I told my boss and one manager that I was pregnant and asked them not to tell anyone else. My whole job now knows and I feel uncomfortable at work. Are they allowed to share my information against my wishes?
Probably not, as I believe that each party has the right to notice videotaped depositions under the federal rules of civil procedure and the District Court’s Local Rules. You should be able to obtain an agreement from defense counsel, or a consent order, limiting the dissemination of the video to...Read more »
Discrimination based on pregnancy is still illegal under the NJLAD, regardless if the employer is a small employer. If you feel you are being mistreated, discriminated, or fear you will lose your position because you are pregnant, consider a consultation for a case evaluation.
I am considering using an attorney at my OAL disciplinary hearing. It should be relatively easy since they falsified documents against me, violated their confidentiality policy, time frame policy, and out right lied on me. The internal affairs officer was since fired but the State is now forced to... Read more »
In order to prove a claim of retaliation, you will have to prove that you made a reasonable and good faith complaint of discrimination and suffered an adverse employment action For making your complaint. I would strongly recommend that you consult an experienced employment attorney as soon as...Read more »
An employer has an obligation to have an effective anti-discrimination policy and to exercise reasonable care to prevent and correct promptly any sexually harassing behavior. As an employee who is being harassed by unwelcomed harassment, you should take advantage of any preventive or corrective...Read more »
VP/Manager of rebar instillation division of established steel company. I have been out on medical leave/work comp and have sustained an acute lumbar disc herniation which required surgery, due to this injury I will have permanent physical limitations which are now covered under the ADA act. My... Read more »
You likely have 12 weeks of job protected medical leave under the FMLA and then ant extended medical leave with job protection would be a disability accommodation under federal and state disability law. As you contend that your medical restrictions will permit you to perform the essential functions...Read more »
I worked 15 years for my employer, with an additional 2 grandfathered years. March 2018 I was fired for performance. The firing came 3 weeks after being put on final notice with a six week improvement / performance plan to be completed by April 13. I had not received a poor review in my time with... Read more »
Assuming that you did not sign the proposed severance agreeement which presumably would have a release of all claims, it is possible that you may have a claim, depending upon the employer’s true motivating reason behind the termination. For instance, if you believe that despite the employer’s...Read more »
I just started working for this company that does eyelash extensions. I have been working very hard 2 jobs because I am 100 percent capable. After just 2 weeks of being there my manager went through my personal stuff on facebook and looked at my personal pictures and found out I was pregnant that... Read more »
Most of the coworkers did. The two weeks I was there I felt discriminated against because she would complain about my dressing or my hair. She emotionally put me down because she would constantly put me down in front of the other co workers, she even implied I had attention deficit disorder at one... Read more »
in the store policy manual it says workplace relationships are okay as long as the manager knows about it which she does. recently in another store, a key holder was transferred to another store for being in a relationship with someone that worked there. that person is now suing my district manager... Read more »
Are you the person that is in a relationship? It's unclear from what you wrote. If you participated in the investigation for the lawsuit - then you are considered to be in a protected class and your employer is prohibited from retaliating against you. Further information is needed via a...Read more »
I drive doing delivery for Ashley furniture and others.i get paid by the contractor the owner of the truck.i am responsible to park the truck and pay out of my pocket,sometimes he had made me drive all the way to the company and tell me there's no work.but when they tell me go home I do and then... Read more »
You need to speak to an employment law lawyer, however even to answer your question it is not clear whether your are salary employee or an independent contractor as in this case you need probably a contracts lawyer.
For a year, Ive been working at a restaurant as a server where the owner has repeatedly treated me differently than my peers. On my first day on the floor, I was written up for eating a piece of bread, whereas my co-workers have NEVER received anything remotely close to such punishment. I wasnt... Read more »
I'm assuming you're a member of a protected class and the discrimination you're feeling is based on race, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, etc. There are state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination but unless you're working under some employment contract you are considered an...Read more »
It is impossible to know for sure whether the statement was meant to be discriminatory, especially without any context or other information. However, given the history of the use of that term for African Americans, it very well could be a discriminatory statement. You may want to try to schedule...Read more »
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