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

FMLA and STD
i have been on short term disability since july 15th 2011 and i am supposed to return to my job by october 5th. If i do not return i will be terminated. But on september 26th i have to go in for surge... applies to Illinois  ·  3 answers

I recently took 12 weeks of FMLA, my employer called me and said that I needed to return my things that I had self terminated. My FMLA was not over with at this time. I spoke to an attorney who wrote a letter that I presented to my employer. The company's
I recently took 12 weeks of FMLA, my employer called me and said that I needed to return my things that I had self terminated. My FMLA was not over with at this time. I spoke to an attorney who wrote ... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA return
I have been employeed with my company for 8 years now. I took a leave of absence 12/09 . My return to work date was 030110. When I return I was informed that the attendance policy had change 0101109. ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Family Medical
On return from FMLA, what time frame can an employer lay-off an employee? Does FMLA protect the employee from lay-off upon return from leave, and if so for how long after date of reinstatement to the ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

My employer is delaying accommodation after FMLA. They also
Was suppose to return to my charge nurse position after FMLA. Employer just informed me that they have reclassified my position to a floor nurse. My doctor has given me restrictions, but employer is d... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Upon returning from a requested FMLA, my Dr, requested I work 2nd shift as opposed to 3rd shift
Can my Dr request me to return from a FMLA on 2nd shift(in which I worked when I left) instead of 3rd shift, as this was part of my leave initially. I needed to be off as I was exhausted and anxious, ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Requested FMLA-am I on it?
I requested FMLA verbally upon emergency hospitalization. I assume it was granted. However i did not receive any paperwork from employer indicating I was granted FMLA or what my rights and responsibil... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I returned to work with restrictions from my a doctor. My caseworker for my STD/FMLA claim said I had been approved to work under those restrictions. From the very first date of return my manager began asking and telling me to do something that was prohib
STD/FMLA. FMLA has not yet been exhausted. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Have restrictions on my return to work order, employer says there is no light duty work, but is expecting me to return all the same what do I do.
I slipped a disc when waking up to go to work. Had an mri done & got a spinal epidural done. Faxed over fmla papers to be off for the next 9 days. applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

If you have a note from your health care provider that you are fit to return to work after FMLA can your employer question it and have you seen by their own physician (in this case employing company is a hospital)
employer is a hospital - wants employee to have exam at the hospital when returning back from fmla even though employee has OK to return to work from their own health care provider applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal in OK for and employer to call and employee weekly while on LTD?
I've been on FMLA and receiving STD, my STD has end and I'm now on LTD. My employer calls me weekly asking for a return date. I have provided them with the Attending Physician Report. My employer is n... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

What are my rights while under doctors care and receivung long term disability?
I was on STD/FMLA and now I'm on LTD, the human resource office at my employment is not satisfied with my return date because there's not one at this time. I'm currently going for physical therapy and... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

Demoted upon return from FMLA
Went to Rehab and returned to work. When I returned I was demoted to a differant level and total pay. I don't believe this can happen since I was on FMLA. applies to California  ·  1 answer

When does the FMLA actually start
If I requested intermmitten FMLA and do not take the time nor return the form in until months later can they still doc my FMLA for days missed in between the time I requested the form and the time I t... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Does the restoration of position in fmla mean same hours, same duties or can boss change it?
Am about to return to work after maternity leave. asked to change my hours from 9:30 - 5:30 to 7 to 3. two other men in my workgroup have these hours. am the only woman in this group. was called in fo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

FMLA Violations
I know I have a FMLA case, with proof them falisfying hours as FML in order to fulfill their FML obligation, and "for my best interest, released me of any obligation to return to work." What is the FM... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

While on FMLA and short tem disability, can I be laid off?
I am a Union member that within our contract we have a 45 day period starting the day we are notified of the lay offs, instead of being laid off the same day. I was wondering if while on short term di... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

My legal rights using sick/FMLA time
I have been using sick time and FMLA from a large corporation for treatment of severe depression and anxiety for the last 2 months. My doctor has filled out ample forms requested and recently was aske... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I broke my leg and ankle at home. I filed for fmla and std on january 26, my fmla ends march 14. I filed a request for leave since my job said i cant return to work on restriction from dr but dr wont release me to non restriction until june 1st. They said
Can i be terminated or do i have a case for wrongful termination under ada as i am currently disabled. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

My spouse had a stroke and I had to use a little over 30 days of fmla. My supervisor is now telling me I need a Dr's excuse from his Dr stating I am able to return back to work. Is this really necessary? I've been back to work for almost a month and they
do I need a Dr's excuse stating from my spouses dr to return back to work? applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Notified of layoff while out on maternity leave
FMLA Question: I gave birth on Dec 27th, 2008 and was notified on Feb 23rd, 2009 that my role had been eliminated. They don't plan on severing ties until March 30th 2009, which is 1 week after my sche... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

is it disparate impact when employer places conditions on intermittent leave to care for disabled
One of the circumstances is that the employer had placed conditions on the use of intermittent leave (FMLA/CFRA)that required employees to provide doctor notes to certify each and every time intermitt... applies to California  ·  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

Does a doctor have a duty to return an FMLA form?
Employer(Casino) and Employee (the Lady) subject to FMLA. Casino gives form FMLA certification to Lady for delivery to Doctor. Lady delivers same. Doctor does nothing with the form certification, alth... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

I have FMLA and I was mandated to work another 8 hour shift and I couldn't so I used my FMLA can I asked to bring in a doctor's note with my FMLA?
My FMLA states that if I have to use FMLA to leave while mandated I can do so. It's written in bold. I also was mandated 9 minutes before it my shift was done. applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can you have more than one FMLA if one is for a family member an then one is for self or combined?
I would like to find out if you can advise if you work for a company and you was taking FMLA for a sick parent and has used that time (35 days so far) and now myself have been put out because I have c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What forms may an employer require from employee for intermittent FML
Company has farmed out FML management to a third party concern. At the third party concerns request. I have supplied certification of serious health condition form ( there's ) completed by my health c... applies to Illinois  ·  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

I hadknee replacement on Nov. 23 my fmla ran out on Fe. 24I have been on std until Feb 24 when Sedwick told me that I wasn't elegable for it since the pain I am having doesn't count as a disability even tho the Dr. Has not released me to return to work. I
Still under Dr s care applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA - being refused vacation time unless it is FMLA related - is this legal & what do I do?
I have FMLA for a medical issue. Whenever I have to miss work for a doctor appointment, or a sick day the company uses my vacation time. This is fine as I do not want a loss in pay. I currently have p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Returing to work long enough to not have to reimburse benefits paid by employer after FMLA leave.
If I decided I don't want to return to work after FMLA maternity leave, I understand that I would have to reimburse my employer for my benefits they paid while I was off. How long would I have to work... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

What are my options for pursuing legal action against my employer for FMLA violaction?
I am a field researcher for a commercial real estate database company. I live in Tennessee and we work on the road most of the time in new markets out of state. It is a private company with over 100 e... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

FMLA and overtime
I have a chronic medical condition and have been approved for intermittent FMLA. Last I utilized three days of FMLA; my employer was shorthanded for the weekend and I agree to work two shifts. There w... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Can my employer ask for all medical records from all my doctors since my accident
I am a City Firefighter involved in a MVA while on vacation that was not my fault but resulted in several traumatic injuries that required me to be off work for 6 months. My employer put me on FMLA im... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA/Stroke/termination
I had a mini stroke on Oct. 3, 01. I informed my employer and my doctor wrote a note explaining that I would be out of work for an undetermined amount of time. He wasn't sure what was wrong with me. H... applies to Louisiana  ·  1 answer

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

I went out on short term disability after working about 90 days at company. I had a very advanced type of knee replacement. Upon my return, since I had a short history at company, I was promised to be retrained. Upon return no attempt was made to retrain
Do I have a valid case for discrimination because of using cane upon my return to work with knee replacement surgery. Plus the false accusations about me making threats. applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

How long after I return to work from maternity leave does my employer need to guarantee my job?
I am returning to work after maternity leave under FMLA however, I belive that my employer will RIF me within the first day or two. Is this legal? applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

FMLA
Can an employer charge your time off to FMLA after you informed them you chose to use PTO? Is FMLA employee initiated? Thanks applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

FMLA discrimination?
After 3 years of being on intermittant FMLA, my employer says that I must get a separate certification for each doctor I see. I have a permanent condition that requires that I see a few doctors. This ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA eligibility
RE: FMLA Our headquarters in Cleveland, OH has over 50 employees which makes us eligible for FMLA. However, our satellites throughout the country only have 3-4 employees at each site. Would they be co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discipline for FMLA related absences (later certified)
I work for the Postal Service. I've received my certifications for FMLA issues, (4 in all), only AFTER receiving discipline for unscheduled absences. (Postmaster never informed me of need to use FMLA ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can a company force you to take FMLA if you have enough vacation time to cover your absence and do not want to be on FMLA
company is telling me that i have to use FMLA. I have plenty of paid time i can use and do not want to be on FMLA. can they do this? applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I have an fmla for my own for intermittent leave serious health condition, then I aquired a work related injury workman comp authorized surgery and am off work for 6-8 weeks, beings how it's a work related injury, my company is still requiring me to take
How many fmla can you have?if more than does that mean you get 24 weeks of fmla for 2 fmlas? And if it's a covered work comp injury does your employer have the right to make you fill out fmla for job ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can I take FMLA to take care of my newborn child?
I asked my employer for the FMLA forms to take to my doctor to fill out because I plan to take 6 weeks maternity leave and 6 weeks FMLA for a total of 12 weeks. My employer stated that FMLA is only el... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Does my employer have to notify me when requesting new FMLA paperwork?
My employer notified me yesterday that my FMLA had expired for intermittent leave, therefore the current 2 days I was taking off for doctor's appointment for my FMLA condition would not be covered. Wh... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Harrassment for having an FMLA
I have an approved FMLA and have been having issues such as being reassigned to another shift and recently found a derogatory statement on a dry erase board in an office I share with other Supervisors... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

how can my job (chapel hill transit tell us that we have to give 24 hour notice if we need use FMLA
i have FMLA for myself, yesterday we were called in the office (everyone with FMLA) AND THEY ASKED US TO SIGN A PAPER TELL THEM THAT WE WOULD GIVE A NOTICE IF WE HAVE TO USE FMLA, WE THATS NOT ALWAYS ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

I am an approved user of FMLA since November 2015 - I had a mental break at work and informed my boss that I had to leave under FMLA - now she is charging me with an AWOL day and that will lead to a letter of discipline in my file - can she do this.
My Boss is attempting to force me to mark a day as being AWOL on my federal time sheet when I clearly told her I was going to have to leave under FMLA - I went to see my union Rep - and they also sent... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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


From July 2014-July 2015 I had an open FMLA in which I missed a total of 2 days. I have had 2 days that were miss handled and one denied that i am still tring to get them to fix. Recently I missed a d... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

FMLA when paid leave is exhausted
My wife has been approved for intermittent FMLA to care for her mother who suffers from dementia and is recovering from a broken hip. The employers policy is to require paid leave to be used first for... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

not allowed to return to work
i am employed as a contract employee (court attendant) and recently encountered a situation with a co-worker that resulted in my asking the supervisor for a transfer from what i believed a harraring s... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

fmla question
can i take 12 weeks of fmla for complications of pregnancy and then an additional 12 weeks of fmla for the care of my child? Since these are two seperate conditions? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Does my employer have to make me aware of fmla?
I recently had knee surgery and have now been off work for 8 weeks. My doctor recently reported that I should be off for 6 more weeks. My employer is not very happy and just informed me today that my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

i have been on fmla for 2 years and my company was just recently taken over by andersen windows and so they have denied my ongoing fmla cause i havent worked for them for a year. Is there anyway to get my fmla grand fathered in since its been ongoing for
i want my fmla to roll over this isn't fair i didnt choose for them to take over. I was with my previous company many years and its not fair to my kids they have to lose time with me because they deni... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer adjust your date of employment after taking FMLA?
I requested 4 weeks FMLA from my employer and they approved it after I completed the Federal Medical Certification form but they also required me to spend 4 weeks accrued vacation time. So I was force... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do you have to disclose your diagnosis for FMLA?
Since the question is not outrightly asked on the Pa FMLA form,is your employer permitted to ask why you are filing for FMLA, and do you have to answer? Additionally, is your FMLA diagnosis covered un... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Is a Change of Position while on FMLA legal if it changes benefits?
My employer changed my position while I was actively on FMLA (did not wait until I returned) and as a result, my benefits changed. I am on FMLA for a spinal issue, but my anxiety is making it impossib... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

Retroactive FMLA Application
My wife missed work due to our 5-month old son's admittance to the emergency room with a diagnosis of pneumonia. She notified her employer that she would be out following normal call out procedures du... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

I am off on a work related stress (fmla) leave. My work contacted me and gave me a deadline to answer questions to a work rule violation and gave me a deadline to return it. Now they are holding a conference and told me my answers don't match up to everyo
I was informed that I violated a rule at work. I have been harassed by my supervisor since reporting a officer committing a work rule violation. I am a sergeant and was wrote up according to my superv... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Physician Charges $15 to Complete FMLA Papers
One of our employees recently had an experience at a local surgeons office. The employee is in need of surgery and would need to be off work for 3-5 days. We provided FMLA paperwork for the employee t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Disagreement between HR and Doctor on definition of work week
I am trying to resolve a disagreement between HR and my doctor on how a "rolling work week" applies to my defined "regular work schedule." 1) The Eligibility paperwork That I signed for granting my in... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Fmla violation?
Hello. I have an ADA confirmed disability that I have asked my employer for the last 2 years to accommodate, until recently they would not. Since my employer never gave me the option of an accommodati... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Am I in violation of the fmla law
I'm a sworn peace officer and injured my left hand. I'm currently on fmla but had some unfinished administrative work that needed to be completed. I went to my job on my time to get the work done. I d... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I feel as though I am being retaliated against because I took an FMLA leave
On 7/2/09 I took a maternity LOA. On 8/4/09, I became eligible for FMLA. After some resistance and push back from my employer, my leave was finally designated as FMLA. My vacation pay was taken, but I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

FMLA-Discrimination/HArassment
I work for the largest bank in the world. I am currently on FMLA with my newborn daughter. My employer is calling me on leave wanting to conuct formal performance evaluation stating that if I wish to ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

After FMLA
I was out on FMLA for 5 weeks. The second day I was back my manager with HR person told me that while I was out my work was gone (there were 3 people working on the project each doing specific part). ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

FMLA deducted hours for 40 hour disabled employees
My employer recently announced that if any employee who is diabled, and can only work a 40 hour work week, will now have their FMLA hours deducted when OVERTIME is a mandatory requirement. Basically i... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I have fmla. Intermittent days from July 2015 to July 2016. I've been on this fmla for 7 months and my hr department sent letters to my doctor requesting more info. My doctor called me and told me this. She said she cannot fill anything out without my con
Is this considered fmla harassment. I also was approached by a supervisor three days after hr sent paperwork to my doctor to sign for more fmla paperwork. I fused to sign and the next day I was FedEx ... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Is sick leave the same as FMLA?
I was out sick for 5 days with Flu and Strep Throat. My employee benefits include short term disablity benefits with full pay. My employer sent FMLA forms home for me to fill out. They indicated I has... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is employer required to follow FMLA policy, require use of paid leave
My employer FMLA policy "requires employees to substitute any available accrued sick leave, accrued vacation or compensatory time (comp time) in this stated order of priority as applicable, for any un... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer request a light duty note for a PRN employee?
Is an employer allowed to require a no restrictions return to work note for a PRN/part time employee after personal scheduled time off? I'm having a breast augmentation and have scheduled time off wit... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

disciplinary actions on FMLA covered days
I have been covered under FMLA since June of 2003. I submitted my paperwork for the next year today. My supervisor has written me up once with a notice of necessity to improve my attendance. Even afte... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Intermittant FMLA
Is my employer supposed to give me FMLA paperwork if I inform them that I have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? They are also aware of my son's ADHD and are reprimanding me for my a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

12 month period for FMLA
Regarding FMLA, how is the 12 month period determined? Is it from the date that you first began FMLA, or might it be on a calendar year basis? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I be changed with AWOL while under FMLA?
GS employee working for DOA who was on FMLA. The Agency changed my FMLA to four days AWOL. Is that legal? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

Follow up visits covered under FMLA ?
In August I had surgery and was off work for 4 weeks to have a hernia repaired and two benign growths removed from my abdomen. I developed infection at one of the sites, which required several follow ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I do not wish to use my FMLA time but my employer is forcing me to
I work for Albetsons Inc. I am on disability for stress unrelated to work. I turned in a doctors note to notify my company as such. I am collecting State disability. My employer had me fill out a form... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

FMLA Violation - release of medical records request
My employer asked me to sign a release of medical records authorization form. They said until I signed the release, my FMLA would be denied. I've had FMLA intermittent since Jan. 08. My doctors have s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Is my boss taking my FMLA illegally?
If I am injured at work and I am on workmans comp, my employer says he can exhaust all my FMLA for the year if I am off for 3 months,wheather I like it or not! Is he correct or is he just bulling me a... applies to California  ·  1 answer

For Intermittent FMLA - can your employer make you take your PTO time?
I have been approved for up to 3 days a month for intermittent FMLA. My employer has been making me use PTO/Vacation Days when I am out. I thought FMLA was an unpaid day (if needed) to secure your pos... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case if terminated almost 3 years ago?
I have worked for a retail company for 15 years as a front end manager. I was pregnant in 2009 and went on FMLA in August 2009 until October 2009. Upon my return, I was given lots of papers to sign wh... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

I am my grandfather primary caregiver
my grandfather has Alzheimer's and dementia and he is also a tube feeder I am a nurse I Have been trained also by his internist office to give him his feeding last year I had FMLA for my grandfather h... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

employer contacting employee's doctor
after submitting FMLA paperwork my doctor was contacted by a doctor for clarification, this doctor asked for stipulations that my doctor see me with each fmla absence misleading him to think it was ne... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

FMLA LWOP meant reduction in performance award
I am a federal government employee who invoked FMLA rights to care for terminally ill mother. I was given only 80% of a performance bonus because of my LWOP for FMLA. I have a formal grievance being i... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Do you accrue fmla time like you would vacation or sick time? Or is it 12 weeks available at once?
I have been on fmla due to my son having leukemia for a year now. I went over the 12 weeks allotted the first year. Now the second year was supposed to start over on November 11th which is my hire dat... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Chronic and permanent Illness and Fmla
I have epilepsy... here is whats happened to me with employment in the past 6 months and yes I am seeking a lawyer for civil or any suit if you find any discrepencies. march 4th fmla was sent a certif... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Asked for FMLA, told to just take time off, then disciplined
I informed my supervisor that my child, who had just had surgery,was going to need two more surgeries. Not being well informed at that time about FMLA rules, I asked my supervisor if I should go on FM... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

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

Do we have to allow intermitten FMLA for birth of a child?
I realize in general the answer is no, however, we allowed it in one case at a different location. Now an employee wants to take 8 weeks after the baby is born and use FMLA for well-baby checks, etc a... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

What Penalties and Remedies are the State of Alaska as an employer face when violating FMLA'
I was told by my Supervisor that the State of Alaska was 4 months late in informing me of FMLA of which at that time I had to fill out some FMLA Paperwork to get it started. What are my rights in this... applies to Alaska  ·  0 answers

can an employer hold FMLA intermittent leave against someone for a perfect attendance program, even when they have received it previously?
My employer has a "perfect attendance" program of no unscheduled absences. For several years I have met the requirements even though I have FMLA as they said it was exempt. This year they denied me th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employee be fired while on doctors no work order
On Nov. 5th 2003 My fiancee was in an auto accident resulting in a severe neck fracture and was told he could not return to work untill he was cleared by a nuerosurgeon. We have an appointment for Thu... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

fmla
If my fmla time is not enough top cover the rest of my medical leave can I lose my job. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

FMLA HARASSMENT?
On Friday, August 7th, I had a conversation with my immediate supervisor regarding FMLA. There were going to be several people gone from the office on Monday, Aug 10th. . This was going to be a busy d... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Can my FMLA be disclosed on my performance review?
I have worked for a company for the last 5 years with excellent reviews. I have always had very good performance reviews. This past year, my performance review was good also. THe only thing that bothe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Does a company have to warn you when your FMLA is about to expire,so you don't lose your job
A person was fired for using all of their FMLA days applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

My boss is harassing me and demoted me for using my intermitten FMLA
I have been an office day nurse in a facility for 4.5 years and I have chronic migraines and fibromyalgia so I have FMLA in place for my absence's however my boss has tried to fire me for missing work... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

I'm the LOA focal/disability manager at Boeing Satellite Systems.
We at Boeing Satellite Systems (BSS) are asking for opinions/solutions to a dilemma that has arisen. The issue: Boeing's Corporate physician is hesitant to allow BSS in El Segundo, CA, to continue mai... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I put in for a request for FMLA time after I was denied workman's comp. What happens if my employer never gets back to me about the FMLA request within the 5 business days?
Injured on 2/6/15 Workman's comp denied on 2/12/15 Requested FMLA on 2/23/15 applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I have Fmla because I assist my mother to all her doctors visits her doctor fill out my Flma paper twice last week she told me this will be the last time she fills out my fmla papers because im not her patient but my mother is and told me I need to let my
My mother's doctor told me that this was the last time filling out my fmla forms because I'm not her patient my mother is and I explain to her that yes the form is for me but the fmla forms is about h... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Work Injury and FMLA
Pleas Help! I have a work injury (carpal Tunnel syndrome) My employer made me take a FMLA and then terminated me is this possible? applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Does the employer have to notify the employee that they are eligible for FMLA
I was having a lot of medical problems. I did not know anything about FMLA. I talked to human resources about what I could do, and they said nothing just reprimanded me for the time that I was absent.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can a store manager refuse my FMLA?
I work for Wal-Mart in Portage, WI. My doctor filled out my FMLA and I turned it in. The store manager told me that the way the doctor worded it that she didn't have a position for me. She gave the FM... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Discrimination, retaliation for FMLA or harrassment?
Is this discrimination,retaliation for using FMLA or harrassment? I have several medical conditions that cause me to miss work on an intermittant basis. I have been employed with a local government ag... applies to Nebraska  ·  1 answer

On Intermittent FMLA leave and written up for an absence.
My husband is on an intermittent FMLA leave to care for his terminally ill father. He has had the FMLA approved for a month, and used his first day on monday. His boss told him he needs to provide pro... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

I have intermittent FMLA to care for my mother with progressive MS, my family also planned a vacation with my mother that was approved before the FMLA (before she gets any worse, we wanted to have good memories). My company required I use all my paid time
The vacation was approved prior to FMLA. I would of taken unpaid leave but it was required to use paid leave which depleted time saved for vacation in question. I am willing to use vacation as unpaid ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

My employer sent me to a doctor for an examination. They paid for it and they are now refusing to release my medical record of that examination. Can they do this? They are flat out refusing to release my medical record and when I went to HR to view my emp
I was off for one year with a medical condition, severe tinnitus accompanied by debilitating headaches. I was to return to work in September 2014 but my employer waited until a few days before my retu... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is a position change while on FMLA legal if it changes benefits?
My employer changed my position while I was actively on FMLA (did not wait until I returned) and as a result, my benefits changed. I am on FMLA for a spinal issue, but my anxiety is making it impossib... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can a supervisor demand an employee to work an extra 8 hour shift ?
My son was told by his supervisor that he HAD to work another 8 hour shift ion top of his regular 8 hours, and has to return to work for his regular 8 hour shift. first 8 hrs. 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Dem... applies to Connecticut  ·  2 answers

Can my company make me reapply for FMLA after it has already been approved?
I recently had a baby and had to take FMLA at work. I received paperwork confirming that FMLA was approved and also from their insurance company for my short term disability. It has now been 4 weeks s... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

