Scenario: I am/was a cashier at a grocery store. I was called into office and spoke with a Loss Prevention rep. They said they had me on video taking $100 bill from the till. Loss prevention persion said that I "put it on the ground" and picked it up. I informed them that I did remember picking... Read more »
You have not asked a question so it is hard to know what you seek. I am sorry to hear you have lost your job. That is always difficult. However there are many positives for you at this time. First, the waiting period for unemployment insurance claims has been waived so you can immediately...Read more »
However, is there anything in it for me to turn the company in?
The company has gone from zero value to $85 million in value and used me, a misclassified independent consultant, to raise money for them. I am going after the company based on being misclassified. But, could I receive... Read more »
In my opinion, there is nothing in it for you. The whistleblower statute was created as an incentive for people to report fraud on the government, or waste of government assets or expenditures. I don’t see that in this situation.
I'm sorry, this is my first time asking a question here. I am reading NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION v. MORGAN; I wanted to see if the DFEH used the same provision or if California had one of their own. (I had already taken my email out of the question)
I am a New Graduate RN. I was hired and contracts were signed for pay to change and position 4/6/2020. They have since changed the date to be 5/11. I have copies of the paperwork signed. Is there anything I can do? I will be in the ER and I feel as this would be a great time to start.
In California you are considered to employed at will unless you have an agreement to the contrary with your employer about that status. The employer of an at will employee has the right to change the terms and conditions of that employment at any time and for any reason or even no reason at all....Read more »
Demanding anything from your employer may not be a good idea. Asking for more pay has a better chance of success, but the employer has no legal duty to pay you more. Tread lightly. There are a lot of people unemployed right now.
Was also offered a $9k severance package which includes a stipulation that no future actions can be taken regarding any occurrences between parties, including termination. Have been with the company for 20 years +
No, terminations occurring because of business needs arising out of the Covid-19 effects on our economy are not legally wrongful. In California an employee is considered to be employed at will unless there is an agreement to the contrary with the employer about that status. The employer of an at...Read more »
I made a mistake in attempt to help my coworkers. I didnt intend to make a safety violation by trying to clear a jam up while the machine was running. I couldn't fit the broom in there, so I got on my knees and reached over the Baylor in between the Baylor and gate since there is a good size gap in... Read more »
In California you are considered an at will employee unless you have an agreement to the contrary with your employer about that status. The employer of an at will employee can discipline and even terminate an employee for any reason or even no reason at all. Violating company safety rules,...Read more »
they haven't been told to wok from home, so we are being told we are not allowed to go into offices, only phone contact, but they are not available to call during second shift. We have a huge shared cafeteria/lunch room and restrooms. Warehouse.
First, it appears you are in Pennsylvania. If you need to get an answer from an attorney in that state. If you are asking about California, a company here has no duty to make HR personnel available to the workers. If the company wants to require workers to contact HR by phone or email, there is...Read more »
At the best all we can say is it depends on the terms of the law once passed. There are still many changes that can and probably will be made. If you are terminated, locate and consult with an attorney.
The lead in the other department was welcome to have me apply and I had an interview set up. One condition was to inform my current manger I was applying. I let him know, and he said it was inappropriate for me to apply for another position after 6 weeks of employment weather it is stated in the... Read more »
Unless there is some union provision controlling the situation, there is nothing unlawful about what your boss is doing unless you can prove you are being denied the opportunity because of your membership in a protected class of people or because you engaged in some form of legally protected...Read more »
I worked for a company doing landscaping and now my ex employer is threatening me with filing a claim he led me on believing I was going to be paid and ended up telling me he’s not going to what can I do in this situation? Should I be worried? Thanks in advance
It is a common tactic for an employer to attempt to scare the employee from making a legitimate claim for wages owed or other money by threatening to sue the employee. Now if you borrowed money from the employer, or maliciously caused damages to employer property, there might be a legitimate...Read more »
Sorry, but the law does not recognize seniority as a protection against termination or lay off. An employer can lay one employee off and keep another regardless of how long either has been with the company. The only way that could be unlawful is if you could prove you were laid off instead of...Read more »
You've given so few details, I can't understand the nature of your question. You will have to give a lot more details in order to understand what you are asking or seeking. How about telling what happened, when, where, who are all the witnesses, and how did it happen?
I am 13 weeks pregnant. I work at a casino as a cocktail server and it is getting a bit much for me and I was put on light duty. My employer since has asked me to resign because they do not accommodate non-work-comp related modifications. Is that legal?
A preliminary issue is whether you work at an Indian casino. If so California and federal law probably does not apply and you will have to seek advice from an attorney who know the law of the specific Indian nation that owns that casino.
If you work for one of the card casinos not operated...Read more »
My son and I got extremely sick and i couldnt drive so my spouse took me in and had to call off work until I got out (we only have one car work knew about the situation.) They wrote him up for calling out even though we presented medical paperwork.
It depends on whether the employer has at least 50 employees. If your spouse is an employee with more than 12 months of service with the employer, and who has at least 1,250 hours of service with the employer during the previous 12-month period, then he is entitled to family and medical care leave...Read more »
can a co worker go threw my phone off of work while I am under the influence of achocol with out my permission and then take pictures of what is on my phone to use it against me at work to get me suspended.
Your employer can act on any information it receives from any source to discipline you. There would be no legal case against the employer. As to the co-worker, suing a co-worker is rarely worth the time, money and effort, even if you had a meritorious claim. If that intellectual property should...Read more »
Far more would need to be known about the nature of the documents and other facts that would provide context for this question. Generally, signing someone else's names or initials when permission to do so has not been given is, essentially, forgery.
Her unjust evaluation of my performance will cost me employment in the second largest school district in the nation. I am very clearly treated differently than other employees. Although she has requested certain things from me when it comes to my performance, I have done all that she asked for and... Read more »
One thing you can do is go to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) website and file a claim of discrimination if you think you are being treated differently than other female employees. Cut and paste this link into your browser: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
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