I was hired by a company as an intern. I was then granted access to a percentage of my clients. At the start of 2022. My employer sent us a work agreement where he stated we had to agree to 40 hours in office + occasional nights and weekends. He then proceeded to pay us all year in 1099. Ive now... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
If you were paid via 1099 and classified as an independent contractor, you should reach out to a Colorado employment attorney to discuss your situation in more detail. You may have been misclassified as an independent contractor when, in reality, you should have been classified as an employee... Read more »
We are scientists of equal caliber and the job would involve independent research activities at this Fortune 500 company. We could work in a number different departments for different supervisors in different labs. During an initial interview my partner was told he was highly qualified and... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2022
Each state has different laws, but in general anyone can hire whomever they want as long as they do not run afoul of discrimination laws.
The illness that required it was my mothers and it was sudden i gave as much notice as i could. I have been told by my supervisor i can do overtime in my main area but am forbidden from doing it elsewhere indefinitely because of my use of leave
answered on Nov 17, 2021
It sounds like your employer may be violating the Family Medical Leave Act. An employer cannot use your FMLA leave as a negative factor in making an employment decision that impacts your ability to earn income. More information is needed to analyze your situation. You should contact an employment... Read more »
I was just terminated due to violating company policies. Supervison stated I wasn’t following their company credit card policy procedures due to one transaction I had that was over $150,000 when another director(manager) was there during this transaction as well. The policies were never explained... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2021
A lot more needs to be known regarding your situation in order to assess whether you have any legally actionable claims. I highly recommend you have a free consultation with an employment attorney so see whether you have been discriminated or retaliated against for any unlawful reasons.
I am currently 6.5 months pregnant, and have been granted an accommodation by my workplace to complete my work remotely for the duration of my pregnancy. In January, during my first trimester, I started to experience severe motion sickness that limited my ability to complete my 45 minute drive to... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2021
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, people with disabilities (including pregnancy and related side effects) are permitted to request reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform their jobs while honoring their restrictions. However, the accommodation must be reasonable, and... Read more »
I bought an electric Mtn-bike:
I attempted to return the bike within the allotted time (30-days), but the E-bike company kept avoiding my request and offered to send me out more brake pads.
The Ebike X-Treme return policy is clear. After you used the bike it... Read more »
answered on Mar 23, 2021
A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope your son is okay. In terms of your question, no one could answer that based on these facts alone. One would need more information in terms of why the bike couldn't stop, among other issues.... Read more »
The first week of training I was blamed for not working the tech platform up to their standards. The tech Platform was new and kinks were being worked out. I was blamed for their troubles/kinks on the platform. They made excuses and said beside I showed no interest in the position in training.... Read more »
answered on Mar 17, 2021
While unfair, there is likely no legal claim available to you based on the information you provided.
The day my dog died I had taken him to the vet in the morning for a follow up check up I called into work to let them know I was going to come in late and I was going to make him stable comfortable and I will come in to work to finish my shift, I got fired that day and their excuse was lack of... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2020
You have no right to work in the state of Colorado period. Your dog has the same legal status as a toaster. Sorry.
answered on Jun 10, 2020
Your question does not provide enough detail to analyze whether this would violate the law. If you are an otherwise qualified individual who was not offered the position because of your disability, then you may have a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act. However, you would not be... Read more »
other employees. We were told he only recorded us to listen in sales meeting to our conversations with clients & prospects. I am in shock & humiliated & frustrated. I need to know my rights in Colorado on gender discrimination in the workplace & wire tapping laws.
answered on Mar 11, 2020
You may have a retaliation claim based on your complaint of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In order to establish this claim, you'll need to prove (1) you complained of sex discrimination, (2) your employer took an adverse action against you, and (3) there... Read more »
My mother is 42 years old and had an interview at Qdoba Mexican Grill in Colorado Springs, CO. They told her she was too old for the job and sent her home. It is my understanding that this is not legal, is this true?
answered on Jan 21, 2018
It is unlawful for a business to discriminate against applicants over the age of forty on the basis of the applicant's age. An employer may be liable to an applicant refused a job on the basis of age if the employer employs more than the minimum threshold under federal and state law. Your... Read more »
answered on Oct 11, 2017
You will have to sue the whoever gave your cat away and the person they gave it to but there are a lot of details that will affect whether you will be successful. I'd suggest you schedule a consultation.
I had surgery on my shoulder recently do to the work related injury I was let go or forced to quite plus did not get any compensation for it
answered on Aug 30, 2017
Talk to an employment lawyer about the specifics of your case. Be warned, you will have an uphill battle counter your prior statement that the injury did not occur at work. There is case law that does protect employees who are forced to not report an injury in the workplace for fear of... Read more »
I've been with my company for 3 years now, I didn't really call in often but recently gave birth is Nov. 2016, I'm breast feeding and have been getting mastitis due to nursing. whenever I get the infection I call in. I had to call in for once a week now and 3 days this week due to me... Read more »
answered on Jul 2, 2017
That type of employment situation can be frustrating. Especially with a new child. It's possible you may have a claim for harassment under Title VII, however I would want to know a few things. Do you have an employment contract? If so, what does it state regarding sick leave, paid time... Read more »
I requested 6 weeks off, and 4 weeks into my time off, my boss is telling me they couldn't hold the full time job open and offered me a different part time job. Is that legal?
answered on May 1, 2017
Colorado does not have special maternity laws, but there are federal protections via the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). With some very narrow exceptions, a person requesting leave (which generally must be granted) is required to have their same or similar job at the end of the leave. FLMA... Read more »
I'm the property manager of a local motel. My wife& I were hired as a team,only she was terminated after the owner found out that wife had filed a complaint with the U.S. D.O.L. &found owner in violation and an assessment was made for collection of back wages. That 9 months ago. New... Read more »
answered on Mar 29, 2017
This is a direct legal question. Justa's Q&A is not intended to provide specific legal opinions or advice because this would create an attorney-client relationship. You will need to contact an attorney directly.
As a general rule probation officers have limited powers related to... Read more »
There is also sexual harassment during an employee meeting with at least 3 witnesses and the company wants to do nothing about it. They also owe for 13 years of unpaid overtime. I know my rights. What can be done about this?
answered on Dec 14, 2016
More information is needed to make an accurate assessment of your case. This type of matter would be better served with an actual client consultation with an employment/discrimination lawyer (creating an attorney-client relationship and the privacy that this entails). Many attorneys offer free... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2016
Contact an employment lawyer. Some types of psychological harassment are protected.
I only received 1/2 of what I would've got in settlement had we waited another yr. As work comp denied claim. I had an umbilical hernia. Due to repeated heavy lifting on the job for a scaffolding and shoring comp.? Still having stomach issues from it.
answered on Jun 30, 2016
This is a question that is too specific for general advice. You should contact an employment attorney.
I got my dream job in administration. Had the whole office all to myself. Lady who hired me her dad owns the company. She stated to me not too long ago that my billing that I send to her dosent have to be "perfect yet". Been there not even a month. Now one of the managers who is also the... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2015
I understand your predicament and you have my sympathies. I suggest that you contact an employment or employment discrimination lawyer (most offer a free consultation). From your information it is not clear if a cause of action exists yet (I agree the supervisor is acting inappropriately, but his... Read more »
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