I have proof of retaliation.
answered on Mar 21, 2023
First, each wrongful termination case is very fact specific, there is no "average" compensation standard.
Second, more important, an employee seeking a transfer is not a legally protected right that would support a retaliation claim unless it is motivated by hostility toward to... Read more »
My employer has denied an employee an ADA accommodation request because it would "cause a hardship" to the company. I know this not to be true, and it is because my employer does not like the individual making the request. Is there some kind of appeal process for a denied accommodation... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2022
While the ADA does not require employers to grant accommodations of an employee's choosing, it does require employers to engage in an "interactive process" to identify accommodations that work for both parties. The co-worker should ask why the company believes their request would... Read more »
I developed heart palpitations, 450 a day skipped heartbeats a day. It was caused by excess stress do to negligence from my employer. Me and several other employees would inform Human resources of thr behavior of the Store Manager, that was against company policy. Human resources told me to keep... Read more »
answered on May 19, 2022
First, you may have a retaliation claim depending on the types of misconduct by the manager that you were reporting to HR.
Second, you may have a claim for disability discrimination based on your termination after disclosing your heart condition and ADHD. However, without more context it is... Read more »
I was also denied breaks and lunches because they said most of their workers don’t need them because that want to finish their job on time. I was promised extra time to finish task because I asked them for it due to my muscle nerve disease that causes severe muscle fatigue. Then I was fired for... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2023
While it sounds like disability discrimination, the case will likely be difficult to prove unless you have documentation showing your employer verbally agreed to allow you more time as a reasonable accommodation for your disability.
You can file a disability discrimination complaint with... Read more »
The non-sexual harassment started on January 4th of 2023. I have filed two Ethics complaints against this employee. My company has not deterred the employee from continuing his behavior besides "The manager has talked with the employee." Can I file an "Order of Protection" or... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2023
You can file for a civil anti-harassment restraining order.
For instructions go to:
I have a chronic illness that prevents me from going to work some days,my manager wrote me up for attendance issues.
answered on Feb 28, 2023
Much more would need to be known including what are your doctor's restrictions, what efforts were made to have an interactive process to seek reasonable accommodations and why the employer cannot accommodate you.
I live in Washington State. I have gone by my middle name now for more than 30 years. My employer requires that my birth certificate name appear on my Outlook and the program our company uses to manage clients. With my close co-workers, this doesn't matter, but there are enough people I... Read more »
answered on Apr 17, 2022
In Washington state, while a common law name change based on usage is recognized, changing the name on your birth certificate requires a court order. The process is relatively inexpensive costs a few hundred dollars. For more info, go to:... Read more »
I disclosed my concerns about my trainer, and she refused to train me thereafter. I disclosed I suffer from bipolar ll and offered to provide documents for accommodation; I simply felt it would be best if I was transferred and trained.
answered on Feb 24, 2022
First, you should strongly consider sending an email to HR confirming the accommodation agreed to by your manager. You may also ask if there is anything you can do to facilitate the process.
Second, if you believe the accommodation is being unreasonably delayed, then you should consider... Read more »
I had set up an savings accont on the side with my boss to put half my wage on my check and the other in what he called a "nest egg" savings. We had this agreement for years, no problems what so ever.wheni went to California I took $5000 out of my savings so knew that I had money in my... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
If you have written documentation, including wage stubs showing that you earned the money and the employer put part of your pay in a "savings account" for you, then likely have claims for fraud, breach of contract, conversion and unfair business practices. Unfair business practices... Read more »
As an employee, Witnessed a manager debate and follow through with assaulting another employee with an ice cube, after stating that same action just broke his glasses, submitted an existential complaint to management, who also neglected their duties, and took adverse action, after the complaint and... Read more »
answered on Dec 15, 2021
You should consider filing a written complaint with HR and/or the top management of the company. The written complaint will at least document your complaint was made in case retaliation by the manager and higher management.
Before you send in the written complaint, you should have a lawyer... Read more »
answered on Oct 27, 2021
If you haven't done this already, you should report what happened in writing to both your supervisor and your employer's HR department and state that you feel you cannot return to work out of concern for your safety,
answered on Sep 5, 2021
Both sides get the opportunity to call witnesses at trial. However, there are rules requiring disclosure in advance, so the other side can prepare.
answered on Sep 5, 2021
If you are suing you employer and refuse to participate in the deposition, your employer can move for an order to compel your attendance and monetary sanctions, and if you still refuse to comply, the Court can dismiss your case.
I requested a raise from my employer 2 months ago as part of my annual performance review, after 4 years of working for them and receiving no merit increases for the past 3 years. In a company-wide email in April, HR said all performance reviews and merit increases would take effect by June 1,... Read more »
answered on Jun 23, 2021
Based on what you've described, there is no legal violation. Your employer is not legally obligated to give you a performance review or merit increase. If they chose to do so, they can implement the raise at any time of their choosing.
My ADA job accommodation request to work from home was denied. There is currently a vacant job (job was vacant at the time of my ADA job accommodation request) that my peers currently work from home. I've applied for the job, but haven't heard back. Does my seniority and ADA job... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2021
Hi, more information is needed here. An accommodation request does not give you priority if the employer has a policy that an employee must apply for a vacant position and they are given the same opportunity as the other applicants. However, some courts have held the opposite, and the disabled... Read more »
company says not responsible for any futher medical bills because I had pre-existing injury in 1991and had 6/7 cervical fused and hadn't had any problem until loader slid on the ice and flew off the road through the air.needing advice because i'm permantly dis-abled now.can pick up 5 lbs... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2020
I'm sorry for your ordeal. This is something a workers' comp attorney should advise on, not a personal injury attorney. You could try reposting under workers' comp; if you do not receive a response, you could reach out to WC attorneys listed here or ones you find independently on... Read more »
My employer cut my hours and days due to my "negative energy" aka my depression. It has never affected me with my clients but my coworkers were "concerned" and told my manager who the district leader told her to cut my hours without talking to me before doing so.
answered on Jun 10, 2020
I would recommend reaching out to an employment attorney in your state for a consultation. Your depression may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, so an adverse employment action (pay cut, termination, etc.) taken on the basis of your depression may be unlawful.
I miss 1 day and get written up and threatened to be fired. There is more to the story, but this one was brought to my attention 1 month after the fact. Can this be considered discrimination?
answered on Mar 18, 2020
Whether you have a claim for discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will depend on WHY you feel you're being discriminated against. If you are being treated differently than other employees based on your race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age (if you're... Read more »
So my situation is this. I applied for this front desk job at this local hotel a couple weeks ago and in the interview I disclosed my severe anxiety disorder to them. (I have also been diagnosed by a doctor) and they still hired me. I worked for a little over a week and the job was making me have... Read more »
answered on Dec 13, 2019
Your severe anxiety disorder likely qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It sounds like, because your anxiety was causing panic attacks at the front desk, you requested a reasonable accommodation of being placed in a housekeeping position. Your termination... Read more »
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