff are payed overtime pay but managers do not get it applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

why don't we have a choice as to paying into unemployment. I worked 19 yrs for the same company and was terminated and denied benefits.
I was terminated because I failed a drug test. I was cleaned before I smoked, had an accident 3 days later, which was not my fault. I understand being fired. I don't think I should have been denied af... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

employment agreemnt
My company is based in Dallas, Texas I am based in Ohio. They were purchased on Nov 12 by another company with an HQ in California but is a VA corporation. They have asked me to sign a non-compete. Th... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

Is there anything I can do to an employer even after the statute of limitations has expired?
I was falsely accused of theft and terminated. I spent time finding witnesses and I fought for my unemployment and won. Now I see its expired for a EEOC filing etc. Is there any thing I can do to this... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

Am I entitled to vacation pay?
I got laid off and only received a few hours notice, also my check did not include vacation pay which i was entitled for. My employer said it wasn't company's policy to pay vacation, sick days etc. Up... applies to New Jersey  ·  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

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

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

Older workers benifit protection act
Does the employer have to individually negegotiate a severance offer under the older workers benefit protection act? Can they offer a seperation agreement without offering "compensation over what is e... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Salary pay deduction
I interviewed with a company that offered me a specific yearly wage that I would be compensated for hourly. When I actually began the job they requested I take a slight pay cut and get a salaried comp... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

I work for a big corporation with severance. I am on disability from work and may be considered fit to work. The company back filled my job as they needed to have someone in the position. If there is not a position for me available at the comp-any am I en
off work on LT disability for almost 2 years. my position was backfilled. They say I can apply for a position if one is available. If one is not available then am I entitled to severence? applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

can my employer force me to sign a new employment agreement by with holding my pay
I was under an agreement for 2015, they wanted to change the pay program for 2016 (understood), but the condition of the agreement was that I would lose all pay still owed for 2015. They forced my sig... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

If I give my car dealer employer a 30 day notice of retirement and he lets me go can I collect unemployment ? This employer never had anyone retire before. Some have left for other employment with a notice, and being told just to leave. Most seem to leave
Just trying to decide whether to give a reasonable notice or no notice applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

If an employee has vacation & personal time available can they still collect?
If an employer takes a few days off & an employee has a very fair amount of vacation & personal time available, do they have to take those days before being able to claim benefits? I have been unable ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

Boss saying it was a mutual separation — but nothing signed
Hi, I was recently fired (in person) - being told that I could leave that day or stay through the end of the month. I wrote an email to confirm termination and now my boss is saying that it was a mutu... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

If I can not return to my position full time(5 days 40 hrs) and can return 4 days 32hrs
does my company have the option to turn down I work 32hrs instead of 40 if I can achieve the same results in that amount of time? If yes can I file for unemployment since I can not return fulltime and... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I submitted my resignation and was released from work 5 days prior to official resignation date. Am I eligible for unemployment compensation for those five days?
I submitted my resignation on 1/17/2016 for my last day to be 1/29/2016. My manager then informed my that my services would not be needed after 1/24/2016. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

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

abuse of 'at will employment' clause
The 'employment at will' clause is being abused by the employers these days. I am an engineer. In my last job, my employer wrote explicitly the 'employment at will' clause in the offer letter. After f... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

should I sue or take the money and run
I work for a large corporation and have worked for them for 22 years, I am 52 years old. Rumor has it some of us may be terminated soon, the company offers severance of 2 weeks per year but you must s... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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 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

department the director stepped down from his position another person was promoted to position my full time position was dissolved the director was moved into a part time position another part time position I stayed to help until all the changes I have be
Should I take the severance or contact lawyer for unlawful layoff applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

I got hurt at work since then work has shut down I'm suing the insurance company for scaring and pain and what not work gave us a severance agreement but states I won't be able to go after them for any work place injuryes. If I sign this agreement does th
Hurt plant shut down trying to figure out if I can sign it out not applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Can I be denied unemployment if I turn down a part time position after being laid off from a full time position. worked there for 11 years.
My position was eliminated after 11 years. Do I have to settle for part time? applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

With Hold Of Servance Pay
MY employer has threaten to with hold my servance pay , because they believe i have company property , I have replied to them i have no such property . How should i pursue this ? Can they withhold pay... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Terminated, was not paid for last day
I had been unemployed for over a year, but working part time in a job I loved. However, making ends meet was extremely hard. My 'profession' is real estate management/maintenance construction. I final... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Singled out for paycut
My employer recently cut my pay from $11 to $9 an hour claiming that business was down and he cut my hours too. However even though he claimed that everybody was getting a pay cut, I found out that I ... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

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

A friend starts selling services you have sold can I give unpaid advice?
I recently left a company that I had a Non-compete and a severance contract. I have a friend that owns a business and the services I used to sell are vertical to his marketplace. If he asks me questio... applies to New York  ·  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

Suspect of getting laid off while on Maternity leave
I'm 34 weeks pregnant. I was put on bed rest by my doctor last week, 12/3. I missed work starting 12/4. My company/department is in the middle of laying off people by March. I found out they lay off a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My husband and I have a massage business/partnership business but he doesn't work there, his name is only on the paperwork. He doesn't even have a massage therapy license. He is getting laid off from his job, can he still get unemployment if his name is o
He is getting laid off next month and we need to know if we need to take his name off the business partnership. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Will income coming out of stock trading disqualify me from getting UI benefits?
I'm going to apply for unemployment benefits. Though I'm still unemployed I do have some income coming out of my stock trading that I do mostly all days by buying and selling stocks in a few minutes e... applies to California  ·  1 answer

When does the 21-days review period begin?
My company has offered me a severance package today 11/18/05 and stated that my last day of employment will be 11/30/05. However, the letter states that I will have 21-days to review the agreement/off... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

my employer doesn't pay overtime. they use to put on all piece rate employees pay check we only worked 40 hours no matter what time frame we were there. now they make it look like they are paying us a base rate and overtime rate but we are still paid the
no overtime pay from a 50 million dollar annual revenue a year company. stealing money from our checks to pay others applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I was terminated yet gived the opportunity to resign for using a company computer for personal email use. Later it was disclosed that it was not the violation of the Company Computer policy, but the c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Am I eligible for unemployment?
I am a certified nursing assistant and was working for a nursing home I've been an aide for 5 years now and was the lowest paid aide in the facility so I asked for a raise and they told me they would ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can employer 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

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

overtime pay for more than a eight hour day
I have two questions about overtime. First, if i,m a hourly employee and work more than a eight hour day am I intitled to overtime pay of time and a half. Which I am not recieving from my employer.Sec... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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 boss won't pay me my last week's pay
I told my boss that last Friday would be my last day he said OK .I went in on Monday to pick up my check an he said he is broke an he is not going to pay me what can I do ..I worked for an insurance c... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

company that I was enployed for just finished buy out process. New ownership has eliminated my position and offerd me a different job which I have refused. I do have a letter from previous employer that states I've been terminated. Can I qualify for unemp
Was terminanted from my privious employer because they sold it. New owners have eliminated my position and have offer me a position that is not suitable on what I was doing before, so I turned down. L... applies to California  ·  1 answer

My company was bought out. New owner had acceptance letters with pay rate and other benifits on 1-1-15. On 1-15-15 I was told that the company has a new pay scale. They are giving a 2 week notice. My pay will be cut by 50% if I stay. My position has not c
Is this legal applies to Maine  ·  0 answers

is this defamation
i was working for a restaraunt in nc. the party in which i was waiting on told my manager that i cursed them and told thier child that i yelled at him saying Put your hand down. i have not discussed t... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

I have been demoted at my job. I was told by a friend tat once you reach a certain bracket in pay that can'y take it away from you, but am unsure if that's true. My question is can my employer cut my pay to go along with this demotion?
I work at Walmart. I am going from an hourly supervisor position to a regular associate. They haven't told me if there will be a pay cut but i assume there will be. I was told by a friend that they ca... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

can my employer terminate me after signing a non compete agreement. if so, why are some reasons
i was presented today with a non compete agreement which required my signature. iam uncomfortable with signing the agreement and want to consult with a lawyer who specializes in this field. the agreem... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

NO PAY DAY
In the workplace, if you have overtime in one pay period can your boss MAKE you take a day off in the next pay period WITHOUT pay? applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is a Mn employer (less than 50 emp) required to hold a job for an employee who left to have a baby?
We are a MN private family who employs PCAs (personal care attendants) to help care for our child with disabilities. We have less than 20 employees. One of our PCAs is pregnant. Are we required to pro... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Decrease in pay without knowing pay rate
My husband and the employees at his company were all informed by their owner last Friday 9/25 by letters mailed to each person's home that that was the last day that each person would be on their curr... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

If you change position and you get a pay cut because of this change, can they take my pay increases that myself and the whole department had received in the past three years?
02/2013 was a deputy sheriff then was promoted to investigation. I received a pay increase because of the promotion. On 12/2015 they change my position back to patrol deputy, I understand them taking ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

What are my options when I signed something after an incident?
I worked at a gym for just over 2 years. They were recently bought by another gym. They are still in the process of transferring everything over. Today I made an honest mistake by telling a gym member... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

