I concur with what Mr. Urba wrote. However, if the harassment is sexual in nature, or motivated by factors such as your race, national origin, religion, gender, etc. (i.e., where the law provides protection), then I suggest you discuss with a competent employment lawyer for advise on how to...Read more »
received a separation letter from my employer while i'm on medical leave since mid-Jan 2018 to present. I have a legal counsel helping me to negotiate a termination package, however not totally satisfied as I feel I'm being medically discriminated against and now terminated, but if i... Read more »
Law firms representing employees or terminated employees can assess cases differently. I might decide that I can handle a case without requiring any payment toward my attorney fees, whereas another firm might demand the payment of fees. If your present attorney requires upfront money to...Read more »
Is there a uniform requirement, and if so, is that a reasonable requirement of the job. The reason for your discomfort may be relevant. Religious reasons? If you feel strongly enough about this, you should consult with an employment lawyer, and preferably BEFORE you have problems with your...Read more »
If you are worried that your employer may act in a discriminatory or retaliatory fashion, it is always best to consult with an employment lawyer BEFORE the employer takes adverse action. Some employment lawyers offer free telephone consultations.
HR represents management, not you. I tend not to trust HR Departments. Under one set of facts I would agree with what Mr. Urba wrote below. However, your particular facts may warrant an anonymous complaint, which you could do using an attorney as your agent, where the attorney would not...Read more »
As with many legal issues "it depends." Discrimination based upon religion is illegal. On the other hand, if, for example, all police officers or hospital staff are Christian, someone still must work on Christmas and Easter.
If your employer perceives you to be disabled (as to a qualifying disability), or if you have a record of such disability or have the disability, AND you can perform the essentials functions of your job (with or without reasonable accommodation), and the employer is large enough to be covered by...Read more »
If your company has no power or control over the other companies employees, then the employment discrimination laws do not protect you directly. However, their conduct may be individually tortious. For example, if one touched you without your consent, that would be tortious--a common law...Read more »
I concur with Mr. Urba's response. If you have a bona fide belief that there is an unlawful pay differential, I would suggest you hire an employment lawyer to help prepare and file a complaint of discrimination with the US EEOC or the NYS DHR. Those agencies may be able to obtain the...Read more »
My recommendation: hire a Florida attorney to discuss the issue, and write your former boyfriend a letter. If he is trying to obtain something from you under threat of releasing the photos, the local district attorney may also be interested and perhaps able to help.
My wife is 8 months pregnant and her due date is, Jan 1st. She started a new job on 10/11 and she goes on leave 12/15. Her current HR told her she is only covered until 12/31 and then she will not be covered anymore. They told her she cannot enroll for new coverage until 11/2018. Is this possible?... Read more »
I have been complaining to several people at Tops Markets about the work place harassment and the abuse.I was then fired for a excuse to get me out.they agreed in writing to uncontested unemployment then they sent in a damming claim letter.
You should speak with an employment lawyer. Some employment lawyers, such as my office, provide a free telephone consultation. Unlawful employment discrimination or reprisal often directly relates to an unemployment insurance claim.
Seems you are saying that you have been, or may be, fired for the old felony conviction. Do you think bias may be involved as well? Is your employment in NYC? A useful site is: https://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/nyc-fair-chance-act-ban-box .
If you are fired, you should discuss with an...Read more »
I live in NYS but worked for a small, company based in CA for the past 2.5 years. I was suddenly laid off, along with another woman (we make up 66% of the female workforce at this company) with no notice, under the guise that they were running out of money. I was also told, that they thought I... Read more »
It is unclear where you worked from your question. If there were more than 15 full-time employees, federal law (Title VII) may provide protection if the layoff was motivated by gender discrimination. I recommend you discuss this with an employment lawyer who represents workers. Most of us will,...Read more »
"Harassment" is a broad term, and whether you have a requirement to report it depends upon many things. If the harassment is against you (or someone you wish to protect from harassment), and the harassment is motivated by your race, national origin, gender, religion or other personal...Read more »
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