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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: My first offender cannabis related felony was completed successfully in 2018 and I'm still being denied employment.

Can I get this discharged? And will this allow me a chance to work? Cobb county ga

Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Jul 18, 2020

It is possible that it hasn’t been properly discharged. You may want to have an attorney look into it.

For more information visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: Is it against the law for your employer to make you wear a mask? They cause nothing but nosebleeds.
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer answered on Jul 15, 2020

No, it is not against the law for your employer to require masks. If you have a medical issue that is causing you to get nosebleeds or you have some other medical reason that makes wearing a mask difficult for you, you should work with you doctor to submit an accommodation request to your... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Bankruptcy for Georgia on
Q: Some one work for me steal my check and he take 2000$ can I Prosecute him??
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 1, 2020

Yes, although this is not a bankruptcy question.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: Georgia wrongful termination FMLA and unemployment

My daughter was (I believe) wrongly terminated by her employer on 4/6/20. She was on FMLA the previous week &non-verbal for mental health reasons & her employer was duly informed of her FMLA week leave. They sent her an email after that requiring her to call in everyday which she... Read more »

Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman answered on May 4, 2020

If she was approved for FMLA as indicated, she would have a good claim for FMLA interference with rights, and potentially a retaliation claim. Based upon these facts, it is a claim worth obtaining legal representation. You can contact me or anyone else who handles employment claims, and some will... Read more »

Q: I need to talk to a lawyer about unlawful termination from Emory Johns Creek medical in 2019 over Getting terminated

Yeah they stated that I was abusing substances and diverting medications yet never could show me any kind of paperwork or proof and there’s tons of safeguards so I know that there’s not anything that they had against me one because I didn’t do it and two they reported me to the board of... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 25, 2020

At this point, you might be better off reaching out to attorneys to discuss your matter instead of waiting further for a reply. You're looking for an attorney and this isn't really a referral service; it's only a Q & A Board. You could use the tab above (Find-a-Lawyer for the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: My wife is pregnant, her employer a dental company told her she cannot work due to her being pregnant. Is this allowed?

My wife was told due to her higher risk of coronavirus being pregnant she needs to stay Home from 3/23/20-4/6/20. This will be unpaid unless she uses vacation time. Other employees are still allowed to work during this time who are not pregnant. Is this discrimination?

Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell answered on Mar 18, 2020

This is discrimination. If she is capable of working medically, then her pregnancy cannot be a reason to put her on unpaid leave. That is discrimination based on her pregnancy. You should contact an employment lawyer in Georgia to discuss your options.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: Can i record a phone call between me and my employer in order to present it in court? Is it legal without his consent?

During my shift a coworker hit me in the head with a bottle and ambulance was called. I called my employer and he said that if I press charges against the coworker, he is going to fire me. I recorded the phone call

Paula J. Mcgill
Paula J. Mcgill answered on Oct 27, 2019

Legally, at least, if both of you were in Georgia or a state that requires only one party consent, the tape recording is legal.

However, if your employer prohibits tape recording on the company's property, you can win the battle, but still lose your job. Check your employee handbook.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Juvenile Law for Georgia on
Q: Can a child be taken off school grounds on a trip without parental consent?

Also a child thats in a special needs class cause he has autism

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 23, 2019

Schools typically send home a permission slip for field trips. Have you tried speaking with the school to get the details about this and find out why no notification was given or why they didn't seek permission? I would first reach out to the school to speak to them about it and ensure them... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: I work as a resident manager, received text from tenant by mistake, tried calling my boss & texted her.

Joanna said she has a bug!!! She is in the bed under cover!!! Don't 'recon somebody told her 'bout tomorrow do you??? This is the text I received.

This is what I asked my boss

This was just sent to me,what's going on? Her reply (Yes which is fine I don't... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Aug 9, 2019

Your question makes no sense. Rewrite it and send again.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: Applied for child support 6 months ago can't locate employer it's enforced what now?

