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defamation or slander
i have been injured on the job and i am currently out on disability but my coworkers are continuously saying that i do not want to work that i am on welfare is that defamation and can i sue
1 answer  |  asked Oct 28, 2019 07:07 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

My daughter was just terminated from her position at a non-profit organization. She has been there for 12 years. She was offered a very small severance package ($7000) .Verbally she was offered a lesser position at the agency with a $10,000 a year pay cut
Her salary is $60k a year, been there for 12 years and only offered $7k severance. They had security walk her out of building in the middle of her shift. They offered her a lesser position at $10K pay...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 26, 2019 10:18 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I work for a hospital my hrs are 8am- 4pm . I'm doing a mantatory system change from 8am-3pm and there taking a hr of my PTO to make up the extra hr. Legally is this right
I work as a therapist at a hospital from 8am until 4 pm . My job has a manatorty training from 8 am - 3pm. So I will me short 1 hr pay so they took it upon them self's to pay a hr of my PTO is that le...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 18, 2019 7:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

So I've been sending my resume ALL OVER!primarily looking for stay at home jobs. So I'm approached by 3 separate companies promising me upfront money to create a mini office in my home equipped with laptop and a score of equipment and software. They went
I would like to know if I can use for false representation ?
1 answer  |  asked Sep 16, 2019 7:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I live in NY, and I was offered a generous severance package, however the company is in bad financial shape. I was part of a group layoff and I am over 40 years old, and have 45 days to sign and 7 days to revoke. Should I wait 30 days to sign it and get t
I live in NY, and I was offered a generous severance package, however, the company is in bad financial shape. I was part of a group layoff and I am over 40 years old, have 45 days to sign and 7 days t...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 15, 2019 06:28 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

My work schedule is 39.5 hours per week . I work 9.5 hours a day for 4 days a week . I had acruded 40 hours vacation time. when I took my vacation I was only paid for 32 hours as my boss said I can only be paid 8 hrs per day causing me to lose 7.5 hours o
Have worked for Christmas tree shops for 12 years. I am an overnight supervisor and have suspected that i have shorted on sick and vacation pay for the past 2 years since our personall manager ,who ha...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 11, 2019 12:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Are employers held accountable for repeated over payment of wages to employees?
This question, like others I have seen, involves over payment of wages after leaving the company. When I received what should have been my last paycheck from my previous employer, I noticed that they ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 29, 2019 7:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

if i can be fired for not working mandatory ot can i take vacation time on the over time day
we work every weekend and get writen up for not coming in
1 answer  |  asked Aug 14, 2019 8:51 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

my employer gave me a non-compete to sign and they want it back in 3 days. Is that legal and what is the average or range?
what can I say to get more time and what is standard?
1 answer  |  asked Aug 14, 2019 07:21 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

How can I get compensated for vacation days that were held back from me?
My company told me I had only 10 days vacation last year, and that I couldn’t take the days I don’t have. But as a 9 year employee I actually had 14 days vacation. I have proved it to them and the...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 14, 2019 04:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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