Was it my age
have been with the company 30+ years and last yr was promoted to Sr mgr of a new operation. Salary 90,000+ Bonus. Company came in last Tuesday closed the office gave all my employees a severance excep... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can non-compete agreement prevent you from earning money?
My husband was fired for poor performance. No severance package, nothing. Now he found a new job. But his former employer sent him a reminder about a non-compete agreement for one year. And it basical... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer change my position from part time to full time
I have been working at my company for 10 years. The last 5 of those years have been part time (24 hrs per week). I was told on Monday that they no longer want part timers and that I can come full time... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Non-compete at the point of resignation??
I recently decided to resign from my employment for famiy reasons, but also some internal personnel issues. I expressed my desire, though I did not submit a formal letter of resignation. I asked for 2... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If my regular pay was backdated to my anniversary date after my review. Is my employer required to backdate my overtime pay as well?
My review was pushed back due to mergers and restructuring of the raises. After our reviews we were told we would have our pay backdated. We finally received our checks, but only our regular pay was b... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

what are my options?
I was employed as an HR manager. My supervisor consistently lied, belittled, humiliated, and treated me differently while ignoring other of the exact same rank serious behavior. Because she was an HR ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

I was WFRd from a large company. Can they legally bar me from an open Agency Contractor req?
I was part of a large WFR at a fortune 50 company. Because I'm over 50 it was 'automatically' coded as early retirement. Someone I used to work for has a need for an agency contractor in an entirely d... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

If I got laid off from full time job but still work on call for different employer am I disqualified
I got laid off from my 40-hour week job. Simultaneously, i am an on-call worker for a retail store. I still work there but have been told that my on-call status with the retail (as opposed to part tim... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

Must employer give patent bonuses to laid-off employee?
My employer will be laying off quite a few employees this spring. At our place of employment, any patents we author belong to the company, but we do get a bonus for each one that becomes viable ($1,00... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

How the reason for termination as business decision affects future job opportunities?
I got severance package and company said that termination reason is business decision. what it means and how it going to affect my future job opportunities applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

i had a call back date set for 3/28/2016 i went into work they extended it to 4/9/2016 3 days later they call saying they had work for 2 days. i was gone on family emergency so i wasn't able to work will i still beable to get benifits
i nd too work they happened to call at bad time and 2 days prier i had gone in to go to work they extended it the paper work was all faxed to unemployment and everything what do i do applies to Vermont  ·  0 answers

must I claim sales from a website I created on umenployment?
I live in Colorado and opend an on-line LLC retail store as I continue looking for permanent work. I used $12,000 from personal savings to buy inventory for the store. If I make a sale, must I report ... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

We get paid biweekly. I forgot to enter in my 2nd week of pay. I was only paid 40 hours because I forgot to enter in my hours. When does my employer have to pay me my other missed 40 hours by? Can they wait until the next pay or do they have to pay it out
Forgot to key in hours and wondering when employer must pay you by. applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

hello I worked a company for 8 years and was told last monday i would be looing my title and would now be required to punch in, i was never offered a severance package, but a week later i was told that i was loosing vacation and medical if i took this new
the day i was told about the position being emlimated i was offered a different position, matter a fcat the same position i had before being promoted. A week later the Gm tell me i have to sign some p... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

My employer is cutting my hours because I was placed on light duty can I collect unemployment
My employer is cutting my hours because Im on light duty from my pregnance applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

After returning from an uprotected medical leave (not FMLA), do I have to accept a lessor position?
I've been out for 4mo. on unprotected medical leave (not FMLA) and have now been released. However, they could not hold my outside sales position. They do not have a similar position available for me ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Am I eligible for unemployment benefits?
I am currently unemployed at this moment, I was self employed for about 4 years. Paid taxes and reported all wages to state and federal. My profession was landscaping. Never got a state contractor lic... applies to California  ·  0 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

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

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

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

Breach of Contract
I was presented with a notice that my current position was being eliminated and that I would have 2 weeks to find other employment within the company or I would be laid off with a severance. I did fin... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Laid off soon after relocating to California
Last year I was working for a company in the UK. At the time, this company announced a massive re-organization and basically gave me two options: (i) take a redundancy (or severance) package of approx... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

can I be told not to call in anymore if I have accrued six weeks sick leave?
I recently found out my step mother has throat/ lung cancer and she lives 3 hours away. I called in my sick leave every day consecutively while caring for my step mother. While in Indiana caring for m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

How your severence pay is paid to you.
My question does the employer have the right to withhold your severence until they want to pay you. Do they have the right to make installments to you on your severence pay. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Full time versus part time severence
I was offered the same severance package peers of mine were offered who had only been on the job 2 years. I worked there for 7 years...2 of those as part-time. I asked for more money based on my full-... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

How do I find a lawyer to represent me after representing myself at a Personnel Board prehearing.
I made the mistake of believing that I was capable of effectively defending myself against an Adverse Action (termination)from the state agency I worked for. My union will not represent me. The agency... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

sexual harrassment
I recently worked in a small diner as a waitress. my boss the owner was constantly making sexual comments like your having a good ass day today or even so far as to call a local radio stationand they ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Personal safety
Hello, I currently manage an apartment complex in Kenmore and the environment has continually become more dangerous since I started working here nine months ago. I was not aware of this when I accepte... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

wrongfully terminated by united steel workers steel factory because of possible discriminationbipo
Terminated by employer of 15 years 4 months. Possibly over mental health issues, bipolar,. Misrepresentation by union usw, negligent to advise me of all availabe options. Under Family Doctor and VA Py... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

rescinded employment offer and retracted resignation
I accepted an employment offer in writing from a company that has rescinded that offer because they now have a hiring freeze. I have already given a verbal resignation to my current employer. Under a ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

I made a mistake at work and the employer made me pay 181dollars then wrote me up
We were slammed as usual and I was working when two rotors were brought in . I returned the wrong thing on the ticket by accident and the manager had me pay the diffrence. Amounting in 181 dollars tha... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

I worked 10 years for the same employer, 8 years in Oregon and 2 years in North Carolina. Am I limited to the unemployment compensation from North Carolina or can I also file in Oregon?
North Carolina only offers 12 weeks. The last time I was laid off it took a year before getting a new position. Since the majority of my time with this company was in the State of Oregon can I extend ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 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

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

Defamation in an unrelated court case
I read in one of your answers that it is legal for an employer to include any statements they want in a court case, and this will not count as defamation. Recently I found out that some horrific accus... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I still collect benefits if i didn’t call the payroll company within 24hrs of separation?
hi, I was working for a company that closed down on Jan. 7th 2011, but 4 months before closing they switched payroll companies. I filled for unemployment and now the payroll company is trying to appea... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I gave my 2 week notice after being with my company for 10 years. 2 days later they try to accuse me of stealing and forced me to resign. I haven't gotten my bereavement pay or my earned vacation pay
They tried to say I was drinking stuff and not paying for it. We all drink and eat samples. I feel it was just a way for them to get rid of me. I'm not a theif. So I resigned. Now they won't give me m... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

Is my employer held accountable for not paying me on time?
It's been almost a week after I was supposed to receive my paycheck from my employer, I was supposed to receive a check in the mail, because we had switched pay cards. I was told I would receive the c... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Forced resignation or termination
In June, 2010 I was employed as a nurse at a Correctional facility. I was asked to resign because I wrote an inmate 3 letters (I know this was wrong now). I was offered a great job at a hospital. Mont... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

per diem pay or shift pay?
I work as a waitress in a restaurant in New York City. We receive a set shift pay, based on the per diem wage x the hours the shift 'should' be. Usually the shift is longer than that and we don't get ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Deductions in salaried pay
Can an employer make deductions in pay for being a few hours short of 40 per week for salaried employees? Thought it was a weekly pay regardless of actual hours. Full days I'd understand...but 1/2 hou... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

NEED A EMPLOYMENT LAWYER REFERRAL
It hurts me to pursue my case against the School District, but it is the principal of the matter involved Racism. I’m crying out for help! Race Discrimination Hurts….I’m writing to you to seek a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

I have a cba and am contracted as a operating engineer, my cab states that i can receive separation pay if i am laid off, I have been outsourced to another contracting company, am I eligible for separation pay even though I still work at the same site at
contracted by a company for 4 years, company is not renewing their contract and are being replace by another company. We were laid off by the first company and offered jobs by the new company. Can we ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

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

wasn't I fired by statement of: if you can tattle on staff member, then you better find another job
During meeting with boss, he said "if you can't be a tattle tale and call me when someone is not doing their job, then you should look for another job. I told him I could not be a tattle tail since ev... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Can this be a case?
I worked for a company which was unionized. After 4 yrs and 9 months of working I along with others were laid off stating lack of work. Went on unemployment and then found another job 2 months later. ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is this Retaliation?
Would it be retaliation if I was terminated for taking a company mandated break whilst taking a phone call regarding testifying under oath about unemployment case that involves my place of employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Contracted Employee Looking for Vacation pay from Former Employer
I am a contract employee working at a medium-sized company. My former employers had suffered severe financial difficulties, including filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The client offered the chance, to my... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

New Sales Job changed how pay scale works
I recently was hired for a sales position. For two weeks I was told that I would be given a base pay if I worked 6 days or did 14 demos a week. I was to be payed weekly. Now I am being told that I wil... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Employer shuts down; won't pay workers what is owed.
On Jan 13, 2006, my father along with his co-workers were told they had 30 min to gather their belongings and vacate the premises - the plant was closing. None of those employees, my father included, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

