I work for State Farm corporate. For 8 years. The higher paying job opportunities are only being posted externally. I know of 2 people personally, that I am friends with, that quit for a year and got hired back to better paying jobs within the company. Is it legal for an employer to not allow... Read more »
I work at a fast food chain in Tennessee and on multiple occasions the operator has asked one of us to take a supposedly missing item to a customer's house. We only deliver through third party organizations like DoorDash and for pre-approved catering orders. I feel like this is a huge safety... Read more »
My recollection of that night is somewhat different. I was having a regular night, but a little before halfway through the shift I started to get the aura of a migraine headache and I informed my supervisor that I was going to be leaving early. I also said that I had 8hrs of PTO accrued and, if... Read more »
I was overpaid after I left my job and ever since, the job has told all my former coworkers about it and brought my character into question, like Inknew about it and chose not to say anything like almost stealing. It’s not something I want everyone to know about and it’s embarrassing. I’ve... Read more »
They Second shift HR Rep. on 2nd shift my shift, told me I was fired. Due to the alleged allegation of me not filling out my STD paperwork. I am trying to figure out how can I be fired if my paperwork is filled out and approved by Lincoln Financial. I have copies of my paperwork telling me to... Read more »
I work at a restaurant and I have two different job titles, I work as a server and make tips but once a week I will be scheduled to Expo. Should my serving tips take away from my expo pay Or should I be payed completely separate since it’s a separate job and I’m not making tips?
Hi! Based on your post, it sounds like you need an employment lawyer, not a personal injury lawyer. I would recommend that you contact the Tennessee State Bar for a referral to an employment lawyer ASAP to ensure your rights are protected. I wish you the best with your case - Alex
Hi there--I was laid off from my job at a tech company last week. I have stock grants that vest 20% each year for 5 years. The lay-off occurred 10 1/2 months into my 2nd year of vesting, so I'm leaving a lot of money behind. I'm 54 years old and other people performing much worse than... Read more »
You should contact a Tennessee employment attorney to discuss a potential age discrimination claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). As for your contract containing the stock grants and the separation agreement you were given, you should also have these reviewed by a Tennessee...Read more »
Hi! Im an independent contractor working in the audio engineering field. Back in November, the company managing production for a local venue asked one of their regular independents for recommendations for more people to bring in and I was asked to come in for one day. After completing the gig, the... Read more »
I have to give a 90 day notice of quitting, but my new job says they need me to start 3/1/22 and that’s a hard line. I wouldn’t be out of this current job until mid April if I give the full 90 days. There is someone who could take over for my position, but it means the main boss wouldn’t get... Read more »
Tennessee is an at-will state. This means that employees are allowed to leave their employment at any time without a reason, or in other words, this means that there are no federal or state laws that require an employee to give notice to his or her employer before quitting, subject to a few...Read more »
I'm not sure what your question is. If you think you broke your hand, you should seek medical treatment. If your medical provider recommends that you take time off of work or gives you restrictions, you should inform your employer. If you need to miss work, and you are otherwise eligible, you...Read more »
More information is needed to answer this question. While the WARN Act generally does require 60 days' notice prior to a mass layoff or plant closing, there are a lot of exceptions and qualifications to this general rule. You should contact a Tennessee employment attorney to discuss the...Read more »
I asked my employer about my pay and the next day, I received a termination letter stating “due to lack of experience “ as the reasoning. I’ve NEVER been written up or received any verbal warning about “lack of experience” although employer knew before hiring me, that I didn’t have the... Read more »
Tennessee is a terminable at will State. Unless there is an employment contract, administrative law proceeding governing a government job, or some kind of employee handbook violation, the employer has total discretion in Tennessee.
I started in July working as a Permanent Sub teaching High School English with the intent that the school that hired me would help with my pursuit of certification. I was also told that after getting my certification I would get a raise and be instated as an HS ELA teacher full stop. My contract... Read more »
Your answer depends greatly on the wording of the employment contract between you and your employer. I would suggest that you schedule an appointment with a local attorney who practices employment law and they can provide a better opinion after reading your contract.
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