We Live in Florida and my wife is high risk pregnancy. She is currently at week 20 and will have to be admitted to the hospital and use FMLA at week 23 through 33 of her pregnancy. Her HR director told her that she'd have to resign after 12 weeks of FMLA while in the Hospital. Is it legal to force... Read more »
They're stating they will mail my check but I don't trust that I will receive it when I normally would or that it'll be sent to correct address even though I informed them of a new mailing address, they had my original address wrong. Aren't they supposed to pay at time of termination if asked?
They need to pay within a reasonable time which is generally speaking the normal pay period. If they do not pay, contact an attorney. Generally speaking you can get an attorney to help at no cost to you with this type of case but it all depends on the facts.
After verbally reporting I had Been sexually harassed by a co worker to my superior the next day I found out i wad removed from my sight and forced to take a 2$ pay cut and the owner of the company and bosses refused to take my written statement or even talk to me about it. I was told by the... Read more »
My step mom was fired while she was on maternity leave. She worked for dollar general she was put back on schedule with out her knowledge. And she was still under dr care he had not released her from maternity leave while on that leave. And because she had not known she was suppose to work and... Read more »
I was retaliated against and written up /disciplinary action for reporting a manager abusing an elderly dementia patient. The abuser is still working safely, while I have been terminated from my position. Is this at all legal?
My employer created a flying trapeze teacher training program that I am in charge of. All students have the choice to pay a fee or exchange work hours. A friend of mine is part of the program and was injured (due to my boss's negligence). My boss is now trying to force My friend to go back to that... Read more »
You may have a workers compensation claim here. You need to act before you run out of time. If there is a contract, an attorney will have to review it but generally speaking, if the contract purposes is frustrated, you may be able to get out.
It would be 1-2 days a week, 3-4 hours each day, doing sweeping, mopping, and light janitorial work at my job. I would be willing to sign a permission form authorizing him to work. Does he HAVE to be 14?
My wife works for Wal-Mart corp. She took a transfer from one store in Boynton Beach FL to Dublin, Va. Her start date was yesterday and when she went in they stated that she couldn't start because of a background check. She has been working for the corporation for over three years and already had a... Read more »
I returned to worked 5months later in October with the assumption I would be going to another position but once I was able to come back that changed. Over the next 7 months it was a constant up hill battle that I had to climb because I hadn't worked with the supervisors that came aboard while I was... Read more »
I have just received a judgement for permanent disability for the PTSD I suffered on the job, by a social security judge. The judgement even specifies the incident that caused the illness. Can my employer be held responsible for refusing my accommodation request? The request was easy and would... Read more »
Seems like something is wrong, worth calling and speaking with an attorney to explore your options. Just a denial alone is not enough for a case but seems as you have done some homework and they may not have a legal excuse. Don't wait, call an attorney asap before the company takes any further...Read more »
manager of a stepdown unit and even ran the unit for a year with minimal oversight. Anyhow we finally hired a new director and we did not start out on a very good foot. He was rude to me in the first few days but we have overcome that and it has been fine. Today I am called down to HR with them... Read more »
Sorry to hear about this situation, it seems pretty tough. Based on what you provided, its a pretty sticky situation that can't be resolved with a simple posting online but would really require you to invest sometime with an attorney trying to help you through this tough process that may or may not...Read more »
I was having real bad feet pains and I asked her if I could work less hours in the day or less days in the week. I feel like when I go into work she is going to say I can't work because my foot prohibits me from doing my work
You should immediately seek medical treatment and contact an employment attorney to help potential bring a workers compensation claim. Many attorneys can speak to you for free, just call to set up an appointment.
all most everyone from co-workers to managers uses profanity on the floor and nothing has ever been said before I felt like I was being targeted and when they called me into the office to let me go nothing was read to me nor was I ask to sign anything I was only told that statements was sent to... Read more »
Hard to tell but if your being treated differently than other employees, maybe it is worth speaking to an attorney. Generally speaking, you have a case if discrimination is involved in the work place. Explore the facts by calling and speaking with an attorney.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.