How does it work when you have a warn letter and employment goes past the date on this letter?
The first warn letter we were given stated employment would end at the end of this month. I was given another warn letter extending the employment out until the end of June. There was nothing signed, ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Is a 28% pay cut (or you can quit) grounds for constructive discharge?
Should I call an employment attorney? My boss informed me I may no longer have the position I occupy with no reference to any performance issues; he just "doesn't want" someone in the job. The job wil... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Multiple non-compete questions
There are many questions involved in my non-compete issues and I do plan on seeking the advice of an attorney. However, I would like some general information to determine if I have a strong case. My o... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Employer demanding I pay them back for overpaying me.
My employer had me sign an offer letter stating I would be making x. Just last week, I was promoted. They told me because in my new position, I would be making commission, they would be cutting my bas... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer double my workload with no additional pay?
a woman with my position left the company and they did not replace her they are telling me I'm doing my job and hers now with no additional pay. Can they do that? When I was hired I had one manager an... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

In Georgia, can you be fired (a) while in a coma (b) can health insurance be cancelled effective the day of termination without the ability to even pay the premium to continue through the month, (c) is a company with maximum of around 12 employees subject
I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. She worked for a company, a small LLC in Georgia that has max of about 12 employees. She was there when the company started and worked for this employe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

My nanny contract states that either party will give 4 weeks notice unless terminated for listed reasons. While I have those reasons, do I have to state them to her in order to terminate immediately without severance?
I have a nanny contract and it states that employment is at will however, in order to protect both parties, either party will give 4 weeks notice unless termination is for some obvious and listed reas... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Should I contact an attorney for wrongful termination?
My former employer discharged me for reasons that were fabricated. I believe this was in part because they were changing my working hours which I was against . I was awarded unemployment benefits. I h... applies to Ohio  ·  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

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

severance & retention bonuses when company is sold
I work for a company, in NC, that announced it would be winding-down their operations over the next 4 years. This company A is a wholly owned subsidiary (LLC.) of company B. I am technically an employ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

My company moved all of it's w2 employees to a PEO at the close of Q1 2015. Is my employment agreement still a valid contract?
At the close of Q1 2015 my employer moved all of it's W2 employees to a PEO, Trinet SOI. This PEO oversee's all benefits, unemployment claims etc. Is the employment agreement I signed under the employ... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

Company says pay raise on signed document is a "mistake."
I signed a letter acknowledging a pay raise of what was verbally expressed as $0.50. However, the document (signed by the executive director and myself) listed my pay increase at what would equate to ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

I live in Virginia and currently have a claim with the SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE ACT......Currently OSHA is trying to obtain my back pay. Previous employer fired me for violating my HOS driving time, will I be able to bring suit against him for wr
I'd like to know what happens after OSHA obtains my back pay from my employer. Will I be able to sue after I receive my back pay ? applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Does a company have to provide a separation agreement if they state that in the termination letter?
I was officially laid off on 6/3/2011 and received my termination letter on 6/4. Bullet point 5 in the letter states that I am being offered additional consideration in exchange for execution of a Con... 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

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

is there any chance to recover damanges from loss of employment?
Employee (E) resigned from employment with company (A) to take new opportunity with company (B). After all paperwork was done with company (B)- employee (E) can provide evidence of new employment, com... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Employees not paid by owners for over 2 weeks.
I was working for a company who claimed they did not have the funds to pay their employees. I decided to resign and take a position elsewhere, but am still owed about 1 1/2 weeks worth of pay; as are ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  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

No One Will Answer Me About My Vacation Pay At PSCH I Cannot Afford A Lawyer. They Owe Me For 53hrs
I was accused of abuse and terminated. Although the accusations were unfounded, I was still terminated. PSCH still owes me 53hrs of vacation pay. Is there a limited time they have to pay it to me? If ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

The T&E was already processed and paid. Now they want me to pay for the ticket. Can they require me to pay them after the fact? (The trip has now passed).
I resigned from a big bank and am being asked to reimburse them for a plane ticket I bought with my corporate card for a business trip I booked in good faith. Once I gave (60-day) notice they said the... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Can my employer change my rate of pay?
When I first hired I was given paperwork saying my company would pay be $40,000 per year. After my sixth month review (Note I was hired in Jan., and my 6 month review was done in Oct), they said they ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

My indepen. agent contract includes a pay out in case of death to heirs that is only about 1/2 value
My indepen. agent contract includes a pay out in case of death to heirs that is only about 1/2 value of book of business,reduced commission also only pay 1 year renewal time frame. Seems like low valu... applies to California  ·  0 answers

When is Overtime pay at a driving school required?
I am employed by a commercial driving school that has 15 employees. We instruct the students in classroom and in the car behind -the -wheel. My question pertains to overtime pay. At what point am I en... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

first step with wrongful termination when less than 15 employees
I was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about unlawful discrimination-I gave written notice to my boss explaining my intent to quit in 15 days if he didn't show some willingness to ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Does my employer have to pay me for accrued vacation when I resign?
I resigned from my employer and was expecting to get 9.5 days of pay when I left. Employer has stated to me that I have accrued 9.5 days of paid time off, but their policy is to only pay 5 days. I hav... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Vacation Pay After Layoff in Indiana
I was told on December 10, 2015 that I was being laid off and that my last day would be January 31, 2016. I will continue to work until that time. Our vacation pay is per calendar year. I live in the ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Question about overtime pay for commercial drivers
Is overtime pay ever required for a commercial driver? I have researched the Motor Carrier Act of 1935 that allows commercial drivers to be exempt, but I am still a little confused. What does Federal ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

work
I was terminated by my employer on april 19th. My supervisor and I had numerous issues over my 51/2 year tenure, but management refused each time to get involved or resolve any issues. Some of these i... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

How do I find a lawyer willing to prove defamation of character, discrimination and slander destroy
I was subjected to a hostile work environment that made it impossible to do my job. My direct supervisors (The Board of Directors) board took progressive actions to undermine my authority, slandered m... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Partial pay for initial pay period
I am salaried, I normally work M-F, I very rarely work weekends. My employer pays semi-monthly. My start date was two days after the start of the pay period so I missed working two workdays that month... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I get my vacation pay?
I resigned from my position. I received final commissions, but no accrued vacation pay. I asked verbally to the owner 3 times and then in writing. I got a pesponse that said that vacation had to be us... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Overtime for orientation meeting
If an employee works 37 hours and attends a meeting for 6 hours, are we required to pay him overtime for the 3 hours (40 regular and 3 overtime). All employees had to attend an orientation for 6 hours... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

right to a confidential recommendation letter
My former employer held a round of lay-offs recently and I was affected. I signed a severance agreement with them in order to receive some pay continuation and a percentage of my bonus. During the mee... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

being layoff father picking his son over me,,,
my question is i work for this company for 12 years one month two weeks.. im 50 his son is 20s we both started the same time, i was layoff along with another person i was told by the owner told it was... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Demotion and pay cut.
As an employer for a county government department, am I allowed to demote a person and reduce their pay at the same time? applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Wage Payment
The company I was working for all of a sudden closed down(They said they lost their contract) They owe me and many of the other employees 3 checks. They will not give us a clear time to when we will g... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

If I get paid based on production (per line) am I still entitled to overtime pay?
I have worked for my company for over 2 years and have never gotten paid overtime for working over 40 hours in a week. I always thought this was because I was paid by the line but I have since realize... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

pay cut without notice
I have been employed by a company for two months. At a staff meeting held on Feb 26th, it was announced everyone would be taking a 5% pay cut effective retroactive to Feb 16th. The company employs app... applies to Nevada  ·  1 answer

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

laid off with written guarantee of pay
My husband took a job with a company that had a written agreement with him outlining guarantee pay and other benefits the company offered. After 6 weeks his manager called (who signed the agreement) a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

can my employer fire me?
can an empolyer force you to take a promotion. my boss wants me to take the manager position at his store but i dont want that kind of responsibility for a only a 2 dollar pay raise. i currently make ... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

Was I wrongfully demoted? Is my new pay fair?
I have been employed at a company for almost three years (for my protection, i do not want to disclose the company). I was promoted to a supervisor position about a year ago. In January, i transferred... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

If my employer appeals the EDD decision am I eligible to receive the benefits that were unpaid
I filed for unemployment benefits. the EDD awarded them to me, then my ex-employer filed an apeal and benefits were unavailable until a hearing was had and a decision made. The judge found in my favor... applies to California  ·  1 answer

cut in pay legal without notice
I am a auto technician and recently my pay was cut from $19/hr to $18.63 due to recent experation of my certifications. Is the company allowed to do this? I am scheduled to take the tests in Nov. Othe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

what should i do ? i asked my company to pay instead of get pay i got fired
i have been working with a security company for more than one year in houston Tx , they always paying us late and i need my money to live my life , so i ask them to pay my checks, they fired me becaus... applies to Texas  ·  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

Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning?
Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning? On Monday, March 7, 2011 my CEO held a conference meeting with the employees. In the meeting he stated that he may need to de... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

My wife has 90 hours of vacation and is giving 2 weeks notice do the have to pay her vacation pay?
My wife has 90 hours of unused vacation she is leaving her job do they have to pay her? applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can an employeer not pay owed sick time?
My husband recently had to call in sick for more then the normal amount of time. He did have enough time in his "sick account" for paid time off. His employeer is now telling him that they will not pa... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Job Offer Contract
I was offered a position that was a promotion in my current company but because of special rules during a recent merger was told by hiring manager (senior executive) that I would have to take a latera... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

