After submitting a two-week notice, my employer claims I have breached my employment contract on largely bogus claims. He has also withheld a previous paycheck. I was given an impossible number of tasks to complete during my final two weeks, and he is claiming not completing these tasks is a breach... Read more »
Documents including operating templates created by myself all on my personal laptop not issued through the business. All budgets and analysis's have been created on my laptop. Are any of these documents legally my property considering I created it all from scratch on my laptop.
My sister residing in CA worked remotely transcribing for an Illinois company. They started having financial issues a few years ago and did things like move out scheduled pay dates. They made payroll for a while then started missing those dates. Last year my sister was behind 3 or more paychecks on... Read more »
The good news here is that you are completely incorrect when you say she cannot collect unemployment because she is technically employed. You do not have to be unemployed to get UI benefits. You simply have to establish that you are not working and not getting paid or that you are under employed....Read more »
There are two relationships involved in your reported situation. One is the employer-employee relationship. The other is the landlord-tenant relationship. I will only address the landlord-tenant relationship because I do not handle employment law matters. If you have a written lease, the landlord...Read more »
Hello, more information is needed here. Are you paid hourly? The employer is required to pay you at least the minimum wage for all hours worked, and at a rate of one and one-half times your regular hourly rate for hours worked over 40. There may be an issue here if they are deducting hours in weeks...Read more »
I quit due to commute issues and other personal reasons and I checked the company payroll app to see how much I’m supposed to get paid but it only says I get paid for one day. Is this correct or should I get in contact with the payroll manager?
Hello, more information is needed here. The company is required to pay you at least the minimum wage for all hours you worked and and time and a half of our hourly wage if you were paid hourly for all hours worked above 40 in a workweek. I would wait to see how much you are paid and then reach out...Read more »
While interviewing for a chain restaurant GM position mid Dec of 2019 I was asked what annual salary I would accept to leave where I was currently employed and work there. I asked for 65,000 and the district Mgr at that time who was interviewing me agreed, but he said they would need to start me at... Read more »
Yes. You can take action. You should hurry though because you are running up against the statute of limitations. You should be able to use the documentation and text messages that you already have in your possession. You may take the restaurant to small claims court for the difference in the amount...Read more »
I’ve waited almost three months I had a outstanding error on my account it took me two months to get a hold of someone in the office. Got the account fixed called again to file said my claim couldn’t be processed because of an outstanding error on my account. Now I call and after the lawsuit... Read more »
More information is needed to answer your questions. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer is required to engage in an interactive process to attempt to come up with a reasonable accommodation that allows you to perform the essential functions of your position but does not cause an...Read more »
Washington is a "two-party consent" state. That means it is unlawful to intercept or record a private phone call, in-person conversation, or electronic communication unless all parties to the communication consent.
The situation you have described is not, of itself, unlawful. However, if you believe you are being passed up for hours for a discriminatory reason (i.e. based on race, sex, disability, religion, age) then your employer's actions could serve as evidence of discrimination in violation of Title...Read more »
Unemployment benefits said I owe them when they specifically put in my financial information and now they want to force me to bring out all my work history contract jobs so they can judge if I will receive Unemployment.
You have not asked a question. If you are looking to hire an attorney, this Q&A board is not the place that can happen. If you want to know what to do, gather all the information the EDD wants to see and provide it to them. Once a determination is made, if it is against you, be sure to...Read more »
I am international student and currently on F1 Visa. I have substantial degrees Bachelor's, Post Graduate from India have completed my MS Marketing in the U.S and soon will be conferred with MBA in U.S. I have 20 years of work experience with 3.5 years (OPT/CPT - 40 HOURS) within U.S. I am... Read more »
17 year old hopes to find work while her mother is waiting to receive her green card. She has already applied and has been waiting for a while, her daughter wants to get a summer job in the meantime to help support the family. Is the daughter eligible to work if the parent is on a legal sponsored... Read more »
Not this summer. The daughter must be a derivative beneficiary. That is, she must be able to qualify for adjustment of status based upon her mom’s current immigrant visa. This requires an understanding of how the current visa bulletin works.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a...Read more »
I’ve recently taken a leave of absence to provide care to my elderly father during COVID who suffers from Congestive heart failure. I am the only child and have since relocated to be with him. We just began in-home physical therapy in hopes of increasing his strength so he may become stronger... Read more »
There are employment law attorneys here who are most knowledgeable in this area, but your question remains open for a week, and you might be losing valuable time or a good opportunity. From a practical standpoint, ask. You have nothing to lose, and it could be preferable to the prospective employer...Read more »
If your right to appeal has passed, there is no practical way to get them to take up your case. Whether you can approach the dispute from a litigation standpoint, i.e., in court, depends on much more information than you have provided here.
Trying to resolve a wage or hour dispute by...Read more »
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