I was recently terminated but my employer did not pay all monies owed and his way of firing me was blackmailing me by stating that if I didn't resign, he would follow a police report. I refused to quit and he still terminated me. My last direct deposit was short a few hours and I was never paid... Read more »
There is a lot in your post. The basic answer is yes, you have rights. You have rights to claim the money that should have been paid to you. If you can prove the employer willfully failed to pay all of your wages upon your termination you may also be entitled to Waiting Time Penalties equal to...Read more »
Items was clocked out and cashed out and was told to go home heard from someone that not the store manager but a regular employee that I no longer have a job but no manager or upper management has informed me that I no longer work there the person was told by the manager I got into it with I no... Read more »
You really need to discuss your issues with an experienced employment lawyer. You can find good ones by looking up the California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA) and going to their website (https://cela.org/index.cfm). You can cut and paste this link into your browser, or simply Google the...Read more »
I’m a 1-1 and am required to follow him everywhere throughout the day but he is increasingly defiant and making threats. I recently took several days off and often see a therapist for the issues I have with this kid. The school hasn’t given him repercussions and I don’t feel safe but can not... Read more »
Instead of paying employees directly my employer would put all of our paycheck in to his grandson's account he was in charge of paying us and we never got paid on time we'd be to 3 maybe even a month late our bills racked up causing a major financial hardship 2 myself and the rest of the employees... Read more »
I am not sure what type of employee you are, i.e independent contractor, employee, exempt, non-exempt, but regardless, there are all sorts of things wrong with this. "Is it legal" is a broad question that isn't very helpful. What would be is contacting a local employment lawyer. There is a very...Read more »
I was fired because of a video I posted of a me pressing buttons on a vending machine on my lunch and my boss accused me of stealing she also has fired several other people I know for the exact same reason.... when I have never stolen anything from her but she just keeps saying it and when i went... Read more »
In California you are considered to be an at will employee unless you have an agreement to the contrary about that status. As such your employer can terminate you for any reason or even no reason at all. Your employer had the right to terminate you because he thought...Read more »
Last sept 2019 i emailed my former employer requesting the copies of my employment records like paystubs, w4 forms i signed when i started, time punches and if ever the schedules i had. But till now she didnt respond, i called her and she just said that shes very busy and was told to call her CPA.... Read more »
What you describe suggests several violations of the Labor Code by this employer. It would be wise for you to locate and consult with an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible to explore your facts and determine your options. I would suggest you look either on this site, or go to...Read more »
Lawyers capable of helping you experienced in civil rights cases, unlawful employment discrimination and/or harassment can be found simply by using these as your search criteria using Google or any other search engine. Such a search will return a plethora of information helpful to you. Moreover,...Read more »
I gave birth onMay 20th, my 4 months leave under PDL will end on September 20th. I had some complications during delivery and today my doctor told me that I need to rest for another 2months. I know that I’m entitled for another 12 weeks leave for baby bonding time under CFRA. My question is Can I... Read more »
Your CFRA leave time is limited related to medical disabilities, but even if you exceed your designated CFRA time, the Fair Employment and Housing Act will require your employer to extend additional unpaid leave to you to address a disabling condition under most circumstances. Be sure your doctor...Read more »
It depends what the issue is. If this is an Agreed Medical Evaluator, sometimes the wait can be 6 months. in the meantime, however, you should be able to follow up with your treating physician if your injuries are getting worse.
If the issue is a denial of the injuries, then you should be...Read more »
I am sorry but there are no minimum or maximum hour limits/requirements for a properly classified exempt salaried employee. In exchange for your salary, you must give any and all hours to the job you have agreed to perform. And you are still going to be considered an at will employee unless you...Read more »
An arbitration award does not, by itself, mean you get paid if the employer does not voluntarily pay it. You have to take that award and enter it as a judgment in the Superior Court, and then start efforts to collect that judgment. This takes time and money. It would be wise for you to locate an...Read more »
I have copies of pay stubs and four months ago I negotiated a raise for myself since my company had took over operations where I live and the pay was here locally was higher. I was countered with a better rate and now four months later it is now a "mistake." No effort will be made by employer... Read more »
I have gone to my local union with no actions to follow with my grievances that have been filed I have also reached out to my work Ethics Hotline my situation involves a director of my department my supervisor as well as an HR Manager
There is not much in your post to give us an idea of what you are looking to learn from our response. If you are looking for an attorney to reach out to you to represent you, that is unfortunately not the purpose of this Q&A site.
It is unlawful to engage in harassing conduct based on...Read more »
Unfortunately this Q&A site is not the place to solicit an attorney to assist you. It is important that you quickly locate and consult with an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible to explore your facts and determine your options. I would suggest you look either on this site, or...Read more »
I am sure there is. Unfortunately this Q&A site is not the place to ask for an attorney to work for you. Rather you need to identify one or more attorneys who practice employment litigation and discuss your matter with them to see if they are willing to work on your case. I would suggest you...Read more »
Your question is very difficult to understand. If you were given some kind of written warning or notice of infraction from your employer related to your job, then yes, of course, it can affect your employment. Any form of discipline received from your employer can have an adverse affect on your...Read more »
As an at will employee, the employer has the right to terminate employment for any reason or even no reason at all. The employer does not need a good reason, or an accurate reason. The employer can terminate an employee based on completely erroneous facts, or based on information provided from...Read more »
Hello. So I made a list to help sum things up to allow future questioning if possible. Besides that, these are the main issues I’m curious as to what options I have to take action in perhaps a lawsuit of some sort. Hope to hear back.
1). Harassment by employee and supervisor.... Read more »
You present many issues that need to be addressed. This question and answer site is not the place to address such diverse and complicated matters because for each issue far more would need to be known to give you competent answers. And this Q&A forum is not the place to ask an attorney to work...Read more »
A friend of mines applied for a job and got it and he told me about it and I went through the hiring process and passed everything besides the background because I have a felony & my friend started working then they received his background information and fired because he have 2 strikes and... Read more »
Far more would need to be known and understood about your situation to know if there is a meritorious legal claim for discrimination. If you can establish you would have been hired and the only reason you were not hired was your race or national origin, then you might have a claim. Simply being...Read more »
Most employees are entitled to overtime whenever they work more than 8 hours in any single workday, or more than 40 hours in a single workweek, or the first 8 hours if working seven consecutive days in the same workweek. Double time overtime is...Read more »
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