My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. At the start of the Palestinian genocide, I said to the team in our Team's channel I need to take a few days to pray and patience as God said that is how I can seek help as I didn't know what to do to help them. I learned about the Holocaust and it was... View More
I was recently fired from my job after being baker acted on the job. I texted the crisis hotline explaining to them I was having homicidal thoughts about killing my coworkers. The police arrived and took me in, I went willingly. When I was released from the hospital 72 hours later I... View More
In Florida, the situation you describe is complex and involves several legal considerations. Employers have a duty to maintain a safe workplace, and expressing homicidal thoughts about coworkers can be seen as a serious threat to workplace safety. This could potentially be a legitimate reason for...View More
I was sent for a random drug screen today, requested through FMSCA. I carry a CDL for my job and have to carry it for employment. HR informed me I have to clock out for this because it was the government requesting it, not my place of employment.
I was told that I need to wear makeup at work but it seems to be in a personal manner more than a dress code. the dress code where work is only required to wear either black, white, or gray colored clothes. It is at a salon, but wearing so much make up every day is not sustainable and it is way... View More
In Florida, the termination of employment while collecting disability benefits can be influenced by various factors. The type of disability benefits you are receiving, the nature of your disability, and your employment status all play a role in determining your job security. Federal laws like the...View More
I am looking to appeal my case that was just closed yesterday 8/15/2023. I filed pro se against my former employer for disability discrimination. My claim was dismissed for failure to state a claim with prejudice. I feel that I have all the evidence needed to prove discrimination... View More
To search for an attorney who handles appeals in Miami, FL, you can try the Find a Lawyer tab at the top of this Justia page and input "appeal" in the subject field and "Miami, FL" in the location field, or you can contact the Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service - see...View More
My girlfriend just recently had her hours cut and her job threatened after she told her boss that a "manager" was unprofessional in her approach of informing my gf of a new "policy." The manager verbally abused my gf and told her if she "didn't like it she could... View More
There is no such thing as "a case of employment harassment" that can be made into a claim for money damages. There are certain types of legally-recognized claims in which harassment may be a related fact issue, such as in cases of unlawful discrimination based on age, sex, race, color,...View More
I work for a medium to large WFH company I started a few months ago for training but as of last week I have graduated to production. Last week something happened with my phone number and I had to change it, I forgot the password to the personal email that I used to receive a code that is necessary... View More
Your inquiry does not give any facts that would form a basis for asserting that you are the victim of unlawful discrimination. Discrimination, in the employment law context, means that you are being treated differently than co-employee(s) who perform the same or similar job functions, and at the...View More
I was an Inventory Specialist for Comfort Temp Heating and Air in Gainesville, Florida. On 7/13/23, I was terminated from that employer. At 6am that day, I was told but my peers that the CFO, C.W. felt that the position and I was no longer needed with the company and they it was being discussed... View More
It may not be fair, but that's a different question than, "Do I have any legal remedies?" To answer that question, you must schedule a consultation with an attorney handling employment law. It sounds like the employer was portraying this as a layoff, not a termination for anything...View More
You should absolutely not speak to the police without first consulting, an attorney, who not only is experienced with these types of cases involving inappropriate contact, but focuses their entire practice in representing people with these types of accusations. The police might lull you into a...View More
As long as you don't need to perform work during your lunch break and the break lasts at least 30 minutes, then your employer isn't violating any wage laws. However, if there are other ways your boss is treating you less favorably than your coworkers based on a protected class...View More
Is it employment discrimination when a White woman with a black male supervisor is paid more than the supervisor? Is it racial discrimination, Gender, or both? Should I be compensated at a salary comparable to the white female who reports to me as their supervisor.
Not necessarily. In the legal employment discrimination analysis, you compare yourself to employees in the same or similar position to your position, or performing the same duties as you. Those employees are called "comparator" employees. Also, if the person you are supervising has...View More
I work at a storage rental facility and a customer not only broke several of the rules but also indecently exposed himself to me and then grabbed/tried rubbing up on me afterwards. All my company did was make him move out three of his 5 units. I expressed to them how unsafe I feel when he’s... View More
Sounds like the customer committed a crime, or more than one crime (and is there a video to prove it?). You can report it to the police to see if they will arrest the customer for indecent exposure, etc. - but you may want to run that by your employer first. If the employer would terminate you...View More
If you're asking if you can sue simply because the termination was unfair or because it makes no sense, that reason alone is probably not sufficient to support a claim, other than a claim for Reemployment Assistance (unemployment comp) (if you qualify). In Fla., if you don't have an...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your experiences with Walmart. I'm an Illinois attorney and handle federal employment discrimination cases and violations of federal laws. I've helped Walmart employees with this exact issue, usually by filing a federal charge of discrimination based on...View More
I was hired by a federal agency and invited for two weeks of training. I got infected with COVID on the third day of the training. They provided a hotel for quarantine. I could not receive the adequate medication that I needed from ER. The PCP advised me in Florida to travel from GA to have a... View More
It's possible that you may have a case if your termination was discriminatory or in violation of federal law or agency policy. The EEOC investigates complaints of employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information, so if you...View More
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