Alpharetta, GA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia

Q: Can I sue an employer for telling me FT work is available and then not schedule me or respond to my emails about work.

Handbook states company must deliver schedule a week in advance which the company has failed to due since I started. I have only worked for 2 weeks but now they didn’t schedule me nor tell me there’s no work available when I asked just that the schedule was still being created.

I turned down other jobs and now I’m hired here but I’m not being scheduled for work after my first 2 weeks. I sent out an email regarding no schedule for the current week no one has responded to me.

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: A handbook is not a contract. There is no violation of the law simply because an employer has failed to deliver work schedules in the timeframe provided in the handbook. If you think the reason you are not being scheduled is based on some other unlawful motivation, you should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss the details of your situation.

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