In Montana, wrongful termination claims often arise when an employee believes they were fired in violation of federal or state anti-discrimination laws, employment contracts, or other specific statutory protections. To determine if you have a viable wrongful termination claim, it's crucial to...View More
I inquired about applying at a local construction company. I have worked construction before and have good references. I asked about wage match, healthcare, and advancement, on the public ad the company posted. The owner messaged me privately on his personal account responding to my public comment.... View More
You should check with an employment lawyer in your state to verify your legal options. However, please be advised that if you believe you were denied work based on your gender and your employer meets the minimum employee count requirements, under federal law - the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as...View More
I was getting paid by company check, then started being paid in cash. I asked about it and was threatened with physical harm and when i reported the threats my hours were cut and haven't been paid for my last 5 weeks of work. Each time, I'd call I'd be given excuses and then i... View More
Hi, the Fair Labor Standards Act requires you to be paid at least the minimum wage for all hours worked. If you worked any overtime, you would also be entitled to that as well. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state to discuss options.
I am mandated at 50 hours per week. I often work over than, sometimes 90 a week depending on staff. My paycheck says I only work 40 hours per week, is this legal for them to do, if not what law states so?
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers typically pay their employees no less than minimum wage for all hours worked, and time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked per week in excess of 40. Unless you are subject to an exemption, if you are paid on an hourly...View More
I was promoted in june. Since then I haven't received 50% or more because of poor food cost or because of poor inspections. I feel like this was the first effort to Target me. I was a diligent employee for 13 years never missing a shift and working extra whenever needed. The problem is the... View More
Unfortunately, no. You live in an at-will employment state, meaning you can be terminated from your position for any reason or no reason at all, without warning. The only exception to this general rule is if you feel you are being targeted for termination for an unlawful reason based on a protected...View More
I have been hosting e-mail for a small company for a couple years. About a year ago I placed the accounts on hold for the potential of a litigation suite. There is conflict of interest as a direct family member was an employee. There is no formal writ of service provided however I believe there... View More
Our general manager is extremely verbally abusive to the manager under him and all the other employees as well there is no camera in his office so there is no proof that he's doing any of this. The owner even though has been told by multiple sources refuses to do anything about it. So I'm... View More
I was staying for free, so I don't owe any money, in fact she owes me back pay of $35,300.00. There was never a tenant landlord relationship, and someone else now owns the property, and has given me the time "sooner than later" to move off. I am disabled and 64 years old woth no... View More
I am getting married in a little over two weeks, I put in the request about a month ago. We are going to the courthouse and have a big wedding later on, but either way I don't want to work on my wedding day I want to spend that with the guy I am marrying. However just yesterday, I got told by... View More
I recently answered a referral for a book keeping position for an individual who is a lawyer with many "businesses". He asked many unethical questions of which wrote down my replies in a file. I later called to decline the being interested in the position. I asked if I could have the file... View More
I am the manager of a small motel and the person who comes in so I can have a day off is being paid $30.00 per day no matter how long she has to be here answering the phone taking reservations doing laundry etc...
How the employee is paid is a matter of agreement between the employer and the employee. State and Federal minimum wage requirements must be met but how the wage is calculated is not a firm matter of law.
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