My new employer (there's only 2 of us in the company so far) has suggested I form an LLC so he can pay me through that instead of giving me a check each pay day like a normal employee would. He says the point of doing it this way is so I'll be taxed less and get to keep more of my money. However,... Read more »
It sounds like a dumb idea. You are taxed as a sole proprietor, which for tax purposes means you are taxed as an individual. The LLC is more about putting a veil between you and the company to protect your assets in the event the company is sued.
I recently interviewed with a company in Tyson's and looked through the sign on contract. In this offer letter there is a clause that states if I leave or am terminated before 18 months I owe them $6000. I do not receive a signing bonus or money up front. This seems very weird to me and I am... Read more »
Usually these types of clauses are tied to educational or training expenses, or paying for professional licenses or certificates, that the employer incurs. The repayment is tied to reimbursement for a valuable benefit provided to the employee who may take the training or professional license and...Read more »
However, there was an agreement on the amount of her wage because our employee wanted the paycheck in cash. We do have the recording of it, and I just wanted to know if there is anything we could do in defense.
My former employer refuses to pay me for the time. The handbook says that any unused vacation time is paid on your final check. I informed him that I did not receive it on my last check. He sent me a letter stating that he's not paying me for the vacation time because I was terminated. The employee... Read more »
Is that a problem? Do you not have records? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on...Read more »
I forgo a signing bonus and a portion of my vested 401K if I leave my place of employment before 1 year. My start date was 13 April 2016. I want to give notice asap and leave April 14 2017. If I give notice before 13 April 2017, does that leave me open to the company asking me to leave before 13... Read more »
Why not be caution and wait until the year passes? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...Read more »
I don't see a legal wrong here. Perhaps they changed their mind. I don't hear any legal obligation to promote you. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my...Read more »
During my employment at a Hotel, I was asked by the General Manager of the location if my voice could be used for the answering service for the hotel. I agreed, and my voice was recorded and used. Some months later, I was let go. It has now been months from that time, and my voice recording is... Read more »
It sounds like you gave the hotel the right to use your voice, so I don't hear a claim for violation of publicity rights. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my...Read more »
I had work and turnin my Paystub on time but my employer had refused to pay me saying that since the campaign no longer wants to work with me I have to sign a a ducment stating that am been terminated for neglect or they will not pay me for services already provided.Can they do that?
The relevant clause is this: "7. EXCLUSIVITY. During the term of this Agreement, Employee will devote his/her full-time to providing services exclusively as directed by Employer and shall not perform services for others."
The choice-of-law provision puts it in PA (however in case it matters... Read more »
The choice of governing law is not particularly relevant because, to the best of my knowledge, neither PA nor DC/MD/VA have laws overriding exclusive employment agreements. The provision you quote is plain and precludes you from taking on a part-time job. On the other hand, all states follow the...Read more »
Made me keep drinking water and walk with then til i used rest room i been there 6 years never wrote up and was treated so bad in front of everyone then the boss told other people what was going on thats breaking heppa can they do this and the stuff they was looking for i had none in my system buti... Read more »
You may have a case for defamation against your nephew. As for the way your employer treated you, it doesn't sound like a HIPPA violation. You should have a lawyer review your employment contract and related documents to determine if you've submitted to drug testing as a condition of employment....Read more »
It depends on whether you have an employment contract that requires explicit "good cause" for termination, or whether you're an "at will" employee as are most workers (meaning "no cause" termination is valid, so long as there's no other violation of the law in the termination, e.g., discrimination,...Read more »
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