During a deployment overseas, there was an incident involving multiple personnel. US Army CID took fingerprints and statements from personnel involved. The charges are shown on an fbi personal rap sheet few years after. There was no court martial. The disposition is only an article 15 ( non... Read more »
No, not unless you have a written contract saying they will. Florida is an "at will" state which means employers hire and fire at will; and employees can quit at will. Everything in-between hiring and termination of employment is negotiable.
When starting the process for an accommodation for a disability. Can I ask for a reduced work schedule even if the employer does not do part-time employment? The company does have some part-time employees now, that perform my same job.
Sure, you can ask your employer for whatever accommodation you think you want--but that does not mean that you (a) are entitled to your choice of accommodations, or (b) will receive whatever accommodation you ask for. Finally, and FYI: the fact that some other employees are working part-time does...Read more »
can a co worker go threw my phone off of work while I am under the influence of achocol with out my permission and then take pictures of what is on my phone to use it against me at work to get me suspended.
Your employer can act on any information it receives from any source to discipline you. There would be no legal case against the employer. As to the co-worker, suing a co-worker is rarely worth the time, money and effort, even if you had a meritorious claim. If that intellectual property should...Read more »
The nonprofit I work for issued 25% pay cuts to all employees due to financial distress. They plan on paying out previously accrued leave at the new, reduced rate of pay even though the leave was accrued prior to the pay cut at a higher rate.
Thanks and it depends on the wording in the employee handbook or policy setting forth the leave. If the policy guarantees leave at a set rate and operates as a contract, then you may have a claim. Happy to speak anytime on this 501-891-6000.
I have worked for a company under agriculture for about 3 months now with full time hours. I was just recently accepted for disability compensation and now can only work up to 24 hours a week. I spoke with my employer about this change and he said he cannot accommodate me as a part time employee.... Read more »
No, under the facts stated by you, it is not against Florida or federal law for your employer to require you to work full time. The fact that you now have a partial disability and are not allowed to work full time (and do not need to work full time anymore) does not mean your employer must allow...Read more »
You need to raise the severance issue with your union representative. Any promises made in the collective bargaining agreement must be worked out through the union grievance process, not a court of law.
As to the unused PTO, try to get the union to assist you on that as well. Unless there...Read more »
Texas is a one-party consent state, so as long as you were a party to the conversation that you recorded, it is not illegal. However, your employer may have a policy in place prohibiting employees from recording conversations in the workplace without the consent of all parties.
It is not per se unlawful for your employer to single you out and discipline you for things others are doing. However, if you are being disciplined for things similarly-situated coworkers are also doing without consequence, and you believe the disparate treatment is due to your membership in a...Read more »
She has already signed an NDA when she started at the company. She was fired for accidentally emailing herself a document that contained sensitive company information. They are requesting that she signs this new NDA, but are not offering any incentive to sign.
Additional details are needed to fully analyze your wife's situation. You should reach out to an employment attorney in Texas and seek a consultation and review of the NDA that your wife's former employer is asking her to sign.
In general, an employer cannot use your need to take intermittent FMLA as a negative factor in making an employment decision. More details are needed to determine whether an FMLA violation has occurred. You should consult with an employment attorney as soon as possible to determine the best...Read more »
Generally speaking, you are working in an "at-will" state which means an employer may terminate you for any reason or no reason at all. Unless the termination was based on your membership in a protected class or you engaging in a protected activity, you likely do not have any recourse. I would file...Read more »
I have worked in a restaurant for the past 4 years. Recently the state of management has gone downhill. As someone who also works in the medical field, I understand I, as an employee, am not allowed to go into work around food with contagious conditions. I provided them two seperate doctors note... Read more »
Depends on how the contract is written. Does the contract set a specific duration of time for which the employee will be employed under the contract? I would reach out to an Employment Lawyer in your state to go over the employment contract you are offering. I recommend having an understanding of...Read more »
trying to figure out if every day after 7th day starts out as OT hrs and DT over 8 or if a new week starts? my guys worked 13 days in a row 60 hrs 1st wk and 62 2nd. im clear on the over 8 in a day or more than 40 in a wk is OT and over 8 on 7th consecutive day is DT (& over 12 in a day is DT).... Read more »
Overtime is determined by the number of hours you work in a workday, and the number of days you work in a workweek. It is not determined by the number of days in a row that you work, unless you work seven consecutive days in a workweek.
A workweek is a designated seven day period of time....Read more »
I provided my voluntary resignation on 2/6/20. I received a letter from my former employer today stating that he would not be paying me for the three days PTO I took prior to turning in my resignation - he actually edited the "Handbook" to include that he didn't have too if you didn't provide two... Read more »
Since you are an at-will employee, your initial offer letter is not an employment contract in that it doesn't create enforceable legal rights to benefits like PTO. As for the handbook, employers may change their PTO policies at any time, and the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require that...Read more »
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