On medical leave and won't allow me to return to work.
Worked for 20 years for big 3 company. On disability for depression/anxiety from work at the company and put into supervisor role and not trained nor paid for that duty. Put on medical leave by compan... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I was put on bedrest the last 4 months of my pregnancy I was allowed my FMLA leave. I was out of work all together 6 months. When I returned to work I was demoted from assistant manager to just a cashier. I've been there for 8 years. Are they allowed to d
FMLA demotion applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer deduct this time from FMLA?
I am a manager at a large retail company and am currently 8 weeks pregnant. I had slight complications and had to take time off of work for 2 weeks. I was already owed 4 vacations days and a holiday t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer add new documents of misconduct to an appeal after a determination?
I was admitted to the hospital in the evening. I had a friend call my employment and notify them of my absence and my intent to return to work. Over the weekend I was transferred to a psychiatric faci... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

County Agency wrongful denial of FMLA
The county agency I work for has a habit of denying FMLA (it appears for people they don't like) for good reasons. One person was forced out because he had diabities. His FMLA was denied for this. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Do i have to use up all my sick & vacation time before I can use FMLA time?
I will be caring for my elderly mother after she has surgery at the end of the month. I was told at my workplace that I MUST use all my sick time and all my vacation time before I can use any FMLA hou... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

Do i have to use up all my sick & vacation time before I can use FMLA time?
I will be caring for my elderly mother after she has surgery at the end of the month. I was told at my workplace that I MUST use all my sick time and all my vacation time before I can use any FMLA hou... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer expect you to get FMLA approval from a third party?
Can an employer force you to get approval for intermitent FMLA from a third party administrator on a day to day basis? In other words the third party admin. must approve each day of FMLA. applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I had FMLA for a year I followed procedure which is to state FMLA when calling in for your shift. Our manager at the time did not put my call ins in the computer properly. Now we have a new manager who is attempted to put me in discipline for my attendanc
I used 8 FMLA days in the year we are allowed 6 sick call but since they were put in the system wrong our new manager is counting all 8 as sick days and threatening disciplinary action the very next t... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

If married and employed at the same employer, how does this effect FMLA ?
My employer tells me that we are only entitled to half the the FMLA leave each because of our marital status. applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Can my employer give my job away while I'm on FMLA?
Is it legal for an employer to demote an employee who is on an FMLA-covered short-term-disability? applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

my employer never gave me fmla info or paperwork when I gave notice of leave. FMLA was never mentioned. Is there liability there?
Details or too long to explain. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

What is the average award against an employer for an FMLA related wrongful dismissal case in the USA
I am doing research for my employer which administers FMLA for other employers. applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Asked to resign when I give birth
I am 7 months pregnant and have been working at my current job for 3 months. Before becoming an employee, I worked here as a consultant for 1.5 years. HR is told me that I do not qualify for FMLA sinc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Does the time I have used on FMLA HAVE to be made up?
I am diabetic and have used some FMLA for days when my diabetes has flared,and I am being told that I have to make that time up. Do I ? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Maternity Leave and FMLA
I work for a large, reputable telecommunication company as a software engineer (I’m 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

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

FMLA employer responsibilities
Is it unlawful for a public agency employer to deny FMLA rights,? applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

FMLA and children
When your child is over the age of 18, can a parent still qualify for FMLA if the child has a serious health condition? Thank You~ applies to California  ·  1 answer

Did my supervisor violate my privacy under Hipaa and FMLA?
In confidence I shared my medical condition with my manager who in turn googled this and told co-workers based on her "research" I was capable of working - no testing was available to diagnosis. My FM... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Fmla
Haven't got and answer from my employer I turn in my FMLA paper work 15 days ago .. When I contact corporate benefits they said they never received any paper work... I turn it in to hr Dept at the loc... applies to California  ·  0 answers

CAN MY JOB FIRED ME WHILE UNDER FMLA ORDERS?
I appiled for Fmla 3yrs ago (for my mom who has stage 3 cervical cancer). Every since then I have been called in the office by my store manger about my days that I have missed. I have been harassed si... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Layed off after requesting future FMLA
I sent an email to our HR Director stating that I would be requesting FMLA after my wife delivers in August. I was then part of a layoff that seemed to be totally subjective in the selection process. ... applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

My FMLA is exhausted so can i get fired before my doctor release me back to work?
I am still on maternity leave now and i was scheduled for Tubal Ligation but my doctor changed the date. My FMLA has ended so could my job fire me before my doctor release me if i stay out until i get... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

My FMLA is exhausted so can i get fired before my doctor release me back to work?
I am still on maternity leave now and i was scheduled for Tubal Ligation but my doctor changed the date. My FMLA has ended so could my job fire me before my doctor release me if i stay out until i get... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

FMLA
This company is an international company. However at his terminal is less than 50 people. Is he still eligible for FMLA? They told him no. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

FMLA Medical Information Release?
My spouse is the superintendent of a very small school district in Minnesota. He has approved intermittent FMLA leave for his own serious health condition, as well he has approved FMLA for my own seri... applies to Minnesota  ·  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

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

Wouldnt my first set of approved FMLA paperwork cover this and I feel like they are harassing me.
I have cluster migraines that put me down for a day or two each time I have them. Last month I had a several over the course of a few days and had to take 4 days in a row off. My previous fmla paperwo... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Does my employer hace a right to make FMLA so stressful?
I have had FMLA for more than 5 years for my mother. Now i have recieved notification from HR that it is extended for 3 months attach to this email is a letter to my supervisor and payroll that if i g... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

STD claim was denied employer is letting me go for unexcused excessive absences.
I went out on FMLA in which a STD claim was started. My doctor released me 2wks later. My employer wouldn't allow me to return until my claim was processed. My STD claim was denied now my employer is ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

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

After resignation, can I still utilize an intermittent FMLA benefit?
After resigning almost 4 weeks ago, I have had to use intermittent sick time for a previously approved FMLA of which I qualified for, was approved and also have a certification of healthcare provider ... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

What are my options other than FMLA if there are under 15 employees where I work?
Had to have extensive surgery on my wrist and will be out of work for 6-8 weeks. We have less than 15 employees so I don't qualify for FMLA. Can they fire me or lay me off? What other options do I hav... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Is IVF (in-vitro fertilization) covered by FMLA?
If you are diagnosed as infertile and your only chances of pregnancy is through advanced reproductive technology such as IVF, is the procedure covered by FMLA? applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

I recieve 24 pto days a year. When I need fmla is the comapny allowed to take from that bank?
pto is for sick and vacation. if fmla comes into play it wipes out any vacation time. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my employer put me on FMLA without consent or contact with me?
I filled for STD, I was denied, I appealed, I was approved. During this time my employer put me on FMLA and took 32hrs. of vacation without consulting me. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

With less than 12 mos. employed am I entitled to FMLA for newborn if I wait until 12 mos. w/company?
Since the entitlement to take FMLA for the birth of a baby expires 12 months after the birth of the baby, can I take a leave under FMLA to care for my newborn, if I do not attain 12 months of employme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer deny FMLA for Military Exigency even though the employee hasn't received FMLA P/W?
I am deploying next month and my husband indicated to his workplace's HR department that he would like to apply for FMLA due to qualified military exigency. When he first spoke to HR, he was told that... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

What should I do about a manager who suddenly depicts me a a non performer after FML
The supervisor has treated me with disdain and has now devised a false review after a year of good performance with not one conversation indicating performance problems. Suddenly after suffering a hea... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Has there been a recent June 2009 change in FMLA law?
I've used FMLA intermittant leave for time ranging from approx. 15 minutes to 90 minutes--all approved. NOW,my employer is saying as of June 2009,there was a change in the law,and I can no longer use ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Game Plan for Paid Leave after FMLA Expires
After checking various sections of your portal, I have the following question: My wife is currently disabled and is nearing the end of her 12-week FMLA period. As she needs additional time for treatme... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I presented my employer with FMLA papers today, and he suddenly started asking me questions about whether I have been doing my job correctly. I have, but he's had months to question me. Is it legal for him to do so after I've been approved?
I received approval for FMLA on Friday. I told my employer today. My Principal accepted it, but as soon as she left the room, he began question after question about whether I have been doing my job co... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

can an employer force you to get approval for intermitent fmla from a third party administrator on a day to day basis?
I was recently terminated from my job because our company's third party they hired sent recertification updates for renewing fmla to the wrong address. no warning was given by my company that paperwor... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

Is FMLA concurrent with other maternity leave?
I am a public school teacher in the state of California and I am expecting a baby early next year. The district HR department has given me conflicting accounts regarding my maternity leave benefits. T... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Is worker comp time counted as FMLA time
I was injured and required surgery with 60 days recovery. I have a critically ill child and have had to take time off.I now need to have another surgery and was told I was out of FMLA time. After look... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

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

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

hello, I am on H1B work visa, currently on Short term disability leave. My FMLA leave is till Jan 8th 2016 and STD got approved till Jan 30th 2016. As per my knowledge my employer can not terminate me while I am in FMLA leave. Since my FMLA ends by Jan 8t
hello, I am on H1B work visa, currently on Short term disability leave. My FMLA leave is till Jan 8th 2016 and STD got approved till Jan 30th 2016. As per my knowledge my employer can not terminate me... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can an employer threaten to drop health insurance over FMLA issues? My mom is getting on the heart and lung transplant list but FMLA keeps saying the paperwork is incomplete.
My mom is on disability and now on the heart and lung transplant list. FMLA keeps denying all paperwork sent in by the doctors and is threatening to drop health insurance. Can they do this? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

ee took time off to care for father - was not told it was classified as FMLA - father passed away -
Father just passed away over the weekend - employer was not counting previous time off as FMLA - what is the employer required to do NOW since the father passed away or should do when she says she nee... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Where can I obtain the current FMLA document for PA & DOL
I found the following on the DOL website and want to make sure it applies to PA and is current. I do know that the DOL FMLA can only be changed by enhancing it but not detracting anything from it. applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

on workers comp for 7 mnths. been back to work 7 months. can my employer deny me vacation time after I return to work. worked there for 4 years
can employer discontinue vacation time when return to work after being on workers comp. Off 7 months. back 7 months. been there 4years. does my vacation time go back to when I first started since I wa... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

discrimination based on a perceived disabilty
I work for a major airline and I am an insulin dependent diabetic. Over the past year I have been working with my doctors to go on insulin pump therapy. After going on the pump I had a few low glucose... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I am a commercial trucker. When a trucker resigns from a job and doesn't return his truck or causes his employer to do a truck retrieval, this negatively reports on the driver's DAC report. DAC reports can seriously hinder or help the future employment op
I was reading up on at will employment and a person being fired for giving a 2 week notice. So i just wondered if it might be different with a commercial trucker since it is implied that he shall give... applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Can absences be counted against me for taking my wife to the doctor under FMLA intermittent leave?
I have applied and been approved for intermittent leaves for taking my wife to her regular Psychiatrist & Psychologist and to the OB-GYN. My Human Resource Manager recently gave me a warning due to fo... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Can my husband be terminated during surgery leave?
My husband had hernia surgery on Jan 18th 2013. He gave his employer notice and informed of being out for 6 weeks. His HR person told him to go through FMLA, which he did. They denied him protection d... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

i am having surgery on a workers comp injury do i need to file fmla and if so what if another medical issue occurs
on workers comp employer gave me fmla paperwork to complete what if another illness occurs what do i do applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

FMLA CERTIFICATION AND ADA VIOLATION
If I'm on approved intermittent FMLA for a year due to my fibromyalgia. Can my boss require me to have my doctor fill out the FMLA paperwork each time I'm out for more than 3 days? Can they also charg... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Is my Employer violating FMLA since they haven't responded to my requests for intermittent FMLA?
I am currently on intermittent FMLA leave for a serious health condition; however, my doctor accidentally left part of it off, but included it in an attached form. They added the condition on the empl... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

I was approved for my FMLA, now my employer is requesting me to release my medical records. Can they do this? In New York.
I have cronhs and have been approved for my FMLA, now they told me to sign a medical release form. Do I have to? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is time off on approved worker's comp claim counted as FMLA time as well?
I am being told by my employer that even tho I am off work on an approved worker's comp injury that they are also counting this time off against the FMLA time off provisions. Is this proper? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can my employer require a doctors slip for every FMLA absence?
I have an approved FMLA claim for a lifelong illness covering myself and a seperate one covering my spouse. In both cases, I was approved for one day of FMLA leave per week (totaling 2 days a week). N... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

FMLA Statue of Limitation for Filing in Federal Civil Court
What is the statue of limitations to file a civil suit against an employer who lowers a yearly performance award amount because I invoked FMLA and was out for a few weeks in the past year? I hoped the... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

Disparate Impact // Request for Counsel or referalls
My question is about disparate impact. Regarding my circumstances, I was an employee of very large corporation. As a protected employee engaging in a protected activity, namely intermittent FMLA, I pr... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

can my work deny me fmla if i got hurt on the job and was off 5 months?
I got hurt at work ( I work at a hospital) and was off for 5 months. They recently made me come back even though the dr they sent me to didn't think it as a good time. They threw in my face that I onl... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is it legal for a boss to ask you to return to work full time even if your surgeon says no?
applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

I'm going out on FMLA for possibly 2 reasons...can I do that?
I am a male nurse (the only one on my unit..rest are female..the other male left too for same reason) and since the arrival of my new, also female (never an issue w prev boss) manager I have been cons... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

my doctor has extended my medical leave but after 12 weeks of fmla my job terminated I thought if the doctor put you on medical leave after that then you could get fmla
applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

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

Job discontinuation due to FMLA use
I have been working at the same company for 23 years with an exemplary record and evaluations. Since I began using intermittent FMLA, however, things have changed. I have been harassed by coworkers, s... applies to Illinois  ·  4 answers

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

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

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

I am 62 and on FMLA leave currently for back pain while on the leave I am having some sinus surgery and my HR department wants me to fill out a separate FMLA certification for that purpose this does not make sense to me what do you think
I am 62 I have been employed by the same company for 8 1/2 years I've been working with serious back pain for a long time and it is gotten to the point where I just can't tolerate sitting or standing ... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Forced to start FMLA early
I am 33 weeks pregnant, and have been "forced" by my employer to start my FMLA early. Their reasoning is because I can't fulfill the requirements of my job description. When I asked to see a job descr... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

On FMLA but employer suddenly wants a dr. note with every absence
I have been approved for FMLA intermittent use for a year. I used to self-report my absences but now my employer wants a dr. note with every absence. Is this an tactic to get me to leave? I can't affo... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

I have a 6 month fmla intermittent use my employer is telling me I have to provide a Dr note for every absence I'm scared of him he's intimidating I don't know what to do Bettina in wi
Can my employer request a Dr note for every absence if I'm approved for fmla 3-4 x a month 3-4 days at a time applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Can I be denied FMLA if I go over the amount of days stated on the form? Also do I have to resubmit
I was approved for FMLA for a duration of one year. The doctor stated the FREQUENCY 1-3 times per month and the DURATION 8 hours per episode. Can I be denied FMLA if I go over the amount of days state... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Fired from att because they say I forged fmla paper but I didn't, what can I do?
Fired from AT&T because they say I forged fmla documents but I didn't. What can I do to get my job back? applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

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

FMLA once laid off
I am pregnant which my employer is aware of. If I am laid off while pregnant (prior to going on leave), does my employer have to still provide me with my leave benefits once I give birth (short term d... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can I use FMLA to take my terminally I'll father to his doctor appt
Can I use FMLA to take my terminal ally ill father to doctor appt? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I required to request FMLA leave to take my wife to doctors appointment?
My employers HR manager is trying to require me to take FMLA to take my wife to prenatal doctor appointments. I have been using my vacation time to cover the time off with more than a weeks notice to ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Not eligible for FMLA, being forced to pay company paid insurance premiumS
I am 8 months pregnant and have recently been informed since I will be taking unpaid maternity leave and will be taking off one full month that I would be responsible for paying the $400 insurance pre... applies to Kansas  ·  1 answer

Is it ok for my manager to deliver FMLA papers to me in the hospital ? (Unannounced and uninvited)
I was admitted into hospital, I kept my manager informed about my status, she showed up claiming to deliver FMLA papers (mind you I had IV fluids hanging and i was to sick to sign anything). She claim... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Can an employer ask me to sign a non compete document after I have been terminated?
I recently was hired by a company (hourly not salaried) and was sent to several days of training out of state. Airfare and hotel bills were paid by the owner, and I expensed the food and the ground tr... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

FMLA question
My husband has worked for a local auto dealer for 32 years, he's 53 years old. He has held key management positions for approx 20 years. February 5, 2008 he stayed home from work, which was rare, thou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I have intermittent FMLA to care for my husbands chronic medical conditions. My husband is disabled. Do the disability harassment laws extend to me because of his disability. I have been getting a lot of attitude and harassment lately at work for using my
My husband is disabled and has severely herniated discs and significant nerve damage. He has "episodes" where he cannot talk, walk, or even lift his harms/hands. When he has these episodes I have to d... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

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

Employer's right to information from physician
I am currently on intermittent FMLA and am required to provide a doctor's excuse every time I use any accrued time for my condition, even if I only use 30 minutes. Is this within the regulations of FM... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

FL co. terminated me after FMLA, stating "unable to reasonably accommodate me w/my MD restrictions.
I am a Florida RN. Have been employed with my company for 6 years. Had Total knee replacement and took FMLA starting Sept 21, I have Lupus also. Company dragged their feet in accommodating me with my ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I was previously on intermittent FMLA leave and had multiple surgeries in 2013. In 2014 I was hospitalized with a collapsed lung and a tuberculosis diagnosis and was out of work until mid May. I was fired because I had exhausted leave but am currently sti
I was on intermittent FMLA for my heart condition. In the year 2013 I had different surgeries for non related conditions endometriosis and I had an oral surgery from a wisdom tooth. In January 2014 I ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

responsiblity for paying insurance premium if I extrend my FMLA leave
I am planning to use FMLA leave- if I extend my leave by using my vacation time am I still responsible for paying my insurance premium? applies to New York  ·  2 answers

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

Disciplined for FMLA excuse
I am currently on approved intermittent FMLA leave for an immediate family member. My immediate supervisor is very much against any leave of any sort. Since I am a salaried employee who is not eligibl... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

If FMLA time carried over from one contract year to the next?
I teach with a contract that runs for 10 months from July 1 to June 30. If I take FMLA in one contract year, does it carry over to the following contract year? Is it counted cumulatively? Regular sick... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Are the 12 wks per calendar year or benefit year
My employer is telling me that since I was out on FMLA in June 2012, I am not elibible for 12 more weeks until June 2013. FMLA guidelines state I am elgiblible for 12 more weeks if I have worked 1250 ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer fire me if I have intermittent FMLA, and I call off for a personal day?. (Other than calling off for my migraines, I show up on time, and do my job )
I currently have intermittent FMLA. (For migraines ) I enjoy my job, but I want to take a personal day. applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I have been approved for an FMLA leave of absence and requested to use accrued vacation time so I could still be paid while taking my leave. Can my employer keep me from using my vacation time during an FMLA leave? HR is telling me to apply for short-term
HR is also telling me that my manager would have to approve the use of this vacation time? How is it his decision? applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer move me to another position if i am on intermittend leave?
I have fmla intermittend leave and every time i take a day off i provide a doctors note to my supervisor. My leaves caused for my supervisor and HR to move me from position because they said that i wa... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I had a Secretary which was a coworker of mine, take a faxadressed prrivate and cconfidential to my supervisor. Read it outloud to others and then went to other staff and read it to them. She did this because my doctor said that I would need time off that
A coworker read a fax from the fax machine to my coworkers about my need to be absent from work. This was a medical leave which was covered under FMLA. She also read it to other staff. She was mad bec... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

How many hours in Nebraska is available in Nebraska for intermediate FMLA in 12 months?
FMLA how many hours in Nebraska is available in a calendar year for intermediate leave in ne. applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

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

terminated while on fmla and short term disability
I am on fmla leave,while being paid short term disability.when i contacted my employer i was told i know longer have a job.was told that my contact where i worked at wanted to keep the new manager my ... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

Is my doctor's return from LOA request unreasonable for my employer?
I am having an employment related issue at one of America’s largest companies. I am a manager at the company and a victim of overt gender discrimination from a district level manager. The situation ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Am I being retaliated against by my employer for taking FMLA leave to care for a sick parent?
Not sure if I am being retaliated against by my employer. I took 6 weeks approved FMLA leave to care for my mother after a traumatic brain injury and emergency surgery that left her in a coma for 2 we... applies to New Jersey  ·  2 answers

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

Can the FMLA protect maternity leave for up to a year?
I just gave birth to a new baby girl in November 2000. I have taken my normal 6 weeks maternity leave and have taken an additional 8 weeks to care for my newborn. My question to you is can I take up t... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

My new boss has taken away all acomodations regarding my FMLA
I have been on FMLA since 2008 for acute rheumatoid arthritis. Since this time I have been allowed to work from home on sick days and make up any time in the office at my discretion. My work has never... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

I want to know if I was wrongfully terminated?
I worked for the same company for over 2 years. I was recently admitted to the hospital & it ended in me having a condition that I have flare ups that would prevent me from working coupled with the me... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Return of corporate assets: mobile employees
An employee is issued a company owned computer when hired but does not sign any form stating that the computer is a company owned asset, upon termination the employee does not return the asset, does t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

WAS TERMINATION LEGAL?
FMLA SARTED MAY 24 SAME DAY OF SURGERY TO PUT HARDWARE IN RIGHT KNEE. RELEASED MAY 26, READMITTED JUNE 6 FOR INFECTION, RELEASED JUNE 11, READMITTED AUG 16 TO REMOVE HARDWARE FROM KNEE. TERMINATED AUG... applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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

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

if you have intermediate fmla and can employer ask for note on days out
i have intermediate fmla its for stress and incase i need to take days out can my employer ask for a note for those days out i dont take days out often so this seemed strange to me ive been employed t... applies to Rhode Island  ·  0 answers

Can I be forced to sign a non-compete on my way out of a company?
My employer claims to require all prospective employees to sign a non-compete before commencing employment with the company. I initially refused to sign the non-compete, but my employer put me to work... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

If I have used all of my FMLA time and become pregnant am I still eligible for the 16 week Maternity Leave within the boundaries of Tennessee Family Leave (TMLA)?
I've used all 12 weeks of my FMLA. I'm pregnant do I still fall under the umbrella of protection for 16 weeks of maternity leave through TMLA (TN Family Leave Act)?(ASKING FOR WIFE). applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

i was turned down for fmla which i have to care for her when needed
My mothers brother in law died, I took my mother to the cities to attend the funeral, since she is in a wheel care and doesn't walk much. she has kidney failure, heart problems, does not drive. I took... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Peers review your FMLA certification. absent four days.
I have worked with the employer for 3 1/2 years without attendance or performance issues. I had some personal problems and was overwhelmed and stressed. I called in to my manager, who is also the bene... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I have been on intermittent FMLA leave since 2013. I feel I am being harassed by HR over my certification. I was approached last June by HR and told they contacted my doctor to verify every day I had taken off since Jan. 1..I did not give permission for t
I have worked at my place of business for 11 years..I was diagnosed with migraines years before I started working there. Once I found out about FMLA ..I approached hr...and got my doctors certificatio... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

I recently became ill and had to take several weeks off work (7) now. The initial dx was pneumonia. I have suffered from debilitating headaches for the past few months and was seeing a neurologist for this condition. As I was recovering from pneumonia- I
Decreasing pay upon return to work applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Am I still entitled to FMLA and use of sick leave during my 4 week notice period?
I submitted my 4 week notice of resignation, but will need to use a couple of days of sick leave to care for my spouse before the 4 weeks is up. I am eligible for FMLA based on length of employment, a... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Can i make up an unpaid 8hr FMLA day in the same week on sat or sun to have my 40hrs.
I have a son with cancer he goes for treatment every tuesday for roughly 6-8 hours at times other appointment or treatment take place changing this in to an all day event. My manager has change, i hav... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

I need a couple weeks family leave and the company is too small for FMLA, what rights do I have?
I have been employeed here for 24 years. I rarely am off work except for doctors and scheduled vacation. I have a family crisis and need a few weeks off, not only for my own health but to help my son ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

my employer put me on flma while on comp to ensure i didnt get my bonus it legal??
employer put me on fmla while I on workmans comp. we get a yearly bonus every full time employees even those on maternity leave etc.,. my management put me on fmla without my consent to ensure I was i... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor stated that a co work on my shift was out yesterday and
new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor ... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

