New York Questions and Answers

Non-compete for C2C enforceable
I currently work for contracting company (ABC) who has a corp to corp relationship with consulting company (DEF) who placed me at client company (GHI). I only have a signed employment agreement with A...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 6, 2018 11:46 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I suggested to submit notice of my leaving my organization but was then given two weeks by my employer. I do not wish to quit and communicated this. Can they do this?
In a difficult time I suggested that *maybe* I should quit my organization. I retracted my statement but my employer then gave me until June 6th. I did not officially submit notice nor did I giver her...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 5, 2018 10:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

About 2 weeks i reported 2 supervisors to Hr, about being rude, Due to the incident, i went home early that day and felt ill and called out for 2 weeks, i came back once i felt better andi was still had a schedule. i worked for 2 hours, The Store Manager
could be be considered retaliation.
1 answer  |  asked Jun 22, 2018 3:25 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Legally tied to my employers tuition retention agreement if they are sold?
My current employer paid for my MBA, and with that, I signed a tuition refund retention agreement for four years after the last tuition paid. I work in Ohio, but, the contract I signed stated "This Ag...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 10, 2018 08:08 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

One of my fellow assistant managers checked my phone without permission and cleared a notification while I left it charging. What can I do?
I left my phone locked face down charging and when I came back I was flipped up side and I didn't realize until later that an email notification had been erased from the notification screen. What can ...
1 answer  |  asked May 29, 2018 6:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Okay for an employer to purposely schedule all shifts 5-15 minutes short of a 6 hour mandated break?
It may seem a little picky but it just sounds very odd to me that it'd be okay for an employer to purposely schedule people sometimes even 5 minutes short of the 6 hour so the employee cannot take a s...
1 answer  |  asked May 12, 2018 6:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can you be charged for vacation time upon leaving w/ a Front Loaded vacation policy?
My company switched from an accrual based vacation policy to a "front loaded" policy. However, upon notice of leaving in March a colleague was asked to pay back a portion of that vacation she had used...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 19, 2018 1:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Do I have a chance to sue even after signing waiver (under duress)?
Hello, Worked for two years for a company. in mid-town New York City. Last year around March became ill with what was then an unknown issue. Had stents put into my heart, but still had issues where I ...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 18, 2018 3:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

fired employee who, under loan agreement still owes company $1,000. Not going to pursue employee as bad exit. Do i just included the $1,000 on w-2 ?
have loan agreement. had paid a few months down. company terminated without cause.
1 answer  |  asked Apr 5, 2018 10:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I sue for wrongful termination even though I had a union abritration
after being fired and going thru a union arbitration, were my union felt confident we would win but did not. Can I still sue. It happened in 2015. discrimination and retaliation was involved in the ca...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2018 08:27 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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