I work at a chemical plant and fire retardant clothing is required. I change in the company locker room. They also launder the soiled uniforms
answered on Feb 24, 2023
This will depend on whether you are a union member in which case you should look at the collective bargaining agreement.
In your situation, where you're required to where the fire retardant clothing bc the job requires it, the taking off and putting on "donning and doffing"... Read more »
My employer wrote me up then fired me due to coworker making up complete lies to cover up her lack of working.i I finally askedmy director can we all speak together so Ivan hear it directly to me not about me hearsay she said no I don't like confrontations. I stated thati should be allowed to... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2022
Your employer does not necessarily have to hear your version. Are you a union member? If so, you can file a grievance. Have you experienced discrimination or complained of discrimination/illegal activity in the workplace? Could this be the real reason for the termination?
They want to write me up for missing a call at 2 am and I never even agreed to accept the phone they made us take it
answered on May 18, 2023
it would depend on the job you have
I just want to know if that sounds right, we are expected to answer at any point and time and phone has to always be charged I never signed anything to be on call it just ended up being thrown onto me
answered on May 18, 2023
You should be paid for all hours worked.
Have at will contract. Employee has not taken leave and is doing most tasks but not this key one. Has provided dr note restricting activity while under medical evaluation. Small business and other staff can't sustain continuing to take on this extra work which is physically demanding.
answered on May 9, 2023
You would have to engage in the interactive process set forth in EEOC guidelines.
You will need to determine if this is a permanent or temporary job restriction.
I worked there for 3 days and left the minimum wage in nj is higher than 12.75 what can I do?
answered on Apr 9, 2023
You can file a complaint with the NJ Department of Labor division of wage and hour
answered on Mar 30, 2023
If you are a union member, check the CBA
Managers told us HR needed updated drivers licenses and passports. When asked why no answer other than it was needed was given. I went to HR to get an answer and was told because of audit. I was fine with the answer, but received a message from my manager saying they never said I could go to HR and... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2023
They really have no basis to prevent you from speaking to HR. They may referring to the chain of command. But i don't see why you can't call HR directly.
I recently was told that it is illegal to make guests who pay in cash, pay credit card fees. I had nothing to with the terms of agreement between the bank and owners. Why would I be responsible for those fees?
answered on Mar 13, 2023
the fee could be passed on to the consumer
What can I do I feel this is just not right it’s bad enough I have to be paid under the table but for him to tax my pay for his taxes he is responsible for
answered on Feb 16, 2023
You should report your employer to the Department of Labor.
Seems like I'm being "squeezed" out. Having issues w my manager and asked her about looking into an amicable mutual separation. After this I was told my choices are to resign w 3 weeks notice no severance applicable (11 years of service) or continue on under a PIP for the next... Read more »
answered on Jan 20, 2023
It is important not to quit in NJ if you want to be eligible for unemployment.
I am asking to work remote 5 days per week. We already are remote 3 days per week. I have provided several doctor's note about my disability in hopes they would accommodate something that 1. we already do more than half the week and 2. the entire company did during COVID which proved remote... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2022
They do not have to permit you to work remote 5 days a week. But they do have to engage in an interactive dialogue with you to explain their position.
answered on Dec 15, 2022
Some employment lawyers handle unemployment appeals.
answered on Sep 29, 2022
It depends. would need more information.
Thank you Paula for your initial response. What the employees signed was the last page of an employee manuel. None of the pages had a date. Should this still be a concern in reference to the question in regards to conflict of interest and confidentiality. There is no date of reference to comply... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2022
You may have separately signed a non-solicitation, non-compete. I would be very careful.
I have a company wanting me to consult (I am currently not working) however, it would involve me calling some former clients to see if they would be interested in paying lower fees . If so I would forward them to the new company. The employee manual clause from the old company states: All... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2022
You have to look at how long the non-compete or non-solicitation clause was in effect. you may also want the new company to agree to represent you if your old company goes after you.
Who can assist me?
answered on Aug 10, 2022
you can make an appointment for an in person meeting.
My job recently denied my medically necessary leave to repair torn ligaments in my ankle. They told me I do not qualify for FMLA in NJ because I started as a temp so I have not been employed for 12 months, even though I blow past the hours requirement. I was told to apply for "reasonable... Read more »
answered on Jul 26, 2022
You may be entitled to other leave. I would need to know more information.
answered on Jun 8, 2022
it depends on what it says in the collective bargaining agreement
What do i do next
answered on May 19, 2022
you need to speak to a lawyer. i would need more facts/information.
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