What if I make up the time during the same week, can that be counted against my FMLA 12 weeks?
So the company I work for allows us to make up time if we leave for an illness/appointment or if you arrive late for illness/appointment. If I do this should those hours I was gone be counted against ... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

workers comp
I was injured on the job and now are getting ready to return to work, I am concerned that my manager might try to fire me because of my injury. Is this legal? All the doctors I have been to confirm th... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I am still under a doctor's care and as part of my return to work I am limited to the number of hours I am able to work my employer has asked me to work more hours than my doctor allows. Do I have any rights at all?
Need help now sticky problem applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

I am still under a doctor's care and as part of my return to work I am limited to the number of hours I am able to work my employer has asked me to work more hours than my doctor allows. Do I have any rights at all?
Need help now sticky problem applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

hello i need some advise my employer offers a 26 week std or ans leave for me if im injured off the job but they are telling me that the fmla law lets them take my vacations before my std aor ans would kick in my std is for 26 weeks am i entitled to an
they are telling me if i go out on std or ans that the time im off goes against my 12 weeks of fmla but im on std or ans but im entitled to 26 weeks of std or ans applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

can employer suspend employee at 4 am in morning for what their opinion is of the employees third and final allowable write- up
Ive been on intermittent FMLA for 4 years now and have severe IBS that has worsened throughout a horrible home buying experience. and as changes in human resources evolved to changes in how I am to in... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Exempt employee and making up missed time
I am an exempt employee for a municipality. One morning I had car trouble and was an hour late for work. I did call work and explain the situation. Later the same day, my supervisor told me to just wo... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

Can my wife get FMLA to care for her adult sibling, who has mental disability, and had a near fatal heart attack recently? His care giving mother (who also has my wife as POS) cannot care for him since surgery?
Mentally challenged 52 year old sibling of my wife was cared for by his mother (age 87) since birth; but his recent heart attack has left no one to care for him but my sibling wife. She is POA for bot... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

Can 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

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

Vacation time agreed to at time of hire then changed after quitting?
I was rehired by my old employer after being gone for about 1.5 years (I was there for 7 years prior). My rehire offer letter stated that I was to return with 4 weeks vacation. I only worked 5.5 month... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Can an employee on FMLA work side jobs?
Can they attend training and get paid while on leave? applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Just want to leave peacefully!
I moved from Washington State for a job and have been employed with a proprietary school for several months. My contract included a non-compete clause that outlined the following: 1. no direct or indi... applies to Colorado  ·  1 answer

i live in florida. I'm on fmla and I resigned with a 2 week notice which has been met to completion. I have some remaining pto, is the company required to pay out my earned pto?
I resigned with 2 week notice. On fmla, with remaining pto balance that was earned the first year I was employed then able to use it thereafter. I've resigned with notice mentioning I'd like to be pai... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Can i take fmla a day at a time when needed? employer says no week at a time only.
Is it OK for an employer to tell me that i can't use fmla intermittenly? If my baby was sick and i had to leave that day they said i could'nt i have to give them a 30 day advanced notice. How can i pr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can i take fmla a day at a time when needed? employer says no week at a time only.
Is it OK for an employer to tell me that i can't use fmla intermittenly? If my baby was sick and i had to leave that day they said i could'nt i have to give them a 30 day advanced notice. How can i pr... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

can an employee be forced to work a shift and be on call that same day
department not H.R is asking non exempt professionls to work 8 hours shift and be on call all night to return to the premises for the next 8 hour shift applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Fired for FMLA time related to a settled Work comp case
I worked for a local utility company as a repair technician. I was involved in a work injury in 1993. That work comp case settled in my favor awarding me lifetime medical coverage. In 1998 I had shoul... applies to California  ·  1 answer

If I had fmla paper filled out and was approve how far can I go back on my attendance but paper work wasn't filled out right to go back and cover those days . Was let go and then my doctor refilled out for those days for my mental health issues
My attendance was bad bcs of a mental health issues I have I missed to many days and then I found out abt fmla from other people and ask my employer for some for Doctor to fill out but didn't get all ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

My Husband was out for 6 month after injuring his hand at work. (Worker Comp Claim) he was back at work for 1/2 a day and went home sick at which time he was diagnosis with Shingles and has been out for more then 3 days they are now denying him FMLA is th
My Husband was out for 6 month after injuring his hand at work. (Worker Comp Claim) he was back at work for 1/2 a day and went home sick, at which time he was diagnosis with Shingles and has been out ... applies to Delaware  ·  0 answers

Can FMLA be used for a sister?
applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

trying to return to work after illness and surgery. Can my work offer a different place and less hours?
I had illness and surgery,.I can go back to work. My work said they have to much staff where i was working. They offered me a different building and a shift with less hours. is it ok for them to give ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

Split FMLA time?
Me and my wife both work for the state of Oklahoma and our HR is telling us that we can't both take 12 weeks, but that we have to share it. I have searched every law I can find and nothing says that s... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

what 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

I'm on intermittent FMLA and my boss is trying to change my work schedule which would make it hard for me to get to work and also wants to take away a major part of my job that I alone have done for 15 years. Can he do thiz?
I wrote 5he details above. applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

Job restructuring during maternity leave
I work as a supervisor. I will be taking maternity leave in May. Can the company restructure my dept. in my absence? So that upon my return I only have responsibility for half of the dept? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer


Afraid I may lose my job when I return to work later this month. How can i protect myself, or am I in the wrong? My situation.. I been working retail for 6yrs for the 2nd largest wireless provider in ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

On light duty for work injury but also 7 months pregnant. Can employer ask me not to come back when I give notice to leave for my pregnancy.
Not eligible for FMLA applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

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

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

fmla v sick leave and disciplinary actions on abuse of leave
my mom had a scheduled surgery and i requested time off and it was approved. a week before the surgery i became sick and had to miss a week of work with which i provided a doctors note for every day. ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

An employee is asking for intermittent leave for their parent to take to appointments and assist with ADL's as needed. Can you ask the employee to reschedule appointments or deny her request for a day she has requested when adequate staffing is not availa
Intermittent FMLA for an employee to care for their parent when adequate staffing is not available. Employee has requested a day of FMLA when the department is already short-staffed. Can the request f... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Payment of relocation
Hi, I was an employee of company "A" and working in company "B" as a temp employee for 8 months. Company "B" has hired me and now I am joining a company "B". Before joining company "A", HR from compan... applies to California  ·  0 answers

What is my rights ?
Had Doctor to fill out FMLA papers , which stated I suffered from copd, cronic sinutitus . I would have flare ups sometimes every month . Example tonsilillitis 4 times this year due to bacterial infec... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Do I have to take my vacation time before I can take medical leave (FMLA)?..They told me I can take my next years vacation time, I don't want to, do I have to take any vacation time before taking medical leave? Thank you
Hi, I was in hospital for a few days, I have no sick days or vacation time left, human resources told me they can use my next years vacation time to cover for my attendance... I am going to need more ... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

can i be demoted and my work schedule changed after returning to work after fmla maternity leave
Prior to leaving on maternity leave I asked my boss if I was not being hired full time due to me being pregnant. I asked because I have been with this department for many years, and people with only m... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

My rights to reinstatement after leave of absence
I was off work for six months recovering from having cancer and some surrounding muscle removed from my leg I was released by my Doctor to return to work but was told they didnt have anything for me a... applies to Ohio  ·  3 answers

retaliation/discrimination/pregnancy/fmla violations
Similar to your last posted question, I too am employed with GEICO for the past 7 yrs and believe as there top producer for the southern region that I am being retaliated against due to filing an inte... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Intermittent fmla family member. Employer not providing correct forms yet.
I have requested fmla papers from my employer regarding intermittent leave for the occasional care of my parent suffering with dementia. I was informed by the dr after I dropped off the papers that th... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employee who has paid sick days, use them first and then apply for FMLA?
applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Does your FMLA time start from the date your condition started?
Does your FMLA time start from the date your condition started? applies to Arkansas  ·  0 answers

Does my winter break count towards my 12 weeks of FMLA time?
applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Is this a violation of FMLA
Right befor I came back to work I told my boss that my doctor had released me and I could come back to work, At this time I was advised that I had missed more than I had been there this year and they ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

new York in on fmla for stress & anxiety with intermittent leaves where I have flare up, outburst, and erratic behavior. when I went to work as a Forman getting my work duties the previous supervisor stated that a co work on my shift was out yesterday and
union /company NEED ANSWER TO THE FIRST QUESTION NOT THIS ONE I CANT SEAM TO DELETE THIS ONE > THANK YOU applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it a reasonable accomadation ask your employer to NOT use available paid time off?
I am currently using both FMLA intermittent leave and FMLA reduced schedule leave. I have no avialable paid time off. Starting in January, I will have available paid time off. My employer is telling m... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I recently told my employer that I will have to have a surgery soon that will have me off of work, per dr's orders, for a min. of 4 weeks. They have asked me to sign a form that states that I understand that my job / my position may or may not be availabl
I recently told my employer that I will have to have a surgery soon that will have me off of work, per dr's orders, for a min. of 4 weeks. They have asked me to sign a form that states that I understa... applies to Mississippi  ·  0 answers

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

can someone diagnosed with irritable bowell sydrome qualify for intermittent fmla?
applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

I work for a union and just this week I called off Tuesday felt bad had chills.. Turned out went to dr got X-rays was sick and had flu and strep throat. Called my job again that wensday to call off and stating my dr note said return back to work Saturday
Was terminated from job with a dr excuse .. I work for a union and I called off .. The termination as of now is a no call no show when I was excused for the days and I told them. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

docked hrs
iam a hvac service tech i work for a hvac co. i had to make a return trip to a service call due to a mistake that happened on the job it took me 45mins to make it right the bossman docked me for 2hrs ... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer


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

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

Mom fired while on medical leave
My mom has been out on medical leave since around July 2002. She is currently receiving long term disability payments, but recently recieved a letter from her employer stating that she had been termin... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

The FMLA provides longer service employees of larger employers the right to take up to 12 weeks from work without losing their job. Is that 12 weeks a year or 12 weeks for the rest of your life????
For different personal health issues... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I lose my company paid health insurance while on medical leave?
I was hospitalized for 4 days and am currently under Dr care and my return date is not known at this time. My employer sent me a certified letter stating that I left my employment on my last day of wo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I lose my company paid health insurance while on medical leave?
I was hospitalized for 4 days and am currently under Dr care and my return date is not known at this time. My employer sent me a certified letter stating that I left my employment on my last day of wo... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

permanent disability
if my doctor has listed my condition as permanent and unable to work I wouldn't qualify for fmla or short term disability would I? applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

Can the HR manager say that he needs to "get with corporate" on FMLA approval? I really feel uncomfortable about this since it has my medical condition on the paperwork. I meet all criteria easily. Thank you.
applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

Father on maternity leave
I work at a small company that only employs about 30 people. Is there a law that covers a father for taking time off to be with his wife and new born child? I was told that we don't fall under the FML... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

i came back to work after being off due to being diagnosed with cancer. up on my return there was not job for me so they had to create one. I have been back for two yrs in the same job. and just now another union member wants to file a grievance to get my
another union member has filed to take my job I have held now for two yrs. applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

What are my rights?
Can my employer cut my pay if they demote me for my ilness?They are trying to say I can not perform my required duties in shipping, even though I have my doctor's release letter saying I can return to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can my wages be cut for no reason?
Ten years ago I was asked to take over another person's job duties and my pay was increased 13% as compensation. Three years ago I realized I was being underpaid, went to my boss and HR and both went ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

Do I have to release an employee's entire file to WC Insurance company?
I have an employee that has been out of work on a WC injury for over a year, she cannot return to work, they are currently asking for her entire employee file, which does not contain anything about he... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

Letter stating I will not return to work.
I have been on medical leave for 10 weeks. My doctor extened me another 5 weeks. When I informed my employer of my extension, they reminded me that after 12 weeks they can no longer hold my job. Then ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

Hi, im here in North Carolina. I am an Administrative Assistant and recently had to take an immediate medical leave of absence do to medical issues. I have not heard anything from my employer and they will not return or answer my phone calls. I never even
No communication from my employer while on medical leave after back surgery. applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

I requested FMLA, prior to requesting it, I was signed up for STD. Since being out on leave, I noticed that my STD was deleted. Is this leagal and apart of the process. Mind you I work as an HR Coordinator?
Employer deleted my STD applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can I be denied leave to care for my special needs child during a difficult transition to new school
My then 8 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and ADD. His former special education school told us on August 28th that he would not have a position there starting the new school year in early... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

We are union and we have a contract ...But
The Union will not uphold the contract. The Contract states,"The schedule cannot be changed w/o the employees' permission. Our company is changing schedules, policy, such as time-off, and hours. We al... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can my company fire me when I was found not guilty of sexual harassment?
A month ago I was accused of same sex sexual harassment which was investigated by HR and found to be baseless. My accuser has been allowed back to work, I however have been told not to return to work.... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can an employer force me to take a whole day off when I only need a half day?
My wife's employer will no longer allow her to work a half day (after switching to exempt status), as in, doc her paid time off (or pay if no PTO left). For example, we have family that lives out of s... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

I'm 23 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes some of the medicine I take makes me really sick wich prevents me from working my std was denied because they said my blood sugars were under control can I get fired if I still have notes from Doctor not to
I'm 23 weeks pregnant and got denied std can I get fired even though I have notes from Doctor not to return to work applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I'm 23 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes some of the medicine I take makes me really sick wich prevents me from working my std was denied because they said my blood sugars were under control can I get fired if I still have notes from Doctor not to
I'm 23 weeks pregnant and got denied std can I get fired even though I have notes from Doctor not to return to work applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

what is the differ of a second opinion if the diagnoses are the same/FMLA?
Why am i asked to have a 3rd opinion when the second diagnose is as My doctors, what is the contrast of them? applies to Illinois  ·  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

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

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 am taking guardianship of a new born baby with in 24hrs of birth do i qualify for care of newborn
Do i qualify for fmla or cfra? applies to California  ·  1 answer

retaliation because of winning grievence, ie violations of FMLA rights, and malishes harasment.
the retaliation against me has caused a breakdown. What can I do, and what steps do I take. applies to California  ·  1 answer

FMLA lawyer in MA
Can you recommend an employment lawyer in Massachusetts who deals with Family Leave? Your database was unable to find one. Thanks applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

was injured on the job, now old employer is telling potential employers i left on bad terms
I was injured on the job and required surgery, after four years and legal battles i am finally able to return to work. I have been trying to get a job for over three months and have had several interv... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Relationship with boss, FMLA pregnancy leave, retaliation?
I had a relationship with my boss, and became pregnant. He told me he was in the midst of a divorce. In August, he went on FMLA leave after finding out he had testicular cancer that spread. In late Se... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

I just found out that I am "ineligible for rehire" after an industrial leave. What are my options?
Hi. I was employed with a national Health Care Organization for over 13 years, before sustaining an industrial injury. My leave ran out before I was able to return to work, thus my employment with the... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can i get my job back or more for being falsely accused for stealing based on the color of my skin?
I worked for a certain company that needs their employees to walk out of the warehouse(floor) through metal detectors on their way out. I was walking on the way to the metal detectors and i was like 1... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

My boyfriend gets 3 SCHEDULED days a month off with FMLA protection... Can he get demoted do to,too much time off?
He does tool repair that is not on a schedule him missing 3 days isn't hurting them at all. applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

My boyfriend gets 3 SCHEDULED days a month off with FMLA protection... Can he get demoted do to,too much time off?
He does tool repair that is not on a schedule him missing 3 days isn't hurting them at all. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

maternity leave
I am pregnant and beginning to plan for my maternity leave. I was planning to use all my sick time. My employer is saying that they have a policy saying you can only use 5 days of sick time for childb... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Loosing health insurance that was promised when disabeled.
PLEASE HELP I FOUND OUT TODAY I WILL BE TERMINATED ON MONDAY JULY 23. I suffered a stroke in 1988 and am permanetly disabled from most jobs,(this fits the description of disabled by my disability insu... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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 doctor has advised me not to drive because I've been having dizzy spells and blackouts.
Most of the questions I've seen are in regards to companies refusal or disregard for FMLA. My question involves my neurologist's refusal to complete FLMA paperwork that my company has supplied to them... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA Child over 18
Child over 18 car acciedent, fractured pelvis in need of daily assistance ,is in wheelchair unable to walk for months and othe medicail conditions RA etc applies to New York  ·  0 answers

I had filed a hostile work place and age discrimination to my employers in writing my attorney is telling me I have to wait and continue to work there I do not understand why I have to work there I am under doctors care took FMLA and I cannot stand going
As for the hostile workplace my manager had pulled a nice twice in the filth in the workplace verbal and as for the age discrimination I knew they were trying to get rid of me they stop giving me the ... applies to Ohio  ·  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

I took a day off after being up caring for my daugter until 2:00 am and had to be at work 4:30 am
my 12 year old daughter was diagnosed with (ALL) acute lymphoblastic leukemia 2-25-11. I was approved for fmla through my employer and gave them certification from Roswell Cancer Hospital in Buffalo, ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Employee's Final Pay
I have been unable to get an answer from the State of Ohio on the following two issuesďż˝ Is an employer permitted to make a deduction from an employeeďż˝s final paycheck for company property that has... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Heart attack
I was admitted to the hospital because of a heart attack and missed 8 days of work. the company used my last vaction day for one days pay. but still said I was out on fmla for 8 days shouldn't it only... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I was placed on leave pending a Fitness for Duty evaluation. Although I was cleared to continue employment by a number of Doctors; I was fired from my job. Do I have the right to sue?
Placed on leave 3/11. Sent a letter on 3/17 to complete Fitness for Duty evaluation. Deemed disabled on 4/28. Cleared for return to work after completing Fitness for Duty examination on 5/18. Was fire... applies to California  ·  0 answers

The migraine clinic I go to allots 3 days a months FMLA. I am under my federal hours allotted to me. Can my job punish me if I go over 3 days in a month?
I suffer from a chronic illiness and often feel harassed when I have to take time off. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

The migraine clinic I go to allots 3 days a months FMLA. I am under my federal hours allotted to me. Can my job punish me if I go over 3 days in a month?
I suffer from a chronic illiness and often feel harassed when I have to take time off. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Can my employee withhold a pay raise from me while giving other employees a raise becasue I am going on a non-medical leave of absence for 90 days?
I am going to take a leave of absence from my job in Texas with a thrift shop (non-profit) and go to to work for the IRS for 90 days. Can my employer withhold a raise I am promised (along with other e... applies to Texas  ·  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

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

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

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

Who's shift is it?
I asked a co-worker if he could work my shift the next day, upon his agreement, we aproached our manager for his approval(Company Policy). Unfortunately, I did not return home until late the next even... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Can an employer force a non-exempt employee to work over their shift and flex off another?
I am police officer with non-exempt status who works a set 12 hour a day, 84 hour bi-weekly schedule. Our schedule is known for the entire year. However, our employer forces us to take off 4 of those ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Do I have a case for wrongful termination?
I had been friends with a fellow manager during the duration of my employment. Recently, my husband and I split up. When this friend found out, he started to make advances both at work and off work. H... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Sister entitled to intermittent fmla
I have a friend who's sister is in a coma ( She had a brain aneurysm burst) She is the only living member of her sister, other than her brother in law. Why isn't she eligible for an intermittent leave... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

defamation
I hired a reference check company and my ex-employer told them that I had no people skills, had taken files and not returned them, hadn't returned their keys and didnt give leave passwords for the com... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were discussed. Did both of them violate the HIPAA rule?
I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were discussed. Did both of them violate the HIPAA rule?
I submitted my FMLA that had been filled out by myself and my Health care provider . My direct supervisor contacted my health care provider and sensitive medical information about my disabilities were... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny my employer deny vacation time because they had to approve FMLA first?
I requested a two week vacation for August several months ago. About 3 - 4 weeks ago my supervisor told me she did not see a problem approving it she just wasn't allowed to approve it too far in advan... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

Do I have an opportunity for litigation in this matter.
I was tramatized at work after an abusive co-worker threatened me while I was working my shift. I missed one week of work after seeking medical attention as recommended by my employer. Three days afte... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

If working as an independant contractor if the company refuses to pay you are you able to keep the products you have ?
worked as an independant contractor for (Truconnect) taking applications and handing out free government cellphones to low income people {lifeline program} It looks like the company is folding and is ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Questions about pregnancy disability leave
The hospital that I work for only allows for 4 months of pregnancy disability leave and I started bleeding when I was 13 weeks pregnant. I am now 26 weeks and my doctor still does not want me to go ba... applies to California  ·  1 answer

What happens after I filed my charge with the U.S. District Court?
I have just filed my charge. The clerk gave me 2 forms; Process of receipt and return and summons in civil action. The clerk explained what I should do but I had a hard time understanding the procedur... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

not being able to take off work for dr.s appt.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is a spouse limited to where they render help?
While out on approved Intermittent FMLA for spouse with chronic Illness, is the employee limited to where they assist ill spouse with daily living needs, transportation and psychological support? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

Is a spouse limited to where they render help?
While out on approved Intermittent FMLA for spouse with chronic Illness, is the employee limited to where they assist ill spouse with daily living needs, transportation and psychological support? applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Why Human resouces will not do anything about my continuous harrassment/age discrimination?
I filedd a grievance that was not investigated properly, reported to EEOC in 9/10 for being retaliated against. I was offered an option to leave it open, or they could investigate. I decided to leave ... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can I claim STD if my young daughter is the one ill?
My 3 yo daughter is going to be having brain surgery, I know I can use FMLA to secure my job but can I claim STD so I can get paid? applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can FMLA be used one day per week to take my wife to the doctor appointments?
I am the primary care giver for my wife. She has schizophrenia and is pregnant. I am the only one who can get her to go to a doctor so it's vital I have time to take her, but I also need to work at le... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

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

i work for a tribe in colorado and there is three employees that harrass me and verbally abuse me. My boss is not aware of it and when reported does nothing about it. I want to record conversations on the phone and in person. I would like to hide it but d
Abuse of power in positions that are subordinate to mine. When boss is gone the women verbally try taking over my position and threaten me with write ups and becoming my supervisor. My supervisor did ... 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

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

told can not take time for health appts.
I was informed at work that I take to many hours out of my schedule for mental health doctor appts for myself and my daughter. I have bi-polar, anxiety, addictive behaviors. My daughter has ADD & OCD.... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

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

Requirement of 50 employees for the location or whole company?
We have a total of probably over 200 employees throughout the whole company, but only 11 employees at my location, am I still eligible under the FMLA if I have been here over 12 months and worked over... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Short Term Disability vs FMLA
A person is pregnant and the baby is due in November however her doctor has required her to take leave 12 weeks prior to her due date because of problems she still wants to take time off after the bab... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Salaried Employee docked pay for 1 day off.
I am an exempt salaried employee. My duties include supervisory, administrative and I am also on call 24 hours a day for emergency situations. I work in a Customer Service Help Desk. This year I was i... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

see above
I separated employment from the state of Tx banking my sick time hrs of 483 in June of 2007. My plans were to return to work in a TX State position within a yr, which I did, assuring not to loose my s... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Baby Bonding in South Carolina
If I have not taken the full 12 weeks of FMLA, can I use the remaining weeks for "care for a newborn" all at once at a later date if it's within the first 12 months following birth? For example, I too... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Is COPD a serious health condition for FMLA purposes?
Is there a 'laundry list' of examples of serious health conditions (diseases) and is COPD a serious health condition? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

FMLA chronic and permanent conditions certifications
When you have an ongoing chronic and permanent illness such as epilepsy,does your employer have a right to demand you see your doctor every 60 days even though hes askign to see you once every six mon... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

