A tenured teacher under pressure of health issues and a bi-polar daughter who has attempted suicide is unduly pressured to provided detailed differentiated Physical Education lesson plans for K-5 graders that are never acceptable. She is accused of having problems with parents/teachers and staff... Read more »
In Illinois, terminating a public tenured teacher is a complicated process and usually requires due process via a hearing. This can involve hundreds of pages of paperwork, strict deadlines and appeal rights.
If she is in danger of being terminated, she should notify her union (where...Read more »
I was written up and suspended for AWOL charges because my manager claims I didn’t call and leave a message on the dates I was written up for even though I presented my call logs that showed I did call.
I have been a driver for Lyft over a years now. And they fired me for something on my background that has been on there for over five years now. When i first started they did a background check with a company Call Checker over a year ago i was good to drive and another sometime in the middle of the... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about your experiences with Lyft, but please understand you are likely not an employee but rather an independent contractor. Employees vs. Independent Contractors have very different legal rights, as most local, state and federal employment laws only protect bona fide...Read more »
Contractor kept putting us off. I called him at the end of June and told him we needed our patio by the end of July. He told us we'd have a beautiful patio by then. We did not. We have a unlevel, unmeasured, poorly stamped crooked patio. It's September and it's still not cut and... Read more »
You are protected by consumer rights if you believe this contractor committed fraud. You should speak with a local attorney about your options which might include reviewing any written or oral agreements about the work to be done, demanding that the contractor give you a partial refund or...Read more »
Sometimes. It depends on the unit of government and what funds they are using to pay for work projects. If an Illinois local government agency is required to advertise their work projects, they are likely required by state law or local ordinance to publish each bid in the newspaper and may also...Read more »
This company in my short tenure. I have seen people quit and get fired for no reason. Their Glassdoor page is filled with accurate accounts of what happened to me today. I was told I was fired because I wasn't happy. Not performance issues at all. They want me to sign a non disclosure in order... Read more »
This is not an easy "yes" or "no" answer. It depends on the nature of the medical problems and the tenure of the employee. The FMLA is a federal law that protects employees who have worked for a minimum of 12 months, whereas the ADA is a federal law that protects all employees...Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about your recent workplace experiences.
In order to prove you have a valid charge of discrimination, you should gather as much evidence as you can (documents, text messages, witnesses, etc.). It isn't enough to just say you were let go for being pregnant....Read more »
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