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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Health Care Law for Arkansas on
Q: Im a school nurse being wrongfully accused & terminated. Would be better to get employment or nursing/health lawyer?

I am being wrongfully accused of something with little to no investigation into the event, the school is just believing what a parent is claiming and going off of that w/o my side of it. They consulted w/ their lawyer who determined that I was a liability so they are recommending termination.... Read more »

Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell answered on Nov 6, 2019

It would be best to get an employment lawyer that has experience in administrative hearings, board appeals, and hearings before the nurses' board.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Tax Law and Workers' Compensation for Arkansas on
Q: If a Female attorney is unwilling to defend, do I not have a right to separate her from overburden.

She has sent what appears to be a recorded message, it is not her answer.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 22, 2019

An Arkansas attorney would be in the best position to answer, if there are state-specific laws involved. But your question remains open for a week. As a general matter in any jurisdiction, you are free to separate from your attorney. At the same time, your attorney could be entitled to compensation... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: Wrongful Termination (Arkansas)?

I have a serious injury (not work related) that has caused me to miss several days of work. I have had several ER visits for pain, Dr visits working on fixing the issue, and days where I simply could not move. That said, I understand missing excessive time is wrong. Where I don't agree/understand... Read more »

Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer answered on Sep 15, 2019

You need to speak with an Arkansas employment lawyer. There are some facts that need to be learned before an answer can be provided. I would be happy to discuss your situation with you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: Should I have been receiving on- call pay?

I work for a municipality in Arkansas? I was issued a city phone and was told I would be responsible for all call outs per my license. ( water/Sewer) . I have answered calls and also came back from dinners and vacations to handle utility issues. I have never been able to go out of town far away... Read more »

Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer answered on Sep 4, 2019

You may want to contact an employment attorney that handles FLSA cases because you may have a claim related to this activity by your employer. We would be happy to speak with you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Employment Law and Small Claims for Arkansas on
Q: Is it fair that only one employee gets fired from the job and both of the employees were fighting?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 4, 2019

No, on its face, it does not seem fair. But the only opinion that really has legal significance for you here is that of an employment attorney. And your post remains open for four weeks. It's likely that based on the limited facts, it is difficult for an employment attorney to offer meaningful... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Arkansas on
Q: I was hurt on an accident at work involving a bobcat workman's comp picked up I am still injured now that I am to head

Back to work they are giving the guy who injured me my position and tring to put me somewhere else I feel like it's a form of retaliation on my part

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 18, 2018

Depending on what happened you may have a claim against the Bobcat manufacturer. As to the work issue speak with your attorney that handled your comp claim.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Q: question on concurrent H1-B which is working for multiple employers.

Hello, currently I have a job with employer A which is full time who holds my H1-B and Green card process. Now I have a job offer from another employer B which is remote work which i can work from a place where i have employer A. So can I file H1-B with employer B and once it is approved, can i... Read more »

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler answered on May 21, 2018

No attorney can explain in detail how the situation works. That will likely take a paid appointment. What we can state is that you cannot work full time for two employers. In addition, if employer B files an H1b for you, you will likely have to work for employer B, only. Also, if the new job is... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: Can a company I work for refuse to pay me over time work then fire me for asking ?
Brandon M Haubert
Brandon M Haubert answered on May 22, 2017

No. You need to consult with an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: I am looking for the best lawyer to take on the USPS

I was under contract with USPS and my contract was not up until 2018, however I got into an argument with the postmaster and was not allowed back into post office. They continued to pay me until 10/16 then sent me a bill for $200,000. HELP

Glenn B. Manishin
Glenn B. Manishin answered on Feb 22, 2017

I suspect you will need to better identify the nature of the contract, as that will determine whether your matter is a "government contracts" issue, which is a very specialized area, or a more general litigation matter.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: I want to start a topless cleaning service in Little Rock Arkansas. Is this legal?

We would offer topless cleaning in home or of a car in a home garage. We would offer topless servers for parties. Also, we would offer guys in tight underwear for women who were interested in these services. No sexual acts would be condoned/approved. Their lowest extremities (vagina, penis, or an... Read more »

Don Spears
Don Spears answered on Nov 10, 2016

Under Arkansas law 5-14-112 you might have a problem. The law reads as follows:

(a) A person commits indecent exposure if, with the purpose to arouse or gratify a sexual desire of himself or herself or of any other person, the person exposes his or her sex organs:

(1) In a public...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: What will show on my background check if I stole something but was never convicted or went before a judge?

So 4 years ago i worked at wal-mart when i was 18 years old. I was a cashier and I stole out of the register. I was fired, and was told to expect a letter from a lawyer. I waited for that letter but it never came. I have had 4 jobs previously since working at wal-mart and i have been thankful for... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 2, 2015

No arrest? It appears that you were let off the hook. It is probably too late to be prosecuted now, but I do not know the statute of limitations in Arkansas. I could be wrong on that. Do an internet search for statute of limitations on crime in Arkansas.

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