FMLA/Newborn care leave
My Question is about newborn care leave, it states that you can use this up to your child is age one. What is all covered under this? Doctors appointments, child being ill? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can a employer take your paid and unpaid days aways from you from a serious life threatening situation, I was there less then 6 months they took my paid days away and my 3 unpaid days away and made me fill out fmla papers knowing I don't qualify for it an
Just want a correct answer to this , to many inexperienced people and high job turn around. applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Can they refuse intermitent leave because they have no part time jobs?
My daughter has developed pregnancy anemia in her seventh month of pregnancy. Her doctor prescribed a reduced work day "no more than six hours per day. She is under FMLA for her doctors visits already... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Can they refuse intermitent leave because they have no part time jobs?
My daughter has developed pregnancy anemia in her seventh month of pregnancy. Her doctor prescribed a reduced work day "no more than six hours per day. She is under FMLA for her doctors visits already... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

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

Can the employer make me sign an agreement to return 3 months pay if I do not give 3 months' notice
My employer has circulated a new employee manual which mentions that it is only a guideline. At the end of it, there is an agreement which is one-sided and says that I owe the employer my 3 months sal... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

Using paid sick leave and paid vacation for FMLA
Is an employer required to allow you to use your sick leave when you are on a family medical leave, so that you can remain in a paid status? Thank you! applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Is my employer required to hold my job while I am on maternity leave?
I am currently on maternity leave. I have 3 1/2 more weeks left for my maternity leave. I found out my employer posted part of my job online. I work at 2 different nursing homes run by the same owners... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

I was a contractor at a government agency for over five years. I suffered daily abuse from a coworker. I finally reported the person to a manager who suggested that I contact Labor relations. They posted my job two weeks after I reported my co-worker and
The terrible treatment started the 2nd week I got there. I just put up with it. It got worse and worse and I heard from several people that my co-worker started a lot of rumors about me. There was an ... applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

As a 1099 employee after a year I am being asked to sign a non-compete
After just over a year of working with a company as a 1099, they are now asking for me to sign a non-compete agreement. The company is a marketing agency that currently is exclusive to the hospitality... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Invasion of Privacy?
Hi, I work for a large company and I recently became very ill. I took a couple days off of work and went to the hospital a couple times. The doctors finally told me what I had and it wasn't anything r... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Teacher 30 days letter of resignation
I am a teacher. If my contract has a 30 day notice in writing for resignation...can my employer deny my resignation? (The School agrees to accept the resignation, provided the teacher shall make appli... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

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

I was forced to resign or get fired...
I was faced with signing resignation paper or getting fired..I am a single parent of a 20 month old. Due to daycare hours (6am-6pm)I was hired to work 9-5.. When my son is ill he is not allowed to go ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Was my wife wrongfully discharged?
My wife was hired at a dental clinic. She worked for 2 days and had a minor injury. She reported the injury as she was told to do, but didn't expect anything. The supervisor asked her if she wanted a ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I am currently out on short term disability which I anticipate to be finished in May. I have an interview for another job and need to know how or if to answer any questions related to this???
Basically, I need to know how to answer questions from a potential employer about being out on FMLA and short term disability applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

slander
I called legal aid and was given a name of a lawyer in hendersonville. It seems there are not many employment related lawyers out here. Well, I met with this lawyer and told him my story about being f... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can 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

Terminiated After Giving Two Weeks Notice
I gave my job two weeks notice that I was leaving the company. On the day that I handed my notice and they told me to leave the company and not to return. The company handbook states that" an employee... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can an employer choose when to give you the money you earned for PTO?
I earned paid time off and decided to use it for vacation with the approval of my employer. However, I didn't receive that money with the paycheck right before I went on vacation, and when I asked if ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

What step to take next in EEOC case
Filed charges for demotion in Nov 08 replaced with male. Then discharged in July 09 stating I did not provide info due to charges from auto accident. Two days after filing FMLA and had a disability. C... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

What step to take next in EEOC case
Filed charges for demotion in Nov 08 replaced with male. Then discharged in July 09 stating I did not provide info due to charges from auto accident. Two days after filing FMLA and had a disability. C... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Should I pursue my case with the Texas Workforce Commission or Small Claims Court?
I worked as a dentist for a practice in, Texas and my pay is based off of collections/commissions. I gave the proper notice to the employer. During my final week at the office, the EMPLOYER decided to... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

is non compete valid if an H1B is kept illegally unpaid. ?
I am on H1B visa and have a non compete contract with the middle layer company, and also with the company holding my visa. After the contract with the end client was over, my company suddenly stopped ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

Discrimination/Retalation
I was recently involved in a racial discrimination investgation. A supervisor told me that her suborinate was "riding me" (harrasing me) because of the color of my skin. The company launched an intern... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Enforcing a No Compete Clause / Unpaid Bonus
I was offered and accepted a position in which I was given a signed agreement letter that promised me a set salary and benefits package. In return, 9 days later I agreed to sign a "Covenant Not to Com... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

Employer's right to medical information
Approximately 8 months ago my employer sent a form to each employee for the employee to itemize what prescription drugs they were using, including dosages and times. Supposedly, every time an employee... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

Laid off after telling employer I was going on disability
In July of this year I took ill with a respiratory infection. I had been working on a helpdesk and had been working several weeks while suffering from this infection. Eventually the manager at the fac... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have to disclose to my new employer about a pending EEO at my former job?
I have a pending EEO (FMLA, retaliation) on my former employer. I just started a new job, do I have to tell them about my pending case? They have to contact my former employer. applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

"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

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

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

Doctors recommendation not sufficient
Turned in FMLA paperwork to HR director who told me it was not sufficient taking 12 weeks off after delivery as doctor stated. Told me I need a medical excuse for taking 12 weeks. Correct me if I'm wr... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

Can my husband be fired for being at the birth of his daughter?
My husband was denied FMLA for our unborn daughter because he's only been with the company 9 months. He has worked over the 1250 hrs in a year and there are over 50 employees. We understand he hasn't ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Put on admin leave after giving two months notice.
I handed in my two months notice after having to file a bullying complaint against my supervisor. I was out on FMLA the two days after I handed it in. The next week I was told I was being put on admin... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

medical payment taken out of vacation payment
My husband was let go from his job mid June. He got paid every 2 weeks and medical was always taken out in each check to equal the monthly payment of roughly $240. Before his layoff he was paid and he... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Do I have any legal grounds against my company for not protecting me from workplace violence?
I was being threatened by a coworker in November/December of 2011. This coworker was being moved to another division within the company. She didn't want to be moved and wanted my position to avoid hav... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

when a "key" employee is on intermittent FMLA leave, can his/her position be replaced while on leave
the question is to the exception for key employees. When can the key employee be replaced? during an intermittent leave while he/she is still working, albiet in an intermittent leave capacity? must it... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Does Shingles classify as a serious medical condition for FMLA?
Does Shingles classify as an alowable serious medical condition? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can an employer request separate physician notes for intermittent leave?
Can an employer request separate additional physician notes with appointment times each time an employee gives notice of an appointment of an already certified condition that was approved for intermit... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Do you have to qualify for 1250 hours twice if you have 2 conditions?
I have more than one fmla condition on file, and have used both conditions in the past. Now my attendance manger is saying that i have to have 1250 hours for both conditions in order to use them both.... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

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

Fired after an ATV collision
I was recently released from an 8-month employment as a scheduler in the OR at a local hospital. I am a single mother of 2 boys, ages 7 and 9 years. I had previously been written up for missing too ma... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

I submitted resignation letter on 4/8/11 under duress? I am STILL employed until 5/6. Can I rescind
I resigned 4/8/11 'effective immediately', however, management stated I would still be considered employee until 5/6/11 so that I could bid on internal positions for four weeks. I had had 'counseling'... applies to Michigan  ·  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

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

Can a person be fired for refusing to drive a vehicle that doesn't meet DOT regulations?
My husband has been forced to haul loads with a tractor/trailer that do not meet DOT requirements. When he brought this up to the employers they did nothing to fix it. They put him in a box truck that... applies to Alabama  ·  1 answer

my stop payment
I was working for a firm in Fifth ave 47th st. on july 2nd i told my employer that i am quiting my job and gave him a 30 days notice. my status there was H1 visa. In return he got wild on me and start... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

need time off for religion and only 1 week, summer
i need 2 weeks total to go to a special once a year schoooling for my religion, i am a part time employee for a hospital. i am also a part time preacher. i nned a week that another employee has. my da... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can a parent take leave for an adult child who is having ankle surgery?
Adult child lives at home with parents, as well as adult child's minor child. Adult child broke ankle in 3 places and is facing surgery. he will need transportation to and from (doctor appointments, s... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

Whose responsibility is it work to properly package up the equipment to return to a former employer
I am returning computer equipment and marketing stuff to m andThe company sent a shipping label by email. Fedex and UPS only pick up between hours of 8 am and 8pm so I might have to wait all day, Give... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Verbal & Physical Abuse On Job Site
I work for a new car dealership in NY State. I am in the position where I have authority over the mechanics in the repair shop, but no actual title as manager, etc. I am the dispatcher/service advisor... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can my doctor contact my employer to tell them I am no longer a patient?
My midwife wrote a doctor's note and filled out the FMLA papers for my maternity leave while under her care. Since then I switched doctors. When I switched my Former midwife contacted my employer to t... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Mel, I was recently terminated for theft of money. I paid myself out money that was owed to me from company expenses, I had receipts for most, some things I did not have receipts for. I'm a general manager and we are authorized to perform payouts for expe
I returned fuel on accident instead of hitting the payout button on the register. So I was investigated as to the fuel returns. That's when the payouts came into question. So I was terminated for thef... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Benefits Unreasonably Denied
My wife has worked for a fortune 500 company for 9 years. We had our second child about 7 weeks ago. Before going on leave she contacted HR to make sure she had all the paperwork in order, including t... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

If a co-worker defames me using slander to customers and my employer doesn't stop it can I sue?
A co-worker accused me of theft and improper time recording to HR as part of her ultimate goal of being awarded my job. An audit ensured in which no grounds were ever discovered substantiating her cla... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

Walked out of building, badge disabled, phone disconnected - was I terminated?
I was walked out the door of my company by a representative of HR and told not to return until a later date. The reason given was that I was regarded as a physical threat to others. The basis for this... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my employer make me sign the employee handbook without giving time to review it?
I am working in a dental practice that has been open one year. We were recently given an employee handbook, which had a lot of grammatical errors and very vague descriptions of what is expected, mostl... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Possible defamation by former co-worker
At work, I've always had positive relationships, getting great marks professionally and personally. Recently I applied for a position at a company where many people know me and initially, they were ex... applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

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

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

finding a labor law attorney to take over my case.
How do I find a labor lawyer to take over my case in federal civil court northern district of texas? (Dallas, Fort Worth area). My case started in 1996 with grievcances and EEOC complaints. My issues:... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I worked for Geico for the past 8 years as a top performing field claims adjuster. Myself as well as others in the 5 person unit we worked were bullied and mistreated by our immediate supervisor in numerous ways. To start with Geico pays
I worked for Geico for the past 8 years as a top performing field claims adjuster. Myself as well as others in the 5 person unit we worked were bullied and mistreated by our immediate supervisor. We w... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

Can I be layed off this way....
I filed for worker Comp 12/17/2011 .. 6 days in employer showed his disapproval thru actions, about 25 days in when paying insurance premium was asked if i was doing this on own insurance or am I goin... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can I be layed off this way....
I filed for worker Comp 12/17/2011 .. 6 days in employer showed his disapproval thru actions, about 25 days in when paying insurance premium was asked if i was doing this on own insurance or am I goin... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

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

Problems with illness/employer
My employer has a three doctor excuse per calander year limit. I have used all 3 doctor excuses, 2 of those were for the same medical condition and additional 2 more for a total of 4 for the same cond... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Wrongful termination
I worked as a director for large services company and reported directly to the CEO. The business year of 2002 and 2003 was very successful for my department, and I was awarded as “The best PS director... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

I resigned from a position due to stress caused by Hostile work environment do I have recourse
I was employed by the Comm. of Mass/DDS for four years. I was a Residential Supervisor 2, I managed two group homes for individuals with MR. After working my first year successfully, I notice, as did ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

workers comp retaliation
Hello, My name is Omar I would like some information. I have been retaliated against by my workers compensation adjuster and she has been making my life a hell. I have gone on two separate occasions w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Broken-Footed Worker being pressured to stay home
I work for a contract company, within a school district. Ten days ago I broke my foot at home. I immediately told my employer and the personell school district I work in. No one was sent to help me. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I NEED TO KNOW IF I HAVE A CASE
I WORKED FOR THE CIYY FOR 26 1/2 YEARS. IN 2005 I WAS TOLD I WOULD BE PLACED AT 311 CALL CENTER - EITHER TAKE THIS POSITION OR BE WITHOUT A JOB. THIS JOB CAUSED A LOT OF STRESS TO THE POINT OF MY DR P... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wages Held By Employer Until Items Returned: Is this Legal?
I was employed at an acute care hospital as a Systems Analyst and recently gave two weeks notice. Thursday (April 01, 2004) was my last day of employment. This morning (Friday, April 02, 2004), I rece... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Retaliation for report to Internal Audit
I have recently been fired for very trivial reasons, after a period of two months of hostility from my boss, which started very shortly after I reported an issue relating to his management of a projec... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

What criteria must employers consider in termination for failure to perform job duties?
The situation is that an employer terminates employment of a long-term senior employee. The employee has an exemplary performance record and is a very well liked employee. The employee begins experien... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can I file a suit for my company failing to take action against my former supervisor?
When one of my managers started at my former place of employment, sexual harassment quickly began and was brought to my former General Manager's attention. After having a conversation with human resou... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can an employer in NY refuse to let a pregnant women use rollover vacation time 3mos before birth?
My wife is due to give birth in late-March. Her employer has told her that since she is pregnant, she cannot use rollover vacation that she has accrued this year for next year (only her 2016 vacation ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Did I experience institutional discrimination at my place of work resulting in constructive discharge? I had worked for A Company between April 2011 and March 2015. During my employment I experienced promotions into newly created positions as I continued
I had worked for A Company between April 2011 and March 2015 in Silver Spring, MD. During my employment I experienced promotions into newly created positions as I continued to take on more and more re... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Non-compete 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

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

Is this a case
my name is Liz and this is a thing that happened to me. I was walking towards the door getting ready to go to lunch counting my money to see if i had enough money to see if i had enough money for a ha... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

Terminated and Pay Shorted Without Reason Calls Not Returned What recourse do I have
I was recently terminated AFTER attending a required 8AM to10am conf call for what I believe to be a form of retaliation after filing an ethics complaint against my HR Specialist My employer then shor... applies to New Mexico  ·  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Questions about Terminations & Non-Compete Agreements
My daughter was recently fired from her job as an account manager for a business forms company. 1. She took 2 individual sick days to interview with other companies. When she returned to work on Monda... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Retalation? Hospital Work Release = 0 Hours.
I work a corporate job as a line cook, wont name it but its a big one. Simple Short Version - My six month pregnant girlfriend and myself both work here supposedly full time for about six months now a... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Is my employer required to make accomodations should i fail my Fitness for Duty exam?
I am an Occupational therapy assistant who has been off 11 weeks from skilled nursing facility. When I brought in 25# weight lift restriction I was asked to consider FMLA and toold I could not work wi... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Is 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

My employer (HR person) stated to my supervisor and others in an email that I had been medically released from my doctor - that all medical limitations had been removed when in fact my doctor had never released me from my restrictions. The email caused me
I teach at a college in south texas - the dean wanted to transfer me from one campus to another without reason to do so. I live close to the campus I was being transferred from - and - 25 miles from t... applies to Texas  ·  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 was injured at work, but they had me submit FMLA papers. Have I forfeited my WC claim?
Closed head injury at work on 8/30, a Thurs, but didn't realize had grade 2 concussion (although I did report it to my supervisor-just didn't realize it was quite so serious). After holiday weekend fu... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Discrimination and Worker's Compensation
I built a store for a large company five years ago. I am company trainer and Manager. Have a new District Manager. I was injured in August(first time in my life), a six-foot beem came down and hit me ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Strong accusations, shifting in working relationship - is this defamation or a revenge situation?
Hello. I have worked off and on for a temp agency after wrapping up a masters degree and moving cities. I do many different things, but occasionally work with labor temp agency when I am not trying to... applies to Missouri  ·  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

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

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

What recourse does he have against false accusations of child porn and theft?
My husband worked for almost 5 years inside customers' homes all day, every day. After completing a 3.5 hour job during which he was in the attic and nearly every room, the customer accused him of ste... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

ADA not protecting my rights??
I have a co-worker who is bi-polar. We used to get along fairly well and she confided in me about her condition, which of course, I kept silent about. Last year, she felt the urge to notify all the su... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

I have been employed as a college Instructor since 2009. In 2010, My college transferred me to commute part time to another facility, one they did not own. Since the first day I have been abused. I was asked to start up a program with no equipment, no too
Contracts, Overtime: VP ripped my contract for Overtime up, told me I could not continue having it. It was signed by three other supervisors, only he ripped it up, and the other three supervisors did ... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Disability and retaliation
I work in a specialty level sales job for a large company. In May of 2009 I took the first of a series of FMLA and company approved short term medical leaves for a chronic disease and resulting disabi... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Fired from my position while a customer
I had been an employee for four years. Was moved to Bar Manager two years ago. Recently the owners daughter (who was also married into the same family I was) came on board to work part time in the lou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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


I live in nevada which has both a +40hr weekly plus a +8hr daily overtime pay law unless exempt which from what ive researched i am not (stylist/cosmetologist at a franchise paid hourly) but one law i... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

Charged filed with EEOC/Resigned after
Below is the letter I sent to EEOC dated 8/4/13. I have not received a response from EEOC to date. However, I was told by a former employee that EEOC sent a letter to my previous employer on 8/20 for ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Non compete agreement
I am considering a job opportunity and my future employer is asking me to sign the following non-compete agreement. My question is can you review the agreement and let know how strong is the agreement... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Gender discrimination and retaliation?
I worked as a department supervisor for a large retail company for 8 years. I worked very hard earning excellent reviews. I became a procedural specialist and was asked by district managers to help ot... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Discrimination, Wrongful Termination and Wage Dispute
My husband was terminated from ******* as a result of absences resulting from my ADA covered illness and hospitalization. Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy Type 1 in 2005... applies to North Carolina  ·  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

forced OT in PA?
I live and work in PA. When I work more than 40 hours a week, my employer pays me overtime, which is great. The trouble is that I don't want to work overtime; I want to have a life and spend time with... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

work related
I work in a supermarket, recently my boss told me that I havent been working hard enough, But I always finish the work im assigned to do. I have another part time job plus a ft school, and my boss is ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my employer for requiring me to go to work when I am sick providing a doctor's note?
I was reprimanded for calling off work because I was sick and I even provided them a doctor's note. I was told by human resource that I should have shown up for work anyways even if I was going to be ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can my employer force me to take flex time in lieu of overtime by readjusting a set work week?
I work for a municipality as a non exempt employee. My work week is Mon-Fri with weekends off, but my employer wants me to take one day off during my reg work schedule"flex" in order to work on the we... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can an employer tell you not to attend work without pay because of the weather?
My employer told only some of the employees not to come to work and if we wanted to get paid for those eight hours we would need to use a vacation day. We were expecting a large amount of snow. The bu... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Travel to and from work is included in my 8 hr work day could I get a shift differential?
I am a K9 Handler. My shift is 4am-12pm and they include my travel to and from work into my 8 hour work day. So basically I get 2 hrs travel and work 6hrs on site. I have to be at work by 5am and was ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

is it legal to fire someone for working for a specific company?
I currently work for a security firm part time. the Business partners have split and there are now 2 new companies. Partner 1 has said if you work for Partner 2 then you can't work for him. However yo... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I am forced to work past my quitting time no overtime paid
Our work schedule is 7:45 am to 4:15 pm, but we have to put on our smock,hair net,wash our hands etc,( food packing Co.) after this ( 3 to 5 min) we have to clock in around 7:33 to 7:37 and rush to th... applies to California  ·  2 answers

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

If a holiday falls not on my scheduled work week, am i allowed to work that holiday?
I work in a union and i have the most seniority than the other workers. I usually have Friday and Saturdays off, and Christmas this year falls on Friday. My employer scheduled me to work on Christmas,... applies to California  ·  1 answer

favoritisam
What if my manager favors certain employees and promotes them with no reason, while some of us that had more work done and were in time never got the chance. The work that they did was not even close ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

OVER TIME-COLLEGE STUDENT
I work for a private mortage servicing company in ohio. There are about 250+ employees and they are making the dept I work in work mandatory 10 hours over-time a week unitl they tell us to stop. I att... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I work 7-10 days straight without overtime?
I work for a hotel. They define their "work week" as Friday-Thursday. I work 8 hours a day at least. I managed to have the fortune of working WEEK 1: Sunday, (not monday),Tuesday-Friday (5), and WEEK ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Family work together?
I work for a bank and we have a two family members working, One is manager and a different branch and one is a teller. are they both allowed to work for the bank? if the teller tells the family member... applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

what recourse do I have if a former employer is telling clients I still work there in order to retain them as customers. when they arrive at the office for an appointment with me, that's when they find out I no longer work there.
a former employer is telling clients that I still work there, the client comes in for an appointment with me and then finds out I am not there and is steered to another employee. I want them to stop s... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

In Ca. If I was hurt on the job. An OSHA recordable. Can they change my shift on me while on work restrictions?
I have a torn labrum in my left shoulder that happened at work. Job care has me on work restrictions. My reg shift is 9-1730. They(work) has complely changed my shift to a 1400-2230 shift. To reasonab... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

If I twisted my ankle on company property before I clocked into work, was taken er after clocking in no drug test was given, was required to take drug test before returning to work a day later, did not receive workman's comp since I was not injured on the
I need to know if I was not clocked in at work and twisted my ankle would that be considered a work related injury? applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

i do not want meal time
according to what i have been reading us government does not require lunch breaks.......i have been working in an office for 3 years 8 hrs per day and work thru lunch at my desk.....the want me to pun... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I work on a remodeling crew. We go into private residences to work. I left work yesterday because of a smoking customer. What are my rights here? Do I have to breath smoke just because of my job? Or does my employer have to provide me with a smoke free wo
My question provides all the details. I have to go into private residences for work. I'm allergic to smoke. What are my rights? What are my employers rights? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Hostile Work Environment
I work in a hostile work environment but that is generated from a co-worker, not the employer. The co-worker admitted to the director and to me that they purposely and willfully do things to try and h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I was written up because my husband called me out of work because i was sick...is that fair
I was out with the stomach flu and missed 2 days of work. I have a doctor excuse and everything. I missed 2 days of work and on the 2 days my husband called me out because i was throwing up. I get bac... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Alternative Work Schedule - Employee Rights
Does an employer that utilizes an alternative work schedule of 4 days 10 hours/day work week have the right to require an employee currently working this schedule to permanently change his schedule to... applies to California  ·  1 answer

I work prn and do I still make my own schedule even thow I am on light duty for the job
I'm going back to work on light duty before I got hurt I worked the days I could work will it still b the same way an will w orkmens comp pay me for my lost wages applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

What are my rights as a Contractor?
I am classified as a contractor through my employer, but I am being told that I am to report to the office every day to work, or there will be no work from home, plus I am not allowed to pursue other ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete Question
I have a non-compete agreement in a Right To Work State (Florida). A client of mine has asked me to go work for them (a completely different industry than I am currently in), however, my contract stat... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

Overtime for salary
I was hired two years ago by my current employer. I received a letter confirming I was hired at a specified salary but I would receive overtime for any time over 46 hours. The overtime would be paid q... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

discrimination
We are a Mfgr with 80 employees. One is returning to work from vacation with a flight layover in Hong Kong. Her co-workers are concerned about SARS. May we require her to wait 10 days before returning... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Coworkers that work longer hours for free is making it difficult for my job security.
Is it legal for other contract coworkers to work in excess of 40 hours a week but only turn in (and get paid for) 40 hours a week? I ask this because I only work the hours I am supose to be paid for. ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

When terminated can you work for a client that contacted you for employment?
I am a non-CPA accountant that has worked for a local accounting firm for three years and I was let go in April for reasons not involving work product. I do not recall ever signing a non-compete agree... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

By boss Threaten me If I fell out A work comp claim He will fight me Tooth & Nail He also Said to me I have nothing against you people And I'm not a racist But you would lose If you go any further with this
Inmate report 2 Corporation Nhr And nothing is being done We retaliate against me When I came back to work Took me out of one position And put me in another position Knowing I have restrictions in pla... applies to California  ·  0 answers

