I had reported that my accomodations for light duty were not being made and a few days later I was suspended and haven't been told why
answered on Oct 6, 2021
You should contact a Massachusetts employment attorney to discuss your situation. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is unlawful for employers to retaliate against employees based on requests for accommodations (or, in your situation, complaints that the accommodation requested is not... Read more »
I recently had a baby prematurely. I shared this information internally with my employer. Within a few hours of sharing, I received an email from a co-worker to a group of customers, (some of which I do not know) detailing not only the birth of my son but also his full name and that he was born... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2021
More information is needed to analyze your situation. Is your employer requiring you to take a leave you otherwise are not intending to take? Additionally, there is no private cause of action under HIPPA. Only the Department of Health and Human Services and state attorneys general have the power... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2021
Are you pro se? Did you tell your attorney this ? A Motion to Recuse is the usual method of proceeding when there is an association between either party and the Judge or an appearance of conflict even it is a good idea for the Judge to recuse.
Upstairs have they have food servers totally different job description, down stairs they force the cna's to do it, but cna's upstairs do not. They have activities up and down stairs when they go home, they are now trying to add that to do when they go home, when upstairs cna's do not... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2021
Unless you have an employment contract dictating otherwise, your employer can generally add to or change your job duties at any time for any reason, as long as it not for an unlawful reason. What you are describing sounds unfair, but it is not unlawful. However, your employer must pay you for all... Read more »
I am a Masters' graduate from a STEM degree. I graduated in May 2020 so I am currently on OPT. I was given a confirmed written offer by a company, but when they were doing background checks etc, they asked me about my visa status. I told them I was on STEM OPT so I officially had 3 years of... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2020
If employment is at will, then there is probably nothing you can do about it. It is hard to say if discrimination based on visa status is valid, given a company’s long-term goals. Your best option would be to discuss your case with an attorney with knowledge of workplace issues.
I'm a service tech for a franchisee of Panera Bread and Wendy's. I worked there for 18 years. 2 mos ago my boss announced his retirement and his supervisor chose me to take his place (email proof). Right before my supervisors retirement date his boss quit. Someone from another department... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2020
You may have a claim for gender discrimination under Title VII and state law, but more information is needed to fully evaluate your situation. You should contact an employment attorney in your area as soon as possible to discuss your options.
As part of the job I was required to get a medical evaluation before starting, it involved me disclosing any medical conditions I have and some blood work. My blood work came back great, but I have a herniated lumbar disc. Can a job take back their offer, even though I had already signed everything... Read more »
answered on Jul 22, 2019
In addition to certain federal agencies that may be able to help you, every state has its own set of employment laws, some of which may cover your particular situation. Contact an employment lawyer near you.
I am a third year university student in the Nursing program, with one year left of school (not including the current semester). My tuition is roughly $50,000/year, and my family does not have the ability to take out large loans. My father was working for 26 years when he was suddenly laid off from... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2019
Perhaps your father might have a basis for an employment law complaint, but that really depends on the facts leading to his termination. Also it would be useful to know when your remission was cut off - mid year or after the full year, as well as the contractual terms of the remission benefits.... Read more »
I do not agree with a single part of the settlement agreement and I do not want to lose my rights to sue. Can my employer terminate me if I refuse to accept and sign the release of claims.
answered on Mar 24, 2018
Is your employer asking you to do this as part of a settlement of your claim? If so, then it is up to you whether or not the settlement is worth signing the release and withdrawing your claim.
I work for Amtel and they told me because I called out twice because the first time I went to the clinic do to high blood pressure and I’m diabetic so my sugar was really low the second time was because I got sick with strep and fever and because of my fever I had a really high blood pressure... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2018
Contact an attorney who specializes in suits under the American's with Disabilities Act. You can call the Boston Bar Association or the Massachusetts Bar Association for a free referral. It would seem that the Company has terminated you for an invalid reason. One issue is however if you were... Read more »
I filed a legal complaint shortly after quitting in 2015, and filed a MCAD complaint in 2016. The case was settled out of court in 2017
answered on Jan 12, 2018
This irs does allow you to deduct attorney fees paid to recover in a discrimination claim on line 36 of form 1040
So my employer is the medical director at a psychiatrist office. I am an administrative assistant. His wife, who does not have a visa to work in this country, randomly drug tested me, in a public bathroom that is shared with the whole office building of different businesses, with a store drug test,... Read more »
answered on Dec 4, 2017
First of all if the medical director's wife is here on a Visa that does not permit her to work, then she is prohibited from administering any drug test for your company or any other company. In that event the use of the drug test can be challenged. Second, Massachusetts does not have a defined... Read more »
I work at a daycare where my infant attends. I require three 30min breaks but can sometimes switch with another teacher so I can supervise while nursing. Today I was sent home 5 hours early while all my coworkers had to work 9 hour shifts with no lunch break because we are short-staffed. My... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2017
Massachusetts has some pretty decent laws, for such issues.
Select someone on this list, and see if you can get legal help:
I was robbed by a new coworker she was caught on camera stealing the money I was not notified of when her next shift would be . Or even her last name it turned out that her and the store manager were friends and he fired her without letting me know what time she came in the store to have her... Read more »
Still at minn wage after 1 year with company and failing to obey what I was told and given to earn hourly raises. By now should have a almost $2/Hour Raise by all training completed and required for such raises (with proof)
answered on May 16, 2017
If the other party breached their contract with you, you can sue for that, and you may be able to file a wage claim as well with the state. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more... Read more »
I Was pregnant two years ago and the issue still makes me upset and uneasy. A coworker had been talkin about me multiple times maliciously to other coworkers about my status at work and being pregnant. When brought to my general managers attention he suggested I talk to my doctor about taking... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2017
Is there a continuing hostile work environment or gender-based discrimination issue here? That should be investigated. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my... Read more »
I know it's illegal to make an employee do there own background check I just didn't know about court records?
answered on Feb 12, 2017
Court records are typically public documents. What is the basis of the administrative leave? If it's based on employee violations, then I see no reason for pay during that period. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial... Read more »
but I've read I won't be able to file a claim given that my company is under 20 employees. Is that true?
answered on Feb 12, 2017
And See: http://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/article/employment-and-labor/age-discrimination/
More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an... Read more »
answered on Feb 12, 2017
It means you have no contractual employment term and can be fired without cause. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials,... Read more »
answered on Jan 6, 2017
You can file a claim with the Commonwealth.
The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or... Read more »
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