answered on Jun 15, 2022
Claims for unpaid overtime or minimum wage must be filed within two years from the date the work was actually performed. Claims for straight-time wages or other promised benefits should be filed within three years from the date the work was actually performed. You should file a claim as soon as you... Read more »
Traveling for work purposes out of state (to CA). Company booked flight for Saturday morning, departing 6am, arriving at 6:30pm in CA. Working the following day (Sunday). Company says travel will only be compensated during normal employee hours per policy (job is mon-fri, 8-5pm). But state dept. of... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2023
You should provide copies of the California Division of Labor Standards enforcement as well as the Alaska Department of Labor print outs showing that travel time on weekends is still compensable work time.
answered on Oct 23, 2021
At will employment means both you and your employer can terminate your employment relationship at anytime.
While employers often request two weeks notice, it is not legally required, unless you signed a contract for a definite term. Even if there is a contract for a definite term, the... Read more »
I worked 80hrs week b4 1st suspension, and I worked 14 1/2 hrs when they suspended pending term. Both times I showed up I was just late due to oversleeping. Was exhausted.this happened after I told my regional I needed to speak with him it was an emergency that the job I transferred to wasn’t... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2021
As long as you are being properly compensated for the hours you are working, there is generally no limit on the hours an employer can ask you to work. If you are late to work for oversleeping, your employer can discipline you. If you have unpaid wages, as you mentioned, you should contact an... Read more »
A coworker’s social media account was accessed by another employee on a work computer. Screenshots were taken by employee who was not intended recipient. They are being used against me in a disciplinary meeting. Neither of the intended parties gave permission for screenshots to be taken of... Read more »
answered on Nov 6, 2019
If you work for a private employer, yes. Your employer can take action. The employee who intercepted them, however, may have violated laws in how they were obtained.
The ROI signed at the time was for the facility, not individual providers, and I have no access to my assessment/notes from our sessions. How should I respond?
I received my W2 showing no federal tax withheld for the entire year but I don't believe I filled out my W4 that way. I'm trying to grt a copy and they won't return my contact. I want to make sure they aren't trying to screw me over because I left the company. I got married and... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2017
If they didn't withhold any of your wages, the IRS didn't get any money, so you will not get credit for what they should have withheld. Whether or not you gave them a W4 (by which they didn't withhold taxes) is immaterial. You will have to pay tax on the entire amount of your wages... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2015
Generally, yes. If you haven't received it yet, you should contact the Alaska Department of Labor.
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