By boss Threaten me If I fell out A work comp claim He will fight me Tooth & Nail He also Said to me I have nothing against you people And I'm not a racist But you would lose If you go any further with this
Inmate report 2 Corporation Nhr And nothing is being done We retaliate against me When I came back to work Took me out of one position And put me in another position Knowing I have restrictions in pla... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Overtime under pay
I work for a company i am salary base. but if i miss work or have to take off from work they pay me at an hourly wage. plus i have proof where i have worked 90 plus hours in a pay peroid and only got ... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

Company not paying independent contractor
I did consulting work for a company in Illinois who now has decided the work does not have enough "value" for them. The work was compiling a database of names and numbers for the company to prospect w... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can my part-time employer restrict me from also working for another employer PRN because they may wa
I work part time for my employer. I would like to work more hours, but they are unable to offer me additional hours at this time. I am a professional and prefer the type of work that I am currently do... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

pregnancy discremination
Iam a waitress at Sagebrush Steakhouse in Mtairy.SAT.i was scheduled to work at 6:15 I called in around 3:00pm and informed the front house manager that i was going to be a few min late.(maybe)I got t... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Being penalized for not signing or being aware of a non-compete contract
I work for a physical threap clinic and am currently being bound to a non-compete contract that I did not sign nor even knew about until I turned in my letter of resignation. The company that I curren... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

non-compete clause
I am a Physician Assistant working in the ER. I recently started work at a new hospital and signed a non-compete clause stating that I would not during my work there or for a period of 1 year after te... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

can an employer force mandatory overtime for just one of three shifts
The company I work for made weekend overtime mandatory for 2nd shift and not 1st or 3rd. We are being forced to work even when machines are not scheduled to work on the weekend. applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

Full time job w/ benefits and a contract position simaltaneously
Can a person work full time as a marketer for an agengy with benefits and take on a contract position that is doing marketing in a different area at the same time if there is no non compete----in othe... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Blocked account and work interview
My previous employer wrote me my final paycheck and it was returned as "blocked account". Is this the same thing as NSF and can I bring this to a district attorney. Also, my first day of work he refus... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I install a/c on shuttle buses in Indiana..company I work for based in Pennsylvania I started there in 07 signed agreement in 08 no raise since ! I quit want to work for competor but company won't allow me...no raise for 8 years !!!
Trans air co in Penn..I work in Indiana applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

I am paid less than the Sheriff and not paid OT for days off I work.
I am a corrections ofc. for a private corp. and sometimes we have to pull hosp. duty. I make $9.50 hr. At my job. The marshals pay the co. $12.00 hr. When I work the hosp. The co. Only pays me $9.00 h... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Would the non compete keep me from getting a new job?
I am working in Recruitment at a Home Care company for seniors in their homes. I am looking to work at an Assisted Living as a Sales Manager. My non compete says to not work for a like company for 2 y... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am i bound by a non compete signed between my ex company and another company
I never signed a non compete contract. It was signed between the only two companies in my town that do my line of work. I was laid off sixteen months ago and my ex company says I am bound by their agr... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Can a boss have different rules for certain employees?
Can an employer pressure some employees to work hard, while allowing other employees to do little work without penalty? Isn't this a form of discrimination? For instance, our furniture store office mg... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

salary or not salary ?
I am classified as a salary employee, my check stub states salary 40 hours, although I am required to work a min of 50 hours weekly. If i miss a day of work,( out sick, emergency,) I am forced to eith... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can companies break their own non-compete agreement?
I signed a non-compete with my former employer, and I was the only person in the company that had knowledge in the type of work that I did. Upon my departure, one of their clients contacted me and ask... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

can my boss make me work split shifts in minnesota
can my employer make me work split shifts- punch in and out just to cover the gap in work load. applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

I am a salaried employee and work 45+ hours per week. I am required to work one Saturday (5 hours).v
I am a salaried employee and work 45+ hours per week. I am required to work one Saturday (5 hours) per month. I missed one Saturday since I was in the Hospital, now my employer is telling me I have to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

retaliation from boss
I'm a car painter,my boss clearly favors the other painter.This painter does my boss's personal work for free.I get paid commision only and complained to the deelership I was'nt receiving enough work ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

3 weeks and
okay i was hired 3 weeks ago, i have showed up to work everday, the supervisor said i was doing a great job, i had the most experience out of all the workers there....the night before i was let go, i ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Business is Business... Leave the personal stuff at HOME!
I am in a situation where one employee has gone to HR to complain about me. Her complain is that she can not work, because she "claims" that I am engaged to her Ex husband and that my "unethical" beha... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Is it legal to pay women significantly less than men for the same work?
Even though I have more responsibility than any other team member, male or female, I am paid the least ($24k less than the lowest paid male). My boss says it's because I don't have a degree, even thou... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Is it a valid non compete ?
I used to work for Company A which makes X and signed a non compete. I now work for company B which makes everything from A to Z and say I work on product Y which is NOT similar to product X. They als... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can my boss send me home if my doctor put me on light duty for a week? plus I won't be getting payed for the week my boss wont let me work
I went to the doctor and he gave me a note to go to work just on light duty work for a week I did not injury myself at work and my boss sent me home and told me to come back after the week but I will ... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

I work for an event staffing company and I never signed a non compete. I work for other agencies when I'm not scheduled to work for my main company. They found out and are questioning me about working for another agency. They said the company has a non co
Didn't sign a non compete and my boss is trying to bully me for working part time with another company. applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Compensation While Waiting on Clearance Transfer
I work at a company in VA. I was working there for 6 weeks when I was called at work the Monday before Thanksgiving and told that I had to pack up and go home (after I had already been there for 5 hou... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Work remotely. Where do I file for unemployment?
I currently work remotely for a consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. The company that I do my daily work at is in North Carolina. I live in NJ. When my consulting contract ends, where would I file... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

Work Schedule
When it comes to work scheduling, must the employer do so by seniority when all employees are doing the same job? applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can an employer dictate who employees fraternize with outside of work?
hanging out with a supervisor outside work applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Are my travel hours included in my 40 hour work week?
I live in Oregon and work in Arizona and My Company pays to fly me to that location on a weekly basis. I work 4 X 10 hour days but my start and end times are not mandated. I am an exempt employee. My ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

travel payments
hi and ty ... i work for a private hospice co. i travel for work place to place.. we get 50cents a mile.. but my question is now they have me starting an hour away and ending work an hour away, and i ... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

i work in a factory. I have a great work ethic everyday, but my supervisor hates me when im doing good it makes her mad so she puts me on the hardest things in the place and refuses to give me relief. she talks badly to us cussing and saying rude remarks
bullying , cussing, harassment, boss makes my work day a living hell everyday applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Is it legal for an employer to force certain individuals in a group to change their scheduled hours?
I work in a group of approx. 50 associates, many of whom begin work between the hours of 5 and 7 AM. Recently, a new manager was hired and has decided she does not want only certain individuals (speci... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can commission paid non sales employee be asked to perform misc. work when have not customers?
Hello. I am a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Ohio. I work fully on commission. If I have customers booked that day I get paid 50% of the profit minus service and supply fees, etc. If I do not ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Can employer reduce salary and f/t hrs from 40 to 30 hrs and salary and expect work product to be the same as 40 hrs
***There has been a reduction in my salary by 25%. Reduction in FTE from 1.0 to .75 Salaried exempt Reduction of work days from 5 days a week to 3 or possibly 3 and 1/2 days per week. Reduction of wor... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

When can a Non Compete by put in place
I work for a Firm in Virginia and live in Alabama, i have been there 3 years. my Boss recently sent me a Non Competition / Trade secrets Contract. Where i have a issue is when i went there they did 99... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Can't Work With Former Employees???
I'm being let go and looking for work with companies that DO NOT compete with my former employer. That said, my non-comp has a clause that states I will not "employ, assist in the employment of or OTH... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Even though I am classified as exempt, I am required to be in the office at least 40 hrs per week.
I am a computer technician working as a contractor for the Federal government. My position is considered exempt, and I receive a salary. My work involves responding to help tickets from customers in m... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Is a non-compete agreement valid in other states?
f I signed a non-compete agreement for company "x" and work in Nebraska, (the company is headquartered in Minnesota) can I work for company "y" in North Carolina? Both companies are in the same type o... applies to Nebraska  ·  0 answers

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

I am an employee of a 2 employee business I took a leave for the and my boss told me she doesn't need me back at work because I did my follow rules and regulations and that I was to be back to work in 5 weeks eve though doc hadn't released me I've been em
I was verbally granted a leave of absence to have tkr that took place Sept. 8 2015. My boss informed me that she no longer needs me because there isn't enough work now and that I hadn't followed proce... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

Selective enforcement of non-compete
I am a consultant who left my former employer 8 months ago and began working directly for my client. While at first encouraging, my former employer later learned that my 'opportunity' was for contract... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

pay
My boyfriend works for a company that manufactures lockers. He is a salary employee (not paid overtime) and is required to work a 50 hour week. He is supposedly the office manager but he is not in a p... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

I want to know if my non-compete is valid
I work as a contractor and signed a non-compete when i started. At first they didn't give me a copy of it, but after I asked repeatedly they gave me one. The one thing that stood out to me was that th... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

the use of oxycodone at work
I was wanting to know if you could help me. My arm was crushed in a machine at work its not broke but I have muscle and tissue damage. My main concern is that when I went back to work last Tuesday the... applies to Colorado  ·  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

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

can my estranged wife come to my workplace without my knowledge to get my work schedule
My wife and I are seperated and have filed for divorce. She Does not belive me when I tell her my work schedule and reminds me of my court ordered time for taking my children on my days off. I Told he... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

work environment harassment
I am having trouble with my co-workers. Recently, I was allowed to go home early. My manager made the decision. The following day when I returned to work my work vehicle was filled with office equipme... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my company for harassment while still working for them
I am harassed daily and forced to work unlimited overtime, I have to work 9-10 hours a day plus saturdays with no extra pay. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I had to call my boss and let him know I couldn't make it to work because of a possible health issue with my daughter , I called him back to let him know I would be at work the next day
he said to me " Don't do that shit anymore " can he do that ? is there a lawsuit ? applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Can I collect overtime where I work as a cook, over 50 hours a week?
I work at a restaurant where I put in over 50 hours a week sometimes 60. I am not paid any overtime and after 40 hours they pay me in cash. Last week I found they "shorted" me over $60 in cash. So not... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Exempt employee and work in job non-related area
I am an exempt or salary employee. Can my company force me to work in my job non-related area? Like if I am computer guy, can they ask me to work extra hour in sat as security guard? applies to California  ·  2 answers

Is it considered retaliation if your supervisor makes you work harder than the rest of your team?
I complained about my boss to HR. She told my supervisor that I had complained about them. The next week at work, myself and another co-worker had to do most of the work load, while my boss sat in her... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my employer deny my light duty if I was injured at work?
I was injured on the job on a Monday. I was released to work light duty the next day by the doctor. My employer denied the doctors request for light duty and asked me not to come in to work on Tuesday... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Office has a 35-hour work week. Do I get straight pay for 35 to 40 & then 1.5 over 40
Our company has a 35-hour work week. I sometimes work an extra 10 hours a week, for which my company refuses to pay overtime, saying I have to "adjust" and take time off the next week. They say we don... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

at-will employment nullified ?
I work for a Tech company in GA. - I am a foriegn national - I have a work visa (H1-B) - My company required that I sign an employment contract binding me to them for 3 years, or pay them a large sum ... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

Mandatory lunch break?
I am scheduled to work 40hrs per week. I work 8-4, eight hours a day. I prefer not to take the 30 min unpaid lunch that is provided by my employer. I have a coworker who says to watch out if the Dept.... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

DRIVER HOURS
HOW MANY HOURS CAN TRUCK DRIVER BY LAW WORK PER DAY INCLUDING DRIVING TO WORK AND HOME. MY HUSBAND IS REQUIRED TO DRIVE 2-3 HOURS ONE WAY TO WORK EACH DAY. IS THERE A LAW THAT DESCRIBES THIS. THANK YO... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Layoff of a 65-year old?
I am 65,in good health, and still work on a very good full-time job. My company has had few reductions in work force by layoffs. In my case I am qualified for retirement because of my age and also the... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

I work for a company, I was laied off in November 2014 for the winter. I was told thaat I would be working again in April of 2015, I have been told that the company hired on new employees and they have been put to work, i'm still waiting to get called bac
I have been waiting to get called back to work, all the new hires are working before me, can the company do that applies to Idaho  ·  0 answers

What are my rights when working with a disabled co-worker?
A co-worker is "claiming" disability and is often out of the office and I have to do her work. I work for a large company and I'm sure they're afraid she will sue for discrimination thru ADA. I don't ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Am I required to work after termination?
About 10 years ago I was awarded a patent. I signed all rights over to the company that I worked for at the time. About 6 years ago they RIFed me. Now they want to change the patent. They are telling ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

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

does non-compete apply if I end contract before 1st day of work?
I signed a contract with a medical practice, but I do not start working for them till the end of the year. I have since changed my mind and do not want to work for them. Does their non-compete still a... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

nanny overtime
I have a nanny who is scheduled to work 40 hours a week, with 1 wk sick, 1 wk vaca and paid holidays to start. Our family takes more than 1 week vacation every year, but cannot afford to pay her for t... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

can i sue my employer or co worker for continued subjection to a vulgar video at work
a co worker was told not to be on you tube during work. I told my supervisor what the co worker was watching at work. a pornographic rock video that was vulgar and disgusting. the co worker was advise... applies to Indiana  ·  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

On what basis does an employeer have to pay a mimimum wage?
I work for a local IT company. We are commission only (sales) and have been told that we are 'Independent contractors'. However, we are set hours we must work and clock in at the beginning and end of ... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Racial Discrimination or at will?
I work for a large insurance agency (at-will). 5 months ago a coworker refused to work for a producer any longer due to his work ethic. I also work for said producer but not with her. The co. did not ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

overtime pay for exempt people
I work for a food service contractor in a management capicity. I have supervisors that are paid various hourly rates. They are paid time and a half for overtime. We basically do the same work I do act... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I work 42.5 hours a week, and I only get paid for 1.5 hours of overtime. Is that okay, and if not, what should I do?
I work in a family-owned restaurant. It is my first job, so I'm not clear on the laws of overtime. I work 8.5 hours a day, on a 5 day workweek, which adds up to 42.5. My pay stub says I'm getting paid... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Want to file a claim against former employeer.
I quitted work after 8 days of work because of my former employeer doesn't want to pay over time fee. My work hour supposed to be mon ~ fri and 9 am to 6 pm(8 hours a day). However, he always wanted m... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can they force me to work full time?
I worked for a Mental health institute for almost 7 years. When I began there, I worked 2 days a week. Shortly thereafter I accepted 3 days a week, then they wanted 5 days a week, and I explained that... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

my employer is requiring everyone to work on sunday which is not a scheduled workday, and we get paid double time, the problem is I'm a christian and attend church with my family on sundays, it gets better, I have perfect attendance going on two years and
Required to work on Sunday which is not a normally scheduled work day and pays double time. My problem is i attend church on sunday which says in the bible not work on the Sabbath, Exodus 31:15. I'm a... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

Do 16-17 year olds have to obtain a work permit for a very temporary job?
We hire 16-17 year olds on a per day basis to file and move charts for us. I now understand that I need them to obtain a work permit, rather than just a parental note and new hire documentation. Is th... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

is my employer required to pay overtime when I am work reduced?
I work a 10 hour alternative schedule in a hospital. When I am work reduced after working 8 hours, isn't my employer required by law to pay me time and a half for the remaining 2 hours? If so how do I... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Even though i am required to work 50 hours a week my employer only pays me 40 hours for a week vacat
my employer requires me to work a 50 hour work week but for a weeks pay vacation only pays me 40 hours is this legal. applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is refusing overtime allowed?
Upon my hiring I revealed that I required about 20 or so weekends off per year for personal reasons. He said that was fine(without putting it in writing unfortunately) as long as the hours were made u... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Texas non-compete contract
I started work 2 days ago. Today, day (3) the Dr. presented a non-compete contract. I work in the mental health field in a specialized area, program development and management. I have this experience ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is applying for a new job protected conduct?
I currently work for a vendor service company where work is assigned on a daily basis. Work has been drying up lately and as such I have started to look for other employment. When I asked my manager f... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Written up for smoking on my break? Is this legal?
I was written up at work today for smoking on my break. I work at a gym, and my boss had aleady told me this was not allowed. I have been there for over a year and this "new" policy was never outlined... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

if a non compete was signed but my employer paid me under the table and never filed taxes on me is the non compete still valid? I want to work somewhere on the books. I've only been there for 6 months and i just found out that he's not filing taxes on me.
I work at a tattoo shop as a independent contractor so the form says. I'm not sure on that because i have set days and set hours. I've been there tattooing for 6 months. My boss has been paying me tax... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Is nepotism against the law on a county job?
two sisters work together one is the manger and the other is a baker who works in the same work place one sister is the others manger applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

i want to file a lawsuit but dont know how what do i do
i was sexually harassed at work and it became a hostile work environment so i had to quit i went through the steps to report it but nothing was done i dont know what to do now applies to California  ·  3 answers

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

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hositle work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Non-compete issue
I signed a non-compete with my employer. (Most employers in my industry require a non-compete before they hire you) I have learned no trade secrets and have no specialized knowledge of the company. My... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

Discrimination
I was hospitalized for depression and now require once a week psychiatry appointments. My employer would not let me off work for these appointments and said that if I wasn't at work I would be written... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

Employment Question
I'm a full time exempt employee of 10 years who has been paid for 37.5 hours each week according to my paycheck. My department just issued a mandate that we must now work 40 hours a week not including... applies to New Jersey  ·  0 answers

Can I sue if my personal info was divulged to coworkers who had no "need to know this information"
I currently work as a healthcare administrative staff member which requires no licenses or certifications. I do have a professional nursing license that was placed on suspension for tax compliance iss... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Work Humiliation
Even though I work for a non-union employer, can you still have a case on humiliation? I don't want to bore you with this so if you have the time I would like to get to write more to you. Please let m... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

if my boss told me i have to stay at work for 40hrs does he have to pay me 40 hrs.
I get paid by the job not hourly so if I don't have work I'm suppose to sit there without pay or I will get wrote up or let go applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Mandatory Overtime for transcription
I work for a national Medical Transcription service and I am paid on a per line typed basis. I work a standard 40 hour week usually, but recently they have been forcing Mandatory overtime and this wee... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Laid Off
I am writing on behalf of my son (my son has Asperger's Disorder, a high-end form of Autism). He worked part-time for CVS for 11 months. He had no disciplinary or any other problems at work. Since Jul... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case of defamation against a co-worker?
A co-worker filed a harassment complaint against me. I believe it was in retaliation for reporting her to our supervisor for violating work rules. Our employer ruled in my favor saying the facts did n... applies to Connecticut  ·  0 answers

Time payed for operating company vehicles
I work in construction and my company furnishes myself and other foremen trucks to carry their tools and materials to the jobs.They pay travel time to the job only once no matter how far or how long y... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Hello I have a question that I am interested about. It's about a issue that I saw at work unfold. I witnessed 2 employees arguing about their work load. One employee came over and made a threatening comment to the other and explained that if the employee
Wrongful termination because of false accusations. applies to California  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Question
I signed a non-compete agreement but did not receive a copy of it? Is it still enforceable? I have only been with this Mortgage Broker for six months, received no training and work on a straight commi... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

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 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

Harrassement, protected conduct maybe?
I work for Vertex Aerospace on a military installation. A foreman is more critical of my work than of any of the other employees in our section. I feel singled out because of bringing up things that a... applies to Georgia  ·  3 answers

Can family members work together at the same retail store?
My husband works as a department manager at a large home improvement store and has been with the company for 10 years. His younger, mildly mentally handicapped brother was hired almost a year ago. The... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Wrongful discharge, discrimination or just unfair?
I was fired yesterday from my position of Team Lead and given the reason of poor performance. I know that FL is an at will state but I feel this is untrue and don't want to have this on my employment ... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

Layoff
I work in a warehouse with 2 other people and I' am the supervisor. The company has over 500 employs. Our manager told us one of us would be layoff in 4 weeks. They will not tell us who it will be unt... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Can I be terminated because I smell like alcohol from the day before?
H R call me to the office to correct some paper work. When I came to the office the intern said that I smell like alcohol,I explan that I was drinking the night before in celebrating Father's Day with... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Ex: Store closes at 6pm. I am scheduled to work from 12-8pm.
Can retail companies force commission only employees to work after the store has closed to help clean the store? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unpaid expense reimbursements
I worked as independent contractor (doing work as a programmer) at a client site in Kentucky for a company located in New Jersy. The company agreed (in writing) to pay for all the CLIENT-APPROVED work... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Can i sue my employer?
I have been requested to work off the clock numerous times, and felt threatened if i did not do so. When people did not call in, my employer would show up at my house at all hours of day to request me... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Wrongful demotion.
The other day I went into work and my boss tells me that she has to demote me. The first thing that she says is that she needs me more available. I am also a full time student so the only thing that c... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Wrongful demotion.
The other day I went into work and my boss tells me that she has to demote me. The first thing that she says is that she needs me more available. I am also a full time student so the only thing that c... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

Going to work for a client but client will still retain agency, non-compete valid?
I currently am an Account Executive for an Advertising Agency. I have an opportunity to go work for one of my clients directly in-house doing some advertising as well as some business development work... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can my employer use my medical test results as a requirement of employment.
I have been employed by my employer for 14 years. They new I was a diabetic when I was hired. I have had medication issues and adjustments made by my doctor and have had to see an Occupational Health ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can hours worked overtime be allocated at a 2:1 ratio as PTO?
My non-profit employer requires me to work outside of my regular 40-hour workweek for special events in exchange for PTO. However, the PTO is not allocated at a 1:1 ratio. For example, I was required ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Can my boss make days of work mandatory?
I am a part time hairstylist that works on commission. My boss closes our salon the first week of January as her choice...She tell us that because she is closed from a Monday-Thursday that Friday and ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Can I work for a competitor in CA if my co. Is in FL?
I signed a non-compete for a FL based company. I work in sales in WA selling to WA customers. Now I want to work for its competitor (a German based company) by selling in California to California cust... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Employee Misclassified as Independent Contractor
I was hired by a company to work as an employee in their IT department as a Web Developer. After one year and 10 months of employment I talked to my employer about plans to move approximately 100 mile... applies to Texas  ·  3 answers

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

Is it legal to pay me a base salary and require me to work 50 hours per week?
I work for a pizza franchise and I am the general manager here. I have been doing this job for almost 2 years now. When offered the position I was told that I would be paid a base salary which was gre... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

Work place violence
My girlfriend works at corporate salon and yesterday may 15th her manager and another coworker got into a physical fight. The district manager was called in and wrote them up no one was terminated. Is... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

can my boss fire me for being sick
I am a single Mom and my boss fires any one who calls in sick even if you have to go to the hospital .I work as a caregiver alone 24 hr shifts I hae an abcessed tooth ans d swo;;en would not let e me ... applies to Oregon  ·  1 answer

Forced to work holidays when not my scheduled days
My wife works in the guard shack at a private lake community. She works first shift weekends, every weekend(she works Sat & Sun 16 hrs every week), on time never misses, she has always worked any holi... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Does a law set a maximum on the number of hours worked?
Is there a law stating a maximum amount of voluntary overtime an employee can work in a work week? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Am I entitled to overtime even though I am a salary employee?
I work for a manufacturing company that does not pay any of us overtime. At one point they were giving us only comp. time that had restrictions on it. I am in Quality and work with my hands all day. T... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Should we get paid for putting on the company uniform?
If an employer provides your work uniforms, and has them cleaned and delivered to a locker at your work place, do they have to allow you time to put them on and take them off on company time. If so wh... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

Employee No-Hire Clause
I work for a Company A which is the one that pays me, but I am assign to a Company B which is the place where I do all the work. In my contract there is a No-Hire clause. Now the Company A lost the ou... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

