I have filed FMLA paperwork with my employer (School District employee) asking to adjust my 8 hour day to 71/2 or 7 hour day and using my sick time to make up the difference. This is due to my eyesight and not being able to drive in the dark. HR has confirmed that I am eligible for protected leave.... Read more »
I'm a freelancer who was working FT for one company. An assistant, with the company (using personal car), delivered computer equipt. to my home during COVID two years ago. I did not sign any documents upon receiving equipment. I no longer work for with this company. They have not asked for... Read more »
First, you should do the right thing. Remember the Golden Rule - treat others how you would want to be treated. Would you like someone to keep your equipment, because they think you may not be able to prove it is your equipment. You would be outraged.
An employer may not retaliate against you for taking a protected medical leave. The loss of your full time schedule upon your return from a protected medical leave creates an inference of unlawful retaliation. The employer is then required to provide a legitimate non-retaliatory reason for the...Read more »
Your employer cannot make deductions from your check unless authorized by law or by you in writing. It is common in employer advance/loan agreements for the employer to include a provision authorizing deduction of outstanding loan balances from your final check. Without such an agreement, the...Read more »
My employer walked into my office, handed me a check for the two days I had worked, another check for accrued vacation pay, and another check. He then handed me paper work to sign, waiving all rights to any and all discrimination claims. He asked me to read them, sign them and return them in... Read more »
I was terminated from my last position. The owner of the company gave me a final hand written check. The following week I received a direct deposit for the same amount. 2 days later I got an email saying they would reverse the direct deposit they did in error. I have moved the money from the... Read more »
My husbands pay was docked 4 dollars for being late a couple of times. His boss under a contract said in a month he would get it back. Instead he never gave it back and gave the extra 4 dollars to give another employee a 4 dollar raise. There is more to this as well. My husband suffered some... Read more »
Like to stay here, so he’s done officially in two weeks and his boss is threatening to report him to go back? What are his options and is this legal? Nothing on the contract says him to go back, also when he was a j1 worker prior he has stubs of them not paying him ot hours and no records of... Read more »
Issues with no breaks, injuries not being paid for, asking for injuries to be paid out of pocket instead of through workman's comp, removing fire alarms. Or is it safer to do an anonymous statement to avoid being sued. We just want to inform/protect future and current staff of the employers... Read more »
She told me i would remember her for the rest of my life, i had to go to the hospital a couple times for suicidal ideation,i still can't stop thinking of her, i was only 18 and she was 35 , i told her to leave me alone but when i said that she kept doing it, i didn't understand at the... Read more »
You should immediately file an administrative complaint online with Department of Fair Employment and Housing against your manager and her employer based on sexual harassment, gender based discrimination and retaliation. You have only 3 years from the last act to file the administrative complaint...Read more »
Falsified from 6.5 to 4.0 (1-10 scale) by my manager , in writing stated it was modified downward to fit a list of pre-determined employees targeted for layoff. The score reduction was directed by the HR department, therefore my scores were changed which did not reflect my overall performance.... Read more »
A falsified performance review as part of a targeted layoff is an adverse employment action, which may support a claim for age discrimination. You should speak with an employment attorney about how to respond in writing to the falsified evaluation, most provide free consultations.
Hey everyone, so my dad has been working for a restaurant for about 10 years now and was considered a full time employee. Recently he had to travel out the country for a funeral and requested vacation hours along with bereavement. He has roughly 2 months of accrued vacation hours and when he got... Read more »
Paid vacation is a benefit that an employer is not required by law to provide. However, if it was provided (and it should be reflected on your father's paystub(, the employer cannot retroactively take it away. If the employer's policy gives the benefit to "full time" employees,...Read more »
I made the mistake of writing down hours that I never worked and I regret it until this day. I have grown, learned my lesson and just want to have a successful career as a Reserve Police Officer. I was forced to resign but I am wanting to know if I can still ask for a spot at the department back or... Read more »
I agree with the wise approach suggested by Mr. Fazzi. I would add that you will need to prepare a very strong case of rehabilitation. Law enforcement jobs are very strict about dishonesty and theft. Nevertheless, there is no legal barrier to you reapplying.
Being fired for asking your boss to not yell at staff in a text might be considered a protected activity, i.e. opposing illegal conduct, if the boss was engaged in illegal discrimination or harassment. It is not illegal to be a bad boss, unless the behavior is motivated by hostility toward a...Read more »
family medical leave. I have another full time W2 job in addition to this role. Am I able to take PFML payments from the one job, while also going back to work full time on the second? Is there any way my first employer would know, or the PFML program would know about this other job?
The real question is your pregnancy leave for employer number 1 consistent with you not taking pregnancy leave for employer number 2. Your doctor should be making that decision. If you were put on medical leave to protect your health and your child's health, you need to make sure that working...Read more »
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