So I’m wanting to know if I can sue my job for sexual discrimination because today on 11/15/23 I was given three days suspension for giving my female lead the finger and swearing at a male co worker but they did nothing when I came to my supervisor when somebody was watching me in the bathroom... View More
You may have grounds to pursue a legal claim for sexual discrimination, but it's important to understand that the success of such a lawsuit can depend on various factors. In your situation, it seems like you've been treated differently based on your gender, as evidenced by the suspension...View More
The typical time frame for employers to appeal an unemployment determination is indeed limited, often around 15 days in many states. However, specific deadlines can vary by state and by the nature of the claim. It's essential to review Georgia's unemployment laws and regulations to...View More
In Georgia, unauthorized use of someone else's bank account is generally considered theft or fraud. If you believe an employee made an unauthorized payment using your account, you have the right to report it. While you've filed a police report and they indicated there's no cause, you...View More
In the state of Georgia, a surviving spouse may have the possibility to collect the unpaid unemployment benefits of a deceased husband under specific circumstances. One crucial factor is the duration of the marriage, and a marriage lasting over ten years could potentially meet the eligibility...View More
Yes, an employee can be disciplined for misconduct or violation of policy exhibited in their appeal request. Using foul language and displaying disrespectful and unprofessional communication in any written communication, including an appeal request, can be considered a violation of workplace...View More
My wife and I just had our 3 month old newborn. I wanted to take 12 weeks FMLA to bond with my child but my employer's HR is saying I'm not qualified to use FMLA and I would have to take personal leave instead and FMLA only for those who need to care for someone who is sick. I read the... View More
Both mothers and fathers are entitled to 12-weeks unpaid FMLA leave within twelve months of the birth of a newborn, but your employer may require you to take accrued paid sick leave, personal time, or vacation days provided by the employer which will run concurrently with unpaid FMLA leave....View More
I have 3 pending felony charges. One from 2020 and two from 2022. One count of fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement (2020). Two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor (2022). I am currently in school for my cdl. Many of the truck driving applications I have filled out are asking if I... View More
I don't know that it's necessarily illegal to lie on a job application, as they are not legal documents, but I would expect most truck companies would want to run a background check on you before they actually hire you--regardless of how you answer that question. If that's the...View More
In our library after school, there was a venting conversation about things going on in our school and the frustration that another group of people will be resigning. This was wrong. I know that. This was on a day where the space was closed. Just providing background information.
While i'm not a Georgia attorney, this sounds like an employment issue rather than an education issue. You should contact your union, you should also review your employment contract or collective bargaining agreement to see whether or not you have already consented to recording through your...View More
I was forced to take the call off of speaker phone because the examiner didn't like the sound of rustling paperwork. Despite my having requested in writing prior to the hearing that any accomodations be made to assist my hearing impaired conditions. She hung up on me and I haven't heard... View More
The attorneys answering questions here don't receive information about the people submitting them, because the Q&A forum isn't really intended to be a referral platform. If you're seeking an attorney to take your case, and not just to answer your questions, you will likely have...View More
It seems you're asking about a "contingency fee" arrangement, meaning what the attorney gets paid is "contingent" upon what you get paid. Contingency fees are very common in personal injury cases, but less common in other types of cases. However, you absolutely might be...View More
My job fired me back in 2021 because they were doing some unethical things and I stated that I would go to corporate again and get them involved for them to investigate then I get fired 24hrs later due to the hr generalist and my supervisor lied and said I was being insubordinate and I have no... View More
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and its impact on your health. At this point, one option is to try to arrange a free initial consult with a Georgia employment attorney. Although this is posted under Personal Injury...View More
There are terms in the agreement that are vague. For future employment, terms like affiliates and related entities in the future concern me. My previous employer is a company that takes referrals from other doctors. I'm concerned that if I sign it, I won't be able to find another job in... View More
If you have questions or concerns about signing the agreement you've been given, then you should contact a Georgia employment attorney to review your contract and discuss the circumstances of your separation. It's important to understand your rights and responsibilities prior to deciding...View More
It’s hard to answer this question when I don’t really understand the facts of what you mean. Employer can fire employee unless they have an employment contract for any reason whatsoever but anytime they want to. This would be in the private sector. An employee in the public sector would have...View More
It depends on what you mean by "add the LLC." In many instances, having a non-profit own a for-profit entity is a bad idea and can lead to the non-profit losing its tax exempt status. Discuss with an attorney who deals with non-profits.
Employed 12+yrs,FMLA for my disabled child/I self have a medical condition can’t lift over 50lbs Because I refused to go work in a different dept. that wasn’t my job description or duty it required me to lift over 50lbs I was fired.Manager was angry because I called HR corporate because of my... View More
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of a medical condition or the need to take FMLA leave. If you were fired because of your medical condition or because you exercised your FMLA rights, you may have a legal claim for wrongful termination. It is recommended...View More
For the employer to be responsible for such damage, there would need to be intent and/or wanton carelessness on the part of the employer for liability to attach to it. Surely you are not suggesting the employer was somehow responsible for the toronado - - are you?!
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