For example, you are in an accident with another driver unrelated to your employment, who is liable for the accident while you were on the clock with your employer. As a result of being on the clock, you filed for Worker’s Compensation and you received benefits under Worker’s Comp. You then...View More
Under federal law, employers can conduct background checks on prospective and current employees, but there are certain requirements and restrictions governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Before conducting a background check using a third-party agency, you must obtain written consent...View More
Generally, your employer should not disclose your pay to third parties without your consent due to privacy considerations. The disclosure of your salary to someone, even a family member, without your permission could be deemed an invasion of privacy or a breach of confidentiality.
I'm a client which I've been working with a contracting company. One of female managers won't stop flirting with me. She's married too. The manager likes to share their past and current sexual experiences. Do companies have a legal obligation to protect customers from sexual... View More
I flew out from florida with the impression I was going to work in bethel Alaska. Upon arriving to anchorage I was told the hotel I was supposed to stay at closed down and that I should get a hotel in anchorage. Thus far I am out of pocket $1900.
You should check your contract to see if there are any provisions that cover reimbursement for out of pocket expenses. Even if there aren't any, you should make a written request for reimbursement for the out of pocket expenses you've had to incur as a result of this error.
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... View More
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.
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...View 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... View More
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...View 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... View More
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... View More
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...View More
Generally, yes. If you haven't received it yet, you should contact the Alaska Department of Labor.
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