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Can an employer decide not to let you go after you were told you were being let go? If you were told that if you stayed through most of the transition, you would be eligible for severance and now, after I resigned, they are saying no?
On Feb 16, I was told that my company was doing away with my department. The last day for the Department was April 3, however being the manager, I was not given a final date. My director and I were to...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 16, 2017 2:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Retaliation???
I have reported sexual harassment and now I'm questioning retaliation from my boss I was told I have to accommodate the late work hours until the spot is filled and was even told I'm lucky to be able ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 15, 2017 2:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I was in a car accident and I've worked my company for 11 years today my boss called and told me that he will demoting me because I've been off work for less than a month on Dr.'s orders. Is there not type of act that protects my job from being demoted
I was in a car accident on February 18 hit from behind I've been off work every since by my doctor. Today my boss called to tell me and I've worked for this company for 11 years that I was getting dem...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 14, 2017 9:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I was injured at work have been on workers compensation since then my doctor released me to work 12 hrs a week I was told by my employer that I needed to open my availability to work more hrs or be demoted and take a pay cut I live in NY is legal
I work at McDonald's as a manager I got hurt at work 3 yrs ago and have been on works comp since my doctor had let me return to work for 12 hrs a week I also receive works comp still I was told by my ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 11, 2017 6:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I was awarded unemployment, then I found employment (I'm an RN of 21 yrs experience). I only worked 4 days as that employer did not meet the written job descrpiton given to me as an RN, they had me doing clerical tasks, even though I kept going to HR aski
I was awarded unemployment State of Ohio. I diligently sought work. I was offered and accepted a job with the written description of what RN duties I would be performing. I've been an RN 21 years. Upo...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 10, 2017 01:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I have a confusing question. I work for a company that has 1 parent but 2 subsideries. An employee works FT for 1 company and we want him to work 10 hours for the next company from home. Would this mean overtime or not because it is 2 companies? Should he
I have a confusing question. I work for a company that has 1 parent but 2 subsideries. An employee works FT for 1 company and we want him to work 10 hours for the next company from home. Would this me...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 9, 2017 9:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

I was cleared of charges that I harassed a co-worker. The case was cleared by our HR, board members and Hr consulting firm. But knowing this worker she most likely will not let it go. What are my rights. I really don't want to be on pins and needles for t
A worker told staff on her way out the door "don't forget I'm not here tomorrow." She in fact did not tell her co-workers of the day off. As assistant director I sent out an email to all staff to remi...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 9, 2017 7:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Ohio- Retroactive Pay Cut
In Ohio, is it legal for a company to issue a company-wide pay cut that was effective 7 days prior to a verbal notice?
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2017 6:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is there a case when being threaten by an employer if you apply for unemployment after firing you ?
My son was fired a few weeks ago. He was working at a bar/restaurant in which it did not have a problem with give out free drinks, half price for meals etc. On this particular day he was schedule to w...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2017 5:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can I make a claim for unpaid wages after I already signed a severance release?
I have been working two management roles as an exempt employee for five months, but only receiving my normal salary for only one management role. I am now involuntarily leaving under a massive lay off...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2017 2:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

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