New York Questions and Answers

Can New York state public hospitals choose not to hire you due to medicinal marijuana prescription?
I recently was prescribed medicinal marijuana for irritable bowel symptoms. ShortIy after, I was offered a job where I would have to pass a drug test as part of the pre-employment. My question is can ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 23, 2020 12:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

is this wrongful termination?
upon interviewing for an insurance company they asked which of the two positions open i preferred. i advised i would let them choose where they think i fit. i advised i have no experience so i was lea...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 20, 2020 1:16 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

My girlfriend has had a series of unfortunate events occur- unexpected surgery, auto repair issues, and threatening weather issues. The employer has tried to take shifts and write her up for some of these even though she had given immediate notification t
Most recently on her day off she tried to repair her car through an appointment but the mechanic had a heart attack and had to reschedule, due to the state of her car when she went in for a quick repa...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 19, 2020 11:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Hi good afternoon. My former employer sent me letter stating that i am subject for dismissal. My concern is, i already gave them my resignation letter last December 28,2019 and my last day was January 28,2020.. The letter was sent today, february 18,2020.
My eployer refuses to give me certificate of employment and clearance because they are blaming me for the lost of their client.
1 answer  |  asked Feb 18, 2020 11:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

After working at a company for almost 6 months, I was informed that my role is not what the company needs. I was told that after the partners reviewed the role, they have decided that the role does not provide what they had hoped and therefore would be di
I was laid off from my job after almost 6 months. The reason I was given was that the role was not providing what the partners had hoped and not what the company needs. The company needs to invest in ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 7, 2020 10:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have several permanent conditions ie: Type I Diabetes, OCD and generalized anxiety disorder, on occasion there are flares that require that I call in to work. My employer provided me with the WH 360 E form to be completed by my physician. My physician c
HR department provided me with WH 360 E form, my physician completed form in detail for intermittent leave due to flare up of my illness. Insurance carrier denied my FMLA request as they state I did n...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 1, 2020 06:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I file a complaint with the division of human rights for disability harassment?
Everything was fine with my employer but as soon as I revealed my condition to my supervisor and requested FMLA, I started experiencing a wide range of harassment. Anything from false misconduct write...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 31, 2020 10:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Should I just let them terminate or try to fight it?
My employer currently has me on a final for a PIP. The problem is that they're are purposely setting me up for failure. I believe they're doing this because of my protected characteristic. -They have ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 28, 2020 3:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I was recently hired for the same company I worked for the last 6 years just different location. I received and offer letter through email and signed paperwork even signed the hourly rate notice for employees trained one day and even purchased new uniform
I was recently hired for the same company I worked for the last 6 years just different location. I received and offer letter through email and signed paperwork even signed the hourly rate notice for e...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 24, 2020 1:18 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

My Boyfriend who works for the one of the largest parking garages in NYC and is part of Local 272 was recently transferred to another Garage with no warning and no reason. He has worked there for 18 years and never had a bad review and his customers love
When he reported to work last Thursday there was a private letter addressed to him that was opened up and posted on the company office wall of his transfer to a different Garage. Nobody spoke to him, ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 16, 2020 2:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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