Is that legal?
answered on Mar 15, 2023
When does the March 15th payroll close?
If is closes on the last or first of the month you wouldn't have any earnings in the payroll period.
If it ends later, say the 10th, then you sold have a check on the 15th.
That should be covered in your employee manual.... Read more »
I was hired by a company as an intern. I was then granted access to a percentage of my clients. At the start of 2022. My employer sent us a work agreement where he stated we had to agree to 40 hours in office + occasional nights and weekends. He then proceeded to pay us all year in 1099. Ive now... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
If you were paid via 1099 and classified as an independent contractor, you should reach out to a Colorado employment attorney to discuss your situation in more detail. You may have been misclassified as an independent contractor when, in reality, you should have been classified as an employee... Read more »
I won't be in their payroll
answered on Feb 19, 2023
Under the F1 visa, students are permitted to work in the United States, subject to specific conditions and guidelines outlined by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). In order to maintain their status, F1 students must adhere to the terms and limitations of their visa.... Read more »
My wife was terminated from an Assisted Living facility in retaliation to pending whistleblower allegations.
answered on Jan 10, 2023
You should look for a Colorado-based employment law attorney to discuss this situation further. Best of luck.
I am an independent contractor in marketing and being asked by a company I work for to drive their representatives around in a rental car at a trade expo in Las Vegas that we will all be attending. They are reimbursing me for the car rental, but said since I am an independent contractor, I would... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
A Texas or Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney as to state-specific elements of law that might apply, independent contractors can usually set conditions as agreed, depending on the company.... Read more »
I was told I was legally exempt from overtime pay in Colorado. I am an hourly employee that was employed by a small agency.
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Some direct support workers who provide in-home services to clients are “exempt” from the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime laws, meaning their employer need not adhere to the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime laws. This is called the “companionship exemption,” and it applies to workers... Read more »
Currently, I work for a company as an HR representative that does not have any employees, but only independent contractors. The owner recently implemented a new policy. This policy includes some points that i believe teeter along the lines of formal employment. For clarification, these independent... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2022
Hello, your question is a very common one. This is not legal advice specific to your situation, but may be helpful as you continue to frame your question and seek a Labor & Employment Law attorney to help you.
In general, the IRS publishes a few resources to help businesses classify... Read more »
I worked for owner and lived at motel he owns for five years we were to re t rooms, and keep property cleaned and mowed. He did not pay us and now wants to terminate our employment. He has not paid sales tax last document says 2013, he has repeatedly had power shut off closed accounts we used for... Read more »
answered on Aug 26, 2022
It may be illegal. I would recommend you contact an attorney.
In Colorado, we have the unlawful eviction statute. In certain cases, if the landlord is intentionally shutting off the power to the residence it may constitute an unlawful eviction. This is a very fact-intensive analysis. The... Read more »
my sister and I inherited the family business she has never treated me as a partner we have rental units I have been fired from the family business that I have been involved for 50 years At this point I wander is my sister up to the challenge of running our business she has saver medical issues
answered on Apr 8, 2022
Dissolution of the Partnership could be an effective action. If land is involved, a Partition Action might lie. Hire a competent CO attorney to examine the case and file suit.
I currently own and operate a tour company in Colorado and have a vendor booth set up here. I would like to be able to travel state to state to different biker rallies with my booth and be able to be a vendor in different places throughout the Summer.
answered on Mar 10, 2022
Unless you become a part of a single organization that has already arranged rallies is various states, you will need to register with each rally you pan to attend. Each state (and each county or city) will expect you to hold a license to do business in that state and collect sales taxes. You may... Read more »
I'm a smoker and I work for that one mega chain grocery/department store that everyone knows, our management recently "reminded" us (without having told me in the first place) that our 15 minute breaks start when we leave our current "workstation" and end when we return to... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2022
Federal law does not require employers to offer any break periods. As a result, if employers offer break time, they can generally offer this on their own terms. The one exception to this rule is that breaks of 20 minutes or less generally must be paid. As long as your 15-minute breaks are paid,... Read more »
answered on Feb 1, 2022
All employees can be paid by the hour, but there are rules that must be followed for whether an employee can be paid on a salary basis. If you have a manager that's currently paid on a salary basis, they can be switched to hourly, provided that they are paid overtime for all hours worked in... Read more »
I was a probationary teacher but never received a written non- renewal letter. Is there any legal action possible in this situation?
answered on Dec 29, 2021
This depends on the language in your old contract (the one that isn't being renewed). If your old contract states that you must be informed in writing and/or given prior notice of non-renewal, then you should discuss your situation with a Colorado employment attorney.
The illness that required it was my mothers and it was sudden i gave as much notice as i could. I have been told by my supervisor i can do overtime in my main area but am forbidden from doing it elsewhere indefinitely because of my use of leave
answered on Nov 17, 2021
It sounds like your employer may be violating the Family Medical Leave Act. An employer cannot use your FMLA leave as a negative factor in making an employment decision that impacts your ability to earn income. More information is needed to analyze your situation. You should contact an employment... Read more »
I was just terminated due to violating company policies. Supervison stated I wasn’t following their company credit card policy procedures due to one transaction I had that was over $150,000 when another director(manager) was there during this transaction as well. The policies were never explained... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2021
A lot more needs to be known regarding your situation in order to assess whether you have any legally actionable claims. I highly recommend you have a free consultation with an employment attorney so see whether you have been discriminated or retaliated against for any unlawful reasons.
My employer says that they have to give us 30 minute lunches no matter what. In the past I have taken a 15 minute unpaid break and gone and clocked back into work. My employer went in after and changed my time card to say that I actually took a 30 minute unpaid meal and said that they have to make... Read more »
answered on Sep 29, 2021
Break times of 30 minutes or more can be unpaid, but this must be an "uninterrupted" break. If you have to work during any portion of the 30 minutes, you must be paid for the time you work. However, your employer can adopt a policy prohibiting employees from working during their lunch... Read more »
I am in accounting and last week I left a job with a software company to join a hospitality company. A former coworker I used to supervise had asked when I was leaving where I was going. I told him and nothing else was discussed. When I started at my new company he texted me and said he had applied... Read more »
answered on Aug 3, 2021
The answer to this question depends on the specific language used in your non-compete with regard to the solicitation of employees. If your former employer contends that you violated your agreement, you should reach out to a Colorado employment attorney for a consultation and review of your... Read more »
My company now wants me to sign the same job description (without the additional tasks I acquired) and take a 13k decrease. Can they do this?
answered on Jun 29, 2021
Federal law only requires that salaried employees be paid at least $684 per week. Assuming your pay cut does not drop you below this minimum amount, then unfortunately, the law does not provide much protection in this situation.
I have a disability covered by the ADA, and I had an incident at work. My manager angrily told me that I had to tell her that I had this disability before she hired me, and denied that HIPPA had any relevance to the situation. I left, but not without the parting shot from her of "I never would... Read more »
answered on May 6, 2021
Hi, more information is needed here. One issue I see is that it seems you quit. More information is needed about the environment. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
I am wondering if it would be possible to get input from one of your attorneys in regards to an employment situation that I have recently found myself in.
I am currently 6.5 months pregnant, and have been granted an accommodation since January, during my first trimester, when I started to... Read more »
answered on Apr 28, 2021
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, people with disabilities (including pregnancy and related side effects) are permitted to request reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform their jobs while honoring their restrictions. However, the accommodation must be reasonable, and... Read more »
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