I never received and benefits and I never received the sign on bonus that was promised after being hired after 90 days. They hired new employees and kept me as a temp and then made me do a background check to keep my temporary job. then used it to terminate me. Can I take them to court for the... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2022
Sorry to hear that the employer did you wrong. Absenet a binding arbitration agreement in your contract you may sue in court. I suggest that you have an attorrney review the contract and assess the situation. For employment matters, attorneys sometimes represent clients on a contingency... Read more »
I worked for an old-time photo studio in Branson, Mo. I was fired for going on family vacation, after I gave a 3-month notice. Two weeks before time to go I was told if I went, I would not have a job when I returned home. I had already payed for the house and pre-paid tickets costing over $2000.... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
You should hire an attorney to review the non-competition agreement and provide you with his or her opinion of its enforceability. I have no opinion on whether it is enforceable, but the answer to your question, if you are asking how the new company could terminate your employment, lies with the... Read more »
I have 20 years experience, the new hire has none. I have to train this person as well.
answered on Sep 1, 2022
You can ask for a raise. You can also look for a different employer becasue you probably have skills that merit a higher salary.
I was allowed to start working at a nursing home before the pre employment background check was conducted.2 months later, I was terminated because the background check showed an arrest for kidnapping and burglary, to which I am not guilty of,but no conviction. The case is still pending in court and... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
Missouri is an employment-at-will state. With limited exceptions, an employer may terminate an employee at will and doesn’t need to be fair.
If the condition is something categorized by ADA as being a chronic condition. And the overtime hours that he'd be working were never discussed.
answered on Apr 11, 2022
Generally speaking, the terms of employment are between the parties and can be changed at anytime, and a doctor’s note need not be accepted by an employer. The exception is if the employer has enough employees to be covered by the ADA and the situation deals with a reasonable accommodation... Read more »
answered on Apr 5, 2022
7 years is way past the statute of limitations for employment discrimination.
Ok. Long story short. Huge order every home game for NFL team. Delivery drivers take the order. I am one. 11 years same company. Many unethical and illegal situations. This is most recent. So there is no confusion ,because the tip is generally a couple hundred dollars, a rotation for delivering was... Read more »
Is this a HIPPA violation?
answered on Nov 18, 2021
Laypersons commonly misunderstand HIPAA to have broad application, but that is false. HIPAA doesn't apply to employers generally. It only applies to healthcare providers and those working with or on their behalf (i.e., health insurers, medical records providers, etc.). So, no. Your employer... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2021
Yes. If a company doesn’t want you to apply then apply for jobs elsewhere. The job market is presently strong.
I never completed the second check yet the company fired me citing the second check and their corporate partners having an issue. Shouldn’t all that have been cleared up with my first check and if so are they at risk for discriminating against me
answered on Jul 2, 2021
It is unclear to me what type of unlawful discrimination you believe occurred. If you believe the discrimination was based upon your arrest record or criminal history the you might find this interesting. https://jobs.mo.gov/sites/jobs/files/criminal_background_check_dwd_12-2016_wioa.ppt... Read more »
They are now retaliating by forcing me to recertify my FMLA since I’ve been on leave with major PTSD symptoms.
answered on May 25, 2021
There is no requirement that an request for a medical accommodation come from an MD. You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss your situation in more detail and determine your options.
Two Direct Sales Representative’s (DSR’s) have the same base salary, same job code and functions – which is to sell Internet+TV+Phone+Mobile to residential homes. The employer has selected 3 out of the entire salesforce and gave them the option to continue to make $160 per TRIPLE PLAY bundle... Read more »
answered on May 7, 2021
You didn’t state whether the difference is gender-based or just an across-th-board change applicable to men and women.
This might be helpful to you.
I simply cannot afford to continue working for 9 hours a week. Its 90 miles round trip 3 hours every other day. I am spending more money than im making. I have been submitting applications elsewhere for a couple weeks, with no luck. Do i have any option with unemployment until i can get a job with... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2021
You may be able to apply for partial unemployment. If you were hired on full time but your hours have since been drastically reduced, some states offer partial unemployment payments to assist with making up the difference in the hours you've lost.
The business I use to work for only had 5-6 employees and i can't seem to find anything that says he has to let me off work because he doesn't have to grant FMLA, even though I had a doctor's note, he told me that I was not allowed to take time off work. It got brought up later on,... Read more »
answered on Nov 4, 2020
More information is needed to analyze your situation. As you mentioned, the Family Medical Leave Act - which provides job protection for medical leaves in some circumstances - does not apply to your employer because the business only employs 5-6 employees. Your cancer diagnosis would render you... Read more »
9am-7pm was My scheduled shift . As I received a reminder the day of the primary election. I requested the last 90 Min of my shift off to vote. My Supervisor replied via IM “Who approved this?” I advised this is a request, then asked are you denying or approving, I didn’t get a response. As... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2020
Below is the statute. Based on your recitation of the facts, I questin whether you complied with the requrement that "that request shall be made for such leave of absence prior to the day of election."
Three hours off work to vote--interference by employer a class four offense.... Read more »
So my wife and I work at the same place and we know the owner on a personal level outside of work. Well we got into an argument over the weekend and now he's taking it out on us at work. He called my wife a lier and said she should be ashamed to be a mother. He also brought up some personal... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2020
Missouri is an employment at will state. It is not unlawful for your employer to be mean, unprofessional, or rude. You have not articulated that any part of the situation was based upon your or your wife's membership in a protected class. If you believe there was unlawful discrimination you... Read more »
not sure what they mean ?
answered on Jul 3, 2020
Your post is too vague to answer. Please try again and give some context.
I have a friend who works at an animal hospital and her job is to clean and care for the animals. She’s been left a couple notes regarding her cleaning in the past week, and now today her boss is telling her that she’s not getting paid for the work she’s been doing because they feel as though... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2020
I agree with Mr. Eisenberg. Typically, an employer must pay an employee for all hours worked and cannot make deductions based on the quality of the work. However, if the deducted pay still keeps her above the minimum wage rate (calculated by dividing her total compensation by the hours worked for... Read more »
This is not a standard policy for all employees in this company
answered on Jan 22, 2020
Unfortunately, there is nothing the legally prohibits an employer from requiring a doctor's note for missed absences due to illness.
Recently, I doodled on a medical document and upon finding out that it was prohibited, I told the Dir. of quality control, who then told me "Its okay.It happens" later on an incident with a coworker happened where she thought I posted a Facebook status about her. She kept texting me and I... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2019
You aren’t going to want to hear this, but Missouri is an employment-at-will state. For termination purposes, it’s irrelevant whether your employer is mean or unfair. It cannot fire you on account of race, religion, national origin, etc., but can fire you over believe you did something... Read more »
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