How should I advise a friend falsely accused of stealing told if she retaliates it will make things
OK so, my friend worked for CVS Pharmacy as a cashier. She always put her crappy job before most anything else, made herself available at their beck and call and always put the companies needs ahead o... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Can a Non-compete agreement be upheld if my company isn't competing in the industry segment?
I was hired by a start up company 6 months ago to develop a segment of their business that they did not have presence in the industry, an industry that I have years experience. They recently let me go... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I be forced to sign a non compete clause after working without one in my present job for years?
I am an office manager in a CPA firm. I have been with the company for years (over 20) and suddenly my boss decides to make the office sign a noncompete contract, if we don't sign it, we will be termi... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

retlation by removing pay increase.
I'm a govt employee and last May the other program manager left for another job. In the interim I have been doing both positions. A few months into doing so mgmt. brought up giving me a pay raise. Thi... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

Do we pay payroll taxes to ex-employee on agreed settlement amount?
We agreed (reluctantly!) to settle a wage claim instead of dragging it out for who knows how long. The agreement is we will pay BOLI $500 a month (that they then turn around and pay the ex-employee)fo... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

My employer who is in charge of payroll refuses to itemize hours worked and rates of pay since I make multiple pay rates within a pay period. He said it is too time consuming. What can I do to solve this?
My employer who is in charge of payroll refuses to itemize hours worked and rates of pay since I make multiple pay rates within a pay period. He said it is too time consuming when I brought it to his ... applies to California  ·  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

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

I was fired for checking time on my phone.
I work const. and we were told we could check time w/ phone but no communications. I was checking time when site superintendant walked up to me and asked how I was doing. I responded good, how are you... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Vacation Pay
My former company is denying a vacation pay payment because they claim there is no vacation accrual implied in the employee handbook. However, the wording does stipulate that "upon completion" of spec... applies to Illinois  ·  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

Getting paid 5 days after pay period, is that legal?
The end of our pay period is on Friday (bi-weekly) we use to get paid that day then it was moved to Monday then to Tuesday and now to Wednesday. We are not getting paid until 5 days after our pay peri... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Was I wrongfully terminated?
I was terminated from my employment without an explanation. I was contacted by my manager and told that I was on administrative leave due. She then explained to me that I would be contacted by the HR ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Outsourced to an India-based IT consulting company; then told I would be severed.
Hello, I was employed for 3 years at a global IT company. Last May, company went through a heavy US layoff (3 months ago) all in one day. I was not affected at that time. Two weeks after that, I was t... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Withholding 100% of my pay!
Employer over paid me by $29,000 gross this year. They have stated that I either pay 100% of net amount in 7 days or they will withhold 100% of my pay util they recoup the gross amount. Is it legal fo... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Is it legal for my CEO to decrease pay with out verbal or written warning?
On Monday, March 7, 2011 my CEO held a conference meeting with the employees. In the meeting he stated that he may need to decrease every ones pay by up to 35%. He also stated that it may be for as lo... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can an employer by pass employment contract and pay some differently?
I work for a company who requires all sales people to sign an Employment contract. IF I find that the employer is paying some differently than the other sales people who signed at the same time and th... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I was forced to resign. I was presented a final paycheck at the time. It bounced and I was charged the fees on top of being issued a bad check. I live in California. If I was forced resign; when is my pay legally required to be provided?
I was allowed to resign in lieu of dismissal last week on Friday. I attempted depositing my check but there were issues at the teller so they had me deposit via ATM. There was a hold and then they ret... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Defamation/Non-compete/and wrongful termination
I was recently fired for "gross misconduct" for being insubordiant to an Operations Director hired as a consultant for my company. It was never communicated to me that he was my superior or that I rep... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Company missed payroll.
What can I do to collect wages owed to me? Last week the President of our firm, in a conference call two days before pay day, told all salaried employees of our firm that he was not going to pay us fo... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retroactive Pay Reduction.
Can an employer retroactively reduce your pay? My situation: I was informed on the 10th of this month (Wed, Oct 10th, 2001) that my pay was being reduced, and that the reduction was retroactive to the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

We have one employee, Can we pay rent/utilities in lieu of wages?
We (Board of Directors) own and operate a large camping/recreation facility in the mountains of North Calif. We have one contract employee who lives on site in an apartment that we pay the rent and ut... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If im moved to a higher postion that is a higher pay level can they not pay me?
I was moved to customer service and was told that I will get a pay increase from being a cashier. I was told that i will get it after minimum wage increase in jan 1st. I was told after minimum wage in... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

docking pay for late clock in
Dear MEL, I have two questions. I am employed by a small company (employing approximately 30 people) and they have recently enacted a new late policy. The policy is as follows; If an employee is one m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

If I am demoted, will my accrued vacation hours be paid at the new lower pay rate?
I have been a supervisor for the last 10 years and have accrued about 500 vacation hours. I was told I am being demoted to line staff effective 11/1/15. If I take vacation time after 11/1/15, or resig... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I am full time hourly plus commission employee.i am going to be offered part time hourly or straight commission which I cannot survive on. Can I file for unemployment in either case
I am a full time hourly plus commission employee. I am being cut to part time or straight commission. I cannot survive on that 2 children. Can I file for uemployment. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Giving out pay raises then laying people off
Is an employer permitted to give out pay raises and promotions and then lay employees off? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

VACATION PAY
MY EMPLOYER TOOK AWAY MY VACATION PAY WICH IS AROUND 2 WEEKS OR BETTER I DO STILL WORK THERE I WANTED TO KNOW IF HE IS ALOUD TO DO THAT AND AM IM ENTILTED TO THAT THANK YOU AND I HOPE THAT U ANSWER ME... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

At will contract AND Two weeks notice required ... or penalty
I recently received a job offer as a contract employee. The contract is standard stuff. Three times, the contract states that employment is at-will for both the employee (me) and the employer. But the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Lay off due to elimination of position
I was laid off because my "position was being eliminated." However, 2 weeks after I left the company, I was told by ex-coworkers that my boss hired someone in my place to perform my same job duties (t... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Cut in my pay!?
This can't be right! I am a Registered Nurse and have worked with the same home health care for approximately 10 years and loved it. Several years ago, this company changed everyone's pay from hourly ... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

My contract says I will be paid pro rata compensation through last day worked. If we earn summer pay thru work during the school year, do I get that compensation?
Can I be denied pay after earning it? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

If an employer asks you to step down from a leadership position can they legally reduce your pay?
I know someone who may be in this situation in the near future because a Supervisor has it in for them. Trying to get some facts on whether or not they can reduce their pay in this action takes place.... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

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

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

unpaid wages & non-compete
Have an employer who did not pay salary for 3 months. I left after those 3 months and started my own business in similiar field. They still owe salary from when i left last august 2003. They have paid... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

sevarance and golden parachute for executive/officer
Can I get some help on Executive Officer Severance/compensation agreement and Golden Parachute/Exit Strategy agreement? Situation. My company is 5 years old. I own 50% of it with with partner. He is e... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can an employer deduct one persons pay from another employee
I am employed as an air conditioning technician servicing apartments in the Sacramento area. There are two technicians assigned to each complex and one assistant provided by the company. The techs rec... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can my health insurance deny to pay for husband even though he was terminated and on long term disab
My insurance is refusing to pay for my spouse because they say he still has insurance. He is on long term disability and was terminated 2/06. His surgery was 2/23. I have insurance on him also through... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can a franchise Agreement non-compete prevent you from working in a general field?
If a franchisee sells their marine-towing franchise and signed a non-compete, can the franchise corporation prevent him from making a living on the water in a commercial capacity as long as the person... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Any help would be greatly appreciated
If my employer is requiring me to take job related college courses does he 1. Have to pay me? 2. If the class is after I have worked eight hours in one day am I entitled to overtime? 3. Does he have t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Unlawful termination
I am over 40yrs, female and was recently laid off from my management job of 11 months. There were 40 people laid off. The only two managers who were laid off were myself and another female (tho she wa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Terminated before probation period ended
When a person is terminated during a 9 month probation period, note the probation period does not end until 10/18/00 and termination is to be 10/6/00 because employer states that employee has been una... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

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

On disability since Dec 14 2010. Can employer deduct vac pay while on disability
Vacation schedule in place in 2010 for cruise in Feb 2011. Dec 14 had rotator cuff repair and was placed on disability until March 2 when I returned to work on restriction. Employer deducted vac pay f... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I have a written and signed agreement on a severence/transition package. My employer was to pay me for 376 hours if they terminated me or if I resigned. Now they say that agreement was not meant to be paid out in full. Only that they would pay the differe
As noted in my question applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is an employer required to pay vacation pay if exceptions were made to past employees?
I provided a 3 week notice instead of a required 4 week notice at the time of termination. Company stated because I did not provide the adequate required notice, I was not eligible for vacation pay ac... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Pay after giving resignation
IF i gave my resignation on Monday and On tuesday they tell me that my services is no longer needed are they entitled to pay me up til my resignation date? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a non-compete restrict future employment by specific companies?
I have been working for a local firm that provides services to the medical industry. Specifically, our largest client is the second largest medical providor in our county. The non compete restricts fo... applies to Florida  ·  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

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

Commission Deduction
Can an employer 3 days before a pay period tell the employee that they are going to take a certain amount off on each commission deal simply because they dont want to pay that high of commission on ea... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Relocated to "no job" company holding me responsible for relo. exp.
Tried to summarize...there's alot more to it...summary after questions.(I am willing to pay for a consultation in Dallas or Houston)... Q:Am I responsible for repayment of relocation? (see below summa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

