my question is in regards to bathroom breaks. I was to work 11 hours minus my lunch (30 mins) and 3 breaks with 2 hours 45 Mins in between each breaks and lunch. I was on my menstruation and my manager gave me a verbal warning for taking an 8 min bathroom break to change myself. I asked her if I go... Read more »
This sounds like it could be gender discrimination to me. You should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss the situation in more detail. Some will offer a free initial consultation.
Yes, you can record the conversation. You should also talk to an employment law attorney as soon as possible. It looks like you should file a charge with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission or EEOC, but helping an attorney help you file either of them is a generally good idea. Some attorneys will...Read more »
Hourly employee has an added break for stress management. Leadman and company nurse having a pissung contest about smoking while on said break. Company called Dr to modify Dr note to include break is not meant for smoking. I understand its a minor thing, but what if?
This is an interesting issue, but it sounds like the employer's conduct is inappropriate. Any attorney would need more detail to fully analyze the issue. Some employment law attorneys offer a free initial consultation.
I believe I was. Along with a list of other people who were terminated before and after me, that told me the same person fired them. And it was all African Americans. He had a snobby attitude toward employees, and never had a concern. We have meetings every morning, I had a suggestion, which I... Read more »
If you believe you were terminated due to race discrimination, then yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit. Here, it seems like you believe your employer was treating employees differently based on their race. You should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible. Some will offer a...Read more »
The easiest way would probably be to hire an employment law attorney. There's no guarantee that it would make it go faster though. Speak with an employment law attorney as soon as possible. Some will offer a free initial consultation.
Yes, this is normal. Attorneys usually have to deposit the funds into a trust account first to clear. The only way that would not occur would be if the insurance company provided separate checks for everyone with a lien/interest in the settlement amount.
Unfortunately, that is not the case. Vacation time is not guaranteed to be paid out like wages are. An Ohio employment attorney may be able to help you to recover them though. Some will offer free initial consultations.
My prior employer wrote an employment contract that included a base as well as an $800 per mo draw against future commissions for a (minimum of 18 months) however after less than 6 months he just came to me and said that he was going to do away with the draw against commission all together. When I... Read more »
This would likely be more a breach of contract, which the EEOC would not look at. Unless there is some other discrimination occurring that is not mentioned, you would only be able to bring suit in state court. You should speak with an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss your...Read more »
They could ask that, but it is suspicious behavior. That could be seen as attempting to dissuade your husband from workers' compensation, which is illegal. You and your husband should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible and discuss your claim in more detail. Some will offer...Read more »
ER decided to "end our employment relationship". Currently negotiating separation package. My disability experience with the ER has not been positive & they want me to sign away my rights to talk about them. I don't think that's fair and I think it should have substantial value if I do but I don't... Read more »
If you believe you have been discriminated against because of your disability, you would probably benefit from speaking with an employment law attorney before accepting any severance agreement. Some attorneys will offer a free initial consultation.
If your employer did so, it could be FMLA retaliation. You should speak with an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss your situation in more detail. Some will offer free initial consultations.
You should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible. It is not clear if you already left or not, but your employer should have paid you on the date of the soonest pay period. Some attorneys will offer a free initial consultation.
He turned the water on for inspection(knowing it might have frozen or busted water pipes)He had the water company turn the water on without planning on being there for several hours. There was over $4000 in water damage plus I will have to replace the flooring. Do I have a case? Can he be made to... Read more »
Your employer could potentially be fined, but one thing to consider is if your employer terminated you in retaliation for your report. For that, you should contact an employment law attorney to discuss your situation in more detail.
My place of employment just notified everyone they will be closing for less than a week over holidays. I am out of PTO/vacation and was told by HR I will now be paid a hourly wage instead of my weekly salary. My contact states a yearly wage & upon receiving this hourly pay I will be almost $600... Read more »
You would have to discuss the full details with an attorney, but it could potentially be a breach of contract issue. Some attorneys will offer a free initial consultation.
Attorney James J. Hux
Hux Law Firm, LLC
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