New York Questions and Answers

Can I use vacation and personal time that is unrelated to my FMLA within the same 12 month period?
Hello. I have about 3 months vacation time saved up and 4 months sick time. I plan to take 12 weeks FMLA leave at the end of this year. I want to take a vacation this spring and have more than enough ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 10, 2019 01:53 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can i be fired for an asthma attack
I was recently let go from work due to me having an asthma attack at the job was forced to go to the hospital and when i tried to return was told i could not an was consider a liability
1 answer  |  asked Jan 22, 2019 07:22 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Hi, I was informed my store's location will close in 2 weeks in NY state. I have been told i was suppose to be given at least 60 days notice. I also have a written document from HR that the store would be open thru 2019. What legal options do I have to co
Hi, I was informed my store's location will close in 2 weeks in NY state. I have been told i was suppose to be given at least 60 days notice. I also have a written document from HR that the store woul...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 10, 2019 08:05 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Only 6 weeks of FMLA???
I recently had a baby on 11/8/2018. I told my employer I would be using NY Paid Family Leave for the first 8 weeks and would return to work after 8 weeks. However, I decided to use another 2 weeks of ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 5, 2019 08:37 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I get short term disability benefits from 2 separate employers in NY state ?
Can I get short term disability from 2 different employers in NY state , can it add up to more than $170 a week?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 4, 2019 08:32 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Unsolicited Reference
Prior employee of a WI company. Left on my own - was not fired. Did not ask for a reference from that company. Got a new job in NY months after leaving prior company. My new employer told me today he ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 18, 2018 2:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I use my fmla to refuse mandatory overtime ?
I came into work at 3:45pm and at that time I informed my sergeant that I cannot stay for mandatory overtime. He came to me at 6:15pm and mandated me stating he didn’t have anyone. I have a mother w...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 16, 2018 7:31 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I use my fmla to refuse mandatory overtime ?
I came into work at 3:45pm and at that time I informed my sergeant that I cannot stay for mandatory overtime. He came to me at 6:15pm and mandated me stating he didn’t have anyone. I have a mother w...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 16, 2018 6:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can a non-exempt employee delegate work to an unpaid intern?
I am an exempt employee living in New York City, working at a 501c3. After January 1, 2019, my salary is under the new threshold for exempt salaried employees, and I will be reclassified as "non-exemp...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 14, 2018 1:35 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can an employer close the company on holidays and force you to use personal time
Can a company close the business on Dec 24 and Dec 31 and force employees to use there personal days to be paid?
2 answers  |  asked Nov 27, 2018 07:28 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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