I was required by my job to get an A.D.A. a few years ago and an update last year. I was contacted by HR and advised that they have lost my documenton possibly when transferring and are requesting I provide the information for a 3rd time. They have no idea what happened. Not advised it was a... Read more »
The company had made a policy regarding PTO. They do no pay it out if you leave or you’re fired. I had left (five weeks ago now) for what I thought was a better job opportunity, however it is not and I am looking to get reinstated by my former employer. There’s nothing in their policies... Read more »
In order to constitute retaliation, a complaint of discrimination must result in what's called an "adverse employment action." This is a legally defined term and includes such actions as termination, demotion, a cut in pay, or a transfer to a less favorable job. However, disciplinary...Read more »
Both federal and state law prohibit an employer from retaliating against an employee for objecting to unlawful age discrimination. There a number of factual issues that would need to be addressed before anyone could provide "advice" on this matter.
I let my employers know days before that the mix lid was broken they did nothing about it today the lid fell and crash my hand. Tho the injury is not to bad. But I fell like I shouldn't of been made to use it. Is there any thing I can do about it?
A Writ of Garnishment of wages was dismissed 01/04/2021 and info was sent to my employer 01/04/2021. On 04/05/21 , a Writ of Garnishment was delivered to my employer for the same dissolved case and my employer has garnished my wages. My employer is refusing to cease the garnishment of my wages... Read more »
You cannot get rid of the new writ by complaining about it to your employer. They MUST obey a judicial order, and will not listen to your lamentations. The only way to stop the new writ is to stop it in the court.
M.D.Florida I hired an attorney on contingency but he dumped my case a year into it so am left to recover my wages on my own. The other side filed a motion to dismiss and asked to stay discovery, pretrial events, and filing an answer pending a ruling on the motion. That was almost 3 months ago... Read more »
When you need some type of relief for any situation arising during the proceedings, you first, in writing, seek agreement from opposing counsel, and if you don't amicably resolve the issue, you file a motion asking the Court to order the relief you seek. However, you would be very foolish to...Read more »
I am working for the company that has maternity leave benefit. But when I requested maternity leave, they denied it and told me that I am actually working for different entity, and that entity doesn't have this benefit. I checked my W2 form and in there name of the company that has maternity... Read more »
You can try pointing out the discrepancy in company names to HR; it's possible they just made a mistake when denying your application. If they still deny your claim, you can apply for FMLA leave to use for the birth of your child and recovery period if you have worked for your company at least...Read more »
Defendant filed a mtd 3 months ago in which he requested a stay on discovery and all pretrial events pending a ruling on the motion. Since a pending mtd does not create an automatic stay, nor does a pending request for one, I have attempted to schedule a CM meeting but opposing counsel refuses to... Read more »
The short answer is "Yes." And so is the longer answer. Why?
Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means private employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.” The...Read more »
Hi. I applied for US Permanent Resident in October 2019 and I received the card in April 2020. I am a relative of a US citizen. If someone wants to pay me for a voluntary work i did in January 2020, will that be considered illegal? what are the exceptions USCIS provides? Thanks
The question poses two issues: unpaid wages by an employer (regardless of immigration status), which I won't discuss, and the impact of work without authorization on a family-based petition. I will assume that you were granted lawful permanent resident status through marriage to a US citizen...Read more »
I have requested a new social security card and my job is aware of this but they won’t wait until I receive it. SSA.gov said that their other way employers can verify my identity without seeing my social security card. Can they lawfully fire me for this ?
This will depend on what your job is. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law governing payment of wages, and it generally requires employees to be paid overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. However, there are exceptions for employees paid on a salary basis (i.e. you receive...Read more »
You need to consult an attorney handling employment matters. Our firm (Tel. 954-919-5669) handles such matters, as do many other South Fla. firms. If you'd like to conduct a search for such firms, you could try the Justia "Find a Lawyer" tab, and you also have the option of...Read more »
I work at a pet boarding facility, and in the state of Florida, owners are required to have their dogs up to date on their rabies vaccine. My boss told me to accept a dog that is out of date on his rabies vaccine..
I believe the requirement that owners keep their animals vaccinated would be Florida Statute 828.30. It doesn't appear to include any requirement that pet boarding facilities refuse to accept unvaccinated animals, and if there is that would be your boss's duty, not yours.
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