I was just offered a job as a new nurse practitioner. During the first interview he offered me a $500 bonus in a part time position at a clinic I really like. He requested a meeting to give me the bonus check and to sign the contract, but he threw down two additional stipulations (non- compete... Read more »
My friend who is currently going through chemotherapy was apparently suspended without pay from the company we work for because they allegedly cited he smelled like alcohol when apparently he didn't and he was suspended for also taking medication .
Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning that workers can be terminated at any time and for any reason (or no reason at all). However, if your friend suspects he was targeted for termination based on his medical condition, he should speak with a Florida employment attorney about disability...Read more »
Depends on if the REAL reason for not hiring is discrimination based on one of the protected classes under the law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, and some other categories. While there is usually no way to get hard proof of the real reason outside of...Read more »
This camera send notifications to his phone whenever the sensor is activated. In midst of an altercation with him he admitted to placing that camera there specifically for me even though there are many people who work in that office I just happen to work alone on night shift. He has stooped as low... Read more »
The owner of a restaurant I work at allows his wife to take tables and collect tips, taking tables away from his employees to do so. He will even ask employees to come in and work with his wife while paying them a flat fee, and she collects more in tips than the other employee is compensated, even... Read more »
I currently work for a remote company and I reside in the state of Florida. I have been working for this company for a few months and the only break given was a 20 minute paid break for an 8-hour shift. They now sent out a form to sign stating that we must take a 30-minute unpaid meal break, even... Read more »
He almost completely removed my wisdom lock(the only one I have) I heard and felt when his hands slipped after feeling him tug on it. I immediately reached back to feel what he had done. I said you cut my dread and his response was oops, no apology of any sort, I became very upset and quiet to let... Read more »
Private personal service businesses like barbers, beauticians, doctors, and other similar businesses are not required to provide personal services to everyone As private businesses, they can decide whether they want your business or not.
I signed a contract and worked two weeks and in my contract it says nothing about having a covid shot ,the manager is black and acted like he got mad once i said i didnt beleive in it, on the first night of training ,he had ask if i had it and i said no i dont beleive in it but once i seen his... Read more »
Florida is at will state. At-will means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without incurring legal liability. Likewise, an employee is free to leave a job at any time for any or no reason...Read more »
My company has issued a letter stating only vaccinated employees will get paid for the time they take off if they test positive for covid 19. Unvaccinated employees will not get paid if tested positive for covid 19
An awnser from so.one less biased to the vaccine and keeps their persanly... Read more »
I had made an accommodation request of my employers to relocate from IL to FL on account of my health being impacted by the environment in IL as well as my spouse relocating. Despite sending several emails making a plea to my director, manager and HR to the fact that I will be without a home if I... Read more »
As far as I know, job abandonment is a valid reason for termination and denial of employment benefits in Florida and most other states. But to be sure you need to ask a lawyer in Illinois whether that is the law in Illinois.
I have requested to either work at home or get a shift a change from my current job due to child care conflict and they claim there is nothing they can do for my shift change but they have done it for other employees.
The initial inquiry here is whether you believe you are being discriminated against (that is, being treated differently than others) based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, age, or disability. Is there a difference between you and the...Read more »
Hello I have a question. I live in the state of Florida. I was offered a position for a new job, my background cleared and is at 100% completion with no discrepancies. I was called by the company stating I answered no to their question for vaccine. I told her that is correct and also informed I... Read more »
You are going to have to disclose the case to the Florida Bar and likely law schools (depending on what the application says), even if it was sealed and expunged. The good news is that there are a ton of lawyers with misdemeanor convictions who get accepted and accepted to the bar. The key thing to...Read more »
Morally, yes they should. Legally, there currently is no requirement to do so. Transit workers unions have been asking Congress to pass a Federal law requiring such hazard pay - see: https://www.atu.org/media/releases/the-atu-and-twu-to-congress-hero-transit-workers-deserve-hazard-pay...Read more »
Your manager can fire you for any reason because Florida is employment at will state, meaning both you and your boss can terminate the employment for any reason, unless your employment stipulates otherwise.
I’m a security officer, so I get assigned to posts depending on availability and needs of the post. By definition being fired is a change/failure in the employee resulting in termination. A layoff is a change within the company including company standards. So would I be entitled to a severance... Read more »
I got hired for a job, took a drug test and heard nothing back. They had me working there for 3 weeks then decided to fire me for failing the drug test. Is there anything I can do? I failed due to marijuana and they took 3 weeks to let me know.
I work for an online university, ben here 6.5 year now the admin coming up with AI "data extraction" but not telling us who extracts data, where does it end up, who analyzes the data to improve outcomes. I work with students across the USA and approx 25 % of all calls are documented as:... Read more »
Yes. While you are working and using the employer's phone system or receiving the calls, the conversation is not private or confidential as against the employer because at the time you are the employer- you are not taking the call as an individual. The warning about possible recording is to...Read more »
You did not ask a question, but since you posted your inquiry under the subject area Employment Discrimination, I suppose you are wondering if you are the victim of illegal discrimination, as well as if there is anything you can do to obtain monetary compensation. While the employer did...Read more »
Yes. Private employers in Florida can do anything they want to their employees, as long as the reason they are doing it (or not doing) does not violate the Florida Civil Rights Act. You have two options: Get vaccinated and get "Covid pay" or refuse and get none.
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