answered on Mar 21, 2023
The best places to find case law is via Google Scholar. It is free. All you need to copy/paste is the case cit. Here is the link:
Can I be sued for monetary damages if I quit with or without notice? I work at a business that trains its apprentices while paying them an hourly wage. "Education" hours are also clocked in paid hours. Apprentices are legitimately registered with the state, but still working as full time... Read more »
I work for a social media agency. My boss has given me the password to his Instagram account, which we use to reach out to people and influencers. While in the account I saw messages from him talking about my coworkers and making false accusations. Is it illegal for me to show my coworkers these... Read more »
Georgia law applies; contract work involves helping the client finish writing documentation regarding the former employers software.
My employer has been wiring wages directly to employees bank account due to financial struggles. The result of it is, that our payroll system has not been updated and wages, as well as PTO is missing. What are my rights as employee. How do I know if employer is paying employee taxes?
Employed 12+yrs,FMLA for my disabled child/I self have a medical condition can’t lift over 50lbs Because I refused to go work in a different dept. that wasn’t my job description or duty it required me to lift over 50lbs I was fired.Manager was angry because I called HR corporate because of my... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of a medical condition or the need to take FMLA leave. If you were fired because of your medical condition or because you exercised your FMLA rights, you may have a legal claim for wrongful termination. It is recommended... Read more »
The company refuses to acknowledge I’m limited with one hand but they keep giving me jobs that require two hand and heavy lifting on most sites. My rt arm is in a cast and has been for 8 months due to not healing of a small bone. This job is the cause of it and I don’t know what to do
My job fired me back in 2021 because they were doing some unethical things and I stated that I would go to corporate again and get them involved for them to investigate then I get fired 24hrs later due to the hr generalist and my supervisor lied and said I was being insubordinate and I have no... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and its impact on your health. At this point, one option is to try to arrange a free initial consult with a Georgia employment attorney. Although this is posted under Personal Injury... Read more »
There are terms in the agreement that are vague. For future employment, terms like affiliates and related entities in the future concern me. My previous employer is a company that takes referrals from other doctors. I'm concerned that if I sign it, I won't be able to find another job in... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2023
If you have questions or concerns about signing the agreement you've been given, then you should contact a Georgia employment attorney to review your contract and discuss the circumstances of your separation. It's important to understand your rights and responsibilities prior to deciding... Read more »
Would the employee have to claim damages on their own insurance even if the company's building has suffered damage as well?
answered on Jan 12, 2023
For the employer to be responsible for such damage, there would need to be intent and/or wanton carelessness on the part of the employer for liability to attach to it. Surely you are not suggesting the employer was somehow responsible for the toronado - - are you?!
I will like to know how to seek legal representation about a situation I recently had regarding wrongful termination by retaliation. I made a complaint to my manager regarding the passive-aggressive behavior and possible discrimination of a QA lead. Unfortunately, the very next day, I was... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2023
Use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for employment and/or labor law attorneys in your area---call a few for a consultation and then proceed accordingly. Some of the lawyers will charge you for a consult and others may not so I would find that out when you first contact them. Good luck.
Work in State of Georgia at Walmart
answered on Nov 15, 2022
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects the right of employees to discuss wages with one another. See the following:... Read more »
I have got my employment based green card a month back however now my current employer isn’t focused on my promotion and compensation change. I have come across a great opportunity and want to switch jobs, wanted to know is there anyway current employer can cause issues with my green card for... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2022
Once your permanent resident status was approved by USCIS you are expected to work in the sponsored position for a reasonable period of time.
The law does not set a specific amount of time that you must remain with the sponsoring employer.
I highly recommend that you should visit... Read more »
answered on Sep 7, 2022
I'm sorry that you were terminated for turning in a doctor's note. Under the American's with Disabilities Act, an employer cannot terminate an employee on the basis of a disability or because they perceive the employee as having a disability. If an employee has a disability under... Read more »
I went on tour with a rapper and I was the driver and the rapper said he was going to pay me but we didn’t sign a contract or anything. And now that the tour is over he has ghosted me.
Company is downsizing and I was laid off. I get it. However, I was offered a weak severance package. Should I amicably counter with what I believe is fair (3 times what they offered), without introducing the hostile work environment and age discrimination I felt I experience during my tenure? Or... Read more »
answered on Aug 30, 2022
This is a good question. Understandably, you do not state how long you have been with the company, how much they are offering you, and how much you would accept. However, I think it may be beneficial for you to get a free consultation from an employment lawyer to assist you in determining an... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2022
A person can file any lawsuit they want against whoever they want. However, whether that lawsuit is successful and warrants merit is another matter. Further, filing frivolous lawsuits can result in severe sanctions. Thus, consult an attorney before you file any type of lawsuit.
Was told on thurs not to return to work until i had a doctors note. Friday a.m boss called me asking me to bring my belongs and come to the office, and he terminated me on the spot. Unemployment classified that as failing to meet the standard of conduct, however I was called into work and... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2022
I think a free consultation with an employment lawyer may be beneficial for you. You do not provide enough information to provide a thorough response. If you have a disability or needed time off from work due to a serious health condition, you may want to speak with an attorney who can discuss... Read more »
A company keeps demanding that I give an "attestation" as to whether or not I have been given the newest vaccine. The job is completely remote, I work entirely from home.
answered on Sep 1, 2022
The cases involving whether employees are required to be vaccinated are evolving every day and depend on the type of work, reason for not getting the vaccine and whether the work is remote. I think a free consultation with a Georgia employment lawyer would be beneficial to you to discuss your... Read more »
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