Said relocation policy rules attached. I signed it 8-20-21. The HR Dept received 9-10-21. I asked about why relocation 3rd party had not contacted me on 10-14-21 and they sent me a separate relocation document “Relocation Agreement”. So, I signed it and returned immediately. I’m... View More
You should have the relocation agreement reviewed by an attorney. Sometimes employment agreements with incorporate other documents or company policies into the agreement by reference. Whether the general relocation policy is superseded by the relocation agreement you signed later is not something...View More
My job lets us take an unpaid 30 minute lunch break everyday. Sometimes, we are so busy that we work right through the break and do not have a chance to take this break, which includes working the entire shift. Can my boss legally still take this 30 minutes off my paycheck every shift even when I... View More
Generally, under federal and state wage and hour laws your employer is not required to compensate you for bona fide meal periods lasting 20 minutes or more. However, if you work during your meal break the meal break is no longer bona fide.
You should call an employment attorney to...View More
You should call an attorney to discuss your situation. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act employers are not required to pay employees for "bona fide" lunch breaks that last 20 minutes or more. However, if you are required to keep working after you clock out for lunch, the lunch break is...View More
To give you a little background on the situation I recently left one employer for another. I took a LOA after about a week being on my LOA I decided to take a position I was offered and sent my former HR manager my resignation via email. I sent my resignation email on April 1, 2022. My LOA started... View More
If you do not respond the lawsuit filed against you, the plaintiff can obtain a default judgment against you. More information is needed to provide you with specific advice. You should call an attorney and get an evaluation of your situation.
Non compete agreements are often a condition of being hired. As such, I signed it when hired as I have bills to pay like everyone else. Otherwise, I would not sign as it would interfere with my right to pursue my career path. Now looking for work, how concerned should I be with that non compete... View More
You should have your non-compete agreement reviewed by an attorney. An attorney would need to review the specific language of your agreement and speak with you about your employment and future job opportunities to be able to properly advise you on your obligations under the agreement, the extent...View More
Ohio is an at-will state, meaning that an employer can change the terms and conditions of the employees employment for any reason or no reason at all. This means that an employer could implement a policy reducing hourly rates if an employee fails to provide a two weeks' notice as long as the...View More
Basically when I worked at this place the owner after working a 14 or 15 hour day screwed up taking my money at the end of the night when I told him about this he pretty much told me too bad this is the way it’s gonna be and also refused to give me my Tips I then contacted his boss who in turn... View More
You should speak to an attorney and have your case evaluated. Your employer may have violated federal and Ohio wage and hour laws by withholding your tips. While tip pooling arrangements are permissible, management and supervisory personnel are not permitted to participate. Federal and Ohio wage...View More
I only receive commission & 1099. I am asking for reimbursement for all necessary spending & maintenance costs as I’m out of pocket for all. I have had no time off, no health care , no overtime tho I am solely responsible for the business . I sign all client contracts as rep for... View More
I was recently offered a promotion at my job that included a monthly bonus and hourly rate increase on December 1, 2021 at which time I accepted via email. However, the promotion was still being processed and I never signed any official documents. Beginning in January, our company took away our... View More
Unless you have an employment contract or a union collective bargaining agreement that says otherwise, your employer can adjust or reduce your hourly rate of pay at anytime. However, employers cannot reduce an hourly employee's pay below minimum wage for all hours worked in a workweek.
I started a new job Jan 3rd and had faced multiple comments from my boss about me bieng left handed all of witch are video recorded on cameras that have sound but would require a warrant to get I tested positive for covid on the 19th and my boss said that I would be out for 10 days I called in... View More
Under both Federal and Ohio it is unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees based on their membership in a "protected class" such as their gender, race, religion, nationality ect. Being left or right handed is not a "protected class." Although your employer's...View More
I was let go from a position this week without any warning or documentation. Later that day, I found out that person promoted to my position will now be in charge of her best friend and her sister. At the time, I was currently gathering evidence and paperwork against these employees for time clock... View More
Ohio is an "at-will" employment state, meaning that your employer can terminate you for any reason, or no reason at all as long as your termination does not violate the law. Ohio and Federal law prohibit employers from terminating employees because of their membership in a protected class...View More
There is not enough information here to fully answer your question. Do you have an employment contract that requires you to provide your employer with 30-days notice before ending your employment? Are you paid on an hourly basis? If you are an hourly employee and not a properly classified exempt...View More
Generally, federal law only requires employers to pay employees overtime at time and 1/2 their regular rate of pay for hours actually worked over 40 in a workweek. Unless you have an employment contract or collective bargaining agreement states otherwise, you would only be entitled to overtime pay...View More
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