Sure; in America anyone can sue anyone else at any time—even without a lawyer in small claims court. Winning the lawsuit is another matter. If you decide to sue you should be prepared to pay the filing fee and then pay another hundred bucks or so for service of process. Finally, if a court of law...Read more »
I received notice of application letter from workers compensation and I just realized that the date of claimed injury was wrong date. Should I call and inform my lawyer about this and ask to change it with the actual date?
I work a company in NYC for the past 15 years , requesting all my employment paper work via certified mail 3 times at the time of hire more than 6 months ago , my employer ignored all communications. Did I’m entitle to get a copy or get a response from my employer. I would like to know my rights.
If you work for the government you are entitled to request copies of your personnel file.
If you work for a private employer which is subject to New York's Labor Laws there is no right for any employee to obtain copies of their personnel file unless the employer has negotiated same in her...Read more »
We are making a new hire at our company, phone screened, interviewed and asked for references. While checking their social media and verifying some basic info online we found that she has some criminal cases online in San Diego, CA. We can't see the details, but would like to know if we can... Read more »
You cannot ask about or even perform a background check to find criminal convictions until after you have made a conditional offer of employment to the employee. At this point, you have already created possible exposure to the company by doing the light background work you have done because you...Read more »
You need to amend your Form 5 EEOC charge while it is still at the EEOC or file a new one ASAP if you have not missed the filing deadline. Adding parties regarding claims that the EEOC has jurisdiction over is not a good idea. You might miss a statute of limitations deadline and/or the Court might...Read more »
I work as a teacher for 10 months of the year but I opted to have my paycheck spit out the entire year. On the service pay Carm Werr salary is poured and other HR details is recorded that I am to be paid 26 pay periods for the year however I just noticed that it is possible that... Read more »
The issue about the number of pay periods has nothing to do with the contracts issue about the status of whatever contract you say you signed. I suggest you contact someone in the district or perhaps your union rep and ask them about your status for next year.
I am paid per patient depending on the patient insurance coverage. I do not work for a temp agency but my employer places their employees in health centers that pay my employer and then employees get paid. I was told the health center is changing how they bill insurance which is causing the... Read more »
You need to contact an attorney who handles employment matters asap. Look for (i.e. Google) lawyers who handle sex discrimination cases. There are numerous good firms in the Los Angeles area which handle such matters. Look for the most experienced in handling equal pay matters. Barbara Hadsell of...Read more »
Originally my Manger started off sending messages while on leave to me about work related concerns eventually it transpired to I need to let them know ahead of time if I plan on being out of work. I was told my attendance is an outlier and that instead of staying home not doing anything come to... Read more »
The FLMA is not intended to be used as any kind of excuse to avoid going to work. The FMLA is intended to help people who have demonstrated some legitimate short term health concerns or who have family members with legitimate short term health concerns--i.e., are expected to last six months or...Read more »
Sending down the line and the person that accused me was just ease dropping in to the convo but i did apologized to the person but i was terminated on sexual harrasment when i was no where near her never spoke to her only to apologize if i offended her and the comment wasnt towards her but there... Read more »
I am sorry but fair or not, there is nothing unlawful about the bank charging a fee to a non-customer for check cashing privileges. You can avoid that charge by using your own bank for your banking. Of course, even your own bank will charge you for certain services. Bank fees are just a fact of...Read more »
I was out from work for 2 days because of my panic attacks. Today is the third day and my coworker just told me that my manager was asking him about my medications and in front of my coworker while I am not there. I am so embarrassed and upset that my manager is asking my coworker about my... Read more »
In this scenario, most like this is not unlawful. Employers with 15 or more employees are required to keep employee medical information once they receive such information from the employee or a third party on the employee's behalf (a doctor for example). However, asking about your medications is...Read more »
when he flies out to his country in Israel and reenters the usa, will immigration deny him entry due to his profesion? Can they see on record that hes registered with the sheriffs dept. As a legal worker?
No. This could impact him if he files for US citizenship, for which he has to show five years of good moral character. A recent policy change requires a determination of lack of good moral character for people working in even the legal cannabis business.
Over the last 2 years I have given this employee a letter of reprimand, a PIP, and a proposal for a seven day suspension. My upper level supervisor failed to sign off on the suspension. My upper level supervisor has promised over the last year that this employee would be moved. After a few month of... Read more »
Just based on what you have presented I can't advise you. It requires meeting to discuss the case, review of paperwork, and research. However, it sounds like you may be open to getting in trouble with upper level management and should hire counsel to protect your rights.
I was terminated without expecting it and they shut down access to the email account immediately, In addition, the CEO did 'talks' online on YOUTUBE and the content is relevant to my claim of discrimination, the company has closed these and I cannot access the content, can I ask the company to... Read more »
More than likely the only way to recover documents in this circumstance is to file a lawsuit and request the documents and videos through issuing Request for Production of Documents to the Defendant (company).
I worked with a company for a few months and they then let me go because of information on my background check the didn’t like or said they couldn’t allow people with this on there background to work for there company. The information stated I was supposed to be in a drug program but I never... Read more »
An employer is allowed to take an adverse action against an employee who has outstanding pending charges, i.e., the matter has not yet completely resolved in the courts. An employer is not allowed to consider any charges that were dismissed pursuant to a particular Penal Code section or any arrest...Read more »
Far more would need to be known about your medical condition, what your employer was informed about your restrictions placed on your ability to perform your regular job, and many other issues. However, there is enough in your post to suggest that it would be prudent for you to locate and consult...Read more »
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