I am not sure what your question is? Executive orders are unlike legislative acts. For example, when an employer violates a legislated act such as the Labor Law, there are sometimes provisions where a private attorney general action may be maintained by an attorney and their client with specified...Read more »
If you are forced to take a pay cut; for example 50%, employees do not have to keep working in those situations. It's called constructive discharge and in those circumstances not the employee's fault. There is case law to support benefits for drastic pay cuts or not paying overtime or other...Read more »
Im a service plumber in Westchester county ny working steady for the last 30 yrs, i have diabetes and hypertension which puts me in a high risk category for Coronavirus with my compromised immune system, i dont feel comfortable going house to house doing repairs and want to stay home , but my boss... Read more »
Can you think of a reasonable accommodation which your employer could make for you which would not cause an undue hardship or burden for it? Can you work from the shop? Have you discussed with your physician how the employer could possibly accommodate you? Doing inventory or other job set-up work?...Read more »
I’ve been working there for 14 years and they suddenly are requiring us to wear a mask. I spoke to our EO who said they can’t make me but my boss is saying it’s manditory and if we don’t we have to use our time and take off from work. It’s a civil service position. Adding that only 2... Read more »
Maybe. Employment law cases all pivot on facts and timing. Chatting would be a waste of time for employment lawyers. It's much easier to spend 10 or 15 or even 30 minutes on the phone to determine whether there's a potential claim.
You know what the biggest mistake employees make? They dont...Read more »
Unless their policy or contract (i.e. union agreement) requires payment laws do not require such payment. If they offer you a severance package make sure the leave is spelled out there. Better yet have an employment lawyer review the agreement which can be done remotely from anywhere. No need to...Read more »
My gf is African american and is called the "N" word on a daily basis. Shes reported it to her boss, and HR. Today her boss told her to stop sweating the small stuff and get along with everyone. They refuse to fire any of them or take disciplinary action.
Worked Monday, took the week off because of the corona virus (I’m 6 months pregnant and have a 8 year old with respiratory issues). Received a phone call Thursday (while I was using my paid time off) that things are “happening fast” and they need to make changes so they “eliminated” my... Read more »
Professional sports players and coaches have strong contracts. They often get paid no matter what.
Even if you had already begun performing your coaching duties, then it became impossible to continue performing them due to closure, unless your contract (union or private agreement) said...Read more »
Maybe mail them a certified letter return receipt where you attach some prices of the actual receipts or comparable or identical items which you find on Amazon.com where more people shop every day. Then request in that letter that they pay you X dollars based on the current value of the items you...Read more »
I’m a union member with a collective bargaining agreement in NY. My title within the union was changed in December and I was given a new rate of pay at the beginning of the year. My role was changed again and they moved me back to a position I previously held and now want me to take a significant... Read more »
That might violate the collective bargaining agreement. You should:
1) If you are covered by a private union, contact the National Labor Relations Board. Every union owes its members a Duty of Fair Representation (i.e. they are called DFR claims) and suing a union to prove those is often...Read more »
HR and MGMT basically told me she is a diversity hire.. We are a Chinese company and she is a Latin American. She had 40+ incidences of vacations, personal days, call outs, and leaving work early in 2019 (Our allotment is 10 vacation days/ 9 personal). She is insubordinate - does not listen to two... Read more »
I was fired recently because I was told that I clocked out later than when I actually left. I work for a major Healthcare Company and I became ill for the first time ever with Flu A. My manager had contacted a week later & asked me if I had clocked out earlier, and I had told her that I did leave... Read more »
An employment lawyer would carefully review your employee handbook before advising you. This could be completed remotely. You would call and discuss more details, you and the lawyer would agree to a flat fee for such review and legal advice regarding options, and everything including payment and...Read more »
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