I will be taking twelve weeks of FMLA leave when my next child is born in October. After my FMLA leave expires I will be using six weeks of accrued PTO (which has already been approved by my HR department). During my leave, I plan on finding a job with a new company. My HR department has said that... Read more »
I have a workers comp case (Psych) as a result of bullying and threating by an operations manager. 1. I was retaliated against for filing a complaint (Denied a promotion, interference by Director of Public Works in the Workers Comp process) . 2. I was also harassed, discriminated against and... Read more »
I quit my job last Monday on 8-30-21 it is not 9-7-21 and I still haven’t gotten my last check. When I called and ask about it they just tell me it’s in the mail. But I don’t think it would take that long to receive the check.
If the minimum wage is $15.00 dollars per hour and you only receive $14.25. Your employer is underpaying you $0.75 per hour. Further, you would be entitled to an equal amount of liquidated damages. You could also recover late wage payment penalties and inaccurate wage statement penalties. Finally,...Read more »
I'm allowed 25 minutes to an uninterrupted lunch break. At the 25th minute, a buzzer sounds and my coworkers and I are supposed to make our way back to our work stations within those five minutes and get back to work. At the 30th minute, the buzzer sounds again and that's when our lunch... Read more »
No. You are entitled to a 30 minute uninterrupted meal break. If you have to return to your station 5 minutes early or otherwise do things at your employer's direction, you do no have a complete 30 minute break. Please note if you are still free to engage in activities of your choice until the...Read more »
If you are suing you employer and refuse to participate in the deposition, your employer can move for an order to compel your attendance and monetary sanctions, and if you still refuse to comply, the Court can dismiss your case.
I’ve messaged him multiple times regarding my final paycheck but he hasn’t responded yet. I live and California and I know that employers have to give you your final paycheck the day you are fired. Am I entitled to waiting time penalty?
If you are terminated, you are entitled to your final paycheck within 24 hours. If your employer willfully fails to provide it timely, you are entitled to waiting time penalties equal to 1 day's pay for each day late up to a max of 30 days.
Keep your documentation and you may want to...Read more »
Recently diagnosed with bipolar 2. Have been having huge episodes happening and 1 recently while on break at work. I am taking a 2nd mental health day to try and get all this under control with my meds. My position has a rule of no more than 3 incidents (absence) within 6 months. This would be my... Read more »
If you qualify for the California Family Rights Act or the Federal Family Medical Leave Act, those mental health breaks should not count against you, if you get a certification of your need for intermittent leave from your doctor.
In order to qualify, you must have worked 1,250 hours in...Read more »
While an employer could legally compensate you in cash, it is much more likely an indication of multiple labor law violations. Your employer should be providing you with paystubs for each pay period detailing your compensation, including hours worked and hourly rates as well as all tax deductions.
The vacation was scheduled by the mailhandlers union and the dates were posted up on the bulletin boards I am new so I am guessing that I had to let them know before I left but I was never told that What should I do if they try to take disciplinary action
I just want to know what is included in the Exempt Salary Minimum wage? Does include certain benefits I know you can include 10% of a bonus but can my employer include company contributions, and health benefits?
I confided in my boss that I have ADHD and had to go back on my Ritalin prescription to help with the increase workload, specifically with numbers and spreadsheet type activities. Normally I can manage my ADHD without stimulants but I am essentially covering 2 jobs at the moment and finding it... Read more »
My ex employer is saying that I did not properly save information to the company file sharing database, and they can't find something they think I know where it is. I no longer have access to the computer, the files in question are just somewhere on the computer (unless the computer was wiped... Read more »
First, if you believe you were wrongfully terminated, then you should consult with an employment lawyer to discuss your options. Most employment lawyers provide free consultations. If you bring a wrongful termination claim, then you may be penalized for refusing to offer assistance to your former...Read more »
I set up an amazon account and turned on 2-factor authentication for my previous employer. They are now asking me to provide this information, which I would only like to provide if I am 100% legally obligated to.
I work for a private detective agency, and my pay is hourly. Today, my boss sent an e-mail claiming that if reports aren't turned in by 8pm PST, she will permanently remove an hour of pay from our paychecks, even if we worked that hour. I worked for the Department of Labor for a spell, and I... Read more »
Your employer is not entitled to discipline you by taking away your earned compensation. For failure to meet a legal work requirement, your employer can write you up, terminate you and/or change your future pay rate or hours.
continually praised for my work by all of the personal. Last Aug I was laid of due to Covid-19. I wasnt called back when things opened up, and I have learned that a man had been hired to do my job and has been doing it since I was laid off. Do I have a case?
Under SB 93, employees who lost their position due to COVID related circumstances have a right of recall, including notice their employer is hiring for the same or similar position that they previously held. Below is a excerpt from a description of the law by an employer side law firm:
Non-exempt, food service worker. I work in a cafe, where food and drinks are served to our customers, hosted on the first/ground floor of a mall. Recently, there was a leakage that started leaking from the second floor to our store, contaminating our food. Our manager still wants us to open in... Read more »
If your work closes unexpectedly, you are entitled to reporting time pay for the day equal to 1/2 your scheduled shirt. Otherwise, you are not entitled to pay from your employer during the shutdown, unless you have accrued vacation that you can use. Finally, you can and should apply for...Read more »
Hi, I have a work situation. I work under a job agency and they found me employment working for a Cherokee Nation project. I was told if I worked in a certain area at that job that I would be paid time and a half. So I volunteered to work in that specified unit. When I tried entering my hours... Read more »
Unfortunately, native tribes have a form of "sovereign immunity", like states and the federal government. As a result, courts have held that many laws of general application, like the Federal Labor Standards Act, do not apply to them unless the tribe has expressly waived of their...Read more »
At my company, we receive a bonus each year if we meet revenue and customer service goals. I have been with this company for a little over five years. Our latest bonus is going to be paid out soon, which measured progress from July 1st 2020-July 1 2021. Bonuses and retroactive raises should be paid... Read more »
Whether you would still be entitled to the bonus is determined by the language of your employment agreement and whether you have completed all things required to earn the bonus. Often employers require employees to be still employed at the time the bonus is issued, but it depends on the language of...Read more »
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