2-week notice Pay
I gave my employer a 2-week notice, stating the concern that upon giving the 2-week notice they would walk me. The last day of the pay period they walked me. I still had 6 days left before my final re... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Termination letter vs Employment contract
I'm one of the programmers brought in from overseas on H1B. My employment agreement with my H1B sponsor has a non-compete clause that prohibits me from working with any client company should my employ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

put in my two weeks and now they wont pay me my vacation or commision
I am a license insurance producer in ma and was working at an agency for almost two yearso, I had accrued a year in vacation that I was going to take in june, and I was paid hourly + commission for th... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

My company was in chapter 11 and has now been bourght out 4 months ago. They want is to sign a non compete that states we can not talk to certain people...example the older owner and some of the top executives. If I do not sign it can I get unemployement.
My company was in chapter 11 and has now been bought out 4 months ago. They want us to sign a non compete that states we can not talk to certain people...example the older owner and some of the top ex... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

wages and final pay
my employer has not given me my final paycheck because of a personal matter. they also refuse to pay over time accordingly. also they are holding my vehicle hostage (it was moved without a key or my p... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

No pay for non-billables
I work for an IT consulting company. Recently, the company changed its policy on compensation. It stated that any time that is not billable will not be compensated. This is tantamount to a huge pay cu... applies to New York  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Social worker fired unjustly?
I was recently terminated from my 2 year position as a social worker at a non-profit. My official letter stated that my "position was being eliminated". When I asked the HR director for a reason, he s... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

What should I do? Can I get unemployment?
My boss pulled me into the office Thursday to discuss my position as well as if there standards were being met. We talked for an hour at least. I realized in this time I needed to tell him that I have... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Am I entitled to seperation pay if my airline ceases operations?
Our CBA includes a benefit that states "in the event of a furlough or reduction of workforce, such employee shall receive 1 week of pay for each year of service with no cap." Cesssation of operations ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

How can I collect my final wages and vacation pay?
I resigned three weeks ago. The company has not paid my remaining vacation or my final pay. They keep making excuses. What can I do? applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

can you deduct pay from an exempt employee?
I'm a new exempt employee and not yet eligible for paid time off. I left work early and was docked 4 hours pay for it. Is this legal? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

overtime and docked pay
I work in an assisted living community as a leasing coordinator. I am on salary. am i entitled to overtime and can my pay be docked in i am hospitalized applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

Is it legal to put a perdiem employee on paid investigative leave and then pay them only for shifts they were assigned to and then leave them off work without ability to pick up more shifts, so they don't receive any pay while investigation lags
applies to California  ·  0 answers

Vacation pay
I have been employed by the same company for 13 years. Each year I have received a 9 day vacation bonus paid in June . This past year the change in the sick days required everyone to have three sick d... 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

Equal Pay for Equal Work
I am one of four VP's in my company charged with identical responsibilities and duties: Q: Is it legal for each of us to have a different base pay and one of the four of us to have a seperate bonus st... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Been with my company for 22 years they decided to rename my position and decrease my pay but still expected to do the same work that was always required. I only recieved 50 cents more an hour to take the position the rest was earned raises i worked hard f
Pay decrease applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Pay while voting
Does a employer have to pay a employee while that employee is voting in a general election? Does this effect both Salary and Non-Salaried employees? applies to Ohio  ·  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

Granted vacation pay by TWC. Employer appealed If employer loses in appeal am I entitled to additional money due to them losing appeal?
Terminated and employer refused to pay earned vacation. Filed with TWC and they awarded my vacation pay. Employer appealed and is now wanting me to cancel hearing in lieu of them paying me. Don't trus... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

required meetings without pay
I am a college student and I work as a waitress to pay my bills as I further my education. My employer requires that everyone attend one or two meetings twice a month on a Saturday afternoon when the ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Working Full time and Part time benifits denyed after loss of Part time employment. What can be done
For the past three years my gross annual income has been approximately $64,000. It was derived from full time employment annual $ 54,000 and a part time salary of $ 10,000 annually . I took the part t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Coersion?? & Suspension without pay
I would like to know if it is legal for a supervisor to demand that an employee write a resignation letter but not accept what is written amd being forced to stay at work to write it. Is it legal to b... applies to Indiana  ·  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

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

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

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

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

commission to hourly
I am a tow truck driver in CA. My employer has decided to change numerous policies without notice: 1 - we work for commission when we are on call (weekends & night hours), he is changing us to hourly.... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Wronfully Terminated and no Union help, Iranian U.S. citizen
My wife is from Iran. She is 47 years old and a U.S. citizen. She was also a Union member. She was fired from her company after two years for using up her occurences alloted for the year. She had been... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Can a company arbitrarily enforce a non-complete agreement?
I was just laid off from an IT consulting firm where I was a full time employee for eight years. I am being asked to sign a non-compete agreement in order to gain severance. According to the terms of ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Duties removed and deemed unqualified
I work for a large accounting firm in Maryland. I started in March of 2004. Less than 60 days ago I received a wonderful review, salary increase and a large bonus for all the work I had done over the ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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 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

Pay Cut
My employer informed me one day before payday that I was being given a new role and compensation plan. I had worked for 9 days as acting GM and told 1 day before payday my pay would be $2000,00 less a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have vacation pay coming?
I recently gave a 10 day notice to my corporate employer that I was leaving for another job. I have been told it states in our handbook that if I do not give a 14 day notice I am not eligible to recei... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

How is my time calculated? Am I entitled to know?
I am a nonexempt employee on a time clock system. Is my employer under any obligation to advise me how my hours are calculated (i.e. how minutes are rounded, when pay is docked, overtime earned, etc.)... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Non-paid Time Off deducted from final pay and accrued vacation calculation
I am an exempt employee (full time). My company (I just submitted my 2 weeks notice) doesn't want to accrue vacation hours for my last 2 weeks because it's not "a complete month." Is that allowed? The... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer refuse to pay my already approved and taken vacation?
I put in for vacation in end of Feb. 2016 for April (1 week) and now my employer is saying I don't have the time and still has not paid me and is now going to pay my vacation. Is this legal? applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Overtime claim against an employer
I have worked for c contractor for two years that refused to pay to his hourly employees overtime on hours worked over 40 in a work week. Do I have any recourse to collect on the loss of overtime pay ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retaliation claim
I was diagnosed with cancer and went out on medical leave in January, 2007 I worked from home on occasion as I felt better. I returned to work full timeon May 1, 2007. My job responsibilites were sign... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Are they liable to pay me for entire length of resignation?
I gave a written 1 month resignation, they accelerated termination. Are they liable to pay me until resignation date? Even though Colorado is at will employment? applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Am I an exempt employee or a retail slave?
I am an assistant retail manager in Indiana. According to my employer, I am paid on a salaried basis with half-time supplemental pay for every hour worked over 40. I punch in and out and only recieve ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Withholding pay
My employer told me they are withholding my final paycheck because I have a $1500 phone charge on my office phone over the past 6 months. Why are they just telling me this now and can they legally kee... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can a boss pay employees cash for per deim?
This employer has been paying his employees late (2 wks or more) with cash when payroll checks bounce. Once the payroll checks started bouncing, he started paying per deim in cash. He usually shorts h... applies to California  ·  2 answers

I was working for a contractor in Missouri as Sales Rep. He called me in on a Monday morning to inform me that I would be let go because things were slow. After our discussion he handed me a contract offer to do the same job without my salary. I would get
Laid off from job then offered commission contract with no pay and I pay all expenses. applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Separation from a company,
I was just "separated" from a company that I had been with for 4 years. It was out of the blue, I had no idea it was coming. I wasn't on any improvement plan or anything like that. I received 5 weeks ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Same job description w/different job title, less pay, and less benefits
Can an employer hire 2 people to do the same job but have them classified differently where one employee would receive less pay and less benefits? applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

can 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

If you are fired and you have vacation pay coming to you and there has never been anything said about how the vacation is accrued can you demand they pay you for that time. There is nothing in an employee handbook either. What rights do you have to that t
When fired and you still have vacation left and there has never been anything said about ow it is accrued and there is no employee handbook with it in how it is accrued what right do you have to that ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

I live in the state of Missouri I had eight days vacation occurred and what is one day away from taking four of them and I was fired now the company is saying that they don't pay occurred vacation time after termination so they will not pay me any of my e
I had eight days of occurred vacation time and one day away from taking four days of vacation I was let go from the company because they discontinued my job now they are refusing to pay the eight week... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

Exempt employee being paid hourly. Is this legal?
Hello - I am classified as an exempt employee for a professional services firm, computer related. My employer requires me to turn in time sheets for both payroll and billing purposes. If there is a pr... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does telecommuting from Arkansas to TX office obligate the employer to register inAR and pay AR tax?
I am an employee who relocated to Arkansas and telecommutes to the Texas office daily. I use no corporate equipment (only my personal computer) and I work from home (no office in Arkansas). I do not s... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Musical performer employed with restuarant
I'm an independent contractor working as one of four musical performers for a well-known theme restaurant. Our pay has not been equal. For the last year, we two African-American performers have consis... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Calculating Annual Salaries
What is the law on calculating the annual salary of "salaried" employees. Bi-weekly per pay period or per paycheck disbursed? I have 26 pay periods in 2003 and 27 checks disbursed. Was there an over-p... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

theft
My work truck was broken into and a little over a thousand dollars worth the product was stolen. The company was aware that I didnt have locks for the truck months before the theft. Now they are docki... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for a company to make you put your SCA pay in a 401k instead of giving it to you on your bi-weekly check
Is it legal for a company to make you put your SCA pay into a 401K if you don't take out their insurance. They won't allow SCA pay to go on my bi-weekly check. But the new employees have that option. applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

