While interviewing for a chain restaurant GM position mid Dec of 2019 I was asked what annual salary I would accept to leave where I was currently employed and work there. I asked for 65,000 and the district Mgr at that time who was interviewing me agreed, but he said they would need to start me at... Read more »
Yes. You can take action. You should hurry though because you are running up against the statute of limitations. You should be able to use the documentation and text messages that you already have in your possession. You may take the restaurant to small claims court for the difference in the amount...Read more »
I’ve waited almost three months I had a outstanding error on my account it took me two months to get a hold of someone in the office. Got the account fixed called again to file said my claim couldn’t be processed because of an outstanding error on my account. Now I call and after the lawsuit... Read more »
More information is needed to answer your questions. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer is required to engage in an interactive process to attempt to come up with a reasonable accommodation that allows you to perform the essential functions of your position but does not cause an...Read more »
Washington is a "two-party consent" state. That means it is unlawful to intercept or record a private phone call, in-person conversation, or electronic communication unless all parties to the communication consent.
The situation you have described is not, of itself, unlawful. However, if you believe you are being passed up for hours for a discriminatory reason (i.e. based on race, sex, disability, religion, age) then your employer's actions could serve as evidence of discrimination in violation of Title...Read more »
Unemployment benefits said I owe them when they specifically put in my financial information and now they want to force me to bring out all my work history contract jobs so they can judge if I will receive Unemployment.
You have not asked a question. If you are looking to hire an attorney, this Q&A board is not the place that can happen. If you want to know what to do, gather all the information the EDD wants to see and provide it to them. Once a determination is made, if it is against you, be sure to...Read more »
I am international student and currently on F1 Visa. I have substantial degrees Bachelor's, Post Graduate from India have completed my MS Marketing in the U.S and soon will be conferred with MBA in U.S. I have 20 years of work experience with 3.5 years (OPT/CPT - 40 HOURS) within U.S. I am... Read more »
17 year old hopes to find work while her mother is waiting to receive her green card. She has already applied and has been waiting for a while, her daughter wants to get a summer job in the meantime to help support the family. Is the daughter eligible to work if the parent is on a legal sponsored... Read more »
Not this summer. The daughter must be a derivative beneficiary. That is, she must be able to qualify for adjustment of status based upon her mom’s current immigrant visa. This requires an understanding of how the current visa bulletin works.
I strongly recommend an appointment with a...Read more »
I’ve recently taken a leave of absence to provide care to my elderly father during COVID who suffers from Congestive heart failure. I am the only child and have since relocated to be with him. We just began in-home physical therapy in hopes of increasing his strength so he may become stronger... Read more »
There are employment law attorneys here who are most knowledgeable in this area, but your question remains open for a week, and you might be losing valuable time or a good opportunity. From a practical standpoint, ask. You have nothing to lose, and it could be preferable to the prospective employer...Read more »
If your right to appeal has passed, there is no practical way to get them to take up your case. Whether you can approach the dispute from a litigation standpoint, i.e., in court, depends on much more information than you have provided here.
Trying to resolve a wage or hour dispute by...Read more »
I worked an over night 7pm-current time 2pm the next day & im still waiting for someone to relieve me and the guy who hired me has not texted or called to let me know if someone is on there way or if I will be staying here longer or if I could even take a break.
There is nothing unlawful with an employer telling you to work until relieved, even if that might involve 12 or more hours. I have seen people in your situation be required to work 24 hours and more. That is not unlawful.
What is unlawful is if you are not being properly being paid...Read more »
Contact the EDD and arrange to give back the money you should not have received. If you did not qualify for UI benefits, that is your only option short of waiting to be the subject of a reimbursement action.
And do not think that blaming your conduct on someone else for talking you into...Read more »
Hello, generally speaking, an attorney cannot compel the company to provide information unless a lawsuit is filed. More information is needed here to evaluate your situation. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
Do I have a case? I was in excellent health before injury and my age was not a problem. Injury had nothing to do with age, instead work station and vendor communication did. Before injury co-workers and local management had no idea of my age from appearance and job performance. Records were at... Read more »
Hi, more information is needed here. Were you injured on the job and filed a workers compensation claim? Some states have an anti-retaliation law that prohibits retaliation for filing a workers compensation claim. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
I work for [Company] Investment Fund III, LLC (Michigan). When I was on boarded for my job, I signed a NDA/Non-Compete agreement that applies to a different [Company] Investment Fund, I LLC (Pennsylvania) but under the same parent company. It states that I cannot work for a competitor in the... Read more »
Best advice would be to run the documents you have by a local employment attorney. But courts often don't favor non-compete clauses, especially when you are not actively taking business or clients away. And I think a lot is to be said that if a dispute arose, the court may be inclined to apply...Read more »
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