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I am a personal trainer in Texas. I signed a no-compete while working for my former employer saying that I wouldn't solicit past or current gym members for 3 years. I have since opened my own gym. I have not saught any of my former clientel, however they
I signed a no compete while working for a previous employer saying I would not solicit past or current members of his gym for 3 years. Lately I have had several of his customers sign up for free trial...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2017 6:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Non Compete agreement working in NJ and my employer is in TX
I have been working as a contractor to Nj based clinet ABC from last 2 years. Last year my Texas based employer XYZ made me sign non-compete employment agreement. Now, my client ABC has ended the cont...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2017 2:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

can an employee touch your personal belongings.
an employee asked me where I get my crystal vase from. I said I had it for three years which been sitting on my overhead for the that time. a few minutes later another employee walked into my cube did...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 25, 2017 4:12 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I am an employee at a school district in NY state, and I have taken all of my sick time. I have young children and am currently pregnant with very bad morning sickness every day. My employer has told me that if I have to take more time off, even a random
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1 answer  |  asked Jan 24, 2017 9:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can i be fired for excessive absenteeism when i ha e a doctors note every time and im a diabetic and im missing work due to my diabetes not being under control and employer knows i have medical problems.
Im a diabetic and the last six months i cant keep my sugar under control. I go to doctors all the time for this. My doctor gives me a note every time for missing work. My employer knows about problem....
1 answer  |  asked Jan 24, 2017 11:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

If my employer went bankrupt and a completely new company buys it out, will my contract carry over?
I have a 90 day notice clause upon leaving, will this still be the case if it's now a completely new company running the show? Can they sue me for breach of contract?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2017 8:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I work in Virginia. Recently my employer gave me a promotion and called it an exempt position but from what I have read it is not exempt. I am only paid for 40 hours because I am a so called
I work 60+ hours a week and I am only paid for 40. Should I be receiving overtime or at least be getting paid for the hours I work?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2017 7:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I was recently fired. It was not because I broke any employment rules, my boss said he was simply looking for something
I was recently fired. It was not because I broke any employment rules, my boss said he was looking for something "different". I know he hired someone else who was there last week. Yesterday, he called...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2017 7:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I live in NY and have intermittent FMLA my employer just recently advised me after using two days that I could not take them unpaid and had to use all of my PTO first. It is a large office, and others with FMLA are not given the same terms. This was never
I have had FMLA since May of 2016 and this is the first time I was told I had to use my paid time off for it.
1 answer  |  asked Jan 21, 2017 09:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I collect NYS unemployment if I worked in NYS for six months after my NJ unemployment expires
My NJ Unemployment expires in Jan 2017. I worked for six months in NYS. Can I collect NYS unemployment after NJ unemployment expires?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 20, 2017 9:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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