How long are non compete clauses valid?
I was fired in September 2010 after three months of working in staffing assistant/sales role at an agency here in Columbus. For the first two months I assisted with filling job orders and contacting t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Hi my name is Crystal. I've been with my company for a 1 1/2 and started as sales associate. I am well I should say was assistant manager just 24hrs ago. I trained everyone in the store including the new manager. I ran the store for 2 1/2 months until the
I would like to know if I'm being done wrong here. I stepped up took over this store for them until they could find someone . No training ,no pay raise no nothing and now I'm being dropped with a pay ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

I was working for a private truck owner and hauling cars. They are suppose to pay me under 1099 but I have not received 5 paycheck on 5 vehicles that I transported for them. They state that the truck did not start after I return it to them and they are ke
Need to know if contract employer is allowed to keep my pay due to accusations from them that truck was returned not working. applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

I was demoted after 24 years of employment without any warning. My pay was drastically cut. Is this legal
I was demoted and had my pay cut substantially. No write up in my folder. A couple of months ago I sent an email to hr siting discrimination (coincidence) is there something I can do? I was demoted fr... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

if i settled a discrimination lawsuit and a portion was done as wages and balance was considered the pain and suffering would I be rightfully listed as 'self employed contractor' and required to pay all taxes even the employer portion ?
I had a settlement paid out to me and had two different checks one of which the employer did pay check as if back pay and the second portion was considered I believe the pain and suffering (can't reme... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Can I receive compensation and damages if I was the only one punished for a new policy?
This occured over three weeks. Week 1, my employer sent out a text message saying the tardiness of the staff will not be tolerated and being late will lead to a one week suspension. Week 2, I was late... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

but what about the right to be free from retaliation?
I have a discrimination case against my employer, I already filed that with the ACRD, but this was an unemployment hearing. I gave notice of intent to resign because of the discrimination I was subjec... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can a person still be eligible for UI in CA after terminated b/c random drug screen misunderstanding
If an an employer does a random drug screening and the employee was asked to give another sample at the clinic due to temperature issues, and the employee quickly went to the car to get cell phone and... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Pay for Pre-approved Vacation Upon Layoff
If my employer provides written approval for a specific vacation request and then I am laid off a couple of weeks prior to the vacation period, can the approval be construed as an implied contract to ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Uniform Policies
My boss says we have to wear our uniform shirts that we had to pay for thay got a discout on them but i am not sure why we are forced to wear a uniform that the company does not provide we have to pay... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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 a teacher be denied summer pay if terminated at end of school year?
We work 10 out of 12 months. I finished 10 months and was terminated. They are refusing summer pay. applies to Florida  ·  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

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

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

What is the required length of time for notice before being given a pay cut?
My company decided to give pay cuts and they told us that we were getting it last Thurs. and the cut went in effect on Friday. The check we were getting paid for was for the week of work prior. I do n... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Are bankruptcy employee settlement payments taxable?
My company filed Chapter 11, 18 months ago and I have just received a check (settlement)for vacation pay earned 90days prior to filing the bankruptcy petition. Nothing was withheld. Will I be required... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Taping Conversations
I filed a formal complaint of Harassment on Monday. I was never contacted by HR concerning the complaint. The next day I was laid off. I believe I have been retailiated against for filing the complain... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

I left my company after 18 years to work for another company. The company I left had a vacation policy that states that they pay all vacation for the full year when a person quits as long as they have been with the company over 10 years and are over 50 ye
Been with company 18 years. Left for new job. Old policy states that they pay vacation when you terminate employment if you have been with company over 10 years and are over 50 years old. I am 52. I w... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Final pay issues.
My wife is an interior designer who left a firm abruptly after a conflict with the owner. The owner is now refusing to pay her salary for the final week of employment plus all outstanding commisions o... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

FMLA Rules Unclear...
Every few months my employer comes up with new rules re: my intermittent FMLA and I have no clue if the rules are baseless or legit. The latest hidden rule I was told is if I call in and say I'm not f... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Forced 401k plan
The company i was working for was bought out by somebody else.I knew I was going to get a pay cut, but it is a lot more than what I was told.The benefit package that we were promised still isnt togeth... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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 you haven't sign a non compete initially and now you are laid off with servent pay of 4 months and they are asking you to sign an no compete for one year is that legal?
My husband was laid off and was told he will get 4 month servent pay a week latter they told him that he has to sign a non compete form or he won't get his 4 month pay and the non compete is for one y... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

I worked 91 hours over two weeks. My boss put in 8 hours of that time as holiday pay,I was not off for that day. I was payed for the hours i worked but have lost a paid day off. Is this legal?
I am an assistante manager and recieve hourly pay applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

if on-call staff are informed that if we need them they would know by 3 that day do we have to pay
for staffing purposes, we have oncall staff - it has been suggested that we try telling our staff that they would be on-call until 3:00 that day to know if we wil need them, if they have not heard fro... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

exemployer will not pay me my Profit Sharing
my ex employer will not pay me my profit sharing that is owed to me. I have the paperwork saying the amount and everything. Please let me know what I need to do to collect this money owed to me. applies to California  ·  1 answer

Vacation Pay
I know that employers are not obligated to pay accrued vacation time at the time of separation and that it hinges on an "agreement between the employer and employee". My question is, what is meant by ... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

Can an employer decrease your rate of pay for stepping down when no raise was given?
I willingly and voluntarily took a position without getting the increase for the position. Then several years later I decided to step down from that position, and my employer decreased my rate of pay ... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Docking a full day's pay from exempt employees
My question is: Can exempt employees be docked a full day's pay? I've taken an employment law class and I understood an exempt employee could not be docked at all or it would erode their salaried stat... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

I own a small business in Florida. I hav 2 employees that no longer work for us who did not sign their time cards before walking off the job. One of these employees never even returned their hiring paperwork so I have no information for them. Do I pay the
2 employees walked off job. 1 employee damaged a piece of equipment prior to walking off the other has only worked for 2 days on a trail basis and has not returned his hiring packet for HR. Plus neith... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

State of mo, I am a house manager at a home health agencie and my staff are payed overtime pay for hours worked over 40 but the employer stated house managers only get straight pay for more than 40 hours worked, I'm on call 7days a week for 365 days a yea
I work with dmh clients applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

HIRED FULLTIME AND NOT GETTING FULLTIME HOURS
I WAS HIRED AS A FULLTIME EMPLOYEE OF A SMALL HOSPITAL, NOW DUE TO DECREASE IN PATIENT CENSUS, I AM FORCED TO BE CANCELLED, ALONG WITH OTHERS, THEREBY LOSING PAY. SINCE I JUST RETURNED FROM A WEEK VAC... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

What am i required to pay someone who works for commisssion after they leave
i have just been given notice that my construction manager is leaving. he is paid a base salary plus commission. the commission is pad at the end of the job, after completion and customer is satisfied... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Can an employee be required to use a personal check for general company bills?
Can an employer require an employee to pay for an item and then get reimbursed, if the item not an expense related to the employee? For example, it's clearly OK for travel expenses related to the empl... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Write-ups and Withholding Pay (Salaried Employees)
One of our Partners wants to implement the following policy for his client: If avoidable error committed, person is written up. Second time sent home without pay. These are salaried employees, in Flor... applies to Georgia  ·  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

Contract change
I am employed by a Chicago based IT Consulting company since November 2002. Now, my employer wants me to sign an agreement that if I leave without giving 30 days notice I will have to pay $15,000.00 a... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Retaliation
I worked for my employer for eight years during which time I received several promotions and great performance reviews. For the past two years my direct supervisor has often asked me out on dates, sen... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Is it legal to hire me at a wage promote me next day and demote me 3 day later and pay cut also
I was hired at wage and permoted next day 3 ,days later demoted and pay cut applies to California  ·  1 answer

Pay Cut
The company I work for restructured the management system in all of the stores throughout the country. In the case of my store we are going from three salaried positions to two and three hourly manage... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

If employer promises increase in wage
Is it leagal for an employer to promise an increase in pay because of a new position, and then not give the increase and advise employees that they will now be doing the work of what it used to take 3... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I just recently (Sept 2015) accepted a position in a long term care setting. Since my hire I have increased collections up to 20% in all four buildings that I covered. I received a nice xmas bonus for my efforts. Just recently we had to write off uncollec
I just recently (Sept 2015) accepted a position in a long term care setting. Since my hire I have increased collections up to 20% in all four buildings that I covered. I received a nice xmas bonus for... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Is an employer obligated to pay an employee vacation pay when they give two week notice?
An employee gave two week notice and then did not show up for work the last week. Is the employer obligated to pay the employee for the vacation time they had? This employee was a part-time employee n... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

I walked out of my job and quit, can my employer cut my pay to minimum wage! I did not give notice!
I was having issues at work with my pay and receiving bonus that was due to me! I left my job without a notice. I spoke to manager and told her I was leaving. Went to get my check and it's down to min... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I work as a technical contractor through an agency, for a financial institution. I have been given my two week notice and informed that October 2nd will be my last day. My contract agency indicates that they won't pay me my final check until the next pay
I work as a technical contractor through an agency, for a financial institution. I have been given my two week notice and informed that October 2nd will be my last day. My contract agency indicates th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Is it legal for an employer to not pay you for PTO hrs?
My job gave me a 1 week notice that they where closing down. I did not take a vacation all year and was planing to do this in december, however they are closing the doors in november. I have approx. 1... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Training count as hours worked?
I am an hourly factory employee. My employer is forcing me to go school for further traiing on my days off or after normal work hours. I have 2 questions. 1.Do they have to pay my hourly rate for the ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

help - H1B-visa - salary not paid
Hi, I have come to the US on H1-B visa with a consulting firm. When I joined this company in March, I signed an agreement that I would serve the company for 1 year, and not leave them before that. And... applies to Maryland  ·  2 answers

