I work as a teacher in a high school. A coworker made a verbal threat against me to another coworker. I filed a complaint (which was never corroborated) and the solution was that I did not have to attend our "team" meetings. By doing this, the principal isolated me from the team as the AP... Read more »
I work from home on weekends an my job takes phone calls to find services techs to fix properties for businesses. Should I get paid every minute I am focusing on my job? As in waiting for techs to call me back , searching for techs online? I feel every moment I have attention to my job I should b... Read more »
I was just offered a part time job as a nurse practitioner at a clinic that I really wanted to work at. The first interview I was offered a job and a small $500 bonus. On the second meeting I was supposed to sign the papers but he added in a non compete clause and another thing and then practice... Read more »
I was just offered a job as a new nurse practitioner. During the first interview he offered me a $500 bonus in a part time position at a clinic I really like. He requested a meeting to give me the bonus check and to sign the contract, but he threw down two additional stipulations (non- compete... Read more »
I am a recent counseling grad and took a position with a non-profit company that listed "supervision available" as one of their benefits. Right after being hired I inquired about how I get connected with the supervisor since I need so many hours of supervision to become licensed. After... Read more »
My friend who is currently going through chemotherapy was apparently suspended without pay from the company we work for because they allegedly cited he smelled like alcohol when apparently he didn't and he was suspended for also taking medication .
Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning that workers can be terminated at any time and for any reason (or no reason at all). However, if your friend suspects he was targeted for termination based on his medical condition, he should speak with a Florida employment attorney about disability...Read more »
Unless you are also licensed to practice law in Florida, you have no business advising your patient about Florida law. Refer your patient to an attorney. It is unclear, by the way, what you mean by your question. Is this a judgment lien, a criminal restitution order, or something else?
The IRS cut my return in half stating that I've earned not income for 2020. I've sent proof (W2, letter from my former employer stating that I did work there and earning statements for all of 2020) and still the IRS is saying that according to their records I had no income for 2020. I... Read more »
I was just terminated by the deacons at the church I pastor. I was in a 5 year contract. According to their bylaws, they don't have the authority to administer such a decision. Do I have grounds to sue? Does this mean I was wrongfully terminate? I was voted in by the church therefore I... Read more »
I basically agree with the prior answer by Mr. Minnick. There are also other potential unlawful reasons for termination, such as retaliation for making a discrimination complaint, making a whistleblower report, or making a worker's compensation claim. or if the termination breaches terms of a...Read more »
Yes. Why? Because Florida is an “at-will” state, which means private employers are free to solicit, hire, promote, demote, suspend, terminate, reinstate, and rehire employees for any reason—or for no reason--at any time, i.e., “at will.” The only thing employers cannot lawfully do is to...Read more »
I work for my counties school district as a custodian I am still in my 90 day probation period. This Tuesday I was told it was ok to leave work to go to the hospital before being discharged I was told by the doctor at the hospital to not go back to work until the following Monday because they... Read more »
Depends on if the REAL reason for not hiring is discrimination based on one of the protected classes under the law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, and some other categories. While there is usually no way to get hard proof of the real reason outside of...Read more »
When I signed my employment contract with the company I work for, my compensation package included about 5% equity in the company (25,000 class B shares). I never got additional information on this at all, just the compensation package I signed. What I signed said the equity is subject to board... Read more »
The most common aspect of any "start-up company" is that the owners (those who own 100% of the common stock) work their fingers to the bone day and night, week in and week out, hoping that their (often unpaid) efforts will pay off.
The main job of the newly-hired employees is to...Read more »
My company just installed dashcams that stay on for 10 minutes after the vehicle has been stopped. This means when I park my car at home for 10 minutes it can see everything I do even though I'm not using their vehicle or on the clock. Is there anything I can do about this?
I started working in reconciliation/accounting/finance about 1 year ago. About 6 months in, work started piling up due to a combination of other coworkers resigning and being designated as their backups, as well as the stress affecting my health. I slowly fell more and more behind in my... Read more »
I am not an employment lawyer, but No, they must pay you for the time you work. If they do not like your work, they can always terminate you. They cannot sue you for damages for unsatisfactory or incomplete work, unless it is something criminal or fraud.
This camera send notifications to his phone whenever the sensor is activated. In midst of an altercation with him he admitted to placing that camera there specifically for me even though there are many people who work in that office I just happen to work alone on night shift. He has stooped as low... Read more »
Like instead of giving employees a 5% discount or something, you can invest in our company to be an "owner" of our private stock. Essentially forcing all employees to invest in the company. Even part timers have to work over 1,000 hours in a year to get enrolled into their stock... Read more »
I currently work for a remote company and I reside in the state of Florida. I have been working for this company for a few months and the only break given was a 20 minute paid break for an 8-hour shift. They now sent out a form to sign stating that we must take a 30-minute unpaid meal break, even... Read more »
A firm has writers who produce English documents and work with English-speaking pharmaceutical clients, and the authorities who approve their documentation also require these in English. A leader clarified in an email to the recruiting team what skills were desired and what skills were undesirable.... Read more »
Exclusion from consideration for employment on the basis of not being able to communicate with the employer's clients is not employment discrimination. Nor is seeking applicants who can speak and write in a foreign language.
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