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Can I sue for wrongful termination even though I had a union abritration
after being fired and going thru a union arbitration, were my union felt confident we would win but did not. Can I still sue. It happened in 2015. discrimination and retaliation was involved in the ca...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2018 08:27 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can one employee in a department of 25 be held to a different attendance policy then everyone else?
I am a non-exempt employee who works in a department where everyone else is exempt. I have been here for 5 years. I have adult ADHD, which affects my time management and organization on a daily basis....
1 answer  |  asked Mar 7, 2018 10:39 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

My son has been accused at work for sexually harrassing a coworker. He has not done this. He is in a relationship with his girlfriend+they are happy. My son is very upset. He's not shared this with anyone. His employer will not allow him back to work or o
Need help directing my son who's been falsely accused of sexually harrassing a female co-worker. He has not done or said anything. His boss has told him to not come back to work until after investigat...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 5, 2018 9:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Question about relocation/termination rights
My position at a high tech company is being relocated to another state (From CA to TX), and I've been offered a full relocation benefits package. However, I don't have the means to relocate (just purc...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 5, 2018 01:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

My employer is withholding my 2017 bonus because I will not be employed on the date bonuses are given. What recourse do I have?
I was told after resigning that I will not receive my previous year's bonus, despite having met all criteria and working 200+ hours of unpaid overtime. The employer stated that only employees who are ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 2, 2018 11:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can I still collect severance pay if I got a new job
Severance pay information
1 answer  |  asked Feb 28, 2018 5:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is it illegal for my employer to reveal my mental health diagnosis to a colleague?
I found out that, several years ago, one of my colleagues sexually assaulted three women. My knew about this when he hired him. I found out when I googled the individual. My supervisor has a plan for ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 28, 2018 08:43 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

My employer is telling other employees that I talked about them in a text sent to another employee can they do this
My hr department is telling other coworkers that i sent texts to another employee that i was talking about them and trying to get them to wright statements against me can they do that?
1 answer  |  asked Feb 27, 2018 12:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I'm an exempt employee. I've already worked 45 hours for the week and I want to leave 2 hours early on Friday. My HR person says they will take 2 hours off my PTO bank to cover the 2 hours I leave early. Can they do this or can they only take my PTO time
HR has taken time out of my PTO bank because I left early one day. As an exempt employee I understand Federal law says I have to be paid for the full day if I only worked a partial day. They say they ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 23, 2018 07:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Employee resigned 6 weeks ago and had a garnishment in place and is now being considered for rehire. Should his garnishment restart or do we need a new court order?
Employee was here for 9 months and had a court ordered garnishment but when he resigned 6 weeks ago, the garnishment was not complete. He is being considered for rehire and if he is, do we restart the...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 22, 2018 09:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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