Tennessee Questions and Answers

If employee declines lunch break am I covered as long as I offer it?
I run a business in TN. Labor laws state that we must offer a 30 min break to employees working over 6 hours. If the employee does not choose to take that break am I still covered legally by offering ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 14, 2020 07:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

Lunch break and timecards
I am a nurse in a assisted living. I am told not to clock out at lunch. I have to carry a walkie talkie and answer questions at lunch. My time sheets are attached to my check and I can't get it until ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 10, 2017 04:36 AM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

Our company sold the apartment community I work at December 1 2016. My boss call the HR department beginning of January and they told us our policy was still in effect and they get to it whenever they canceled it. I just called the insurance company and f
I work for an apartment community whose company owns a construction company also. They built three apartment communities and I'm one of the maintenance supervisors that managed The fountains of Meadow...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 7, 2017 2:39 PM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

I received a separation notice in from my employer. It has the wrong name on it, but I'm terminated in the system. Is my employer required to rehire me?
Today, I was terminated from my job, but they didn't put my correct, legal name on my separation notice, and not all the points on it are filled out. Is my employer required to rehire me? Could I figh...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 15, 2017 5:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

I was terminated by my company because my position was eliminated. Do I have any legal recourse?
I was terminated from my company due to my position being eliminated. To receive my unpaid vacation, I have to sign a release. The release has a clause that I will not be allowed to be rehired for my ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 10, 2017 10:51 PM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

Dear Mel: Is it legal for an employer or company to dock an employee a half a day for being 1 minute late?
My wife and I showed up to my work place 10 minutes early, but couldn't get through the gate because someone in front of us lost his identification card and had to get buzzed in by security which took...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 14, 2016 3:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

I live in Tennessee and my previous employer continues to deposit money that they don't owe me into my debit account. How many days do I have until that money is mine and they can't take it back?
Just wondering
1 answer  |  asked Dec 16, 2015 10:58 AM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

Took medical leave for tkr boss wont let me come back what can i do?
Boss said she expected me back by Oct 16 that's only 5 weeks to heal from major surgery! I don't know why she expected me back then there were no plans of returning until I am released by my doc she s...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 28, 2015 11:45 AM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

Is it legal for a boss to ask you to return to work full time even if your surgeon says no?
1 answer  |  asked Sep 27, 2015 08:37 AM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

if I only work 6 hours am I forced to take a lunch break
it was on the weekend and I came in to work . I worked 6 hours and the company took 30 minutes away saying I had to clock out for lunch
1 answer  |  asked Aug 31, 2015 4:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Tennessee

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