Non Compete
I signed a non compete with the staffing agency I work for it states that I can not work for anyone that they have done business with in the past present or future, another staffing service for 2 year... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I signed a non-compete with a software company.
I signed a non-compete with a software company that stated I could not work for a competitor. My job was to fix computer equipment in the field for our clients. I was offered a position with another c... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Husband filed a grievance against school that I work for. Now I got demoted. Retaliation?
On June 8th I was called into the superintendents office to discuss a position in the middle school as an aide for special ed. I accepted the job and signed an acceptance letter. Recently, my husband ... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Demotion with no reason given
I was recently told that a Program Coordinator from another of our company offices would be replacing me (I was the Program Coordinator in my office). I was told this decision was because I was going ... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Can the owner of this franchised Ihop I work for take money out of my check everyday for food
I do not wan to eat here, it's not good and I eat healthy but the owner said money gets taken out every day no matter if I eat or not. It's atleast 50 dollars out of my check. I don't want to eat here... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

How many employee's work for a company?
I have sent in a letter of complaint against my former employer to the EEOC. My question is how do you determine how many employee's work for the company? Is it based on just the store I worked at or ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

What make me a salary enployee ?
I work for a company and they pay me a salary and I don't get overtime . I questioned the about it and they got me buss. cards saying i was a supervisor and said they didn't have to pay it. But i am j... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

harassment
I work in a family owned business and was falsely accused of having a sexual relationship with my employer's husband. Do I have legal grounds to sue for defamation creating a hastall work inviorment, ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

I had a car accident dr put me on a 20 hr work week I have to work I support my self I was a full time employee and always got 2 weeks pd vacation every yr can I still get my vacation pay and time?
Cut to a 20 hr work week by a dr after a auto accident I worked full time and got 2weeks vaca every yr pd can I still get my vaca time and pay applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Child with disability and reduced work schedule
I have a 5 year old autistic child who does not speak, feed herself, dress herself, not toilet trained and displays destructive behavior. It is difficult for me to find someone to care for her while I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

after calling HR i was retaliated against. what can i do?
i called the HR department of the company i work for to inform them of the abuse of our facilities equipment and the safety issue that was created by this abuse. i had originally said something to my ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

if I only work 6 hours am I forced to take a lunch break
it was on the weekend and I came in to work . I worked 6 hours and the company took 30 minutes away saying I had to clock out for lunch applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

I refused to work for a less qualified superior, can my former emplorer prevent me from accessing t
I refused to work for a new program manager who was far less qualified than me and had less experience. applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Can my work completely cut out my position with three weeks notice?
I am a registered vet tech at a busy 24 hour hospital that has been doing accounts receivable for the last 6 months. Today I was told they can not afford the position and I have to go back to technici... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Validity of non-compete agreement
I am a professional computer technician who is currently looking for work. I recently found a position with a company working as a contractor (1099). After they interviewed me they handed me the contr... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Comp time for exempt employees
I work for a local non-profit agency. All employees are considered exempt. I work some weeks everyday 8 hours or more. My job requirements are teaching classes, invoicing, scheduling community classes... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

what can I do
I signed non-compete, and work with current company as computer network administrator consultant. A year ago was sent to work for client to take care of their network system part time, now client want... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

can you be defamation at work with paperwork
at work I was term because of someone wrong doing on there paperwork applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Is being on call acceptable without pay?
Hello, I work for a very large company as a part time sales associates (there are no full time sales associates). The shifts comprise of for the most part one manger and 2-3 sales associates on the fl... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Unwanted - cost of personal fuel to be withheld from my paycheck
I work at a consulting firm where the vast majority of employees are on salary, and work at temporary customer jobsites throughout each day, and have no permanent place of work provided by the employe... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Can my employer force me to split my shift ?
I work retail and in years past since black Friday can be horrendous, they have asked if anyone would volunteer for a split shift or be able to stay more than 8 hours and some have complied with the r... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Mandatory 50 hour work week for salary workers.
The big boss decided to make it manadatory for the entire engineering office to work 50 hour work weeks for the next two months. No explanation was given and no compensation was mentioned for working ... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

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

Must work day before & after holiday to get holiday pay
The company I work for gives us certain holidays off with pay. If we don't work the day before or the day after the holiday they won't pay for that holiday. Is this legal? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Full time plus additional work?
I run a nonprofit organization. I have an employee who works FT in one program on salary. He wants to work in another of our programs several hours in the evening, seeing therapy clients (he is a Mast... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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 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

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

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

Can a non-compete agreement ban a employee from working in the industry for 2 years?
Employer A sold a line of business (employee benefit administration and consulting) to Employer B. Employee C came to work from A to B. While at A, C was the primary relationship manager for A's clien... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Hostile work environment
What situations other than sexual harrassment can signify a hostile work environment? WHAT ARE FORMS OF RETALIATION? applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

I live in Wisconsin work in MN. My non compete will not let me work in the United States in my field. I have only worked in this field all my life. Is it enforcable?
I work in produce sales. I sell onions. My non compete says I can't sell any fruits or vegetables for a period of 2 years in all of the United States. I live in Wisconsin and have an offer for a broke... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

I am a salaried employee: Can my permanent mandatory schedule be 50 hours a week?
I am a salaried employee, when I was hired I understood that meant that I would need to work as many hours as necessary to get the job done. I did have a regular schedule posted as 40 hours a week, bu... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Severance Pay Issues
I was laid off from my job. A big company bouth my company. They offer me severance pay for 6 months, but they do not want that I work for that period of time in any place. I was a manager and I under... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I am forced to be at work 25 min early to put on a uniform and I am not being paid is this legal? And the enforced that the day after we signed a paper stating we had to clock in 5 min early
I signed a paper agreeing to be at work 5 min early because I can clock out 5 min early. The next day I was told to be in my uniform and and saftey gear ready to work 20 min before the start of my shi... applies to Montana  ·  0 answers

I was told not to come to work if I dont feel safe should I still come to work monday
I filed a complaint and we are being investigated and waiting on air quality testing equipment I said I dont feel comfortable wearing a resperator if the air quality may be contaminated the told me no... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

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

what is the maximum amount of hours an employee is to work?
Is there a limit on how many hours an employee can work? Was scheduled a 12 hour shift - but picked up 4 additional hours voluntarily to help cover shifts - is this permitted? applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

I have worked for Company A since August 2015. I have just found out Company A may not be the successor of the a new Procurement. Company B has contacted me to continue working at the same site with a different title. The work appears to be very similar.
Non-Compete Clause is governed by the State of North Carolina. The Contract site I work and live is in Virginia. The new Company winning the contract has offered me a position but I signed a non-compe... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Do I owe income tax in AL if I work remotely from home in FL for a company in AL?
Recently relocated to Tampa, FL from Birmingham, AL for my husband's job. My employer allowed me to keep doing my job because it is able to be done remotely from my home (order handling and logistics)... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

Was I wrongfully discharged?
I have been working for the same company for little more than a year and was fired today for work performance and was told they are going in a different direction. Last August I was injured and did no... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

I've been fired at work, but for a reason I deem to be incorrect or false
i was fired at a privately owned retail store. I was fired because I was accused of breaking a rule that I was not aware of. I received virtually NO on job training, I was paid under the table for the... applies to New Hampshire  ·  0 answers

Is there anything we can do to stop this?
I work in small notebook factory and for years they have been laying off by seniority in the company. Now they want to lay off by a point sysyem,how many machines you can operate,I don't think this is... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Unreasonable Non-Compete
I have a young friend who works for a Payday Loan company. She told me her location was robbed a gunpoint last week and that she is very fearful of working there now. She said since the company discon... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Anyone know of an employment attorney that will work on a contingency basis?
I called in sick 1 day and so did a white co-worker. Upon returning to work, I presented my manager with a doctor's note. My manager was not pleased that I missed the day and threatened "written corre... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I need information on whether a company is able to deny full-time to someone?
I live in Michigan and work for a company as a "part-time" employee. I have been putting in 43-55 hrs /week for over 3 years now which is the same or more than all the full-time employees work at this... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Arizona - "Right to Work" State
I know Arizona is a "Right to Work" State. Does this mean an employer can terminate your employment at any time or any reason? applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Salaried hours
is it against any law to work a salaried person over 40 hours in a one week work period( california )? applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can I work at all....
My non-compete states I cannot work in my field for two years upon separation. Can a non-compete prevent me from working in my field? applies to Maryland  ·  1 answer

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

I am a salaried manager, am I exempt salaried or non-exempt salaried?
I am a store manager with Blockbuster Video. I have been told by my new boss that I must be on conference calls and text or call in numbers to her wether I am at work or not. I have been told that If ... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

My husband's work schedule was recently changed from 2nd shift to 1st shift. He has worked 2nd shift for three years, and I currently work 1st shift at my own job. Because of this sudden schedule change, we are scrambling to find child care for our childr
Began job July 2012. Has been full-time since then with few issues. We have four children and rely on two incomes. We work split shifts to offset the cost of child care. This was all made very apparen... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

I am a GA employer and an employee of ours was hurt off the job in a car accident. He has been gone 4 weeks now from work and we really need to hire another mechanic to fill his spot. If we let him go with a seperation notice will we
The employee is a mechanic and he's on crutches supposedly because his right foot is in so much pain but yet he drives up to visit at our business and hobbles around distracting others at work. applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

Can I be docked for scheduled days off?
HELP! I work at a private school in Richmond, VA. My position is the Executive Assistant. I'm salaried and I receive no overtime pay. Since I work at a school, we have scheduled days off on the school... applies to Virginia  ·  1 answer

Non-compete as a sofware consultant
Hi, I work for a consulting firm as a w2 employee with zero benefits, they simply pay me for every hour I work. Basically they are a middleman between myself and my client. For every dollar I bill the... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can my former employer enforce a non-compete if it means I can't work in this field anywhere.
I worked for a company that only offered 1 loan product to a specific group of people. I decided to leave and work for a broker where I have access to a large array of products and can service the ent... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Employment Contract Restrictive Covenant
I work for an IT Consulting firm. The contract that I signed upon taking the position contains a Restrictive Covenant that, in turn, contains a section stating that: during my employment and for a per... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I work as a medical livery driver in Massachusetts and work 60hrs a week at 14 dollars an hour but no overtime. Is this right? I did research and i am really not a independent contractor nor sub contractor because i am supervised after every stop and told
I work as a medical livery driver in Massachusetts and according to them i am a independent contractor or a subcontractor but after reading the law o am not. They tell me where to go and who to pick u... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

I work for a Public library, when I first started I was hired as a full-time employee for one of the branches. After I was put to work in the bookmobile and at the branch still full-time. They decided to get rid of the bookmobile and with that they also d
Benefits applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Will discrimination attorneys work on a contingency?
Age discrimination was the motivatig factor in my recent termination (age 66), Are there emloyment lawyers in the Chicago area who will work on a contingency fee basis? Thanks. applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Dose my work place have to make accomadations for pregnancy restrictions?
I hve worked for the local wal-mart store for 5 years. I am 6 months pregnant and have been put on restrictions. I am allowed to work for 8 hrs. but not allowed to be on my feet for more than 4 hrs. I... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

can a liscensed public claims adjuster who wants to work for himself not be allowed by a nc?
i signed a two year non compete as a lioscensed public claims adjuster and my company gives me nothing....i just want to get out and work on my own.....no training,trade secrets,customers,lists or any... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

wanting to stay within my non-compete
I currently work for a company which I am under a non-compete. It states I can not work for any competors nor can I solict any business from the company for 2 years or a 50 mile radius starting on the... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

A co-worker gave me a paper that was in the fax machine thar stated all pay aspects of my salary. She gave me the paper,but I do not know how many people saw it. also, on the same day I was cleaning up an area ( work in a dialysis clinic) and found anothe
Aren't employers obligated to keep my personal information safe at work? applies to California  ·  2 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

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

Overtime Question
I am an IT engineer working for a small company in Toledo. I feel we are getting a bad deal as far as overtime is concerned. I will explain how my compensation works. I am a non exempt employee. I get... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

In the state of Michigan can an employer lay off or terminate you for a injury that's not work related,even there's a doctor's statement stating you can?
Can I be terminated or laid off from work,even if there's a written notice from the Doctor stating I can... note has worked for approximately 1month after the notice has been turned in applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

How then am I supposed to work if a company uses ADP? The second question, since then I have been l
I sued 5 companies and 1 individual on several different counts which included, sexual harassment, whistle blowing, sexualassult and battery, wrongful termination, and more. The case was settled out o... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

Mandatory Overtime
I work for a private contractor on a military base and was wondering is it legal for a company to engage mandatory overtime, esp. at a moments notice? It seemed to me they could ask you to work overti... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

I work 50 to 60 hours a week am I entitled to overtime?
I was told that I could not get overtime because my employer was not LLC but made to work 50 to 60 hours every week and I am not salary paid is this true? applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

if I am scheduled to have the next day off then the come to me at the time I am to go home then tell me I have to work . can they do that without any notice
how much notice are they to give me that I have to work the next day applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Can my boss make me bring my kid to work when I dont have a babysitter?
Yesterday I called my boss numerous times to tell him I couldn't find a sitter after my original sitter backed out last minute. After talking to him he said that not having a babysitter is not a good ... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

PLEASE HELP
I have been employed for 2 years with my employer, no vacation, no paid holidays, no benefits at all. I also work overtime for regular pay, and RARELY take a lunch! They are now telling me I have to c... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Base rate or time and a half?
I work as a consultant for a contract firm. I am a degreed EE who designs circuits and writes low level software. In my present job, I am a W2 employee who gets a paycheck based on the hours I work. I... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

I complained about my supervisor smoking in the office and was given more work. Is that retaliation?
My immediate supervisor has been smoking in his office which is against our company policy. The smoking is causing me to feel ill while at work. I spoke with him and asked him to stop because smoking ... applies to Utah  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Agreement
Relate to Non-Compete Agreement I am employee for company A, which has placed me for company B thro a contract position. But Company B has put me for actual work at Company C who is a client of Compan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

disabled supervisor
my supervisor at work can't talk, he uses a computer typer that hangs around his neck to comunicate to his employees. would it be discrimination to ignore his typed commands? very loud machines in the... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

how can i get out of a non compete
forced to sign a non compete when hired 2 years ago. since they they over hire and I am not making a decent living. Also forced to work 47 hours a week for straight commission..meaning on a slow day I... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

docking pay for being late
My boss is tired of people coming in late to work. He wanted to know if he can dock hourly employees paycheck for being late to work. He wants to dock them 2 hours for each time they are late, regardl... applies to California  ·  1 answer

How binding is a non-compete for a contracting consultant?
I coordinated the billing for a consulting assignment at Company X through a contracting company. The contracting company required that I sign a non-compete agreement ensuring that I do not work for C... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

Can an employer require an employee to stay over their scheduled time?
When I was hired, nothing was said about having to stay 30 minutes or more after my schedule said i was to be off. Before I was hired for this job (fast food restaurant) I informed the lady interviewi... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can I sue if I've not been paid for work in over a month?
I worked for a company called EPI. We were the "clean up" crew at Lollapalooza on Aug 7,8 &9. We were told that we could work anywhere between 6-10 hrs & would be paid $75 for each day. I followed all... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I was hired as a Manager for a repair/maintenance construction company with techs to do the labor. My boss has been replaced by someone who is changing the job description to where I have to do the physical work as well and I have a disability (back condi
I was hired as a Manager for a repair/maintenance construction company with techs to do the labor. My boss has been replaced by someone who is changing the job description to where I have to do the ph... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I got sick @ work on 6/10/15 been off work file for disability how long should it take Titanya
I file short term disability fr 6/10/15 I haven't received a check how long should it take applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Non-compete
I am currently working for an IT Company in Columbus. I am moving to another state in which my employer does not do any business in that area. They say the non-compete is valid. NON-COMPETE TERMS: Can... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My retail company has placed a major event on the Jewish Holidays and I am required to work
Am I forced to work on my holidays? When I contacted HR I got fluff. They do not understand the importance of Rosh Hashana and YoM Kippour. As well as the 10 days between them. I am also forced to use... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

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

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

Is it fair to dock work hours after filing a grievance against a manager?
My daughter, a recent college grad has worked for a well known sandwich shop for nearly 2 years. A recent new manager was very rude to her. She filed a grievance with HR corporate. Now the manager has... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Defamation and Lack of overtime pay
My husband has been working for Mineke for 2 months now, and his boss has used foul language everyday around him, the other workers, and customers. He also accused my husband for being a thief in fron... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Is it illegal to work for a completing company owned by former employees of my current employer?
I would like to leave my current employer and work for a competitor. The competing company was started by my current employer's former VP and one other former employee. Both former employees lost thei... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Is the non compete clause enforceable to an independent contractor physician in Arizona
Hi there, I am an independent contractor (physician) for a group that contracts with a hospital in the Scottsdale AZ area and I provide hospitalist services. I have been with them for 2 years and I si... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

What makes a Contract official, & how do vague statements that have to be interpreted stand legally?
Hello, I have a question about a contract that I signed with a hair salon. Our hair salon contract states that we are a "Mckay" salon meaning that we sell McKay make-up, but I have never signed anythi... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Termination while on Sick Leave
I have been off of work on approved disability/sick leave. My doctor requested an extension for leave and it was denied. We are currently appealing it - I'm still off work. A colleague said they may t... applies to Georgia  ·  1 answer

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

Do non-compete clauses still apply if worker's state voids such clauses?
I work as a part-time 1099 contractor for an Ohio-based company, however I work in California. When I started, I signed a non-compete document that bars me from taking any position with a competing co... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

upon arrival for a shift can you be deemed extra and sent home without compensation?
I work for a corporate restaurant chain and upon arriving for a scheduled shift servers are told they are extras and are sent home without the chance to work and are not compensated for showing up for... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

how to break non compete, that is very restricting
i signed a non compete contract when i was hired by as a hyperbaric technician for a company based out of new york. i work in pennsylvania. the location i currently work at is closing and we are reloc... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

My rights if I feel the confidentiality of my personal health information compromised?
I currently work in good standing with a health insurance company. My record at work has been exceptional in my 10 years there. The reason I'm writing is to find out my rights regarding a situation th... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Breaks
I work for a manufacturing company that seems to be treating employees bad. I am the a.p./a.r. person and I was told that I am not entitled to any breaks. I work from 8a.m. until 5p.m. and have a 45 m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I believe this may be defamation case. I was fired from my job because they stated I did not do all I could to find coverage on my shift. When I showed them the proof that I did they let me back in to work, however on the day I was fired my supervisor tol
I was fired from my job for not contacting people to cover my shift. I proved to HR that I tried to get coverage and they hired me back. My supervisor though told a co-worker and a client that I was f... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

Cancelled contract: non-compete affecting many.
I work for a company (ABC) that provides outsourced I.T. services for a client (XYZ) and working within XYZ's premises. My employer, ABC, has announced that they have placed a 90 day notice to termina... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

How do I determine if I am non-exempt or exempt?
I am a full-time, salaried employee at a 501(c)3 organization in Florida. I do not have a supervisory role. I make 34k/year. Where can I find my classification as to whether I am an exempt or non-exem... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Unpaid wages
I got a contract job offer and I started working there through an consulting agency. The consulting agency signed a contract with the client for me. I had a verbal contract with the consulting agency ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can 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

I WORK FOR A COLLECTION AGENCY AND I GOT THREATENED BY A CUSTOMER OVER THE PHONE, WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?
working in collections you get all types of calls; however; do we have rights as the consumers when they feel threatened or harassed? This particular call a consumer says she is a police officer so it... applies to Nevada  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Termination of employee
Employee misses days of work, cancel appointments, collected cash on jobs and does not turn in the monies to the company, admitts himself into the hospital for alcohol or mental problems but never cal... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Non compete with global consequences?
I signed a non compete that says I can not work for a competitor for 6 months. No I will never do that again. After speaking two a few other salespeople I know they tell me the agreement is too broad ... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

working 70 hours, never receive overtime or comp time
i am a courier/messenger for an armored service business. i usually work 13 or 14 hour days. on average i work about 70 hours weekly but i only get paid regular time.should i be getting paid overtime?... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

Former client contacted me.
I recently left an organization AZ which was bought out by a new company. The new company cut base salaries and there would be no exceptions. Since I left, I have had 2 former clients contact me wanti... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

compressed work week
We are a Non Profit organization located in New York who employs both exempt and non exempt employees that are paid on a bi-weekly pay cycle. We are looking into a compressed 9 80 work week and would ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

daily check writing fees
I work through a temporary staffing company that promotes "daily work...daily pay" but charge me a $4 per day "check writing fee" for the daily paycheck to be issued. Is this allowed? applies to Kentucky  ·  1 answer

non-compete
Help! I work for an Ohio based company in Indiana. I had to sign a non-competition agreement. If this company loses their Indiana contract and is replaced by another similar company, can I not work fo... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

Pregnant and dismissed because of need for light duty work
I am 4 months pregnant and due to some pregnancy complications, my physician wrote a note to my employer requesting "light duty". I work as a nursing assistant in a children's hopital that has granted... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I am a registered nurse and am ill, my employer is forcing me to come in even though I called in sick because of no coverage. How is that safe when I don't feel good and I work on an acute psyche unit. My job treats us like crap and no one wants to work a
My job is very unfair and unethical. Most staff don't want to come in on days off for coverage because of how we are treated. I Called in sick because my throat hurts and I'm losing my voice, no cover... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

Arizona's - "Right to Work" vs "Non-Compete"
Non-Compete question: I'm an employee working from my home in Phoenix, AZ. My employer is in St. Louis MO. and they would like for me to sign a non-compete after 3yrs of being employed.. they say that... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Can I be fired because employees openly mock me, turn me away from jobs I am required to do, and then make up lies about me so they get their way?
Ok, so I work for AMC theaters as a busser. My job is to simply clean theaters and run trays. Recently, I am having problems with my coworkers because they do not want to work with me. They have lied ... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

i work for a non profit company when i was offered my job i signed a non compete
At time of hire they offered me a base salary as well as a per bin bonus (I'm a site finder/territory manager for a non profit that collects clothes and shoes. They also ogreed to pay me $.30 per mile... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

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

Working with no-pay because of changing from exempt to non-exempt
I work in Pennsylvania in a very large corporation. The department I work in consists of 23 employees with different titles. All employess are exempt. However, the coroporation has change policy and 2... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am I a victim of age discrimination?
I am 52 years old and work as a teacher for a private school, and have been with the school for three years. During that time, I have seen several incidences of young mothers receiving better schedule... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Is my non-compete valid if client no longer contracts with my employer?
My non-competition agreement states that I cannot work for a client of my employer (we'll call it Client A) if I performed work for that client in the 12 months prior. If I leave my company, and Clien... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

please let me know if this is okay for them to do.
I work at church day care center. We recieve our checks twice a week. Is Okay for them to pay a three week check the week prior or the correct week or a week later at their own descression. We are als... applies to Arkansas  ·  1 answer

Work 24--Paid for 20
I am a Paramedic working for a private ambulance company. Although we work 24-hour shifts, we are only paid for 20 hours per shift. We are allowed to sleep during the shift but MUST respond if a call ... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Can 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

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

Involves FLSA.
Dear M.E.L. I am an non-exempt hourly worker employed as a maintainance technician. I work for a apartment management company in Evansville Indiana. They have apartments all over the United States. I ... applies to Indiana  ·  1 answer

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

Is a non-competition contract enforcable for a PRN employee
I am a PRN employee in the medical field. I work for a small business. I was told I had to sign a non-comptete agreement in order to obtain employement. As this is a PRN job and thus I am not promised... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

My son was terminated from his job for a probation violation he is in jail they refused work release
my son was terminated from work for a probation violation he signed a last chance agreement from his emplyer he needs help applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

assault in the work place by a department head
What legally can be done when an employee is physically assaulted by a department head in the work place? The employee is suffering from depression and anger and it will not shake off. applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Shortening, non compete
I signed a non compete, but was not allowed to read the entire thing. It was explained briefly to me and if I wanted the job I had to sign it right then. It is for 2 years, I was let go by the company... applies to Indiana  ·  2 answers

Collecting Unemployment under a resignation for unethical behavior?
I'm curious if I'm capable of being granted unemployment given I have just put in my formal resignation at my job. I was the Director of Marketing at a consulting firm that was owned by one person who... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

