I was informed that I was terminated by the hr department because their investigator said not to proceed and that they could not disclose anything further that I would have to talk to the investigator. The investigator will not respond to me me after several attempts to contact him. I can... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2021
So, hire a lawyer and go meet with the investigator or do a 3-way on the telephone with your lawyer and the investigator. How are you going to move forward if you don't know why you were terminated? First things first.
When I reported it to HR not once but twice I was told that He was within his right as a manager to do that. They never took what I report serious as a result I was fired n refused to resign. I believe the is a serious cover up between HR and this adminstration n department. Im in the Baltimore, MD... Read more »
answered on Oct 1, 2020
Well, you didn't pose a question so there is no answer necessary. However, if you felt your rights were being violated why didn't you file an EEOC Complaint? You may still be able to. Your facts were so thin, it's impossible to tell what your rights may be.
My supervisor is harassing at work. Just flat out lying. He lied and put me on a PIP and issued me an LOR when all my work was up to date and at the start of a global pandemic when everyone was working from home. No negative counseling in 8 months leading up the PIP and LOR. I filed an EEO... Read more »
answered on Jul 29, 2020
It depends on what statute your are suing under.
Title VII provides that a court, in its discretion, may award reasonable attorneys' fees to the prevailing party. ... That determination is relatively clear when a plaintiff proves his or her discrimination case and a favorable judgment... Read more »
I hired a moving company to relocate my items in Seattle to DC. They are now claiming that my storage until which only held a capacity of 400 cu ft took up 425 cu ft of their trailer and that they have to transfer my items to a shuttle because the semi currently carrying my items is too big to go... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2020
Well, I think you should call a lawyer and see what he can do. It's going to cost, but probably less than the $853.00. If the lawyer can't work something out, if you want your property back you may have to pay now and sue later...if you have a legal grounds to sue. It all depends on whats... Read more »
I have learned that if one file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, he will lose his house if the amount of equity matches the amount to be paid to the creditors. There is one exception which is homestead exemption and allows you to protect certain amount of equity.
The question is after homestead... Read more »
answered on Nov 29, 2019
You don't get much of an exemption in Maryland under the Homestead Act. Homeowners and wage earners filing bankruptcy that may have too much equity in their home and are worried about being forced to get a second loan to pay off creditors or a forced sale to pay off creditors probably should... Read more »
What steps should I take next.
answered on Aug 20, 2019
First of all you should put your request in writing and explain why you need this day off. If you are going to be taking the same day off on a regular basis maybe you should take leave with pay or leave without pay or just make arrangements not to work on that day.
Is one remark consider age discrimination or does it have to be a pattern of behavior?
answered on Aug 6, 2019
Well, it depends on what the policy is at your workplace. Generally speaking, I would say that actual... Read more »
Let's suppose the background check company is the Federal OPM office, and the background check is for a standard public trust level job that doesn't require a secret or top-secret level clearance and that none of the jobs at your work site are classified. Further, Let's suppose the... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2019
This sounds like a hypothetical question. An employer can always come up with a reason to deny you a clearance, no matter how high or low the level of the clearance.
I identified as a person with a disability. There was a class coming up I needed to be out for 2 days of a 10 day class for disability. Lead said her and manger discussed my request and said I should rethink going to my appointment, resign or they may terminate me. I was unable to attend that... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2019
No, not necessarily. It all depends on the facts, intent, and motivation of your employer, as well as whether or not you followed the law on requesting a reasonable accommodation. The employer knowing you are disabled is not enough. You must make a request for a reasonable accommodation, your... Read more »
Over the last 2 years I have given this employee a letter of reprimand, a PIP, and a proposal for a seven day suspension. My upper level supervisor failed to sign off on the suspension. My upper level supervisor has promised over the last year that this employee would be moved. After a few month of... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2019
Just based on what you have presented I can't advise you. It requires meeting to discuss the case, review of paperwork, and research. However, it sounds like you may be open to getting in trouble with upper level management and should hire counsel to protect your rights.
I work for a federal agency; a senior representative attended a meeting of enquiry on the Hill about an incident within the agency- at the location I direct/ oversee. The representatives did not have facts; instead, they blamed me for the negative outcome of the external investigation. I was asked... Read more »
answered on May 7, 2019
It definitely sounds like you need to hire a lawyer before you respond on writing or in person. Everything going forward will be shaped by your employer and the narrative he/she wants to create. You need to carefully counter that narrative. It is best to have someone speak on your behalf when... Read more »
& I die - can they take my life insurance of 10,000. for which my son is beneficiary? He is not on any of my accounts, but would be my executor to my estate - which is worth very little.
I am the sole provider for the kids is this possible?
The law firm representing me in a civil/non-payment of rent pro bono case made a donation to a non - profit legal organization that filed an unfounded domestic violence (criminal) case against me in family court on behalf of a woman who married me for a green card.The law firm did nothing for me... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2018
Well, I guess you got what you paid for. But seriously, even though the firm represented you for free, if it was negligent in the handling of your case and breached its duty of care compared to other law firms in the community, handling the same types of cases, theoretically you can sue the firm.... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2018
In general...that's correct, if you meet the terms of the Plan.
answered on Nov 17, 2018
The short answer is yes, if you include them in your Bankruptcy as unsecured debt.
answered on Oct 31, 2018
Yes. A loan is simply a promise to repay money or something else of value. A promise can be oral or in writing.
An oral promise to repay money is just as valid as a written promise, and you can be sued for that promise if you default on the loan/debt.
You can also list that debt... Read more »
My new employer (there's only 2 of us in the company so far) has suggested I form an LLC so he can pay me through that instead of giving me a check each pay day like a normal employee would. He says the point of doing it this way is so I'll be taxed less and get to keep more of my money.... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2018
It sounds like a dumb idea. You are taxed as a sole proprietor, which for tax purposes means you are taxed as an individual. The LLC is more about putting a veil between you and the company to protect your assets in the event the company is sued.
Is filing for bankruptcy my best option?
answered on Oct 12, 2018
It may be. I can't say for sure without reviewing your case. However, if you don't have money to set aside to pay into the reorganization plan for the arrears...it probably wont make any difference in the long run.
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