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How do I get compisated for being in hospital then let go with no other position
Hi. In the past 3 weeks I was hospitalized for a week and sent home on bed rest for the next 2 weeks. I immediately told my manager when I was in the hospital sent him a Dr note and a release note whe...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 19, 2017 02:55 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Our company pays employees 30 minute lunches so overtime doesn't technically start until 42.5 hours worked. Should our offer letters state we pay lunches so overtime pay doesn't start until 42.5 hours for compliance?
Our company pays employees 30 minute lunches so overtime doesn't technically start until 42.5 hours worked. Should our offer letters state we pay lunches so overtime pay doesn't start until 42.5 hours...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 11, 2017 11:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I am on intermittent FMLA, my employer wants to move me into a position that will cause me stress and aggravation to my health conditions. What are my options? I think it is a punishment for calling off because of my health issues. I think they want me to
I have fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis and arthritis. I'm on intermittent FMLA. My employer is putting me in a position that will cause Stress and aggravation to my health issues and will cause me to mi...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 8, 2017 12:49 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can They Do This To Me? Is This Even Legal?
I've been with this company for a little over 6 years. I recently came back from FMLA leave as I went to care for my father in Las Vegas who had terminal cancer and only had 6 months to live as I was ...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 6, 2017 9:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to Hawaii

Drug testing and consent
My predecessor conducted pre-employment drug screens without notification or a consent form signed. I hired 10-12 people in a very short time and did not test due not having forms in place. I have sin...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 4, 2017 09:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I'm been discriminated against the law and which I'm protected by the law and United States of America act employees of sexual harassment that and dicrimated of my disability
I'm been discriminated against the law which protects us against sexual harassment and discrimination of disab ility
1 answer  |  asked Oct 2, 2017 10:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can you exagerate education credentials
I read that you can have legal troubles if you misrepresent your education credentials. In job hunting I state honestly that I have a Bachelor of Science in Education but have been stating my minor an...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 27, 2017 12:41 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I misrepresent my age on a job application?
I am an older person who needs a job badly. I have very good skills but I have not been getting responses to my job applications. I think it is because of my age and feel that I need to say I am young...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 26, 2017 09:56 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have an employee that made the comment I need to get laid and was suggestive towards me. Should I report it?
Was talking to an associate about work. She brought up a boy she was seeing and was talking to me about it. She was telling me how they met and what they talked about. I really didn't want to talk to ...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 25, 2017 8:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I am a non-union civil service employee of a BOCES in NY State. In my recent performance evaluation my manager wrote that I was seen on a certain date and time someplace other than my work place. I was working in a school district and my boss claimed some
I am a non-union civil service employee of a BOCES in NY State. In my recent performance evaluation my manager wrote that I was seen on a certain date and time someplace other than my work place. I wa...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 24, 2017 10:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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