My friend is a nurse that works for a Sisters of Mercy clinic in the state of Missouri. Every major holiday, such as Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc., the clinic is closed but the nurses are forced to take a day of PTO for the "missed" day, even though the department made the choice to... Read more »
Recently, I doodled on a medical document and upon finding out that it was prohibited, I told the Dir. of quality control, who then told me "Its okay.It happens" later on an incident with a coworker happened where she thought I posted a Facebook status about her. She kept texting me and I did not... Read more »
You aren’t going to want to hear this, but Missouri is an employment-at-will state. For termination purposes, it’s irrelevant whether your employer is mean or unfair. It cannot fire you on account of race, religion, national origin, etc., but can fire you over believe you did something...Read more »
I now live in Oklahoma. The business in is Missouri, where I lived when I worked there. I have asked for my information to be removed so I will stop getting daily calls and emails for her company. She refuses. It has been since Dec. 2018.
You didn't ask a question. If you want to know what you can do, my first answer would be to request the removal of your information. But you've already done that. Hire an attorney to write a letter demanding removal.
I applied for a company in the union. They gave me a hard hat and glasses and told me what I needed to buy and for weeks I texted my supervisor who kept telling me “you should start work this week” for weeks.
The problem for you is that Missouri is an employment-at-will state. That means that had you been hired and started you could have still be terminated the next day simply because the employer changed its mind. For that reason, if you were to file suit you'd face a big obstacle in prevailing. I...Read more »
I work in Missouri but live part time in Kentucky. I was called for jury duty in Kentucky. I was told it's possible I could be exempt from jury duty, but I choose to attend. Does my employer have to give me the time off?
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...Read more »
I missed my friday afternoon 4 week reporting. I realized it after the fact and on the following Monday I went online and rescheduled it for the next Friday, 1 week after scheduled. I attended that time. I was found to be ineligible due to not reporting (unavailable for work) until I reported. I... Read more »
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.
I applied for a company, I simply provided my resume, and my professional references. The potential employer called my current employer (not on my references) without my permission. When my current employer learned I was looking, he fired me. Is there any recourse?
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.
I have chrones disease and miss a lot of work. I feel like my boss is harassing me and making me do things other employees are not made to do. I'm going to see a doctor tomorrow because I believe I have PTSD from the conflicts with her. Can I sue? I have already filed an eeo complaint but things... Read more »
A friend was given a verbal warning for something her supervisor had verbally approved, but then said she did not. She told HR about the verbal approval but it was employee's word against supervisor's word, HR sided with supervisor. Supervisor has also made comments about employee's father's... Read more »
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.
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.
A company told me to be at their job location at 8:15AM. I arrived on time. They then had me wait until they could train me. I later found out they had purposely intended for me to start @ 8:30 They claim they don’t have to pay me for those 15 minutes, yet they purposely asked me to be there at... Read more »
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...Read more »
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 —...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.