I live and work in St louis mo. My employer refused to pay me any sort of wage for the first 1.5 months of my employment stating that he didnt have to since i was in "training" but i was normally here alone running everything. I work approximately 57 hours a week. I was allowed to keep only my tips.
The short answer is "yes," you generally should be paid for training and I believe you might have a strong claim to assert. Whether you are a tipped employee may determine the wage due. Contact an attorney in the St. Louis area to discuss representation in going after your employer for...Read more »
I deliver in Illinois, a 2 party consent state. I wasn't made aware that the video camera in my vehicle records audio until I found out last week. I also deliver in Missouri. Would it be worth it to sue my employer since I signed no agreement and wasn't verbally notified my audio was... Read more »
A friend recently (~5-6 months ago) signed on with a small company as a photographer/media organizer in Missouri. After a few months, we noticed that she was very frequently working weekends and seemed to have few days off. We asked her about it, and she expressed frustration with her schedule.... Read more »
This would depend on what her contract says, but based on your description, it sounds like her contract is silent on her schedule or hours of work. If this is the case, then there isn't much that can be done from a legal standpoint other than to ensure she is being properly paid for the work...Read more »
as I was unlocking drug for her,woman said it was for her son with chronic bronchitis. I told her everything we sell in store medical wise is for animals only. She wanted a manager. He without questions gave it to her. I was terminated 2 months later (after Christmas rush) he said she complained I... Read more »
If you believe you were fired for complaining about an unlawful practice then you may file a charge of discrimination with the EEOC at eeoc.gov or with the Missouri Commission of Human Rights at https://labor.mo.gov/mohumanrights/File_Complaint. They will investigate. Although they can sue on...Read more »
I am currently working for a company contracted through a hospital. I applied and was offered a position through the hospital doing something completely different than I am right now. My current employer is telling me I signed a non-compete clause that prevents me from being able to work for the... Read more »
I currently am being compensated either by an hourly rate or from my earned commission, which ever one is greater. I am required to clock in and work a full 40 hour week plus I am being told less than 24 hours in advance that I will have to work on weekends, every week when my commission is higher... Read more »
Hello, more information is needed here. You need to meet several requirements to be exempt from overtime: certain job duties and to receive pay on a salary basis. I would reach out to an employment law attorney in your state for a consultation.
I never completed the second check yet the company fired me citing the second check and their corporate partners having an issue. Shouldn’t all that have been cleared up with my first check and if so are they at risk for discriminating against me
It is unclear to me what type of unlawful discrimination you believe occurred. If you believe the discrimination was based upon your arrest record or criminal history the you might find this interesting. https://jobs.mo.gov/sites/jobs/files/criminal_background_check_dwd_12-2016_wioa.ppt...Read more »
There is no requirement that an request for a medical accommodation come from an MD. You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss your situation in more detail and determine your options.
Hello, employers are required to pay in accordance with federal overtime and minimum wage laws. If you weren't paid at all, or a portion of your pay was withheld, you may have a minimum wage violation claim. If you worked overtime during the period, you may have an overtime claim as well. I...Read more »
Two Direct Sales Representative’s (DSR’s) have the same base salary, same job code and functions – which is to sell Internet+TV+Phone+Mobile to residential homes. The employer has selected 3 out of the entire salesforce and gave them the option to continue to make $160 per TRIPLE PLAY bundle... Read more »
Hello, more information is needed here. Is the Fire Chief paid hourly? Does the Fire Chief work more than 40 hours per week? Employees need to be paid at least the minimum wage for all hours worked and at a rate of one and one half times their regular hourly rate for all hours worked above 40. I...Read more »
Missouri has a wonderful unpaid commission statute. I like those cases because, assuming commission remains due, it continues to accrue until the case is concluded. Many Missouri attorneys who handle commssion cases do so on a contingency basis.
I simply cannot afford to continue working for 9 hours a week. Its 90 miles round trip 3 hours every other day. I am spending more money than im making. I have been submitting applications elsewhere for a couple weeks, with no luck. Do i have any option with unemployment until i can get a job with... Read more »
You may be able to apply for partial unemployment. If you were hired on full time but your hours have since been drastically reduced, some states offer partial unemployment payments to assist with making up the difference in the hours you've lost.
However the old date was never changed in the system. The management is refusing to change the date stating the reason as the company’s policy. Is this right even though all my separation documents reflects the new day and also signed by the manager
Unfortunately, your post is hard to follow without seeing the documents and better understanding the facts and what law applies. For example, Missouri is an employment-at-will state, so absent a contract with terms to the contrary you can quit or be fired at an time.
The letter says that if I sign the document that "you will no longer be entitled to any further compensation, monies or other benefits from Arrow, including coverage under any benefits or programs sponsored" by the said company-so what does that mean? Does that include unemployment?
Absent a contract that provides otherwise, indeed you may be terminated because Missouri is an employment-at-will state. If the law were otherwise, an employee who was about to get fired could always give three-weeks notice and force the employment to extend.
I was told I used 9 of my eto days when I in fact only used 7 days. Then my condition got worse and I wasn't able to contact anyone about not being able to work and eventually received an email stating I had been terminated for absence.
More information is needed to analyze your situation. If these events occurred prior to December 31, 2020, your employer may have violated the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by failing to provide you with 2 weeks of paid sick leave and by retaliating against you for exercising your right...Read more »
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