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Q: Is it financial retaliation if my boss waited until he was informed I made reports of policy violation cover ups to ask

Accept lower paying position then he stated could step into effective immediately. The position we agreed is a $16-17 hr position at my store I know that for sure. There isn't a reason to ask me to accept this when I've been dealing with acts of favoritism, verbal sabotage of delegations,... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 25, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a challenging situation at work, and it's understandable that you're feeling frustrated and concerned about your boss's actions. Financial retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee in response to their protected... View More

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Q: I worked for a national company that lies to everyone. I have an arbitration clause in my contract. Can I do anything?

They repeat lies and omit facts that could easily cost the customer tens of thousands of dollars- I’m sure they have done so many times. Most of their clientele is lower to middle income which is concerning. I think I can pretty easily prove that they conditioned us to repeat these lies. (BTW,... View More

Samuel B. Edwards
Samuel B. Edwards
answered on Jun 29, 2023

Where the arbitration agreement in your employment contract is an impediment depends on what you want to do. To the extent you want to sue the company for back wages or any other employment issue, the arbitration agreement would likely require that the claims be asserted in arbitration, rather... View More

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