California Questions and Answers

Would taking maternity leave impact the eligibility of getting the retention bonus?
My company is located in California. Some employees including me were offered the retention bonus as long as I will be actively employed for nine months at a satisfactory performance level. The wordin...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 22, 2018 9:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

My FMLA has been exhausted. I'm still out waiting surgery. Can I renew an FMLA and if so would the 12 weeks be renewed as well? If not is it because I'm still out on injury?
I've been out for a couple months. I was out last year for the same disability. My employer is not accommodating me for my disability as they have done in the past so now I've exhausted my FMLA leave....
1 answer  |  asked Oct 12, 2018 11:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Can my employer deny me time off to go to a family members funeral
Can my employer deny me time off to go to a family members funeral
1 answer  |  asked Oct 10, 2018 09:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Can a employer decline a dmv receipt as proof of identity and not hire you due to this?
I applied at Nordstrom in Los Angeles, CA and went through the interview process. I Got the job but while speaking to hr I told her I didn’t have my i.d and if she could accept my dmv receipt and sh...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 25, 2018 2:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I was fired for not meeting 90 day probation period but i had been ther for more then 90 days, is that something i can sue the company for?
So i was ther for more then 90 days and then got fired and the reason they gave me was that i didnt meet ther probation period requirments. I was already getting p.t.o. wich i dont even think i got pa...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 5, 2018 05:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Getting laid off while still on maternity leave due to team relocation.
Based in Santa Clara, California. While I was on maternity leave, all my team members left the company. The company headquarters are based in Texas. In the meantime, they hired consultants (also based...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 13, 2018 11:43 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

SKELLY I am facing termination. My Skelly hearing was 13 months ago. I have been called back twice to clarify issues regarding the charge. Is there a time limit for management to respond after a Skelly hearing. The only proposal made was to retire and iss
I am a long term worker for a govt agency. I was charged w/ falysfying a document. The section I work has no manual and does policy changes with emails etc. I had a Skelly Hearing a year ago. The only...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 29, 2018 09:02 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Docked half day's pay for going home early due to MSG poisoning from catered food at work.
I am allergic to MSG and will suffer migraine attacks. The caterers normally accommodate people with allergies and those ingredients are posted by the food. There was no posting of MSG as an ingredien...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 27, 2018 1:49 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I was fired last Tuesday for excessive absenteeism. The next day I became violently ill with a condition that would have been covered under FMLA, but I was unaware of the diagnosis until I went to the ER. I am not saying my employer did anything wrong, bu
I had missed several days recently for not feeling well, but didn't know why. The very day I got fired, I got violently ill and was admitted to the ER the following day, with a potentially life-threat...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 11, 2018 6:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I received a back pay settlement check from my previous employer and not only did they take my normal taxes out but they took an additional 20%. Is this right?
I was wrongfully fired and took them to court, we agreed on a back pay settlement. When I got the check, not only did they take my normal payroll taxes out but they also took an extra 20%. I was never...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 10, 2018 6:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

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