I currently work with a company and applied for a promotional move. The pay scale was included in the job description. After interviewing, I am told they are going to offer me the position but they are lowering the pay scale.
I just received a work contract from my new job. I haven’t signed it yet. It says I am an at will employee, but then says I need to give a 4 month notice before terminating my position. Am I legally obligated to do that if I sign the contract? I live in TN.
Discovering that a worker does not have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Employer Identification Number (EIN) and is not authorized to work in the United States puts you in a challenging position. Under U.S. employment law, employers are required to ensure their employees are eligible to work in...View More
The two owners of our company invited only the men on a weekend out of state duckhunting trip. This included a Friday and a Monday paid off. The women of our company worked we were not even informed of the trip until the day before. I have brought this up to my immediate supervisor and he told me... View More
I understand and agree to camera surveillance in the workplace for security. But my employer wants to use it to “keep an eye on productivity”. She claims she’s not going to tell us where said cameras are, but I feel like this may be a violation of employee privacy. Especially if we need to... View More
In Tennessee, employers generally have the right to install cameras in the workplace for purposes such as security and monitoring productivity, provided the surveillance does not occur in areas where employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy, such as bathrooms or locker rooms. However, the...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It's crucial to address this issue properly. First, gather all evidence of the President's actions, such as emails, documents, and any witnesses who can support your claims. Consult an attorney experienced in employment law to review your...View More
In Tennessee, if you feel that you were coerced to leave your job following an inpatient hospitalization, there may be grounds to consider a discrimination lawsuit. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with...View More
To reinstate your Tennessee PTA license after a suspension or revocation, you'll typically need to follow a specific process set forth by the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy. Here's a general guideline for your situation:
Contact the Board: Reach out to the Tennessee Board of...View More
In Tennessee, employers are generally not allowed to terminate employees for taking leave to care for a sick family member. The Tennessee Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year to care for a sick family member, including a child....View More
I have a noncompete in my urgent care contract. My boss is not fulfilling the hours or my bonus according to my contract so I'm leaving. It is stated as "not over 50% walk in volume" which would apply to emergency rooms too. I'm ER trained with a doctorate in EM. Can this urgent... View More
It appears that the contract will be breached by your working in an ER. Hire an attorney to read the contract and listen to the prospective new jobs. You may get sued in any event and have an attorney ready to go.
Then the person they are with asks if they could go back out to the vehicle and get something out of the vehicle to exchange, so they leave it at the return counter and let them know the person who needs to exchange it is in the store shopping so they asked you to grab item out of vehicle and you... View More
Walmart employees, like those of any retail establishment, are often trained to observe for unusual or suspicious behavior as part of loss prevention strategies. Leaving an item at the return counter with an explanation that someone else will finalize the transaction could be seen as unusual and...View More
In Tennessee and generally in the United States, employers, including state jobs, are typically prohibited from reducing a new hire's starting salary solely because of a disclosed disability such as ADHD. It is illegal for employers to discriminate against individuals due to a disability under...View More
No, the 12 months of employment required for Tennessee parental leave do not apply to anytime employed. The 12 months must be consecutive months of employment with the same employer, beginning with the date of hire. So, in your case, you would not be eligible for parental leave until April 2024....View More
I work for a company called Spark. It is the delivery company for Walmart. We are owned and operated by Walmart. There is a specific store that I work at that I am being harassed by one particular AP employee. She is telling the front end of the store that I am stealing. Which of course is not... View More
In dealing with accusations from an Asset Protection (AP) employee, you should first document all incidents, including dates, times, and witnesses. It may be helpful to formally report the harassment to your direct supervisor or the human resources department, following your company’s procedures...View More
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