Retroactive Pay Deductions
My husband was hired by a large corporation to be the Manager of a new concept opening in another town. After training, he was informed that the new concept would not open for at least two years. They... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Should I allow my employer to pursue liquidated damages?
Employee is currently under 1 year contract to work for employer. After four years of employment with this company and signing four seperate one year agreements, employee has finally found another job... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

In Florida, are employers required to pay employees after they give a two week notice? I gave a two week notice to my employer and they told me not to come in for those two weeks. Are they required to pay me for those two weeks because I gave them notice?
In Florida, are employers required to pay their employees after their 2-week notice? I gave a two week notice and my company said to not come in for those two weeks. However, are the still required to... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

Can my previous employer put my pay to minimum wage on my las check when i make more than that ?
My employer when i was let go gave me my last check and my pay was down to minimum wage i hope this is illegal. applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

I work for a home health agency. My employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period
I work for a home health agency and my employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period. applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

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

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

Must an employeer pay you on time?
My employer has neglected to pay the employees on time twice in the past month and a half, and it is wreaking havoc with my credit score and my bank account. We are supposed to be paid every other Wed... applies to South Carolina  ·  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

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

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

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

I am a contractor getting paid by Medicaid. I have many subcontractors doing services for more than 40 hours a week. My question is if I have to turn them into employees in order to pay them the over time hours or I just can pay the over time in the same
paying a subcontractor over time without having to turn them into employees applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Today is my last day. I am in AZ. i have 2 weeks of vac. in the books. am I going to loose them or does the compay have to pay me
I work for a company in Az. I gave 2 weeks notice. today is my last day. I have 2 weeks of vacation on the books, are the reguired by law to pay me applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Pay cut for same job duties
I have worked for a company in NY for 27 years. It was recently purchased and a new HR manager says my salary is too high for the position I currently have. After 27 years or raises and bonuses I will... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Mandatory use of a company-sponsored program
Hello, Mel- I am a W-2'd, 100% commissioned employee. My employer has an agreement with an outside vendor and we are required to pay for and use their services. Since this was a mandatory, non-negotia... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

I am the administrative at a private medical practice. Several years ago we hired a clinical director at a high salary. We had a lot going on with a new EHR, remodel etc. Now that time has passed, I find I can do my job and the clinical directors job sinc
Would like to eliminate a position that is no longer needed or reduce this persons pay and offer them another job in the company. I feel they would not want to take the job with reduction in pay. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can my vacation pay be withheld because i didn't give a 2 week notice?
Employer says it's in the handbook that I have to give a 2 week notice on order to get unused vacation pay. applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

Can an employer make you use vacation time for Dr.s appts. for a child?
I work for a small practice pediatric office. My employer did away with our sick leave which is fine. Now my employer is making us use our vacation time for a requested day off even if its to take our... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

Is 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

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

What can I do?
I have worked for a company for almost three years that does restoration after water or fires. I just got done removing black mold and asbestos from a home that took me and my partner 5 days to do so,... applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

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

docking pay for employee foul-ups
If you have an employee, who is repeatly missing insurance charges for services, after repeatly telling that employee of the problem. can you tell that employee to contact the patient to receive the b... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Florida Non-Compete
I signed a comprehensive non-compete agreement with company XXX in FL when XXX acquired a company I was working for. XXX is in the field of higher education administration software and I worked there ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Unpaid severence balance and broken agreement
I have a severence agreement for 4 weeks pay. In the agreement it is stipulated that I will be paid in 2-monthly payments of $2791.50 beginning January 1, 2009 and ending February 1, 2009. I received ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is company liable for pay out of benefit?
Company conducted open enrollment for Aflac, I elected coverage. HR generalist did not enroll me, I asked several times and then the generalist said she was working on it. I had a qualifying event and... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my boss steal my shifts and give them to his son just so he doesnt have to pay me?
I started working for a small business about two months ago. However, lately my boss; the owner of the dog day care had been calling me off. Saying that there is not enough dogs to watch and to not co... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Former Employer Does Not Want to take takes out of my upcoming discrimination settlement
I have a pending settlement on an age discrimination case against my former employer. The settlement agreements states that 80% of the settlement should be treated as back wages and therefore should b... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

i have been working six year same store more than 70 hour everyday every holiday they never pay me overtime they pay me every moth $850 paycheck rest of cash no overtime i get fried with out resign without notice. what can i do for them?
i have been working six year same store more than 70 hour everyday every holiday they never pay me overtime they pay me every moth $850 paycheck rest of cash no overtime i get fried with out resign wi... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

What are my options for keeping stock options and claiming unpaid wages
I am working in a tech start up in a senior position. I started in 2008 and worked without pay for some time since the company could not pay and was trying to raise money at that time. Once company wa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Hello, I am new to this site. I am in Alaska. I run a marine supply store. I am the only one employed over her. I have been asked to work 8-5 7 days a week for the length of the summer. My pay rate is $23 per hr. Am I entitled to overtime pay?
I have been working for this outfit for 5 years.I am the only employee that puts in extra hours but does not receive the benefit of overtime pay. I am administrative. I am and have been in relationshi... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

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

On what grounds can a pending severance offer be rescinded?
I was handed a signed separation agreement stating that I had 21 days to read, consider and return it. On day 16, the CEO sent an email rescinding the agreement, stating an unexpected and negative fin... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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 getting paid under the table illegal and can taxes be taken out?
My boss decided to pay me under the table for the past few pay periods to avoid paying taxes. If I am getting paid with cash, is he allowed to take out taxes from the money he is giving me? He also di... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Resignation
I gave my two weeks notice, was asked to leave a few days prior to my last day. According to HR, my last day to work was 9/30/04 instead of 9/18/04. Is my employer supposed to pay me for the full two ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Company elected to not pay accrued vacation to employees that resign.
We accrue vacation and have 15 days so far. Our company announced that they no longer pay vacation when people resign. I thought accrued vacation is owed time? Is this accurate? This is a privately he... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Employer deducted
Currently, I am a salaried commercial real estate broker who signed a contract that stated I am due a "salary" that includes a bonus if earned. Recently, all the "salaried" employees in the office not... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

Reductuton in wages anytime and selectively
Can they reduce salaries at any time and raise it to what is in contract anytime. Question: My employer (located in Atlanta, GA) reduces pay of some employees selectively coz they are not at the clien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Am I required to pay the company back for continuing to pay my medical insurance while being off on workman comp
I'm being asked to payback money because my company paid my medical insurance while being off on workman comp applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

Am I required to pay the company back for continuing to pay my medical insurance while being off on workman comp
I'm being asked to payback money because my company paid my medical insurance while being off on workman comp applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

private contractor pay purposely withheld in California
I have my own company contracting my services, my company was hired to work at a company in silicon valley, I left the company after 45 days because their handeling of my payments. After leaving they ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Is overtime pay a matter of policy or law?
In the Matter of At Will Employment,over-time pay and working longer than 6 days per week. Are this issues law or are they a matter policy, and if a company doesn't have any written policy in regards ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

i can't even buy groceries right now-must less pay for a consultation
can the company you work for call you in the office on friday after you have worked all week and get your check on monday and tell you that your check will be half of what it was the week before. you ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

False Pay and Review Promises
I was employed with a company located in Oakland, Ca. for almost two years. After my initial interview with this company, I was asked what salary rate I was seeking by the person interviewing me. I wa... applies to California  ·  1 answer

violation of title 7 civil rights act of 1964
Is there a state of GA law that forbides an employee to have a salary more than the supervisor/superior after the employee was demoted and moved into your department but the company kept her pay at th... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

My Supervisor has told me that I am not meeting the expectations of my role, but doesn't really give me specific criteria about the expectations I am not meeting. I am getting the work done, she just doesn't seem to like the way I do things. I am an engin
I am a male engineer, 49 years old working for a Beverage Manufacturer in Cincinnati, OH. My Female Boss is trying to get rid of me so that she can hire a friend that she worked with at her previous p... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

If I'm a contractor that works for another contractor and I get paid by the hour and I'm told what time to work and what time to leave are they still supposed to pay me overtime for any time I work over 40 hrs in the state of texas.
Just want to know if they have to pay overtime any hours over 40 hours applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

How long must I wait for overtime pay?
How long can an employer withhold payment of overtime? I teach at a college that only pays overload on load once a year. Classes ended a month ago. Overload pay was not included in our next check. The... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Should I sue?
I worked on a construction job site. I was told I would get paid 10/hr. and would be paid hourly. I worked a 28/32 hours in a week and had called my boss to let him know that I was snowed in two diffe... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Is this legal?
I have been working for a company for 5 years now. I started out salary, and after 5 years they have decided to move me to hourly. Which when i was working salary I was working like 84 hours a week. A... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am a current supervisor at my job I gave my employer a two week notice and since then they're telling me that they're going to demote me and cut my pay for my two week notice is this legal and do I have any recourse to fight this
I work at a mail distribution center for UPS I am a shift supervisorI gave a two week notice and the very next day I was demoted and my pay was cut I would like to know if this is legal and if not wha... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

What do I need to do in order for my non-profit to pay my top three staff/volunteers a stipend
"What do I need to do in order for my non-profit to pay my top three staff/volunteers a stipend of $100 a month, totaling $1200? We are not a 501c3 organization, but we are Inc in Mississippi and have... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

