My neice inlaw is 26, she's 9 mo.s pregnant and has just been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, her plan was to return to work as a teacher after 3 mo's. When she told her employer (a very highly prestigious private school in pbg, fl) that she may need a double masectomy, they asked... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2023
The size of the employer may matter. She should follow up and contact an employment lawyer right away. This was not handled correctly by the employer.
I was told a very racist comment in front of few other coworkers, been sexualized multiple time at work, they pushed me to quit by the way they were treating, pretty sure made them happy since that’s exactly what he wanted, I’ve been treated extremely bad at that job and i need to know what to do.
answered on Nov 16, 2022
Remember your employer needs to have at least 5-15 employees depending on physical location for them to qualify for jurisdiction of discrimination laws. You are welcome to contact me.
I'm a independent contractor working for a cleaning service for the past 3 months. The owner of cleaning service has paid me every Saturday for work completed. However, they just recently asked me to sign a non compete. I politely declined and resigned from my services. Now the owner is... Read more »
answered on Oct 31, 2022
This is a concern. You worked the hours in question and the non-comp was not a part of the agreement.
Set Forth in the Scheduling Order re  Scheduling Order,,,,, Order Referring Case to Mediation,,,,, Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge
answered on Oct 16, 2022
It sounds like you have filed a case, maybe in federal court and this is an early standard order. It is hard to navigate these by yourself. I would be willing to speak to you about your case. 941-444-1548.
answered on May 11, 2021
It might be. We would need to know more to be able to say more definitively.
answered on Dec 1, 2020
In a sense, yes. This is always a tough decision. If you ever need to bring a claim against your employer based on your disability but did not disclose to them you had the disability, your claim may be jeopardized.
I have customers that are requesting my services in a community and they are being told they can use anyone but me to work on their property because a member of the HOA does not like me. This has cost me a loss of steady income and future as well. Do I have a case?
answered on Nov 8, 2020
If the reason is race-based or other class-based discrimination, you should follow up
answered on Oct 23, 2020
This can be hard but not impossible to do. Beyond a simple search engine search, you have probably already tried, there a few ideas. First, look (online) in your local clerk of court or the clerk where the company is in locally. Next look in the local and federal courts where the company is... Read more »
Sexually harrassed as she went amd told employees that she managed that she saw me at a clinic and i got abortion.along with her always touching me inappropriate
answered on Oct 4, 2020
Please phone my office Monday afternoon at 941-444-1548. Thank you.
I was working at a new job and was suddenly fired after being told I was performing great 3 days prior. The owner found some typos in my work and that was the reason given for my firing. I was a W2 salary employee with benefits. I was the only women on the team and one of the only ones, as they... Read more »
answered on Jun 14, 2020
How long were you there? Are thee more than 15 employees? If not, what is the specific municipal location?
Can the company i work for force us to used our pto . And used all of our pto for being out due to covid 19.
I was sent home from work cause of my symptoms, after being tested the firts time results came back incompleted.
I had to get retested and cleared to come back to work .... Read more »
answered on May 8, 2020
Under the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act, or FFCRA, most employers are required to give you 80 hours or 2 weeks paid under your circumstances. I would ask for this to be applied to that time, to be paid and have your pto restored. If they deny, you can contact the Department of... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2020
As you can understand this is a new area of law and we are all still learning. Center for Disease Control guidelines do now take precedence over Americans with Disability Act regulations. My concern here is your phrase "ask you to produce a test (result presumably) as opposed to making you... Read more »
Like they were working on prepping for the day (during the corona virus outbreak) and their manager said there will be a $500 fine. Is this correct?
And intimidated by my coworker, our boss, our bosses boss who is also my coworkers mom. I filed an official grievance per comp policy over this. I have now been moved into a corner desk, restricted from speaking with coworkers, threatened with firing, and now they made a revision to our employee... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2020
Some considerations: Is it the government being defrauded? Is it likely there has been enough time for EEOC to inform the employer of the charge? If so to the second question it may increase or give rise to a retaliation claim. This issue is too important to discuss on a message board and you... Read more »
I was working for a company and I got ill and I was not able to work for two months. My FMLA was exhausted and my short term disability claim was denied. My employer decided to terminate me after the two months. I filed for unemployment and the benefits were denied or the following reason: THE... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2019
This is a hard area and the DEO changes its official and unofficial policies often. I would appeal the decision and attend the telephone hearing. Although at one point DEO tried to change their policy to say if you could not work due to illness you were ineligible, some hearing officers seems to... Read more »
My sister and daughter work for a 7eleven franchise my sister was fired for a reason but now the owner and co managers from other owned store and business are harrassing my daughter trying to make her quit too. They are talking negative thing to the customers in front of her face. Degrading her and... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2019
It is difficult to say based on what you have here. For example, as they are both female is any of the harassment based on gender or sex or another protected class?
answered on Aug 16, 2019
People are always shocked by this, but in Florida you are not entitled to this time. It is not "banked" in the sense it is yours at the end of the employment as it is is some other states.
I was openly verbally threatened with great physical harm by an employee while in the presence of management (who witnessed the threat spoken), who then claimed they were unable to take action due to the absence of physical contact....is this true? is it legally feasible to sue my employer? I... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2019
They can take action. They can investigate, suspend, fire that person and/or make sure you aren't working together. You may be able to take action against the employer for several causes, such as negligent hire/retention of that employee. You may need to file with an administrative agency... Read more »
My general manager stated today that ever since I stated I was pregnant I am currently 4 months that I've become dumber and everyone there notices it too. And she constantly talks to my co-workers about me making jokes. Its to the point where I don't even feel like coming in because of... Read more »
answered on Jul 3, 2019
Unfortunately, there really is not a suit for emotional abuse. There is for pregnancy discrimination. Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is shockingly common. I recommend contacting an attorney immediately.
US Courts website has certain tables with data, but nothing about age discrimination.
answered on Feb 22, 2019
When you find it let me know. Settlement data especially is very hard to come by as settlements are most often confidential. Plaintiffs and their counsel dont have as much statistical information as exists in some other areas of civil trial law.
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