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US Employer overseas Separation Agreement
I am a US citizen, working overseas for a US employer. My role was made redundant due to company downsizing (which I am ok with). My current place of residence (country A) is different from my place o...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 13, 2020 06:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I haven't received my severance pay in the time frame provided.
Hi, my employment was eliminated effective august 17th. I received a severance agreement and signed it effective august 25th. In the agreement in paragraph 2, section a, it says my lump sum will be re...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 11, 2020 10:04 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Leaving Employer with Tuition Reimbursement Agreement after a Pay Cut
I am leaving a job where I received tuition reimbursement. I am 2 years into the 3 year period in which I owe money back if I leave and the company has requested I pay back a significant portion of th...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 18, 2020 3:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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

If I have a primary job and my part-time job is mandating that we are tested for COVID every 2 weeks but wants me to be late for the primary job is this legal when it can actually jeopardize my primary job?
I have tried my best to work with my part-time job regarding COVID-19 testing, but they are making it mandatory testing every 2 weeks which is a conflict with my primary job because if I come in late ...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 29, 2020 12:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is it legal for an employer to continuously change an employee from salary to hourly and vice versa depending on the mood of the mood owner and to avoid paying over time in Texas?
Is it legal for an employer to continuously change an employee from salary to hourly and vice versa depending on the mood of the mood owner and to avoid paying over time in Texas? The owner of our com...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 27, 2020 07:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

I worked at a restaurant chain that closed down right after i was injured. I was told i had to go to their insurance companys doctors and i went and their the ones who gave me 40% disabled as result of the manager of the franchise. First the said you can
The franchise was Fresh Choice and i am trying to get someone to help me get our agreement of 100K and pay for my education to get into a new field of work which could be room and board tuition and th...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 19, 2020 4:35 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Paid non-compete and unemployment benefits
Hi I am getting a severance package of 2 weeks from my employer in NJ. However I also have a non-compete for 1 year. They are going to pay me during the 1 year non-compete and preventing me to work at...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 15, 2020 1:48 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Was given a choice of layoff or severance pay, how will either affect unemployment
In Ohio, how does layoff vs severance pay affect unemployment?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 14, 2020 11:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I am due to have heart surgery on 9/3. Short term disability doesn’t pay but $170 weekly. Can my employer lay me off so I can collect unemployment during this time? I’d that legal?
I am having heart surgery on 9/3 and will be on short term disability. Is it possible for my employer to lay me off do as I may collect unemployment during this time as well? Is it legal for them to d...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 13, 2020 2:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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