I currently work with a plastic surgeon and he’s belittles me Infront of patients and calls my stupid behind my back and he doesn’t give me a break, I don’t take break at work not only does he humiliate me but he constantly calls me for his personal problems to call his “girlfriend” to... Read more »
No one here can look into a crystal ball and tell you why your particular claim was deemed disqualified. There are so many possible things that could lead to that determination. The notice indicating you are disqualified should have provided you with notice of your right to appeal. Do so, and do...Read more »
I have been working here for two years and we do not get paid for mandatory meetings and have never gotten breaks even during 9 hour shifts. We also have unfair work conditions with black mold, cockroaches, and excessive heat in the building (94 degrees) with no AC and only one small fan.
You ask what you can do. It is simple. Locate and consult with an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible to explore your facts and determine your options. I would suggest you look either on this site, or go to www.cela.org, the home page for the California Employment Lawyers...Read more »
employee. I sent letter to employee. Said employee contact supervisor today ( 4-1-2021) and was asking when to come back to work. We are still not at capacity and do not have work for employee. This is the first communication employee has had with supervisor since Jan. 2020. Do we need to... Read more »
What you do now may be the difference between tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars or not. You are at a point if not handled properly could turn into a disability discrimination claim that will cost you attorney fees and costs, a judgment against you, and even the other side's attorney...Read more »
Working in the medical field, in a charge position and applying for the same position at a different highly sought after location. Just found out that there is going to be an interview panel consisting of one supervisor and additional coworkers, some of which are new and also are currently my... Read more »
Unless there is some kind of union-bargained provision, the employer has the right to have whomever it wishes be part of the interview process, including co-workers. And unfortunately, nepotism and favoritism are not unlawful.
(California) employer swapped to unlimited PTO and is paying out the accrued vacation days. I had 15 days accrued, but when I received the payout they used 365 / yearly salary x 15 days = payout -- This includes weekends. But if I had taken the days off instead of receiving a payout I would have... Read more »
The statute requiring the paying out of vacation/PTO does not address this issue. I believe a good argument could be made that you were not paid out your PTO properly. If you accrued 15 days, you should be paid out 15 days.
Given the amount in controversy, it seems your best approach is...Read more »
Should i severe from my employer? Im on leave. Disabled back and also on psyche meds. Employer cant place me in a seated position as doctor instructed due to several back problems. Employer says im eligible for unemployment because they cant meet Dr restrictions
Your employer is wrong. If you cannot work, you do not qualify for unemployment insurance benefits. To get those benefits you need to certify that you are ready, willing and able to work full time and that you are actively seeking such employment.
When you say you want a second opinion about an EDD denial, it is difficult to understand what you seek. If you want the EDD to look the decision again, you have an automatic right to appeal an initial determination. You simply seek the appeal that is discussed in the paperwork provided with the...Read more »
Discrimination at federal job increased PTSD symptoms over 2 year period - focus and concentration affected. Hoping a lawyer can help me get my case reviewed and streamlined for presentation at hearing. Would prefer representation but cannot afford to hire one outright (willing to pay them from... Read more »
Unfortunately, I think you misunderstand this part of this site. This is only a place to get general legal guidance about the law. It is not a place where you can go to ask an attorney to help you or to get someone to give you a referral to someone. There is another part of this site where...Read more »
If you are going to hire someone and work them as an independent contractor, you need to be 100% right about that person's classification as employee vs. IC. It would be reckless to govern your employment practices on sound bite guidance on an internet Q&A from attorneys that are allowed...Read more »
There is no way any stranger lawyer to your situation could possibly tell you if that amount is fair or reasonable because we do not know the circumstances of your situation. The settlement amount of a case is unique to each case based on a multitude of factors that need to be weighed. Just a few...Read more »
Im at my desk building a guide for the company procedures before my shift started. A fellow female full time employee was there in the area we shared at her desk which is at least 15 feet from mine. After finishing my notes I politely asked the employee if it would be a good idea if she myself and... Read more »
Are you doing a homework assignment, or just curious about dress code laws? You have asked perhaps 8 questions all about various aspects of an employer's or school's right to enforce certain dress codes. The diversity of the factual bases for your questions suggest this is not about a...Read more »
The best first step is to have a consultation with an employment law attorney who can consider specifically what is happening and whether it is possible to correct the conduct and seek compensation. Therefore it would be wise for you to locate and consult with an experienced employment law...Read more »
It depends. An employer cannot treat one gender different than another in the selection of candidate to become employees. If you can prove the dressy shoes covering the whole foot is uniquely related to being a woman, then you might have a claim.
The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement can assist you. You file an administrative wage claim with that entity and it will process that wage claim for you. It costs no money to file a complaint. Because it appears you are only seeking three days worth of pay, you may encounter...Read more »
You say you were hired as a contractor. If you were lawfully classified as a contractor and not an employee then your right to be paid will be determined by the agreement you entered into with the company - not the California Labor Code.
That said, many employers are still getting it wrong...Read more »
If you parked illegally, you can be held responsible for paying for the violation. Your employer has no legal duty to pay for your fines associated with unlawful conduct. If the citation was for some kind of vehicle-related failure, such as fix-it tickets or no registration tag, then the employer...Read more »
This is a question you need to speak to your workers compensation attorney about. If you do not have a workers compensation attorney, you need to get one. You need an advocate that will fight to get you all of the benefits you are entitled to receive and if you are trying to do this yourself...Read more »
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