Hello, I recently got an offer with an employer who asked me to sign on agreement which is liquidated damages agreement. I signed that and could not join the new company. I sent them an email before 2 days of joining date but now they are asking me to pay
Hello, I recently got an offer with an employer who asked me to sign on agreement which is liquidated damages agreement. I signed that and could not join the new company. I sent them an email before 2... applies to Kentucky  ·  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

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

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

Overtime pay question
My husband works as a 'Contract Manager' for a local manufacturing company. He does not oversee anyone and is not in a supervisory position. His job is to make sure that contracts are made up correctl... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

If an employer sends an employee to training are they required to pay for travel time
I was required to go to training in Denver which is 55 miles from my normal work station is my employer required to pay travel time. applies to Colorado  ·  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

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

What can I do if my employer purposely deleted my overtime hours?
My last pay period I worked approximately 87 hours, meaning 7 hours overtime pay. I use an online time clock system to clock in and keep track of my hours. I was reviewing my hours and saw that one of... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Two weeks notice
I recently gave my two weeks notice, my employer told me they would let me go at the end of that week, they did not want to pay me for the holiday shut down. My question is, since I gave two weeks are... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

vacation pay
I am terminating my employment on Friday, 12/17/2004, making my last day Friday, 12/31/2004. If I wait until Monday, December 20, 2004 before terminatating, i.e., giving two weeks notice, making my la... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

I was hired in one state to travel and work 5 hours away in another state and have my company pay my hotel expenses. My company refuses to pay for the travel time back and forth. Is that legal? Also they require me to be out of state 24 hours prior to my
I was hired in one state to travel and work 5 hours away in another state and have my company pay my hotel expenses. My company refuses to pay for the travel time back and forth. Is that legal? Also t... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

What can I do to protect my commissions once I resign?
I am planning to resign from my present sales job which compensates me with salary and commission.how can I be assured that my present company will pay all commissions do on shipped orders, and on ope... applies to New York  ·  2 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force employees to pay for unsold product?
My sister's employer is telling his employees that the cupcakes they are making are unsatisfactory (despite their faithful adherence to the company's recipes). This is often based only on a single cus... applies to Virginia  ·  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

i have vacation time earned but my store is closing I live in massachusetts, Am I entitled to that pay?
My store is closing. I have earned vacation time. Am I entitled to receive this pay. My employer gave us one day notice, applies to Massachusetts  ·  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

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 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

Special agreement wages not paid during resignation
Hi I had to leave company in end of March 2012. and in the Summer of 2011 we had signed a agreement with Company i had worked for that I shell not provide my resume to the other companies bidding on c... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Can my previous employer make me pay for use of a company vehicle?
My previous employer gave me a $5,000/year raise. With that we bought a car for my use. The loan was in the employers name and I made bi-weekly payments from my pay. I paid the loan from my salary for... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

I am in the auto sales industry
At out dealership they pay the salepeople minimum wage for their hours and then whatever commissions they earn for that week are taken to cover the minimum wage, however if you do not earn enough comm... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Unused Vacation Pay in Arizona
I was recently laid off from my job of 22 months. I have 95.50 hours of unused vacation time that I believe I am owed. Are you familar with Arizona? According to their handbook it says "While unused P... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Kmart not paying bonus to it's employees..
Kmart three weeks before it was to pay our bonus decided to pay only 54% of it to all all store management except pharmacy.. Our unsigned agreement with kmart was on performance of the store, not on h... applies to Minnesota  ·  1 answer

Can restrictive covenants of employment contract w/6 mo. pay, exceed 12 month period ?
Signed employment contract, employed for 7 months, separated, received 6 months pay as agreed, but has restrictive covenants that extend to 24 months. Its been more that 12 months since separation, is... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I get paid 2 times a month, how is my overtime supposed to be calculated?
My pay period is from the 1st to the 15th and then the 16th to the end of the month. I get paid (hourly rate) on the 7th and the 22nd of each month. How should my overtime be calculated since sometime... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I never got to use my vacation time before they terminated me. How can I get my two weeks pay I accrued?
I was terminated abruptly. I had two weeks vacation accrued. Since they terminated me they say they don't have to pay it, although they could deny your requests every time you put one in. Do I have an... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

How can I protect myself against untrue written warning of unacceptable performance?
I have received a written final corrective to improve performance. I have been working very diligently to meet their expectations however the rules seem to change to ensure that I will never be able t... applies to North Dakota  ·  0 answers

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

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

Pay for accrued vacation days after resignation
I recently left a company where I worked as a commission salesperson. I had four days of vacation time accrued. Now the company is telling me that because I left without giving them two weeks notice, ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

If an employee volunteers to go from supervisor back to regular employee, and I am paying her supervisor wages, can I lower her pay to employee wages?
My supervisor recently got sick, she stated today she wants to step down to just an employee too much stress. I will have to hire a new super. I told her I will also have to lower her pay back to wher... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer with hold pay for vacation days taken in Jan if I quit in March?
Started work in March 2015 and received a salary. My letter of offer says, 10 days of paid vacation. I took 7 days of vacation in January 2016. I recently found a new job and I gave notice to leave Ma... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is my company required to pay me accrued vacation time upon leaving?
Hi, I work for a small, privately owned business. I recently put in my 2 weeks notice and was asked to leave at the end of that first week. Does my employer have to pay me for my unused days? I have a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

should a vet working for va pay higher health premiums
A vet working for the VA as part-time, but has worked 40 hours since day one pay more for health benefits, because they are officially scheduled fro SAT. and Sun., so it does not matter they work the ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

overtime pay
My employer informed me last October(2001) that my position no longer requires them to pay me overtime. I make no commission, I am no ones supervisor. My position is a parts department counterperson i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Changed Vacation Earned Date.
My company (located in CA) changed form issuing vacation on our anniversary to every January 1st. it is now the 7th I put in my "two week notice" and i have 104 Hours of vacation time in my vacation v... applies to California  ·  0 answers

change from commission to salary and territory increase
I signed a non-compete 9 1/2 yrs ago the agreement was mentioned after I was hired and i was paid 25.00 to sign it or i would be terminated. Company recently changed the compensation package from comm... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Comparible Offer
My employer is selling our business unit to competitor. They offer a severence package but say that if the purchasing company makes a "comparible offer" in regards to position, pay and distance of tra... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

payweek is thursday to wednesday. if an employee physically works 41 hours and has a holiday making his total hours 49 do they get paid one hour overtime or does the holiday take away ot pay? and its an hourly employee
trying to determine if we have to pay our employees overtime in a week with a holiday . we know the 8 hours for holiday is not at overtime rate but if they have over 40 hours worked in addition to 8 h... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

How do I know I am a full-time employee?
My employer has me as a part-time employee yet for the past year I have been working forty-hours a week. Yet since I am a part-time employee I do not get the benefits of a full-time employee such as v... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

is it unlawful to pay an employer to offer a job and hire someone?
I am afraid that the job offer I've rec'd and accepted is actually someone who has offered to pay this employer (an annual salary amount) to hire me. No proof, and can't really ask the prospective emp... applies to New Mexico  ·  0 answers

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

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

Independent contractor salesperson in California
I know that real estate brokers hire agents as independent contractors and pay them commission only. Plus, they pay worker's comp and maybe some errors and omissions insurance. I'd like to hire a sale... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have to pay me the day after Thanksgiving?
We work in a small office. There are two hourly employees and the doctor here. We are forced to take the day after Thanksgiving as she closes the office. I was told at another employeers office that w... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Serverance and discrimination
Our company is going through a RIF and I am eligible for a severence as per the announced policy - 2 weeks of pay for every year worked, with a cap of 8 weeks. The RIF is going to happen on 31st March... applies to Texas  ·  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

quit without 2 weeks notice
I have been working as a consultant with W-2 statsu, employee with no benefits. In my contract, there is a paragraph that it is an employment at will, but I can leave with 2 weeks notice. I no two wee... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Does my employee have to provide me with a final pay stub if i am unable to get it on-line?
We no longer recieve paper paychecks or stubs and must look at them or print them from the on-line HR site. i was terminated and do not have access to the on-line service any longer. I want to see my ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My employer is reducing my pay a dollar based on two reasons that are untrue, can she do this?
First reason is that I do not do the inventory anymore,and the fact is that I got a dollar raise in July, 2012 and I started the inventory in Nov. 2012. I never got a raise to do inventory. Secondly, ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

Employee Records?
I was employed as an assistant manager for a national company in the entertainment rental business. In September 2002, I was rather abruptly terminated from this position. I understand the concept of ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

Is it legal for an employer to switch from hourly to salary with-out the consent of the employee?
The company which I worked for, switched from Hourly to salary so they would not have to pay overtime,without the consent of the employees that were hired on at an hourly rate, also the same company m... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

How can i get my manager to pay me for my pdo's my manager gave me?
I put in my two weeks at my job and my manager suggested for me to use the rest of my pdo's(paid days off) to work out my week because of my commute. So i agreed to it believing that my manager should... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer withhold pay and make me pay back earned wages until I take a drug test?
My employer hired me and told me I would need to pass a drug test along with completing several other training items prior to employment (CPR, bus training, etc.). She hired me last minute and let me ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

Ask a current ee to fill in temp basis do we have to pay them the same wage?
Employee was handled clerical tasks is out on FMLA until Dec - prob longer - job duties have to be filled or we do not receive funding from the state. If we place somone in her position on an interm b... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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