I was outdoors walking from one building to another at my job and I was having difficulty breathing so I slightly lowered my face mask to get a breather. I have never refused to wear a face mask covering and it is not an issue for me to follow company policy. One of the lead mangers confronted me... Read more »
You are an at will employee in California and can be terminated without notice or reason, EXCEPT you cannot be terminated for an illegal reason such as discriminating against you because you have a physical disability. Get a certificate from an MD stating you have respiratory issued and need to...Read more »
I would be representing myself Pro Se in court for an employment/personal injury related matter because an attorney dropped my case middle of last month telling me that due to covid, his law firm does not have the capacity to take on my case. I have drafted a pleading to protect the limitation... Read more »
If it's an exhibit, that means that some pleading refers to it for some evidentiary purpose. If you don't attach it - to the pleading, declararation, etc., - how will the court see the exhibit to which you are referring?
I'm a student and I've been interning at a company for a few months. My semester ends mid-December, but my company wants me to work until December 31 (even though I'm returning in January). Jan-May is my last semester before I graduate and I wanted to take my winter break, but they... Read more »
No one here can tell you, of course, what the terms of your internship program says, so no guidance here can relate to that. However, as a paid intern you are considered to be an at will employee unless you have an agreement to the contrary with the employer. That means you can quit at any time...Read more »
My employer has me working a set schedule each week. They have differing 24-hour period workdays defined for different shifts. I am scheduled to cover a graveyard shift that straddles my regular days off. This has me working 7 consecutive days in a workweek, but they claim that since the 24-hour... Read more »
I had gone through the process of a new employment screening with a background check, when I recived my background copy I noticed that my supervisor from my past employment had added that I had failed a 2nd drug test with a date that never existed nor did I ever have 2nd failed drug test. I was... Read more »
If you can prove that your prior supervisor provided knowingly false information to your new prospective employer with an intent to injure you, and that you suffered injury as a result, you would have the right to sue that supervisor, and maybe the prior employer. More would need to be known to...Read more »
my building was deemed unsafe to work but we worked 3 out of the 5 days in the week and my pay was reduced without any warning. Is this normal? I have an agreed monthly salary should I still not get this amount? Also there is holidays next week for two days so will I get paid less again
The employer of a salaried employee does not have to pay the employee for any day the employee performs no work. Although the salary is stated on a monthly basis, whether or not the employee is paid is determined on a daily basis. If you work any part of a day, you are to be paid for that day....Read more »
I originally had a 6 month probation and 5 months in my employer wanted to add another 3 months. Not because of performance issues but because we worked a "staggered schedule" (Two days on, two days off for about three months). It is with a union and I have been paying union dues since 7/1/2020,
Once wages are earned the employer cannot take them back or require the employee to agree to a reduction. There are specific statutes in the Labor Code that prohibit this. Your PTO is considered a part of your wages, therefore, the dollar value is as of the date it is earned, not the date they...Read more »
Amazon is not my employer. the trucking Co. I work under is only contracted by Amazon (example: USPS & Amazon.). I think it's wrong for The manager in charge of the Security Company to ban me from all amazon fullfilment centers after she turned around and yelled at me to 'step... Read more »
So I wonder what your reply was that got you banned. You haven't indicated whether you think this was unlawful on her part. There just isn't enough information provided to advise you what you should do next. You can always contact a labor lawyer to help you figure things out. You could...Read more »
To determine qualification for unemployment benefits, the EDD looks back a period of time to see if any contributions were made to the fund by you or on your behalf. Waiting 22 months to file probably placed your last contributions long before the look back period, meaning you will probably not...Read more »
If you are not an exempt non-government employee, then your employer has an obligation to provide you with a reasonable opportunity to take a ten-minute, on-the-clock, uninterrupted, duty-free rest period for every four hours (or major portion thereof) that you work. As a non-exempt employee you...Read more »
Your question is just too general to give you any real helpful guidance.
Can an employer force you to go home if you have certain symptoms related to Covid-19? Absolutely. In fact CDC and OSHA guidance/regulations require an employer to do so to protect the rest of the workforce....Read more »
If I own a bar/night club and I “willfully/negligently contracted with a security company suspended by California Secretary of State and has no worker’s comp insurance to provide me security services, can I be liable or do I implicitly accept liability of the employer of the staff of the... Read more »
If I read between the lines of your question, you have been sued because the bouncer roughed someone up, and they claim that you "willfully/negligently" hired a bad security company. I am not trying to be rude, but you won't find the help that you need here, you need to hire an...Read more »
If I own a bar/night club and I “willfully/negligently contracted with a security company suspended by California Secretary of State and has no worker’s comp insurance to provide me security services, can I be liable or does my bar implicitly accept liability of the suspended company in the... Read more »
If you want legal research, you'll have to pay for it. This isn't a place to get free, detailed legal advice. Attorneys volunteer their time to answer questions for consumers in need. Issues of liability, special employment, agency, insurance, are complicated. Those answers...Read more »
I live in California. My wife works for a private company with senior citizens as an assistant. She makes $17.36 per hour and works full-time. Last week, she was offered a promotion to work as a full-time manager. They offered her $19.12 per hour, but my wife wants $20 at the minimum like other... Read more »
There is nothing unlawful about an employer punishing an employee who turns down a promotion or who seeks more money. Not all forms of retaliation in the workplace are unlawful. The only kinds of retaliation that are unlawful are acts of retaliation triggered by the employee engaging in legally...Read more »
I work in CA doing some sort of customer support. We have daily goals calculated as a monthly average we are expected to hit. So basically I am expected to do X number or cases per day. They then take my total for the month, and divide it the number of working days that month. The issue here is if... Read more »
There is nothing unlawful about your employer setting unreasonable or unattainable goals for you. However, this approach may violate the California Healthy Workplace Families Act, California's paid sick leave law, if it is determined to be a form of retaliation for taking protected medical...Read more »
The Law does not require employers to provide medical benefits, retirement plans or paid vacations. Competition with other employers that do provide such things is the only pressure on the employer to do that. If you are a member of a Union with a bargained employment agreement, these things are...Read more »
Very difficult in California with new definitions of "employee" from case law and statute. Only 3 factors required for most jobs, and if the work being done is part of the company's business, very strong chance your contractors will be considered to be employees. You really need to...Read more »
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