I work for a small business of less than 10 employees. I contracted covid over a month and a half ago. Initially my employer told me to take two weeks off, then told me to take the rest of December off and they would schedule me for more hours in January. Then Jan came and they told me they... Read more »
No one here can know if you are going to be fired. As to what your options could be, it would be important to know if you work for an employer that has at least 5 employees. If not, there is little you can do. If yes, then you are protected by the Fair Employment and Housing Act, which may give...Read more »
Unfortunately, your post was placed in a California Q&A board, but you are going to have to get guidance from an Iowa attorney. I would suggest your husband locate and consult with an Iowa employment law attorney to discuss his issues.
Most reputable attorneys who handle wrongful termination cases on a contingency fee basis charge anywhere from 1/3 of the gross recovery, plus their costs incurred in proving up the case. Depending on the complexity of the case and the issues involved, many attorneys may have a sliding scale of...Read more »
My boss thinks that i am involved in the theft of a company truck, which, of course, i am not. He has openly accused me and verbally threatened me with violence in front of other employees until finally telling me not to come back to work. The theft occurred about a week before i was told to not... Read more »
If you work for a non-governmental employer in California, you are to be given you final wages on the day you are terminated. If your employer willfully refuses to provide you final wages on that day, you are entitled to Waiting Time Penalties equal to on day of pay for each day you are made to...Read more »
I feel i was made torn to work harder than most employees purposely on a daily basis and i also talked to company personel about feeling like this and possible solutions. I have also relayed this to fellow employees i directly work with and they also see my reasoning for feeling singled out.
All listed qualifications have been met, I hold a B/S degree, a consistent work history & good references, yet evidently do not even qualify for a entry level Highway Maintenance Worker position. I am being discriminated against.
Yes, you are being discriminated against in hiring, however, one cannot say whether you are being discriminated against, unlawfully, based on your status as a member of a protected class. These classes include race, religion, gender, physical disability, age and others. If this has been going on...Read more »
You have not asked a question. This is a site to get answers to basic legal questions. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you, you will have to locate and consult with an experienced employment law attorney to explore your facts and determine your options. I would suggest you look...Read more »
It is illegal to discriminate in employment due to gender, unless there is a legitimate business reason. I have tried to think of a legitimate business reason that a 7-11 would have for a category of employee that must be male, and cannot think of one. There was a case called UAW v. Johnson...Read more »
I did not get fired or anything yet my name still appears on the schedule with 0 hours. Nobody talked to me about getting laid off. They just posted the new schedule and i am on there with no hours yet the week before i was working close to 40 so I was wondering if I can take legal action?
In California you are considered an at will employee unless you have an agreement to the contrary about that status with your employer. The employer of an at will employee can change the terms and conditions of employment, including how many hours you are given to work,...Read more »
Your short question raises several important questions. As to the primary one, an employer is allowed to ask for the social security card if you are using it as one of the two pieces of identification needed to complete the I-9 form confirming your legal right to work in the United States....Read more »
Your employer may not retaliate against you for serving jury duty. However there is no law that prohibits an employer from terminating your for other reasons while you are jury duty. There is also nothing unlawful about terminating you right away when you give two weeks notice.
I received a copy of the following memo from City employer: WC Claim has been accepted due to Industrial Related Injury, but we are unable to pay for time lost from 3/18/20 and continue while the division is exploring modified work. At this time the division cannot accommodate and employee will... Read more »
You should discuss this with your worker's compensation attorney. It is possible that the employer may be engaging in unlawful conduct, which your worker's comp lawyer should be bringing up with the Board. If you don't have a worker's comp lawyer, you need to get one asap.
Sorry to hear you were tricked. You are obligated to abide by any agreement that you enter into. If you signed something, in most circumstances the Court will hold you to it even if you did not read it and even if it is printed in a language not native to you. (Courts uphold arbitration agreement...Read more »
I am a school day custodian. (no union but this is not a charter school. This is a public institution). My district laid off a groundskeeper and now it wants us - day custodians, to do irrigation system duties. However, those duties are not included in our job description. What should we do?... Read more »
Unless you are in a union that requires something more, your employer may assign any new duties is wishes to assign to you, and your option is to do those new duties or leave. If you are in a union, it would be wise for you to consult with your union representative right away.
I had prepared the joinder forms for a pension plan in a divorce proceeding in April. The day I went to file happened to be the first day the Court started closing to the public. Now that the court clerk's office has reopened for filing in person, I want to take these forms to file with the... Read more »
Now ,I never clocked in for the hrs,never worked with the app we use to verify the shift.Client never submitted the revisions to agency as he was suppose to and agency never confirmed they just assumed.therefore falling through the cracks . Leaving me responsible to pay back now..wasn't a... Read more »
The client's son in law did not submit schedule to offc for 9 months.And office did not confirm ,so they assumed schedule was the same,but varied month to month.due to 60 hrs per month.allowed by the ins company..Now it was discovered after all this time.Now it has to come out of my earned... Read more »
There is no question here, so I assume that you are asking if it is legal for the agency to require you to return money that you did not earn, but were paid, over a 9 month period. Yes, it is legal for them to ask, but not legal for them to unilaterally withhold it from current earnings, they have...Read more »
I am starting up a business selling to college and high school sports teams and programs. As a former athlete, I would like to mainly hire former student athletes as I know their competitive drive, and know their work ethic, and their connections in the sports world. As long as I am not... Read more »
You should not run into many problems if you become an equal opportunity employer. You can focus on a particular demographic if it is based on the requirements of the work, the skills necessary for the job, etc. as long as they are generally non-discriminatory. Protected categories include the...Read more »
March ‘18 my manager sexually harassed me. I didn’t report it until August ‘19 due to fear of retaliation and because I’m male and felt no one would listen. I reported it after speaking to a therapist about it. My employer investigated but closed the case without any findings and left it as... Read more »
You need the assistance of a couple of good lawyers. First, you need a Worker's Compensation attorney to handle your work related injuries. Secondly, you need an experienced attorney who knows how to handle discrimination and harassment cases. You described a classic harassment case, and you...Read more »
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