Currently requesting an ADA accommodation due to my high anxiety working in office at my workplace. I am diagnosed with Bipolar 1 and have had a history of anxiety. I let my company know about my disability; however, to approve the request, I am required to provide proof of disability and... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
Anxiety can be, but is not necessarily, a disability under the ADA. It must interfere with major life activities like eating, walking, dressing, etc to be considered a disability.
The employer has the right to request documentation.
I am requesting a remote work accommodation from my employer because I am unable to function in the loud work environment at the office. I have bipolar 1 disorder and they are asking for a healthcare provider to provide a note stating I need this accommodation. Do I need to provide this or am I... Read more »
I have been out of day-to-day tasks suitable for my position. I recently changed my program because of this, and things got worse. I am charging some NWA for waiting for the assignment currently starting last week. It feels like my immediate section manager wants me to quit or change my job, or... Read more »
my employer sent to an email outside the company to the wrong person an email with information relating to an ADA and FMLA request. Is that a HIPAA violation?
I am the plaintiff in a DOJ ADA case. I have hundreds of docs, emails and recordings I submitted to him 3 years ago
which he should have been organizing for the discovery process. He has not. I do not have the strength, time and emotional fortitude to go through all those papers again. I... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
There are no federal laws that require employers to produce copies of your employment record, either during or after your employment has concluded.
The employment contracts mentions 10 PTO days per calendar year, but nothing specifically about when/how it is earned. In the past, PTO has always been a lump sum available to use with a new year.
An employee is being laid off and the company is now saying the PTO policy changed this year... Read more »
I used to work for a company that had a data breach last year. I have extensive knowledge of the processed areas available on their servers. They didnt report the breach properly and it is understated to the public. I feel I should help a class action lawsuit with this. My information was... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2023
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Defamation generally involves a false statement that results in harm to dignitary interests (reputation). That isn't fully clear from the brief description. However, more important than that is the suit you... Read more »
No real break is given. I clock in and work 9 hours and then clock out.
answered on Feb 13, 2023
This will depend on your correct classification as an exempt or non-exempt employee. The business also must be covered as an employer under the FLSA which in some cases only require them to gross $500,000 in revenue per calendar year. If you are a non-exempt employee and you don't take a... Read more »
The manager is talking about mandatory OT over the weekend to move everything downstairs.
I work as a lab employee, not part of a moving company. I am not a fan of mandatory OT let alone doing something that has never been my job here before and won't be again.
Is this... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2022
Yes. As long as you are properly compensated for your time spent doing this work, your employer can require its employees to work additional hours to execute the move.
Please tell me how to proceed? Especially if they do not wish to say anything via email.
answered on Sep 6, 2022
More information is needed to answer your question. You should contact an Arizona employment attorney to discuss your situation in greater detail, because disability-related issues are highly fact dependent.
I was terminated today (07/12/2022) They want to give me my last paycheck on 07/22/2022
They sent an email telling me I was terminated and why and the pay date
answered on Jul 12, 2022
It is permissible for the employer to wait until your next scheduled pay period to pay you in this situation.
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... Read more »
answered on Apr 26, 2022
You should call and attorney and request a case evaluation. Whether a 1099 independent contractor is misclassified is a fact specific analysis based on a number of factors.
If so, for a someone who doesn't speak English or doesn't speak really well, would working on learning the language demonstrate good faith? Perhaps as a means to finding more work opportunity, for example.
answered on Apr 8, 2022
In general, No! Judges must focus primarily on the requirements for an immigration benefit. Also, whether a foreigner meets at least those requirements.
Note that for other immigration benefits, outside of the immigration court, it depends upon for what purpose. For example, a person who... Read more »
I signed all of the paperwork, sent it back to them, started working, but never got a copy of it with their signature on it. I ended up quitting because it wasn't anything like I thought it would be. Now i'm having problems getting paid for the time I did work. I worked from home, so... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2022
If you performed work for the company, then you should be paid for it, regardless of whether you have a copy of your offer letter. You should discuss your situation with an Arizona employment attorney.
Boss new it was happening ahead of time. Told them he thought I did not want to use it due to possible surgery. They did not call me. In Az does any form of consent matter .verbal , written, digital?
answered on Feb 23, 2022
There are no federal laws that require employers to offer any form of paid time off, so if your employer does offer this benefit, it can offer it on its own terms. This means that if you are out of work for any reason, your employer can require you to used any paid time off you've accrued... Read more »
Denied my 1509hrs of 24hr in home care giving for my ex employer sum of $24,304.00 invoiced to the fiduciary. And denied due to (if is discrimination ) for I am now relationship with ex employers daughter that the fiduciary is now suing and is malicious and only acts through Ill will and now denies... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2022
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. What kind of lawyer do you need? Of the categories you chose, an employment attorney might be a logical starting point. The other two categories you posted under, Employment Discrimination and Personal Injury, do not... Read more »
My wife's school district has known that she would be taking leave for the birth of our son for several months. However, they have still failed to bring someone in to sub for her while she is on leave. While on leave she will not be given full pay. However, because of the district's... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2022
You should contact an Arizona employment attorney to discuss this situation. If your wife is using FMLA leave, then she should be fully relieved of any of the normal duties she performs. If she is being forced to work while on FMLA leave, then this could be considered FMLA Interference.
"The Client agrees to indemnify and hold JL Coates harmless from any and all claims, damages, liability, loss or cost (including attorney’s fees and costs of defense) to the proportionate extent that such Claims are caused by JL Coates’ negligence or willful misconduct. The indemnity... Read more »
answered on Dec 17, 2021
Hello, I or any other contracts attorney would be happy to help you out with this, but providing language for a contractual agreement is a service that you'd need to pay for. It's highly unlikely any attorney on here would be willing to offer their services for free to provide you such verbiage.
I work in transportation and work 60-70hrs/wk. I had to leave 2 hrs into 12 hr shift due to emergency. Employer says he doesnt have to pay since I work more than 40hrs/week. And since this specific issue is not outlined verbatim he doesn't have to pay sick pay when we work beyond 40hrs.
answered on Nov 30, 2021
Employers are only required to pay their employees for their time spent performing work. The law does not require the payment of sick time, vacation time, or any other kind of paid time off. However, if you are paid by the hour, you must be paid at a rate of one-and-one-half times your regular... Read more »
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