Texas is a one-party consent state, so as long as you were a party to the conversation that you recorded, it is not illegal. However, your employer may have a policy in place prohibiting employees from recording conversations in the workplace without the consent of all parties.
It is not per se unlawful for your employer to single you out and discipline you for things others are doing. However, if you are being disciplined for things similarly-situated coworkers are also doing without consequence, and you believe the disparate treatment is due to your membership in a...Read more »
She has already signed an NDA when she started at the company. She was fired for accidentally emailing herself a document that contained sensitive company information. They are requesting that she signs this new NDA, but are not offering any incentive to sign.
Additional details are needed to fully analyze your wife's situation. You should reach out to an employment attorney in Texas and seek a consultation and review of the NDA that your wife's former employer is asking her to sign.
In general, an employer cannot use your need to take intermittent FMLA as a negative factor in making an employment decision. More details are needed to determine whether an FMLA violation has occurred. You should consult with an employment attorney as soon as possible to determine the best...Read more »
Hi. I just started working with a company and they already performed urine test and mouth swab for preemployment and I passed both. However 2 days later another employee saw me in the car smoking something on a tinfoil. My question is, can the company ask me to drug test immediately without giving... Read more »
im on probation i got hired and did everythng drug screening driving record they didnt require background check so i marked no on the convictions part of application. my probation officer called to verify employment then employer re looked at application and seen i marked no and fired me the... Read more »
If you have been convicted of a crime, and you indicated on your job application that you have not been convicted of a crime, then your employer can terminate your employment for providing false information on your application.
He has tried forcing himself on several employees while we are at work. He is generally intoxicated. There are several females involved and a few are willing to come forward. He was an ex-police officer. He has a lot of family in law enforcement.
You and others who have witnessed your boss' behavior should immediately report your boss's conduct in writing in accordance with your employer's policy for reporting such violations. If your employer does not have a policy, report the conduct to your boss' supervisor and to Human Resources in...Read more »
It is unlawful for your employer to stop scheduling you for shifts in retaliation for making a protected complaint. Not every complaint about a manager is a "protected complaint." If you complained that you believe in good faith that your manager was treating you differently or taking some action...Read more »
After telling supervisor about all the things other rep said, was still told to work with that person. The one who said it was mad that something was stated to the boss about said stuff. Had 3 days of that person saying sexual comments. Now hard to work with this person.
You should review your employer's handbook or policy regarding reporting incidents of sexual harassment and ensure that you are following that policy. You should also report the sexual comments, in writing, to the Human Resources department. Be sure to report all future incidents in writing as...Read more »
I was removed short term from work August 2019 due to surgery. After surgery I had complications still and the dr felt I needed to be seen by another surgeon of his choice for a second opinion. The surgeon filled the required paperwork out and sent it to my short term disability company. They... Read more »
More information is needed to determine if you should have been eligible for job protection under the Family Medical Leave Act or eligible for an accommodation in the form of continued medical leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act. You should contact an employment attorney to discuss...Read more »
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers typically pay their employees time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked per week in excess of 40. Your entitlement to overtime is determined on a weekly basis, not daily. Unless you are subject to an exemption, if you are...Read more »
You should immediately consult an employment law attorney in South Carolina to discuss your situation. You may have a claim for unpaid wages under the federal law (Fair Labor Standards Act) and state law.
Never had any issues or disciplinary actions. One week before I was told how amazing I am for creating job for the handicap then next week I get fired for creating a hostel work environment I'm still completely crushed
The statute of limitations to bring an action depends on the legal claim. You should first consult a Wisconsin employment attorney about your situation to determine whether you have a legal claim. If you do, your attorney can help you determine how much time you have left to bring a claim.
I am mandated at 50 hours per week. I often work over than, sometimes 90 a week depending on staff. My paycheck says I only work 40 hours per week, is this legal for them to do, if not what law states so?
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers typically pay their employees no less than minimum wage for all hours worked, and time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked per week in excess of 40. Unless you are subject to an exemption, if you are paid on an hourly...Read more »
It depends. If you drive from your home to your employer's office or warehouse to pick up the specialized equipment (without which you cannot perform your job duties), then drive to the work site from there, the Fair Labor Standards Act typically requires that you are paid for time spent loading...Read more »
Additional information is needed to asses whether you have a potential legal claim. If you felt compelled to resign due to unlawful treatment in the workplace (e.g., discrimination due to your membership in a protected class or a hostile work environment), an employment law attorney can help you...Read more »
You should consult with an attorney who practices employment law in Tennessee prior to posting anything about your boss or his business on Facebook, even if you don't explicitly identify him or the company by name. Defamation laws are state-specific. An employment attorney will be able to help...Read more »
More information is needed to evaluate whether you have a legal claim. If you were subject to harassment on the basis of your membership in a protected class (e.g,. race, gender, age (40+), religion, disability), you reported the harassment, and your employer terminated you after making the...Read more »
I just need some advice on what to do I don't know what to do I get set home for being harassed by my coworker and my boss sent me home for me get harassed I'm not doing anything wrong I'm disabled I'm only allowed to work part-time I can't keep putting up this with this harassment and they're... Read more »
If you feel you are being harassed because of your disability or your membership in another protected class (e.g., due to your gender, race, color, national origin, religion, or age (40+)), you should report the harassment in accordance with your employer's policies. If the harassment continues...Read more »
In some situations, the issuance of discipline, including a performance improvement plan, can be used to support a claim of discrimination or a hostile work environment if the employer does not impose such discipline in a uniform manner, or if disciplinary action is taken in response to a complaint...Read more »
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