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Q: Should I surrender myself before getting fingerprinted for my new job?

I got into a altercation with someone and picked up a misdemeanor assault charge and have to turn myself in. I have to get fingerprinting done for my new job (child care facility) and really can't figure out which step to take first. What will happen if I go to my fingerprinting first? And if I... Read more »

Paul Stanko answered on Sep 18, 2016

If you have to turn yourself in, that tells me you have an outstanding warrant. Better to turn yourself in with money in your pocket to post bond than wait to be picked up at an inconvenient time. Your work will find out no matter what.

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Q: re: Wrongful discharge from medical services of physicians network by president of the network,

Wrongful discharge from medical services of physicians network by president of the network, excluding my disabled 75 year old stepdad and I from getting medical services from physician's in that network; this after we raised issues over the conduct of one of the physicians on that network, one who... Read more »

Charles Snyderman answered on Aug 2, 2014

Although you asked you question under employment law, this is not an employment issue. Instead, it's a healthcare issue. The fact is that a doctor can refuse to accept a person as a patient. Your best bet is to attempt to repair the relationship with whoever has a problem with you.

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Q: Fired for theft I didn't commit, what's my next step? Can I sue?

I was recently fired for money missing. The first time it happened I caught 40.00 missing from the register before doing the deposit, the problem with this is that every employee on the clock can get into the drawr. The second time I counted a deposit and gave it to another manager to check. This... Read more »

Charles Snyderman answered on Jul 25, 2014

Please let us know whether the police were involved.

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Q: Hi, I have a question about an employment termination.

My question is this: Is it legal for an employer to terminate employment based on a medical issue?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jul 4, 2014

We need to know more facts. Was there an employment contract? What reason was given by the employer for termination? Was it put in writing?

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Q: Is it legal to not allow someone to work overtime cause of there situation .

Meaning the whole plant of employees are allowed and since Im in a situation with a supervisor I have been denied any. Last year I had allowed ..had over 700. But know I cant cause situation

Charles Snyderman answered on May 11, 2014

Federal law prohibits discrimination where workers are treated differently on opportunity to earn overtime pay. You do not explain the situation with your employer. I suggest you consult with an employment law attorney.

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Q: Can your company charge you vacation in your work week schedule

Work week is sunday to saturday. My schedule is mon thru fri. I took off a monday but I worked 48 tues thru thurs. Plus 8 more hrs on sat. So a total of 56hrs. 40 str. time plus 16 overtime. But was charged 8 hrs vacation for that monday. Is that legal to take your vacation time. Regardless if... Read more »

Charles Snyderman answered on Apr 29, 2014

Did you ask in advance for permission not to work on Monday?

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Q: Can a employer put you in position if you were only inquiring about it

Their response from them was take it or leave it. Plus since Ive been on this shift Ive not been compensated for second differentia or retroed for the timel. Its been 3 months. An we just received our raises and

it was stil not there.

Charles Snyderman answered on Apr 25, 2014

I'm sorry to say that you have not provided enough information. If possible, please try again.

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Q: Is there a legal way to find out where someone's place of employment is?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 16, 2013

If you know where the person lives, you could try following them to work, Or, you could hire a private investigator to do this for you. There are also websites you can find online that claim to be able to help.

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Q: What are the statutes of limitation for wrongful termination and discrimination lawsuits in Delaware?

Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 11, 2013

The statute of limitations for wrongful termination of employment is 2 years. What is the nature of the discrimination claim?

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