California Questions and Answers

Forfeiture agreement in California
I signed a forfeiture agreement that accelerated my stock vesting and required me to stay with the company for a couple of years. My family is sick and because of COVID 19 we can't hire a baby sitter ...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 4, 2020 11:20 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I am a manager at a locally owned Subway restaurant in Orange County California. Do I qualify for an additional hazard payrate for working under a State of Emergency declaration ? We are open under restrictions, limited hours, take-out & delivery only, et
I am a manager at a locally owned Subway restaurant in Orange County California. Do I qualify for an additional hazard payrate for working under a State of Emergency declaration ? We are open under re...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 27, 2020 12:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

can an employer rehire you after 2 months unemployment with 20 percent pay cut?
after 13 years in the the airline company I was layoff because of the COVID19 , the company will start operating again in 2 months can the company rehire me with 20 % less pay of what i make now?
1 answer  |  asked Mar 26, 2020 07:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Califorina stay home order and workplaces
As far as everything going on with the COVID-19 and Califorina issues the stay at home order. My job Is telling us we have to work and if we don't we wont get paid. Our business is non essential. Is t...
5 answers  |  asked Mar 20, 2020 2:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

i have worked for my employer since 2017. i applied for FMLA to care for my mother 96. i was denied. I have provided more than 1250 work hours for this company. I also have other labor law issues with this company and I feel they are retaliated against me
They are denying my request for FML. And I have worked for them for 3 years.
1 answer  |  asked Jan 18, 2020 11:57 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

What are my options for continuing my lawsuit after the firm I hired mishandled my case??
I was terminated from my job after i filed a complaint against a supervisor for harassment. I was also discriminated against due to my age and my gender. Basically after the complaint was filed they l...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 9, 2019 2:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I was accruing PTO since February 2019 and now was just demoted to a position with no PTO. Was said you could not collect even until after a year end of my old status. Am I still owed this even with the demotion. Sad IN California. HELP
Manager accruing PTO. Now demoted with no PTO. Do I get that back or is it gone.
1 answer  |  asked Nov 1, 2019 8:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Can a decision given by a Skelly Officer in favor of the employee be overturned by upper Management?
A decision by the Skelly Officer was given, in favor of the employee. Is it legal to overturn/deny the decision? and move to terminate the employee?
1 answer  |  asked Oct 26, 2019 06:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

I am current a software engineer and getting offered a infrastructure engineer position in a acquisition. The base salary is the same and bonus is 5% more. However the infrastructure engineer position is a definite downgrade and treated as a lesser positi
I am currently a principal software engineer the aquiring company offer is for a infrastructure engineer position. Even though the compensation package slightly better then my current one. Being switc...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 19, 2019 07:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

lay-off employee to not give retention bonus
At the time of hiring, my employment had offered me a retention bonus that get paid out over two years on hiring anniversary dates. Retention agreement T&Cs indicates about it getting forfeited due to...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 17, 2019 11:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

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