New York Questions and Answers

If an employee puts in their resignation letter, but you want to release them a week prior to resignation date. Can you file for unemployment?
If an employee puts in their resignation letter, but you want to release them a week prior to resignation date, Can they file for unemployment?
2 answers  |  asked Dec 18, 2017 07:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I refused to work on a shift that I did not sign for? I'm a Per Diem staff.
The shift where I usuallly work is hard to fill with staff. Our scheduler placed me on a schedule (because they can't get anyone to work) without asking my consent first. She informed me that I'm sche...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 16, 2017 4:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

If an employee gives their two weeks notice and then retracts it, do I need to accept it?
I have an employee who gave his two weeks notice by email. My boss spoke with him and asked him to take a day to think about it. If he comes back and says he wants to stay, do we need to accept the re...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 13, 2017 06:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Everything changed when i was hired and then when i ask my job was threaten
So I found what I thought would be a cool Job and I had a job that was paying me about $21 an hour to drive Bus with a CDL B. They would pay for my CDL training plus their company traing for $500 a we...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 8, 2017 2:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

in new york state my boss gives 18 paid days off per calander year. he rquuires a 5 day notice per day requested. do i have to ask for time off when it is earned allready?
do i need to request time off when the time is already earned?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 5, 2017 11:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Is my 1 year non-compete enforceable
I work for a staffing agency and have a non-compete that says I’m restricted from working in the US in competition with my current employer for a period of 12 months. I’m based in New York and in ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 3, 2017 9:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

i work for a major bank as a consultant. work there a 100 days a year. recently some staff person said something about me and my work. other workers have been using word behind my back and in conversation when talking with me. thinking i don't know. i wil
want to know if i can report the staff person to HR. He's been with the company for 18 years. I wouldn't mind if he used this word about my creative work.. but he said i was this word. Hard for me to ...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 28, 2017 4:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

can I lose my severance package if I'll start working as a contractor for another company?
Hi Mel, I have been working with my company for 11 years. on 152017 I had to sign a contract that I will work there only till 12312017 and than i will be lail off and getting my severance package. my ...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 10, 2017 3:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Is this a case to bring to court?
So I just got fired from walmart because of my points. I got the termination letter in the mail today and on letter it states that my termination was involuntary but in another one it states that my t...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 4, 2017 8:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have an order of protection on a person who assulted me person went to my job for treatme
Jobs fire me do i have any rights
1 answer  |  asked Nov 3, 2017 10:21 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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