District of Columbia Questions and Answers

Am I eligible for overtime?
I work for a lobbying firm as an administrative assistant in DC. I make less than $45,000 a year and am supposed to work 8 hour days/40 hour weeks. On average I work 9-10 hours a day with 1-2 of those...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 12, 2018 10:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

What happens when ur friend gets u a job and then ur friend loses his job b cause of lawful action. But I still keep mine but when friend loses job and get his pay he said s that I am his employer and takes my pay check and tells owner he will pay me but
Illiagle actions with pay ment to employer . Owener of business giving checks under someone else’s name to wrong employer leading to person stealing money from them and not giving rightful informati...
1 answer  |  asked May 25, 2018 3:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

What can I do about this?
I was working with an employer and was told it was only going to be a summer job. But recently I was told that they wanted to keep me and that they were firing another employee and they wanted to prom...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 19, 2017 08:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

How would I go about negotiating an employer contributed IRA when the employee turned down benefits?
My new employee waived health benefits (she already has coverage) but wants to know if we can take whatever percentage we were prepared to offer for her health-benefits, and contribute to an IRA she a...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 24, 2017 12:39 PM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

I was discharged from my maintenance job that required atleast 3 persons to keep up the facility. I was brought in to assist 2 other persons then the company reposition these to coworkers which left me to cover 3 very large faculities over night. I also w
I have been targeted by my former employer and made to appear I didn't follow the instruction of my supervisor. I've been lied to as well as false accused. Theres so much more as well as video and aud...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 21, 2016 07:30 AM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

Sir: I am a military wife and health professional who accepted a PRN position at a hospital in Maryland in 2015. My immediate supervisor openly pursued and encouraged an environment of sexual inappropriateness with one of the employees. Both of them made
Sir: I am a military wife and health professional who accepted a PRN position at a hospital in Maryland in 2015. My immediate supervisor openly pursued and encouraged an environment of sexual inapprop...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 23, 2016 08:22 AM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

I was not paid the final paycheck the day after my termination in DC. What are my options for collecting liquidated damages? Should I file a complaint with DC employment office? Can I also be compensated for legal fees? By the way, they paid once a month,
DC law referring to timing of final paycheck
1 answer  |  asked Nov 27, 2015 7:25 PM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

Is unfair demotion actionable?
Just found out I am being demoted because another employee is being promoted to my same position. I have had no negative performance ratings or disciplinary actions. I have been employed there 13 year...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 15, 2015 4:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

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 ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 14, 2010 09:45 AM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

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...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 4, 2009 09:34 AM [EST]  |  applies to District of Columbia

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