Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Possibly not. There are very specific rules on repayment of draws, and there may be unlawful deductions due to this that could potentially wipe out the debt, might even put some money in your pocket if done right.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer There is no law that requires it. However, there also is no law that requires you to show up to work on time. The point being, your employer can require it and refusal could be seen as insubordination.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Depends, are they a licensed contractor? If they are, then you should be good. If you hired someone else, well, you were not supposed to and you may be on the hook. File a claim with your homeowner's policy and see if they can sort it out.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer You need an employment law attorney, preferably one who has handled these types of claims against strip clubs. However, keep in mind the statute of limitations has limits as to how far back you can get wages back, so act quickly.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Only if the landlord was somehow involved. But, if I am reading you right, the person just lived there, and in that case, no. You also cannot sue the state because he made money and paid taxes.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer This is why you should have hired an attorney back when you received the notice of the small claims case. You may be able to have the judgment set aside, but seek out a consumer protection attorney (not me) ASAP. Not next week, NOW. Use Google and search to find one. Time is of the essence, and was months ago when you received the letter about the small claims case.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Make a claim with your homeowners insurance, they will handle it. You are responsible for the medical bills, the one-bite rule only applies to non-economic damages, and it is actually more complex than that. But, your insurance will cover it.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer If this is a chain that has enough employees to qualify for Oregon's new predictive scheduling law, and they violated that, then he could get compensation for the cut hours and go after them for retaliation as a whistleblower.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer The items are now your personal property. Keep in mind you only have the property rights, so some items would have intellectual property rights to them (for instance copyright on the manuscript) so you just own that copy, not the rights to the films.
The one thing to keep in mind, is if you do contact them, it could open a can of worms in that perhaps the studio was not properly informed of the sale or it was somehow defective, and they try to get the items back.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Legally you never have show up, as slavery is illegal. But, if you don't show up you risk being fired. The real issue is if this is your first check, as they have something like 35 days for that first one.
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