I gave his physical address paternity is established court order was made 2008 every time I contact local office I'm told wait 4-6 weeks or he has 45 days my son's autistic I do not work and need the non-costodistal to pay his part what can I do?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jun 27, 2019

You can hire a private attorney to enforce the order.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: What can I do if my former employer doesn’t pay me my full paycheck that I earned?

He docked pay saying I took it from the register, but took more than the amount he said. He also already docked the previous paycheck the mentioned amount.

Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman answered on Nov 23, 2018

You are owed for the wages earned and you can request payment of seek to hire a lawyer to get the wages for you. Give a demand for pay and if not seek advice of counsel

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal for mgt to tell you that you will be replaced with Mexican labor and then actually do it?
Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman answered on Nov 17, 2018

If you company replaces you solely because of you not fitting a face or ethnicity that’s would be unlawful if no legitimate need.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Is it Defamation of character & discrimination,if your supervisor tells you you're suspicious of theft?

Although nothing has been stolen ,they are insinuating that I am a thief...of course I am black with dreadlocks & have been labeled far too much in my life the same way,& I'm sick of it I'm 45 yrs old,when does this Idiocracy stop? ...I believe this is racially rooted &... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 24, 2018

Defamation generally requires some form of communication to a third person (someone other than yourself). This can be in the form of spoken words, social media post, email, letter, article, etc. An employment law attorney might be able to provide more meaningful insight about some of the other... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Family Law, Banking and Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: I was cursed of being a $100 short and got fired what should I do

I was accused and my boss did not contact anyone

P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill answered on Jun 15, 2018

You need to schedule an appointment to speak with a local attorney to discuss this, as there is not enough information in your post to answer your question.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: I was wrongfully terminated because I called corporate on two supervisor who has been harassing me since I’ve been there

I even had witnesses who wrote statements verifying that the OM was lying on me and a do anything to terminate me because I went over there heads and called corporate complaining and even told them that they were going to retaliate and terminate me.

F. Anthony Bullock
F. Anthony Bullock answered on May 31, 2018

You may have a cause of action for retaliation. Please call my office to discuss your concerns further. 404.551.5333.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: My manager thought i was stealing from the job. I was told to let her see what was in my pocketbook or be fired.

I feel so small and ashamed to go back to work.what should i do?

Mitchell Feldman
Mitchell Feldman answered on Nov 6, 2017

I don't see any violation of laws or discrimination in anyway as that term applies to protect the classifications and civil rights. You should do whatever you feel is in your best interest but I don't see that your employer has violated any laws I don't see any violation of laws or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal for my boss to make sexist comments to me and about me to other employees?

The company I work for is very small with only 9 employees. There is no HR or management structure, only the owner of the company who is the one making the sexist remarks.

William C. Head
William C. Head answered on Aug 15, 2017

Due to the small number of employees, he can get away with some boorish, infantile conduct. Call this attorney.

Gwyn Newsom. 706-324-4900

Tell her William Head referred you. She may have an answer for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: Can my former boss discuss my termination with other employees?Lies about my termination? Is this legal?state of GA

I have been contacted by current and former employess at the company

William C. Head
William C. Head answered on Aug 11, 2017

This depends on many factors. First, federal law only applies to larger employers, not small shops. Second, was the nature about a topic that our laws do not prevent disclosure, like medical records, of having a disease. Third, was the information false? And, fourth, in what way has this harmed... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Family Law, Child Support and Employment Discrimination for Georgia on
Q: Can my employer write me up for an absent day because I needed to attend child support court?

I was advised that this day would not be excused. They only excusable court days are days for jury duty and or subpoena court appearances.

William C. Head
William C. Head answered on Aug 10, 2017

Unless you have a contract that prohibits it, likely so. In GA, and employer has the right to hire and fire, with few requirements, for a REASON. Many employers do not permit uncompensated days. If you are in a panel being considered for selection, try to raise this issue, pointing out that you... Read more »

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