You should contact a Louisiana employment attorney to discuss your situation in more detail. The answer to this question may depend on whether there is any difference in ownership between your location and any other locations the company may have. Regardless, Louisiana may have state discrimination...View More
I need to seek advice regarding an decline of my resignation letter to a company. I work for an Autism company as a Board certified Behavior Analyst. I respectfully put in my 2 week notice as stated in the company handbook. The company declined my resignation letter and stated oh... View More
At-will employment states do not require you to provide any notice before resigning your employment. Your employer cannot force you to continue working after your two-week notice period has expired. in addition, assuming you can transition your workload to other individuals over the next two weeks,...View More
She only hollers at the black men in front of customers and has a problem keeping her fingers to her side at black men and she always calls us aggressive when she is always the aggressor and corporate knew about it and
I work construction and all other employees had another job to report to but I didn't. I asked my supervisor where I was going next and I was told to call the office. I called and they told me I was laid off out of the blue. They told me there was no work even when the other employees had jobs... View More
More information is needed here. Your medical conditions may qualify as a "disability" under the Americans with Disabilities Act. That law provides employees with certain protections. You may also qualify for FMLA depending on the amount of time you worked for the company and depending on...View More
The temp agency couldn’t get any accommodations for me even though I offered to work outdoors under the carport. The refusal to accommodate because of my severe allergic reaction to Christmas trees seems wrong due to the company has policies regarding scents used in the building. My unemployment... View More
There are many unknown variables involved in your situation and in response to your inquiry. Consequently, it is not possible to state definitively whether your employer did anything wrong. To name a few - you have not provided information as to the size of your employer (how many employees are...View More
No, an employer cannot intimidate you into quitting because of health reasons. Generally, you can take sick leave if you are eligible, and it is available. Eligibility and availability would depend on the sick leave policy of your employer.
I've been subjected to the harassment at work for 12 years by another manager. He was fired for harassment by his previous employer. In addition to the harassing behavior, he started a rumor that I was having an affair with another supervisor. As a result of the rumor, other employees have... View More
Employment law cases are fact sensitive so I cannot assess your chances of winning in Court based on the information provided; however, you should definitely file a claim with the EEOC. Mediation is optional; however, if your employer agree to it, it would not hurt you to go through mediation. If...View More
Yes - a privately owned company in Louisiana may legally refuse to hire someone because of prior arrests, even if no charges were filed. Some states have "ban the box" laws limiting employees from considering applicants' criminal history and prior arrests. Louisiana is not one of...View More
I rode with the company man to go do the drug screen and when I took the test, the lady said my urine was too warm so she poured it out. Well after sitting there for 2 hours and the lady said I had 3 hours to take it again, the company man decides he is tired of waiting on me to pee and we left.... View More
Louisiana law generally allows employers to require employees to undergo background checks or drug tests by registered laboratories. Unless you have reason to believe they are singling you out because of a protected characteristic (race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability) there...View More
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