Treated unfair for falling asleep at work.
if i work for procter & gamble and have been the only one out of the shift work force in my dept who has been confronted for falling asleep.and have a diag of sleep apnea. also have been told by team ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

While out on maternity leave my leave was extended per doctor for health issues making me unable to work about 4 more weeks. It was denied by our insurance company. I returned to work after the 4 weeks unpaid. I appealed the insurance companies decision.
While out on maternity leave my leave was extended per doctor for health issues making me unable to work about 4 more weeks. It was denied by our insurance company. I returned to work after the 4 week... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

I filed an unanimous report but everyone said it was not true . A coworker recorded a resident at the nursing home which a nurse (lvn) and cna new about it. Everyone denied it and now I got suspended for leaving work since I left work after my supervisor
I filed an unanimous report but everyone said it was not true . A coworker recorded a resident at the nursing home which a nurse (lvn) and cna new about it. Everyone denied it and now I got suspended ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Can my non-compete be enforced in the US if Im hired by a direct explicit competitor in Europe?
I work for and am being recruited by large retailers that are direct competitors in the US and globally. My non-compete states that the restricted region is the US and territories. I work in the US wi... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Which state do I file my unpaid wage claim?
I did some freelance design work for a client located in Indiana. I want to file unpaid wages, since the client is ignoring payment demands. I am located in Illinois, where the work was performed. Do ... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

Can an employer give your scheduled days away without notifying you and can they do that before the payperiod is over?
I work in a salon as a massage therapist and as I was looking over the schedule I seen that my boss hired a new therapist and that she had reduced my normal work days and give them away to this new th... applies to Hawaii  ·  0 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

Is it legal to not have employees document their time at work?
I worked at a store that did not have the employees document when they got to work and when they left. We would only be paid for the time that we were scheduled for which did not include the time that... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

Sudden Demotion, pay cut, and being told to take it or leave. Help?
I work for a Verizon call center where I am (was) a QA Auditor. Recently, I've been told that they no longer have "part time" so they will be demoting me to the sales floor (cold calls - which is wher... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Is it illegal to write in your hours?
I work part time at a Dr's office 6 days a week. Most weekends I stay late as I have a lot of work to finish since I only work part time. I have forgotten to clock out a couple times but remembered th... applies to California  ·  1 answer

see above
At a union workplace, certain workers are scheduled 10 days in a row and no overtime is paid. The company says they do not have to pay overtime if the work weeks carry over into two different pay peri... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

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

Can a non-compete be enforced if too broad?
I was let go from a FL-only homeowners insurance company. During the exit process, I was told I could not work for a "direct competitor." I just got a copy of the non-compete and it says it is for 1 y... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

I am facing being asked to resign. If I refuse and am terminated, can I still get unemployment?
Hi there! I am facing being asked to resign because I am unwilling to transfer to another store (which would be a 2+ hour commute plus tolls for a part time job). I've been employed with this company ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

I feel I was laid off because I contacted H.R about my manager.
A fellow employee we're suspended from work for a minor incident that happened at work. The other employees suspension was lifted after a few days. Me on the other hand was off for 10 days. 3 days aft... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

shouldn't I receive a severance pay
Co. moved to another state , gave help and sev pkgs to all employees losing jobs. I was given a paper-my job was not affected. laid off, rtnd to work to do a different job, less work & OT. Made consid... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

see details
I got my last check from employerX and it has my vacation payout and last week of work pay on it. I immediately noticed that it looked less than what i anticipated. They got the vacation pay right, bu... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Is this type of demotion legal?
I was just told I am being demoted from assitant manager to cashier. There is no reason work wide. My performance is satisfactory, no write ups or complaints. The only reason is that the owner of the ... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

sold business & wife went to work at another shop
my wife & i sold a florist & signed a no compete then she went to work for a shop across town & the new owners are up set the no compete says we cant conduct a retail florist establishment, 10 years &... applies to Tennessee  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Is this a 'hostile work environment'?
I work for an admitted 'born-again' christian, and I've got no problem with that. However, I've got a problem with some of the things he has said and done over the last few months. quick list: 1. when... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

holding paycheck for not cleaning vehical
My husband works for an electrical company who is holding his paycheck until he cleans out his work van, it is company issued. Is this legal? and for how long can he hold the check. Technically he was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Slander and hostile work enviroment
I'm an RN in Michigan I started a new job and one of my co-workers accused me of smelling like marjuaina I was escorted for a drug test and breathlyzer than driven home. I of course passed the drug sc... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

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

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

If I don't turn in paper work for a personal leave of absence while I am out on workers comp can I be fired. Indiana
I was injured at work and the workers comp insurance company seems to be paying everyone but me and now my boss wants me to take a personal leave of absence. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Can a non Compete Agreement be enforced if your current employer has been purchased by a compeititor
I currently work for a Tire Distributor and we have been informed that we have been purchased by our biggest competitor. I signed a non compete agreement with the current employer... is it still valid... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

If I don't turn in paper work for a personal leave of absence while I am out on workers comp can I be fired. Indiana
I was injured at work and the workers comp insurance company seems to be paying everyone but me and now my boss wants me to take a personal leave of absence. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

If I don't turn in paper work for a personal leave of absence while I am out on workers comp can I be fired. Indiana
I was injured at work and the workers comp insurance company seems to be paying everyone but me and now my boss wants me to take a personal leave of absence. applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

unused vacation hours
I currently work as an executive chef in a kitchen that is contracted out by the company I work for, the contract is up as of feb 29th and a new company is coming in I am under the understanding that ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

Is it legal for a company to pay straight commission in a non-sales job i.e collections
I work for a company that pays straight commission and requires a minimum of a 42.5 hour work week (actual hours worked). There is no draw. The commission is paid at a certain percent of the overall d... applies to Ohio  ·  2 answers

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

Can my employer tell you an hour before your shift is over that there is manditory overtime?
On a regular basis we finish our work at least and hour before our scheduled quiting time. They make us leave so they save money but on certain days they'll walk around an hour before quiting time and... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Vacation Accural--Manditory Overtime
I was hired 6 months ago as a salaried employee in AZ. I was told by the VP, the required hours per week would be anywhere from 40-50 hours a week. My personnel profile states I am required to work 40... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

NON-COMPETE DISTANCE VS. TIME
Upon being hired to work for a audio visual company i was made to sign a non-compete. I live in New York and work in New Jersey.(approx 55 miles away)the non-compete specifies a radius of 30 miles and... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

is this sexual harassment?
My husband started to work about 6 motnths ago to this new job. He is now being accused of sexual harrassment because this lady complained that he was always in her areas of work and that he did not h... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

i signed a non compete agreement with the company i currently work for but ive been offered a new job with a different company doing the same line of home health nursing care, however the nurse that interviewed me was a former employer from my current com
I'm trying to get a second nursing job but the employer that interviewed me used to work for the company im currently employeed with and we both signed non compete agreements but his agreement states ... applies to Ohio  ·  2 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

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

Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done?
Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done? I have signed and returned a compensation agreement to my employer, including a commission payout structu... applies to Maryland  ·  2 answers

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

hostile work enviorment
My girlfriend has been battling cancer for over two years. She also is prone to seizures due to her condition. She works at an adult day care center. The first year she worked there the management was... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

When am I entitled to pay?
I work for a firm in Memphis Tn. In my job responsibilities I have to drive a company vehicle to my work site which located 1.5 miles away from where the vehicle and keys are kept off the clock. The k... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

Can Management refuse to properly document or pay a federal employee that has work at a higher grade
I have been promised several times by management that I would receive a temporary promotion and or possibly be hired permanently full time. From 2007-2010 I have work at a higher grade and haven't rec... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

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

Non Compete statement
Mel...My employer made me sign a non-compete about 4 months after I started to work for them. I received nothing in consideration. I have been in Construction sales for 15years and it is all I can do.... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Im hired to work 37.5 hours, can I be scheduled to work 40 hours?
When I was hired amd for the last 2 years, I have beem scheduled for 37.5 hours a week. With recent changes in my office, we are now scheduled for 40 hours but our company is still saying we are 37.5 ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

Hi Mel: I'm currently employed in a health care facility as an RT. Our staffing has dipped to critically low levels,( we've lost 30% of our therapists) we frequently work alone. I would like to know in advance if we can be mandated to work 24 hrs straight
There are laws in place that govern mandatory overtime for RN.s in a particular state, but the governing bodies that establish clinical practice guidelines for RT's essentially sold out and have allow... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

What can part-time indep contractors offer in terms of language to replace a non-competer clause?
I am being offered a temporary work assignment for 2 1/2 months as an independent contractor. I have worked for the company for 3 months via a staffing agency. The company now wants to make me a 1099 ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

I took 2 vacation days off, when I came back to work I got demoted. Can that happen? I work in Tennessee
I took 2 days off, when I came back I was demoted. applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

Do I have alternatives for relocation agreement payback and payback amount?
I am employed by a company and have been for exactly one year. Relocating to the new location has not been good. My wife has been unable to find work and my son started college. The net effect is that... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

Newly Pregnant
I am newly pregnant and HR keeps asking me to revise my work restriction doctor note to their liking. I was even asked by HR if they could be on the phone with my doctor and I to inform the doctor wha... applies to Kansas  ·  0 answers

Can I claim for 101/2 years worked? I'm just take in the period of time ,3 weeks(one por year) I work as manager , i a salary worked, and forced for quit. Thank you!
I worked as Manager ( salary worker)must of the time work 10 to 12 hours a day in six days a week. I'm forced to auit my jib applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My right to choose where to park my car.
I was legally parked on a public street about a half a block away from my work. Does my employer have the right to suspend me two days w/o pay for parking there? - There reasoning: " It's in the polic... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

What does it take to prove Constructive Discharge
I've been subjected to constant harassment by my boss all year. He made me the project leader at the start of the year on several large projects (everyone else had hardly anything close), then pressur... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

renege on pan plan after task accomplished
I have worked for my company for many years and have worked in many departments. In late 2006, I accepted a position in the sales dept signing an agreement of salary and commissions to be paid. After ... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

My husband signed a non compete on a Tuesday and decided he did not want to work for that company and chose a different company to work for, he notified them in less than 24 hours. Is the non compete still valid? In consideration they offered him money
The money was not taken. He started working with another company and only made it through half the day before the former company had contacted the new company about the non compete. Needless to say he... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

I was hired to work 40 hours per week. I work for a small kinda Triple A company. My employer expects me to have my laptop and company cell phone with me at all times on my time off. If I receive a call on my cell phone and complete a dispatch to a tow tr
Work M-F 40 hours M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, paid hourly. Work for a company similar to a Triple A roadside business. Expected to answer cell phone calls from customers and carry laptop at all times durin... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

My supervisor of 1 month told my trainer that they were taking me off my desk at work and putting me on another desk with fewer responsibilities because I got headaches and because I have anxieties, she felt I could not do the work I was hired for.
While I did have a couple of headaches during my first month of training, I have never been diagnosed with anxieties. In fact, most people would describe me as easy going. Since they have moved me, I ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

what is my next step
I work at a charter school. I sent an "ANONYMOUS" email to my H.R. director at my school concerning behavior of two other staff members. I just left my Principal's office and he was asking specific qu... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Being out on medical leave and returning can they not honor your availability you were hired with?
i was out on medical leave for twelve weeks getting paid by myh companies insurer. i gave them notes from my doctor every time i received one. i had two surgeries once i was cleared i gave them the cl... applies to Connecticut  ·  1 answer

I work at a restaurant that normally closes at midnight except for the weekends they're open 24 hours I'm a server and my employer hired me to work the 3 p.m. to midnight shift. My employer has had me in training of which I am now complete that he had me
I got hired at a restaurant back in November 2015. When I accepted the job it was for a shift from 3 p.m. to 11 pm. They advised me that while in training I may be required to work a few overnight shi... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please Help!!!
I work for a construction subcontractor in Va and my boss makes slanderous, sexuall, and raciall statements towards me constantly. This is seriouslly distracting and makes me feal unworthy and low at ... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

Is a manager required to do something if an employee has their belongings and money stolen from them
I work as a waitress and when I walked into work I had put my purse with my keys and wallet in our breakroom where I always put it. A couple hours into my shift, I noticed it was gone and no where to ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

time fraud /Retaliation
I work as a computer professional in a big investment banking. My position was classified as exempt. In 2015, the director sent email that there will be no overtime pay but only comp-off time. Manager... applies to Texas  ·  0 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

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

Can my supervisor require me to attend after work social events, ie dinner or drinks?
I work for a large company and my particular department supervisor has required our team to attend social events outside of work. Usually dinner and/drinks or something along those lines. We were forc... applies to North Carolina  ·  1 answer

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

Can City of Detroit Tax Severance if I don't work there
I was released from an employer in 2009. I worked in city of detroit. My employer continued to deduct city taxes from my severance even though I was no longer an employee, did not work in Detroit, and... applies to Michigan  ·  0 answers

Do I have a right to display my work and list sponsors?
The owner of the company, where I worked as a graphic designer and creative director for the past 13 years, closed the business in October 2009 -- we no longer had enough contracts to afford to pay th... applies to Florida  ·  0 answers

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

do I have a case??
over qualified, but hired with job description. management deligates all work load to me then go's shopping online. management was found out then terminated. Replaced by unqualified individual with no... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Unfair time off
I work for company in Maryland, however, my work is overseas in Colombia, SA on a DOD contract. We have 3 sections; pilots, mission commanders, and maintenance. Our contract states 4 weeks on duty, an... applies to West Virginia  ·  1 answer

Can HR get involved if a co-worker threatens to have you fired out of work hours?
I received an instant message over the weekend, from a co-worker that accused me of gossiping about her to an ex-employee. She threatened to report me to HR and have me fired for gossiping about her. ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can HR get involved if a co-worker threatens me off work hours, to have me fired?
I received an instant message over the weekend, from a co-worker that accused me of gossiping about her to an ex-employee. She threatened to report me to HR and have me fired for gossiping about her. ... applies to California  ·  0 answers

Discriminatory Layoof
I am an Indian on H1-B Visa and have been recently laid off. Earlier in Sept 2003 I had given a complain against my Manager to the VP of HR for intimidation, personal comments on my beard and appearan... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

I was asked if I was to drunk to show up to work. I was also asked if I smoke to much and my alway out side. I was also asked if I swear at employees. If I was a cycle toward other employees. And how I feel about how my disiabty affect my ability to work?
I was at an interview on Wednesday of this week and ask these question and feel these question where out of line for a job interview I'm wondering if I can take action against the company that did the... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Does a non-compete agreement signed in WA state apply if the employee moves to Oregon state?
I signed a non-compete agreement with my current employer in Washington state. I am moving to Oregon. The field that I work in is very narrow and I am wondering if I work for another company if it wil... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

Can an employer lay off someone for no reason and then hire someone else?
I recently got laid off from my job. The reason is times were tough and the owner couldn't make the numbers work in order to keep me, yet after a week of me being gone, he hired someone else for 50 ce... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Moonlighting
My job was eliminated (Office Manager) and I was offered another position at 1/2 my salary. I took it and was able to get side work which I told a partner at my office about (who had no problem with i... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

seeking damages for unsafe working enviroment
I work for a very large union. I am a maintenance worker for them. The building I help maintain is constantly in need of remodeling and repairs. None of which permits are pulled to do this extensive w... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can the 90 day probationary period start over if one missed an approved day of work?
Before I accepted the job I informed my employer that I have proir reservations that will require me to miss 2 days of work during the first 90 days. Is it legal to start the 90 day period over again ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

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

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

I signed a contract in Indiana stating that I would work for the company for a year. I was very unhappy with the situation and have decided to move to another job. The employer in question has stated that they have the right to charge me for the cost of f
The contract is "construed" in California, but the work and my state residency are in Indiana. I have accepted another job offer, but I'm afraid that they will back out even though I signed the offer ... applies to Indiana  ·  0 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

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

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

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

Can my old employer get me fired bc of me suing them?
I work in Pa and recently quit my job to get a new one after 11 years. I was mandated to work overtime but was only paid straight time. I am thinking of starting a class action law suit against my for... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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 work for a client indirectly through agency
I have been working for a third party logistics company for almost 4 years. My first account I worked for 2 years. these last two years I'm working on a different account. I informed my employer that ... applies to South Carolina  ·  0 answers

Holiday and Overtime in same week
I am classified as "salaried with overtime" so when I reach 41 hours, I am paid at 1/2 time. That stinks enough. My question is: During a holiday week for which I am paid for the holiday (as the compa... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

my job has a handbook that states that if a employe falls asleep on the job than it is termation but all I got was a writeup is this a law suit
our job handbook states that if we fall asleep at work than we are fired and all I got is a writeup be4 all this a guy was fired from work bout 3 yrs ago for same thing in state of tennenness applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

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

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

I work in Florida and my employer is telling me I cannot take unpaid vacation. Is this allowed?
I work as an hourly employee where I accrue PTO at a rate of 1.5 hours a week. I want to accrue vacation to be able to have enough for a trip next year, 80 hours. I want to take two days unpaid now so... applies to Florida  ·  2 answers

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

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

California's Alternative Workweek Schedule
This question is for the state of California. We would like to request that our employees work 3/12 shifts? (3 days a week, 12 hours a day) Can this be considered an Alternative Workweek Schedule? Wha... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Do I have a case
I am disabled. I was hired about 3 years ago when shortly therafter, the manager I was to work for was moved aside for what later became my last manager. I was just laid off. The origional mananger di... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I take legal action if I'm getting bullyed and my HR/Supervisors don't do anything??
I would like to sue my company. I used to love going to work always excited and always early! Now I am getting bullyed and don't want to get out of bed my anxiety depression and panic attacks are hitt... applies to Washington  ·  1 answer

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

Was I wrongfully dismissed?
I was attacked in a home invasion in June. My attacker beat me for over 3 hours before I was able to get away and lock myself in the washroom. Well I was locked in the washroom my attacker stabbed him... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

NYC Non-Compete Agreements
Hi, I am currently being sued by my former employer for going to work for a competitor. I am doing a completely different role currently. There is no information that I feel was considered confidentia... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Does this qualify for Defamation At Work?
Lubbock, TX, Hello, My girlfriend was terminated from employment at a Fast Food Restaurant after a "customer" said she was missing work because of drugs and not because she was sick. This "costumer" i... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

I was slander in my work place about being caught having sex with an employee
Caught having sex with employee at work applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Relocation and Unsafe Work Conditions
I recently resigned from my position 5 months shy of my 2 years, doing so, I must pay back my relocation of $4000 because I didn't stay the full two years. Though, I ended up leaving because of variou... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

Work place security camera spying
I live in Iowa and at the work place there are visible security camera’s because it is a quick service restaurant, so the camera’s are located in strategic places. How ever with the New GM in the ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

Boss clocked me out two hours before shift was over and did not tell me until the end of the shift.
I work at a sandwich shop and I was forced to work a double shift that gave me a total of 40 hrs. for the week. Two hours before the second shift was up the owner clocked me out without telling me unt... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

Non-Compete after being RIF'd
I was let go by my previous employer about 3 months ago stating no further need for my services. Today, I was contacted by a customer of said previous employer. They are looking for someone to do cont... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Am i getting cheated?
I am a store manager for a farm parts retail store I was put on salary income, and i only get paid for 80 hours every two weeks regardless if i work 100 hours, but if i work less lets say 60 hours i a... applies to Texas  ·  2 answers

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

Disparage in work assignments for the same job title
I work for a company based out of another state. I was forced to give up my part time administrative assistant last year based on sales being down. My sales this year are above my goals for the entire... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Can 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

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

Non-compete problem
My company has been taken over and they are closing the New York office and moving select employees to Chicago. I am a VP of sales, but cannot go to Chicago because of elderly parents I must assist to... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

Hi Mel, I resigned without notice due to a hostile work environment that I complained about verbally and email for over a year. we had a meeting about it finally and the next day, it was worse. I took 2 days off and then emailed my resignation. I plan on
I have the emails on what im claiming. no action was ever tsken until this last week. in my resignation letter I stated that it was no longer ok for my well being to stay in this hostile work environm... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

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

Are the details of my non compete clause too restrictive to be enforceable
I work as a Physician Assitant. I have signed a non compete clause that limits my ability to practice within a 40 mile radius for 5 years after I leave my current employer. The contract does not speci... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

Non-Compete - Same Industry, different location/customer base
I work in the staffing industry. I had to sign a non-compete agreement in order to be hired at a small private firm to sell our services to companies seeking office/admin. assistance. The agreement st... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Can you please clarify what "formal written negotiations" means?
I signed a contract to do sub contract work for a company. Before I had done any work for them, I terminated the contract (it was at-will employment) There is wording in the solicitation restrictions ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

humiliation
I recently divorced a supervisor, whom I have children with. After our divorce, she began to date a supervisor in my section. Since I had also injured myself at work, I became seriously depressed abou... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

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

Employment Restrictions
I currently work as a contract employee at Caterpillar Inc. I am a purchasing analyst and have been offered a position with a supplier to Caterpillar. Upon giving my notice, I was told by my Caterpill... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

12 year employee
I have worked for a major corporation since February 1997. Since June of 2006 I have been a Sunday employee. I transferred to an Antioch location February of 2007 as a Sunday only employee. As of Marc... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Hi my name is Amancio Jimenez, maintenance supervisor, 9 years, 4 years no raise, 5 personal days removed also one sick day. New board members removed my housing allowance for on 24 hrs. Call. Expect me to work for same hourly rate. What can I do? 773-297
Sudden demoted salary. No advance notification , expect to work for same hourly rate for emergency 24 hrs. On call. applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

Medical Privacy at Work
My employer is shopping health insurance and has asked each employee to complete a thorough medical history questionnaire. I understand that an insurance company would require this for underwriting, h... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Are freelancers able to file a claim with the NY DOL for unpaid wages?
I am a freelance editor who has not been paid by a media company for work done on their magazine in January 2011. I have signed contracts from them regarding the terms of delivery and rate of payment ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

If I'm paid commision at my salon in MA, can they force me to stay at work when I don't have clients
Hi, I have worked at a salon in Mass for 5 years now, and since I have been on commision, for 3 years, I have set my own schedule and could come and go as long as I had no clients. The owners now want... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

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

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

As a physical therapist in MA, can a non-compete agreement be enforced against me?
I am a physical therapist who works for a contract company/staffing agency (a company that I am an employee of that provides different temporary work sites). I am paid by this company and am a full ti... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Defamation???
My girlfriend and I work for the same company. One evening we were out had a few drinks and went back home. She told me not to be easy, smack her around a bit. I know and understand its a bit unorthod... applies to Kentucky  ·  0 answers

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

Transferring contractor's from one agency to another?
The company that I currently work for is submitting a RFP for a State Contract, and in the RFP the state wants to know how we will handle the contractors that currently work through other Staffing Age... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

What if as a nurse I signed a non-compete agreement with an out of state employer but they have never given me any work. Im going on week 3 now and nothing. Would I still be obligated to abide by the non compete?
I have signed a non-compete agreement with an out of state employer. Its been 3 weeks and they have not assigned me any clients yet....is the agreement still in force or can I resign and work for anot... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

no compete convenant
i worked for a house cleaning co. for 3 years, recently new ownership took over and i lost my health benefits, i had to sign a non compete agreement or they would have let me go, i made it clear that ... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

Longer hours requested, no more money for it ...
I work in a small private company as a manager and supervise 5 -6 employees. Our working week is 35 hours, but company has a right to extend it to 40 hours when needed. Such extensions happen and all ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

Non-Compete for Software developers.
I am a software developer and was hired by Company A to work as a contractor for a client in the Bellevue area. Since Company A did not do H1B visas, they referred me to company B. So I am an empoyee ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I was fired 5 years ago for untrue reasons. I had no way to defend myself because the people who could help me were afraid of getting fired. The area was closed and the people on that shift can defend me now as they do not work for the company. Can I stil
they said I was sleeping on the job but it was not true. I was the manager and I was always working on the floor. One picture showed me sitting back looking down, I was waiting for a batch to be keyed... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

