My husband died while on the job in the 80s while working in Freeport in az. Am I able to receive a lump sum? I was never given the option. I only receive $67 a month. How would I go about asking and receiving. Would this also affect my social security.
In Arizona, if your husband died while on the job, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits, which could include a lump-sum payment. However, the specifics of your case, including the terms of any settlement or award, would depend on various factors such as the circumstances of...View More
When considering a settlement offer for a discrimination case, it's important to assess various factors. The percentage you should propose depends on the specific details of your case, such as the strength of your evidence, the damages you've suffered, and the potential risks and costs of...View More
In general, employment decisions should not be based on an applicant's relationship to a current or former employee. However, the specific laws and regulations governing employment practices can vary depending on the state and the specifics of the situation.
My Employer wants me to remain in the vehicle. But will not pay me for the time that I am in between jobs. Which I feel that I am in my "FREE" time to go home till I need to go back out for my next job. Is that illegal?
It is generally legal for an employer to require employees to remain in company vehicles in between jobs or tasks, even if the employee is not being paid during that time. Under both federal and Arizona law, travel time is only considered compensable work time under certain circumstances....View More
Yes, DACA recipients can continue to work until their new EAD card arrives, as long as they have a valid DACA approval notice and a valid I-765 receipt notice. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique circumstances, it's advisable to consult with an attorney.
If an employee's DACA renewal has been approved, the employee's work authorization is automatically extended for 180 days from the date of expiration listed on their current Employment Authorization Document (EAD). This is provided the renewal application was filed before the current EAD...View More
I am an employee of a nursing home. I have been suxually assaulted multiple times by a resident in the home. I have brought it up to management and they laugh it off and still put me on the rotation for this resident. I have documented these incidents but it has not resolved... View More
Employers can be liable to you for sexual harassment by a non-employee if they "know or should have known of the conduct, and fail to take immediate and appropriate corrective action." Appropriate corrective action could include removing you from the resident's rotation, or taking...View More
If your work permit renewal application was received by USCIS on the same day your previous permit expired, and you have a receipt notice as evidence, you may still be eligible for the automatic extension of your work authorization for up to 180 days while your renewal is pending. It's...View More
It depends on the reason the company gave for your separation. If they told you that you were being released due to your health and age, then you may have a legal claim against them if you were still able to perform the essential functions of your position.
So I know this probably about 2 months ago $150 was being taken out and labeled miscellaneous and that has happened three or four more times since then now it's probably around the total around $600 this isn't the first time I've had discrepancies with my company I have multiple... View More
Employers are limited with respect to items they are permitted to withhold from your paycheck. They are generally permitted to withhold certain taxes and benefits that you have agreed to. Otherwise, they are not permitted to withhold additional amounts without written authorization from you. In...View More
I currently work in Arizona for a non-profit and have not been employed with this company for 12 months. I will be out of work for a minimum of 6 weeks and should fully recover in 12 weeks. Can I apply for anything to compensate for my bills after the surgery that did not occur on the job?
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This is something that an employment law attorney would know best, in terms of PTO or leave programs, or the applicable policies of your employer. Some questions remain unanswered on this forum, but you could...View More
I have a friend who files for disability through social security. She is 63 years old and has chronic pain and health problems. She is making the lowest wage in a small business and is continuously discriminated through the company. She is harassed about not being able to use technology as well as... View More
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does provide protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities, and this may include those receiving Social Security Disability benefits. Your friend may be able to take legal action if she believes she has been discriminated against due...View More
Also note my coworkers that hold same position, but for less time , may it be in general or only at my location, and that have more complaints and refunds and money missing and things on their shifts that I don't have happen, are all making more than me and they are all under 25, and I am a... View More
Unless you have evidence that the specific reason you are being paid less than your younger co-workers is your age, you probably don’t have a valid claim for unlawful employment discrimination under the facts stated in your question.
It is lawful not to increase the wage rate of a worker...View More
And your question is? Is this legal? Yes, most states have "at will" employment unless there is a written agreement to the contrary, this means the employer can terminate your employment at any time without any reason, except for having an illegal reason. So effectively you are...View More
I am an LPN at a company where a CNA quit and I was told that I will now work full-time as a CNA to make up the gap. I reached out, had a meeting with my direct supervisor, and sent an email with my regional manager asking if this is a permanent roll and they will not say if it is or not as they... View More
There is not anything inherently unlawful about your employer's actions in switching you to a different job. If, however, you believe your employer is intending to force your resignation based on a protected class characteristic (race, sex, age, disability, religion, veteran status), then you...View More
I used to work for a company that had a data breach last year. I have extensive knowledge of the processed areas available on their servers. They didnt report the breach properly and it is understated to the public. I feel I should help a class action lawsuit with this. My information was... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Defamation generally involves a false statement that results in harm to dignitary interests (reputation). That isn't fully clear from the brief description. However, more important than that is the suit you...View More
This will depend on your correct classification as an exempt or non-exempt employee. The business also must be covered as an employer under the FLSA which in some cases only require them to gross $500,000 in revenue per calendar year. If you are a non-exempt employee and you don't take a...View More
I worked in a govt job for 18 yrs. My position had specialties w/differing locations, hours, perks but same title/pay. I got diagnosed w/cancer & took a 2 mo leave for major surgery. On leave, my supervisor contacted me to say I should take a new specialty to help me w/my condition (unit w/more... View More
Based on the details you've provided, this situation could potentially be considered employment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If your employer made decisions about your employment based on assumptions about your medical condition without engaging in the...View More
it was alleged that i was in a fender bender in A company truck. the other party would like to contact our insurance and make a claim. when payday came my boss told me that i had to go convince this other party to take a money bribe and not call his insurance, well i did not do that so he kept my... View More
Sometimes a position transfer can be considered an adverse employment action, for example when a financial officer is demoted to a janitorial position. This is a very fact intensive inquiry, and there is not enough information in the question.
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