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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: May a private business in TX have 2+ workers in same job, 1 salaried & others hourly if salaried pay based on hrly rate?

This is not regarding a dispute. Bcse of a learning difference, I want to apply for this hourly job but would do much better if it were salaried so I can have more time especially during the first several months. I’d be perfectly fine if the salaried pay was based on the stated hourly rate. Per... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: I need a lawyer who can assist with employment law and criminal law.

Due to multiple comments made by coworkers, I believe the front facing dash camera in my commercial truck, that I specifically was told did not have audio was being misused and personal information was not only being recorded but was being shared with other workers who used the info to not only... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Oregon on
Q: I was accused of destroying company property. The property that is being claimed I destroyed was 484 Recyclable hangers.

I was fired from my previous job due to claims of breaking and destroying company property. (484 clothing-hangers) I come to find out that many of my colleagues have broken hangers in this facility but was never chastised for those particular hangers. I am also filling a racial discrimination... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Called in sick after both covid vaccines. My 2nd dose was Aug 30 my arm and head havn't been the same since.

I have a pic of the early stages of the inflamed injection site. I did have a fever on the days in question. My boss said dont come to work with a fever so i called in. Is my termination right or wrong?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: I have a work related lawsuit On my family member who is my uncle .he reached out to me and wants to settle without La

Lawyer or courts .question is can I drop the lawsuit legally?

Maya L. Serkova
Maya L. Serkova answered on Sep 17, 2021

It is unclear from your question if you are being represented by an attorney or not. If you represent yourself, you can settle and dismiss the case. However, if you are being represented by an attorney, you cannot settle with your employer behind your attorney's back. Your attorney has a lien... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: I was fired after questioning employer about misuse of audio surveillance in my commercial truck. What are my rights?

Due to statements made by coworkers, I believed the front facing dash cam in my commercial truck, that I was specifically told did not have audio recording, was not only being misused but personal, intimate information that was being intercepted and was being shared and used to cause me extreme... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Louisiana on
Q: What to do if employer owes you hours they missed on pay check?

My previous employer owes me a couple of hours missed on my previous check (they owe me 2 more checks as well), when I notified them via email and text they have ignored me. I also asked if this will be reflected on my next check and they have not replied, it’s been a week. What can I do about... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law on
Q: My coworkers and I lost our job because of an Instagram photo?

Three of us went to Calgary by the end of August. My coworkers called in sick and I switched my shift around. After getting back to work my manager and HR called us into a meeting individually presenting a printed photo of my Instagram consisting of our trip to Banff. The photo was posted on the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Michigan on
Q: Hello I had a question

I had a lawsuit and won never met the lawyer and didn’t really know how much I was getting only what he told me,is there any way I can really find out

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Sep 17, 2021

If you were represented by an attorney, you should contact that person's office for details. Typically what happens in a settlement is that the party making payment sends a check to the recipient's attorney, made out in both the attorney's and the recipient's name. That check is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Oklahoma on
Q: How far back legally can taco mayo in Oklahoma go on a background check?

My bf was denied a job at Taco mayo from a domestic back n 1999-2000

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for New York on
Q: Can my job force me to travel to another county to take their covid test, without reimbursement of tolls?

I work at a weird little campus of Columbia University that is located in Rockland County across the river from NYC. Columbia has mandatory vaccination which I have had and random surveillance testing. They offered testing on my campus up through July, and then stopped. I was randomly selected for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Real Estate Law for Colorado on
Q: How do you file a written answer to notice of duty to Answer, notice to set, notice of hearing, notice of grounds

notice of grounds for Denial of Application for Real Estate Brokers License? I went to school took my test passed both national and state brokers exam, applied for my license and they denied it. I have past criminal drug charges and some misdemeanors I believe they are concerned about. My last... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for New Jersey on
Q: In the state of NJ are their laws for on-call requirements? What would make it turn from on-call to hourly compensation?

Upon hire, a company says "mandatory on-call" as per scheduling that will be given out at beginning of month. My understanding is on-call means you are still free at will to be with your family, are not limited to having to "work" for hours straight....

After working... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Government Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Long term sub in process of provisional sped cert, signed 3 year contract. Can I get out of it? Never received copy.

I still need 18 credit hours or M.Ed sped. I am being paid as a long term sub in moore public schools and they say they will back pay me once certified.. I am in the ok st dept sped bootcamp. I was offered a different state job with benefits that I really need and if I wait for my provisional... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Sep 16, 2021

Depending on your contract. There may potentially be a clause releasing either party from the agreement. However, like wise there may be a financial obligation/penalty to execute that clause.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for South Carolina on
Q: My UI claim was blocked because I was enlisted in the EUC program incorrectly, but it was never fixed. How do I fix it?

I filed for all assistance as a 'gig' worker, but was incorrectly placed in the EUC program. They used incorrect and outdated employment history. I filed an appeal, but it was dropped without explanation. My account was frozen on the EUC claim, which I was certifying every week until I... Read more »

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