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Q: retaliation case my supervisor had his employee to take a cellphon picture under my dress.what case law can I use

My supervisor did not compensate me for work performed and lied and said 7:45am -5:15pm was 8 hours and was committing fraud. What caselaw can I use for this

Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti
answered on Aug 15, 2022

Is this a matter involving a DC employer? If so, I would be glad to give you a free 30 minute consultation tomorrow morning, August 16th at 10 am.

Clearly, videotaping under your skirt could well constitute sexual harassment in the work place. Did you report this incident to HR? Or have...
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Q: Can my employer dictate where I live as a term of employment?

I work for a non-profit in DC. They are changing my position to be full-time telework, but I have to be available to come into the office now and then. That part is all OK with me, but in addition, they have provided a map of the counties in the area where I am allowed to live. They have threatened... Read more »

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
answered on Oct 27, 2021

There is no law that prohibits an employer from requiring employees to live within a certain radius of the office. You need to provide truthful information about your residence.

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Q: What is the impact of Appellant's Representative's Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel on an ongoing case?

My lawyer decided to stop representing me in a case with OPM, does the judge have to approve it or let them off the hook?

Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti
answered on Apr 8, 2021

The judge will consider the Motion to Withdraw. He or she will consider the reasons for the Motion, then make a decision of the Motion. The attorney who made the Motion still represents, you until the Motion to Withdraw is granted and ordered by the judges.

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Q: Coworker is making childish remarks and you say "your almost 70 yrs old and acting like a child."

Is one remark consider age discrimination or does it have to be a pattern of behavior?

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell
answered on Aug 6, 2019

Well, it depends on what the policy is at your workplace. Generally speaking, I would say that actual... Read more »

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Q: How do I file a sex discrimination lawsuit if I'm a federal employee?
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
answered on Jul 8, 2017

Speak with a lawyer so you can best lay the groundwork for the matter. You'll need to report it to HR first, usually. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more... Read more »

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Q: is the article 15 executive law of the state of new York also a law in the state of district of Columbia

also is it called article 15 law of the state of new York or District of Columbia

V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba
answered on Jul 5, 2017

I am not licensed in the District of Columbia and therefore unable to answer your question.

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