I was under the impression that filing with my employers (county gov.) eeo office was the same as filing with the Mchr. Filed with employers office and filed with MCHR after 6 month deadline(missed by a few days)
And everyone else at my job who is around my age and around the same amount of time I’ve worked there make 9.55 (which is above minimum wage). I asked my manager and she said it’s fireable to talk about wages. I looked it up and she was wrong. But she doesn’t want to give me 9.55 like... View More
Your employer may not be required to pay you minimum wage because of your age and the nature of the work. The state Department of Labor that administers the minimum wage indicates that workers under 16 working less than 20 hours a week. https://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/wages/wagehrfacts.shtml...View More
I was told by management that I need to provide another doctors note stating that I require the use of a chair. I work full time in retail at DSW and I'm always on my feet. Not to mention I don't always get my breaks.
You should follow your employer's direction to provide a medical basis for your request for a chair. Accommodations for pregnancy may be covered by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, but your employer does have a right to seek medical support for your...View More
I had a bad 2017 and was absent from work several times. Used up my accrued time off. Now I find out I need surgery very soon (not related to my previous time off). Painful tumors in my uterus. I am hourly for a small medical office. Employer says I am not allowed to take unpaid time off. If this... View More
Because you have a serious health condition you should be covered by the federal Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), but that requires that your employer have 50 employees within 75 miles of the worksite. If there are not 50 employees but there are at least 15 employees, the Maryland state FMLA...View More
It was by multiple employees. I contacted my bosses and upper managment. No one would help. I was forced out of a job and income. This happened over a few months ago but due to emotional distress and my safety I could not do anything. Also when I tried I was given no options.
The best thing to do would be to discuss it with an experienced employment attorney. You may contact me at email@example.com. Other lawyers who regularly represent employees are listed at www.mwela.org. I recommend you act promptly to ensure that any possible legal claims are preserved, as...View More
However, there was an agreement on the amount of her wage because our employee wanted the paycheck in cash. We do have the recording of it, and I just wanted to know if there is anything we could do in defense.
If you complained of discrimination or harassment based on your ethnicity, yes, your employer may be held liable for retaliation if that's what motivated them to do so. The Supreme Court decided that issue in Robinson v. Shell Oil Co., 519 U.S. 337 (1997).
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