I was hired by a company 4 years ago for a remote job only to never hear from them again. Am I technically still an employee, and do they still owe me wages as such despite not having done anything? Seems I was forgotten about.
I am a single mother and I work and pay all my bills on my own. Occasionally My kids get sick or something medical might happen that needs my attention that might need me to miss a couple of days of work "with doctor's permission" Currently my minor child needed mental attention in... Read more »
1. Shouldn't my payment be coming out of a business account?
2. He took the "taxes out"
3. I was paid on the 1st friday and now 12 days later I still have not been paid for my month of work.
4. My bank account is now overdrawn, late fees are accruing, etc.
answered on Mar 15, 2023
You can file a wage claim with the TWC. Information on how to do so is available on its website: https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/how-submit-wage-claim-under-texas-payday-law
have to be in OKC for 2 days (our only 2 days off) and only going to get paid for 2 and 1/2 hrs of time. We are not salaried employees we get paid by the mile and /or hourly.
They moved me to a different department I was told temporarily while being on light duty. But just two days ago one of the coaches acted as if he is switching me permanently. Which means I get to pay decrease and lose my position I had all do to be hurt. I work at Walmart is this allowed
answered on Mar 13, 2023
If your claim is in Texas, Walmart no longer carries workers' compensation through the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' compensation. They are nonsubscribers to workers' comp. Walmart has it's own private insurance. I believe your employer can permanently... Read more »
S.s.numbees to immigrants that work for them...I worked at one of their many locations as a mgr....they took federal taxes out on some but not all my pay stubs...and my filing status never changed
In January of 2022, I filed a complaint against my manager to her manager. I also involved HR since a similar complaint that was filed two years prior was overlooked by her manager. Almost immediately after her manager spoke to her, she began retaliating against me. She began excluding me from... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
It depends on the nature of your complaint against your manager.
Your retaliation discrimination complaint must show that you engaged in protected activity in the investigation of an employment discrimination complaint based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or... Read more »
I received an email of me being terminated from my employer due to being pregnant. I filed a charge with EEOC.
answered on Mar 8, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Whether you should get a lawyer depends on your goals with the EEOC Charge of Discrimination (settlement, mediation, litigation) and your damages from the experience. A lawyer will bring the expertise, advocacy and stress relief you may need during... Read more »
back ground check. I drove 100 miles each day for 2 weeks. Also they made me file for an LLC which was $150 and go on ride alongs with other salesman and I spent over $200 in gas. They owe me around $1500 and will not pay because I failed the background check. I believe since they put me through... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2023
It depends on the terms of your employment agreement and the reason you failed its background check.
If your employment offer was not conditioned on you successfully passing their background check and a background check is not required by some law or regulation governing your occupation,... Read more »
The company I work for is publicly traded and they have changed my contract and branch 4 times in the late year with no regard. They are trying to transfer me again but I don't want to continue in this environment as I get in to projects with clients and end up getting in the thick of things... Read more »
answered on Mar 5, 2023
In Texas, in the absence of a contract to the contrary, it is legal for an employer to terminate an employee due to poor performance.
To have a valid claim for wrongful termination, you will need to prove that is not the real reason you were fired and that instead you were fired for a... Read more »
I was woken up by a local cop and taken to my job where I was shown a clip of an action that does look shady and then I was denied the opportunity to prove my innocence using the video. I was arrested at my job in front of my customer and charged with theft of property less then $100. If someone... Read more »
Is it okay if a company that I do work come in and do an inspection and for say that I need an employee handbook, safety plan, etc...Can I ask the INDEPENDANT CONTRACTOT that works for me to only work during Business Hours? can I ask her to swipe a time clock for billable hours?
answered on Mar 2, 2023
An independent contractor by definition controls the manner, means, methods, and details of the work they do for you.
You can tell them what you want done and even give them plans and specifications, but you can’t show or tell them how to do it, when to do it, what tools to use to do it,... Read more »
My boss is the owner and HR is his wife. I am a salaried employee and it is an at will company. The suspension is because a client emailed the boss to complain about progress being made. The delay is due to a lack of resources on our end because the boss spent the money that was ment to hire more... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2023
Any reasoned answer will depend on the terms and conditions of your employment and the facts and circumstances surrounding the threatened suspension.
Honestly honest opinion
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Article 1, section 3a of the Texas Constitution provides: “ Equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin. This amendment is self-operative.”
In my professional experience, I have rarely seen individuals treated... Read more »
This is what is stated in the Employee Handbook..
"Accrued vacation will be available to each employee upon their anniversary date and must be used within
twelve (12) months after it is accrued. Employees may carry over 24 hours of accrued vacation time to the
following... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2023
No, since the policy stated in the Employee Handbook expressly provides it is use it or lose it.
As an illegal immigrant - I was allowed to work at a company in which they paid me $4,000 as a check. I went to the bank and they said it was fake. I contacted my employer and he's given me death threats and threats on calling immigration on me. He denied giving me a fake check and has done... Read more »
answered on Feb 4, 2023
If you have received a fake check and have evidence of the work you performed, it is important to take legal action to protect your rights. However, as an illegal immigrant, you may face additional challenges in seeking legal remedies.
You should contact the Department of Labor to report... Read more »
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