There is not necessarily a set answer to this. Per diem pay / expense reimbursement can be tricky, and depends on the specific employment policy or agreement in place. They can also interact with overtime laws in complicated ways. I would suggest reaching out to a local employment attorney for...Read more »
I work as a manager and mechanic at an auto shop; the new owners are not willing to pay me my current rate to do a different job, or match my pay through other means. Do I have any options? I was not informed by the previous owner that I was to be expecting a change of ownership or pay, and was due... Read more »
Do you have a contract and what does the contract say? If you do not have a contract then you are considered an at will employee and as such the (new) employer can dictate the terms as long as it does not violate the law. Should you have specific questions, and/or if you have a contact, then I...Read more »
It is very likely that this is a legal violation which would allow you to recover lost wages and penalties, but I would need a few more facts to know for sure. We've represented workers in similar cases with good results. Feel free to email or call for more information.
If you were defending yourself, yes. If your job is giving you issues then you need to immediate consult with a workers' compensation attorney, or I recommend that you go ahead and do so---most in this area of practice will provide you a free consultation. Good luck.
Strictly speaking, there's no minimum time limit before suing, but it almost never makes sense to just file suit without taking certain steps first to ensure you've positioned yourself in the best possible manner. Jumping straight to filing a legal action is rarely the best or most...Read more »
Said employee has all these things on his person everyday on company property. He has also been seen by other employees. When brought to the owners attention, she said she knows about it. This is a paint and body shop. Said employee is an office person that also walks through the entire shop, works... Read more »
What are your goals in this? I would recommend that you contact an attorney in your area and have a consult to specifically discuss this ----what's going on at work and what you seek from asserting a complaint/lawsuit---and then decide the best way to proceed. Good luck.
You should contact a wage or employment law attorney to discuss this matter. The penalties for failure can include an award of attorney's fees so you should hire an attorney to represent you on this----or at least consult with one to make sure you are aware of your rights and options. Of...Read more »
Without knowing the full story, I would ask you if this is the type of employer you would want? If not, then continue working at your current job while seeking other employment with better work conditions.
I need to seek advice regarding an decline of my resignation letter to a company. I work for an Autism company as a Board certified Behavior Analyst. I respectfully put in my 2 week notice as stated in the company handbook. The company declined my resignation letter and stated oh... Read more »
At-will employment states do not require you to provide any notice before resigning your employment. Your employer cannot force you to continue working after your two-week notice period has expired. in addition, assuming you can transition your workload to other individuals over the next two weeks,...Read more »
If this is a parish government position which is considered classified, then the employee might be entitled to some protection per the rules for classified employees----contact the parish government's human resources department and see if it will provide you the rules for classified employees....Read more »
Depends on whether the website is accurate and in accordance with the employer's rules regarding vacation. If you are entitled to unused vacation pay after termination and your employer does not compensate you timely, then the employer is possibly subject to paying your penalties as well as...Read more »
My former employer accused me of stealing a thousand dollars. I did not do this. I was asked by him if I would take a polygraph and I said yes. I waited to hear from him and did not. 3 months later I am riding with my boyfriend and he gets pulled over and he was told that they was looking for me to... Read more »
You should speak with an attorney to discuss your rights regarding the unpaid wages. There are specific laws that regulate the time within which an employer must pay you. After the alleged theft issue was resolved, he may not be able to claim that as a defense. At the very least, you should...Read more »
She only hollers at the black men in front of customers and has a problem keeping her fingers to her side at black men and she always calls us aggressive when she is always the aggressor and corporate knew about it and
No. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are only required to pay their employees for the hours they work, and there is no obligation to offer paid time off for any reason. However, your employer may not discriminate or retaliate against you for taking time off work to serve on a jury.
It depends on the employers policies and procedures, and hopefully, it is contained within a written policy and procedure manual. Of course, the employee should have the right to dispute this with his employer and with the court should the employee desire to do so.
I asked my employer through their third-party administrator for an ADA accommodation once I go back to work they ignored 5x I called him out on it so they are pretending as if I asked for leave of absence as an accommodation and Backdated it as if it was approved the whole time is this illegal
Hi, more information is needed here. This does not sound illegal, but rather, beneficial to you. If they are allowing you to have time off as an accommodation, it should not count against you for any absence related discipline. If you are having trouble with a request for accommodation outside of a...Read more »
Hello, more information is needed here. What is the specific accommodation you are requesting? It depends on that and the response the employer provides. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
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