No, it is not legal for your mother to be forced to sit in the boys' bathroom at the high school where she works as a monitor. This is a violation of her right to privacy and could also be considered sexual harassment.
In this case, your mother is being subjected to unwanted sexual...View More
You can certainly argue California labor laws apply. You are working in California. Remember, you are an at will employee, and if you make too much fuss, even if you are right, you can be terminated without any reason. Then you don't have a job but you may have a lawsuit. IMO having a job is...View More
My father has a Qualified Domestic Relations Order and ever since retiring he's been forced to pay a percentage of his pension to his ex wife. The ex wife has a much better life than my dad now and we're in need of the money more than she is. IS there anything that can be done?
I am aware that the 2017 year leave of absence cost me the right to have a step increase. This was a decision I made willingly when I chose not to return to work that year. However in 2018 I did return to work and I was still denied a step increase they were two steps in two years and I didn’t... View More
My hospital contracted our physician group to a physician provider company. As a result, I was entered into a contract with this company but soon after hospital decided not to move forward with the company. Administration informed they are in the process of transitioning the contracts back to the... View More
Not enough information is provided to answer your question. You should contact an employment attorney in your area to review your original contract with the hospital, as well as the new contract you signed with the physician provider company. The language of the contracts will dictate what your...View More
Hello, generally speaking, an attorney cannot compel the company to provide information unless a lawsuit is filed. More information is needed here to evaluate your situation. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
I was in lots of pain leading up to my miscarriage. The healthcare provider didn't look into the cause of pain and when I asked for accommodation after stating I lift heavy at work (50+ pounds at times) I was refused. I worked 12 hour shifts at the warehouse Amazon and every worker is given... View More
Several former employees have gone to the same couple of competitor/client companies. My company threatened to sue one person if they poached any of our people and sent a request to another company that they stop hiring our employees. This limits my career options and would seem to discourage the... View More
I am sorry to hear about your employment situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
I was just insulted and belittled by a city official regarding a building I manage. The city official used profanity and said no one here even speaks inglish and continued to yell and when I asked for his name he got 3inches from my face and was yelling at me with over a dozen workers present that... View More
I am sorry to hear about your situation with your former employer. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
Legal question. I was collecting unemployment from March to July. Then I found a seasonal summer job (for 5 weeks) but I quit because of covid restrictions that my Resident state CT put on my Employer’s state RI in August. The appeal referee found me that I left the job for personal reasons and... View More
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
My working hours are 8-at least 4:30 with 30 minutes for lunch. I was running late one day and informed my employer, who told me that I was to use PTO for the 20 minutes I was late. I was still going to work a full 8 hours for the day and more than 40 hours for the week.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to properly address your question. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
If your company pays your personal loan directly it must be reported as additional income to you and an expense to the company. If you own the company, you should check with your accountant to see if there are any actual tax savings.
Legal question. My father in-law was terminated from employment on April 17th due to Covid (or discrimination that he has cancer). He was diagnosed with prostrate cancer in the fall of 2019 and scheduled surgery on March 23 that was canceled due to covid and re-scheduled to June 12th. He is now... View More
Employees in Connecticut are generally considered at-will employees, which means that either the employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason or no reason. Absent a contractual or legal prohibition (i.e. a discriminatory purpose), including a collective...View More
First, it will be important to determine if your place of employment is considered an essential business under Governor Lamont’s executive orders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and whether you can remotely perform your essential job functions.
This will depend on the size of your employer. If your employer employs at least 50 employees within a 75-mile radius, then you are eligible to take up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave under the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). However, if your employer is smaller than this, you are...View More
I said I preferred to work, and was given a written offer on Friday. They are asking me to sign and accept no later than end of day on monday. My question is, are they required to allow me more time like to consider the offer of the new role, or are they within their rights to limit the time?... View More
Severance is not necessarily a right an employee is entitled to automatically. In CT, there is no statute or law requiring an employer to provide an employee with severance. If an employer does provide an employee with severance, there are rules related to notice depending on the individuals age....View More
Yesterday I was at work when a hand cart I was moving upended, tipping approximately 300 pounds of product in totes onto me. The cart caught an uneven portion of the floor, causing it to flip in my direction. When I asked for an ice pack I wasn’t referred to an emergency medical responder (which... View More
It looks like your injuries arose in the course of employment. If that's the case, you should consult with a workers' compensation attorney. Personal Injury and Employment Law were good choices for categories on your part, but WC attorneys specialize in workplace accidents. Most offer...View More
I was offered a job a few months ago (contingent upon a drug screen and background check). I am a medical marijuana patient in the state of CT (PTSD sleep issues) and this job was located instate. I received an email from HR revoking the job offer due to a "failed drug test". When I... View More
Pursuant to a recent federal district court case (Noffsinger v. SSN Niantic Operating Co. LLC,) Connecticut employees who have received approval from the state agency to use medical marijuana outside of work cannot be fired just because they test positive for marijuana during a drug screening....View More
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