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I live in Illinois, we are now
We are sheltering in place in Illinois. We have two new hires starting 3/30/30 and 4/6/20. We would like to move their start date to 4/8/20 due to sheltering in place. Their offer letter said "We are ...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 21, 2020 11:34 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can HR lie to get me off of FML
I was currently on FML, and I was supposed to remain on it until the 23rd of March. HR told me that my boss would not approve this so I return to work on the 2nd of March. Today (3rd) I found out that...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 3, 2020 5:19 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can a company retroactively change a commission plan to avoid paying full commission?
Salesperson here. Recently closed very large deal with customer - they were invoiced and paid within 10 days. Now we have new contracts presented to us retroactive to the beginning of the year that ch...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 28, 2019 4:12 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

My husband has been working at the same job for 8 years. For the past 5 years he has been working 55 hours a week. Every single week, there has not been one week in 5 years where he has not worked these hours. He's been told before that his overtime is
My husband has been working at the same job for 8 years. For the past 5 years he has been working 55 hours a week. Every single week, there has not been one week in 5 years where he has not worked the...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 9, 2019 07:46 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Does the state of Illinois have to pay commission on deals closed prior to termination?
I was terminated 6/1/18. I have commission due to me on deals closed prior to my termination. Does the company owe me this money?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 31, 2018 2:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I was laid off over 2 months ago and received servance pay. The company is offering me a position now. Will I have to return all the servance pay?
I was laidoff over 2 months ago and recieved servance pay. The company has made me a verbal office to return to work. Do I have to pay servance money back?
2 answers  |  asked Jul 3, 2018 2:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I live and work in Illinois. My company is headquartered in Illinois as well. They recently sent out a mandatory arbitration agreement to all employees. If I don't sign, can they fire me?
I have been an employee here for 2.5 years, am over age 40.
2 answers  |  asked Jun 19, 2018 11:13 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I was fired from my job because they say I was stilling time what should I do
I was accused of stiealing time me and my boss don't get along she came in on her off day just to right me up for stealing time
1 answer  |  asked Apr 20, 2018 08:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Hello, I Recently Got An Offer With An Employer Who Asked Me To Sign On Agreement Which Is Liquidated Damages Agreement. I Signed That And Could Not Join The New Company. I Sent Them An Email Before 2 Days Of Joining Date But Now They Are Asking Me To Pay
Hello, I Recently Got An Offer With An Employer Who Asked Me To Sign On Agreement Which Is Liquidated Damages Agreement. I Signed That And Could Not Join The New Company. I Sent Them An Email Before 2...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 22, 2017 10:37 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Terminated through VM and harassed.
I was terminated today on VM while on vacation. The CEO terminated another director (both of us over 40) offered her severance, not me. He repeatedly,daily grabbed his crotch, was verbally intimidatin...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 28, 2017 9:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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