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I work in Washington state. My employer wants me to sign a paper stating that i will not file for unemployment. Can they do this?
Can a employer ask me to sign a paper saying i won't file for unemployment?
1 answer  |  asked Aug 31, 2017 2:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to Washington

PTO Florida for California Employee
I resigned from a company in Florida after 3 years of service. I have 195hrs in PTO are they obligated to pay this out?
1 answer  |  asked Aug 27, 2017 11:48 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

I work construction I'm a foreman. A new superintendent was it on my job, that didn't know bridge work and we started bumping heads. But my work was not effected at all. Me and my crew received a award from the the main office for my bridge. Three days la
Do I have a wrongful termination. The union did get them to change my poor performance. They couldn't warrant it. But they wanted me to apply for unemployment to receive money. I want them to compensa...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 26, 2017 09:22 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

I'm short $2,500 to= 1/2 my highest paid Qtr in 2016 for eligibility, anything I can say in hearing?
Hello, I worked doing security last year $300 a week, then coached in the fall & received my stipend in Dec. thus my highest Qtr came to $9500. in Dec 2016. I was done with coaching & working security...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 24, 2017 4:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

My new job as a receptionist is for a woman who is a massage therapist. I suspect she is a sex worker. If the police came to bust her can I be in trouble also?
All info is contained in the question.
1 answer  |  asked Aug 24, 2017 07:56 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

Hi, I gave my current job a 2 week notice. Today being payday he told me that VK time is now accrued. He said it was in the hand book I never got. So anyways he took 19 hours out of this check for my VK back in March. Now my pay stub says I have 19 hours
1 answer  |  asked Aug 22, 2017 9:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can a temp agency tell me work slowed down, but tell the unemployment office that I was terminated?
I was working for a temp agency I worked at a place for 7 months for them. the recruiter called me to tell me work had slowed down and to not report to work where I was tempting. I filed for unemploym...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 21, 2017 10:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN NYS. I am looking for a bit of advise on what to do. I worked for a LLC and loved it. Just recently my employer had her secretary call me. When I called back and spoke with the owner she told me that I was fired for supposely sayin
WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN NYS. I am looking for a bit of advise on what to do. I worked for a LLC and loved it. Just recently my employer had her secretary call me. When I called back and spoke with the...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 20, 2017 11:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

we have an employee who is on short term disability, can we lay him off? He has had excessive absenteeism in the past with no dr. excuse.
employee has been reprimanded numerous times in writing about excessive absenteeism. He now has filed for short term disability (not work related). Can we lay him off, we are an at will employer.
1 answer  |  asked Aug 17, 2017 2:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I have attendance issues and have FMLA. I don't know what I can do.
I have been sick with different illnesses related to my current serious health diagnosis. I applied for and was approved for FMLA. Prior to this, I have had difficulties at work. One minute it was my ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 13, 2017 6:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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