Thanks and if you are paid hourly, it is very possible that the District is not paying you lawfully. Especially if you are not paid for those hours outside of 8-4. Please give an employment law attorney a call to discuss
The most reliable way of the workers figuring out their rights here would be to consult with an employment attorney in confidence based on their roles - essential employee, contractor, etc. You post under Personal Injury and ask about suing, but it isn't a personal injury type of setting. Many...Read more »
I would need more information to determine if it was a HIPAA violation. Specifically, what kind of work were you engaged in? Also, there is no private right of action in HIPAA, so even if you violated HIPAA laws, your employer or former co-worker could not use HIPAA as a basis for legal action....Read more »
The nonprofit I work for issued 25% pay cuts to all employees due to financial distress. They plan on paying out previously accrued leave at the new, reduced rate of pay even though the leave was accrued prior to the pay cut at a higher rate.
Thanks and it depends on the wording in the employee handbook or policy setting forth the leave. If the policy guarantees leave at a set rate and operates as a contract, then you may have a claim. Happy to speak anytime on this 501-891-6000.
Like most situations, there isn't a simple "yes" or "no" answer. The Arkansas infertility mandate requires that insurance plans in Arkansas cover IVF up to a set lifetime amount. However, many HMO and self-insured plans are exempt from this requirement.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are permitted to use a tip pooling system, where tipped employees "pool" the total amount of tips received. Employers may require employees to pool their tips together and redistribute the funds according to a pre-established formula, but the...Read more »
I was the only AA at my job in corporate banking. I suspected that I was being discriminated against. For example, there were certain restrictions placed on what I could do but, after asking several non AA coowrkers who started the same day as me who stated they didn't have any restrictions... Read more »
You may be able to bring a claim for retaliation based on complaints of race discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To prove this claim, you must be able to establish that (1) you engaged in a protected activity; (2) you suffered an adverse employment action; and (3) there...Read more »
I am being wrongfully accused of something with little to no investigation into the event, the school is just believing what a parent is claiming and going off of that w/o my side of it. They consulted w/ their lawyer who determined that I was a liability so they are recommending termination.... Read more »
An Arkansas attorney would be in the best position to answer, if there are state-specific laws involved. But your question remains open for a week. As a general matter in any jurisdiction, you are free to separate from your attorney. At the same time, your attorney could be entitled to compensation...Read more »
I have a serious injury (not work related) that has caused me to miss several days of work. I have had several ER visits for pain, Dr visits working on fixing the issue, and days where I simply could not move. That said, I understand missing excessive time is wrong. Where I don't... Read more »
I work for a municipality in Arkansas? I was issued a city phone and was told I would be responsible for all call outs per my license. ( water/Sewer) . I have answered calls and also came back from dinners and vacations to handle utility issues. I have never been able to go out of town far away... Read more »
No, on its face, it does not seem fair. But the only opinion that really has legal significance for you here is that of an employment attorney. And your post remains open for four weeks. It's likely that based on the limited facts, it is difficult for an employment attorney to offer meaningful...Read more »
Hello, currently I have a job with employer A which is full time who holds my H1-B and Green card process. Now I have a job offer from another employer B which is remote work which i can work from a place where i have employer A. So can I file H1-B with employer B and once it is approved, can i... Read more »
No attorney can explain in detail how the situation works. That will likely take a paid appointment. What we can state is that you cannot work full time for two employers. In addition, if employer B files an H1b for you, you will likely have to work for employer B, only. Also, if the new job is...Read more »
I was under contract with USPS and my contract was not up until 2018, however I got into an argument with the postmaster and was not allowed back into post office. They continued to pay me until 10/16 then sent me a bill for $200,000. HELP
I suspect you will need to better identify the nature of the contract, as that will determine whether your matter is a "government contracts" issue, which is a very specialized area, or a more general litigation matter.
We would offer topless cleaning in home or of a car in a home garage. We would offer topless servers for parties. Also, we would offer guys in tight underwear for women who were interested in these services. No sexual acts would be condoned/approved. Their lowest extremities (vagina, penis, or an... Read more »
So 4 years ago i worked at wal-mart when i was 18 years old. I was a cashier and I stole out of the register. I was fired, and was told to expect a letter from a lawyer. I waited for that letter but it never came. I have had 4 jobs previously since working at wal-mart and i have been thankful for... Read more »
No arrest? It appears that you were let off the hook. It is probably too late to be prosecuted now, but I do not know the statute of limitations in Arkansas. I could be wrong on that. Do an internet search for statute of limitations on crime in Arkansas.
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