Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Unless you have a contract providing to the contrary, under Missouri law, yes. On the flip side, unless you have a contract to the contrary, you can quit without providing two-weeks' notice.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Absent some right to have the contract renewed, I see nothing legally improper with your employer deciding not to renew. I understand that this is terrible news for you. If you have a written employment contract I think it would be worth hiring an attorney to review it. There may be a provision in it that helps you.
If your employer is the one choosing not to keep you employed, I don’t understand why it believes YOU should resign.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Read this publication from the Court of Appeals. https://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=128333 Appeals are complicated and most pro se litigants lose because they fail to file a compliant brief. Hire and attorney with appeallate experience if you can afford one.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Unfortunately for you, unless you have an employment contact that provides otherwise you are an employee at will and your current employer was free to fire you, just as you would have been free to quit had things worked out as your were planning when you applied for a job elsewhere.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Missouri is an employment at will state. Employers don’t have to be nice or fair, they just cannot discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, etc. You haven’t articulated any facts suggesting unlawful discrimination.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer I don't understand your post. If you owe child support, I would think that you are aware of that fact. Regardless, your employer isn't going to withhold funds for child support unless it received legal process requiring it to do so. Ask your employer to see the document that was served.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer Yes. Missouri is an employment at will state. Absent a contract with terms to the contrary, an employer can fire someone for any reason other than race, religion, national origin, and other "protected classes." An employer is not required to be fair. On the flip side, an employee can quit for any reason.
Ronald J. Eisenberg's answer It is unclear what you deleted but what you did could potentially be very serious and costly if the employer sues you under the Missouri or federal law for computer tampering. Here's the Missouri statute:
537.525. Tampering with computer data, computer equipment, or computer users — damages — attorney fees, certain expenses, awarded when. — 1. In addition to any other civil remedy available, the owner or lessee of the computer system, computer network, computer program,...
Andrea Rogers' answer The conviction will show up on your criminal record, so your best option is to disclose it on your application if they ask about your criminal history, and explain what happened and how you have changed your behavior since that time. The fact that it was so long ago and you have had no legal trouble since that time will be very helpful to you. It's always best to disclose your criminal history in advance so you can provide an explanation, rather than say nothing and have it show up on your...
Marshall Jason Ray's answer You were caught in the Treasury Offset Program -- TOP. TOP has become one of the primary avenues for states to collect outstanding unemployment overpayments. Generally speaking, this program is legal, as long as the state agency using it follows the various requirements of federal law. Child support arrears are swept from tax refunds through TOP as well. Challenging a TOP sweep is very difficult to do because it typically only happens if the debt is established, final, and past the...
Marshall Jason Ray's answer The answer to this question depends on your employer's policies. If you are a government employee, civil service laws might determine whether and under what circumstances accrued leave can be used or paid out. By and large, you must look at your employer policies.
Richard C Simons' answer This is new to me to see the word "cited" instead of "convicted." Since the word, "cited" is what is used, you have been cited with a speeding ticket. You received a citation from the officer but were not convicted by the court. The big deal is if you lie in this situation. Better to just tell them you have received a citation.
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