Can a non competition agreement be enforced if signed in the USA but I will work in Europe?
I gave in April my company notice of my resignation effective end of August. My company then told me that I get paid two more weeks and they enforce my non-competition until end of August. Until the e... applies to Massachusetts  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

My employer wants to discipline me for providing them with a sexual in nature email
My supervisor sent a sexual in nature email to another employee during work hours. The email was printed off from another employee who gave it to me to use in my sexual harassment complaint against th... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

Character defamation?
I have recently started a temporary work contract for a financial services company. On my official first day of employment, the HR manager called me in for a meeting and informed me that one of my pre... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

I am a Shop Stewert for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation?
I am a Shop Stewart for a large company. I had a violation and was treated harsher then others with the same violation. Is this retaliation? We have a new boss for a year and a half who has created a ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Reverse Sex Discrimination at Work
I have a male friend who has worked seasonally for a very large and very well-known company for 5 years. He has been patiently waiting to get in permanently but they have already passed him up once to... applies to Wisconsin  ·  1 answer

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

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

Compensation for missed meal breaks.
My job requires that I, and all others in my department, work through their lunch breaks. It's an 8 hour shift with no breaks. I understand that CA Assembly Bill AB 2509 requires an employer to pay 1 ... applies to California  ·  4 answers

Non-Compete as an independent distributor
Will non-compete hold up, if I did not sign anything regarding the bonus program? I signed an independent distributor agreement in California with a Company from Cleveland, Ohio 23 years ago. It says ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

Can a restrictive convenant prevent me from accepting any work at a customer site?
My employer laid me off. A customer of my former employer wanted to engage in consulting services with me. My former employer said I could not engage in the consulting services because of a non-compet... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  3 answers

Do I have any recourse to stop my potential termination?
From October 2008 to June 2009 my performance and work was "above average" according to my manager. This was reported verbally; was an outcome of my 2009 mid-year review; and was further evidenced by ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

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

Is it discrimination if a mgr makes 1 sales person come to the office while others work from home.
Sales rep 23 yrs with company 0 salary,0 medical,profit sharing,0 stock purchase. Worked from home last 3.5 yrs with no behavior or performance issues. New mgr is demanding attendence in office to som... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

what do I do about unfair pay for a company I have worked for almost 5 years?
I have been working for this company for almost 5 and have only received 3 raises with in that time period. I am a full-time stock management employee, paid hourly and receiving about 3 dollars less t... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Yes, I was recently suspended from work. It happened on a Saturday a day after we had a meeting on issues and conditions that the company management didn't want to have continuing on. So, that Friday was the meeting before my shift started. I took the mes
I work in the mining industry as a section foreman. I was suspended Saturday afternoon for the shift on Friday . Because I shutdown production at the start of the shift to fix a safety hazard that was... applies to West Virginia  ·  0 answers

Can I file for "Tortious Interference" for coertion and intimidation by my employer against my union
My questions revolves around discrimination and a hostile work environment at my workplace. I already received my right to sue letters from the EEOC and have already filed a timely complaint. I am now... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

Ret. Behavior, Harassment/Hostile Work Envmt, Age Discrim?
I have recently complained to me boss (also an owner of the company) that I am being harrassed with ongoing abusive verbal treatment from another employee. I have been informed that this behavior has ... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

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

Am I liable for non-compete
I have accepted a position with a direct competitor of my company, however this new company has other clients that I will be working for during the duration of my non-compete agreement. My old company... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

Can client withhold final pay from contractor
I have a client that I have done work for for a year. Last week he learned that I was going to take on another client to work from home. He called me and stated, if you go into this meeting it will co... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

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

If I sign a severance package - is it binding if they sell this site?
I work for a telecommunications company with 17 employees at this site - 5 of us have been told we are going to be laid off - but we haven't seen the official paperwork. The main company is trying to ... applies to Washington  ·  0 answers

Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off?
Are there any rights to those employees who are laid off? For instance, we just had another layoff, making it #5 for the year. Our company employs over 500 employees in our Dallas location. I work in ... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Can I apply for work as a LPN if I signed a non compete as a Community Relations Specialist
I signed a non compete after I took a job with a nationwide hospice provider as a CRS(sales manager) Three months later I fear dismissal because I am unable to bring in enough referrals. My non compet... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Discriminated for terminal illness (HIV)
I was recently layed off from a large telecommunications company. My manager told me that it was last in first out basis for layoffs. The problem here is that I was not last in - I was a tech for 12 y... applies to Utah  ·  1 answer

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

Can a non compete apply to select employees even if they hold the same position as others not asked
I work at a medical practice that was staffed with 2 doctors. One doctor is setting up a new practice and several employees will likely be going to work with him. The doctor that is staying presented ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

Retailiation incidents
Recently I was questioned by the EEOC/Affirmative Action office of where I am employed. The situation was due to an employee who walked out of her job due to sexual and racial slurs by her co-worker. ... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

Is non-compete clause legal
I worked at a military base as a physician through two successive contractors in the same clinic the past 6 1/2 years. The civilian contractor cancelled the contract because they were having trouble f... applies to All States  ·  1 answer

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

Are non competes valid when the business terminates the relationship with the customer
1099 contractor hired under a non compete agreement to do work for a specific client. The business terminates relationship with the client effectively putting the contractor out of work. The client of... applies to Tennessee  ·  0 answers

No compete clause limitations?
I currently work in human resources for a security company in Dallas. I am not management. I do not have access to privleged or confidential company information. I was approached by another security c... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Is it lawful for an employer to deduct wages for non work reasons?
Hi. My ex-employer deducted wages in the amount of $275 from my last paycheck. The deduction was made without my consent for a transaction with a coworker that had nothing to do with work. The transac... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

Is the following a form of discrimination?
I work for a 5* resort in Phoenix. I recently thought of braiding my hair.(I am a black female) I came to work one day and another coworker had her hair braided (she is white). Lets just say she lookd... applies to Arizona  ·  1 answer

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

Bonus payment question
My employer has a bonus program that it pays out at the end of every year to reward employees for hard work during the previous year. My employer processed my bonus and it was posted on our payroll si... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Employee Non-Compete agreement
I signed non-compete agreement with my employer A when i started as an employee in the year 2005. I work as contractor at the client C through Vendor B. My employer A works with Vendor B and he doesn'... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

OT - Multiple Rates
In a day, our crews usually work multiple job sites and may work in different capacities. My question is "Do we have to pay a 'weighted' average when time runs over into the overtime hours and there h... applies to California  ·  1 answer

ee using company computer to check personal email - what are we able to check/view?
What are the limitations of the employer with the employee that was found to not only be sending personal email from her work email account - but also checking and sending personal email on the compan... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Unequal pay at work+Government facility
I work at the VA in Oklahoma City. Earlier this year they were hired with the promise that their pay would be adjusted to be more competitive with the civilian sector. They all have e-mails from highe... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

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

I was told i smelled of alcohol and was terminated! I was not drinking nor was I drunk at work! I am a bartender! It could have been spillage from the day! I wasn't breathalyzed or anything! Can I fight this? I have never been wrote up either!
I was taken into the office my my two bosses who claimed I smelled of alcohol. I am a bartender! I wasn't drinking nor was I drunk! I explained I had a few drinks the night before! My boss the said it... applies to Arizona  ·  0 answers

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

I am falsely accused of sexual harrassment, what are my legal options?
After a break of four days i returned to work, only to find my entry card deactivated. After gaining entry to the office, i was escorted by four corporate security guards to an office where my manager... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

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

I WORK 44 HOURS STRAIGHT TIME EVERY WEEK.,WHY?
I HAVE WORKED FOR A MAJOR AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT DEALERSHIP FOR 33 YEARS,IT IS OWNED BY A FARM FAMILY.WE HAVE APPROX 33 EMPLOYEES AND GROSS SALES ANNUALLY 8-10 MILLION.OUR STANDARD WORK WEEK IS 44 HOUR... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Is the Non-Solicitation of Clients agreement I signed enforceable?
I was under a Non-Solicitation contract with Sub Contractor (A) to do work for Company (B). Sub-Contractor (A) lost its contract to Company (B) at no fault of mine. I was approached by Sub Contractor ... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I work for a company in Irving Tx and I took most of my vacation in December, I have 7 hours left which was approved. I was offered another job. Will I still get paid for the vacation I took? If so will I also still be able to use the last 7 hours left?
I requested 3 days of vacation for December, back in September. On Thursday, December 17 I received a call for a job interview. Friday, December 18 went to the interview. December, 21st Monday evening... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

Wage Payment
I work in the Boston office of a major high tech company based out of NY. My company recently said they feel myself (and 32 others salesreps) would earn too much money for 2001 if they paid us our fin... applies to Massachusetts  ·  1 answer

victim of accident at the work place
I am a school bus driver of 19 years. As a victim of school bus verses a pedestrian at the work place, no action was taken. I have notified my local union and employer in writing and verbally on numer... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

I am a waitress and my employer has taken away one of my main shifts. I have worked the same schedule and have had the same availability for the past 4 years. There reason for taking my shift was to give it to another employee who works more hours and wan
I am a waitress and my employer has taken away one of my main shifts. I have worked the same schedule and have had the same availability for the past 4 years. There reason for taking my shift was to g... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Former Manager sharing detailed information about termination with buddies.
I was fired from a position offshore recently. I was told that I was warned ahead of time about issue that I was having at work but I was never counceled or warned. The person in charge would tell eve... applies to Louisiana  ·  0 answers

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

Salary Half Time
I am an Administrative Assistant for a seasonal manufacturing company. We are required to work overtime as dictated by our corporate headquarters. However, I was hired in as "Salary Half Time". This m... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

was I wrongfully terminated
I was terminated they say for sexual harassment, by a student who claimed I tired to grab her and kiss her, the director of my department state it was base on pass history, but I never had any inciden... applies to Illinois  ·  2 answers

i am transgendered and my direct supervisor constantly miss genderes me in front of other employees?
I am transgendered female to male and my direct supervisor constantly miss genders me in front of other co-workers and the public. she does it when i am there and also when I am not present. I complai... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Does age discrimination apply in this case?
We are three per-diem seasoned employees, ages 56-61 and are being told that we are not being called in to work (given a large amount of lack of work over the last six months)because our new manager i... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I help clients I used to assist when working for my former employer?
This is sort of a follow-up concerning my last question: I signed a non-compete agreement with a former employer. No where in the agreement does it say I cannot start my own company. First paragraph s... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  2 answers

do I have a case for wrongful firing
I am a F&B supervisor who has been working 10-13 hours a day and doing work above my title, in the last month I was asked to join corporate weekly meetings. they hired a new gm. I went to work yesterd... applies to Nevada  ·  2 answers

Reporting issues to management
Is it lawful for my boss to send me home from work when she had already left from work and was not available for me to report the issue to?. So I reported the issue to another manager of a temporary s... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

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

As an hourly employee in Texas am i required to attend mandatory off hour mtgs without pay?
I am an hourly employee at a pizza franchise. We have many off hours mandatory meetings for which I have said we should be clocked in for and the owner has said no. Today a regional owner was in and I... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can bullying an employee be considered as discrimination?
I feel like my previous manager bullied me out of my job because I stood up for myself and didnt allow him to disrepect me. The manager had displayed disrespect and sarcaism in a meeting in front of o... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Career assassination?
I have worked at financial services company for the past 3 1/2 years. Each year I've been there, I have received the highest rating during the annual evaluation. My work requires that I pass judgement... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Do I qualify for overtime pay?
If I work on a Monday (10 hours) which is a holiday I get paid time and a half plus 10 extra vacation hours for working a holiday. Then I work Tuesday-Friday (4 10's). Should I get overtime for Friday... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

I have not been fired, but my employer hasn't given me any hours said she would call and tell me when I work again. I have called several times to see if I am on schedule. Before this happened employees treated me unfairly. I have plenty references on the
I have always prided myself in the area of work. I have never been discharged for previous jobs in the past, and told if I ever changed my mind I will always have a place with them (with most my previ... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

My husband works for his dad as a satellite installer.
My husband works for his dad as a satellite installer, his "boss" had him working in the rain, on a roof, and he slipped and fell. on March 12th he has a compressed vertebrae in his back, and the Dr o... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Can they use a "use it or lose it" policy when
I currently work for an at will employer and put my two weeks notice in. I was told I would not be paid for the two weeks of vacation that I have earned. They state they have a "use it or lose it" pol... applies to Ohio  ·  0 answers

Diagnos. with cancer worked thru chemo took a 2mo. disability w/radtion hours & benefits cut
Would it be considered medical discrimination if: My daughter returned to work after a 2 month disability absence only to find that the office had cut her hours from a full 8 hr. day 5 days a week to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Would I be breaking my non compete if I went to work for the state?
I signed a non compete for my job not knowing what one was. I do in home care for elderly. My clients are state clients, meaning the state pays my company for me to take care of them. What I would lik... applies to Oregon  ·  0 answers

Non-Compete Question
I moved to PA a little over two years ago and was hired by a company that is in distribution. One of the conditions of hire was to sign a non-compete agreement. I had lived in another state for the pr... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

I've out on medical leave and the company I work out announced they terminated me. They have not contacted me directly or provided me a letter documenting the termination. Are they allowed to notify the whole company that I am terminated even though they
I am out sick on medical leave. The company announced I was fired to other employees but did not contact me or provide me a letter of termination. I found out I am fired but other employees that work ... applies to New Jersey  ·  1 answer

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

We have a point system at work. Is it legal to get points for using a paid sick day with I doctor note. And I'm never sick, so I don't abuse it
I work at capstone nursing home. Are point system changes on a daily basis. 12 puts is termination. Each sick day is 1 pt. If you clock in a second late or early you get a half a point each time. They... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

Can I sue my employer for false accusation for smelling alcohol at work where's I did not even drink even a night before?
Can I sue my employer for false accusation for smelling alcohol at work where's I did not even drink a night before and I offered to take a breathlyser and results are negative I'm clean. applies to South Dakota  ·  0 answers

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

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 still work for an existing client if I leave my present employer?
I sold an Indiana company over ten years ago in which I had a non compete if I left the new company within a two year period of the sale. This has since expired. I am now an employee in the same compa... applies to Indiana  ·  0 answers

Is my employer liable for this matter or my co-worker?
I used to be a rehab director in a nursing home and stepped down and worked part time at the same location to pursue higher education; however, another company took over and I was forced to join their... applies to California  ·  0 answers

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

Im a LPN in Colorado, I recently was included as a codefendant in an arrest warrant r/t Felony charges of possession or cultivation of marijuana, I work for a medical staffing company whom stated that until or unless Im cleared of all drug related charges
LPN, unable to work and taken off shifts until crimes I was recently arrested & charged with 12/9/14 rt to Marijuana and Marijuana concentrate, and addition pariphenella and possession of my own legal... applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

i signed a non-complete paper but it was not notarize is the paper legal?
i signed a non-complete paper when i was hired at company A the paper was not notarized so is it legal?now 72 days after i left company A and i work for company B even tho the companys are in the same... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

If I work 10 hours a day am I entitled to 2 hours of overtime for that day?
Normally we work 8 hours a day 5 days a week, but recently we have been working 10 hours days. During the memorial day period we had a paid holiday. The boss said we will not be paid OT for the ten ho... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

Can I ask an employee to sign an agreement that they continue to work at their own risk?
We have a full-time employee that works in part in our warehouse, but is pregnant and her doctor has said her pregnancy is high-risk. She has had a series of sick days related to the pregnancy, and ha... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I live in Colorado and my employer came up with A new attendance policy. If you are a min late they will deduct 30 mins from your personal or floating worked, is it legal for them to deduct that ? I am not a salary employee and work 10 hrs a day 40 hrs a
Employer deducting 30 mins from personal or fh time if you are a min late. I work 10 hrs a day 40 hrs a week. Not salary applies to Colorado  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

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

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

WARN act violation
Hello, I got a conclusion of emplyment letter (WARN) from my employer. However, the same job I do now (I am still showing for work for this employer) is posted as available in our internal job posting... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Is this non-compete still valid?
I started with my company as a computer consultant in 1999. I was verbally told there wasn't a non-compete to sign the day I was hired. A year later I was asked to sign one in consideration of a salar... applies to Illinois  ·  1 answer

I was fired for a co worker making a false statement to our supervisor saying I pushed him. I have texts from later that day where he admits he lied. Do I have a case
Conflict at work between a co - worker and I. He was provoking me about taking his bander for half the day so when I tried to walk away the final time I walked by and bumped his shoulder with mine on ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

I was fired for a co worker making a false statement to our supervisor saying I pushed him. I have texts from later that day where he admits he lied. Do I have a case
Conflict at work between a co - worker and I. He was provoking me about taking his bander for half the day so when I tried to walk away the final time I walked by and bumped his shoulder with mine on ... applies to Iowa  ·  0 answers

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

Gave my 2 week notice was terminated by a false lie 4 days before my last day. when I asked who made accusation they said that is confidential. When I asked about my two days I had worked and my vaction pay I was told when you are fired you get nothing!Th
worked for a hospital hired full time has been there almost a year and hardly ever got a full week. I had to call every night to see if I can go to work. 3 weeks ago I did not get to work all week! I ... applies to Oklahoma  ·  0 answers

If the contract I was hired to work on has ended, can my employer enforce a non-compete?
I am a government contractor in the State of MD. My company's current contract with the government is ending and the re-compete with the government has not been awarded. Since the contract I was hired... applies to Maryland  ·  0 answers

Staffing Service Non-Compete Sales to Operations
I work in a sales role for a staffing service in Philadelphia, and signed a non-compete stating that I would not work for, own, or manage a competing staffing firm within 60 miles. I am being consider... applies to Pennsylvania  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

If I get paid based on production (per line) am I still entitled to overtime pay?
I have worked for my company for over 2 years and have never gotten paid overtime for working over 40 hours in a week. I always thought this was because I was paid by the line but I have since realize... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

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

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

Discrimination & loss of confidentiality in the work place
Synopsis: Person A was called to go in for an interview about 45mins prior to the interview. She went, had the intervie and left. The next day her co-worker Person B went to apply at the same place. D... applies to Texas  ·  1 answer

Former company forced 1099 Contarctor to sign a Non-Compete in order to get paid once he found out about a new company starting and me possibly leaving to go to the new company? Is this enforceable with me being an 1099 Independent Contractor in the state
Former employer is threatening law suit for me leaving him and going to work for a competitor travel baseball organization. I was forced to sign the contract in order for me to get paid my last payche... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Former company forced 1099 Contarctor to sign a Non-Compete in order to get paid once he found out about a new company starting and me possibly leaving to go to the new company? Is this enforceable with me being an 1099 Independent Contractor in the state
Former employer is threatening law suit for me leaving him and going to work for a competitor travel baseball organization. I was forced to sign the contract in order for me to get paid my last payche... applies to Georgia  ·  0 answers

Is my non compete still in effect?
I work as a salesman for a company with a 2 year non compete contract. 20 months ago I resigned with 2 weeks notice, was ask to leave that same day. 2 day's later they called and wanted to counter off... applies to Illinois  ·  0 answers

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

can how dock me holiday pay for being 8 min late
i am a salaried employee. Our handbook states the employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday in order to receive holiday pay. i was 8 min late the day befor chrismas eve to work a... applies to Alabama  ·  0 answers

Retaliation?
Recently I contacted the GM of the company I work for on behalf of other employees. The Office Manager in our office as well as another member of managemnt had been making derogatory comments about so... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

Am I required to give a percentage to the owner of my salon for out of salon work?
I work at a commission based salon (%50 %50). I've been doing weddings for some of my clients through my salon. Am I required to give a percentage of my earnings to my employer? Some of these jobs req... applies to California  ·  1 answer

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

Can human resources ask me if I take prescription medication and if so what color my pills are ?
Specifically asked so what about Adderall ? A co worker went to HR and told them I get special treatment from my boss also stated we trade prescription medication all of this is untrue and there was a... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

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

Termination
I have been with company X, a large financial services provider, for 10 years. I was always considered a high potential and even recently put into a retention program. About a year ago I was asked to ... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

hostile workplace, some sexual harrassment-date, time, witnesses recorded.
My workplace seems to me like a very hostile place to work in. Here are a few reasons why I think so: 1. There is a sign that says ďż˝ Do something or Iďż˝ll kick your ass again.ďż˝ There was a ďż˝ Do... applies to California  ·  2 answers

Does the insurance agency for whom I work as an independent agent own my book of business?
I have worked as an independent agent for an insurance agency for 8 years. Recently, two other independent agents who also work in the agency bought it from the agent who started the agency. I do not ... applies to Minnesota  ·  0 answers

Not getting paid for on-call emergency overtime from Employer
I work for a Home Medical Company or DME company. All service technicians are required to work after hours emergency on-call if a patient or doctor's office call us with a emergency. We were getting o... applies to North Carolina  ·  0 answers

Rules for Salary employees regarding overtime
Dear Mel, A couple of questions: 1. If I have a business meeting in the middle of the day can my employer deduct the travel time from my hours worked? 2. I work for a nonprofit agency as an exempt emp... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

I'm a full time employee and my employer wants me to leave early during the week so I won't get my 40 hours in and then make me work on Saturday so they don't have to pay me overtime. I have a set schedule Mon-Fr from 2:30 to 11:00 pm.
Can an employer ask a full time employee to leave early during the week so as not to get their 40 hours in and then make them work on the weekend and not pay them time and a half for it? applies to Michigan  ·  1 answer

Forced to resign or be fired without cause, I resigned, but now being held to non-compete
I signed a non-compete as a standard part of my offer of employment. I found myself in a situation after one year of employment where I was to either resign or be terminated without cause. I chose to ... applies to Wisconsin  ·  0 answers

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

Absurd activist judge? Employee acknowledges he signed non-compete - but the reasons...
He admits he signed non-compete. (A vary narrowly defined non compete - only applies to client(s) he was assigned to support.) The client was not paying his employer, so his employer issued stop work.... applies to Missouri  ·  0 answers

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

company keeping my bonus
Hello, I have worked for a company for 12 years as a store manager. As a manager we receive a bonus every year based on our sales performance. I have given my notice and tomorrow is my last day to wor... applies to Vermont  ·  2 answers

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

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

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

can an employee be fired for wearing his cross necklace?
My boyfriend just started a new job a few months ago and has never had a problem with fellow associates or managers until recently when one of his managers told him to tuck his cross away. My boyfrien... applies to New York  ·  0 answers

do i have a case?????
I am a road driver for YRC in cincinnati oh. i was refused work/ fired for walking out on the job (per employer) the following is my statement ...On 9-10-11 I was called for work at 4:21 pm Derrick, a... applies to Ohio  ·  1 answer

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

Can dentist A sue dentist B if I an office worker went to work for dentist B
My wife works for a dentist A who has employed another dentist B who signed a non compete contract. The dentist B will be starting her own practice. I have not signed a non compete contract since I am... applies to Virginia  ·  0 answers

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

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

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

Non-Compete applies to the new company?
I'm an employee of a consultanting company. I've assigned and worked for the same client as a contractor for more than a year. Now, my employer is being acquired by a competitor. I do not like the com... applies to New York  ·  1 answer

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was terminated and accused of stealing from my ex employer. I proved through invoices and direct contact with clients that I did not steal from my ex employer who did no leg work to find out if what he had heard was true. Do these circumstances negate a
While I was out of work for injury another diver was standing in for me. My ex employer told me no matter how long I was out he would hold my position. At some point because of things said to this oth... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

My supervisor degrades and yells at me and threatens to fire me.
I work for a large resort company in Naples seasonally and my direct supervisor or multiple occasions has left me under staffed, yelled at me , insluted me, placed wrongful blame on me and has threate... applies to Florida  ·  1 answer

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

I was told by my employer a day ago to look for a new employment for no call no show and I asked employer if I was fired and was told once again to look for a new employment and not understanding if I was being terminated for no call no show I felt confus
Was being told to look for a new employment,embarrassing me in front of other employees with an aggressive tone of voice and felt disrespected and humiliated and completed my work sheet duties and for... applies to Texas  ·  0 answers

I was told by my employer a day ago to look for a new employment for no call no show and I asked employer if I was fired and was told once again to look for a new employment and not understanding if I was being terminated for no call no show I felt confus
Was being told to look for a new employment,embarrassing me in front of other employees with an aggressive tone of voice and fe