Assuming you are an at will employee, your employer may take adverse employment actions including demoting you and reducing your pay, unless the decision is motivated to by hostility to a protected class, such as race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military service, disability or...Read more »
Motel was without toilet paper supply’s I was asked serval time to go to local store to buy toilet paper for our guest the owner accused the manager of stealing $ I left job for being a toxic work place I wasn’t acused
My place of employment is a gas station with 5 people on the schedule, and 3 who are not. They have no employee handbook, nor any policies in writing for their employees to follow or use for reference, if needed. I find this quite strange, as policies are used for employee, as well as employer... Read more »
I am an hourly employee in California and my paycheck is usually direct deposit so I only check to make sure that the hours are correct. I got a random bonus check that the company sent and I was super grateful for the extra cash but took a minute to look at all the deductions more closely and... Read more »
Your employer is violating the law. It is unlawful for an employer to charge an overhead charge as part of the payroll. You have the right to stop this conduct, and to seek reimbursement of the money you have already paid for the processing charge. If this is happening to many employees at the...Read more »
I do pest control and i get paid for on the clock hours only. My trips to my first a lnd last jobs are not covered. My company has recently made my commute more then 20-30 miles away and i now spent approximately 2.5-3 plus hours in my day unpaid. I also can not start early (to help me avoid heavy... Read more »
I contacted a coworker during non work hours and asked if he would like to join in a lawsuit against our employer for labor law violations. I did not go through with the suit however my employer found out and now I am being told that the board of directors will decide if I can continue as an... Read more »
The fact that your employer is considering disciplining you over your concerns about whether you are an exempt employee is very troubling. It sounds like retaliation in violation of public policy assuming there is a good faith basis for your concern. In addition, the normal situation is the...Read more »
This is happening in a Walmart! Managers are aware and have met with her several times but to no avail, Every day is worse when she’s working! Yelling and throwing things across the room at other people!
There is a difference between an angry, moody and agressive co-worker, and a co-worker that has injured others and will likely injure others. The law does not require an employer to discipline or terminate an angry, moody, belligerent employee as none of that is unlawful. However, the employer is...Read more »
To hide evidence and accused me of false accusation about manager after report to Hr. Placed on paid leave to be fired after falsely accused meter tampering but won't provide any proof and after appealing terminate. City manger offers $5000k settlement and would allow me to resign and over... Read more »
Unfortunately, this Q&A board is not the place to solicit an attorney to work for you, pro bono or otherwise. It would be inappropriate for anyone here to respond to you with a desire to take your case. You are going to have to locate attorneys and discuss your matter with them directly....Read more »
If you owe it, pay it. Perhaps see if you can negotiate payments over time. If you owe the overpayment, the EDD will proceed to get a judgment against you and start collection efforts. Any tax refunds will be taken. Interest will accrue, and attorney fees will be charged to you and added to the...Read more »
I am sorry you have had to deal with this. Unfortunately, your post does not clearly tell us whether this is an employee of a company you were a customer of, or if this was a co-worker. The answer would be slightly different for each.
If these comments were by a co-worker or supervisor,...Read more »
So I’ve worked with a company for 8 years now . I’ve been part time , but I have a full time interview soon . I speak more Spanish , but they’re going to interview me in english . Is there anything I can do , here in California .
You may request an interview in Spanish; however, the employer is not obligated to provide you with an interview in Spanish. If it declines, you may not have a recourse unless you know that this employer had extended the same request of interviewing in Spanish to other potential applicants....Read more »
Recently my manager change our vacation hours from 10hrs to 12hrs per day. Our employee handbook does not specify how many hours we can use per day. All it says is "We encourage employees to take their vacation one week at a time, but vacation may be taken in increments as small as one hour".
Vacation is an employee benefit that an employer does not have to provide to employees, and the employer can administer its vacation policy as it wishes with a few exceptions. For instance, the vacation policy cannot treat people of different protected characteristics differently because of that...Read more »
I literally received an email from my employer asking me to provide more info about my religious exemption and was told that I must respond within 3 calendar days and included a series of questions that I have to answer regarding my religious affiliation
Your employer is within their rights to follow up on your request for a religious exemption to verify that it is a truly held religious belief. You should comply with their request for more information if you wish for them to grant you an exemption to their requirement for the Covid-19 vaccine....Read more »
On a practical level, very little. If you could prove that the claims being made about you are objectively false statements of past or present fact - not opinion - that caused you reputation loss and resulting in damages, then you might have a defamation claim. Not knowing specifically what was...Read more »
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